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January 8, 2020
January
10 PTO Board Member Meeting 10am
15 Texas Roadhouse Spirit Day
17 Blue Family Commitment Forms Due
17 Geography Bee 1:45pm PH
20 No School - MLK Day
21 First Day for Campus Cuisine Lunch Service
24 6th Grade Gathering 3-5pm PH
29 Open House for new prospective families 9:15-10:45am PH
29 Open Enrollment begins for incoming K-8
What Are You Grateful For?
Please take a moment to complete this brief survey. Our team of Raider Reporters will use this data for an article in the next edition of the Raider Reporter!
Raider Pride:
The 7 th grade volleyball team coached by Sally Caltrider, Megan Laferriere, Fr. Paternoster, Lucy Caltrider and Riley Caltrider won the CYO Volleyball Tournament at Team Indiana this past Sunday, 1/5.  They started with their first game at 8a and played 14 games to make it to the championship game against St. Jude who were primarily made up of 8 th graders and won the in 2 sets to get the CYO girls volleyball tournament championship win.

The team was made up of the following girls: Anna Ellery, Kennedy Fagan, Ana Hedrick, Audrey Kehlor, Jordan Laferriere, Gabriella Mendoza, Anna Merenda, Jeanette Murray and Keira Wolf.
New Lunch Program:
Need help creating your account or just have questions about the new program?
Come to one of two Parent Info Nights:
  • Tonight at 7 pm
  • Thursday at 7 pm

Both will be held in the school computer lab. Please enter through the front doors of the school and follow the signs.
Registration For Returning Families:  
Due Next Wednesday, Jan 15!
Blue Family Commitment Forms for the 2020-21 school year are being sent home today.   Click here to print a form.  This form is to secure your children(s) position(s) in our school next year. 
Failure to complete & return this form will result in losing your child's position in the school for next year. 

  • List all children returning from oldest to youngest with baptismal name & grade for next year
  • List all incoming Kindergarten children who will be age 5 by August 1, 2020 in the designated box
  • Circle your selection Full Day or Half-Day Kindergarten
  • If you select Half-Day Kindergarten, please indicate your preference for AM (7:45-10:45AM) or PM (12:15-3:10PM)
  • Return form to school office by Jan 15. If you have an incoming Kindergartner and are selecting the Full Day option, a $250 deposit is required with your form. Please make checks payable to OLMC.

The online application portion for new incoming students (Kindergarten through 8th) will take place from Jan 29-Feb 12.    For more information click here.
Wanted:
Enthusiastic OLMC School parents. Catholic Schools Week is just a few short weeks away which means we will be opening our front doors on Wednesday, January 29th for prospective OLMC families. 

Please consider helping welcome these families by being a tour guide.  No previous experience necessary!   It does not matter whether you are a new family this year or a seasoned family as detailed talking points, maps, organized instruction with humor and smiles AND refreshments will be provided.

Tour guides would need to be available from 8:45-10:45. Please reach out to Haley Church sunlily55@yahoo.com or Mary Quinn indyquinns@aol.com with questions or to secure your spot on this exclusive list. 
Texas Roadhouse Spirit Day is Wednesday, January 15th!
Please join us at Texas Roadhouse on Wednesday, January 15th in support of our next dining fundraiser for our school.
Come anytime after 4pm and enjoy steaks, ribs, made-from-scratch sides and much more! Please be sure to show the flyer (on paper or phone) in order for OLMC to receive 10% back for your meal.

Thank you for your continued support in our school!
Moms of Our Lady Prayer Group:
We are a drop-in prayer group each Friday at 9:30, hosted in the home of an OLMC mom. All are welcome to join us - just show up! 
 
January 10 Praying for 8th grade and the Maintenance staff
Location To Be Determined

January 17 Praying for Kindergarten, Sr. Maria Benedicta, Mr. Fletcher and the Priests
Location To Be Determined

January 24 Praying for 1st grade , Mrs. Seaman, Mrs. VanWoerkom and Mrs. Gater
Location To Be Determined

Each week we pray for our own intentions, our families, one specific OLMC grade and group of staff members, plus any prayer intentions submitted through the link below. A great way to try it out, is to come on a Friday when we pray for a grade in which you have a child!  
 
Contact JacquelyneFagan@gmail.com with questions. 
Used Uniforms
If you are in need of used uniforms, please email Haley Church at sunlily55@yahoo.com or text at 317.514.4569. Orders will be filled by the 15th of each month. 

Please continue to turn in old uniforms to the bin marked Used Uniforms in the school Atrium. 
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1st, 2nd & 3rd Grade Boy's and Girl's Winter Basketball
We would like to invite you back for another great season of basketball at OLMC. Please see the below information to sign up! !
 
If you are interested in coaching, please reach out to Alex Titus alextitus5@gmail.com
 
 
Registration: Now through January 11! ( www.orgsonline.com )
If you are new to www.orgsonline.com see instructions for signing up here .
 
Evaluations: Sunday January 12th @OLMC Gym
Girls: 5:30pm
Boys: 6:30pm
 
Games: Feb. 8, 22, 29, March 7, 14, 21
Annual K of C Blood Drive at OLMC:
January 19 from 8am - 2:30pm Parish Hall
The Knights of Columbus Council #11044 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish are sponsoring a Blood Drive at our parish hall on Sunday, January 19.   

To encourage parents and friends to donate blood, OLMC has given permission for students to earn an “out of uniform” day as determined by Sr. Maria Benedicta.  Here is how this will work:

Each child is bringing home a form today ( click here to print one ) .
Sunday, Jan 19: Bring the form to the blood drive and make sure to have it signed by a Knight of Columbus representative.

The date for the Out of Uniform day will be announced next Wednesday.
Guerin Catholic High School News:
ADMISSIONS NEWS
For 8th Graders:  
SHADOW DAYS
Shadow dates are available for the month of January. Visit  GuerinCatholic.org  for more information and to register.
 
APPLY
Applications are still being accepted for the 2020-21 school year. Apply at  GuerinCatholic.org .
 
PROSPECTIVE PARENT BREAKFAST
Thursday, January 9th, 8-10 am
Parents  are invited to spend a morning getting to know Guerin Catholic. 
Register at  GuerinCatholic.org .