A summary of the week's news, upcoming events and friendly reminders...

April 11, 2018

April 14 Family Dance – 6:00 PM – St. Patrick Parish Gym

April 15 Hot Lunch Ordering on Boonli ends at midnight

April 16 Boston Strong Free Dress

April 18 Paper Wednesday News

April 20 Earth Day Free Dress

April 20 Poetry Slam – 1:45 PM – Church Hall

April 21-29 NO SCHOOL – April Vacation

 

 

Thank you! Today’s thanks go to the Bishop Guertin High School music program for bringing over their orchestra, honor chorus, and jazz band for an awesome assembly today!

 

NEW! Auction Thank You! Extra special thanks to ALL those who supported the Auction! We are excited to announce that the event raised $55,358 for the students of St. Chris! Thank you sooooo much!

 

THIS WEEK! UPDATED! Family Dance -- Our Annual Family Dance, coordinated by the Parent Group, will take place THIS Saturday, April 14 at St. Patrick’s Gym from 6:00-8:00 PM! This is a great family night with dancing, snacks, raffle prizes, and FUN! Tickets are just $5 per family! A ticket order form can be downloaded HERE. We are looking for set-up help at St. Patrick’s gym at 5:00 PM. Please email Marta at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you are able to help…thank you!

 

NEW! Prayers Needed – Please take a moment and offer a prayer for Rachel Yasevich ’17 and her family. Rachel is currently in Boston Children’s Hospital recovering from surgery.

 

NEW! Mass Canceled – St. Christopher Parish has unfortunately had to schedule another funeral for this Friday, April 13. Therefore, our mass for that morning has been canceled. We apologize!

 

NEW! Boston Strong Free Dress – Unbelievably, this coming Monday will be the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. In honor of the victims of the bombing and in support of the survivors and all those who remained Boston Strong, we are pleased to announce that on Monday, April 16 we will celebrate Marathon Monday with a Boston Strong Free Dress Day. Students are asked to wear clothing celebrating all things Boston. Boston Strong shirts, Boston sports teams jerseys, Boston university or college gear, Boston tourist t-shirts…anything that says Boston is perfect! If your child doesn’t have any Boston attire, he or she is welcome to dress in red, white, or blue!

 

NEW! The Car Wash Blues – Has your Spring visit to the car wash left your car without its St. Chris magnet? Don’t suffer the car wash blues….just email Marta at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to request another one! We love seeing our logo out and about on everyone’s car!

 

Financial Aid Applications for 2018-2019 – Applications for Financial Aid for the 2018-2019 school year are now open. All oldest and only students were sent home with a packet of information regarding the Financial Aid process before Christmas vacation. Please read the information carefully. All families interested in financial aid MUST follow the packet instructions or aid will not be given. Families must apply to the Children’s Scholarship Fund prior to applying for St. Christopher Financial Aid through FACTS. If your family does not qualify for the Children’s Scholarship Fund as stated in their application process, you may move ahead to applying for St. Chris Financial Aid through FACTS.

 

LIBRARY NEWS -- Birthday Book Program - If you are interested in a purchasing a book to commemorate your student's birthday, please contact Mrs. Noon at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Feel free to send in an email or a note. Mrs. Noon will help them hand pick a library quality birthday book that suits their interests. Books typically range in price between $10 - $15. It doesn't matter if their birthday passed or if it is over the summer!  Thank you for helping our library grow!

 

NEW! Paper News -- Thanks to our upcoming school vacation, the April paper News will be extra early! Please send any news or flyers for the April 18 News to either Jackie at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Marta at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Thanks!

 

Poetry Slam – Our student poets are busily preparing their entries to this year’s annual Poetry Slam! Representatives from all classes will present their creative work on Friday, April 20 at 1:45 PM in the Church Hall. Parents are encouraged to attend!

 

Earth Day Free Dress – Not only is April 20 the last day before Spring Break, but it’s also Earth Day! Many of our classes will be participating in outdoor activities, so students should dress appropriately!

 

Summer Work Books -- Your child has worked hard and make great academic progress this summer…help him or her keep those skills sharp over the summer! The “Summer Books” program is an opportunity to provide your child with daily grade level review and practice. While not required, these books are highly suggested for all students…not only are they educational, but they are fun, too! One page per day provides a thorough academic review of the year. To order, visit Summer Books online at summerbookcompany.com.

 

Hot Lunch Ordering OPEN – It’s that time again! Hot lunch ordering for May is through midnight on April 15 on Boonli.com. Please be sure to place your order early in case of technical difficulties, as we cannot accept late orders. Also, please note that the Hot Lunch program ends for the year on May 25. There will be no additional Hot Lunch ordering this year.

 

Late Pick-Up for After Care -- Please remember that After Care ends promptly at 5:30 PM. Parents should plan accordingly and all children should be picked up by that time, with no exceptions. Late fees apply for any children who are not picked up by 5:30 PM.  Thank you for your help with this!

 

Spring Concerts – Hard to believe, but it’s almost time for our Spring Concerts! Please mark your calendars for the following dates:

May 8 @ 10:00 AM         Grades PreK-2 Spring Concert         St. Christopher Church (Doors open at 9:30 AM)

May 14 @ 6:00 PM         Fine Arts Spring Festival                  St. Christopher Church

May 15 @ 10:00 AM         Grades 3-6 Spring Concert          St. Christopher Church (Doors open at 9:30 AM)

 

April Vacation – Mark your calendar…April vacation is coming soon! We will be having fun in the sun (we hope!) from April 21 through April 29!

 

Last Days of School -- Who’s ready for summer vacation?! Start making your plans now…here’s the dates for the last days of school:

  • PreK and Kdg will have their last day on Friday, June 8. This will be a half day.
  • Grade 6 will finish their last day of school on June 7 at the conclusion of the Graduation Lunch. The Graduation Mass and Ceremony will take place on Friday, June 8 at 7:00 PM. More details will come from the 6th grade teachers.
  • Grades 1-5 will finish the year on Thursday, June 14 at 12:30 PM.

 

Private Tours – Our next Open House isn’t until May, but that doesn’t mean potential families can’t come visit us and see what great things St. Christopher School offers them! We love giving private tours to any family interested in joining the St. Chris community! Private tours with the wonderful Jackie Langenfeld can be scheduled for most any time the school is open and we LOVE to have prospective students visit us for a Shadow Day in the classroom! To arrange, please have the prospective families call Jackie at 882-774, ext. 114.

 

St. Christopher Parish – Wondering what’s going on at St. Christopher Parish? Check out their website and weekly bulletin online at StChrisParishNH.org! Fr. Kelley welcomes and encourages all families to attend mass at St. Chris and to get involved in the parish!

 

Hot Lunch Schedules – Thank you to everyone who stepped up to volunteer for the Hot Lunch program! Your help is MUCH appreciated. Volunteers for the next week are below:

 

Thursday, April 12

Lisa Campbell

Mary Schreiner

Angela Labrecque

 

Friday, April 13

April Savino

Melissa Sprague

Tracey Bradshaw

Kate Aquino

 

Monday, April 16

Cindy Reardon

Tara Canaway

Lisa O’Connor

Rochelle Roberts

 

Tuesday, April 17

Lou Juris

Jane Karageorge

Melissa Michels

Steve Rooney

 

Wednesday, April 18

Beth Dargin

Emily Uong

Erika Cote

JoAnn Howell

 

 
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