Boulder Beat Bulletin: Week of December 23, 2018
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A Memorandum from Father Jovita
Hot Lunch & Pizza Reminders
Hot Lunch orders are due weekly by the Sunday proceeding the next week. You may order for a week at a time or for the whole month, but we can NOT accept late orders. Email your lunch orders to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pizza orders are due the Wednesday of the week prior to the first Friday of the month. January pizza order forms were due December 19th.
We can NOT continue to accept late orders.
The caterer pulls their orders on Sunday evening and uses that list for their purchasing and to compile the lunch list for the week. The 8th grade is schedule to use the first math elective period of the month to count pizza orders, deposit the money, create the list, and place the orders for the month. Please be considerate of others, place your orders on time, and understand that we have deadlines in place for a reason.
Christmas Around the World
Thank you to all of our parents, families, and friends that came to support and appreciate the hard work of our students and teachers on their Christmas Around the World projects!
New Quarter Begins January 7th! Don’t forget to bring your school supplies!
If your last name begins with D-K or L-Z and you have not yet brought your supplies please be sure you bring a roll of paper towels and a box of Kleenex to your 1st period teacher, in addition to the grade-specific items below:
Pre-K and Kindergarten - Baby wipes
1st-3rd Grade - A box of either sandwich, quart, or gallon sized baggies
4th-8th Grade - A container of Lysol or Clorox wipes
Fill The Fence
Our Fill the Fence project, led by Ms. Sue, was such a success thanks to your donations and the help of our students to load up the fence! Thank you for helping us to serve the homeless community around our school.
Time & Talent Reminder
2nd Qtr Time & Talent hours are due Friday, January 4th. Please make sure you record any hours you have completed.
You log your Time & Talent (or Care & Share) hours on Renweb. On the "Family Home" screen, select the correct parent. Select "Service Hours" tab. Enter the date of service, description (drop-down options), hours and a note specifying the activity details.
Important Parent Volunteer Information
All volunteers for school events must complete VIRTUS training requirements and background check per the diocesan policy, which you can view in part below.
All field trip drivers, all Walk-A-Thon volunteers, all cafeteria volunteers, and all volunteers attending anything sponsored by the school or church involving the kids, must have the required volunteer paperwork on file and be approved.
Please don't wait until the last minute get your training completed.
If you do not get your VIRTUS training and volunteer packet completed before your volunteer date, you will not be allowed to volunteer, which can include not being allowed to attend a field trip as a chaperone, per diocesan policy
II. PROCEDURES FOR PROTECTING MINORS FROM SEXUAL ABUSE
1. VIRTUS Requirement
In adherence to Article 12 of the Charter, the Diocese of Tulsa and VIRTUS provide a web-based online training program in English and Spanish that specializes in helping churches and religious organizations create safe environments for children and youth. VIRTUS is mandatory for all employees and Covered Volunteers who have or could have substantial contact with children. No employee or Covered Volunteer may partake in any Church ministry or function without first completing the mandatory VIRTUS program and receiving confirmation and clearance to serve by their Local Administrator.
Click here to read the full requirements and diocesan volunteer policy.
Important Aftercare Information
Aftercare is now held at the school building all days of the week. Pick up will be in the office or on the playground, weather permitting. If you need to contact the Aftercare Director, Brittany Close, or the Aftercare Staff, please call them after 3:30 PM at 918-264-4922.
It is time to start ordering yearbooks for this school year!
We often have teachers or classes that need additional supplies for special projects, experiments, or enrichment that are not covered with our normal supply budget. We also sometimes have special needs for skills such as building items for the resource room, repairing items, painting etc...
All donations or time spent doing repairs to the school or classroom can be claimed as Time & Talent- which is due in less than two weeks on Friday, October 19.
Substitute Teachers Needed
Each school year, we try to build up our substitute teacher list. Click here to find information on requirements and compensation. If you know someone in our community who may be interested, please pass on the information. Contact Ms. Saleta Videll, 918-582-0422, if you have any questions.
Join us at Wednesdays at the Cathedral!
The weekly Wednesdays at Cathedral program was born out of a desire for every Catholic to more fully grasp the beauty of his faith and to grow a sense of community among parishioners and our school family. Weekly activities include a mixture of live speakers, engaging video series, faith sharing opportunities and feast day celebrations.
Off campus activities are also a regular part of our quarterly schedule, gathering for service opportunities or participating in Diocesan events. These family activities have included working side-by-side tilling and planting gardens at Catholic Charities, serving the working poor of Downtown Tulsa through Night Light Tulsa, and walking in procession praying for the souls of the faithful departed at Calvary Cemetery.
Mrs. Spoerl would like to invite our school community to join in this weekly faith and community formation each Wednesday evening that includes Mass, dinner, Eucharistic Adoration, and faith formation. Childcare is also provided if the formation activity is not appropriate for the age of your child.
Sign Up for Comets Lacrosse!
It’s time to sign up for Lacrosse! Practices will start in February, and is available for students aged Kindergarten through 8th Grade! Click here to register now!
Junior Comets Basketball
Please fill out this paperwork for students in grade 1st through 5th that are playing Junior Comets Basketball this season.
Join the Athletics Facebook Group!
This group will be used to stay in contact with our athletics community, to provide updates about events, to answer parent questions, and to create camaraderie. Click here to join!
Athletics Documents and Information
Support the Athletics Department
The Athletics Department is selling trash bags as a fundraiser again this year! Trash bags on sale for $10. Payment can be made via cash, check, or your FACTS account. Please make checks payable to Holy Family Cathedral School.
We will send your order home with your student or you can pick it up from the office.