Weekly Newsletter – February 8, 2018

PRINCIPAL’S NOTE

As we approach Lent, the period from Ash Wednesday (Feb 14) and Easter (Apr 1), Pope Francis calls us to pray more.  “By devoting more time to prayer, we enable our hearts to root out our secret lies and forms of self-deception, and then to find the consolation God offers.” Give up some screen time, and try some soul time.

IL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR OUR STUDENTS

Check the Empower Illinois website often. We will inform you when the applications open again (in a few weeks).

LINCOLN’s BIRTHDAY AND PRESIDENT’S DAY

We have school on the 12th. We do not have school on Monday, Feb 19th, President’s Day .

BENEFIT DINNER, SATURDAY, MARCH 10

Buy a ticket in the office to attend this wonderful event! Buffet dinner, silent auction, violin and dance ministry.

Volunteer, solicit donations for our silent auction, sell raffle tickets! Our goal is $200,000 for our school! Help us make our goal to support tuition assistance at Sr. Thea Bowman!

FAMILY STEAM NIGHT, THURSDAY, FEB 8,  5-7 PM

Join us for a fun night of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. This is a time of activities, games, prizes, and good family time. All students must have an adult with them.

ASCENSION CHURCH CHESTERFIELD VIOLIN AND PRAISE DANCE SAT, FEB 10

Students meet at the school at 3:15 to carpool, and we will go together to Chesterfield, MO for mass! Must have a permission slip. Pizza after the mass!

5TH GRADE ACCESS ACADEMY FAMILY MEETING, TUES, FEB 13, 6 PM

We will hold an informational meeting for families of all students looking to attend 6th grade at Sr Thea next year. We will become an ACCESS Academy school, which impacts the 6-8th Grade school day and summer school.

FAMILY UNIVERSITY, WED, FEB 21, AT 6PM

Come to the chapel for a presentation on Personal Finances. All are invited.

SR THEA BOWMAN FISH FRY, FRIDAY, FEB 23

Help us celebrate LENT with a Fish Fry on Feb 23, starting at 3:45. This is a great social time and fundraiser. Invite 5 friends!!!

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