♦ St. Michael administration is committed to improving not only quality education but also support services as well. We understand that carpool can be a stressful part of a parent’s day and often time consuming. In an effort to help minimize stress and give you back your valuable time, we will be offering bus transportation for your students next school year. In the spirit of continuous improvement, please take a few minutes to fill out our survey to help us better understand your transportation needs.
♦ Our students raised over $3,300 for Home of the Innocents in last week's Penny Challenge. Congratuations to the following homerooms who raised the most money in each grade level. They will receive a popcorn party.
KC, 1A, 2B, 3B, 4B, 5A, 6A, 7B, 8B. 8B raised the most money overall and will receive a pizza party. Way to go!
♦ Students in grade 1-5 are invited to participate in the St. Jude Math-a-thon. Students complete math problems in the fun books that were sent home last week. All donations are due by Feb. 12.
♦ All parents are invited to "Parenting the Snapchat Generation" with national speaker, Jerry Ackerman. The session will be Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. at Holy Spirit School in the Dining Commons.
♦ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
♦ 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.
♦ 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.
♦ 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 email@example.com.
♦ 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.
♦Feb. 12 will be a $1 free dress day
to raise money for the 8th grade trip. Wear red for Valentine's Day!