8500 N. St. Michael’s Rd. • Spokane, WA 99217
Dates to RememberVIRTUE OF THE MONTH:
Devotion to the Blessed Sacrament
Saints to Imitate:
St. Peter Canisius & St. Julianna
|St. Joseph Walk
Rogation Day - Procession & Mass
Ascension Thursday, Holy Day; No School
First Holy Communion
May Day; Total Consecration
Opening Night of “Annie” the musical
Corpus Christi – Mass and Field Day
Seniors Last Day
Memorial Day – No School
|JH/HS Talent Show
Kindergarten Graduation, Last Day of School
SCHOOL CANCELLATION INFO
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(509) 467-0986 x 110
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REGISTRATION FOR 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR - Parents with Kindergartners or Pre-School for next year, please give the name and birthdate of your child to Mrs. Netzel 467-0986 x100 by MAY 6th. For Kindergarten they must be 5 years of age by August 31. We are also collecting names for those who would be interested in Pre-School. We must have at least 10 children for pre-school. They must be at least 4 years old by August 31st and be potty trained. All registration packets will be given to parents of enrolled students, new kindergartners and Pre-school by the end of May. Questions call Mrs. Netzel at 467-0986 x100.
NO MORE CAMPBELLS LABELS FOR EDUCATION –Campbell’s Labels for Education WILL BE discontinued please submit the labels by June 10th. The Campbell’s Labels program is going away and we have just over a month or so to turn in labels. PLEASE turn in labels quickly so we can redeem them for gym and P.E. items.
BOX TOPS - The Box Top program WILL continue; and we will continue sending in the Box Tops. The school receives a check each time we submit Box Tops. Remember, Box Tops do expire.
CHECKS TO MOUNT & ACADEMY – any check written to the Mount or Academy should be made payable to: St. Michael’s Church. Thank you.
ST. JOSEPH WALK – the annual St. Joseph Walk will be on Monday, May 2nd and will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the bottom of the hill at Lincoln and Julia. Students come to school drop their stuff off and ride down the hill in the bus or older students may be dropped at the bottom of the hill. After processing to St. Joseph’s courtyard to finish prayers, Mass will be offered approximately at 10:00 a.m.
ROGATION DAY PROCESSION – Wednesday, May 4th is a Rogation Day, the procession will begin at 10:15 followed by Mass.
ASCENSION THURSDAY – Thursday, May 5th is Ascension Thursday and it is a Holy Day of Obligation, there will be no school.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION – first Saturday, May 7th is the 2nd graders First Holy Communion. This will take place at the 8:00 a.m. Mass.
MAY DAY – Friday, May 13th is our Annual May Day Procession & Mass. Procession will begin out front at 10:35, process to the Grotto, pray the Little Crown, have Mass at 11:00 in the Grotto, present flowers and crown Our Blessed Mother.
“ANNIE” THE MUSCIAL – the High School and the Junior High present “Annie” the musical; Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 22 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students grades K-12. It promises to be a smash hit, lots of musical numbers with singing and dancing.
CHILDREN’S CHOIR –Wednesday practices for children who would like to be able to sing at Masses outside of school time. This year it will be open to both boys and girls and will be from 3:20 – 4:00. All grade levels welcome.
ABSENCES & TARDIES – please do not forget that you are to call the school office by 9:00 a.m. to report if your child is absent or will be tardy. This is state policy. If we do not hear from you by 9:00 a.m. we will be calling you. You may also email Mrs. Netzel at email@example.com or text her at (509) 953-1382.Thank you.
