Blast Email: October 4, 2016

Blessing of the Animals – This Friday

A celebration will take place to recognize St. Francis with the “Blessings of the Animals” this Friday, October 7th at 12:00 PM in the Pavilion Area. Bring your cats, dogs, fish, turtles, rabbits or other pets to the pavilion to be blessed. Your child(ren) will meet you there. If you cannot attend, please send your student with a photo of his/her pet for the blessing.

Thank you for Your All School Mass Donations!

Thanks for the donations for the All School Mass collection in September. We raised $550.06 for the Saint Vincent Soup Kitchen.

Fall Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences will be Thursday, October 27th and Friday, October 28th. We are using Volunteer Spot to sign up for the conferences. Please click on the link below to view your child’s grade and sign up. If you would like to meet with any of the specialized teachers (Spanish, music, advanced math, computer, PE) please email the office at office@stvincents-school.org. We will have the specified teacher contact you with available times.
Click here for more information.

Flu Shots – This Friday!

If you registered for a flu shot, Community Nursing Services (CNS) will be administering flu shots from noon until 3PM in the Holy Family Hall this Friday, October 7th. The cost is $35 per shot.

Saint Vincent Basketball Sign-Ups

UCAA Basketball season is upon us! UCAA is the Utah Catholic Athletic Association. UCAA offers a recreation league for our parishioners and parish school students. Please click on the link provided to register. Registrations will remain open until Friday, October 21st. Fees for grades 3rd – 8th grade are set at $100.00; include 10 games, playoffs and a new uniform. Fees for 2nd grade and High School are $75.00 and include 8 games and uniforms, and playoffs for the high school teams.
Click here to register.

Mark Your Calendars – Spaghetti Dinner (before Halloween Carnival)

The Knights of Columbus are having a Spaghetti Dinner on October 29th from 5:30 – 8:00PM. Please stop by before or during the Halloween Carnival. ($5 per person and 13 years and under free)

Halloween Carnival

The annual Saint Vincent Halloween Carnival will be held in the gym on October 29th from 6:00 – 8:00PM. Admission is $4 per person or $10 per family. In addition, the Knights will be hosting a spaghetti dinner from 5:30-8:00PM in the Holy Family Hall. Please enjoy a meal and then come to the carnival. Show off costumes and enjoy, fun, games and treats.
Click here for more information.

Solicitation Callers needed for Auction

The auction solicitation committee is in need of parents who can make calls to past auction donors. Each caller will get 20 names and can make calls November – January. If you don’t mind calling past companies and asking them to donate, please email Tammy at trasmussen@stvincents-school.org. A list of who you will call, with a script, will be given to you at the end of this month.

Make-Up Picture Day

Picture make-up day will be Thursday, October 20th. If you child missed picture day or wants re-takes, please have them in full dress uniform. (Jumpers or skirts for girls; vests and long pants for boys) If they are re-takes, your child must return their picture packet in full.

School Counselor

Marie West, School Counselor, invites all parents to join her in a brand new program called The Hope Squad. This program teaches how to recognize the warning signs of depression and suicide and empowers you with effective tools to help. Parents, students, and teachers will work together on the Squad to help prevent suicide from ever occurring in our school. Contact Mrs. West at mariewest@stvincents-school.org or at 801-527-2048 for more information.

Service Week a Success, Thank You!

Great work Saint Vincent de Paul School Families! Our service week was a great success with close to 500 hours of service!!! Decorated boxes for the food bank are due tomorrow and can be brought to the 6th grade classroom. If your family would like to continue to help with the sandwich making ministry for the homeless then these are the dates for October:

Wednesday, October 12th – 6:00PM at Benvegnu Center or Wednesday, October 26th – 6:00PM at Benvegnu Center

Remember you can help all of the time or even just part of the time. No need to email to sign up for these dates.

Thank you and God Bless,
Faith Formation Committee

VIKING HALL – Come see it!

Are you a Saint Vincent School grad? Come check out our new Saint Vincent de Paul Viking Hall – showcasing graduating class photos from 1969 to 2016! It is in the hall located off the gym by the library. Our current students are having fun looking for their parent(s), and alumni can’t believe their hairstyles!

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