On May 28, we welcomed back several of our alumni from the Class of 2015 who graduated high school this year for a Senior Walk!
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Persons with temps 100° or greater may not enter the school building
The wellness form to be completed daily comes from the Archdiocese of Baltimore. The AOB threshold is 100.4, HOWEVER, Mother Seton School's threshold is 100. If your student has a temp of 100 or higher, please answer YES to that question and do not send them to school. Thank you!
Fairfield Area Students - Free Lunch
Fairfield Area School District has received a federal grant to provide lunches for all students who reside within Fairfield School District. This is regardless of what school the students attend and economic status. From Monday through Thursday, 11:30-1:00pm, parents may come to the Middle School entrance where cafeteria staff will be. The middle school entrance is on the other side of the building opposite of Fairfield Road. No need to sign anything or provide a name, just the number of lunches needed!
Band Registration Opens This Week
Ms. Gries, the band instructor, will visit each grade 4-8 classroom, show an introductory video, and provide information on how to join the band. If your child is interested but finances are a hardship, please contact me.
The PSA replaces the IOWA basic standardized test. This fall, the test begins on Wed, Sep 23. Please visit the testing page for a list of which grades test on which date. As it's computer-based, you may opt to have the child complete the test from home. Please let your teacher know if this is your choice so they may give you the appropriate login information. *No new instruction will be given on test days. Students opting to remain home to test are only expected to complete the test. It is a series of 3 untimed tests (2 for Gr 1) which should take approximately 1 hour to complete. Breaks will be given in between testing.*
The AOB will be using a google form survey to collect family income data for the 20-21 school year.
EACH FAMILY MUST COMPLETE THE SURVEY regardless of whether you believe you qualify for free or reduced fee lunch or not. Collecting family income data is also a requirement of MSDE and we must do so annually.
Visit bit.ly/IncSurvey2021 to take the survey. The survey takes approximate 2-4 minutes and must be completed by October 15, 2020.
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!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
End of Year Schedule
May 28: Senior Walk, 2:15p
May 31: School Mass, 10:15a; Grade 8 Class Picnic, 11:45a
June 4: Gr 8 Hershey Park Trip (Rain Date 6/7)
June 6: Gr 8 Awards Banquet, Gr. 8 dismisses @Noon
June 7: Field Day; Gr. 8 dismisses @ 10:30a
LAST DAY FOR AFTER SCHOOL CARE - INVOICES WILL BE SENT HOME JUNE 11th
June 9: Gr 8 Graduation, 4:00p at Basilica
June 11: Pre-K Graduation; 12:30p Dismissal
June 12: Dismissal 12:30p
June 13: LAST DAY Awards at 9:30a; Dismissal at 11:00a
Students may come out of uniform
Standardized test scores and end of year report cards will e mailed the week of June 24. All fees/tuition must be paid in full to receive your report card.
Important Dates for Next Year
The 19-20 School Calendar has been finalized, and we can share with you some major dates. The full calendar will be distributed in the summer mailing in July.
Back to School Morning: Aug 30, 8:30-10:30a
First Day of School: Sep 3 (1/2 days on 3 & 4
Pre-K & K have staggered start days
Grandparents Day: Sep 20 (1/2 day)
Thanksgiving Holidays: Nov 27-29
Christmas Break: Dec 20-Jan 2
Easter Break: Apr 6-Apr 15
Graduation: Jun 7 (Gr 8); Jun 9 (Pre-K)
Last Week of School*: Jun 8-10, 12p dismissal
Last Day*: Jun 11, 11a dismissal
*Contingent on snow days
Cleaning out the backpacks?
We’ll still be collecting old markers and crayons through the end of the year! Drop yours off in the box in the atrium for recycling!
The Emmitsburg Lions Club is sponsoring an art contest on "community". Grades 2 & 6 will be participating through class assignment. The contest is open to grades 1-8. Please visit bit.ly/ArtContest19 for more information.