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									                      Parent Newsletter
            Our Lady of Mount Carmel School ~ Where the Future Begins 
                                 March 3, 2010

Dear Parents-
       I would like to take this opportunity to                      THURSDAY, 3/4
                                                                    PE - 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th
personally invite each and every one of you and
                                                                 String Quartet Visit K-6
your families to plan ahead on attending our                     Moms in Touch 2:00 PM
Academic/ Science/Art Fair on Thursday,                         Sports: Volleyball @ Crane
March 25th. The evening will begin at 6:30 PM                  JV Basketball @ Notre Dame
and will include displays of our Middle School
                                                                      FRIDAY, 3/5
students’ science fair projects, class projects                       PE - K, 7th, 8th
for grades K-5, and an art show displaying                                 Band
artwork from all of our budding artists!                           2nd Trimester Ends
                                                                     2:00 Dismissal
       We at Mt. Carmel are truly
                                                                       Karate Class
blessed. We have a staff that is
exceptional! We have a collection of                                SATURDAY, 3/6
amazingly talented and dedicated
                                                                     SUNDAY, 3/7
teachers who have put a great deal of                               Sunday Obligation
time and effort into making learning an                            OLMCS Book Fair
active and enjoyable process. I am blessed to                   at Chaucer’s Bookstore
work with a staff in which I have complete                          4:00 – 6:00 PM
faith and confidence and I feel extremely
                                                                    MONDAY, 3/8
fortunate to be in such a situation.                               PE - K, 2nd, 4th, 6th
        Our students directly benefit from our                  Hot Lunch-Chicken Taco
teachers’ exceptional qualifications and the                          5th Grade to
                                                               Museum of Natural History
dedication they have to our students and our
                                                                  Choir 3:00-3:45 PM
school. I am so excited by everything that is
taking place at Our Lady of Mount Carmel this                       TUESDAY, 3/9
year. Our faculty deserves recognition for the                      PE – 1st, 3rd, 5th
                                                          3 /4th Grade Reconciliation Service
way they work to make school an environment
                                                                      10:30 AM
that is both fun and educational.                                 Parent Board 7 PM
       Once again, I hope you and your family
will join us Thursday,                                             WEDNESDAY, 3/10
                                                                   PE – 2nd, 6th, 7th, 8th
March 25th from 6:30-7:30 PM to see how this
                                                                     Hot Lunch-Pizza
good fortune has paid its most rewarding                              Mass 9:00 AM
dividends directly to the students at our                       8th Grade Reagan Library
school. Displays will be available for you to              2nd Grade Parent Meeting 6:30 PM
view in the parish hall, art room, and student
classrooms. See you there!!                                REGISTRATION DUE
-Mrs. Regan                                                 MARCH 19TH $350
                                                                Thereafter - $400
                                                                   Space Permitting

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Parent Newsletter                                                          March 3, 2010
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                                                                  “Best of the Gold Coast”
              CHECK OUT                                   Catch OLMCS on television! Check our website
           SEE’s CANDY SALE!                              for airtime schedules. The program was
                                                          filmed at OLMCS last Tuesday and will begin
                                                          airing March 13th.
              CHAUCER’S NIGHT                                 SCHOOL BOOK FAIR MARCH 12th
            This Sunday, March 7th                                     Volunteer Opportunity
              4:00 PM – 6:00 PM                                       Contact Mrs. Shabestari
20% of all sales at the cash register will be
donated to OLMCS. Please join OLMCS at                            FINGERPRINTING OPPORTUNITY
Chaucer’s Books on the above date and time.               The next dates for Archdiocesan Livescan
CHECK IN AT EVENT WITH MRS. GRIFFIN                       fingerprinting in the Santa Barbara region are as
AND RECEIVE A FREE DRESS PASS! If you                     follows: St. Paschal Baylon in Thousand Oaks on
can’t make the event, pre-purchase gift                   Thursday, Mar. 11th; please call 496-0222 for an
                                                          appt.; La Purisima Concepcion in Lompoc on Friday,
certificates are available!
                                                          Mar. 12th; please call 735-3068 for an appt.; and
                                                          Blessed Junipero Serra in Camarillo on Saturday,
            PARENT GUILD                                  Mar. 13th; please call 482-6417 for an appt.
          FUNdraising UPDATE!                             All volunteers must be fingerprinted in order to be
        A very special thank you to                       on campus with children. Forms are available in the
                                                          school office to take to your appointment.
Mary McEwen for hosting a most successful
                                                                     SAFEGUARD THE CHILDREN
Tequila Party raising $3,000 for the school.
                                                          Our Safeguard the Children Committee is in the
We are so grateful for all the hard work on               process of putting together a safety workshop. We
such a fun Auction event!                                 would like to know what topics are of interest to
        Another special thank you is due Mr. &            our parishioners and school families. Please type:
Mrs. Walter Kim for the salmon & halibut          into
donation for our annual OLMCS Fish Dinner.                your web browser or go to our website to take the
Under the kitchen direction of Michael Gordon             survey. This survey will take less than 5 minutes
and his crew of volunteers, a delicious meal was          of your time and we appreciate your participation
                                                          by Sunday, March 7th.
served raising $1, 000 for our school!
                                                                 PRE-KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT
           SAVE THE DATE!                                 Application packets are available in the school
        St. Patrick’s Day Dinner                          office and our Preschool Director, Ms. Lampke, is
                                                          available to share information and answer any
         Coming Up – Saturday
                                                          questions you may have. Child must be 3 years of
          March 13th 5:30 PM                              age and potty-trained.

                                                                   KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT
           THE ST. PATTY’S
                                                          Applications for Kindergarten are now being
         EVENT OF THE YEAR!                               accepted and are available in the school office.
        For Reservations---See Flyer                      Assessment testing is currently in progress.
            Volunteer Opportunity

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