St. Louis Catholic School News

April 6, 2016

Calendar of Events

  • Apr 6 - Gr. 4 All School Mass
  • Apr 6 - Gr. 5 Reconciliation
  • Apr 6 - Ronald McDonald will be here, 1:30 pm
  • Apr 6 - Spanish Club, 3-4 pm
  • Apr 7 - Gr. 5 Reconciliation
  • Apr 8 - Gr. 7/8 Gr. Academic Team Practice, 3 - 4:15 pm
  • Apr 9 - Annual Cardinal Crawl 5K Run/Walk/Crawl
  • Apr 11 - Gr. 3 All School Mass (No All School Mass on Wednesday)
  • Apr 11 - Fr. Stan's Patron Saint, St. Stanislaus, Cake and Ice Cream Celebration
  • Apr 11 - Gr. 4 & 5 Recorder, 6:45 pm and Music Program, 7 pm, Activity Center
  • Apr 13 - PTO Spring Mtg and Volunteer Dinner at Big Four Cafe
  • Apr 13 - Pizza Hut Fundraiser, Coupon is Included
  • Apr 14 - Gr. 6 Cinti Museum Ctr and Basilica Cathedral in N. Kentucky Field Trip
  • Apr 15 - Young Hoosier Deadline for taking tests.
  • Apr 15 - Jr. High Youth Group
  • Apr 17 - Confirmation 5 pm
  • Apr 18-29 - ISTEP+
  • Apr 18 - Uniform Exchange, 2:30-3:30 pm
  • Apr 20 - Gr. 2 All School Mass
  • Apr 20 - Gr. 5 Immunization Clinic
  • Apr 21 - Gr. 2 Weberding Field Trip, 8:15 - 11 am
  • Apr 22 - Gr. 2 Childrens Museum in Indy Field Trip
  • Apr 22 - Gr. PK - 8 Madcap Puppets, 1:40-2:40 pm

PRINCIPAL MOELLER'S DESK

Welcome Joan

We are very happy to announce that SLS has a new staff member, Joan Riedeman. Joan will be working in the front office taking over for Nicki beginning on Monday, April 18th.

Secretaries Desk

Be watching for an email in the next couple days regarding registration for the 2016/2017 School Year.

St. Louis Family,

I am sorry to say that I will not be returning to St. Louis next school year. I have truly loved and enjoyed getting to know, teach and care for so many wonderful students as well as their families. Thank you for all the support everyone has given me in the years I have spent at our school. St. Louis will always be a part of me and hold a special place in my heart.


Sincerely,

Jenny Koors

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Our annual SLS Rummage Sale

Please keep in mind when spring cleaning this year....and save the date for Our annual SLS Rummage Sale
Sale dates June 3, 4, and 5th
Drop off dates May 29, 30, 31
Want to join our team? Contact Mrs. Narwold

Cardinal Crawl/Food Pantry Donation

Tighten your shoe laces and get ready to run, walk, or crawl! Event day registration starts at 8 am and race starts at 9 am. Stop in the Activity Center to drop off your Food Pantry Donation and pick up your t-shirts (Not guaranteed if registered after March 11th.)

This is how you know your child goes to a Catholic school.

A parent shared a story: Over spring break we had to put our dog down who was 11 years old. After we buried him, my son asked me if we could see his grave the next day. I said yes, but why do you want to see it tomorrow? He says, "It is Easter time and Jesus rose from the dead so maybe Smokey will also.".

Cardinal Tech Squad

The Cardinal Tech Squad will not meet this month because ISTEP starts the 20th, and club was scheduled for the 19th. We will meet one final time for the year on May 17th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Student Council News

Middle School Madness took place in March. It was a fun way to enjoy basketball as well as how successful teams work together. Students grades 5 - 8 could find where the 64 teams played, how many of the schools were Catholic (9), matched the mascot, and vocabulary word searches.

Photo 1 pictured from left to right: Annie Moeller, Grace Mack, Erin Batta, and Caroline Meer

Center: Annie Moeller

Photo 3 pictured: Annie Moeller and Erin Batta

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4th & 5th Grade Musical Performance

The fourth and fifth grade program is Monday, April 11. Fourth grade students need to arrive between 6:30 and 6:40 to be ready for our "musical appetizer" recorder concert at approx. 6:45. Fifth grade students need to arrive between 6:30 and 6:45. The singing performance will begin promptly at 7:00.


All students should arrive dressed up - please no jeans, shorts, tshirts or sweatshirts.


Thank you to all those who signed up for Enrichment classes! We had a great response! Be on the lookout for an email this week regarding which class your child was enrolled in....many classes begin next week. The Emergency Contact Form and payment must be returned before your child is allowed to participate!


