St. Viator Parish School

Viator Voice: May 11, 2020

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We begin our celebration of the Class of 2020...

While we cannot celebrate in the traditional way, we wanted to highlight what should have been at our last school Mass with 8th grade, followed by the traditional blessing of their tiles.


We look forward to the day that we can celebrate you and your accomplishments.

For the Class of 2020

To all of our parents, we were truly spoiled last week for Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you!

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A special shout out to Marie Holmes and our PTO committee for making Teacher Appreciation Week so special in this virtual world. We loved our gift card, our videos, personal notes, and YARD SIGNs!

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PTO News!

Normally at our end of the year PTO General Meeting, we are able to share the good news about all that was accomplished during the school year. Unfortunately, we were not able to meet; however, we are looking to do ZOOM meeting in the next week or two. We will keep you posted on the details.


In the meantime, we are seeking officers for the 2020-21 school year! If you are interested in serving this committee, please contact PTO@stviator.org. We need YOU!

Happy Mother's Day!

The month of May is traditionally devoted to Mary -- and she holds a special place for Viatorians, especially on Mother's Day. Take 2 minutes and listen to Father Bill's Prayer for Our Lady and all mothers and Fr. Rinn's 5th Sunday of Easter Reflection & Mother's Day Blessing! Enjoy!
5th Sunday of Easter Reflection & Mother's Day Blessing
Fr. Bill Prayer for Our Lady and all mothers!

SVS Students Thank Their Moms!

Happy Mother's Day

Podcast to check out...

If you are like me, I am watching, reading, and listening to things that make me feel good during this global pandemic. In that, I tend to be reverting back to those childhood movies (every Disney movie ever made) or classics.


My husband stumbled onto a podcast featured by NPR, called Julie's Library. I posted a link to the 8 minute interview and yes, she sings. If you like Julie Andrews, you'll love to hear her and her daughter reading their favorite childhood books. The podcast is called: Julie's Library. Enjoy!

What's Happening!

Monday: May 11, 2020

  • This is national "Eat what you want day". Put on your chef's hat! Double or triple your favorite recipe (delicious Math fun). Share your favorite recipe or food picture!
  • 3rd through 8th grade: Please look at PlusPortals at all grades. Submit any missing assignment as soon as possible. Reach out to teachers. NO late assignments will be accepted after May 13th. All work needs to remain current until the end of the year.


Tuesday: May 12, 2020
  • Stallions GOT Talent Show, 6pm
  • Dress like your favorite TV or Movie Celebrity or G-rated Music Artist

Wednesday: May 13, 2020
  • "Home Means Nevada" Day. Our 7th graders should be heading to Carson City. Let's dress in your western wear or state colors.


Thursday: May 14, 2020

  • Camping Day! 6th Grade should be in Pali Mountain. There is no cell service and they spend much of their time outdoors. So, turn off your power and internet after school. Smores for everyone tonight! Dress like you are camping!


Friday: May 15, 2020

  • Flash dance Friday: dress like you are dancing with the stars in honor of our 8th graders!

Mrs. Crame posted a video of our current 8th graders, when they were in PreK! Adorable!

St. Viator Parish School - PreK 2010-2011

3rd through 8th grade:

Please look at PlusPortals at all grades. Submit any missing assignment as soon as possible. Reach out to teachers. NO late assignments will be accepted after May 13th. All work needs to remain current until the end of the year.

Attendance Matters!

Thank you for continuing to do the daily check-in quiz found in Plus Portals first thing in each morning.

End of the Year - Save the Dates!

As we look to end this academic school year, we recognize that we have items on campus for you to take home and you have items at home that need to be returned. Please save the date for this drop off/pick up. Specific information will be coming soon from your teachers:


Thursday, May 21st: 8th Grade, 8:30 am to 9:30 am - Last day of school! Graduates, please dress in your cap and gown. Today, we will only be distributing materials and celebrating only our 8th grade students. Please arrange to pick up any sibling materials on the dates/times provided below.


Friday, May 22nd: PK and Kindergarten, 8:30 am to 9:30 am - Last day of school!


