Week of May 12th

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St. Norbert HASA
6 Greenlawn Road
Paoli, Pennsylvania 19301
This Week at SNS

Our wish to all the mothers and grandmothers in the  
St. Norbert School community...  
May the blessing of our loving God shine upon all mothers. May God grant them much peace, joy and love - not only on this special day for Mothers,
but also every day.
Happy Mother's Day    
Congratulations to our students from St. Monica Parish who received their Confirmation and First Holy Communion sacraments this past week.
Click HERE for photos. 
6th Grade Service Project 
The 6th grade will be completing their final service project for the year.  This project benefits the Chester County Women's Center, in particular struggling mothers and mothers in crisis. Your child will be coming home with an empty bottle next week and we are asking that the student fill it with loose change/cash.  We are also accepting diapers, formula, and new items for infants.  It is a great way to honor Mary and all mothers in the month of May. As always we thank you for your support and generosity.
~ Mrs. Klunk and the 6th Grade

Thank You for Your Generosity  
Click HERE to read the thank you note to our SNS community for our collection for alumni, Riley Harsh, and the Troops in Africa.    
Pre-Order Your Contact Paper  
Pre-order your contact paper for covering all your consumable workbooks in September.  Order no later than June 1st and your order will be sent home the first day of school with your child.
Click HERE for order form.

Alice in Wonderland Ads - Final Call 
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.  

Don't Forget        
Just a reminder...
Friday 05/12/17 = SNS Piano Recitals at SS. Philip and
                                 James  5:30 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM
Wednesday 05/17/17 = Spiritwear Orders Due
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
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 PAC
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

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

Spiritwear is Back! 
ORDER BY MAY 17TH!  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.  

Field Day Chick-Fil-A 
There will be no hot lunch provided on Field Day.
Students have the opportunity to pre-order Chick-Fil-A.  If they do not pre-order 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.

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. Send your entry along with your name, grade
and school
to eddiemo@comcast.net
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.

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 
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...?
2nd & 3rd Grade Field Trip  
Second and Third Grade had a great time on their field trip to the Herr's Factory and Nottingham Park!  They learned so much about how chips and pretzels are made and packaged.  Tasting fresh chips hot off the line was a highlight of the trip!
Click HERE for photo.

4th Grade Poetry 
The 4th graders have been working hard on memorizing a chosen poem to perform in class. This year an extra special event will happen! We will perform in a stage-like arena at a parent's home! The class is invited to perform at the Holmes' Party Barn. They have prepared with costumes and props to make this the best show ever. Poetry Cafe will be awesome!

5th Grade Cinco de Cako 
The 5th grade concluded its study of surface area today with the annual "Cinco de Cako" celebration. Teams built and decorated cakes with a math theme.

     Tied for First: Riley, Bella and Devyn
     Tied for First: Patrick, John, Sarah, Katie

     Third place: Lauren, Anna, Dani

National History Day Statewide Competition 
Several of our upper school students will be competing at the statewide competition, Friday, May 12th for National History DayBailey Cavallaro (7), Megan Elguicze (7), Christine Fair (8), Olivia Hoffman (7), Ashlynn Massimiano (8), Gabriella Palmer (7), and Christina Paski (8).  Best of luck to these students as they are all accomplished performers!
Reading Olympics Results 
Congratulations to our Reading Olympics teams!  On May 10th we brought home a red and a blue ribbon.  The Bulldog Bookworms scored high points and cooperated as a team earning 46 points for a red ribbon!  The Reading Madness brought home the blue with 53 points!
Click HERE for photo.

Art Projects 
If you find yourself near the Dining Hall or at the PAC Center end of the 2nd floor, take a minute to view all the new Art work done by the 3rd - 8th grade students. The 3rd grade constructed "Ndebele Houses", the dwellings of the people of Southern Africa. The rest of the art work are the 3rd Trimester Projects of the 4th - 8th grades.

Each year I am more and more impressed with the talent of our students!!!!
13th Annual Spring Art Exhibit 
SNS students showed well at the BSHS 13th Annual Art Show. All the students, with work in the show, will receive a Certificate of Participation and a Blue Ribbon. Click HERE for photos of our student's entries. 
2017 CYO Region 32 Track and Field Championship
The St. Norbert Boys and Girls Track and Field Team won the CYO Region 32 Track and Field Championship. Additionally, the boys won their division and the girls placed 4th with their team score.
Despite some challenging weather conditions at times, we were proud of the athletes efforts and perseverance throughout the meet.
The Region is comprised of the following parishes (in order of team finishing place at the meet):
St Norbert
Annunciation B V M- Brookline
St. Margarets
Waldron Mercy Academy
Ss. Colman - John Neumann
St Katherine of Siena-Wayne
Sacred Heart, Manoa
St Thomas/Good Counsel
St Denis
St Aloysius Academy
St. Monica
Devon Preparatory School

Here is a list of the team members:
Anna Bagley                    Brandon Bacani
Rhian Barnes                   Luc Beauparlant
Delaney Burns                 James Bommentre
Riley Carickhoff               GianLorenzo Caria
Louisa Clark                     Miles Carr
Jacqueline Falcone         Derek Courtney
Caitlin Files                      Evan Falcone
Lauren Files                     CJ Fox
Kate Fitzgerald                David Fritz
Charlotte Fritz                 Liam Fritz
Mary Gabriele                 Brian Harrity
Kaitlyn Johnson              James Johnson
Kathleen Lavallee           Will Johnson
Kristen Lavallee               Kevin Landaiche
Hannah MacDonald       Sean Martin
Katharine Martin            Henry Schalich
Katherine Murphy          Cade Sudall
Margaux Musman          Owen Walker
Quinn O'Brien                 Nick Walton
Anna O'Neill                    Blaise Watson
Evelyn O'Neill                  Joshua Watson
Molly Ryle                        Luke Watson
Maris Susas 
Click HERE for photos  
Duane Milne's Kids Fest 
Enjoy this free event with activities for the whole family on Saturday June 17th - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM.
Click HERE for an informational flyer.

Cardinal O'Hara Field Hockey Camp 
Cardinal O'Hara is sponsoring a Field Hockey Camp for girls entering 3rd through 8th Grade on June 26-29th.
Click HERE for an informational flyer.