News from the Nest

November 9, 2018

The Week Ahead

Friday 11/9 - TONIGHT!

-- Science Rocks, Grades 3-5, 6:30-8:30 pm.

All Week

-- 3rd Grade Health Screening

Monday 11/12 (Day 1)

-- Home & School Meeting, 7 pm. Library.

Tuesday 11/13 (Day 2)

-- Square 1 Art Fundraiser order deadline

-- Check folders for papers: Yearbook cover contest and Holiday Shoppe

Wednesday 11/14 (Day 3)

-- Peer Mediator Training

-- STARS Lunch, 11:45 am.

Thursday 11/15 (Day 4)

Friday 11/16 (Day 1)

-- Reading Olympics, 8:00-8:35 am. Library.

-- Peer Mediator Training

-- Mrs. Derro - Thanksgiving Feast

-- Mrs. Caranfa - Thanksgiving Feast, 11:30 am-1:30 pm.

-- Spirit Assembly, 2-3 pm.

Home & School Meeting

Please join us on Monday, November 12 at 7pm in the library for the monthly Home & School meeting. All parents, guardians, and staff are invited! Look for the agenda, which includes updates on events, fundraisers, and school happenings by Dr. Graf, in a separate email. Also, Mrs. Lightstone will present the Character Counts books being used in classrooms for the 2018-2019 school year. Babysitting WILL be provided for the meeting.

We hope to see you there!

Designer Bag Bingo

The parents have spoken and it has been decided that the HSA Parent Only Fundraiser this year will be Designer Bag Bingo. The event is scheduled for Friday, March 29 and is being held at St. Maria Goretti.

There will be a meeting for Designer Bag Bingo Event planning after the HSA Meeting Monday night to pick a theme and form subcommittees. All are welcome to participate!

In Case You Missed It...

** Science Rocks ** -- a hands-on science night for students in grades 3, 4 and 5 - TONIGHT! FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018, 6:30-8:30 pm. Questions to Bernadette Kearns

** Square 1 Art Fundraiser ** -- Catalogs were sent home this past week. ALL ORDERS ARE DUE ON TUESDAY, NOV. 13! Questions? Contact Lisa Mallon,

Box Tops Contest Update!

The October counts are in and fourth grade is still in the lead with 871 but fifth grade has slid into second place with 604. Second grade is now in third place with 561 with third grade close behind with 508. First grade is at 160 and kindergarten still needs to get in the race. Just for September and October we have earned a total of $270.40 by clipping those little pieces of cardboard! Great job!

Save the Date!

Monday 11/19 - Wednesday 11/21

-- NO SCHOOL - Parent-Teacher Conferences (please refer to your individual appointment time)

-- Parent Book Fair. Library.

Thursday 11/22 - Friday 11/23

-- NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday 12/3 - Friday 12/7 -- Holiday Shoppe

Health Screenings:

-- 2nd Grade: Nov. 26-29

-- 1st Grade: Dec 10-14


Saturday, 11/10 - Big Red Band 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run, 9 am Application here

Saturday, 11/10 - SAVE Safari Night Hike, 6-9 pm. West Broad Elementary. $3 per child, adults FREE. Flyer here

Wednesday, 11/28 - District Safety and Security Night, 6:30-8:00 pm. Board Room.