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Saint Timothy Catholic School
Tuesday Tidbits
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Tuesday Tidbits Overview in honor of our Lenten Journey!
Tuesday Tidbits Overview in honor of our Lenten Journey!


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Dear Parents,
Band competition

Congratulations to our Band Director, Ms. Lauren Fitzpatrick and the STS Advanced Band, for receiving a  Superior Rating at this year's Diocesan Band Festival.  T he STS band received a perfect score from both judges. Of the 40 bands who performed, only two were awarded a perfect score - STS and St. Thomas More, who's director has been with the school since the founding of band program in the Diocese. Congratulations to all, we are extremely proud of you. 
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This week a special Lenten gift will be sent home to each family. It's a Lenten Prayer and Reflection CD! Our students have been recorded praying the Sorrowful Mysteries. The CD also includes meditations by our parish priests, and special prayers have been recorded. It is our hope that you will grow closer to our Lord and Savior through listening and mediating on the messages found in this CD. A special thank you to Mrs. Amy Powers & Mrs. MaryLynne Duncan for
 their countless hours spent bringing this to fruition.
I will be sharing our Middle School Math coverage plans for Mrs. Nash classes, with our middle school parents this week.

  It is time for the spring STEM Club~Open to grades 1-3 a nd 4 -8. Please see the  sign up genius   for dates. Space is limited to 16 students each. Sign up fast! 

One of our recent graduates, Ms. Sofia Viani, recently published a book entitled"FANCY".  The book is a science fiction novel for children; prima rily 2nd   through 8th   grade. Sofia has graciously provided free copies of the book for our library. She will also be coming in to talk with our students about her amazing accomplishment and answer student questions. Congratulations Sophia, we are all so proud of you! Here is a link to a description of the book.

Please note that the last date for our after school tutoring program is Tuesday, April 11th.
 

Our first School Expansion Town Hall Meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, April 26th at 6:00 PM in the school Library.
 
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The Saint Timothy School Drama Club invites you to their 2017 Off Broadway   performance of "Aladdin" on Friday, April 7th at 10:30 a.m. and Saturday, April 8th at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.
 
We have very limited openings for 3s and 4s in our full-day classes.   Thank you for spreading the word about our great preschool.
 
If your family has educational toys or puzzles to pass on, please contact  Mrs. Evans .

STS Students bringing you the latest news from around the Tiger Nation!
STS Students bringing you the latest news from around the Tiger Nation!

  Saint Timothy Catholic School remains committed to providing our students with an individualized, supportive, faith based learning environment. I greatly appreciate your active support of our wonderful school.
  As always I welcome your comments, questions and suggestions.
 
God Bless You,
Mr. Joseph M. McLaughlin,  Principal

NJHS Stations
Stations of the Cross












It has been a long held tradition during Lent at STS, that members in the National Junior Honor Society create and perform the Living  Stations of the Cross: Jesus' final steps before he was crucified on Go od Friday. This solemn and reverent performance reminds each of us how much Christ loved us to the point of dying a public and painful death on the cross for each one of us.  Well done NJHS members!  We're proud of you! 
This  Friday, September 2, is the first  Friday of the month.  
The STS National Junior Honor Society will sponsor its monthly food drive for the parish St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry.  Classes have been asked to bring in the following items:

Pre-K        baby cereal
K               baby cereal
1                baby food (any kind)
2                boxes of pasta (any kind)
3                cans of pasta (meat and meatless)
4                boxes of pasta (any kind)
5                cans of soup (any kind)
6                baby food (any kind)
7                boxes of low sugar cereal
8                cans of pasta (meat and meatless)

Thank you for your continued generosity! Together we are able to support over 100 families in our parish!!

giant rewards
Did you know that we earned almost $2000 from the Giant Rewards program this year? That was with ONLY 98 families signed up!!! 
That program has finished for the year. 

Harris Teeter is still going strong. We have 45 families signed up for this program and have earned just over $550 year to date! This is FREE money to our school. Thank you Lisa Steele for setting up these programs for our school community!

 
The third    Box   Tops  contest ends  Wednesday, May 31  and the prize is a popsicle p arty for the preschool & elementary/middle school winners. Please rem ember to mark your class when sending in  Box   Tops . Our goal for the year is to earn $3,000 from  Box Tops, that means roughly 42 Box Tops/student...definitely doable!!

