ST. MARY BYZANTINE SCHOOL

NEWSLETTER

 

Mission Statement:

We are called to grow in the Gospel values of Jesus through our commitment to supporting the total development of each student.

 

No.  34                                web address www.smbyz.org                             May 29, 2019

 

BIBLE REFLECTION

 

“Children, let us love not in word or speech, but in deed and truth.” 1 John 3

 

WORD FOR THOUGHT

 

“The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.”  Anne Morrow Lindbergh

           

LITURGICAL SERVICES

 

May 30th – 8:30 a.m.   Liturgy celebrating the Ascension of our Lord.

 

PRESCHOOL

 

We are now enrolling for our preschool and daycare programs; we have immediate openings.  If you have or know of a preschooler, ages 3 to 5 (pre-kindergarten), please call 216-351-8121 for further information.

 

YEARBOOKS

 

We still have extra Yearbooks for sale in the office at $20 each.

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

 

Vacation Bible School will be held at St. John the Baptist Byzantine Cathedral, 1900 Carlton Road, Parma, during the week of July 15-19 from 9:30-12:00 noon for all children grades K-6.  The theme of the program is “A Week of Celebration”.  The cost for the week-long event is $10 per child.  For more information to register email Maria McKay at ECFVBS@gmail.com or call St. Mary Byzantine Catholic School 216-749-7980.  This event is hosted through the E.C.F. programs of St. John the Baptist Byzantine Cathedral, St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church and Holy Spirit Byzantine Church.

 

SUMMER CAMP NOTICE

 

We will once again offer the Summer Camp Program for Kindergarten, First and Second Grades. We are extending services to 3rd grade if the child has a sibling in the program (camp or day care).  Hours are 6:30 am to 6:00 pm.  Services will start Monday, June 5th.  Services end Friday, August 25th.  No services are offered July 3 -4 –5- 6-7.  Please call Mrs. Murray at 216-351-8121 if you are interested.

 

BOYS AND GIRLS CAMPS 2019

 

Mark your calendars for a very special Boys Camp from June 21-24, 2019!  We are hard at work getting ready to welcome all campers, returning and new, so spread the word and start praying for a great experience this summer!  Go to www.parma.org for further information.

 

DRESS DOWN DAYS

 

Thursday, May 30 –Jeans (not tight) and plain white or blue t-shirt. Colors and team assignments were sent home in a letter on May 23. 

Friday, May 31 - Summer clothes: dress in bright, sunny colors

 

Jeans may be worn (no cut-up jeans, no holes), if wearing shorts they must be knee length. Dresses must have shoulders covered and be knee length, no tank tops. 

 

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

 

We will continue to accept registrations for Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.  Kindergarten students must be 5 years old by September 30th.  Families may call anytime to tour and gain further information about our program. 

 

 

 

REPORT CARDS

 

This year final report cards will be mailed home the week of June 3rd.  Report cards will not be sent if there is outstanding money owed to the school.

 

Calendars and supply lists will be mailed home with report cards next week.

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR GRADUATES

 

KINDERGARTEN:

 

Marlena Bergman-Fennell, Cobe Canion, Alexis Frazier, Katalina Gilbert, Bryson Helton, Savanna Holt, Maliah Johnson-Drake, Jeffrey Laster, Samuel Lawhun, Madyson Light, Precieux Mbengila, Mia Mendez,   Joy Mugongo. McKenna Murphy, Richard Parisi, Jade Robinson, Layla Rogers, Marco Visnovsky, Neico Willims.

 

EIGHTH GRADE:

 

Michael Ally, Madison Bartczak, Chloe Canion-Brown, Celeste Dembicki, Nadia Harper, Nora Houdek, Scarlett Jones, Danielle Mafuta, Brenden Melvin, Corey Papke, Carlos Rivera-Sampson, Curtis Robinson II,

Alyssa Ruzicka, Leyton VanDine, Xavier Woon, Bernadette Yanus, Raven Zagata, Riley Zimmerman

 

FAMILY PICNIC – FRIDAY – May 31

 

On Friday, May 31st families are invited to come enjoy lunch and activities with their child.  A hot dog lunch will be provided.  Upon arrival you must go to your child’s classroom and sign your child out from the classroom teacher.  Students of families who do not attend will be watched by the teacher during the activities. 

           

            11:30-12:10                 Grades 1-3      Lunch in the gym

                                                Grades 4-7      Outdoor Activities

            12:15-12:55                 Grades 1-3      Outdoor Activities

                                                Grades 4-7      Lunch in the gym

 

            We have no location to host activities if it rains. In case of rain, families may come have lunch             with their students and then may leave before 1:00 if they choose.  Regular dismissal will be at             1:00 for those whose families are not able to attend the lunch.

 

            1:00 Dismissal            WISHING YOU A SAFE & BLESSED SUMMER!

 

 

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________ NUMBER WHO WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN LUNCH ON MAY 31ST

 

________________________________________________________________________ FAMILY NAME

 

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!

 

August 28th will be the first day of school for the 2019-2020 academic year!