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January 28
2015
Special points of
interest:
• Jan. 28 (Wed.) Ice
Cream Social
• Jan. 29 (Thursday)
Honor Assembly
9:15
• Jan 30 (Fri) NJHS
Induction and Re­
ception 10: I 5
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"Nurturing a lifelong love for Jesus, each other, and learning"
Science & History Fair
Projects
Registration for 20 I 5­
Thank you to all who attend­
ed out fair and reception.
The projects showed a high
caliber of work and dedica­
tion from our students. We
would like to thank the 15
judges who took their time
and talents to help with this
event. Thank you also to our
wonderful H.S.A. who provid­
ed refreshments. See at­
tached flyer for winners and
we congratulate all of our
students for a great job.
Registration is now open for
all families. Current families
need only supply a $100 reg­
istration fee and complete the
TADS online application with
• Feb 3 (Tues) H.S.A.
Board Meeting 7:00
p.m. All Welcome
• Feb 4--School
Closed for Students
• Feb 6 (Fri) Mass &
Prek Hot Dog
Lunch
• Feb 7(Sat) Basket
Bingo-6:00 p.m.
• Feb 8(Sun) First
Penance Workshop
1:00 to 3:00
• Feb 9 (Mon) - Ad­
vanced Visit
• Feb 10(Tues) School
Budget Presentation
7:00 p.m.
2nd Quarter Ending
2016
required forms. Tuition rates
will be posted as soon as ap­
proved. If you have any ques­
tions contact Mrs. Crozier or
Mrs. Caniglia.
Tuition Referral
TAP News
Paper orders need to be
turned in every Thursday
morning. Walk-up sales will
take place each Wednesday
afterschool. On-line orders
can be done at your conven­
ience. Remember there are
only 3 months left in this
school year to earn money for
next school year. March 31,
2015 will be the last day cred­
ited to the 2015-2016 school
year. Add to your tuition
credit by purchasing cards for
your every need ...especially
those everyday needs, grocer­
ies and gas.
The 2nd quarter will be end­
ing January 21, 2015. Please
check your child's grades and
missing assignments on Jupiter
grades and help them end the
2nd quarter on a positive
note. Check with your child's
teacher if you have any ques­
tions. ALL financial obli­
gations must be up-to­
date in order for report
cards and Jupiter grades
to be available. Jupiter
grades will be closed for
about a week for all families
as teachers must close out
grades. Check with the main
office if you have any ques­
Raffle Incentive
tions regarding your financial
In you are a school family and
obligations. Please take care
sell two additional tickets
of these immediately, so your
(above the four mandated
child can receive their report
tickets) during the month of
card on time.
January and February, your
name will be entered into a
drawing to win a 1/2 price
Catholic tuition rate for
13735 Notre Dame Place Bryantown, MD 20617
the 2015-2016 school
year. If you sell four addi­
tional tickets (above the
four mandated tickets) you
will not only be entered
into the 1/2 price tuition
drawing, but a drawing to
be exempt from selling any
raffle tickets for the 2015­
2016 school year. Start
selling those additional in­
centive tickets now!
Pro~ram
New and Improved!
If you refer a family who
registers their student and
they remain at the school
for the entire year (2015­
2016), you will receive a
$1000 tuition credit. If
there are two students
that register you are eligi­
ble for a $1500 tuition
credit. Spread the word of
SI'1B's registration, discuss
with families all the great
things that 5MB has to of­
fer and help reduce your
tuition.
Valentine Basket
Bingo
Our second Bingo fund­
raiser for the school year
is right around the corner!
