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  "A good school provides a rounded education for the whole person. And a good Catholic school, over and above this, should help all its students to become saints."  
January 30th, 2019
From Mrs. Rowley       
Catholic Schools Week is in full swing! Thank you to the volunteers who were our tour guides at the open house on Sunday, and it was wonderful to see so many of our students in uniform. Yesterday we appreciated our students with a dress-down day, ice-cream and an early release!! We will continue the celebrations this week - weather permitting!
Next week the second round of Scantron results will go home in the Wednesday folders. Please watch for them (grades 3-7).
The gala is fast approaching and we are really looking forward to a fun evening. Please note that there are still opportunities for volunteering. Please be a part of putting this wonderful evening together.
Please stay warm and safe in this wintry weather!
School News 
Upcoming Volunteer Activities!!!
We need YOU to make our Gala a success! Please check out the volunteer opportunities.  
Help needed in February:
Friday, 2/8/19, 9:00 am - 10:00 am: Volunteers needed to help stuff church bulletins with Gala event flyers
2/16/19 and 2/17/19: Volunteers needed to help sell Gala tickets after Mass on both Saturday and Sunday services
Sign-up to help here:  
If you have any questions regarding these volunteer opportunities please feel free email Rachel Kramer at
Thank you in advance for your time and support.
50/50 Raffle 
The Gala is only a month away and the 50/50 raffle tickets came home two weeks ago in the Wednesday folders. Did you know the winner takes home half the pot and the other half is donated to our wonderful school? This week would be a great time to sell tickets to your neighbors, family, and friends as we celebrate our school during Catholic Schools Week.
Please return all sold ticket stubs (with full contact information completed on the back of each ticket) and collected money to Trish Konczal at the school office. If you need more tickets to sell, please contact Jen Charest at
Gala Ticket Sales 
Plan to join us at the St. Ambrose School Gala for 'A Mardi Gras Knight' on Saturday March 2, 2019 from 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Come enjoy a fun night of dinner, dancing, and live and silent auctions and help raise funds for our wonderful school. The money raised contributes to the teacher appreciate program, field trips, items for the classrooms and upgrades to the school. Tickets on sale now through March 2nd!
Purchase your Tickets now!!
$50 per person January 21st - February 17th
$60 per person February 18th - March 2nd
Table Sponsorship:
Bronze: $250 for 4 seats and 1 bottle of wine or 6-pack of beer
Silver: $500 for 8 seats and 2 bottles of wine or 12-pack of beer
Gold: $750 for 10 seats and 2 bottles of wine or 12-pack of beer plus 10 extra minutes to bid after close of silent auction
Tickets can be purchased by returning the flyer form to the office with cash or check (payable to St. Ambrose School) or Online with a credit card on:  
St. Lucy Project 
We are collecting produce for the St. Lucy Project. This is something new for Catholic Charities and we are a test group. Please see the flyer here  and consider donating some items. We will be collecting them in the lobby of the school on Sunday from 8:45-10:00 am. 
4th Grade Weather Unit 
Here are some pics of our 4th grade meteorologists giving their weather forecast presentations!
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MLK Jr Reading Response 
Kindergarten learned about Martin Luther King, Jr! 

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From the Editor

Please make sure to read the Buzz every week. There's a lot of great things in it. Also, turn in your submissions! Submissions are due by Mondays by 5pm. I accept submissions from teachers, staff, and parents. If you know of something interesting going on in our community, or want to give a shout out to someone at the school, I'd love to add it to the Buzz. I especially love pictures. Please contact Mrs. Rowley to make sure that we have permission to publish pictures of every student in the picture. Pictures need to be less than 5 MB. Thanks so much! 
In This Issue
Ways to Give!

Ana-Maria Cordoba Scholarship Fund 


PTO Meeting Dates
Next Meeting:
Important Tidbits
Important Dates
(All events and important dates can be found on our website's Google Calendar!)
  Thur 1/31:
 - Band Rehearsal
 - Basketball Practice (Grade 4 & 5 boys) 6-7:30pm
Fri  2/1:
  - Sign Language Club 3:15-4:30pm
 - Drama Club 3:15-4pm
- Basketball (Grade 6 boys) 6-7:30pm

Sat 2/2:
 - Knights of Columbus Taco Movie Night 5:45-9pm

Sun 2/3:
 - St. Lucy Project 8:45-10am
Mon 2/4:
 - Kolbe Kids 3:15-4pm
 - Strings Practice 3:15-4:15pm
 - Basketball Practice (Grade 4 & 5 boys) 6-7:30pm

Wed 2/6:
 - Poetry Writing Club 
 - Basketball Practice (Grade 6 boys) 6-7:30pm  
 - First Confessions 7pm 
Did you...
- Think of ways you can help out the school?
- Buy tickets to the Gala?
-Sign up for our various rewards programs?
-Tell a friend about the Amazon Associates Program?
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