March 23, 2020 - updated 3/25/20
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Fortitude - Virtue of the Week
Our virtue this week is FORTITUDE - The strength to overcome fear and to remain steady in our will in the face of obstacles always being reasonable. What are some of the fears that you most often have to deal with? What helps you to steady your will?
Regarding Remote Learning and other COVID-19 Actions
Tentatively scheduled for April 23 for a parent development workshop, Celebrate Calm is offering some great words of wisdom and podcasts for this time. Please check them out at
Fellowship Fridays - Look for Updates on Getting Together Digitally
Please email some questions you would like answered between now and Thursday afternoon to firstname.lastname@example.org
If for some reason you do not get the email or have a grandparent who would like to join, please send an email address to email@example.com We hope to see many of you join us with your favorite breakfast, coffee, or tea, and a little social collaboration, while practicing social distancing.
March 27 - 8:30 am until 9:30 am
April 24 - (Changed from April 17 due to many class trips)
Tutoring - There will be students who will need tutoring assistance with remote learning. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Community Initiative to help seniors with groceries and errands during this time of
Contact Melissa Aguilar at email@example.com or (903) 263-9819 or (903) 757-5855
In light of the current COVID-19 situation, if you see a need, please let us know.
Enrollment - Re-Enrollment
- You must complete the fees sheet as well as your tuition finance worksheet and return to the school. Digital Fees Form Here
- Please be sure to log in to your parent web and complete the re-enrollment packet. If your student is NOT returning, you must indicate so in the Re-enrollment window. Family Portal
- Parish Subsidy Letters should be sent to your pastor and then picked up and returned to the school. Digital Parish Subsidy Letter Here
Where Our Seniors are Headed
University of Dallas
Houston Baptist University
Abilene Christian University
Mary Hardin Baylor University
University of Houston
St. Edward's University
Centenary College of Louisiana
Scholarships Earned to Date: $330,000
Congratulations April Jones on committing to Centenary of Louisiana
We are so excited to announce our next Centenary Competitive Dance commit, April Jones! April is a senior at St. Mary’s in Longview, TX where she is on the dance team. She is coming into Centenary on the pre-med track.
We’re so excited to have you, April!
TURN IN YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS AND MONEY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Raffle Tickets can still be dropped off at the Church Office
Please turn in your tickets and money as soon as you can. You do not have to wait until all tickets are sold to turn in what you have. This will be helpful in tallying tickets and in managing the class contest.
Class Contest Update
4th Grade at 22% to goal
11th Grade at 21% to goal
12th Grade at 17% to goal
Kindergarten at 9% to goal
5th Grade at 7.5% to goal
6th Grade at 6% to goal
3rd Grade at 4% to goal
1st Grade at 4 % to goal
7th Grade at 3% to goal
A Knight to Remember Gala
Please come if you would like to volunteer on any committee.
Marketing: Jackie Weaver
Food & Beverages: Jeanie Folzenlogen & Kathy Mendicello
Decorations: Stacy Lammers
Raffle: Melissa Aguilar
Day of the Event Coordinator: Bob Ward
Silent Auction: Lisa Van Burkleo and Barbara Kenning
Home & School Liason: Therese Kenning and Mechelle
Contact Bob Ward with questions
Spirit Shirt Days
May 8th – Pep Rally
All Middle School and High School TAPPS events have been cancelled until further notice.