St. Anthony's Weekly Newsletter May 2, 2018
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St. Anthony's Weekly


May 2, 2018 News and Notes:

  • Tickets are still available for the Barn Dance!!    As a reminder - If you haven't "spent" your $90 in credit you may use to purchase tickets for this upcoming family fun event!  This is the last event in which to utilize your credit.  TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR
  • Congratulations to our 1st Communion recipients.  They are receiving this morning at Mass. Reception to follow, after Mass, for them and their families, in the Rec Hall
  • Thank you to those that participated in the PTG survey.  It is now closed.  Results will be posted in next week's newsletter.

Week of April 30 - May 4
STAR Testing

Wed., May 2
9:00 Mass - First Holy Communion for 3rd grade
*Pictures will be taken before Mass, please be at school on time
3:00 Choir

Thurs., May 3
5th grade Field Trip

Fri., May 4
2:00 Rosary & Adoration

Mon., May 7
8:15 Morning Prayer and SLE Awards

Wed., May 9
12:00 Dismissal

Fri., May 11
Olympic Day
1:00 Dismissal

Sat., May 12
Barn Dance  Family Event!

Sun., May 13
10:45 School Mass
Mother's Day - Crowning of Mary

Our monthly calendar is now on our homepage.  Click here to access.
Shorts are not for Mass
As the weather gets warmer, it's important to remember that students are to wear slacks or skirts to Mass.  They are welcome to bring shorts to put on after Mass.
Unfulfilled PTG Participation Hours
The end of the year is fast approaching! All families are required to complete 30 volunteer hours in the 2017-2018 school year. Participation Hours may be viewed at any time throughout the school year in ParentsWeb, under the "Family Information" tab, by selecting your oldest child and viewing the student's "Service Hours" tab.  A reminder that unfulfilled PTG Participation Hours will incur a $10 per hour fee and an additional $100 fee will be assessed if the Mandatory Event was not worked. Any remaining fees will be applied to FACTS.  Please contact Kelly Holdren with any questions or concerns.
Congratulations to the following students who were the recipients of the Monsignor DeGroot Award for Christian leadership.
JP Abrew, Analise Anaya, Landon Arnold, Rachelle Calimlim, Sophie Cockriel, Carly Espinosa. Maximo Perez, Benjamin Potter, Jaycee Rieb and Christine Valdez.
Earn Volunteer Hours this Summer
We will be replacing the carpet in all of the classrooms beginning June 19th.  Come help us pull up carpet and get a jump on your 2018-2019 volunteer hours.  Sign up sheets are in the school office or email Mrs. Dickert
Garden Club Committee
Plans are being made this summer to start a school garden in the grass area by the middle school. We are looking for a few adults that would be interested in helping to start our garden and that an commit to a couple hours a week during the summer to help.  We will need those that enjoy nurturing the soil, pulling weeds, watering and tending to our plants. Please contact Monica Abrew for more information or to help.
Scrip is sold every morning from 8-9am in the Library. We accept cash, check and credit cards. For the most current scrip form, click here You will be receiving a statement soon with any balance owing. Get a head start on next year's profit - summer scrip hours 8:30-12:30 everyday.
Desserts Needed for the Barn Dance "Dessert Auction"
A sign-up sheet is in the school office.  You will earn 1(one) hour participation for your "sweet" donation.
Unclaimed/No Name School Sweatshirts
We have quite the collection in the school office of sweatshirts with no names!  Some are brand new!  Please stop by to claim!  Any unclaimed will go to Used Uniform.
Please note
PreK-8 may wear a logoed St. Anthony School red sweatshirt, red-hooded zippered sweatshirt, red sweater, or red sweater vest.  No non-uniform sweatshirts.  Exception: 6th grade students may wear their science camp sweatshirts following camp through the end of their 6th grade year (except to Mass).  St. Anthony spirit wear may be worn on the last Friday of the month (spirit days).
CYO Corner
CYO will be collecting registrations and fees for next seasons Girls Basketball and Co-ed Cross Country Programs.
This Sunday, May 6 at our Gym, 8th grade girls volleyball plays at 3:15 and 4:00 pm.  Before the 4:00 games will be having a special farewell senior day for our 8th graders.
3rd/4th grade girls play at St. Anthony's at 1:00 and 3:15 pm.
5th/6th grade girls play at Annunciation at 3:30, 4:15 and 5:00 pm
Uniform Reminder for 2018-2019 School Year
Beginning with the 2018-2019 school. All red shirts will be required to have the St. Anthony school logo (white shirts are optional).  This may be done with Dennis Uniform or with a local embroidery company, (see the school office for listing).  Hunter green shirts will NO LONGER BE AN OPTION.  Summer Dennis Fitting will be July 11, 2018 in the cafeteria.
Harvest Festival 2018
The Harvest Festival Committee is looking for booth chairs and co-chairs for the following: 
  • Pull Tabs
  • Pizza (Italian) booth
School participation is available for volunteering with Harvest Festival.
Current 6th Grade Parents
If your child has received the Tdap shot that is required to enter 7th grade for the 2018-2019 school year, please bring a copy of the their shot record to the school office,  so that their records may be updated.  Thank you!
Registration for St. Anthony's PreK
St. Anthony's PreK still has a few openings for the 2018-2019 school year! Applications are available on the school website under the Preschool tab.  For more information or if you are interested in visiting the classroom, please email Jennifer Dalen  or by calling 209-823-3959.
Welcome to St. Anthony Catholic School

The following students have new siblings -
Isablella Borges a baby sister, Matthew Barber a baby sister; Omar, Audrey and Alexis Villanueva a baby brother.  Welcome to St. Anthony's!
Prayer Corner
  • Christine (Tebaldi) Galan
  • Emma Lockwood
  • John Borges, grandfather of Isabella Borges
  • Special Intentions
Our staff prays daily for those listed here and special intentions of our families. If you would like our staff to pray for someone in your family, please let us know.  
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