School Newsletter
August 7, 2020
Principal's Page
Dear Presentation Families,

As we walk through this journey together along with God, let us all take time to think about the role we are all playing. We may not be Mother Teresa, but we can still have a significant impact on the people around us as we walk with God through life‘s good times and hard times. Think about the people God has put along your path to encourage you in your faith. They may not be spiritual superstars, but in God’s view every one of those people has played an important role in His work.

What is our role? It could be God calling us to be a beacon of hope and encouragement to our family, friends, and neighbors whose eyes are searching for light. We don’t have to be a saint or theologian to accomplish this, because we’re not the one who does the real heavy lifting – it’s God. People can learn and be comforted by the faith we show when dealing with our struggles. When we open up to share with others about the hope that we have, we silently give the situation over to God and let Him do His miraculous work. We need to have confidence in the fact that God is able to handle every situation and relationship.

During this time more than ever, we need to share God’s light and give hope to those around us. Let us pray that we will all come together as a community to support each other with God’s love and grace as we begin this new school year.

May we encourage others to trust in God and have faith we will get through this with God by our side.

Blessings to you and your family,

Sue Lovegreen, Principal


Staffing update:
We are close to finalizing the interview process. The next step is for references to be checked, work agreements sent out, and a confirmed acceptance from each of the three candidates. We will have a new teacher for kindergarten, 5th grade, and MS math/ K-8 STEM & technology. We are very excited for these new teachers to join our community. Please pray for them to accept our offers.

We are still in need of a Before & After School care person. This position could be shared by two people or just one. Contact principal Lovegreen if you are interested. (slovegreen@presentationofmary.org)
News from the Advancement Office
Enrollment Update

K – 17
1 – 13
2 – 16
3 – 7
4 – 17
5 – 12
6 – 8
7 – 9
8 – 5

These are not the final numbers because we have 20 pending students as well. As seen above, some of these classes are filling up quick so please enroll your kids today so you do not get wait-listed. We have given several tours in the past two weeks to transfer students interested in joining Presentation. Please register your children today at www.myTADS.com.
Schulze Grant Update

We received a $35,000 challenge match from the Schulze Family Foundation, and over the last 5 weeks we have seen so much support from our Presentation family as well as supporters from all over the Twin Cities who believe in the mission and vision of Presentation! As of today, we have raised $30,629. We have until August 31st to reach our goal. Every donation is needed and appreciated. If you have any questions please contact our Director of Advancement, Sam Rita at srita@presentationofmary.org or by cell at 224-400-7820.
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Ashley Way Remembrance Bracelets

Any Presentation staff, families, or students that didn't yet get one of these bracelets are welcome to have one as long as supplies last. They are available in large and small sizes. We will have them at the uniform exchange on August 12th, or you can contact Linda in the office to stop in and pick one up.



Who's excited for the Uniform Exchange???


When: Wednesday, August 12, 4-6pm
*Please note this is a new date!!

Where: Kenney Hall

How: Sign up here for a time to attend

Want to help? Email Mary Davini or Linda Charnowski
Our Mission: The purpose of Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary School is to provide a Catholic community that fosters the religious and academic development of the individual student in a safe and welcoming learning environment.
Our Philosophy: Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary School creates a supportive Catholic community committed to the Gospel message that calls us to faith, service, and worship. An environment of respect, peace and justice fosters an appreciation of God’s gift of life in all people. Each student is empowered to develop their own potential, which will lead to excellence in academics, athletic activities and the fine arts.