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OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CATHOLIC SCHOOL FRIDAY FANFARE
OCTOBER 13 – 17, 2008 FALL BREAK, SCHOOL CLOSED

OCTOBER 20 – 24, 2008 www.myolph.com 

“In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington DC 20250-9410, or call 202-720-5964 (voice and TDD).  USDA 

  • MONDAY-Hot dog & bun, baked beans, cole slaw, peaches, milk
  • TUESDAY-Sliced turkey & roll, green beans, creamed potatoes, pears, milk-CHEF SALAD, 5TH-8TH
  • WEDNESDAY-Cheese pizza, salad, corn, pineapple, milk
  • THURSDAY-Hamburger & bun, tri-tater, fruit cocktail, pickles-onions-cheese, milk
  • FRIDAY-Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, crackers, banana, milk

Please attend Mass this weekend with your Parish Priest. “Our help is from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.” Psalm 121 

The virtue for the month of October is “friendship”. Friendship is the virtue that helps us form strong and unselfish relationships with other persons. They should help us grow as a person, and lead us to develop and grow in other virtues. 

SCHOOL CALENDAR

OCTOBER 13 – 17 – FALL BREAK – SCHOOL CLOSED – HAVE FUN!

 

  • Monday, October 20      8th graders at Wesley Woods retreat
  • Tuesday, October 21     8th graders at Wesley Woods retreat
  • Wed., October 22          8th graders return from Wesley Woods
                                      Report cards sent home with students
                                       
         Home & School meeting,
    6:00, gym, guest speaker Mr. Perry Storey
  • Thurs., October 23        8th graders visit Notre Dame High School
  • Friday, October 24         Awards for first nine weeks, 5th-8th grades, gym, 2:30-all
                                              parents invited
  • Saturday, Oct. 25          Ram Run, 9:30/10:30, Chattanooga Market
                                     Outback Bowl game; luncheon, noon
    , PLC
  • Sunday, October 26       Oktoberfest, Chattanooga Market, Noon to 5:00 pm

Because of the wonderful response from last year, we are again holding parent/teacher conferences during one evening (October 30, 4:00 to 7:30) and one morning (October 31, 8:00 to 11:30). Parents will have an opportunity to sign up for a time slot at the Home and School meeting on October 22. Any parent who cannot make this meeting will have an opportunity to sign up via a form that will be sent home October 23. We encourage all parents to attend a conference, and we suggest that your students to accompany you. Jeri McInturff 

HOME AND SCHOOL MEETING is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the school gym. Mr. Perry Storey, principal at NDHS will be a guest speaker. Babysitting will be available in the cafeteria beginning at 5:45. Hot dogs, chips, drinks, and desserts will be provided for all children in the cafeteria.  

Report cards will be sent home October 22.   ALL OUTSTANDING BALANCES MUST BE PAID.  THIS INCLUDES LUNCH, AFTER CARE, BEFORE CARE, AND TUITION.  IN ADDITION, ALL OVERDUE LIBRARY BOOKS AND SPORTS UNIFORMS MUST BE TURNED IN.   

8th graders: A stamped, self-addressed envelope must accompany your teacher and counselor recommendations requested by Notre Dame High School. 

Please visit St. Cecilia’s Closet, stocked with gently used OLPH School uniforms and First Communion apparel. All proceeds benefit CAG (Creative Arts Guild of OLPH School) which assists in purchasing supplies for art, music and band. St. Cecilia’s Closet is open during school office hours, Monday through Friday, 7:45 to 3:30. Payments may be dropped off in the school office. Also, CAG is still accepting donations of shoes for a mission field in Haiti. 

OKTOBERFEST RAM RUN will be Saturday, October 25. The 5K starts at 9:30 am and the 1 mile at 10:30 am. This year the course will start and end at the Chattanooga Market. For information on sponsorship or registration please email Colleen Teal at c_c_teal@yahoo.com or call 605-6006 or Christie Sell @ csell@hamiltontn.gov or call 421-2726. Registration forms are in the back of the church and outside of the school office or you can download a registration form by going to www.myolph.com and click on the Ram Run link or register at www.active.com 

OKTOBERFEST is October 25 and 26 at the Chattanooga Market. Oktoberfest will kick off with the Ram Run on Saturday, October 25 and continue through Sunday, October 26. The weekend celebration includes live music, German food and handcrafted art from local vendors. The Chattanooga Market is located inside the First Tennessee Pavilion at 1826 Carter Street

OLPH FOOD DRIVE: Please help the 3rd grade Brownie troupe gather food for the OLPH Church food pantry and Ladies of Charity. The food theme for October is “breakfast items” –  cereal, grits, pancake mix, syrup and canned fruit. Boxes are located in the entryway of each school building. Different food themes will be announced each month. Also, a reminder that OLPH Church “Good Samaritan” food drive is the first Sunday of every month. Thank you for your support! 

A Spanish Enrichment program is being offered to students in grades 4th through 8th beginning Friday, October 24. This program will be conducted by parent volunteers who are native speakers. The purpose of this enrichment program is to increase the vocabulary and comprehension, improve the pronunciation, and stimulate the conversation in Spanish. The first meeting on October 24th will be at 3:30 in the school library; parents are welcome to attend this introductory session. An information sheet was sent home with each student in those grades. Interested parents/students need to return the bottom half of the form to the school office. For more information on the program please contact Veronica Rivas at 706-937-4298 or veronicasurel@yahoo.com or Raquel Riesco at 706-259-7620 or  rybo772000@yahoo.com  

THE OLPH BOOSTER CLUB has a few Ram blankets and ball caps for sale. These would make great Christmas gifts! Samples of each are on display in the school office. Blankets are $20 each; ball caps are $10 each. Send your payment to the school office and the items will be sent home with your student. 

7TH GRADE MATH HELP: Dawn Signiski has volunteered to help 7th graders with current and past pre-algebra topics. She will be available each Wednesday from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in Mrs. Melton’s classroom. Students interested in participating should go to Mrs. Melton’s classroom after school on any Wednesday. Pick up will take place outside of the 7th/8th grade building (St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Hall) at 3:30. Students not picked up by 3:45 will be sent to Aftercare. Ms. Sumrell or Mrs. Hetzler will conduct Math Help on days that Mrs. Signiski is not available.

Sally Foster products may still be purchased on line! Go to www.SallyFoster.com; during the checkout process check the Group/Account Number button and enter the OLPH School account number 507594. The school will earn 50% of each sale. Online orders may be placed until Thanksgiving. When shopping online the order is delivered right to your door. If you have any questions call Beth Cromer at 987-9957.  

ATTENTION ALL FORMER OLPH FOOTBALL PLAYERS, TEAM MEMBERS AND COACHES! The Football Program is celebrating 60 years of football at OLPH. Plans are underway for a Bowl Game and luncheon on Saturday, October 25th sponsored by Outback steakhouse. The luncheon and video presentation will be in the PLC beginning at Noon; the game is scheduled to begin at 1:30. There will be a mass photograph at halftime on the football field. Please visit the football website www.olphfootball.com for additional details. 

Strategic Planning Parent In-Put session will be held Tuesday, October 28, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, in St. Patrick Hall (5th/6th grade building). Trained moderators will facilitate these sessions. Childcare will be available. Each session is limited to 50 families so please RSVP to dsigniski@gmail.com or call Dawn Signiski at 706-866-0102.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

       
 

    

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
     
 
 
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