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Thank you to everyone who attended our Art and Music Show on Monday. We had 122 people (including 38 [out of 56] students) in attendance.


Grades 3-4-5 will participate in American Red Cross Project Pillowcase on May 3. This free program increases awareness for the importance of emergency preparation.


On May 3, Cathie Bledsoe will be leading a parent discussion on Child Internet Safety. The free event will be at Saint Mary School in Alexandria (820 West Madison Street) at Zimmer Hall beginning at 6:30PM.


On May 4, our Movie Night will be 3:15PM – 5:30PM. The charge will be $8, which includes admission, a drink, and a popsicle. Nachos and hot dogs will be sold. Students who register and pay for Movie Night will NOT be charged for After-School Care on that day.


Shop with Scrip Order Forms and payments are due on May 7 at 10:00AM. This will be our final Shop with Scrip order of the year. The program will resume in September.


Tuesday, May 8, is our final Skating Party of the year, 6:00-8:00PM at Gibson’s.


Spring Fling is May 11, 5:30-8:00PM at the K of C Hall. This is a wonderful event that features a student Talent Show. We will do a few raffles and auction classroom projects.


The final day to order and pay for a 2017-2018 Yearbook will be Tuesday, May 14, 10:00AM.


Sports Awards Banquet is Monday, May 14, at school, from 6:00-7:00PM. If your child(ren) were in sports this year, plan to bring a dessert, drink, or snack. RSVP by May 10, please.


Breakfast with Moms will be Tuesday, May 15. Doors open at 7:15AM.


The Sacrament Class Picnic will be held on Wednesday, May 16, at Memorial Park in New Castle. This includes all grade 1 and 2 students. The group will go to Mass at church with everyone else, then come to school, then leave for New Castle around 10:00 am. They will return to school by 3:00. Mrs. Brinson will be sharing details.


YMCA KIDZ Marathon is Saturday, May 19, 9:00-11:00AM at Ball State University’s Recreation and Wellness Center. Parents should plan to attend with their children, please arrive by 8:40AM. The children have been preparing for this all year in PE!


There will be an Open House to honor Mrs. Brinson for her 41½ years of service to our school on Sunday, May 20. The Open House will be in our school gymnasium from 11:15AM-2:00PM. Refreshments will be served, please plan to attend.


Our final day AT THE SCHOOL BUILDING will be Thursday, May 24. On Friday, May 25, children will be dropped off at the Church by 7:50AM for Mass and graduation, followed by awards. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend Mass and graduation, which will end by 10:00AM. At that time, grades K-3 are free to leave for the summer. Grades 4-5 will stay for a reception at Saint Agnes Hall.


Congratulations to our April Virtues in Practice recipients! Here’s how Promise Goodwin and Julius Sanchez modeled Justice (being fair and giving each his due):


“When I came to school on Wednesday I spilled my drink in the hallway. I went to get paper towels and Promise asked if I wanted her to clean it up for me. It was very kind and generous of her to offer her assistance. I started to clean up the mess and Julius walked up and asked if he could help me. This was also very kind and generous of Julius. Hearing these two students ask me to help made my day. They restored some goodness and made my day.                               –Mrs. Cunnington


The May virtue is Zeal (being driven by an intense love for God).


We have discount admission coupons for Kings Island in the office. Pick some up if you or someone you know plans to visit Kings Island before October 28, 2018.


If you have school clothing items that you wish to donate to the school, we are accepting navy shorts, navy pants, navy Schoolbelles belts, black gym shorts, plaid skirts, plaid jumpers, embroidered polo shirts, and grey Activity T-shirts. These used items will be sold to next year’s students, and the proceeds benefit our Tuitions Assistance Fund.


Remember to periodically submit Box Tops for Education to the school office.