Week of March 5, 2019

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From the Principal's Desk

Dear Parents,

As the season of Lent begins, take time to commit to deepening your faith as a family. Prayer, fasting and giving alms are means of practicing Lent given to us in scripture. Our students will be attending mass with their class on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during Lent. The schedule is listed below.

Today was a great day! Cole Davis from Carson Wentz’s AO1 Foundation visited our school to accept the $1000.00 check raised through the Eighth Grade Solar Food Truck project. This is an example of the interdisciplinary STEAM projects that our school does so well. Channels 3, 6 and 29, and the Daily Local were here to report on the event. So check the news tonight! We facebook lived the event, so check it out when you have time. Pictures of the assembly are also on Instagram.

Some calendar highlights: March 14 is FAMILY MATH NIGHT. Join us for an evening of fun math activities, the invitation is below

March 21, at 6:30pm, the Home & School will host Managing Children’s Anxiety, presented by the Chester County Intermediate Unit. More info will follow from the Home and School. Be on the lookout.


Mrs. Malseed

FACTS - Financial Aid applications for 2019-20 are now being accepted. Families are encouraged to begin the process early.

Link to application: https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/4LF32

**Due to the change in Designer Bag Bingo we have a limited number of tickets for sale. Please call the school office to put your name on the list. 610-399-8400.

Important dates to remember

March 6 Ash Wednesday mass at 10:00 all are welcome

March 8 4th grade celebrates Colonial Day

Mommy and Me 9:00 am

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry in the MPR

March 12 Station of the Cross

March 14 Pi Day and Math Night

March 15 Grades close for the 2nd trimester today.

Designer Bag Bingo rescheduled event 7;00pm

Cluster dance for grades 7 and 8 at Sts. Peter and Paul

March 21 Home and School Presentation: Managing Anxiety in Children

March 22 Terra Nova In View all day Please do not make any appointments for children in grades 3-7

March 25 Terra Nova testing all week for grades 2-7. Please do not make any appointments for children in grades 2-7 this week.

Report card distribution, celebration of students in the church at 1:00 pm

March 28 Reconciliation in the church at 1:00 pm

***Math Family Fun Night****** We have a fun night of math games and activities planned: Math fact bingo, a fraction quilt to build, bump games, a weighing station, and much more. Moms, dads, grandparents and children are invited to attend this first ever event. This is a great way for parents and children to interact with math. Come at 6 and stay until 8 if you like.

Please sign up by Friday, March 8th to be included in the fun and the cookies!!!


fish fry.pdf

Please listen to Deacon Hickey's Lenten Refection https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZqolu3YQX0

Tell your neighbors, co-workers and friends about our new

Saint Max Mommy and Me Club

Who: St. Max Community- Mom’s and children ages 0-5 years old (Dad’s welcome too!)

What: story, craft, snack, play

Why: meet families in our community

Where: St. Max School- meet in Multi Purpose Room

When: once a month

Time: 9:30am-10:30am

Contact: Debbie Jaskot if interested djaskot@stmax.org

***Our next gathering will be on Friday, March 8th.

Friday, April 5

Friday, May 3

Carline procedures letter March 3, 2019

Please support our 8th graders and their dance by stopping by the “dine & donate” at P.J. Wellihans (West Chester) on Wednesday, March 20 from 5-9

Book Fair Recruit Flyer & Schedule 2019.pdf
Lenten Mass Schedule 2019
Cluster Dance permission March 15, 2019
Spring Show Ad information.pdf
2019-20 Tuition Policy.pdf

Irish Dance and Culture Camp

Grab your ghillies (or sneakers!) and come learn a jig! Irish Dance and Culture Camp will include an introduction into basic Irish dancing. Stay active this summer and learn individual and team dances and dance to both traditional and pop music! Camp will include arts and crafts projects, including tie-dyeing your own poodle socks! We will explore some tasty Irish treats (rolling your own Irish potatoes) and play fun games. Camp time is 9-12

Ceili Dance Camp

Come and learn a ceili! Ceili dances are traditional Irish team dances. This camp will teach students traditional ceili dances that can be seen performed around the world at Irish events and competitions. In addition to learning ceili dances, this camp will focus on team building skills. Campers will complete activities such as scavenger hunts, hula hoop challenges, and more to foster the skills required to work as a group! If the weather is nice, we will complete some outdoor water challenges! Camp time is 1-4. There will be an option to bring a packed lunch if participating in both camps.

Who: Any students aged 5 and up

When: 7/8/19-7/12/19 for ages 5-8 and 7/15/19-7/19/19 for ages 9+

Where: Rustin High School

Does my child need dance experience? Nope! This camp is open to both beginner Irish dancers and experienced Irish dancers!

My child already dances for an Irish dance school, is it okay for him/her to participate? Yes! We will not be doing “school specific” steps.

How do I sign my child up? Visit www.chestercountynightschool.org and click on the tab for “CHECK” Enrichment Program for Children on the left hand side.

Questions? Please email cmeighan@wcasd.net