Week of May 5th
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St. Norbert HASA
6 Greenlawn Road
Paoli, Pennsylvania 19301
 
This Week at SNS

The sun shined and the golf was spectacular on Wednesday at the SNS Golf Outing and Gala. Thank you to everyone- the golfers, the diners and all the bidders- who supported our school. Congratulations to Mrs. Brooke Keith and Mrs. Shannon Duzy and their team who worked tirelessly to create an incredible event for our school community.

Special blessings to the all our second grade students who are receiving their First Holy Communion this Spring, and Mrs. Scelzo, their teacher, who has been preparing them to receive this sacrament throughout the year.
Click HERE for photos of our First Communicants.
 
Hippie & Flower Child Costume Winners: 
Prizes were given to the best costumes for our Spring Concert:
Top prize winners of Amazon Kindles:
Kelly O'Connor & Patrick Liney

Runner up winners of Hershey chocolate bars:
Katie Klaiber, Samantha Staiger, Anna Bagley,
Cian McCrory, & David Fritz

Spiritwear is Back! 
Don't miss this opportunity to purchase the latest SNS Spiritwear including the Blue Ribbon Short Sleeve Shirt worn on "Buddy Days".
Click HERE for order form. 

Vaccination Update 
Our school nurses wish to announce major changes in the Pennsylvania School Vaccination Requirements.
Click HERE for an informational flyer.

Spring Concert 
If you missed our wonderful Spring Concert or want to see it again, it is available on our YouTube channel.
Click HERE for video. 
 
Alice in Wonderland Ads 
Please consider sponsoring a full page, half page or quarter page ad.  Friends and familes ... Want to send your best wishes to the cast and crew of our Spring play, Alice in Wonderland, Jr.?  Please consider buying a Best Wishes line ad in our play program.
Click HERE for order form.

Field Day Chick-Fil-A 
There will be no hot lunch provided on Field Day.
Students have the opportunity to purchase Chick-Fil-A.  If they do not purchase Chick-Fil-A, they must bring a lunch.  There will be no other options available.
Click HERE for Field Day Chick-Fil-A order form.
  
Welcome Our Newest Bulldog  
Please welcome our newest Bulldog, Abigail Marie Keelan,  who was born on April 11, 2017.  Congratulations to big sister, Cassie and the entire Keelan family!  


Don't Forget        
Just a reminder...
Friday 05/05/17 = Grades 5-8 Spring Retreat at
                                 Daylesford Abbey
Sunday 05/07/17 = Deadline for ordering
                                   Summer Solutions
Monday 05/08/17 = Opening Reception for Art Exhibit at
                                    Bishop Shanahan  7:00 PM 
Wednesday 05/10/17 = Reading Olympics 6:00 PM
                                           at Phoenixville High School

Friday 05/12/17 = SNS Piano Recitals at SS. Philip and
                                 James  5:30 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM
Friday 05/19/17 = Mass and May Procession
                                              8:45 AM
                                          = Spring Play  7:00 PM
                                             "Alice in Wonderland, Jr."
Saturday 05/20/17
= Spring Play  7:00 PM 
                                      "Alice in Wonderland, Jr."
Monday 05/22/17 = Grades 7 & 8 Trip to
                                     Washington DC
Tuesday 05/23/17 = First Grade Field Trip to
                                    Strasburg Railroad
                                  = Grades 4, 5 & 6 Field Trip to
                                     Elmwood Zoo
                                  = Summer Book Fair at
                                     Barnes & Noble
                                     150 W. Swedesford Road; Devon
                                     5:30 - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 05/24/17 = Assessments Begins
Thursday 05/25/17 = Solemnity of the
                                      Ascension of the Lord
                                      SCHOOL IN SESSION
                                  = Mass 9:15 AM
                                  = Last Day of Pre-K
                                     Celebration 10:00 AM
                                  = Assessments Continue
                                  = Last Day of Pre-K
                                     10:00 AM  in the PAC
Friday 05/26/17 = School Holiday
                                  NO CLASSES
Monday 05/29/17 = Memorial Day
                                     NO CLASSES
Tuesday 05/30/17 = Snow Day Holiday
                                     NO CLASSES                                          

