From the Principal's Desk


Dear Parents,

Thank you for all your support! It is hard to believe that we are halfway through the second quarter. 

Special thanks to everyone who joined us for our Grandparents'/Grandfriends' Day celebration! It is always wonderful to see our families together on campus. The school staff is very grateful to be part of such a caring community.

Warmest Wishes for a Wonderful Thanksgiving Break! See you again on Monday, November 26.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Blessings,



Dr. Kathleen Cox
Principal
Upcoming Dates



NOVEMBER

Monday, November 19-Friday, November 23
THANKSGIVING BREAK

Monday, November 26
School Resumes

Tuesday, November 27-Friday, November 30
Season's Readings Book Fair in the Library

Wednesday, November 28
Angel Buddy Mass/Dress Uniform Required

Tuesday, December 4
3rd-5th Grade Spelling Bee after morning assembly in the school gym
PLUS Mtg. at 10:00 a.m. in Activity Bldg. Rm. 1

Wednesday, December 5
Angel Buddy Mass/Dress Uniform Required

Thursday, December 6
3rd Grade Field Trip
Middle School Science Fair-PLC A
Art a la Carte

Friday, December 7
Middle School Spelling Bee after morning assembly

Saturday, December 8
Cardinal's Christmas at River Oaks Country Club (St. Michael Choir sings)

Wednesday, December 12
Angel Buddy Mass/Dress Uniform Required

Thursday, December 13
PK3/PK4 Christmas Program at 1:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall

Friday, December 14
New Student Application Deadline
Christmas/Winter Sports Pep Rally at 2:30 p.m. in the Gym

Monday, December 17
5M/3rd Grade Christmas Program at 1:30 p.m. in the Tiger Gym

Tuesday, December 18
5G/4th Grade Christmas Program at 1:30 p.m. in the Tiger Gym

Wednesday, December 19
Angel Buddy Mass/Dress Uniform Required
Kinder-2nd Grade Christmas Program at 1:15 p.m. in the Tiger Gym

Thursday, December 20
School Commission Mtg. at 11:00 a.m. in the School Conference Rm.

Friday, December 21
Polar Express Day: Students may wear Pajamas to school
Christmas Parties at 1:15 p.m. in the classrooms
2:00/2:15 p.m. Dismissal/NO KIDVENTURE

Monday. December 24-Friday, January 4
Christmas Holidays

Monday, January 7
School Resumes


Please click  here for lunch menus

 
Book Fair Volunteer Opportunities
Our chairs are hard at work planning our fall book fair. Please take a moment to look at the sign-up genius and volunteer to help make this event a success.

Library
Volunteering in the library has started! Parents can volunteer between 9 and 1 on Fridays. See the sign-up genius below if you are interested in helping out. 

Save the Date - New Family Coffee Check-In
Friday, December 7th at 9:00 am at the home of Rachel & Tom Regan. Invitation to follow.  


Virtus Workshop being offered at St. Michael Church
Wednesday, November 28th at 6:00 p.m. 

If you would like to volunteer at school in any capacity, you will need to attend a Virtus workshop.  St. Michael Church is offering a Virtus workshop, "Protecting God's Children" on Wednesday, November 28 at 6:00 p.m. for your convenience.  Please go to  virtus.org to pre-register if you would like to attend.  St. Anne's Church is also offering a workshop on Monday, November 26 at 6:00 p.m.  


As the temperature drops outside, we continue to collect more and more in the Lost and Found.  ** Please make sure you label anything that your child brings to school.**  The items in the Lost and Found will be on display outside of the library the week  of the Season's Reading Book Fair. 


To view and order your child's individual and class photos, please click here .

The username is: SMCS Fall 2018
The password is: 21066

Click HERE to order your yearbook.
Please order your yearbook by Friday, January 18, 2019.
All 8th Grade Students will receive a complimentary yearbook from the school.

8th Grade Parents: Create a tribute to your 8th Grade Student in honor of their last year at SMCS. Click  here  to purchase your tribute page. Deadline for 8th Grade Tributes will be Monday, November 26, 2018.

 The Spirit of St. Michael Annual Fund
Did you know that tuition only covers a portion of the cost to educate each St. Michael student? The Spirit of St. Michael Annual Fund closes this gap and sustains the life of our school making it possible for our school to provide engaged learning, innovative curriculum, advanced technology, and the highest quality Catholic education experience for all students. All contributions to the SMCS Annual Fund are tax-deductible. 
Make your year end gift here

For more information or to inquire about our Matching Gifts Program, contact Monica Berckley, Director of Development at MBerckley@stmichaelcs.org.







St. Michael Women's Guild Fifth Annual Christmas Mingle and Jingle!
Good Food and Good Friends
 
Luncheon
December 13, 2018
11:00
Amalfi Ristorante Italiano
6100 Westheimer Rd.
$30
Cash Bar
Entertainment provided
by St Michael's School Choir
 
ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY
Registration Closes December 10
(If you need help registering, assistance is available in the parish office.)
Use the parish website, www.stmichaelchurch.net, click on Organizations, and click on Women's Guild.
 
We will continue our tradition of collecting gift cards for those is need; this year it's the retired Dominican Nuns.
Any denomination welcome-suggested stores are Starbucks, Target, Grocery Stores, and Walmart .
 


This week at SMCS

We started off the week with celebrating Veteran's day.
Kindergarten had a special visit 
from U. S. Marine Daniel Loomis.  
Daniel is also a former St. Michael student. 


Kindergarten also made beautiful cards to honor our Veterans. 






Special Thanks to Our Grandparents and Grandfriends for joining us today!


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