St. Viator Parish School

Viator Voice: December 9, 2019


The days are growing darker and colder. In this second week of Advent, we give thanks for two candles that push back the darkness and remind us that the Light of the world is coming.

https://youtu.be/WcravEG2ATE

Advent Preparations are Underway!

PreKindergarten & Kindergarten Registration for 2020-21

We are currently taking registrations for students entering PreKindergarten and setting up appointments to test for new students entering Kindergarten for our SVS families. If you are a current PreKindergarten parent, your child will not need to be tested for 2020-2021.


Please contact Mary Jane Marlow at 702-732-4477 extension 100 for more information.

Our Lady of Guadalupe

On Thursday, December 12th, our students will be attending celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe with Mass. Students may bring a flower to offer to Mary at the end of Mass.


Please join us at 8:15 am in the church. The school office will be closed.

Santa's Workshop ~ December 16th & 17th

On December 16 and 17 our children will be visiting Santa's Workshop for an opportunity to purchase little presents for their family and friends. If you have wrapping paper that you would like to donate to Santa's Workshop, please bring to the office. We would appreciate it!

Chess Team

In preparation for the upcoming All Catholic Schools Chess tournament held at St. Viator on February 1st, the chess team will begin practicing three days a week beginning Monday, December 9th until February 1st.
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Our Webelos met with Ross Miller, former Secretary of State and past St. Viator student!

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We are Looking Forward to the Christmas Fine Arts Festival ~ December 18th!

Next Wednesday, our children will be performing in the Christmas Fine Arts Festival. As with last year, I have a sense of what to expect from our students and families:

  • Quiet, reverent entry into our Church. Of course, no food or drink, outside of water.
  • There is a videographer and photographer so that you can remain in your seat and enjoy the show without looking through the lens of the camera. Children should be dressed as directed by their moderator or teacher.
  • Arrival at 5 pm. This year, students will be sitting with their parents by performing group in an assigned area and will be called up when their group performs.
  • Performance begins promptly at 5:30 pm. The handbells, choir, band, and school children have been working very hard on their music selections. Since the program is scheduled to be approximately one hour; everyone will want to stay and watch the entire performance.

WCEA Update

Our journey toward re-accreditation continues. We are finalizing our timeline for the WCEA accreditation visit scheduled for February 2020. The visiting team was trained yesterday and the Self Study is in final production. Reservations have been made and we look forward to sharing all of the brilliant facets of St. Viator School with the team.

While some students are singing...

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....our Students are dreaming of a Starry Night!

Check out our talented artists by clicking on the links below!

NJHS Fundraiser!

The National Junior Honor Society is planning to sell Christmas cards to celebrate the holidays.


Cards will be sold from December 11th to the 18th.


They cost a dollar each, and you can buy them before or after school. It will be similar to the Valentine grams, but instead of lollipops, there will be a candy canes on the card. On the card, is a short story about the meaning of the candy cane. It is a pleasant reminder that Christmas is about Jesus and his birth.

Science Fair Judges Needed!

If you are interested in judging the St.VIator Science Fair, please contact Mrs. Wood at kwood@stviator.org. The fair will be held in the gym on Jan 24th from 8 to 11 am. Due to a conflict of interest, we cannot accept 7th & 8th parents. Thanks!

What's Happening!

Monday: December 9, 2019

  • Flag and Prayer 8AM
  • Varsity Quarterfinals @ OLLV

Tuesday: December 10, 2019

  • Reconciliation: Grades 3 and 4
  • JV Semifinals @ OLLV


Wednesday: December 11, 2019

  • Reconciliation: Grades 5 and 6
  • Varsity Semifinals @ St. Anne


Thursday: December 12, 2019

  • Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The office will be closed from 8:15 am to 9:15 am.
  • Liturgy, Grades PK-8 - Dress Uniform
  • Reconciliation: Grades 7 and 8


Friday: December 13, 2019

  • JV SVS vs. TBA @ Bishop Gorman
  • Varsity SVS vs. TBA @ Bishop Gorman

Mark Your Calendar!!

Sunday: December 15, 2019

  • Breakfast with Santa 8 AM until Noon at the Parish Center


Monday: December 16, 2019

  • Progress reports for K-2 go home today
  • Prayer and Flag 8 AM
  • Santa's Workshop


Tuesday: December 17, 2019

  • Santa's Workshop
  • Homeless Lunch 4B

Wednesday: December 18, 2019

  • Liturgy, Grades PK-8, Dress Uniform
  • Santa's Workshop
  • 5:30 PM Christmas Festival


Thursday: December 19, 2019


Friday: December 20, 2019

  • Red and Green Accessory Day
  • Noon Dismissal ~ Office closes at 12:30 PM
  • No afternoon Extended Care


Christmas Break

Monday: January 6, 2020 ~ Classes Resume

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