We are kicking off Catholic Schools Week this FRIDAY NIGHT! Join us for our BINGO and Hamburger Supper
Night at 5:30 in McKenna Hall. Hamburger plates are $5 and BINGO boards are $1.
Invite your friends and family! Check your text messages for the link to sign up to help Friday night. Cakes, Door Prizes, and Servers are needed!
Join us Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. Mass in honor of Catholic Schools Week. Students wear uniforms.
Some of our students will be reading, serving, and leading the rosary at Mass.
Check the CSW Calendar for all the details on lunches and dress up days for the
MOST FUN WEEK OF THE YEAR!
CSW LUNCH- Check folders and return the lunch forms and money to eat with your child next week! Lunch
with classes will be at 12:00 on the designated day, except for Monday with pre3 and pre4 which will be at
11:00. Students will have the option of popcorn chicken each day. Students will order in classrooms as usual.
DO NOT INCLUDE STUDENTS ON YOUR ORDER FORM.
SCHOOL MASS- Reminder that school Mass was held Monday of this week. There will be NO MASS on
Thursday, January 26. We will have Mass next Thursday, February 2 at 8:15. Please make an extra effort to
bring canned goods for the Care Station in honor of Catholic Schools Week!
23RD ANNUAL DRAW DOWN- We ask each family to buy or sell one Draw Down ticket. Your support is vital to
the daily operation of our school. It cost over $7,000 to educate a child at SES, yet no family pays over $5,280
per child. Our fundraisers help make up this difference. YOU MATTER!
Want to sell MORE TICKETS? Get $50 off your registration fee for selling 10 tickets or $100 off for selling 20
DRAWDOWN SILENT AUCTION- We are still looking for someone to set up the auction and oversee the silent
auction the night of the Draw Down. EASY way to get service hours and help your school. Contact Sarah
Cauthen for more information!
SES GRANDPARENTS- We want to include grandparents in some of our texts and emails to make sure they
know they are part of the SES family! If you would like to add a grandparent to our list please contact the front
office. *We will be adding grandparents listed on emergency contact cards.
RECRUITMENT OF NEW FAMILIES- SES is beginning to reach out to prospective families for the 23-24 school
year. We will be scheduling personal tours with families instead of hosting a large open house.
WE NEED YOU to spread the word and share contact information with SES for any prospective new families.
Contact Mary Evelyn Stonestreet or Sarah Cauthen.
CAFETERIA FEE- Our cafeteria fee of $25 is due FEBRUARY 17 if you have not already paid it. Please check your
FAITH FORMATION CLASS- Faith Formation classes each Wednesday night. All students in grades 1-6 are
invited to join us. Supper is at 5:30. Pick-up at 7:00.
Save the Date
Intramural Basketball begins Monday, February 13! NOTICE CHANGE OF DATE!
Our big fundraiser Draw Down is scheduled for Friday, February 17 at The Bank!
Registration for the 23-24 school year is scheduled to open in February. Applications and Enrollment will be
done completely through FACTS this year!! More details to come!
The Mardi Gras Parade will be Tuesday, February 21!
little ways to give BIG
Download the Box Tops for Education app – Scan your receipts – Earn money for SES!
Bring a canned food item for the Care Station every Thursday as a Mass offering!
Faith at Home- With Catholic Schools Week approaching, I wanted to share some facts about Catholic Schools.
• Catholic schools tend to operate as communities rather than bureaucracies, which links to higher levels of
teacher commitment, student engagement, and student achievement.
• The Catholic school climate, mission, and purpose positively impact student achievement and attendance.
• A faith-based orientation builds coherence and integration of schools and school community.
Catholic schools are sacred places helping to build a better society:
• Graduates of Catholic high schools are more likely to vote.
• Catholic school graduates enjoy higher earning potential than public school graduates.
• Catholic school graduates are more civically engaged, more tolerant of diverse views, and more committed
to service as adults.
Catholic schools generate social cohesion and preserve civic order in the local community:
• In Catholic schools, the student achievement gap is smaller than in public schools.
• In Catholic schools, overall academic achievement is higher.
• Students with multiple disadvantages benefit most from Catholic schools.