Wednesday 05/31/17 = Last Day of Kindergarten
                                            Graduation 10:00 AM in Church
                                        = Penance Service 1:30 PM  
                                        = Assessments Continue 
Friday 06/02/17 = 1st Friday Mass & Yearbook Blessing
                                 9:00 - 10:00 in Church
                              =  Last Day for Hot Lunch
                              = Last Day for CARES
Monday 06/05/17 = Field Day
                                  = Grades 1 - 8 Report
                                  = No Hot Lunch - Chick-Fil-A Day
                                     ( Students must bring a lunch
                                        if
they do not order Chick-Fil-A)
Tuesday 06/06/17 = Grades 1 - 8 Report
                                  = No Hot Lunch - Students should
                                      bring a lunch
                                  = Parade of Graduates
                                      (for students only)
                                     10:30 AM on 2nd Floor Hall
                                  = 8th Grade Dismissal 11:30 AM
Wednesday 06/07/17 = Grades 1 - 4 Report
                                           11:30 AM Dismissal
                                        = 8th Grade Graduation
                                           7:00 - 8:30 PM in Church
                                        = 8th Grade Reception
                                           8:30 - 9:30 PM in Dining Hall 
Thursday 06/08/17 = Grades 5 - 7 Report
                                       11:30 AM Dismissal   
Friday 06/09/17 = Third Trimester Ends
                              = Grades 1 - 7 Report
                              = Prayer Service & Awards
                                  8:45 - 10:00 AM in Church
                               = Report Cards Distributed
                               = 10:15 AM Dismissal
                                  NO BUS TRANSPORTATION
                                  PROVIDED AT DISMISSAL. 
                                  Parents Pick-up ONLY.   
Please refer to the school calendar for more details.

Monday 08/28/2017
= First day of school for
                                       the 2017 - 2018 School Year


St. Norbert Parish Community Dance 
Come dance with us!!!  St. Norbert Parish is sponsoring a fun community event on Saturday, May 6th from 7 to 9 PM.  Put on your dancing shoes and move to music from yesterday and today!
Click HERE for flyer.  

Archdiocesan May Procession 
Come honor the Mother of Jesus!
This year especially honor Our Blessed Mother as we observe the 100th anniversary of her apparition of Fatima.  Please join us at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Sunday, May 7th at 2:00 PM.  
Click HERE for an informative flyer.  

Summer Solutions 
Want to keep your child's academic skills sharp over the summer?  Summer Solutions is the perfect answer. These books are leveled from PreK through high school.  Subject areas you can chose from are math, problem solving, English, reading and study skills. Pick the grade your student is presently in to review the skills their learned for the year. The deadline for ordering 
Summer Solutions books is Sunday, May 7th! 
Free shipping to school if you order by the deadline!
 
Go to  www.SummerSolutions.net to order your Summer Solutions books.
Enter your school code:   NOR19301
 
The books will be delivered to your school and sent home before summer vacation begins. 
Order by May 16, 2017,
and you will be automatically entered into a drawing for an iPad Mini!
 
Reading Olympics
Reading Olympics is coming up on May 10th at 6:00 PM at Phoenixville High School.  Good Luck to The Reading Madness (AKA 4th grade) and the Bulldog Bookworms (AKA 5th grade)

Name Our Team Contest 
Our CYO Football program has some exciting news! 
For the past several years SNS has been partnered with Saint Patricks for our football program. However, next year we will be with both St. Patrick and St. Katherine Parishes in order to make our program more competitive.

We are having a contest to come up with a name for the new team. We are hoping the kids in all three schools will enter their choices for a chance to win a $50 Wawa gift card.  The deadline for entries is May 15th.

