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St. Andrew's News, October 29, 2021

THANK YOU!! We are so grateful to all who provided treats at the Trunk or Treat today!! Thank you for an AWESOME day!!

Have a SAFE AND FUN Halloween on Sunday!!

Fifth Graders made some AWESOME games for Tiger Day!!

Next Week-

Monday - School Mass, 2:00 p.m. (All Saints Day)

Tuesday -

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

Thursday - Mr. Olson's Birthday Celebration, 2:00 p.m.

Friday - Sack Lunch Day, No Uniform Day with $1 or Item for Food Bank


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 Meeting, 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.; Giving Tuesday

Important Notes-

Watch for Thanksgiving Dinner sign up coming by e-mail. We are limiting to two guests per family. Thanksgiving mass is Tuesday, November 23 at 10:30 a.m. and lunch follows. We will have a Turkey Trot that afternoon and will need drivers to transport children to Eisenhower Park.

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!!

We are participating in Giving Tuesday again this year. It is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. We are participating in the Diocesan wide iGive Catholic Campaign. EXCITING NEWS -WE HAVE A $25,000 match from two generous donors. So any amount you give can be matched dollar for dollar up to a total of $25,000 for our school. The funds raised will go toward our Building Addition. Please spread the word and help us turn the $25,000 into $50,000!!

Thankfully Covid cases are back down to for our school. This week we had one positive case among students and staff, and two in quarantine due to family member positive cases. 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 - it involves 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. 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.

Friday is Family Picnic Day! Parents - please join us for sack lunch on the school playground from 11:30 – 12:15. Come directly to the playground using the south gate. Students will be dismissed to meet parents on the playground. It is also a no uniform day with $1 or an item for the Food Bank. Families with PRESCHOOL students - please go to the gym.

Looking Ahead-

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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