St. Bernard School
320 W. Mansfield St.
New Washington, OH 44854
October 18, 2019
October 23rd - 25th Damascus Leadership Camp for 8th graders
November 1st - Mass 12:00 All Saints Day
November 2nd - Recycle----- Newman Family and A Volunteer
November 5th - 7th - Conferences
November 7th - School Advisory Council @ 4:30
November 7th - Mothers Club 7:00
November 10th - Hospitality Sunday
November 27th - No School
November 28th - Happy Thanksgiving
Dear St. Bernard Families,
A huge thank you to all of you who were able to attend and support the Music Dinner. Mr. Heydinger does an amazing job with our students. We are very fortunate to have someone who is so dedicated to our students and to the teaching of rhythm and instruments.
I would also like to thank the people who supported our Stoller fundraiser. As I stated before, this is the only child involved fundraiser. Our next fundraising event is the Wine and Cheese which will be in the spring.
Pre-School - We appreciate the commitment and dedication that St. John’s Tender Loving Care Pre-school has shown in the education of the children of our community. Many of our students, including my own chil.d, have attended pre-school there. After Buckeye Central announced their plans for a pre-school, I spoke to St. John’s about their plans for next year. Their church leadership has decided to, after this school year and after over 30 years of service to our community, discontinue this program. I am sure this was a very difficult decision. I spoke with Father George and we believe that the community needs a Christ-centered pre-school where children can learn and grow in a Christian community, like the one they had at St. John’s. I have contacted the Diocese and I will be meeting with the individuals that oversee the pre-schools in our diocese. We want to offer each child an opportunity to develop in a safe, loving environment where they and their families will have numerous opportunities to be part of their child’s education and the community of New Washington.
Report Cards - Report cards will go home Friday, October 25th.
Conferences - Starting the 21st, you will be able to schedule your conferences on Option C. If you are having trouble please contact me and I will schedule them for you. The window will be open from the 21st of October to the 4th of November.
Project Bethlehem - We will be sponsoring elderly individuals that need a hand up. We will publish a list of items needed, if you are able to contribute it will be much appreciated. This is through Catholic Charities of Mansfield.
We are having trouble with some of our students getting their homework done. Please look at their assignment book and, at the least, have them read for 20 minutes.
It is expected that each child should read or be read to each night. Most students will have spelling words to study also. It seems to work well if a particular time is set aside to do homework each day. So at the least, they should have reading and spelling. We appreciate your support.
Peace to you and yours,