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The Dialogue 3/2/2018

Updated on Mar 02, 2018 03:23 PM by Office, School
St. Catherine of Siena
The Dialogue
March 2, 2018
Knights of Columbus Parish Breakfast - March 4th
Kick off St. Patrick's Month at the Knights of Columbus breakfast March 4th . We have expanded the serving time to run from 8 to 1 o'clock to accommodate 11:30 mass goers!

More than the food will have flavor as this Irish-themed event will have dancers and "the pipes will be a-calling". Enjoy eggs, sausage, bacon, flavored and regular pancakes, potatoes, juice and coffee. Proceeds will go to the youth ministry. Under 4 no charge, 4 through 9 are $5, 10 and over are $10. Cash, check, or Paypal accepted.
Join us for the St. Patrick's Day Parade
Have you ever marched in a St. Patrick’s Day parade? Now’s your chance! This year our school will take part in the annual Dundee St. Patrick’s Day parade! We are hoping for LOTS of our students to join in the fun! The parade will take place on Saturday, March 10 at 11:00 a.m. Let’s show our St. Catherine of Siena School pride! Parents are welcome to join in the fun as well. Those that have participated in the past have had a great time. Get together with your scout group, basketball team, volleyball team, classmates etc… and join us! Please contact Mrs. Johnson to let her know if you will be marching. More detailed information will be sent out as to the parade route and our parade number. There are many exciting activities happening in Dundee for St. Patrick’s Day for more information be sure to check out dundeestpats.com.
Looking for a Parade Princess and Queen - Flyer attached
Each year the Thom McNamee Memorial Parade (Dundee's St. Patrick's Day Parade), has a Queen and Princess, who are chosen based on writing a short essay about how they are "green." We would love to invite girls in grades 5th - 8th to take part in this opportunity. Each winner will be given a $250 scholarship and be invited to ride in the Parade on Saturday March 10th.
You will find the application and more details attached to this email. If you have any questions you can visit our website http://www.dundeestpats.com/queen or email us at dundeestpatsroyalty@gmail.com.
Mother/Son Date Night at the Main Event - flyer attached
The Mother/Son Date Night will be held on Sunday March 4th. This exciting event will take place at The Main Event, 2575 Pratum Ave, Hoffman Estates , from 5-8 pm. Families who have registered for this event will be given their wristbands at the Main Event. 
A Journey through Holy Week with Fr. DeBlock - flyer attached 
Please join Fr. DeBlock at 9:00 AM on Saturday, March 10th as he guides us on a memorable journey through Holy Week. This event will take place at St. Monica's Parish in Carpentersville. For more information, please see the attached flyer. Take time this Lent to actively participate in a change in your spiritual journey.
Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross will be offered every Friday during Lent at 2:15 PM and 7:00 PM beginning today, February 16th. Students will be attending the 2:15 Stations of the Cross weekly. Parents are welcome to attend.
Musician and traveling worship leader Jackie Francois coming to St. Catherine's - Flyer attached
All are invited to celebrate Easter week with an amazing speaker and musician! Singer/songwriter and worship leader Jackie Francois of Orange County, California will present her inspiring story “New Life in Christ” on Friday, April 6 from 7pm-9pm for teens and Saturday, April 7, 2017 from 9am -1pm for all ages here at St. Catherine of Siena Church. 
This will be a special opportunity for teens, individuals, and couples to become enlightened about their faith with inspirational stories and original music and songs. Jackie is an artist with OCP/ SpiritandSong.com and has released two albums, “Your Kingdom is Glorious” and “Divine Comedy”. They are available on iTunes or SpiritandSong.com. 
There is no cost to attend. Free will donations will accepted for the Saturday presentation. Babysitting will be available for children, ages 3 and up, on Saturday. Reservations for babysitting are requested. For information, contact Brianna Wessel, director of adult education, at 847-426-2217.  
Dennis Uniform Company - flyer attached
Effective spring 2018, our Dennis location in Mount Prospect will be consolidating with our location in Chicago located at 7055 West Higgins. All of your schools merchandise will be transferred over to this location, and your families will now be receiving permanent free shipping on orders over $25. Please see the attached flyer for more information.  
Registration for the 2018-2019 school year 
There is still time to register your child(ren) for the 2018-2019 school year. Please login to you Schoolspeak account and click on the link "Register for 2018-2019". 

The registration process requires two steps. The first step is to login to your Schoolspeak account and click on the tab "Register for 2018-2019". You will need to review your family profile information. Please make any necessary changes to your family information so that we will have current information in our system.

After completing the first step, you will be prompted to the second step which is to pay the registration fee. The fee may be paid online or by sending a check into the school office. We will not be able to process your payment if you have not completed the online updating. If you are having difficulty logging into your Schoolspeak account, please contact the school office and we can send you your login ID and password information.

Tuition must be current before your child's registration will be accepted for next year. If you have questions about being able to register for the 2018-2019 school year based on a current outstanding tuition balance, please contact the school office to set up an appointment with Miss Cannon. If you have any other questions about the registration process, please contact Mrs. Wirkus in the school office.  

Save money on your next tuition bill!
Looking to save money on your next tuition bill and raise money for the school? Many school families already participate in our TRIP program and earn back monthly rebates towards their tuition. Families order gift cards through the Great Lakes Scrip Program and receive back a rebate percentage on each card which is then applied towards tuition. We would love to add new families to this program! Friends and other family members can also participate to help earn rebates towards your tuition.
Create your own online TRIP account by signing 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. Please have your TRIP order payment in the school office by 9:00 AM on Monday, March 5th. If you have any questions about the program, please contact the school office.
Ladywave Feeder Basketball Team 2018 - (Flyer attached)
Tryouts for this year's Ladywave Feeder Basketball team will take place this weekend and next at St. Edward's High School. All girls in grades 5th - 8th and encouraged to tryout. If you are interested in more information about times and dates please see the attached flyer or call/text Colin Dawson at (847)624-2047. St. Edward's girl's varsity basketball team recently finished 3rd in the State Finals! Come see what being a part of this program is all about!
TRIP Helper needed
We are looking for someone who might be able to take over processing TRIP orders on a weekly basis for our families. No experience necessary - we will train you! The volunteer would need to be available on Monday mornings to place the orders with Great Lakes Scrip Center. It normally takes about 45 minutes to an hour to get everything processed. Please contact Mrs. Wirkus in the school office if you might be able to help. Thank you!
Important Dates:
  • Friday, February 23rd - Spirit Wear Day
  • Sunday, March 4th - Knights of Columbus Parish Breakfast 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, March 4th - Mother/Son Night at The Main Event 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 10th - A Journey through Holy Week with Fr. DeBlock 9:00 AM at St. Monica's Parish
  • Saturday, March 10th - Dundee's St. Patrick's Day Parade 11:00 AM   All school families invited to walk in the parade
  • Monday, March 12th - Athletic Meeting 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 20th - Home and School Meeting 7:00 PM
  • Friday, March 23rd - End of 3rd Quarter
  • Monday, March 26th - Friday, March 30th Spring Break
  • Monday, April 2nd - Easter Monday no school
  • Friday, April 6th and Saturday, April 7th - Jackie Francois at St. Catherine's (See above information)
  • Wednesday, April 18th - Education Commission Meeting 7:30 PM in the McKinstra Room