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OCTOBER 14
Dollar Jolly Donut Day, 7:15am Main Hall
 
OCTOBER 14
Jeans Day for Class of 2019. Grades K-5 are free, 6-12 $1 with NFL or College Football Shirt, $2 with Spirit Shirt
 
OCTOBER 17
St. Mary's Boy Scout Troop #7 meeting, 7:00pm PPC

OCTOBER 17
TLC American Red Cross Blood Drive, 3:00pm-7:00pm in the Multi Purpose Room
 
OCTOBER 20
Grandparents Day, Grades K-8

OCTOBER 22
Trunk or Treat and Costume Parade, Strobel Field parking lot 5:45pm-6:30pm


OCTOBER 24
 St. Mary's Boy Scout Troop #7 meeting in Panther Performance Center at 7:00pm

OCTOBER 25
Kairos parent meeting, 12:00pm, Sts. Peter and Paul Church
 
OCTOBER 27
Kairos parent meeting, 6:00pm, Sts. Peter and Paul Church
 
OCTOBER 27
Picture retakes

OCTOBER 31
St. Mary's Boy Scout Troop #7 meeting in Panther Performance Center at 7:00pm
 
NOVEMBER 3
Grades K-12 Parent/Teacher Conferences, Early Release at 1:16pm, bus transportation and Extended Day available for registered families

NOVEMBER 3
Financial Aid Night with Tiffin University, Junior High and High School, 7:00pm PPC
 
NOVEMBER 4
No School
 
NOVEMBER 7
St. Mary's Boy Scout Troop #7 meeting in Panther Performance Center at 7:00pm
 
NOVEMBER 8
2 hour delay
 
NOVEMBER 11
Dollar Jolly Donut Day, Main Hall 7:15am
 
NOVEMBER 12
Gil Kromer Memorial 5K Run/Mile Fun Run
 
NOVEMBER 14
St. Mary's Boy Scout Troop #7 meeting in Panther Performance Center at 7:00pm

 
NOVEMBER 15-18
Senior Kairos Retreat
 
NOVEMBER 17
Donuts for Dads, 3 year olds, CUBS, and grades K-5
 
NOVEMBER 18
Donuts for Dads, Mrs. Mohr's 4 year old class
 
NOVEMBER 20
SMCC Fall Sports Banquet


 

 

DOMINICAN SISTERS OF MARY VISIT SCCS
Two sisters from The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, visited the campus of SCCS today. They are part of a Roman Catholic community of women based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  As Dominicans, their primary ministry is the education and formation of young people.  The sisters spent time with students in grades 6-12, and visited elementary classrooms as well.

SANDUSKY CENTRAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL NEWS
  
TLC BLOOD DRIVE
The Teen Leadership Corps Class is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, October 17 from 3:00pm-7:00pm in the Multi-Purpose Room. To make a donation appointment, please log onto redcrossblood.org/northernohio. Return the appointment request to your student's teacher, or email Mr. Kohler at
skohler@sanduskycc.org . Thank you for your help!

PULSERA PROJECT
SMCC senior Lake Lamb has taken on a fundraising initiative called the "Pulsera Project." The Pulsera Project is a nonprofit organization that educates, empowers, and connects Central American artists with students in more than 1,300 U.S. schools through the sale of colorful hand woven bracelets, or "pulseras" in Spanish. Lake will be selling pulseras for $5 and satchels for $10. The sale runs from October 17 through October 31. You may purchase items before and after school, during the high school lunch period, and at the final home Panther football game on Saturday, October 22, at Strobel Field. Click here for more information on the Pulsera Project.
   
MEREDITH BRUNER '00 PINK LEMONAID FOR BREAST CANCER RESEARCH/AWARENESS
Meredith Bruner, SMCC Class of 2000, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015.  She has spent the last 2 years fighting and is now in remission.  Meredith started a non-profit organization called Pink Lemonaid, which raises money for awareness and early detection of breast cancer.  As a professional photographer, Meredith and has paired her organization with the fashion industry and together they sell one item every October to benefit the cause. For more information, including how to donate or shop, please visit Pink Lemonaid Stand

 
SMCC CHEERLEADERS BAKE SALE
The SMCC Cheerleaders will be hosting a bake sale at the final Panther Football home game on Saturday, October 22, at Strobel Field. They will be selling cake pops, cookies, and cupcakes. Stop out and support the cheerleaders!