School is still in session for 1st through 7th grade and lessons will be pre-planned away from materials that will be dropped back at school.


Tuesday, May 26th:

1st Grade: 8:00 am to 9:00 am

2nd Grade: 9:00 am to 10:00 am

3rd Grade: 10:00 am to 11: 00 am


Wednesday, May 27th:

4th Grade: 8:30 am to 9:30 am

5th Grade: 9:30 am to 10:30 am


Thursday, May 28th:

6th Grade: 8:30 am to 9:30 am

7th Grade: 9:30 am to 10:30 am


Grades 1 through 7: Please make sure you continue with the attendance quiz through Thursday, May 28th

Library Books

Now is the time to search for those library books that you have at home. Please plan to return at your scheduled drop off/pick up date. Thank you!

Yearbooks have arrived!

Yearbooks will be distributed beginning Thursday, May 21st to 8th Grade. The others will be distributed at the end of the year on the designated pick up day.


If you did not order a yearbook and would still like one, we may have a few extra copies for sale on Tuesday, May 21st at a cost of $55. Please email Mrs. Alex at ralex@stviator.org

iPad Return

Please make sure that students save anything they need from the device. They will be asked to disable "Find my IPad" and will need to know your AppleID password.

Return dates:
8th Grade: Thursday, May 21st, 8:30 am
6th & 7th Grade: Students will retain iPads over the summer, unless student is not re-registered for St. Viator next academic school year. Those iPads will be collected during our last week of school.

Gentle Reminder

All fees and school financial obligations must be completed in order for your child to receive their final report card and to be registered for the 2020-2021 school year. If you have any questions regarding your account, please contact Renee Alex, 732-4477x105, email ralex@stviator.org
National Nurses Week Video 2020

A Note from Mrs. Palacio...

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your meaningful messages and videos!


As we prepare for the end of this academic school year, we normally would have all medications picked up at the end of the school year; but, all emergency medications have already been distributed.


Some over the counter medication has prolonged expiration dates and can remain locked on site. If you would like to pick this over the counter medication up for the summer, please contact Mrs. Palacio with any questions or concerns: 702-732-4477 x134 or apalacio@stviator.org

Summer! Summer! Summer!

Attention Current 6th Grade Parents/Guardians!

Students entering 7th Grade next school year (2020-2021) must have been vaccinated against Pertussis, also known as Whooping Cough with the Tetanus, Diphtheria and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) vaccine; and effective July 1, 2017, against Neisseria meningitis (meningitis) in the form of a quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4). Students not in compliance with the immunization requirements will be excluded from attending school. A flu vaccine is recommended annually for 6 months and older, and 11-12 year olds are also recommended to receive the HPV vaccine. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Mrs. Palacio at apalacio@stviator.org or 702-732-4477 x134.

Summer Solutions

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Shark Week arrived early in 3B!

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Garden Farm Friends...

As you know, we moved our garden over from the Primary Campus to the Main Campus in early March. Already this month, Farmer Wendy has harvested spinach, bok choy, radishes and lettuce. She reports that the corn and potato plants are doing well, and last week she planted more seeds, including herbs, strawberries and flowers. The nutritious produce she has harvested is going to school families in need during this pandemic crisis.


We learned this week that our Garden Farm Friends deliver fresh fruit and veggies along with other items like sourdough bread and dark chocolate peanut butter! See Local line link below...

We want to support YOU!

Please email tbrunelle@stviator.org the following information:


  • Business Name:
  • Type of Business: goods/services sold
  • Business location
  • Link to Business Website
  • Business Hours
  • Your name and student name/grade.


If we are able, we want to support you!

As nice as it would be to have Spielberg or Oprah at our graduation, we pray that we will be able to properly celebrate our 8th graders!

We have not made plans as we are waiting for clarification and clearance to plan an event larger than 10. Until we have a better idea when the church opens, we are waiting patiently. Our prayers are for late July.
SGN Graduation with Oprah, Steven Spielberg, Jon Stewart, and Malala