St. Columba Catholic School Newsletter April 13, 2017
Dear Lord Jesus, by Your Passion and Resurrection You brought life to our world. You laid down Your life willingly for us out of love. Teach me to accept my hardships with grace, and to offer myself to the Father with You so that I may rise with You to eternal life. Amen.
PRAYERS: Our prayers are with all our families and extended families who are experiencing difficult times. May the love and support of our community bring you comfort.
EASTER LITURGY: St. Columba Parish welcomes all our families and extended families to attend our Easter Sunday Liturgy Mass starting at 9:30 am in the parish hall. This is a beautiful celebration to share as a family.
EASTER VACATION/SCHOOL CLOSED: Good Friday, April 14th school and preschool are closed through Friday, April 21st. School will resume Monday, April 24th with a regular day.
6TH GRADE CAMP: When we return from Easter break our 6th graders will be off to camp – Monday, April 24th through Friday, April 28th. They go with our prayers for a safe journey and our wishes that they have a great time!
THANK YOU: A very special thank you to our St. Columba Men’s club for the fabulous Easter Brunch and fantastic Easter Egg Hunt. A wonderful time was enjoyed by all! Thank you to all the families, and parishioners who supported this event. Your continued support is a true blessing. Also, a huge thank you to Mrs. Harkey, Mrs. Nelson and the school choir for all their hard work and many hours of practice. The performance was wonderful!
THANK YOU: Thank you to Mrs. Lunn and the 8th grade class for the prayerful Stations of the Cross on Holy Thursday.
REGISTRATION 2017-2018: Important reminder: If you haven’t registered for the 2017-2018 school year, please do so as soon as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ms.Navarro.
7TH GRADE APPLEBEE’S FUNDRAISER: Save the date! We invite you to join us Sunday, May 7th from 8:00 – 10:00 am at Applebee’s on Balboa Ave. This is a special fundraiser hosted by the 7th grade parents and students to help raise funds for the 8th grade dinner/dance.
LOOKING AHEAD TO OCTOBERFEST: Keep those confetti eggs coming in! Lots of confetti eggs are needed for our most popular booth. The confetti egg booth! Spring time is a great time to purchase these eggs at a reasonable cost. Thank you to the families who are starting to bring them in!
LOST AND FOUND: We have lots of sweatshirts and miscellaneous items in our lost and found. Items not picked up by the end of the month will go to the uniform exchange.
VOLUNTEER HOURS: This is just a friendly reminder that all Parent Volunteer Hours for the 2016/2017 school year have been completed and signed into the Volunteer Book. All hours were to have been completed no later than April 1, 2017. Families will be billed a prorated portion of unfulfilled service hours up to $250.00 via FACTS on June 9, 2017.
CHILD CARE AWARE OF AMERICA: Preschool Military Fee Assistance Program. The Child Care Aware Program for military families offers financial assistance for preschool age children. Applications can be obtained in the elementary office with Miss Linda or in the preschool office with Miss Trish.
PTG ELECTIONS: It is that time of the year again when St. Columba is looking for parents who would like to become more involved in our school. The PTG interest forms will be going home with your children on April 28, 2017. If you have any questions about the positions, please schedule an appointment to meet with Ms. Navarro.
ST. COLUMBA’S HOLY OPEN: St. Columba’s Annual Golf Tournament will be held on June 9, 2017 at the Admiral Baker Golf Course. This will also be our end of the year fundraiser and school get together. There will be a barbeque with refreshments, jumpies for the kids, and some cool raffle prizes. Please check out our website at www.stcolumbaholyopen.com for details and registration.
TEAM DATE/TIME LOCATION
Varsity Boys Soccer 4/29 1:00 Holy Trinity
St. Columba vs. St. Gregory
Varsity Girls Basketball 4/22 12:40 CCHS Court 2
St. Columba vs. OLG (blue)
Varsity Girls Basketball 4/22 1:35 CCHS Court 2
St. Columba vs. St. Martin
JV Girls Basketball 4/22 9:55 CCHS Court 2
St. Columba vs. Stella Maris
JV Girls Basketball 4/22 3:50 Good Shepherd
St. Columba vs. Holy Trinity
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