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.  35                                web address www.smbyz.org                             May 30, 2018

 

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 31, 8:30 – Moleban to Jesus.  All are welcome to attend.

 

CONGRATULATION TO OUR GRADUATES

 

KINDERGARTEN: Maximus Berglund, Kenneth Biller, Blake Black, Rejenne Clark, Avayah Feliciano, Tariana Drevicky, Blake Kirchner, Maria Kubit, Daniel Restrepo, Adalee Rosario, Zechariah Sampson, Kamren Sepulveda, Zachary Taylor, Jacqueline Vanderhoof, Ava Vanatta, Ke’ara Viccarone, Ric’khia Zarins.

 

EIGHTH GRADE: Te’a Ballado, Jeffrey Chinn, Jack Hakey, Joshua Kocuba, Kai Li, Robert Mueller, Ethan Nowak, Annalyce Pierce, Emilio Rivera, Kalobe Ruzicka, Victoria Voase, Mackenzie Walsh, Rheal Yanus.

 

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

 

Yearbooks went home last week.  We do have extra for sale in the office at $20 each.

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

 

Vacation Bible School will be held the week of July 16-20, at the Cathedral of St. John (the corner of Broadview and Snow Roads).  Summer Feasts & Fasts will be the theme this year!

Email ecfvbs@gmail.com to sign up or for further information.

 

PLANNING AHEAD

 

May 31 – Kindergarten Graduation, 7:00 P.M. Students must be in their classroom by 6:45.

June 1 –   Family Picnic, 11:30-1:00

June 3 –   Grade 8 Graduation, 10:00 a.m. Liturgy

 

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

 

We are now accepting registrations for Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 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 4th.

 

BOYS AND GIRLS CAMPS 2018

 

Mark your calendars for a very special Boys Camp from June 21-24, 2018!  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.

 

 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.

 

DRESS DOWN DAYS

 

Thursday, May 31       Dress in Cleveland Cavalier or Indians attire.  No tank tops.

Friday, June 1             Summer clothes dress – bright, sunny colors

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

Dresses must have shoulders covered and be knee length, no tank tops. 

 

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!

 

August 30th will be the first day of school for the 2018-2019 academic year!

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

 

CYO NEWS

 

Volleyball Fall Season

Volleyball sign-ups for the 2018 Fall Season are now in process to Friday, June 1, 2018.  This is for girls currently in grades 2 to 7.  Practices will begin August 1, 2018.  The $90 fee covers the season and tournaments and the uniform which is ours to keep at the end of the season.  Sign-up forms are available at the school office and are due back no later than Friday, June 1.  Please contact SMB Athletic Director Mark Papke 216-394-5788 or email engineermarkuspapke@gmail.com with any questions.  Parents interested in assisting with our athletic programs may contact Mark as well.

 

Cross Country Fall Season

This sport is for boys and girls currently in grades 2 to 7.  The $60 fee covers the entry fee and the uniform which is yours to keep at the end of the season.  Sign-up forms are available at the school office and are due back no later than Friday, June 1.  Please contact SMB Athletic Director Mark Papke 216-394-5788 or email engineermarkuspapke@gmail.com with any questions.  Parents interested in assisting with our athletic programs may contact Mark as well.

 

FAMILY PICNIC – FRIDAY – JUNE 1, 2018

 

On Friday, June 1st 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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