Pumpkin Bread Mix Sale

Parents and Friends,

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Pumpkin Mix makes baking your pumpkin bread easier and also makes a great gift.  PTO is proud to offer pre-made mix for purchase.  Please download the order form and turn it back into the front office no later than 10/25/2017.  Pumpkin Mix will be delivered home with your child on 10/30/2017.  Bread is due to the school on or before 11/03/2017

Single loaf mix $6

Single loaf mix is packaged in a decorative glass jar perfect for gift giving

2 loaf mix $10

Double quantity mix is perfect for parents making pumpkin bread for the run or for a holiday party.  This mix is packaged in a Ziploc bag with cooking instructions affixed to the bag. 

Proceeds from fundraisers like this are what made it possible for PTO to furnish the students with updated seating in the new student dining area. 

Lucky Hearts Sales Champs

8725751-champion-goldmedaille-mit-stars-on-whiteWe’re delighted to announce that the deadline to turn in our “Lucky Hearts” ticket sales has been extended to Friday, October 6th, 2017! A special treat will be given to the class with the most tickets sales for each day from Friday, September 29 until Friday, October 6th—giving each class six opportunities to win!

Kindergarten sold the most Lucky Hearts  last Friday and Monday.  Pre-K brought in the most sold Lucky Hearts on Tuesday!  Both classes will choose their reward.

Winners’ List

  • Friday, September 29 – Kindergarten
  • Monday, October 2 – Kindergarten
  • Tuesday, October 3 – Pre-K
  • Wednesday, October 4 -Pre-K
  • Thursday, October 5 – Pre-K & Kindergarten
  • Friday, October 6 – Kindergarten

Who will be today’s winner?  Turn in your Lucky Hearts now! The class that turns in the most Lucky Hearts sold tickets has a chance to win a pizza party, ice cream social or no homework passes.

 

Principal’s News & Notes

Fall Greetings,

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Elizabeth Snow, Principal

It is hard to believe we are reaching the end of the first quarter here at Sacred Heart Cathedral School. Thank you for sharing your wonderful children with us. There have been many accomplishments as students have had the opportunity to learn and master new concepts, create and renew friendships and live true to our mission of educating hearts and minds for God.

Our first session of MAP testing is complete and the faculty and staff are learning how to interpret the results. As soon as training is complete, we will give everyone an explanation of this test. We are one of a few pilot schools that have been asked to participate in this testing. The advantage of MAP is that it is more of a diagnostic test, listing strengths and weaknesses so we can specify learning to the individual needs.

Please remember those Lucky Heart tickets. This fundraiser provides the opportunity to
enhance our academic programs for our young people. You have the opportunity to win $50 or $100 and your child earns a free dress day every month. The deadline has been extended to next Friday. Please consider participating.

There are a few happenings this month that we would like to share with you.

Blessing of the Animals – Wednesday, October 4th, 2:00 PMsacred-heart-pinellas-park-animal-blessing-1080x675
In recognition of the Feast of Saint Francis Assisi, Father James will bless the animals at 2 p.m. in the parking lot. If you are available and have an animal you would like to have blessed, please bring them to the parking lot by 2 p.m. We welcome all members of
our parish community to participate. Dogs must be on a leash and all other animals need to be in some sort of crate/carton. This is always such a special day for our parish community. I realize many will want to check out their child(ren) after this, so please check with Mrs. Boland and arrange for dismissal. Dismissal will be the same as always.

Mass with the Bishop – Friday, October 6th, 8:00 AM

Bishop Wack will be celebrating Mass with us, Friday, October 6. Please plan to attend.
Members of our student council will be planning the Mass.

Student Led Conferences – October 19th & 20th

Student-led conferences are planned for the 19 th and 20 th of October. As a result, we will have a noon dismissal on those days, but we will have extended care.

8th graders visit Catholic High – Tuesday, October 24th .

Students are asked to please report to the CHS Gymnasium at 7:45.  Students do not need to bring a snack or lunch.  Parents are asked to please pick-up their student at the Football parking lot, located on the corner of Scott and “W” Street, at 12:00 p.m.

Dress code for girls is knee length skirts or long pants, with shirts that cover the collarbone and have sleeves.  Dresses may be worn but must be knee length, have sleeves, and cover the collarbone.  Dress code for boys is long pants, shirt, and belt.  All shoes must have a back, no flip flops or slide shoes.  Jeans and shorts are not permitted.

Pensacola Opera Visits – Wednesday, October 25th.

There will be two performances; one for our younger students and one for middle school.

Mrs. Snow Out of Town – October 25th, 26th & 27th.

I am the chairperson for the accreditation of St. Michael Academy in Fernandina Beach. I will be out of the office October 25th , 26th and 27th .

YMCA Special Needs Halloween Party – Friday, October 27th

The 8th grade has once again been asked to participate in the special needs Halloween party that is sponsored by the YMCA.

Fall Festival – Tuesday, October 31st.

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Dave Kimbell, Asst. Principal

Our 8th grade students are planning a fall fest on Halloween for the rest of the school. This tradition of serving others is once again instituted at Sacred Heart Cathedral School. The 8th grade has once again been asked to participate in the special needs Halloween party that is sponsored by the YMCA.
Blessings,
Elizabeth Snow & Dave Kimbell