Blast Email: April 16, 2019

New Items, Reminders, and Upcoming Deadlines

  • Easter Break
  • Easter Mass Schedule
  • Spirit Dress
  • Service Opportunity
  • Auction News
  • Final Sale On Post-Auction Baskets
  • Final Sign-Ups on Spring Party Boards
  • Dunk Tank the Principal Fundraiser
  • St. Vincent Annual Talent Show
  • Basketball Clinics
  • Thank You – Rice Bowl
  • Box Tops
  • Grandparent’s Day
  • After School Golf Program
  • Employment Opportunities
  • FanX@Salt Lake Comic Convention
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Summer Camp

Easter Break

Please note that dismissal on Wednesday, April 17th is at 12:30pm. Extended Day will be open until the regular closing time, 6:00pm. If your child will be going to Extended Day they will need to bring a cold lunch or they can purchase a hot lunch.

The School and Extended Day will be closed for the Easter Break beginning Thursday, April 18th through Monday, April 22nd. Classes will resume Tuesday, April 23rd. Have a blessed and safe break!

Easter Mass Schedule

Thursday of the Lord’s Supper, April 18th
(NO morning Mass)
Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00PM
Adoration of the Eucharist 8:00PM-midnight

Friday of the Passion of the Lord, April 19th
Liturgy of the Word 3:00PM Adoration of the Holy Cross Holy Communion
Stations of the Cross 7:00PM

The Easter Vigil, April 20th
The Solemn Vigil of Easter 8:30PM (Baptism and Confirmation of RCIA adults)

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord, April 21st
Celebration of Mass 9:00AM and 11:30AM
(NO Evening Mass)

Spirit Dress

We will have a Spirit Day on Tuesday, April 23rd. The theme for Spirit Day is Color Day. Wear your favorite color. If your child does not want to dress up in their favorite color, St. Vincent spirit wear is always acceptable on Spirit Days.

Service Opportunity

Join us on Saturday, April 27th from 10am to 12pm to clean up the parish church and school grounds. We’ll be raking leaves, pulling weeds, and cleaning up flower beds. Please bring your own rakes and gloves if you have them. Contact JoAnna Pedroza with any questions: (801) 556-9285, joanna.pedroza@gmail.com.

Auction News

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported this year’s auction. We are happy to announce that we made our budgeted goal of $80,000.

We are looking to form next year’s committee. Anyone interested in Chairing or Co-Chairing the auction, and helping to choose the theme, can contact Therese Clay at tclay@stvincents-school.org.

Final Sale on Post-Auction Baskets

There are just a couple items left over from the auction for sale. Each item has a minimum offer. The best offer made to Therese Clay by 12:30 p.m. tomorrow (Wednesday) will be the lucky owner. Make your offer by emailing tclay@stvincents-school.org. Thank you!

Odette Ballet Birthday Party Gift Basket
1.5 hours of birthday fun for the Birthday Child and up to 10 guests!
THIS PARTY INCLUDES:
Dress-Up (in tutus or princely capes)
Crown Craft (decorate lovely tiaras and crowns)
Brief Ballet Class (led by a real, costumed ballerina)
Performance of a Birthday Story (featuring the Birthday Child)
Cupcake Picnic (yummy frosted cupcakes for each little guest)
Party Favors (a lovely thank-you for guests to take home)
Min. Offer: $50
Value: $325

Family is a Gift that Lasts Forever
Basket Includes Picture Frames and Album
Min. Offer: $20
Value: $100

Spring Party Boards Final Sign-Up

Final call to sign-up and join us at our upcoming spring Party Boards! Please sign-up this week to attend.

ASIAN APPS COOKING PARTY
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Donohue Home

Dumplings vs. Pot Stickers? Egg rolls vs. Spring Rolls? What’s the difference, and how can I make these delicious apps at home? Get hands-on Asian rolling training and learn the tricks of the trade from a wonderful at-home chef (and Megan’s neighbor).

$45 per Person
Adults Only
Limited to: 20 people (Only 6 Spots Left!)
Sponsored by: Megan and Drew Donohue
Click here to sign-up.

ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE LIBRARY BASH
Students Pre-K through 4th Grade
Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Saint Vincent School Library

Your student can spend the morning with fellow friends and our super librarian, Anna Zanarini, celebrating favorite friends from Mo Williems’ books. Mo Willems is an American writer, animator, voice actor, and creator of children’s books. This library bash will offer stories, crafts, games, and treats.

$25 per Student (includes supplies and treats)
Limited to: 25 Students
Sponsored by: St. Vincent School Librarian, Anna Zanarini
Click here to sign-up.

Announcing our newest fundraising event: Dunk Tank the Principal!