Click HERE for details on the contest.  

Book Fair 
Save the date!!!  Tuesday, May 23rd is our Summer Reading edition at the Barnes and Noble Book Fair from 5:30 - 8:00 PM.  You must present our school voucher for SNS to receive credit.
Click HERE for SNS Book Fair Voucher.

Piano Recitals 
Friday, May 12th the SNS student Piano Recitals will take place at SS. Philip and James in Exton at 5:30 PM, 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM.  Please contact Nancy Smolinski at 484-467-5000 if you have any questions.

Register Now for Saint Norbert Community  
Summer Camp!
Bring your friends, family, and neighbors to our
St. Norbert Community Summer Camp.  This camp is open to children from PK-8th Grade. Campers will be engaged in language arts, crafts, science, art, games and cooking activities based on the theme of that week's session.
Click HERE for registration forms. 

Uniform Exchange 
Our Uniform Exchange is filled to overflowing!
Please visit our Uniform Exchange and  help yourself to shirts and shorts.  The Exchange is open before and after school and at lunch.
Please Note:  This is the last year for the old school
                          logo on the vest/sweaters/sweatpants/
                          shirts and maroon polo shirts 
 
Yearbook
It's not too late!  You can still order the St. Norbert
2016 - 2017 Yearbook.   Please complete the order form and attach a check for $40 made out to St. Norbert School.    Order yours today!
Click HERE for order form.
Click HERE to watch our newest video commercial.  
Fundraising Events
Christian Bling!
Consider shopping with us as we raise funds for St. Norbert School from March 10th to June 10th.  Use code 4STNORBS at checkout and 20% of every purchase will be donated back to our school.
Click HERE for more information. 
Did You Know...?
Pre-K & 5th Grade Buddies 
The 5th grade boys loved their time with the Pre-K building at their centers
Click HERE for photo.

13th Annual Spring Art Exhibit 
Five of our 8th grade Art students have been invited to participate in the " 13th Annual Spring Art Exhibit" being held at Bishop Shanahan High School.
The exhibit starts with an opening reception at 7:00 PM on Monday May 8th and runs through Friday, May 12th.

The following students were invited to participate:
     Josh Watson - a mask made using recycled
                               cardboard.
     Christina Paski - Pencil Drawing.
     Emily McDonald - a structure made using nails, wire,
                                     & wood.
     Rhian Barnes - a structure made using wood, wire,
                                & Acrylics.
     Christine Fair - a painting using Acrylics.
 
If you happen to be in the area, please stop by, during school hours, to admire our student's works. If you are available on Monday evening, the reception is open to the public. These students have made SNS proud!
   
Summer Reading Poster Contest
The library is running a summer reading poster contest.  All posters will be displayed at the book fair on 5/23/17.  Stop by the library for entry forms.

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program
The Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program is designed to encourage students in grades 1 - 6 to read and earn a FREE book.
Click HERE for the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Journal

Watch Our SNS YouTube Channel 
Get notification of the latest Saint Norbert School videos by subscribing to our YouTube Channel. Open one of our videos, such as the Broadcast Club video and click on the "Subscribe" button shown below the video.

Click HERE to visit our YouTube web page on the School web site and see a list of available videos.
Click HERE to see this week's video from the Saint Norbert School Broadcast Club .  

AOP Tech Parents 
Click HERE to view the most recent issue of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Tech Parents newsletter.

2017 Golf Program for CYO 
The 2017 Golf Program is offered to all CYO members in Grades 5-8 at MGOLF Driving Range & Learning Facility.
Click HERE for informational flyer.

Villa Maria Academy Sports Camps 
Click HERE for information on the 2017 Basketball Camp
Click HERE for information on the 2017 Field
                                                                           Hockey Camp
GSK Science in the Summer 
Free GSK Science in the Summer classes return to Chester County libraries with new Science of Sports course. Registration begins May 2nd.  Space is limited.
Click HERE for an informational flyer.