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Weekly Updates

We have a busy week ahead! Please keep in communication through the GroupMe apps, as well as with your scholars' homeroom teacher.

Dress code reminder: Please remember all scholars must be in full dress code everyday. Please refer to our website https://fatimatc.org/uniforms for more information about our full dress code. There have been numerous dress code violations in the past few weeks, especially with wrong colored shoes and socks, non-Fatima sweaters and jackets in the classroom, and so on. The dress code will be strictly enforced and phone calls home will be made. Thank you.

Living Museum:Information has gone home with scholars about the Living Museum. 1st-8th grades are participating. More information will go home on Monday. Topic forms are due Monday. Please communicate with your scholars' teachers and use the GroupMe if you need more information.

2019-2020 Tuition Rates and Fee

Our 2019-2020 Rates and Fees have been approved.

2019-2020 Tuition Rates and Fees

PK3 – PK4 $4,975.00

K-5 th $5,200.00

6th-8 th $5,200.00

(10 monthly payments due Aug 1 - May 1)

Enrollment Fee: $450.00/per scholar (includes textbooks, curriculum fee, technology fee and consumables)

  • Currently enrolled scholars will receive $200.00 off enrollment fees during the weeks of February 24-March 9, 2019.
  • Baby Falcons entering OLOF from the ECC will receive $150.00 off enrollment fees during the weeks of February 24-March 9,2019.
  • New scholars will receive $100.00 off enrollment fees during the weeks of February 24-March 9,2019.

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic School’s Week Activities and Theme Days

THEME: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.

Sunday, January 27: LEADers in our Parish!

Kick off CSW with ALL School Mass

  • We need the whole school to attend!
  • PreK-3rd attendance will count towards their Religion grade.
  • 4th-8th attendance will count as a test grade for their Leadership, Speech, and Choir Elective.
  • Some of the older kids (4-8) will be LEADing in the choir, acting as ushers, doing the readings, intentions, etc.

Monday, January 28: Crazy About LEARNing

  • · Scholars may wear CRAZY accessories (hat, socks, and scarves) and CRAZY hair with their regular school uniform
  • BOOK FAIR STARTS! Scholars will be given time to make a wish list and view the fair.

Tuesday, January 29: LEADing Two By Two: TWINNING TUESDAY

  • Scholars may dress as a TWIN with another scholar.
  • We will have PASTRIES with PARENTS 7:15am-8:00am in the Gym before morning assembly; BOOK FAIR will be open to all!

Wednesday, January 30: Serving those Who SERVE Us

  • MASS DAY- Wear Regular Mass uniform
  • Goodies With Grandparents 7:15-8:00; grandparents invited to attend Mass after
  • Student Council members will SERVE and deliver goody baskets around the community. We are asking each grade level to donate if you can. Whatever we are lacking, the school will supplement.
  • Prek3 and 4: water bottles
  • Kinder and 1st : nuts of any kind
  • 2nd and 3rd: mini pretzel, goldfish, and cookie bags
  • 4th: fruits (apples, oranges, bananas, cuties, etc)
  • 5th-8th: candy, chocolates, mints, etc. Individually wrapped if possible
  • We will make and deliver baskets for City Hall, Police, Fire, Parish, etc. If you have an empty basket, we will take that too!
  • TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR STEPS for STUDENTS! Scholars MUST be registered by NOON to be eligible for our SOCK HOP Incentive on FRIDAY! Please see the STEPS for STUDENTS Contest Flyer for more information!

Thursday, January 31: “Sportin” SUCCESS: Wear Sports Shirts and Jeans

  • In support of our clergy, who ALL love sports, scholars will be allowed to wear any sports shirt or jersey and JEANS
  • Scholars will make cards and may bring gifts for Father Clint, Deacon Joe, Deacon John, or any other clergy in our parish. We will “tackle” our clergy with love!
  • Thursday Night:5-7pm OPEN HOUSE and 8th grade Class Washington DC Trip Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner (all proceeds to benefit the 8th grade class trip)
  • Book Fair Open!
  • All Students attending OPEN HOUSE will receive a FREE DRESS PASS for tomorrow, Friday, 2/1
  • During Open House, Miss Monica and Miss Angelica will have our Early Bird Enrollment Table Set-up with more information about early enrollment for 2019-2020!

