Blast Email: April 18, 2017

Staff Changes

St. Vincent School has 3 staffing changing to announce. First, Mrs. Sanderson and Mrs. Keochareun (our current half-time pre-k teachers) will both be working full-time in our pre-kindergarten for this coming school year. (There will not be an aide because both teachers will be in the classroom every school day, all day. So, we will continue to have a low student-to-teacher ratio.)

Second, Mrs. Calderbank (our current 1st grade teacher) and Mrs. Williams (our current 3rd grade teacher) will co-teach in 1st grade. They will maintain a full-time aide, just as this year, but the teachers will each work half-time as lead teacher in the classroom. Mrs. Calderbank’s experience in first grade and Mrs. Williams’ years of kindergarten experience will pair very well to provide a wonderful first grade experience for our students.

Lastly, I am happy to announce that, with Mrs. Williams moving to 1st grade, Mrs. Kara Haney will become the 3rd grade teacher. (We will continue to have a full-time aide as well.) Mrs. Haney was our 3rd grade teacher for nine years and took a two-year break with the birth of her youngest son.

Congratulations to all of these teachers on their new assignments!

Gary Green

Used Uniforms

You may start bringing in your gently used uniforms (no holes, broken buttons or zippers) in a bag labeled with your name to the school office starting May 1st. Those donating will receive FREE DRESS for the last week of school! If you are in 8th grade, you will receive your FREE DRESS the last week of school starting May 15th. We will be collecting used uniforms until Friday, May 19th.

We will sell the used uniforms on Saturday, May 20th from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and May 22nd and 23rd before and after school in the school gym.

Spirit Day

Spirit Day will be Tuesday, April 25th. The theme for Spirit Day is 80s in connection with Grandparents Day and our auction theme. Wear your awesome 80s styles! (If your child does not want to wear 80s clothing, St. Vincent spirit wear or colors are always acceptable on Spirit Days.)

80s Rewind Grandparents Day: Friday, May 5th

9 a.m. Mass at Saint Vincent Parish
Tour the school from 8:30 to 8:45 a.m. If going to Mass, please arrive by 8:45 a.m. to be seated with your grandchildren.

9:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Holy Family Hall
For grandparents, friends, and parents only.

10:30 a.m. Musical Program in School Gym
Come see the entire school perform great music from the 80s!

If you plan on attending the breakfast, please RSVP at (801) 277-6702 ext. 0 by April 27th.

2018 Auction Chair Opportunity

The Development Department is looking for someone to volunteer and Chair the 2018 Auction, which will be held Saturday, February 10, 2018. Get the opportunity to pick the theme and fellow committee members to help throw the biggest party of the year at Saint Vincent School! We have some great ideas for next year and are excited to get a jump on planning before the end of the school year.

Please contact Therese Clay, at tclay@stvincents-school.org or 801-527-2043 for more details or to volunteer today!

Saint Vincent Library

This is just a reminder that the last day of Library will be May 5th. Please make sure all books are returned.

After-School Karate

There is still time to sign up for karate at Saint Vincent School. This program will host 4 after-school karate sessions on Mondays – April 24, May 1, May 8, and May 15 – from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. The classes are open to students in grades 1 through 8. The cost is $50; please bring a check to the office to save your spot. Go to the following link to learn more about our instructor, Marius Gilca: Karate

Pet Contest

Our Student Council is hosting a Pet Contest
Enter a PET CONTEST for charity! Is your pet the cutest, the largest, the fluffiest, or the most colorful? Do they have the cutest costume, the longest tongue, the coolest name, or the coolest pattern? Fill out an entry form, attach a picture of your pet and $1 donation, and see if your pet wins! Entries will be accepted April 24th through April 28th. All donations will be given to the Humane Society.

Duct Tape the Principal to the Wall!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to duct tape Principal Gary Green to the wall! This is one of our most popular Party Boards where you donate to give your student the opportunity to get two pieces of duct tape to hold up our beloved principal to the wall. We’ll also have the students guess in advance how many pieces of duct tape will be needed to stick Mr. Green to the wall. A prize will be given for the closest estimate.

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (date could change due to bad weather)
Time: 11:15 to 1:15 p.m. during lunch & recess
Location: Holy Family Hall
Cost: $10 per student for two pieces of duct tape (donate as many times as you want!)
Click here for more information and to sign-up.

Reading Auction

Rewards for Middle School: Reading Auction!

Donations are now being accepted for the Middle School Reading Auction on May 10th. The most popular items to donate support outdoor fun as well as scrip cards (gift cards) for neat activities and treats. Students who bring in an item, with their name attached, will receive a prize at the auction.

Volunteers are also needed. Please click on the following link to sign up: Reading Auction Volunteers

PIP Hours

Please remember to submit your PIP hours. You may click here for the PIP submission form.

Summer Sports Camp

Mark your calendar. William Trentman with Judge Memorial Catholic High School will be holding a summer sports camp at St. Vincent School the following weeks in June:

June 12-16
June 26-30

Click here for more information.

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be July 10th through July 14th.
Download the Vacation Bible School flyer 

Now Taking Summer Camp Registrations

We are now taking Summer Camp registrations for grades K-5th.
Download the Summer Camp Registration Packet 

Judge Memorial Catholic High School Spring Dance

You are Invited! Judge Memorial Catholic High School Performing Arts would like to invite you to attend our Spring Dance Concert. This year’s production is “Mythos.” Our theme is myth and legend. This is a high-energy, fast-paced, upbeat show with terrific choreography.

7P on Thursday, April 27
7P on Friday, April 28
6P on Saturday, April 29

Judge Memorial Summer Athletic Camps and Clinics

Register now for Judge Memorial’s athletic camps and programs designed for a variety of grades and interests. Students are encouraged to use these summer opportunities to explore a talent or interest in a particular sport, or to gain preparation for high school athletics. Whatever you decide, we look forward to seeing you this summer. Register NOW at at Judge Memorial Sports Camp.
Download the JMCHS Sports Camps 2017 Flyer 

Chess Club

Chess Club is open to students in grades 3 through 8. Those who do not know how to play may come and learn from other students and from our moderator, Aimee Toner. The club will meet from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on the following Fridays: April 28, May 5, May 12, and May 19.

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