School Newsletter

December

Virtus Training coming to Transfiguration

Are you interested in volunteering? There is no better time than

now to complete your Essential 3 Requirements!

This Thursday, December 12th at 6:30 pm we will have a live training right here at Transfiguration Catholic Church.

Advance online registration is required. Log in or create an account at https://www.virtusonline.org/

Middle School Drama Club Information Meeting

Who: 5th-8th Graders

When: Thursday, December 12th

Where: School Cafeteria

Time: 3:30-3:45 pm

Questions: Mrs. Metzinger cmetzinger@transfigurationmn.org

Annual Guatemala Sale

What: Annual Guatemala Sale (the proceeds of the sale go to support students who are a part of the San Lucas Tollman Scholars Program in Guatemala)

When: Thursday, December 12th and Friday, December 13th

Who: K-8th Grade Students (5th grade elves will assist students)

Time: During School Hours

*All items are priced to sell! We are hopefully all students can partake in the sale.

Please send money in a ziploc bag labeled with your students name.

Christmas Music Concert

Who: Kindergarten – 8th Grade

When: Tuesday, December 17, 7:00 pm until approximately 7:45 pm

Where: Transfiguration Catholic Church

Student arrival: 6:40 pm (grades will be assigned to a classroom in the middle school hallway & details will be sent soon)

Attire: Sunday Best

Dairy Queen Fundraising Event for Transfiguration Catholic School

After the Christmas Music Concert on Tuesday, December 17th we would like to invite all of you to Dairy Queen (819 Century Ave N, Maplewood). From 7:30-10:00 pm 10% of the total sales (eat in and drive through) will be donated back to our school. Thanks to Angela Geiser for organizing our second restaurant fundraiser this year!

Preschool Christmas Concert

Come celebrate the preschool students at their concert on

Friday Dec. 20th @ 10:45 am in the gathering space of the church.

The two classes will sing songs they’ve prepared individually and will conclude with a few to sing together. We hope you’ll join us for refreshments when the program concludes! If you’d like to donate store or home baked goods, please use this link below.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084ea9a62ea7f49-christmas

Free Dress on Friday, December 20th

In the spirit of Christmas time we would like to invite all students and teachers to be out of uniform on Friday, December 20th. Please wear red and green and follow the out of uniform dress code policy.

November Virtuous Tigers

Addie T. (Stewardship); Cali Q. (Magnanimity); Ethan L. (Fortitude/Patience/Courtesy); George M. (Studiousness); Paige M. (Mercy); Ben J. (Stewardship (x2)); Derek C. (Studiousness/Generosity/Courtesy); Ella G. (Studiousness/Responsibility/Courtesy); Marissa F. (Cheerfulness); Thomas H. (Mercy); Dominik H. (Generosity/ Stewardship/Courtesy/Responsibility); Allyson F. (Patience); Tristan R. (Generosity); Luke H. (Stewardship); Jordyn P. (Stewardship/Diligence); Kendall B. (Stewardship/Responsibility/Generosity); Daniella J. (Stewardship); Rhiannon O. (Stewardship/Kindness); Abby C. (Stewardship/Cheerfulness); Molly M. (Stewardship); Ali W. (Stewardship/Generosity); Will M. (Stewardship); Kenna N. (Stewardship); Maura R. (Stewardship); Henry K. (Stewardship); Henry P. (Stewardship); Garrett A. (Stewardship/Courtesy); Drew G. (Generosity); Henry A. (Generosity); Caleb U. (Generosity); Matthew G. (Courtesy); Livia J. (Generosity); Leah P. (Generosity); Zac F. (Stewardship); David V. (Courtesy); Kate G. (Courtesy); Karin S. (Cheerfulness); Kara S. (Fortitude); Abi M. (Friendship); Conor M. (Responsibility); Claire S. (Friendship); Jesse H. (Respect); Saige J. (Studiousness)

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Free Throw Contest

Location: Transfiguration Catholic School Gymnasium

Date: Sunday, January 12th

Time: Registration is 11:30 - noon, Contest is noon - 2:00 pm

Sponsor: Knights of Columbus council #4374

Who: Boys and Girls, Ages 9-14

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Chess Club

We are looking for a volunteer to start our Chess Club for students K-8th grade. Chess Club meets once per week for 30 minutes before school. In the past this has been a very popular activity with our students. Please call the school office at 651-501-2220 or email tiger@transfigurationmn.org if you are interested in helping or would like additional details.

Scholastic Book Fair

Save the Date!

Thursday, January 23rd - Tuesday January 28th.

Our highly anticipated book fair will return!

We welcome all students, family, friends & neighbors to shop the sale. Students will have the opportunity to shop the sale during school hours. We are also looking for volunteers to setup the sale and work the sale. Please see the Sign Up Genius attached below.

Woodbury Just4KidsFest

Transfiguration Preschool will have a booth at the upcoming Woodbury Just4KidsFest on Sat. Jan. 11th, 2020 at Lake Middle School. This is a free event with planned entertainment, kids activities and lots of great information about programming for kids in the surrounding suburbs. For more information visit their website https://just4kidzfest.com/. We hope to see some of our Transfiguration School family faces!

Open House: Save the Date!

School Families, Friends, Parishioners and Guests are invited to Transfiguration Catholic School's Open House on Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 from 11:30 - 1:00 pm (following the Sunday 10:30 am Mass). Come and see everything our Catholic School offers, where our students strive each day for Christian discipleship, academic excellence, and great love of Jesus Christ! Hope to see you there!

Black & Gold Fundraiser: Save the Date!

Our Black & Gold Fundraiser this year will be held on

Saturday, February 22nd. The "Black & Gold" is our annual fundraiser to raise money for school improvements, classroom technology, and the Ted Zaremski Endowment Fund, which provides financial aid to students. Tickets are $50.00 until February 14th.

After February 14th, tickets will be $65.00.

Preschool Family Fun Event: Save the Date!

On Sunday Feb. 2nd from 11:30-1pm we will host our next PreK-2nd grade Family Fun event in coordination with our winter Open House. The theme will be “Great Love” and just like the fall, there will be fun for all ages in both the gym and cafeteria. Be on the lookout for more information.

The Bake Sale was a success!

Was it the REAL Saint Lucia at Transfiguration's recent Bake Sale? Or, was it saints-in-the-making Cora, Marie, Dakota and Lucy? You decide! The ladies of Transfiguration’s Council of Catholic Women would like to thank those who made our event so successful. Our goal was met and $1,000 will be donated to Transfiguration School.

  • Anne & Larry Headrick of Marquette Vineyards
  • Hy-Vee, Oakdale
  • Dunn Brothers Coffee, Woodbury
  • our hard-working volunteers

and finally, the many talented home bakers who donated an exceptional selection of treats. We are thankful!

Thank you to the Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus are always looking for ways to support Transfiguration! We want to

thank all the members of the Knights for praying for us and dedicating their lives to service

Donations to School

$500 – Bingo Gym Use

$400 – Booya Facility Use