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Newsletter 9/15/2020

TUITION

September tuition is now past due. A $15 late fee has been added to all late payments.  We accept checks, cash and online bill pay.

LION’S LEARNING DEN / TECHNOLOGY QUESTIONS

Parents, we realize there will be questions about live stream learning for your children. Please contact us at itsupport@stmarks.ws if you have technology-related questions. Please include your name and your child’s name and grade. You may have questions about logging in, connections, or joining a meeting. Connecting directly with our IT Support Team will streamline the process for you. Thank you for your patience as we navigate this new platform together.

CHAPEL OFFERING

Even though we are not together on campus, we can still be one heart when it comes to the charities St. Mark's supports, Lutheran Social Services, Child Fund Philippines, Navajo Lutheran Missions and our local Action Food Pantry.  Offering envelopes were given out at registration for each student.  Consider participating in giving to these worthy organizations.  You can drop your offering at the School Office, mail it in, or bring it with you when you pay tuition.  Thank you for your support in advance.

PARENTS OF OUR 2020 GRADUATES - YEARBOOKS ARE HERE!

On Friday, September 18, please come to St. Mark’s School Office to pick up yearbooks purchased by the Class of 2020 students. We will hand out the yearbooks from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If you purchased a yearbook, we have reserved one for you. If you did not purchase one, we have some for purchase. The price is $50.00 and we will take only the exact amount. See you on Friday!

ORANGE LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEW DAY 2020! OCTOBER 10, 2020 AT 2 PM

We are thrilled to invite prospective students and families to join Orange Lutheran in a new interactive, cutting edge, digital experience for this year's Preview Day, Zoom Into OLu! Discover what makes OLu the difference you’ve been looking for during this unique virtual journey as we follow the stories of current Lancers. The entire family is welcome and encouraged to attend!

To RSVP today please click here!

Please reach out should you have any questions at www.lhsoc.org.  Thank you in advance.

WELCOME BACK SCRIP!

Scrip is in full swing. If you did not receive the email regarding new Scrip procedures, please email me at tnavarro@stmarks.ws. You can email or phone in an order anytime. The holidays are just around the corner. It's never too soon to get a jump on holiday shopping. Remember that Scrip is mandatory for

all K-8 families. Please contact me if you have any questions. Thank you! Ms. Traci.

 

SML SEPTEMBER MOVIE NIGHT

You are invited to join us in the St. Mark’s main parking lot for:

 

Mulan

A Disney Movie

Saturday, September 19th

7:15 p.m.

 

You may watch from your car drive-in movie style or bring a chair, snacks and your face mask 😷 and sit outside while social distancing. Limited Seating Availability. R.S.V.P call or text Christine Birtja - 626-224-4099 Kelly Chen - 818-667-6400 Jane Martin - 562-889-9063 

SML 2020/2021 CALENDERS STILL AVAILABLE!

We are glad to announce that we still have some 2020/2021 calendars available for $12 each. Please come in to our School Office to get one. Limited supplies available.

EVENTS THAT HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER

7:30 a.m. See you at the Pole (9/23/2020) CANCELLED

Fall Book Fair (9/30/2020) CANCELLED

SILENT AUCTION POSTPONED

Our Silent Auction scheduled for this month has been postponed for the time being. We will give you updates in the Family Newsletter.

PICTURE DAY HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED

Our K - 8th Picture Day has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Please delete the 9/15/2020 date on your calendars.

GIRL SCOUTS TROOPS ARE FORMING!

Join us for a virtual informational meeting on Thursday, October 1, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m. to learn more about Girl Scouts and how you can get your family involved in Girl Scouts! Register today through Eventbrite (once registered you will receive meeting log-in credentials).

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girl-scout-troops-are-forming-at-st-marks-in-hacienda-heights-tickets-116254625715?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

We hope to see you there!For more information contact: Mayra Barajas mbarajas@girlscouts.org (626) 677-2324

CUB SCOUTS (GRADES K-5TH)

Please join us on Thursday September 17th at 7:00 p.m. for our online new parent orientation. We’re doing things differently during this pandemic. To find out more sign up for our virtual orientation. Please send an email to scouts.pack727@gmail.com or text/call Eva Chan at 310-403-2105

VIRTUAL LEGO ENGINEERING AT ST. MARK’S LUTHERAN SCHOOL

Play-Well classes are going virtual! Tap into your imagination from the comfort of your own home with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor and simple pieces from your own LEGO® collection - all while connecting virtually with your friends and classmates! Students will explore their creative boundaries, learn new building techniques, and connect their projects to practical real-world STEM concepts, all with a focus on open-ended builds that do not require special LEGO® pieces.

Register: http://bit.ly/StMarksK-2 or http://bit.ly/StMarks3-6

 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

Veterans Day - November 11th

Thanksgiving Break - November 25th – 27th 

Christmas Break - December 17th – January 1st

Martin Luther King Day – January 18th

Lincoln’s Birthday – February 12th

President’s Day – February 15th

Easter Break - April 2nd – 9th

SML CHURCH HAPPENINGS

The Church Office is currently closed, but if you need to contact someone at the church, please call the church phone 626-961-2486 or email church@stmarks.ws.

 

St. Mark's Church and Pastor Jim invite you to an outside patio services every Sunday in September at 9:00 a.m. Everyone observes social distancing. Please bring your own chair and a face mask 😷.

If you are not able to attend, you may view on the following:

 

LINKS FOR SERVICE

The recording is available on our website, https://stmarkshh.com, on YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMSQcTr13I0

and on our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/St.MarksLCHH today.

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

Girl Scouts Flyer

CUB SCOUT FLYER

VIRTUAL LEGO ENGINEERING CLASS