Weekly Update - February 23, 2018
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Grandparents/Special Persons Day/Living Stations


Baseball/Softball Registration





Volunteer Opportunities
 
FatherDear School Parents,
 
Lenten blessings! I was very much struck by the reverence of our 8th graders as they assisted me in distributing ashes on Ash Wednesday. When I had finished distributing I turned around to see one young man down on one knee carefully distributing ashes to a kindergartener. Now in my third year at St. Mike's, I appreciate more and more the leadership shown each year by our 8th grade class. I'm very much looking forward to seeing this year's presentation of Living Stations of the Cross on March 23 when we will also be celebrating Grandparents/Special Persons Day.
 
I'm writing to update you on the search process for our next school principal. As I wrote in late January, we had opened the process and were accepting applications through February 15. I am working with a committee that includes Dr. Dan Edwards, Neal Hauser, Dee Dee Loberg, Nikki Draine, John Weaver, and Shelly Hayes. After consultation with School Advisory Council, committee members were chosen for their experience in areas including education, administration, and human resources.
 
We received 10 applications including Mrs. Hamill's application. After review by a subcommittee, we have chosen to interview 3 candidates. Those interviews will be held in early March, and I hope to have more news for you around the time you return from spring break.
 
I'm grateful for the good work being done by Mrs. Hamill and all the staff of St. Michael's Catholic School. I appreciate your prayers for this process as we select our next principal. Please be assured of my prayers for your families for a fruitful Lent and a joyous Easter.
 
Christ's Peace,
 
Fr. Tom Walker, Pastor

upcomingUpcoming Events

March 1
6:30 PM
Parent Connections
March 8
12:30 PM
Reconciliation Gr. 2-8
March 8
6:30 PM
SAC
March 12-16

Spring Break
March 22
5:00 PM
Marketing Meeting
March 22

Preschool STEM Night
March 23
9:00 AM
Living Stations/Grandparents Day (PS - Gr. 8)
March 23
7:00 PM
Living Stations

 

tourSt. Michael Catholic Open School Tour

When: March 1 st 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: St. Michael Catholic School
952-447-2124
  
Share our upcoming event with your friends and neighbors!
Registration is requested, but not required. Register by calling the school, clicking "attending" on our Facebook event page, or by emailing us at info@saintmpl.org.
Other upcoming Open School events: Sunday, April 8 th, Thursday, May 3 rd.
 

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MEDIA CENTER
VOLUNTEER TRAINING

If you volunteer with your child's class or if you come in at a separate time to shelve books, we ask that everyone attends a training with Mrs. Sher, Mrs. Martell, or Mrs. Morgan. If possible, we prefer to train 2 or more people at a time. We want all media center volunteers to be trained in consistently,



BookBook Fair 2018

Volunteers needed to run spring's book fair May 7-11.  Contact the school office for more information or to volunteer.


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  baseball7th/8th GRADE BASEBALL/SOFTBALL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! 


If your 7th/8th grade son or daughter is interested in playing baseball or softball for St. Mike's, please use this link to register them at this time! Registration deadline is February 23rd, 2018! More information can be found on the athletic website, or contact Melissa Shimek: mshimek@saintmpl.org with any questions.




Yearbook
Yearbook

Don't miss out on a year of great memories!
Order your yearbook online at YBPay.lifetouch.com. 
Yearbook ID Code: 12368118

 
WishTeacher Wish List

Do you ever want to donate something to the school, but don't know what may be needed? Parent Connections introduces the Teacher Wish List. These are items that will contribute to the success of individual classrooms. The list can be found at the following link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f094ba5a72da1fa7-teacher
Keep checking back as items will continue to be added. All donations remain anonymous. Thank you for your continued support of St. Michael Catholic School!
HFCHSHoly Family Catholic High School News

Holy Family Summer Camp Registration Now Open!
Join the summer fun at Holy Family Catholic High School In Victoria!  Our summer camps are open to the community and provide a safe place to explore new interests and improve skills. From cooking to acting or fencing to volleyball, there is something for everyone on campus this summer. Learn more and register for camps at http://www.hfchs.org/firecamps 
Holy Family Catholic High School Middle School Spring Track Club  
Students in grades 5-8 interested in learning more about track and field are invited to join the HFCHS Middle School Track Club for a 5-week skill-building and competition clinic from April 16-May 19. Train with the Holy Family FIRE Track & Field coaches 2-3 days per week (Mondays, Wednesdays, and some Fridays from 5:30-7 p.m.) to explore different track and field events, learn new skills, and meet new friends. The club will compete in two to three weekend meets. More information and registration can be found at  http://www.hfchs.org/firecamps . Contact coaches Alex Krause at alexkrause13@gmail.com or Ron Hoffman at Ronald_hoffman@yahoo.com

AHAAcademy of Holy Angels - Winter Open House - February 28, 2018
We welcome middle school families (6th - 8th grade) to attend our Winter Open House on Wednesday, 2/28, from 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. Families are welcome to join us for light refreshments, tours, academic presentations, and so much more. This is a great time to be a STAR, and we hope you can join us! Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/M7sp99ArbEzOc0q52 .
Questions?      Please contact Meg Angevine,  mangevine@ahastars.org  or 612-798-0764.



  VolunteerVolunteer Opportunities!
DidYouKnow Did You Know?
  • Absentee Line: 952-447-2230
  • School fax: 952-447-2132
  • Federal tax ID: 41-086790
  • Order spirit wear year-round: spirit wear
  • Share your time & talent: Signup Genius 

 

 

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