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St. Andrew's News, December 10, 2021

Thank you to all who attended our Christmas Program on Thursday! Special thanks to the students, staff, Miss Buller, Mrs. Anguiano, and Mrs. Randles for a beautiful celebration of the true meaning of Christmas!!

Next Week-

Monday - Mass, 2:00 p.m.; Staff Christmas Party, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday -

Wednesday - No School Mass; Choir, 2:45 - 3:30; Preschool Christmas Programs, 6:00 (Mrs. Hunter's Class), 7:00 (Mrs. Jenny Whitehair's Class)

Thursday - Pajama Party for those who met their Reading Goal; Christmas Tiger Day in Afternoon

Friday - Mass at 8:15 a.m.; dismiss at 1:00 p.m. Choir Practice for all children singing at Christmas Eve mass, 1:00 p.m.


13 - School Staff Christmas Party, 6:00 p.m.

15 - No School Mass; Preschool Christmas Programs, 6:00, 7:00 p.m.

16 - Second Quarter Reading Party; Christmas Tiger Day (moved due to early dismissal on Friday)

17 - Mass, 8:15 a.m.; Dismiss 1:00 p.m.

Important Notes- School masses this week are on Monday at 2:00 p.m., and Friday at 8:15 a.m. Please join us if you can. Mass collections in December they go to Birthright. Thank you to Miss Buller, Mrs. Anguiano, Mrs. Randles, and the students, and entire staff for a beautiful Christmas program on Thursday evening! What a wonderful way to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas!! Special thanks to USD 435 for use of the high school auditorium.

The Preschool Christmas Programs are this Wednesday at 6:00 (Mrs. Hunter's class) and 7:00 (Mrs. J. Whitehair's class) in the school gym. Parents are asked to help provide a dozen cookies or some other kind of fi

nger food for their respective programs.

Those who met their second quarter reading goal are invited to PAJAMA DAY and GAME PARTY on Thursday morning. Classroom teachers are in charge of reading goals. Those who did not meet reading goal - wear uniform bottoms with a Friday shirt of your choice.

COVID vaccinations for children ages 5 - 11 are now available in our community. This is an optional vaccine - please talk to your health care provider if you have any questions. We will send out any information we receive regarding vaccination clinics in our area. Please continue to be diligent in monitoring your child for symptoms and keep him/her home if ill.

Home Reading Challenge A new party is being planned for the end of the second quarter - a PAJAMA DAY. Student goals are set by each classroom teacher. Please encourage your child to read (or listen to someone read for younger students).Mrs. Whitehair added an EXTRA challenge. If ALL students reach their goal during any quarter, she will KISS A PIG!!

Students are encouraged to bring money for the Monday and Wednesday mass collections, even if just a coin or two. We collected over $215 for Catholic Charities during October. GREAT JOB!! THANK YOU for teaching your child about the importance of stewardship and helping others.

Looking Ahead-

January 3 - Teacher In-Service/Workday

January 4 - School Resumes

January 8 - Family Game Night at Parish Hall, 6:00 - 8:30

January 10 - School Council Meeting, 6:30 p.m.

January 17 - No School, In-Service

January 30 - February 5 - Catholic Schools Week

February 11 0 No School, Auction Workday

February 12 - Auction

God bless your family with a GREAT weekend!

Principal Whitehair

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