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Gator Bites Newsletter
February 8, 2018
Our school wide virtue this week is: 
MERCY
MERCY is caring for the needs of people’s minds, hearts, and lives. It means to share in God’s forgiveness and love.

Blessed are the merciful for they will be shown mercy. Matthew 5:7

TOMORROW! Friday, February 9

12:00 Dismissal
No After-Care
Our SCS Lenten offering will be participating in Operation Rice Bowl. This is a program through Catholic Relief Services to fight world hunger and educate others on the issue. Each homeroom and Middle School religion class will have a rice bowl that we will work together to fill with a financial offering. We will also follow lesson plans based on a different country struggling with hunger each week. We will finish with the USA. We encourage families to decide to put aside a quarter or some change to donate each time they offer a Lenten sacrifice. This ties our FASTING to our ALMSGIVING and reminds us to PRAY. Let's remind and encourage one another to participate fully and have a holy Lent!
Please join our team SCS Gators when you register online. There is a prize for the elementary school with the most participants.
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Travel to Italy and/or France! Summer 2019!
Mr. Hernandez invites parents with children in grades 7-11 interested in either traveling to France for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasions where we will have the opportunity to stand on the beaches where the invasion took place exactly 75 years to the day after they took place as well as tour Paris in June of 2019 or Italy where we will visit cities such as Rome, Siena and Florence in July of 2018 to reach out to him. Family members above the age of 18 are are also invited to tag along. You can receive more information by either emailing Mr. Hernandez at neworleansyouthtravel@gmail.com or visiting the New Orleans Youth Travel facebook page he manages that you can find by going to www.facebook.com/neworleansyouthtravel/
Child Care Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed to assist with the Sunday child care at both the 9:00 and 11:00 masses as well as 10:00 for the RCIA candidates. Volunteers must be in 5th grade or higher. Adults are also encouraged to help out. Service hours are available to those who need them. Those interested should contact Madilyn Schneller at mschneller@scsgators.org.
Middle School Concessions at Recess
Concessions available to Middle School during middle school recess EVERY Thursday. Everything is $1.00. All proceeds benefit the SCS Athletics department.
Cafeteria News

The SCS Hot Lunch Program does not allow students to charge the school when money is not available in their lunch account.