April 1, 2014
Dear Parents and Guardians:
A big thank you to ICSPA for putting on such a wonderful “Knight for a Princess Event”. The princesses were all so beautiful and their Knights enjoyed watching them dance the night away. Thank you especially to Erin Rourke and Laurie King for overseeing this event. It will be a night the girls will always remember.
Congratulations to the boy’s basketball team on their undefeated season and on their impressive win in last week’s championship game! Thank you to Mr. Yfantopolous and Mr. Edwards for coaching our boy’s teams. The boys had a great season and learned so much. Thank you for all the time you gave to these boys. We are very grateful.
Congratulations also to our Bowling team. This year we had two students receive awards from the EAA. Andrew Grenier received a 2nd place award for High Scratch Game and Andrew Kochar received 3rd place most improved in the league. We are very proud of all the students who bowled this year. Thank you to Miss Collins who gave of her time to work with these students.
Congratulations also to our cheerleaders who have worked so hard. They also have also received two trophies for 3rd place in the junior high division at the Frances Keegan Invitation and the Lowell Public School. Thank you to Mrs. Gretchen Breau for coaching these girls. They are so grateful to you for giving your time and sharing all your cheerleading expertise.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR YANKEE CANDLE SELLERS; This year we sold over $17,000 worth of Yankee Candle products which resulted in over $7,000 profit for ICSPA. We are so grateful to all those who participated. Our top sellers received a Toys R Us Gift Card…1st place was Kyndra Legrand; 2nd place Daniele Correa; 3rd place is Samantha Thelan; 4th place Kennedy Daly.
TUITION: ALL TUITION IS DUE FOR GRADES K-8 STUDENTS UNLESS OTHER ARANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE. Pre-K families should be up-to date. No Pre-K, K or grade 8 students may attend graduation or special events unless they are paid in full.
LAST CALL TO COMPLETE THE FACTS TUITION AID FORMS FOR FINANCIAL AID. Families of grades K-8 may apply for financial aid. We have put a link on our website to help you complete the forms. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED BY APRIL 30TH.
SPRING PHOTOS WILL BE TAKEN ON APRIL 9TH FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO PURCHASE THEM. STUDENTS HAVING THEIR PICTURES TAKEN MAY DRESS UP.
We have heard that Charter School acceptance letters have been mailed out. If you registered your child and have decided to move them from ICS to the Charter School, please send us a note immediately. Some classes have waiting lists and we would like to notify the new families of a space opening.
The Annual Art Show and Book Fair will take place on Thursday, May 8th at 6 p.m. Come and see the children’s art work and see all the great books at the Book Fair.
UNIFORM FITTING—The Uniform Company will be here on Wednesday, May 7TH from 1:30-4:00. You can order spring or fall uniforms. Also new families will be invited to attend.
Father Sannella is running a Golf Tournament at Indian Ridge Country Club on Tuesday, May 27th. There will be all kinds of sports memorabilia, silent and live auction items that will be sold in the raffles. Tickets are on sale at the rectory. If interested, call 978-458-1474.
Calendar of Events
Wed., April 9 Spring Photos for those wish to purchase them
NO P.M. BUSSING
Thurs., April 10 EAA TEACHER, AND STUDENT ATHLETE OF THE YEAR DINNER AT LENZI’S 6 p.m.
Fri., Apr. 11 REPORT CARDS ISSUED
Sat., Apr. 12 First Communion Retreat
Wed., April 16 CAP AND GOWN PICTURES FOR GR. 8
Thurs., April 17 Holy Thursday dismissal at 11:30
Kids Club is available from 11:30-5:00 p.m.
April 18 and 19 Good Friday and Holy Saturday
April 20 HAPPY EASTER
April 21-25 Spring Vacation
Sat., May 3 First Communion 1:00 p.m. at the Church
Thurs., May 8 Southwick Zoo for Pre-K and K students. Students may be returning around 2. More information will be coming.
Art Show and Ice Cream Social in caf- 6-8 p.m. Book Fair will also be taking place
Fri., May 9 Progress Reports Issued
Tues., May 13 ICSPA mtg. 6:00 p.m.
Wed., May 14 NO P.M. BUSSING
Thurs., May 15 SPRING CONCERT FOR GRADES 1-5
Fri., May 23 Full Day of School to make up snow day
Mon., May 26 NO SCHOOL-Memorial Day
Wed., May 28 Gr. 2 Butterfly field trip
Thurs., May 29 Ascension Thursday Mass-Gr. 2 may wear First Communion Outfit–9 a.m.
Tom Chapin Field Trip for Pk, K, Gr. 1 and Gr. 3
END OF YEAR SCHEDULE
Graduations will still be on June 4th for gr. 8, and June 5th for Pre-K and Kindergarten students. June 10th will be Field Day for gr. 1-7 and students will be dismissed from Shedd Park Field Pavilion at 11:30 a.m. For those students who will be attending Kids Club after Field Day, we will hire a bus to bring them back to the school. Anyone staying for Kids Club on the 10th or 11th of June needs to bring a bag lunch and snack.
There will be half days , June 11th, and 12th. There will be no busses on these days. LAST DAY FOR KIDS CLUB WILL BE WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11th. Last day of school is Friday, June 13 for grades 1-7.
Dismissal will be at 11:30 a.m.
We will keep you informed of any updates.
God bless you,
Catherine Fiorino, Principal