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Due to the success of school/parent donated baskets last year, we are seeking items from parents again this year so that we can create three themed baskets to auction at this year's Gala! Please use the link below to select an item that works for you and you may send in with your child to school - please be sure to label it for the Gala! If you have any questions or you need to make other arrangements to send in an item, please contact Lexi Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MSS on a 2-hr delay, Thurs, Feb 21st with possible re-evaluation by 7a.
Doors open at 10am. PreK dismisses at 12:30p. No hot lunch, please pack your own.
*DATE CHANGE* JUMP ROPE FOR HEART: Wear a Red Shirt!
WEAR A RED SHIRT for our kick-off assembly will be Feb 22, 8:30a. The final event will be March 13 & 14.
Help make it a magical night! Sign up for set up, take down, or help during the event: https://bit.ly/DanceVol19
Get your tickets for our annual dinner and auction in support of Catholic education at MSS! Check out the event page for a sample of auction items, as well as information on volunteering and sponsorships.
Please pray for Lester Wooden, brother of Sister Margaret Ann (Gr 2 teacher), who was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer.
Attention 8th-Grade Parents
There will be a short meeting and discussion regarding the new 1:1 computing initiative that you and your students will be required to attend before your student may receive their device. You’ll be given a handbook and permission slip to sign, as well as the opportunity to ask questions. Please join us Wed, Jan 23 at 8:15 a.m. in the Science Lab. It should take no more than 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can meet us on Thu, Jan 24 at 6:15 p.m. in the Science Lab and afterward attend the Maryland 529 Presentation. If neither of these times work at all, please contact Mrs. Kuykendall.
Feb 5: 6:30p
Mar 5: 6:30p
Apr 9: 6:30p
May 7: 6:30p
Jun 4: 6:30p
All are encouraged to attend!
Congratulations to TJ Burns, who won the Gala Early Bird prize of an Uber gift card and Tina Ryder, who who the Gala Early Bird prize of $50 MSS Cash! Thanks for your support!
HSA Valentine's Bingo
February 9 • Doors Open 5:30 p.m., Games begin 7:00 p.m.
(Snow Date Feb 16th)
Enjoy a date night with your honey or your favorite girlfriends and you might come home with a Vera Bradley or Coach bag! $20 in advance for 20 games ($25 at the door). Specials, door prizes, raffle, and concessions available.
February 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Celebrate your little girl with dinner, dancing, & games! $20/couple, $10 per additional guest. RSVP by Feb 6th! Snow date is Mar 2nd. DOWNLOAD FLIER/RSVP FORM
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 email@example.com 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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Maryland 529 Presentation - Jan 24, 2019 at 7:00p at MSS (Snow Date: Feb 7th)
Did you know you can use your 529 savings plan (formerly the College Savings Plan of Maryland) to pay your MSS tuition and receive a tax benefit? Join us for an informational session led by a representation from the state program. Open to the public, so please invite your friends & family! This is rescheduled from Nov’s original date.
Did you know….? Spanish Tutoring is offered before school on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Dr. Fraga to sign up! dr. firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at 301-447-3161.
Catholic Schools Week At-a-Glance
CSW Door Decorating Contest
We're showing our brilliance with a friendly competition for Catholic Schools Week! Each class will decorate their doors on the theme, "We Reflect the Brilliance of Catholic Education." Doors will be photographed and posted to our Facebook page starting on Monday. Friends and families are encouraged to like their favorite doors and share the posts. Whichever class has the most likes and shares will be rewarded with a Brilliant Banana Split Bar and 20 minutes extra recess! The winning teacher receives a gift card, as does the winner of the Enrichment/Staff category. We will also be sharing it on Instagram and Twitter, but only the Facebook likes/shares will count as votes.
Have-a-Heart Volleyball Game
$2 DONATION includes admission to the game and students may wear any shirt (WITH UNIFORM PANTS). All proceeds will benefit the Patient Assistance Fund at the James Stockman Cancer institute in Frederick.
GIVING IS BRILLIANT - Catholic Schools Week Service Project
To honor the memory of MSS Alum Tommy Laudani, our CSW/January Service Project will be to collect writing journals and lightweight headscarves for cancer patients. We will be collecting items through February 7th.