Saint Agnes School

1322 Sleepy Hollow Road, Fort Wright, KY 41011

Saint Agnes School
1322 Sleepy Hollow Road, Fort Wright, KY 41011

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May 15, 2019

Saint Agnes School
Family Newsletter
May 15, 2019

Mission Statement of Saint Agnes School

Saint Agnes School exists to provide excellence in Catholic education while inspiring and empowering our students to live the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.  As compassionate and faithful Christians, we continue to pursue our spiritual journey, achieve our highest academic potential, and be stewards of the Catholic faith to others.

 

FROM THE PRINCIPAL 

Friday is one of our great days of the school year! We will have our Wildcat Bash during the early part of the day and end the afternoon with our talent show. With the weather warming up as the week goes along, I recommend students come to school with sun tan lotion and a water bottle. Students should wear their assigned color for their shirt with their gym shorts. We will be providing a lunch that includes a hot dog, bag of chips, a Rice Krispie treat, and a drink. Students should pack their own lunch if they choose not to eat the hot dog lunch. We will also provide a snack mid-morning for students. We also welcome any additional volunteers to assist with serving lunch from 10:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Please email Mrs. Jansing at pjansing@saintagnes.com if you are interested in volunteering.  ~ Mr. Hoyt

SCHOOL NEWS

A Note from the Student Council President:
Hello Saint Agnes School Community!  We eighth graders will be graduating in just 15 days!  As our grade school journey is coming to an end, we are exemplifying our school’s philosophy one last time, united as a grade: “The spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, physical, and emotional development is supported and the dignity of each person is respected.”  We are supporting and respecting the dignity of all people by running a canned food drive on Monday, May 20 through Thursday, May 23.  We encourage students to bring in canned food products to school on the dates above to be donated to the Parish Kitchen and the Welcome House.  No donation is too little, nor too big. 
Your Student Council President,
Chelsea Collins

Congrats Mrs. Woolley and Family: Mrs. Woolley gave birth to Lincoln Charles Woolley on Friday, May 10, at 4:44 p.m. Lincoln entered the world weighing 7 lbs., 13 oz., and was 20.5 inches long. Mrs. Woolley put in a solid half-day of work on Friday before Lincoln decided he wanted to enter the world!

Scholastic "BOGO" Book Fair: Our final Scholastic Book Fair of the year is currently taking place through May 17. All books at this book fair will be "buy-one, get-one free." This is a great opportunity to find some books for summer reading! Students will be able to shop during library time or after school until 4 p.m. each day. Here is the link to the Saint Agnes BOGO bookfair website: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/stagnesschool8.  If you scroll to the bottom, there you will find the eWallet info if you would like to take advantage of that service. 

Service Hours Out-of-Uniform Day Tomorrow: Tomorrow is an out-of-uniform day for students whose families have tallied their 20 service hours for the school year (10 hours for single-parent families). Parents may check their service hours records on Sycamore.

Wildcat Bash / Talent Show Schedule: A couple highlight events of our school year, the Wildcat Bash and Talent Show, will occur on Friday, May 17. We will begin that day with Mass at 8 a.m. (Please note the time change from our regular school Mass time). The Wildcat Bash events will begin at 9:30 a.m. (outside weather permitting) and the Talent Show will begin in the gym at 1:30 p.m. Please note that our 8th grade students are leading the game activities this year so we are not in need of volunteers for the games, just for serving lunch. 

Wildcat Bash Volunteers: We need many volunteers to help serve lunch the day of the Wildcat Bash and Talent Show. If you would like to volunteer to help serve lunch the day of the Wildcat Bash/Talent Show, May 17, please email Mrs. Jansing at pjansing@saintagnes.com.  

2019-20 Wildcast Crew Announced: We have an enthusiastic, talented group of 7th graders ready to take over the Wildcast shows for the 2019-2020 season! Next year’s cast includes: Savannah Browning, Simon Fieler, Ella Flesch, Clara Heberling, Will Michels, Tessa Schulte, Paige Summe, and William Thomas.

Kroger and Remke Rewards Program Updates: We recently received our quarterly updates from some of our rebate programs in which we participate. During the first quarter of 2019, we received $1,435.83 from Kroger and $248.60 from Remke. Your grocery sales allowed us to earn nearly $2000 for our school in the first quarter alone! These funds go into our school’s annual operating budget. Thanks for your support and keep shopping using these rewards programs!

Volunteer Opportunities:

Lunchroom Volunteers
Playground Volunteers
APPLE PROGRAM 2018-19

PTO NEWS

Marco's Eat-Out Night: Next Tuesday, May 21, is the final Marco's Pizza Eat-Out night for this school year. Mark your calendar and pick up a pizza from the Marco's Pizza in Crescent Springs. Don't forget to tell them you are from Saint Agnes so that the PTO receives a portion of the sales. Thanks for supporting this and our many other events this year. 

