Principals and Assistant Principals from the Diocese of Baton Rouge attend an annual retreat for continued faith formation.  Please keep Mr. Nelson in your prayers as he attends his retreat today and tomorrow.  Mrs. Fontenot and Mrs. James will attend their retreat next Thursday and Friday. Join us in praying for a spiritually blessed retreat experience.


 Friday, March 15  

 Monday, March 18

 Wednesday, March 20

 Thursday, March 21


Friday, March 22


 Sunday, March 24
 Monday, March 25

 Wednesday, March 27
 Thursday, March 28

 Friday, March 29


 Saturday, March 30
PreK Grandparent's Day
  School Liturgy, 8:00am
  End of 3rd Quarter
  AR Deadline
  8th Grade Pictures

  School Liturgy, 8:00am
  Follow Friday Schedule
  St. Joseph Altar Touring
  AR Rewards: Superior, Grades 1-5
 Pep Rally - 7:45am
 AR Rewards: Superior - Grades 6-8
                          Honor - Grades 1-8
 Report Cards - Grades PreK-5th
 Follow Wednesday Schedule
 PreK - 5th Parent Conferences - No School, PreK - 5th                   grades  (Sign-up link below)
 Report Cards - Grades 6-8
 SGS Follies: 2 performances - Details below

  6th -8th Parent Conferences - No School, 6th -8th grades

 DARE Graduation, 9:30am, Kleinpeter Activity Center

 Family Night - No Homework/No Activities

 School Liturgy, 8:00am
 Academic and Behavior Awards
 Lenten Food Drive Stewardship Project 
 Pre- K Canned Vegetables
 Grade 3- Canned Vegetables or canned fruits
 Grade 4 - * flour (place in ziploc bag)
 Grade 5 * rice 
(place in ziploc bag)

 First Eucharist Retreat


Parent Conferences - PreK - 5th grade: Friday, March 22nd
  * PreK - 5th graders will not attend school this day
Parent Conferences - 6th - 8th grade: Monday, March 25th
  * 6th - 8th graders will not attend school this day
* Please use this LINK to sign up for a conference (see tabs across the top of sign-up to access specific grades). 
Sign-up must be completed prior to Tuesday, March 19th at 3:00pm.

2019-2020 BEFORE/AFTER CARE ENROLLMENT IS CLOSED. It will reopen two weeks after the start of the new school year if any space is available. Please contact Susan Giles (susan.giles@sgschoolbr.org) if you have any questions.

Teacher Appreciation Week Thank You!
We offer a sincere "thank you" to Chelsea Meng for the door prize donation for the teacher appreciation luncheon. Mrs. Meng's name was inadvertently omitted from list of donors published in the February 28th newsletter. We regret the error. 
Price Increase Tomorrow, March 1st
  • $43 + $2.25 processing fee
  • Price increase on April 1st, and May 1st
  • www.yearbookforever.com 
  • Questions?, email Mrs.Cooper -ashley.cooper@sgschoolbr.org 
Cookies, Cakes, and Pies...Oh My!
The SGS Adv. Band II and Performance Choir will be selling desserts at the Men's Club Fish Dinners on Friday, March 15 & 22.
* Dine In and Enjoy "LIVE JAZZ ON THE STAGE!"
* Proceeds from desserts sales will support our SGS Band and Choir performance trip to Branson.  
Thank You for helping to make our talent shine!
Private Junior Group Classes
5-week session: all aspects of golf - full swing, putting, chipping, etc.   
* 12 kids per class  / $125 for 5 classes /  4 bays total, 3 kids per bay
* Begins: March 19/20  ~  Ends: April 16/17  ~  Location: 1st Floor of Topgolf
Kindergarten - 4th grade: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
5th - 8th grade: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
* Additional junior classes available every Thursday during the same time slot listed above (open to the public) - $29/class/$125 for 5 classes
* Contact Director of Instruction - Casey Simoneaux (225-341-0245) to register/pay for classes 
March cafeteria payments are due now. All school meal payments are due in advance.
Please remember to send extra funds for seconds and extras.
March Lunch prices: Full - $48.00, Reduced - $6.40
March Breakfast prices Full - $29.60, Reduced - $4.80

Cash and Check
payments are accepted at school.
Online  credit card and bank draft payments are available at www.myschoolbucks.com. All families are encouraged to set up alerts and monitor your students' cafeteria purchases at www.myschoolbucks.com. It is not necessary to make payments in order to set up an account.  
       Adult meal price - $5.50 - exact amount or check only

