Friday Newsletter 11- 22-13
PROGRESS REPORTS are in today’s folder for grades K-2nd. Progress may be checked online for 3-8 graders @ www.optionc.com, school code 8085, with your personal log-in & password. Please sign and return the enclosed report or sign-off slip which acknowledges that you checked your child’s grades online. Teachers will follow up with those not returning. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the classroom teacher.
FOOD DRIVE: The Student Council sponsored the
this week and the officers took a little time on Friday morning to deliver the
donated items to the Eldon Food Bank. Thanks to everyone who supported this
food drive! Your generosity helps to make everyone’s Thanksgiving a
has a newly hired
music teacher. Please welcome Laura Forbis
to our staff. Laura has helped in music programs throughout our diocese and
lives in OLOS
We are excited to have her in the Jefferson City family. OLOS
CHRISTMAS GIFTING: This year students will exchange a $5 gift within classroom. More info. will be provided by the classroom teacher.
GIFTS FOR THE CHRIST CHILD: From December 9th through the 13th, as a Christian service project sponsored by the Student Council,
OLOS School families will be asked to donate a gift to the
Items needed include but are not limited to: diapers, wipes, bibs, clothing,
formula, etc. Students will be able to place their gifts at the Nativity scene
in school, near the feet of Baby Jesus. Crisis Pregnancy Center
UPCOMING EVENTS SPONSORED BY THE STUDENT COUNCIL: On Wednesday, November 27th, the students are invited to celebrate Thanksgiving by dressing “down” as a Native American, Pilgrim or turkey. On Friday, December 20th, the students are invited to celebrate Christmas by dressing “down” as an angel, wise man, shepherd, Mary, Joseph, elf, Santa or other Christmas character. Students may only dress down if they participate. Prizes will be given for best dressed in each class.
POTLUCK MEAL/MEETING: On Monday, Dec. 9th OLOS H & S will host a potluck meal and meeting, beginning at 6:30. Everyone is asked to bring a dish. Bonus dress down passes will be issued to all students who have parents attending this meal/meeting. Hope to see everyone there!
SANTA STORE: On Thursday, Dec. 19th the students will get to shop at the Santa Store. If you have any items (new or gently used) that you would like to donate & that would make good gifts, please send them in anytime. Also, if you would be able to help with the shopping and wrapping on the 19th, please contact Julie Kempker or school office staff. Thanks for your help!
GOLF TOURNAMENT: We are looking for people to volunteer for the golf tournament committee. Two of the main organizers (Mark Adrian & Rex Buechter) will be leaving this committee in the very near future so we want to get more in before we lose all of their wisdom and insight. This is a MAJOR FUNDRAISER FOR OUR SCHOOL – somewhere in the profit range of $5000. Our thanks to Donnie Lepper, Matt Haeffner, & Steve Cebuhar, who have agreed to serve on the committee. More help is needed and appreciated.
ITALIAN NIGHT THEMES: Our Italian Feast, a major school fundraiser, is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. Each class picks a theme for a basket to sell on the Silent Auction, and each family is asked to donate an item of at least $5 value for the class basket. If you would rather, you can choose to send $5 to the classroom teacher, and he/she can then purchase needed items for the basket. You may send in your item or $5 at any time but please send to school by January 10th. Themes this year are as follows:
PK: Duck Dynasty
K/1: Game Night
3: Movie night
4/5 Survival Bag
6/7: Arts & Crafts for the Kids
BEEF STICKS: Mrs. Groose is selling beef sticks once again. The students are welcome to buy them at lunchtime. They are $1 each. If you would like some sent home, just send a note and a check. Thank you!
THANKS to everyone who helped with Rada & That’s My Pan. The profit was approximately $225 on Pans and $360 on Rada. I placed the order last week. It only takes a few weeks to come in. I will let everyone know when they can pick up their items. …Mrs. Groose
CHEER COACH: We are in need of someone to coach cheerleaders during the girls’ home games. Please contact Mrs. Haeffner if you are interested.
OLOS AUTO CLINGS & BASKETBALL CLINGS – (customizable with your child’s name & number). Contact office staff is you are interested in ordering.
BASKETBALL PRACTICE SCHEDULE:
4/5/6 Girls – Tuesdays 6:00 – 8:00 pm
7/8 Girls – Mondays 6:00 – 8:00 pm
5/6 Boys – Thursdays 3:00 – 5:30 pm
7/8 Boys – Wednesdays 3:00 – 5:30 pm
SCHOOL CANCELLATIONS: In the case of cancellation due to inclement weather (or any other emergency) you will be contacted via email, phone, and/or texts, (depending on your personal preferences) through Option C. You will also find cancellation information on TV stations – Channel 8, Channel 13, & Channel 17 – and radio stations – KLIK, KJMO, KWOS, KPLA, KOQL, KATI, KCLR.
There will not be a Friday folder sent home next week. We wish everyone a blessed and safe
THANKSGIVING! Remember to count your blessings and celebrate the day with your thanks and prayers!
Remember to return your folder
Have a wonderful, happy