Nativity of Mary Catholic Church and School

Nativity of Mary School Newsletter

NATIVITY NEWSLETTER                Vol. 33         May 19, 2017

MY ATTITUDE MUST BE CHRIST’S   Philippians 2:5

Nativity of Mary Parish Mass Times:  Sat. 4:00 pm, Sun. 8:00 am, 10:30 am


CONGRATULATIONS:

We are very happy to announce that our graduates received the following commendations.  We would like to add a special “Thank You” to the organizations and individuals that made the awards possible.


ST. MICHAEL SCHOLARSHIPS 

      JOHN & VIRGINIA SUTHERLAND SCHOLARSHIP

         Madelyn Jackson             Makena Stover 

    GUADALUPE SCHOLARSHIP

         Sydney Norton

    PRINCIPAL’S SCHOLARSHIP

         Nicholas Leete

    LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP

         T’Kia Boutross - Cooper Garlick – Nicholas Haggerty Lawrence Roccaro, Jr – Makena Stover –Caleb Berry

    GUARDIAN SCHOLARSHIP

        Cooper Garlick – Jonathan Hollo – Jacob Smitka     

SHEARHART FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

            Landon Heegn             Elizabeth Morales

FIRE FOUNDATION – HEART OF FIRE AWARD

            Jonathan Hollo

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SCHOLARSHIPS

           George Peeples Award  --      Madeline Jackson

          Dean Ripple Award        --     Nathan Taylor

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CITIZENSHIP AWARD

         Nikolas Rowland

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS LADIES AUXILIARY

         Josephine Fox

NATIVITY QUILTERS SCHOLARSHIPS

            Sydney Norton

NATIVITY LEADERSHIP AWARDS

           Ashley Ocampo

NATIVITY PTO SCHOLARSHIPS

         William Auch           

NATIVITY ATHLETIC COMMITTEE AWARDS

         Landon Heegn                          Sydney Norton  William Auch                          Jaecee Phillips

 
THANK YOU:

Thank you to the 7th grade parents who volunteered their time and energy to the 8th grade reception Thursday evening after the graduation.

PRE-SCHOOL REGISTRATION:

We still have openings for our 3 & 4 yr old program for 2017-18.  Please call the office at 353-0284 or if you prefer, stop in the office for more information.

DEBTS NEED TO BE PAID:

If fees (including Extended Care, Hot Lunch, Library fines, lost books ) aren’t paid, report cards and/or diplomas will be held.  Please keep your payments current.  If there is a problem, please contact us.

Report Cards and results of the Iowa Assessments will be sent home with your child on the LAST DAY OF SCHOOL along with an end of year letter which replaces the traditional June letter.  In order for report cards to go home on the final day of classes, all Nativity accounts and tuition must be paid in full.

HOT LUNCH MENU for May 22:
 
MONDAY:   Popcorn Chicken, Biscuit, Cooked Carrots, Fruit, Milk
TUESDAY:   NO LUNCH      12:10 p.m. DISMISSAL
WEDNESDAY:   NO LUNCH    12:10 p.m.   DISMISSAL      


HOT LUNCH THANK YOUs!

Nativity School would like to thank Ann Thomason’s On A Roll Catering for providing our students and teachers a school lunch program.  Also, we would like to thank Mrs. Pat Thomason, Mrs. Mary Clark and Mrs. Brandy Warren for serving the lunch.  We couldn’t have done it without you.

FIELD DAY – Tue., May 23 – 12:10 p.m. Dismissal:

For Field Day on Tue., May 23rd students are to wear their ANGEL group color shirts.  We will dismiss at 12:10 p.m.

YEARBOOK:

Yearbook Signing will be on Wednesday, May 24th at 10:30 on the playground.  Yearbooks have been ordered and are on their way.  If you are not sure if you ordered a Yearbook for your child, please contact the school office.  We will have a very limited number of extra books to sell.  Cost is now $25.

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!!

The last day of school will be Wednesday, May 24th.  We welcome all parents to join with us to celebrate the end of the year at the all-school mass on Wednesday, May 24.  Students will be dismissed at 12:10 p.m.  

EXTENDED CARE NEWS: 

The deadline to sign up for May 23 (1st thru 7th only) was Wednesday, May 17th.

Extended Care is Closed on Wednesday, May 24.

Please make sure your Extended Care bill is up to date.  Have a Blessed Summer!!!

OPENING DAY:

The first day of school for the 2017-2018 school year will be Wednesday, Aug. 16.  Kindergarten and Preschool will have their first day on Wednesday, the 16th.

We will dismiss at 12:10 pm on August 16th and start full days on Thursday, Aug. 17th.

SCOUT FUNDRAISER:

Nativity Scout Troop 178 is having a fundraiser on May 23, 2017 from 11am-10pm.  Please join us at Pie Five Pizza Co.  18921 E Valley View Parkway  Independence, MO 64055  (across from Costco).

Just mention that you are here supporting Nativity of Mary Scouts, Troop 178 and enjoy!

LOST AND FOUND:

If you are missing any coats, sweaters, lunch boxes, etc., please check the box in the stairwell on the 3rd floor from 8:15 am to 2:45 pm.  We will also display items at drop off & pickup for retrieval.  Anything not claimed by May 24 will be donated to Goodwill.

TRASH BAGS:

Yellow and White bags are $10.00 a roll.  These will be available during June and August. The school office is not open in July.

RECYCLING:

Please continue to recycle your junk mail, office papers, newspapers, etc.  Our recycle bin is in the south parking lot behind school.  Please continue to save pop tabs, boxtops and Best Choice barcodes during the summer.

This is the last newsletter for the 2016/17 school year.

SUMMER HOURS:


The school office will be open Monday thru Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. during June and early August.  We are closed all of July.

HAVE A SAFE AND ENJOYABLE SUMMER!!  SEE YOU IN AUGUST!​

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