Newsletter: March 18, 2018

Falcon Five-2


Dear OLMC Community,hermie

Thank you to our Home and School Board for hosting the Festival kick-off Coffree on Friday. Ticket, cup and t-shirt sales are now underway for the OLMC Festival, “Mt. Carmel Fiesta” on April 21.

The final Book Fair of the year will take place starting Monday afternoon this week in the library. As a result, morning Kids Club will take place in McCready Hall.


Bruce Hermie


Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School


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

  • Turn in Kids Raffle Tickets
    Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 13-April 19, 2018
    7:15-8:15 a.m.
  • Third Quarter Report Cards
    Tuesday, March 20, 2018
  • How to Afford a Catholic Education
    Thursday, March 22, 2018
    5:30-7:00 p.m., Library
  • I-HELP Service Opportunity
    Saturday, March 24, 2018
    4:00-7:00 p.m., Church on Mill
  • Deadline to earn Jeans Day for Kids Raffle
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  • Early Dismissal
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    12:30 p.m.
  • No School – Easter Break
    Thursday, March 29 – Friday, April 6, 2018
  • School Resumes
    Monday, April 9, 2018

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


⇒Get all of your “Mt. Carmel Fiesta” news & updates on the school Festival page

⇒Stay up-to-date with the updated Scholarship Applications list for 2018-19

⇒Attend the final How to Afford a Catholic Education seminar of the year

⇒Sign up K-5 students for the next session of Coding with Kids starting 4/16

⇒Check out current Bonus/Overstock deals & pick up See’s Easter Candy

⇒Cheer on your Falcon Boys Baseball & Girls Basketball teams

⇒Order school lunches for the rest of the year or weekly by Sunday at 3pm

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

Volunteerto help out on campus or from home

⇒Order FFT cards at 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. Service Opportunity

THIS WEEKEND — Service Opportunity in Tempe — Bring the WHOLE family!
On Saturday, March 24th, 4PM-7PM, the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel school community will be providing a meal for the homeless and working poor along side the I-Help ministry team.  Your entire family (of all ages) is invited to participate!  Please click on the following link to sign up to donate items or to sign up your family to serve the meal in Tempe (sorry, but there are limited spots due to space).  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to serve together as a family with your school community.  Please contact Mary Crowell at or 480-529-9657 if you have any questions.

5. OLMC Kids Raffle



  • 1st Prize = $1,500
  • 2nd Prize = $750
  • 3rd Prize = $250

Tickets are $2 each or 6 Tickets for $10. The winners do not need to be present to win.

Each OLMC student is asked to sell $50 in tickets. 

Additional tickets located in OLMC school office.


  • Every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:15 to 8:15am starting 3/13/18.
  • (week of 3/26, we will collect Tues and Wed at 7:15am due to Easter Break week)
  • (week of 4/16, we will collect Wednesday and Thursday at 7:15am due to Festival week)
  • Tickets can also be turned in to Mrs. Watson in the office when necessary.


Individual awards:

  • Jeans Day for each student who sells $50 or families who sell $100 by March 28th.

Top Selling Students:

  • 1st Place = $350
  • 2nd Place = $250
  • 3rd Place = $150

Festival Ride Wristband – Sell $250 in tickets get a FREE Festival ride wristband AND 2 pie throws!

PIE in the FACE Awards:

Kids who sell the following dollar amount of raffle tickets will get a chance to throw a pie at a teacher/administrator from 3pm to 4pm during the Festival!

  • $150 in ticket sales = 1 pie throw
  • $250 in ticket sales = 2 pie throws
  • $300 in ticket sales = 3 pie throws

Classroom Awards:

  • 100% classroom participation earns a pizza and ice cream party
  • $1,000 in total classroom sales earns an Ice Cream Sundae bar
  • #1 in Classroom sales = $250 to classroom and teacher

***(In order to receive credit for the above prizes, sales must be received by 4/19/18)***

Questions:  Erin Kirchhardt 602-391-7405

2018 Festival News – “Mt. Carmel Fiesta”

Learn More About This Year’s Festival

Did you know that we have a festival page on our website? There you can find a wealth of information about this year’s parish festival like:

Click the following for information on:

Auction DonationsBake Sale DonationsBook Fair DonationsRafflesSoda Ring Toss Donations