Principal Newsletter 9.30.19

Dear Parents and Guardians,

It’s been a wonderful first month of school. Here are a few quick reminders.

Wall of Fame

Wall of Fame will begin on Tuesday, October 1st. Students in Grades 1-8 have the opportunity participate each month. Students that receive Wall of Fame will earn a dress-down pass and free ice cream.

To earn Wall of Fame, students must:

  • Be prepared for class
  • No unexcused lateness
  • No unexcused absences
  • No missing homework assignments
  • Classwork is complete
  • No uniform violations
  • No detention/disciplinary issues

 

Daddy Drop Off

 

Friday, October 4th, 7:40-8am

 

Come join us for a cup of coffee and a sweet treat when you drop off your child!

 

Pre-K and Nursery, join us at the side door!

Grades K-8, join us at the main entrance!

Morning snack and Free NUT card when Dad’s sign up for #DaddyDuties Committee

Daddys, granddaddys, uncles, godfathers and anyone playing a father figure role invited.

 

Volunteers Needed! Please contact the HAA at haa@olmercyca.com to volunteer for our first Daddy Drop Off!

 

 

 

 

Latin Night

 

Come join us for our first HAA event of the year. We will have nonstop music, raffles, and a surprise show for adults only!

Saturday, October 19

First Spanish Mass: 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Party Time: 8:30 – 11:30 pm

Price per ticket: $20.00

Ticket includes one drink

Spanish food and alcoholic drinks will be sold separately

 

If you would like to volunteer or donate for this event, please contact  lilly_moon20@yahoo.com or you can sign up on SignUpGenius. The link is: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050a4ca8ab2ba6f94-latin

 

Home Academy Association Committees

 

Are you interested in sharing your talents to better the entire school community? Contact HAA@olmercyca.com to see how you can join one of our committees.

 

Green Team Committee Shares and develops plans to reduce the school’s global footprint and preserve the natural environment. Considers ways to reduce waste and improve energy efficiency for our school and the planet. Includes managing the Uniform Exchange Program, which recycles donated uniforms.
Culture Committee Considers ways to supports diversity, culture and inclusion for all events and activities. Includes strategy for “International Market” event
Publicity and Marketing Committee Works closely with Principal and Board to communicate news and information within the school, as well as and externally.
Fundraising Committee Manages fundraising strategy and planning with Principal and Event sub committees. Includes Box Tops, Pizza/Pretzel and Dress Downs.
Health and Wellness Committee Considers ways to implement mindfulness of healthy living throughout the school community through nutrition, exercise, mental wellness,
Sunshine Committee Does things to help people feel better. Includes welcoming new families and becoming their “buddy, writing notes, gifts, and executing small tokens of appreciation within our school community, especially those who have experienced a life change.
Events Committee Works with Ms. McCann to manage and communicate event calendar, as well as partners with point person for each event subcommittee for  planning and logistics. Supports event strategy and development of ideas for event success.
#DaddyDuties Helps connect and engage the men and fathers, grandfathers, uncles, godfathers, etc in school community.
Mission and Vision Committee Helps define and the vision and mission for OLMCA, including meeting spiritual wellness (i.e. attending mass, supporting church events, parish and community)