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Oct. 11 News – Breakfast and MORE!

Breakfast This Weekend!
Our first scholarship breakfast this year is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 15th. Come start your day with Mass, fellowship, a delicious breakfast, and the opportunity to browse at the Book Fair selections. The proceeds will go towards the Laura Meyers and the Michael Daughtery Scholarship fund.

Movie Night
Mark your calendar for Friday, October 20th, our annual Family Movie Night, a great family fun night. Bring your chairs and blankets and view the movie on the big screen on the field, refreshments will be sold. This year the movie is Star Wars: Rogue One.

Fundraiser
This Thursday, October 12th, we will be selling chicken nuggets for $1.50, nachos $1.50, and ice cream for $1.00. Please support our school! See enclosed flyer.

School Calendar
The calendar is available online at the school website. If you would like a hard copy, please send in a request to sbosemails@yahoo.com

NO Paper Family Envelope
Most families are now receiving only this email version of the newsletter and related flyers. PLEASE turn in the “Final Email Form” to confirm that you received it, or to inform us of a problem (you will receive a paper copy of the form and it is also included in this emailing)

Library Notes: Book Fair Help Needed
Another Request: Our annual Scholastic Book Fair begins this weekend, and as Book Fair Coordinator I need to have volunteers for the many time slots still needing to be filled. If you can, please volunteer some of your valuable time and earn service hours, by helping with set-up on Saturday night (Oct.14th), and by helping during the Fair (Fair goes on Sunday morning, Oct.15, and during the week, in the afternoons, Oct 16th to 19th).

To volunteer today, you can now go to the SignUp.com link (used for the Fall Festival) noted below to select time slots that would work for you.
Book Fair Volunteer Sign-up

Your help is most appreciated and essential to having a successful Book Fair for our students.

Guitar Lessons
Guitar lessons are being offered once again as an after-school program beginning October 18. The instructor, Dustin Arth, has given lessons at St. Bridgets for a number of years. Flyers with more information are available in the front office and will be emailed with the online family envelope.

Tuition
For all tuition and service our questions please email sbstuitionof2@gmail.com

New On Campus Procedures
This summer new security front doors were installed. In order to get in, you will need to ring the buzzer. The office will be able to see and hear the visitor and open the door automatically. The two gates on Whitaker and Sherman way will be locked during the school day. Our goal is to enhance

Oct. 4 News – Picture Day, and MORE!

Picture Day
Individual pictures will be taken on Thursday, Oct. 5th. Class pictures will be taken on Friday, Oct. 6th. Free dress may be worn on individual picture day and school uniforms for group class pictures.

Breakfast
Our first scholarship breakfast this year is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 15th. Come start your day with Mass, fellowship, a delicious breakfast, and the opportunity to browse at the Book Fair selections. The proceeds will go towards the Laura Meyers and the Michael Daughtery Scholarship fund.

Movie Night
Mark your calendar for Friday, October 20th, our annual Family Movie Night, a great family fun night. Bring your chairs and blankets and view the movie on the big screen on the field, refreshments will be sold. This year the movie is Star Wars: Rogue One.

EMAIL NEWSLETTER
This is the LAST WEEK everyone will receive the paper family envelopes. Everyone will receive the email version. If you turned in the Email Flyer asking for a paper copy, you will continue to receive it.

Fundraiser
This Thursday, October 5th,
we will be selling pizza for $1.50, nachos $1.50, and ice cream for $1.00. Please support our school! See enclosed flyer.

Library Notes: Book Fair
With the Book Fair present from October 15th to the 19th, we want to promote our community’s reading adventure and further support our school. Essential to the success of the Book Fair, however, is Volunteer support and the opportunity to earn service hours. If you can help out, please go to our school website stbridgetofswedenschool.org and click the Book Fair icon on the homepage. This will take you to the Book Fair 2017 webpage with the Volunteer sign up schedule. As always, we remain ever grateful for your support.

Guitar Lessons
Guitar lessons are being offered once again as an after-school program beginning October 18. The instructor, Dustin Arth, has given lessons at St. Bridgets for a number of years. Flyers with more information are available in the front office and will be emailed with the online family envelope.

Tuition
For all tuition and service our questions please email sbstuitionof2@gmail.com

School Calendar
The calendar is available online at the school website. If you would like a hard copy, please send in a request to sbosemails@yahoo.com

New On Campus Procedures
This summer new security front doors were installed. In order to get in, you will need to ring the buzzer. The office will be able to see and hear the visitor and open the door automatically. The two gates on Whitaker and Sherman way will be locked during the school day. Our goal is to enhance security.

