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Home & School Updates: October 2014

posted Oct 14, 2014, 8:26 AM by Saint Rose Home and School
We have lots going on at St. Rose! Here are just a few reminders and updates for this month:

The 7th-8th Grade Student Trivia Night is coming up this Saturday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 in the school cafeteria.  Attached is a registration form with more details. It's also available online.

All families are invited to participate in our annual Trunk or Treat event, which is set for Friday, Oct. 24th on the school parking lot. Reservations are required, the form will be available soon.   Cost will be $6 per car and includes a slice of pizza and drink for each child.  Extra pizza slices will be available for purchase that night, and you can also order a full pizza in advance.  Details will be on the reservation form, which will be provided within the next few days!

Fall Spirit Gear Special SPIRIT GEAR Order - Long sleeve t-shirts, hooded sweatshirts and golf umbrellas, all bearing the St. Rose logo, are available for purchase through a special fall "Spirit Gear" order form (attached). Order deadline is Monday, Oct. 27th. These items are not kept in stock, so order yours while you can!

Market Day orders are due Thursday, Oct. 16th by 11pm - place your order online and use ID 15487! Market Day pickup will be Oct. 22, 5:30-6:30pm.

LAST CALL FOR PARTY MONEY! Classroom Halloween parties (PK-5th) and Treats (6th-8th) are coming up soon: Thursday, Oct. 30th at 11am (Noon Dismissal for parent-teacher conferences).REMINDER: The $10 per child classroom party money/fee was due on Sept. 30th.  We have several families who have not yet paid the fee, so please check your records and send in the form and payment no later than this Friday, Oct. 17th (form attached).  These funds are provided to each classroom's head room parent to help with purchasing treats, supplies, ornaments, etc.  If you cannot recall if you've paid or not, you can reply this e-mail and we will let you know if we have record of your payment.  Also, many thanks to the parents who have volunteered to be head room parents (list below). Please look for notes and reminders from your head room parent, or reach out to them if you have an idea or are able to help with classroom party planning. 

Head Room Parents 2014-15
PK3 Allison Hessel and Jennine Driscoll
PK4 Jamie Baumer
K Sharon Guerin and Diane Hubert
1st Lisa Weber and Cathy Kalinich
2A Allie Rehagen
2P Beth Broeckling and Mary Pat Skouby
3rd Amy Wunderlich
4th Amy Wacker
5th Paulyn Chatman-West
6th Kim Nugen
7th Tracy Booth
8th Jeanne Holmes

Walk a Thon 2014 Update: Thanks to all who made our annual Walk a Thon during ITBS testing week a great success.  Our students walked over 1,500 miles that week!  Over $2,400 was raised in support of school facility enhancements and improvements.  Click the link for a more detailed recap, including photos from last Friday's ice cream party!  Walk a Thon 2014 - Thanks for your support! - St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Catholic School

Upcoming Fundraising Opportunities 
(Note: just a reminder that these are optional fundraisers, there is no obligation to participate, but your support is greatly appreciated and helps Home & School provide the students and teachers with resources that are not in the regular school budget):  
  • The 2015 St. Louis Cardinals Calendar order forms will be sent home soon.  Calendars are $15 each and our school keeps 50% of that! They make great Christmas gifts.  
  • The Market Day Pie Sale will be in November. Pies will be delivered before Thanksgiving.  Stay tuned for details and incentives to help us make the most of the pie sale proceeds!

Finally, the St. Rose Ladies Club invites all school moms to attend the October Ladies Club meeting, TomorrowTuesday, 10/14 at 7pm in the parish hall (2650 Parker Rd).  And, the next Home & School meeting is set for next Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 pmin the school cafeteria. All parents are welcome to come and share ideas, suggestions and get to know fellow parents.  

As always, thank you for your support of our students and school community at St. Rose Philippine Duchesne!

Alicia Eastman, Co-President
Allie Rehagen, Co-President
Cara Koen, Treasurer
Tracy Booth, Secretary 
Jen Manker, Head Room Parent Coordinator