Friday Flash February 14, 2020

Blessed are you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth;

you have revealed to little ones the mysteries of the kingdom.

Matthew 11:25

IMPORTANT DATES NEXT WEEK:

  • Wednesday February 19 – School Mass
The PTO wants to give a huge shout out to all of our volunteers! Thank you to everyone who helped out with the Chili Cook Off, Open House, Catholic Schools Week & our first Fun Food Friday. We could not have done it without all of you! 

2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS COMPLIMENTS OF OUR PTO

NEWS/EVENTS/NEED TO KNOW:

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Are you a Eucharistic Minister who attends Wednesday school masses?  Would you like to be in the rotation to serve?  Click here to sign up Thank you Mrs. Slifka.

LUNCHROOM VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Kindergarten & First Grade Parents/Families. This is your opportunity, WE NEED YOUR HELP AT LUNCH!

Parents – are you looking to get involved or see your child and help out in a much needed way?  One way to volunteer is during lunch. Each grade level is assigned a month. Please consider helping!

February 2020 – Kindergarten & First grades

March 2020 – 4th and 5th grades

Click on the month to sign up!

YEARBOOK ! THE TIME TO ORDER IS HERE

Yearbooks!
The time to order is here! The week of February 10th, you will receive an email via Herff Jones (our yearbook company) to place your Yearbook Order online.

Deadlines To Order: Personalized yearbook, additional $7 – due March 20th. Non-personalized, $35 – due April 24th.

Check your spam folders in case you are unable to locate it. Our School number is 10383 – just in case you need it!
You will also have the opportunity to share your photos with us for the yearbook on this site – we know some fabulous photos have been taken this school year and we’d love to include them for our children!


Shout-outs!
An email will be sent out to our 8th grade class to place their yearbook shout-out next week. A week later, it will then be opened up to the rest of the school – all of this will be communicated via email from info@saintmary.org
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Heather Heishman at hheishman@saintmary.org

LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR BUDO CENTER MARTIAL ARTS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

The Budo Martial Arts Center is going to be offering its program to Saint Mary’s students again starting on Thursday, February 20th..
Be part of a fast-paced modern martial arts curriculum led by masters from The Budo Center. Learn basic punches, kicks, blocks and combinations that help build coordination, strength and flexibility. Practice self-control and gain confidence while displaying a positive attitude about yourself and others. All while having FUN! 
The Budo Center will meet every Thursday, 3:00pm -3:45pm for grades K-5. February 20th through March 12th (4 week sessions) Cost: $150; Checks made payable to the Budo Center. Please complete the attached waiver and drop it off along with your check at the front office.  Sign up for this program will end on February 18th.  Any questions can be directed to Michelle O’Donnell After School Care Director at modonnell@saintmary.org

BOX TOPS AND COKE REWARD CODES DUE BY FRIDAY 2/21

Our spring Box Top deadline is here and please send any clippings.
If you have any traditional Box Tops or coke rewards codes, please send them to school no later than Friday, 2/21. And don’t forget to scan your receipts for any digital Box Tops. See this flyer for additional info!

FISH FRY FRIDAYS:

Fish Fry Menu For Friday February 28

SUMMER CAMP IS COMING!:

Click on the blue links below for a Camp Flyer for each week, Camp Offerings Sign up, Camp Registration, and Summer Camp online payment.
Our camp information can also be found on our homepage under “Latest News” ” Summer Camp”

SMCS Summer Camp Week 1 Flyer June 8 – 12

SMCS Summer Camp Week 2 Flyer June 15 – 19

SMCS Summer Camp Week 3 Flyer June 22 – 26

SMCS Summer Camp Week 4 Flyer July 13 – 17

Camp Selection Form

Camp Online Registration

Camp Online Payment

ROARING 20’S GALA TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

Tickets are now on sale HERE!
Tickets also available on our website saintmary.org look for the orange GALA button at the top of our homepage!
Print this announcement for ticket sales HERE!

NIGHT OF NATIONS SAVE THE DATE APRIL 2, 2020!

If you have not already taken the survey for the Night of Nations yet, you still have time.  More details will be coming out about this event soon.  We cannot wait to celebrate our cultural heritage at Saint Mary’s! Information Letter and Survey

CARDINAL NEWMAN ACADEMY SPRING MATH CIRCLE:

Are you intrigued by math puzzles and brainteasers? Read this!

ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH EVENT:

“Are You Interested in Becoming A Catholic?”  If you have never been baptized, if you were baptized in another Christian denomination and would like to become Catholic, or if you were baptized Catholic, but never received the Sacraments of Eucharist or Confirmation, you are welcome to join our RCIA Inquiry Process.  For more information, call Sr. Pat at 740-4044, ext. 13, or go to our parish web page, and click on “Interest in Becoming Catholic”.

“St. Mary’s Catholic Church Registration” Parish registration takes place monthly on Sunday afternoon at 12:30 pm or some weekdays at 7 pm in the Bishop Sullivan Room.  During this one-hour program, you will meet other parishioners, our Pastor and staff, receive an introduction to St. Mary’s Parish and complete the registration documents.  Childcare and refreshments are provided.

Our registration will take place on February 23, 2020.

HELPFUL LINKS:

Volunteer for Carpool Duty
Painless Fundraising
Flynn O’Hara Uniform information