Congratulations to the Friends of Catholic Education-
Mother Seton School Teacher of the Year - Sharon Beard!
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Reopening Plan for 20-21 School Year
Please click on the link to download the letter sent to our families on July 23 regarding reopening plans for our school.
Uniform Update and More
Students may choose to wear either the regular school uniform or the PE uniform every day. The PE uniform will continue to be required on PE days. The school shoe must be a white tennis shoe, with white or light non-marking soles. The shoe itself may have colored markings, such as logos. Our uniform closet has an ample supply of uniforms. Please contact the school office at (301) 447-3161, Monday – Thursday, to set up a time to visit the closet. If you need additional PE T-shirts, they must be ordered through the front office no later than August 3. A form was mailed home with report cards or you may download it from the website.
COLD AND FLU SEASON
At this time, we have two confirmed cases of flu in the MSS community. In an effort to contain any outbreak, please keep your child at home if your student is exhibiting flu symptoms. Remember, as stated in the handbook, your child must be free of fever, vomiting or diarrhea for a full 24 hours before they can be re-admitted to class. Additionally, if your child is on antibiotics, they should be taken for a full 24 hours before returning to class.
In an effort to protect children who may be immuno-compromised, if your child is diagnosed with the flu, please call the office and let us know.
Thank you for your help in this matter!
YEARBOOKS ON SALE!
Our committee has been working hard to put together a fantastic keepsake of this year for all our students. Be sure to order yours TODAY so you don’t miss out on these treasured memories!
Order online at: strawbridge.net
Online code: 112655
Or return the order form provided with your payment. Checks should be made out to MSS.
Important Re-Registration and Enrollment Information
New tuition rates for 2019-2020:
$5,495 Pre-K Full Day through Grade 8
$3,495 Pre-K Half-Day
Registration Fee: $175/student if paid by 5/15 ($250/student after 5/15)
Bus: $500/one-way and $800/two-way
After School Care fees remain the same. Parent Portal will open soon to register!
Multiple opportunities for Financial Assistance!
Fill out your FACTS financial aid application NOW. The sooner you apply, the greater your chances of receiving the aid you need: online.factsmgt.com/signin/3QSFV
BOOST Scholarships for MD residents will open for application on or about March 1st. BOOST awards are made by the State in addition to any tuition assistance received through MSS or parishes.
New this year: 10% tuition discount for Active Duty and Active Reserve Military! Proof of active service (active duty ID card or active duty orders) required. Contact Finance for more information!
Mar 5: 6:30p
Apr 9: 6:30p
May 7: 6:30p
Jun 4: 6:30p
All are encouraged to attend!
Thank you for Karen Jaeger, Terry Smith, and HSA for a fabulous and fun Valentine Bingo! SAVE THE DATE for KIDS BINGO, April 6th!
February 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO HELP MAKE THIS A MAGICAL NIGHT! Sign up for set-up, take-down, or helping during the event: bit.ly/DanceVol19
Gala in the Garden - March 23, 5:30-10:00p
The Links at Gettysburg
Join us for an evening of dining, auctions, and games all in support of Catholic education at Mother Seton School! $50/person or $385/table of 8 - gather a group of friends and split the cost of a table! Sponsorships for your organization also available. Contact Donna at firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets and more information.
Volunteer & YOU may win a month’s FREE tuition!
Want to find out how you can help support our gala AND enter to win? Here are just a few ways to get involved:
- ¨Gather sponsors and donations for the silent/live auctions
- ¨Donate items for the silent/live auctions
- ¨Have a business? Donate services! Marketing, printing, items to auction!
- Attend the event! We will also be offering a few ways to earn tickets or one month’s tuition!
To earn two (2) free tickets:
* Turn in $500 or more in Sponsorships. *Limited to 2 tickets per person. If unable to attend or if desired, tickets may be donated to the HSA.
* Parent(s) with children currently enrolled — two ways to earn a chance at a Free Month’s Tuition: 1) Turn in $1,000 or more in Sponsorships. *Earn one (1) raffle ticket per $1,000 raised! Drawing on March 7, 2019. OR 2) Attend the event.
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MSS Class of 1969 50th Anniversary Celebration
We are excited to invite the class of ‘69 back to MSS for our school Mass on Feb 15th at 10:15 a.m., followed by a reception in their honor. If you are a 1969 graduate or know a ‘69 graduate, please contact Jen at email@example.com to ensure you get your formal invitation!
JUMP ROPE FOR HEART
WEAR A RED SHIRT for our kick-off assembly will be Feb 20, 8:30a. The final event will be March 13 & 14.