Wolfhound Wednesday
January 14, 2015
In This Issue

Dear Parents,

 

Student-Led Conferences will take place on January 21st and 22nd.  Please use the following link to schedule a conference time:  http://stbrigidofkildare.com/get-involved/parent-programs/student-led-conference-scheduling

 

Have a great week! 

 

Kathleen O'Reilly

Principal

Upcoming Events:

Mon, Jan 19

No School - Martin Luther King Day
MyScrip Order/Payment Date

Wed, Jan 21

Student-Led Conferences
(5 pm)

Thurs, Jan 22

Student-Led Conferences
(5 pm)

Sun, Jan 25

MyScrip Delivery Date

Open House (12 - 2:30 pm)

Mon, Jan 26

Catholic Schools Week Begins

Fri, Jan 30

World Orchestra

Feast of St. Brigid Mass 

(9 am)

Mon, Feb 2

MyScrip Order/Payment Date

Wed, Feb 4

Home & School Mtg 

(8:15 am)

Fri, Feb 6

Pizza Bingo

Sat, Feb 7

First Communion Workshop

(9am - 12pm)

Sun, Feb 8

MyScrip Delivery Date

Altar Server Training 

(6:30 pm)

Fri, Feb 13

Valentine Parties (1:30 pm)


 

Photo Newsletters: Preschool, Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Click the images below to view photo newsletters.

 

Preschool Newsletter:Kindergarten Newsletter:1st Grade Newsletter:


Blue Ribbon Bag Photo Challenge
Click the photo above to view the Blue Ribbon Bag Challenge photo album
Over the last few weeks, our Blue Ribbon bag traveled all over the country, from Texas to Idaho and many more places!

Click the photo to the right to view this week's new photos.

Catholic Times Article
Below is a link to our full page Blue Ribbon Bag Challenge article in last week's Catholic Times. Click the image to view the page.
 
Prospective Families Open House - Sun, Jan 25 

Help us "Share The Good News" about Catholic education by inviting friends and neighbors to join the St. Brigid school community. We'll be holding our annual Open House on Sunday, January 25 from 12 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Visitors can take a parent and student guided tour to see first hand what makes St. Brigid so special.


 

Special Information Sessions will include preschool at 12:30 p.m.and kindergarten at 1:15 p.m.


 

Guests can RSVP by visiting this link.


Share the Good News

Remember, if your invited guest registers for school, you receive a free month of tuition for 2015-2016 school year.


 


Student-Led Conference Sign Ups
Winter Student-Led conferences are 20 minutes each and will take place: 

Grades K-2 and 7-8:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 5:00 - 8:00 PM

 

Grades 3-4 and 5-6:
Thursday, January 22, 2015, 5:00 - 8:00 PM

 

If you have not yet scheduled your conference, please do so at the following link: http://stbrigidofkildare.com/get-involved/parent-programs/student-led-conference-scheduling

 

Please find your child's homeroom teacher and click that link to sign up for their conference.

Pizza Bingo
Pizza Bingo is coming up on February 6. 

We're looking for any NEW unopened toys/crafts/electronic games -- we need it all! Please drop off donations in the Pizza Bingo Box located in the school office. Business donations will be recognized.

Volunteers are also needed. Please consider signing up for a shift! Please use the Sign-Up Genius link by clicking here.

Questions please email Jan Chorich and Kristina Hooper at PizzaBingoSBOK@gmail.com

Diocesan Tuition Assistance

Mark your calendar with the following information regarding

Diocese of Columbus Tuition Assistance for the 2015-2016 school year:


 
All applications must be submitted and verified online by March 16, 2015. (www.factstuitionaid.com)

 

FILE 2014 TAXES EARLY!

To be considered for the Diocese of Columbus Tuition Assistance Program:

 

1. You must be registered in one of the Diocesan schools by March 16, 2015.

2. The Diocese will only accept ONLINE APPLICATIONS (www.factstuitionaid.com),

the application must be submitted and verified by March 16, 2015 and supporting

documentation must be postmarked by March 16, 2015.

(Please file early in case additional documentation is requested by FACTS.)

