Dear Parents and Guardians,
Winter will be over in just a few short weeks and I think we are all ready for the beautiful season of spring. The children are engaged in projects and activities during this Lenten season which include Mass, Stations of the Cross and the Lenten Mite Boxes. Here are some reminders for this busy month.
Thanks to all who have reregistered for the 2013-2014 school year. If we have not heard from you, we will assume that your child is not returning for the upcoming school year. Registration is on a first come, first served basis until classes are filled.
Blessings to our students receiving the sacrament of First Penance on Saturday, March 2nd. The ceremony will begin promptly at 10: 30 AM. Please keep the children in your prayers as they take this important step in their faith journey.
The Primary Math Bee is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5th, at 1 PM in the school auditorium. The top math students of grades 1, 2 and 3 will compete. The winner will represent St. Sebastian School in the Regional Math Bee later in the month.
The children were given information about the Yankee Candle Fundraiser which will begin on March 7th. This is an optional fundraiser but should you decide to participate the ordered items will be received before Mother’s Day!
Lifetouch photographers will take Spring photos of your gorgeous children on Wednesday, March 6th. Students should dress up on that day. All of the children will be photographed but purchasing the photos is optional.
The Parents Association is planning a Family Fitness Night for students and parents on Monday, March 11th. The fun begins at 6:30 PM in the school auditorium and ends at 8:00 PM. Admission is free! Students must be accompanied by a parent/guardian in order to participate.
Report Card distribution is scheduled for Tuesday, March 19th, from 3:00 PM until 4:00 PM and again from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. More information will be sent home with your child. The Honors Assembly for students in grades 5-8 will take place on Wednesday, March 20th,, in the school auditorium at 8:30 AM. Parents are welcome to attend.
The Elizabeth Ann Seton Service Volunteers are sponsoring a Dress Down Day for charity on Thursday, March 21st. Participation is optional but thank you for considering this request.
The children will be dismissed at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, March 27th. Extended Day is not available on that day. Easter recess begins on Holy Thursday, March 28th. Classes resume on Monday, April 8th.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th, and Happy St. Joseph’s Day, March 19th!
On behalf of the faculty and staff, blessings to you during the holy season of Lent. God bless you all for your continued cooperation and support.
JoAnn Dolan, Principal