Dear St. Jane Frances de Chantal School Community,
Happy Catholic Schools Week! Today is the start of our week-longcelebration. We had an inspiring Family Mass, followed by a fruitfulFamily Breakfast and Open House. Thank you to the 5th and 6thgrade parents for hosting the breakfast & all those who made itsuccessful!
Below is a link of the upcoming events for Catholic Schools Week.Celebrate with us as we recognize what makes our school a joyfulplace to be!https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ng75WW56B4B6CldofD9K7Pd8EMJqyQdy/view?usp=sharing
Looking ahead, here is what is coming up/notes for you:
o PTO Meeting - The 1st PTO meeting was incredible, especiallywith our theme on safety. Guest speaker, Sara McNely, led ourdiscussion about child development, bullying, and how parentscan support their children in their growth. As a reminder, here arethe 2 websites she mentioned as a Child Development resource:cdc.gov & stopbullying.gov
o Jog-a-thon - Save the date: Tuesday, 2/27 is our upcoming Jog-a-thon! It is $20 per family to participate. More exciting informationto come soon.
o Yearbook - This week is the start of Yearbook Club. It is open for6th-8th grade on Wednesday from 2:45-3:45 PM. Please see thelink for details. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SdPyhzd6-CaKWraUrYt-j5dWsoF6vnFs/view?usp=sharing
o Carnival - Our school carnival is 4/13-15. Carnival letters aregoing home this week. Carnival sign-ups will be available 1/30-3/30 before and after school. Thank you for your support!
o Facebook - We have a new school Facebook site! Come and likeour site: https://www.facebook.com/SJFNoHo/
o Free Dress Day - If your child was at Sunday mass today withtheir uniform and said hello to their teacher, they have a FreeDress Day tomorrow on Mon., January 29.
Saints of the Week/Feast Days:
o 1/28 - Saint Thomas Aquinas
o 1/29 - Servant of God Brother Juniper
o 1/30 - Blessed Mary Angela Truszkowska
o 1/31 - Saint John Bosco (Patron saint of boys, editors, & youth!)
o 2/1 - Saint Ansgar
o 2/2 - Presentation of the Lord
o 2/3 - Saint Blaise
(If you click the calendar link, there are biographies of eachsaint/feast day: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/sod-calendar/ )
o 1/28-2/2 - Catholic Schools' Week (Check the flyer!)
o 1/29 - Free Dress Day (if you went to Family Mass & said hello toyour teacher)
o 2/1 - VIRTUS Training @ 6-9 PM (De Chantal Hall)
o 2/5-9 - STAR Testing
o 2/6-12 - WASC Accreditation Visit
o 2/9 - No School (Teacher Professional Development)
o 2/11 - Family Mass @ 9 AM
o 2/13 - Ash Wednesday, Valentine's Day
o 2/15 - Stations of the Cross
o 2/16 - No School (WCEA/WASC)
o 2/19 - No School (Presidents' Day)
Mrs. Bev Reyes