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November 4th - Monday Memo


Nov. 5 – Guy Fawkes Day Dine & Donate @ Hop Creek – 11:00 A.M. -9:00 P.M.

Nov. 6 – Hot Lunch – Hot Dogs, Chips, & Soup -$5

Nov. 11 –Veterans Day – No School – Office Closed- 49ers/Seahawks Monday Night Football Party – 5:00 P.M.

Nov. 12 –15 –Trimester Test/Exams (Full Days)

Nov. 13 – 3-4 Field Trip to Fort Ross -Parents’ Guild Meeting – 3:00 P.M.

Nov. 15 – Fr. Daniel Roa Talk (En Espanol) on Purgatory – 7:00 P.M.

Nov. 27 – Minimum Day – 12:15 Dismissal

Nov. 28-29 – Thanksgiving Break (NO SCHOOL)

Jan 25 – Crab Feed Fundraiser @ Napa Golf Course – 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. (Sign Up Sheet in the Office)


November 4, 2019

St. Charles Borromeo, Bishop


The Christmas wreaths fundraiser is upon us! Thanks to your hard work last year, we set a record by raising $5,275 and I am confident that we can exceed that amount and net $7,000 provided that we follow this easy 5-step process from now until Sunday, Nov. 17th.

1)   Sell as if it ALL depended on you! Our school serves an important mission in the life of the Catholic Church. In order for this to be successful, we need 100% participation. If we all take ownership, we will meet and exceed our goal easily.

2)   Sell in your neighborhood! Almost everybody lives in a neighborhood with an exclusive built-in customer base.

3)   Take advantage of opportunities to sell at your parish! Members of St. Helena Catholic, St. Joan of Arc, Holy Family (Rutherford), the Carmelite Monastery, and St. Thomas Aquinas have been given permission to sell after all Masses on the weekends of Nov. 9-10 and Nov. 16-17.

4)   Parents – Take an order form with you to your place of business during the week!

5)    Sell to your grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins!


As I often remind the students, you are our best salespeople and with just a little effort, you can accomplish great things. 


It was a shorter week than anticipated @ Kolbe-Trinity due to the unexpected closure on Monday, Oct. 28 due to power being out, but we rebounded on Tuesday to have a very productive short three-day school week. Thank you to the 1-2 students, their parents, and Miss Wilson for another beautiful All Saints presentation in the chapel on Tuesday. Congratulations to the 5-6 students, their parents, and Mrs. Fidler on a wonderful performance of “The Pirates of Penzance” at this year’s “Opera a la Carte” with the San Francisco Opera Company. Our short week concluded with an afternoon of Halloween fun. Thank you to all of the parents who participated in this year’s trunk-or-treat and to the high school student government for putting on another great program of activities.


Upcoming School Events


Nov. 5 (Tomorrow!) – Guy Fawkes Day Dine & Donate @ Hop Creek Gastropub/Nanobrewery– 11:00 A.M. -9:00 P.M. – BRING ATTACHED FLYER!


“Remember, remember, the 5th of November.” Tomorrow, thanks to good people @ Hop Creek Gastropub/Nanobrowery in Browns Valley, we have been offered a dine & donate opportunity in which a whopping 20% of proceeds from your bill will be donated back to Kolbe-Trinity! Come on your lunch break with your co-workers or bring your family for dinner anytime between 11:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. You MUST bring the attached flyer and either display it on your phone or print out a copy.


Nov. 11 –Veterans Day – No School – Office Closed- 49ers/Seahawks Monday Night Football Party – 5:00 P.M.


Please join us next Monday evening for a fun night of food and football as the 8-0 San Francisco 49ers take on the 7-2 Seahawks what is shaping up to be a great Monday Night Football matchup. Prices and menu TBD.


Nov. 12 –15 –Trimester Test/Exams (Full Days)


First trimester exams will take place next Tuesday, Nov. 12 – Friday, Nov. 15th. Unlike past years, these days will be full days and exams will take place during the regularly scheduled class period with the exception of high school students who will have two-hour exams in history, literature, and theology. No additional homework will be assigned during the week for students who will be taking exams.


Help Support Kolbe-Trinity Graduate Michael Rowles!


Kolbe-Trinity alumnus Michael Rowles is doing fundraising for a service trip to Guatemala to provide medical support and build homes for the less fortunate. This trip is organized through the University of Mary Physical Therapy program and provides outreach for underprivileged farming communities in Guatemala. He is looking to raise money for the travel expenses and to be able to donate supplies to the families in need. Any support that you can provide for this trip will be greatly appreciated! If you would please share his GoFundMe page on Facebook and spread the word that would be amazing! If you are interested in donating, the GoFundMe link is . If you would like to send a check his address is 1214 E Ave C, Bismarck, N 58501. Thank you so much for the support and God bless!


Prayer Requests

Please pray for former Kolbe Academy student (and my classmate) Michael Arribage who is currently battling stage-4 kidney cancer and also for John Carr who was recently diagnosed with cancer and has begun treatment.



Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam

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