Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Wishing all St Veronica Parish students, teachers and school personnel a relaxing, happy and safe summer!


FROM THE DESK OF MS. BRESLER...                                 
Dear Parents,
     This school year was filled with hope, possibilities and challenges.  I know we have all grown during the year and we are all looking forward to summer and the freedom it brings.  Thank you for sharing your children with us!
     The Parish has designed a logo to unify all parish organizations. The parish has been using this new logo for the past few months. You may have noticed the new sign by the parish offices.  Starting next Fall the school will also begin using it on our website, our stationary and any publications.
     The school colors will remain blue and gold, and the school plaid will remain the same.  Regarding uniforms with logos, any new uniforms should have the new logo.  Also, all new spirit wear should display the new logo.  If you currently have uniforms or spirit wear with the "old" logo, those can be used until the student outgrows them.
     The school office will be open during the summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.   
     Congratulations to everyone! We have met out goal of $35,000 for the walk-a-thon!  It is wonderful when we can work together as a team to complete a project.
     Work on the playground should begin on May 30th.  Next year the playground should be available for use even after a rainstorm the night before.
     A few weeks ago, I let you know about the teachers who will be leaving us at the end of this year.  We are in the process of hiring their replacements.  While, I am not yet ready to announce any replacements as yet, I can share that Mrs. Schaeffer will remain in preschool and Ms. White will be moving to Kindergarten.
May 24 - Spirit Family Day
May 27 - No School
May 28 - 8th Grade Graduation
May 29 - Last Day of School (Dismissal @11:00)
     If you have not returned your student's LAST DAY DISMISSAL FORM , please do so by TOMORROW!  Click Here for form.

     As the end of the school year approaches please make sure you are up-to-date on any outstanding lunch balances.  Please check your student's back pack for outstanding balance notification for the cafe.  These are sent home every Friday.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Viking Cafe manager  

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Students are encouraged to bring sunscreen, hats, running shoes, and water bottles tomorrow for


All student medication stored in the nurse's office, MUST BE PICKED UP BY A PARENT NO LATER THAN 12:00 ON WEDNESDAY MAY 29 (this is a time correction from the original letter sent home to those students with medication at school).  MEDICATIONS CANNOT BE SENT HOME WITH THE STUDENT. 
If you are unable to pick up your student's medication before this time, please contact the school office at 513-528-0442 to schedule a pick up time on 5/30 or 5/31.

GOLF AND CROSS COUNTRY registrations are also open for boys and girls entering grades 6th-8th. Registration for golf and cross country ends May 25th.  

Please be sure to return all library books for K-7th grade by May 23rd to avoid payment for lost books or withholding of grades and transcripts.

A flyer went home for K-7th last week about our summer Accelerated Reader program at the Clermont County library locations from June 3rd-August 16th. Please consider participating to help prevent the "summer slide" in reading skills. Click here for the registration form due as soon as possible. The folder with a link to St. Veronica's program will be on all of the desktops of the Clermont County library computers. Thank you!
     Looking for some nice websites to support reading for your student this summer, such as suggestion lists by grade level or if a book is appropriate? Check these out! (fyi, BL is book level,for example 3.1 would be third grade, first month)

Summer Service through
St. Veronica Parish
     We have a number of projects to help those around us.  Our Outreach Commission and Faith Formation Commission are continuing to stay active throughout the summer and other parish events are happening that you can get involved in. Join us in one or more of these projects. Go to the parish website with more details and to connect to the Sign Up Genius forms.
     On June 1 we are going to put in a paver patio for the   James Sauls Homeless Shelter in Batavia.  If you can operate a shovel we are looking for help.  Two-hour time slots between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.  Or you can help paint woodwork inside the shelter or help serve lunch and snacks to the workers and residents in the shelter.  Go to the parish website for the Sign Up Genius form.
     On June 7 we are working with Inter-Parish Ministries at a Mobile Food Pantry at Owensville Commons, 263 W. Main St., Owensville, OH 45160.  Set up begins at 8:30 and the pantry is open until 11:30.  We should be totally finished by 12:30 or 1 p.m.  Contact Jennie Link at to volunteer.
     On June 11 we are working with SEM Ministries in providing a hot cooked meal to the backtrack workers at Belterra/River Downs Racetrack.  If you want to provide a covered dish or dessert or join us at the track to serve the dinner we will carpool from the Parish Ministry Center at 5:45 to serve dinner at 6:30 and be back around 8ish.  Look for the Sign Up Genius on the parish website appearing on Friday.
     We will also serve dinner on August 13. Same details so put it in your calendar.
     Our VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL will be from July 15 through 19 each day between 9:30 and 12:30. We need volunteers from entering 5th grade through adults in all areas from station helpers to crew helpers to decorating to snack prep. Sign up at the link below or contact Mrs. Kearney at
Hurry though. We need to get groups together and order t-shirts by June 1.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 
     On July 7 we will send nine high school parishioners to a week-long mission trip to Cleveland through "Young Neighbors in Action".  Stay tuned for more information about the send-off. If you would like to support them, you can donate to their Go Fund Me account HERE.  
    Our St. Vincent De Paul Society is always looking for help at their Open Pantry on the First and Third Thursdays of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. Contact Rusty Dorean at
     And of course, don't forget the ANNUAL SUMMER FESTIVAL June 28, 29, & 30. We need workers, sellers, builders, cooks, servers, game runners, and happy volunteers.  Anyone and everyone has a place to help out. Go to the festival sign-up sheets HERE

JUNE 28-30 
Can you believe it's only 8 weeks until our summer festival?
We know that everyone is focusing on the end of the school year activities, spring sports, vacation plans and a multitude of other things, but please take a few minutes to help us make the festival a huge success.
REVERSE RAFFLE:  The Reverse Raffle for tuition prize of $4255 is payable to ANY Catholic school.  If your 8th grader is moving on to a Catholic High School and you are the lucky winner-we will pay the high school $4255 on your behalf.  $30 buys a chance and only 250 squares will be sold.  Hurry, tickets sales will soon be open and advertised to other parishes.  You do not have to be present to win.
PLEASE HELP US GET SPONSORS:  If you own or are a decision maker for a business or know someone who is, please share our sponsor form.  Sponsorships help to pay for the bands, the tents, he Port-o-lets, the police protection and more.  Don't be afraid to ask!
DONATE TO THE BUY & BID:  We are looking for sports or entertainment tickets, vacation home rentals, baskets of assorted goods, handmade items and more.  No used items, please.  Contact Sarah Farmer for more information.
MAJOR AWARD:  Major award tickets go on sale this weekend.  The grand prize is $10,000.  The more you buy, the cheaper they are per ticket.
SIGN-UP:  Sign-up sheets for workers will be posted on the festival parish website the second week of May.  Please sign up by June 20.
DONATE:  Donate your used books, video games record albums or CD's to the used media sale beginning in June.
Help the festival committee make our festival
a HUGE success!