Blast Email: April 24, 2018

New Items, Reminders, and Upcoming Deadlines

  • Grandparent’s Day
  • Last Call – Duct Tape The Principal
  • Help Clean The Church
  • Thank You
  • Talent Show
  • Used Uniform Sale/Bring In Used Uniforms
  • St. Vincent Spring Concert
  • Granite School Lunch
  • May Crowning
  • Scrip (Gift Card Program)
  • Extended Day Hiring
  • Saint Vincent Library
  • Credit Card Payments
  • St. Vincent Church Renovations
  • Food Collection (Kids Eat)
  • Reading Auction
  • Vacation Bible School
  • St. Vincent Summer Camp

Casino Royale Grandparents’ Day – Friday, April 27th

  • 9 a.m. Mass at Saint Vincent Parish. 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!

Grandparents or parents may check out their grandchildren after the performance, if they wish. Please let your child’s teacher know if s/he will be checked out after the show.

If you plan on attending the breakfast, need to RSVP at (801) 277-6702 ext. 0 by April 23th.

Last Call to Duct Tape the Principal – May 2nd

Please note we have changed the date for Duct-Tape the Principal to May 2nd.

Last call to purchase the opportunity to duct tape our school principal, Mr. Green! Registration closes next Monday, May 1st at Noon! This is one of our most popular Party Board Events where you donate to give your student the opportunity to get two pieces of duct tape to hold up our beloved principal to the shed. We’ll also have the students guess in advance how many pieces of duct tape will be needed to hold up Mr. Green. A prize will be given for the closest estimate.

Date: Wednesday, May 2nd
Time: 11:15 to 1:15 p.m. during lunch & recess
Location: Pavilion Area (Holy Family Hall if the weather is bad)
Cost: $10 per student for two pieces of duct tape (donate as many times as you want!)
Click here to sign up.

Help Clean the Church on April 28!

Please note we have changed the times. On Saturday, April 28 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m., the school is helping to clean the church. PIP hours will be given to the angelic souls who attend. Please contact Mr. Green at ggreen@stvincents-school.org if you can help.

Thank You!

We would like to thank everyone who participated in the St. Vincent School Night at Cafe Zupas! It was great seeing all the families supporting our school. Please look for more opportunities next year to participate in these family events.

Talent Show – Tuesday, May 1st

Th annual Talent Show is on Tuesday, May 1st from 1:30 – 3:00 PM. Click here to download the Talent Show 2018 entry form, or pick one up in the main office. There are still slots available, so please do not delay getting entries in.

Used Uniform Sale

You may start bringing in your gently used uniforms (no holes, no broken buttons or zippers) in a bag labeled with your name to the school office. Those donating will receive FREE DRESS for the last week of school! If you are in 8th grade, you will receive your FREE DRESS starting May 14th. We will be collecting used uniforms until Friday, May 11th.

Used uniforms will be sold on Saturday, May 12th from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and May 14th and 15th before and after school in the school gym. This is a great way to save money!

HSA will need help the week before the sale to set up, as well as during the sales times, and help with after for clean-up. Remember, volunteers get first pick! 🙂 Click here to sign up.

Spring Concert

Mark your calendars. Our Spring Concert will be May 8th at 6:30 PM.

Granite School Lunch

We would like to remind everyone that all balances owed to Granite School Lunch must be paid by the last day of school. Granite School Lunch will bill Saint Vincent for any outstanding balances. Balances remaining will be deducted from bank accounts on file June 5th. Please call or stop by the school office with any questions.

May Crowning

The May Crowning Ceremony for Saint Vincent de Paul Parish School will be Thursday, May 10th at 2:15 PM. The ceremony will take place in the outside amphitheater (in the gym if weather is bad).

Please bring PLANTABLE flowers to place in front of Mary at our ceremony. Plants will be planted on the school grounds after the ceremony to make our grounds beautiful. Thank you!

Scrip (Gift Card Program)

Last week we sent your scrip statement home with your child (oldest). Please make sure your child has provided this to you. If you have any questions, please contact the school office.

Extended Day Now Hiring

We are currently hiring part-time caregivers/teachers for after school. Hours would be 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, and at other times when a substitute teacher is needed. We are also looking for help in the Extended Day Summer Camp, primarily for July. Pay is based on experience. Please call or email Danielle Gibson (EDP Director) for more information at 801-527-2033 or dgibson@stvincents-school.org.

Saint Vincent Library

This is just a reminder that the last day of Library for 8th grade students will be May 4th, and the last day for all other students is May 11th. Please make sure all books are returned.

Credit Card Payments

St. Vincent School has added the ability to take credit cards for school payments. If you would like to use a credit card for any tuition, fees, spirit wear, scrip, etc, we can now process those payments if you bring your card into the office. There will be an additional 2.5% service charge added to these payments. Online donations through our website and auction items purchased through Greater Giving will not incur a service charge.

St. Vincent Parish Church

Visit the Parish’s website  for information on St. Vincent Parish Church renovations.
Click here for information on A Day of Prayer and Adoration.

Easter Season Food Collection

Please help with our Easter season food collection project for KidsEat, an organization that gives weekend backpacks of food for at-risk children in the Salt Lake Valley. Click here for the food items we are asking each class to contribute. Thank you for your support!

Friday, April 27th is the last day for the food collection.

Middle School Reading Auction

Middle School Reading Auction; Donations needed by May 9th
Donations are needed to reward our big time readers! What to donate? Anything a middle schooler likes to do, wear, or eat! Anything from major items to Scrip cards. Include the student’s name with the donation please, an event at the auction is just for the donors.

Mrs. Airriess is looking for volunteers to help with the reading auction for an hour or more. You may choose from the following tasks below. Please contact Mrs. Airriess at gairriess@stvincents-school.org.

  • Any day until May 4th Bring in donations and invite friends to do so.
  • Fri. May 4th 8:30-12:30;Sort items for Live &. Silent Auction.
  • Fri. May 4th to Tues. May 10th; Shop, with gift cards, for last minute items.
  • Tues. May 10th Write up bid cards with total earned for each student.
  • Wed. May 11th 8:30-11:30Set up tables with items.
  • Wed. May 11th 12:00-3:15 Collect payment from item winners and hand out prizes at the end.
  • Wed. May 11th: 2:30-3:15Manage the candy store.

Vacation Bible School

Please click below for the Vacation Bible School Registration Form. Vacation Bible School will be July 16 – 20. You may drop the registration form at the school office or take it the the church rectory.
Download the Vacation Bible School Registration Form 

Now Taking Summer Camp Registrations

We are now taking Summer Camp registrations for grades K-5th. The last day to sign up for Summer Camp is May 11th. Please click on the following link for more details:

Summer Camp Registration 2018
Summer Camp 2018 Flyer

Alumni Updates

The school would like to start sending alumni updates to our community. Please let Therese Clay (tclay@stvincents-school.org) know of any news involving our Vincent’s graduates. Thank you!

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