Tuition Reduction Incentive Plan

TRIP coordinator:  Jeni Cooke – stcatharinetrip@yahoo.com

St. Catharine School’s Tuition Reduction Incentive Plan (TRIP) includes the following two (2) programs:

Scrip Gift Card Program

Kroger Community Rewards


Sip & Save Events – A relaxed, evening event in a small group setting to learn more & ask questions about the TRIP program.

Upcoming Dates:


Special Notes & Reminders:

  • February 27 is the last date to earn for the 2017-18 school year.
  • March 6 and 20 are the first two order dates to begin earning for the 2018-19 school year.
  • Next Kroger Quarterly Earnings Report Due March 15.  Must wait until March 1 for updated earnings data.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What Happens To The Funds Earned From Each Of The Two (2) TRIP Programs?
When Do I Receive My TRIP Funds?
What Happens To My TRIP Funds If My Family Does Not Return to St. Catharine?
What Happens To My TRIP Funds If I Only Have An 8th Grader At St. Catharine?

 


 

What Happens To The Funds Earned From Each Of The Two (2) TRIP Programs?

100% of the reimbursement from each of the two (2) TRIP programs will be assigned to the purchaser’s family tuition/religious education reduction account unless the purchaser chooses to apply these funds toward the St. Catharine General Tuition Assistance Fund or another participating St. Catharine School or Parish family.

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When Do I Receive My TRIP Funds?

The TRIP fiscal year runs from March 1 through February 28 (29).  The total reduction accumulated at the end of the fiscal year will be applied to the following school/religious education year’s tuition statement.  Final earnings reports are sent to families in late March/early April to review. Each Scrip participant can access their earnings report anytime on the www.shopwithscrip.com website.  Earned Kroger rewards are reported quarterly by participants with the St. Catharine Kroger Quarterly Earnings Form.

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What Happens To My TRIP Funds If My Family Does Not Return to St. Catharine?

Families withdrawing their child(ren) from St. Catharine School/Religious Education program between school years can have their accumulated TRIP funds transferred to another participating St. Catharine Parish family or the St. Catharine General Tuition Assistance Fund.  Families that leave during the school year will forfeit their earnings to the General Tuition Assistance Fund.  Any family earning the entire religious education fee or school tuition through the TRIP program will have any additionally earned reimbursement applied to either another participating St. Catharine Parish family or the General Tuition Assistance Fund.

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What Happens To My TRIP Funds If I Only Have An 8th Grader At St. Catharine?

Families with 8th graders will be able to take their accumulated reimbursement and apply it to either St. Charles or Bishop Hartley’s tuition freshmen year.    OR    Families with 8th graders can have their accumulated reimbursement applied to the St. Catharine General Tuition Assistance Fund or another participating St. Catharine Parish family of their choice.

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