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Newsletter 5/11/2021

 

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FINAL OUTSTANDING BALANCES

Please check with the School Office for any outstanding charges. If you have any questions about outstanding balances please call the School Office (626) 968-0428. Thank you.

Please note that Students' Report Cards are held on May 20th until all outstanding charges are paid in full. 

 

END OF THE YEAR SCHOOL ACTIVITIES AND SCHEDULES

K-7th Live Stream Learners return of iPads & textbooks

5th- 7th grades:           Tuesday, May 18th  (12:15 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.) Fireside Room

K-4th grades:              Wednesday, May 19th (2:30 P.M.- 4:00 P.M.) Fireside Room

iPad and case should be cleaned before turned in

Place charger/cable in a Ziplock bag with student name

Please include iPad Checklist in the Ziplock bag and note any issues you have experienced for Tech Team to review.

Checklist paperwork provided upon arrival to IT drop off.

Bring all textbooks.

Important Dates for 8th grade Graduating Class

8th grade Baccalaureate:  Sunday, May 16th @ 10:00 A.M.

Students will arrive at 9:00 A.M. (Gym)

NO 8th grade Awards Night (this will be incorporated into Graduation)

8th grade Graduation practice: Wednesday, May 19th: 10:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. (Gym)

8th grade Graduation:  Wednesday, May 19th @ 6:00 P.M.

Students will arrive at 5:00 P.M. (Gym)

 

5th-7th grade FINALS on Monday, May 17th and 18th

Both days will be HALF days for all 5th-7th grade students

Dismissal @ 11:45 A.M. (5th/6th)

Dismissal @ 12:00 P.M. (7th/8th)

 

Staggered Dismissal times for K-7th last day of school, Thursday, May 20th

K-2 dismissal @ 11:00 A.M. 

3-4 dismissal @ 11:15 A.M. 

5-7 dismissal @ 11:30 A.M.

 

USED UNIFORM SALES ON FRIDAY, MAY 21ST  

We will be holding a Used Uniform Sale Friday, May 21st from 10:00 A.M.- 12:00 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall.

 

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OUR 2021/2022 SCHOOL YEAR ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

We have opened enrollment to the public. Please enroll at St. Mark’s Lutheran School before our classes are full. If you have questions, please call our School Office (626) 968-0428.

 

THE 2021-2022 CALENDAR - IN NEED OF ART WORK

As this crazy year comes to an quick end, let’s look forward to next year!  The 2021-2022 Calendar is underway and it is in need of art work art by YOU! Pictures can depict memories or impressions from this year or they can show what we all are looking forward to for next year.  Students can use any medium they would like to create the picture but please make sure the picture is completely colored.  All pictures should be created on regular computer paper and turned into the office by June 4th. Please make sure the students’ name and grade are labeled on the back of the picture. An attachment with a photo of the completed picture can also be submitted to Ms. Carter’s email – mcarter@stmaks.ws.

Deadline is June 4th.  Pictures for the calendar will be chosen from submissions by a committee of SML faculty.  Let’s get creative!

 

SML 2020/2021 YEARBOOK

Yearbooks for the 2020/2021 School Year will be a summer delivery. We will have a date and more information on delivery. Thank you.

 

SML SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS

Attached in this email are the sign-up sheets for SML Summer Sports Camps.

 

SCHOOL PICTURE PICK UP

If your student took their school picture and you have not received them yet, please call or come by the school office.  LifeTouch may have mailed them directly to the school office.

 

Our office hours are Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Fridays, 7:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

 

AUCTION PACKAGES FOR SALE AT REDUCED PRICES

There are five (5) remaining packages for sale. If you’re interested, please email us at silentauction@stmarks.ws or contact the School Office to speak with Tina Kubasek. Your purchase will directly support SML. Thank you.

 

Package #154A - A Drum Education Package - Private Lessons + Book + Drumsticks

Four private 30-minute drum lessons (any level) at Opus Music School in Hacienda Heights. Sale Price: $100.00[Value: $170.00]

 

Package #154B - Carlsbro CSD120 Electronic Drum Set This drum set has a compact, collapsible, and portable design.

Sale Price: $200.00 [Value $530.00]

 

Package 155A - Piano Education Package - Private Lessons + Books

Four private 30-minute piano lessons (any level) at Opus Music School in Hacienda Heights.

