OCTOBER 14, 2021
Important Dates
Important Notes
Fair Basket Donations: Friday, October 15 - Last day to submit donations.

Make-up Day: Friday, October 22
  • Dismissal begins at 11:00
  • Lunch will be served (chicken sandwich, carrots, apple wedges)
  • Bus service for arrival only
  • Dismissal will be from three carpool lines. 6th-8th graders and older riders will be picked up from the bus lane.
St. George Fair: Friday, October 22 – Sunday, October 24
  • St. George School sponsors the Fair Basket Booth. See the list of fair basket items that students are asked to contribute. 
  • All school families are asked to volunteer one 2-hour shift per family.
Open House: Wednesday, October 27 – See details below
Grandparent's Day - Canceled. Students will attend school as normal this day.
Students will be preparing something special for their grandparents, more information to come.

Open House - Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Fair Theme Basket Raffle - October Stewardship Project

OCTOBER 22, 23 & 24
St. George Theme Basket Raffle

Please return donated basket items to your child's homeroom teacher by tomorrow, Friday, October 15.

Theme Basket Sponsors
PreK: It’s a Date
KINDERGARTEN: Barbie/Princess/Disney/Lego/Transformer/Hot Wheels
First Grade: 1A & 1B: Saints 1C & 1D: Holidays
Second Grade: Gift Cards
Third Grade: Family Night Entertainment
Fourth Grade: Louisiana
Fifth Grade: Sports and Leisure
Sixth Grade: LSU
Seventh Grade: Chocolate Basket
Eighth Grade: Lottery scratch off tickets         
Free Tutoring
Free tutoring is available at no charge to all Louisiana K-12 students. 7 days a week, 2:OO pm – midnight, at http://homeworkla.org/
Child Nutrition Program Notes
Dear Parents,

The purpose of this letter is to make you aware of some challenges the Child Nutrition Program is facing.

As we are all aware, COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the food service industry causing disruptions in every facet of the supply chain. Food availability and the costs of raw materials and packaging materials are at an all-time high. Labor costs continue to soar, and freight rates have increased at levels not seen at any time in recent history.

Although we were hopeful, or even optimistic, that many of the factors causing the increase in costs across the food service sector would dissipate over the summer months, unfortunately, this has not been the case.

Based on these and several other factors, our food suppliers have been forced to implement price adjustments, with no guarantee on food or supply shipments. To reduce the stress caused by issues of food unavailability, we will be adjusting our menus immediately by offering two entrée choices per day. Menu substitutions may still occur without notice due to unplanned shortages.

We are proud to be able to provide free breakfast, lunch and afterschool meals to the students we serve. It is our goal to continue to provide the students with outstanding service and high quality, “student-friendly” meals, while meeting or exceeding the latest federal and state requirements.

While we are hopeful that market conditions will return to more normal levels in the future, we anticipate that current market conditions will continue well into 2022 and beyond. If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact the CNP office at 225-387-6421.

Thank you for your support,

Lynda Carville
Child Nutrition Program Director
The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services has started issuing the Summer Pandemic EBT cards (PEBT) to families.  Find more information here.
Athletic Dragon News
Girls Basketball:

Many thanks to everyone who helped in making this year’s Groovin' to the Championship Girls Basketball Tournament so fun and successful!! Also thank you to all those who came out to watch and support the girls over the weekend!  Congratulations to the 5th Grade White team and the 6th Grade Varsity team for winning 1st place in their brackets, and to the 8th Grade Varsity team for placing 2nd!
Good job by all the Lady Dragons!

Below is the schedule for the upcoming week:

Thursday, 10/14 
6th Varsity @ St. Aloysius 5:45
7th Varsity @ St. Aloysius 6:30
8th Varsity @ St. Aloysius 7:45

Saturday, 10/16  
3rd Dragons @ Our Lady of Mercy  9:45am
3rd White     @ Our Lady of Mercy 10:30am
5th White     @ St. Elizabeth   9:00am

Monday, 10/18  
6th Varsity     @ Our Lady of Mercy  5:45
5th White      @ Our Lady of Mercy  6:30
8th Varsity     @ Our Lady of Mercy  7:30

Tuesday, 10/19 
4th White      @ Holy Family     5:45
6th Varsity     @ Holy Family    6:30
8th Varsity     @ Holy Family    7:30

Wednesday, 10/20 
5th White       @ St. Aloysius      5:45
5th Green      @ St. Aloysius      6:30
5th Dragons   @ St. Aloysius      7:15

Best of luck to the 4th Grade Green, 4th Grade White and 8th Varsity teams in the Holy Family tournament this weekend!
Cross Country:

The inaugural Dragon Dash was a huge success! Thank you to the coaches and parents for working hard and hosting a successful first ever cross country meet!  Good luck to the runners this weekend in the Eagle Dash at LSU’s Innovation Park.


It should be another beautiful day this Sunday for some Dragon Football! Come out to the St. George field to cheer on the youngest Dragon Football players this weekend!

Sunday, 10/17 
4th Grade   @  St. George  12:00
5th Grade   @  St. George  1:00
6th Grade   @  St. George  2:30

7th/8th Grade @ St. Thomas More  3:00


Good luck to all the swimmers as they make waves in the pool again this Friday, October 15 at Crawfish Aquatics! Warm up is 5:45 and the meet will begin at 6:15 

Boys Basketball:

If your son is in 3rd-8th grade and interested in playing and you have not completed the google form you must do so by Friday October 22, the link to the form can be found here: 2021/2022 Boys Basketball Sign Up

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