October 5, 2018

5 Living Rosary 2:30pm 
6 Marathon Celebration 9:30a 
9 PSO Mtg 9:30a  
9 TeacherEase Info 1:15pm 
10 Mass of the Holy Spirit 9-2
16 Picture Retakes
17 School Mass 9a
17 Early Release Day 1:15p
18-19 MEA (No School)
20 Little Saints Fall Fest 9:30a
23 Mom/Daughter Mass 7:30a
24 Father/Son Mass 7:30a
25 Vision Screening 
26 Hearing Screening  
1 All Saints Mass 10:15a
1 Conferences 4-8pm
MNSAA Conf - No School
5 Conferences 4-8p 
8 Conferences 4-8pm
9 Vets Day Program 1:15p
12 SSS Photos (Library)
12 PSO Mtg 9:30 (Dining Rm)
12 Conferences 4-8p 
13 K Open House 8:45a, 7p
15 Give to the Max
19-23  Thanksgiving - No Schl
26 Parenting Talk 6:30p
30 End of 1st Trimester 

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No Uniform Day Earned for Monday, 10/8! 
VEAP Food Drive
Monday-Friday: October 8-12
Next week, our 3rd & 6th grade buddies will be leading a drive and collecting various food items to help stock the VEAP food shelf. This year we are having a themed food drive and asking specific grades to focus on specific items.
  • Kindergarten:  healthy cereal
  • 1st:  no or low sugar and sodium canned fruit and vegetables
  • 2nd:  canned tuna and chicken
  • 3rd:  quinoa and whole grain pasta
  • 4th:   rice and beans
  • 5th:  healthy canned soups and stew
  • 6th:  flour and sugar
  • 7th:  cooking oil
  • 8th:  Special diet foods: gluten free, vegetarian, nut free
Of course VEAP welcomes any and all food donations.  Bring in whatever you want; bring in whatever you... can. Let's try to meet their needs! Let's dig deep for VEAP!
Mass of the Holy Spirit (Grades 4-8)
Wednesday, October 10th from 9am-2pm
All OLG 4th-8th graders are attending the Mass of the Holy Spirit organized by the Catholic School Center of Excellence (CSCOE) at US Bank Stadium. Watch the promo video from the last event, here.  
CSCOE has requested that each student donate a new or gently used winter coat or other piece of warm winter clothing at the event through Coats for Kids. You can bring donations to your classroom starting Monday, 10/8.  
HERE is the itinerary for the event. We will be having the boxed lunches provided (ingredients here). T hese are not guaranteed to be nut free. If your child has an allergy and you are concerned, please send a lunch with them. 
Upcoming 8th Grade Home Games 
8th Grade Boys/Girls Soccer
Tuesday, 10/9 vs Blake at 4:30pm
Thursday, 10/16 vs Breck at 5:45pm
8th Grade Girls Volleyball 
Monday, 10/22 vs Annunciation at 4:30pm
Monday, 10/22 vs Nativity at 6:30pm
TeacherEase Session for Parents 
Tuesday, October 9th at 1:15pm   
Mrs. Mortl will be hosting a brief overview of TeacherEase for any parents that are interested in learning more about our new gradebook. The meetings will be held in the Library. Any parents in grades 3-8 are welcome to join. There will be time for individual questions after.  
Little Saints Fall Fest
Saturday, Oct 20 from 9:30-11am
Join us here on campus for our OLG Little Saints Fall Fest featuring the Teddy Bear Band, treats and activities geared for toddlers through early elementary age!
Third & Fourth Grade Choir Club
Third and fourth grade singers are invited to join Choir Club. This is a great way to have fun singing together, develop musicianship skills, and serve the school community. Rehearsals are held during recess (4th graders on Wednesdays and 3rd grade on Thursdays). We will sing for the Veterans Day program, Christmas concert and Spring concert. Please fill out and return the registration form. Rehearsals begin October 10 and 11. Please contact Mrs. Esther Cook if you have questions: esthercook@olgschool.net.
Destination Imagination Registration 
Destination   Imagination  (DI) is back! If you would like to hear more information about  Destination   Imagination please see this form or attend  the informational meeting on October 8th at 8:00 AM in Ms. Holtz's room, 310. You can also sign up with this form. 
EHS Tour for 8th Grade Students
Tuesday, October 16th 8:00-9:30am
