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This is the Newsletter for April 1, 2020 *|MC:SUBJECT|*

March 27, 2020

Calendar Updates
Please note:  All dates are subject to change.
 
Mon., March 30:  Fourth Quarter begins
Mon., March 30 - Wed., April 8:  Distance Learning
Fri., April 3:  All missing work from 3rd quarter must be submitted to teachers
Thu., April 9 - Sun., April 19:  Easter Break
Mon., April 20 - Fri., April 24:  Distance Learning
Mon., April 27:  Anticipated Return to School (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Sat., May 9:  Benefit Gala and Auction
Please read the important letter from the Specials' teachers HERE.
 
Notes from the Office
 
  • Parents please review this informative website and valuable resource created by Mrs. Carter and Mr. Rice for Mary of Nazareth School families.  There is amazing behind the scenes work going on to support our school community during this unprecedented time.  Check it out - and thank you to our entire Health and Well Being Committee.
  • Please consider volunteering to be a host for new families joining our community next school year.  There is very little time commitment and It can be so rewarding to pass on your school expertise.  Contact Kim Maffeo with questions and sign up at the link HERE.
  • Please read all correspondence from the teachers and the office for current information.  
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
MCPS Meal Distribution Service Expanded

MCPS is providing free breakfast, lunch and dinner meals for children 18 years old and younger, and all MCPS students (regardless of age) at more than 40 sites (including mobile locations) throughout the county. Additionally, MCPS school buses will distribute meals in several communities.

MCPS is collaborating with Manna Food to distribute weekend backpack food sacks throughout the county. Distribution will take place on Fridays (locations TBD). Please visit https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/coronavirus/#emergencymeals to see the most up-to-date list of meal sites.

Meal Distribution Service for Students

 

MCPS Expande Servicio de Distribución de Alimentos

MCPS proveerá desayunos, almuerzos y cenas gratis para niños menores de 18 años y para todos los estudiantes de MCPS (sin importar su edad) en más de 40 lugares (incluyendo sitos móviles) a través del condado.  Además, autobuses escolares de MCPS distribuirán alimentos en varias comunidades.

MCPS está colaborando con Manna Food para distribuir mochilas de alimentos para el fin de semana. Esta distribución se llevará a cabo los viernes (los lugares serán anunciados próximamente).  Visite https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/coronavirus/#emergencymeals para ver la lista más actualizada de lugares en los que puede recoger alimentos.


Servicio de Distribución de Alimentos para Estudiantes






See boys' information HERE.
See girls' information HERE.
Please see "Ways to Order" flyers from our uniform supplier. They include store information, a direct link to our school’s landing page on their website, and updated pricing for 2020.  Please check the Flynn & O'Hara website for information about retail store closings.

Yearbook photos needed!

Have any good photos of your child and their classmates on a field trip, or at a school event, or even having fun at lunch? Send them to the yearbook! 
yearbook@maryofnazareth.org

Also 8th-grade parents please send in your 8th grader's baby photo to the yearbook!

HOT TOPICS


Host Families Needed

We are seeking host families to help acclimate new families to the MoN community.

Host families answer questions on everything from uniforms to carpool to sports. As well, as help support the transition to our school. To volunteer to be a host family, please follow the link. If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at KimberlyMaffeo@gmail.com
 Thank you!

DEVELOPMENT


Wine Bottle Donations

Please donate your favorite bottle of wine to be used in an auction item at the Gala!   Drop off your wine bottle donations valued at $20 or more when we return to school --white, red, pink, bubbly--all wine is welcomed! 



Tuition Raffle Ticket Challenge


MoN has been upping its game and has already sold 574 tickets! Keep on selling them to take a shot on Mr. Friel in the goal & get a chance at winning free tuition next school year (or $5,000). More information: https://www.maryofnazareth.org/support-mon/gala/raffle/



MoN Throwback Pictures Needed


Do you have any MoN pictures from the years 1994-2010? Send them to kschultz@maryofnazareth.org



Cheers to 25 Years Benefit Auction - New Date


You're invited to our 25th Anniversary Benefit Auction: Cheers to 25 Years! Join us on May 9, 2020 to celebrate our school while raising money to launch us into the next 25 years. Dress code is business casual--we want everyone to be comfortable for a fun night of nostalgia, live music, and fundraising! We hope to see you there!

Get your tickets on our website: https://www.maryofnazareth.org/support-mon/gala/attend-event/

See flyer here!

SOCIAL CONCERNS
HSA NEWS 



Open HSA Positions for 2020-2022 Term

The HSA Nominating Committee is looking for parents who would like to be nominated for the HSA Executive Committee positions that will be open at the end of the school year.

The open positions all have a two-year term.

The Positions that will need to be filled are:

  • Treasurer
  • Second Vice President
  • Secretary
Each of these positions is vitally important to the running of the Home and School Association. If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact any of the members of the HSA Executive Committee. Or you can contact one of the members of the Nominating Committee: Colleen Shea (sheadc@aol.com) Daniela Diaz (danielacdiaz1@gmail.com) Julie O'Brien (jobrien3@mmm.com). Please consider serving in these rewarding positions and keep the HSA running strong.
AFTER THE BELL



MON 2020 CYO SOCCER ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE
This schedule will be updated as more information is received about the potential for a lengthened school closure.   Dates are subject to change.


Monday, April 27th – JV & VA ASSESSMENT
3:30-5:15 pm, 5th-8th Grade Boys
5:30-7:15 pm, 5th-8th Grade Girls
 
Tuesday, May 5th – JV & VA MAKEUP ASSESSMENT
3:30-5:15 pm, 5th-8th Grade Girls
5:30-7:15 pm, 5th-8th Grade Boys
 
Friday, May 1st – ROOKIE ASSESSMENT
3:30- 5 pm, 3rd-4th Grade Boys
5-6:30 pm, 3rd-4th Grade Girls
 
Thursday, May 7th – ROOKIE MAKEUP ASSESSMENT
3:30-5:00 pm, 3rd-4th Grade Boys & Girls
 
JV & VA Assessment Note: Players that want to be assessed a second time are welcome to attend the makeup session. Highly encouraged for players wanting to play on the JV A or Varsity A teams.
  
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2020 MON SOCCER TEAM FORMATION MEETING (COACHES ONLY):
Thursday, June 4, 2020, 6-7 pm (Rookie); 7-8:30 pm (JV & VA) @ Mary of Nazareth School
MoN 2019-2020 Newsletter committee
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