Thursday Folder 10-16-14

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St. Mary Thursday Folder   

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

 Students will attend morning masses at 9:00 AM on Tuesdays.  Please check calendar for exceptions.


 Attachments in this Issue:

Scrip Order Form

Holiday Happening Volunteer Sign-Up Form

 Holiday Happening Auction Donation Form


bandATTENTION ALL BAND MEMBERS GRADES 5-8!  No band practice next week during Terra Nova testing!



water cupWanted – Water Cups: Our Irish Cafe is running low on water cups. They are requesting donations of 5-9 oz water cups for students to use for extra water during lunch. Please send in with your child, marked for cafeteria. Thanks!


SCRIP CASUAL DAY tomorrow, Friday, October 17.  Redeem your pass and your child may dress out of uniform.   Want to get a casual pass for your child?  Buy $200 in SCRIP in one month.  It’s that easy!  You buy gift cards for items you are already going to purchase, and the school earns a portion of the card amount.  These are the designated casual days for this school year: November 14, December 12, January 16, February 20, March 20 (subject to change due to Living Stations of the Cross), April 17 and May 15.  SCRIP UPDATES FOR 2014-2015: We will be processing SCRIP on Monday mornings, in the Copy Room (located beside the Spirit store case, across from the gymnasium door).  Click here for an order form, and you can send your order in ahead of time with your child, or stop in Mondays 8-10 and Friday after school 2:15 to 3. Questions–Call: Judy McGonagle at 740-215-8456.  You can also email:

HOLIDAY PARTY???  Check out MARKET DAY!  Fast and ready, healthy quick meals and appetizers for your holiday parties. Want to order for next month? Pick up a form outside the office and order by Tuesday, November 4 , for delivery on November 8 .  Also check online at to set up an account to order from home!  On-line orders must be placed by 11:00 p.m. the Tuesday before pick up date each month.  If you would like to volunteer to help with the next Market Day delivery, please contact Kendra Gundelfinger at 740-654-6625 or 740-974-7449. Helpers arrive at 8:00 a.m., pick up will run from 8:30-9:30.


homecomingPlease join us for Fisher Catholic Homecoming, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014, at Fulton Field

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: Buy One Get one FREE Admission, All Fall Sports Seniors to be honored at 6:30PM

Varsity Kickoff Against Worthington Christian 7PM, Reserved Seating for Football Alumni & Families!

Classes Announced by Decade at Halftime!, Homecoming Queen and Court will be presented at Halftime, Alumni Cheerleaders on the Sidelines, Alumni Band Playing in the Stands, Alumni Gear for Sale and Pre-Order.


at-the-fair-clipartCongratulations to the St. Mary students who participated in the 2014 Fairfield County Fair! If you see the following students (and staff), be sure to congratulate them:


Matthew McGonagle placed 4th out of 21 with his Pet Rabbit
Nathan Shea 2 blue ribbons for his projects in his Cub Scout display
Lynann Shea (cafeteria manager) 1st place on a Bee stuffed animal and 2nd place on a doll, (sewing projects)
Collin McCrady Won 4th place in his heat with this market lamb


Check out the St. Mary Facebook page for some pictures from the fair too!



PLANNING MEETING TONIGHT!  7:00 in copy room, all are welcome!  Please sign up for your shift for the Holiday Happening through the link below. REMINDER to ALL 7th and 8th grade parents:  all kitchen workers must wear a hat or hair net.  Bring your own hat; hair nets will be provided.   Our Volunteer Coordinator, Greer Edwards, will be in touch to ensure everyone has the opportunity to work in a desired shift for your designated area.


The 2014 Holiday Happening is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, November 8th and 9th.  We are still in need of parent (s), GRADES KINDERGARTEN, 4TH and 5TH!!,  to assist our teachers in creating a personalized classroom item for our Live Auction. Please contact Eileen Gundelfinger at 740-277-7063 or


RAFFLE INCENTIVES Monday, was our first “Turn in” day for the raffle.  The students collected $2575.  We are off to a great start!  For this week’s drawing, two 3rd graders, Annie McGill and Simon Messerly, each won an item of their choice from the Spirit Store.

