St. George Catholic School.  7880 St. George Drive.  Baton Rouge, LA 70809 
School Office: 225-293-1298   School Fax: 225-293-4886 
Pre-K Office: 225-293-9822    Pre-K Fax: 225-293-7432 
                            Student Absence Reporting - sgsabsent@sgschoolbr.org
                  Cafeteria - 225-293-1719 
                                    Find Lunch Menus and Information   HERE (menu subject to change)
March 5, 2020

Dear St. George Families,

Pay attention to the faces in the world. There is a true story about a lady named Sally. Sally was single and met a widower who swept her off of her feet telling her about a prosperous farm he owned with many servants to help out. He proposed to her and she accepted. Upon crossing a river to her new home she was surprised to find a hut with no floors or windows, wild blackberry vines all over, and two very thin, poorly clad children inside.

What a shock! She was tempted to turn around and leave. Yet, as she looked at the youngest boy and his eyes met hers, she decided to stay for the sake of these children who needed a mother.

When Sally looked at the face of the ten-year-old child, she had no idea that her stepson would grow up to be a famous president, Abraham Lincoln.

When you are having a difficult time, look into the face of a child and dream of what they can become. The face you see is the face of the future. You make a difference every day in the lives of your children. Dream of the type of person you want them to become, then help them achieve it.

Does your dream include their spiritual development? How is that fostered at home? Does your family take time for prayer?

Children grow up to live the values they are taught at an early age. Recognize the potential in your child -and all children- and help them develop and grow to become saints. Isn't that really our greatest calling?

Have a great week!
God Bless,

Jack Nelson

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
 Thursday, March 5
Star Night, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Middle School
                                                   Basketball Court

 Friday, March 6
School Liturgy, 8:00am, Church

 Friday, March 13
School Liturgy, 8:00am, Church
AR Deadline
End of 3rd Quarter

  Monday, March 16
8th grade dress pictures, 7:20am

 Wednesday, March 18
AR Reward - Superior, Grades 1-5

  Thursday, March 19
School Liturgy, 8:00 am, Feast: St. Joseph
St. Joseph Altar
Follow Friday Schedule
Report Cards, Grades K - 5
AR Reward - Superior, Grades 6-8
                        Honor, Grades 1-8

 Friday, March 20
Follow Thursday Schedule
PreK-5th Parent Conferences, No School PreK- 5th
Report Cards, Grades 6-8

  M onday, March 23
PreK Spring Pictures
6th-8th Parent Conferences - No School 6th-8th

  
* Morning carpool begins at 7:20 am and ends at 7:43 am
* School day: 7:45 am - 2:45 pm
* Before Care drop-off begins at 6:45 am and ends at 7:15 am
* After Care pick-up begins at 3:20 pm

* Please place packages of dried goods like cornmeal, flour, sugar, rice, and beans
in a large Ziploc bag 
or plastic grocery bag to prevent spillage.
CLICK HERE FOR MARCH 2020 MENU

Congratulations to St. George 8th grader, Maddie Wilson, who was selected as a finalist in the Louisiana Students of the Year Program. Maddie is to be commended for her many accomplishments both at school and in the community. She and six other finalists for 8th grade will compete for top honors. On Wednesday, April 1, Maddie will attend a reception honoring the finalists at the Louisiana State Museum.
Congratulations, Maddie!
ATHLETIC DRAGON NEWS

Boys Basketball: Uniform turn in day was yesterday, if you did not turn in your son's uniform please email  ashley.bourgeois@sgschoolbr.org to make arrangements.  If Mrs. Bourgeois does not have a record by Friday of your son's uniform being turned in you, will be charged for the cost of the replacement uniform.

Girls Volleyball: Uniforms are being distributed by the coaches this week. Good luck to all the girls volleyball teams as they begin their games next week!!

Intramural Sports: Kickball starts next week for our youngest dragon athletes.  Parents should have received the information and schedule from the coaches this week. 
Pack 136 News

Due to the Church mission, the March Pack meeting will be held on Thursday, March 12 at 6:30pm in the Cafeteria instead of Wednesday. Hope to see you there.

We are also looking at holding a Pinewood Derby Build day on March 14th at 2:00pm at the Scout House for Scouts that still need to work on their Pinewood Derby. We are looking for adult volunteers to supply power tools and supplies that can use to help shape the cars. Adults will be working the power tools only, while the Scouts can sandpaper and make other simple changes. We also hope to have the scales available on this day to check the weight of the car before the Pinewood Derby but official weigh in will be the morning of the Derby.

Please use the forms below if you can volunteer your time and tools or if your Scout needs help working on his Pinewood Derby

Tool Volunteer Signup Form:  https://forms.gle/X2rCi8cpjx8jGgC47

Scout Pinewood Derby Build Day Signup Form:  https://forms.gle/ijFrv8mNGDwNbQEF9
SPIRIT DAY 2020 ~ FRIDAY, APRIL 3RD
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
Please consider volunteering for St. George Spirit Day on Friday, April 3, 2020. This is a wonderful fun-filled day for all! To make this day a huge success for our students, we will need lots of parent volunteers. We ask you to please consider signing up for at least 2 fifty-minute shifts. The grades that will be participating in each activity are listed under each available slot.  Volunteer HERE.
All volunteers must have completed Volunteer Certification (Details HERE)
St. George Catholic School
(225) 293-1298