Thursday, September 27, 2018

OLPH Friday Fanfare for Week Ending 10/5/2018

October 1 - October 5, 2018

Virtue of the Month of October: Goodness - The selfless desire to be open hearted and generous to others above what they deserve.    

"For those who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God." Romans 8:14.
Please attend Mass this weekend with your Parish Priest

·        Monday, October 1--BBQ Sandwich, baked beans, cole slaw, peaches, milk
·        Tuesday, October 2--Teriyaki chicken, rice, vegetables, tropical fruit, cookie, milk
·        Wednesday, October 3--Taco pizza, black beans, pineapple, salad, milk
·        Thursday, October 4--Chicken sandwich, tri-tater, fruit, pickles, cheese, tomato, milk
·        Friday, October 5--Turkey sandwich, chips, yogurt, cookie, milk

·        Tuesday, October 2--Speech and Hearing--8:15 A.M.
·        Wednesday, October 3--Cub Scout Meeting--6:30 P.M.--Cafeteria
·        Thursday. October 4--Kids on the Block for 2nd - 5th Grades
·        Thursday, October 4--St. Francis of Assisi--Blessing of the Animals--2:20 P.M.--Football Field
·        Thursday, October 4--Girl Scout Meeting
·        Friday, October 5--End of 1st Quarter
**Week of October 8th - 12th -- Fall Break
·        Wednesday, October 17--Parent Teacher Conferences--3:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.--An important opportunity to discuss your student's progress in school.

SCHOOL NEWS:  Speech and Hearing Publix, Salad Bar, Family Honor, Yearbooks and Girl Scouts
1.      Speech and Hearing - The Speech and Hearing Center will conduct speech and hearing screenings for $20 on Tuesday, October 2nd at OLPH.  See attached flyer.
2.      Salad Bar - The Salad Bar is Here!! The 5th grade may participate the week of 10/15/18.
3.      Publix Reward Card Update: Though the tags still work now, on October 1, Publix will be switching over to a phone number entry to give us credit for your purchases. To continue to participate and earn cash back for the school on every purchase, you must sign up for a Publix account at (or sign in if you already have an account.) Then click on your name in the upper left corner and go to "My Account." Under "My Publix Partner" search by zip code (37412) to choose; Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Then, each time you shop, simply enter the phone number you registered with. No more missed receipts because you don't have your key tag!  
4.      Family Honor - Save the Date: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School will be hosting a truly unique chastity program for parents and teens in 7th and 8th grade.  The program is designed to bring parents and their teens together to discuss life's most important issues, with a special emphasis on chastity and God's gift of sexuality. The program is presented by Family Honor, Inc. and is called "Real Love and Real Life".  It will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 8:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.  Deadline for registering is Sunday, February 3, 2019.  Space is limited so register online at  There is a registration fee of $25.00 for the program, which can be paid upon checking in at the first session.  This program is sponsored and provided by the Sugar and Spice group of OLPH.
5.      Yearbooks - We have 19 extra yearbooks from 2017-2018 school year. If you would like one, we will have them available at the Back to School Picnic as well as in the office.  They are $34.00.
6.      Girl Scouts - The OLPH Girl Scout Troop #40202 is excited to announce that Anna Catherine Critchfield, Carrigan Hudson, and Molly Lawson were recently each awarded a Bronze Award, which is the highest individual honor a Junior Scout can achieve.  We are so proud of these girls (who have now bridged to cadettes) and all of their hard work!   Thursday, Oct 4th – Our Girl Scout meeting will be held immediately following dismissal until 5pm.  If your daughter (Kindergarten – 7th grade) is interested in joining our troop and you have not been able to join us, please email us for information.  We have a lot of fun things planned this year! 

·        Coach Lindsay will be having Open Gym time for 4th thru 8th grade boys starting Saturdays 
Oct 6, 13 & 20th.  From 11am to 1pm. Come and sharpen your skills prior to the upcoming Basketball season.

·        Saturday, September 29--Choo Choo Bowl XXVIII--St. Rose @ OLPH--1:00 P.M.
·        Thursday, October 4--Catholic Football--OLPH @ Grace--7:00 P.M.

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