The Borromeo Bulletin - #16

Home of the Bobcats: December 22, 2020

Thoughts from Dr. Voelkl, Mrs. Winkler and your SCB Faculty and Staff,

Dr. Voelkl, Mrs. Winkler, and all the teachers and staff at SCB want to say THANK YOU to all of our amazing families! Thank you all for all you do for us and our kids. We completed an entire semester with your help and support and we know we asked a lot of everyone. There were so many smiles and overwhelming feelings of gratitude this week due to the endless surprises and care. There have been some very very hard days inside these walls with our teachers and students due to life just not being the same and it being hard. Days teachers feel they can’t keep going. Days teachers feel they have to totally change what they are doing one more time and we asked them to do something different just 2 days before. Kids coming and going every day and all week. We have asked more of our staff than ever before. YOUR sincere kindness and generosity truly brought joy, smiles, and the energy they needed to get over that final semester push. They truly felt the love. We thank ALL of you for being so supportive and patient with us as we guide these uncharted waters. We have the absolute BEST community and families at SCB! It truly is a place of love. compassion, and community. Thank you again for your never ending support. It meant the world to our teachers and staff! Have a wonderful Christmas with the children we love just as much. They are our why and reason for teaching.

Many blessings to all ~

Meaghan Ambrose-Counselor

Meaghan will be available virtually on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday if your child needs to speak to her. She is willing to talk to a student on a one-time basis as well if needed. Her email is:


Heading into the SEMESTER BREAK is always a great time to check on supplies and materials. Have your child check their supply of crayons, markers, pencils etc. We are also now in need of paper towels and kleenex if you are out and about and able to pick some up for SCB.

BASK and Cafe

Where do I find out how much money I owe for BASK and/or cafe?

Go to the home page of FACTS. Then click on "Family" on the left hand side of the the screen. Then Cafe and BASK will appear on the center of that page. You can click on the blue "details" word and that will open up the account. REMEMBER a positive balance indicates that you owe money and a negative balance indicates that you have money in your account.

Please make cafe checks out to FSC or use paypal

Please make BASK checks out to SCB with Bask in the memo.


Back by popular demand :)

We have had many phone calls and emails requesting to put Sign Ups back in the Newsletter.... so here you go. It can still be found on the main page on FACTS.

SIGN UP for Christmas Mass! 3:00 Mass is already full!!!

In order to avoid overcrowding at Christmas Masses, please register for Mass beforehand. Mass times will be Christmas Eve at 3p (English), 5p (bilingual), 7p (Spanish), and 11p (bilingual)—and Christmas Day at 7a (English), 9a (English), and 11a (Spanish). Register at When you register, you will be sent an email with assigned seats for that Mass. If you do not register, we cannot guarantee that seats will be available.

Para evitar demasiada gente en las Misas de Navidad, por favor inscríbase antes de la misa. Las Misas estarán la Nochebuena a las 3 pm (Inglés), 5 pm (Bilingüe), 7 pm (Español) y 11 pm (Bilingüe), y el día de Navidad a las 7 am (Inglés), am (Inglés) y 11 am ( Español ). Regístrese en Cuando se registre para la Misa, se le enviará un correo electrónico con los asientos asignados para esa Misa. Si no se registra, no podemos garantizar que haya asientos disponibles. Consulte el boletín para obtener información.

Phone Numbers to take note of (and maybe put in your phone)

School: 636-946-2713

School Fax: 636-946-3096

BASK/PK: 636-757-9474

Nurse: 636-946-1373

Parish Office: 636-946-1893

Religious Ed: 636-946-2916

St. Vincent Help Line: 636-925-1616

Nurse Quarando Updates

If your child is sick, please notify Mrs. Quarando at

Nurse Direct Line: 636-946-1373

PLEASE NOTE THE LINK BELOW will allow us to track COVID cases over Christmas break. Tracking cases assists with planning for which students will be in attendance upon our return and contract tracing as needed.

