ST. MARY BYZANTINE SCHOOL

NEWSLETTER

 

Mission Statement:

We are called to grow in the Gospel values of Jesus in pursuit of spiritual,

social, and academic excellence.

 

 

No.  37                             web address www.smbyz.org                                       May 31, 2017

 

Bible verse for reflection:

“Let your light shine before man, that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.”  Matthew 5:16

 

MESSAGE FROM FR. MAREK

 

If you think you are green, you will grow. If you think you are ripe, you will rot.

 

LITURGICAL SERVICE

 

Friday, June 2 – Moleban to Jesus, 8:30.  All are welcome to attend.

 

FALL CROSS COUNTRY CYO SPORT

 

New for 2017-18 will be our CYO Cross Country Team. There was a meeting for interested parents and children on Tuesday, May 23 at 8:00 PM in the Gym. The sport is open to children in grades 3-8 next year. Grades 3 & 4 race one mile, grades 5-6 race one and one-half miles and grades 7 & 8 race two miles. The sign-up form was sent home last week. If you are interested and unable to attend the meeting, please contact Miss Nadson or Mr. Papke through the school office.

 

YEARBOOK

 

The school yearbook has been distributed this week to students who pre-ordered.  If you did not pre-order a yearbook, a few are still available for $20. Pay through the school office.

 

PLANNING AHEAD

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June 2 – Family Picnic; dismissal at 1:00 pm

June 4 – Grade 8 Graduation, 10:00 am Liturgy

 

DRESS DOWN DAYS

 

Thursday, June 1         Dress in Cleveland Cavalier attire.

Friday, June 2             Summer clothes dress – bright, sunny colors

Jeans may be worn both days (no holes)k, if wearing shorts  they must be knee length. 

Dresses must have shoulders covered and be knee length.

 

FAMILY PICNIC

 

On Friday, June 2nd 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

                                                In case of rain we will adjust locations.

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

 

STUDENT SAVERS

 

The “Student Savers” program is complete for this school year.  A representative from Unity Catholic Credit Union will be here Open House night, August 29th, to explain “Student Savers” for the

2017-2018 school year.

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

 

July 17-21, 9:30-Noon St. Mary’s is sponsoring a “Vacation Bible School.” The program will be held at St. John the Baptist Cathedral, 1900 Carlton Road, Parma.  Please call 440-749-7980 or email ecfvbs@gmail.com for further information.

2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

 

***** First day of school – Monday, August 28th

******* Open House – Tuesday, August 29th

********* The 2017-2018 Handbook will be posted on the website by the end of the week.

 

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

 

We still have a couple of openings for kindergarten for the 2017-2018 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. 

 

OPEN ENROLLMENT

 

We are currently accepting registrations for new students for the 2017-2018 school year in grades 1-7.  Families may call the school office to schedule a tour of the school.

 

60th ANNIVERSARY SALE

 

There are sweatshirts, t-shirts and water bottles with the 60th Anniversary logo still available for purchase...at sale prices!

 

SALE PRICES:

Hooded sweatshirts adult sizes - $16.00 (originally $25.00)

T-shirts - $8.00 (originally $15.00)

Water Bottles - $2.00 (originally $4.00)

 

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 2017

 

Mark your calendars for a very special Boys and Girls Camp from June 22-25, 2017!  We are hard at work getting ready to welcome all campers, returning an new, so spread the word and start praying for a great experience this summer!  More information coming soon!

 

CROSS COUNTRY AND VOLLEYBALL SIGN-UPS ARE DUE FRIDAY, JUNE 2ND!