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  • Principal Whitehair

St. Andrew's News, May 13, 2022

God's Creation was the theme for artists in the After School program. Students enjoyed painting with acrylics on their own canvas thanks to the "Budding Artist" program. This was funded by a grant from the Community Foundation of Dickinson County. Thanks to all who came to our Art Show!

Next Week-

Monday - Mrs. Hunter's Preschool Field Trip

Tuesday - School Mass, 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday - No 2:00 Mass, NO CHOIR; Fifth Grade Promotion Mass, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday - Second Grade Field Trip; Third Grade Walking Field Trip

Friday - Last Day, Preschool; Programs at 9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.' AHS Graduates Walk-Through, 11:15; Fifth Grade Field Trip

Important Notes-

School masses next week are on Tuesday at 2:00p.m. and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Please join us if you can. Mass collections in May go to the School Endowment.

FIFTH GRADE PROMOTION MASS - All Students are encouraged to attend this special celebration mass for our fifth graders!! If you can't attend with your child, please drop your child off at church at 6:20 and pick up from the school at 8:00. K - 5 students - dress in uniform (fifth graders - wear church clothes of your choice). All students in attendance will receive a no uniform coupon to use on one of the final days of school. Those attending AND singing in choir will receive 2 - and one can be used in the fall if needed. PLEASE COME!!

Please make sure all fees are paid by the end of the school year. If you need additional time to make payments, please contact Mrs. Whitehair or Mrs. Herrman.

If you chose to complete STEWARDSHIP hours instead of paying extra tuition, please turn in your hours to Mrs. Whitehair or Mrs. Herrman. Please turn in the paper stewardship form or e-mail hours to us. THANKS! The STEWARDSHIP program helps us keep costs down for all families. Examples of stewardship hours - crossing guard, serving on School Council or Home & School, providing food items for activities, auction committees, Back to School Night, Home & School events or fundraisers, drivers, helping in library or classrooms, Tiger Days donations or helpers, etc.

DON"T FORGET TO ENCOURAGE YOUR CHILD TO READ so we can have an EXTRA FUN final reading party!

Students have two important opportunities for the final few weeks of school. We are working towards a PRINCIPAL's PARTY for good behavior and a final reading party. This is scheduled for Monday, May 23.

Students are encouraged to bring money for the Monday and Wednesday mass collections, even if just a coin or two. THANK YOU for teaching your child about the importance of stewardship and helping others.

Reminder - our last family picnic day is the last day of school, May 24. ALL STUDENTS WILL NEED A SACK LUNCH. The lunchroom will not be providing lunches on the last day of school. Parents/Guests are welcome to join us from 11:00 on - please see the schedule below.

Home Reading Challenge A new party is being planned for the end of the third quarter. 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!! LAST CHANCE!! Let's all make it this quarter - we were SO CLOSE third nine weeks!

Looking Ahead-

May 16 - Mrs. Hunter's Preschool Field Trip

May 17 - Fourth Grade Field Trip

May 18 - Fifth Grade Promotion Mass, 6:30 p.m.

May 19 - Second Grade Field Trip

May 20 - Last Day, Preschool Programs

at 9:00 am (Mrs. Hunter's Class) & 10:00 a.m.

(Mrs. Whitehair's Class); Fifth Grade Field Trip

May 23 - Principal's Party and Final Reading Party

May 24 - Last Day, K - 5, Dismiss 1:00

Last Day Schedule -

10:00 - Last School Mass of Year

11:00 – Fifth Grade vs. Parent Kickball Game

11:30 – Picnic Lunch

12:00 – Water Balloon Toss; Three Legged Races

12:30 – Return To Classrooms

12:40 – Closing Prayer – Flag Lowering

1:00 Dismissal

God bless your family with a GREAT weekend!

Principal Whitehair

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