Weekly Updates

St. Anne Catholic Grade School

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Lunch
Our June menu is available. Please return a copy to the office by Friday, May 19th. Several students have outstanding balances. Please check your accounts. We will not be able to serve hot lunch to students with negative accounts. Money that is not used this school year will be carried over to next September.

Thursday, May 25th, we will not have any items available to purchase in the cafeteria. If your child does not want a hot dog and chips, please make sure they bring a cold lunch.

5/18 – Pastries for Parents (incoming K for 2017-2018 school year)
5/22-24 – Spring Book Fair
5/23 – Spring Concert
5/25 – Field Day
5/26-29 – Memorial Weekend, NO SCHOOL
5/30 – Class resumes

Field Day
Attached is a letter for anyone looking to volunteer on May 25, 2017. Thank you to Men’s Club, we will be having hot dog and chips for lunch. We are in great need of afternoon volunteers. Please sign up on the link provided in the attachment. Let’s make this a fun day for all students!!

6th Grade Parent/Student Orientation (incoming 6th grade 2017-18)
See attached flyer for information regarding the parent/student orientation for all current 5th grade students who will be entering the 6th grade for the 2017-18 school year.

Dress Down Day
Field Day is a dress down day.

Guidelines: Students are allowed to wear any jeans, shorts(appropriate length for girls), athletic sweats, appropriate top, and tennis shoes. Students are not allowed to wear tank tops, leggings, yoga pants, or open-toed shoes.

Book Fair
We are having another Book Fair this year to promote summer reading for our students!!

It’s the Scholastic Buy One, Get One Free* (BOGO) Book Fair!

*Free items are of equal or lesser value than the ones you buy, discounted automatically at the register.

Book Fair dates: May 22 – 24
Shopping hours: Monday & Tuesday 8:30 – 4:00.
Wednesday 8:30 – 12:30.

We look forward to a successful Book Fair!

$1 Dollar Jeans Day
Friday, May 19th, bring in a dollar to have a jeans day. All proceeds will go to purchase new recess equipment/toys for St. Anne Catholic Grade School. This executive order was proposed and approved by principal of the day Dominic Rea.

All grades are welcome to participate. Any class that has a scheduled jeans day from silent auction does not need to bring a donation.
Immunizations

Please view letter from Macomb County Health Dept. regarding students entering the 7th grade.

Canned Food Drive
In order to extend the grace of the Easter season to those in need, the Sixth Grade will be organizing a canned food drive, which will continue through the end of the school year. All grades are encouraged to participate by bringing canned and non-perishable food items and leaving them in one of two collection points: in the Elementary School Building outside the office, and in the Junior High building, at the top of the main stairs.

What should you bring?

Any canned goods (preferably cans with pop tops)
Other non-perishable foods (pasta, fruit cups, ramen noodles, etc.)
Snack bars, peanut butter, jelly.
(Please do not give old, expired items that have been collecting dust in the back of your pantry. Also, items that require a lot of cooking and preparation–e.g. dry beans, rice–are not encouraged.)
All items will be distributed directly to those in need in Southwest Detroit through the ministry of Orthodox Detroit Outreach. For more information, visit orthodoxdetroitoutreach.org.

“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.'” Matthew 25:40

Lego Club
Our next meeting will be June 6th, at 4pm, room 103/104.

Athletics
Open Athletic Club Meetings – If you’re planning to attend the May 23rd meeting to vote, here are your nominees. Please view attachment.

Hungry Howies – You may have noticed a fundraiser form came home with your child in the last week. Please make sure you turn the form in to the office or the teacher by this Friday. Thank you!

Buffalo Wild Wings – Don’t want to cook after soccer on Wednesday, May 24, 2017? Come to Buffalo Wild Wings at 12 mile and Mound, and let them do the cooking for you. A portion of the proceeds from St. Anne families will help support the St. Anne Athletic program. Hope to see you there next Wednesday.

Festival
We know the school year is ending and summer is not far away, however, the committee for the “Silent Auction” is already in high gear. The Sausage Festival will be here before we know it! The Silent Auction committee needs your help with donations of items that can be included in “Theme Baskets” for bidding at the Silent Auction. This is a great opportunity for all our students and families to participate in the success of our Auction. View attachment for full details.

8th Grade
Parents, please make sure you look at the schedule (attached) for the end of the school year. These are very important dates that we wouldn’t want you to miss!

School Committee
Here is the list of School Committee meetings for the remainder of the school year. Meetings begin at 6:00 PM and are held in the Father Walsh room in the junior high building (first floor). All are welcome to attend. Childcare will be provided during these meetings. Our goal is to have our meeting agenda included int he school email that goes out the Wednesday before the meeting date. If you would like to bring an issue forward to the School Committee, please contact a School Committee member. You can either do that in person or via email. A list of the School Committee members can be found on the St. Anne Website under the “About Us” tab. Click on “School Advisory Committee.” We all look forward to serving St. Anne parents, students and staff in the interest of keeping St. Anne Catholic Grade School a great place to learn and grow.

· June 8th

Sincerely,
St. Anne School Committee

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