Friday News & Notes 11/15/19

~Bid 4 The Kids: Here is the latest news from your auction committee. Have you read the announcement about the Stem Lab Fund-A-Wish? If you missed, you can learn more here! It is extremely exciting to offer this incredible opportunity to our students. It will help them develop critical thinking skills, collaborating and pushing through obstacles to form a solution. Interested in donating but unsure how to contribute? It is easy! You can complete this form and return to the school office. The committee can do the rest! No donation is too small! Do you love class gifts at the auction? Please consider volunteering your creative skills to help your child(ren)’s class(es) make memorable items that will last a lifetime! The committee is seeking volunteers to coordinate class gifts for each class OR grade. The committee is happy to share ideas with you so you can jump right in to planning. Please contact our Andrea Quann at if you’re able to volunteer!  EVENT TICKETS:
Purchase your tickets before they’re gone! Interested in a VIP Table? There are 9 total VIP tables remaining out of a total 20. They are available on a first come, first served basis. If your party would prefer to purchase your VIP table on a per couple or individual basis, please contact Finance Chair Emily Muehling via email at and she can work with you to set up your party’s VIP Table and payment options.

~Chess Club Tournament: Scheduled for Saturday November 23. Please click here for more details!

~Handmade Christmas Ornaments: Erin Wenham is selling painted, wood-burned, personalized Christmas ornaments.  Erin is a parishioner at Sacred Heart and has students at both Sacred Heart and Dowling Catholic High School.  Erin has donated ornaments to the St. Francis Auction.  She is also selling these personalized ornaments and will donate 20% of all sales back to St. Francis.  Click here to see the flier for information on how to purchase handmade ornaments.  She also has a couple other ornament designs in addition to what is show in the flier.  Please contact her directly with any questions and to place your order.     

~Dowling Athletic camps: There are several winter sports camps. Please click herefor more information or to sign up.

~7th/8th Grade dance:  Friday Nov. 22 @ 7:00pm. St. Joseph’s.  If the Dowling football team makes it to the dome, the dance will be cancelled and NOT rescheduled.  Click here for more info.

~Transportation Reimbursement Form: Don’t forget to fill out the Transportation Reimbursement Form and mail it to your home school district. Click here to find the address of your district. Forms are due on December 1st.