||St. Cecilia School eNewsletter
June 2, 2010
SCHOOL NEWS: June 2 - 4, 2010
Last eNewsletter of this school year!
School Year 2010-2011
The first eNewsletter of 2010-2011 will be emailed to you on Wednesday, August 18. All forms needed for Registration Day ( Tuesday, August 24) will also be available on the school website (www.stceciliaschool.org) on August 18. Please download forms and bring required completed forms with you on Registration Day.
Watch for a “snail” mailing (through the U.S. Post Office) in the beginning of August with information Registration Day (Tuesday, August 24) and the opening of the new school year.
Last Days of School MINIMUM DAYS AND FREE DRESS Wednesday, June 2 through Thursday, June 3
In order to facilitate making uniforms available for the Uniform Exchange, the students will have free dress on Wednesday and Thursday (June 2-3).
Students may wear play clothes Wednesday and Thursday (June 2 & 3). Please follow the FREE DRESS POLICY as stipulated in the Parent/Student Handbook: “Students may wear pants or jeans provided they are not torn, faded, or frayed. No low cut or skin tight jeans! No baggy clothes! Tennis shoes and walking shorts (NOT SHORT SHORTS) may also be worn. Mini skirts, short cropped tops, and tank tops are not allowed. Shirts are to be appropriate for school, avoiding logos which are insulting or suggestive. Closed shoes and socks are required and must be acceptable for pavilion use. Not allowed: make-up, nail polish, multiple earrings, hanging earrings, necklaces!”
Since Free Dress is a privilege, cooperation of both students and parents is requested so that the standard of school dress is maintained. We reserve the right to send anyone home who comes to school inappropriately dressed.
TODAY - LARGEST UNIFORM EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR!
Today, June 2, at 12:30 in the Lower Church. Drop off your freshly cleaned and mended uniforms to the office before dismissal today and then pick-up fresh uniforms for the new school year! Students will have Free Dress (play clothes) on Wednesday and Thursday of this week!
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL - Dress Up Clothes Friday, June 4
On Friday, June 4, the last day of school, students will attend the 9:00 Mass and may have free dress, but they should be DRESSED UP. No shorts, jeans, or T-shirts are allowed on this day. All shirts must have a collar!
School begins 8:10 A.M.
School Mass 9:00 A.M.
Dismissal 10:00 A.M.
Parents, remember there is no Extended Care on the last day of school!
Tuesday, August 24 Registration Day 9:00 - 11:00
We do expect that all students be present for the opening of school! No extended vacations!
Wednesday, August 25 Classes Begin--Minimum Day—K-8
Thursday, August 26 through Monday, August 30 Minimum Days—K-8
Tuesday, August 31 All grades begin Regular Schedule
By July 15th a coupon book with envelopes will be mailed to each family. The family’s tuition payment in the form of a check or cashier’s check must be mailed or delivered to the rectory in the envelope provided by the tenth of each month. Tuition payments are not accepted at the school office. The first payment is due by August 10, and the last payment by May 10. Students will not be admitted to school on August 24 if the first payment (due August 10) has not been received.
@ Email Address Update
Please email Karen Carberry in the school office at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a new email address. We want to make sure that you will receive our eNewsletter in August before school starts!
August Calendar - Click here
Many families have pre-ordered School Supplies through the Mothers’ Club. If you did not, you will need to purchase your own supplies. Click here to access the supply list.
Office Depot “5% Back to Schools Year Round Program”
This Program is in effect year round. Our School ID# is 70014090. Using this number and shopping at Office Depot for school supplies will help St. Cecilia School earn credits for free supplies. If you don’t have the school ID, ask the clerk to look up our school’s number! Thank you for participating in this program.
Click here for a list of the uniform requirements for next year. A school sweater is REQUIRED for all students (K-8) and a belt is REQUIRED for all boys! Uniform shoes for both boys and girls will be SOLID WHITE, LOW CUT, tied or velcro, no zippers.
If your child received a block and/or star emblems at the sports awards assemblies, you can sew them onto the lower right side of the sweater.
No student will be admitted into school next year with dyed, bleached or spiked hair. No fad haircuts allowed! Boys must be clean-shaven. Shaved heads and blade cuts less than two are not acceptable. Hair must be out of the eyes and off of the collars! Thank you for your cooperation!
