Dragon Roar: 11.10.19 Week 13

Daring Greatly in Faith, Academics & Service since 1960

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Welcome, November!

Good evening, Dragons!

Blessings to you on this long weekend where we celebrate those who serve our country. What is your family up to this weekend?

Today's Gospel

In today's gospel, Jesus answers a question from some Sadducees about the resurrection of the dead.

Luke 20:27-38

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Family Connection

The Sadducees are described in this Gospel as opponents to the belief in resurrection. Jesus argues to show that there is resurrection. In this discourse Jesus shows the limits of our imaginations when it comes to eternal life. The Sadducees argued against resurrection because of the limits of earthly existence. Jesus proposes that the possibilities of resurrected life are beyond our imaginations. Jesus' conclusion suggests something else as well: To spend time worrying about resurrected life is to miss the point. The point is eternal relationship with God is possible, for God is the God of the living, “. . . for to him all are alive.” (Citation)

Today's gospel presents many lessons for our families--beliefs on death--how our beliefs in Jesus is far beyond anything we can imagine. Each week take a look here for some incredible family lessons for the weekly Gospel.


Ms. Salazar | Principal

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Weather Alerts

As cold weather and potential ice head our way, please stay up to date with Judson ISD weather notifications. We will follow recommendations through Judson to keep our community safe and in the event of inclement weather, we will notify via our Parent Alert Text, on our Website, Facebook and via Email.

No School Monday: Veterans' Day

Monday, Nov. 11th, 8am-4pm

515 North Street

Converse, TX

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Why your Toddler Can't Learn from a Screen

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St. Cecelia Music Concert

Tuesday, Nov. 12th, 6:30-7:30pm

501 North Street

Converse, TX

Come join us to celebrate the hard work of our music program! See the debut of our Orchestra and cheer on the Mariachi, Recorders, Ukelele's, Choir, Piano and Guitar programs.

Collection at the end of the concert to support instrument repair and maintenance.

Week at a Glance

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It's Scientifically Proven: Gratitude makes you Happier

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Heading your Way

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Fall Semester Events: See Website for More Details and Downloadable Calendar

November: Gratitude Month

11-8-2019 Veteran’s Day, 8:15AM, Mass and Assembly

11-8-2019 Early Release Day, 12PM for PK to 2nd, 12:15PM 3rd to 8th

11-9-2019 Archdiocesan Assembly, 8AM-3:30PM

11-11-2019 Veteran’s Day, No School

11-12-2019 Photo Retake Day

11-12-2019 St. Cecelia Music Concert (All Music Students: Guitar, Recorder, Violin, Mariachi, Choir), Church, 6:30-7:30PM

11-19-2019 School Mass @ Parish 11AM

11-20-19 Q2 Progress Report Cards Sent Home

11-21-19 Gratitude Lunch with Fire Department and Police Department

11-25-2019 to 11-29-2019 Thanksgiving Break

December: Advent

12-5-2019Santa Pictures, Free Dress

12-12-2019Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass and Celebration, 8:15AM

12-13-2019No School Mass, Last Day for Fall Clubs

12-14-2019High School Placement Test

12-17-2019Christmas Program, Church 5:15-6:15PM PK-2nd, 6:45-7:45PM 3rd-8th

12-19-2019School Mass, 8:15AM, Classroom Christmas Parties

12-20-2019No School, No School Mass, ASC Care Closed

12-20-2019No School

23-31Christmas Break

What are ways I can get free dress?

  • Birthday (or half birthday if birth date falls during school holiday).
  • Taking a picture of yourself in St. Monica gear out in the city and emailing to Ms. Salazar. If you get featured in the Dragon Roar, you get free dress!
  • Attending school meetings (Parent Conferences, PTC, etc) and after school events.
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Uniform Cheat Sheet--Updated to Reflect Handbook

Click the Website Button Above to Access the Website

On the main page you will find:

  • Lunch Menu
  • School Events calendar for the year
  • Links for RenWeb/Facts SIS to support your tuition payment and grade viewing for classrooms.

Ren Web: Parents Web

Stay plugged in to your student's academic needs! Please make sure you have a family account on Ren Web to see the lunch menu, your student's grades and much more. Attached is a tutorial to create your account in english and espanol.

District Code for St. Monica's: SMC-TX

How do I create my Ren-Web Account?

Handbook for 2019-2020