St. Louis Catholic School Newsletter
DECEMBER 13, 2019
A Message from the Principal...
School Announcements
Weekly Prayer Intentions
Each day our school community prays for the intentions of our families. This week the following families were included in our prayers: Harrington, Hartwell, Hernandez, Hixson, Hodgkins, Holland, Holliday, Hooper, Hourigan, and Howard.
Have some news to share? Newsletter deadline is Tuesday. Please email your submissions to Mrs. Dyke ( adyke@stlouisschool.org ) and Mrs. Matheis ( development@stlouisschool.org )
January Lunch Orders Due December 15th!
This is a short ordering period. Please be sure to get your January lunch order in online by Sunday, Dec. 15th. For your convenience, a preview of the January lunch menu can be found here .
Annual Fund Year-End Giving - Last Call for 2019 Tax Deductions!
Donations are accepted throughout the school year. For 2019 tax purposes, gifts made by cash/check must be received in the school office by December 16th (download pledge card here ). Or conveniently give online through the end of December - there are no fees; we will receive 100% of your donation!

Share with us how your family prepares for Christmas! We'll feature your photos in our "Let Every Hawk Prepare Him Room" social media campaign throughout December.

Send your pics to development@stlouisschool.org
Tissues & Wipes for the Music Room
It's that time of year and Ms. Noone appreciates any and all donations of tissues and multipurpose cleaning wipes for the music room!
PTO
Silent Auction Raffle Tickets
Enter the PTO raffle for a chance to win an RV package valued at $5,000!
Click HERE to purchase tickets
If every student sold 3 tickets, we could raise $26,000 for St. Louis School!
3 tickets went home in Friday Folders:
  • Online Purchases: fill out paper ticket stubs and return to school c/o Raffle Committee
  • Unsold Tickets: return to school c/o Raffle Committee
Students Can Win Prizes for Selling Raffle Tickets! Click HERE to learn more!
Questions? Contact:  hawktion.raffle@gmail.com
Volunteer
Volunteers ~ Thank you for all you do! We appreciate your time & donations. Please note that 1 volunteer hour = $25 for donated items (class parties, bake sale etc.). We are grateful for all donations of items, service & prayer that you share with our St. Louis Community!

 Not sure how to get involved? Check out the  Volunteer Opportunities Guide  for positions that fit your interests and availability. 

Don't forget!  Individual families are required to track their volunteer hours throughout the school year and to submit them in the Volunteer Hours Log for credit. Questions regarding volunteering? Contact Elizabeth Moncher,  efdmoncher@gmail.com .
Parish & Community
"How to High School" Workshop
7th and 8th grade students are invited to "How to High School" workshop at St. John Paul the Great HS on Saturday, Jan. 11, noon-4pm.
The workshop is free; RSVP at www.jpthegreat.org/apps/pages/middle_school_events .
Questions? Contact howtohighschool@jpthegreat.org
VIRTUS Session Scheduled at St. Louis - March 7, 2020
St. Louis will be hosting a VIRTUS session on Saturday March 7th at 9am. This is a great way to complete the training without having to travel to another parish. This training is required to be a chaperone or volunteer with students. Please visit  www.virtusonline.org  to register! Contact Ruthie Cody at protect@saintlouisparish.org with any questions.
Boy Scout Christmas Wreaths
St. Louis troop 680 will be selling fresh, fragrant wreaths and centerpieces for $20-30 on Dec. 1, 8 and 15 before and after the 8:45am, 10:30am and 12:20pm Masses at the Bell Tower. Don't delay; we sold out early last year! Decorate your home and support a worthy cause. 
Upcoming Calendar Events
December 2019
Friday, Dec. 20 - 11:30 Dismissal - NO PM EDC
Dec. 23 - Jan. 3 - Christmas Break