Eagle Express 10/17/18

From the Principal

Dear Parents,

First things first, the sign up for HSA fund raisers (including fish fry) information is below, in the HSA section!

Say “Hello” to our new Afterschool teacher, Meghan Bonham. Ms. Bonham will be helping in the afterschool on Wednesdays & Fridays! The remaining days in afterschool will be covered by Mrs. Bunders and Mrs. Linsenmeyer.

October is going so fast, and that means that Halloween and All-Saints Day are coming up in a few weeks! Classrooms may be having Halloween parties, please look for updates from teachers. No costumes, please. The Student Council is planning an afternoon of treats, games, and fun for Wed., Nov 1st for All-Saints Day!

The Fall Family Dance is this Friday from 6-9pm in the IHM gym! Spread the word – invite your friends and family! Want to help? The Athletic Committee could use a few volunteers for set-up on Friday, Oct. 19 starting at 3:00pm in the gym. Sign up to bring a baked treat for the bake sale: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a044aaaae23a46-fall1
Cost: $5/person, max $20/family, under 4 years old no charge. Admission includes Bounce House, Photo Booth and Candy Jar Guessing! Bake Sale and Lollipop Pumpkin Pull (kid and adult) available at an additional cost. Food (pizza, brats, hot dogs) and beverage will be available for purchase. Come in costume and enjoy the family fun!

The 2nd Annual Trivia Night “Through the Decades” will be held on Friday, November 16th. Register your team of 8, or individually for the Trivia competition, by emailing ihmhsa@gmail.com. If you have anything to donate to the Silent Auction, please contact auction coordinator Mary Kirschbaum at kirschbaumm@yahoo.com.

Catholic Schools provide a firm foundation for the growth and development of your child. Pray for a year filled with faith and learning. Let us be a community of service to one another and to our world. On behalf of Fr. Chad, the teachers and staff of Immaculate Heart of Mary School, God bless you for choosing Immaculate Heart of Mary School!

Callie Meiller, Principal

Office Reminders

Menu change for tomorrow – Thursday October 18th. The wraps will contain ham & cheddar, not turkey as advertised!
For every day your child will be absent or late, please call the school office and leave a message on the attendance line with the reason they are gone BEFORE 8:30 AM (12:00 for 4K-PM). If you know ahead that your child will be gone, you can email us instead. If you don’t contact us, we are obligated to contact you, and your ONE phone call (or email) to the office will save the office SIX phone calls to you and all of your numbers! Thank you for your help!
Even if the days are warm, the early mornings are downright cold, and before before 8:00 AM students will be outside in the morning! Please make sure to send your child with appropriate outdoor wear for the weather. Make sure to label all outdoor clothing with your child’s name. If you need help getting outdoor gear for your family, please let us know – we have resources!
Students can wear shorts/skirts without tights/leggings/knee socks until Nov. 1st. After that long pants and tights/leggings/knee socks under skirts are required until April 1st.
Thank You

Many thanks to our neighbors, the Sisters of Mary Morning Star, for leading our students in Adoration at their convent most Wednesday mornings through the school year (the K-8 attends on a rotating schedule.) We appreciate their time in leading the students in adoration prayer!

Volleyball Schedule

Saturday, Oct. 20

8:00 6th Grade at IHM

10:00 6th Grade at IHM

3:00 7th Grade at IHM

4:00 7th Grade at IHM

Sunday, Oct. 21

4:00 6th Grade at St. James

Home & School Association

HSA event volunteer sign up is available! It will open Fri. Oct. 19 at 6:00 AM and will be available until Nov. 2 at 10:00 PM. K-8 families, make sure to read the letter linked below about how many shifts you will be required to work. An information sheet regarding details on childcare availability for volunteers is also attached. Any questions should be emailed to ihmhsa@gmail.com, not to the school office. Here is the link:
HSA Volunteer Event Sign Up

The fall deadline is approaching for the Box Tops for Education program. This program provides our school with cash back rebates to be used for enrichment programs such as art, music, field trips and new technology. Please turn-in all box tops and milk caps to the school or parish by Monday, October 22. Questions? Please contact Ashley
McGree at ​ ALauren518@gmail.com or (651)271-8830.

This week’s links

HSA Volunteer Event Sign Up Letter (pertains to grades K-8 only)

HSA Volunteer Child Care Letter (pertains to grades K-8 only)