Please consider volunteer­
ing your time at the event,
donating items to fill the
baskets, providing valentine
themed desserts, sponsor­
301-932-6883 301-843-3387 www.bryantown.org
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St. Mary's News
ing a prize, or coming out to
play Bingo! Many new fami­
lies have asked, "What does
sponsorship mean?" Spon­
sorship is donating the price
of the basket or bag, so that
our fund raiser makes a
greater profit. Any mone­
tary amount is greatly appre­
ciated! With your sponsor­
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ship, you can submit a dedi­
cation/message to be includ­
ed in the program and to be
read aloud at the event. In
the past, popular messages
"God is have advertised businesses,
thanked a teacher, or hon­
ored a student or loved one.
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Donations of basket fillers
are also needed. Sugges­
unjust; tions include: bags of valen­
tine candy, gift cards, can­
He will dies, lotions, wine, etc.
Please contact Amanda
Schiavoni
not
([email protected]) if
you
are able to volunteer,
forget
provide baked goods, or
your need reservations!
work
with their
service projects.
School Supplies
One of our Destination Imagi­
nation teams is doing a collec­
tion of school supplies as part
of their team problem solving
solution. There are boxes
throughout the school for any
donations. . See the flyer in
this week's packet.
5MB Spiritwear
Check out the display in the
school's foyer. There are
samples of clothing and acces­
sories items that are display­
ing our special 100th Year
Logo. There is information
on how to order. Land's End
is working with our school to
offer this very special logo so
our current and alumni fami­
lies can participate in this
year's special celebration of
our history of Catholic educa­
tion. If you need help or fur­
ther information, contact our
parent volunteer, Clare Stine,
at 301-934-3412.
Free Child Care &
Religious Instruction
FOR CHILDREN AGES 2
TO 5 will be offered each
Sunday from 9:30 to II: 15
a.m. throughout the school
year. We hope that this
free service will be a bene­
fit by children with quality
care while their parents
attend the 10 a.m. Mass.
For more information and
to register call Lisa Shu­
maker at 301-870-2220 ext
II.
Congratulations
Beverly Jarboe and James
Shirley are our latest win­
ners of the raffle drawing
held at our Spaghetti Din­
ner. They will split the
$4500 dollar drawing. The
next $1000 dollar drawing
will be held at the Honor
Assembly on Thursday,
January 29, 2015
(tomorrow). Get your
tickets now and get them in
before the next draWing!
Congratulations
Valentine Grams
and the NJHS will be selling Valen­
tine grams again this year.
Please review the flyer in
love
this week's packet for all the
details. The funds generat­
you
ed by this event help NJHS
Father -Daughter Dance Get your tickets now! See
flyer in this week's packet for
more details. Only two
weeks away for this event!
Knowledge Bowl Tearn­
Madyson Ferrer, Jill Silver­
stone, Mackensie Dyson,
Sophia Rodriguez. Peyton
Barnett, Madison Crozier,
Allie Harrer, Madison
O'Quinn-TOP TEN!!!!
I.ave
Friday Saint. Blessed or Servant of God-Feast Day or Passion St. Berard and
Companions
More important calendar dates:
•
Jan. 28 (Wednesday)-Student Appreciation Day
•
Jan. 29 (Thursday)-Honor Assembly-9: I 0 a.m.
•
Jan. 30 (Friday)-Middle School Rock-a-Thon-7-10 p.m.
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK Catholic Schools Week begins Sunday, January 25 and runs through Saturday, January 31, 2015. Here is
a list of the events planned for this week and there is a flyer in today's packet.
• Sunday-Students will be greeters and wear their school uniform to all Masses. We will sponsor a
Meet and Greet after the 10 a.m. Mass.
• Monday-School is closed for students due to semester break.
• Tuesday-Open House--current and prospective parents are welcome to visit the classrooms-I 0
a.m.-Noon and 6--8 p.m. Due Weather-Open House will be ongoing all week!!!!
• Wednesday-"Way Back" Wednesday-students will dress in assigned decade clothing and have
ice cream sundaes and fun activities.
• Thursday-Service Day and Honor Our Community. We will be concluding our Coat Drive and
making Snack Packs for less fortunate children in So. MD.
