St. Viator Parish School

Viator Voice: October 19, 2020

Wednesday, we celebrate ...

St. Viator Day is this Wednesday, October 21st. We celebrate the life of St. Viator and the group of faithful followers who have been inspired by this simple story. We are very blessed to have the chance to learn from this special group of priests and brothers, and to follow their path of observing the Catholic faith and love of education.

In 1830, Father Louis Querbes, from the Diocese of Lyons, chose Viator as the patron saint of a parish that would focus on teaching youth and serving the Christian Faith. This group was named The Clerics of St. Viator, now known as the Viatorians. The Viatorians have always been involved with teaching and education. Over 55 years ago, while Las Vegas was still a growing town, the Catholic community asked if the Viatorians would send people to our town to help teach our Catholic youth. For many years the Viatorians were the main teachers at Bishop Gorman High School as well as St. Viator Parish school.

~ Mrs. Tracy Brunelle, Principal

Prayer to St. Viator

Remember St. Viator

that you have chosen to be

model and protector of all Viatorians.

With your help, may they establish communities

where Faith is lived and celebrated

in building up God’s Kingdom.

Pour forth abundant blessings

upon those who share as benefactors

to the Viatorian Community.

Bless us, our families and

those whose lives we touch.

We pray this through

Jesus Christ, the Lord. Amen.

Staying Healthy!

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COVID 19 Parent Screening Tool

By following these simple guidelines (click here), we can help minimize the exposure of other children and school staff members to illness. We want your child to have a successful school year which means they need to be and feel healthy to learn.

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our public health and healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and save medical resources for care of COVID-19 patients. The more people vaccinated; the more people protected. Do your part. Get a flu vaccine this fall.

CDC recommends 3 actions to prevent flu.

1. Get a flu vaccine,

2. Practice everyday preventive actions, and

3. Take antiviral medication to treat flu if your doctor prescribes them.

This season follow these preventive actions, along with additional recommendations to prevent COVID-19.

Know the difference…

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Halloween Candy Drive

Begins Monday, October 19th. The candy will be used for student goodie bags to be given out Thursday (29th) afternoon. Boxes to drop off candy, marked with classroom numbers, will be by the entrance gates.
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The Great Shake Out

When the ground starts shaking and the room starts to rumble, what do you do? The Great Shakeout is here to teach and protect us. On October 15, 2020 St. Viator participated in the worldwide Great Shakeout at 10:15 a.m.

The Great Shakeout is a drill that helps people all over the world be prepared for an earthquake. Earthquakes are the most difficult natural disasters to predict, so drills make it possible to prepare and be safe in the event of an earthquake.

Unity Day - 10.21.20

On Wednesday, October 21st our school will be celebrating Unity Day to show that we are together against bullying and united for kindness, acceptance, & inclusion.

To show our support, students are encouraged to wear ORANGE shirts with their casual uniform skirts/pants.

What's Happening!

Monday, October 19, 2020

  • Halloween Candy collection starts today

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

  • Campus Ministry Grade 7 ~
Wear your campus ministry t-shirt and jeans

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

  • St. Viator Day
  • Unity Day ~ Students are encouraged to wear an orange shirt with the casual uniform skirt/pants.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Friday, October 23, 2020

  • Pumpkin collection ~ see flyer below
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Great Ready for SVS Halloween Carnival Week

Monday, October 26, Western Day in honor of Nevada Day!

  • Dress as cowboys, cowgirls, plaid shirt with jeans, hats, etc.

Tuesday, October 27, Fifties Day

  • Wear your favorite 50’s outfit

Wednesday, October 28, Heroes Day

  • Nurses, Doctors, Police Officers, Fire Fighters, Wonder Woman, Superman, etc., or a hero character t-shirt with jeans.

Thursday, October 29, Celebrate Halloween

  • PK – Gr. 4: Halloween costumes
  • Gr. 5-8: Black and Orange Day, Halloween themed, plain black or orange shirts, accessories and jeans.

Friday, October 30, Nevada Day

  • No School