Teaching the Way of Jesus Christ.
December 2, 2019
A Message From Our Principal
Dear HFCS Community,
Happy Advent! Advent is the season of hopeful and patient waiting for the birth of the Christ Child. In the midst of all the hectic pressure of Christmas preparations that surround us, let us remember to take a few minutes each day to gather for a peaceful family Advent prayer.
Advent Prayer for Families
Heavenly Father, your son, Jesus, is your greatest gift to us, a sign of your love.
Guide us as we strive to walk in that love together as a family this Advent.
As we prepare our hearts for Christmas,
bring us closer to each other and to your son.
Give us the grace and strength we need every day.
Help us to trust in you.
Come, Lord Jesus, lead all people closer to you.
Come and dispel the darkness of our world
with the light of your love.
The Dynamic Catholic Institute
Sister Teresa has an exciting idea for the 5th grade Pot O’ Gold class project and she needs your help to make it work! Please start saving all of your plastic bottle caps (milk, soda, yogurt, juice, etc) and turn them in to your child’s homeroom teacher no later than January 15. Your bottle caps will be upcycled into something beautiful - thank you!
Holy Family, Pray for us!
Mrs. Ann M. Walters, MPS
December 2 - Pot O'Gold Kickoff
December 4 - Silly Socks and HSA Meeting
December 9 - Spelling Bee
December 11 - Christmas Concert
December 12 - Chick-fil-A Fundraiser from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
December 13 - Nolan Catholic Fine Arts Christmas Concert
December 14 - Diocesan History Fair
December 20 - Noon Dismissal - End of Semester
December 23 - January 6. 2020 - Christmas Holiday - No School
January 6 - Teacher In-service - No School
January 7 - First Day of School for the Second Semester
January 10 - Diocesan Science Fair
Virtue of the Month
Saint of the Month
Saint Ambrose, pray for us.
Spelling Bee Advances
Did you know that each year, 11 million students compete in spelling bee at the school level. The purpose of the bee is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives.
The following students from the classroom level have advanced to the school level, which will be held on Monday, December 9, after morning prayer.
4 - Annica Moreno and Evan Olmos
5 - Kaitlyn Szostek and Samantha Lopez
6 - Jackson Schuster, and Cooper Orand
7 - Lucas Asprilla and Brent Neill
8 - Olivia Vasquez and Christian Paddack
Please join us in congratulating these students!
Annual 8th Grade Thanksgiving Feast
Thank you, ms. Barker, for stating such a lovely tradition, and your commitment to making the feast happen year after year!!
Please join us for our annual Christmas Concert featuring the HFCS Choir and Band.
Today, Mrs. Orand and Mrs. Phillips kicked off the raffle ticket sales for Pot O'Gold!
Folders were sent home with your student today with details about Pot O'Gold.
The annual dinner and auction is on Saturday, February 8, 2020 and will be held at Ridglea Country Club. It is an evening you won't want to miss!
Log Cabin Village
HORNET SOCCERCongratulations to the Hornet Soccer team for a great season!
Extra special thanks to Mrs. Jodi Price and Dr. Shelley Finger for being such exemplary coaches!
The boys and girls basketball teams will play in a pre-season tournament this week at St. Maria Goretti Catholic School. Come on our and support our Hornets!
Home and School Association Meeting
Holy Family Catholic School's Leadership Council and Gotta Lotta Enchiladas, Etc. is partnering to sell delicious, handmade tamales. These yummy pork or beef tamales are delivered frozen, easy to prepare and can be stored up to five months in the freezer.
Cost - $15.00 per dozen
Proceeds of $9.00 per dozen will be donated to the Educate the Children Honduras campaign.
Online orders will be accepted from November 16, 2019 through December 13, 2019 at https://payit.nelnet.net/form/ouxgYrtF. All orders must be picked up from the school library on December 18, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Chick-fil-A Spirit Day
Save the Date! Join HFCS for a Spirit Fundraiser Day at Chick-fil-A on Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm at the Hawks Creek location at 6650 Westworth Blvd, Westworth Village, TX 76114. Enjoy all your favorite meals while supporting HFCS!
Win a Pizza Party!!!
Please submit your unexpired Box Top$ to your homeroom teacher by Friday, February 21, 2020.
The class that submits the most BOX TOP$ will win a Pizza Party!
Follow the link to learn more about submitting using the app. https://www.boxtops4education.com/
If you have any questions, please email Vanessa Escamilla @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Teaching the Way of Jesus Christ, Holy Family Catholic School empowers students to become joyful disciples, lifelong learners, and compassionate leaders.