Congratulations to our second-grade First Communicants! They will be having their Family Mass at the Basilica on Thursday, May 16th at 7:00pm.
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REGISTRATION REMINDER - PLEASE READ!
Do you plan to re-register your child for next year and have not completed the process or paid the registration fee? Please do so asap. The fee is now $250/child (Max of $750/family). If you do not plan on returning, please send formal notice through a note or
email. Thank you for your cooperation!
Urgent Carnival Help Needed!
We need volunteers in the food tents for the carnival this week! This is where MSS makes most of its money. PLEASE call Terry at 301-447-3161 to lend a hand!
Carnival Week May 20-25! Check here and on our Facebook page for weather updates when necessary. No hot lunch served during Carnival Week.
Registration is Due by May 15th!
Last Chance to Pay Registration Fee before Rate increase! If paid after May 16th, the cost per child will increase.
Paid through May 15th: $175/child (maximum of $525/family)
Paid May 16th or later: $250/child (maximum of $750/family)
GRADE 8: All Tuition and Fees must be paid in full by May 15th in order for students to take part in 8th-grade activities. Please see Finance if you have any questions or concerns.
Thank you to Mrs. Carney and Ms. Truitt for organizing a wonderful display of musical talents! And to the students for their hard work and dedication. Great job!
Thank you to the Mullineaux Family for sponsoring our annual plant and veggie sale, as well as for providing the wonderful, locally grown plants!
Thank you to everyone who sent in treats for Teacher Appreciation Week!
MSS Carnival Help Needed
We need volunteers to help us set up for the carnival Sat & Sun, May 18-19th. On Saturday we begin at 9:00am and on Sunday we begin at 11:00am. There is a lot of work involved!
Can’t help with set up? That’s okay! We have other ways you can be a part of the tradition. Sign up to staff one of the MSS stations - we always need the extra hands!
Also, please review the items needed list and send in what you can.
“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr.
LAST WEEK FOR BOX TOPS BONANZA!
**NOTE: The Box Tops people will NOT accept expired BTs! Please make sure your Box Tops are CURRENT. Also, please do not glue the BONUS certificates to the collection sheets. The sheets are ONLY for regular Box Tops. You can include bonus certificates, just don't glue them to the sheets.**
Each student is asked to collect 75 Box Tops using the collection sheets sent home in Tuesday folders. If we reach our goal, we’ll get a visit from The Cow Ice Cream Truck! Have additional Box Tops?
Any family who turns in additional filled sheets will be entered into a drawing for a prize!
All sheets MUST be returned by May 17th to qualify and be counted!
Last Meeting - June 4, 6:30p
Come be a part of planning for next year!
We are looking for parents willing to be officers/event chairs and help lead the HSA! All our efforts are for the students, but we are only as successful as our volunteers help us to be. Join us and make a difference for our school!
HSA RAFFLE - Check your Tuesday Folder for Tickets and Details
- Every family is asked to sell 10 tickets
- Tickets are $5 each – Grand prize is $1,000
- All tickets must be returned by May 24.
- We are happy to provide you with extra tickets!
- Incentives for students listed HERE.
Drawing will be held at the MSS Carnival!
THANK YOU to all families who have already sold their tickets! Please keep selling!!! ANY class with 100% participation may come out of uniform the last week of school. This is our only cash fundraiser and we hope to make it a BIG success!
Before School Care Feedback Needed
In response to feedback collected on the recent parent survey, we would like to know more details about your potential use of Before School Care services. Please take a moment to fill out and return the attached survey OR visit bit.ly/BeforeCareSurvey19 to submit your reply electronically. This does not constitute a commitment on your part - we are simply gathering more information as we move forward to determine if this is a viable option we can once again offer. Thank you!
Family Life Curriculum
Next week we will be presenting the Benzinger Family Life lessons to students. These lessons are presented each year and are a part of our curriculum standards for religion. The materials are available for preview, if you would like to see them. Please contact the office if you would like to see materials.
BAND SCHEDULE UPDATE
Due to the snow days, we have adjusted our band schedule so that students can make up the required lessons. Please note these dates and have students bring their instrument:
May 14 (Concert Band Groups 2, 3, 5/ Beginners Groups 1,4)
May 21 (Beginners Groups 1,4/ Concert Band Groups 2,3,5)
Congratulations to Our First Communicants
Welcome to the Table of the Lord!