March 27, 2018

WELCOME TO TAKE HOME TUESDAY
MARCH 27, 2018

This week’s notifications include:

SPRING GALA – MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU – FLYERS/Forms

CLUB SIGN UP SHEETS for

REMINDERS

  • IMPORTANT – Registration for 2018-2019 
    Re-enroll online NOW
    ! Open enrollment has begun.  We have been receiving many calls from new families.  In order to keep class sizes down, please let us know if your child will be returning next year by signing on to the Parent Portal and clicking on re-enrollment under the admissions tab.  Once logged on this process should only take 5 minutes. Call or come by the main office if you need assistance. To access the parent portal and register online click  on 2018-2019 re-enrollment   
  • Registration fee now due:  Online payment is still unavailable at this time.  We request that families who have re-enrolled to please fill out the  2018-2019 Financial Obligation Form  and send it in with the registration fee. Thank you all for your patience as we continue to transition our registration process from paper to online.
  • Raffle Basket Donations for the Spring Gala are requested from each grade. (1st grade has already donated to their “Back to School” basket). For more information on the theme of your child’s class please click on this flyer  for items to donate.
  • PTO Meeting tonight Tuesday, March 27, 2018.  Hope to see you there.
  • Early Release (1/2) Day:  on Thursday, March 29th. Holy Thursday
    DISMISSAL WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:
    Preschool – 11:00
    Prekindergarten 11:05
    Kindergarten 11:10
    Grades 1 – 3 11:15
    Grades 4 & 5 11:25
    Middle School 11:30
  • WE WILL BE PROVIDING EXTENDED CARE FOR A SPECIAL RATE FROM 11:30 TO 2:30.
     Regular fee will apply after 2:30If interested, click Extended Care for Early Release March 29th Form .
  • NO SCHOOL on Good Friday, March 30th.
  • NO SCHOOL on Monday, April 2nd, Greater New Bedford Catholic Schools Professional Day
  • PTO Chuck E. Cheese Fundraiser:  On April 2, 2018 the PTO has arranged for students to have some fun while raising some funds.  Chuck E. Cheese donates up to 20% of the sales generated from this event to St. Joseph School. Friends and family members just have to mention St. Joseph School when they purchase food, merchandise and tokens at the register.  Click here for flyer with location, details and deals..
  • IOWA Testing will be held Tuesday, April 3rd through Friday, April 13th for grades 2-7.  Please see the Iowa Testing Letter from Mrs. Piazza.
  • Spring Gala planning meeting is Wednesday, April 4th at 6pm in the gym. If you are unable to attend but wish to help please contact Mrs. Travers via email at  ttravers@sjsf.dfrcs.org . Volunteers are needed.  Please see Volunteer Sign-Up and Volunteer Meeting Reminder flyers.
  • First Friday Mass will be held on Friday, April 6th at 9:00. All are invited to attend. DRESS UNIFORM MANDATORY
  • National Junior Honor Society: Student members of our National Junior Honor Society are collecting various items for charities.  The collection boxes are located at the front foyer of the school and will remain there until June 1, 2018. Thank you for your anticipated support.
  • FACEBOOK: Don’t forget to follow and like us!  www.facebook.com/100springfairhaven/.

SAVE THE DATE

  • Poetry Night will be on Thursday, April 12th at 6:00 p.m. Listen to original poems recited by grade 4 – 8 students as well as a class poem. Doors open at 5:45. All students who are presenting will meet at their assigned class table in the back of the gym.
  • Spring School Pictures:  Individual Spring Pictures will be taken on Friday, April 13th.  This is a Non-uniform Day and all students will take a picture.  Parents need not send in payment on picture day, they will be able to review pictures before choosing to purchase them.
  • Our Spring Bash celebrates our 110th Anniversary… “May the 4th Be With You” is on May 4th plan on attending! Tickets available NOW! Click Ticket Order Form for tickets.
  • Summer Program: It is a go! St. Joseph School will definitely have a summer program for students who are 3-5 years old.  Please fill out the Summer Program 2018 Sign-Up Form with the days and times you need this program to run so that we can finalize our staffing.

FREE MONEY

  • 3x your impact! Last Week. Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first smile.amazon.com purchase – through March 31st! Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/04-2106654 and Amazon donates to Saint Joseph’s Church & School.  See flyer.
    Fundraising – Amazon Smile Flyer
  • Stop & Shop A+ Program: Please remember to re-register for the A+ Program that Stop & Shop is offering. All you have to do is log on to www.stopandshop.com/aplus to register online or call 1-877-275-2758 to register your card. Saint Joseph School ID# 06183. If you have any questions or you would like us to register your card please contact Tracy Travers at 508-996-1983.
  • Big Hearted Books Program: Please remember to donate your used books. Just drop off used books in the Big Hearted Books container in the Staff Parking Lot and the school will benefit.
  • Box Tops: Please keep sending in your Box Tops… see the collection form start your families’ Box Top

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