Teacher Weekly

St. Vincent de Paul Parish School

Greetings Staff!

These next three weeks are sure to be crazy but oh, so much fun as we round out the best school year ever! This weekend is the Soap Box Derby and All-School Carnival. Thank you for dedicating your Saturday to support our learners and their education. For all of you that will be volunteering your time on Saturday, please enjoy a Jeans week Monday-Thursday next week. You are appreciated.

Kids at heart in Catholic education,


The Week's Notes

PLC: There is NO PLC this week.

FIREMEN: Station 3 Fireman will be coming out tomorrow to visit with our primary team. Here is the schedule:

9:00 - 9:45 - Grade 2 and grade 1

9:45 - 10:30 Grade K and PK

In the Scullen Room.

BAND PERFORMANCE: ALL (PK-8) learners should be in the gym by 12:40 p.m. for the band performance.

SPRING MUSICAL: Our Spring Musical will be held on Wednesday, May 18th at 7:00 p.m. ALL staff should be in attendance and promptly here at 6:15 pm. on Wednesday evening, to help out with getting the kids on and off stage quickly and seamlessly. The theme of the musical is all about recycling and saving the world! All learners will be in jeans, tennis shoes, and green t-shirts. For staff, please wear your SVDP green STAFF shirts and jeans. Here is the schedule for in-school practices next week:

  • Monday, May 16th: All morning specials will be in the Gym for music.
  • Tuesday, May 17th: All morning specials will be in the Gym for music.
  • Tuesday, May 17th: 1:30 p.m. all school dress-rehearsal.
  • Wednesday, May 18th: Ms. Smith will communicate if your class should come to her during the morning special time.

8th GRADUATION: It is STRONGLY REQUESTED that ALL staff attend the graduation mass for our 8th grade learners on 5/24 at 6:00 p.m. in the Church. Following mass is the graduation dinner. If you would like to stay for the dinner, please RSVP with Laurie. We wish the student leaders of our building our very best as they enter into the next phase of their educational journey!

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL: Gr. 7 Mass at 8:15, Awards at 9:30, Picnic Lunch with Father Norm at 11:00, DISMISSAL At 1:00 P.M. (We will have our final 2015-2016 staff meeting on Thursday (5/26) morning at 8:30 a.m. for breakfast in the Scullen Room. Once you have finished your check-out procedures on Friday, May 27th- you will be dismissed for the Summer!)

THE MONTH OF MAY : We will have rosary each Friday at 2:30 p.m. in the Church. Thank you to intermediate grades who will be in charge of leading our school in Rosary.

CARNIVAL: Looking forward to seeing all of you this weekend! For all of you that will be volunteering your time on Saturday, please enjoy a Jeans week Monday-Thursday next week. You are appreciated.

STEM at SVDP: Our STEM Team: John Milam (Engineering Teacher), Beth Waller (STEM coach), and myself will be heading down to Columbus on May 18

the for the STEM Designation meeting at The Ohio Department of Education. We highly anticipate designation equivalence as one of the first Catholic STEM schools in the State of Ohio. If approved, this will give our school the uniqueness and quality seal for our outstanding and effective curriculum and instruction.

CAMPUS CLEANUP: All classrooms will be participating in the campus cleanup next Friday 5/20. Learners will bring work-clothes to change into. A schedule with your assignments will be distributed to your mailboxes by the beginning of next week.

VIRTUS: Please put an updated VIRTUS training bulletin in my mailbox by May 27th.

ENGINEERING LAB TEACHER INCENTIVE: The program ends Friday, May 13th. I need totals and money by Friday, please!

START DATE: August 10th is our first teacher work day for the 2016-2017 school year. Please also mark your calendars for the Annual Back-to-School night on August 11th at 6:00 p.m. It is requested that

ANNUAL ST. BERNARD'S SERVICE DAY: Once again St. Vincent de Paul Parish is providing the meal for Sunday, June 19th, Father's Day for the working poor and homeless. Please help us to feed these 250 plus members of the Akron area. Consider making a donation to offset the food purchased for the meal or come and work the meal with us. Cash or check donations may be made out to St. Vincent de Paul Church marked "Hot Meals" on the envelope. Envelopes may be dropped in the collection at any mass. You must be 14 years of age or older to help serve on Father's Day. We are looking for volunteers to help us from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Minors must be accompanied by a parent if it is their first time working. If you have any questions please contact Marimargaret Roberts at 330-608-8930 or Beth Waller at 330-867-5726.

The Week Ahead

Monday, May 9

Tuesday, May 10

Fireman Talk (PK-2) 9:00- 10:30 a.m.

Mr. Campbell Band 12:40 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11

(no Father Norm)

Thursday, May 12

Choir Practice

Friday, May 13

5th grade Mass 8:15 a.m.

Rosary 2:30 at Church

Get ready... Rest of the year upcoming events:

5/9: 7th grade Walsh visitation

5/10 Fireman Talk (PK-2)/ BAND performance (1:00 p.m gym)

5/14 Carnival (3 hour volunteer requested for staff)

5/18 Spring Musical

5/20 Campus Cleanup Day

5/21: SVDP Middle School Dance - 6-8 p.m.(Middle School Teacher to attend)

5/23 primary ZOO trip

5/24 K and 8th grade graduation

5/25 Mass, Awards, Picnic 1:00 p.m Dismissal

5/27 Last Day for Teachers