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October 18th – 22th

Conclusion of  Terra Nova Testing for grades 3 thru 8 (Mon. & Tues.)

8th grade Religion: Essential Question: Why do I need to follow laws?

Social Justice in conjunction with religion lesson

Theme: Call to Family, Community, and Participation

Essential question: What are the most important aspects of family?, do you think the concept of family extends outside of a home?( i.e. school, church, community)

8th gr.  Water in the Atmosphere

7th gr. Structure and Function of Cells 

6th gr. Similarities and differences between solids, liquids and gases

5th gr. States of Matter 

  • SCGSTL is a peanut-free school. NO PEANUT PRODUCTS! Checking packaging ingredients before sending lunch or snacks for your child.
  • Parent Reminder: COVID Screenings MUST be done online by 7:15 am

Inclement weather 

*Please keep in mind this is a Post-COVID school year and there are different procedures to enter the building

    • Children are considered late after 8 am. 
    • When waiting outside to either pick up your child or drop your child off, please wait in an organized line socially distant outside. The goal is to make sure we are setting positive examples for our children and acknowledging how important it is to stand patiently and socially distant when we are waiting our turn to enter the building.
  • We are seeing many students out of complete uniform. Please go over page 14 of the Student/Parent Handbook. Send a signed copy of the parent acknowledgment page back to school by Friday, Oct 1st. The Student/Parent Handbook can be found on our www.scgstl.org page. Children should be wearing: 
    • Complete school uniform
    • All black shoes. Girls: No ballet flats.
    • No nail polish of any kind.
    • Girls: No make-up.
    • Girls: Plain burgundy, black, or gray tights or knee socks. 
    • When wearing the Gym uniform, girls can wear either the required sweatpants or school shorts, no leggings are allowed with the uniform.

Additional Information for 8th grade parents

Deadline for TACHS registration is October 24th 2021

Welcome Centers for Public HS Registration: 

OceanFWC@schools.nyc.gov

StMarksFWC@schools.nyc.gov

FtGreeneFWC@schools.nyc.gov

89thFWC@schools.nyc.gov

Confirmation

Sponsor forms have been sent home

Confirmation Retreat is set for November 13th

Confirmation will be held on November 19th at 5pm celebrated with Bishop Tiederman

 

 

 

 

Double Good Popcorn Fundraiser

Posted on December 2, 2021

It is that time of the year again! 

SCGSTL has teamed up with Double Good Popcorn to raise money for the technology in our building. Our goal is to one day become a paperless school! Going paperless will give our children the competitive advantage of learning through technology as they navigate their educational journey. It will also help us try to eliminate our carbon footprint by saving trees.  

Raising money for our school technology includes, but is not limited to:

  •  Chromebooks for every child
  •  Upgrades on the smartboards
  • Online resources for children
  • Upgrading WIFI and internet speed
  •  Upgrading online assessments
  • Introduce competitive and informative STREAM programs
  • Provide professional development for teachers on the newest and latest instructional trends for children. 

Why not offer your family, relatives, & friends the opportunity to purchase some of the best gourmet popcorn known to man and help raise money to create a competitive edge for your child(ren)’s education in technology.

The event is 100% online through Pop-Up Stores that you will create on your phone and send out to everyone! There is no money to collect, no forms to fill out, nothing to send out. All orders and payments are made online and the products are shipped directly to the customer ANYWHERE IN THE USA! All you do is keep sharing your Pop-Up store and watch your funds grow! Easy Peasy!

The event is open for 5 DAYS ONLY starting December 6th at 5 pm and ends December 10th at 5 pm.

Here’s What You Do:

  • Download the Double Good App create an account with your name and email. The app is available on IOS and Android
  • Create your OWN pop-up store 
  • Add a quick note in the app as to why you are raising money! Here is an example: “Hi, I’m raising money so I can help my school go paperless so I can learn through technology and so that we can reduce the amount of paper we use in my school” “Please help me meet my fundraising goal!”
  • Use code JQLIBV.

Since we want this to be competitive and fun here are some prizes the top 3 selling classes will earn:

  • 1st Prize: Pizza Party
  • 2nd Prize: Ice Cream Party
  • 3rd Prize: Class NUT card

START CREATING YOUR STORE NOW BEFORE THE EVENT STARTS! YOU WILL BE ABLE TO SHARE YOUR STORE LINK ON DECEMBER 6TH!

*FYI: Mr. DelValle and the 7th grade already have a plan … LOL!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the school so we can help!

Good Luck Everyone,

Principal Morris

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