Sept 27 News – Raffle Winners, and MORE!

Fall Festival
Thank you to everyone for making this year’s festival so successful! The festival was lots of fun and work, but for a great cause – your children.

Festival Raffle
Congratulations to our winners:
1st Prize – $2000
Bernadette Tingzon
2nd Prize -Sony Playstation
Steve Rinos
3rd Prize – Flatscreen TV
Tim Gruter

Picture Day
Individual pictures will be taken on Thursday, Oct. 5th. Class pictures will be taken on Friday, Oct. 6th. Free dress may be worn on individual picture day and school uniforms for group class pictures.

Tuition
For all tuition and service our questions please email sbstuitionof2@gmail.com

Sodas = Free Dress
Students who brought in a twelve pack of soda for the festival will be allowed to wear free dress this Thursday, Sept. 28. Teachers will have a list of students who brought in sodas.

EMAIL NEWSLETTER
The last week everyone will receive the paper family envelopes will be next week Wednesday October 4. If you turned n the Email Flyer asking for a paper copy, you will continue to receive it.

School Calendar
The calendar is available online at the school website. If you would like a hard copy, please send in a request to sbosemails@yahoo.com

Breakfast
Our first scholarship breakfast this year is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 15th. Come start your day with Mass, fellowship, a delicious breakfast, and the opportunity to browse at the Book Fair selections. The proceeds will go towards the Laura Meyers Scholarship fund.

Library Notes
Post Fall Festival Reminder: In less than three weeks, our Annual Scholastic Book Fair gets underway. To be exact, the Book Fair begins its five-day run on Sunday morning, October 15th at 8 a.m., in conjunction with the first Scholarship Breakfast of the school year. Come by after the morning masses for family nourishment of the body and the imagination. But don’t worry if you can’t make it then, as Book Fair nutrition will be available for purchase from 1 to 6pm, Monday through Thursday, October 16th to the 19th. Look for more information to come soon online, especially as we seek vital volunteer support for our Book Fair.

Ralphs/Food4Less
After Sept. 1st we are asking parents to register with Ralphs and Food4Less. Every time you shop a percentage of your bill will be donated to St. Bridget. Step-by-step website registration instructions can be found at www.ralphs.com, and www.food4less.com. click on Community, click on Community Contributions, click on “Enroll Now”or call 1-800-443-4438 for assistance. Thank you in advance!

New On Campus Procedures
This summer new security front doors were installed. In order to get in, you will need to ring the buzzer. The office will be able to see and hear the visitor and open the door automatically. The two gates on Whitaker and Sherman way will be locked during the school day. Our goal is to enhance security.

Sept. 20 News – FF Hours, and MORE!

Fall Festival Hours
All families must work a minimum of fourteen hours Fall Festival weekend. You will be billed for uncompleted hours. We welcome any one that would like to work additional hours, and these will go towards your twenty-six service hours.

Responsible
Grades 2,4,6 are responsible for Fall Festival set- up on Thursday, 6:00 – 8:00 pm and grades 3,5, 7 are responsible for tear down, Sunday, 10:00 – 12:00 pm. Grades TK, K, 1 and 8 are encouraged to help in any way. For those that can, Monday clean-up is time and a half service hours. Help on Monday is greatly appreciated as we try to get ready for school on Tuesday morning.

No School
A reminder that there is no school this Friday, Sept. 22rd and Monday, Sept. 25th. School will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 26th..

Tuition
For all tuition and service our questions please email sbstuitionof2@gmail.com

Festival Time Line
Th. September 21 -Festival Set-Up 5PM
Fri. September 22 -Festival Opening Day

Raffle Tickets
We strongly encourage families to sell as many as they can to friends, neighbors, co-workers, and relatives. They are only a dollar a ticket and the prizes are great: 1st Prize: $2000 cash, 2nd Prize: a Sony Playstation, and 3rd Prize: a 52” flatscreen TV. If you would like more Raffle tickets, please contact Amanda Riggs or the office.

Cash Prize – Top Raffle Seller!!
There is a $50 Cash Prize for the family that sells the MOST raffle tickets – please support our children and sell those tickets!

