♦ All 6th-8th grade students are invited to a technology workshop on January 14, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Griner Center. Chet Allen, our School Technology Coordinator, will demonstrate how to put together a router for your home network. Then students will have hands-on opportunity to practice.
♦ Missing a sweatshirt? jacket? skirt? coat? Be sure to stop by lost and found! Lost and found is overflowing with items from mittens to parkas!
♦ Shoparoo Update:
Shoparoo Update! 181,580 Points ($363.16)as of 12/31/2015
Top DECEMBER leaders for each grade:
Pre-School: Debbie Lamkin,
Mary Beth Dennis
Kindergarten: Tess Grisham, Melissa Spurrier
1st Grade: Jason Tretter, Jenny Graff
2nd Grade: Shannon Parsons, Charles Edelen
3rd Grade: Sarah Brace, Lisa Coleman
4th Grade: Jenny Van Noy, Tom Boblitt
5th Grade: Michelle McCray, Becky McDonald
6th Grade: Lora Glissner-Clasen, Anonymous
7th Grade: Nate Phillips, Leandra Shellman
8th Grade: None
Overall School Grade Leader:
1st Place: 3rd Grade
2nd Place: Pre School
3rd Place: 1st Grade
To join, follow this link!
Thanks everyone for scanning receipts!!
♦ Winter K-8 conferences will be January 21, 2016 from 1-8 p.m. and January 22, 2016 from 8-11 a.m. Students are expected to attend conferences.
♦ Attention 8th grade parents: The abstinence parent meeting is scheduled for January 25 at 6:30 p.m.
♦ 2016-17 Pre-Registration:
Current Families: Pre-registration forms for current students and their siblings will be sent home on Wednesday. Please complete the form and return with pre-registration fee ($150/ student K-8, $110/ student Pre-S/Pre-K) by Thursday, January 14, 2016.
New Families: If you know of a new family who would like to register for next school year, applications will be available online at www.stmlou.org/how-to-apply beginning January 8, 2016. Kindergarten screenings for new students will be February 13, 2016. Each applicant will be assigned a time.
♦ Applications for tuition assistance and School Choice scholarships for the 2016-17 school year are now available. Visit ceflou.org for more information. Application deadline is March 15, 2016. (K-8 only)
♦ Did you know that your unwanted shoes can help save lives?
St. Michael will be hosting a shoe drive in the month of January in support of
WaterStep. The class bringing in the most shoes wins a donut party!
WaterStep is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing safe drinking water to children and families in need
all over the world. WaterStep collects
shoes, sells them to an exporter, and the revenue generated supports their
life saving water projects.
Shoes of any type, size, or condition will be accepted, so clean out your closets!
Please visit their website for more information on the important work that they do. www.waterstep.org
♦ The sixth grade Girl Scouts are hosting a positive self-esteem workshop for girls 8-14 on January 17 at 1:30 p.m. Miss Kentucky USA Katie George is the featured guest speaker. Please RSVP to StMikeTroop1228@gmail.com by Jan. 10. Space is limited.
♦ PTO will host a Winter Used Uniform Sale during conferences January 21-22. Do you have items to sell? See Sycamore News for more information.
♦ Taste of St. Michael tickets are now available! Feb. 6, 2016 is "Knight at the Races". Reserved tickets are $40 (soldout), general admission is $30. For more information, see Sycamore News or stmlou.org/fundraising. No tickets will be sold at the door. Also, its not too late to consider being a sponsor and have your name/company/group recognized as a sponsor. For more information please contact either Lisa Wilhelmus or Shannon Montano.