Visitation BVM School Back to School Nights Dear Parents,

Notification from: Visitation BVM School
Dear Parents,
Everyone is reminded of the Back to School Nights for next week. Grades 6, 7, and 8 parents
are invited on Tuesday, September 16 beginning at 7:00 PM in the Gym, followed by sessions in
homerooms. Grades 1 – 5 will have their Back-to-School Night on Wednesday, September 17
beginning at 7:00 PM and then homerooms. Every family is asked to send at least one
parent as a representative for your child/teenager. Thank you for your help and cooperation!
Hot Weather Help: Please continue to send in water bottles with your sons/daughters
whenever the humidity and heat are supposed to be high. We hope there are not too many
more days of this heat.
Volunteers are reminded to follow all directives for picking up your badges at the desk. Each
volunteer must sign for his/her badge.
Both Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts are having sign up times currently. Scouting develops
character and is a great opportunity for healthy interaction and values-based activity. Please
consider letting your child join scouts of all levels.
Car Rider Traffic Patterns: Please be so kind as to observe the traffic guidelines around our
school. These were sent home in printed form and are designed for your safety and your
children’s/teenagers’ safety. There is no car traffic permitted in the front of school at
arrival or dismissal times. Thank you.
Paperwork: Please return all needed items such as emergency cards, acceptable user
signatures, volunteer forms and other such items to our school if you have not done so already.
Attention sixth graders! Alpha will be offering childcare for its upcoming Fall session and
needs volunteers to watch the children. We will meet Thursday evenings for 10 weeks beginning
Sept. 18th. Contact Mrs. Michele Doman @ 267-934-6454 if you are interested in earning
Confirmation service hours by babysitting for the Alpha course: Thursday evenings from 6:50 to
It has been a wonderful beginning to the school year; many blessings be with you and your
Sister Diane Marie, Principal
Volunteers needed/volunteer IDs: Volunteers are needed in several areas throughout the
year. Help is especially needed for lunch duty, the copy room and the dances. All volunteers
need the necessary clearances. Even if you are cleared by another group within the parish you
still need to complete a Volunteer Form before a volunteer ID can be distributed. Forms went
home on the first day of school and are available on the website under Resources for
Parents/Home and School/Volunteer Information. Please contact Erica Murphy
at [email protected] with any questions.
Upcoming Home and School Events:
Home and School Meeting: Tonight at 7:00 PM in the computer room. All are welcome
and encouraged to come.
Visitation Derby – A Night at the Races (Saturday, September 27, 2014) Doors open
at 6:00pm, first race starts promptly at 7:00pm. We hope to see you there!
High School Information Night (Tuesday, October 7, 2014) A great opportunity for
all local junior high students to meet representatives from a variety of high schools
Junior High Homecoming Dance (Saturday, October 11, 2014) This dance is a
combined Home & School/CYO-sponsored event. The first dance of the year! Any
questions, please contact Celeste Merritt at [email protected]
Trunk or Treat (Sunday, October 26, 2014) All students are invited to ‘trunk or treat’
from car to car in the front parking lot. DJ and prizes included. Great time for all ages.
Don’t forget to decorate your car too!
Technology News:
Grade 5 – 8 Parents: With your students, please read, sign and date the Google Apps for
Education Agreement sent home in the Wednesday envelope on September 10. Every
student, grades 5 – 8 must return the signed agreement before they will be allowed to
participate in Technology class or access any school computers.
Review your OptionC information Please log in to the OptionC parent portal (click here) and
verify your address, phone numbers, and email addresses. You will have until 10/18 to make
changes. If your family is new to Visitation BVM this year or your child is in Kindergarten, you
will be receiving a letter in the next week (sent home with your child) that contains your login
credentials. If you are an existing Visitation BVM family and need help with your username or
password, please email us at [email protected].
Attached are the vouchers for the Gino's Fundraiser referenced in the previous email.
Fundraiser: Support CYO activities by taking your family out to dinner at Gino’s Restaurant
and Pizzeria. Print this voucher to take with you.
Visitation Fall Sports Season Begins—Fall sports are underway and seasons are officially
opening this week. Please refer to the CYO website calendar for game locations and times. Best
of luck to our Varsity and JV Volleyball, Field Hockey, Soccer and Football teams!! Game times
and locations are posted on the master schedule on the CYO website. Please come out and
support our teams.
Pee Wee Soccer begins this weekend. Good luck to all participants. We hope you have a
great season.
Visitation’s CYO Fall Sports Mass will be celebrated on Sunday, September 14 at 9 am
in the Upper Church: All JV and Varsity participants of our 2014 fall sports season should
meet your coaches and fellow team members and assemble by the Lower Church steps by 8:45
am, wearing your Visitation Sports Jerseys. We will then process to the Upper Church. If it is
raining, please assemble in the Lower Church. Pews will be reserved at the front of the church
for our teams. Donuts & Beverages will be served following Mass in the school gym.
Visitation CYO Family Dinner Night Out at Gino’s Restaurant and Pizzeria--Thursday,
September 18. Come out and enjoy a Family Dinner Night Out with Visitation CYO at Gino’s
Restaurant and Pizzeria in Eagleville. You must present a voucher and Gino’s will donate 10% of
all our dinners to Visitation CYO! Load up the family and head over to Gino’s for a wonderful
"Family Dinner Night Out". ALSO GOOD FOR TAKE-OUT! Info about the
Sunday, September 14, 9 am
CYO Fall Sports Mass
Thursday, September 18
CYO Night at Gino’s Restaurant
Monday, October 6, 7:30 pm
CYO Board Meeting
Friday, October 10- Sunday, October 12 Homecoming Weekend
Sunday, October 12, 9 am
Fall Pee Wee Sports Mass
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