Faculty and Staff Update

Week of Dec. 7th-11th

What's happening this week? To help with lesson planning for next week!

  • MONDAY, DEC. 7TH:
  • Put out 1 shoe for St. Nicholas' Day that was celebrated on the 6th. Have your children put one shoe outside your door in the hallway first thing in the morning. Treats will be delivered by St. Nick or helpers. Please talk to your children about St. Nicholas this week and why we put out a shoe for treats this day.
  • Sra. Farias and Sr. Farias will be gone 1/2 day for a funeral at St. Philomena. A close family friend passed away and his wife Mary is a teacher at St. Philomena. Mr. Ivan will be in 8th grade.
  • Parent volunteers meeting with Mr. Nolting today at 3:15 p.m to talk about decorating for the Christmas Pageant.

TUESDAY, DEC. 8TH: Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a holy day of obligation. Please discuss the meaning of this feast day with your students: Mary was born without original sin. It will be a school and Parish Mass beginning at 12 noon. Students will be eating a hardy breakfast on this day prepared by Ms. Lizbeth. After Mass students will be getting a snack to hold them over till dismissal. Please read Lizbeth's letter to further understand procedure.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9TH: Faculty Meeting at 3:30 in Mr. Farias' Room. Be ready to sign up for a potluck item for the party.

****** Remind students that School store has lots of new Christmas items to sell. Pre-K 3 and 4 can now buy items at 2:30 p.m.

Mrs. Amy Canche will meet with anymore volunteers that show up at 3:15 about decorating the stage for the Pageant.

THURSDAY, DEC. 10TH: OUR LADY OF GrUADALUPE FEAST DAY MASS AT 9:00 A.M. FULCRUM FOUNDATION GUESTS AND DONORS WILL BE PRESENT. STRESS FULL UNI FORM! Guests will return to the school for a Coffee in the Pre-k instructional room.

FRIDAY, DEC. 11TH: First all school practice for the Christmas Pageant at 1:30 p.m. Have all children packed up before heading upstairs.

SATURDAY, DEC. 12TH: PARTY AT 3921 45TH AVE. N.E. TACOMA, WA. IF YOU ARE A SINGLE PERSON BRING A 20.00 WRAPPED GIFT WITH NO NAME. IT SHOULD BE A GOOD GIFT NOT A CRAZY GIFT. IF YOU ARE A COUPLE, BRING ONE CRAZY FUNNY GIFT THAT WE CALL A WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT AND A GOOD 20.00 GIFT. BOTH WRAPPED BEAUTIFULLY SO NO ONE KNOWS WHICH IS THE "CRAZY WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT."

Don't forget your potluck item! Yummy! I will send an online invitation.


Note to Parents about costumes was sent today! I will send you a copy. Watch for more information from Katie on her Smore over the weekend.

Sra. Farias


Have a great weekend! Go SEAHAWKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!