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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.
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.
Re-Registration and Enrollment Opens March 6th!
Refer to this letter sent home in your tuesday folders for instructions and important deadlines and new 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.
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!
Lent BEgins March 6th
Ash Wednesday Mass: Wed, Mar 6, 10:15 a.m.
Reconciliation: Thu, Mar 21, 9:00 a.m.
The season of Lent begins tomorrow. This is a time of prayer, fasting and abstinence, and almsgiving. We will be working with the students to create a meaningful Lenten journey for them at school and we invite you to be a part of it. There are many resources you can use to help you and your family come closer to Jesus during this time. Check our social media and website for tips throughout the season.
MSS Young Authors Night and Talent Show
March 27, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Begin the evening browsing our Young Authors Fair and perhaps you’ll meet the next Jack London or Suzanne Collins! Then stay and be entertained by our top performers. You’re always in for a treat with our Biennial Talent Show!
Mar 5: 6:30p
Apr 9: 6:30p
May 7: 6:30p
Jun 4: 6:30p
All are encouraged to attend!
SAVE THE DATE for KIDS BINGO, April 6th!
Contact Tammy at email@example.com for more information & tickets!
Daddy-Daughter Dance THANK YOU!
Thanks to all who attended the dance and all who helped make it a magical night, including Danielle Greene, Mrs. Myers, Lowes Waynesboro, Walmart Waynesboro, Sheetz Waynesboro, Candyland, Sheetz Thurmont, Walmart Westminster, Walmart Gettysburg, Glory Days Grill, Utz, Jubilee, Carriage House, Carleo's, and the many volunteers who pitched in!
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.
ITEMS FOR AUCTION BASKETS WANTED!
Last year’s themed baskets were so popular, we are offering them again. Please visit bit.ly/baskets19 to see what’s needed and sign up for an item to donate!
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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Kids Heart Challenge (formerly Jump Rope for Heart)
Students brought home their pledge packets last week and are super excited after our kick-off assembly to start raising money for the American Heart Association. The Jump Rope-a-thon will be held March 13-14th.
From the Art Department…
Learn to Cricut! Mrs. Myers will offer an introduction to the new Cricut die-cut machine and the latest technology added to the Art Department.
Europe 2020 is on! Join a group of MSS parents, students, grandparents, & alumni who will be taking Germany, Italy, & Switzerland by storm Summer of 2020. An info meeting will be held Mar 28th, 6-7p. Food provided! RSVP to Mrs. Myers at email@example.com.