Principals Message

April, May and June Newsletter 2017

CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA

All are invited to come and join in fun at our St. Mary’s Parish Fiesta this coming Sunday April 30th. Please help support this event all profits go to reduce the church and hall debt. Thank you!

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

First Friday of the month we all support the poor of our parish by sending in food. Please send in your donations with your children on May 5th and June 2nd.

MAYCROWING

May is the month dedicated to the Blessed Mother.  The children will honor Mary as our patroness following the 8:30 Mass on Friday May 12th. They are encouraged to present flowers in church and later those flowers will be moved to the shrine in the schoolyard.

REGISTRATION 2017-2018

Final registration is due this Friday April 28th. Any unpaid balance after that date will incur a late fee of $150.00.

SCRIP

Balances are due June 9th.

NJHS (NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY)

Students in 6th, 7th, and 8th Grades who have maintained a 3.5 GPA or better for two consecutive trimesters will be inducted after the 8:30 Mass this Friday, April 28th.

SERVICE HOURS

Service hour records will be updated and sent home on Friday April 28th, with students’ progress reports.  All service hours must be completed and turned in by Wednesday May 31st. If you need service hours we have two more Saturday Service Days on April 29th and MAY 20TH.  Please call the office if you plan to attend either one.  We will also need volunteers to help sell Lion King tickets and work the day and evening of the musical on May 18th.  Please contact the office.

STAR TESTING

The 4th and final testing for this academic year extends from May 15-26th. Reports will go home with End of Year Report Cards.

STUDENT COUNCIL/SPIRIT WEEK

Activities for Spirit Week will be hosted by the Student Council May 15-18th. More information to come.

SPORTS’ BANQUET

Our annual banquet honoring all sporting events will be held on June 8th at 7:00PM in the new hall. All participating athletes who played soccer, volleyball, football, basketball, cross country and softball will receive an invitation on May 22nd.  All players and their families may attend the banquet. Everyone who plans to attend the banquet must RSVP by Wednesday May 31st.

DATE CHANGES IN CALENDAR

The dates of May 4th and June 1st are changed. Both the Art Show and Spring Production will be together on Thursday May 18th.

LION KING

The matinee performance is at 1:30PM and the evening performance is at 7:00PM. Tickets will be sold after school and in the school office until the day of the performance. Ticket sales will begin on Tuesday, April 25th.

ST. MARY SCHOOL MASS SUNDAYS

We have three remaining School Masses on Sunday prepared for us by the youngest students.  On April 30th at the 8:30 Mass the Kinder students will lead the worship; on May 21st at 8:30 the TK and on June 11th at 10:30 the 1st graders.  Please come and pray as a faith community and have students dressed in their formal uniforms. Students dressed in their formal uniform will receive free dress passes.

TK-TESTING MAY 20TH

There are a few seats still available for TK in the 2017-2018 school year.  Students must be 4 years old be September 1, 2017. Applications are available in the school office. Once application is completed you will receive a call for a test time for Saturday May 20th.

FIELD DAY JUNE 16TH

We will be having our yearly field day on Friday, June 16th. We need parents to help set up, run events, and clean up. We will begin at 8:00am on the field. These service hours can go towards your 2017-2018 service hours. Thank you for your help and support.

CALENDAR

APRIL:

April 24th – Jeans for John Bosco                                       

April 25th – Ticket sales begin for Lion King   

April 28th – NJHS Induction Ceremony following Mass                                                                                

April 28th – Easter Parties begin at 12:30pm 

April 28th – Progress Reports go home!               

April 28th-     Registration final payment due  

April 29th – Parent Service Day 8:00-12:00pm

April 30th – St. Mary’s Sunday Mass 8:30am Kindergarten

April 30th – St. Mary’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

MAY:

May 1st – Room Parent Meeting at 8:15am    

May 1st – 5th – Staff Appreciation Week        

May 4th – First Communion Parent Meeting 6:30pm in the church                                         

May 5th- St. Vincent de Paul food collection  

May 5th – 2nd grade Mass and Retreat            

May 6th – First Holy Communion Mass 2:00 pm

May 11th – Student of the Month Breakfast 6:45 am in the New Hall                                                        

May 12th – 8th Grade Mass 8:30am/May Crowning following the 8:30 Mass                   

May 15th – May 26th – STAR TESTING               

May 15th – May 18th – Spirit Week           

May 19th NJHS Mass 8:30am                                        

May 20th – TK Testing                                                    

May 20th – Parent Service Day 8:00- 12:00pm

May 21st- St. Mary’s Sunday Mass 8:30am (TK)        

May 24th – Jeans for John Bosco                         

May 26th – 7th grade Mass 8:30                                   

May 29th – NO SCHOOL MEMORIAL DAY       

May 31st- Service Hours are due                              

May 31st – RSVP’s due for Sports Banquet

JUNE:

June 2nd – St. Vincent de Paul food collection

June 2nd- Kindergarten Mass and Retreat     

June 5th – Room Parent Meeting 8:15am       

June 8th – Student of the Month Breakfast 6:45am in the New Hall                                  

June 9th- 8th grades Final school Mass 8:30am

June 9th – Last day for 8th graders                     

June 11th – St. Mary’s Sunday Mass 10:30am – 1st grade                                                                         

June 15th – Kindergarten’s Promotion 10:30am in the church/reception following in the New Hall                                                                                                       

June 15th – 3rd Trimester Award’s Ceremony 1:30pm in the church                                            

June 16th – Student Council Mass 8:30am June16th – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL           

June 16th – Field Day                                                       

June 16th – 8th grade Banquet                           

June 17th – 8th grade graduation 10:00am 

Previous Principal Newsletters:

April/May/June2017 

January/February 2017

December 2016

October 2016 

September 2016

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December Publication of Faith, Love, Hope

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