Wolfhound Wednesday
June 5, 2019

Our 7th and 8th grade students at our Leadership Mass on the last day of school
In This Issue
Upcoming Events:

Wed Jun 5
Report Cards Posted

Save the Dates:

Mon, Aug 19 
Parent Administration Day & Meet the Teacher (4-6 pm)

Tues, Aug 20
Kindergarten WOW Day (9-11:30 or 12-2:30)

Wed, Aug 21
First Day of School

Dear Parents,

Report cards will be available to view on SchoolSpeak from today until June 19. After June 19 they will no longer be accessible, so please be sure to log in and view and print them before then.

Summer Blessings,
Kathy O'Reilly

Quick Links
Congrats 8th Grade Scholarship Winners

We are so proud of our many eighth grade students who have received  scholarships to begin their high school years.

We are happy to announce the following scholarships recently awarded to our Saint Brigid of Kildare eighth grade students:
  • Lily Strayer - Bishop Watterson High School Eagle Award
  • Avelinn O'Reilly - Bishop Watterson High School Prechtel Scholarship
  • Olivia Day - Bishop Robert J. Brennan and Murico Family Scholarship 
And to our 7th grade students who earned a scholarship for entering 8th grade:
  • Sophia Heise - 7th Grade Home & School Scholarship sponsored by the Annual Fund 
  • Gabriella Beuselinck - 7th Grade Home & School Scholarship sponsored by the Annual Fund 
In addition to our previously announced scholarship winners:
  • Caleb Kenney - Dominican Sisters Scholarship
  • Ava Hoying  St. John Bosco Scholarship
  • Peter Mangold  Principal Scholarship
  • Lily Goodfellow  Sister Ursula Marie Math Scholarship
  • Jack Ismael  - Sister Ursula Marie Math  Scholarship
  • Stephanie Regan - Central Ohio Association of Catholic Educators Scholarship
  • Matthew Hollis - St. Charles Class of '58 Scholarship
  • Bobby McMillen - St. Charles Msgr. O'Dea Scholarship
  • William Chorich - St. Charles Academic Scholarship
  • Peter DeSocio - St. Charles Academic Scholarship
  • Thomas Matthews - St. Charles Academic Scholarship
  • Kelsey Anderson - Columbus School for Girls Alumnae Scholarship
Looking for OSU Tailgate Space for Alumni Gathering

We are in the midst of planning a Wolfhounds alumni event for all Saint Brigid of Kildare School graduates age 21 and up.

The gathering will be a tailgate on OSU's campus on September 21 for the OSU vs. Miami home football game.

We are looking for someone who has an OSU parking pass (to be used as a tailgate spot) that he/she would be willing to donate for this game. 

If you have a pass/spot you can donate for this game, or know someone who might be able to, please contact Allie Wing at mrs.wing@stbrigid-school.org. 

Keep Collecting BoxTops!

Keep collecting BoxTops this summer!  We earned over $1,000 from BoxTops this school year.  Look for another BoxTops contest after we return to school in the Fall.

** Remember to SAVE BoxTops with expiration date and acronym intact.**. 

School   Supply  Kits Deadline June 10

Deadline to order June 10, 2019

SPICE "Get Moving" Summer Fitness

The "Get Moving" SPiCE fitness program is returning this summer to help children get moving and into shape!  

The summer fitness program will look different this year. Students can participate in two different sessions. One session will take place from June 11th-27th meeting twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-8.

The second session will take place from July 16th-August 1st meeting twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9-10:30.
Sign ups for each session will take place two weeks before the start of each session.

All incoming 1st-4th grade students in St. Brigid School and parish are welcome to participate. The program will be especially sensitive to kids with special needs.

Become A New Family Mentor

Home and School is currently looking for parents to sign up to be on the New Family Welcome committee. This entails being a mentor to a new family for the next school year. Mentor families will attend the new family welcome breakfast on Sunday, August 18, and also need to be available to check in with their new family monthly and be available to answer any questions and assist with their transition. Mentors will be paired up with new families with children in the same grades.

If you are interested in being a new family mentor, fill out this short form.

If you have any questions, contact Alexis Santangelo (alexis@innovationexhibits.com) or Leah McCoy (leah.mccoy@gmail.com) or Diane Paulus ( dmpaulus@gmail.com).

Barn Bash Save the Date
Friday, October 25, 2019

The annual  Barn   Bash  at Leed's Farm in Ostrander will be held on Friday, October 25. 

Save the  date for the fun family event!

Summer Tutoring

Summer tutoring is available from many Saint Brigid of Kildare staff members. Staff can be contacted via email or by calling the school office and leaving a message.

Click here for the list of teachers, subjects and contact information.

Wolfhounds Baseball Recap
The St. Brigid Wolfhound Baseball & Softball program recently concluded it's 2019 Season!
Some of the highlight included:
  • SIX dedicated St. Brigid Boys Baseball & Girls Softball Teams, this was the most teams for a diocesan program, again, for many years running!
  • Over 70 boys & girls participated on our dedicated wolfhound and multi-parish teams
  • A lot of fun and lifetime memories were had, on the best baseball & softball field in the entire Diocese
  • THREE of the Wolfhound 2019 teams earned regular season CHAMPIONSHIPS!
  • Another of the teams got a Tournament CHAMPIONSHIP and yet another team earned a tournament RUNNER UP!
  • This year's Boys Varsity team concluded the most successful baseball class career in the over 2 decades of Wolfhound Baseball.  The boys won both the 2019 regular season championship and the 2019 end of year diocesan tournament championship.  This group's career included three regular season championships, three tournament championships, and a tournament runner-up! The attached photo is of the 2019 Varsity Boys Baseball team after their tournament victory
  • 2020 Pitchers & Catchers practice starts in 292 days, don't miss out!
SBAA Fall Sports Registrations

The St. Brigid Athletic Association is excited to open up registration for the fall athletic activities.  The below activities are based on your child's grade level in the fall, and all activities are open up to any registered student of St. Brigid School, St. Brigid Religious Education, or child of registered parishioner.
Registration started on Thursday, May 9th at 7:00 AM and will run through the end of the summer - see specific end dates on each sport.

  • Tackle Football : 5th - 8th grade boys - season starts with practices 1st week of August and runs through end of October.   Costs : $160
  • Flag Football : 4th grade boys - season starts with practices in August and runs through end of October.   Costs : $160
  • Summer Mini-Camps : 4th - 8th grade boys - Saturday mornings during the summer.  Costs : Free (must register online)
  • Lil' Hounds : 2nd & 3rd grade boys - 6 weeks of football fundamentals - September & October.   Costs : $75
  • View all Football Program Details and Register (including local summer football camps)
  • Girls Volleyball: 4th - 8th grade girls - season starts with practices 1st week of August and runs through end of October.   Costs : $160 
  • Lil' Hounds : 2nd & 3rd grade girls - 4 weeks of volleyball fundamentals - August.   Costs : $75
  • View all Volleyball Program Details and Register
  • Please note: Volleyball Evaluations will be May 28-29. Please find the full schedule at www.gowolfhounds.com.
Cross Country
  • Boys and Girls Golf : 6th - 8th grade girls & boys - season starts with practices 1st week of August and runs through October.   Costs : $10-20 per match (approx. 12 matches) - no registration fee. 
  • View all Golf Program Details and Register

Summer Camp Opportunities

There are many local summer camp opportunities for elementary age students.

Submit Materials for Wolfhound Wednesday 

If you have information you'd like included in the next Wolfhound Wednesday, email it to Allie Wing at awing@cdeducation.org
To view past issues of the Wolfhound Wednesday, find them archived on our website here.