Sale Price: $100.00 [Value: $160.00]

 

Package 155B - Benjamin Adams DK6200 Beginner Keyboard

120 high quality sounds and 100 backing tracks.

Sale Price: $90.00 [Value: $120.00]

 

Package 197 – Small Basketball Group Training No. 3 PTBA Small Group Training allows coaches to focus on the player’s individual needs. Twelve lessons for one player only, three times a week.

Sale Price: $120.00 [Value: $180.00]

 

5TH GRADE SACRAMENTO/SAN FRANCISCO FIELD TRIP

Dear 5th Grade Parents/Guardians, our 5th grade trip to Sacramento/San Francisco will take place on Thursday, May 13 – Friday, May 14, 2021. If you have any question, please email Ms.Wampler jestrada@stmarks.ws. Thank you.

 

REMINDER ABOUT OVER THE COUNTER MEDICINES & PRESCRIPTIONS

As stated in the SML Parent Handbook, “Medications to be administered at school must be accompanied by a medical authorization form (available at school office).”

Any medication to be administered at school must be in the original prescription container with the student’s name and instructions clearly marked by a pharmacist or a doctor.  At no time should a student have any kind of medicine in his/her possession, desk, cubby or locker.  This includes over the counter medications. Thank you for your cooperation.  If you have any other questions, please feel free to call the School Office (626) 968-0428.

 

STUDENTS’ FACE SHIELDS AND MASKS

Just a friendly reminder to please send your children to school with an extra face shield and an extra face mask.  We have face masks available in the School Office for $2.00 each and face shields are $5.00 each.  Thank you.

 

TAX LETTERS/FLEX SPENDING

If you will need a summary of fees for tax purposes or for your flex spending account, please be sure to call the School Office or e-mail Ms. Tammy at tperez@stmarks.ws.  If you are e-mailing, please include your student's name and whether you want the letter mailed or e-mailed.  Please allow up to two (2) weeks for the letter to be completed.

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION AT HTTPS://WWW.STMARKS.WS/PAGE/3446

Parents and students are encouraged to access High School Information on our school website. Please go to “Parents” and then “High School Information” where you will find high schools in alphabetical order with their most recent marketing materials. Please contact these high schools directly with your questions.

 - MIDLAND SCHOOL

Contact: Lydia Felty, (805) 688.5114 ext. 124, www.midland-school.org 

Students interested in boarding schools for your high school experience should see the SML website regarding Midland School located in Los Olivos, CA. Tomorrow, May 12th, Midland will conduct a webinar on California boarding schools, financial aid, academics, and campus life. Interested families can RSVP here.

 

- WHITTIER CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL

Please see the attached flyer regarding Preview Day on Friday, May 21, 2021.

 

IMPORTANT DATES / SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

May 5 – 14, 2021

8th Grade East Coast Trip

May 13 – 14, 2021

5th Grade Sacramento/San Francisco Field Trip

May 16, 2021

10:00 A.M. 8th Grade Baccalaureate

May 19, 2021

6:00 P.M. 8th Grade Graduation

May 20, 2021

Last day of School - Early Dismissal (Dismissal Schedule to Follow)

May 21, 2021

Used Uniform Sale

May 24, 2021

1st day of Summer School Session 1

May 31, 2021

School Closed – Memorial Day

August 3 – 4, 2021

Registration for the 2021-2022 School Year

August 11, 2021

First Day of the 2021-2022 School Year

 

SML CHURCH HAPPENINGS

Office Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday from 1:00p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Office will be closed on Monday, Thursday and Friday - please call the Church phone 626-961-2486 or email church@stmarks.ws.

 

In Person Services Time:

Sunday -  Services 9:00 A.M.

 

If you are not able to attend, you may view the service 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.

 

Media Information:

NEW APP (st mark’s Lutheran church hh)

You can find the App in Apple, Amazon Store and in Google Play Store. Download it onto your phone. You can find online worship, other media, notifications, daily Bible reading (read or audio), events, opportunities to donate, and more as we grow it.

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

VBS 2021 Flyer

SML Church Basketball League

1st - 3rd Basketball Camp

4th - 8th Basketball Camp

5th - 6th Volleyball Camp

7th - 8th Volleyball Camp

Music 3rd grade Parents

Music 4th Grade Parents

Whittier Christian Flyer

SML Running Camp