The first grade began their Rainbow Journey of Lent together in their classroom when they discussed that red was the “Heart of Love” and how they can show love to others. They ended their Rainbow Journey of Love together with their class online when they discussed that purple is “Forgiveness” and how they feel when they are forgiven and when they offer forgiveness. The first grade also discussed how God’s love and forgiveness for us is far greater than we can ever give, receive or imagine. God loved us so much that He gave us His only Son so we can have our sins forgiven. Just like the rainbow is a symbol of hope, Lent and Holy Week, though a time of sadness, give us hope for our eternal happiness with God.
Due to the uncertainty of the current COVID-19 virus situation, Mary of Nazareth Catholic school made the decision to work with our parents for the long term. We choose not to treat this as an extension of Flexible Instruction Days. We have become a complete cyberschool. Teachers are running their own independent classrooms with all subjects. There is real time instruction, homework, and assessments. Just as would happen if we were in a traditional setting. Mary of Nazareth school is already able to teach online for the duration of the virus outbreak. Our instruction methods and learning will continue without interruption or change even if the shelter in place order is extended by the State of Pennsylvania. -Sue Walters EdTech Teacher/STEM Coordinator Mary of Nazareth Catholic School
Parents/Students. You have received information from the school through parent emails, Option C, and Google Classroom. NOW is the time to check your devices and make sure you are connected and signed in. Do not wait until Monday. Prayers that everyone is safe and healthy.
Parents/Guardians, I just received notice that because of the governor's recent order, the school is shut down with absolutely no admittance until further notice. I am working on plan B for Sarris candy and lunches. Lynda McFarland Principal
Congratulations to our Super Scratch Mania WINNER.
Please use the following link from the MNCS Website to contact Mrs. Walters about any issues logging into the school devices. Please send a request ticket even if you have already emailed her, to make sure all issues are resolved. Thank you. http://bit.ly/MNCShelp
UPDATE - Students will be off March 16-20 while teachers have in service training. At home instruction will begin Monday, March 23. Information will be forthcoming as we trying to make at home learning manageable for all families during this unprecedented time.
MNCS will be closed from March 16 until March 30, 2020. All activities are also cancelled. Students will have March 16th and 17th off. More information will be forthcoming about At Home Instruction that begins on Wednesday, March 18
Preventing the Spread of the Coronavirus in Catholic Schools A letter from Michelle Peduto, director of Catholic Schools. https://www.diopitt.org/preventing-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-in-catholic-schools
There will be NO school on Monday, March 16. Mass has been cancelled 3/13. Students can wear their regular uniforms tomorrow. The musical has been suspended for the time being.
NOTICE Mandated by Diocesan Central Administration All extra-curricular school activities are suspended. This is not an exhausted list. Stations of the Cross Friday Mass School Musical All sports Girl Scouts Quiz Bowl Science Fair Thank you!
Uniform Fitting There will be a uniform fitting for students entering kindergarten through grade 8 on May 28 from 5:00-6:30 in the library.
Please click on the link below to see the beautiful pictures from our annual Father Daughter Dance. The memories will last a lifetime. https://photosbyjoyce.shootproof.com/gallery/11658693/
Cornhole Just a reminder: The Cornhole Tournament is next Saturday at MNCS. If you haven't submitted your registration form and fee, you have until Monday. If you need information or have questions, please contact Amy - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sacrament of Reconciliation for students in grades 3-8 will take place on Monday, March 30 beginning at 12:30 p.m.
WAY TO GO VARSITY BOYS The Varsity Boys basketball team put muscle into their hustle last night with a sweet victory over their opponent. The team worked like a well oiled machine and led the game from the first shot, a three pointer, and they never looked back. Congratulations to the entire team and especially to the coaches who have worked so hard to get them to playoff level. You make me proud.
Girl Scout Cookie Pick Up If you ordered Girl Scout cookies, the cookie pick up is tomorrow from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the back foyer by the gym.
Reminder Tomorrow, February 17, 2020 is a snow make up day. Everyone should report to school as usual.
Valentine's Day We want to thank all the Valentine Party parents who came today to create wonderful Valentine memories with the students. Everyone enjoyed the day.
Tomorrow, February 13, we will celebrate Valentine's Day. Students and faculty will have a dress down day. Please dress down appropriately.
There is a two hour delay today, Feb 7. Everyone is to report to school at 10:15.
Thank you Mia and Livia for coming to Mary of Nazareth for a Shadow Day. We enjoyed having you with us today. Hope to see you next year.
Welcome East Catholic Students, Livia and Mia who will be shadowing at MNCS
Open House for East Catholic Families February 10, 2020 6:30 p.m. Please join us for Q & A and to meet families and make friends.
Don’t forget to come to Open House tomorrow, Thursday, January 30, 2020. 6:30-8:00
We are popping our buttons because we just received a $1000.00 grant from Target and an $8000.00 grant for safety and security. Kudos to our Development Director, Amy Sullivan
Congratulations to our students for their first place ribbon at the Festival of Trees and to our Girl Scouts for their first place ribbon at the same event.