Thank You Seasoned Citizens
Thanks to the Seasoned Citizens of our parish for their donation of a projector for classroom use. Your support of our school is greatly appreciated!

EMAIL NEWSLETTER
We are going to an all-email newsletter and family envelope system. The envelopes will still be used for items that need to be sent home.

Ralphs/Food4Less
After Sept. 1st we are asking parents to register with Ralphs and Food4Less. Every time you shop a percentage of your bill will be donated to St. Bridget. Step-by-step website registration instructions can be found at www.ralphs.com, and www.food4less.com. click on Community, click on Community Contributions, click on “Enroll Now”or call 1-800-443-4438 for assistance. Thank you in advance!

New On Campus Procedures
This summer new security front doors were installed. In order to get in, you will need to ring the buzzer. The office will be able to see and hear the visitor and open the door automatically. The two gates on Whitaker and Sherman way will be locked during the school day. Our goal is to enhance the safety of our students.

School Calendar
The calendar is available online at the school website. If you would like a hard copy, please send in a request to sbosemails@yahoo.com

Emergency Cards
If you have not yet done so, please turn in your child’s emergency card ASAP. It is extremely important that the office to be able to reach parents at all times.

Sept. 13 News – Festival Hours, and MORE!

EMAIL NEWSLETTER
We are going to an all-email newsletter and family envelope system. The envelopes will still be used for items that need to be sent home. If you haven’t already done so, please see the enclosed flyer for more information!

Festival Hours
A reminder that Fall Festival service hours sign up is done on-line. The link is on the school website.

Website
Please refer to our website throughout the school year stbridgetofswedenschool.org

Hot Lunch
Choice Lunch has begun service – if you haven’t signed up go to www.choicelunch.com.

Tuition
For all tuition and service our questions please email sbstuitionof2@gmail.com

Festival Time Line
Sat. September 16 -Booth Repair 8 AM
Th. September 21 -Festival Set-Up 5PM
Fri. September 22 -Festival Opening Day

Raffle Tickets
Selling more than the two required raffle ticket books benefits the school and your children. We strongly encourage families to sell as many as they can to friends, neighbors, co-workers, and relatives. They are only a dollar a ticket and the prizes are great: 1st Prize: $2000 cash, 2nd Prize: a Sony Playstation, and 3rd Prize: a 52” flatscreen TV. If you would like more Raffle tickets, please contact Amanda Riggs or the office.

Cash Prize – Top Raffle Seller!!
There is a $50 Cash Prize for the family that sells the MOST raffle tickets – please support our children and sell those tickets!

School Calendar
The calendar is available online at the school website. If you would like a hard copy, please send in a request to sbosemails@yahoo.com

Ralphs/Food4Less
After Sept. 1st we are asking parents to register with Ralphs and Food4Less. Every time you shop a percentage of your bill will be donated to St. Bridget. Step-by-step website registration instructions can be found at www.ralphs.com, and www.food4less.com. click on Community, click on Community Contributions, click on “Enroll Now”or call 1-800-443-4438 for assistance. Thank you in advance!

New On Campus Procedures
This summer new security front doors were installed. In order to get in, you will need to ring the buzzer. The office will be able to see and hear the visitor and open the door automatically. The two gates on Whitaker and Sherman way will be locked during the school day. Our goal is to enhance the safety of our students.

Emergency Cards
If you have not yet done so, please turn in your child’s emergency card ASAP. It is extremely important that the office to be able to reach parents at all times.

Sep. 3 NEWS- Festival Info, and MORE!

Back to School Night
Mark your calendar, this Thursday, Sept. 7th, at 6:30 pm for Back to School Night. You will report to your child’s classroom for an overview of the year and then report to the hall for a very informative meeting. Please help your child get a great start this new school year!

EMAIL NEWSLETTER
We are going to an all-email newsletter and family envelope system. The envelopes will still be used for items that need to be sent home. If you haven’t already done so, please see the enclosed flyer for more information!

Hot Lunch
Choice Lunch has begun service – if you haven’t signed up go to www.choicelunch.com.

Tuition
For all tuition and service our questions please email sbstuitionof2@gmail.com

Festival Time Line
Sat. September 9 -Booth Roll-Out 8 AM
Sat. September 16 -Booth Repair 8 AM
Thur. September 21 -Festival Set-Up 5PM
Fri. September 22 -Festival Opening Day

Enclosures
Please read these important enclosures related to the festival:
Pre-sale Parking Pass
Festival Newsletter
Pre-sale Ride Tix Order Form
Festival Reminders & Guidelines
Festival Online Volunteer Info
Soda Donations

Emergency Cards
If you have not yet done so, please turn in your child’s emergency card ASAP. It is extremely important that the office to be able to reach parents at all times.

