Thursday Folder 9-25-14

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St. Mary Thursday Folder   

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

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

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NEW NEWS:

UNIFORM POLICY REMINDER ~ NEXT TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 IS THE LAST DAY THAT STUDENTS ARE PERMITTED TO WEAR SHORTS TO SCHOOL UNTIL THE SPRING.

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK SCHEDULE SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 3!  See the fun, daily activities below:

Monday, September 29

-Team Day!

-Casual day, wear a college, pro, or Saint Mary/Fisher team shirt/jersey!

-All  school buddies will meet in the morning to create posters for our Catholic Schools Week march around the block later in the week.

Tuesday, September 30

-Souper Mixed-Up Mismatch Day!

-Casual day, come mismatched!

-Bring a can of soup and/or nonperishable item for St. Vincent DePaul to participate in casual dress.

Wednesday, October 1

-Science Rocks Silly Socks Day!

-Casual day, be sure to wear silly socks!

-COSI on Wheels will be at school for grades K-6 (thank you Home & School!).

Thursday, October 2

-All Deanery Catholic Schools Mass with Bishop Campbell at St. Mary 10:00am -Uniforms required.

-Shorts not permitted.

Friday, October 3

-Spirit Day

-Follow the Spirit Day dress code policy.

-Please donate at least $1.00 to participate in Spirit Day, which will be given to the Ben Thimmes family ~ our goal is $1,000.00!!  If everyone in the school donated $3.00 each we would meet our goal!!

-Catholic Schools Week march around the block with signs & buddies in the morning!

-Student ice cube relays in the afternoon!

 

COSI IS COMING TO ST. MARY!!  Thanks to our Home & School Association, COSI on Wheels will be at school on Wednesday, October 1! They will present The Incredible Human Machine to grades K-6 throughout the day and we need volunteers to help out. Volunteers are needed to: Unload the truck at 7:45a.m. and/or Help with the education during the day from 8:00 to 2:30. All volunteers are appreciated but do need Protecting God’s Children and the appropriate documentation on file in the office. Lunch is available at no cost to our volunteers or they are welcome to leave for lunch, if preferred. Contact Jennifer (jblacks8@columbus.rr.com) or Jayne (jebryant@scpwildblue.com) to volunteer or for more information.

 

SPIRIT DAY tomorrow, September 26.  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

 

ST. MARY NEWS:                                                                                                                                      

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:

Want to get a casual 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.  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

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   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.

 

 

 

COMMUNITY NEWS:

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.

FCHS Mattress Sale – Is your mattress over 8 (years old?)? Are you thinking of buying a new mattress? Come out to Fisher Catholic High School this Saturday, September 27 from 10-5. The commons will be transformed into a mattress showroom – filled with name brand mattresses. The company will deliver your new mattress, and even haul away your old mattress! This is a one-day fundraiser – come see what it’s all about!

Community CPR Day – Saturday November 15. Learn Hands-On Practical Experience, or HOPE (15 minute course) or complete the Community Provider CPR class through the American Safety and Health Institute (3-4 hour course). Location: Taylor Chevrolet, conducted by Fairfield Medical Center Snider Cardiovascular Institute. Contact Fairfield Medical Center 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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