GRANDPARENTS DAY 
Thursday, October 20 is Grandparent and Special Person Day for students in Kindergarten through Grade 8. Mass is at 8:00am, at St. Mary's Church, for grades 1-8, kindergarten students will not attend Mass, but will be ready to accept visitors at 9:00am. After Mass, grades 1-8 grandparents may walk over with their students to visit classrooms. All grandparents are then invited at 9:30am to stop down in "The Den" for coffee, pastries and conversation.
 
NEW SCHOOL UNIFORM OPTION
There is a new cold weather uniform option available for grades K-12. Students may now wear a fleece vest or quarter zip pullover during the school day, embroidered with the school logo. Both options may only be with this order form.  Sample youth sizes are available to try on at Mrs. Parish's office, and sample adult sizes are located in the Main Hall.

IMMACULATE HEART OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA STATUE
On Thursday, October 27th, the World Apostolate of Fatima is bringing to Sandusky Central Catholic School and St. Mary's Parish, the Immaculate Heart of Our Lady of Fatima Statue. This beautiful Image of the Immaculate Heart of Our Lady of Fatima was blessed by Pope Francis in October 2013 for the purpose of spreading the important message of Fatima to the United States. 
It is a message Pope John Paul II said is more important today than ever. All are invited and encouraged to come see this beautiful Statue of Our Lady of Fatima and learn Our Lady's message for obtaining peace and putting an end to abortion and the moral corruption that is afflicting our country today.
 
The statue will be at Sandusky Central Catholic School's All Saints Chapel from 8:00am-3:00pm, and then taken over to St. Mary's Church from 4:00pm-7:00pm, with a closing prayer service from 6:00-7:00pm. 

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS RAFFLE & SILENT AUCTION DONATIONS
Each year, the National Art Honor Society participates in Sawmill Creek's Festival of Lights. NAHS students are now selling raffle tickets for $10 each to win a 6 night, 7 day cruise, including airfare. They are also looking for donations for silent auction items. This event helps fund our visiting artist. If you are able to help, or are interested in purchasing a raffle ticket, please contact Mrs. Shaylor at
kshaylor@sanduskycc.org.
 
GIL KROMER MEMORIAL 5K
Saturday, November 12, the Teen Leadership Corps Class is hosting the 2nd annual Gil Kromer Memorial 5K Run/Walk at Osborn Park. Registration begins at 7:30am, with the 5K race at 9:00am and the Mile Fun Run at 10:00am. This race is in memory of Gil Kromer, a former SCCS student, who passed away unexpectedly in October of 2014. All proceeds benefit the Gilbert David Kromer Scholarship Fund, established at SCCS. Registration forms are available by clicking here. Please return forms by October 28 to guarantee a tshirt.
 
PRESCHOOL & ELEMENTARY NEWS
 
TRUNK OR TREAT VOUNTEERS
We are looking for parent volunteers to decorate their trunks and pass out treats at Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 22 before the SMCC vs. Margaretta football game. A $25 gift card will be awarded for the best decorated trunk! Please contact Denise Matthews at 419-357-1337 or
puppytracks02@buckeye-express.com for more information.

 

 
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL NEWS

MANDATORY SENIOR PARENT MEETING
There will be a mandatory senior parent informational meeting for Kairos on the following dates: Tuesday, October 25 at 12:00pm or Thursday, October 27 at 6:00pm. Parents only need to attend one of the meetings. Meetings will be held at the Sts. Peter and Paul Church Gathering Space and will be no longer than 30 minutes.

WHIRLPOOL MANUFACTURING DAY
Whirlpool is offering a Manufacturing and Career Exploration Day on Saturday, October 15, from 10:00am-1:00pm at their Clyde Plant. Throughout the self-guided tour, areas will be highlighting the work that is done, as well as the associated skill sets and careers in that area.  Please click here for more information.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Voice of Democracy Scholarship, deadline November 1, 2016
The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship, or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you.

Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. The 2016-17 theme is: My Responsibility to America. Please click here for the rules and eligibility requirements.

Patriot's Pen Scholarship, deadline November 1, 2016
Each year more than 132,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW's Patriot's Pen youth essay contest. The national first-place winner wins $5,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $54,500, with each first-place state winner receiving a minimum of $500 at the national level. 

The essay contest encourages young minds to examine America's history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300-400 word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the VFW Commander-in-Chief. Click here for rules and eligibility requirements and complete the application within the 2016 brochure to enter.


SUPPORT SCCS
The generosity of alumni, parishioners and friends extends the SCCS student experience far beyond traditional classroom walls. Please continue to keep our students and faculty in your prayers. Also, consider supporting the greatest needs on campus with a gift to the Annual Fund. To make a gift, contact SCCS Advancement & Development Office at 419.627.9422. If you prefer to give online, you can do so by clicking here.