Friday, October 26, 2018

OLPH Friday Fanfare for Week Ending 11/2/2018

October 29 - November 2, 2018
Virtue of the Month of November: Patience - It is the quality of restraint that prevents believers from speaking or acting hastily in the face of disagreement, opposition, or persecution.  Patience is bearing pain or problems without complaining.  

"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 29--Sloppy joes, baked beans, cole slaw, applesauce, milk
·        Tuesday, October 30--Chicken nuggets, roll, mashed potato, green beans, fruit, milk
·        Wednesday, October 31--Cheese pizza, corn, pineapple, salad, milk
·        Thursday, November 1--Hamburger, tri-tater, fruit, pickles, tomato, cheese, milk
·        Friday, November 2--Taco, salad, black beans, fruit, milk

·        Saturday, October 27--Trunk or Treat--6:30 P.M.
·        Saturday, October 27--Middle School Dance--7:00 P.M.
·        Sunday, October 28--Teen Mass--10:00 A.M.
·        Monday, October 29--neuroBridge Screenings
·        Monday, October 29--Picture Orders Due
·        Tuesday, October 30--$1.00 Out of Uniform
·        Tuesday, October 30--Virtus Training @ Sts Peter and Paul--1:00 P.M.
·        Wednesday, October 31--Halloween--Students can wear costumes--Check w/teachers about specifications
·        Thursday, November 1--All Saints Day-- All School Mass--1st-4th can come dressed as their favorite saint
·        Thursday, Girl Scout Meeting--3:30 P.M.
·        Friday, November 2--All Souls Day
·        Friday, November 2--Girl Scout Camping Trip
·        Saturday, November 3--Girl Scout Camping Trip

SCHOOL NEWS:  Catholic Raffle Calendars, Financial Assistance for 2018- 2019,  Virtus Training, neuroBridge Screenings, Boy Scout BBQ Sale, Middle School Dance, OLPH Open House,  Catholic Charities Bake Sale and ½ Price Uniform Sale
1.      Catholic Raffle Calendars - The Scholars, Leaders and Saints Raffle Sale has begun! We really need 100% of families to participate in this very important fundraiser for our Tuition Assistance Fund and Annual Fund. If you meet your family goal of 3 sold you will be entered into the drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card - AND you can claim 3 PIP hours! Sell 6 and you will get a second entry - and 5 PIP hours! All of the proceeds from the entries sold here will remain in the Chattanooga area, with $15 coming back to our school and the remainder going to the Tuition Assistance Fund that is shared by OLPH, SJS and NDHS. For $36.50 (or 3/$100) purchasers will receive an entry into each of 365 drawings (one for each day of the year) for a total of $50,000 in cash prizes ranging from $100 to $500.Order forms are coming home with the youngest student in Friday Folders this week. 5th through 8th grade have been mailed. Purchase online, turn in to the office or Mail to Notre Dame High School in the envelopes provided. Sign up to sell to parishioners after the Masses on October 27-28 or November 10-11:
2.      Financial Assistance for 2018 - 2019 -  FACTS Grant & Aid online application for 2019/2020 opened on October 22, 2018. (Click the link below to apply.) The application takes approximately 25 minutes to complete. Applicants are required to upload 2017 federal tax return and 2018 W2 forms. We suggest starting the application and uploading your 2017 federal tax return as soon as possible. You can finish/submit the application after you have uploaded your 2018 W2 forms. Applications and tax forms must be submitted by February 1, 2019. All Families must have a signed Parish Affiliation Form on file in the Parish Office.

3.      Virtus Training - We are having the Virtus class in Spanish , Saturday November 10th from 9am to 12pm here at OLPH in the PLC, please register for the class at , where it says; español - acceso o inscripción and follow the instruccions there. For more information you can call Laura Moore at 423-622-7232. Please don't bring kids to this class.
Tendremos la Clase de Virtus en Español el Sabado 10 de Noviembre de 9am a 12pm aqui en nuestra Iglesia en el PLC, por favor regístrese para la clase yendo a y haga click en donde dice ; español español - acceso o inscripción, y siga las instrucciones. Para mas información puede llamar a Laura Moore al 423-622-7232. Por favor no traiga niños a esta clase.
4.      neuroBridge Screenings - neuroBridge will be screening children at OLPH on Monday, October 29. Please see attachment for a form. nB is a pediatric therapy service provider.  They work with children who may be struggling to meet milestones or have underlying issues including poor motor planning, poor fine motor and gross motor coordination, and difficulty with balance or attending to task. They feel strongly about bringing their treatment model to the children at school.  neuroBridge has partnered with over 15 independent elementary and preschools in the Chattanooga area. They are passionate about working with children and helping each child reach their maximum potential. They look forward to screening your child.
5.      Boy Scout BBQ Sale - OLPH Boy Scout Troop 115 is having a BBQ Sale on Sunday, November 4th, after morning masses.  Reserve your BBQ today.  Text or phone in your orders to Kevin at 612-325-0848.  Whole pork butt injected, rubbed, smoked and pulled, served hot in aluminum ½-pan covered and ready to go.  The price is $50 a pan.  Smoked under the watchful eye of the award winning Owls Nest BBQ Competition BBQ Team. The 8 - 9 pound butts will serve up to 12 - 14 people.  We will have your order ready for pickup after all Sunday morning masses. See attached flyer.
6.      Middle School Dance - OLPH Middle School Caritas House will host a Fright Night Dance for all current OLPH and St. Jude middle school students on Saturday, October 27th from 7-10 in the gym.  Cost is $10 with refreshments also sold.  Costumes (school-appropriate) are encouraged!  It'll be spook-tacular!
7.      OLPH Open House - We will be holding an Open House on Tuesday, November 6, at 9 AM to introduce prospective families to our great school! If you have a neighbor or friend who you think might be interested in any grade, Pre-K3 through 8 please invite them! You are our best advertising tool. There is nothing more compelling than a personal invitation from another parent who is happy with their child's school. Fill out and turn in a referral form (available from the office or ask and we can email it to you) BEFORE that family contacts us and you will receive a $100 tuition or registration fee credit after they enroll. 
8.      Catholic Charities Bake Sale - The Catholic Charities Bake Sale is a longstanding Chattanooga tradition that raises much-needed funds for Counseling, pregnancy services, immigration services, housing for those living with AIDS and many other services for those in need. We are in need of HOME-BAKED pies, cakes, cookies or breads for the sale in our parish the weekend of November 10-11 to support this vital community agency.Please sign up to bring your items on Friday, November 9, or to work the sale after the Masses that weekend:
9.      St. Cecelia's Closet Uniform Sale - One Week Only!  St. Cecelia's closet is having a ½ price sale on all uniform items.  Get ready for the change in seasons by purchasing gently used uniform items.  Sale runs Monday, October 29th through Friday, November 11/2.

·        New Spirt Store is OPEN!!!
Can order 24/7/365 and on-line
·        Coach Soutuyo will hold open gym time for interested 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls October 30th and November 6th 6:00-7:00.  November 9th will start right after school until 5:00.  Come out and warmup your Basketball skills!!!
·        Monday, October 29--MS Soccer Game--CAMS @ OLPH--4:30 P.M.
·        Tuesday, October 30--Elem Soccer Game--OLPH @ Boyd--4:15 P.M.
·        Thursday, November 1--Elem Soccer Game--B. Baptist @ OLPH--4:00 P.M.
·        Friday, November 2--MS Soccer Game OLPH @ Normal Park--4:30 P.M.

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