Parent Connection

May 4, 2022

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DeSales Mother Son Bowling Bash

Don't forget to RSVP to the Mother Son Bowling Bash at Brad Angelo Lanes on Saturday, May 14th. Boys in preschool through grade 8 are invited to attend with their Moms. Please send in the form below with your payment to the DeSales Main Office.

Mother & Son Bowling

Only $25 per family and includes Rock N Bowl, Shoes, Pizza & more!

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Covid Cases

We have seen a small uptick in reported Covid-19 cases. DeSales reports cases daily to the NYS Covid-19 Report Card. You can see the most update to date information on the link below:

Covid-19 Cases


We continue to receive free Covid-19 tests from NYS. If you need additional Covid-19 test, please email Mrs. Knuutila at knuutilak@desalescatholicschool.org.

HSA Meeting

The next HSA Meeting will be held in the DeSales Cafeteria, Tuesday, June 7th at 6:30pm.


Just for attending you will be entered into a raffle for a prize and your student will earn a dress down day!

Make Way for Reading


Friday May 6, 2022: For our first Flashlight Friday, students may wear their pajamas to school. Students are encouraged to bring a flashlight in with them each Friday!

Wednesday, May 25, 2022: Join us for a family reading night. On Wednesday, May 25, 2022 we will also have a character day! Help your child find their favorite character and come up with a costume to wear. It cannot be scary and it HAS to be a book character! Please bring in the book if you can!

Mystery Readers Wanted!


PreK through Grade 5 will be enjoying Mystery Reader Mondays for the month of May to go along with our Parents as Reading Partners program. We invite any family member to come and read to the class.


Here is a sign up link for the available times and dates for each teacher. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0f4aaaab283-mystery


If you would like to be a mystery reader, please look for the teacher whose class you would like to read to and enter your name in the slot for the date and time that you prefer. Please bring a book that you would like to read to the class on the day of your visit and be sure to sign in at the main office when you arrive. Remember, it’s a surprise, so don’t tell your child that you or a family member are going to be the mystery reader! Thank you for participating in PARP!

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Health Office

If you need to reach the School Nurse, Renee Nye, please call (716)434-4680.
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Spring Hockey Clinics at Cornerstone


Tj and Dominic Dockery will once again be running their clinics out of Cornerstone Ice Arena. Each 6 hour session is themed with an emphasis on improving the player's speed, agility and puck control.

TJ and Dom bring not only a vast knowledge of clinic experience but, playing at the professional level, they can implement what is current at the collegiate and professional levels.

Session 1 - Edgework and Puckhandling - starts 5/4

Session 2 - Overspeed Footwork - starts 5/25

Sign up for the whole session - $120 - or as a walk-in - $25 per session - registration is on our website - cornerstoneicearena.com.

Themed sessions will continue throughout the summer.

Session 1 - Edgework and Puckhandling

Wed - 5/4, 5/11 & 5/18 - 7:10pm-8pm

Fri - 5/6, 5/13 & 5/20 - 7:40pm-8:30pm

Pucks, pucks and more pucks! This clinic will focus on the player's ability to handle the puck while on the move. They will be shown how to use their edges to create scoring opportunities as well as escape pressure and create space. Particular importance will be placed on footwork and body positioning while shooting. Players will be grouped by age/ability to maximize development.

Session 2 - Overspeed Footwork

Wed - 5/25, 6/1 & 6/8- 7:10pm-8pm

Thurs - 6/9- 5:50pm-6:40pm

Fri - 5/27, 6/3 - 7:40pm-8:30pm

Building on the first session, this clinic will focus on increasing the player's speed and agility with and without the puck. Players will become comfortable making moves and shooting at top speed. This clinic is all about getting faster - skating, shooting, scoring!

You can register for the 6-day session or single days. Select walk on if doing single days. Register through our website www.cornerstoneicearena.com/registration

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