• Friday-We will be honoring our newly installed NJHS members and in the evening a Middle School
Rock-a-Thon event with a "Superhero" theme.
• Best part-NO HOMEWORK OR TESTS ALL WEEK!
• All are welcome to attend, volunteer to help, or just plain join in the fun to promote our school
during CSW!!
IMPORTANT-PLEASE SEND IN TOMORROW!!!!!
Snack Pack Service Project-Class Assigned Items:
• Pre-K-fruit cups
• Kindergarten-granola bars
• Ist grade-juice boxes/Capri Sun
• 2nd grade-packaged crackers
• 3rd grade-pudding cups
• 4th grade-applesauce cups
• 5th grade-raisin snack packs
• 6th grade-snack sized cookie packages
• 7th grade-fruit roll-ups
• 8th grade-snack size pretzels, chips, Goldfish, etc.
• Please bring in your items by January 27, 2015, so we have enough to pack our snack bags for those
children in need. Thank you for your support and help with this important service project.
Nonpublic Schools C
- - - MARYLAND - - ­
Education
Credit
2
8:30 am to 1 pm Exper-ence your state government in action!
The nonpublic school community needs you! Please bring groups
of students, teachers and parents from your school to Annapolis on
Wednesday, March 4, 2015, to meet with legislators, see our State
Capitol, attend a rally and ask our legislators to Give Kids the Credit!
genda
8:30 - 9:15 am Registration, refreshments & instructions 9:15 - 9:30 am
Organize at Lawyers' Mall
9:30 - 10:00 am
Rally on Lawyers' Mall at the Statehouse
10:00 - 11 :30 am
Students observe Senate and House Floor
Sessions, visit with their legislators
11 :30 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch reception
1:00 pm
Buses depart
Questions;»
Contact Garrett J. O'Day, Esq.
Maryland CAPE Steering Commitee Chair
[email protected]
Or call 443-510-4501
Please RSVP ahead of time
to assist with proper planning:
www.educationmaryland.orgladvocacyday
www.educationmaryland.org·facebook.comIMdEducationCredit·twitter.comleducatemaryiand
St. Mary's Bryantown - January 2015
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PreK Class Project -1st Place
Kindergarten Class Project - 1 Place Kindergarten - Sophia Wehrs Place First Grade - Libby Wikerson Place
nd
Emma McDonald - 2 Place
rd
Garn Godwin - 3 Place
rd
Burghardt - 3 Place
Second
Third Grade
Fourth Grade­
st
Jacob McKnew _1 Place
nd
Peter Luster - 2 Place
rd
Hannah Rison - 3 Place
rd
Peter Rodriquez - 3 Place
st
st
- Agmaris
1 Place
Ava Wehrs­
Anne Vazhappilly-
Peyton Lee _1 st Place
Sydney Williams _1st Place
nd
Ashlyn Hancock - 2
nd
Vincent Wort - 2
Madi Crozier Place
Kaitlyn Truss Place
Fifth Grade - Sophia Rodriquez _1 Place
Madyson Ferrer 1st Place
Karley Lusby Place
Erin McRoy _1 st Place
Jill Silverstone Place
nd
Erika Quenano - 2 Place
nd
Olivia Jones - 2 Place
Wesley Erickson Place
rd
Scottie Sage - 3 Place
Sixth Grade - Ethan Strain _1 st Place
Sam Slay - 1st Place
Joey Crozier Place
nd
Karmen
- 2 Place
rd
Autumn Murphy ­ 3
rd
Christian Aviles - 3 Place
Seventh Grade - Michael Hoffman _1 st Place
Courtney Keller­
nd
Nino
2
Allegria Wahle
Lindsay Newman
Place
rd
Amanda Stone - 3 Place
Place
Eighth Grade - Raina Dela Cruz Lexi Crozier Place
Sierra Fowler Place
Noah Guadagnoli Domenic Guadagnoli Place
rd
Christen Watson 3 Place
Nguyen - 3 rd Place
Elizabeth Hooper - 3 rd Grade
History Fair:
Sixth -
Settles - 1st
Gwyneth LusterAjay HillPlace
Nick Truss - 3rd Place
Matthew Harrer 3rd Place
Tyler Dorsom - Honorable Mention
Seventh - Lilly Bull-1 st Place
nd
Felecia McKnew - 2 Place
rd
Gillian Cayabyab - 3 Place
rd
Katrina Brilliantes - 3 Place
Kelly Lewis Honorable Mention
P.J. Flores - Honorable Mention
Grade Eighth - Jessica Holly Place
st
Emma Settles 1 Place
Julissa Holly Place
nd
Lauren Standish - 2 Place
nd
Hailey Hall - 2 Place
Martina Suaava Place
Valentine Basket & Bag Bingo
To Benefit St. Mary's Bryantown HSA
Featuring Genuine Longaberger and Vera Bradley Products
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This Basket Bingo is in no way affiliated with or endorsed by the Long@,ergerCompanyorVera Bradley,
though the pnzes to be won are genu me Longaberger and Vera Bradley Products.
***SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES***
REGULAR GAMES
$124
Cake Basket wlProtector
$101
Small Square Waste Basket
X
$85
Small Stow Away Basket
$106
Social Gathering Basket
$100
Note Pal & Pencil Baskets
$107
Red Medium Market Basket
$83
Irish Festival Basket Set
$164
Small Stow Away Basket Set
X
$92
X
$113
X
$100
$148
$85
$85
$118
$78
$86
$88
$88
PinklPurple Easter Basket
wIProtector
Sweetheart Gift of Love &
Chocolate Swirl Baskets
$65
Pass Along Basket
Go To Khaki Check Basket
Miller Bag - Mocha Rouge
Lg. Duffel -Tutti Frutti
Caroline Satchel-Jazzy Blooms
Travel Tote-Clementine
Vera-VaVa Bloom
Laser-Cut Tote - Emerald
Paisley
Laptop Travel Tote-Paisley
Meets Plaid
Lg. Colorblock Tote - Petal
Paisley
SPECIALS
DOOR PRIZES $231
Med. Stow Away Basket Set
$35
Hang It Up Basket
X $46
$99 Double Zip Backpack-Mid. Blues
Cracker Basket
$198 Lg. Everyday Essentials Basket wi
$34
Lunch Bunch-Plum Crazy
Protector
$112
Grand Cargo Bag-Flutterby
X $40
Cosmetic Trio-Tutti Frutti
X=Already Sponsored
EARLY BIRD GAMES
I I $47 I
Button Basket
I $70 I Mandy-Jazzy Blooms
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Wine & Cheese Basket Set (risers, wine & picnic protectors cutting board lid)
XLg. Duffel, Lg. and Med. Bow Cosmetics-Midnight Blues
DONATIONS
$10
Donation toward any basket
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$20
Donation toward any basket
Name_____________________________Company____________________________
Mailing Address________________________________________________________
Phone____________________________FAX________________________________
**Message, dedication or ad to be listed in program:_____________________________
**Please return this form indicating which item(s) you would like to sponsor along with your check
payable to St. Mary's HSA, Attn: Amanda Schiavoni
For additional information please call 301-274-2998 / [email protected]
All contributions to our SOl(c)(3) agency are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
If needed tax number can be provided.
