Issue #22 2016
Friday, February 19th -- Middle School to Toby’s
Friday, February 19th --100th Day of School
Sunday, February 21st -- Skate Zone Day -- 1-6pm
Wednesday, February 24 -- Family Dinner Night
Potbelly's @ Bowie Town Center (4:30-7:30 pm)
Friday, March 4 -- Fish Fry (Sponsored by the 8th Grade) See Attached Flyer
In both reaction to our recent snow days, and in anticipation of the next few weeks of winter, the following changes have been made to our calendar to add in instructional time with our students. If you had scheduled plans during this time and are unable to attend school, these absences will be excused. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Greer.
February 26 (was a half day) Will now be a whole day of school, with ESP
April 29 full day of school, with ESP
June 3 (was half day) whole day of school with ESP, graduation is now at 6pm
June 10th (was half day) now whole day, with ESP
June 13th (was summer) now whole day, with ESP
June 14th (was summer) now whole day, with ESP
June 15th (was summer) now half day, Kindergarten graduation, Mass
Mrs. Hawkins Moving On
After three years at Saint Matthias, Mrs. Hawkins and her family are being relocated. Mrs Hawkins' husband, Jonathan Hawkins, is being transferred to Chicago. We are so thankful for the joy the Hakwins family has brought to our school. She will end her time with us in February. Mrs. Greer is hiring a substitute for Mrs. Hawkins and looks forward to sharing those plans with you in the days to come.
Family Dinner Night
Join us this month for family dinner night at Potbelly's on Wednesday, February 24 from 4:30 - 7:30 pm. No coupon needed or mention of St. Matthias. Just show up and order. The school will receive 25% of all sales in those 3 hours.
Potbelly's at Bowie Town Center
3900 Town Center Blvd.
Bowie, MD 20716
Save the Date
Sweet Treats Dinner Dance
The HSA Board cordially invites you to a Sweet Treats Dinner Dance on February 27. The price of the ticket will include a pasta dinner, bread, salad and a drink. A flower and small box of candy will also be included. Click on the link below to signup to help out.
Girl Scouting at Saint Matthias
If you have girls interested in scouting. Contact:
Michelle Hayling - firstname.lastname@example.org
Kimberly Smith - email@example.com
Troops will typically meet the 1st & 3rd Friday of the month
Daisy (K-1st) 6:30 - 7:45 pm
Cadettes (6th) 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Laura Kalshoven's troop of Cadette's meet directly after school at 3pm on Friday.
Family Science Days
Explore interactive science exhibits, learn about cool science jobs, and have your questions answered by scientists! Family Science Days is FREE and open to all, and feature hands-on demos, shows, talks by scientists, and other activities appropriate for K–12 children and their families. This free community science showcase is brought to you by AAAS. The event also features a broad range of educators and scientists engaging the public in current science topics. See more at: http://meetings.aaas.org/family-science-days/#sthash.yJsWx8DC.dpuf
Over 40 teachers and supporters from across the US will be coming to DC in March to run the Rock and Roll Marathon in support of Saint Matthias. This awesome opportunity is thanks to 4th grade teacher, Ms. Surat, who is a part of the Alliance for Catholic Education program. To learn more about ACE go to ace.nd.edu and to check out our fundraising (or to donate!) go to https://www.crowdrise.com/acerocknrolldcmarath Runners are welcome to join us in running the 5K, half and full marathon! Contact Ms. Surat if you need more information firstname.lastname@example.org
Kimm Richards (Winner & Seller)