December 4th, 2019 Wednesday Newsletter

Be A Saint - Pray, Learn, & Love
The Week Ahead
December 4:
    NET Night 5:30pm
December 5:
    Chess Club 2:40-4pm
December 6:
    St. Nick's Day
    Spirit Day
    Parish Night of Prayer 7pm
December 7:
    Santa Breakfast & Workshop
December 8:
   School Mass Sunday 10:30am
   Donut Sunday
   PRISM Food Drive
December 9:
    Mass for the Immaculate Conception 8:30am led by 3rd grade
December 10:
   Parish Penance Service 7pm
December 11:
   School Penance Service 10am
   Band Concert 6pm
December 12:
   Christmas  concert rehearsal at BSM
   Chess Club 2:40-4pm
December 13:
   Parent's Night Out 5:30-9pm
December 14:
   Women's Morning of Reflection 8am
December 15:
   Christmas Concert 4pm at BSM
Sign up to Volunteer at Santa Workshop!
Good Shepherd 2nd grader, Emma Pikul, is heading to Africa for Christmas. She is collecting lightly used tennis shoes to take to the kids in Mokolodi Village. If you have shoes to donate, please drop off at the school office. Thank you!
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Need to finish your Christmas shopping?
Looking for a night out without your children?
Take advantage of Good Shepherd’s Parent’s Night Out! Open to children who are potty trained through 6th grade. 
Classroom Highlights
1st Grade
The 1st graders made beautiful homemade nativity scenes to mark the beginning of Advent!
Music Class
The Kindergarten - 6th grade students are busy preparing for the Christmas concert! Please join us for the concert on December 15th at 4pm at Benilde St. Margaret's. 
Preschool parents are invited to a preschool concert on December 18th at 2pm in the Good Shepherd Social Hall!
This Advent season, Good Shepherd Spirit Club will be collecting gifts for PRISM. There will be Angel Trees by the school office and in the church gathering space. We invite you to take an angel (or angels) from the tree. Click here for gift ideas and more information.
Home & School News
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Parish News
Help Wanted!
Substitute Teacher: Good Shepherd is looking for people with an education background who would be interested in being an occasional sub in our building. Please contact Angie Ruehle at for more information.

Lunchroom Volunteer: We are looking for more lunchroom volunteers! Volunteers enjoy the company of others as well as helping to serve lunch, eat, and clean up. There is no lifting or cooking involved. Hours are from 11:15am to 1:00pm on the day that you choose to help. You can choose to volunteer weekly, biweekly or what ever fits your schedule. Thanks to our wonderful volunteers for the generosity of their time and effort! Your help is greatly appreciated. Please call the lunchroom at 763-545-4285 X813 or email if you are interested!
• WHAT: The Gala needs your help! We are seeking sponsors for this year’s gala!!
• WHO: Anyone can sponsor the event! It can be you, your company, a family member, friend, or local business willing to support the school. The best way to secure sponsorships are through personal connections with businesses.
• HOW CAN I HELP? Do you know a business that would support our school? All sponsorships are tax deductible. See included list of sponsorship options. For questions or to secure a sponsorship contact or at 763-545-4285.
Sponsor Levels
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Activities in the Community:
7 Movements Dance Classes

Good Shepherd School is a Catholic community, dedicated to the development of the whole child. We foster the spiritual, intellectual, moral, emotional, social, and physical growth of each child by providing a quality Catholic education. Our fellowship helps us to grow in our love for God, his Church, his people, and all of his creation.
Good Shepherd School         145 Jersey Ave S, Golden Valley, MN 55426       763-545-4285

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