WEEKLY NEWS - July 8, 2019
ALERT: FORMS
Returning families, don't forget to return your registration forms. The new deadline is next week on July 15! We appreciate your help with this.
POPSICLES IN THE PARK
Thanks to everyone who joined our first summer social last month. Here are some photos we took of all the cool smiles. Don't miss our next meet up July 27th .
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YAY LUNCH
Beginning this fall we'll be partnering with Yay Lunch to offer healthy, locally-sourced school lunches.

Yay Lunch partners with local vendors to craft healthy lunches kids love available for delivery directly to Saint Benedict. This year's vendors will include Baker's Crust, Jason's Deli, Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe, Ellwood Thompson's, & California Pizza Kitchen. Look for more details coming soon!
SUMMER HOURS
If you are planning to stop by school to drop off paperwork or other items, please be sure to CALL FIRST (804-254-8850). The school office hours are typically from 9am-3pm, M-F, but with a small summer staff, we might be in other parts of the building or in a meeting and unable to hear the doorbell. So plan ahead and call first so we can be on the lookout for you! Thank you!
NURSES CORNER
This is a reminder for all parents with children starting KINDERGARTEN in the fall. They will need a recent physical exam and be up-to-date on their immunizations. And, all rising 6TH GRADE students will need a TDAP booster before the start of the fall semester. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Debbie York , school nurse.
UPCOMING EDGE AND THE RULE EVENTS
The Edge summer schedule and permission form is now available! Events include a trip to Luray Caverns and our fourth annual kickball classic. All summer events are open to rising 6th through rising 8th graders. Rising 9th graders should attend The Rule events. See permission form and please contact Kevin Corcoran at  kcorcoan@saintbenedictparish.org  for details. 
Luray Caverns Trip
The Edge will be taking a day trip to Luray Caverns on Friday, July 12. Meet at St. Benedict at 7:30am and pick up at 5:30pm. We will travel to Luray Caverns where we will tour the caverns, eat lunch, solve the garden hedge maze, and take a look at the Car and Carriage Caravan Museum. Cost is $25 and RSVP is due by Wednesday July 10. Bring money for lunch. Eat breakfast before you come or on the bus.
Vacation Bible School
Entitled "Jesus, More than Miracles", this year's vacation bible school will take place from 9:00am to 12:00pm from Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2 at Saint Benedict Catholic School.

Open to all 3.5 year olds (must be potty trained) to rising 4th graders, the registration fee for each participant is $20, $50 total for three or more children.

Rising 5th graders through adults are needed as volunteers and won't be charged. Please see the flyer for details. Registration for both participants and volunteers under 18 years old is online this year at  https://www.saintbenedictparish.org .
Tubing Trip - Edge
Edge is going tubing on the James from Pony Pasture to Reedy Creek through Riverside Outfitters on Friday, August 9! Drop-off time is 9:00am and pick-up time is 2:00pm at St. Benedict’s. Cost is $20 and is due with a Riverside Outfitters Waiver by Wednesday, July 31. Bring a bagged lunch and sunscreen!

Contact Kevin Corcoran at  kcorcoran@saintbenedictparish.org  for questions on any of the above Edge or the Rule camps.