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Wednesday Herald


December 20, 2023

Upcoming Dates


Christmas Break

Dec. 21st-Jan. 5th


Father/Daughter Dance

January 20th


Parent's Night Out

February 3rd


Grandparent's Day

April 16th

Principal's Message


On Friday, November 17th, we conducted a toy drive to benefit children at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. This opportunity originated from and was led by second grader Kennedy Lovett! I am very proud to announce that over 500 toys were donated from our school! Thank you for supporting this important cause! Thank you to Kennedy for earning her HALO by demonstrating strong leadership!

I wish all our GA families a very blessed holiday season! I look forward to the return of our angels on January 8, 2024!


God Bless,


Corey

School News

Last Herald of 2023


This is the last Wednesday Herald of 2023. The next Herald will be emailed out on Wednesday, January 10th.

Action Required: Re-enrollment for the 2024-2025 School Year


Thank you to the families who have finalized re-enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year by submitting your registration fees! Again, many classes will be at capacity next year, especially in the primary grades. All current families must finalize their registration fee payment to be included in our class rosters for next year. Current families must complete their fee payment ahead of this date to maintain priority. To complete registration, please use this link.

Cafeteria Volunteers Needed


We are in need of helpful hands to keep an eye on our students in grades K-8 during lunch for the second half of the school year! Please consider sharing a small part of your day to assist. All volunteers must be SafeParish trained. If you are interested, please sign up!

Great news for anyone who pays Ohio income tax and supports Guardian Angels


We have many students at Guardian Angels who benefit from scholarships provided by the Catholic Education Foundation (CEF). Ohio taxpayers who donate to the CEF may be able to claim a dollar-for-dollar, non-refundable tax credit on their state income tax return, up to $750 per donor. For more information, click here.


We hope you consider a donation before the end of the year and choose "Guardian Angels School (Cincinnati)(C00160)" from the drop-down when prompted.


Parishioner and tax expert, Brien Dulle, is donating. Here's what he had to say. "Supporting the CEF is a no-brainer for me for two reasons. As a graduate of GA that is also sending my daughters to the school, I want to invest in the education that our children receive. Secondly, there's no extra money out of pocket since I can claim a dollar-for-dollar Ohio tax credit."

Save the Date: Grandparent's Day

Save the Date: Father/Daughter Dance


Please save the date for the GA Father Daughter Dance on Saturday, January 20th

Donations are needed to make this event a success. To donate, click here.

Thanks for the Donations & Cookies

 

Our sincere thanks goes out to all of our GA families for sending in donations and cookies for the GA Staff Cookie Exchange on Monday. The GA faculty & staff were so appreciative and excited about the variety of cookies and generosity from our families. The GA community is amazing!! Thanks again for your support. Happy Holidays!

Tickets on Sale for Parent's Night Out!


Tickets are now on sale for GA PTA "Glitz, Glam and GAtsby" Parents Night Out event! The event will take place on Saturday, February 3rd from 7:30-11 pm at Mojave East. Tickets are $75 per person/$150 couple. 


Join us for an evening of casino games, music, dancing, spirits and silent auction in support of Guardian Angels School. The proceeds from the event will benefit upgrades to the Library. Tickets include open bar, light hors d'oeuvres and casino games. Tickets are on sale now and space is limited. Tickets will not be sold at the door! 

Scan the QR code to purchase tickets, for sponsorship opportunities, or to make a cork pull donation.

Lil' Hoopers Basketball Registration is Open!


Our Pre-K-2nd grade 2024 Cherub Hoops League registration is open! The GA Boosters are proud to announce the return of a fun and instructional basketball league for our littlest Angels! Teams will be formed by age/grade: Pre-K only, K only, 1st only, 2nd only. Cost will be $75 per child.



Please register here by Friday, January 12th basketball program will be held on Saturdays from February 17th-March 23rd. There will be 6 sessions. For more information, click here.

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Children's Liturgy of the Word


Children’s Liturgy of the Word is back at Guardian Angels Parish 10 a.m. Mass on the third Sunday of every month. This ministry relies on the support of volunteers to serve our parish. Two adults and 4 teenage volunteers are needed each month. To sign up, click here.

