Sacred Heart School April 2017 Newsletter

Dear Parents,

While it is still over a month away, I want to be sure that everyone’s calendars are marked for Wednesday, May 17th as the last day of school with dismissal at 11:00. Our 8th grade students will mark the completion of their grade school years on Tuesday evening, May 16th. There is still much to do between now and then, so here are the highlights for the month of April.

Our incoming Kindergarten students will be screened on April 3 & 4 while our current Kindergarten students enjoy two days off.

Math Club for grades 2-3-4 will conclude on April 4th with their last session.

Home and School meets on April 4th at 7:00 pm. Scrip will be sold. Babysitting will be provided.

Father Tom will be hearing confessions on April 6th from 9:00 to 5:00.

The Dollar Challenge money is due on Friday, April 7th! All students K-8 should return their dollar and the money they have earned during Lent to help the poor. We want to see how many times the students doubled their dollar!

Chihuahua’s will host Sacred Heart Night on April 6th from 4-8 pm. Thanks for supporting Sacred Heart by enjoying dinner at Chihuahua’s!

Join us at all school Mass on Friday, April 7th. We will be honoring Father Kent Pollman as the Sacred Heart Alumnus of the Year!

The Homers for Health Home Run Derby takes place on April 7th in the gym. Dismissal is at 12:00 for our monthly faculty meeting.

Holy Week begins on Palm Sunday, April 9th. Holy Thursday Mass begins at 7:00 on April 13th, Good Friday at 12:00 noon on April 14th and Easter Vigil on Sat. April 15th at 8:00 pm.  Easter Sunday Masses are at 8:00 and 10:00.Bring the whole family to the most important services of the year.

6th grade students will attend camp April 10-12th.

Talent Show applications are due on April 11th.

All School Mass will be celebrated on Wed. April 12th. Easter break begins at dismissal on the 12th through April 23rd. School resumes on Monday, April 24th. Please pray for our faculty who will be attending the National Catholic Education Association convention in St. Louis the week after Easter.

JR Diamonds will host Sacred Heart Night on Tuesday, April 18th from 3-8 pm. Here’s your chance to support Sacred Heart and let someone else cook!

Sacred Heart students will participate in the Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) campaign that begins in the Archdiocese of St. Louis on April 23rd. More information will follow.

Library news: the last week to check out books from the school library is April 24-28th. Please look for any overdue or missing books and return them to the library!

Talent Show try-outs will be Tues. April 25th beginning at 3:15 until finished.

Pizza Hut will host Sacred Heart Night on Tues. April 25th from 4-8 pm. Be sure to mention Sacred Heart when ordering.

Confirmation practice will be held on Thurs. April 27th beginning at 6:00 pm. The Sacrament of Confirmation will be conferred on Friday, April 28th at 7:00 pm. Please pray for our 8th grade students.

The 8th grade Mother-Son Luncheon is scheduled for Sunday, April 30th at 11:30 am.

Praying for the blessings of our Risen Lord will be with you and your families!

God bless,

Mrs. Hoffman