School Year 2018-2019| January 9, 2019



Kindness

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
Colossians 3:12

Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary School
A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
Catholic Identity
Welcome back! I hope everyone had a wonderful break and spent some good quality time with family and friends. We have a lot to look forward to in the next few weeks, including Catholic Schools Week. 2019 is going to be a great year.

Save the Date! On January 31, Catholics at the Capitol listening session will be held at Pax Christi from 7:00 - 9:00. This is a great opportunity to let our legislators know that we want and support a Tax Scholarship Credit for our families and for all families who want a choice in educational decisions. The Catholic Conference of Kentucky will provide a small briefing on the main issues of concern in this year's session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Everyone is encouraged to attend!
Catholic Schools Week
January 27 - Feb 2
We will be sending home a bunch of details soon, but start getting ready! Here is an overview of some of our big activities planned:
Sunday, Jan. 27 - Open House following the 11:00 Mass
Monday, Jan. 28 - STEM Day
Wednesday, Jan 30 - Family Mass Day
Thursday, Jan. 31 - Panther Palooza
Friday, Feb. 1 - Student and Staff Day!
2019-2020 School year registration forms went home on Friday. They were printed on a lovely pink sheet of paper. Please complete the registration and return to school asap but please, before the Feb. 4 deadline. If you have misplaced your form and need a new one, just let us know and we will send one home.
Dates to Remember
Jan. 19 - Basketball Picture Day, before all games
Jan. 21 - No School, Martin Luther King Day
Jan. 24 - School Choice Rally
Jan. 27 - Catholic Schools Week Open House, 12:00 - 2:00
Jan. 28 - STEM Day
Jan. 30 - Family Mass Day
Jan. 31 - Panther Palooza
Feb. 1 - 1:00 Dismissal
Feb. 9 - Father Daughter Dance
Apr. 26 - Night of Angels
Help - It's that time of year...
we are in need of hand sanitizer.
If you are able to bring some in we would appreciate it!
Unfortunately, our sweatshirt vendor is no longer available to us. The good news is, though, that Shaheen's will be happy to supply us with our uniform sweatshirt and with other spirit wear opportunities. Check out their website to order - all orders can be shipped directly to you!
Instructions for generating a child care payment report from your FACTS account
 
 
  1. Log in to your FACTS account (online.factsmgt.com).
  2. If you have forgotten your password click on the “Forgot Password” option.
  3. If you don’t remember the email address you used for your account, contact the school office.
  4. Click on “View Details” in the block with “Payment Plan and Billing”.
  5. Select the “Payments” tab under “Activity Detail”.
  6. Click on the “View Printable Payment Summary”, in blue.
  7. Change the “Select a year or date range” option to the appropriate year or date range you need.
  8. A report will generate detailing all payments you have made in the selected date range or year, broken out by school year. 
  9. The school address and tax id will print on the report.
  10. Select “Print” to print your report.
ACES
Parents! MAP Testing commences next week AND, if your child scores in the 95th percentile of either the Math or Reading section of the exam, they automatically qualify for the ACES program. For those of you who don't know, our ACES program is committed to bringing project-based and STEM learning activities to our exceptional students. Want to learn more? Visit our website  https://sites.google.com/maryqueenschool.org/aces/home  or email  mike.meadors@maryqueenschool.org to learn more!
For more information and to sign up for this month's craft club, please complete this form.
CREATIVE WRITING CLUB
Mary Queen students are invited to the inaugural meeting of the  Creative Writing Club on Thursday 1/10 from 3:30 to 4:30 ! This club is open to 5th - 8th graders who have a desire to write a short story, a play, a poem, a personal narrative, or any form of written expression which captures their interest. There is no fee. If you child is interested, please email  mike.meadors@maryqueenschool.org  to either sign up or learn more!
Mary Queen School
Scholarship Endowment Fund
Welcome to 2019! Happy New Year to each of you from the board of the Mary Queen School Scholarship Endowment Fund. Why not make your New Year's resolution a joyous blessing by making a donation to the fund? Know that your gift helps to make a Catholic school education more accessible to children. Live your faith, share your faith, by helping children today and into the future.

Donations by credit card: www.bgcf.org, click the donate now button in the upper right corner

Donations by check may be placed in the Sunday collection basket or mailed to:
Blue Grass Community Foundation
Mary Queen School Scholarship Endowment Fund
499 East High Street Suite 112
Lexington, KY 40517

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