3. Payment of the $30.00 application fee must accompany the application.

4. Only one application per family is required. 

Home & School Minutes Posted

Home and School Minutes from the January 7, 2015 meeting are posted on the website under "Get Involved," then "Parent Programs," then "Home & School."


 

You can find the link for the page here:

 http://stbrigidofkildare.com/get-involved/parent-programs/home-and-school-association

Calling Those Who Want to be an Altar Server

Come to Church for the training on February 8th from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. We will be happy to have you!

 

Becoming an Altar Server:

Those in 6th grade and above who wish to be Altar Servers, please attend the training on February 8th from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in Church.  Before attending contact Vicky Humphrey for a registration sheet or pick one up from the kitchenette in Church.  Her email address is vhumphre@columbus.rr.com .  Please return registration to Mr. Matt Vulanich at stbrigidserver@gmail.com  or to Sister Joan.

 

What Does It Take to be an Altar Server?

It takes a person who wishes to learn how to serve at the altar.

It takes someone who is willing to study the materials with a parent or older sibling.

It takes a responsible person who likes to learn new things.

Finally, it takes someone like you who is willing to do mentoring.

Family First - Morning Discussion Group

The Spring session of our Morning Discussion Group will be starting January 27th.  All sessions are Tuesdays from 9:30-11 a.m. in Monsignor Hendricks Hall, and facilitated by Youth Minister Pam Heil.  Childcare is provided.

 
We will meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month to discuss Mark Gregston's book/DVD study Tough Guys and Drama Queens: How Not to Get Blindsided by Your Child's Teen Years.
 
We will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month to discuss Mary Reed Newland's We and Our Children: How to Make a Catholic Home. 
 
Please see this flyer for more details.  We hope you can join us for one or both sessions!

Bishop Watterson Upcoming Softball Clinics

The Bishop Watterson High School Softball coaching staff is hosting the following softball clinics for school girls: 

 

Pitching and Catching Clinic:                         

Sunday January 25. 2015 

Bishop Watterson High School, Old Gym                          

Session I � 1:00-2:30 PM (Ages 9-11)                          

Session II � 3:00-4:30 PM (Ages 12-14)                          Cost:  $25.00                          

Equipment needed:  Glove and a catcher 

Registration deadline:  Monday January 19, 2015 

 

Fielding Clinic:   

Sunday February 22. 2015                   

Bishop Watterson High School, Old Gym                   

Session I � 1:00-2:30 PM (Ages 9-11)                          

Session II � 3:00-4:30 PM (Ages 12-14)                   

Cost: $25.00                  

Equipment needed: Glove                   

Registration deadline:  Monday February 16, 2015 

 

Hitting Clinic:    

Sunday March 15. 2015                   

Bishop Watterson High School, Old Gym                   

Session I � 1:00-2:30 PM (Ages 9-11)                          

Session II � 3:00-4:30 PM (Ages 12-14)                   

Cost: $25.00                   

Equipment needed: Bat and helmet (optional)                   

Registration deadline: Monday March 9, 2015

 

Click here to register: http://goo.gl/forms/7tV2cYsP78
 

St. Charles 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Congrats to our St. Brigid alumni who have made second quarter honor and merit roll at St. Charles!
 

Click here to view the list.

Spring Sports Registration Continues

SBAA spring sports registration continue now through Sunday, February 15, for track & field, boys baseball, and girls softball.


To register, just go to www.gowolfhounds.org to learn more about each sport, or directly to the registration site https://sbaa.sportssignup.com/site to register now.
 
We need volunteers for all sports and all grades. You can register to be a volunteer on the same link you register your children for sports (just choose Apply to Coach/Volunteer). 
 
All coaches and volunteers must comply to Diocesan Safe Environment requirements which include attending Protecting God's Children (PGC) training completing a fingerprinting background check, volunteer application and signed Code of Conduct. Full details about all Safe Environment requirements can be found on the parish website here. All Coaches must also complete concussion training and head coaches need to attend Play Like a Champion (PLC) training. Please ask sports commissioner for more details and availability. Please submit all certificates of training to Stacey Nerone, Safe Environment Coordinator, at:
snerone@stbrigidofkildare.org or drop off copies to the parish office. 

 
Baseball and Softball Information
Track and Field Information
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