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Tuesday News 5/25/21

Tuesday News 5/25/21

Maryn Rajaski (gr 7) and Middle School LA teacher Ms. Brennan were presented with awards from Zaner-Bloser in recognition of Maryn's Handwriting Win at the Maryland State Level and as a finalist in the National Grand Handwriting Championship. Congratulations! While many schools opt to replace handwriting and penmanship instruction with keyboarding, MSS and Zaner-Bloser recognize that learning cursive and practicing good penmanship are critical to fine motor skill development, as well as reinforces learning and activates parts of the brain keyboarding/typing does now. It is also a beautiful art form in danger of becoming lost!

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Prayer Corner

Please Pray For...

the brave men and women serving our country, especially for the repose of the souls of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom

for Kenneth Krug, uncle of Lynn, great-uncle of Finnian (gr 7) and Moira (gr 5) Tayler, undergoing hip replacement surgery

for the repose of the soul of Stella Nunemaker, grandmother of Seton Center Director of Operations Ken Droneburg, who died May 25

Announcements

SUMMER OFFICE HOURS

The Front Office will be open Monday-Thursday, 9:00a-12:00p, through August 19, 2021.

The building will be closed July 5-9, 2021.

SUMMER OFFICE HOURS

The Front Office will be open Monday-Thursday, 9:00a-12:00p, through August 19, 2021.

The building will be closed July 5-9, 2021.


From the Principal's Desk

Dear Families,

I hope this note finds you healthy and well.

Congratulations to all of our students who participated in yesterday’s talent show. Students entertained the student body with dancing, singing, magic, karate, piano playing, and more. It was wonderful to see so many talents. Thank you and congratulations, also, to the members of the tech crew and the show’s MCs. Their attention to detail and care for the students made the show a memorable experience for everyone. I am already looking forward to next year’s show.

Our students will have another opportunity to showcase their talents at our annual Field Day, which will occur on Friday, June 4. You will receive more information regarding the event in the next few days. Let us all pray for good weather!

School will be closed on Monday, May 31, for all students, faculty, and staff in observance of Memorial Day. Below is a prayer taken from Catholic Household Blessings and Prayers that I thought you would share with your family.

God of power and mercy,
You destroy war and put down earthly pride.
Banish violence from our midst and wipe away our tears,
that we may all deserve to be called your sons
      and daughters.
Keep in Your mercy those men and women
who have died in the cause of freedom
and bring them safely
into Your kingdom of justice and peace.
We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen

I hope you enjoy the three-day weekend. I look forward to seeing you back in school on Tuesday, June 1.

Sincerely,

Kathleen J. Kilty, PhD
Principal


Thank you to all who participated in our Carnival Pizza fundraiser! Special thanks to John Dowling and Terry Smith, and all who helped put the pizzas together!


FIELD DAY • JUNE 4, 2021

Because Field Day activities will be happening right up until dismissal, please DO NOT ARRIVE prior to 11:45 a.m. We cannot have traffic lined up on Creamery Rd and you will not be able to enter the school circle until closer to noon.

RETURN YOUR UNWANTED SPRING PHOTOS

Please return any spring photos you do not wish to keep and return payment for those that you will keep. The cost of any photos kept and unpaid for will be added to your end of year bill. LAST CHANCE TO RETURN YOUR UNWANTED PHOTOS OR PAYMENT!

REMINDER FOR FREDERICK BUS FAMILIES:

The bus will not be operating on Friday, May 28. Please make alternate arrangements for transportation. We apologize for any inconvenience.

UPDATE NEEDS - Blessing Box Service Project

Thank you for your generous donations! We will continue to collect through the end of NEXT WEEK (June 4).

The Ladies of Charity, a lay ministry of the Daughters of Charity, sponsor a Blessing Box outside the Shrine. It is free and open to the public 24/7 for our neighbors in need.

Our CSW service project this year is to collect items most in need. Please return the following items to school, either through your student or by dropping them off. OR you can order from Amazon and have them shipped directly to us!

· Individually wrapped toilet paper and paper towels

· Deodorant

· Soap/body wash

· Shampoo

· Small-size detergent (laundry or dish)

If you are interested in the Ladies of Charity ministry, please feel free to contact Mary Calis.

End of Year Dates

May 31: MEMORIAL DAY—No School

June 3: Gr 8 Graduation Rehearsal

June 4: End of 3rd Tri.; Field Day

June 6: Gr 8 Graduation, 4pm

June 8: Pre-K Graduation

June 10: Last Day, 11am Dismissal

Hiring for Next Year

Teacher Assistants: Full-time. Must pass background and fingerprint check, and complete VIRTUS child safety/protection training.

Bus Drivers: Part-time and substitute positions available. Must be CDL B or A licensed, qualified for Passenger and School Bus, and possess Air Brake certification. Must pass background check, drug test, and a DOT physical.

Please contact Ms. Kilty at kkilty@mothersetonschool.org if interested.

Re-Registration and Enrollment Information 

DID YOU KNOW... Families who refer another family to MSS receive a $200 tuition credit after the referred family registers!

 

Current families who do not intend to re-enroll: Please let us know in writing!

If you plan to re-enroll, please note that the registration fee is now $300 /child (maximum of $900/family). There is still financial aid available!

If you received financial aid after registering your child, you may need to re-sign your contract. Please do so ASAP! Check your email or your SchoolAdmin portal.

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21-22 TUITION RATES AND FEES

Please contact Albert at anastasi@mothersetonschool.org if you have any questions or concerns.

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