Nativity of Mary Church and School 
Church 10017 E. 36th Terrace Independence, MO 64052  (816)353-2184  Fax (816) 358-4155   School 10021 E. 36th Terrace Independence, MO 64052 (816) 353-0284  Fax (816) 356-0286
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Nativity School

Nativity is proud to be a fully accredited school.

         Mission Statement                                    Philosophy Statement

Registration fees may be paid:
One lump sum by Friday, Feb. 20th.  
Three equal installments due  Feb. 20th, March 23rd, and April 27th  

Thanks to those parishioners outside of Nativity of Mary who are contacting their pastors for verification and support.  The return of the pastor letter is part of the registration process.   

Open Enrollment starts on February 20th.  


DCCW Shoebox Shower

Our Middle School Students will be participating, again this year, in the annual
DCCW Lenten Project. We will be collecting personal hygiene items for women and children, i.e. shampoo, lotions, toothpaste, tooth brushes, hair brushes, deodorant, socks, lip balm, etc., which will be given to several Women’s Shelters. We will also be collecting crayons, coloring books, and cards games for the children.
The shelters have requested that we put the items in large closeable plastic bags or unwrapped, but tied, shoe boxes.
 Please bring the filled shoeboxes/bags to church or the Ministry Center by, Monday, March 30th. Your generosity is appreciated!

 At School This Week and Next...

Sun - Palm Sunday
Mon - Auction shirts & jeans $1
Thurs - Holy Thursday
            NOON DISMISSAL
Fri - Good Friday
             NO SCHOOL
Rummage Sale April 7-11

April 13 - Classes Resume
               Turn in Heifer donations
April 16 - 4th to Jeff City
April 17 - Auction shirts & jeans $1
April 18 - Trivia Night

 Field Trips

Apr 23- PK Deanna Rose Farm
Apr 24 - K,1, 2 Earth Day Movie
Apr 16 - 4th to Jeff City
May 12 - K, 1 & 2 Zoo
May 15 - 6th & 7th Bowling

May 20 - 5th Sugar Creek

Sept 12 -PK Apple Orchard
              K Peace Pavilion
Sept 24- K American Royal
Sept 26- 1st  Burr Oaks
Oct 8 - 3rd Nelson-Atkins
Oct 15 - MS Coterie
Oct 17 - PK Pumpkin Patch
Nov 5 - 4th to Missouri Town
Nov 12 - 5th
Steamboat Arabia
Nov 20- K Discovery Ctr 
Dec  5- 1st & 2nd  Coterie
Dec 10 - 3rd O'Hara Play 
Dec 12 - 
S deliver gifts to Shut-Ins

Dec 17 - 8th Carolling
Dec 19 - 4th/5th Groves 9:15
Jan 22 - 3rd to Prairie Fire Museum
Jan 23 - 4th
to Hy-Vee 8:30
Feb 20- K Skating 9:30
Mar 6 - 6/7/8 O'Hara Math Contest
Mar 18 - 4/5 Champions of Character

Mar 24 - K & 5 Kaleidoscope
Mar 27 - 7th & 8th Respect Life
              6th Symphony

 Parenting Information

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 Upcoming Events

March 28 & 29 - Faithful Family
           Parish Mission 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Track & Field Schedule

April 7-10 - Rummage Sale

April 22-May 1 - Buy One Get One Book Fair

April 27 - F.I.R.E. Golf Tournament

April 29 - Parker School Uniform 7-8 pm

 On Sale NOW

World's Finest Chocolate - ends 3-24

Worlds of Fun Tickets $39

Yearbooks - orders due Feb. 28
Royals Fan Appreciation Package  $39.99
 Proceeds go to the Nativity Scholarship fund

SCRIP gift cards due Tues. May 5

Trash Bags - Yellow or White $10

Uniform Sweatshirts 
 Order through school - order form  code: QS45Q7N code: KC224308

 Sign Up NOW

Track & Field Registration now open for 4th - 8th grade

 Safe Environment Education 

Out of concern for all God’s people and in response to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, we have incorporated into our curriculum for Pre-K thru 8th graders a program for the safe environment education of children and young people supported by Most Rev. Robert W. Finn, Bishop, Diocese of Kansas City~St. Joseph.

This program is called Circle of Grace. It is meant to supplement and be integrated into the excellent programs and curricula for the formation of children and young people in our schools and religious education programs. Circle of Grace aims to equip our children and young people by arming them with essential knowledge and skills grounded in the richness of our faith. This program helps children and young people to understand their own (and other’s) dignity in mind, body, and spirit.
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With the potential for inclement weather fast approaching, you can depend on the following information to help keep you informed of school closings.

Watch and listen for
Nativity of Mary School on your favorite TV or Radio Station.

You can also call
Nativity of Mary School
The recording will only announce if there is a school closing. If you hear the regular recording, we are in school.

You will receive an Automated Recording each day there is a school closing or other special announcement.