St. Mary Rockwood Rocket Review

December 17, 2014 | Volume 2, No. 17

Planning Ahead: (Please remember the calendar on the front page of the website is ALWAYS up-to-date!)

18 NO BAND REHEARSAL - will resume January 8

18 Christmas Music Concert 6:30PM in the Church

19 Pennies for Playground Jean/PJ Day (Homeroom teacher will determine dress) | Noon Dismissal - NO AFTERNOON LATCHKEY

22 - January 4 Christmas Break


Some of the iPads will not be restored until after the holiday break due to Genius Hour projects being on them. iPads are likely remaining at the school for the break so Mrs. Stager can reformat them all. Please have your information to the teacher by Thursday if you have not already sent it.

Thank you!

ThinkStretch BrainFreeze Packets

To join the BrainFreeze Reading Challenge, go to

By logging reading minutes, kids will earn raffle tickets for the chance to win exciting prizes like an iPod touch or a Kindle. You will also have access to exciting Winter Fun Activities and Cool Links for Warm Brains with lots of ideas for winter break fun.

To download the BrainFreeze packet - the link is

Keep your brain warm,

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Credit/Debit Card Payments now available in school or online!

Great news! We can now accept payments online or at school for the many things you currently write checks for! We will be utilizing Square - a completely safe alternative to writing checks. There is a 2.75% fee that is added to each transaction - it ends up costing about $1 per every $36 spent. It is a convenience fee and an option, but you may also still pay by cash or check. Tuition will still be paid using SmartTuition.

You can pay online from the website by clicking on the "payments" tab. You can pay for lunch, field trips, milk, CYO, Jean day donations, etc. all from the website. Put everything on one charge and you'll receive an emailed receipt. Just forward that receipt to and we will make sure it is applied where it needs to be.

If you pay for lunch online, please add the receipt number (see the red box below) to the lunch form so we know which is your payment.

You can also pay by swiping your card in the main office.

We hope this is just one more convenient way to help you manage your daily life and school at St. Mary Rockwood!
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