Friday, December 15, 2017

OLPH Friday Fanfare for Week Ending 12/22/2017

December 18 - December 22, 2017
Christmas Break--December 20, 2017 - January 3, 2017
Virtue for the Month of January, Fortitude: Being brave and strong in the face of trials.

"The love of God has been poured into our hearts by his Spirit living in us, alleluia." Romans 5:5; 8:11.
Please attend Mass this weekend with your Parish Priest.

·        Monday, December 18--Pizza, corn, fruit, salad, milk
·        Tuesday, December 19--11:30 A.M. Dismissal--No Lunch
·        Thursday, January 4--Hamburger, tri-tater, fruit, pickles, cheese, tomato, milk
·        Friday, January 5--Tomato soup, grilled cheese sandwich, crackers, fruit, milk

·        Sunday, December 17--3rd Sunday of Advent
·        Sunday, December 17--Teen Mass--10:00 A.M.
·        Monday, December 18--Christmas Program--6:00 A.M--Gym.
·        Tuesday, December 19--All School Mass--8:15 A.M.
·        Tuesday, December 19--11:30 A.M. Dismissal--Christmas Out of Uniform
Christmas Break - 12/20/ - 1/3/18
Students Return - 1/4/18
·        Thursday, January 4--Girl Scout meeting--3:30 P.M.--PLC

SCHOOL NEWS: Tennessee State Essay Contest, Chess Ninja, Christmas Magnets and Out of Uniform
1.      Tennessee State Essay Contest - This year, third grade students were given the opportunity to participate in the Tennessee State Essay Contest for 3rd through 5th grade.  The topic for the essay was citizenship.  One of the entries was selected from OLPH to represent our state, and that essay belongs to Annabelle Kelly.  She is the winner of the Tennessee State Entry Contest this year representing students from all over Tennessee in the 3rd through 5th grade!  Congratulations, Annabelle!  We are so proud of you!
2.      Chess Ninja - Chess Ninja is a high-energy after school program that incorporates exercise, mindfulness, and FUN into chess lessons. Students will laugh and learn while exploring the fundamentals of chess, math, and problem-solving! All kindergarten-6th-grade students at all levels from beginner to advanced chess players are welcome! Chess Ninjas will meet in Mrs. Monahan's Science Classroom on Wednesday afternoons from 2:30-4pm.
Session 1
Kindergarten-2nd Grade Ninja Dates
January 10th, January 24th, and February 7th.
3rd Grade-6th Grade Ninja Dates
January 17th, January 31st, and February 14th.
Session 2
Kindergarten-2nd Grade Ninja Dates
February 21st, March 7th, March 21st.
3rd Grade-6th Grade Ninja Dates
February 28th, March 14th, March 28th.
Each session is only $60 for all 3 classes!
If you have questions or want to register, please contact Coach Thomas at
3.      Christmas Magnets - Knights of Columbus Council 6099 will be selling Christmas Magnets for $5.00 outside the gym entrance on Monday night December 18th.  Proceeds will go to help purchase Communion chalices for priests serving in Africa.
4.      Out of Uniform - On Tuesday, December 19th, students are allowed to wear Christmas colors or shirts and jeans for a Christmas out of Uniform day.

·        Thursday, January 4--Basketball--OLPH @ Berean--ELMG--4:00--ELMB--5:00--VG--6:00--VB--7:00 P.M.
·        Saturday, January 6--Basketball Games @ TCPS--JVB, VG, VB--11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

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