If you are an 8th grade family who would like to learn more about Edina High School, please join us for this tour opportunity! Students and parents will have to check in the main office and we will proceed to the Community Room across from main office.  We will start with a general information session for both parents and students and then proceed to break out for school tours. Please have your families come and park in the north parking lot of the high school. Try to have them here before 8:00 am and come in Door 5. Questions and RSVP can be given to Holli Hankinson @ hollijean7@yahoo.com  or 612-963-7317 
Deer Hearts Needed! 
As hunting season begins, 7 th grade science is in need of deer hearts! Please tell the hunters in your life to save their deer hearts so the 7 th grade can experience an unforgettable lab as they learn about the structure and function of the heart. Hearts can be frozen in a Ziploc bag, and brought into Mrs. Rossow's room (503) at any time. Questions? carolinerossow@olgschool.net 
"We lead with Yes." Water Bottles
Each OLG student was given a water bottle last week as we launched our "We lead with Yes." tagline. The water bottles are BPA Free, but not dishwasher safe. There was a note inside each water bottle that heat could shrink it. If you missed the video on PIE night launching our "We lead with Yes." campaign, don't worry! We will blast the final cut of the video soon. 
November Release Days 
Register by October 16th
Join the fun during the November release days!
  • November 2nd: Shoreview Community Center
  • November 19th: Old Log Theater & Inner Active Playground
  • November 20th: The Works
  • November 21st: Bell Museum & Planetarium
Complete the Release Day Registration Form HERE
Moms of Grace Meeting
Wednesday, Oct 10th at 10am
We invite everyone to join Moms of Grace at our first meeting on October 10th at 10am in the Church Dining Room. We look forward to continuing our mission of connecting with each other and our wonderful parish. This year, our meetings will focus on our theme of "Incorporating faith into our homes." We have a variety of events planned, including monthly meetings where we will connect on the 2nd Wednesday following school Mass, social events in the evening celebrating the holiday season and the end of the school year, service projects that involve your children and finally, a marriage event in the spring.  No matter what, we'll come together and give thanks to God for being Mothers, the hardest yet most gratifying job in the world.  In our first meeting, we'll welcome and hear from Mary Hodgdon, the Director of Marriage and Family at OLG.  Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there! Please note childcare is available. If you should have any questions, please contact Liz Seaman @ mog.ourladyofgrace@gmail.com 
New Altar Server Training
Monday, Oct 15 from 3:30-5pm
If you were unable to come to the August training, we invite you to come on Monday, October 15. This training for people who want to be an altar server but have not been trained. You must be in 6th grade or older. Please email Shelly Aebi at shellyaebi@olgparish.org and let me know you are coming!
STA Homecoming Activities 
Friday, October 5th
Join us for Saint Thomas Academy's Homecoming football game and activities! On Friday, October 5 we will have family friendly activities beginning at 5:30 PM at Gerry Brown Stadium. The football game vs. the Hopkins Royals begins at 7:00 PM. Please help us cheer on our 5-0 football team! Plus, Cadet Soccer will make this a double-header when they play at 3 PM. Saint Thomas Academy...Go Forward!  
Ed Outfitters: Fall Uniform Sale 
October 6th-15th 
15% OFF ALL Uniform Apparel and Accessories! 
*Discount cannot be applied to previous purchases and is not valid on spiritwear or custom embroidery.
IN STORE: 6002 Excelsior Boulevard, St. Louis Park, MN
BSM Open House 
Monday, October 15th from 6-8:30pm 
Join us for our evening open house and hear from our BSM Admissions team, school leadership, teachers, and other various departments. Learn how each individual student becomes a leader within the BSM community and are welcomed back long after graduation. You will discover why it is we say, "Once a Red Knight, always a Red Knight."  Visit our website at www.bsmschool.org/openhouse
to learn more about our evening agenda and to sign up. We hope to see you there!

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