The SCS Wednesday News Brief

November 1, 2017

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Quick Updates

Halloween Parade: Thank you to all of our parents and family members that were able to join us for the Halloween parade! Our students are always excited to parade in their costumes and your attendance makes it that much more special. Additionally we would like to thank our class coordinators for their assistance with this special day for our students!

After School Playground Safety: We encourage all families to utilize our beautiful playground after school. However, please keep in mind that the safety and supervision of our children is the parent's responsibility at that point in the day. We promote positive behavior and utilizing the playground equipment in a fun, friendly, and safe manner.

Student Council Candy Collection: The SCS Student Council is collecting "unwanted" Halloween candy from November 1st through November 8th. A portion of the collection will benefit Operation Gratitude. Operation Gratitude will send the donations to our troops overseas. We will also donate candy to our locally based service men. Please send your donations to school. Thank you!

PTA Pocketbook Bingo: We need your support! Please come out for all of the fun on Friday November 10th for our annual Pocketbook Bingo! Your support of our fundraising events is absolutely essential in our continued support of special programs and a high quality learning environment for the students of St. Catharine School. Please follow this link to purchase your tickets:

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Upcoming Events

11/6 Start of Winter Uniforms

11/9 Special Presentation: 6:30 PM Spring Lake Police Department Social Media and Internet Safety

11/10 Picture Retakes

PTA Pizza Day

**11/10 PTA Pocketbook Bingo**

11/15-11/17 Parent Teacher Conferences: Schedule your conference here

11/15-11/17 Early Dismissal for students 12:30 PM

11/20 Turkey Drive Carport 2:00 PM

11/21 PTA Pizza Day

Turkey Drive Carport 2:00 PM

11/22 Early Dismissal

11/23-11/24School Closed, Happy Thanksgiving

12/1 PTA Pizza Day

First Friday Mass

12/2 SCS Christmas 5K

12/7 Early Dismissal 12:30 PM

** Christmas Show** 6:30 PM

12/8 School Closed

12/11 Santa Sale PK-5

12/15 PTA Pizza Day

12/23/17-1/2/18 Christmas Vacation

To view all upcoming events on the SCS Calendar, please click here:

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All Soccer uniforms are to be washed/folded & put in their

Bag they received at the beginning of the season by Friday,

November 3rd. Thank you!!


Dear St. Catharine’s School Parents:


As you may or may not know, last year we changed the run from Allaire State Park to St. Catharine’s School. We wanted more families/alumni to participate to run/walk and have a family day with Santa, activities, etc. This is our predominant fund raiser for the SCS Athletics program. The success of the fundraising event depends on our families. If your child/children participates on any of the teams you already understand the camaraderie our children experience and the pride they feel representing SCS.

You also know that if your child plays on a club team for a sport not offered at SCS, or does not gravitate towards sports, their pride intheir school and their friends is heightened by a strong athletic program.

That being said; please consider becoming a family sponsor, take an ad or volunteer and be part of the SCS Christmas 5K.

All of our coaches are volunteers and we are able to have almost 100% of our students participate in 1 sport or more.

The opportunity for our students to participate, play, improve their athletic skills, develop lasting friendship, learn teamwork and leadership is priceless.

Without you we would not be able to continue to grow and expand our Athletic program. Please come out and support the run. Thank you,

Ellen Meixsell Athletic Director



We are 5 weeks away from our 2nd annual SCS Christmas 5K!!!The race is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 2nd. To add to the excitement, we would like to have a contest for the class with 100% registered runners/walkers. When registered, the student will sign their name on the paper that will be hung up on the cafeteria wall. I am sure everyone wants to see their name there!!!

The winning class will receive a PIZZA PARTY!!-


You must be registered by NOVEMBER 25TH. Remember, if you do not wish to run the race, you can also walk. Either way, it will be FUN!! Kick off the Christmas season with your SCS family! We can’t wait to see you on the course!

The SCS Christmas 5K Committee

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