Thursday Folder 9-18-14

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

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

 

A REMINDER THAT THERE WILL BE NO SCHOOL THIS COMING MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22. ALL CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED FOR A DIOCESAN TEACHER IN-SERVICE.

Attachments in this Issue:

Scrip Order Form

NEW NEWS:

Please remember to follow the drop off and pick up procedures found under “Arrival and Dismissal of Students” in your school handbook.  The areas in front of the main building on Chestnut and Pearl Streets are loading/unloading zones only.  Parking is not permitted in these areas during arrival and dismissal times.  Please remember to pull all the way forward in these zones.  Buses have priority in the loading/unloading zone on Chestnut Street.  Additionally, parking, stopping, loading/unloading is not permitted in front of the primary building on Chestnut Street.  Please be aware that local law enforcement will enforce the posted signage and that St. Mary School does not have control over this enforcement.

 

join_cub_scoutsThe St Mary’s Cub Scout Pack 141 is holding an informational meeting tonight, Thursday Sept 18th at 7pm in the Spirit Center.  Boys 1st – 5th grade are welcome to participate.  If you are interested, but unable to attend, please contact Justin Pike at 740-438-1733 or pikejustin@yahoo.com for additional information.

 

 

SCRIP CASUAL DAY TOMORROW, September 19.  Want to get a pass for your child?  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: 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.  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 in the Copy Room (located beside the Spirit store case, across from the gymnasium door).   . Questions–Call: Judy McGonagle at 740-215-8456.  You can also email: smhs.scrip@gmail.com

YEARBOOK BLOWOUT SALE!!!  We ordered too many 2013/2014 yearbooks so we’re having a huge sale!  Only $25.00 for this wonderful hardback keepsake! Sale starts Friday, September 19 ~ quantities are limited!

HOLIDAY HAPPENING PLANNING MEETING September 25 at 7:00pm in the school Copy Room!  Please join us!

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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 cfoura@cdeducation.org

 

 

 

FUNDRAISING NEWS:

Practice and games started???  Check out MARKET DAY!  Fast and ready, healthy quick meals and snacks for your familyWant to order for next month? Pick up a form outside the office and order by Tuesday, October 7, for delivery on October 11.  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.

 

KROGER REWARDS!  “It’s time to check your Kroger Community Rewards donation! Please log onto your Kroger Plus account and print off the Account Summary page, make sure your name is on it and send it to school to the attention of SCRIP. Thank you for your continued support!” 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!!

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 runwojorun@aol.com

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.

 

COMMUNITY NEWS:

Fisher Fall Festival Friday, September 19  6:00 – 10:00 and Saturday,September 20 6:00-11:00- – carnival games, inflatables, chicken noodle dinner, fish fry, music, bingo, adult gaming and much more!  FREE admission. All are welcome.

 

Andrew Kilbarger Golf Outing is Sunday, Sept. 29 at 9am at Pleasant Valley Golf Course. Spaces are limited.  Sign up now!  Call Mike or Julie Kilbarger (808-1388 or 654-3293). All funds will be donated to Nationwide Children’s Hospital for Duchene Muscular Dystrophy research in honor of Andrew.

 

Looking for a great way to deepen your faith while affirming the goodness of human life? Come see and hear Chad Judice, a nationally recognized speaker and author, present his amazing  story of faith on Tuesday, September 30 and Wednesday, October 1 at 7:00 PM at St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Lancaster, Ohio.

 

633644-tn_sandwich700Come join us for fellowship while we feed the hungry in our community!  We are beginning a new year of our monthly parish SANDWICH SATURDAY events! Our first will be September 27 at 8:00am in the Spirit Center.  Donations are always welcome:  white/wheat bread, sliced bologna, individually wrapped cheese slices,  sandwich baggies!  Call Alisha Snoke (740) 407-5870 for more information!

 

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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