Transfiguration School Newsletter

December 7th, 2020

News and Notes

Dear Parents,

I hope you had a blessed Second Sunday of Advent and enjoyed the weekend! This Tuesday, December 8, is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. Our students will be participating in Mass remotely during their Religion class. Father Emiel will be distributing Communion to our students in grades 3-8 outside during the day, as well. Thank you, Father Emiel!

Please join the Parents Guild next Tuesday for their general meeting via zoom. The information is located below!

Applications for NEW students for the 21-22 school year are now open. This includes ALL incoming Kindergarten students, even if your child attends our school for PK4. Please share this information with family and friends who are thinking of attending our school. Spots in Kindergarten are already filling up. To apply, click on the following link:

We are excited this year to partner with Liebman's for a special Transfig. Christmas spirit wear to commemorate this unusual Christmas season. It is certainly one we will never forget. This shirt can be worn on Spirit Fridays and on gym days. The sweatshirt can be worn anytime. Shirts are available as short sleeve for $10 or long sleeve for $15. Sweatshirts are available for $25. Orders must be in by 12/15. Pictures and link to order are located to below.

Don't forget to sell those raffle tickets!!! The last day to sell tickets is December 20th. The raffle is Monday, December 21st!! I want to give a huge shout out to the Koraca family for being the current top sellers. They have sold 22 tickets! Let's see if any family can out sell them!

Christmas trees are still available, please contact Joe Agro for more information. 1-914-393-8008.

Have a great week,

Ms. Kazan

Parents Guild General Meeting

Next Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020 7:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 941 2126 7989

Passcode: 839018

Service Update

Thanks to everyone who participated in our #GivingTuesday Charity Dress Down Fundraiser last week! As a school community, we collected $303.50, which was donated to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at Transfiguration Church. We received the below note of thanks...

"I want to express my sincere thanks and the thanks of those less fortunate than us. The continued support of Transfiguration School is a major boost to SVDP society. It is a living example of God’s love working in our community. Your commitment makes all our parishioners proud of you. Thank you again!!!"

GIVING TREE - Wrapped/Labeled Gifts are Due Back to School by Friday, December 11. You can send your gift into the school that day with your child, OR you can drop your gift when picking up your child at dismissal. You will not need to get out of your car; someone will take the gift from you. Contact Gina Mueller,, or 914-500-3732 with any questions or to make alternative drop-off arrangements.

ADVENT PRAYERS FOR SOYAPANGO: Please have your children continue to color the Advent Calendar we sent home last week and offer a daily prayer for our friends in Soyapango. After Christmas, the prayer sheets should be returned to school as they will be sent to St. Joseph the Worker School in El Salvador to be distributed as a sign of our friendship and solidarity with them.

We deeply appreciate your dedication to helping those in need this holiday season!

Christmas Tree Ornaments

This year, we will be selling handmade Christmas Tree Ornaments. Mr. Alba, one of our PK parents, makes them and will personalize them for us. Please see pictures below. Order forms will go out this week. Thank you Mr. Alba and the Parents' Guild for this unique keepsake.

December 6th-- 2nd Sunday of Advent

Yesterday, December 6th, marked the second Sunday of Advent. We lit the second candle of our School Advent Wreath this morning. The second candle of Advent is the candle of peace. I hope this week you are able to find peace in the this hectic holiday season.

I have attached an Advent calendar for this week with some daily reminders, activities and prayers to do with your children.

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