St. Louis Catholic School Newsletter
DECEMBER 4, 2020
Monday Dismissal Time Change to 1pm Starting December 14th
Beginning with this trimester, Mondays will be a slightly shorter day for students and teachers. Dismissal will be at 1:00pm vice 2:15pm (unless otherwise noted on the school calendar) to allow important collaborative time for faculty and staff, in-service professional development/training as needed and time for grading and planning. Extended Day is available for registered families on first come basis for those who need the care. Instruction will be asynchronous for all students - it will be a day for catching up on assignments as needed, small group check-in's with teachers, and project completion.
School Announcements
Thank you for helping us trim our Christmas tree!
Our Annual Fund Campaign is off to a great start thanks to many generous donors who have joined us in spreading joy, peace and love this holiday season. This week we received $12,500 in donations. We will continue to trim our Christmas tree through the end of December. Select from a wide-range of gifts from our wish list.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - Outdoor Playground Monitors
The Front office is in need of some Outside Playground Monitors.  You must be Virtus compliant to volunteer. The hours are between 11:30am - 1:30pm Monday thru Friday. Please contact Para Feisel at Pfeisel@stlouisschool.org if you are able to volunteer. Please let her know what days you are available and what hours. 
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St. Louis School Bookstore Closes Dec. 7th
While we cannot have our traditional in-person book fair, St. Louis has partnered with Bookworm Central to bring you our Online School Bookstore! 


 Visit the link above to:
  • Browse our recommended reading lists to find great reading for all ages. 
  • Buy a Christmas gift for the book lovers in your life. 
  • Buy your homeroom teacher a gift from their teacher wish list.

The Bookstore will be open from November 20th through December 7th. A portion of each sale will support the St. Louis School Library. Please e-mail Mrs. Krut with any questions: ekrut@stlouisschool.org.
Coffee & Connections - Thurs., Dec. 10
Please join our school counselor, Mrs. Jennifer Cotnoir, for a cup of coffee virtually on Thursday December 10th at 9am. It’s been a difficult year, so let’s connect and see how we can support one another. Parents in preschool through 8th grade are welcome to attend. There is no set agenda for this meeting. This is an opportunity for connection, support, sharing, and listening to ideas for offering more support in the New Year. E-mail jcotnoir@stlouisschool.org with any questions.

Join Zoom Meeting
 
Meeting ID: 772 9027 9407
Passcode: smile
Make plans to hop in the car, crank up the Christmas tunes and visit some great holiday lights on the evening of December 12th!

Twenty-one St. Louis families have gone all out with their lights displays and are looking forward to sharing the holiday cheer with you! The tour map will be sent to school families on December 11th. The last stop will be at the school where youcan view the class Christmas trees, wave to Santa and pick up your cookie decorating kits!
Holiday Cookie Decorating Kits!
Support St. Louis School!
St. Louis School is happy to partner with MB Bakery to offer Holiday Cookie Decorating Kits! 
Take home some some cookie decorating fun at the conclusion of your STL Christmas Lights Tour! Each kit includes 12 assorted holiday shaped butter cookies, 3 bags of colored icings and 4 kinds of sprinkles. (allergen note: no nuts; icing includes egg product)

St. Louis School will receive 35% back to benefit the Annual Fund!
Pre-order your kits bo December 8th to pick up from Santa and his helpers at the school entrance on December 12, 6:30-8pm. 
The Christmas Season is Upon Us Share with us how your family prepares for Christmas! We'll feature your photos in our "Let Every Hawk Prepare Him Room" social media campaign throughout December.

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Hawk Happenings - Week of Dec. 7, 2020
Monday, Dec. 7 - 11:30 DISMISSAL
  • White (Mass: 4th)
  • No PM EDC
  • Spirit Dinner @ McAlister's
Tuesday, Dec. 8
  • Blue
  • All Mass - Feast of the Immaculate Conception
  • Primo's Lunch
  • Spirit Dinner @ McAlister's
Wednesday, Dec. 9
  • White (Mass: K, 6-107, 7-104)
  • Primo's Lunch
Thursday, Dec. 10
  • Blue (Mass: 2nd, 5-7, 6-106)
  • Coffee & Connections, 9am
Friday, Dec. 11
  • White (Mass: 1st, 5-5, 7-105)
Saturday, Dec. 12
  • STL Christmas Lights Tour
CALENDAR CHANGES
Beginning Monday, December 14th - Monday dismissal time will be 1:00pm.
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