December 12, 2020

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A Note from the Principal

-You can catch our Advent Prayer Service Monday morning at 8:05 on our Parent Facebook Page.

-Sunday is the last day to take part in the voluntary online Teacher contributions, a link is in the sections below.

-Monday is our last day to take Christmas Jar donations. We thank everyone who donated!

-We will be having a Virtual Open House for prospective Kindergarten families on January 8th. A link will be provided the week of the event. The Virtual Open House will give you or anyone interested in our Kindergarten program information about applying, a day in the life of a Marquette Kindergartener, and feature Dr. Mary Brandt discussing Kindergarten readiness.

-As we close out our first semester, I would like to thank everyone for their patience and cooperation during the most trying of times. Our efforts during this pandemic are working and we feel blessed to remain together at school. We wish you a wonderful Advent and a blessed Christmas season!

Covid Update

COVID-19 Update:

  • Total Confirmed Campus Cases: 12

  • Total Active Cases: 1

  • Students Actively Quarantined: 40 (16 last week)

  • Classes or Grade Levels Quarantined: 6th Grade (34 students included in the total of 40 above)

  • Faculty/Staff Actively Quarantined: 0

  • Total Recovered and Released: 11

Voluntary Online Teacher Contributions

We will be using the online contribution form for teacher and staff Christmas gifts again this year. Follow the link below if you would like to make a contribution toward a monetary Christmas gift for any teachers/staff. Please know that this link is separate from the classroom/auction donation. It is completely voluntary and only meant to make life easier during this busy season. The cut-off date to contribute online is Sunday, December 13, 2020. The monetary gifts will be delivered to each teacher/staff member prior to Christmas break.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Mary Jo Kimbro-MHSA president

Lunchroom Volunteers

Thank you for everyone’s help with lunchroom duty. Below is the updated link with dates through December– we are always in need of volunteers!

We ask that if you can't make the day you signed up for, reach out to Julia Nguyen for help or please find a replacement from this list.

Also, if it is your first time to volunteer, please make sure you are VIRTUS certified (please check with Sarah Bergner ( and please take a minute to review the attached file.

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Marquette Holiday Gift Cards

If you plan to buy gift cards as Christmas presents, you can order them through Scrip and Marquette will earn money! An order form is below and one also came home in your child's folder this week. Simply fill it out, attach your payment, and return it to the ECDC. Questions? Contact Chrissie Gipson,, 314-369-5304.
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Week at a Glance


-8:05 Advent Prayer Service on the Marquette Facebook Page

-8:10 MHSA Meeting


-8:15 Mass for Kindergarten and 1st grade


-8:15 4th and 5th Grade Mass


-8:15 2nd and 3rd Grade Mass


-8:15 Middle School Mass

-Christmas Parties

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