Friday Newsletter 12-18-15
SANTA STORE: Many thanks to ALL who helped in any way with the store. We had many, many donations of items, time, & talent, through set – up, shopping, and take down. We are truly blessed and humbled by the generosity and support of our parish and community. God bless!
MARY’S HOME PARADE: Mary’s Home Corner Market and Evers Machine Shop are sponsoring a Christmas parade after the 5:00 pm Mass on Saturday, December 19, beginning at 6:30 pm in the KC parking lot. Our Lady of Snows School will be represented in the parade. The theme is “American Christmas”. Mike & Kim Evers have decorated a trailer with lights, red, white & blue bunting, and a manger scene, featuring a “living” nativity” on the float and having children riding on the float waving flags. If your child would like to ride on the float please contact Kim Evers at 573-619-6770. Please plan to stay with your child until shortly before the parade begins, and each parent is responsible for bringing candy if there child wishes to throw candy along the route. ...Kim Evers
ROOM PARENTS/PARTIES. Room parents – remember – we depend on you to make our classroom parties a success, planning activities and refreshments. Christmas parties are scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 22nd at 9:30 am. Thanks for your help!
GIFT EXCHANGE/PARTIES: Students will be doing a gift exchange in the classroom at their Christmas parties on Tuesday, Dec. 22nd. Boys should buy for boys and girls buy for girls – names will not be exchanged. Gifts should be of $5 value.
BONUS DRESS DOWN DAY: As a Christmas gift to the students, Mr. Vandike has given a Bonus Dress Down Day this Monday.
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS CHOIR – MORE PRACTICE: There will be a final practice for the Christmas Eve Children’s Choir on Wednesday, December 23rd from 6:00 to 7:30 in the church. Any age is welcome to attend. Please come and participate and help us make this Mass extra special. If you have any questions, please call Nicole Lepper at 694-6634 or Stephanie Pitts at 821-6634. The Children’s Mass is at 4:00 pm on Christmas Eve. (Christmas Mass times: Thursday, Dec. 24, 4:00 pm & 9:00 pm, Friday, Dec. 25, 9:00 am) Thanks!
EXTENDED CARE SERVICES: Extended care services WILL be available in the morning & afternoon of Tues., Dec. 22. The drop in fee for half days is $10. (Full & part-time regular students – fee remains $5 for half days).
ITALIAN FEAST: Please find parent letter, flyer, and tickets in today’s folder. The Christmas season is a good time to sell those tickets to friends and family!
SILENT AUCTION CLASS BASKETS: Please be on the lookout for Silent Auction items in the holiday sales at the stores. Each family is asked to donate to their class basket and either donate an item per family or get a donation from a local business or crafty friend. You can also go together with other school families and donate bigger items as well. Together we can make sure we continue to live up to our reputation for having an AWESOME silent auction at our Italian Feast! Classroom themes are as follows:
PK – “Game Night/Family Fun Night”
K – “Anything Dr. Suess”
1/2 – “Disney”
3/4 – “Take me out to the Ballgame – Cardinals!”
5/6 - “Movie Night”
7/8 - “Snack Attack – Candy basket”
BASKETBALL UPDATE: The JV girls took 4th place in the High Point Tournament on Saturday, winning one game and losing one. The JV boys took 5th place in the tournament, losing their first and winning their second. Great job, players! GO COUGARS!
GERBES TAKE CHARGE OF EDUCATION memberships have to be renewed annually. Our five digit NPO number is 48253 Please read the following:
As a reminder, your supporters must visit our website www.gerbes.com/communityrewards
to re-enroll in the program after January 1, 2016 in order for purchases throughout 2016 to credit your organization. The customer will need to sign in, and make their contribution selection using your 5-digit NPO number or search by organization name.
Thanks to all who have signed up and if you have not, please support the school by doing so.!
K OF C FREE THROW CONTEST: The KC will be sponsoring their annual free throw contest on Sunday, January 17th from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon, in the school gymnasium. Questions? Call Ray Rush @ 694-7654.
Please return your folder on MONDAY!
THE STAFF & STUDENTS OF OUR LADY OF THE
WISH EVERYONE A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY, JOYOUS NEW YEAR! SNOWS SCHOOL
After dismissing at noon on Tuesday, we will see all students back on Monday, January 4th, 2016!