Weekly Word – November 6, 2016

Sister Mary Lloyd has asked us to collect pajamas or warm clothing for a childrenā€™s Christmas Party in Newark. Any donation can be sent to the office prior to December 6, 2016.

The Sisters of Charity sent their thanks for the generous donation which we sent for the Haiti Hurricane victims.

Monday, November 7 ā€“ Thanksgiving Food Drive begins.

Watch for yearbook order forms going home in backpack

Wednesday, November 9 ā€“ First Marking Period ends

Make-up and retakes of school pictures. Anyone wishing a retake must bring in their photo package.

Friday, November 11 ā€“ Eighth Grade COOP exam

ASSUMPTION SCHOOL BLOOD DRIVE
Come save a life by donating blood at Assumption School’s gym on Sunday November 13, 2016 from 8:30am – 1:30pm. Click http://www.assumptionnj.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Assumption_Blood_Drive.pdf to view the flier for more details on easy online registration.

VOCATIONS AWARENESS WEEK
In celebration of Vocations Awareness Week, which begins this Sunday, we invite you into Rauscher Hall after 10 a.m. Mass for “Coffee and. monster beats flipkart from china ..” In addition to light refreshments, brochures are available to help families and young people discern whether or not they have a vocation to the priesthood or religious life. And don’t miss the opportunity for a Kodak moment! Cut-outs of a nun and a priest are available for youngsters, or adults, to pose and for you to take their picture.

ASSUMPTION SCHOOL FOOD DRIVE
November 7-18th
Donate food to help the Interfaith Food Pantry this Thanksgiving. The Food Pantry will distribute at least 1,600 baskets this year with your help. Please click http://www.assumptionnj.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/ThanksgivingFoodDrive.2016.pdf for more information on the food drive.

ASSUMPTION SENIOR CITIZEN
THANKSGIVING LUNCHEON
The Assumption HSA would like to invite the Grandparents of Assumption School to our Thanksgiving Luncheon on Tuesday, November 15 from 11:30am to 1:15pm at the school. To reserve a seat, please call the school office at 973-538-0590 no later than Thursday, michael michael kors hamilton ew collection kors 11/10.

ASSUMPTION SHOPPE
Assumption Socks: We currently have Medium (mens 3-9/ladies 4-10) and Large (mens 6-12/ladies 7-13) socks in stock. If you are interested in purchasing, please send $10 per pair to the school office (cash or check payable to Assumption HSA) in an envelope marked “Assumption Socks”. Please indicate size and color (white or red) along with your child’s name. Small socks are coming soon.

If you are interested in purchasing additional Assumption School Spirit Wear, please visit our partner, EmbroidMe of Morristown by clicking here to see all of the great offerings. Some samples are on display on the table in the lobby.

ENRICHMENT
Author, Courtney Sheinmel Visits Assumption
On November 30th Assumption School welcomes New York City author Courtney Sheinmel to visit with grades 1 – 6. Included in her discussion will be her Stella Batts series and the first in her recently published Kindness Club series. In advance of her visit these books are available for purchase by Assumption students in all grades through the local book store Short Stories in Madison. The books will be delivered to school and autographed by the author on the day of her visit. A portion of sales will be donated back to Assumption. Please see the attached order form by clicking here for more information and to take advantage of this opportunity.

Clay Studio – Holiday Session 2016
Come spend Monday after-school at Assumption creating one-of-a-kind objects working in clay. Please click http://www.assumptionnj.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/clay-studio-holiday-2016-assumption. nfl jerseys falcons fanatics pdf for the registration form.

7TH GRADE FUNDRAISER
Please support the 7th Grade
This week the KIDSTUFF coupon books came home in backpacks. The seventh grade is selling the books to help offset the cost of graduation. The books contain lots of money saving coupons to stores and restaurants you use often such as DICK’S, ACME, MACY’S, and FRIENDLY’S to name a few. Just in time for your holiday shopping! Please make checks out to ASSUMPTION HSA and send them in by 11/11/16. Contact Deirdre Gaffney with any questions at dgaff@optonline.net.

ATHLETICS
Baseball Coaches Needed
If anyone is interested in volunteering to coach the 7th/8th grade baseball team in the Spring, please contact Kevin Bopp at kevin_bopp@nylim.com.

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