Catholic Schools Week – 2016
January 31 – February 6

“Catholic Schools- Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service”

Sunday, January 31

Opening of Catholic Schools Week Liturgy – 11:00 A.M.


Monday, February 1

Gym Show– 1:15 – in the Social and Recreation Center

Students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades will participate.


Tuesday, February 2

Grade K Play– “It’s a Jungle Out There” – 10:30 A.M.

  • in the Social and Recreation Center


Wednesday, February 3

Science Olympiad– 8:45-9:45 in classrooms with prayer partners in Grades K-8

This is a chance for the children to have a hands-on experience in the world of science.


Knowledge Bowl– 10:00 in the Rec. Center. -Grades 5-8.  Witness the valuable information our 7th and 8th Grade students know.

12:00 Dismissal- today, Wednesday, February 4.


Thursday, February 4

Senior Friends Day– 10:30 in the Rec. Center followed by lunch.

All students will participate in our show for our Senior Friends’ Day.  Lunch will follow immediately after the show.  Each child will be responsible to provide lunch for their “special” friend(s).  Children may order our school lunch (turkey hoagie) or pack a lunch from home for their guests.


**An important note– A guest and lunch form will be sent home.  This form must be returned if you are having guests even if you are not ordering a lunch because a spot needs to be reserved for each family and their guests.  If you are not having guests and would still like a lunch, please return the form with money in an envelope with your name.  All lunches must be pre-ordered.


Friday, February 5

Coins for Peru

Students will bring in coins to help buy vitamins for children in Paicaipamba, Peru – a mission of the Sisters of Mercy.

Pajama Day

Bingo– 1:15 with prayer partners in the classrooms


Saturday, February 6

Spaghetti Dinner and Auction– in the Rec. Center



Schedule of Open House by Grade – Unless indicated, these events will take place in the Grade Homeroom


Pre K 3:   Monday, 10:45  Alphabet Bingo

Pre K 4 F:  Monday, 1:45  Having Fun with Magnets

Pre K 4S:  Tuesday, 1:45  Rhyming Word Bingo

KG:  Monday, 11:00 Join Us as We Explore Groundhog Day

KW:  Wednesday, 10:00 –  Cafeteria  A Touch of Italia – Songs and Crafts

1B and 1M:  Monday, 9:00, Cafeteria Snowmen and Winter Scenes out of Marshmallows

2H – 2M:  Wednesday – 10:45, Join us for a fun STEM activity – Which team will create a bridge strong enough to overcome the force of gravity?

3O:  Tuesday, 1:15, Rec Center – We will be “hamming it up with skits and poems!

3P:  Wednesday, 10:45, “Where the Sidewalk Ends” Interpretive Presentation of Shel Silverstein’s Poetry

4C:  Tuesday, 9:00 Cafeteria – Join us at our “Coffee House” and meet famous young authors!

4V:  Tuesday, 9:00 “Who Am I” – Meet some famous people from Pennsylvania

5M:  Tuesday, 9:00 –   “Obscure to Obvious” Go on a tour or the USA!

5S:  Monday, 9:15 – Parents and Students – Who can build the tallest free standing building with supplied materials

6B:  Tuesday, 2:00 – ELA Jeopardy – which team will earn the most points answering ELA questions, Remember, you have to answer in the form of a question!

6W:  Tuesday, 2:00 – We have questions, do you have answers?  Come See How Smart We Are!

7B:  Monday, 1:15 – Are you a good citizen??  Come and play our citizenship game

7S:  Monday, 1:50 – Take a walk down Memory Lane in a memoir –writing inspired workshop and activity.  Come ready to listen and share as you collaborate with your child!

8D:  Tuesday, 2:00 – Vocabulary Basketball

8R:  Tuesday, 2:00 – “Ka-Boom”  Join the students as they model and explain the different types of volcanoes and their eruptions!

Honors Math:  Tuesday, 10:40 – “Charting the Night Sky”  Join the students as we plot constellations on the coordinate plane!