Friday Newsletter 11-18-16
SPIRIT WEEK: This week of November 21st we will celebrate Spirt Week, to kick off the basketball season here at OLOS. Monday will be “Mixed Up Monday”, when your child may wear their clothes backwards, unmatched, etc. Tuesday will be “School Pride Day”, when your child must wear blue & gold to dress down (players may wear their uniforms with sleeved T-shirts), and for Wednesday each class picked their own theme for the ½ day. Please keep the spirit of the dress down days, by not allowing your child to wear anything questionable. If in doubt, don’t wear it. Classroom themes for Wednesday are:
PK – Pajama Day (no slippers, wear sneakers please)
K – Pajama Day (no slippers, wear sneakers please)
1/2 – Pajama Day (no slippers, wear sneakers please)
3/4 – Sports Day
5/6 – Hunting/Camo or Favorite Color
7/8 – Hunting Day
CHRISTMAS PARADE FLOAT: The Mary’s Home Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, December 17th, after the 5:00 pm Mass. If your child wants to ride, please send a note to the office, Also – we will need donations of candy to throw. Please send to school office. Thanks to those who sent in already and thank you for your support!
MORE FLOAT NEWS: Jay Harms has kindly offered to get the float ready early if we want to enter into the Eldon Parade on December 10th. The parade begins at 3:00 pm. Please fill out enclosed signup sheet showing your interest.
REMINDER – NO AFTERNOON EXTENDED CARE SERVICES OFFERED THIS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD, DUE TO THANKSGIVING BREAK.
SANTA STORE: The Santa Store is scheduled for Tuesday, December 13th. We are in need of several volunteers to be “Santa’s elves” – wrapping presents & helping students shop. Please let Rosie know if you can help out. Please begin sending in any items you may have accumulated/purchased for the Santa Store. Especially needed are men and boy gifts. Also needed are gift bags, tape, wrapping supplies, etc. Help is also needed to set up the Santa Store on Sunday, December 11th, after the 10:00 am Mass. Thank you for your support!
CHRISTMAS GIFTS: This year, students will be exchanging gifts within the classroom. Girls should buy for girls and boys buy for boys – with the value of the gift being $5. They will exchange their gifts at the Christmas party on Wed., Dec. 21st. We will also have a special visitor that morning around 9:00 am!
HOMEMADE COOKIES/CHRISTMAS PROGRAM: We are asking that all school families send in two dozen homemade cookies on Friday, December 2nd, to serve as refreshments for the school Christmas program. Remind family & friends who can’t make it to the program on December 4th that we do have a full dress rehearsal scheduled for Thursday, December 1st, after the morning Mass (9:30 am). All students not in costume please wear Sunday best for the program that Sunday.
MANY THANKS to Sara Kempker, for the huge donation of office supplies. We really appreciate it!
ITALIAN FEAST NEWS: The next Italian Feast meeting will be December 13th at 6:30 in the computer lab. We will pack up the Santa Store during this meeting. Class basket themes will be coming home in the folders on Wednesday. Each student is asked to bring in an item for their classroom basket valued at $5 or more.
DECEMBER CALENDAR: The calendar will be updated and sent home, showing basketball games as soon as we get that information.
NCYC NEW YEARS EVE SHILOH DANCE: Please see insert in today’s folder. Tickets are for sale now. You may request tickets from Rosie, from Christy Evers or from any NCYC youth.
OLOS SCHOOL IS ALSO SPONSORING A SHILOH DANCE ON JANUARY 21, 2017. Tickets will be sold at the door. Make plans now to help out and/or attend.
LOOKING AHEAD: Next week is a short week, so there will be no notes. There will be Midquarter reports (K-2) & sign-offs (3-8) coming home on Wednesday. (Please look these over and return signed on Monday, after Thanksgiving break.) From there we will transition into December, with the play upon us. We ask for all goodwill and cooperation as we get into a very busy time of year for all of us! We surely wish all families a very blessed and peaceful, family-filled, Happy Thanksgiving! We will see you all back on Monday, November 28th!
Please return your folder on MONDAY.
Hoping everyone has a nifty November weekend.
Good luck to all deer hunters - BE SAFE!