In preparation of Cinco de Mayo our 5th graders practice their Mexican Hat Dance!
In preparation of Cinco de Mayo our 5th graders practice their Mexican Hat Dance!


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Have you gathered up your foursome for the upcoming STS Spring Golf Tournament?
Thursday, April 27th
1:00 p.m. Shotgun Start
Lunch, Dinner, green fees, cart and goodie bag are all included!! Who knows, maybe you'll have hit a hole and one and take home one of Mr. Mike Walker's brand new BMWs!!!
To sign up click  here.

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Our annual car raffle will has begun and returns are starting to come in. Counting is every Thursday volunteer through sign up genius. We will need weekly parent volunteers.



Box Top Update!
The third Box Tops contest ends Wednesday, May 31 and the prize is a popsicle party for the preschool & elementary/middle school winners. Please remember to mark your class when sending in Box Tops.  We hope to earn $3,000 from Box Tops this year, that means if every student collected 42 box tops we could easily achieve this goal!!

                                Mother's Day Bracelet Making Coffee
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                               You are invited to a Bracelet-Making Coffee
                                               Sunday, April 30th
            sponsored by National Junior Honor Society & Mary's Corner
                           immediately following the 9 a.m. Mass
                                   in the Father McGivney Room
                   For Moms, Daughters, Grandmothers, Friends of all ages!
          Join us to make a beautiful Marian bracelet for yourself or as a gift.
                               Cost is $15 to make each bracelet
  Event will benefit "The Barn" a local transitional housing organization serving             local women and children battling the effects of domestic violence. To sign                                                           up click here.
WSTS Bloopers in Honor of April Fool's Day!
WSTS Bloopers in Honor of
April Fool's Day!


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Invitations from John Paul the Great Hight School
  • Please join the JP community: Beauty and the Beast produced by JP Drama and Band - May 5, 6, and 7
  •  Diamonds and Demin Gala at The Clubs at Quantico, May 20; Emerald Raffle, with a grand prize of $15K! 
  • Applications for admission and financial aid still being accepted! For more information, please click here or call 703.445.0314.
Jersey Day!
Opening Day Winners!
4B Celebrates Opening Day with a Jersey Day compliments
 of Mrs. Kabadi (won at the auction)!
Upcoming Events:
  • Friday, April 7th  - NOON Dismissal, School Performance of Aladdin @10:30 a.m. in the auditorium
  • Saturday, April 8th  - Evening performance of Aladdin, 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium
  • Thursday, April 13th - NOON Dismissal 
  • Friday, April 14th  - April 23rd Easter Break!
  • Thursday, April 27th , 2017 - 6th Grade Medieval Day Field Trip & Spring Golf Tournament @ Westfield Golf Course 1:00 p.m. Shotgun start! 
  • Thursday, May 4th  - 5th Grade Cinco de Mayo
  • Friday, May 5th - NOON Dismissal
  • Sunday, May 7th  9 AM (2A) 10:45 AM (2B) 1st Holy Communion
  • Friday, May 12th  - NOON Dismissal
  • Saturday, May 13th  - 8th Grade Confirmation @ 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 25th  - Math Fair
  • Friday, May 26th  - NOON Dismissal & Field Day
  • Monday, May 29th - NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
  • Thursday, June 1st  - Last day of school for 3s
  • Friday, June 2nd  - Last day of school for 4s
  • Tuesday, June 6th - 8th Grade Yearbook Signing
  • Wednesday, June 7th - 6th Grade Patrol Party & 8th Grade Appreciation Dinner
  • Thursday, June 8th  - School Mass 9 a.m. & 8th Grade Farewell
  • Friday, June 9th  - Kindergarten Graduation 10 a.m. & 8th Grade Graduation 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 14th  - School Wide Year book Signing NOON DISMISSAL
  • Thursday, June 15th  - NOON DISMISSAL
  • Friday, June 16th  - NOON DISMISSAL & Moving UP Day! LAST DAY OF SCHOOL !

  • 8th grade champs
    5th grade BB Champs
                                                  Presentation of the 5th & 8th Grade CYO BB Trophies!!
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