The Borromeo Bulletin - #17

Home of the Bobcats: January 10, 2021

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

Thoughts from Dr. Voelkl...

WELCOME BACK! We are sincerely grateful for everyone's patience, flexibility and hard work during last week's virtual return! We cannot wait to see everyone in person tomorrow. The month ahead is a busy one for us as we prepare for Catholic Schools Week, Open House and registration for the 2021-2022 school year.

Next week each family will receive a copy of our Open House postcard. There will also be yard signs available for display in the office. Our Open House format will look a bit different this year as we would still like to give new families to see the physical space while also adhering to important safety protocols and procedures. Families will have the opportunity to sign-up for a time to visit and tour the school on two separate weekends this year.

In addition to spreading the word we are also in need of help on these Open House Days. It is always a fun opportunity to share our story and spend some time with your Saint Charles Borromeo family. There are no prerequisites for being a tour guide with the exception of a love for SCB and a welcoming heart. Our students and teachers will guide you through the rest. Thank you in advance for your time and support!

Open House also marks the start of Catholic Schools Week. More details regarding the schedule for this week will be sent shortly. We are very proud of our Catholic school and the work and dedication put into serving our families. As we prepare to invite new families in and celebrate SCB, we are also excited to return to the discussion and planning for the growth and expansion of our physical campus. More details to come but even with the dawn of COVID our need for additional classrooms and learning spaces has not gone by the wayside. This is an exciting time for the future of SCB!

Second quarter report cards will be available for Parent Viewing today. As this is not a scheduled conference time, PLEASE feel free to reach out to your child's teacher or any of our special area teachers should you have any questions or concerns once you have received this information. We ENJOY the opportunity to work WITH each of you to ensure the best overall experience for your child/children. At the start of this school year one of our goals as an institution was to begin the process of revamping our report card documents and reporting process. Alas, we are now in the beginning stages of talking and discussing as a family how best to record, report and share student growth and progress.

As we move through this month please keep our 8th grade students who will be participating in their Luke 18 retreat in your prayers, as well as all of those working to plan and prepare this faith experience for them.

Continued prayers to all of our families as we continue to move through these cold winter months.

Blessings for warmth and peace,

Your SCB family

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.

January BASK:

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- NO SCHOOL- CHANGE from half day

* 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: NO SCHOOL-CHANGED from half day

* 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