Greeters and Gift Bearers Needed


Greeters and gift bearers are needed for all 3 weekend Masses. Please consider helping out in these important ministries! This helps the ushers prepare for Mass and not have to scramble to find gift bearers at the last minute. To sign up, click here

Young Men's Faith and Fellowship


When: Upcoming meetings are 1/8, 1/22, 2/5, and 2/19 from 8-9 p.m.

Where: Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Room B in the undercroft or by zoom 

Age: 20s - 40s 

Join together in brotherhood with other men to grow in virtue and faith. This winter, we will be using a program called Happiness and the Meaning of Life from the World on Fire Institute. Contact the group at mensfaith@gaparish.org to join our email distribution list, receive more information, or to join via Zoom.

Young Women's Faith and Fellowship


When: 2nd and 4th Wednesday every month from 8-9 pm. Upcoming dates are 1/10, 1/24, 2/28, 3/13, and 3/27.

Where: Guardian Angels Church in Room B in the undercroft

Age: 20s - 40s

Join together with other women to expand your Catholic faith and build meaningful relationships as we dive into various faith studies from the Blessed is She, Rooted devotional. No prior knowledge or materials needed; come as you are! Contact the group at womensfaith@gaparish.org for more information.  

Fathers Team


Each Friday, Fathers Team will be meeting for Fathers Team "Lite” which consists of review and discussion of the upcoming Sunday's scripture readings. All GA fathers are invited to join in person in the Undercroft (Conference Room B), or by Zoom, this Friday at 6:05 a.m. Contact us at GAfathersteam@gmail.com for the zoom information, or to get on the GA Fathers Team email distribution.

Other News & Reminders

School Masses

You can find a full schedule of school Masses on the calendar in Rediker. We will be livestreaming all of the All School Masses through GA’s YouTube channel

Cookie Ministry

Guardian Angels School Cookie Ministry teams up with the Parish Peanut Butter group to feed families in need. The Peanut Butter group makes 1,500 peanut butter and bologna sandwiches. GA students donate cookies. St. Francis Seraph Church in Over-the-Rhine gives the food to families in need. 


Students are asked to bring in two dozen cookies, brownies, or rice krispie bars on their classroom's designated day. Treats need to be bagged, with two treats per bag. Donations of juice boxes and prepackaged snacks are also needed. All 2nd grade classes are responsible for the next donation on Monday, January 8th. A complete schedule for the school year is attached

Attendance Line

If your child will be absent or late to school, please call the main school office by 8:00 a.m. each morning. All parents needing to report their child absent or late to school should call using the main school phone number (513) 624-3141.

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Box Tops For Education

The Guardian Angels PTA collects Box Tops and uses the funds earned to purchase indoor recess games and outdoor recess equipment. Box Tops is now on a digital platform. To participate, you’ll need to download the Box Tops App and scan your grocery receipt within 14 days of purchase. You’ll find more information here.

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Kroger Community Rewards

Have you signed up for Kroger Community Rewards and designated GA as your beneficiary? The more families who register, the more money our school receives through the program. Kroger Community Rewards offers a great way for you to support our school's technology fund and you don't have to spend a penny. You can search for GA or use our NPO number, 80200. The amount Guardian Angels receives depends on the points our supporters rack up while grocery shopping.

Register Your Kroger Rewards Card

Bulletin Advertising Available

Our bulletin publisher is looking for new advertisers and sponsors. Thanks to our sponsors, the bulletin is published weekly at no cost to our parish. Please consider purchasing an ad. Your ad and participation make the bulletin successful, and you attract customers! If interested, please email Sherry Montel or call/text her at 614-301-7444.

Advertisements and sponsorships can be purchased for a business, family, charity, in Honor or in Memory of a Loved One, or to support the church or a community service organization, such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters. We appreciate your support.

Stay connected to GA through the following social media platforms:

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Helpful Links

Rediker/Parent Portal

Lunch Menu

Christian Service Program

SafeParish

Send In News For The Herald

If you have news to share with our community, please send it in through the link above labeled Send In News For The Herald. Information is due on Friday; the week before you would like the news to be included in our newsletter.

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