*** To follow up on the email that was sent out earlier this week, we want to stress the importance of masks. Masks must have a minimum of two layers. Most Gators do not have two layers, so please do not have your child wear them. We have also found that students who wear the Gators do not consistently wear them properly. Not wearing masks or gators properly WILL result in students being quarantined. We would REALLY like to eliminate Gators when we return after Christmas.

Good options for masks (but not limited to):

PLEASE go to FACTS and fill out the medical portion of each child. It is very important for us to know about your child. Please let us know any medication they may take in the morning- ADHD, Allergy, etc

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For those suffering from Covid.

For those suffering from any type of loss.

For those that haven't been able to see their families.

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Can you help once a month???

We would like to collect food for our Mini Vinnie Program. This program helps feed many families in the Orchard Farm school district. Please help as much as you can!

Jan 11: Soup-er Bowl: Condensed Chicken Noodle, Condensed Tomato, Non-Condensed Chicken Noodle Soup, Non-Condensed Beef & Vegetable

Feb 1: Snack Attack: Rice Krispie Treats, Ind. Cheez-its, 6 pack Cracker sandwiches, Pudding, Ind. Cookie Packages, Pudding Cups

Mar 1: Be Cheesy: Mac N Cheese boxes

Apr 19: Grains For Brains: NutriGrain Breakfast Bars, Granola Bars

May 3: It's What For Breakfast: Full Size Boxes of Cereal

Important Dates

New info is Bold.. this is just to help keep you updated.... please look at our google calendar as well.


* Dec 21- Jan 4: Christmas Break- No School

***** Jan 5-8: VIRTUAL

* Jan 11: Spirit Dress Down Day-Soup-er Bowl: Condensed Chicken Noodle, Condensed Tomato, Non-Condensed Chicken Noodle Soup, Non-Condensed Beef & Vegetable

* Jan 18: No School MLK Day

* Jan 25: Spirit Dress Down Day

* Feb 1: Spirit Dress Down Day- Snack Attack: Rice Krispie Treats, Ind. Cheez-its, 6 pack Cracker sandwiches, Pudding, Ind. Cookie Packages, Pudding Cups

* Feb 8: Spirit Dress Down Day

* Feb 12- Dismiss at Noon

* Feb 13-14: LUKE 18 - In person retreat

* Feb 15- No School- Presidents Day

* Feb 16- Spirit Dress Down Day

* Feb 22: Spirit Dress Down Day

* Feb 26 -27: LUKE 18 - Virtual option

* March 1--Spirit Dress Down Day- Be Cheesy: Mac N Cheese boxes

* March 5: Dismiss at noon

* March 8: Spirit Dress Down Day

* March 15--Spirit Dress Down Day

* March 22--Spirit Dress Down Day

* March 29--Spirit Dress Down Day

* April 1: Dismiss at noon- NO BASK

* April 2-12: Spring Break

* April 19--Spirit Dress Down Day

* April 22: Confirmation 7PM

* April 24: 1st Communion

* April 19--Spirit Dress Down Day

* April 26--Spirit Dress Down Day

* May 3--Spirit Dress Down Day

* May 3-5: 8th Grade Camp

* May 5-7: 6th Grade Camp

* May 7: May Crowning- noon dismiss

* May 10--Spirit Dress Down Day

* May 14: Field Day

* May 17--Spirit Dress Down Day

* May 24--Spirit Dress Down Day

* May 21: 8th Grade Graduation 7:00 PM

* May 20: 8th Grade Last Day

* May 25: Kindergarten Graduation & Last Day (am TBD)

* May 27: Preschool Last Day

* May 28- Last day- Dismiss at 11!!!!

Athletic Association Website

Click here for more information from the SCB Athletic Association

SCB Parish Website

Look here to see what is going on in our parish.

SCB Early Childhood Center Facebook Page

Check out our Preschool students and see what they are learning

SCB School Facebook Page

We are constantly growing and learning.... see what we do when we aren't at home!

SCB Youth Ministry Facebook page

Ever wonder what goes on with our Youth Group? Here is your opportunity!

SCB Parent Support Group Facebook Page

Great opportunity to share with fellow SCB parents. This is a closed group, so only SCB families may join

SCB Home and School Facebook Page

Stay up to date on important Home and School events and activities