Thursday Folder 8-21-14

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St. Mary Thursday Folder   

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

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

 Attachments in this Issue:

St. Mary Season Ticket Order Forms

Fisher Fall 5K Entry Form

NEW NEWS:

ATTENTION ALL NEW AND RETURNING BAND MEMBERS!!  The schedule for this year will be as follows: 7th/8th graders will have band 1st period on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

6th graders will have band 1st period on Monday and Tuesday.

5th graders will have band 2nd period on Wednesday and Friday.

Any 5th grader wishing to play an instrument should contact Mrs. Rehrer at jrehrer@cdeducation.org

 

R.C.I.A. CLASSES TO BEGIN! Saint Mary of the Assumption will host two Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Information & Inquiry Sessions on Monday, August 25 and Wednesday, August 27 at 7 pm in the Spirit Center, for those adults who are open to learning about the teachings of Christ in the Catholic Church and discerning becoming Roman Catholic. For more information on the RCIA process, Inquiry Sessions, and the first class please direct questions to Brian McCauley at St. Mary of the Assumption parish – 740.653.5054.

 

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 cfoura@cdeducation.org

 

First Spirit Day is Friday, August 29.  Your child may dress out of uniform with appropriate shorts/pants, and designated Spirit shirt.   Need a SPIRIT SHIRT for this year?  Visit the Spirit Store on-line!  Please email or call Erin Wojcik with any orders you may have at 740-350-8902 or runwojorun@aol.com

ST. MARY NEWS:

We LOVE our Volunteers – each year many parents and grandparents step up to help in the classroom, chaperone field trips and drive teams to their games. If you would like to help in any way with our students, we must have some information on file.

All volunteers must have the following information submitted to the school office before they will be able to help with students:

1. A copy of your driver’s license

  1.  A copy of your car insurance (if you will be driving students)

3. BCI fingerprinting and background check (can be completed at the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office)

4. Must have completed a Protecting God’s Children Course. Please register through virtus.org If you have any questions, please contact the St. Mary Office at 654-1632.

 

The 2014-2015 sports seasons are underway! It promises to be another exciting year as the Irish prepare to contend with the best in the MSL in Girls and Boys Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, and Girls and Boys Track and Field. Tickets for the 2014-2015 school year will be $4 for adults and $2 for students at the door for all Saint Mary School Athletic events. Senior Citizens (adults 60+) of our students will be part of “The Golden Shamrock Club”. In order for these adults to continue to receive free admittance, names of these adults will need to be submitted and a list will be present at the gate of all sports that require a fee for admittance. A season pass, which is available in several different ticket packages, can be purchased at the Saint Mary School Office. The ticket packages offered will be for the entire school year. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! Click here to download your season ticket order form!

 

FUNDRAISING NEWS:

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: smhs.scrip@gmail.com

 

NEXT MARKET DAY PICK UP is this Saturday, September 13, pick up a form outside the office to order by Tuesday, September 12.  Also check online at www.marketday.com 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 starting in September.

 

KROGER REWARDS!  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.

 

 

COMMUNITY NEWS:

Fisher Fall 5K – Run in a fun event to benefit the Fisher Catholic Athletic Association and the Fisher Foundation. Entry form available here: Fisher 5K Entry

Save the Dates: Fisher Fall Festival is coming! September 19 and 20 – games, food, music, watch for more news in the coming weeks!

 

 

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:  the4colliers@columbus.rr.com  Forms are also available with a drop box located in the office.  Deadline for each week is Tuesday by noon.

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