First Lutheran School Messenger
Isaiah 40:31 “…but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles;…”
Issue No. 6 October 6, 2022
Here we are, entering the most beautiful New England month, in my humble opinion. There has been a nip in the morning air these past few days; it is definitely Fall……Reminder that hoodies, sweaters, sweatshirts must still be one solid color or FLCS gear. Online school store for apparel will stay open through October 31st, and items will arrive in November. Go to: hsgsports.com and click on our school link.
Our church and school have accepted a Thrivent Financial challenge to “Feed the Northeast.” We are collecting non-perishable food items for Margaret’s Pantry, our local food bank. Please bring your items to the narthex (front of the church, inside) or have your children give them to their teachers. If we are among the first 100 organizations to collect and deliver 500 items, the pantry will receive a $500 check from Thrivent in addition to the food. Please join us in this noble effort.
I want to say thank you for your participation in schoolstore.com as a conduit to online shopping. The first two weeks raised over $300 for the Principal’s Fund, which is used to pay for school needs/wants that are not covered in the budget. You have also generously donated over $2600 dollars to teachers for purchasing classroom items through the “Caring for Classrooms” option of schoolstore.com. Totally awesome! The teachers are most appreciative.
Mid-Quarter progress reports went home Tuesday. These are meant to inform you of your child’s current progress in each graded course. Please make sure to sign and return your child’s report. Official parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for November 4th, but teachers will certainly be happy to speak with you before then if you agree on a discussion time.
The big October event for our school is the ever popular “Trunk or Treat. Details may be found elsewhere in this Messenger. God Bless!
In His Service, By His Grace,
Hot Dog Friday 10/7 ~ No School ~ In-Service Day
Chick-Fil-A Monday 10/10 ~ No School ~ Columbus Day
Pizza Wednesday 10/12 ~ Money collected Tuesday 10/11
Hot Dog Friday 10/14 ~ Money collected Thursday 10/13
Chick-Fil-A Monday 10/17 ~ Money collected Friday 10/14
First Lutheran Church and School will once again be collecting gently used and new toys for our toy sale on Saturday, November 26th. The toy sale benefits families in need to help make their Christmas more affordable. Along with toys this year we are going to have a gently used Christmas shop. If you have gently used Christmas decorations you no longer need, consider donating them. It is a free will offering for all shoppers. All donations can be put in fellowship hall on the stage. Thank you for being part of the awesome event. Any questions contact Bonnie at 508-240-4294 or email email@example.com
Trunk or Treat will be returning this year on Friday, October 28th. Flyers will go home with next week’s Messenger.
Thank you to those who attended our last PTO meeting. Trunk or Treat and the Christmas Shoppe were the topics. All office positions were filled:
President – Yamira Engle
Vice President – Lashanda Stone
Secretary – Sheena Yiznitsky
Co-Treasurers – Linda Rex & Laura Machak
Please consider joining us for our next meeting on Nov 7th where our focus will be the Christmas Shoppe
Dates To Remember
Friday, October 7th ~ Professional Development ~ No School
Monday, October 10th ~ Columbus Day ~ No School
Monday, October 24th ~ Christian Drama Club ~ 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 25th ~ Picture Retakes
Friday, October 28th ~ ½ day of school ~ end of 1st quarter
Friday, October 28th ~ Trunk or Treat ~ 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 1st ~ Feed My Faith ~ 6:00 p.m.