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10 Apr

Important Dates
Saturday, April 8 Speech Meet at St. John Neumann
Sunday, April 9 Palm Sunday
Monday, April 10 3rd Grade Field Trip, Student Council Meeting 2:30-3:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 13 Holy Thursday, NO SCHOOL, Mass at 7 p.m.
Friday, April 14 Good Friday, NO SCHOOL, Service at 3 p.m.
Saturday, April 15 Holy Saturday, Vigil Mass at 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 16 Easter Sunday, Mass at 8 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Mon-Wed, April 17-19 Easter Break, NO SCHOOL
Thursday, April 20 Classes Resume, Police K-9 Demonstration 1:40 p.m.
Friday, April 21 Final Day to turn in SchoolKidz order to school (order online until 4/28)
Saturday, April 22 SSPP School Choir to sing at 4:30 p.m. Mass
Monday, April 24 1st Grade Field Trip
Tuesday, April 25 Book Club: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 26 2nd Grade Field Trip
Thursday, April 27 6th Grade Field Trip, Engineering Club: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Friday, April 28 7th Grade Field Trip
Saturday, April 29 Young Author’s Conference at Edwardsville High School, Buzzy’s Dance Camp

Thank you to all those who have registered for 2017-2018 school year! If you have not registered, please do so as soon as possible. Online registration is only available until Wednesday, 4/12. A correct student count is needed for book ordering purposes.

Dress Down Day – April 11
Student Council is sponsoring their last dress down day on Tuesday, April 11th. All money collected will go toward the Teacher Appreciation Lunch in May. A donation of $1 or more per student is required. Please follow all dress down guidelines in the handbook.

To: ALL School Families – Golfers & Non-Golfers
What: SSPP 18th Annual Golf Tournament & Evening of Fun
When: Friday, May 5, 2017 Where: Stonewolf Golf Club – Fairview Heights, IL
Why: Money raised goes directly to our school – Meets our Fundraising Goal
How: Check out the link on our school website for details:
• Register for Golf – 4 person scramble and recruit other golfers
• Attend the evening – dinner, entertainment, silent auction
• Help raise money through obtaining sponsors and donations for silent auction.

After many years of chairing the golf tournaments, John & Renee Crowder would like to step down. They are in great need for someone to shadow this year’s tournament. If you are able to step forward, please contact the school office. We thank them for their tremendous support!

Easter Egg Hunt
Sponsored by Marquette High School’s Junior Explorer Club. For students in PreK – 5th grade (or really any age). Please RSVP by Friday, April 7th to Meg Miller at mmiller@marquettecatholic.org or 618-463-0585, ext 2.

Police K-9 Demonstration
Jason Ramert of the Illinois State Police (and parent of Morgan 8th & Logan 4th) will provide a Police K-9 demonstration on Thursday, April 20th at 1:40 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Accelerated Reader Store Request
It’s Spring so while you are cleaning out your child’s closet or shopping for Easter baskets please keep the AR store in mind for the following items: small or medium sized stuffed animals new or gently loved, new toys, games, light up balls, squirt guns, craft items, scarves, new hats, sport items. If you would like to make a monetary donation instead, please send to the office marked AR store. These items are greatly appreciated to help keep the costs down for the store. Thank you! From the AR committee

Inserts in today’s Friday Folders: Palm Crosses, Golf Scramble info, Altar Servers for Summer, State & Solo Ensemble Contest Info, Kids Bowl Free Card, Father/Son Trip (7/8 boys), May Dance Fundraiser (5/6 grade)

Father McGivney Catholic High School News & Events
• Summer Camps
Join us for our 2017 Griffin Summer Camps! Boys and girls basketball and soccer, girls volleyball and art camp are all on the schedule for the month of June. Online registration and more information can be found at mcgivneygriffins.com/athletics/summercamps/. Register early to reserve your child’s spot!
• 7th Grade Shadow Month – All of April
• ASPIRE Placement Test – Saturday, April 22nd at 8 a.m.