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  • Principal Whitehair

St. Andrew's News, October 22, 2021

Fifth graders are enjoying an awesome learning experience at STARBASE. Thanks to all who have helped drive!

Fifth grade students helped kindergarten partners sing at mass.

Next Week-

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

Tuesday - Fifth Grade to STARBASE; K - 2 to Pumpkin Patch; Building Committee Meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday - Picture Retakes; School Mass, 2:00 p.m.; Choir, 2:45 - 3:30;

Thursday - Hearing Screenings; Living Rosary, 2:00 p.m.

Friday - Flu Shots, Halloween Tiger Day; Trunk or Treat


26 - Starbase; K - 2 to Pumpkin Patch, Building Addition Meeting, 6:30 p.m.

27 - Picture Retakes

28 - Hearing Screenings

29 - Flu Shot Clinic; Halloween Tiger Day; Trunk or Treat


3 – Vision Screenings

4 – Happy Birthday, Mr. Olson!

5 – Sack Lunch, No Uniform Day

10 – Battle of the Books

11 – Veteran’s Day Activities; Hearing Rechecks

12 – No School, Diocesan Inservice

15 – Geography Bee; ITBS Testing Week; School Council Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

18 – Home & School Meetong, 6:30 p.m.

20 – Chicken Noodle Dinner

23 – Thanksgiving Mass, 10:30 & Dinner, 11:30, Turkey Trot, 1:00

24 – 26 No School

30 – St. Andrew Feast Day, Mass at 2:00 p.m.

Important Notes-

Flu shots will be given at school on October 29. Transitional K through grade 5 students, staff members, and substitutes are eligible.

Thank you for attending your child's conference on Thursday.

YEEEHAW!! We will need a few adults to help with Wild West Pictures of students that we hope to do in November. Please let me know if you can share your talents for this project. “Wild West, 2022” is February 12. Please consider how you can help with this important fundraiser. THANK YOU for sharing your unique gifts and talents!!

On Wednesday we were close to the limit on COVID related cases to continue without masks. Please be prepared to move to masking if the diocese deems it necessary for the protection of our students and staff. Though we have no active cases among students and staff at this time, we have several in quarantine due to immediate family member cases. Please be diligent in monitoring your child for symptoms and keep him/her home if ill.

Thank you to all who are planning to help with driving to STARBASE or the Pumpkin Patch. We are excited to be able to go on field trips again!

Home Reading Challenge - students reaching their goal enjoyed a popcorn party yesterday. A new party is being planned for the end of the second quarter. Student goals are set by each classroom teacher. Please encourage your child to read (or listen to someone read for younger students).

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

Looking Ahead-

Thanksgiving Mass/Dinner is Tuesday, November 23. We are limiting guests to two per family.

Christmas Programs are as follows:

K - 5 Thursday, December 9, 7:00 p.m.

Mrs. Hunter's Preschool - Wednesday, December 15, 6:00 p.m.

Mrs. Whitehair's Preschool - Wednesday, December 15, 7:00 p.m.

God bless your family with a GREAT weekend!

Principal Whitehair

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