It's that time again!!! All of our families need to re-enroll (or enroll) their Kroger Plus cards to continue supporting SLS for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. You have until April 30th, 2016 to complete. If you do not enroll, you will no longer be supporting SLS starting May 1st. Please visit www.KrogerCommunityRewards.com today to continue helping St. Louis School! Sign in or create an account and click on the Enroll Now button...this will take you to your Account Summary page where you can re-enroll on the bottom of the page. **The code you will need to enter for St. Louis School is 81013** Kroger has changed their policy and this is the only time to enroll this year...and this is one of our biggest and easiest fundraisers! As an incentive, we will offer a free Out of Uniform Pass to any child that turns in a printed confirmation of enrollment to their teacher. If you have trouble printing, please email the confirmation to your teacher to receive the Out of Uniform pass. Thank you for supporting St. Louis!!!


The PTO would like to invite you to a special Volunteer Dinner and Spring Meeting to be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the Big Four Cafe. All parents, grandparents and friends who volunteer at our school are welcome to attend. We truly appreciate all you do! Please RSVP to Jenny Schebler by April 8 at rjschebler@aol.com or 832-226-9975.


Eight Graders and their families: did you know??? St. Louis PTO is offering $500.00 tuition scholarships to 4 qualified 8th grade students, attending a private high school. The applications will be available in the school office and are due on April 29, 2016. Eighth grade homeroom teachers will also have copies for any student who is interested in applying. Winners of the scholarships will be announced at the graduation ceremony. Good luck to all applicants!

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Spring Garden Club

Spring is coming, and so is the spring installment of Garden Club! Our first Garden Club meeting of spring was Tuesday, March 29th from 3:00-3:30. We planted our spring garden at this first meeting.


We understand that spring commitments to sports, etc. can be very different than the fall. Please let us know if your student is still interested in being part of the Garden Club this spring. We will once again meet on Tuesdays from 3:00-3:30.


The other teachers and myself are excited to spend Tuesday afternoons with our Garden Club students again. Please let me know if you have any questions!

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Young Hoosier deadline is April 15th.

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St. Louis Parish Youth Ministries is sponsoring a Called 2 Serve 1 day local mission scheduled for ​April 16, 2016. Any youth in grades 6-12 and adults are needed to help with this service project. We will meet at Batesville's Liberty park at 8:30 for a light breakfast and devotion, disperse in crews to help local residence with yard work and light home repairs, and return to Liberty Park at 3:00 for a snack and share. Food, drink, and snacks are provided. Registration forms are attached.


If you or someone you know needs help with some yard work or light home repairs, please call Dave Meyer (812) 934-5457 or Carrie Wesseler (812) 933-1519. We will meet with you to see what needs to be done and send a chaperoned crew of youth out to your home. The next work date is scheduled for April 16th. This is a free service.

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Soup N Sub Sale

The TriForce Mission Team will be hosting a Soup N Sub sale Saturday April 23rdand Sunday, April 24th. Turtle Soup is $4 per quart. Fresh handmade subs are $6 per 6in. and $16 per 18in. Order forms are attached and can be found at the parish office. Forms are due to the St. Louis Parish office by April 18, 2016. Turtle Soup will also be available for purchase in the St. Louis Parish Activity Center April 23rd from 1:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.


and April 24th from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. or until sold out. Money raised will go toward the mission trip to Cannonsburg, PA this summer.
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Swim Team Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for Batesville Swim Team. Please visit batesvilleswimteam.com to register now or attend an optional registration/information night April 13, 7:00 - 9:00 PM at the Batesville Middle School. If you have any questions regarding the team, please visit the website or email info@batesvilleswimteam.com. We're looking forward to another awesome summer, and we hope to have you on board!!

Batesville Boys Soccer for Interested 7th and 8th Graders

The Batesville Boys Soccer team will have a weight room orientation for 7th and 8th graders interested in playing soccer at BHS. The orientation will introduce players to the fundamentals of the lifting program and go over proper techniques and safety. The orientation will be from 5-5:45pm onApril 6th at the BHS weight room by the football field/track.


BHS Boys soccer open gyms on April 5th and 14th beginning at 5pm at the Batesville Middle School gym.


BHS Boy Soccer Player/parent on April 25th at 5:30pm in the BHS cafeteria. The meeting will cover the summer calendar and expectation for anyone interested in playing next fall.


For any questions contact Coach Fox at chrisandtracyfox@yahoo.com.


Thanks,

Chris

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WEEKLY SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS

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WEEKLY ADULT BINGO VOLUNTEERS

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Uniform Exchange Dates

Monday, April 18, 2016, 2:30pm-3:30pm

Saturday, May 07, 2016, 9:00am-11:00am

Saturday, June 04, 2016, 9:00am-11:00am

Snow Make-up Days to Date

May Day, May 2nd - School Will Be In Session Due to Snow Make-up Day

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