St. Michael Marauders
Please join us for Stations of the Cross at 2:30 PM every Friday that we are in school during Lent. It is a beautiful and humbling devotion that helps us walk the Lenten journey with Christ.
16 Stations of the Cross 2:30
Confirmation 7:00 PM
19 4A Special Mass
23 Noon dismissal Faculty meeting
28 Living Stations
8TH grade to Matt Talbot
3/29-4/3 Easter Break
4: Return to school
8th to UNL college for a tour
6: First Friday – bring Litany papers to Mass
Mission Collection – rice bowls
9: 5A Special Mass
10: School Confessions
13: 12:00 Dismissal— / CLC
16: No School Faculty meeting /Teacher WD
17: SFA Meeting 6:30 Rosary 6:45 Academic Fair
18: Talent Show 2:00
19: First Holy Communion Retreat Day
Midterm grades issued
21: First Holy Communion, 10:00 am
25: 2A Special Mass
REPORT CARDS WENT HOME TODAY
Please sign the envelope and return it. You may keep the report and work habits report. If your student did not receive their report card, please check in with the school office. Thank you!
LENTEN FOOD BAGS
St. Michael School collected an amazing amount of food for Catholic Social Services last week. Those who will benefit from your generosity are extremely thankful. We appreciate your help with feeding the hungry.
The Living Stations will be performed on March 28th by the St. Michael 7th grade class at 2:00 PM in the Commons. This is a wonderful way for our school family to begin Holy Week. Please join us if you are able.
EUCHARISTIC PROCESSION AT PLANNED PARENTHOOD MARCH 27, 2018
You – yes YOU - are cordially invited to attend a Eucharistic Procession around Planned Parenthood on March 27 at 1:00 P.M. Spread the word.
· Park at Cornerstone Christian Church at 4849 Old Cheney Road.
· Everyone should arrive and be in place on the public lawn and sidewalk prior to 1 PM.
· Bishop Conley will begin the procession from the Lincoln Right to Life Center across the street at 1 PM.
· The Eucharistic Jesus will be processed to the crosswalk at 48th and Old Cheney then west on the sidewalk along Old Cheney Road, crossing behind Planned Parenthood through The Lodge Parking Lot and taking the sidewalk north of Sonic to the sidewalk heading south along 48th Street.
· The goal is 500 Catholics following behind praying the Rosary and completely surrounding Planned Parenthood.
· Zachary King says, “This is real smack down on Satan.”
Please put this on your calendars and share the joy that comes with walking with Christ and standing up for our most vulnerable!!
SFA DINE OUT
SALSARITA’S – FRESH MEXICAN GRILL – Please plan on stopping out and supporting St. Michael School on Wednesday, March 21st from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Salsarita’s is located at 2900 Copper Ridge, Suite 100. If you can’t stop and stay, they have a great drive thru that you can use!! www.salsaritas.com 30% of sales will be donated to St. Michael. Thank you for the support.
Summer Mathcounts is a fantastic program, involving collaboration, creative problem solving, and is simply just fun. The program is a weekly problem solving opportunity for students entering grades 6th-9th grade. It is taught by two Pius math teachers-Chara Eckery and Dani Karrie, plus Mrs. Anne Kotopka, who is a top notch teacher of AcaDeca at Pius. If you are interested in finding out more information about this program, there is a flyer attached.
STUDENT COUNCIL EASTER EGG HUNT
PreK through 4th grade students - Come have some fun gathering Easter Eggs at the Student Council sponsored Easter Egg Hunt March 24th from 10:00 – 11:00 AM. See the attached flyer for more information.
MOTHER DAUGHTER DINNER AT ST. MICHAEL
Please see attached flyer for more information.
ST. MICHAEL SPIRIT WEAR WEBSITE
Our webstore for spirit gear items for St. Michael School are up and ready for ordering. Please use a desktop computer when ordering.
The website will be open 3/8/18 at 8am and close on 3/19/18 at midnight.
Please make sure to get your order in during that time frame as if you miss the deadline and still want items there may be additional charges and your items may be delayed.
All items will be dispersed by St. Michael School when finished-- usually 10-12 working days after the site closes.
Here is the link:
Please note that you will need to create an account -if you do not already have one- in order to place an order. Please use an active email as that is where you will receive your confirmation of your order once it is successfully placed.
Too be sure you are viewing all items please check each page of items as there may be more than one page of items.
Please also note there is a chance items are on back order as ARTFX is not notified of these until they order what was ordered on the store. You will be notified if the backordered item is more than 2 weeks out.
If you have any sizing questions please access the size charts offered. If there are any other questions or something is not answered on the webstore please email the customer service representative at ARTFX—her name is Emily Hawk.
A NOTE FROM MRS. DEMAR
Please see the attached note from Mrs. DeMar.
