Newsletter: Summer Reminders

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Dear OLMC Community,

We hope you’re enjoying the summer break! At about the halfway mark, we wanted to send out some reminders to get you through until August.

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⇒Turn in used uniforms to the office by Friday, June 29th

⇒Volunteer yourself or your 6-12th grade student to help with OLMC Parish VBS

⇒Register children ages 3 – (entering) 5th grade for OLMC VBS

⇒Perform corporal works of mercy by donating and/or serving with I-HELP

⇒Pick up FFT cards during June when you order via

T/Th 8:00-10:00 a.m. in the office or after any weekend mass at OLMC Parish

⇒In July, order FFT cards via by noon Friday to pickup after weekend masses

⇒Check out current Bonus/Overstock deals on FFT cards

⇒Shop with the lists of 2018-19 school supplies

⇒Complete summer homework packets to be turned in when school starts

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

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

Volunteer to help out on campus or from home

⇒Follow us on social media: Instagram Facebook Twitter

Last Week to turn in Used Uniforms

IMG_7716Before you pick up new uniforms at the Dennis Night in July, be sure to clean out your old ones! This week is your last chance this summer to turn in gently used uniforms (with tag) to be sold at Meet the Teacher/Orientation in August.

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., M-F, ending Friday, June 29th.

Click here to print a Used Uniform Tag. Attach to clothing using safety pins.

Dennis Uniform Night in July

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Dennis Uniforms & FFT Night:

Thursday, July 19, 2018
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
at Dennis Uniform

The entire FFT inventory will be available for purchase, including Dennis cards!

Cash or checks ONLY for FFT.

Questions? Contact Cindy Younger, our FFT coordinator, at 480-967-5567, ext. 2.

OLMC Vacation Bible School (VBS) Registration & Volunteers

Register your children ages 3 through entering 5th grade for OLMC Parish’s Vacation Bible School (VBS), happening Monday-Friday, July 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish is also still looking for adult and student volunteers to help with VBS.

OLMC VBS Shipwrecked 2018

Click the link above for the sign up page. There are separate sign-up tabs for the following volunteer age groups: 6th grade, 7th-8th grade, high school, and adult/18+volunteers. Adults may also sign up directly for leadership positions. Under each tab there is a list of jobs that each group will perform. If you desire a specific job, please state that information in the notes when you sign up; however, the same goes for a job you would NOT like to do. We will try to accommodate all requests on a first come, first served basis. Please also make a note if you are only able to participate on some of the days.

Here are the important dates and times to remember:

Training: Thursday July 12th OR Friday, July 13th from 9-11am (choose one!)

Decorating: Friday, July 13th,9am-5pm and Sunday, July 15th,11am-8pm

VBS Week: Monday,July 16th-Friday July 20th from 8:30am-12:30pm

ALL ADULT volunteers are required to complete this year’s safe-environment training prior to July 16th. If you only need a renewal, please click the following link:

If you have never taken a course before, please click the following link to find an upcoming class: .

I-HELP Summer Service Opportunities

Please help members of the OLMC community “feed the hungry” and “give water to the thirsty”  for the participants of the I-HELP program this summer. I-HELP is the only homeless shelter program in Tempe, and the participants are making strides to get their lives turned around. Please consider contributing non-perishable, high-need items from the list below, or you can sign up to be a part of preparing and/or serving a meal for one of our I-HELP dinners. Bring your donated items to the school office between now and the end of June or take them to McCready Hall on Sundays when Full Circle is open.
High priority needs for I-HELP:
  • cases of bottled water
  • sports drinks/vitamin water
  • granola bars, protein bars
  • individual snack packs of nuts or trail mix
  • fruit or applesauce cups
  • packets of tuna
  • individual serving size peanut butter or jelly
  • Laundry soap pods
  • Sandwich size ziploc bags
  • Gallon size ziploc bags
I-HELP Dinners:
 More information about I-HELP visit –
Feel free to contact our OLMC I-HELP Coordinator, Travis Dennee, if you have any quesitons:  623-523-3540 or

Fry’s Community Rewards Statements

The cycle ran from March 1 -May 31, 2018. fry's rewards

Thanks to OLMC families and friends, the school has received a check for $1,491.29!

To receive a tuition rebate on your Fry’s purchases, you must turn in a copy from your Fry’s account that reflects the amount of your donation. Notate your student/family name on all statements. Forward this information to any family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors that may be donating on your behalf and have them follow the above steps.

You can turn in your statements at Meet the Teacher/Orientation on Monday, August 6th, but please turn in all statements by Tuesday, August 7th to have the credit applied to this year’s rebate. 

School Supplies

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If you ordered school supplies through Schoolkidz, you’ll pick them up on Monday, August 6th during Meet the Teacher/Orientation.

If you still need to purchase supplies, please consult the School Supply Lists. Drop them off in classrooms during Meet the Teacher/Orientation.

Orientation/Meet the Teacher 2018

abc books chalk chalkboardOrientation/Meet the Teacher will take place on Monday, August 6th, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in McCready Hall.
  • Order OLMC Spirit Wear
  • Sign up for Fall Sports
    • Boys: Flag Football
    • Girls: Volleyball
  • Purchase used uniforms
  • FFT credit card day
    • Charge your scrip (4% and higher)!
  • Turn in Fry’s Community Rewards Statements
  • Order the yearbook at the discounted price
  • Pick up Schoolkidz school supplies if you ordered by June 1st
  • Drop off all school supplies in classrooms