St. Louise School Weekly Bulletin

School News for Jan 11-16, 2024

A Note from Mr. Fuerte

Dear Families,

Monday, January 15th, there will be no school or Kids’ Club as we honor Martin Luther King Jr. He was one of the most important African American leaders in U.S. History and one of the most iconic figures of the civil rights movement in the United States during the 1950’s and 1960’s. During a speech to Congress on September 24th, 2015 Pope Francis paid tribute to the contributions of great Americans including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. You can read his address to Congress in which Pope Francis recognizes four great Americans, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. During the next few days, your child will be learning about Martin Luther King Jr. in their classrooms. 


Reminder of January 22nd Winter Conferences


There will be no school or Kids’ Club on Monday, January 22 for Winter Conferences. It is halfway through the 2nd trimester and teachers or parents may request to have conferences on this day with their homeroom or specialist teachers. Teachers will inform parents by tomorrow if they would like to request a conference. Conferences will be held between 8:30am-4:00pm with no conferences between 1:00pm-2:00pm. If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher.

Snow Day Reminder and Procedures

Earlier this week, I sent an email about snow day reminders and procedures. Please check out the information on page 17 of policies and guidelines handbook. You can find them HERE. Please make sure to opt-in to our emergency text-messaging service by text messaging the word YES to 79041.


Have a Blessed 3-day weekend,

Mike Fuerte



Reminders from the Office:

Attendance - please remember to let the office know if your child will be absent. Our first priority each morning is to be sure each student is accounted for. Just email us a quick note at and we can let your child's teacher know too!

Hot Lunch - please remind your child that if they do not receive their hot lunch to come to the office so we can confirm their lunch was ordered but not delivered. If it was not delivered we can ensure you you a refund, but most importantly make sure your child gets something to eat.

Principal Search Survey - you should have received an email with an invitation to participate in an anonymous survey regarding our new principal search. If you didn't receive it, please click below to take the survey.

Complete PrincipalSearch Survey

Current Families are welcome to attend the Open House too, especially if you have a new sibling starting at St. Louise in the fall or are interested in learning about all the exciting New Middle School changes for next year!

RSVP for Open House

Childcare will be available.

Details to follow soon!

RSVP for Parent Education Night Here
Invite Your Grandparents!

Help us Raise Some Dough for the Summer 2024 Galapagos Trip. 

The international traveling group is partnering with Krispy Kreme's Digital Dozens fundraising program to sell Digital Dozen certificates. These virtual certificates will NEVER expire and are redeemable at ANY participating Krispy Kreme location (except in CT or Puerto Rico). Each Digital Dozen certificate is only $15. Certificates are available until January 12.

Interested in going on this trip? Find out more about this great travel opportunity for 5-8 grade students and parents here or email Tara Maloney or Mary Herridge.


Buy your dozen here: Fund Details | OSV Hub

Certificates will be delivered via email.

Chargers C.A.R.E. - FRIENDZY & New Bethlehem Programs

You Are Invited

New Bethlehem Program's Annual Fundraiser - Mardi Gras Soiree! Consider attending this fun evening with proceeds supporting NBP.

Buy Tickets

Urgent Help Needed!

New Bethlehem Programs has an urgent need for:

  • Adult Diapers- in size small, medium, large and extra large.
  • Pack and Play with a bassinet attached if you are no longer using.

Please contact Ann Marie Sweeney if you can help.

Clubs & After School Activities

Sign up for Winter Clubs

(Click the Club Name to Register)

CYO Volleyball Registration Now Open for Grades 4-8

Deadline to Register - January 19!

Click "Sign Up" below then scroll down to 4th – 8th grade volleyball and click Enroll.

4th Grade Matches: (6 game season)

February 25, March 4, 10, 17, 24,  April 14

5th – 8th Grade Matches:  (8 game season + playoffs for 6-8th AAA)

February 24, March 2/3, 9/10, 16/17, 23/24, April 13

Questions: Contact Joni Hoffman at

Sign up for Volleyball

Parents' Club News

Charger Cards

  • Buy in person at the Charger Card Window Monday & Friday 8:30-9:30 am
  • Email orders to or drop off order sheets to the school office anytime!

Mark your Calendar!

  • January 15 - NO SCHOOL or Kids' Club - MLK Holiday
  • January 22 - NO SCHOOL or Kids' Club - Teacher Requested Winter Conference Day
  • January 25 - Parent Education Class 6pm
  • January 26 - Grandparents' Mass & Reception 9am
  • January 27/28 - Catholic Schools Week Masses all weekend
  • January 28 - Winter OPEN HOUSE & Middle School Presentation, 3-5pm
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Charger Shout-Outs!


Taryn Reed!

Congratulations to St. Louise Parent Taryn Reed, who made a profession of Faith in the Catholic Church, was confirmed and received Holy Communion for the first time this past weekend!

Awesome Job St. Louise Reading Superheroes!

Way to go 8th Grade!

During Social Studies class, 8A and 8B participated in a mock bill committee hearing. The students showcased exceptional eloquence and thorough preparation on the topic at hand. I extend my heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Walker for orchestrating such a valuable and engaging experience for our students. Witnessing their poise and proficiency during this activity brought immense joy, and I am thrilled they had the opportunity to shine in this unique learning environment. I applaud the 8th graders for their commendable performance. -Mrs. Jaster

We LOVE our Volunteers!

Hospitality Help Needed

With quite a few events happening in January, there are many opportunities to earn volunteer hours helping the Hospitality Committee with things from baking treats, to serving at events. Please email Meghan Green if you can help!

A Note from Fr. Gary & Parish Happenings

Dear Friends at St. Louise,

Each year on the third Monday of January, our country remembers the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It can be tempting, as with any federal holiday, to let the day come and go without doing anything more than using the day to rest, recreate or to catch up on our “to do” list. I hope that this column will be a way for us to take at least a few moments to reflect on this important day.

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See What Happened this Week - Seahawks Auction Trip & 8th Grade Social Studies!

The Toth Family were the winning bidders of a trip to Arizona and tickets to last weekend's final Seahawks game! What awesome memories they made, all while supporting St. Louise School.

8th Grade Social Studies Mock Bill Committee Hearing

Thank you St. Louise Sponsors!

Antezana Garvizu Family

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