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2014-2015 SCHOOL INFORMATION

One Faith, One family, One Spirit

Tues. 10/21 Marketing Committee Boscov's Fundraiser, 9-11pm
Thur. 10/23 Kindergarten field trip
Fri. 10/24 Mass, 9am, Grades 5-8; Grade 8 field trip; HASA MixedBag Designs fundraiser - orders due
Sun.-Tues. 10/26 - 10/28 Forty Hours - 7pm
Tues. 10/28 Sacrament Candidate Retreat at close of 40 hours
Thur. 10/30 Dress Down Day $1; Trick or Trunk Night, 6-8pm
Fri. 10/31 NO SCHOOL – Diocesan Teachers Meeting


Boy Scout Troop 50
Annual Holiday Wreath Sale

Halloween is in a few weeks and you know what that means.....Christmas is right around the corner!!
Our St. Mary's Boy Scout troop will once again be selling wreaths as a fund raiser. Please see the flyer for how you can purchase one of these beautiful wreaths and help the Boy Scouts.

Parent Reminders

Please remember to label all student items with their names: lunch boxes, coats, sweat shirts, and sweaters. Items are always being found, and labeling will help find its rightful owner! Thank you in advance for your help!

Virus, cold & flu season are approaching. Remember to discuss with your children the importance of hand-washing - it's the best prevention for spreading germs.

If you have a concern, please remember to address your concerns to the appropriate person as soon as possible, waiting often causes other issues. Remember, most concerns are due to no communication or miscommunication.

Every Thursday Communication Envelopes will be sent home with your child. Important papers to keep you informed of what is going on at Saint Mary’s School and our community will be sent home in the Communication Envelopes. A few things to remember…

  • Please return the communication envelope to school with your child each week

  • Please do not return any completed forms, notes, checks, etc. in the communication envelope. Your child’s teacher does not look through the envelope. Forms, notes, etc. should be sent in through school directly to your teacher or the school office.

Lectors are needed at Saint Mary’s

Anyone in high school or older, please email Deacon Don at dnichols@churchofsaintmary.org


Parents - making a difference this year...

If you'd like to volunteer at Saint Mary School, you must complete the required steps. Please download our “Volunteer Clearance Info” and follow the directions. Call school if you have any questions.

Help make a difference at St. Mary's!
Volunteer SignupSt. Mary School relies on its wonderful volunteers each year. Please consider helping out by clicking this link to see all the areas where volunteers are needed throughout the school year. Check back often as more areas for volunteering are added from time to time. Thanks in advance!!

Simple Ways you can help

Please take the time to look at some other easy ways that you can help our school. Every little bit helps!

Target -Take Charge of Education®
Our school is earning money! A big THANK YOU to all of you currently participating in the Target Take Charge of Education® program. By simply shopping with your Target® Visa® Credit Card and designating our school, a percentage of the amount of each purchase you make is donated back to our school. Last year our school earned $1376.63 from this program!! If you're not already taking part, please consider doing so. To participate or to see how much has been contributed towards our next check, please visit https://target.com/tcoe


Uniform News: Fall Dress Code!!

Fall Dress Code starts Monday, November 3rd. Please remember NO shorts are to be worn. All gym clothes must be from Flynn & O’Hara.

 

Thank you to the families that have sent in hangers for our Used Uniform Exchange! Thank you very much to Amy Missimer, Amy Golie and Jill McCafferty for all their hard work with this extremely valuable program.

Remember:

- All uniforms must be from Flynn & O’Hara

- NO girls’ uniforms shorter than ONE inch from
  the top of the knee

- NO makeup or nail polish

For complete Dress Code details, please click here.

 

Announcements

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Newsletter and Hot lunch Menu posted.

My Student's Progress

My Student Progress, our new link between teachers and parents, sent out emails with pass codes last week. If you did not receive an email, please let your teacher know. A link to MSP is now in the footer below and under Parents above.

Student Council Pumpkin & Candy Corn Raffles

Guess how much the pumpkin weighs or how many candy corn are in the jar. One dollar for 4 guesses. Raffle runs from October 20th to October 24th. Proceeds go to the military.

Marketing Committee Boscov's Fundraiser

On Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 9am to 11pm, Boscov’s will be hosting their annual Friends Helping Friends Shopping Day. The $5 Shopping Pass entitles you to a 25% discount, as well as refreshments, entertainment, and a chance to win fabulous prizes! Please purchase your shopping pass in school through Denise Sozda or after all Masses the weekend Oct. 18–19. Passes may also be purchased at the Parish House during normal business hours. Thanks for your support!

MixedBag Fundraiser - Oct. 24 deadline

HASA's MixedBag Designs fundraiser is going on now. Visit  http://www.mixedbagdesigns.com and click on SHOP OUR COLLECTION, or Online Store to start shopping their great selection. Remember to enter School ID: 299690 at the top of the page (click Fundraiser ID) so St. Mary's benefits! Please place all orders by October 24th.

First Annual HASA Trick or Trunk Night

Thursday, October 30th, 6-8pm...Come join us for a fun night of treats!! RSVP by October 24th. Click here to see what Trick or Trunk is all about.

 

CYO Registration is Now Closed

CYO registrations are now closed. Communications about assessments has been sent out. If you did not receive, please e-mail John Yasneski at jsy05@comcast.net. On Monday 10/20 at 7 PM we will hold our CYO Coaches meeting in the gym.


Thank You!

Big thanks to our Home and School Association for all their hard work and time decorating our school entrance for Fall! We appreciate their commitment! Come check out their results!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Kidstuff coupon book fundraiser, which raised over $1600! HASA will be purchasing books for the Reading Olympics competition with a portion of the proceeds. If you have not returned your book or sent in payment please do so.


Assistance Needed:

Art teacher, Kathy Giangiulio, is searching for art room assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If available email kgiangiulio@smsk-8.org

Golf outing committee is looking for help to run another great event! Our first meeting is Tuesday, November 11, 7:00 in the annex. Please join us if you'd like to help. Any questions please contact Jill McCafferty jill0619@hotmail.com


LEGO Club
Lego Club for grades 2-6 will be starting Thursday, October 23rd.

 

Our themes for Student of the Month this year:

September – Charity February – Generosity
October – Honesty March – Self Control
November – Peace April – Faithfulness
December – Patience May – Respect
January – Kindness/Goodness  
  PA Catholic Conference   Archdiocese Office of Catholic Education   Faith in the Future  

 

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