Welcome back, we hope you had a refreshing Easter vacation. The end of the school year is fast approaching and there will be many activities in the coming weeks. Please note the dates to remember at the bottom of this newsletter.
Chaffee Zoo Field Trip:
We are going to the Zoo May 1st. We will depart by 8 a.m. and return at 2:30. Children need to bring their car seats and a bag lunch. Free dress is allowed and tennis shoes are best. Drivers/Chaperones be aware there is a $5 parking fee.
Writing Festival Awards:
We will be attending the awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 8th. Drivers are needed for this event. Please send in the permission slip by May 1st. We will leave at 8:30 and return around 11:00.
8th Grade Carnival
Please send in $10 to purchase tickets and/or food. The 8th grade carnival is Friday, May 24th, from 10-12. There is Free Dress. There will be many game booths and activities set up for all the students. Food will also be available for purchase. Dismissal is at 12:30.
Summer tutoring spots are filling up. If you were interested in summer tutoring, please let Mrs. Gargano know as soon as possible. Dates are Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 11th –July 3th. Tutoring is available for incoming Kindergarten – 3rd grade in reading, math. It’s a great way to get extra help or get ahead for the next school year.
Kindergarten Field Day
Wednesday, May 29th is our field day and class party. Please bring a toy/game to play with and a beach towel. This is also a free dress day for Kindergarteners. A sign up sheet for lunch will be posted outside the classroom doors.
Kindergarten Closing Prayer Service
You are invited to the Kindergarten Closing Prayer Service and Distribution of Certificates on Thursday, May 30th. It will begin following morning prayer in the auditorium. The children are to wear their Mass day uniform. Please ensure that a parent or representative is there for your child on this special day. This is Kindergarten’s last day of school. Dismissal is immediately following (approximately 9:30).
Dates to Remember:
5/1 Chaffee Zoo Trip (depart 8:10 return 2:30 Bring Car seats and bag lunch)
5/3 Grandparents Day/Minimum Day
5/4 First Communion at St. Patrick's Church 9am
5/6 School Mass 8:15- please wear the Mass day uniform
5/9 Talent Show
5/24 8th Grade Carnival/ Minimum Day/bring $10
5/27 Memorial Day - No School
5/28 Kindergarten Clean Up Day
5/29 Kindergarten Field Day/Class Party/ Free Dress
5/30 Kindergarten Closing Ceremony (8:30) Dismissal immediately following
Author: Mrs. Gargano
Hello. I am the Kindergarten teacher at OLM. I have been teaching for over 24 years and have been with Our Lady of Mercy school for about 12 years. While I have taught and enjoyed teaching many different grades, Kindergarten is my heart!