And so it is May… and as you can see from the calendar, it’s
a very busy month!
SCHEDULE:There is an early dismissal on Friday,
May 9.Also, there is no school on
Tuesday, May 20.There will be
voting in the school on that day.Teacher conferences are scheduled for that day and Terra Nova tests will
be given to you at that time – IF THEY HAVE ARRIVED.And, of course, no school on Memorial Day, May 26.
SECOND GRADE:The first week of May is a very
important one for our second graders.They will celebrate a Seder with Rabbi Mahler on Thursday, May 1, and
the next day is their all day retreat.All of the school children have chosen to receive First Communion on
Sunday, May 4.Please pray for
these children as they celebrate this special day in their lives.
BAND:Our band students will participate in a
combined band with students from Saint Sylvester, Saint Gabriel, and Brookline
Regional and on Wednesday, May 14, this band will travel to all four schools.
They will be at Saint Anne that day at 1:45.This
combined band will also hold an evening concert on Thursday, May 15, at Saint
OPEN HOUSE: We
will host another open house for people interested in registering in our
school.Please ask friends who may
have expressed an interest to come and meet us on Sunday, May 18, from 1 to
2:30.You might also remind them
that next year we are offering full day preschool for four year olds and we do
have all day kindergarten.You are
our best ambassadors!
BIG RAFFLE: The
raffle will be held on Thursday, May 22.It is a “Chinese Auction” style raffle where the students choose which
bag they will put their tickets in.Last year, we had nearly 100 different prizes and the students really
enjoy this event!
ATHLETIC BANQUET:The Athletic Association will hold the
sports banquet on Sunday, May 18, beginning at 6:00 p.m.All students who participated in any of
the sports programs this year will be guests of the Association.Family members may attend for a minimal
PICNIC:K-8 students will attend the all day
picnic at South Park on Friday, May 23.You will receive information and the required permission forms in May.
eighth graders and Mrs. D. have been visiting the Gracious Living Nursing Home
located on Willow Avenue almost every month this school year.Their last trip will be on May 7th.This has been a wonderful experience
for our students, who play games, do crafts, or just visit with the elderly
residents love to see the students and we hope to continue this partnership for
Also, the eighth grade will have a final Mass and their
graduation on Wednesday, June 4, 7:00 p.m. at the church.Please join us as we pray for these
students as they prepare to move on to high school.
OTHER MAY EVENTS:
Thursday, May 29, Mass, 9:00 a.m., gym
Grade trip, May 30
4 Closing Program, June 4, 10 a.m., gym
Closing Program, June 5, 9:30 a.m., gym
THANK YOU:Thanks to everyone who worked or
supported our Night at the Races and the Vera Bradley Bingo.The races netted $5,440 and the Bingo
netted $7,971.Proceeds from both
these events will be used for technology upgrades for the 2014-2015 school
REMINDER:Tuition should be paid in full by May