11-6-2019

Important Dates:

Thursday, Nov 7th 
St. Joseph Parish 1st Penance

Friday, Nov. 8th
Student Council

Tuesday, Nov. 12th
9:30 School Mass
St. Joseph Church
All Are Welcome



HSA Notes:

Friday, Nov. 15th
Grades 6, 7 & 8 Social

Monday, Dec. 3rd
Online Boon Catalog Fundraiser Ends


Save the Date:
Saturday, December 7th






November 6, 2019 

Sacramental Light Shining...

We are so proud that the second grade students from St. Joseph parish (listed below) will be receiving their First Penance at a special service on Thursday evening. 

Jason Curry 
Olivia Hatfield 
Grayson Johnson 
Anna McDermond 
Adam McDevitt 
William Peterson 
Beverly Sweet 
Emily Webber

All of our second grade students have done a great job preparing to receive this Sacrament. The support of their teacher Mrs. Kelleher has been outstanding as she supplements the wonderful teachings taking place in each household. 

Our students belonging to St. John Fischer Parish will receive their First Penance on January 7th. 


November School Mass: 9:30 AM Tuesday, November 12th... 

Shining Our Light and following St. Katharine Drexel! 

Our sixth grade class is leading our Mass this month! The class has done a great job learning and sharing about the life of St. Katharine Drexel. All classes have learned about her key virtues: Charity, Trust and Kindness. 

Our student will continue to focus on eager and full Mass participation in word and song. At the close of the Mass in addition to recognizing students who best exemplify the virtue of St. Katharine Drexel we will also induct our new members of the 2019-20 Student Council! 


Joining a Cause…Holy Family Students Shining their light by helping, giving and…WEARING PINK... 
Friday, November 8th is a school wide $1.00 Dress in Pink - Dress Down Day. The event’s collection will go to support breast cancer research - and even though we are past the October Breast Cancer Awareness month - we know our school will be in bright pink and fully supportive!


Holy Family Student Shine Their Light for Veterans! 
Wearing Red Poppies…Candy Drive…Toys For Tots… 

On Monday, November 11th, thanks to our 8th grade and the Home and School Association, our entire school will be wearing Red Poppies. Wearing red poppies on Veterans Day to commemorate all of our Veterans and military personnel for the sacrifices they make for our country. The red poppy tradition began following World War I. All classrooms will get donated poppies to wear and will learn more about this day from our eighth presentations! 

Holy Family School support for troops continues all month, with our Candy for Troops and watch for information on our support for the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots program starting soon!


Holy Family School Annual Turkey Drive:  Shining our Light by Giving to others...

Giving Toward a Better Thanksgiving...
 
Please make sure your students are supporting the classroom collections for our annual food drive. All items are begin collected via the classrooms and will be shared with the Sisters of Charity as we approach Thanksgiving.

Please review the attached flyer to help donate the grade level specific items requests!

Thanks in advance for your generosity. If you have questions or need more information please reach out to Barena@holyfamilyaston.org


Shine Your Light... Snack & Lunch Orders Due...


Lunch, Milk and Pretzel program orders -  Please be sure to update your accounts to enroll your child/ren in the  correct grade/class-teacher (grade 1 families please enter 1A Mrs. D or 1B Ms. Morgan).


Shine Our Light... Rocking the Winter Ball 2019... 

Will You Display a Yard Sign?
Please help us help Holy Family and join in our efforts to make the 2019 Winter Ball a huge success.  If you are willing to display a yard sign advertising this event just let Mr. Hughes know in the office…get a sign while they last!

The Holy Family Winter Ball is set for December 7, 2019 - tickets and tables can be purchased by contacting Bill Defeo at wmjdiii@aol.com.

A great way to support this annual event is to place a Patron Advertisement in the Gala Brochure - this is a new endeavor and will provide patrons with a great keepsake, plus an economical way to support to Holy Family. Please see the attached Winter Ball Patron information sheet.



Thank you for your support! 


Spreading Holy Family Word...

Please keep sharing the positive support you feel for Holy Family School with your friends, work associates and neighbors. We are excited to enroll new families and pledge to help any student transition to Holy Family smoothly - if you know interested families have them contact chughes@holyfamilyaston.org

**we have current openings for Pre-K 3!



CYO... Shining a Light on the Field and Court... 

Holy Family Students Lighting Up the Playing Fields! 

St. Joe’s Soccer team included many star Holy Family students! The soccer team had a great record going 7-0-1 in the season. They also made a deep run in the playoff losing 1-0 in a heartbreak semifinal! Way to go Holy Family Kickers! 

Congratulations to students: 
Emily McDermond
Jacob McDermond 
Colin Maradik 
Kevin Adams 
Adriana Monzo (her mom and brother also coached!) 
John Peters 

Running over Hill and Dale! 

The St. Joseph CYO Cross Country team had strong performances at Sunday's championship meet and worked hard all season! These students did some outstanding training and running and look to become better as individual runners and as a team in the years ahead! 

Congratulations to our running students: 
Grace McGinn 
Henry McGinn 
Tommy McGinn 
Aiden Scott 
Shane Vivas 
Thomas Adams 
Page Goff 
Joey McGinn

ST. JOSEPH’S CYO (Girls & Boys) Basketball Signups "NEW" ON-LINE REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!

You will need to register on-line even if you have sent information to the Athletic Director.

1st - 4th Grade Boys & Girls (Skills Clinic)
3rd - 4th Grade (Boys) (Skills Clinic + Team)
5th - 6th Grade (Boys & Girls)
7th - 8th Grade (Boys & Girls)
9th - 12th Grade (High School Boys & Girls)

Questions/Comments please email: stjoescyoaston@gmail.com

CYO is a great way for students in various grades to play and learn sports. 

If you have questions email Mike Flaherty mflaherty20@verizon.net or Joe McGinn jfmcginnjr@gmail.com - both gentlemen are anxious to grow and expand our CYO programs and grade level offerings! 

 

Giant A+ Rewards Program...

Please add HFRCS to your Giant rewards card.  A portion of all sales get donated back to our school from the Giant A+ Rewards Program.


Amazon Smile...

Turn your shopping into a force for good! Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/45-5053819 and Amazon donates 0.5% of what you spend to Holy Family.


Box Tops for Education...

Did you know that Holy Family participates in the box tops program?  We are always looking to collect box tops to help our school! 
The program has changed this year.  If you have paper ones that have not expired please send them in ASAP. 
Information for the new program can be found by using the two links:

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Important Links

Health Immunization Requirements 

Dental Exam
Form


Physical Exam Form


2019 Thanksgiving Turkey Drive