Week of October 9

Sunday, October 8–Happy Birthday, Donna Banning

Monday, October 9–

  • Girls’ Volleyball Game @ East Linn Christian @ 3:30 pm

Tuesday, October 10–

  • Fire Dept. visits PK-2nd grades

Wednesday, October 11–

  • All School Mass @ 8:15 am (4th grade, Kester)

Thursday, October 12–

  • All School Rosary @ 2:00 pm (Seminarians)
  • Fire Dept. visits 3rd and 4th grades
  • Nike NW Middle School Showdown Cross Country @Avery Park in Corvallis @ 3:30 pm
  • Girls’ Volleyball Game @ Blanchet @ 4:00 pm

Friday, October 13–no school–Teacher Inservice

Looking Ahead

Monday, October 16–no school–Teacher Inservice

Tuesday, October 17–Parent-Teacher Conferences 3:30-6:00 pm

Wednesday, October 18–Parent-Teacher Conferences 3:30-6:00 pm

Thursday, October 19–Parent-Teacher Conferences 3:30-6:00 pm

Fall Fundraiser Starting Soon!

The fall fundraiser packets will be sent home to each family on October 9th with all orders due October 20th. Prizes will be awarded to the top three selling families; and, also a school prize for meeting our school goal of $4,000 sold is Mrs. Bailey wearing a turkey costume for a day!!! Who doesn’t want to see that!! Orders will be delivered mid-November, just in time for the holiday season! Thank you for your support! Any questions please contact Jenna Etzel- jennaetzel21@gmail.com

SCRIP Orders

I’ve seen a few new families sign-up, now let’s see some more! Remember, SCRIP = FREE MONEY!

Packets went home with families late last week, or early this week. Look it over. See how easy it is. Sign-up. Make a plan. Use SCRIP!

Orders are due on Fridays, delivered the following Friday. Exceptions to the Friday schedule happen when there is no school on Friday, or short weeks (like Thanksgiving). See the order schedule below for more information on order schedule, to allow for your orders to be filled when you need them.

There will be NO ORDERS filled October 13, as there is NO SCHOOL that Friday.

SCRIP Order schedule is as follows:
Orders placed Friday, October 6, to be delivered Thursday, October 12.
Orders placed Friday, October 20, to be delivered Friday, October 27.
Orders placed Friday, October 27, to be delivered Friday, November 3.
Orders placed Friday, November 3, to be delivered Thursday, November 10.
Orders placed THURSDAY, November 10, to be delivered Friday, November 17.
Orders placed Friday, December 1, to be delivered Friday December 8.
Orders placed Friday, December 8, to be delivered Friday December 15.
December 8 is the LAST CHANCE to order BEFORE Christmas Break!
Regular orders will resume again in January.

Parent Club News

Share Hour Opportunities:

Fall Conferences are coming up and we love to make the long days a little easier on our teachers by providing snacks/food for them. Please check out the latest signup at Fall Conferences Signup Opportunities. Remember, a donation of goods worth $25 is equal to one share hour!

Staff Hospitality Committee – Contact Sarah Woodley
Share Hour Coordinator/Committee (Help with SignUpGenius) – Contact Parent Club
3K/5K Fun Run Coordinator – Contact Parent Club
Green Sale Coordinator Job Shadow – Contact Parent Club
Fun Coordinator (indoor trick-or-treat at St. Mary, Movie Night, etc) – Contact Parent Club

How to log share hours:
If you volunteered through SignUpGenius for a fundraiser, your hours are automatically logged. New links will be sent out before each fundraiser so you can sign up.
Log additional share hours using the Share Hour Form
Contact PC@StMaryStayton.org with any questions.
Suggestion for tracking hours between Share Hour report – email yourself the link after you submit the Share Hour Form and keep the reminder emails from SignUpGenius that state the hours you agreed to work.

Feed My Starving Children

From the Santiam Canyon’s hands to the world’s mouth
Regis and Stayton High School students are joining a community effort to pack meals for starving children all around the world, through an organization called Feed My Starving Children.
It takes just 22 cents to feed one child a meal. Cashing in 11 bottles or cans would feed 5 starving children a meal. St Mary’s, as well as other schools in the community, want to extend their support. We are asking each student to collect bottles and cans from their own neighborhood and cash them in. Money will need to be handed in to teachers no later than Friday, October 20th. Whichever class raises the most money will receive a pizza party. We appreciate your support.

“He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry.” Psalm 146:7

The Community Mobile Pack will be at Stayton High School on November 4th & 5th 2017.
An additional pack on November 6th is reserved for Stayton High and Regis students.

Want to volunteer (sign up for a 2 hour shift) or need more information?
Online: give.fmsc.org/santiamcanyon
Email: SantiamCanyonMobilePack@gmail.com
Or Contact Kelly Fields 503-602-2320.

The 53rd Annual St. Mary Green Sale

The Green Sale is scheduled for December 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. This fundraising event features handmade Christmas swags/wreaths, centerpieces, themed gift baskets, vendors and a Sunday fundraiser breakfast.

WANTED: CRAFTERS/VENDORS. Space is limited to 6 crafters/vendors; 4 spaces left. Each space is $50.00 for 9 feet wide by 8 feet deep space. Each reservation includes both Friday (December 1, 2017) and Saturday (December 2, 2017). Registration deadline is November 9th. Please see flyer/reservation form for details. If you have questions or need further information, contact Carmela Flett at carmelcorn813@hotmail.com.

2018 Auction Committee is gearing up for another great year!

Being a part of the auction committee is fun, exciting and a great way to get involved with families and our community. Plus earn share hours!

We are looking for 3 outgoing volunteers who would like to be part of our procurement team. This entails reaching out to a list of families and businesses for targeted items for donation.

Also in need of one person to organize our classroom projects. This person works with all grades to help coordinate with teachers and parents on selected class projects that will be made by the students and on display for the oral auction.

Please email your auction chairs Steffanie Piccirilli and Deanne Hayes at auction.chair@stmaryauction.org if you are interested.


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