The Trekker Times
September 27, 2021
Good morning and happy Monday! I hope you were able to enjoy some of the gorgeous fall colors over the weekend.
We ended last week on a high note with our first bake sale of the year. Thank you to all of our parents who baked. That was an amazing array of treats. They were delicious and packaged so beautifully! It was so fun to watch each child pick out something yummy. Even more heartwarming was watching so many of them offer a dollar to another classmate or purchase a treat for one of their teachers, friends, or parents at home. Bake sale days are just the best!
The Catholic calendar is packed this week with the feast days of some amazing saints including St. Vincent De Paul, St. Therese of Liseux, St. Jerome, and St. Wenceslaus. I have posted a story at the bottom of the newsletter about St. Jerome and a lion. I hope you can find the time to listen to it. At the end of this month we will be having our annual All Saints' Day Festival. For our new families, our students dress up as one of the saints for this celebration which involves Saint activities in the classroom along with an outdoor festival in the afternoon. All Saints' Day is on November 1st and this year falls on a Monday, so we will be having our All Saints' Day Festival on Friday, October 29th. In the next couple of weeks we will be sharing some websites with ideas for saint costumes so don't worry about it yet! We will help you with ideas.
Our Caught Being a Christian Award this week goes to Evan Rodriguez. Evan was caught being a Christian by Mrs. Ellis. While Evan was at Mass he noticed one of the younger students could not find their seat after communion. After thinking about how to help, he got out of his seat and helped the younger student find their way. He was practicing the virtue of circumspection. Great job, Evan!
7th and 8th Grade Writing
Apple Week in Kindergarten
Tie-Dyeing in First Grade
Bake Sale Update
October 27 - Picture retake day, starting at 12:30 p.m.
October 29 - End of 1st Quarter
November 1st - Report Cards go home in the Monday Mailer
Shining Light Dolls