Week of October 19, 2020
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Announcements and Events
Picture Day Pictures are Here!
Pictures are ready for pickup in the front office this week from 8-3pm, Friday 8-2pm. Please come by! 
Dodger Day
Let's get ready for Game 1 of the World Series! Students are welcome to wear their Dodger gear and/or blue tomorrow, Tuesday, October 19th.
Pumpkin Character Contest
It's that time of year again!

Click the link for more information. Falcons Fables Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Pumpkin pictures must be submitted by October 29th at 3pm. Contest will run from October 30-31st.
PTO
Book Fair 2020
Get ready for Book Fair 2020!

The 7 days of Book Fair November 2-7, 2020. Help out St. Philip and support your local businesses!

We will have a "Book Fair" at San Marino Toy and Books- with online and in store shopping 11/2-11/7. The school will receive a portion of the profit on all book sales.  

We will also have Dine to Donate options with Tacocita, The Stand, Mother Moo Creamery, BC's Donuts, and more. Dates and times will be announced soon! If you have a small business that would like to participate, please get in touch with us at pto@stphiliptheapostle.org
Pumpkin Patch
Join us for the Pumpkin Patch! Buy your pumpkins! Wear your costume! Enjoy Snow Cones! Win a giant pumpkin! Wear your mask! 

Credit card payment only.

Please sign up for a time so that we can comply with social distancing protocols. The sign up is for each family, not each person. One family=one slot.  If you have a large family (5+) , please sign up for two spots.


Family Visit Sign Up:

We are also in need of a few volunteers to help with Pumpkin Patch. Thursday to help unload and set up pumpkins, and Friday to help with the sale. Your VIRTUS, Fingerprinting, and TB must be current in order to volunteer.

Volunteer Sign Up:
Pumpkin Patch Sponsorship
We thank Kelly and Lon Duncan for donating all the pumpkins! We invite you to help additionally support this event by becoming a sponsor! Please see the attached for additional information. To be recognized on signage, please turn in your sponsorship by 8pm Tuesday, Oct. 20. Thank you!


To donate now, click here.
Used Uniforms
If you have any uniform needs, Please contact Used Uniforms directly at uniforms@stphiliptheapostle.org
Flu Shot Clinic
A BIG Thank You to Karen Dunn and the nurses and nursing students from Huntington Hospital for a very successful Flu Shot Clinic! We gave out 142 Flu Shots!

If you still need a flu shot- the last page of the flyer has a list of additional free flu shot clinics.
Click here for the flyer and more information.
Reminders
Attendance
TK-3
Parents are responsible for submitting attendance every day for each student on both Guided Learning and Direct Instruction days by 8:00 am. If your child will be absent, please contact Karen Conley.
Email: kcconley@stphiliptheapostle.org Phone: (626) 795-9691 ext 203

4-JH
Due to the schedule change, daily attendance for grades 4th-8th will be recorded by their homeroom teacher each day. If your child will be absent, please contact Karen Conley.
Email: kcconley@stphiliptheapostle.org Phone: (626) 795-9691 ext 203
Library Curbside Pick-up
Students who have placed books on hold for pickup can be pick them up in the school office throughout the week. Hold requests submitted by Thursday each week will be ready for pick up for the following week.
Make-Up Picture Day
SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, November 10th 1:00-3:30pm

If your child(ren) missed last week's picture days, please bring them on Tuesday, November 10th
Student Tutoring
Some of our all-star 8th grade students have created a Tutoring Team for our TK-6 grade students!

Check out their flyer here.
Contact Information Updates and FACTS
Do you need to update your home address, cell phone, or email address?

Please email Karen Conley, kcconley@stphiliptheapostle.org , for information changes.

Please remember to log into your FACTS account to update your information.
Parent Talent Database
Do you have skills and talents to offer to our school? Please take a minute to complete this form and let us know! Parent Talent Database Form
After-School Activities
Parish News and Events
School Parent Rosary
Come pray with us! 
8:30am via Zoom on Thursday mornings. Parishioners (non-school families) welcome, too! 
Email Julie Schnieders at jjschnieders@yahoo.com for Zoom link to join or with prayer intentions. 
Mustard Seed Diaper Donation
Click here for more information about Mustard Seed and diaper donations.
Walking with Purpose
Walking with Purpose is hosting a Virtual Open house on October 29th.

Contact information can be found on the flyer.
Community Events
Reflection of the Week
“Education bears within itself a seed of hope: the hope of peace and justice; the hope of beauty and goodness; the hope of social harmony.”

-Pope Francis