eFolder for November 11


eFolder for November 11

Happy Friday! Parent/Teacher Conferences went well, and hopefully everyone got a chance to meet with their child’s teacher. If you did not make it to conferences, but feel that an issue needs to be addressed, do not hesitate to contact your child’s teacher. Please make sure that you are checking Renweb regularly to stay up to date on your child’s grades. Mid-terms will be emailed before Thanksgiving.

Parent Survey

Help us make St. Mark’s School even better!

The Marketing/Development/Enrollment committee of the Education Commission is interested in learning your thoughts about St. Mark’s School. Please click on the link below to take a brief (5 questions), anonymous survey. Thank you!


Get Your St. Mark’s Christmas ornament or baseball cap!

A limited number of St. Mark’s ornaments celebrating the 120th anniversary of the school are available for $25. We also have St. Mark’s Alumni baseball caps for $10. You may purchase these items at the rectory or we will be selling them after Masses on November 11-12. Get some of your Christmas shopping done while you benefit St. Mark’s!

Food Drive

Student Council is sponsoring a Thanksgiving Food Drive to help WestMark Food Pantry feed those in need. Starting on Monday, November 13 and continuing through Friday, November 17 classes are asked to donate nonperishable food items. The winning class will receive a Spirit Day with a movie and popcorn. Help us help those less fortunate by donating to this worthy cause.

Pack the Place/8th Grade Night

Cheer on our 8th Grade girls at their final home game on Wednesday, November 15th.

5:30PM – 5/6 Girls

6:30PM – 7/8 Girls

Kids get in free when they bring 2 canned food items. There will be a Spirit Day for the school if we collect 75 canned goods that night.

Spirit Gear

PSA will be placing another Spirit Gear order. All orders need to be in by November 17, If this is a Christmas gift, please indicate this on the order form. Please remember that all sales are final. No returns or exchanges. Orders will be delivered before Christmas Break. If you would like an order form, please contact the office.

Diocesan Vocations Holy Hour

St. Mark’s Church will be hosting the Diocesan Vocations Holy Hour on Tuesday, November 14, from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Babysitting will be available. Stop by even if you can’t stay for the whole hour! Please contact Julie Taylor at (309) 264–7380 if you have any questions.

Scrip for the Holidays

Please remember to use Scrip for the upcoming holidays. We have Scrip for groceries, meat, and many, many department stores. Scrip is sold after all weekend Masses. You can also send an order to the office, we will fill it and send it home with your child.

PND Santa Breakfast

Santa Claus is coming to PND! Don’t miss out on this special opportunity to enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus and his elves. Christmas festivities will include face-painting, arts and crafts, and a musical performance by Julie K!


Volunteer Opportunities

Boys Basketball games on 11/13, 11/20

Girls Basketball game on 11/15

Several of our classrooms are still in need of a room parent (or two)

To volunteer visit our Sign Up Genius page: https://tinyurl.com/sms-volunteers2017-2018

Calendar of Events for the Week of 11/13

Basketball Tournaments this weekend

6th Boys at St. Mary’s Kickapoo

8th Girls Diocesan Tournament at St. Thomas

Saturday 11/11

8th Grade PND Placement Exam (Makeup Date)

Monday 11/13
Boys BB vs. Limestone Walters @ Home starting at 5PM

Tuesday 11/14

Girls BB @ Christ Lutheran starting at 5:30PM

Wednesday 11/15

Girls BB vs. St. Ed’s @ Home starting at 5:30PM (8th Grade Night/Pack the Place)

Thursday, 11/16

Principal Appreciation Day

Friday, 11/17

Girls BB @ Holy Family starting at 5:30PM

Lunch Menu for the Week of 11/13

Monday: Chili crispitos, salsa, tortilla chips, black beans, sliced pears, milk

Tuesday: Hot dog on a bun, coney sauce, baked beans, carrots w/ranch, apple slices, milk

Wednesday: Mini maple pancakes, cheese stick, cucumbers w/ranch, grapes, muffin, milk

Thursday: Thanksgiving dinner, turkey and noodles, peas, dinner roll w/butter, pumpkin bar, milk

Friday: TREAT DAY, Breaded pork fritter, corn, sliced peaches, milk

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