SACRED HEART
CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
10482 Lemoyne Boulevard Telephone: 228-392-4180
D’Iberville, MS 39540 Fax: 228-392-4859
Website: www.sacredheartelementary.org
NEWSLETTER
December 4, 2017
MARDI GRAS DRAW PLANNING MEETING
--
Our annual drawdown, “The Mardi
Gras Draw,” will be held on Saturday, February 3, at the D’Iberville Civic Center. This is
our largest and most important fundraiser for the year. A planning meeting will be held
on Wednesday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. We invite and
encourage our parents to please attend and help with this fundraiser.
PAJAMA/MOVIE DAY On Thursday, December 7, our students will be treated to a
movie and popcorn in the library. Students may wear appropriate pajamas to
school, but may not wear slippers; they must wear uniform tennis shoes.
MASS ON DECEMBER 8 Friday, December 8 is the Feast of the Immaculate
Conception and a Holy Day of Obligation. The students will be attending the 8:30 a.m.
mass on Friday, December 8. There will be no children’s mass on Wednesday, December
6.
DECEMBER TUITION PAYMENTS –December tuition payments are now due. If
tuition is not paid by the 10
th
of the month, a $20 late fee will be charged.
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM The students in grades PreK through 6
th
Grade will present
the Christmas Program on Thursday, December 14, at 6:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria.
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS Our Christmas Holidays are December 20 – January 3. Our
last day of school is December 19, and school will dismiss at 12:00 noon. After School
Care will not be available on December 19. Classes will resume January 4.
JAN BRETT TOUR BUS PHOTO CONTEST -- THANK YOU to everyone who came
to the Jan Brett author visit at Barnes and Noble on Sunday. We had a great time seeing her
presentation and getting books signed by Jan Brett. We also took photos for the Tour Bus
Photo Contest. WE NEED YOUR HELP! The photo with the most votes will win a set
of 10 Jan Brett books, and we’d love to have this for our library. If you can help, please go
to: janbrett.com, click on the Tour Bus Photos Contest and vote for one of our photos. Our
photos are: “Sacred Heart Loves Jan Brett” and “Hooray! She’s Here!” (You can only vote
for one!) Thanks so much for your help with this!
#iGIVECATHOLIC CAMPAIGN THANK YOU Thank you to all who participated in
the #iGiveCatholic Campaign. Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary received $475, and we
are thankful for the donations and appreciate the donors who continue to support our
school.
December Calendar
December 6
Mardi Gras Draw
Planning Meeting
6:00 p.m.
December 7
Pajama/Movie Day
December 8
Children’s Mass
8:30 a.m.
December 13
Children’s Mass
8:30 a.m.
December 14
Christmas Program
PreK – 6
th
Grades
6:00 p.m.
December 15
Breakfast with Santa
8:15 a.m.
December 18
Spelling Bee
9:00 a.m.
December 19
12:00 p.m. Dismissal
NO AFTER SCHOOL CARE
December 20 -
January 3
Christmas Holidays
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ANNUAL SANTA’S HELPERS TOY AND FOOD DRIVE
The Mississippi Beach Cruisers are sponsoring
their 2
nd
Annual Santa’s Helpers Toy and Food Drive in the parking lot of Sacred Heart Church from 9:00 a.m.
until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 9. Classic Cars will be on display and food and baked goods will be sold.
All toys, food and entry fees collected will be donated to St. Vincent de Paul. You are invited to come and join the
fun.
WORLD’S FINEST CHOCOLATE CANDY BARS – We have some boxes of World’s Finest Chocolate Candy
Bars on hand. If you can help us by selling another box of candy, please come to the school office. Or, if you
would like to purchase bars, they are for sale in the school office.
EXTRA “GROWING IN FAITH” T-SHIRTS FOR SALE We have a few “Growing in Faith” T-shirts for
sale. Sizes available are: 3 Youth Small White Long Sleeve, 1 Youth Small Green Short Sleeve, 1 Adult XL
White Long Sleeve, and 1 Adult XL White Short Sleeve. The shirts may be purchased in the school office.
SAVEAROUND COUPON BOOKS We have a few SaveAround Coupon Books on hand. If you know of
anyone who would like to purchase a book, they are available in the school office. The cost of the book is $25.
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION Please save your Box Tops for Education. The school receives 10 cents for
each box top. Our goal is to collect $1,000 in box tops. Please help us reach our goal.
HELP RESTORE THE SACRED HEART CHURCH BELL TOWER!!! Help restore the church bell tower
by buying a Sacred Heart Church T-Shirt. The cost for children’s sizes is $15. Available are Pink 8 small and
25 large; Blue -- 18 small and 20 large. Available in adult sizes are 2x white collar $25; large blue $20. To
purchase a shirt, please contact Mrs. Cathy Chapay through the school office.