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Valentine Basket & Bag Bingo /
To Benefit St. Mary's Bryantown HSA
St. Mary's School Hall 13735 Notre Dame Place, Bryantown, MD 20617 Loogaberger and Vera Bradley products as gift items This Bingo is in no way affiliated with or endorsed by the Longaberger Company or Vera Bradley, though the prizes to be won are genuine Longaberger and Vera Bradley products. Saturday, February 7, 2015 Doors Open 6:00pm ~ Games Start 7:00pm Early Bird Games Start at 6:45pm $20 per person for 20 regular games and 4 Specials. Each additional package of 20 Regular Games may be purchased for $5. Additional Specials will be sold for $1 each. Early Bird Games $1 each. *Credit Cards Accepted at the door (VISA, MC, Discover, American Express)* All children must be at least 7 years of age, accompanied by an adult and must have a $20 paid ticket to enter **Raffle, 50/50 Raffle, Great Menu** Daubers For Sale
For reservations or information: Please contact Amanda Schiavoni at [email protected] )
ROCK-A-THON The 2015 Catholic Schools Week Rock-a-thon is upon us, so mark your calendar
for January 30,2015 (Friday) from 7-10pm. No money or pledge sheet is required.
There will be no entrance fee. The theme this year is, "SUPERHEROES."
This year, in addition to your teams of four, 5MB students are allowed to bring a
guest. All participants, 5MB students and guests must be in the 6th, 7th or 8 th grades.
Only one guest per student, and you must turn in a Guest Event Application by
January 27,2015 to your teacher. No guest will be allowed into the event without
this application and prior approval. Each team is responsible for providing their
own rocking chair (only one per team). No chairs are to be brought to school early
or left at school after the event. Rules are the same, one member of the team (SMB
student or guest) must be rocking in the chair at all times. No electronic devices
(cell phones, Ipod, other) are allowed. Cell phones seen being used during the
event will be taken away until the end of the evening.
Decorate your chair and your "area" where you will be rocking any way you like in
accordance with the theme. Prizes will be awarded in several categories. Pizza,
soda and snacks will be provided. Music provided by DJ Joe Morrison.
Parents are required to sign their child and guest in and out for the event. No child
will be allowed in or out of the building without a parent escort. Once the children
have entered the school hall they will not be allowed to exit for any reason other
than to leave the event.
Parents must transport the rocking chair to and from the event Chaperones are needed - contact Wendy Guadagnoli [email protected] Name of Non-5MB
Home School: __________________________________________________
Parent's Names: _____________________________________________________
Home Address: _______________________________________________________
Home Telephone number AND "'..,...". Cell phone number: ________________
of 5MB family/student responsible for guest: __________________________
5MB Student/Parent Voucher: I understand that by signing
good character and will cause no problems at this event.
I verify that my guest is
5MB Parent signature: ______________________________________
Non-5MB Student/Guest
a guest for this event, I
reproach and that I will be a perfect guest at this event.
that my behavior will be
Signature of Guest: _______________________________________
Approved_______
Not Approved _ _ __
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McKays
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What is T.A.P.?
TAP in a nutshell means "tuition assistance". TAP is a popular fundraiser because families don't have to
sell anything. When you purchase TAP cards, you're purchasing gift certificates and prepaid cards that are
used just like cash . You can use TAP cards to purchase everyday expenses like food, clothing, and other
essentials, and with every purchase, you earn tuiition dollars for yourself and support 8t. Mary's Bryantown.
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Every registered 8MB family has an online account, if you don't know how to use it, contact your TAP
coordinator listed below. We can get you earning additional money today.
St. Mary's Bryantown
Bob Horecky - TAP Coordinator (301) 645-91 26 or robert_ [email protected]
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5MB SPIRITWEAR AT LANDS' END
• 5MB spiritwear items are now available from Lands' End!
• A variety of clothing and other items ideal for staff, students and their
families are ready to order.
• Two choices of 5MB logos:
o 5MB's standard logo
o A special commemorative loath Anniversary logo
• Three convenient ways to order:
o Online -- www.landsend.com
o By phone -- Lands' End live help 1.800.963.4816
o From the Sears store/Lands' End RioSR at the St. Charles Towne
Center mall where by this third method only shipping is r n~d!