The classes with the highest amount collected for the day were Ms. Van Evra’s 3rd grade with $534 and Mrs Novena’s  6th grade with $453.  Can 3rd grade hold on to the lead all week to get the Spirit Banner??

Any students needing more books of tickets can request them through their teachers on any “Turn in” day (Monday, Wednesday or Friday).

Holiday Happening is one of St. Mary’s two major fund-raisers for the year.  A large part of this fund-raiser is the Raffle Ticket Sale.  The Grand Prize is $1,000.00.  The drawing will take place at the live auction on November 9. (If you want additional books, please return the form attached, asap)  Please click here for the great sales incentives for individuals and entire classrooms!  Watch the Thursday Folder for winners and additional announcements!


PARENT RESPONSIBLITIES!  Auction donation forms will continue to be mailed out to community members this week.  Please click here to print and share this form with a family member, friend, or business who may wish to be a donor.


We ask each family donate the following products, items may be dropped off in the school office (during normal hours), with a note attached with your name and child’s grade:

  • Last Names A – G, one *dessert/ pie to be sliced for dessert for the Chicken & Noodles Dinner
  • Last Named H – M,** one (Regular) 12 pack soda + one 2-liter of your choice
  • Last Names N – S, **one (Diet) 12 pack soda + one 2-liter of your choice
  • Last Names T – Z, **one 24 pack Water + one 2-liter of your choice
  • ALL FAMILIES – Silent or Live Auction item (optional, and kindly appreciated)
  • ALL FAMILIES – *HOME MADE Baked Good for the Bake Sale (optional, and kindly appreciated)
  • ALL FAMILIES – Children’s Raffle item (optional, and kindly appreciated)  

*Desserts obviously don’t need to be dropped off until Friday, November 7.  **The 12 packs and water will be sold at our Pop/Popcorn Table and the 2-liters will be used in our Ring Toss Game, and may be dropped off anytime.


Sacramental Preparation 2014-2015 Please be diligent in adding these events to your calendar so you may be faithful in attending these important sessions. If you’re unable to attend or miss a session, the responsibility is yours to contact me that following week so we can cover the material you missed. Also, deadlines for sacramental forms are very important, so please be sure to submit information on time or your son or daughter may not be able to receive the sacrament as scheduled. As a parent, you are the primary teacher of the faith to your child. Father Eilerman and I are happy to assist and support you in any way we can with this very essential charge in forming you child’s mind and heart with the teachings of our Lord and His Church. In your charity, please pray that the Holy Spirit may guide and bless our preparations this year.

Horseback Riding Lessons – Mrs. Foura will once again be offering horseback riding lessons. Cost is $30 for 1/2 hour, $40 for 1 hour. Contact her at



What is Spirit Day?  Your child may dress out of uniform with appropriate shorts/pants, and designated Spirit shirt.   Need a SPIRIT SHIRT for next month?  Visit the Spirit Store on-line!  Please email or call Erin Wojcik with any orders you may have at 740-350-8902 or


KROGER REWARDS   Not registered?? Please consider registering your Kroger Plus Card.  Go to Kroger’s website and click on Community!  Log in, and click on my account”  If you scroll all the way down you will find ‘rewards”   Simply enter our number “83479” and that’s it!  You and St. Mary can earn money. Thanks!!

campbells_logoSave Box Tops for Education and Campbells Soup labels!!  Send them in with your child in an envelope.  It is that easy!  Our school earns money and free items.




3rd Annual FCHS Alumni Cheerleading Night: Fisher Catholic Cheerleaders are inviting all alumna cheerleaders and coaches to come back and cheer the first half of the homecoming football game on Oct. 18th. It is a great opportunity to get together with classmates, share memories and have fun. Contact cheerleading coach Erin Hesterman for more information and to pre-register.


Thank you for reading the email Thursday Folder.  If you have any suggestions, or additions for the next weekly letter, contact Julie Collier at 740-974-2264 or email:  Forms are also available with a drop box located in the office.  Deadline for each week is Tuesday by noon.

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