School News - Thursday, June 13th, 2019
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR VBS 2019
This year’s Vacation Bible School theme is ROAR – Life is Wild. God is Good! It’s a super fun week-long day camp where faith-filled activities guarantee a roaring good time!
Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28, 8:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Kids entering grades K – 5
St. Francis de Sales Parish
$25 per student (
fee includes: 1 t-shirt per child, snacks, activities, and supplies and 1 music CD per family!)
Registration forms are available in the church, at the parish or online at
YOU’RE INVITED: VBS DECORATING PARTY
Folks of all ages are invited to join us to decorate for VBS on Sunday
, June 23 at noon in
the gym. Lunch will be provided! Many hands make light work so please plan to join us for as long as you can! An RSVP is not required but is helpful. Contact Angela Centofanti at
with questions or your RSVP.
Teens and adults with a love of sharing God’s Good News with children are encouraged to volunteer for this year’s VBS! There are a variety of roles that can fit your natural talents, from the decorations set up team to the small group leader or event station leaders or a station assistant. Visit:
to sign up for your perfect spot!
Please note: adult volunteers who work directly with children are required to complete the Protecting God’s Children program and complete a background check. Visit
for more information.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES NEEDED
Donations are needed to supplement our supplies. Please, visit:
to get more information and select items to donate. Donation drop off is June 16 - 23 at the Parish Office.
For more info please contact VBS Director, Angela Centofanti at
CONFIRMATION CLASS OF 2020
An informational meeting and registration session will be held on Sunday
, June 23, following the 8 a.m. Mass (at approximately 9:15 a.m.)
in the church. Any students planning to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in 2020 and their parents/guardians should plan to attend this 1-hour meeting where you’ll receive a Chosen Parent’s Guide, which summarizes the program, allowing you to follow along and play an active role in your child’s faith journey. You will also receive registration paperwork, our schedule, and can ask questions about the Confirmation process.
Newark Catholic Golf Camp - Open to the public
Newark Catholic's gold program is offering a 3 day instructional/fundamentals of gold camp.
Who: Students entering 4th-8th grades in the 2019 school year
Where: The Links at Echo Springs
When: 5pm to 8pm on June 25th, 26th, and 27th
Cost: $50.00 per participant or individual days $20.00-payable at camp by check or cash
Registration: Call Tracy Johnson @740.755.2891
Deadline for registration: June 19th
Mrs. Bjornson will be offering art camps
at St. Francis de Sales this summer. Click on the link for more information and how to register your child. Space is limited, so register now:
The Parish Festival is coming up again this summer.
What a fun day and a great way to get a jump on earning volunteer hours for next year! We will need people to run games, rides/blowups and other entertainment areas...along with setup and clean-up efforts as well. With our storage area now several miles away...those with trucks and trailers will be sought after. These open positions will be posted on the parish volunteer website soon. Please contact Dave Stalling (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any inquiries.
OPEN PTA POSITIONS:
*Oversee and work with each chair(s) and their event. Attend meetings of events (if any). Work closely with the principal. Send monthly updates and volunteer opportunities. Find ways to help make money for the school.
Any other duties that may arise.
*Help president with tasks. Attend meetings of events (if any). Work closely with the principal. Work closely with Maggie Wright, treasurer of PTA account. Any other duties that may arise.
Student Appreciation- OPEN
*Pick up pizzas/lunch items, cookies, drinks, chips 4-5 times a year. Also, pick up Ice cream and supplies for Fruits of the Holy Spirit award.
(Will be reimbursed back for items bought or given a gift card to purchase items)
Teacher Appreciation- OPEN
*Make or pick up small items/gifts for teachers and staff 4-6 times throughout the year.
(Will be reimbursed back for items bought)
If you are interested in chairing an event or becoming an officer, please contact Andrea Gebhart
2019-2020 PTA CHAIRS:
Box Tops and Giant Eagle Points-Kelly Ryen
Christmas Bazaar-Keely Calvert
Grandparent’s Day- Maggie Doehring and Allison Hannahs
Hospitality-Sherry Fischer and Elizabeth McAnally
Spirit Wear- Amanda Martin and Amanda Hupp
Mother/Daughter Tea- Christy Cooper
Used Uniforms-Tabitha Newman
Truck or Treat- Keely Calvert and Jamie Wright
Book Fair-Elizabeth Thomas
School Supply Kits-Andrea Gebhart
Next school year Father/Daughter Dance will be held at Blessed Sacrament.
Stay tuned for more information.
St. Francis de Sales Preschool i
s looking to fill the position of a Preschool Aide.
Please click the link for more details.
Newark Catholic will be having two camps this summer: our Youth Camp will be held from July 15th-18th from 5-7 PM for grades 3-8, and a Women’s Clinic held on July 20th from 9 AM-Noon for all females over the age of 18. Interested families can print out a brochure or register online. This information can be found on the Newark Catholic High School website (
NC Athletic Camps
August 17th - Parish Festival
on Thursday, June 13 at 3:48PM