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The Dialogue 5/26/2017

Updated on May 26, 2017 03:58 PM by Office, School
St. Catherine of Siena School

The Dialogue

May 26, 2017

We would like to offer congratulations to our 8th grade students on their graduation from St. Catherine's. We wish all of you many blessings as you journey on to new schools and endeavors. May God keep all of you safe and know that we will continue to pray for all of you as you move forward to new and wonderful experiences!
                                                                                                 Class of 2017  
    Raymond Simeon Alvaro   Miranda Mary Barrett  
    Salvatore Anthony Bullaro   Vincent Christopher Chiappetta  
    Brenna Marguerite Dooley   Hannah Marie Dorley  
    Matthew Lucas Ellett   Ryan Evan Girard  
    Thomas Joseph Harkins   Julia Jean Heffelfinger  
    Jack Thomas Kazmierczak   Mariana G. Lewis  
    Seth Lopez   Ziyun Ma  
    Isabela Maria Mangahas   Abigail Nicole Matijevic  
    Ella M. Niehaus   Emma Chioma Nnodi  
    Joshua Scott Nordan   Ella Georgiana O'Neill  
    Lorenzo Dante Ranallo   Drew Anthony Smith  
    Dustin Louis Urbano   Ethan Amin Wagh  
    Tyler Jack Yuen      
Reception for Mrs. Link
At the end of this year we will be saying goodbye to Mrs. Link who has been such a special and important part of our St. Catherine's family for sixteen years, first as a teacher and then as our principal. Please join us in celebrating Mrs. Link's many years of service for our school at a farewell reception to be held in her honor on Friday, June 2nd at 10:30 AM.
Summer Send Off Event!
Our Summer Send Off event was a huge success and a fun time was had by all! We would like to say a very special THANK YOU to John and Vanessa Krenz, Jennifer Clooney, and Leslie Garay who organized and ran this new event for our school. We would also like to thank all the parents who donated prizes and who volunteered their time on the day of the event to help run the games and all the activities. We could not have done it without you!
 National Junior Honor Society
This past Tuesday, five of our students were inducted into the St. Catherine of Siena Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. In order to be considered as a candidate for induction into NJHS, students must maintain a 3.75 or above GPA from the beginning of 6th grade, perform a minimum of ten or more service hours, submit a written letter to Mrs. Oskorep as to why they would be a good candidate, and to show that they exemplify the qualities of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. Congratulations to the following students on being selected for this honor:
Maya Dagamac
Ava Gatenby
Jason Jardiel
Kara Michonski
Ashley Mahute
We would also like to thank Mrs. Oskorep for being the adviser of NJHS. We are truly grateful and appreciative of your time and dedication to these students and our school. Thank you! 
Tuition and Lunch Payments now Due
Tuition and lunch payments for the 2016-2017 school year are now due. Please remember, you are always able to set up monthly tuition payments through your SchoolSpeak account for easy automatic payments. Credit cards are accepted for use through the online option. If you need to speak with someone about your account please contact the school office.
St. Catherine's Basketball and Volleyball Camps
Please watch for more information to come out soon about summer Basketball and Volleyball Camps that we will be offering to our students.  
Bus Service Information - Flyer attached
D300 will still provide afternoon bus service for the 2017 - 2018 school year. If your child is currently riding the bus or if you are interested in bus service for next year please complete the attached bus form and return it to the school office as soon as possible. In order for students to be eligible for bus service they must live within certain D300 school boundaries. If you have any questions about the bus service, please contact the school office.
Used Uniform Sale:
The school will host an end of the year uniform sale on Wednesday, May 31 and Thursday, June 1. We looking to sell uniform jumpers, skirts, Spiritwear, and gently used sweatshirts. We will not be taking any boys uniform pants or shirts for this sale. Uniforms should be dropped off by Tuesday, May 30th. The last week of school students may be in dress down clothes. Please make sure to clearly label each item with your name and the amount you are asking and complete the attached form to turn in with your items.
St. Edward's Summer Camps  
St. Edward's High School will once again be offering various summer camps for students in grades K-8. Please see the attached flyer for more information on these camps.  
Registration now open for Vacation Bible School - Flyer attached
Please register soon for Vacation Bible School DISCOVERY MISSION, June 12-16, 9:00 AM - 12:00 noon for children in grades Pre-K through 6th. Registration forms were sent home with students last week but are also attached to this Dialogue. For more information, contact the Religious Education office at (847) 426-4712 or reoffice@stcatherinechurch.com. 
St. Catherine's Variety Show
Our annual Variety Show will be held on Thursday, June 1st at 1:00 pm in the school gym. We have many amazing acts again, as we always do, from our TALENTED, FUNNY, CREATIVE AND BRAVE STUDENTS :) All are invited to attend!
Tuition Reduction Incentive Program (TRIP) - Last order before summer break!
This school year has flown by and there will only be one more  scrip card order placed.  Plan ahead for summer spending and/or gift-giving (Graduates, Dad, birthdays, anniversaries, etc.) by purchasing gift cards today. Our next order will be  placed Tuesday, May 30th. Payment must be in to the school office by 9:00 am May 30th. 
To create your own online TRIP account, sign up at https://www.shopwithscrip.com/ and place an order for next week to start earning money towards your tuition. The code to create an account is 2CL3966D181. The only way to continue receiving tuition rebates during the summer is through Presto Pay. If you are interested in activating the Presto Pay option in your account, simply set it up by following the prompts in your account. Once you get a 4-digit code, send it to Sara Wirkus, to complete the process. You can also reload current scrip cards and shop for ScripNow cards online, anytime.
Important Dates:
  • Tuesday, May 30th - Girl Scout Bridging Ceremony - 6:00 -7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 31 / Thursday, June 1 - Used Uniform Sale
  • Thursday, June 1st - Variety Show 1:00 PM in the gym
  • Friday, June 2 - Outdoor Mass at 8:45 followed by Honor Roll
  • Friday, June 2 - Farewell Reception for Mrs. Link 10:30 AM in the gym
  • Friday, June 2 - Last day of school 11:30 AM Dismissal
Have a wonderful weekend!