Congratulations to all of our 8th grade students who competed in the Academic Olympics hosted by Archbishop McCarthy High School on Saturday, September 27th, 2014. Thank you to Mrs. Richards and Mr. Jacobs for coordinating and facilitating the participation in this exciting event, and to all of our teachers who have prepared our 8th graders in these subject areas during their years at St. Gregory.
The following students placed in the competition:
Math – Alejandro Dominguez – 3rd place
P.E. – R.J. Taylor – 1st place
Religion – Judith Day – 1st place, Amirah Alexandre – 3rd place
Science – Cassidy Simas – 1st place
St. Gregory’s Relay Race Team won 1st Place
Relay Race Team Members were Judith Day, Fernando Diaz, Alejandro Dominguez, Annelisse Martinez and Cassidy Simas.
The students who represented their respective categories in the competition were:
Social Studies: Dana Tuyn and Riley DeVito-Hurley
Science: Cassidy Simas and Juansantiago Osorio
Religion: Amirah Alexandre and Judith Day
English Language Arts: Annelisse Martinez and Hannah McCarty
Math: Alejandro Dominguez and Fernando Diaz
PE: RJ Taylor and Alexandra Rizzi
Spanish: Camila Guerrero and Irene Posada
Computer: Jared Hunt and Sean Garcia
Music: Luca Giorgi
Art: Alex Johnson
Thank you for your continued support of our important fund raising event “Walking to the Crusader Carnival.” As a reminder, 10 sponsor sheets are due on Monday, September 29th by 2pm. All students that submit these sponsor sheets by the deadline will be awarded a CARNIVAL THEME OR SPIRIT SHIRT DAY with P.E. shorts on Friday, October 10th, and if they turn in 15 sponsor sheets by October 10th at 2pm they will be awarded a JEANS AND T-SHIRT DAY on THURSDAY, October 30th, 2014. We look forward to another fun Walk-a-thon this year!
The Banner Printing Deadline is October 6th. If you would like to be on our banner, the day of the Walk-a-thon, please call us with your underwriting donation of $250. Please call the Development Office at 954-473-8170.
The day of our Walk-a-thon, Friday, October 17th, is an early release day. The Plantation TCBY Yogurt store, located at 1447 S. University Drive, is hosting a family day for us. For each parish or school family that enjoys the fun and flavor of the new TCBY Frozen Yogurt, the store will donate 10% of all proceeds to benefit our school.
On Friday, September 19th, we had our “Walking to the Crusader Carnival” Kick Off! It was a huge success! Thank you to the Kick-off Team, Rodney and Destry Pethtel, our chairs Gelitza Groves and Ana Leshaw and Ms. Jessica Canino for working so hard on the day’s program. Rodney was our announcer extraordinaire! Destry and Rodney, once again, used their creative treasures and talents to put on a superb show with awesome decorations.
The performances by the St. Gregory School Dancers, under the direction of Ms. Jessica Canino, were outstanding. We also wish to thank our St. Gregory Cheerleaders and their coaches: Mrs. Cindy Shealy, Sami Weidinger and Danielle Serafini for their cheers and spirit! Of course, the stars of the show, our adorable Kindergarteners were awesome! We wish to thank the Kindergarten teachers, Mrs.Saucedo, Mrs. Davis and Mrs. Bolaños along with the Kindergarten assistants, Mrs. Guevara, Mrs. Gonzalez and Ms.Hurst for working so hard with our children. We also thank St. Gregory’s 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Band performance with the wonderful direction of Mr. Tritto, the Band director. Finally we would also like to thank all of the wonderful volunteers who were so instrumental in orchestrating the superb KickOff Performance!
Each child received a packet with instructions and 15 sponsor sheets. There are many incentives and prizes associated with full participation when returning all your sponsor sheets by the due dates. The Walk-a-thon Event is Friday, October 17th, 2014. All family members, including grandparents, are welcome to join in the fun! See you there!
Parents, please join us this Wednesday, September 24th for our first Home and School Association Meeting at 6:45pm in the gym. The St. Gregory Administration will be presenting the new Archdiocese of Miami Report Card. Childcare and refreshments will be provided.