Weekly Bulldog - February 2nd, 2018
 
We hope everybody enjoyed this year's Catholic Schools Week events.  Don't forget the week isn't over just yet- please join us for the annual Talent Show on Friday at 12:30pm in the gym.  Pizza Bingo, the grand finale of the week, will begin on Friday at 5:00pm in the Dining Hall followed by CYO basketball in the gym

Many thanks to the members of 
HASA and all the
parent volunteers who made this year's Catholic Schools Week one of the best ever for our students, teachers and families.   

Annie, Jr. 

The St. Norbert Spring musical will be Annie, Jr.  All students in grades 3 - 8 are welcome to participate.  Auditions will be held on Monday, March 19th.
Click HERE for more information.
Uniform Information

Updated uniform information is now available from Flynn O'Hara Uniforms.
Click HERE for more information.
School Directory on MSP 

Parents are now able to download the School Directory on My Students Progress.  This will enable parents to have the directory available on their phone or computer when needed and allow the school office to update information as needed. 
 
To access the directory:
1. Log into My Students Progress
2. Go to the Communications Module
3. Under the Communications Module click on School Files.
4. Click on the icon on the right to download the directory.

RISE: A Call for Men

RISE is a collaboration of individuals and organizations wishing to cast a wide net to awaken today's man. It's goal is simple: to use powerful media as a tool to present the true path to freedom and peace by challenging men to live the fullness of their vocation every day; at home, at work, and in their communities.
Click HERE for more information from Archbishop Chaput.



Calendar

2/2 Talent Show - 12:30 PM - PAC
Pizza Bingo - 5:00 PM - Dining Hall
2/3
Confirmation Retreat - 8:30 AM-1:30 PM - PAC
2/4 Positive Parenting Workshop begins - 10:15 AM - Dining Hall
2/9 Designer Bag Bingo - 7:00 PM - Dining Hall
2/22
Married Couples Enrichment Night - 7:00 PM
3/18 Mother/Daughter Spring Fashion Show 10:30 AM - Overbrook Country Club
3/19
Annie, Jr. Auditions
4/7 Princess Ball - 7:00 PM - PAC
4/20 Mother/Son Baseball - Reading Phillies
5/5 Diamond Derby Spring Fundraiser - Barn at Liseter
5/11 & 5/12
Annie, Jr. Performances - 7:00 PM - PAC


Looking ahead....

Opening Day for the 2018-2019 School Year will be after Labor Day on  Tuesday, September 4th for Grades 1-8.  
Kindergarten will begin on  Monday, September 10th and PreK will begin on  Tuesday, September 11th. 
 
School will end on Friday, June 14th.
Fundraising
Designer Bag Bingo is Back!

Last year, our Designer Bag Bingo was a huge success!  This year's is shaping up to be even bigger and better.  Don't miss the fun on Friday, February 9th at 7:00 PM.
Click   HERE for more information and registration.

Mother/Daughter Fashion Show 
 
Please join us on March 18th for this exciting fashion show and shopping event. 
Registrations are due by March 4th.
20% of all sales will be donated to our Annual Fund. 
Click HERE for information and reservations.
St. Norbert Parish Announcements

Confirmation Retreat, Saturday Feb 3rd, 8:30 AM-1:30 PM Check-in at the PAC Center beginning at 8:15AM
Parents volunteers are needed. Please contact Mark Griswold mgriswold@parish.stnorbert.org
All parents are welcomed to attend the closing Mass at 12:15 PM in Church
 
Positive Parenting Workshop with Lisa Corcoran.
Click HERE for more information.
 
Married Couples Enrichment Night, Feb 22nd,  7:00 PM.
Click HERE for more information.
St. Norbert 7th and 8th grade IGNITE retreat is coming up!  Held at Camp Innabah from 8:30 am Feb. 10 to 1pm on Feb 11th, this overnight will focus on the
St. Catherine of Sienna quote, "Be who you are created to be and you will set the world on FIRE!" The retreat is almost full, so click HERE to register soon.
Any questions, contact Clare Kane - ckane@parish.stnorbert.org

Did You Know...?
Science Fair

Our Catholic School's Week was kicked off with an Open House and Science Fair.  Our students had a chance to explore a wide variety of topics.
Click HERE for photos.
Nickels to Knock Out Cancer

The entire St. Norbert School had fun raising money for pediatric cancer.
Click HERE for photos.
Spelling Bee

Twenty-five 4th-8th graders competed in this year's Spelling Bee.
Lauren F. was the champion, 2nd place was Megan E., and 3rd place was Anna B.
Click HERE for photos.
Religion Bee

4th and 5th graders enjoyed competing with some of our St. Norbert parishioners in a Religion Bee during Catholic School's Week.
Click   HERE for photos.
Teacher's Brunch

Teachers enjoyed a Catholic School's Week Teacher Appreciation Brunch hosted by our Home and School Association.
Click HERE for photos.

Crazy Eight Day

Everyone enjoyed Crazy Eight Day during Catholic School's Week.  Even Fr. Mike dressed up for our celebration and visited the classrooms.
Click HERE for photos of our Crazy Eight costumes
Click HERE to see PreK craziness with a visit from Eagles fan, Father Mike Lee.
6th & 7th Grade Math

In honor of the Eagles going to the Super Bowl, Mrs. Harlan's 6th and 7th grade math classes had some football math fun. 
They learned to make paper footballs and then used them to "kick" field goals, measured their successes and then graphed their results. 
We learned the rules of paper football and then played some great games.
Click HERE for photos.

St. Joseph Prep Shadow Day and Test Prep

Beginning on March 1, 7th graders can come to the Prep for a Spring HAWKLIFE
Shadow Day, when you will spend the day with a Prep freshman. Registration is open
now. We are also offering a Test Prep Program for 7th Graders to prepare for the Practice Test in April. Both 6th and 7th graders can register for our Practice Test on April 14.
Click HERE for more information.
Merion Mercy Practice Test

Merion Mercy Academy is offering a practice high school placement test for all students in 7th grade.
Click HERE for more information.
Little League

It is time to sign up for Berwyn Paoli Area Little League (BPALL) spring tee ball, baseball and softball! 
Click HERE for more information.


Don't Forget...
Summer Camp 

Registration for our St. Norbert Community Summer Camp is now open.  Camp will be held for 5 weeks this summer with an AM session and a PM session offered each day.  You may come for any or all weeks and for one or both of the daily sessions. 
Click HERE for more information and registration form.  
Click HERE for Mrs. Myer's Cooking for a Cause Summer Camp.

CYO Lacrosse

CYO has some exciting news!  Barb Kucia and Kelli Czajkowski will be starting the first ever SNS girls lacrosse team!  Girls in grades 5th thru 8th are welcome to register for the spring season.  All levels are encouraged and we look forward to teaching the girls how to play, coaching them and improving their learned skills.
 
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Kelli at kjbrennan@yahoo.com or Barb at barbkucia@verizon.net.