The Eagle Express
CSSE's Weekly Newsletter - Mar. 27, 2022
Tues., Mar. 29 - Spirit Tee Tuesday and 2pm Dismissal
Wed., Mar. 30 - Free Dress Day - Mrs. G’s Free Throw Free Dress (following guidelines)
Wed., Mar. 30 - Eat & Earn at Chick-Fil-A (Quail Springs Mall)
Thurs., Mar. 31 - School Mass (8:15am)
Fri., Apr. 1 - SALT Day of Service
Fri., Apr. 1 - School Stations of the Cross (8:15am)
Tues., Apr. 5 - Spirit Tee Tuesday and 2pm Dismissal
Tues., Apr. 5 - Eagle Expo (PreK-5th)
Wed., Apr. 6 - Green Team Meeting
Wed., Apr. 6 - PTO Eat & Earn at Ted’s 5-9pm
Thurs., Apr. 7 - School Mass (8:15am)
Fri., Apr. 8 - School Stations of the Cross (8:15am)
Sun., Apr. 10 - Palm Sunday
Sun., Apr. 10 - Last Day to Order Yearbooks
Check out the calendar on the school webpage for more
All Call for SALT Volunteers!
Safe Environment Required to Volunteer With Students
This is REQUIRED for any adult who intends to drive or volunteer for our April 1st SALT Day of Service. Do not delay as it takes some time to complete the background checks.
ALL ARCHDIOCESAN/PARISH/SCHOOL EMPLOYEES & ADULT VOLUNTEERS who have contact with minors or vulnerable adults must complete the new online Safe & Sacred Training (2020) including a background check. Until all steps have been completed in the online training portal, employees and volunteers may not serve at the parish/school or organization. Please contact CSSE’s Safe Environment Facilitator, Jennifer Goodrich, to access the Safe & Sacred Training Portal. firstname.lastname@example.org
Send in Your Outgrown SALT Shirts and Money
Attention Green Team, Mark Your Calendar
Class Picture Day
Class picture day is coming up on Wednesday, April 13th. Regular Uniforms. Order envelopes will go home soon, and must be returned to classroom teachers by April 13th.
Our 2021-22 CSSE Yearbook is in development! Order now to secure your own full color, handback book of school memories! Each copy costs $20 and will be billed through FACTS. Do not wait to order. There will not be many extra books. The yearbook will arrive before the end of the school year so students get a chance to collect signatures. Link to order will close after April 10th.
Eagle Basketball Skills Camp
Gala Committee Seeking Auction Donations
Do you own or know someone who has a nice little getaway spot? Vacations and experiences have always been big fundraisers for our gala! If you have a vacation home or know someone with a timeshare in a fun area, consider asking them if they would donate a free stay to our auction. Getaway locations can be anywhere!
Or maybe you love to entertain? Consider donating your time and talent to host a gathering. We love creativity, so share your ideas with us! Past gala items include dinners with a special guest or speaker, catering a dinner, providing musical entertainment, game nights, paint nights, whisky tastings, weekends at the lake, and more!
We would also love airline miles, gift cards, event tickets, and experience passes (must be good for a reasonable amount of time after April 22nd). Contact email@example.com to make your donation! Donations are tax deductible!
More Gala News
Raffle Tickets - Please make sure you have checked student backpacks for gala raffle tickets. They went home before Spring Break. Tickets are $10 each with a prize of $5,000 cash or $5,000 free tuition for the winner! See details in March 9th ClassTag.
Join us for Bubbles & Bowties: A Party with a Purpose on April 22, 2022 at the Skirvin Hilton! Get your tickets and make plans to join us for an incredible evening with other adults in our community! Ticket prices go up after March 31st, so order now! https://steugenes.ejoinme.org/gala2022
Gala Sponsorships Available! Your tax-deductible donation to the St. Eugene Gala is both a philanthropic gesture and a great promotional opportunity for your business. Choose your level of sponsorship and either pay online or request to be invoiced. If you have any questions or would like more information you can reach out to Kari Webber at 405-323-7173.
Baptism of Older Children
Saint Eugene Parish is offering a special preparation opportunity for unbaptized children ages 4-17. Parents and the godparents are required to attend one of the seminars listed below. The dates of the children’s class are also listed below. The 2 classes for the children and the seminar for parents and godparents are mandatory.
Parent/Godparent Seminar in English
Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Meeting Room 1
Classes for children ages 6-17 – Both are Mandatory
Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 10:45 am – Meeting Room 1
Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 10:45 am – Meeting Room 1
Classes for all RCIA children – Both are Mandatory!
