Friday, January 12, 2018

OLPH Friday Fanfare for Week Ending 1/19/2018

January 15 - January 19, 2018
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, January 15--No School
·        Tuesday, January 16--Ravioli, garlic bread, salad, applesauce, milk
·        Wednesday, January 17--Cheese pizza, corn, pineapple, salad, milk
·        Thursday, January 18--Hamburger, tri-tater, fruit, pickles, cheese, milk
·        Friday, January 19--Fish sticks, cole slaw, french fries, fruit, milk

·        Monday, January 15--No School--MLK Holiday
·        Wednesday, January 17--$1.00 Out of Uniform
·        Wednesday, January 17--School Advisory Board Meeting--6:00 P.M.--School Library

SCHOOL NEWS:  Chess Ninja, Tuition Support, Academic Awards, Calendar Sales and Catholic Schools Week
1.      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
2.      Tuition Support - The deadline for applying for tuition support for the 2018-19 school year is February 9, 2018.  All parents applying for support must have a recent Parish Affiliation Form on file in their parish office. For more information, please contact Chris Curtis at or at 624-4618, x. 1026.
3.      Academic Awards for 2nd Quarter - 5th Grade - First Honors: Leah Smith, Sam Brown and Paola Palacios. Second Honors: Carrigan Hudson, Molly Lawson, Olivia Mroz, Chase Lundberg, August Patton, Melina Stafford, Jack Summitt, John Henry Thomas and Garrett Sullivan. Teacher's Choice: Riley Ashby, Cleo Scott, Jack Gribben, Piper Harrison and Chris Millard. 6th Grade - First Honors: Maccoy Earnest, Brady Lawson and VyLynh Jensen. Second Honors: Gabe Flowers, Paul Hoang, Keegan Schafluetzel, Carlo Salenda, Declan Newcom, William Hernandez, Aiden Corbitt and Jack Christensen. 7th Grade - First Honors: Denise Palacios, Tori Soutuyo, Olivia Chauncey, Maggie Haimelin, Emma Pace and Sam Smith. Second Honors: Harrison Gersch, Sam Gribben, Stella Malecky, Mikey Monahan, Isha Davis, Savina Rose Jones, Elaine MacDougall and Tristan Mroz. 8th Grade - Frist Honors: Kenzie Campbell, Heidi Eckler, Collin Scalla, Warren Yap, Regan Wolf, Ali Covey, Levi Brown and Ian Agbannaoag. Second Honors: Augustine Britto, Drew Ingle, Giancarlo Malpartida, Christian Perez, Maddox Earnest and Anthony Britto.
4.      Calendar Sales - Thank you to everyone who sold a “Scholars Leaders and Saints” calendar, to our generous sponsors and to everyone who talked it up to your friends and relatives, or bought one for yourself or as a gift!  The results are in! Overall, we showed a total profit of $225,000 for the Diocese of Knoxville schools for our 1st year. The Chattanooga Deanery will receive +/- $23,000 for tuition assistance and OLPH School Annual Fund has received $7,230. Our school came out with 17 winners, St. Jude had 15 and Notre Dame had 26, with prizes ranging from $100 to $500 each. Checks are supposed to be mailed out to the winners this weekend. We are aware that some of the calendars still have not been delivered and are in communication with Knoxville about the problem. The combination of bulk rate mailing and the holiday rush seems to have the last shipment in delay.
5.      Catholic Schools Week - This year for Catholic Schools Week we are going to service the community by collecting items for  The Community Kitchen and The Chattanooga Area Food Bank.
KDG - Individual cereal cups
1st Grade - Individual small milk or juice boxes
2nd Grade - Individual fruit cups
3rd Grade - Microwave size SpaghettiOs
4th Grade - Microwave size Chicken Noodle or Vegetable Soup
5th Grade - Individual size Kleenex packets and individual rain ponchos
6th Grade - Individual travel size toothpaste and toothbrushes
7th Grade - Women or men deodorant
8th Grade - Socks and men's gloves
Please bring in donations beginning Tuesday, January 16th - Monday, January 29th.

·        Mark your calendars for January 30th!!!  Between the end of the Varsity Girls game and the beginning of the Varsity Boys game we will recognize our 8th grade players and thank their parents for a great athletic career at OLPH. 
·        If you have a daughter in grades 4-8th who is interested AT ALL in playing volleyball this spring, please email me their name, grade and your contact info. I will be sending out an email VERY SOON about open gyms and don't want to lose anyone. Again, this is not you saying your daughter will play FOR SURE, just interested, so that I can keep you in the loop on information for the upcoming season. My info: Dawn Brown,  502-931-3864. We have a new Elementary Coach: Antonela Suziki and she is awesome. It's going to be a great season. Thank you for your interest. Feel free to contact me with any questions!

·        Saturday, January 13--Knoxville Catholic Play Day.
·        Tuesday, January 16--Basketball Games--OLPH @ OUMS--ELB--6:30 P.M.
·        Tuesday, January 16--Basketball Games--CCS @ OLPH--JVB, 5:00--VG, 6:00--VB, 7:00
·        Thursday, January 18--Basketball Games--Ivy Academy @ OLPH--VG, 5:00--VB, 6:00
·        Saturday, January 20--Basketball Games--SJS @ OLPH--ELG, ELB, JVG, JVB, VG, VB--10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

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