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August 7th - Tuesday Memo

 

August 10 – New Parent/Family Orientation – 6:30 – 8:00 P.M.

August 11 (SA) – Back to School Picnic @ Kolbe-Trinity – 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.

August 13,14/16-17 – Professional Development for Faculty and Staff

August 13th – Faculty/Staff Retreat @ Sweetwater Retreat House – OFFICE CLOSED

August 15 – Solemnity of the Assumption – Holy Day of Obligation – OFFICE CLOSED

August 18 (SA) – August Saturday Workday – 8:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Aug 22- First Day of School!

 

August 7, 2018

St. Sixtus II, Pope and Companions, Martyrs – St. Cajetan, Priest

St. Donatus, Bishop & Martyr (Traditional Calendar)

 

From the Headmaster, John Bertolini

 

Congratulations to Kolbe-Trinity alumni newly-weds George and Anna Bakh (Arend) who were united in holy matrimony this past Saturday, August 4th!Congratulations also to the Bakh and Arend families who have had multiple children graduate from Kolbe-Trinity. May God continue to richly bless you!

 

In a little more than two weeks, school will be beginning! Classrooms are going to be set up by the end of this week and our faculty and staff will be beginning their professional development with a retreat at the Sweetwater Retreat House in Guerneville on Sunday, August 12th and ending at the diocesan professional development day on Friday, August 17th.

 

Please see the upcoming school events section for more important details.

 

 

Upcoming School Events

 

August 10 – New Parent Orientation – 6:30 – 8:00 P.M.

 

Given the large influx of new families this year (22 to be exact!), we will be having a special new parent/family orientation this coming Friday, August 10th from6:30 -8:00 P.M. The evening will begin with a casual meet-and-greet featuring light appetizers and drinks, followed by short presentations by myself and dean of students, Phil Duncan, leaving half an hour for questions and answers. This event is VERY IMPORTANT for families who have never had children enrolled at Kolbe-Trinity, particularly those coming from other schools.  Please make every effort to attend.

 

August 11 (SA) – Back to School Semi-Potluck Picnic @ Kolbe-Trinity – 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.

 

This coming Saturday, August 11th from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M., we will be inaugurating a new tradition: a Back-to-School Picnic before the start of the school year! This will give parents and students, particularly those who are new to the school, a chance to meet current parents and students in a more informal setting before we all get down to the important business of education. The school will be providing hot dogs, hamburgers, beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks.  Parents withlast names beginning A-H are kindly requested to bring a side dish to share while parents with last names beginning I-Z are kindly requested to bring a dessertto share.

 

News and Updates

 

Help Needed for Miss Wilson this Week

 

Miss Wilson is kindly requesting help for somebody to assemble two new storage cabinets in her new classroom this week. Please text her directly at 707-320-7069 to coordinate the installation. Thank you for your kind assistance.

 

Upcoming Community Events

 

The Knights of Columbus invites you to a Father / Son Campout August 17 - 19 in the Sierras near Lake Spaulding.  It is not necessary to be a Knight to attend. Please contact Tim Eggers at 707-337-5645 for more information. 


Prayer Requests

Please continue to keep Chuck Rowles and his entire extended family in your prayers so that he will be ultimately cured of his stage-4 colon cancer, and that he can return to enjoying a full and active life with his family and friends. Chuck’s son, Chris, posts updates on the websites listed below. Please continue to pray the St. Peregrine Novena found below as well.

Caringbridge: https://www.caringbridge.org/visit/charlesrowles


Wonderwe
https://wonderwe.com/4ugdxxl

(Donations should go through WonderWe, donations through Caring Bridge do not help Chuck)

St. Peregrine Novena
http://www.praymorenovenas.com/st-peregrine-novena/

 

 

Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam,

 

John Bertolini
Headmaster

Kolbe Academy & Trinity Prep