The Barking Bulldog  

August 31, 2017
Lunch Codes
If you are having difficulties with your lunch code, contact Gilda McWilliams in the cafeteria gmcwilliam@stbern.net.
PTU Meeting September 12th
at 6:30 pm in the school library.
All parents welcome!
Get involved and help make this a great year!
PTU Sponsored
First Sunday Social
September 2nd & 3rd, the PTU is sponsoring the Church's First Sunday Social. We are looking for volunteers to donate cookies, brownies, muffins, donuts and juice in the Community room of the church after each mass. 
Please use the following Sign-Up Genius link to register for donations. 
Thank you so much for your help! 
~ PTU Board
Orientation Nights
This year Saint Bernadette is having three separate Orientation Nights. On these evenings we will have a short presentation from the administration, and each teacher will give information about the coming year! We hope you can make the evening designated for your child(ren).
Please see the dates below.
Beyond The Bell
Welcome Bethany Chatfield to the Beyond the Bell Staff.
Volunteer Reminder
All parents who volunteer in any capacity in the school, MUST be Virtus certified. You MUST also have a current volunteer application and photo ID on file in the school office along with background check/fingerprints within the last five years.

St. Bernadette is hosting a Virtus Training Session on Wednesday, September 20th from 6-8 pm in Dempsey Hall. You must register online and spots are filling up fast. Questions? Please contact Karen Howell in the school office: khowell@stbern.net or 440-734-7717.
Due Dates
GV Artwork Spirit Wear Order Forms due September 5th.

Community Action Forms due September 5th.
Magazine Sale
Our annual Magazine Fundraiser begins on Tuesday, September 5th. Packets will be coming home with the youngest child in this week's Friday Folders. So many titles to choose from ...something for everyone! There will be numerous prize incentives and best of all, funds raised will benefit St. Bernadette School!
Dismissal Changes
If there needs to be a change made the day of regarding dismissal for your child(ren), you MUST CALL the school office. Please DO NOT send an email as we do not always have time to go through our email until the end of the day.

For your convenience, we do have extra blue office note packets. If you run out of blue notes, we will send you more. Also, if you sent a note about a yearly change, you do not need to send a daily note. Contact the school office with questions. cjoecken@stbern.net
CYO Volleyball Night at SJA
CYO Volleyball Night will be held on Tuesday, September 5 . The freshman match begins at 4:30 p.m. and the JV and Varsity matches will follow.  We hope students and their families will join us!  For more information, please visit this link.
September 1: All School Opening Mass
September 1: Winter Sports Early Registration Begins
September 4: Labor Day (No School)
September 5-19: Magazine Sale
September 5: Orientation Night 6:30-7:30 pm(Gr. K-2)
September 6: Orientation Night 6:30-7:30 pm (Gr. 3-5)
September 7: Orientation Night 6:30-7:30 pm (Gr. 6-8)
September 8: Heart & Harvest Set-Up (No School)
September 9: Heart & Harvest Festival "Back-to-School Night"
September 10: Heart & Harvest Festival
September 11-22: MAP Testing (Gr. K-8)
September 12: PTU Meeting (Library) 6:30 pm
September 20: Virtus Training @ St. Bernadette (DH) 6:00-8:00 pm
September 21: Grandparent's Day (7:30-10:30 am)
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