Summer Blog Post #6

School Starts This Wednesday!
August 26th
It will be a full day of school for all grades and Prekindergarten Enrichment & Aftercare are available.

It's going to be busy!  Our school's Google calendar is the best way to stay up to date with all of the important things happening at school.  We encourage you to check this calendar frequently for new events and updates.  There is a Calendar tab at the top of the blog.  Looking ahead to the start of a new year, here are some key dates to keep in mind - 

Tuesday, 8/25 -

·          Students entering grade 6 and newly enrolled students entering our grades 7 or 8 are invited to “A Morning in Middle School” from 9-11:30am.  Students will familiarize themselves with their daily class schedule and meet their faculty mentor. 

·           There will be a “Meet & Greet” for students entering Prekindergarten from 9:30 – 10:30am and for Kindergarten – Grade 3 from 10:30-11:30am in the classrooms.  A parent or guardian should accompany the student.

Wednesday, 8/26 - First Day of School!  It will be a full day of school for all students and both prekindergarten enrichment and aftercare will be available.  At 2pm, there will be an instrument demonstration for our new fourth graders and any student who wishes to start playing an instrument.  Mrs. Morse needs all students who took summer lessons with her to perform in the demonstration.  Please remember your instrument on he first day of school!

Monday, 8/31 – Advanced Band begins. Students that have participated in the program previously should bring their instruments to school.

Tuesday, 9/1 – Parent meeting for students interested in joining band for the first time at 6:30pm in the grade 4 classroom.  Parents of returning band students DO NOT need to attend this meeting.

Wednesday, 9/2 – Back to School Night for Parents – Book your babysitter!  This event for parents will begin at 6:30pm in the Parish Center.  This will also be your first opportunity to sign up for Parent/Teacher Conferences in November.

Friday, 9/4 – School Mass at 9am.  All are welcome.  No physical education uniforms should be worn to Mass.

Monday, 9/7 – School Closed in observance of Labor Day.

Thursday, 9/10 – Cadet (Beginner) Band begins.

Sunday, 9/13 – Back to School Mass at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Hartford at 2pm.  All are welcome.

Hot Lunch will begin on Friday, September 18th.  The Hot Lunch Order Form is available on the school's website.  Click here.  All orders and payments are due NLT Monday, August 31.  Please note that the price of a hot lunch this year is $4.  Volunteers are needed!  A Sign-up Genius is available. Please click here.  Please remember that all volunteers must be Virtus trained.  Until the hot lunch program begins on Friday, September 18th, all students must bring a brown bag lunch each day.  The school's milk program will begin on the first day of school, Wednesday, August 26th.

Mum Sale!  

Click here to download a copy of this flyer and order your mums.  Thanks in advance for your support of our 8th grade.

Family Fun in the Fall!