Divine Providence School

March 31, 2022 Home and School Connection

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Dear Crusader Families,

We are winding down the days to Spring Break. You can feel the suspense in the air since other schools in the area have been on break. Nevertheless, learning continues each day!


Thank you to all the families that joined us for the Family Mass last Sunday. Special shout out to the hospitality at the end of mass and everyone who took part. We look forward to our next family mass on May 22, 2022.


Yesterday, we were honored to participate with the Archdiocese of Chicago to have a camera crew come to DP. They interviewed two teachers- Mrs. Blase and Mrs. Martin to help recruit teachers to come to the Archdiocese to be a teacher in our system. They also were around our schools in may different locations to record our students while learning to encourage new families to visit a school in the Archdiocese. We are humbled that our school was chosen for this effort.


Grades 5-8 received the sacrament of Reconciliation yesterday. The rest of the school will attend Reconciliation on April 7th.


Tomorrow, with the courtesy of our FSA, our students will be given a BMX program to all our students. This program will deliver a positive message to our students to complete this last trimester to the best of their ability!


Next week is a dine out at Chickies to support all of the great things our FSA does for our student body. Please consider taking a night off cooking and have Chickies do the cooking!


Tomorrow is our Middle School Dance- Hollywood style! Thank you to our volunteers for putting this event together for our students. The permission slip is located below.


They say "April showers bring May flowers". With the weather reports for next week, we may have a lot of May flowers! If your child has a spring jacket, please do not forget to write their name in it. We are constantly finding clothing items that cannot be returned to their owner and they sit in our lost and found.


Click here for the tentative calendar for next school year. More specific dates will come later in the year. The first day of school date will not change.


Finally, as a reminder, students dismissed as walkers should never go to their car IN the car line. If you would like to pick up your child and skip waiting in the car line, you need to be in a parking space- never the 4 car lane. Please remember that students should never cross the street in the middle of the street and should always use cross walks.


Wishing you a beautiful weekend ahead!


God bless!

Lynn LeTourneau

Principal

lynn.letourneau@archchicago.org

New recess cart!

Our students are thrilled at the introduction of a cart that will be used at recess time! It will hold soccer balls, basketballs, volleyballs, and playground balls. It will also have hula hoops, jump ropes and miscellaneous items like sidewalk chalk.


While we are using equipment we already have, some of it could use an upgrade. If you would like to consider helping us with some new equipment, please go to our Amazon wish list. All the items are there and you can pick something that works for your budget. All help is greatly appreciated.

Middle School Dance Permission Form

Dance is on April 1, 2022

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Positive or Close Contact Notification form to school

UPDATED 2/17/2022 Please fill this form out for your child if they or someone in your home tests positive for COVID.

Bingo!

Congratulations to the following families on their Crusader Bingo!!


Chandler family II

Sautariello family

Eckberg family

Sweeney Family

Is your child vaccinated for COVID-19?

In order to make a possible positive COVID case go smoothly, we would appreciate a picture of your child's COVID -19 vaccination card. Please put your child's name in the subject line.


Please email to covidvax@divineprovidenceschool.org

Know someone who needs assistance?

There are many reasons people may need help right now. Maybe it's job loss or illness. Whatever the reason for the need, the Society of St. Vincent De Paul can help.

If you, or anyone you know, could use some help, please call the Divine Infant Rectory 708-865-8071 or the Divine Providence Rectory 708-562-3364

All information is kept strictly confidential.

Phone Number for Extended Care (To call or text during extended care hours) 773-682-6196

Lunch Menu *

4/1 Cheesy Flatbread


4/4 Corn Dog

4/5 Mini Confetti Pancakes

4/6 Cheeseburger Meatloaf

4/7 Breaded Chicken Sandwich

4/8 Strawberry Yogurt ** Changed


4/11 Deep Dish Galaxy Pizza

4/12 Mini corn dogs

4/13 Chicken Nuggets

4/14 Popcorn Chicken Salad ** Changed

4/15 - NO SCHOOL


4/18 - 4/22 NO SCHOOL


4/25 Chicken Tenders

4/26 Cheesy Flatbread

4/27 Nacho Combo

4/28 Hot dog

4/29 NO LUNCH - Early dismissal


* Subject to change, please see the note below from FSP, our lunch supplier.

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Divine Providence Staff 2021-2022

In process!


Please CLICK HERE for the faculty for 2021-2022

Divine Providence School/ Mary, Mother of Divine Grace Parish

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