SGS Spring Follies "The World Awaits!" 
Places To Go and Ways To Get There
Tickets now a vailable on Eventbrite here:   https://bit.ly/2ClSkSE
As a service to our school community, the library is offering the required summer reading books for sale. A percentage of the cost of each book sold will be donated to our library. The order form for each grade level was sent home this week. Please contact Jennifer Taylor, Jennifer.Taylor@sgschoolbr.org , with any questions.
* Boys Basketball Uniform Return is this Friday - 3/15 from right after school until 5:00pm. Bins will be placed in the lobby of the gym (starting at 2:30pm). We need all uniforms returned on this date - no exceptions. Please do not send the uniform to school with your player. If you cannot make it please arrange for someone else to bring your student's uniform. Please place uniforms in a plastic bag. Also, please place a note with the following information in the bag: 
Player Name:________________
Player Grade________________

* Winter Sports Pictures order forms are due to Barberito Photographers (Boys Basketball). Proofs and ordering information were sent home to student athletes prior to Mardi Gras Break. For questions please call 504-455-6818.

* Pep Rally is scheduled for 3/21 from 7:45-8:45 am. Spring athletes are allowed to wear their jerseys over their uniform to the Pep Rally (Track, Baseball and Girls Volleyball). We will also be honoring our 8th grade Cheer and Dance members along with their parents.

* Spring Sport Pictures (GVB, Track and Baseball) are scheduled for 3/22 from after school until approximately 4:30pm. You will receive an email from your coach with the exact time. Students will be dismissed directly to the gym and should be picked up from there following their appointment time. Please send student's uniform to school with them.

Home & School Board Call for Nominations for the 2019-2020 Board
The SGS Home & School Association Board is seeking officers to fill two Assistant Special Events Coordinators positions, a Treasurer position, and an Assistant Volunteer Coordinator position.
Please consider nominating yourself or someone else to one of these Board positions.
* Assistant Special Events Coordinators  shall assist the Special Events Coordinators in all capacities for one year and assume office as Special Events Coordinator the following year. Special Events Coordinators and Assistants plan and coordinate events throughout the year such as Grandparents Day and Teacher Appreciation Day. These coordinators will work with the Board and Administration to plan any other special events throughout the year. If you have questions about this position, you are welcome to contact current Special Events Coordinator, Melissa Terrell, at melissaruizterrell@gmail.com.
* Treasurer position will hold a three-year term. Treasurer shall receive and disburse all monies of the organization. Treasurer shall keep accurate and complete books according to acceptable business practices; shall pay all bills approved by the board of Directors; shall make a financial report at each meeting and shall present a written annual financial report published prior to the last general membership meeting of each year. He/she shall have available all records for review upon request of the Board of Directors, School Administration and Pastor. You do not have to be a CPA or Accountant to be Treasurer. If you have questions about this position, you are welcome to contact current Treasurer, Karin Simmons, at kssras@cox.net.
*   Assistant Volun teer Coordinator shall assist the Volunteer Coordinator is all capacities for one year and assume office of Volunteer Coordinator the following year. Volunteer Coordinator and Assistant Volunteer Coordinator select room parents for each grade. He/she shall facilitate volunteer assignments, and shall inform room parents of their duties by a folder which shall be revised yearly. If you have questions about this position, you are welcome to contact current Volunteer Coordinator, Jenny Vargas, at jlewisvargas2210@gmail.com.

What is the Home & School Association Board?
The Home & School Association Board is made up of volunteers who are working or stay at home parents of children enrolled at St. George Catholic School. Our goal is to encourage a channel of communication and interchange among parents, teachers, and the administrative staff while supporting the school through planned activities, social functions and fundraisers. Some of the activities and events we coordinate include Grandparents Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, and Spirit Day. As a team, we enjoy helping our school and having the opportunities to meet new parents. If you have more questions about Home & School, please feel free to contact Jen Parfait at jparfait@lsu.edu.

Please send your nominations to Carla Ball (Carla.Ball@sgschoolbr.org) by April 5. In the event there are several candidates for each position, each candidate will be notified and listed on a ballot for the members of Home & School (all parents) to vote.
Spirit Day ~ April 5, 2019
Please co nsider volunteering for St. George Spirit Day on Friday, April 5, 2019. This is a wonder ful fun-filled day for  all!
To make this day a huge success for our students, we will nee
d lots of parent volunteers. 
We ask you to please consider signing up for at least 2 fifty-minute  shifts. Thank you for sharing your time and talents for this special day, and we look forward to seeing you on April 5th! 
Sign Up HERE
Keep up with the happenings around St. George by reading the St. George Catholic Church Bulletin HERE.                                 
St. George Catholic School
(225) 293-1298 School Office
(225) 293-9822 PreK Office
(225) 293-4886 Fax