Mrs. Theresa Gelling

 Image result for love clip art "Let us always meet each other with a smile,
                                  for the smile is the beginning of love."
                                            --St. Teresa of Calcutta
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Come march with St. Mary School at the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday, March 5th.  The meeting place is the East Islip LIbrary at 1:15 PM. Permission slips should be sent care of Matthew Lannigan in 6B.

 
Reminders:
Dress Down Tuesday, 2/14
Cost is $2 to participate
Diploma Name request is now due.
(Must be printed on an index card & signed by a parent)

PS I Love You Day:
Thursday, February 16th
Wear purple accessories
A special activity will take place during Religion class

Reminder:  Technology Assignment 
Homework (DUE FEBRUARY 10TH)
Finish your writing assignment, in Google Classroom, about social media and digital citizenship.  "Turn In" your assignment by Friday, February 10th.

 

  Wishing for Spring Fling Night of Comedy

February 2, 2017
Dear Parents/Guardians of 8A:

 The Parents' Association's Wishing for Spring Fling Night of Comedy is being held on Friday, March 10th in the school auditorium.

 It has been our school’s tradition to have each class create a fabulous basket to be raffled off at one of our events (previously for the Night of Irish Music with Andy Cooney, the 100th Anniversary Gala and Fashion Shows).  These baskets have become an important part of the Parents' Association's fundraising efforts and we’re excited to make them a part of this fun event.

 We are asking each student to contribute a suggested amount of $10 (or whatever you feel comfortable donating).  With the money collected, we will create a basket with a theme specifically chosen by our class.

 All donations should be returned to Kathy Stroub c/o Mia by Friday, February 17th.  Thank you for your support and generosity!



Catholic Schools Week:
Celebrate America! Wear red, white & blue or camouflage on Wednesday, 2/1.
Book Fair: 8A is scheduled to go to the Book Fair on Thursday, February 2nd.

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 "The Parents' Association 's Father/Daughter Dance will be held on Friday, February 3rd.  Some of the amazing raffles include tickets to the Circus, the Globetrotters,Billy Joel and  Ariana Grande! Please RSVP to help the PA  plan accordingly. Thank You!"

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Catholic Schools Week is just around the corner!!!!!
Our Open House takes place this Saturday, January 28th
from 1--3 PM.  Please spread the word!
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Today was a wonderful day!!! Students of 8A were assigned their Chromebooks and were able to use them all day.  Assigned Chromebooks will be available for use each day and will be kept in a secure charging cabinet overnight.    


Image result for happy new year 2017 Coins for Kids is underway! Let's all try to donate our loose change to the coin jar every day! Top classes win a pizza party!


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St. Mary "Share-A-Gift"
Thank you to everyone who helped raise money to offset the cost of the gift. We raised a total of $40. Some who could not donate money have prayed for the boy who will receive our gifts. Thank you all again! 15th Annual Respect Life Contest  
All projects are due by Friday, 12/9 All 7th & 8th grade students will be participating in this contest as part of our Religion curriculum. The following link provides information regarding the different categories of assignments as well as the specific requirements for each:
                      Respect Life Contest and Rules
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Dear Parents of 8A- Our class is responsible for sponsoring the Parents' Association's Candy and Dessert Night on Friday, December 2nd. A big thank you is in order for those of you who have already donated! We are still in need of peppermint candies as well as baked good to serve those in attendance. Please visit the link below to donate drinks, paper goods, whipped cream, frosting and other treats, as well as to volunteer. Contact Jen Sanford at jsanford@optonline.net with any questions. Thank you!
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c44acad23a4f94-christmas (password candy)

Important Dates: 
December

 

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12/2...Advent School Mass 8:30 AM Auditorium 12/2...Holiday Candy & Dessert Night (8 PM) 12/9...Report Card Conferences (by appointment only)



15th Annual Respect Life Contest  
All 7th & 8th grade students will be participating in this contest as part of our Religion curriculum. The following link provides information regarding the different categories of assignments as well as the specific requirements for each:
                      Respect Life Contest and Rules

 

"Our class is responsible for sponsoring the Parents' Association's Candy and Dessert Night on Friday, December 2nd.  Please visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c44acad23a4f94-christmas (password candy) to sign up to donate drinks, paper goods, whipped cream, frosting and other treats, as well as to volunteer.  Contact Jen Sanford at jsanford@optonline.net with any questions.  Thank you!"
"Our class is responsible for sponsoring the Parents' Association's Candy and Dessert Night on Friday, December 2nd.  Please visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c44acad23a4f94-christmas (password candy) to sign up to donate drinks, paper goods, whipped cream, frosting and other treats, as well as to volunteer.  Contact Jen Sanford at jsanford@optonline.net with any questions.  Thank you!"
"Our class is responsible for sponsoring the Parents' Association's Candy and Dessert Night on Friday, December 2nd.  Please visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c44acad23a4f94-christmas (password candy) to sign up to donate drinks, paper goods, whipped cream, frosting and other treats, as well as to volunteer.  Contact Jen Sanford at jsanford@optonline.net with any questions.  Thank you!"
"Our class is responsible for sponsoring the Parents' Association's Candy and Dessert Night on Friday, December 2nd.  Please visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c44acad23a4f94-christmas (password candy) to sign up to donate drinks, paper goods, whipped cream, frosting and other treats, as well as to volunteer.  Contact Jen Sanford at jsanford@optonline.net with any questions.  Thank you!"
"Our class is responsible for sponsoring the Parents' Association's Candy and Dessert Night on Friday, December 2nd.  Please visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c44acad23a4f94-christmas (password candy) to sign up to donate drinks, paper goods, whipped cream, frosting and other treats, as well as to volunteer.  Contact Jen Sanford at jsanford@optonline.net with any questions.  Thank you!"
"Our class is responsible for sponsoring the Parents' Association's Candy and Dessert Night on Friday, December 2nd.  Please visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c44acad23a4f94-christmas (password candy) to sign up to donate drinks, paper goods, whipped cream, frosting and other treats, as well as to volunteer.  Contact Jen Sanford at jsanford@optonline.net with any questions.  Thank you!"
"Our class is responsible for sponsoring the Parents' Association's Candy and Dessert Night on Friday, December 2nd.  Please visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c44acad23a4f94-christmas (password candy) to sign up to donate drinks, paper goods, whipped cream, frosting and other treats, as well as to volunteer.  Contact Jen Sanford at jsanford@optonline.net with any questions.  Thank you!"
Homework (DUE FEBRUARY 10TH)
Finish your writing assignment, in Google Classroom, about social media and digital citizenship.  "Turn In" your assignment by Friday, February 10th.
Homework (DUE FEBRUARY 10TH)
Finish your writing assignment, in Google Classroom, about social media and digital citizenship.  "Turn In" your assignment by Friday, February 10th.
Homework (DUE FEBRUARY 10TH)
Finish your writing assignment, in Google Classroom, about social media and digital citizenship.  "Turn In" your assignment by Friday, February 10th.
Homework (DUE FEBRUARY 10TH)
Finish your writing assignment, in Google Classroom, about social media and digital citizenship.  "Turn In" your assignment by Friday, February 10th.
Homework (DUE FEBRUARY 10TH)
Finish your writing assignment, in Google Classroom, about social media and digital citizenship.  "Turn In" your assignment by Friday, February 10th .