The eThursday Envelope is a way to help the school save money, help the environment and save you time! It’s simple. It’s the on-line version of our “paper” Thursday Envelope. You receive an email Thursday when the eThursday Envelope is ready to be viewed—you simply click the link in the email and all of that week’s flyers and notes are available to you on-line! Note: confidential information is never posted on eThursday & items like that and a few other things will still come home in your “paper” Thursday Envelope.
Each family will still receive a paper Thursday Family Envelope because there’s a chance something needs to be sent home as “hard copies” every now and then, and confidential information is never posted on eThursday. PLEASE be sure this paper envelope is returned to the office NO LATER THAN THE FOLLOWING TUESDAY when it does come home, WITH THE CHILD WHO BROUGHT IT HOME (not a sibling in a different classroom). Envelopes are generally sent with the Oldest or Only child in the family.
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All students were presented a Rice Bowl and special blessing for strength in the purpose of almsgiving. A letter explaining the CRS (Catholic Relief Services) Rice Bowl Program is below. This is a voluntary program, but should your family choose to participate, the Rice Bowls can be brought back to school on Wednesday of Holy Week and presented in a special way at morning prayer.CRS Rice Bowl.pdf
Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held Monday, November 21, from 12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m. Scheduling is done ONLINE using the Pick A Time Scheduler which is available through Sunday, November 20, at 12:00 p.m.
Let's all meet for dinner next Monday, November 14...Gelsosomo's, from 5:00-10:00 p.m.! S. Al/St. Pat's will earn 50% of ALL dine-in food sales! Fourth Grade students will be hosting! (Don't forget, 4th graders, you must sign in when you arrive to earn a Homework Pass.)
FSA is hosting another Open Gym and Family Game Night next Friday, November 18, from 6-9 p.m....come have a fun evening with family and friends!!
Turkey Theater will be here soon! Be sure to turn your order form in by tomorrow...eighth grade has planned a fun afternoon of movies, treats, raffles and the ever-popular "Turducken" Pond Game!
Special Lunch orders for December through February are due next Friday, November 18. You can print out the attached order form and return it in an envelope marked "Special Lunch". Or you may place your order online through our On Line Store on the school website, under the Parents & Students tab.
Did you find the mini M&Ms in your Thursday Envelope today? Our NJHS students spent an afternoon last week at Lemont's Feed My Starving Children MobilePack helping put meals together. If you would like to help also, enjoy the M&M treat, then fill the container with change. If you do not wish to participate simply return the unopened container. It's that simple. Please have all containers returned to Mrs. Lerch by nextThursday, November 17.
"Pure Imagination"...Gala 2017... Saturday evening, February 25, 2017. Each grade will host a "class themed" basket to be auctioned at this year's Gala. The committee has imagined what each basket will be like and is asking class members for a monetary donation by November 18 so they have ample time to shop.
The Family Out of Uniform Pass Incentive Program returns as part of our Annual Gala! Families have the opportunity to earn out of uniform passes for their students when they make a contribution/donation for the Gala by January 27, 2017. There are several ways of contributing...basket, gift card, service certificate donations; sponsorship; auction book advertisements. This contribution does not count toward your fundraising obligation, but rather earns out of uniform passes for your children! The Acquisition Form needed with each donation submitted will be available soon. All donations and forms MUST be turned in by January 27.
S.H.O.P. offers a Pre Black Friday Bonus on gift cards!
Save the Date! St. Patrick's Men's Club is hosting a "Christmas Music Trivia Night" December 2 to benefit our school!
Providence Catholic High offers a new scholarship and grant program for incoming freshmen. Information will be available at their Financial Aid & Scholarship Night.
Be sure to read this week's News You Could Use from the principal.
Tomorrow evening's Family Chess Night has been cancelled.
Picture Day is coming September 20. Order forms are inside today's Envelope with all the info on available packages. Be sure students bring their order form with payment to school on Picture Day; please do not bring forms in earlier. Orders may be placed online only in advance of Picture Day at www.vangoghphoto.com, school code 20037301.
Mission Club is open to students in grades 3 - 8. Please turn in your permission form tomorrow.
Athletic Association's Celtics Corner News. There is still time for 5th -8th graders to sign up for our new Cross Country team.
5 - 8 Graders...Have you signed up yet for Drama Club? Our first workshop is tomorrow after school!
Our SHOP program is need of new volunteers...please consider spending a couple hours a week with your Shop Team!
The 2016-2017 School Yearbook is available for purchase online only. Go to www.TreeRing.com/validate and enter our school passcode: 1014126292081155 to customize your student's yearbook. Regular price: $15.50. Purchase by September 30 for a 15% discount!
All Girls and Moms - have you ever wondered how to become a Girl Scout, or a Leader?
Family Link ... be sure to read this week's newsletter from the principal
Plan Ahead...No Bus Service Next Friday