Friday Flash February 7, 2020

I am the light of the world, says the Lord;

whoever follows me will have the light of life.

John 8:12

IMPORTANT DATES NEXT WEEK:

  • Tuesday February 11 – Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A Parham Road 4pm to 8pm
  • Wednesday February 12 – School Mass
  • Friday February 14 – 1:30pm Dismissal, ASC Offered
  • Friday February 14 – Red & Pink Tag Day
  • Friday February 14 – Middle School Valentines Day Dance
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.

ATTENDANCE AT SAINT MARY

If your student will miss school because they aren’t feeling well, will be leaving or will be arriving at school late for any reason, please email attendance@saintmary.org and their homeroom teacher. Please include the student’s name and homeroom and whether they will be out, what time they are dismissing early, or what time they will be in. Thank you very much for your assistance and cooperation.

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

SPIRIT DAY AT CHICK-FIL-A ON FEBRUARY 11TH

Mark your calendars! The Chick-fil-A on Parham Road will be hosting our February Spirit Day on February 11th. This will be an all day/night event! Breakfast, lunch & dinner orders will be credited to our school when you mention you are there for SMCS! 6 AM – 10 PM. 

PTO HOSTING A RED & PINK TAG DAY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 14TH

To participate in this Tag Day, please bring in a $3.00 contribution. All money collected will be donated to our PTO to benefit our students, faculty, staff & school families. 

MIDDLE SCHOOL VALENTINES DAY DANCE

The Middle School Valentine’s Day Dance will take place on Friday, February 14 from 7:30PM to 9:30PM.  Please sign up to help make this dance a success for our middle schoolers!   Permission slip are required.

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 WEDNESDAY 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:

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

SMCS GALA SAVE THE DATE!:

NIGHT OF NATIONS SAVE THE DATE APRIL 2, 2020!

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

Please submit the information on this form so that we can share more about the Saint Mary’s experience with you. Thank you.