St. Luke Catholic School
May 14, 2018
St. Luke Catholic School

Principal’s Message: Week of May 13, 2018

In Preparation for the Pentecost

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Dear Families of St. Luke’s,

I hope and pray the moms of our school & parish had a lovely Mother’s Day Weekend! As I write this we have only ten days of school left in the 2017-2018 school year- where has the time gone? This week many of us will be able to hear our 8th graders giving a profile of their time as a St. Luke student!  Some have been with us since pre-school!!

What would happen if we carried the Spirit of Christ into the sinful structures of the world? What if we brought the Spirit of Christ into the dead bones of our broken relationships among races and sexes and cultures and regions of the world? Wouldn't those dead bones rise to life, as in Ezekiel’s prophecy, if we were able to breathe into them the Spirit of Christ!

Paul wrote to the Romans that “all creation groans and is in agony.” We long for unity, and so we pray that the Spirit may “unite the races and nations on earth and disperse the divisions of word and tongue.” We Christians “have been given to drink of the one Spirit,” whom the sequence names “Father of the poor.” When we shall have done away with the human divisions represented by the poor, then, indeed, the Spirit shall have renewed the face of the earth, and we shall be able to say to people, as Jesus did, “Peace be with you.”

Have a wonderful week ahead!

Pentecost Sunday B

Reading I: Acts 2:1-11
Responsorial Psalm: 104:1, 24, 29-30, 31, 34
Reading II: 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13 
or Galatians 5:16-25

Gospel: John 20:19-23 or John 15:26-27; 16:12-15

Mr. Rieschick

Dates to Remember

May 15: 8:30 AM Feast of St. Mary Mazzarello Mass
          Full Mass Uniform
May 18: 8:30 AM Kindergarten Mass & Ceremony
          Full Mass Uniform

May 24: 10:00 AM Baccalaureate Mass - Full Mass Uniform
          Noon Dismissal - Extended Daycare Available 
          6:30 PM 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony 
May 25: Field Day - Noon Dismissal
          (Extended Daycare NOT Available)

          Last day of School!!!!!

August 8: First Day of School!!

The 'Tentative' 2018-2019 School Calendar is available to view. Click the link below.

Click here for a complete monthly calendar.
Use the side arrows to view future months.

What's Going On at St. Luke School

Included in today's Packet

~ Zuesters Sweatshirt/Mass Sweater Pre Order Form
~ Field Day Volunteer Form

 

 

2018-2019 Student Senate Members

Congratulations to out 2018-2019 Student Senate members:

President: Laine Hole
Vice President: Emoree Sullivan

Treasurer: Adren Crisostomo 
Prayer Commissioner: Maureen Romero

Publicity: Mirella Nelson
Secretary: Natalie Bear
Upper Grade Rep: Adam Johnson
Lower Grade Rep: Setara Khowjazadah
Spirit Commissioners: Rocco Mifsud and Lana Sylvia

 

Library Birthday Book Club

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Kinjal Rana

for donating Beautiful

to our Library Birthday Book Club.
We hope you had a BEAUTIFUL Birthday!

 

Yearbooks

We are expecting our 2017-2018 Yearbook delivery any day. They will be sent home on Friday with students who pre purchased them. Any extra yearbooks will be sold afterschool on Friday for $45. There may be a limited number of yearbooks and will be sold on a first come first served basis.

Take some time to look through the yearbook and enjoy the memories this year has brought. On Tuesday, May 22, students may bring their yearbooks back to school for our annual Yearbook Signing afternoon. Those without yearbooks may bring autograph books as well. Please be sure your mustangs have their yearbooks/autograph books with them at the start of school that day. Students will not be allowed to call home if they forget. 

 

Afterschool Clubs

This is the last week of afterschool activities/clubs, unless otherwise specified by the moderator.

Participation acknowledgements will be done during morning announcements May 21, 22, 23 and 24.

 

Found

A San Benito medallion was found in the field this morning. If it's yours, please call or come by the school office. 

 

St. Luke Advisory Committee

St. Luke School is in search of new membership for its Advisory Committee to help Father Ramon in overseeing its operations. Interested individuals are open to the mission of the school and would be a member of one of the following strategic plan committee’s: Catholic identity, marketing and enrollment, development, finance, technology, buildings and grounds, safety, and  curriculum.

Members must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be over the age of eighteen years
  • Lead a life in harmony with the teaching of the Catholic Church 
  • Be members of the parish and/or school

If you are interested in serving, please e-mail Mr. Larry Marshall, President of CSAC, at leycmarshall@yahoo.com

 

Parent Participation Hours

To check the status of your Participation Hours, log into ParentsWeb and click on 'Family Information' and then your oldest child's name (in the center screen). From there, click on 'Service Hours' (slightly to the right).

Here are some ways you can earn PPP hours:

  • Donate requested items for Veteran's Breakfast
  • Wash and fold Tablecloths from Tacos & Tequila
  • Take down outside lighting from Tacos & Tequila
  • Volunteer for Field Day - Completed Volunteer Form Required (Must be Fingerprint cleared through the school office)

 

2018-2019 Re-Enrollment 

Don't forget to submit to Re-Enrollment information for each child. Enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year is not automatic. 

Click here to get started.

Contact Miss Nance if you have any log in questions.

 

Mustang Matrix 2018

Congratulations to all the $100 Matrix winners for the month of March:

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          May 7.............Anna Solari
          May 14...........Esai Rubio 

        

 

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Prayer Spot

This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

1 John 5:14

 

Please keep the following people in your prayers:

 

Froylan Tinoco
Gary Gietzen

Robert Shaw
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Sarah Hendricks
Frances Juarez
Sharon Hung

Josh Allen
Ester Valeros
Ignacio Gallindo

If you would like to add anyone to our prayer spot, please email Miss Nance at lnance@stlukestockton.com.

 

Up and Coming Events

St. Luke’s School National Junior Honor Society and the Italian Catholic Federation #138 are hosting a pancake breakfast on

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Sunday, May 20
beginning at 7:00 am
in the Gym

Veterans and active military are FREE! Other adults are only $8, children 2-10 are $4. Invite your friends who have served and their families to come and be and thanked for their service. To RSVP call the school office at 464-0801. 

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Field Day 2018

Each student in Kindergarten through 6th grade will be assigned a team with a 7th grade team captain. Student's compete against other teams in friendly team building games. Everyone will meet back in their classrooms, say their goodbyes and receive their final report card. It is a noon dismissal and extended daycare is not provided. It's truly a great way to end our school year and the kids have a blast!

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Other Events

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Summer Planning

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*Registration forms can be picked up from the School Office, Church Office and Youth Office.
Forms may only be turned in to the Youth Office on
Tuesdays (9 AM - 12 PM) and Thursdays (2 PM to 4 PM).

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Check out the school website (click here) to view a complete list of advertised summer enrichment and sport camps.