♦ Spirit Day is Friday, January 29. You may wear your St. Michael Spirit Shirt along with your uniform bottom or St. Michael logo shorts/ pants.
♦ Book Fair has been extended to Friday, January 29. Book Fair will have extended hours today until 4 p.m.
♦ Are you handy? We are looking for a volunteer to help build the set for the 8th grade play. We also need some wood donated. For more information, please contact Mrs. Whelan at email@example.com.
♦ Sign-ups for spring sports are now available on sports.bluesombrero.com/knightssports. Sports available: boys volleyball (3-8), boys & girls soccer (K-8), Girls softball (3-8), boys & girls track (K-8). See Sycamore News for more information.
♦ 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!
♦ Winter K-8 conferences have been rescheduled for February 17, 1-7 p.m. Please see email from Mrs. Tackett dated 1-25-16 for details.
♦ Pre-registration New Families: If you know of a new family who would like to register for next school year, applications are now available online at www.stmlou.org/how-to-apply. 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) We have hard copies of the application in the office for your convenience.
♦ WaterStep collection: Last Day Friday (1/29)
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
♦ Taste of St. Michael tickets are now available! Feb. 6, 2016 is "Knight at the Races". Reserved tickets are $40 (sold out), general admission is $30. For more information, see Sycamore News or stmlou.org/fundraising. No tickets will be sold at the door. Raffle tickets are now available. For more information, please contact either Lisa Wilhelmus or Shannon Montano.
♦ We are looking for local celebrity guest readers for Read Across America (March 2). If you know anyone that would be interested in coming to read, such as news anchors, high school/college coaches, etc. please contact Katie Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org.
♦ Lenten Fish Fry Volunteers Needed: Fridays 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/4, 3/11 and 3/18 - times and shifts vary - see the Volunteer sign up sheet document on Sycamore, contact the parish office or contact:
Come support St. Michael!
♦ Leapin' Lizards!!!
Tickets are now on sale for the St. Michael drama club's production of Annie Jr. The performance is Feb. 24th and 25th at 6:30 in the Community Center. Early Bird tickets are only $3 each, so get your tickets early! Simply send your order with your child to school and we will return the tickets to you or stop by the front office before or after school.
♦ Jr. High Summer Mission Trip Informational meeting
will be Feb. 2nd
from 6-7 pm
in the Youth Center for all youth and their parents who are interested in the trip. We are going to Raleigh, NC. The information packet is available online at http://smym.org/Flyers/jr.%20high%20Mission%20Trip%20Information%20packet%202016.pdf
. Dinner will be provided. RSVP to Aaron Frazita email@example.com. Thanks so much!