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Week of October 13, 2019

Sun Oct 13 Eucharistic Procession

Tue Oct 15

  • All School Mass, 8:30am; Students wear full dress uniform.
  • Used Uniform Closet; 8:00am-9:00am and 3:00pm-4:00pm

Wed Oct 16 Box Top Collection Day

Thur Oct 17 Food Pantry Donation Day

Fri Oct 18 Half Day Release: 11:40am JK; 11:50am K; 12 Noon Gr. 1-8

Volunteer Opportunities

SGGS News and Events

Saints Only 43 more days until the SAINTS BALL! The Saints Ball is the "don't miss" social event of our year. It's the most fun you will have raising money for SGGS. Come and enjoy great food and drinks, live and silent auctions, live band and dancing, photo booths and more! Go online today to purchase your tickets at thesaintsball.com . In need of volunteer hours?

  • Be or find a sponsor and you can earn ALL OF THEM!
  • Participate in the Saints Ball Gift Card campaign. Packets are coming home next week!

Email any questions to info@thesaintsball.com

8th Annual Eucaharistic Procession Please join us for our 8th Annual Eucharistic Procession which will start at Star of the Sea at the Boardwalk at 3:00pm on October 13 . Look for the SGGS banner! If you have never attended a Eucharistic Procession, you and your children are encouraged to participate in this wonderful Catholic tradition! Dress uniform is required for students, but they will earn a dress down pass for coming, AND they will experience the feeling of connection and solidarity to our global Catholic family. For more information, please contact Mr. Mehr at dmehr@sggsvb.org

Saints Raffle News All tickets sold/unsold and money were due Friday, October 11th. We are mandated by the VA Gaming Commission to have all tickets and forms returned before we can begin the drawings in November. Thank you in advance for your help!

Clinic News Fight the Flu Saints! The best way to fight the flu this season is by getting the flu shot. The CDC recommends the flu vaccine as the most important step in protecting against the flu and its potentially serious complications. Frequent hand washing with soap and water, and reinforcing with your child the importance of covering their mouths when sneezing and coughing will help in the spread of germs. A good night sleep, nutritious breakfast and appropriate outdoor clothing ensures your child is off to a great start each and every day.

Speech Screenings Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) is partnering with the private schools in the division's jurisdiction to provide Child Find activities intended to locate, evaluate, and identify any child who may be suspected of having a disability as defined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004. As part of the Child Find process, students in Kindergarten through third grade are "screened" using the VBCPS screening forms. General Education Teachers will be doing the "screening". If there are any concerns, your child's teacher will reach out to you.

Do you have 20/20 Vision? Saints, your 2020 yearbooks are on sale NOW! Click here to pre-order yours today! Only $30 if you order by October 11th, including a free icon personalization! Don’t miss out on your chance you have perfect 20/20 Vision, today!

Catholic High Crusader Run Join us for our annual Crusader 5K and Mini Crusader Mile Run on November 2, 2019! There will be a free post-race breakfast for all participants, music, and vendors supplying some delicious and healthy treats. It's going to be a great time! Register here .

Virginia Catholic Conference Voter Education Resources On November 5, voters across Virginia will elect members to all 140 seats in the General Assembly – 40 in the Senate and 100 in the House of Delegates. To help you prepare for these critical decisions, the Virginia Catholic Conference has released multiple resources: Click HERE for more information.

After School Enrichment

Hey, Art Club! Ready for round 2? Art Club will be holding a second...that's right...SECOND fall session! You don't want to miss this one! Join us for a 6-week session beginning October 29th from 2:45-3:45pm in the art room. Art Club will be open to all students in grades 1-5 and the cost is $90/student. If you would like to register or have any questions please email Mrs. Thompson, cthompson@sggsvb.org .

Girls on the Run Online Registration Is still open! Only 20 spots are available. Online Registration is still open! Only 20 spots are available. This confidence building program is for girls in grades 3-5. The program will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning October 1st. Please click here for registration information or email Radlyn Mendoza at radlyn@gmlaw.net . We are also seeking coaches for this fantastic program. More information on coaching can be found here or by emailing Radlyn Mendoza. A recent independent study showed that the program is highly effective at driving transformative and lasting change in the lives of third to fifth grade girls. Check out a video about the study here !

Parish News and Events

Parish Spaghetti Dinner The next parish spaghetti dinner will be on Saturday, October 19 from 4 to 8pm in the gym. Tickets available at the door. Bring the whole family. WOMEN'S CLUB will be most grateful if you would once again bake some cakes and pies and goodies for our Dessert Table at this dinner. Please bring desserts that day before the 5 pm Mass.

Saints Weekly Please submit items for the Saints Weekly by Thursday at noon to Kristie Kimener at kkimener@sggsvb.org.


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Our Mission at Saint Gregory the Great Catholic School is to evangelize the Good News of Jesus Christ in order to transform lives, hearts, and minds through exemplary teaching and learning, worship, faith formation, and discipleship through service. As members of God’s diverse family, we treasure the rich traditions of our Roman Catholic faith and welcome all to a spiritual home and to an enlightened, joyful, and vibrant life in Christ.


 

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