BBB Raffle Tickets Snack Reward: The Big Blue Bash CASH! CASH! CASH! special catered lunch for students whose families sold ten raffle tickets has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 21. All students in each family who sold at least ten raffle tickets will be invited to a special Guthrie’s Chicken of Fort Wright catered snack! Chicken tenders and fries with a drink will be served beginning at 1:30 p.m. on May 21. All students will have lunch and recess at their normal times on this day. Thank you to all the families who participated by selling raffle tickets to support the PTO. 

POP Parties: There are still two parties coming up in May. Check them out here. Be sure to send in your reservation. 

BOOSTERS NEWS

Girls Volleyball Fall 2019: The girls volleyball deadline is approaching! Tonight is your last chance to register for girls fall volleyball. The volleyball registration form is online for the 2019 fall season. The cost per player is $70 or maximum cost per family is $150. Girls' volleyball is available to all incoming 3rd through 8th grade girls attending Saint Agnes School. The deadline for registrations are May 15 at 11:59 p.m. and this date is firm. Tryouts for 6th – 8th graders will be held the week of May 30. There will be more details to come. Please contact Jeremy Timmerding at StAgnesVball@gmail.com ASAP with any conflicts your daughter might have during that week and he will try his best to be accommodating.

Fall Golf League: Information is attached here for fall golf team league signups. Contact Pat Monohan with questions. 

COMMUNITY NEWS

Move your feet to the SUMMER beat at Studio Dee: Studio Dee offers a variety of summer programs for ages 2 & up, including an eight-week dance/tumbling session where your child can explore different genres, including hip hop, tap, ballet, and more! They also offer summer dance camps from Princess Training Academy to American Girl Doll Camp to Fortnite Fun! Click Studio Dee for more info and for online registration. Feel free to contact Studio Dee if you have any questions at (859) 261-3337 or office@studiodeeNKY.com. We can't wait to dance the summer away with you!

14th Annual Cross the Bridge for Life: Join us on Sunday, June 2 for a family-friendly, peaceful walk across the Purple People Bridge!  Festivities begin at 1 p.m. and the program begins at 2 p.m. There will be music by Easter Rising, free face painting, free t-shirts, food for purchase, and displays from life-affirming agencies from the Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati area. The event is located in Newport, behind Newport on the Levee along the beautiful Ohio River. Receive updates and information on the CTB website at www.crossthebrideforlife.org and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CTBforLife/.

Co-ed Junior High Summer Art Camp: Students who are entering grades 6-8 are welcome to join Mr. Eckerle (NDA Art Teacher) and Mrs. Eckerle (Saint Agnes Art Teacher) for a co-ed art camp focusing on screen printing. Students from any school are welcome to pick from the following sessions: Session A: Week of July 8-11, 6-8 p.m.; or Session B: Week of July 15-18, 6-8 p.m. (Limit 25 per session). Students will use a photo and a hand-drawn design to print on paper, or bring in fabric, wood, plexiglass if they prefer to print on those materials. The camp will be in held in NDA’s art room, and costs $80 per student. Payment includes instruction, studio costs, two screens, monofilament, squeegees, ink, paper, and t-shirt. Click link for more info: https://www.ndapandas.org/admissions/summer-enrichment-programs.aspx.  

Summer Art Class for Incoming NDA High School Girls: Girls attending NDA in the fall can take Art class this summer to count for credit at NDA. It’s a great opportunity to meet other NDA students and become familiar with the school before the first day of freshman year starts! Students who take all four weeks can earn credit. Single weeks can be taken for non-credit. Class runs Monday-Friday of each week, 8:30-11:30 a.m. from July 8-Aug. 2. Click this link for more info: https://www.ndapandas.org/admissions/summer-enrichment-programs.aspx

Blessed Sacrament Cross Country Team: Attached here is a short informational flyer about the Blessed Sacrament cross country team. It is open to Saint Agnes students in grades 3-8 who are interested in joining their cross country team this season. The team is open to any family who registers as members of the Blessed Sacrament Boosters.

SCHOOL CALENDAR

May

16                    4th Grade Field Trip to Riverfront
17                    School Mass (8 a.m., Church)
17                    Wildcat Bash (9:30 a.m.) /Talent Show (1:30 p.m.)
21                    Guthrie’s Chicken for BBB Raffle Ticket Sales
21                    Marco’s Eat-out Night
23                    8th Grade Last Day
23                    Saint Agnes Spirit Wear Day
24                    Kindergarten Last Day
24                    School Mass (9:20 a.m., Church)
27                    Memorial Day - No School
28                    Kindergarten End-of-Year Ceremony (9 a.m., Church)
28                    7th Grade Field Trip to Zoo
29                    8th Grade Graduation (7 p.m.)
30                    School Mass (8 a.m., Church)
30                    Last Day of School (Dismissal 11 a.m.)

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