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.
Relay for Life:
Friday is purple free dress for $1.00. The class with the most purple will win an ice cream party! Penny wars are still in progress. The children can bring in money to fill our bucket with pennies or to sabotage other classes! All proceeds go to help support the American Cancer Society. The Relay for Life event will be help on Saturday 4/29 at El Capitan High School.
We will celebrate Grandparents Day on Friday May 5th in the auditorium. This is always a favorite with the Grandparents!
The talent show is May 12th. Anyone interested in performing must try out by April 26th. Please let me know if your child will try out for the talent show.
Chaffee Zoo Field Trip:
We are going to the Zoo May 17th. Chaperones/drivers will be needed. Remember all chaperones/drivers need to have completed safe environment training, cleared fingerprints, and turned in the appropriate forms to chaperone/drive. This is a kindergarten field trip therefore siblings are not allowed to go on the class field trip. Drivers there is a $5 parking fee.
Summer tutoring spots are filling up. If you were interested in summer tutoring, please let me know as soon as possible. Dates are Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 13th –July 13th (July 4th class will be held on July 5th). 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.
Dates to Remember:
4/ 26 State of The School Address 6:30
4/29 First Communion at St. Patrick's Church
4/29 Relay for Life
5/5 Grandparents Day/Minimum Day
5/12 Talent Show
5/15 Awards Ceremony (1st - 7th)
5/17 Chaffee Zoo Trip
5/19 8th Grade Carnival/ Minimum Day
5/23 Kindergarten Clean Up Day
5/24 Kindergarten Field Day/Class Party/ Free Dress
5/25 Kindergarten Closing Ceremony (8:30) Dismissal immediately following
5/26 No school for Kindergarten
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!