Dear Crusader Families,
There is a wealth of information below regarding Open House and Catholic Schools Week. Please review the information and contact the school office with any questions.
There is a schedule update: The Juvenile Parent Discussion with Dave Fornshell has been rescheduled. The new date is Tuesday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.
Next week, reenrollment will open for our current families. I am excited to announce that everything will be online this year. There will be no hard copies for paperwork. The link to reenroll will be available in Crusader Chronicle that will be published on Friday, January 27.
Enrollment will open for prospective families on Sunday, January 29.
As always, thank you for all you do to support the school.
Please Save the Date to help with Open House on Sunday, January 29 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. I will be sending a recap email on Monday, January 23, with directions to anyone who signs up as a Tour Guide or Student Helper.
We will need help in the following areas. The final day to sign up is Sunday, January 22:
Parent Tour Guides
Student Helpers- Grades 1-8
Enrichment (Athletics, Choir, etc.)
Marketing/Promotion- sharing of Open House graphics + Open House signage
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK
This year, we are excited to offer the Good News Book Fair during Open House and Catholic Schools Week. If you are available to help with the Book Fair, please take time to sign up at the link below.
Hours that the Book Fair will be open:
Sunday, January 29- 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Monday, January 30- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Student Preview Day)
Tuesday, January 31- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Student Purchase Day)
Wednesday, February 1- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Student Purchase Day)
Thursday, February 2- 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Student Purchase Day)
On Friday, February 3, the Book Fair will be closed as the company is coming to pick up the Book Fair materials.
Please take time to review the Good News Book Fair items below and check out their website.
Monday, January 30- Celebrating Your Community
The theme for the day is Celebrating Your Community. The students will be making care packages, in their classrooms, that will be delivered to the following places:
- Lebanon Fire Department
- Lebanon Police Department
- Warren County EMS
The students will be able to celebrate by having a school Pajama Day.
Tuesday, January 31- Celebrating Your Students
The theme for the day is Celebrating Your Students. The students will have a fun day celebrating by participating in the following activities:
- The 8th grade class will be attending the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Catholic Schools Week Mass at 10:00 a.m. The Mass will be held at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral in Cincinnati.
- In the afternoon, the students will watch the Seminarians take on the 8th grade class. All K-8 students will attend to watch a fun volleyball game.
- The students will celebrate the day by wearing their favorite Sports Jersey/Attire.
Wednesday, February 1- Celebrating Your Nation
The theme for the Day is Celebrating Your Nation. The students will create Care Packages for the Military in their classroom. Once all of the Care Packages are finished, they will be delivered to various areas for the Military to receive.
There will be a School Mass at 9:00 a.m. so all students should come to school in their uniform.
After Mass, the students may change into Patriotic attire to celebrate the day (Red, White, and Blue).
Thursday, February 2 - Celebrating Vocations
The theme for the day is Celebrating Vocations. Fr. Craig and Fr. Bob will stop by each classroom during the day. The students will write Thank You cards to Fr. Craig, Fr. Bob and Deacon Jay for saying “yes” to their Vocation calling.
The students will celebrate the day by participating in Catholic Jeopardy at 2:15 p.m. in the Gym. The 5th-8th grade students will compete. The K-4 students can watch the game show.
The students may show their school pride by coming to school in Extreme Spirit Wear (only blue and gold colors).
Friday, February 3- Celebrating the Faculty, Staff, Volunteers
The theme for the day is Celebrating the Faculty, Staff, and Volunteers. The 6th grade class will perform a Prayer Service at 8:50 a.m.
The students are able to invite a Special Guest(s) to lunch. The Kitchen Staff has prepared a nice Italian theme lunch menu. Lunch will be from 12:00-1:15.
- Kindergarten- 3rd grade Lunch: 12:00-12:35
- 4th-8th grade Lunch: 12:40-1:15
Please RSVP if you would like to purchase lunch. The Italian Menu and link to RSVP can be found below. The deadline to RSVP is Wednesday, January 25.
The students should come to school in their School Uniform since we will have Special Guests with us during the day.
Sign up for the St. Francis de Sales Track team!
There are 6 meets which are predominately scheduled on Friday or Saturday evening for 7th/8th and Saturdays for K-6. Check out www.ctcyo.org for meet schedule and other information. Practice will begin the week of February 27th. Meets start March 24/25th and end May 13th.
Sign up deadline is February 27th.
Contact Mark Tebbe 513-932-0938 or email@example.com for forms and if you have any questions.