The SNS Community Staying Connected
EASTER VACATION will begin at the end of Workday Wednesday on Wednesday, 3/31. Classes resume with Workday Wednesday on Wednesday, 4/7. We wish every family a very happy and blessed Easter. Holy Saturday mass will be celebrated at St. Norbert Parish at 7:30 PM and Easter Sunday mass will be celebrated at 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM and 1:30 PM (Spanish mass). The masses will also be live-streamed on the St. Norbert parish website.
Thursday, 3/25
Show Your Love to SNS Dress Down Day
Friday, 3/26 
Stations of the Cross, 1:15 PM, Upper School
Tuesday, 3/30
 Student Council Easter Egg Hunt

LOOKING AHEAD

Wednesday, 3/31
Virtual Workday Wednesday
Thursday, 4/1
First day of Easter vacation
Tuesday, 4/6
Last day of Easter vacation
Wednesday, 4/7
Classes resume, Virtual Workday Wednesday


The MAY & JUNE LUNCH MENU was emailed to all school families earlier this week. 
All lunch orders are due by Tuesday, 4/13.
ST. NORBERT COMMUNITY SUMMER CAMP
Get ready for fun in the sun! The St. Norbert Community Camp will be back for 4 weeks of fun and adventures this summer. The camp will be open to all children from 4 years old to 5th grade. From scavenger hunts and tie-dye shirts to water games and making milkshakes, you never know what will happen next. Refer to this form for more information and to register for summer camp.
MYERS COOKING FOR A CAUSE SUMMER CAMP
Join Mrs. Myers for a 1-week half-day summer baking camp. Students will learn various baking techniques to create delectable treats from scratch. All cooking materials will be provided and students will take home a sample of their treats daily along with a recipe. COVID precautions will be in place and masks will be required by all participants.

The baking camp is open to all students in Kindergarten to 5th grade. Students must be at least 5 years old and use bathroom facilities independently. A snack and drink along with recess time will be provided each day. Payment is due by the week prior to the beginning of camp. No refunds will be provided due to sick days or vacation. A portion of the camp fee with go to a charity in need. 

Limited space is available so reserve your spot now!
KEEP YOUR CHILD’S BRAIN STRONG THIS SUMMER 
Summer Solutions is the perfect way to reinforce the skills and concepts your child learned during the year. Summer Solutions only takes a few minutes a day, but the activities strengthen retention by having students systematically review skills learned over previous years using distributed practice. 
 
Use promo code SUMMER3 before April 30, 2021 to receive 10% off orders of 3 or more books Books will be shipped directly to your home. When ordering, order the grade your child will complete in June. Order your Summer Solutions here.
WAWA SHORTI HOAGIE COUPONS are perfect to use for lunches and dinners on the go. Save yourself a little time while supporting the 8th grade. Order your hoagie coupons here.
SNS is partnering with SQUARE1 ART this spring to celebrate each student’s creativity and help raise funds for the Home & School Association. Keepsakes and gifts featuring your child’s art are now available for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays, and siblings going off to college. Order online at square1art.com/shop using the art access code from your child’s catalog sent home last week. Every order will benefit HASA. 

Please place your order(s) by Tuesday, 3/30 and all items will be delivered to you by Friday, 4/30. If you have any questions please contact Beth Dixon at juau365@gmail.com or Lara Ciesinski at laraciesinski@gmail.com.
COOKING FOR A CAUSE
Mrs. Myers will be offering a 5-week after-school baking session starting Thursday, April 8th. Students may sign up for individual classes or for the entire session. A limited number of in-person students will be accepted for this session so sign-up soon.
DEVON PREP HSPT PRACTICE TEST AND Q&A SESSIONS
Devon Prep will be hosting the Practice HSPT (in-person) on Saturday, 4/24 at 9:00 AM.  Register for the Practice HSPT here. Prior to the Practice HSPT, Question & Answer sessions will be offered via Zoom by the Devon prep Admission team. These Q&A sessions will be an informal opportunities to have any questions answered. Sessions will be held at 7:00 PM on selected dates. Register for a Q&A session here.
SACRED HEART ACADEMY VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE
SHA will be offering virtual presentations for students and families interested in 9th grade on Wednesday, 4/14 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Prospective families will experience pre-recorded videos, live presentations and Q & A sessions. Pre-registration is required.
SHA has suspended the High School Placement Test (HSPT) requirement for the 2020-2021 9th Grade application process. Please visit the school website for Scholarship Application Information and deadlines.
ST. JOSEPH'S PREP SPRING & SUMMER PROGRAMS
 The Prep's Admission office is offering a variety of events this spring and summer for interested 6th and 7th grade families. Learn more about The Prep's programs here.
MERION MERCY SUMMER PROGRAMS
MMA has a variety of academic, enrichment and athletic offerings for girls and boys, including the acclaimed pre-eighth grade Summer Academy (girls) and High School Placement Test Preparation course (girls and boys). There are also pre-ninth grade programs to get you ready for high school. Please check out the enrichment programs, such as Make Art!Fun with Coding and sports camps–basketball, field hockey, soccer and volleyball.
To download a full brochure and to register, visit the MMA website. You may also contact Mrs. Barbara Harrison, Director of Summer Programs, at 610-664-6655 Ext. 120 or bharrison@merion-mercy.com.
Please enjoy this month’s SNS Virtual Art Show featuring artists from 5th to 8th grade.  Many thanks to Mrs. Leicht for organizing the gallery.  
This week the 4th grade students created their own interpretations of Vincent Van Gogh’s The Starry Night led by Mrs. Myers.