Thursday Folder 8-28-14

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Thursday, August 28, 2014


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

Attachments in this Issue:

 Directory Cover Contest Entry Form

Family Self Defense Class Flyer

Jr. High Athletic Dress Up Days Information

Fisher Fall 5K Entry Form

Thursday Folder 8-28-14

Online Directory Form


St. Mary Directory Cover Contest!!  Entries are now being accepted for the front and back cover of the 2014-15 St. Mary Directory. Show your Irish pride and let your creative spirit loose!  Click here for contest details, and to print a cover form for your child to decorate!  Good Luck!  All drawings must be submitted to your child’s teacher by September 3, 2014.


Self Defense and Protection for the Entire Family!  Friday, August 29, 2014 from 6-8 pm at St Bernadette Gym.  $20 per person; up to $70 max per immediate family. Sponsored by St Bernadette’s and St. Mary’s Home and School Associations. *20% of profit goes to Home and School where your child attends.  Adults, Children, and Adolescents: Bully Prevention,  Abduction Prevention, Self Defense,  Personal Awareness and Safety, and Adult Self Defense. Taught by Lancaster Oriental Martial Arts College Head Master Larry Sanford, 5th Degree Black Belt. See attached flyer for more details, accepting late sign-up.  Sign-up is also going on for a 6 week self defense class for families, if you are interested in either, please contact Larry at or 614-216-7029.


ATHLETIC DRESS UP DAYS!  Athletes in grades 7 and 8 who are on St. Mary School Junior High sponsored teams may choose to DRESS UP on selected days of their team’s home events. Athletes who choose not to dress up must wear their regular school uniform.  Click here to see acceptable clothing descriptions and allowable dates for each fall sport team.


First Spirit Day is TOMORROWFriday, August 29.  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


EARN A CASUAL DAY FOR YOUR CHILD!  How???  Buy $200 in SCRIP in one month.  Its 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: September 19, October 17, 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:


Home & School is back in action and looking for you!!  Please consider joining us next Thursday, September 4 for our first meeting this year.   We will meet at 8:00 a.m. in the copy room (main building across from gymnasium).  All are welcome!  Don’t miss out on this chance to help plan our most exciting year yet!  See you there!


AbandTTENTION ALL NEW AND RETURNING BAND MEMBERS!!  The schedule for this year has changed!  Please see the school website for the updated schedule! Any 5th grader wishing to play an instrument should contact Mrs. Rehrer at



A blank address book isolated on whiteOnline Directory Form – Check out this link to enter your information for the St. Mary Directory – save the trees!




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.


Girl and ponyHorseback 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




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 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!!

box top 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.



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

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