Newsletter: August 6, 2017

Falcon Five-2

1. Principal’s Corner

Dear OLMC Families,

hermieOn Monday we will welcome all families back to campus for Orientation and Kindergarten-Sixth Grades Meet the Teacher. All families need to attend orientation to fill out forms, learn who their teacher will be for the upcoming year, and drop off supplies to classrooms. Please remember that all students must be accompanied by their parents as teachers will be unable to supervise them during this time. School will begin at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday. Please remember that we will celebrate the beginning of the school year mass on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. and all students must come in mass dress. As always, parents are welcome to attend our all school masses.

I want to make all parents aware that construction on Rural Road near campus is ongoing. Please budget additional time to ensure you are arriving on time.

The faculty and staff have been hard at work preparing to welcome the students. We look forward to an outstanding 2017-2018 school year. I ask that you pray for our students, teachers and the OLMC community at large as the school year gets underway.


Bruce Hermie


Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School


2. Calendar

  • Orientation (All Grades), Meet the Teacher (K-6)
    Monday, August 7, 2017
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • First Day of School/Mass Day
    Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 8:15 a.m.
    No Mass on Wednesday, 8/9
  • Welcome Back “Coffree” hosted by Home & School
    Friday morning, August 11, 2017, in McCready Hall
  • School Lunch Program Begins
    Monday, August 14, 2017
  • School Mass Day/Holy Day of Obligation
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    No Mass on Wednesday, 8/16
  • Servants of the Plan of God Mass of Thanksgiving
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, 7:00 p.m.
  • Junior High Back to School Night (Parents Only)
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Elementary Curriculum Night (Parents Only)
    Wednesday, August 23, 2017
    6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Back to School Barbecue hosted by Dad’s Club
    Saturday, August 26, 2017

You can access the full calendar on our school website or print off the 2017-18 PDF calendar.

3. Parent Action Items

⇒View the 2016-17 Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

⇒ Complete the 2017-18 Volunteer Sign Up Form

⇒Bring your school supplies to Orientation


⇒Pick up your Schoolkidz kit at Orientation

⇒Turn in all Fry’s Community Rewards statements at Orientation. Deadline is 8/8/17.

⇒Bring cash, checks, credit cards to Orientation for FFT cards (4%+ cards free to charge)

⇒Orientation will also include a Used Uniform Sale

⇒Register for Balfour Image Share to get YOUR photos into the YEARBOOK

  1. Download the App for iPhone OR Android
  2. Project#: 828017
    Upload code: olmcyearbook1718

⇒Make sure you’re getting our newsletter in your Inbox

 4. Food for Thought (FFT)/Tuition Rebate Incentive Program (TRIP)

Easy ways to buy your FFT cards to meet your minimum:

  1. For the Orientation Free Charge Day ONLY, use this form and this one to order the 4%+ cards
  2. Order cards online at . Pick them up at school.
  3. Sign up at to load FFT cards on mobile, even at the register!
  4. Stop by the office T/Th/F 7:45-8:45 a.m. or 2:30-3:30 p.m. (12-1 p.m. Early Release)

Questions? Call Cindy or Theresa at 480-967-5567, extension 2.


5. Mass of Thanksgiving

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