From the Principal's Desk

Dear Parents,

Spring is in the air! Thank you for all your support during this busy time of year!

Next week, we have lots of activities going on with the Play, the New Family Welcome Coffee, the Spaghetti Dinner, and the start of the Book Fair.

Special thanks to Mrs. Bennett, Mr. Granito, and Mrs. Janke for all of their hard work on the play! Thank you to all of the parent volunteers for giving their time and resources to help make the play great!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Blessings, 


Dr. Kathleen Cox
 

Upcoming Dates and Events
May 2019
Friday, May 3
4th Quarter Progress Reports

Monday, May 6 - Friday, May 10
Teacher Appreciation Week

Tuesday, May 7
May Crowning during Morning Assembly-Students are asked to bring a flower to Mary

Wednesday, May 8
Angel Buddy Mass: Dress Uniform Required

Thursday, May 9
School Commission Mtg. at 11 am in the School Conference Rm.
School Play "Willy Wonka" at 7 pm

Friday, May 10
New Family Welcome Coffee at 8:30 am in the School Cafeteria
Book Fair Open from 4:30-6:30 pm in the Library
Spaghetti Dinner Hosted by the Knights of Columbus from 5-7 pm
School Play "Willy Wonka" at 7 pm

Monday, May 13-Thursday, May 16
Spring Book Fair in the Library: Books are the Golden Ticket

Tuesday, May 14
8th Grade Final Exams

Wednesday, May 15
Light of Leadership Mass
Parent Mass: Students may sit with parents: Dress Uniform Required
8th Grade Final Exams

Thursday, May 16
8th Grade Final Exams

Friday, May 17
Last Day for 8th Grade
PLUS Thank You at 1pm

Sunday, May 19-Wednesday May 22
8th Grade Class Trip

Wednesday, May 22
Parent Mass: 2nd Grade celebrates their First Communion with the School Community (Reception following Mass for 2nd grade students and families in the school cafeteria)
6th & 7th Grade Exams
Cyber Safety Talk by Crime Stoppers-10:15 am in the Lecture Hall & 7 pm in the School Cafeteria
PLUS 8th Grade Mom Farewell Luncheon at 11:30 am in the PLCA

Thursday, May 23
6th & 7th Grade Exams
8th Grade Graduation

Friday, May 24
6th & 7th Grade Exams

Monday, May 27
Memorial Day Holiday

Tuesday, May 28
School Day

Wednesday, May 29
No School Mass (Dress Uniform not required)

Thursday, May 30
End of Year Award Ceremonies in the School Gym
8:00 am PK4-1st Grade
8:30 am 2nd-4th Grade
9:00 am 5th-7th Grade

Friday, May 31
Last Day of School
Mass  at 8:15 am / Dress Uniform Required
After mass, students will return to the classrooms for a treat provided by PLUS. Yearbooks will also be distributed. After the treat, students may leave with their parents. The remaining students will be kept until early dismissal for the summer at 11 a.m. There will be no Kidventure.
Dismissal at 11/11:15 am (No Kidventure)


May is Mary's Month!  During May, throughout the Catholic world, special devotions honor our Blessed Mother, Mary.  One of those devotions is the May Crowning.  It recognizes Mary as Queen of Heaven and Earth. 
 
Our School's May Crowning will be held on Tuesday, May 7th during morning prayer.  We ask that each student bring in one flower on Tuesday to help us honor the Queenship of Mary.


ECI would like to remind parents / guardians that as we near the end of the school year, all negative balances must be settled with the school cafeteria.  
If you do not know your child's current balance please email Christopher Roberts at  croberts@ecimanagementgroup.com .  Thank You!


Teacher Appreciation Week
P.L.U.S. is busily providing treats and surprises all week for our wonderful teachers and staff. An email went out earlier this week via room parents with more details on what to expect each day. We thank you all in advance for your participation. If you would like to help with the set up please visit the sign-up genius link below.


P.L.U.S. Meeting
Our last PLUS meeting is next Tuesday, May 7th at 10 am. We are asking that all committee chairs this past year please come along with those who will be a chair for the 2019-2020 school year so we can have a quick meet & greet and pass on the binders. Due to the play we will be meeting in the PLC building-Room C.
 
Save the Date!! 
P.L.U.S. Volunteer Thank You will be on Friday, May 17th from 1-3 pm at Molina's on Westheimer. Paperless Post will go out next week to all those who have chaired or assisted our chairs in a committee this year. We look forward to seeing you all and celebrating a wonderful year!  

Books are the Golden Ticket! 
Information went out this week via room parents. We are in need of parent volunteers-please look at the sign-up genius below.
Click here to volunteer.
 

Both performances are SOLD OUT! 
Tickets are available for pick up in the school office. 
We will not sell concessions during the play this year.

Sponsored by the St. Michael Knights of Columbus
Friday, May 10, 2019
5:00-7:00 pm
School Cafeteria

Cyber Safety Presentation
Presented by Crime Stoppers
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
10:15 a.m. in the Lecture Hall and 
7 p.m. in the School Cafeteria
(Same information presented at each time.)

With our children online more than ever, please join us for this special presentation. 
  • Learn about current cyber trends;
  • Get information on new apps and games;
  • Review safety settings and restrictions; and
  • Hear about the laws as they relate to cyber safety.
 (Reservations are not required.)

 

4th Grade Texas Showcase




6th Grade Bake Sale




8th Grade Living Museum







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