Friday, February 1: STEP INTO FALCON PRIDE

To wrap up our CSW and GEAR UP for STEPS for STUDENTS we will:

  • Have a ½ day
  • We WILL have Extended Day
  • Our 2nd Annual STEPS for STUDENTS SOCK HOP will be from 10:30-12:00; ONLY Students who are registered by NOON on January 30 will be able to attend—GET REGISTERED TODAY!
  • PTL will be providing FREE ROOT BEER FLOATS during the SOCK HOP!

If You Need Tuition Assistance...LOOK HERE!

The deadline for Archdiocese tuition assistance is quickly approaching. The deadline is February 11, 2019!! All returning families must complete the Archdiocese tuition assistance application in order to considered for the local Falcon Fund tuition assistance program. Please contact Angelica Hanley at ahanley@fatimatc.org with any questions regarding the application process. https://online.factsmgt.com/aid

Steps for Students

Our Pre-K 4 class won this weeks pizza party for having the most funds raised for Steps for Students! Congratulations to Ms. Hollins, Ms. Gulliory and the whole Pre-K 4 class!!

It is not to late to sign you and your family up. Please visit the Steps for Students website at www.steps4students.org. Wednesday 1/30 is the last day for scholars to register to receive a ticket to the Sock Hop on Friday 2/1.

Currently we have over 75% of our students enrolled and we are up to win the SPIRIT AWARD! Let's take home the prize for the MOST SPIRIT!

If you have any questions regarding regestration for Steps for Students please contact Monica Lea at MLea@fatimatc.org

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Year-End Statements

Families needing Year-End-Statements for Tax purposes please contact Angelica Hanley at ahanley@fatimatc.org or call the office at 409.945.3326. In most cases, tuition payments for Pre-K 3, 4, Kinder, as well as Before and After-school care up to age 13, can be deducted from taxes. Please speak with your personal accountant about specifics on filing.

Casino Night-Denim and Diamonds

Our Casino Night planning committee will have another meeting on Monday 1/21 at 6:00 pm. All are welcome to join us as we plan for this wonderful event. Please come and share your treasures and talents with us. If you can not attend but would like to volunteer but can not attend the meetings please email Erica Ruiz at e_rocha77@yahoo.com.

Our Denim and Diamonds Casino Night will be April 27, 2019 starting at 6:30 pm. This is a fun filled event with casino gambling, live/silent auction, dancing food and much more! You are not going to want to miss this fun filled event.

J-Lo's Word

I cannot even begin to put into words what my time at Fatima has meant to me personally and professionally just in the short 7 months that I have been honored to be your principal. The Love and Spirit that surrounds the Fatima campus makes my heart burst with pride, and I know that Jesus himself flows through our hallways and classrooms.

Proverbs says, “train a child in the way he should go…and when he is older he will not depart from it.” Part of our Mission at Our Lady of Fatima is to educate the whole child. The growth at Fatima is evident. As we approach Catholic Schools Week and celebrate the blessings we all share in getting to be part of Catholic Education, I invite all families to participate in our activities.

Next Thursday is our OPEN HOUSE and 8th grade Spaghetti Dinner from 5-7pm! We have three strong, intelligent 8th grade girls fundraising for an educational trip to Washington, DC. Please support these young ladies in their quest to raise money for their educational trip. We invite anyone who wants to see our campus to come to Open House. We will have a table set up with informational packets and early bird registration details for our 2019-2020 school year! We want YOU to be part of our growth at Fatima!

Thank you to all who support us and Catholic Education. We love our Parish families. We love our Fatima families. And most of all, we love our Savior Jesus Christ and his Blessed Mother.