March 3, 2020
As we are looking at Family Service Hours for the year, we just wanted to stop and say THANK YOU to all of our families who have already served over 1,000 hours for OUR school! St. Elizabeth is the school and the family that it is because of YOU!
FISH FRY: The Knights of Columbus are hosting a fish fry for St. Elizabeth parish this Friday, March 6 from 5:00-7:00. Pick-up only behind the school. $10 a plate. Send your money and a note to school if you want to buy tickets. If you would like to help sell tickets or want to help work the event, contact the front office (you will get service hours).
REGISTRATION: Registration for the 2020-2021 school year is now open on FACTS. Registration fee is $350 before March 18. It will be $375 after March 18. ALL FEES AND TUITION will be paid on FACTS this year. Please return your registration form to school and sign-up on FACTS online to pay the registration fee (no checks please). Please note our new monthly payment option: 12 month payments BEGIN JUNE 5! 10 month payments begin August 5.
FREE FRIDAY: Free Friday funds March 6 and 20 will go toward Griffin’s Run which benefits Reece’s Rainbow. Bring $1 to be able to wear your choice of bottoms and an SES shirt. Free Dress guidelines apply.
CELEBRATING OUR FATHERS: We will celebrate our fathers (and grandfathers and uncles and all father figures) on Thursday, March 19 during the Feast of St. Joseph. All fathers and father-figures are invited to join us for Mass at 8:15 followed by donuts and treats at the school.
DRESS CODE REMINDER CONCERNING SHOES: For Pre3 students, “tennis shoes, sandals with backs, or appropriate “closed in” shoes may be worn. No “crocs” or flip-flops are permitted.”For grades Pre4-6th, “Appropriate footwear is required. Tennis shoes, saddle-oxford style, loafers, Ugg boots, and top-siders are acceptable. No black sole shoes, sandals, cowboy boots, or open-back shoes are allowed.”
Black soled shoes that can make scuff marks on the floor are being worn to school. Please check your child’s shoes and make sure they are within the requirements.
SAVE THE DATE
March 20- Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day by wearing FUN SOCKS to school on March 20!
March 31- “It’s Not Just Joking Around—Bullying Through the Eyes of a Survivor, Activist, and Expert “ Speaker Jodee Blanco will be at SES speaking to our students, teachers, and parents on Tuesday, March 31. The parent event will be that night from 5:30-7:30 and will include dinner and childcare.
UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS
FUNDRAISER FOR ROB SMITH FAMILY- Saturday, March 21 4:00-10:00 at the Elks Lodge.
GRIFFIN’S RUN- The 7th Annual Dash for Down Syndrome will be Saturday, March 21. Registration forms can be picked up and turned in to the office. The deadline to register and guarantee a tshirt is Friday, March 6!
MORE SCOOP ON THE BACK
little ways to give BIG
Box Tops- Send the Box Top clippings and/or scan your receipts with the super easy app! Canned food- Don’t forget to send a canned food item each Thursday to Mass for The Care Station.
Backpack Project- During Lent we have assigned specific items to each class- but as always, feel free to send any of the needed items at any time.
You will receive service hours for sending items.
Pre3, Pre4, Kindergarten- Juice boxes and/or YooHoo drink boxes
1st and 2nd grade- individual fruit cups
3rd and 4th grade- canned raviolis and spaghettios
5th and 6th grade- Vienna sausages