St. Louis Catholic School Newsletter
FEBRUARY 14, 2020
A Message from the Principal...
***Mark Your Calendars***
First Day of School 2020-2021
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
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: McLendon, Megee, Melidossian, Mercer, Messick, Michaels, Middleton, Milewski, Miller, Miller and Miller.
Have some news to share? Newsletter deadline is Tuesday. Please email your submissions to Mrs. Dyke ( ) and Mrs. Matheis ( )
2020 Science Fair Winners
Click here for a complete list of the winning science fair projects.
LAST CALL! March Lunch Orders Due February 19th!
Place your March lunch order today! Orders must be placed online by Wednesday, Feb. 19th. The March lunch calendar may be viewed here .
Random Acts of Kindness Week - Feb. 17-21
Parenting tips, Podcast Picks and more!
Order Your Purple Up! Socks Today
April is the "Month of the Military Child." As a Purple Star school, St. Louis students will be celebrating our military families with the option to wear purple uniform approved socks on their PE days during the month of April. Socks are crew elite athletic socks customized for St. Louis School. These will be the only purple socks that can be worn with the PE uniform. All proceeds will benefit Operation Gratitude.

Socks must be pre-ordered online by February 29th.
2020-21 Re-Registration Due March 2nd
Re-registration letters for the 2020-2021 school year were sent home in your child’s folder. Re-registration forms and fees are due by March 2nd. Please be sure to check your child’s folder, but you can also find a copy of our re-registration letter and form attached.
Shakespeare will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 3:30-4:30pm and on Friday, Feb. 21 from 3:30-5:00pm
Silent Auction - Know Before You Go
Planning on going to the Silent Auction? Click on the links below for important information.

Mr. Peace - Wednesday, Feb. 19
The PTO is hosting “Mr. Peace” on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 7pm in McClunn Hall. He will be speaking to parents about the dangers of cyber bullying and social media. See the attached flyer for more information. Babysitting will be available.
Extracurricular Activities & CYO
Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole Registration
Girls on the Run and Heart and Sole are coming back to St. Louis School this spring so make sure you register your daughters soon! We begin practice the first week of March. GOTR is for 4th and 5th grade girls and will meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Heart and Sole is for 6th-8th grade girls. Please sign up at the link provided. If you have any questions about GOTR, please send an e-mail to Ms. Balough at, and if you have questions about Heart and Sole, please e-mail Mrs. Cotnoir at . Scholarships are available if financial assistance is needed. 
Volleyball Season is Coming Up!
Our volleyball teams will start practicing the first week in March, on Thursday evenings. Girls in grades 3 – 8 are eligible to play. If you are interested, please contact Marcy Grzadzinski at . The first practice will be on March 5 at 5 pm. The coaches will then decide how to break up the kids for practice sessions between 5 and 8 pm on Thursday evenings.
Parish & Community
Sherlock Holmes
Come see 8th grader Josie McCabe and 7th grader Julie Dunn in MVCCT’s performances of Sherlock Holmes. This funny and suspenseful play will run for 5 shows – 7pm on Saturday Feb. 15, 21 and 22 and 3pm on Sunday Feb. 16 and 23. All shows are at Heritage Presbyterian Church on Fort Hunt Road. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time online at  or at the door. The game’s afoot – don’t miss it!
Upcoming Calendar Events
February 2020
Monday, Feb. 17 - No School, Presidents' Day
Wednesday, Feb. 19 - "Mr. Peace", 7:00pm, McClunn Hall
Saturday, Feb. 22 - PTO Silent Auction, 6-10pm, McClunn Hall
Wednesday, Feb. 26 - Ash Wednesday Mass, St. Louis Church, 8:45am