eFolder for April 21

Happy Friday! Welcome back for the final push to the end of the year. It will certainly be a busy five weeks to the end of the year.

Here are a few important dates to mark on your calendar:

  • April 27: Last day for America Reads tutoring

  • April 28-29: Spring musical, Guys and Dolls with performances at 7PM Friday, 1:30 and 7PM Saturday

  • May 1: Arts in Education at the Peoria County Courthouse

  • May 4: 1:30PM dismissal, Spirit Day

  • May 5: First Communion retreat

  • May 7: First Communion

  • May 12: May Crowning and Awards Day, Yearbook signing party
  • May 13: Father/Daughter Masquerade Ball
  • May 18: Graduation
  • May 19: Talent show
  • May 26: Last day of school 11:30AM dismissal

End of Year Testing

Please remember that we will continue our end of year testing through the middle of May. It is important that your child has a good night’s sleep and a good breakfast. If possible, please do not schedule appointments for the morning, as this is when most testing will be done. It is also important for your students to arrive at school on time. We begin testing with our first group at 8AM each day.

Summer “Target” Program

St. Mark’s is excited to announce our Summer "Target" Program. Help your student hit the target this Summer by improving their skills and strategies in both Reading and Math. This year’s program will be taught by St. Mark’s teachers Miss Medland, Ms. Campbell, and Miss Freeman. Check out what the program has to offer and sign your Marksmen up today! Brochures are available in the office.

Yoga Survey

If you have not taken this survey, please take five minutes to answer this survey about yoga in the classroom and at home. The survey benefits a group of Bradley students who helped put on a yoga demonstration during 2nd and 3rd-grade P.E. Thanks!

This link was also posted on our school Facebook page.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VJGVYGB

Cheerleading Meeting

There will be a mandatory cheerleading interest meeting on May 3 at 6PM in the library. Any incoming 7th or 8th grader that is interested in cheerleading must be present with a parent or guardian.

Any questions, please contact Ms. Campbell or Ms. Freeman.

Volunteers Needed!

The Father Daughter Dance will be held Saturday, May 13th. Volunteers are needed to help with this event. Please checkour online sign-up sheet at http://signup.com/go/FP8MjF.

We are getting ready to CELEBRATE this summer! Our 120th anniversary and alumni reunion will be held on June 10th. We will need many, many volunteers to help make this a successful and enjoyable evening. More details on how to help will follow.

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Happy Easter!

This coming Sunday (4/23) is the Second Sunday of Easter, also known as Divine Mercy Sunday. We will celebrate by gathering both Jr. High and High School in the Underground for the usual FOOD, FUN, FAITH, and FELLOWSHIP, as we discuss the "Habits of a Hero," otherwise known as the virtues. Just as the Church grew on the day of Pentecost, so our family will grow in this Easter celebration. We will welcome the 6th graders for the first time. So, if you have any children, neighbors, etc., in 6th grade, do help us to invite them and welcome them. See you Sunday, 12-2PM in the Underground. Alleluia!

Calendar of Events for the Week of 4/24

Mon. 4/24

Track meet @ Morton starting at 4:30PM

Tue. 4/25

Track meet @ Robein (Eastside Center) starting at 4PM

Wed. 4/26

Track meet @ St. Mary’s Metamora starting at 4PM

Thu. 4/27

Track meet @ Elmwood starting at 4PM

Fri. 4/28

Spring Musical 7PM

Sat. 4/29

Spring Musical 1:30 and 7PM

Lunch Menu for the Week of 4/24

Mon. 4/24: Pepperoni pizza, green beans, pears/pineapple, cookie, milk

Tue. 4/25: French toast sticks, syrup cup, sausage links, tomato juice, orange, milk

Wed. 4/26: Chicken sticks, potato wedges, strawberries, bread & butter, milk

Thu. 4/27: Chicken Alfredo pasta, lettuce mix w/ranch, garlic bread, “Apple Strudel” crisp, milk

Fri. 4/28: TREAT DAY, Mini corn dogs, baked beans, cucumbers w/ranch, applesauce, milk

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