Blast Email: September 20, 2016

Spirit Dress – September 28th

September 28th is spirit day. Our theme is Career Day. Students may dress like their career choice – dress like what you want to be when you grow up!

Saint Vincent de Paul School Service Next Week

Click here for Service Week Information

Thank you and God Bless,
Faith Formation Committee

New Counselor Hired

We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Marie West has been hired as our new school counselor. Mrs. West has a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. She has worked for many years in various jobs related to helping children with social/emotional issues including being a clinical therapist for children in foster care (Los Angeles) and for children with emotional trauma (Chicago). Mrs. West will meet with children one-on-one, guide small groups, lead class lessons as needed by teachers, advise faculty and parents, and teach the Safe Environment curriculum from the Diocese, If you have questions for Mrs. West, she may be reached at or at 801-527-2048.

Oktoberfest RSVP by September 20th

Last Call – RSVP by Tuesday, September 20th!
Oktoberfest, Friday, September 30th in the Benvegnu Center. This will include beer, brats and dancing. All for $35 per person! Line up your sitter and sign up to join in the fun today.

Click on the following link to sign up: Oktoberfest Sign Up

Box Tops and Labels for Education

The following dates are the days we will be collecting box tops and labels for education. You may turn them into your class at anytime. If each classroom turns in 25 box tops or labels for education per student the entire class will earn an extra recess.

Friday, October 7th
Friday, December 16th
Friday, March 3rd
Friday, May 12th

Flu Shot Clinic – October 7th

Community Nursing Services (CNS) will be administering flu shots from noon until 3 PM in the Holy Family Hall. Please note, this year there will be NO FLU MIST vaccine available. CNS can bill most insurance companies, or cash payment will be $35 for the Flu Shot. Please register by sending an email to with the number of vaccines your family needs.
Click here for additional details.

The Rocky Mountain College Fair October 1st

The Rocky Mountain College Fair will be held at Juan Diego High School on Saturday, October 1st from 11:30AM – 3:30PM. This is a great opportunity to learn and meet with over 90 college and university representatives from around the country.

This event is free to both students (6th-12th) and parents. On-site parking will be available.
Workshops 11:30AM – 12:15PM (Admission essays, financial aid and interviewing)
College Counselors: 1:00PM – 3:30PM

Auction 2017

The first auction meeting for all chair persons will be tomorrow Wednesday, September 21st at 6:30 PM in the teachers lounge.
Click here for additional details.

Help Wanted

A shadow is needed for one of our kindergarten students. The pay is $10-$15 per hour based on experience, however experience with children is not mandatory for the position. The hours are Monday-Thursday 8:15am – 3:15pm and Friday 8:15am-12:30pm. Please contact Angie at 801-671-8363 or

PIP Hours

PIP HOURS!!!! The countdown to the Ultimate 80’s Rewind has already begun and WE NEED YOU! The auction committee 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 development office or Kim Neville (801-856-7597) if you are able to assist.

Blessing of the Animals

Mark your calendars. The Blessing of the Animals will take place on October 7th, at 12:00 PM at the pavilion.

Internet Safety Night for Parents – by Netsmarts

Internet Safety Night for Parents will be on Thursday, September 29th from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the school gym. This presentation is for parents/guardians from the school and parish. The speaker will cover important topics and provides resources for parents on how to protect their children from online predators via social media and console games. The presentation will also educate on how to setup privacy settings, and speak to the dangers and consequences of sexting and cyber bullying. Mr. Green has offered 1 PIP hour for each parent in attendance.

Alumni Search

Calling all alumni parents who have children attending Saint Vincent School, we would love to hear from you! For the annual report, we will be putting together a collage of pictures of our current alumni and their families who attend here. Please take a family snapshot and send in a jpeg format to In addition we also would love you to tell us important events, such as when you graduated from Saint Vincent, what high school and college you attended with graduation years, career moves, and what child/children are also attending the school or have attended with their graduating years. All submissions need to be received by September 28, 2016. Thank you.


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