There is still plenty of time to sign up to play at the Golf and Tennis Outing. It is sure to sell out so if you are planning to play sign up soon. If you cannot make it, please consider a donation of a gift for our basket raffle. Visit our amazon gift page atAmazon Wish List. To register to play or to attend the dinner please click on OLPH Golf and Tennis Classic. We also will need volunteers to help out at Roxiticus Golf Club that day. It is a fun way to participate without playing! Click here to sign up!
Home for the Holidays 2017 Gift Market
We are so excited about our new fall event happening on Thursday, November 16th from12pm-8pm. More information will be out soon but we do need help now. If you are or know any vendors who would be interested in participating, please have them fill out the attached form and send it. Space is filling up quickly! Please fill out the form attached and send it to the office care of Jennifer Halliez.
Thank you for all those who have done lunch duty so far and to all those who have signed up in the coming weeks and months. It is so important that our parents volunteer, especially now with the new lunch procedures. We realize it is asking you to take time out of the middle of your day but it is so worth it when you get to spend the hour with the kids! They love seeing the parents and the teachers appreciate the help. Please remember that if you sign up for a date and you just simply do not show up you will be charged $25. It is so important for both volunteers who have signed up for a particular day make it on time so that lunches can be distributed and assistance is given where needed. We really count on you and appreciate your help. If you have not signed up for lunch duty please click here.
2017-2018 HSA Events
We have many new events coming up. If you would like to know more about them please click on the attached form. You can also print it out and send it into school care of Becky Blackwell if you would like to volunteer to help.
Halloween Costume Sale
With Halloween arriving soon take advantage of this great OLPH Youth Ministry fundraiser. There are two ways to support this cause.You can bring your kids and allow them to shop for a costume,you can donate gently used costumes from previous years or you can even do both! What a great and easy way to support the summer mission trip! Click here for all the details!
2017/2018 School Directory
A HUGE thank you to Jenn Halliez for taking time out of a busy summer to update our school directory. This takes many hours to update and recheck many times before it is finished. Please take a look at it and make sure your information is correct. If you see an error, please email Rachel Crum at [email protected] and she will be happy to fix it. To access the directory, please click here.
Thank you to all who attended our 2nd Annual Parent Information Night. If you have any questions about the events discussed, please do not hesitate to ask any HSA Board Member. Special thanks to Becky Blackwell for organizing Parent Information Night. We appreciate all of her help. Without her dedication and enthusiasm we would not be able to provide you with a night solely dedicated to learning more about HSAevents. Thank you also to Christine Hunter, Jess Mauceri, and Alyssa Small for helping Becky organize the night.
Holiday Shopping Event
Our school will be hosting a Holiday Shopping Event on Thursday, November 16th. More details will follow soon but in the meantime, if you or anyone you know is a vendor and are interested in participating, please fill out the form attachedand send it to the office care of Jennifer Halliez.
We are asking all of our parents to consider volunteering throughout the year for HSA events. We cannot solely rely on just an handful of people if we want our school and fundraisers to be successful. Grandparents are also welcome to volunteer and many find it enjoyable as some have the time and love to see their grandchildren at school. We must ask that if you volunteer for any event you MUST have the following requirements filled. This is a Diocese mandated rule.
All parents/grandparents volunteering in our school for anything (field trips, lunch duty etc) must submit ALL of the following 4 documents to the School office before being able to participate in these events
4. Certificate of attendance of Virtus Protecting God’s Children training. Please click Schedule for information on training sessions. We will be offering VIRTUS training on Sept. 27 at 7 pm at St. Elizabeth School. There is no cost to attend this training.
Please be on the look out for Box Tops for Education located on many products that you can find in the grocery stores. By collecting these we raise hundreds of dollars for our Athletic Programs. You can also register your ShopRite card and for every 6 Box Top items on one receipt our school will receive $2.50 electronically. It all adds up. The class with the most box tops will win cookies and cocoa for their class. This contest will end at the end of November. If you have any questions regarding the Box Tops program please contactLori Shannon at [email protected].
After school sports team practices will start on Monday September 11th. Please see Parent Connection for days of times for each fall sport.
Students cannot practice unless all athletic forms are completed. This includes a concussion baseline test taken online for grades 5-8.
Athletic forms are on the St. Elizabeth web site. Please Send in all forms to Miss Killeen.
Backpack and School Supply Collection
OLPH is sponsoring a Backpack and School Supply Collection for local children. Many items are still needed for children in elementary through high school. Please help us help our neighbors! Items can be left on the porch at the rectory.
Have a great week!
MaryPat Mannion and Nichole Seaman
Lunch Duty Sign Up!!!
Here is your first opportunity to start accumulating your volunteer hours! Lunch duty!!! Lunch duty is a great way to interact with your children at school, see how their day is going, meet their friends, and help with lunch. This coming year, lunch duty will be run a little different as it was run in the past with the new lunch service, Yum Club.
While on lunch duty, you’ll sort lunches by grade, meet the St E’s students, fellow parents and staff, open milk cartons and keep our cafeteria clean. You’ll also help to supervise recess. The hours you volunteer at lunch duty count toward your HSA volunteer requirements. All families with children in grades K – 8 are required to supervise a minimum of 3 lunch and recess sessions throughout the year.
Please choose a minimum of 3 dates. You will receive a reminder email close to your date. If you can’t make it on an assigned date, return to volunteer spot and use the swap button next to your assigned day to find a replacement. If the date is locked, please contact MaryPollockat[email protected]. A charge of $25 will be assessed for no-shows. It is very important that if you are scheduled for lunch duty you show up. If you find that you can’t make that date, it is your responsibility to find a replacement. If you have exhausted all options and cannot find a replacement, please contact Mary Pollock or MaryPat Mannion (908-500-7393) at least 1 hour BEFORE lunch duty begins.
To be eligible to volunteer for lunch duty as well as other HSA and school events the following FOUR items must be submitted to the office:
4. Certificate of attendance of Virtus Protecting God’s Children training.
Please be aware that if you have signed up for lunch duty and have NOT completed the volunteer requirements you will NOT be allowed to volunteer. Please make sure that you have fulfilled all requirements BEFORE you sign up.
The school will be offering VIRTUS training on August 28 at 10 am and on Sept. 27 at 7 pm at St. Elizabeth School. Please call the school office if you plan to attend. There is no cost for this training. Please click Schedule for information on other training sessions. Please check the school website or Parent Connection email for links to the forms.