The SCS Wednesday News Brief

May 31, 2017

A weekly news brief from St. Catharine School

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Quick Updates

We are pleased to announce the Manasquan Music and Dance Academy will be hosting an "Instrumental Petting Zoo" for our students!


  • Tomorrow, June 1st, students in grades 2-7 will explore the Instrumental Petting Zoo in hopes of discovering a new instrument that they may be interested in playing. Students will have the opportunity to rent the instruments for the summer and detailed information will be brought home regarding opportunities for summer enrichment here at St Catharine School.
  • We welcome all parents to come check out the Instrumental Petting Zoo after school from dismissal time through 3:30 PM
  • If you are unable to attend this event, important notices will be sent home regarding instrumental band lessons and summer enrichment for your child. Please contact the main office if you have any questions



PTA News


We welcome and congratulate the following parents as the new members of the PTA Executive Board: Co Presidents Kerryn Shaughnessey and Maureen Gilroy, Vice President Kim Hughes Bennett, Program Director Toni Mozieka Corresponding Secretary Kelly McCarthy, and teacher liaison Kari Cosseboom


Alex's Lemonade Stand:

Please see information below regarding the Alex's Lemonade Stand Fundraiser

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Upcoming Events

School Calendar http://www.stcatharineschool.net/scsl/Calendar/


Thursday June 1st


  • Instrumental Petting Zoo: 1:30-3:30 PM Interior Carport Hallway
  • Alex's Lemonade Stand Fundraiser



Friday June 2nd

  • 9 AM School Volunteer Recognition Mass and Breakfast
  • 8th grade dance- Under the Sea 7-10PM SCS Cafeteria


Sunday June 4th

  • 8th Graders: Baccalaureate Mass 9:00 AM St. Catharine Church
  • 8th Graders: Communion Breakfast, immediately following the mass at Manasquan River Golf Club


Monday June 5th

  • 9:30 AM PreK Stepping Up Ceremony


Tuesday June 6th

  • 8th Grade Award Ceremony 9:00 AM SCS Gym *8th graders dismissed to go home after ceremony


Wednesday June 7th

  • 9:30 AM Kindergarten Graduation SCS Gym


Thursday June 8th

  • 8th Graders: Last day of school for 8th grade students only


Friday June 9th

  • 8th Graders: No School for 8th Graders
  • 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony 6:00 PM (Doors will open 5:30 PM students must be "on line" by 5:45 PM)


Monday June 12th

  • Last Full Day of School
  • PTA Pizza Day


Tuesday June 13th

  • 12:30 PM Dismissal
  • 9:00 AM Student Award Ceremony


Wednesday June 14th

  • 12:30 Dismissal
  • Last Day of School

Candlelight Ball

Candlelight Ball



  • Candlelight Ball raffle tickets will be on sale in school on June 6th and June 13th during student award ceremonies.In addition, we are having a "Wine Wall" at the Candlelight Ball and are asking for donations of bottles of wine that are $25 and up. On the 6th and 13th, parents may drop off wine bottle donations to help support our fundraising efforts.
  • On June 7th there will be another "Wine Wall" drop off at the carport from 2:00-2:30 PM


To purchase tickets please click the following link:


http://stcatharineschool-org.3dcartstores.com/CANDLELIGHT-BALL-2017_c_17.html




St. Catharine-St. Margaret Parish

51st Annual Candlelight Ball

July 7, 2017

6:00 pm - Midnight

Spring Lake Golf Club

Entertainment by Brian Kirk & the Jirks


Ticket Options:

$150 6:00pm-Midnight

(includes Open bar, hors d'oeuvre, buffet dinner, dessert, and entertainment)

$75 8:30pm-Midnight


(includes Open bar, dessert, and entertainment)


Please help support St. Catharine School and the St. Catharine-St. Margaret Parish Religious Education Programs.

There are many opportunities to donate:

*Become an Event Benefactor

* Attend the Event

*Purchase Raffle Tickets

*Donate Wine for the Wine Wall

*Donate Silent Auction Items


Please contact sccandlelightball@gmail.com to donate or for further information.

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