Blast Email: October 30, 2018

New Items, Reminders, and Upcoming Deadlines

  • Thank You
  • Homework Lab
  • Basketball Fees
  • Mass
  • Service Opportunity
  • Internet/Social Media Safety
  • Hearing Screening
  • Judge Memorial Open House
  • No School
  • Book Fair Thank You
  • Ski and Snowboard Program
  • 7th Annual Trivia Night
  • Operation Christmas Child
  • Auction News

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Halloween Carnival so amazing! It would be very difficult to name everyone, but here are a few people who went “above and beyond”:

  • Thanks to Herb Phinney & Joey Forward for their effort and creativity in making the carnival such as success!
  • Thanks to Megan Donahue, Kristin Becker, and the HSA representatives for their help with the games!
  • Thanks to Kat Mitchell, Laura Sanchez, and their student volunteers for making and running the fabulous spook alley!

Gary Green

Homework Lab

Please note that there is no homework lab for Wednesday, October 31st due to Halloween.

Basketball Fees

Basketball fees are due tomorrow Wednesday, October 31st. Please bring the fees to the school office. Make checks payable to St. Vincent. Fees for grades 3rd – 8th are $100.00; Fees for 2nd grade and High School are $75.00.

Mass

We will celebrate All Saints Day Mass on Thursday, November 1st at 9:00 AM. The 1st and 8th graders will be helping with Mass. Please have your student(s) wear full dress uniform. (We will also have Mass on Friday, November 2nd.)

Service Opportunity: Carmelite Monastery Cleanup

Join us on Saturday, November 3rd from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Carmelite Monastery (5714 S. Holladay Boulevard, SLC). We will be serving our community by raking leaves and helping with other grounds cleanup. Please bring rakes, leaf blowers, and leaf bags if you have them. Many hands make light work! The Carmelites are very grateful for your service. Please email JoAnna (joanna.pedroza@gmail.com) with any questions and to let us know if you are planning to attend.

Internet/Social Media Safety

We will be having Internet/Social Media Safety Training with our students on November 7th. Parents are welcome to attend this with their child(ren). Please see below for the schedule.

  • 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.- Kindergarten – 2nd
  • 9:40 – 10:10 a.m. – 3rd, 4th, 5th
  • 10:20 – 11:10 a.m.- 6th, 7th, 8th

There will not be a presentation specifically for parents this year, but we will videotape the student presentations and make them available for parents to watch. Please note that you may contact Alicia Sloan, our technology teacher, if you have questions that the presentations do not answer.

Hearing Screening

We will have hearing screening on Wednesday, November 7th for students in grades K, 2, 4, 6, 8. If your student is not in that grade and you would like their hearing check, please contact the school office.

Judge Memorial Catholic High School Open House

Judge Memorial Catholic High School will hold a Fall Open House on Wednesday, November 7th from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend the Open House. Experience why Judge is the right choice for you and your child. Judge takes great pride in offering a campus steeped in academic excellence, community service, wonderful traditions and deep faith. Judge is a special place.
Click here to download the flyer.

No School: November 9

Please note that there is no school Friday, November 9th for Professional Educators Day. Extended Day will be open. If you are planning on having your child attend Extended Day, you will need to send them with a cold lunch or you can purchase hot lunch.

A Huge Thank You

A HUGE thank you to all, in any way, who supported the Book Fair! We raised $1,455.39 that will be used for early readers and middle school books.

Ski and Snowboard Program

It is time to register for the Brighton Ski/Snowboard Program. This program is open to all students in grades 3rd – 7th, and takes place after school on Friday afternoons, starting December 7th. You may stop by the office to pick up a registration form or click below for more details and to register.
Download the Ski and Snowboard Program Flyer and Registration 

All paper registration forms need to be sent or taken to:
Millcreek Community Center
2266 E. Evergreen Ave (3435 S.)
SLC, UT 84109

You may register online at Millcreek Ski and Snowboard Registration.

7th Annual Trivia Night

The 7th Annual Trivia Night will be held in the Benvegnu Center on Friday, November 16th from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Get your table together and test your trivia knowledge. Tickets are $15 per person (Adults Only). You and your group bring appetizers and drinks to share and socialize at your table. As trivia questions are read, you discuss among your table and jot down your team’s answer. Doors open at 6:30 pm. and question rounds begin at 7:00 p.m., so don’t be late! There will be seven rounds, and prizes will be awarded to top teams. Reservation forms are online here or in the school office.

Operation Christmas Child

Join us on Sunday, November 18th from 3-5pm for an Operation Christmas Child shoebox assembly party in Holy Family Hall! Bring your box, items to place in box (see flyer for ideas) and $9 to cover shipping for each box. (We will have computers/printers handy to purchase and print your shipping labels.)
Hot Chocolate Bar and treats provided!

Sponsored by the School Board’s Faith Formation Committee.
Click here for more information.

Auction News

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Calling all St. Vincent Super Parents!!!!!

The Auction Committee needs your help. We are now entering warp drive for the annual auction. Donations are needed for our silent and live auctions (alcohol cannot be accepted). Committee volunteers are also needed. Please consider signing up to volunteer for one of these key committees:

Donation solicitation follow-up calls November 5 – 16, 2018. This can be done from home during business hours. We provide you a list of businesses and individuals who were mailed a donation request letter, and you simply call to see if it was received and if they are able to support our auction this year.

Raffle counting on Friday turn-in mornings from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Turn-in dates are January 11 and 25, February 8 and 22.

These are great ways to earn PIP hours! Simply email Therese Clay at tclay@stvincents-school.org to sign up. Thank you, and we look forward to you joining the team!

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