November 16, 2021
Happy Tuesday! Over the next few weeks the Gospel readings are focused on the end times. For many this topic is scary, however it is really a reminder of the gift of redemption given to us through the passion and death of Jesus. In the homily this weekend, we were reminded of St. Padre Pio who tells us to “Pray, Hope, and Don’t Worry!” We believe that if we pray and develop a close relationship with God, Hope in the promise of resurrection, and know that God is always with us that this life will be easier. So I challenge you when times get hard to remember the mantra of Padre Pio… Pray, Hope and Don’t Worry!
Conferences Thank you so much for attending conferences last week. We truly enjoyed meeting with you. We value your input as the primary educators of your children. Thank you for your continued support and partnership!
Friends of the Poor Walk We are so excited that this Friday is our walk. Please remember to turn in your envelope and non perishable food items by Friday. Thank you for your support of this important parish ministry.
Drama is Back! Today is Drama tryouts for 4th-8th graders from 3-5 pm. Students can be picked up from the EDC at 5pm.
Guitar Class We will be offering a guitar class on Tuesday afternoons. The cost is $35 and will include the use of a guitar, an automatic tuner, and a book. The student will return the tuner and guitar at the end of the class. They will be able to keep their book. Registration is due November 23rd. See flier attached.
Winter Sports It is time to register for winter sports. Please complete the registration form and submit payment by December 1st. No late registrations will be accepted.
- co-ed peewee soccer grades K-4
- gils JV and Varsity Volleyball grads 5-8
- Boys JV and Varsity Basketball grades 5-8
We need Coaches! Please ensure that you have completed all the volunteer requirements and to sign up.
Parents in Prayer Come and join us, Tuesday mornings, in the library at 7:40. If you are unable to join us and need some prayers, ask for the PIP notebook in the office and write down your prayer requests.
Grandparents Day Grandparents Day will be next Tuesday, November 23rd. We will begin with Mass in the church at 10am then the students will perform for their grandparents. We will dismiss for the day at 12:15.
Parent Patrol We are looking for volunteers to help with Parent Patrol in the morning and in the afternoon. It is an east way to earn your service hours since you are already here. Make sure you have completed your volunteer requirements.
COVID Updates: Donations of child size masks are needed. Please send your child with a mask everyday.
There are viral infections that are starting to surface as we head into the winter months. Please monitor your child for any symptoms of illness and keep them home. Many of the common colds and flu’s mirror COVID symptoms so please get your child tested, keep them home until you receive the results then contact the school for next steps. When we all work together we can keep our kids healthy and in school.
Please keep your child home if they show these symptoms:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
When your child returns to school please have them come through the front office to verify they are ready to return.
Important Dates: Monday, November 15th- Handbells
Tuesday, November 16th- Tuesday Assembly/ Drama Tryouts 4-8 from 3-5pm
Wednesday, November 17th- Handbells
Thursday, November 18th-
Friday, November 19th- Mass @ 8am/ Friends of the Poor Walk
Monday, November 22nd- Handbells
Tuesday, November 23rd- Tuesday Assembly- Grandparent’s Day@10/ 12:15 Dismissal
Wednesday, November 24th-No School! Thanksgiving Break
Thursday, November 25th- No School! Thanksgiving Break
Friday, November 26th- No School! Thanksgiving Break
God Bless You!