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St. John Vianney Catholic School

501 N. Water Avenue; Gallatin, TN 37066; 615-230-7048; www.saintjohnvianney.org

News for the week of May 16 –  May 22, 2012

“Your every act should be done with love.” – 1 Corinthians 16:14

 

Letter from the Principal for the Day:

 

Dear SJV Families:

 

My name is Alison Gerstner and I am Principal for the Day. It has been a great experience for me to see all of the children working so hard to learn or to study for exams. I loved going around and giving out rosaries to every student and they admired them so much. After I went around to all the classrooms I went to give out ice cream at lunch and all the kids loved it. They got to decorate the ice cream with sprinkles and syrup. Besides the regular recess that the students get I decided that they could have extra recess because they were working so much. I know that in middle school extra recess doesn’t come very often. So I went also to their extra recess and played capture the flag.  I know the teachers evaluate the students but today I got to evaluate the teachers and it was really fun. I never knew so many things can go on around the school that are similar or even the same. The thing that I was excited to do the most was give away a bike. That was the highlight of my day. I loved being Principal and it was a great experience.

 

Sincerely,

Alison Gerstner

Principal for the Day

 

 

 

NEWS FOR THE WEEK:

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2012!!

Please join the faculty and staff of Saint John Vianney in congratulating the Graduating Class of 2012:

Collins Brown

Andrew Cassman

Jacob Henslee

Tyler McCormick

Blake Norman

Noah Reamy

Olivia Zimmer

We take great pride in our part in helping these bright, gifted students in becoming the wonderful young adults that they are and know that each of them will continue to accomplish great things in their high school careers and beyond!

GODSPEED to the Second Grade and Eighth Grade classes as they receive the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation this week!  If you would like to join them in these celebrations of faith, Confirmation will take place tonight at The Cathedral at 7 pm and First Holy Communion at this Saturday’s 4:30 pm Mass.

 

 FIELD DAY HELPERS NEEDED!!

Our annual field day is Thursday, May 24th.  This year our event will have an “Olympic” theme in honor of the 2012 Summer Games in London.  To make the magic happen we still need 10 more volunteers (parents, grandparents, responsible alumni) to help run the events (2 are needed at each event) so the teachers and students can participate. 

All volunteers will need to report to Mrs. Wehby at 7:30 in the gym. The event will end at approximately 11:00 so the children can prepare for the 11:30 dismissal.   If you want to be a part of this fun day please contact Christi Kemp in the school office at 230-7048 or christi.kemp@saintjohnvianney.org

 

WOULD YOU RATHER STAY COOL?    

People are needed on Thursday, May 24th – after Field Day to take down all of the students art work and sort it by student and their grade.  If you would like to help pleas contact Mrs. Wehby at  carla.wehby@saintjohnvianney.org or Christi Kemp at christi.kemp@saintjohnvianney.organd let them know if you can help.

OTHER END OF YEAR DATES TO REMEMBER:

  • ·        8th Grade Confirmation at the Cathedral – May 16 at 7pm
  • ·        8th Grade Graduation Mass & Ceremony – May 18 at 7pm
  • ·        2nd Grade First Holy Communion – May 19 at 4:30 pm
  • ·        Field Day – May 24 from 8:00am – 11:30am
  • ·        Last Day of School Mass, Awards, and Party – May 25 8am – 11:30am

 

 

ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON N. WATER AVE

As I am sure you have noticed, North Water Ave. is under construction.  It is our understanding that the city will be working on the road from now through the end of summer and will be closed to through traffic during that time.  During this time period we will keep the N. Water gate closed so all school traffic should enter through the N. Boyer entrance.

 

 “LIKE” US ON FACEBOOK:  Check out our Facebook page for up to the date news and information on our school.   http://www.facebook.com/saintjohnvianneycatholicschool

 

END OF YEAR “SIGN OUT” BASH!

It is hard to believe, but there are only 7 days left in the school year – this means it’s time for the End of the Year “SIGN OUT” bash!  Any student wanting their classmates to “sign out” on them should bring a solid color tee shirt with to school on the 25th.  Students with a solid tee will receive markers for people to “sign out” on it.

 

WAY TO GO WILDCATS!

Congratulations to SJV Alum Katie King, SJV Class of 2008, on receiving a scholarship to play Women’s Lacrosse forHuntingdonCollegeinMontgomery,Alabamaafter her graduation from JP2 High School this Saturday.   Way to go Wildcat!

 

HAPPENINGS AROUND THE DIOCESE:

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE?

Middle school dancers have the opportunity to dance with experienced dancers from the St. Cecilia Dance Ensemble and dance program director Jennifer Alexander during the Rising Stars camp. Technique and performance will be studied in the genres of jazz, tap, lyrical/ballet, and hip hop. Girls will learn bar work, across the floor technique, center work, and combination routines. This camp will be June 18-22 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and costs $100. Register and view a full listing of camps at www.stcecilia.edu or contact Camp Director Amie Pike at (615)298-4525 ext. 660 or pikea@stcecilia.edu with any questions.

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