Week of October 5, 2020
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Announcements and Events
New Schedules
Our updated daily schedules begin today, Monday, October 5th.

The new schedules can be found on both Google Classroom and in the Portal.
Library Curbside Pick-up
The library is inviting 4th-8th graders to place books on hold for pickup. Books can be picked up in the school office on Monday, October 12th from 7:45am-4pm.

Information for TK-3 Library book pickups coming soon...
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
PTO
Flu Shot Clinic
Reminder! PTO is teaming with Huntington Hospital to host a free community flu shot clinic (ages 9+) in Holy Angel Hall. The Flu Shot Clinic is October 6th. Please arrive at assigned time and wear a mask.

Here is the link to view the sign up:

Click here for the flyer and more information.
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.

PTO Pumpkin Patch is on October 23 from 10am- 4pm. 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
This year's Pumpkin Patch will be on Friday, October 23rd. 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. Thank you!

Reminders
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.
2020-2021 Calendar
Click the link below for a list of calendar dates. Please note that dates are subject to change.

Attendance
Parents are responsible for submitting attendance every day for each student on both Guided Learning and Direct Instruction days by 8:20 am. If you're child will be absent, please contact Karen Conley.
Email: kcconley@stphiliptheapostle.org Phone: (626) 795-9691 ext 203
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
Golf Squad
Golf Squad Fall at St Philip the Apostle will be hosted at Altadena Golf Course and is for both new and continuing students and provides weekly opportunities for your child to learn the technical swing mechanics (i.e. putting, chipping, full swing, etc.) as well as the social skills required to enjoy golf, the clubs, and golf course (i.e. vocabulary, etiquette, rules, history, etc.) all under the instruction of an LPGA or PGA Professional.

Golf is a very challenging and fun sport that can lead to college scholarships. So start early and start now...boys and girls! Even if your child already plays, it is great to enjoy weekly, convenient lessons from the pro.

(Click Here to read more on how and why your child can benefit from continuing professional, golf practice with Golf Squad at your school.)

Below is the St Philip the Apostle specific link with additional info and online registration:

We look forward to building the foundation to enjoy golf for a lifetime together!"

Click here for a flyer.
Parish News and Events
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
Pueri Cantores San Gabriel Valley
Click here for more information about an opportunity to join the children's choir, Pueri Cantores San Gabriel Valley.

Reflection of the Week
“Apart from the cross there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven.”
-St. Rose of Lima