St. Vincent de Paul Parish School
I remember Catholic Schools Week SO vividly from when I was in school. I hope you and your learners are making memories this week. There sure is so much to look forward to this week- Make it a great week.
Kids at heart in Catholic education,
The Week's Notes
The Week's Notes
SKATING PARTY/DINE FOR DC: Our Annual Skating Party is tomorrow night from 6-8 at the Springfield Roller Rink. If your schedule allows, please stop by and support the 8th grade trip to Washington D.C. This SATURDAY is the Spaghetti Dinner where all proceeds also go to the Washington D.C. trip for our 8th graders. Please try to attend. PLEASE DO NOT GIVE HOMEWORK TOMORROW NIGHT AND ENCOURAGE YOUR LEARNERS TO ATTEND THE SKATING PARTY!
PLC: Please plan to meet for PLC this week in my office. We will be reviewing the Accreditation SIP plan.
INTERIMS: Please have grades updated for interims by February 5th.
ACCREDITATION: Please mark your calendars for March 10th and 11th. OCSAA will be coming out for these 2 days to look over our plan for improvement for the next few years. OCSAA will speak with each of you individually in March. We will have a breakfast on March 10th at 7:15 p.m. with the Accreditation team. Please plan to attend.
AIR TESTING: Per Diocese recommendation and for Accreditation purposes, ALL learners will be OHIO AIR testing this Spring. Here is the testing schedule. More details to come in future emails:
- English language arts tests – April 4 to 22, paper tests;
- Mathematics, science and social studies – April 4 to May 6, paper tests;
- GRADE 3: ELA AND MATH
- GRADE 4: ELA, MATH, AND SOCIAL STUDIES
- GRADE 5: ELA, MATH, AND SCIENCE
- GRADE 6: ELA, MATH, AND SCIENCE
- GRADE 7: ELA, and MATH
- GRADE 8: ELA ,MATH, AND SCIENCE
OBSERVATIONS/WALK-THROUGH: I will begin emailing you to set up your formal observation for the school year. I will be performing walk-throughs beginning next week. A copy of both the walk-through and observation can be found on the S drive. Please see me for questions.
FATHER MCNEIL: Father McNeil will be coming over on Wednesday afternoons at 2:20 p.m. to talk with our learners about saints or another topic (please let me know if you would like him to talk about something specific.) Here are the upcoming grades. Please be in the cafeteria by 2:20 to meet with him.
Father McNeil will also be joining us on Monday mornings at 7:45 a.m. to greet learners and teachers. He will stay for Morning Gathering and help to facilitate the Knights of Columbus Mass Incentive Program. The Knights have generously donated $25.00 each week for the next few weeks to help encourage our learners to participate in Sunday mass. Father McNeil will 'draw' from the children's envelopes on Monday during Gathering.
The Week Ahead
Monday, February 1
Tuesday, February 2
Wednesday, February 3
PLC MEEKER'S OFFICE
Thursday, February 4
Friday, February 5
8th grade Mass 8: 15 a.m.
Saturday, February 6
Upcoming Events for January:
January 31-February 6: Catholic Schools Week (see schedule below)
Wednesday, February 10th 9:00 a.m.: Ash Wednesday Mass (7th grade)
Friday, February 12: PD day no learners
Monday, February 15th: NO SCHOOL
Wednesday, February 17th: Registration Day 2016-2017