Week of October 26, 2020
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Health
What to Know This Flu Season
Flu and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. While it’s not possible to say what will happen, it’s likely that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both spread this fall and winter.

Protect yourself, your family, and your community against flu this fall and winter by getting a flu vaccine. Also follow other CDC recommendations to protect yourself from both flu and COVID-19.

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! 
Grandparents to Receive the Newsletter and Falcon Wrap-Up
If you would like your child's grandparents to receive the Weekly Newsletter or the Monthly Falcon Wrap-Up, please fill out this form so that we can include them. Thank you very much!
Make-Up Picture Day
Makeup Picture Day is almost here!

SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, November 10th 1:00-3:30pm

Order before Picture Day on mylifetouch.com using your Picture Day ID: EVTFGZK8X
PTO
Thank you to Eileen Smith and Connie Rubke for organizing the New Family Mass! It was great to see the new families at school. The service was lovely. Great job!

Thank you to Kelly and Lon Duncan and Ali Crist for an amazing Pumpkin Patch! You guys are awesome!
Pumpkin Patch Sponsors
Thank you to all our Pumpkin Patch Sponsors for making the event a success!

Pumpkin Sponsor
Kelly and Lon Duncan and Duncan Produce

Candy Sponsor
Lisa Haryono & David Bailey
Malissa Balderama
Melissa & Brandon Rencehausen
Maira & Daniel Vargas

Tricks or Treats Sponsor
Nicole & Vince Anido
Michelle & Anthony DiMeo
Meg & Ben Franklin
Cherlene & Eric Stones
Christine & Eric Wise

Jack-O-Lantern Sponsor
Jessica & Chris James
The Masserer Family
Marina & Jesus Montes
Tiffany's Coffee Pasadena

Kona Ice Truck Sponsor
Kim & Kevin Delaney
Tina & James De La Torre
Delaware Pacific
Allison & Ryan Fuller
Mary & John Gilbaugh
Alina Hunt
Hiroko and John Loftus
Claire & Darren Marco
Sara Kalin & Michael Munoz
Kelly & David Paulus
Bridget & Danny Pudi
Susan & Grier Ross
Lauren & Brian Savarese
Stephanie & Robert Sepulveda
Sara & Mark Vanis
Mars Zhang

All Hallows' Eve Sponsor
Andy's Transfer & Storage
Anonymous
Alison & Brennon Crist
Tiffany & Andrew Ewing
Tricia & Chuck Ortega
Maite & Alex Ramirez
The Welsh Family
Book Fair 2020: November 2-7
We are looking forward to our 2020 Book Fair next week! Join us to help support St. Philip and local businesses!

For all businesses, 3rd party delivery (ie. Door Dash, Grub Hub...) will NOT count towards St Philip fundraising. We will have a gameboard in next week's newsletter. If you make it to all five businesses and turn in your gameboard, you will be entered into a raffle for gift cards! 

Monday, November 2
  • MOTHER MOO 17 Kensington Court, Sierra Madre Open 2pm-8pm
  • Order online and pick up or curbside delivery; or in person

Tuesday, November 3 - Saturday, November 7
  • SAN MARINO TOY AND BOOK 2476 Huntington Drive San Marino 10am-6pm
  • Online and in person for all book sales. Mention St. Philip with purchase.

Tuesday, November 3
  • TACOCITA  203 South Rosemead Blvd. Pasadena 11am- 8pm
  • Order online or onsite, dine in or take out and mention St. Philip. (No 3rd party delivery will count toward St. Philip).

Wednesday, November 4
  • BC DONUTS  2525 East Foothill Blvd. Suite 1, Pasadena 5am- 3pm.  
  • Online or in store, mention St Philip when ordering. (No 3rd Party delivery will count toward St. Philip)

Saturday, November 7
  • THE STAND  36 South El Molino Avenue, Pasadena 11am-9pm.
  • Order online at TheStand.com or The Stand App and use code: STPHILIP or in store and show flyer 

Looking forward to a great week!
Used Uniforms
If you have any uniform needs, Please contact Used Uniforms directly at uniforms@stphiliptheapostle.org
Reminders
Pumpkin Character Contest
Click the link for more information. Falcons Fables Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Pumpkin pictures must be submitted by this Thursday, October 29th at 3pm. Contest will run from October 30-31st.
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.
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

"Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character.
These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness."
-R. J. Palacio (Wonder)