Blast Email: October 3, 2017

Blessing of the Animals

The Blessing of the Animals will take place this Friday, October 6th at 12:00 PM in the pavilion.

Mass Collection

Thank you for the donations for the All-School Mass collection in September. We raised $1,003.67 for the NCEA – Hurricane Relief Victims.

Strategy Game Club (4th-8th Grades)

Strategy Game Club will be held in the Music/Art Room this Friday, October 6th and next Friday, October 13th from 12:30 to 1:30. We will play fun retro games like Stratego, Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Cribbage, Uno, Skip-Bo, and others.

Kindness Week: October 2nd Р6th

This week we are doing various activities to celebrate Acts of Kindness Week with the students. Each morning students will be given examples of actions they could take that would fit with the theme of the day. Here are the daily themes:

  • Make a Difference Monday
  • Take a Stand Tuesday
  • World Peace Wednesday
  • Thankful Thursday
  • Faith and Fellowship Friday

Flu Shot Clinic – Friday, October 6th

This Friday, October 6th, Community Nursing Services (CNS) will be administering flu shots to those who have sent an RSVP. Shots will be offered in the Benvegnu Center from Noon until 3PM.

Final Call for Oktoberfest!

Friday, October 13, 2017
First beverage served at 7:00 p.m.
St. Vincent de Paul Benvegnu Center

$35 per person (includes food, drink and entertainment)
Adults only.

Registration closes this Friday at 10 a.m. as we need to get in the food count.
Click here to register online.

1st Grade Volunteers

Our 1st grade teachers are looking for volunteers to help with their centers in the morning. Please contact Denise Calderbank (dcalderbank@stvincents-school.org) or Mary Williams (mwilliams@stvincents-school.org) for more details.

Granite School Lunch

Please note that the October lunch menu posted on our website notes that there is no school on October 27th. There is school that day and Granite will be serving lunch.

New Development Assistant

We are excited to welcome Ali Barber to the development team. Ali will be assisting Therese in a variety of areas. She brings great energy and skills to the department.

PIP Hours

PIP HOURS!!!! The countdown to the Casino Royale has already begun and WE NEED YOU! The development director is looking for 15 volunteers to call our past donors to solicit donations for the live and silent auctions. These are friendly calls to past donors (no telemarketing!) It is an easy way to earn your PIP hours from you home and on your own schedule. Please contact the Therese Clay (tclay@stvincents-school.org or 801-527-2043) if you are able to assist.

Jude Memorial Catholic High School

Judge Memorial Catholic High School invites you to attend the Annual Fall Music concert on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Judge Auditorium. The performing groups are Concert Choir, Jazz Band, Concert Band, and Orchestra. There will be something for every musical palette and the very talented Judge Memorial students will be serving up some fun surprises! The concert is free, but donations are encouraged and appreciated. Visit http://www.judgememorial.com/apps/pages/fallmusicconcert or judgememorial.com for more information.

Bulldog Nation
Catholic Schools Night! October 13
FREE Spaghetti Dinner & FREE Admission to Judge Memorial Football Game
For: ALL Catholic School Students AND their Families!
Judge Memorial is inviting ALL Catholic School Students and their Families to come cheer on the JMCHS Football team as they take on Carbon High School on Friday, October 13 at 7P. A FREE Spaghetti Dinner in the Judge Memorial Cafeteria will be served prior to the game from 6-7P. (Entrance at the southwest corner of the cafeteria) Judge Memorial Catholic High School is located at 650 South 1100 East, SLC 84102. Half time events to include Catholic School Challenge for the Catholic School with the largest attendance recognized at half time. Bring your friends! Bring your Family! Show your school spirit! Visit us judgememorial.com.

Standards-Based Report Cards (K-3)

Students in kindergarten through 3rd grade will receive a standards-based report card for English-Language Arts, Math, and Study Skills. This means that, instead of receiving one overall grade for the subjects of language, reading, spelling, math, and study skills, students will receive a grade for each individual standard that is assessed each quarter within those subjects. The standards that the diocese is using are M (Meets Standard), A (Approaching Standard), and N (Needs Intervention). The logistics of transitioning to this new grading system and to RenWeb (the diocese’s new grade recording system) have been very difficult. Please bear with us as we adjust to two new systems at once. More information will be sent to you as we get closer to the end of the quarter (October 19).

Utah Stem Fest

Come and be a part of the most unique gathering ever assembled in Utah as you and your family enjoy exciting hands-on experience with science and technology that will spark your children’s imaginations and give them a peek into their future career opportunities right here in Utah. Your kids will have so much fun, they may not even realize that they’re learning! This event is open to the public from 2:00 – 8:00 PM, Tuesday, October 3rd and Wednesday, October 4th at South Town Expo Center.

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