Weekly Newsletter – October 11, 2018

PRINCIPAL’S NOTE

This week we are learning about the rosary. Over time many religions have used prayer beads or other items to focus their prayer. Catholics use rosary beads to track their progress through prayers, so the mind can wander spiritually in a meditative state of mind. Each student is receiving a World Mission Rosary to learn on and keep.

PICTURE DAY

Picture Day is tomorrow, October 12. Send in your Life Touch order form with money or check (payable to Lifetouch), or order online at: http://lifetouch.com/school-pictures/ . If sending cash, please send the exact amount. It will be a non-uniform day, so have students dress school appropriate. Students must follow non-uniform day guidance for appropriate wear. Uniform shirts are not required. Students may change into their uniform after pictures if they bring their extra clothes.

INITIAL CHILD PROTECTION TRAINING

Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 10 am – 12 pm at CUP here in East St Louis. If you want to attend, call Rhonda at (618) 398-5616 ext 201 or email her at rherring@diobelle.org to reserve a spot.

PTO TONIGHT, OCT 11, from 6 – 7:30 PM

Please join your PTO for their next meeting. We will elect officers, plan year of events, and discuss the year’s goals. If you cannot attend, but would like to join via teleconference on your phone, please send a note to the office. If you need to bring your students, they may read in the library during the meeting.

MANDATORY REPORT CARD CONFERENCE THURSDAY, OCT 18, 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM

Please see return conference time request ASAP. Every student and a parent/guardian must attend their Report Card Conference.  All students (K-8) will be dismissed at 3:30 PM on Wednesday, Oct 17. Buses will run at 3:30 PM, and there is NO Extended Day.

FAMILY ART NIGHT WITH MR. IBIYINKA ALAO, THURSDAY, OCT 25, 5 – 7 PM

We are blessed to have Nigeria’s “Ambassador of Art” to the United Nations coming here to work with our students Oct 25th. After teaching art expression to the students, he will host a Family Art Session from 5 – 7pm, so our families can learn to represent their lives through art. YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS!!!!

BOBO’S PIZZA FUNDRAISER PRIZE DAY: October 30, 2018

DANCE MINISTRY TRY-OUTS: MONDAY OCT 22 3:30 – 5:00…OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS

SWEATSHIRTS ARRIVE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16: If you did not send in your $5.00, please do it now!

This week in the Sister Thea Bowman Academy……Students continue to grow and learn in the Academy enrichment program. The students successfully completed Chess and Mindfulness (Yoga) courses.

They’re improving weekly in Violin and are enthusiastic participants in Young Professionals and Improv Theater. They’re gearing up for Coding/Computer Science and Nutrition/Cooking. This week in Academy Sports the (2-0) Rockets v. the (1-1) ZOOM and the (0-2) Hoop Squad v. the (1-1) Golden 5 Ballers. Parents continue to encourage your students to practice self-respect and self-control. Thank You.  Mr. McGee, Enrichment Coordinator

 

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