Saints of the Month: Saint Vincent de Paul and Saint Teresa of Calcutta
Virtue of the Month: Generosity
Monday, September 4th for observance of Labor Day.
Beginning Band Clinics Date Change
For students interested in beginning band (4th graders), we will have band clinics on September 5th and 6th (originally scheduled for August 29th and 30th) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. At these clinics, students will work with an instructor who is a specialist on the instrument they have chosen to play in order to get a great start on learning the mechanics of their instrument, how to produce a good tone, and learn their first few notes. Beginning Band is held during the students’ music class period throughout the school year.
Middle School Choir
Students 6th – 8th grade can be in the middle school choir. Practices will be Thursday mornings from 7:30 to 8:10 a.m. beginning September 7th. Practices are held in the Saint Cecilia Music Room (downstairs of the Holy Family Hall).
Middle School Dance
If you have a middle school student in 7th or 8th grade, they are invited to attend the Diocesan wide dances held at different Catholic schools each month. The first dance is scheduled for Friday, September 8th at J.E. Cosgriff from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. This is a fun, safe activity, and your student will meet other Catholic students in their grade levels from around the diocese.
Strategy Game Club (4th – 8th) Grade
Join Mrs. Toner for Strategy Game Club on Friday’s after school in the Music/Art room. We will be playing fun retro games like Stratego, Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Cribbage, Uno, Skip-Bo, and others. No experience needed, Mrs. Toner will happily explain the rules and play along. Unplug from your screens for an hour and see how much fun board games & cards can be! Pick up your child in the Spring Lane parking lot at 1:30. It’s a win-win, you get an extra hour to yourselves and your child learns a new game. We are putting the Fun back into Fridays! Please see below for the schedule. Dates subject to change. 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1,12/15,1/5, 1/12. 1/26, 2/9, 2/23, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4.
Adult Volleyball Tournament
Gather your friends and form a team for the first ever Saint Vincent School Adult Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, September 9th from 4:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Saint Vincent Gym/Pavilion. Cost is $35 per person. All skill levels are invited, even if you have never played volleyball before. Following the tournament, enjoy a tasty backyard BBQ. Adults only. Limited to 40 people.
Click here to register online.
Utah/BYU Football Game
Bring the family and whatever snacks and beverages you like to watch the big game on Saturday, September 9th with your fellow Ute fans at the Saint Vincent Amphitheater (by EDP). Game time is 8:15 p.m., but you may come as early as 6 p.m. after Mass to cook in the parking lot and picnic on the grass. No cost! If you are going to the Adult Volleyball Tournament in the gym, feel free to join us afterwards. Please remember to drink responsibly. The tailgating on Guardsman gets rowdy, but the tailgating in the St. Vincent parking lot needs to be tame. (Thanks to Brody Candilora for making this possible.)
Enjoy the parish picnic this year on the parish grounds Sunday, September 10th beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Registration is now being accepted for students in K-6. The classes are a one-hour, hands-on science program with fun experiments each week! They will take place after school Mondays from 3:20–4:20 p.m. on the following days, September 11th, 18th, and 25th, and end on October 2nd. Cost is $50 for the four weeks or $47 if you register by Tuesday, September 5th. Class is limited to a certain number of students. Click here to register today!
Free Dress Pass Day
Tuesday, September 12th is free dress day for those that have a free dress coupon from one of their teachers. Free dress should always be modest and not reflect any messages or images that are inappropriate for our school environment.
5th Annual Fun Run
The fifth annual Saint Vincent Fun Run will be held on Friday, September 15th on the school campus. Check-in is at 5:30 p.m. at the pavilion, and the race begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $5 per person or $20 for a family. Click here to register online. Bring the family for the fun run, and then head over to the pavilion to partake in the school social!
Monday, September 25th. Full uniform required (shirt with logo, vest for middle school students, jumpers or skirts for girls, long pants for boys). If you student is sick that day there will be a make-up picture day on Monday, October 30th.
Spirit Dress Day
Will be held on Tuesday, September 26th. Wear school colors or a Saint Vincent team jersey to show your Viking pride!
All School Mass Days
All School Masses are held each Friday at 9:00 a.m. where all of the children in the school go to Mass together. One grade is responsible for the readings, taking up the gifts, etc. These are beautiful Masses and we encourage parents to attend, especially if their child’s grade is hosting. We will also be celebrating the Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul on Wednesday, September 27th, and 8th grade will host the Mass.
Our annual auction is set for Saturday, February 10, 2018. Mark your calendars now!! We are currently seeking volunteers to help with several sub-committees. We are open to an individual or co-chairs. Call Therese Clay at (801) 527-2043 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to help. We will begin meeting in September to plan the event.
The First Lego League has released the challenge and the rules for this season! Click here to sign up. If you are a student in 5th-8th grade, or a parent who can help coach or just volunteer for a couple Sunday meetings to help with things, please sign up!! There is a $50 fee for team members – we’ll be designing original T-shirts and having a GREAT TIME as we prepare for competition in January!!