O, St. Valentine, lover of Christ and of the Church,we ask your intersession that we may learn how to love God above all thingsand to love one another selflessly.
O glorious St. Valentine, Pray for us, that we too may have the steadfast faith of the martyrs.
I hope that you all had a wonderful St. Valentine’s Day, we did! Thank you to all of those who volunteered to help with the parties. The kids had so much fun…and sugar! On behalf of the staff and myself, thank you very much for remembering us with cards, candy and flowers. We appreciate your thoughtfulness.
PTG Meeting scheduled for tonight was postponed.Coffee and Donuts
The Academy is in charge of Coffee and Donuts this Sunday and next. We are still looking for volunteers! This is a great way to get your volunteer hours. Please click the link to sign up. https://forms.gle/P4oPScQmBmxxPPUx8
Opportunity Drawing We are selling Opportunity Drawing Tickets. Remember each family has an obligation to purchase or sell 2 tickets. Forms were sent home with students today.
Mardi Gras Join the Parish as we celebrate “Fat Tuesday” or Mardi Gras on March 1st. It will be a fun event. Check out the attached flier for details.
Parents in Prayer Please join us at 7:40 to pray the rosary. All are welcome!
Spring Sports Signups has been extended to February 22nd. Forms are attached to this email.
Track and Field Calling all students interested in joining Track and Field. There are metered races, shot put, javelin and the long jump. We are not sure exactly when the event will be and want to get practices started. Practices will be on Monday’s and Thursday’s. We are looking for additional coaches. Please contact the office to add your child’s name to the list. Once we know the cost we will let you know the fee.
Lunch Table Repair We would like to thank Joe Carton and his team of volunteers for making repairs to the lunch tables. They have done a wonderful job.
Cub Scouts WOW! PINEWOOD DERBY AND SNOW CAMP Boys and girls are busy working on their cars for the Pinewood Derby – one of the most exciting events in Cub Scouts! Come watch the Derby in the De Moor room on March 1, the same evening as Santa Sophia’s Mardi Gras for families. If you want to race a car in the Derby, and you are ages 5 to 10, come join our Pack 355!
This month our Scout Troop 355, for boys ages 11-17, is preparing for fun camping in the snow at Mt. Palomar, weather permitting. Join Scouting and see what all of the excitement is about! For additional information, contact Jim Brown at email@example.com or TEXT to 619-248-4905.
HELP SAVE LIVES IN EL CAJON – 40 DAYS FOR LIFEYou can protect mothers and children by participating locally in this worldwide mobilization! Through prayer and fasting, peaceful vigils and community outreach, 40 Days for Life has inspired over 1 million volunteers! Here is how to take participate: Santa Sophia’s vigil times and locations: 7 am to7 pm on Saturdays at Planned Parenthood, 1685 E. Main St., El Cajon (next to McDonalds). For more information, or to get involved, contact Pat Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or TEXT to 619-248-4003.
COVID Updates As shared yesterday, we are still under the mask mandate following the K-12 school guidance. There will be a meeting to review this mandate on February 28th. We will keep you posted with updates as we receive them.
If your child has any of these symptoms please keep them at home.
- 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, February 14th- Valentines Day! Valentine Spirit Day!
Tuesday, February 15th-Tuesday Assembly/ Guitar /Drama/ Volleyball/ K Soccer
Wednesday, February 16th- 1-2 Blue Team Soccer/ V BB
Thursday, February 17th-V Boys BB/ Volleyball/ 3-4 Soccer/ Art’s and Crafts Club/ 3rd Q Progress Reports
Friday, February 18th- Mass/ V BB
Sunday, February 20th- Coffee and Donuts!
Monday, February 21st- No School!
Tuesday, February 22nd-Tuesday Assembly/ Guitar /Drama/ Volleyball/ K Soccer
Wednesday, February 24th-1-2 Blue Team Soccer/ V BB
Thursday, February 25th- V Boys BB/ Volleyball/ 3-4 Soccer
Friday, February 26th- Mass/ V BB Sunday, February 27th- Coffee and Donuts!