October 2020
Dates to Remember:



Tuesday, November 3- Election Day- No School- Vote

Monday, November 9- 8:15 Mass- grades 1-3 Cohort A

Wednesday, November 11- Veterans' Day- No School

Thursday, November 12- Holy Name Chicken BBQ

Tuesday, November 17 & Thursday, November 19- School Picture Retake Days

Wednesday, November 25--Friday, November 27- Thanksgiving Break- No School


Picking up your child from school?
Please leave the spaces between the playground and Rectory on the school side of the street OPEN for buses. It is a safety and congestion concern to have cars directly on the school side at dismissal. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
A Message from our Library

Our school librarian, Mrs. Polovich, has curated a list of books to support students' mental health, character building and socio-emotional learning. We currently have many of the books listed in our school library.
Should you want to borrow one, email her at MPolovich@saintmarkschool.com



Also, please return any library or school books from the 2019-2020 school year. We are waiving fines for library books from last year, so you may return any books with no penalty!

Teen Support Group sponsored by Mental Health Advocates of WNY


This peer support group is open to adolescent youth between the ages of 13-18. Youth Peer Advocates facilitate this strength-based group to give
youth the opportunity to connect with their peers, validate each others' experiences, and discuss management of mental health. The group offers
a safe place for youth to receive support as well as to celebrate accomplishments and practice self-care skills. Information Here
Holy Name Drive Thru Chicken and Ribs BBQ
Thursday, November 12th, 4pm-7pm
Chicken dinner $10,
Rib dinner $12,
Combo dinner $15,
Mac & Cheese $2

Tickets are being sold at weekend Masses and here.


Holy Name Football Mania Tickets

10/29/2020 – FootballMania Begins!
FootballMania begins and runs for the last 10 weeks of the professional football season (Week 8 – Week 17).

10/31/2020 – Game card activation deadline
Since there is only one game on Thursday, we are allowing organizations to activate game cards up until 11:59pm on this Saturday, before all the Sunday games are played.

11/29/2020 – Final game card activation deadline
Organizations may continue to activate game cards up until this date. Game cards are not eligible to win in any week prior to their activation, but will be eligible to win the grand prize at the end of the season.

See a Holy Name member or there is also an online option.




The NYSDOH has released a COVID-19 Toolkit which includes a decision making chart for student attendance. Per our Reopening Plan, this tool should be used by parents every morning before leaving with their child(ren) for school. It is also on our school website. This does not have to be printed and returned to school; we ask that you use it with your child(ren) at home.

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