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Weekly newsletter to parents
The Dialogue 04/26/2019
St. Catherine of Siena School
The Dialogue
April 26, 2019
Welcome to the Table!
Our St. Catherine's community would like to welcome to the table the following members of
our 2nd Grade class  as they receive their First Holy Communion on Sunday, April 28th. 
Please keep the following students and their families in your prayers this weekend.
          Michelle Ani   Isabella Anselmo    
          Michael Arroyo   Jeremy Cacal    
          Jude Cecil   Jude Cox    
          Kayla Dagamac   Thomas Dooley    
          Casey Ellett   Ava Fudala    
          Elle Gesing   Jacob Lorkowski    
          Camryn Mallo   Makayla McIntyre    
          Abigail Nosal   Francis Nyhuis    
          Katherine Prokhorov   George Prosser    
          Aylee Salazar   Saya Santana    
          Collin Simmons   Santos Stypowany    
          Evalina Wenderski   Braelyn Wilmot    
Grant and Aid Application through FACTS
St. Catherine of Siena School has partnered with FACTS to offer families the option to complete the FACTS Grant and Aid Application for financial assistance. School families interested in seeking financial aid will need to login to their FACTS account and complete the online application in its entirety. Fr. DeBlock will review your application and determine the amount of aid (if any) which may be awarded to the applicant. This application process will help Fr. DeBlock make a more informed decision when deciding on financial assistance. The link for the grant and aid application will remain open through April 30th, 2019. Please make sure to submit your application soon for consideration. Families receiving aid will be notified in May. If you have any questions about the process, please contact the school office.
7th and 8th Grade Dance Tonight at St. Joseph's School (flyer attached)  
St. Joseph's Catholic School will be hosting a dance tonight, Friday, April 27 from 6:30 - 9:30 pm for all students in 7th and 8th grade. Formal attire is required and students must bring their school ID for entry. The cost for admission is $5.00 and snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, please see the attached flyer.
Variety Show Tryouts (flyer attached)
Get your act together and join us for our annual variety show! The show will take place on Wednesday, May 29 at 1:00 p.m. Auditions will take place on Tuesday, May 7 from 3:05 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the school gym. Everyone that auditions will be included in the show! Past performances have included: singers, dancers, skits, gymnastics, Tae-Kwon-Do, piano solos, bands and more. Please email Mrs. Johnson at if you will be at tryouts. Also, let her know what type of act you have planned. All students form PreK3 - 8th grade are welcome to participate. Thank you!
Golf Outing at Randall Oaks (Registration form attached)
St. Catherine's Home and School Association has organized a spring golf outing event at Randall Oaks Golf Club on Saturday, May 18th! Anyone 13 and older is welcome to attend. Price per golfer is $110.00 and includes 18 holes, a motorized golf cart, two drink tickets, and a buffet dinner. Single golfers will be matched to form teams. Please use the attached form to register for this outing. Registrations need to be received by Friday, May 10th. If you, your business, or someone you know would like to sponsor a hole for the outing, please complete the attached sponsorship form and return it to school by May 3rd. We are always very appreciative of our sponsors commitment to our school!
A dinner only option, Pig Roast with sides, is available for non-golfers at 4:30 PM in the Grill Room at Randall Oaks Gold Club. Friends and family are welcome to attend. Price for the dinner only option is $35.00 per adult and $10.00 per child for chicken fingers, macaroni and cheese, and a soft drink. All proceeds from the golf outing and dinner will go towards St. Catherine of Siena School improvements. Please see the attached flyer for more information to to register for this fun event!
Nothing Bundt Cakes (Order form attached)  
Our 8th grade families are taking orders for Nothing Bundt Cakes just in time for Mother's Day! These cakes are amazingly delicious and are great to give as a gift or use as part of your Mother's Day brunch. Proceeds from the sales will go towards the remaining expenses for the 8th graders trip to the March for Life this past January. Please use the attached form to place your order and return the form and payment to the school office by Friday, May 3rd. Checks should be made payable to Nothing Bundt Cakes. Thank you for your support! 
Brick Party on Thursday, May 16th
Come join us on Thursday, May 16th at 5:30 PM for Home and School's Summer Sendoff and Brick Party Picnic in the school parking lot. Home and School will be taking orders for tribute/memorial bricks for the sidewalk in front of our school. The cost for each brick is $100.00 and sample bricks will be available for viewing. Home and School will provide hot dogs and Icee freeze pops but feel free to bring your own sides and beverages. Hope to see you there! 