AMAZON SMILE - A GREAT FUNDRAISER FOR THE SCHOOL - Anyone who shops on Amazon.com can very easily help us raise money for our school by going to smile.amazon.com, and logging in with your Amazon username and password. Select “Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen” as your charity. This will be saved to your Amazon (or Amazon Prime) account settings. Once it is set up, we will automatically receive a portion of all future eligible purchases. Remember to also save ‘smile.amazon.com’ in your bookmarks! This can be done in addition to purchasing Amazon scrip cards! Please share this with friends and relatives! For more information, go to: http://tinyurl.com/o6vlmza
GOODSHOP AND GOOD SEARCH - another way to help raise funds for the school just by shopping on-line. We have partnered with Goodshop so that now you can feel great about your online shopping! Goodshop gives you the best coupons for thousands of stores like Target, Apple, Amazon, Petco and more AND a percentage of what you spend on virtually every purchase is donated to our cause! Plus, with the Goodshop app for iPhone and iPad, you can shop, save, and give on the go. Save money and help a good cause every time you shop! Check it out: www.goodshop.com. You can also read about Goodshop in the New York Times, the Today Show, Oprah Magazine, the Wall Street Journal and others!
FRED MYERS Link your Fred Myers reward card to St. Michael’s Academy and St. Michael’s receives a percentage each time you shop. Go to www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards and link your card. Our Non-profit number for St. Michael's Academy is NPO #87019.
LIBRARY: St. Ignatius Library is open Wednesdays and by appointment. If you are interested in volunteering in the library please contact Missy Morgan 869-5853.The school children visit the library regularly on Wednesdays. Parents are welcome to check out books from the library during the week or you can call Mrs. Missy Morgan at 509-467-0986 x 115 to make an appointment for another time.
DENNIS UNIFORM –Girls jumpers and skirts can now be ordered and purchased through Dennis Uniform. St. Michael’s Uniform shop still has blouses, shirts, pants and sweaters in stock for sale. We are also pleased to tell you that the SCRIP Program offers SCRIP for Dennis Uniform in $20 certificates with a 5% rebate. Please contact Joanna Gilchrist at 993-8015 for more information. Our school code for Dennis Uniform is: ZSM032.
ST. MICHAEL'S UNIFORM SHOP: If you need to purchase new and used uniforms from our shop, please call Joanna Gilchrist at (509) 993-8015 and leave her a message. She will call you back and make a special appointment for you if you need something. The shop also takes used uniforms in good sellable condition for store credit. Uniform Shop phone number is: (509) 465-0653. You may also place your order by leaving a message. There is a large inventory of uniforms here at St. Michael’s, but if you are looking for additional sizes or pieces to the uniform, you can now order from Dennis Uniform. Dennis Uniform is located here in Spokane and we now sell SCRIP for Dennis. Our school code for Dennis Uniform is: ZSM032.
REMINDER TO ALL – DRESS CODE – there is a dress code for the building. This dress code applies to everyone, visitors being the obvious exception. If you are a parent volunteer working or helping in the building or on the playground etc…be sure to observe the dress code: Women/girls should wear a skirt/dress and a modest top. Men and boys, no short “shorts” or tank tops. We enforce the dress code for the students, so it is appropriate that parents should follow this dress code as well.
HOT LUNCH MENU & PRICES - You can print a copy of the menu from the website or there are copies available outside of the school office. REMINDER: there is a charge if your child takes “seconds,” gets an extra milk or gets a bottle of water, even if you are approved for free or reduced hot lunch. Grades K to 8th full pay lunch is $3.00 Grades 9th to 12th full pay lunch is $3.50. To help you budget, you may pre-pay at any time for your lunches. Please drop off a check with Mrs. Netzel or Mr. Drahman. Thank you. Lunch bills for this school year will now be mailed to your home so that you are aware of the balance at all times. Thank you for your prompt attention in paying your lunch bill.
Wellness Policy Notice: St. Michael’s Academy Wellness Policy is on file and if you want to have a copy you may pick one up in the school office.
BOX TOPS -
We would like to encourage people to turn in their box tops regularly so that they can be sent in before they expire. These also often include bonus labels that have expiration dates! If they are expired, they cannot be redeemed. Please drop them off with Mrs. Netzel. We sincerely thank everyone who is helping to make this fundraiser a success! You may drop off your Box Tops or Labels for Education in the clear plastic box located in the main hallway near the main bulletin board.
St. Michael's Academy
8500 N. St. Michael's Rd.
Spokane, Washington 99217-9333
Ph: (509) 467-0986 • Fax: (509) 467-2425
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