This year we have received many matching gifts from parents’ places of work. Thank you, parents, for making this possible! Special recognition is given to: Heart of the City, City and County of S.F. Combined Charities Campaign, Sprint The Clorox Company Wells Fargo, PG&E Corporation Campaign for the Community, VISA Givingstation, United Way of the Bay Area Campaign, Genentech Employee Giving Program, Community Health Charities, Microsoft Matching Gifts Program, Duncan/Channon, Tetra Tech EM, Inc and Bank of America.
Thank you also to the parents who have made individual contributions to our school. All of these gifts directly benefit the children of our school.
Thank you to all the volunteers who helped so much during the year and made the following activities or programs possible:
Classroom Parties and Field Trips
Birthday Book Club
Family Mass Receptions
Mothers’ Club Fundraisers
Altar Servers’ Picnic
Eighth Grade Picnic
Confirmation Dinner and Reception
School Finance Committee
First Eucharist Party
Arrival and Dismissal Drive-Through
Congratulations to our Primary Grades Citizens of the Week. Click here for the latest Sunshine Newsletter!
Birthday Book Club
Thank you to all the members of the Birthday Book Club! This year a total of 149 books were donated to our SC library. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
The Birthday Book Club wants to thank everyone who so generously donated books to our library. Congratulations to Mr. Fong's 5th grade class who won a total of two ice cream parties and two free dress passes for their donation of 66 books! For the list of donors for March through May, click here.
We'd also like to thank all the wonderful mothers who decorated the birthday cards that our children enjoyed on their birthdays and 1/2 birthdays. You all did an amazing job! Our sincere gratitude goes to:
We want to thank all of the wonderful mothers & grandmothers who have spent so many hours this year making our hot lunch program a wonderful success! A super big thank you to Kathy McKeon for coordinating the hot lunch program and to all of our “lead” volunteers: Dana Coe, Kathryn Ann Dougery, Jana Gee, Leanna Lalor, Carmel McDonnell, Donita Murphy, Lisa Presta, and Elaine Yu. The hot lunch program runs so smoothly due to all the fabulous volunteers who come in each week. In addition to our “lead” volunteers, we had 41 volunteers who have helped with hot lunch this year. A BIG THANK YOU to:
Alexandra Tong, Joy Suzuki, Mary and Chris Lanier, Siobhan Casey,
Angela Romero, Kathleen Kelly, Mary Palmer, Siobhan Whelan-Johnston,
Ann Cheng, Kathy Bonacini, Mary Ryan, Stephanie Lowe,
Annie Quilatan, Kristine Chow, Mary Shanley, Susan Holland,
Catherine Sorgie, Kristine Fenech, Nancy Murphy, Suzie Tam,
Dolores Connor, Lenore Kelly, Norma Yee, Teresa Garcia,
Elaine Shanahan, Madeleine Galletti, Peachie Nacario, Teresa Ira,
Gina Miglio Marlena Sheeran Rio Kim Theresa Shanley
Gladys Masangkay, Mary Ann Paul, Sharon O'Connell, Wendy Cheong,
Jai Dudum, Mary Egigian, Sheila Gallagher, Winnie Kwong, and
Jessica del Carlo.
Altar Server Summer Schedule and Info
Click here for the summer altar server schedule and newsletter.
Events & Reminders
- Altar Servers’ Picnic
- MINIMUM DAY— ALL GRADES
- Free Dress—Play Clothes
- 12:30 P.M. Uniform Exchange
- 6:30 P.M. Joint Mothers’ Club Board Meeting and Dinner
- 10:30 A.M. Kindergarten Celebration
- MINIMUM DAY—GRS. 1-7
- Free Dress—Play Clothes
- Free Dress—Dress Up Clothes
- 8:10 A.M. School begins!
- 9:00 A.M. School Mass
- 10:00 A.M. Dismissal
School Wide Learning Expectations
Students at St. Cecilia School are problem solvers who:
- Utilize research skills
- Plan, set, and work effectively toward goals
- Solve a problem in different ways
- Compromise and negotiate with others
- Evaluate themselves realistically
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