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December 13, 2020
Holy Trinity is offering a livestream Advent Mission on December 14 and 15 at 7:00 p.m. Our featured speaker will be Msgr. Stephen Doktorczyk, Vicar General of the Diocese of Orange. Please join us on our YouTube Channel.
Rebate News
There is ONLY one date left to ensure Physical Gift Card Orders are delivered prior to Christmas break:
  • Monday December 14, 2020
All physical card orders must be placed online only by 7:30 a.m. each Monday to be returned by the end of the same week. If you still are using your My Scrip Wallet app please remember to download the new Raise Right app, use the same sign-in information. All of your gift cards purchased and payment information will automatically transfer to the app for easy access. For any Rebate Program questions, email rebate@serraschool.org.
Extended Care Reminder
Afternoon Extended Care for Preschool - Grade 8 will not be available on Friday, December 18. This is a minimum day and the last day of school before Christmas Break. Extended Care will be open the morning of December 18. Please plan accordingly!
Adopt-a-Family Program Still Needs YOU!
If you have signed up to donate Adopt-a-Family gifts and have not yet brought in your wrapped presents, please send them with your St. Serra student by 7:30 a.m. on Monday morning. If you are able and would like to purchase more gifts for more of the family members, your generosity would be most appreciated!
Student Symptom Tree
During this school year, our primary goal is to keep our students and staff healthy and safe. We urge you, therefore to keep your children home when they are sick and stay in communication with the Health Room regarding your child’s health. We are providing the link to the Student Symptom Decision Tree given to us by the OC Health Care Agency for your reference. Please use this guide to assist you when your child is ill. If you have any questions regarding our COVID-19 policy for sick students, please feel free to contact Mary Hogan in the Health Room for TK through 8th grade, or Mrs. Carol Reiss for preschool students.
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COVID-19 Health & Safety Reminders
As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise nationally, we must remain diligent with our COVID health and safety protocols which include wearing masks while on school grounds.(Anytime that a face shield is worn, it must be with a face mask under the shield for all staff and students in all grades). It is important that we practice social distancing throughout our school and maintain good hygiene by washing hands on a consistent basis. Finally, if your child is feeling ill and displaying any COVID-19 related symptoms, please keep them home and contact your family medical professional regarding the situation. We appreciate your continued support which will help St. Serra stay open for in-person learning.
2020-21 Yearbook Sales
New for 2020-21: Buying your yearbook has never been easier! This year, all St. Serra families will be automatically billed $60.00 for ONE (1) yearbook in January 2021, via their FACTS account.

For a LIMITED TIME, we continue to offer an "Early Bird" discounted price of $45.00 per yearbook (deadline to order online is December 31, 2020). Families who order one or more yearbooks at the Early Bird price will NOT be billed in January. To purchase at the Early Bird price, click on the link below:
Families also have the option to "opt out" of being billed for a yearbook.
Opt out requests must be received by December 31, 2020. Please click the link below to opt out of purchasing a 2020-21 yearbook:
Yearbook Dedication Sales
Yearbook dedication ads and shout-outs are now available for purchase!

Dedication ads are the perfect way to commemorate your 8th Grader's journey to graduation with photos, messages and quotes.

Shout-outs are great for congratulating your St. Serra student on an outstanding achievement or milestone, such as making their First Communion.

Easy to Create: Design, preview and pay for your ad online, all through Jostens easy-to-use website!

"Early Bird" pricing is in effect until December 31, 2020. Ad pricing will increase after this date. Don't delay - visit the Jostens website today and get started!
Troop 818 is Accepting New Boy Scouts in January 2021 
Calling all current 5th and 6th grade boys, Troop 818 is a boy-led troop which aims to develop the leaders of tomorrow who are guided by the values of Scouting: God, Country, Family and Self. We are chartered by St. Junipero Serra Catholic School. We welcome Scouts from all faiths and schools. Our troop has over 50+ registered Scouts from age 11 through age 18, with 100+ Eagle Scouts since chartering in June 1996. We hold troop meetings twice a month in the evenings, as well as service projects and other outdoor activities. During these COVID times, some activities look a bit different, but we are still an active Troop having fun, learning and ranking up! Watch quick video here.

For more information on joining our troop, please contact Scoutmaster Sean McNamara at T818sm@gmail.com or New Member Coordinator Cristen Lebsack at lebsackscouts@gmail.com or 949.278.5159.
New Website Coming Soon!
St. Serra's new website will launch this week December 15! We ask for your patience as our website slowly comes to life as we continue to work on transitioning to our new website. There may be links missing or unavailable, so please bear with us as we work through the end of the year on our website. We will communicate in January with guides on how to access the Parents only section, which will be available to all our families using their very own FACTS account username and password. No more yearly passkeys will be needed! Coming soon!
Santa's Secret Christmas Shop Delivers FUN
Thank you for shopping Santa's Secret Virtual Christmas Shop!

For those students who made online purchases, they can look forward to having their orders delivered by our own very special St. Serra Christmas elves on Tuesday, December 15!

For students who are not on campus, we will have a drive-through pick-up available on Wednesday, December 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
2020-21 "Serra Strong" Car Decals Now Available!
Last call for stocking stuffers!

Order by Tuesday, December 15 for delivery this week. Our exclusive "Serra Strong" car decals are available for $3.00 each, and look great on car windows (or any window!) and water bottles - or use them to make a unique ornament!

Great for showing your St. Serra pride while driving around town, these high-quality stickers also make fun stocking stuffers for your St. Serra students, as well as Grandma and Grandpa!

Orders placed by Tuesday, December 15 will be delivered on Thursday, December 17 via your oldest child's classroom.
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