The Barking Bulldog  

October 5, 2017
Penny Wars and Prayers
Thank you to all of our families for your recent generosity and to our Student Council for organizing everything! Our St. Bernadette School Community raised over $3,000.00 from our Penny War towards hurricane relief efforts in Texas. Please continue to keep all the citizens of Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico in your prayers as they continue to rebuild their cities and their livelihoods after the powerful storms ravaged their lives.
Bulldog Ladies Rock
Both of our St. Bernadette 6th Grade Girls Volleyball Teams earned trophies in tournaments this past weekend at Avon Lake High School! Congratulations to the players and coaches and to all of our parents who cheered our Lady Bulldogs onto victory! Great job girls! Go Bulldogs!

First Place Team vs St. Angela
Sun Hee Smith, Rachel Witalis, Mary Zajaczkowski, Lucy Petrus, Briana Almasy, Ariana Rosson, Monica Saurette, Ava McElvany and coaches Patti Saurette and Sue Witalis.

Second Place Team vs St. Chris
Olivia Moran, Olivia Castelluccio, Summer Solitaria, Ella Libertosky, Kaelin Alfonso, McKenna Reed and Mary Kate Grady and coach Denna Libertosky.
Alumni News

Former bulldog Tommy Lazevnick was chosen as Homecoming King this past weekend at Westlake High School! He was shocked and excited when his name was announced. His Queen was Peyton Rimko. We congratulate you Tommy on this proud high school moment and memory!
Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
Ski Club is gearing up for another exciting season on the slopes! Postcards and flyers will be going home next week to all 5th through 8th graders. There will be a S ki Club Information Nigh t on Tuesday, October 17, from 7-8:00 pm in the school library. Registration for Ski Club opens this Friday, October 6th, and will close November 20th. Space is limited to 50 kids, then a waiting list will begin with the possibility of offering a second bus.
Whistle While You Work
We are excited to share that four of our St. Bernadette students will be performing in the upcoming production of Snow White's Adventures at the B eck Center for the Arts. Sun-Hee Smith, 6th grade, has the lead as Snow White while Ellie Hill, 6th grade, will play Sneezy the dwarf, Parker Fulton, 4th grade, will play Bashful the dwarf and Emma Fulton, 2nd grade, will play Dopey the dwarf.  If you are looking for something to take the kids too, please join them on one of the dates below. Congratulations girls! Break a leg!

October 26-29, 2017 | Mackey Theater

Beck Center of The Arts, 17801 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH
If you would like to contact Mrs. Holmes, please email her at,
Locked House, Unlocked Home
There will be an Introduction to Internet Safety for all parents on Thursday, October 19th at 7:00 pm at Westlake Rec Center. This informative program will be presented by Officer Kendra Yurgionas from Westlake PD. Click on the flyer for details.
Shop Till You Drop
Our 9th annual St. Bernadette Holiday Mart will take place on Saturday, November 4 from 8:30 until 3:00 pm. This exciting event will feature local artists, boutiques, Barrio Food Truck, entertainment and more! Free parking and donation at the door. Click on the flyer for more information and visit our facebook page and share! We will see you there!
Tomorrow is the Big Day!
Skyzone Day is tomorrow, Friday, October 6th from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Please remember to fill out your waiver online before you arrive at event.

All pre-ordered tickets will be handed out at the door. Please look for the St. Bernadette Check-In table as you enter. If you forgot to order tickets, NO WORRIES! You can purchase tickets at the door. We look forward to seeing everyone there!!
Art and Recycle Contest Reminder
Our recycle service, River Valley Paper Company is sponsoring their annual Art Contest for any student in grades K-8. Enter and you will be eligible for a ton of great prizes and our school will be eligible for cash prizes! Deadline is October 31, 2017. They are also sponsoring a Recycle Bowl where our school can again win cash prizes! Click on the attached forms for all the exciting details.
Preschool Corner


Westlake Library Visit
On a recent visit from the Westlake Librarian, our students enjoyed literacy activities, including songs, finger plays, and books.

Conference News
Keep a look out for Conference information coming out soon.

Attached is the Preschool Calendar . Please print out and keep for quick and easy reference.
October 6: No School (Teacher In-Service Day)
October 6: Sky Zone (10 am-Noon)
October 6: Day of Adoration (Church)
October 8: Confirmation Rite of Enrollment 4:00 pm
October 8: Confirmation Rite of Enrollment 9:45 & 11:30 am
October 13: All School Mass 9:00 am
October 14: St. Ignatius "Brain Brawl" 8:30 am
October 14: Rosary Rally @ St. Bernadette
October 19: Marco's Pizza Night
October 20: All School Mass 9:00 am
October 20: Trunk or Treat 6-7:30 pm
October 25: End of First Quarter
October 26: Camp Chris Meeting (Gr. 6) 6:30 pm (Library)
October 30/31: 8th Gr. Shadowing Days
October 31: Halloween Carnival
October 31: Report Cards
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