School Calendar
The calendar is available online at the school website. If you would like a hard copy, please send in a request to sbosemails@yahoo.com

Ralphs/Food4Less
After Sept. 1st we are asking parents to register with Ralphs and Food4Less. Every time you shop a percentage of your bill will be donated to St. Bridget. Step-by-step website registration instructions can be found at www.ralphs.com, and www.food4less.com. click on Community, click on Community Contributions, click on “Enroll Now”or call 1-800-443-4438 for assistance. Thank you in advance!

New On Campus Procedures
This summer new security front doors were installed. In order to get in, you will need to ring the buzzer. The office will be able to see and hear the visitor and open the door automatically. The two gates on Whitaker and Sherman way will be locked during the school day. Our goal is to enhance the safety of our students.

Website
Please refer to our website throughout the school year stbridgetofswedenschool.org

Library Notes
We welcome a new school year with lots of New Books to nourish your student’s reading adventure; you are most appreciatively invited to check them out by making a Library Stop during you Back to School Night visit on Thursday. Know that our Library books always prefer to be taken home for an up to a two week visit, with no fee ever charged unless they’re not cared for properly. Unborrowed, they are sentenced to a life of dust collecting on the shelf, avoiding eventual extradition to a Used Book facility or awaiting adoption. We gratefully welcome your continued support of the Library and your student’s use of its resources.

Secretary/Rceptionist
We are currently accepting resumes for persons interested in the school position of secretary/receptionist. This person should have good people skills, computer skills, and be multilingual.

SchoolWide Learning Expectations
To become a well-integrated individual with Catholic principles and values
To become an active lifelong learner
To recognize the value of self-expression through diversified art forms
To develop respect for the thoughts and opinions of others
To create a positive attitude toward physical development, To develop respect
Vikings…
Live like Jesus, Are creative
Keep learning
Listen politely to others
Enjoy being healthy
Take care of God’s creations
Share their gifts

Aug. 30 News – Back to School, and MORE!

EMAIL NEWSLETTER
We are going to an all-email newsletter and family envelope system. The envelopes will still be used for items that need to be sent home. Please see the enclosed flyer for more information!

Back to School Night
Mark your calendar, Thursday, Sept. 7th, at 6:30 pm for Back to School Night. You will report to your child’s classroom for an overview of the year and then report to the hall for a very informative meeting. Please help your child get a great start this new school year!

Hot Lunch
Choice Lunch has begun service to Saint Bridget’s. If you haven’t signed up you can do so now at www.choicelunch.com.

Festival Time Line
Wed. August 30 -Chairperson Meeting
Thurs. August 31 -Online Signups Begin
Sat. September 9 -Booth Roll-Out 8 AM
Sat. September 16 -Booth Repair 8 AM
Thur. September 21 -Festival Set-Up 5PM
Fri. September 22 -Festival Opening Day

Secretary/Rceptionist
We are currently accepting resumes for persons interested in the school position of secretary/receptionist. This person should have good people skills, computer skills, and be multilingual.

Emergency Cards
If you have not yet done so, please turn in your child’s emergency card ASAP. It is extremely important that the office to be able to reach parents at all times.

Tuition
For all tuition and service our questions please email sbstuition@gmail.com

Ralphs/Food4Less
After Sept. 1st we are asking parents to register with Ralphs and Food4Less. Every time you shop a percentage of your bill will be donated to St. Bridget. Step-by-step website registration instructions can be found at www.ralphs.com, and www.food4less.com. click on Community, click on Community Contributions, click on “Enroll Now”or call 1-800-443-4438 for assistance. Thank you in advance!

Facebook
For those that have a Facebook account, please follow us at St. Bridget of Sweden Parent Activities Committee and Boosters to obtain upcoming school events and volunteer information.

Labor Day
There is no school on Monday, Sept. 4th, in observance of Labor Day.

New On Campus Procedures
This summer new security front doors were installed. In order to get in, you will need to ring the buzzer. The office will be able to see and hear the visitor and open the door automatically. The two gates on Whitaker and Sherman way will be locked during the school day. Our goal is to enhance the safety of our students.

