March 24, 2021
What’s Your Gala Game Plan?

St. Catherine’s first-ever virtual gala is Saturday, April 17th, and now is the time to plan your evening and purchase your tickets.

The biennial SCM Gala is always the place to be to enjoy our community and raise funds in support of our shared mission. We will be virtual this year, but the objective remains the same: To celebrate the school and everyone who makes it unique, and ensure we have the resources to give every student the very best educational experience. 

Proceeds from SCM Virtual Gala: A Celebration of Community will support the St. Catherine’s Montessori Tuition Assistance Program. Taken together with allocations from our operating budget and philanthropic gifts directed specifically to tuition aid, the gala will help us begin to meet the $130,000 assistance need requested by our families for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Receiving financial support is sometimes the deciding factor in a family’s ability to remain here at St. Catherine’s, and we do our best to help them stay.

Purchase your gala tickets now through April 5th and consider making a gift in support of SCM families. We can’t wait to see you there!
UPCOMING EVENTS
Wednesday, March 24
  • Virtual Mass, 5:00 PM (Facebook Live)

Thursday, March 25
  • Friends of the Atrium Virtual Rosary, 8:00 PM (Zoom)

Friday, March 26
  • Deadline to order 2020-2021 Yearbook

Sunday, March 28
  • Palm Sunday

Thursday, April 1
  • Early Dismissal. After-school Program Closed. See below for times and procedures

Friday, April 2
  • Good Friday. No School. After-school Program Closed
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Early Dismissal Procedures for Thursday, April 1
Infant Community will be dismissed between 11:15 and 11:30 AM with their older SCM siblings. Siblings will meet parents in the IC parking area.

All ½ day Primary will be dismissed at 11:30 AM with their older SCM siblings in the carpool line.

All full day Primary, Elementary, Adolescent Community, and High School will be dismissed at 12:00 PM (unless they have an Infant sibling or ½ day Primary sibling, in which case they will be dismissed at times stated above).

Please do not arrive before 11:50 AM for the 12:00 PM dismissal. In the event you arrive while 11:30 AM dismissal is in process, we will ask you to circle the line until our 11:30 AM dismissal is complete.

We appreciate your patience with the dismissal process! As a reminder, there is no aftercare available on Thursday, April 1.
Deadline to Purchase 20-21 Yearbook is Friday, March 26
Don't miss out on all of the memories from this school year!

Order yearbooks at the Jostens website.

Click here to learn more about spring yearbook delivery.
Celebrate Mass Live on Facebook Tonight at 5:00 PM
INSIDE & OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM
Eggs and More Eggs for Sale in the AC Market
Our SCM hens have been very busy! There are lots of eggs available for sale in the AC Market.

Plus, check out our new spring soaps. We have a variety of new scents available from mango to cotton candy.

Click here to visit the AC Market.

Aleena Gilani and Laura Lopez
AC Market Co-Managers
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Light at the End of the Tunnel
A Message from Sandra Espinosa, Counselor & Healthcare Coordinator
Dear St. Catherine’s Community,

I hope Spring Break gave everyone time to reconnect with family/friends in a safe, socially distanced manner and that you had many micro moments of gratitude. As I reflect on this time last year, a period of great uncertainty, confusion and loss, I feel immense gratitude for where we are today. Of course, we are not completely out of this pandemic, but I think we can finally see some light at the end of the tunnel with many folks getting vaccinated and high hopes that those numbers will increase significantly by the end of May. The last year has given us all so many valuable lessons to ponder. I’m sure all of us see the world through different eyes today than we did a year ago – I know I do.

Please click here to continue.
PARENT SERVICE ORGANIZATION (PSO)
Virtual Rosary on Thursday, March 25 at 8:00 PM
All are invited to join the Friends of the Atrium to pray the Rosary virtually on Thursday, May 25 at 8:00 PM.

Join Zoom Meeting:
 
Meeting ID: 671 548 4578
Passcode: PSO 
Mother's Day is Around the Corner
Message from the Square 1 Art Chair, Hadley Cogan
Children's art makes wonderful presents for the moms in your lives. Consider Square 1 Art for that perfect Mother's Day gift. All proceeds from this fundraiser support social justice continuing education for SCM guides. All items will be shipped directly to your home. Shipping for orders over $75 is free.

Once you upload the art to Square 1 Art online, you may begin to shop for art keepsakes! The school earns funds from every order! Together, we can help support St. Catherine's Montessori and create keepsake memories of your child's art to enjoy for years!
 
Please create and upload art by: 4/8/2021
Order Deadline is: 4/13/2021
 
Click here to get started!
If you would like to submit something for the Globe, please send it for approval to globe@stcathmont.org by Monday at noon.

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