Hark! The Herald

Friday, June 7th, 2019

Mark your Calendars: Tuesday, June 11th: Final day of school, Half day. NO aftercare... Enjoy your summer!

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Field Day 2019 was a blast... thanks to all who came out to participate!!!

Important Dates and Reminders

TOMORROW!!! Saturday, June 8th: Strolling of the Heifers. Father Justin will be in the parade again this year with Gracie the Heifer and students from Saint Michael's.

If you would like to walk in the parade, please meet us in the SMS parking lot tomorrow morning at 8:30. We will walk down to Frost Street together to start the parade.

Monday, June 10th: Full day of school

Tuesday, June 11th: Final day of school, Half day. NO aftercare... Enjoy your summer!

Thursday, June 13th: Convocation Mass at Saint Michael Parish will begin at 5:15 pm and be presided over by Monsignor McDermott.

Friday, June 14th: Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremony... All are welcome to come be a part of SMS History. This will be the first high school class to graduate since 1968!

The ceremony will begin at 6pm in Monsignor Rand Hall. The Keynote speaker will be Father James Dodson.

Saturday, June 15th: Alumni Dinner at the American Legion beginning at 5:30 pm. If you have not yet reserved your ticket, please call 802.254.6320.


If you did not purchase a yearbook and would like to do so, we will have extras available for sale next week. Please send your student in with a check made out to Saint Michael School, or cash in the amount of $25.00.

Saint Michael Parish Upcoming Events

Mr. Abbondanzio now has a children's choir at St. Michael's Parish!!

The choir will be singing one or two songs at the 10:30 Sunday Mass once a month, and rehearsals are being held twice a month at 9AM on Sunday mornings. We are currently preparing to sing at the 10:30 Mass on Pentecost (June 9th). If your child would like to participate, please send Mr. Abbondanzio an email at Breton@stmichaelvt.com.

The next rehearsal is at 9AM on Sunday, June 9th.

Catholic Night 2019 with the Boston Red Sox!

You are invited to join us for our 6th annual trip to Catholic Night at Fenway Park! The game is at 7:10PM on Monday, June 24th against the White Sox. The cost is $65, which includes one bleacher seat ticket and the roundtrip coach ride to Boston. The bus will depart from the St. Michael Parking lot at 2PM. It is first-come, first served, so if you are interested, please sign-up on the sheet in the back of the church or call the rectory at 257-5101.

Young Adults Coffee Mixer

St. Michaels want to get a Young Adults group started! If you’re between the ages of 18 and 39, please join us on Sunday, June 30th from 11:30AM to 1PM at St. Brigid’s Kitchen. We’ll enjoy coffee and snacks, and chat about activities and events that an ongoing Young Adults group could do. Married and unmarried, parents and non-parents are welcome. Contact Dan Berger with questions or to RSVP: dan.berger @protonmail.com or 802-451-0247.

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Breakfast Lunch and AMP Menus

Breakfast is $2.25 and Lunch is $3.50

Check out all of these delicious breakfast options for the month!

If you would like your child to have breakfast, please make sure they order it the day beforehand.

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After School Meal Program

Attached, please find the after school meal program menu for the month.

This is a free meal program, sponsored by the state, and available to all students who stay after school for any reason.

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Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/03-0181252 and Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Saint Michael Parish Charitable Trust.

Commonwealth Dairy is looking to hire: Part Time Job Opportunity in Brattleboro

We have an opportunity at Commonwealth Dairy right in downtown Brattleboro for 4-6 hours of paperwork and filing work per week. The hours are totally flexible with the only requirement being that the person be available for an hour on Fridays for mailing checks.

This might be a great chance for a high schooler to get some office experience, or for a parent. Again, hours are totally flexible!

Please contact to begin the application process:
Kristina Dickinson
Accounting Manager

Office: +1 802 251 2343
Fax: +1 802 254 6077

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Brattleboro Math Center, 139 Main St. Brattleboro

Math tutoring for elementary and middle school

Multi-sensory approach to understanding the math

Call Marissa at (510) 919-0843

½ off first session for Saint Michael students


Hi! I'm Breton Abbondanzio, the music teacher at Saint Michael School and Music director for the parish. I'm pleased to offer private lessons in piano and organ to interested families. I teach all ages and levels, and some of my students have won prizes in the ATAM Music Competition in Newton, MA. Lessons are a half hour in duration and my fee is reasonable and competitive.

Please give me a call at (802)251-0644 or email me at babbondanzio@gmail.com.

I look forward to teaching your child!

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