CONFIRMATION FOR 5TH GRADERS
Confirmation is Friday, March 16 at 7:00 PM. Please have the 5th grade students in the gym at 6:00 PM. Students and sponsors will have a reserved seating for the Mass. All other guests will have open seating. We will have a photographer ready to take the group picture for us at 6:15 PM and Bishop Conley will meet with the students at 6:30 PM. Please refer to the dress code for students that was handed out earlier at the parent meeting.
We are looking for 4th grade parents to help out in two areas for the Confirmation.
Pinning on of carnations and
Helping with the short reception after Confirmation
There is a sign up genius at this link http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0445a4ac28a1fe3-carnationcookie Please consider offering your time for this special evening.
1st-5th Grade Parents: Our Elementary Spring Program is Tuesday, May 15th. Our theme is Noah’s Ark! We are starting to learn the music this week and I will be revealing more soon.
6th-8th Grade Parents: Middle School Program is Tuesday, May 8th. More to come as well.
KINDNESS CALENDAR FOR APRIL IS ATTACHED J
Want to keep your students math skills sharp during the Summer? Summer Solutions Math program is a great way to do that. A flyer is attached that has information if interested. Please note the deadline of April 29th. Books will be shipped to the school and then handed out to families.
WARRIOR WALK INFORMATION AND T-SHIRT ORDER FORM
Thank you to all who ordered Warrior Walk T-shirts. Information packets regarding the Warrior Walk will be coming home in the next few weeks.
The St. Michael Warrior Walk for Christ is coming up, May 4th 1:45-3pm. This school fundraiser is a one mile walk, created as a way for students to have fun, be healthy and help raise funds to support our school.
Thank you for your support.
7th GRADE PARENTS
The 8th grade graduation reception is coming up and we need your help. 7th grade parents help plan, decorate, set up, clean up, and serve the reception, that will be held on May 19th after the graduation Mass at 6:30. All 7th grade students are asked to help in some capacity too. There will be a sign up genius sent out in the next few days for parents and students to sign up to help. We have a head committee meeting for anyone parent who would like to head up one of the areas, on Wednesday, March 21, after school at 3:30. If you sent interest back in helping in that area yet,
MOTHER DAUGHTER RETREAT
This program to promote respect for human sexuality and chastity will be presented on Saturday, March 24 from 9-12:00pm noon at John XXIII Diocesan Center. Girls 10-13 years old and their mothers are invited to register. Registration form is attached. Cost is $20 per girl or $30 per family. Registration deadline is March 17.
Our preschool information for the 2018- 19 school year was attached on last week’s note and we are accepting registrations.
Below are the options that we have open for the Fall of 2018-19
Full Day 8:00-3:15 4 /5 year olds several openings
M-W-F 8:00-11:15 AM ½ day for 4/5 year olds is FULL - we will put you on a waiting list if you like.
M-F 8:00-11:15 ½ day for 4/5 year olds – we have just a few more places left
T-Thurs. 8:00-10:45 ¾ year olds - we have four places left.
There is a registration fee to enroll for preschool, and we take registrations on a first come first serve basis. If you have any questions please contact Jessica Hagedorn at email@example.com.
STUDENT COUNCIL TALENT SHOW
Come one, come all!
St. Michael Student Council is proud to announce the second school talent show, entitled Marauders Masterpiece! Do you have an impressive talent that could impress the world? If so, the school talent show is for you! The talent show is open to all 3rd - 8th graders. Auditions will be held on two days, Thursday March 15th from 3:30-4:30 and Friday March 16th from 3:30-4:30. Please only sign up for one day. A sign-up sheet for auditions will be outside of the Music Room starting Monday February 26. A packet of rules and your registration form will be available there also. There will be a participation prize for everyone who performs!!
Important dates to know:
Auditions – March 15th and March 16th (please only sign up for one day)
Meeting for all involved – March 20th 3:30-4:30
Dress Rehearsal – April 10th 3:30-5:00
Performance – April 18th at 2:00 pm
Please send any questions to Emilyfirstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, or Daniellefirstname.lastname@example.org
TOTUS TUUS 2018
Is scheduled for the week of June 11 – 15 2018 for grades 1st – 8th. Information and applications will be coming out in April.
CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS FOR 8TH GRADERS
An informational flyer is attached for any 8th grader who would like to try out for the cheerleading squad.
There are amazing resources for Lent on Formed.org. Lectio, Stations of the Cross, and A Lent to Remember are just a few. Please take advantage of what you can.
Weekly meetings will be held on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm. Books lists can be found on the Page One website. https://nebpageone.weebly.com
Mrs. Denise Ray
How can I stay connected?
Check the Thursday Folder in student’s backpack each week.
Watch for our newsletter that is sent home via email each Thursday
We are on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/stmichaellincoln/
Access our website at www.stmichaelmarauders.com