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 7:00 pm – Bride’s Room
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 7:00 pm – Bride’s Room
Class for NON RCIA children ages 4 and 5
Baptisms of the Children
RCIA Children – Saturday, April 16, 2022 – Easter Vigil – 9:00 pm
Baptisms in Spanish – Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Baptisms in English – Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 5:30 pm
Upcoming Eat & Earns - Always mention St. Eugene when you order so we get a donation back to the school. Thank you, and don’t forget to spread the word to family and friends! Have an idea for an Eat and Earn or school fundraiser? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
- Chick-Fil-A - Quail Springs Mall - Wednesday, March 30th from 11am-7pm
Ted’s Cafe Escondido - N. May location - Thursday, April 6th from 5-9pm
Don’t forget our Simply Sign It fundraiser that you can purchase at any time for them to donate 25% back to our school!
If you have questions about fundraisers, Eat & Earns, etc, visit the PTO site, and join the PTO Facebook group for more info.
Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up May 2-6, and we need your help! If you would like to join the committee, please email Andrea at Alswyden@gmail.com (this counts towards Time & Talent hours!).
News on Repeat
REFER YOUR FRIENDS!
You are our best school representatives! Please share with family and friends why you love St. Eugene! Encourage them to apply or take a tour. A successful referral could result in a tuition credit for your family! See the details in Mrs. Goldsworthy’s February 5th parent email.
Please Pray For...
Pray for peace in Ukraine. | Please pray for Mrs. Hackett who continues to recover from the side effects of COVID-19 and will be staying home to rest for a while. I Please pray for Mrs. Aleman’s mother who is very ill. | Please pray for Judy Seymour, grandmother of Isla and Lusiana. | Please pray for Linda Skinner, a mentor and dear friend to Mrs. Goldsworthy. She is going through chemo. | Please pray for the healing of Sasha, cousin to Mark Roby and granddaughter to Mrs. Neal. | Please pray for the healing of Dub Wheeler, grandfather or Gehrig and Gabby. He has numerous medical issues, and needs the extra prayers. | Pray for those in our community who are quarantined, ill, or struggling to recover from COVID-19 | Pray for our staff, students, and their families.
If you would like to include something in the Prayer Requests section, please contact Kim Hattaway at email@example.com.
Parish & Community News
DONATE PRE-FILLED EASTER EGGS! St. Eugene is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt and is in need of pre-filled plastic eggs. Plastic eggs filled with goodies of choice can be dropped off to the church or school offices BY APRIL 11. Fillers like individually-wrapped chocolates, candies, gummies, snacks or small toys can all work. We will also need a few volunteers to help man the Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday after the 9:30 am Mass. Please contact Colleen de Keratry at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer or with any questions.
Communications Volunteers Needed - Are you creative with words, photos or design layout? St. Eugene is ramping up parish communications and needs volunteers to help make it happen. Please contact Colleen de Keratry at email@example.com and let's see how you might like to be involved.
Mobile Meals Seeking Volunteers! Meals on Wheels (formerly Mobile Meals) has been a volunteer ministry at St. Eugene Church since 1980. We deliver lunch every Monday to our homebound neighbors. We currently are in need of delivery drivers to deliver meals one Monday per month. We also need substitute drivers who could help as needed. If you are interested in helping, please call or text Peggy Berringer at 405-473-9928.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Youth Summer Camp Registration Open! We are excited to announce that registration is officially OPEN! Join us Summer 2022 in full capacity for a week of prayer, activities and friendship! Camp OLOG, which is located between Luther and Wellston approximately 45 minutes from Oklahoma City, offers students of all faiths an opportunity to attend. The camp is open to students who will be entering fourth through 12th grades in the 2022-23 school year. Camp will be facilitated by counselors, priests and seminarians and is designed to instill the values of the Catholic faith in an exciting, safe and supportive environment. Visit the website to see session dates and register!
Check the Monthly Minister’s Schedule! The minister’s schedule for St. Eugene is out for February, March and April. Make sure you check the schedule for your child’s name if they are an altar server. If your child no longer participates in this ministry, please secure a substitute for your assigned dates and update the church office. We are always looking for more volunteers to serve at weekend mass as lectors, cantors, altar servers, ushers, Eucharistic Ministers, Vocare chalice recipients, and more. Contact the church office to find out how you can grow your spiritual life through greater participation in the mass!
Father/Son Retreat! A Father/son retreat will be held May 6-7 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Camp. The retreat will be led by Dave DiNuzzo, founder of True Manhood Catholic Men's Ministry. For ages 10 and up, $25 per person. For questions, contact Deacon Joe Vandervort at firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-709-2714. Register at www.archokc.org/fathers