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Tuesday News 12/17/19

Tuesday News 12/17/19

Congratulations to Patriot Pen Essay Winners for VFW Post #6658: (l-r) Maryn Rajaski (6), 1st Place; Taylor Johnson (7), 2nd Place; Julia Wivell (8), 3rd Place.

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CAFETERIA NOTE:

NEW this year… If school is on a 2-hour delay this winter, students will have the option to purchase a ham or PB&J sandwich and the soup of the day if they do not wish to pack.

Announcements

No Carnival this year, but you can still order your CARNIVAL PIZZA!

We're sad we won't be able to host the annual MSS Carnival. But The Pizza Man will still be around to offer his amazing homemade Carnival Pizza! Choose from 3 options (Cheese, Pepperoni, 1/2 & 1/2) and get an 18" "Take and Bake". Orders will be ready for pick up Fri, May 21, 1:30-6:00 p.m. and Sat, May 22, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Order online with credit card or fill out our website form to order and send/drop off your payment by check or cash.

Orders accepted through May 17, 2021!

No Carnival this year, but you can still order your CARNIVAL PIZZA!

We're sad we won't be able to host the annual MSS Carnival. But The Pizza Man will still be around to offer his amazing homemade Carnival Pizza! Choose from 3 options (Cheese, Pepperoni, 1/2 & 1/2) and get an 18" "Take and Bake". Orders will be ready for pick up Fri, May 21, 1:30-6:00 p.m. and Sat, May 22, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Order online with credit card or fill out our website form to order and send/drop off your payment by check or cash.

Orders accepted through May 17, 2021!

MSS Carnival Pizza Page

Uniform Closet

Before you order uniforms for next year, stop by and check out our Uniform Closet! It is available to browse before school or after school. Call Mrs. Smith at 301.447.3161 ahead of time so she knows to expect you.

Uniform Closet

Before you order uniforms for next year, stop by and check out our Uniform Closet! It is available to browse before school or after school. Call Mrs. Smith at 301.447.3161 ahead of time so she knows to expect you.

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. Please return photos and/or payment by May 21.

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. Please return photos and/or payment by May 21.

AOB Summer Learning Program

The Archdiocese is offering a Summer Learning Program for students in grades 3-8 who wish to improve or enhance their ELA and/or Math skills.
The 6 Week Virtual Academic Program, July 5th – August 13th, includes:

Content knowledge and skills essential for a smooth transition to the next grade.
A combination of teacher-led instructional videos, independent practice, and interactive class meetings each week.
Approximately 90 -120 minutes of classwork and meetings per week.

Cost is $15 per course. To register and find more information, visit bit.ly/SummerLearning2021.

AOB Summer Learning Program

The Archdiocese is offering a Summer Learning Program for students in grades 3-8 who wish to improve or enhance their ELA and/or Math skills.
The 6 Week Virtual Academic Program, July 5th – August 13th, includes:

Content knowledge and skills essential for a smooth transition to the next grade.
A combination of teacher-led instructional videos, independent practice, and interactive class meetings each week.
Approximately 90 -120 minutes of classwork and meetings per week.

Cost is $15 per course. To register and find more information, visit bit.ly/SummerLearning2021.

AOB Flier

Register - More Info


A Note from the Principal’s Desk…

Many thanks to all who contributed to the success of our Christmas Program and band concert. Special thanks go to Mrs. Carney, who planned the Program so creatively, the classroom teachers and aides who assisted her, members of the tech crew and chorus, and the students who performed so beautifully. Special thanks also go to our band director Ms. Weaver. Our beginning band presented its first concert for us and the advanced band wonderfully demonstrated their hard work and practice. Unfortunately, there will be no evening performance.

Classes will end at noon on Friday, December 20 for Christmas Vacation. Classes will resume on Friday, January 3, 2020. I send wishes to everyone for a blessed and joyful, merry Christmas.  And may the New Year be a good one for us as we work together to strengthen our school community.

Kathleen J. Kilty, PhD
Principal


BEE NIGHT

January 4, 6:30-8:00p (snow date: Jan 11th)

Did you know bees are the world’s top pollinator of crops?

Bring the family for a fun and free evening all about bees! This year art and science have been working in tandem, as the students incorporate the wonderful world of bees into their creative works.

Hear from beekeepers, meet The Bee Rescuer, see hives and beekeeping tools in person, including “the bee suit”. Stay and enjoy popcorn and a film about bees in their environment. Wear comfy clothes, bring a soft blanket, and a drink with a lid!

VIEW FLIER


HSA Corner

Our next HSA Meeting is Tuesday, Dec 10 at 6:30 PM. We NEED more active parents! Please join us and become involved in planning for our school year. 

Thank you to Amber Reaver for organizing a wonderful Breakfast with Santa! We’re grateful for everyone who stepped up to help us out!


SAVE THE DATE FOR THE ANNUAL DINNER AND AUCTION!

NIGHT AT THE RACES

March 21 @ 5:30 PM AT MSS

Check MotherSetonSchool.org/gala for updates and details as they come!

Makerspace Group 3 Change

Due to the Christmas Break, Makerspace for Group 3 will be held TOMORROW, December 18th after school.

Re-Enrollment/Registration News

Registration and Re-Enrollment is beginning after Christmas this year!

Look for a letter home explaining the earlier process when we return to school.

Be prepared to fill out your FACTS applications early!

If you will have Pre-K 4 enrollees, you can begin the testing process for them before registering. Contact Laurie Szukalski at 301.447.3165 if you have a Pre-K 4 or a Kindergartener not previously enrolled in MSS who will require testing.

NEW FOR NEXT YEAR!

God’s Little Gifts Pre-K 3 Program

We are expanding our pre-kindergarten program to include 3-year-olds*. The schedule and curriculum will be similar to the current Pre-K 4. LIMITED SPOTS are available.

Applications accepted starting in January.

*must be 3 by Sept 1, 2020 and potty trained 

SCRIP for the HOLIDAYS

Order on Monday, Pick Up on Thursday.

Many cards are available in the office for cash-and-carry, no ordering required! See our website or enclosed flier for a list of cards kept on hand.

SCRIP is a great way to shop for the holidays AND save on your tuition at the same time!

Good Luck to Our Spelling Bee Participants

The schoolwide spelling bee will be held tomorrow, Dec 18th, at 1:45pm

The winner will go on to the Frederick County Spelling Bee.

SAVE THE DATE

Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Mass

Friday, January 3, 2020 at Mother Seton School. Time TBD.

Reminder of Weather Protocol

As we enter the winter season, please remember: We follow FCPS - if they close, we close. All weather alerts will be posted on our website. We will post on social media when we are able, but please follow the website for the most current info. You can sign up to receive alerts from FCPS through FindOutFirst, but the fastest way to receive information is to follow FCPSMaryland on Facebook or visit FCPS.org. They post their weather calls by 5:05 a.m. We will repeat the information on our website and Facebook shortly after that. No SwiftAlerts will be sent.



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