PAL UPDATE 11/20/2020 The Parochial Athletic League
(PAL) Directors have been in discussion with Diocesan Leadership
regarding the PAL and the potential to provide a limited offering
of sports. With the current restrictions in place, the concern
over the increase in Covid-19 cases and the additional issues
related to gatherings over the Thanksgiving and Christmas
holidays, it was agreed the PAL will continue to be suspended
until early February. At that time, PAL Directors will meet again
with the Diocesan Leadership team to review the status of the
Covid 19 pandemic and whether sports will be offered in the
Your support of St. Ignatius Athletics is appreciated along with
your understanding that there are multiple layers for
consideration in providing a safe environment for our students,
coaches, officials and spectators to return to competition.
Sports are an integral part of the total religious and
educational program at St. Ignatius School. We offer an extensive
extra-curricular athletic program. The purpose of our sports
program is to foster individual development through exercise,
example, and athletic competition within a Catholic/Christian
atmosphere. In addition to the many PAL championships, we
boast an athletic program that accommodates nearly all of the
students who wish to participate with our “no cut, no quit”
policy. More information on Athletics is listed in the
school handbook https://www.stignatiussacschool.org/student-resource-footer-link/tk-8th-handbook
Our amazing community built a world-class school. Now we
just have to complete our field. Thanks to all of you who
have donated the last few years we are so close to
raising enough money to start the project.
Significant financial commitments and planning have been done so
far, with the School, the Diocese, the SI Soccer Club, SI
Parents, Grandparents, and alumni all contributing to the effort
We still need help making the field of dreams a reality.
Find the Athletics Volunteer calendar on School Speak under the
“change group” tab (click Volunteer or Athletics). Athletic
hours count for regular Parent hours if you do not need to
fulfill an Athletics hours commitment.
Congratulations to the St. Ignatius Golf Team on winning the 2019
PAL Golf Championship at Haggin Oaks! SI competed against
248 golfers from 26 schools across the Sacramento region.
Special congratulations to 6th Grader, Mia Cho who had the
tournament “Low Girls” score and to 5th grader, Anthony Stouder
who had the tournament “Low Boys” score and the overall
tournament low score. Thank you to all our volunteers who made
the day a huge success. Go Tigers!
Logo wear sweatshirts may be worn on all school days, except
formal uniform days including Mass days. Logo wear
sweatshirts include: gray & green hooded and crew
sweatshirts and grey zip up sweatshirts.
Uniform approved logo wear is for sale in the office.
Congratulations to the JV Girls Green Volleyball team for winning
the PAL Championship! The team defeated St. John
Notre Dame in the championship game in three sets. The team
went undefeated in league play this season.
PAL Medical Release forms are required for every student that
participates in a St. Ignatius sport. This form is valid
for the entire school year. Fall sports are:
Girls Volleyball; Boys Flag Football; and Cross
This school year the Medical Release form must be on file in the
office PRIOR to tryouts or the first practice (whichever comes
first) before the student may participate. NO FORM = NO
St. Ignatius new logowear items now offered through our new
All logo wear will be available for purchase at Meet the Coach
Night and Back to School Night.
Please note: these items are NOT uniform approved.
SI Athletics will receive a portion of every sale through this
exclusive webstore. Many items available for adults
including hats, jackets, polo shirts, sweatpants and so many
more! All sales are online.
On behalf of our entire staff, we welcome you to St. Ignatius Parish School. At St. Ignatius Parish School, you are part of a close knit community, who live their faith, and see the children thrive under the leadership of our pastor, Father Mike Moynahan.
Anyone who would like to volunteer their time at school, on a
field trip, or any activity that involves our students, MUST
complete an on line course provided by Catholic Mutual
THIS TRAINING IS MANDATED AND A CERTIFICATE MUST BE PRESENTED TO
THE SCHOOL OFFICE BEFORE YOU MAY VOLUNTEER TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY
SCHOOL EVENTS/FUNCTIONS WHERE CHILDREN ARE PRESENT. This
training must be renewed EVERY 3 years.