Newsletter: January 21, 2018

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1. PRINCIPAL’S CORNER

Dear OLMC Community,hermie

Catholic Schools Week will take place January 29th-Feb 2nd. Thank you to those families who have begun to bring in items for the food drive benefitting St. Vincent de Paul. The list of items each class is being asked to bring is included in the newsletter this week.

We are also seeking parent volunteers to help with field day on Tuesday, January 30th. If you are interested in helping please sign up using this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c4cabaf2fab9-field3

Casino Night, hosted by the Dad’s Club will take place January 27th. There is still time to register using the link on the school website.  The Dad’s Club is also looking for volunteers to help work the event. If you are interested in helping, please see the link in the Parent Action Items below to sign up.

Registration is filling quickly for the Coding with Kids class, but spots are still available. If you would like to sign your student(s) up, the link to register is included in the Parent Action Items section.

Sincerely,

Bruce Hermie

Principal

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School


2. CALENDAR

FYI: Blue underlined text is a clickable link. Follow it for more information on a listing.

  • Used Uniform Sale
    Thursday, January 25, 2018
    2:30-4:00 p.m., Between McCready Hall and the Church
  • Deadline to register for Falcon Spring Sports
    Friday, January 26, 2018
  • TRIP/Fry’s Community Rewards Statements Due
    Friday, January 26, 2018
  • Dads’ Club Annual Casino Night
    Saturday, January 27, 2018
    5:30-9:30 p.m., McCready Hall
  • Catholic Schools Week
    Monday-Friday, January 29 – February 2, 2018
  • Field Day
    Tuesday, January 30, 2018
    12:15-3:00 p.m.

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


3. PARENT ACTION ITEMS

⇒Get tickets forDad’s Club Annual Casino Night

Sign up to help out at the Dad’s Club Annual Casino Night

⇒Have fun helping out at Field Day on January 30th from 12:15-3:00 p.m.

⇒Turn in your paperwork for Falcon Spring Sports, Boys Baseball and Girls Basketball

⇒Bring food items to contribute to the SVdP Food Drive during Catholic Schools Week

⇒Enroll your students in the Chess Club

⇒Grades K-5 can join these computer programming classes from Coding with Kids

⇒Note that Yearbook Pre-Order and Message deadline is February 16

⇒Register to attend the FREE Ladies Lenten Prep Retreat at OLMC Parish

⇒Purchase Harkins Loyalty Cups and See’s Valentine Candy during FFT hours

⇒Review the January Menu forschool lunches and order by Sundays at 3pm

⇒Check out NEW Bonus/Overstock deals on FFT gift cards

⇒Share the Falcon Fund-a-Need link with friends of OLMC

Volunteerto help out on campus or from home

⇒Update your previous Safe Environment Training with thisvideo

⇒Order FFT cards at olmctempe.info or in person T/Th/F 7:45-8:45 a.m. or 2:30-3:30 p.m.

⇒Follow us on social media: Instagram Facebook Twitter


4. 2018-19 Scholarship Application Openings

Announcing the 2018-19 Scholarship Application open dates. Click the link or image to view more information, and/or visit the scholarship organizations’ websites.

2018 – 19 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION OPENING DATES
ASCT


5. Field Day Volunteers

Volunteer for Field Day

FIELD DAY

Field Day is an afternoon of fun and games for the students of OLMC during Catholic Schools Week. The children are divided into three levels: K-2, 3-5, and 6-8. Each level is divided into groups of 4-6 children. These children will then go to 15 different stations with their groups and play a game against another group. At least 1-2 parents are needed for each station at each level. The games are not hard, and all instruction and materials will be provided and setup for you.

Home & School will provide lunch for each volunteer starting at 12:15 p.m., but please check in by 12:30 p.m. to get your assignment. Volunteers should dress for the weather (layers are good, hats, sunscreen and sunglasses, too).

If it is raining on this day and administration deems it necessary to change the date of the field day, the rain day will be Thursday, February 1st.

Please click on the Sign-up Genius link if you would like to volunteer.

For questions, please contact the field day coordinator, LeeAnne Cardenas, at jnlcardenas@msn.com or phone/text 602-578-5777.

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