A customized website of St. Mary's items can be accessed here:
http://www .landsend.com/pp/SchooISearch.html?action=land inq&selectedSchooIN um=900 130519
When ordering, please be sure to reference
5MB's PREFERRED SCHOOL NUMBER
900130519 so our school can earn cash bocR rewards on each purchase.
For further information, please contact Clare Stine (301) 934-3412.
ST MARYS SCHOOL
900130519
Lands' End: your spiritwear source.
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Online: Go to landsend.com/school and create or sign in to
your account. Include your student and school information in My Account (or find
your School using the Preferred School Number Search: 900130519).
Start shopping with your personalized product checklist.
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Phone: Call 1-800-469-2222 and reference your student's
Preferred School Number 900130519, grade level and gender. Our team of
consultants is available 24/7 for assistance.
sears In-Store:
Visit your local Lands' End at Sears store. Our
associates can help you with sizing information and you can place your Preferred
School order online via the store kiosk. Please note, Lands' End at Sears stores
may have a limited product assortment (no logo'd merchandise is available in the
store).
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$20 per couple (ticket sales at the door)
Attire is Dressy Casual to Semi F onnal
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Valentine Grams Order Form
Student receiving gram: _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Grade: _ _
Purchased by:_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
How many:
Candy?_ _ _ __
Non-candy?_ _ _ _ __
Amountdue: (1.50each) _ _ __
Message (optional):
Return form by February 5 with money in envelope labeled Valentine Grams in Mrs.
Vanni's mailbox in the office (c/o Lauren Standish). NO LATE ORDERS Will BETAKEN.
Music has a p,hy~ical Bffect 0:8 kids' br31ins Playing an instrument
- affects are&s related to
emotions and behavior
BY AMY ELLIS
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Parents who have patiently sat
through countless music recitals
and questioned their sanity at
encouraging all those trumpet or
violin lessons need do so no lon­
ger. Even ear-splitting dissonance
has an upside.
. Music training not only helps
children develop fine motor skills
but also aids emotional and be­
havioral maturation, says a new
study, one of the largest to investi­
gate,the effects on brain develop­
J;llent of playing an iIistrument.
Researchers at the University
of Vermont College of Medicine
analyzed. the brain scans of 232
healthy children ages 6 to 18,
specifically: looking at brain de­
velopment in those who played a
musical instrument. (The data­
base they used did not specify
who played which instrument.)
~at we found was [that] the
more a child trained on an instru­
.ment, it accelerated cortical or­
ganization in attention skill, anxi-'
ety management arid emotional
contro(" said psychiatry profes­
sor James Hridziak, director of
the Vermont Center for Children,
Youth and Families-.
The cortex, or outer layer' of
brain, changes in thickness as a
child ~ows and develops. PreVi­
ously, Hudziak and coll~es
between cor­
tical thiCkemng anill thinDing in
various areas of the brain that are
responsible for depressiQ.l1, ag­
gression and atten,tion problems.
This res~ was different.
"I wanted to 10Qk at po~iti.ve
t1llpgs, wnat we believe beJ;!efi,ts
child development," HudZiak
said "What I was smmrised by
was the emotion81 regulaton' re­
gj.ons. Everyone in our cultUre
knows if I lift ... weights, my
biceps will get bigger. The same is
true for the brain. We sllguldn't be
surprised we can train the brain."
Because the study's partici­
pants were all mentally heaJ,):hy,
Hudzi3.k thinks the positive effect
of music training on those who
are not could be significint.
"A kid may still have ADJP)," he
said. "It's the storm around it that
inlproves:'
Inspired by his own research,
the 56-year-old Hudziak decided
to take viola lessons last :r.ear.
"I had this passion for health
promotion in children; it seemed
silly not to do it myself," he said.
Though music isn't his only
health-related extracurricular ac­
tivity - Hudziak also engages in
regular exercise and meditation
- l1-e believes the viola lessons
contribute to his overall wellness,
if not yet to hisplaying ability. He
had just one word for his viola
skills: "Horrible."
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