Athletic Awards Ceremony
St. Catherine's Athletics will be hosting their annual Athletic Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 15th at 6:30 PM in the school gym. Students who participated in Spirit Squad, Cross Country, Girls Volleyball, Boys Volleyball, Girls Basketball, and Boys Basketball will be recognized at this event. Please mark your calendars for this event. 
Bus Service for the 2019-2020 school year (Registration form attached)
D300 will continue to provide afternoon bus service for our students for the 2019-2020 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 school by Friday, May 17th. In order for students to be eligible for bus service, they must live within certain D300 school boundaries.  If you have questions about eligibility for the bus based on where you live, please contact the school office and we will verify with D300 if service is available to you.                                    
May Lunch payments now due
Payment on your child's lunch account is now due. Payment can be made by check or cash and should be sent to the school office. Accounts must be paid in full by May 3rd in order to ensure your child will continue to receive their ordered lunch without interruption. If you have a question about the current balance on your account, please contact the school office.
Save the Date!
Religious Education program will be offering Vacation Bible School this year from June 10th - June 14th. Please watch the Dialogue for more information about the program. 
TRIP (Tuition Reduction Incentive Program)
Sprucing up the house or yard for spring or graduation parties? Why not order some Home Depot (4%), Lowes (4%), Menards (3%) or Wayfair (6%) cards and earn credit towards your tuition! For a limited time, Shop with Scrip is also offering low denomination cards which are great for graduation and end of year gifts. Friends and family members can also participate in our Scrip program to help earn rebates towards your tuition.
Create your own online TRIP account by signing up at and place an order for next week to start earning money towards your tuition. The code to create an account is 2CL3966D181.  Our next order will be placed on Monday, April 29th. Please have your TRIP order payment in the school office by 9:00 AM on Monday, April 30th if you have placed an order. If you have any questions about the program, please contact the school office.
Last weekend for Flower Sales for the Teen Mission Trip (Order form attached)
April showers bring May Flowers - and who doesn't love flowers! St. Catherine's Youth Mission Team are currently taking orders for flowers, vegetable plants, hanging baskets, and other beautiful plants. Please consider purchasing your spring plantings from our youth team. Orders forms and payment are due on April 29th. Flowers will be available for pickup on Wednesday, May 8th, before Mother's Day, so they would make a great gift for Mom or the gardener in you! Orders can be dropped off in the parish and school offices. All proceeds will support our youth mission team's trip to Indianapolis, Indiana. Many of our St. Catherine alum are participating in this trip. Thanks for your support!!
Saints on the Run 5K (flyer attached) 
Saint Charles Borromeo School will be hosting their 1st annual "Saints on the Run" 5K trail run on Saturday, May 11th at the Hampshire Forest Preserve. There will be a free kids run at 9:00 AM with the 5K starting at 9:30 AM. Entry fee is $25.00. A t-shirt and medal will be awarded to all participants. Please see the attached flyer for more information. 
Lifezone Open Soccer Tryouts (flyer attached)
Lifezone in West Dundee Will be holding open soccer tryouts for boys ages 6yrs - 18yrs and girls ages 6yrs - 14yrs starting in May. They are also starting registration for soccer classes for boys and girls of all ages. Please see the attached flyers for more information.  
Important Dates:
  • Friday, April 26th - 7th and 8th Grade Dance at St. Joseph School in Elgin 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Sunday, April 28th - First Holy Communion Mass 1:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 1st - May Crowning Mass 10:00 AM followed by Living Rosary
  • Friday, May 3rd - 4th Grade State Parade 2:30 in the gym. All are welcome
  • Tuesday, May 7th - Variety Show Tryouts in the gym 3:05 - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, May 15th - NJHS Induction Ceremony 2:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 15th - Athletic Awards Ceremony 6:30 PM
  • Saturday, May 18th - Golf Outing at Randall Oaks (Please see more detail above)
  • Tuesday, May 21st - Kindergarten Graduation 10:15 AM
  • Wednesday, May 22nd - Pre-K3 Celebration 9:00 AM
  • Wednesday May 22nd - Pre-K4 Celebration 10:00 AM
  • Thursday, May 23rd - 8th Grade Graduation 6:00 PM
  • Friday, May 24th - Last Day of School for PK3, PK4, and Kindergarten
  • Monday, May 27th - Memorial Day no school
  • Wednesday, May 29th - Variety Show Performances 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 30th - Last day of school 11:30 Dismissal
Be Loving. Be Faithful. Be St. Catherine's.










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