The year has flown by quickly, and already we are reaching our final days of school! We wish congratulations to our eighth grade graduates as they finish their final year at Visitation. Please keep them in your prayers as they celebrate their graduation ceremony this Sunday at the 9:30 A.M. Mass.
Thank you for the wonderful Teacher and Staff Appreciation Luncheon. The food was delicious! We thank all of our parents for helping with setup, cleanup, watching the classrooms, and making the wide variety of food dishes. We appreciated the special time to eat together.
The student contracts and registration fees should now be turned in to the office. Included with this newsletter is the 2013-2014 Academic Year Calendar and 2013-2014 School Supply List. At the Back-to-School BBQ in August, parents will be given the forms for emergency contacts, directory information, etc.
For the 2013-2014 school year, we are looking to hire a part-time custodial person rather than to contract through a cleaning service. This position would be 4 hours a day on school days and include some summertime hours. The person hired for this position would be expected to provide all custodial services for the school including some outdoor cleaning and light maintenance. If you know someone who may be interested in this position, please encourage them to apply by using the Archdiocesan application form in the school office. We will be accepting applications through July 17, 2013.
As we approach the end of the year we have many exciting activities to look forward to. Thursday, June 6th at 6:30 P.M., the kindergarten through eighth grade will be performing their spring musical production. The program will begin with songs by kindergarten through third grade and then continue with the play “An Island of No Return” by fourth through eighth grade. Students should plan to meet at their assign place in the gym at 6:15 P.M. We hope you can join us for this creative and entertaining musical program.
Next week Wednesday, June 12th, at 12:30 P.M. in the gym will be Visitation’s all school Talent Show. Everyone is invited to this end of the year celebration. Also next week Friday, June 14th, is our last day of school. We will be ending our year with Field Day and a picnic lunch. The students participate in field games from 8:30 until 11:15 A.M. Then a picnic lunch is provided by Parents’ Club for all students. Dismissal time this day will be at 12:00 noon.
If the weather looks like it will be warm, Field Day may involve some water activities. Parents should send a change of clothes if your child will not be going home at the 12:00 dismissal time. Several parents are needed to help supervise the field day activities and to help with lunch. If you are available to help with the activities on June 14th, please call the school office to have your name added to the helpers’ list.
Thank you for a wonderful year, and may God bless you!
Carol Funk, Principal