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St. Columba Catholic School - News Every Week - 11/7/21

St. Columba Families,

Good news! All of our plumbing issues are resolved! We will all be back on campus tomorrow!

This week is a short week between conferences and our two days off to honor our Veterans.

If you have not yet signed up for a Parent-Teacher Conference, please be sure to do so! All families are expected to attend. See more info below to sign up.

This Thursday and Friday, we do not have school to honor our Veterans. We are blessed to be a part of a community that is so directly impacted by individuals who made the choice to commit themselves to the service of our country. Our families are full of veterans, along with current active and reserve members of the military, who chose to serve all of us. As we enjoy these two days off, let us remember that is because of the commitment of men and women in our military, both past and present, that we are blessed to live in such a wonderful country!

To honor these Veterans, Active, and Reserve military members, we will be holding an Assembly on Wednesday, 11/10 at 8:15am in the Parish Hall. Your child's teachers should have connected with you about coming in if you are a veteran or active/reserve member on Wednesday.

If you or someone in your family is a service member or veteran and you would like for them to be recognized, please contact Mrs. Pearson at with the following information:

  • Name of veteran or service member
  • Branch of service
  • Rank in service
  • Years served
  • Picture of veteran or service member

With a short week ahead of us, I wanted to use this newsletter to set aside some space below for upcoming important dates and events.

Finally, please find attached at the end of the newsletter a memo from the Diocese of San Diego regarding information about the State's COVID-19 vaccination mandate.

Here is a look ahead at the upcoming events on campus:

  • Monday, November 8: K-8 Half Day and Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Tuesday, November 9: K-8 Half Day and Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Wednesday, November 10: Veterans' Day Assembly (8:15am); K-8 Half Day and Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Thursday, November 11: NO SCHOOL - VETERANS' DAY
  • Friday, November 12: NO SCHOOL - IN HONOR OF VETERANS


Mr. Amann

K-8 Parent Teacher Conferences

If you have not signed up for conferences yet, please be sure to do so as soon as possible!

All spots are first come, first serve and require that you sign up in advance. Please note that all spots in the later part of the evening will only be held over Zoom. The other conferences will allow you to indicate whether you prefer a Zoom conference or one in person.

To sign up, head here:

Quarter 2 Butterfly Garden Signups

Please complete the attached form and turn in to the Welcome Center before the end of the day on Monday, November 15th to join the second session of Butterfly Garden Club!

Also see below some of the before and after pictures of the amazing work they have done!

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Thank you Dixieline!

Shout out to Mr. Vattuone and Dixieline for providing our Garden area a brand new storage shed!

We are so appreciative!

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Save the Date: November Dine and Donate

Save the Date:

11/17 at The Habit off Balboa

20% of proceeds benefits our Kindergarten class

See the Flyer below for more info!

Save the Date: State of the School PTG General Meeting

All parents are welcome to join Mr. Amann for a State of the School PTG General Meeting on December 8th at 6pm.

Mr. Amann will review how the school has been performing over the last year and a half. Topics will include fundraising, overall budget info, STAR assessments, and grading.

Save the Date: Christmas Movie Night

Join the 6th grade class as they host our Annual Christmas Movie Night on December 11th, starting at 5pm.

Come watch a Christmas movie, decorate ornaments, and enjoy a meal together!

More info to come!

Save the Date: St. Columba Christmas Program

At 6pm on Wednesday, December 15th, join us for our St. Columba Christmas Program.

All students in Pre-K to 8th grade will be performing!

This is an event you don't want to miss!

Father-Daughter Dance: Seeking Committee Members

We will host our annual Father-Daughter Dance this year on January 15th.

At this time, we are seeking parents to help coordinate and facilitate this wonderful event.

If you are interested in serving on the committee, please email Mr. Amann.

Tierrasanta Futbol Academy Camps and Winter League

Please see the flyer below for information about upcoming camps and winter league from Tierrasanta Futbol Academy.

Vaccine Mandate Memo - Diocese of San Diego

8th Grade Math Angles Review Game