“Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service”
St. Mary School will celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2017, January 29-February 3:
Sunday, January 29—Faith, Knowledge and Service: In Our Parish. We begin our week of celebration with families attending Mass at 5 p.m.
Monday, January 30—Faith, Knowledge and Service: In Our Faculty, Staff, Parents and Volunteers. Staff and parents will enjoy coffee and breakfast burritos at morning drop-off. Our Student Council officers will attend a liturgy at the Cathedral.
Tuesday, January 31—Faith, Knowledge and Service: In Our Community. Gilroy Mayor Roland Velasco will proclaim this week “Catholic Schools Week” at assembly, and we will celebrate our recent membership with the Chamber of Commerce by hosting a ribbon cutting and hospitality during morning assembly. Open House will be from 9 a.m. to noon. Room Moms will deliver student letters and artwork to community organizations.
Wednesday, February 1—Faith, Knowledge and Service: In Our Nation. The local VFW Color Guard will join us at morning assembly for a special flag ceremony and recognition for their contribution of service to our nation. Teachers will hand out treats to parents during morning drop-off. Student Council chose Pennies for Patients as its service project and will collect donations during this week.
Thursday, February 2—Faith, Knowledge and Service: In Our Students. Spirit Day/Rally for students. “Buddy Day” and “no homework night.”
Friday, February 3—Faith, Knowledge and Service: In Our Vocations –Grandparents/Special Friends Day. Mass at 8:45 a.m. followed by brunch and student performances for our guests. Guests visit classrooms following the performance.