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Get into The Ohio State Fair for Free!

Posted on: May 21st, 2015 | School News


School-age children (K-12) have until June 5 to enter the Creative Expression Contest

The Ohio Department of Agriculture today reminds parents and children that the deadline for the 2015 “Agriculture is Cool!” Creative Expression contest is less than four weeks away. Ohio children enrolled in school or home schooled during the 2014-2015 academic year are encouraged to capture their personal interpretation of why Ohio agriculture is cool for their chance to win prizes including a trip to the fair. Entries must be postmarked by June 5, 2015.

Entries, which can include an original video, photograph, drawing, or painting, will be judged in the following age categories. One winner from each age group and category will be chosen:

  • Grades K-2: Photography, Drawing or Painting
  • Grades 3-5: Video, Photography, Drawing or Painting
  • Grades 6-8: Video, Photography, Drawing or Painting
  • Grades 9-12: Video, Photography, Drawing or Painting

All entries will be judged by a panel that may include representatives from the Ohio Department of Agriculture, the Office of the Governor, the Ohio Expo Center, and professionals in the areas of video production, photography, drawing, painting and other visual arts. Judging will be based on the student’s visual representation of the “Ag is Cool!” theme, if it accurately reflects 21st Century agriculture, creativity and use of Ohio images, and quality of work.

Award winners will be recognized by the Office of the Governor and other state officials at the Ohio State Fair on July 29, 2015.

For additional information about the contest, a complete copy of the rules and entry forms visit http://www.agri.ohio.gov/AgIsCool/ or call 614-752-9817.

St. Michael’s Warriors Football

Posted on: May 21st, 2015 | School News


Is your son interested in playing football next year?  We would like the get an early read on the football numbers for next year.  This will  help us start planning early for next year.  In previous years SMS has been able to field a least 2 teams including a 7th/8th grade team, however due to numbers, we were only able to field a 4/5th grade team last year.

If your son is interested in playing football next year, please send an email to SMAA Football Commissioner, shane.whitacre@yahoo.com.

Memorial Day – No School

Posted on: May 20th, 2015 | School News


No school on Monday, May 25 due to the observation of Memorial Day.memorial-day-clipart-Memorial-Day-Clip-Art-pictures

10 Free Learning Websites for Kids

Posted on: May 19th, 2015 | School News


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Flags 4 Vets

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 | School News


On Saturday May 23, the St. Michael Knights of Columbus are organizing an annual event, Flags 4 Vets.  This event helps assure that every U.S. Military Veteran buried at Resurrection Cemetery gets a fresh clean American Flag placed on his or her grave.  Resurrection Cemetery is located on US23 just north of Delaware/Franklin county line in Lewis Center.

This work involves teams of 4-5 people making sure that their assigned 50-60 veteran grave sites have flags. We will  be placing over 1400 flags. The work will begin at 1:30 pm. Family and friends are welcome, and children are encouraged to participate. This is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for the entire family. The event is rain or shine, but lightning or a tornado watch/warning will cancel the event.

Since teams are pre-assigned, please help us stay organized and pre-register to work the event.  Please sign up online before May 18 so that we can assign the teams ahead of time (Click YES for RSVP): http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a4ea4a82baafe3-flags

For more information or if you have questions, contact Bob Tatz at 614-570-9368 (cell) or dad@tatz.org.

Worthington Public Library Summer Reading Club

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 | School News


Students in grades K-5 had a visit from Miss Meredith from the Worthington Public Libraries this week. She spoke to the students about the Worthington Libraries summer reading program. This year’s theme has a super hero take on it…Guardians of the the Library! The program begins Saturday, May 30- that’s the day after school let’s out for summer at SMS. Starting that day, you can register and pick up your reading record sheet at any one of the three Worthington Library branches, or even online! The program ends August 1st.

This is a great way for students, and parents alike, to nurture their love of reading, while having fun and earn prizes too! Hope to hear all about the books everyone has read when we return in August!

I will be sending out more information regarding our SMS summer reading expectations and exciting news regarding the AR program very soon. Be on the look out for it!

End of the Year Library Volunteers Needed

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 | School News


The SMS School Library will be closing on May 15th to complete inventory and end of the school year preparations. We need more help than an average school day with this process, at least 3-4 volunteers per shift for 2 weeks. No experience necessary. If you able and willing to help with this process, regardless of experience

2015-16 Tuition Payment Agreement

Posted on: May 13th, 2015 | School News


The link below is the 2015-16 Tuition Payment Agreement. This year, the form will be submitted electronically. Please read the information about our tuition rates for the 15-16 school year, determine your family’s payment plan, and confirm the agreement by Friday, May 15th.
http://stmichael.cdeducation.org/st-michael-school-tuition-payment-agreement-2015-2016/

Ice Cream Social on May 16

Posted on: May 13th, 2015 | School News


ice-cream-social-clip-art-icecreamsocialCome for Mass and stay for fellowship & a cool treat!
When: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time: Immediately following 4pm Mass
Who: Any St Michael Family

RSVP: lbwdonnelly@gmail.com or Mholmesgregory@yahoo.com

Fun Day 2015

Posted on: May 11th, 2015 | School News


Family Fun Day Logo copy.previewFun Day is Friday, May 29th. For those who are new to St. Michael School, Fun Day is the end of the year celebration with carnival games and field games. We will not be selling tickets this year. Instead we will be asking for a flat fee of $5 per student. The $5 will include lunch and unlimited carnival games. The lunch will include the choice of a hot dog or walking taco, chips, a drink, and a Popsicle. Additional hot dogs or walking tacos can be purchased for $1 each.
Forms will be sent home with each child. Please complete the bottom portion of the form and return with fee to your child’s homeroom teacher May 11 – May 15. Please complete a form per child.
We will continue to have the Candy Stand and Pop Stand. Students will be able to purchase candy, snacks, or drinks for an additional cost throughout the day.
We welcome parents, grandparents, and pre-school children to the festivities. Younger siblings can participate in lunch and games for $3 per sibling. Please include the number of younger siblings participating in Fun Day activities on this form and include the additional cost with payment. The forms should be returned to your child’s homeroom teacher May 11 – May 15. The vouchers for siblings lunch can be picked up at the volunteer table the day of the event. We look forward to sharing this Fun Day with you. If you would like to volunteer and missed the sign-ups, please contact Donna Coglianese at 614-535-7869 or donnacglns@me.com.
Thanks in advance for your cooperation!

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