Library Notes
Welcome Back to a New School Year and the launching of a new Reading and Learning Adventure for our students. Hopefully, by the time SBS families get this week’s Newsletter, your students will have already availed themselves of our Library offerings, new books and old. I remain grateful for the continued reading interest of our students. Fueled by family support and encouragement, we expect that your student(s) will make use of our Library resources for an enjoyably beneficial time.

Website
Please refer to our website throughout the school year stbridgetofswedenschool.org

Aug. 23 News – Welcome, and MORE!

Welcome
We would like to welcome all new and returning students and families. We hope that you are ready for a rewarding and challenging school year!

Emergency Cards
Enclosed is a green emergency card for each student and a large earthquake emergency card for each family. We ask that you return these cards by tomorrow, Thursday, August 24. It is extremely important that the office to be able to reach parents at all times. Please notify the office if you have a change of work or cell phone number during the school year..

Hot Lunch
Choice Lunch will begin service to Saint Bridget starting next Monday, August 28. If you haven’t signed up please do so now. at www.choicelunch.com.

Tuition
For all tuition and service our questions please email sbstuition@gmail.com

Facebook
For those that have a Facebook account, please follow us at St. Bridget of Sweden Parent Activities Committee and Boosters to obtain upcoming school events and volunteer information.

Website
Please refer to our website throughout the school year stbridgetofswedenschool.org

New On Campus Procedures
This summer new security front doors were installed. In order to get in, you will need to ring the buzzer. The office will be able to see and hear the visitor and open the door automatically. The two gates on Whitaker and Sherman way will be locked during the school day. Our goal is to enhance the safety of our students.

Ralphs/Food4Less
After Sept. 1st we are asking parents to register with Ralphs and Food4Less. Every time you shop a percentage of your bill will be donated to St. Bridget. Step-by-step website registration instructions can be found at www.ralphs.com, and www.food4less.com. click on Community, click on Community Contributions, click on “Enroll Now”or call 1-800-443-4438 for assistance. Thank you in advance!

Back to School Night
Mark your calendar, Thursday, Sept. 7th, at 6:30 pm for Back to School Night. You will report to your child’s classroom for an overview of the year and then report to the hall for a very informative meeting. This is an evening you won’t want to miss.

Labor Day
There is no school on Monday, Sept. 4th, in observance of Labor Day.

August News – SPECIAL Edition

First Day of School
Our school year begins on Wednesday, August 23. That day will be a shortened day, ending at 12:30 PM. The rest of the week will also end at that time. Here’s to a successful new school year!

Staff Retirements
It is with gratitude tinged with sadness that we announce that Mrs. Pat Cosentino, the fifth grade teacher, Mrs. Yadira Butcher, the third grade teacher, and Mrs. Patty Watsabaugh, have retired from our school. We wish them nothing but success and enjoyment in their new ventures, and are grateful and blessed by their many years of service to the community of St. Bridget of Sweden school.

New Office Staff Member(s)
The office position has not been filled as of yet. More time is needed to ascertain the parameters of this job, as this position entails various duties that now need to be carefully looked at and considered.

New Fifth Grade Teacher
Amanda El Khoury is an alumni from St. Bridget of Sweden. She has earned two bachelor degrees and a Master’s Degree in Literature with a focus placed on Medieval and Renaissance Literature along with Digital Writing. She has also taught English at California State University, Northridge. She will be teaching 8th grade English as well as her regular subjects in 5th grade. Amanda sends this message: “I’m very excited to begin this upcoming school year and look forward to helping each student reach their highest potential!” Welcome Ms. El Khoury!

New Third Grade Teacher
Angelica Spaccarelli is also an alumni from St. Bridget of Sweden, where she was a high achiever both academically and in the student council, and also graduated from Bishop Alemany High School. She earned a degree in Human Development at University of California, Davis, with an emphasis on Child Development and Linguistics. She has worked with children of all ages, and looks forward to incorporating technology in the classroom. Angelica sent the following: “I look forward to starting this new school year and meeting you all!” Welcome
Ms. Spaccarelli!

Aug. 3 News – First Day of School – and MORE!

First Day of School
Our school year begins on Wednesday, August 23. That day will be a shortened day, ending at 12:30 PM. The rest of the week will also end at that time. Here’s to a successful new school year!

Fall Festival 2017

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First Day of School 8/23/17

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