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The most recent HOWLER NEWSLETTER can be found HERE.
HOWLER AND BACKPACK FLYER DEADLINE
Just a reminder that the deadline for submissions to the Howler, AND the deadline for getting printed items delivered to each campus and into the Thursday backpacks is Tuesday, end of day.
BIG THANKS TO OUR GRANDPARENTS AND SPECIAL FRIENDS!
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES THROUGHOUT OCTOBER!
The Catacombs haunted house is our biggest school fundraiser and we need TONS of help to pull off 9 full nights of haunting and one Family Fun Fest! Some positions require Virtus compliance and some don’t.
VIRTUS TRAINING/COMPLIANCE FOR VOLUNTEERING
We would encourage all parents, new and returning, to get your Virtus training out of the way so you can do the fun field trip chaperoning or holiday party helper volunteer jobs once school begins. VIRTUS Training Sign Up
Upcoming South Campus Virtus training date:
Tuesday, September 24th
THERE ARE MORE SPACES AVAILABLE. Please contact Larry Cubalchini at email@example.com to register if the online registry indicates the class is full.
Other forms also need to be updated annually to remain in compliance from year to year. If you are just starting the process, please create an online Virtus account before completing other compliance requirements.
8th GRADE FUNDRAISING - There are many celebrations leading up to 8th grade graduation in May, and the 8th graders help to fund these activities. Please support them if you can!
ANNUAL 8TH GRADE CAR WASH - Saturday, September 21
PURCHASE QUEEN OF HEARTS TICKETS - WE’RE UP TO OVER $10,000!
LOU MALNATI’S PIZZA FUNDRAISER
We are once again selling the Lou Malnati’s Pizza Coupons as a school fundraiser and you can find the ORDER FORM HERE!
Forms and payment are due back to the school offices by Monday, September 23. Please mark on the envelope PIZZA FUNDRAISER.
Parishioners and friends may order with THIS FORM.
NEIGHBORHOOD DISCOUNT CARDS
The very popular Neighborhood Discount Card, offering discounts at 20 neighborhood retailers, restaurants, etc., is back!
Order forms are found HERE.
Please submit form and payment in an envelope marked NEIGHBORHOOD DISCOUNT CARD and return it to either campus office ASAP.
To buy a card directly, please go to one of the 4 founding parish rectories during their office hours.
Supplies are limited. This is an official school fundraiser.
TRIVIA NIGHT #1 - SIGN YOUR TEAM UP NOW!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28!
Pull out your old letterman’s jacket, your cheerleading sweater, or for favorite old t-shirt…we’re throwing it Back to School for our first Trivia Night of the Year! Represent your elementary, high school, or college as you take on the old rivals with teams of 10 proving just how good your education actually was!
Information and team registration form HERE.
Sign up now as tables will be limited!
BRGR Belly Dine Out School Fundraiser
Join us at BRGRBelly on Wednesday, October 2 from 5-9 pm!
20% of sales that night will go to our school!
FAMILY FUN FEST AND NO-SCARE TRICK OR TREAT
Saturday, October 12 from 10 am-2pm
Dress in costume for a fun day of games, petting zoo, bouncy house and trick or treating through the NO-SCARE Catacombs!
Candy donations are being accepted now at both school offices
Volunteer for this event through the
PARENTS’ CLUB NEWS
FIRST PARENTS’ CLUB MEETING OF THE YEAR IS SEPTEMBER 19 AT THE NORTH CAMPUS - ALL ARE WELCOME!
PARENTS’ CLUB WANTS YOU! It’s not too late to join Parents’ Club! Even if you cannot attend all of the meetings but are able to help and/or donate throughout the year, please complete the attached form and return it to the office. We need the support of ALL of our parents and guardians to make it a great year!
HERE is the membership registration form.
Each family is asked to help pay for the various holiday parties and celebrations in each of their students’ classrooms with an annual $15/student Homeroom/Classroom Fee
JOIN US FOR A PANERA DINE OUT PARENTS’ CLUB FUNDRAISER
Come out to the Panera at 4244 North Harlem (Norridge) to support our Parents’ Club and their efforts throughout the year for our school! Parents’ Club funds efforts like the recent Kohl's Children’s Museum event and the lunches for the Wolf Run through fundraising like this!
Wednesday, September 25 from 4-8 pm
MUST present THIS FLYER….share it widely with friends!
Can be used with Online Ordering (Rapid Pick up) with a special code
PARENTS’ CLUB MIXER AT WESTON’S COFFEE AND TAP
Join the Parents’ Club at Weston’s Coffee and Tap, owned by PFGA parents Nick and Jennifer Davis, on October 10 at 6pm.
4872 North Milwaukee Avenue
Socialize and catch up with other parents while enjoying a delicious craft beer, seasonal specialty cocktail, or a delicious coffee with their yummy house-made flavorings. Their food is fabulous also! MENU
RSVP on the Parents’ Club facebook page event, or just show up!
MISTLETOE MARKET IS ON FOR SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1 AT OLV