St. Mary's Lions Letter
September 5, 2023
Dear St. Mary's Family,
I pray everyone had a fun and relaxing Labor Day weekend! Many thanks to all who joined us for Open House last Thursday. The students were excited to show off their classrooms and the lessons they have been working on. Our school year is off to a great start! MAP Growth NWEA assessments begin this week; providing teachers data to drive instruction during small group lessons and to monitor academic growth throughout the year. Tutoring will also be offered by your child's homeroom teacher from 4:00-4:30, one day per week. Please see the tutoring schedule in today's newsletter.
TUESDAY FOLDER FORMS
Please look for the following forms in today's Tuesday folder:
- Receipts (i.e., King and Queen, etc., if applicable)
- Parent-Student Handbook Acknowledgement Form
- Media Release Form (if not yet submitted)
IMPORTANT DATES AND INFORMATION
FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
We will celebrate Mary's birthday this Friday, September 8th during Mass. Please send flowers with your child to present to our Blessed Mother during Mass.
We will celebrate our grandparents during Mass on Friday, September 8th. Please invite your child's grandparents to Mass for a special blessing!
NWEA MAP GROWTH ASSESSMENT (1st-5th)
Our NWEA fall assessment window is from September 5th -29th for grades 1st - 5th. For more information regarding NWEA, please see the links in today's newsletter. A schedule will be shared with parents next week.
Tomorrow, September 6th @ 4:30 @ St. Mary's
Come support our Lady Lions!
FIRST PTO MEETING OF THE YEAR (IN-PERSON)
Tuesday, September 12th @ 6:00 PM
St. Mary's Center
BAZAAR RAFFLE TICKETS & KING AND QUEEN REGISTRATION
Don't forget to sell your raffle tickets! If you have not already turned in your registration form to participate in the King & Queen Contest, please do so before Friday.
GOT SNEAKERS FUNDRAISER - EARN 1 VOLUNTEER HOUR
Earn (1) one volunteer hour for donating shoes to our Got Sneakers Fundraiser! Fundraiser ends September 29th.
See flyers in this newsletter:
- Birthday Club
- Dad's Club
Please let me know if you have any questions regarding any of our events. As always, your help and support is appreciated! We are truly blessed. Thank you for entrusting your precious children with us.
Deena Wolf, M.Ed.
2023-2024 TUTORING SCHEDULE
1st Grade - Ms. Londow - TUESDAYS
2nd Grade - Ms. Rucker - WEDNESDAYS
3rd Grade - Mrs. Mompoint - MONDAYS
4th Grade - Mr. Brown - MONDAYS
5th Grade - Ms. Leary - THURSDAYS
First Volleyball Game of the Year!
Come out and support our Lady Lions and Coach Rasheida!
THANK YOU, DAD'S CLUB!
ST. MARY'S DAD'S CLUB FIRST PROJECT OF 2023-2024!
Tristan Williams (Greyson, 2nd grade)
Kelly Houston (Aubrey, 2nd grade, Ar'kaidien, 4th grade)
Kevin Wright (Drake, 2nd grade)
Thank you, Dads! And thank you to Coach Seahorn, too!
We are pleased to announce the resumption of the Birthday Club fundraiser. The details can be found below along with the link to placing the order for your child(ren). Let’s celebrate our young Kings and Queens! Click on the Google Form link or scan the QR below:
Faculty and Staff Contact Information
Ms. Deena Wolf
Ms. Carmen Pantoja
Religion Teacher - PK-5th
Sr. Josephine Jemiseye
Ms. Wanda Davis
Montessori - PK & Kindergarten
Ms. ZIna Garrett
Ms. Noelle Burleson
Ms. Kristiane Evans
Ms. Debra Londow
Ms. Mary Margaret Rucker
Mrs. Josette Mompoint
Spanish and Art
Ms. Guadalupe Alba
Mrs. Christa Schwartz
Mr. Joseph Strawder