The Academy of Saint Matthias
Issue #8 2015
Service Hour Requirements Reminder
The Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle families are REQUIRED to complete 24 hours of service in any of the following areas: school activities, Home & School Association activities, CYO, volunteering through the church or Scouts. These activities are divided into two categories: those that require Child Protection Clearance and those that do not require Child Protection Clearance. If you are interested in Child Protection Clearance, please see Mrs. Blackburn. Parents are given an opportunity to sign up for areas of service throughout the school year, opportunities may also be available through your child's teacher. Check with the teacher periodically to find out what's available. Families who choose NOT to complete the 24 hours of service are assessed a fee of $400. Extra service hours completed by one family may not be transferred to another school family. All service hours must be completed by MAY 1st. A service hour fee is assessed for families who have not completed their hours.
It is your responsibility to stay informed of the different volunteer opportunities. Opportunities are listed in this weekly Bridges newsletter, Facebook and Twitter as well. We do our best to keep the calendar on our school webpage up to date. Below you will find a list of upcoming opportunities starting with the fall festival replacement event our-Great Pumpkin Glow Party. We look forward to seeing you throughout the school year!
Dir. of Admissions, Enrollment & Development
For questions about any of the opportunities listed please contact Mrs. Richards @ email@example.com or at extension 215.
Great Pumpkin Glow Party
November 7th -- 4 pm to 8:30 pm
(Volunteers needed from 3 pm to 9:30 pm)
Join us on November 7 for what is sure to be a fun evening. We will have a mobile game truck where the kids can play their favorite games. There will be glow in the dark manicure's for the ladies. Pumpkin decorating contest, blingo, duck pond glow pluck the evening will end with a glow in the dark dance for 6th-8th grade only. See attached flyer.
First Steps in Music
Mrs. Hawkins the music teacher is starting a First Steps in Music Program, for more information please click on the link
Contact Mrs. Richards for a registration form, classes begin Friday, October 23rd.
Financial Aid Applications
E-Background check performed in accordance with Archdiocesan policy. Stop by the office to pick up the necessary forms and go online to www.virtusonline.org to register for an upcoming class.