Tuesday Letter 2/26/13 - Saint Philomena School
February 26, 2013 The Principal’s Tuesday Letter Donna Bett e ncourt - G lav in ● ( 401) 68 3 -0 268 ●dgl avin@ sa in t ph ilo mena.o rg Dear Parents, Welcome back! Just three weeks till spring! Please pray for good weather. That groundhog must need glasses. I hope everyone had a restful February break. The month of March brings much excitement to campus as we prepare for Easter. Each of our classes is participating in a Lenten Out-Reach Project. Be sure to ask your child what his/her class is doing. See attached. Flat Waves for March: Due to the missed Monday on February 11 th you should only pay for three Mondays in March. The February 11 th payment will be credited to the March billing. Next Summer St. Philomena School will not be hosting Camp Invention. Mrs. Turner, Mrs. Sullivan and Mrs. Panaggio are offering a series of own home grown camps. Boys and girls entering grade K-3 It’s a Bugs’s Life June 24-28 Dinosaur Roar, July 22 – 26 Boys and Girls entering grades K-2 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle- Go green July 29-Aug 2 We Love our Pets, August 12-16 Boys and Girls entering grades 4-7 You Only Live Once, July 29-Aug. 2 Girls Leadership Camp with Sister Madeleine August 11-16. Check the In-Edition tomorrow for more details. Save These Dates—The American Girl Doll Tea Party, March 24 th . St. Phil’s Annual Golf Outing, Friday, May 3. See In-Edition for more details. Yesterday our students in grades 3-6 attended a recycling workshop presented by Eco RI Public Works. Our Family Mass and Pancake Breakfast will take place this Sunday, March 3 at 10:00 AM. Hope to see all of you there. Please see attached flyer. Our school will once again participate in the Washington Trust’s 13 th Annual Peanut Butter Drive to benefit local Rhode Island food banks. Reminder: Home clothes day tomorrow. Continued on next page Prayer for the Week: Lord of all, help us continue to be a source of strength and support for one another. We never know the pain and suffering that those around us bear. We look at smiles that often hide great sorrow. We look at faces that display no pain. May we always provide comfort to those around us, exercise patience in times of trial, and offer a place of refuge for those whose suffering is too great to bear. Amen (Prayers for Liturgical Seasons ) “Come An important to me, reminder all you about who labor Six and Flags are Read burdened, to Succeed and — I will give you rest.” All completed (Matthew forms 11:28) need to be turned in by Thursday, February 28, so they See can page be 2 submitted on March 1.