Hornet Herald

Teaching the Way of Jesus Christ.

November 2, 2020

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A Message from the Principal

Dear Holy Family Catholic School Community,

Happy All Souls Day to you and your families; I hope that you had a safe Halloween this past weekend.

HFCS has enjoyed seeing so many of our students dressed as saints at Mass last Thursday, and today in school. Today during Monday Morning Prayer we learned seven reasons why the saints are important:

  1. The saints are real.
  2. The saints struggled with the very problems we do – and much worse.
  3. The saints are our heavenly helpers.
  4. The message of the saints’ lives and teachings are timeless and timely.
  5. The words and actions of the saints are a sure guide and authority on how we should live.
  6. The saints are the best role models for sanctity.
  7. Make friends with the saints, and they will be with us and helps us. monasteryicons.com

My hope is that our students will retain the happy saint experiences that they have experienced here at HFCS, and that lives of the saints will continue to inform their spiritual growth and development.

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Our November Saint of the Month is Blessed Miguel Pro, and our Virtue of the Month is Fortitude.

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I am so proud of our students and how they partnered with the parish in a letter writing service projects to help uplift the hearts and minds of our elderly who often live in isolation. Thanks go to Meg Ruhter for organizing this project!

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We are gearing up for our Livestream Pot O’ Gold Auction and can’t wait to reveal the theme on November 16th! Thank you to Lisa Griffith for being our POG Chair this year, and also to Brenda Conway and Sophie Kriss for leading the charge in obtaining our live and silent auction items this year. Go Hornets!

I am looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday evening at 6:00 for our monthly Home and School Associated meeting. Don’t forget to send your child to school wearing silly socks this Wednesday!

We will be celebrating Veterans Day outside next Wednesday, November 11, weather permitting; it will be livestreamed so you can participate from home.

God bless you and keep you safe as we continue to work through the challenges that COVID brings us,

Mrs. Ann Walters, MPS


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This Week

November 1 - All Saints Day - Holy Day of Obligation

November 2 - All Souls Day

November 4 - Silly Socks Day

November 4 - Home and School Association Meeting via Zoom 6:00pm

Next Week

November 9-16 - ACT Aspire Testing

November 11 - Veterans Day Ceremony

November 13 - Drive Thru Donuts with Dad

November 13 - Noon Dismissal

Future Events

November 16 - Pot O'Gold Kick-off

November 23 - 27 - Thanksgiving Holiday - No School

The school calendar can be found in its entirety on the school website at www.hfcsfw.org, click on the About tab, then click on the Calendar tab. Dates are subject to change.

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Individual portraits were sent home with students last week. We hope you enjoy the priceless memories.

For any question or to order additional portraits, please contact Lifetouch at 1-800-736-4753 or go to mylifetouch.com.

Need a Retake? Simply return this picture package on Picture Retake Day on January, 21, 2021.

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Join us for the monthly Home and School Association meeting on Wednesday, November 4 at 6:00pm via Zoom.

You won't want to miss discussions about Veterans Day, Donuts with Dad and Pot O'Gold!

Watch your email for an invite from Mrs. Angie Uptmore, HSA President.

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Happy Birthday to Edward Hughes! Many birthday blessings!
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PreK3 and PreK4 Learning About Life In The Swamp Through Letters A to F!

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Hornet Dads,

Save the date to drive thru for donuts on Friday morning, November 13!

Watch the Hornet Herald for all the details!
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Save the Date for the Live-Streamed Pot O'Gold Auction on Saturday, February 6, 2021!

Holy Family Catholic Parish

Join Father Hoa for the Eucharistic Adoration Night on Friday, November 6 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

For additional information, please contact Ms. Meg Ruhter at mruhter@holyfamilyfw.org.