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November 8, 2017

… but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:31

Dear Saint Robert Community,

Time for Parent Teacher Conferences! We are very excited to meet with you. As if turns out, Friday is the busiest conference day, so we will have to work hard to stick to the schedule. Thank you for your cooperation and help with this.

Along with the beginning of conferences we are looking forward to a delicious Nonni’s Pizza Friday. We thank Julie Cress and her many wonderful volunteers for this tasty, fun event.

Friday is also our annual SR Spellathon Fundraiser. Every class will be putting their spelling skills to the test. Pledges that were received by last Friday have been included for raffle prizes. So far we have given out 18 prizes, including Giants gear of all types and Target gift cards. There are many more prizes on the way. Please make sure to send in your pledges if you haven’t already. This is always a fun time for the students. Thank you!

Our 8th graders had a wonderful time at their CYO retreat last week. Thank you to our community who prayed for their safe and spiritual time together. It is definitely a memory they will never forget. We are blessed to have had our chaperones, Mr. Fox, Mr. Cilia, Mrs. Hoff, and Mrs. Bibat, as well as our Coordinator, Ms. Bartolotti.

Just a reminder that parents, who are expecting to apply for siblings in the 2018-19 Kindergarten year, need to let Mrs. Grealish know, allowing us to plan for assessments and scheduling. Students will need to be 5 years old by September 1, 2018. Thank you so much, we are excited to find out who is coming.

God Bless You and Your Families,
Mrs. Wright

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SR NEWS

Spellathon – Last call! Don’t forget to turn in your Spell-a-Thon pledges! Our Spell-a-Thon takes place this Friday. Prizes include iTunes gift cards, Target gift cards, SF Giants gear and memorabilia, free dress passes, and much more! Earnings of $200 or more, the more fantastic the raffle prize! The Spellathon test takes place on November 10th. Anyone interested in grading tests after school on November 10th, please contact Jenelle Wilson or Brenda Paton. Jla680@sbcglobal.net and DBPATON@msn.com Thanks.

Nonni’s Pizza - On November 10, join us in the cafeteria for another tasty lunch of Nonni’s Pizza. Right after school (12:00), we will be serving up hot and delicious pizza- $3 a square or $5 for 2 squares. If your child is at extension, they can order too. All proceeds go towards counting to beautify our school through interactive paintings on the school yard. At the event, purchase a rock ($5) or another rock to honor of a loved one, your family, God, or for a special memory. Then paint it (at home) and return it to the butterfly garden. Please RSVP by November 9th using the flyer in the attachments to ensure that we make enough pizza for all those who want to fill their tummies. For questions, please contact Julie Cress (julie.s.cress@gmail.com).

Light the Night – Thank you to all who participated in the Light the Night for cancer awareness. Part of the night included a prayer walk for our SR 8th grade teacher, Mrs. McNichol, and several of you also signed a beautiful quilt created by Terry Castelton .
If you would like to see pictures of the finished quilt, please go to attachments above. The quilt has already been given to Mrs. McNichol and she is amazed and very grateful for all of this community’s support.

Basketball Updates…….Tryouts are scheduled for Wednesday – November 8, 2017 at the REC...see below for the schedule.

Note….Boys 6th grade and Girls 7th and 8th grade will only have 1 team; therefore, wont need to tryout

San Bruno Recreation Center

Date Time Grade
11/8/2017 3:30-4:00 p.m. 4th Grade – Boys
11/8/2017 3:30-4:00 p.m. 4th Grade – Girls
11/8/2017 4:00-4:45 p.m. 5th Grade – Boys
11/8/2017 4:45-5:30 p.m. 5th Grade – Girls
11/8/2017 4:45-5:30 p.m. 6th Grade – Girls
11/8/2017 5:30-6:30 p.m. 7th Grade – Boys
11/8/2017 5:30-6:30 p.m. 8th Grade – Boys

Practices will start on Monday November 27 and continue through Friday – December 22 per your assigned teams schedule.

Practice will resume January 2 with our first competitions on the weekend of January 5-7.

Uniforms will be handed out Wednesday – December 6…times and location TBD

Woman’s Guild - On November 13, Womens’ Guild has a special presentation from Buckley Education. They will discuss the important topic of creating a kind and strategic path for your child’s education. See the flyer in attachments for more details. Please RSVP in the SRWG site! St. Robert Women’s Guild

Mixed Bags - Our Mixed Bags Fundraiser started last week! The Mixed Bag fundraiser will run thru Wednesday, November 15. All checks should be made payable to St Robert’s, with MIXED BAGS noted on the memo line. Our school ID # is 48700. You NEED TO CHARGE 9% SALES TAX on the Mixed Bag catalog. Please look for many new and exciting items in the Kitchen And Home Catalog. Get started on your Christmas shopping! They have lots of fun kitchen gadgets, holiday gifts, wrapping paper & amazing bags. Be sure to look at both catalogs! http://www.mixedbagdesigns.com/Retail-Home Any questions or problems please call Eileen Grealish at 650-583-5065. Thanks.

See’s Candy - Flyers will be sent home on Monday, November 13.

Picture Retakes and Make Ups - November 21st. If your child was absent on picture day they will be given a new form for you to fill out. The retake policy is that you must return all of the pictures to the photographer on Thursday. There is a $5.00 retake fee, please make payable to Heslin Photography if paying by check. You do not need a new order form for retakes. Any questions please call the school office.

Simply Uniforms – Current and holiday season hours– Current, Closed on Sunday and Monday, 10 to 5:30 Tuesday through Friday, 10 to 4:00pm on Saturday. Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule–Closed November 22nd through November 29th and will re-open November 30th.

Breakfast with Santa - Our Annual Breakfast with Santa will be on Saturday December 9 with two seatings– 8:30 am and 10:30 am. Reservation forms were sent home with children. We’ve also included the form online in case you missed it on https://sites.google.com/site/srwomensguild/calendar/bws. Hope to see you there for this fun morning!

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