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Weekly Update

Friday, September 28th-PTL Free dress pass day #1. $20.00 free dress passes are available or single day free dress passes for $5.00. If scholars have not purchased passes, they will be asked to change back into uniforms.

Sunday, September 30-All Schools Mass at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal at 9:00 am. Scholars who attend mass please see Mrs. Lopez or Mrs. Angelica after mass for a special prize.

Tuesday, October 2nd-Parent Teacher League meeting will be held in the teacher's lounge at 6:00 pm. All parents, grandparents and guardians are welcome to attend.

Thursday, Thursday October 2nd-OLOF School Board Meeting

Friday, October 5th-The Texas City Fire Department will be on campus to speak to Pre-K - 3rd grade students.

Friday, October 5th-Early release at noon; EDP is open until 5:30 pm. Please notify Mrs.White at dwhite@fatimatc.org if you are needing EDP care.

Sunday, October 7th-Fall Bazaar:10:00 am-4:00 pm. Please read below for more Fall Festival information.

Monday, October 8th-Our campus will be closed. Classes resume on Tuesday 10/9/18.

Tuesday October 9th-The Dress Code grace period will be ending when we return to school. Remember no school October 8th!. There are still many scholars out of dress code. Please look for dress code violations and refer to the handbook online.

Fall Bazaar

Booth Volunteers Needed!

Our Lady of Fatima parents and staff are responsible for EIGHT booths this year. We are very proud to take on this challenge and support our parish who supports our beautiful school so much. We are asking that each parent/grandparent or guardian volunteer at least one hour per scholar enrolled. A friendly reminder that per the business agreement each family signed, each family is responsible for 10 volunteer hours per year per scholar and 20 hours per year per scholar for those on tuition assistance. Middle school students (5-8) are asked to participate in community service hours and help with the Fall Bazaar this year too. Each grade level will be partnered with another grade level to manage the OLOF game booths. Each booth has two parents/staff leads who will be managing each booth.


The breakdown of the booths are as follows:

Pre-K 3: Stand It

Pre-K 4: Plinko

Kinder-1st: Connect 3 Basketball Game

2nd-3rd: Baseball

4th-5th: Soda Toss

6th, 7th & 8th: Hungry Human Game

OLOF Staff: Inflatables

OLOF Cheerleaders and Athletics: Steps for Students


Please sign up for a shift through your homeroom teacher or through your class room mom. Time is limited on signing up so please do so as soon as possible.


2 Liter Donations

We are asking that each student bring two-2 liter sodas for the soda toss. Please bring those sodas to the front office by 10/2/18.


Baked Goods

The cake booth is taking donations of baked goods day of the bazaar.


Raffle Ticket Update

Our scholars have sold a total of 146 books. Our current top sellers are Brayden Olivares, Kolton Ottnat, and Hudson Vasquez. All of our scholars have received one book of raffle tickets. Scholars are required to sell at minimum two books. We have more available in the front office. If you would like more raffle tickets please notify the front office or your scholars teacher and we will send more home. Please send money and ticket stubs to school with your scholar or visit us at the front office. Please make all checks for raffle tickets payable to St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Church.


We will have prizes for top sellers!

  • Overall Top Seller-A Grand Prize Award TBA
  • Overall Top Seller Pre-K-3rd-Gift Card
  • Overall Top Seller 4th-8th- Gift Card


  • All scholars who sell two books of tickets will receive a ticket to a special movie event on campus.


Mrs. Lopez has set the school goal at 500 books of tickets sold. If we reach 500 books of tickets sold Mrs. Lopez will award the school with a special prize! We can do it Falcons!


Tickets are due in the office no later than Tuesday, 10/2/18 to qualify for prizes.

Falcon Shout Outs

Every week we choose several scholars who exhibit Falcon Excellence on campus and give them a FALCON SHOUT OUT!


Shout Out to Kindergarten-Abby Mann for always being an excellent leader in all that she does.

Shout Out to 2nd grader Sophia Oliver for being an excellent helper in extended day.

Shout Out Kindergarten-Noah Garcia and Liam Croom for always being willing to do whatever is needed.

Shout Out to 5th grader-Kelsey Daily for being an excellent scholar and teammate in the classroom and on the court.

Shout Out to Pre-K 3-Julia Cares for being brave and leaving her security blanket home or with her mother.

Shout Out to Denise Longoria-(Anastyn and Lily's Mom) for managing all of the scholars through hearing and vision tests.

Shout Out to the 1st grade class for showing EXCELLENCE in the hallways!

Falcon Athletics Update

Baked potatoes topped with brisket for sale!


If you are helping set up for Fall Bazaar next week, and are needing a bite to eat, we got you covered! We are pre-selling baked potatoes topped with brisket and with toppings on the side. Each potato will sell for $8.00 and also comes with a drink and dessert. We need at least 5 volunteers to help distribute all pre-sold potatoes on October 5th between 11am-1pm. This is open to ANYONE, not just Fall Bazaar volunteers! When you pick your scholar up for early release, you can grab your lunch then too!


All proceeds will go to benefit the Athletics Department; if you are interested in either volunteering or if you would like to pre-order your “chopped baker, ”contact the FRONT OFFICE by Wednesday end of day.


Volleyball

OUR NEW UNIFORMS ARE IN! Come check out our Lady Falcon's new look at our next home game on Monday! The Lady Falcon's are working and growing together as a team. Everyone is proud of the strides the team has made. Come out and support our Lady Falcons Monday, October 1st at 4:30 pm. The full Volleyball schedule is attached to this flyer.


Cheer

Our JV and Varsity will have cheer practice on Thursday, October 4th. JV will practice 3:30-4:30 pm and Varsity will practice 4:30-5:30 pm. A calendar of October events is attached to this flyer.


Boys' Basketball

Boys' Basketball season tipped off with its first conditioning practice in Kukral last night. If you are interested in playing, sign up is still available. Make sure you have all physical forms on file in the front office, as well as the athletic handbook agreement form and the athletic fee of $50. Our next practice will be Monday, October 1, 6:30-7:30pm.


Girls' Basketball

We are in need of a girls' basketball coach, as well as assistant coaches. Without any help, we will not be able to field a girls' basketball team this season. Please contact Mr. Lopez (ylopez@fatimatc.org) for more information.

Parent Teacher League (PTL)

Please join us for our upcoming PTL Meeting Tuesday, October 2nd @ 6:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held in the Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School Teachers Lounge These meetings are open to any Parent/ Guardian or Grandparent that wish to participate. We will be discussing upcoming events, fundraisers & special activities and would love your input!


Why come to a PTL Meeting?


  • Connect with other parents
  • Be the first to hear about upcoming school events & news
  • Volunteer your time- Help plan and coordinate school events


**PTL Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at the same time and location**


Questions please call Lisa Molina (409)939-8690 or Travis Croom (832)398-0788

J-Lo's Word

Jlos Word:


As we come to the close of September and the beginning of my favorite season, FALL, I’m in awe of the wonders Christ is doing at Fatima. God’s changing seasons are a reminder of our school year theme: Restore, Rebuild, Renew. God is constantly Restoring, Rebuilding, and Renewing- and seasons changing is tangible evidence of this cycle Changes continue to take place on campus, and the growth is exciting. I hope you all see and appreciate the beauty in these changes. Everyday we will continue to strive for excellence in all we do and make changes to reach that goal of excellence. When our scholars leave, I want the community to know they were a Fatima scholar. It takes a village, and I’m so glad you’re part of mine. I truly love you all. Blessings.


Mrs. Lopez