Weekly Notes - November 14, 2016

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Grandparents Day Information– Please note that Grandparents day will be on Thursday, November17 this year.  We will begin the morning with Mass at 8:00 am to celebrate St. Elizabeth’s feast day.  All grandparents are welcome to join us.  If a child does not have a grandparent who can attend, an aunt, uncle or other relative may attend.  There will be a group of parishioners who will sit with those children who do not have an adult accompanying them.  Refreshments will be served in the Community Center after Mass while Grandparents will have the opportunity to meet with teachers.  This is a full day of school for students.  Students are expected to remain at school after grandparents day.  The whole student body will have Thanksgiving lunch together at noon.  Buses will run as usual and aftercare will be provided.

Prospective New Family Contact Information - Please send contact information for prospective new families for the 2017-18 school year.  Preparations are being made for recruitment events. There are only limited seats available in certain grades, so early registration is important!

Schedule Change- St. Elizabeth will not have school on January 6 because of roof repairs.  Students will return Monday, January 9.

The Winner-A-week Raffle winner for November 9 was 101.

Boys Basketball Registration Night– Tuesday, November 15 at 6:30 in the Community Center.  All boys in 5th -8th grade interested in playing basketball are invited to attend with their parents.

Progress Reports issued– Wednesday, November 16.  Please sign and return on Thursday, November 17.

Grandparents Day Information– Please note that Grandparents day will be on Thursday, November17 this year.  We will begin the morning with Mass at 8:00 am to celebrate St. Elizabeth’s feast day.  All grandparents are welcome to join us.  If a child does not have a grandparent who can attend, an aunt, uncle or other relative may attend.  There will be a group of parishioners who will sit with those children who do not have an adult accompanying them.  Refreshments will be served in the Community Center after Mass while Grandparents will have the opportunity to meet with teachers.  This is a full day of school for students.  Students are expected to remain at school after grandparents day.  Buses will run as usual and aftercare will be provided.

Thanksgiving Holidays– Monday, November 21-Friday, November 25.

Dress Down to Make a Difference– Wednesday, November 30.  Students are allowed to wear “Dress Down Day” attire for a minimum donation of $2.00.  Please follow the rules stated in the handbook 4.4.7.  Dress Down Day Guidelines:

  1. Students who are allowed to participate in Dress Down Days should dress appropriately for school. This includes:
  2. No open shoes, platform shoes, sandals, slip on or boots. Shoes must be closed.
  3. Regulation socks must be worn.
  4. Usual rules for jewelry and makeup apply.
  5. Shirts must not advertise alcohol, tobacco, offensive language, rock groups, or music.
  6. No sleeveless shirts, tight-fitting pants, wind pants or sweatpants. Jeans must not be tight fitting or too baggy or have holes in them. Wide bottom and low-waist pants are inappropriate. Pants must be worn at the waist.
  7. No other inappropriate clothing is allowed. Clothing must completely cover the student’s torso. No skin should be seen between shirt and pants.
  8. Only uniform shorts are allowed. No other shorts may be worn. All pants must come to the ankle.
  9. Belts must be worn if pants have belt loops.

Christmas Scrip Schedule– Get your Christmas shopping done at SES.  Your one stop gift card headquarters.  Scrip orders will be placed weekly from November 28-December 12.  Please contact the school office at 985-369-7402 for more information.

Breakfast with Santa-Saturday, December 3. 8:00-11:00am in the Community Center.  Admission: $5.00. Breakfast will be served. Picture Packages with Santa will be available.  If anyone would like to volunteer to help please contact the school office at 985-369-7402.

7th Grade Parent Breakfast- Tuesday, December 6.  Parents are invited to join us in the Prayer Garden following breakfast.

Spirit Dress Down Day– Wednesday, December 7.   Students may wear a spirit shirt with jeans, school shorts or skirts.  School shoes must be worn.  Please see the SES Handbook for complete dress down guidelines.  We have extra spirit shirts available to purchase in the office in youth sizes only.  The cost is $10 per shirt.

Immaculate Conception School Mass- Thursday, December 8 at 7:40am.

Science & Social Studies Fair– Friday, December 9.

Dress Down to Make a Difference- Wednesday, December 14.

Christmas Memorials Mass- Friday, December 16.

2nd Nine Weeks Exams- December 19-21

Last day to test for AR- Wednesday, December 21.

Christmas Nativity, Christmas Play and Class Parties- Thursday, December 22.

Aftercare payments – Please be attentive to aftercare fees and submit payments in a timely fashion.

Breakfast in the cafeteria is from 7:10- 7:25 daily.  Please make sure your child arrives early enough if you want them to eat breakfast.