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Week of May 20, 2019 

Tue May 21 Used Uniform Closet Open 8-9am & 3-4pm; All-School Mass, 8:30am

Wed May 22 Box Tops Turn-In Day; Field Day: Gr JK - 1 from 9-10:30am & Gr 2-5 from 12:30 - 2:30pm

Thu May 23 Food Pantry Donation Day; House Meetings, Gr 5-8, 1:45pm; Lost & Found Removed By 9am

Fri May 24 NOON HALF-DAY RELEASE; Dress Uniform Day; May Procession, 10am

Last-Minute Volunteer Hours Needed? We Need You!


Mother/Son Night At Tides Harbor Park Is Back May 31 Back by popular demand: it’s SGGS Mother/Son Night with the Tides on Friday evening, May 31! Here’s the flyer with the details. Deadline for reserving your tickets is extended to Monday May 20. Moms: don’t miss this super-fun night with your special young man!

JK - Gr 5 Field Day Is Here Wednesday May 22 Need some last-minute volunteer hours? SIgn up here. Come help with outdoor FUN at our JK-Gr 5 Field Day. Summer’s around the corner...let’s kick it off right with Field Day!

Father Eric Celebrates 40 years of Priesthood Sunday May 19 You are invited to a parish and school event on Sunday, May 19 to celebrate Father Eric's 40th Year Anniversary of his ordination. It is a free event with food and drinks and begins after the 11:00 am Mass.

SGGS Got Talent Show Returns May 30 VIRTUS-trained volunteers are needed to help on both May 29 for rehearsal and May 30 for rehearsal and show. If you are interested in helping, please click the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F094DADAA29A0FC1-stgregory

End-Of-Year Business Information With the end of the school year approaching quickly, all accounts must be paid in full. This includes library fines, payment for lost books, overdrawn lunch accounts and all past due accounts in the Business Office. Any accounts that are “past due” and not paid by May 31, 2019 will result in the holding of your child’s report card, your access to RenWeb/FACTS will be blocked, and your child’s seat /enrollment for the 2019/2020 school year may be jeopardized. 8th grade accounts in arrears may result in your child not being able to participate in the graduation ceremony. Families of children in 5th – “rising” 8th grade that are not returning MUST return their child’s chromebook to their teacher by the last day of school.

Library Books Due No Later Than the Week of May 31 The last week to check out library books is the week of May 20. All books are due no later than Friday, May 31. If library books are lost or not turned in by the last day of school, parents will have to take the library books to the office. Also, report cards will be held until all library books and fees are paid.

Dance And Musical Theater Camp At SGGS This July Click here for all the details of Todd Rosenlieb’s dance and musical theater camp this summer, continuing as an after-school club for 2019-2020 school year. SGGS is thrilled to partner with the highly-respected TR Dance Center in Norfolk….space is limited, so sign up now!

College Funding Workshop For Parents Rescheduled to May 28 The cost of a college education is higher than ever. This workshop will teach you how to send your children to the college of their dreams without bankrupting your retirement nest egg. Please join us on our NEW DATE: May 28 at 1:45 PM in the Assembly Room.

Yearbook Cash Sales Wednesday May 29 Pre-ordered yearbooks will be distributed on Tuesday May 28. available for $40 cash/check in the Main Office on starting at 7:30am on Wed May 29 until yearbooks run out.

Advantage: Saints! Kinder - Gr 8 Boys and Girls Tennis Camps at BSCHS Click here for girls and click here for boys to sign up for BSCHS tennis camps.

Fall Soccer Registration Registration for Fall Soccer is in process. Go to www.beachfc.com to register. Prices are posted on their website. Teams will be formed in late July. Early Bird registration ends on July 31, 2018. Any registration prior to will receive an additional $10.00 discount. Head coaches receive a $40.00 player registration discount per season. For information, contact Lorri Griffin usinglgriffin@sggsvb.org

Vacation Bible School Returns Check out the flyer here with all the details of a ROARING good time. Register here with this form. We hope to see you all here this summer!

Check Your Cafeteria Account! The end of the school year is fast approaching. Please be mindful of the funds in your students lunch account. We have many families with negative balances. Cafeteria accounts must be paid by June 3! Please make sure there are enough funds for the remainder of the school year to cover lunches and any a la carte items. If any student has funds remaining in there account, it will rollover to the next school year. If you have multiple students and one is graduating, their balance can be transferred to the remaining student. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Cafeteria Manager Mrs. Lucy Pon at lpon@sggsvb.org.

Looking For A Teacher To Tutor Your Child This Summer? Please contact the following teachers if you are interested: Mrs. Alexis Erndteman at aerndteman@sggsvb.org, Mrs. Pam Herrera at pherrera@sggsvb.org, Mrs. Amberleigh Klaus at aklaus@sggsvb.org, or Mrs. Aixa Whitmore at awhitmore@sggsvb.org.

Get A Jump-Start On Your Bingo Nights For Next Year! The Clock Starts In June! Sign up to work your 2 required 2019-2020 Friday night Bingos here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4caaae29a7fa7-20192020

Saints Weekly Please submit items for the Saints Weekly by Thursday at noon to Nancy Wakeham at nwakeham@sggsvb.org.