Your student(s) will get the chance to show appreciation to Mr. Green and/or Mrs. Lambert during teacher appreciation week by taking chances to Dunk Tank the Principal. The event will take place on Tuesday, May 7th starting at 1:30 p.m. in the Pavilion. Cost is $10 for 2 chances (ball throws). Purchase as many chances for your child(ren) as you want! Payments can be made in the office with cash, check, or credit card (2.5% will be added to your credit card). Click here.

St. Vincent Annual Talent Show

The Annual Talent Show will be Wednesday, May 8th (Kindergarten – 8th grade). You may sign up on the link below. The last day to sign up will be Friday, May 3rd. Due to time constraints, we cannot accept more than 30 acts. Acts need to be 3 minutes or less. Please contact the school office if you have any questions. Talent Show Sign Ups

Basketball Clinics

Coach Tom Hicks will lead a basketball clinic in the St. Vincent Gym on Thursday, April 25, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. 5th and 6th grade girls and boys are invited. Ask anyone who has worked with our amazing 5th grade girls coach, and they will say how well he interacts with children, and that he is among the best coaches they have seen!

Rice Bowls

Thanks to all who donated to the Rice Bowl. We collected a total of $580.05. This money will go to the Catholic Relief Services.

Box Tops

Please note that the last day to turn in box tops for this school year will be Friday, April 26th. You may turn them in to the school office or to your classroom. Thank you for your continued support with this program.

Sci-Fi ‘n Superhero Grandparents’ Day – Friday, May 3rd

  • 9 a.m. Mass at Saint Vincent Parish. If going to Mass, please arrive by 8:45 a.m. to be seated with your grandchildren.
  • 9:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Holy Family Hall (for grandparents, friends, and parents only)
  • 10:30 a.m. Musical Program in School Gym. Come see the entire school perform great music!

If you and/or your child’s grandparents plan on attending the breakfast, please RSVP by clicking on the link below by April 29th. Please note, we will not be sending postcards home this year so please click here to RSVP.

After School Junior Golf at St. Vincent School

  • $60 – Ages 5-10 @ St Vincent
  • 3:15-4:15PM/ 4 weeks
  • Thursdays 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, & 5/16

Register by completing form attaching payment and turning into front office by 4/30 or call Nate @ (435) 640-4808, or email boysgolf@judgememorial.com (write checks to Nate Olson or Venmo @Nathan-Olson-9).

Click here for registration form.

Employment Opportunities

Accountant Needed
Our accountant of more than 20 years, Jody Gibson, is retiring. We wish her the best of luck with her relaxing time off!

We are looking for a new accountant to work 30-35 hours per week. Previous bookkeeping experience is necessary. Pay is based on experience. Tasks include managing payroll and accounts payable, posting deposits, reconciling accounts, creating monthly financial reports, preparing financial information for quarterly Finance Council Meetings, helping prepare the annual budget, and other tasks. Please contact the principal, Gary Green, at 801-527-2042 or ggreen@stvincents-school.org for questions or to set up an interview.

Spanish and P.E. Teachers Needed
St. Vincent de Paul Parish School is looking for a Spanish teacher and a P.E. teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. These teachers instruct children in grades K-8, twice weekly. This position is equivalent to 2 full days; the exact days are flexible (Monday-Thursday). St. Vincent School is looking for teachers who are:

  • Qualified for the job they seek
  • Able to form positive relationships with children in grades K-8
  • Work well with others
  • Flexible, professional, and who have a growth mindset (open to constant improvement)

Please contact the principal, Gary Green, at 801-527-2042 or ggreen@stvincents-school.org for questions or to set up an interview.

Extended Day Teachers Needed
Extended Day provides after-school childcare for grades pre-k through 8th grade. We are currently hiring part-time caregivers/teachers for after school Monday through Friday. Pay is based on experience. Please call or email Danielle Gibson (Director) at (801) 527-2033 or dgibson@stvincents-school.org for more information.

FanX @ Salt Lake Comic Convention

Click here for a flyer promoting a discount to this month’s Fan X Experience taking place at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th. If people are planning to attend, they can use this code when they purchase their tickets from April 8 – 19, receive 20% off, and our Utah Catholic Schools will receive donations.

Vacation Bible School

It’s almost that time again! Make sure you have the week of July 15-19, 2019 from 8:45 AM – Noon on your calendar for a fun filled week at VBS! Youth Pre-K thorugh 5th grade are invited to join together for a week of faith, fun, and friendship. Watch for more information and registration information coming soon. For more information or to volunteer (adults and youth 6th grade and older) please call 801-527-2037.

Now Taking Summer Camp Registrations

We are now taking Summer Camp registrations for grades K-8th. Please click here for the Summer Camp Registration Packet.

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