St. Damian School

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Introduction to Lancer Win Win

Launching a New Fundraiser

Good Morning,

Whether you are a parent of one of our three year olds or your youngest child is in our eighth grade, we want to ensure that St. Damian School continues to provide a quality Catholic education for the current and next generation of children. Our children have wonderful experiences at St. Damian School, making lifelong friends while receiving an exceptional faith based education. They receive “Faith and Education for a Lifetime.”

Due to COVID-19, those of us at St. Damian School are not able to hold our traditional fundraisers or our annual gala. However, our School Advisory Board brought a wonderful alternative to us. We created a Facebook Online Raffle! This raffle will feature a variety of items such as wine gift baskets, Kitchen Aid mixers, Yeti mugs, and gift cards to favorite locations. This is just the beginning of a long list of fun items that we are anxious to bring to our families.

Please consider joining our online fundraiser Facebook page @lancerswinwin, we are incredibly grateful for your continued support of our community.

Stay healthy! Maintain Social Distancing and Wear Your Masks!

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

We look forward to celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month on Friday, September 25, 2020.

We planned cultural activities, a great movie, and a Hispanic prayer service along with a special lunch that will be prepared by Country House free of charge for all of our students.

Students will dismiss after lunch at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 25, 2020. This is a planned early dismissal day. Extended Day will be available.

Damian Mania Winners!

We’ve had 2 weeks of early bird winners and we picked the early bird family winner.

The PEREZ family won the $250 early bird family prize!

The $50 winners from the past two weeks are:

Karen Schodrof

The Barrett Family

The Colyer Family

The Hoffman Family

All of the winning tickets go back in the barrel for another chance to win. Get your tickets in for your chance to win an early bird prize. Early bird drawings are Wednesday mornings. All ticket stubs with payment are due October 16. No cash will be accepted.

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Damian Mania 20-21 School Year

Your Damian Mania tickets will come home today in your Friday folders!

This is your one MANDATORY fundraiser

What is Damian Mania?

In a majority of Catholic Schools across the country, tuition is the primary source of revenue. Tuition does not always cover the cost of educating the whole child. St. Damian School implemented Damian Mania as a way to "bridge the gap." The benefit of Damian Mania is that it also has the opportunity to benefit you in more ways than just helping to provide a quality education for your child.

How does Damian Mania Work?

Grades K- 8:

You will receive 25 $10 raffle tickets. Twenty five tickets are your mandatory amount that we you will be required to sell. You may choose to purchase them yourself or sell them to family members, friends, and neighbors. Once you sell all of the tickets it is very important that you send a check in to pay for the tickets. NO CASH will be accepted.

Pre K:

Students in three half or full days receive 15 tickets, Pre K who attend 4 or 5 days will receive 25 tickets as well. You may choose to purchase them yourself or sell them to family members, friends, and neighbors. Once you sell all of the tickets it is very important that you send a check in to pay for the tickets. NO CASH will be accepted.

What Can I Win?

Beginning on September 9 and running through October 14, 2020, we will draw two weekly winners and they will be awarded $50 cash. These winners' names will go back in the hat, so they have the opportunity to win twice!

The large drawing will be held on Friday, October 23, 2020. More information to follow on this event! The grand prize is $4,000.

Are there other incentives?

If you sell more than 45 tickets, we will credit $100 towards your tuition. Sell 75 tickets and receive a $250 credit. For every ticket you sell over your 25 tickets, you will be deducted $5 on your FACTS ticket account on November 6, 2020.

What if I choose not to participate?

If you do not turn in your money by October 16, 2020, you will be charged $350 towards your tuition.

Health Requirements

Below are the State of Illinois Health Requirements for all children. Please be sure to have this completed before the October deadline.

Protecting God's Children

We appreciate the dedication and the commitment of our entire community. We cannot function without the generosity of our volunteers. Even though, our volunteers will be limited the first part of the school year, we are going to look forward to the future of a time where our halls will be able to once again greet visitors.

In order for you to volunteer in any capacity, we require you to be fully compliant with the steps outlined by the Office for the Protection of Children and Youth.

All documents can be found on our website:

We will also be distributing the CANTS form in a folder that you will receive on Wednesday. This is the only form that you are required to complete yearly.

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Did you know you can still SHOP with Scrip! You can do it all online. And, this is so easy and convenient, you may just want to continue this option when we are all back in the building.

Just follow this link for more information!

St. Damian School

Saint Damian School ensures individual students reach their potential through the development of their Catholic faith, character, citizenship and academics.