Our Catholic Vision is to lead like a Saint.

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.

 

Week of May 13

Penny Wars and Spirit Week Are Here!

Mon May 13 “Twin Day” & Penny Wars Today

Tue May 14 “Sunday Best” (No Jeans); No Penny Wars Today; Used Uniform Closet Open 8-9am & 3-4pm; All-School Mass 8:30am and National Junior Honor Society Ceremony To Follow

Wed May 15 “Sports Jersey” (Uniform of the Day Bottoms) & Penny Wars Today; JK Field Trip to Children’s Museum

Thu May 16 “Throwback Thursday” (50s -80s) & Penny Wars Today; Super Saints Raffle Planning Meeting, 8am, Tobias Rm; Gr 6 Field Trip to iFly; Band Concert, 1:45pm, Gym

Fri May 17 “Tourist Day”; Gr 4 Field Trip to Jamestown

Sat May 18 SCA Dance, Gr 6-8, 6:30-9pm, Cafeteria

 

All Family Volunteer Hours and Friday Night Bingos Must Be Completed By May 31. If you still need to complete your hours, email the Bingo Coordinator ( stgregorybingo@gmail.com ) to get on the waiting list. Include your name, phone number, children's names and grades and dates of availability. Slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Thank you!

 

JK - Gr 5 Field Day Is Coming Wednesday May 22! Need some last-minute volunteer hours? Sign up here. Come help with the outdoor FUN at our JK-Gr 5 Field Day. Summer’s around the corner...let’s kick it off in a big way with Field Day!

NEW DATE! College Funding Workshop For Parents Rescheduled to May 28 Due to an unforeseen circumstance, the workshop has been changed to Tuesday May 28, please mark your calendars. The cost of a college education is higher than ever. This workshop will teach you how to send your children to the college of their dreams without bankrupting your retirement nest egg. Please join us on our NEW DATE: May 28 at 1:45 PM in the Assembly Room. All previously-registered parents for the May 14 date should have received an email already.

Father Eric Celebrates 40 years Of Priesthood You are invited to a parish and school event on Sunday, May 19 to celebrate Father Eric's 40th Year Anniversary of his ordination. It is a free event with food and drinks and begins after the 11:00 am Mass.

Check Your Cafeteria Account! The end of the school year is fast approaching. Please be mindful of the funds in your student's lunch account. We have many families with negative balances. Cafeteria accounts must be paid by June 3! Please make sure there are enough funds for the remainder of the school year to cover lunches and any a la carte items. If any student has funds remaining in their account, it will rollover to the next school year. If you have multiple students and one is graduating, their balance can be transferred to the remaining student. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Cafeteria Manager Mrs. Lucy Pon at lpon@sggsvb.org.

Attention CURRENT 5th, 6th, and 7th Grade Parents Please check your child’s folder for important information regarding the Tdap Booster. The Virginia Health Department has just recently made a change in the grade and age requirement for the middle school TDAP Booster. Effective July 1, 2019: the Tdap Booster will be required for all 7th graders (11-year-olds).

Dance And Musical Theater Camp At SGGS This July Click here for all the details of Todd Rosenlieb’s dance and musical theater camp this summer, continuing as an after-school club for 2019-2020 school year. SGGS is thrilled to partner with the highly-respected TR Dance Center in Norfolk….space is limited, so sign up now!

Mother’s Day Parish Breakfast Join us as we honor our mothers this Sunday, May 12 while the Knights of Columbus cook up a breakfast feast. All mothers eat for free! Here are the details. Hope you can come!

Super Saints Raffle Planning Meeting Thursday, May 16 Please join us to plan the 2019 Super Saints Raffle on Thursday, May 16 in the Tobias Room (church meeting room) right after drop off at 8am. Light breakfast will be provided. Bring your fresh ideas and become part of this dynamic group of SGGS fundraisers! See you there!

Mother/Son Night At Tides Harbor Park Is Back May 31 Back by popular demand: it’s SGGS Mother/Son Night with the Tides on Friday evening, May 31! Here’s the flyer with the details. All-you-can-eat picnic and reserved seating included...and the Tides mascot will be at our picnic to meet you! Moms: don’t miss this super-fun night with your special young man!

Yearbook Cash Sales Wednesday, May 29 Yearbooks will be available for $40 cash/check in the Main Office on Wed May 29 until they run out.

Saints Fest Update Due to the construction alongside the SGGS Athletic Field, Saints Fest is taking a break this year...just for this year. Look for it next May!

Vacation Bible School Returns Check out the flyer here with all the details of a ROARING good time. Register here with this form. We hope to see you all here this summer!

Used Uniform Closet Guidelines Please follow these guidelines so the Used Uniform Closet serves everyone in our community in the best manner. Thank you for your constant cooperation and support!

Saints Weekly Please submit items for the Saints Weekly by Thursday at noon to Nancy Wakeham at nwakeham@sggsvb.org.

Our Catholic Vision is to lead like a Saint.

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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