On Nov. 2, the Holy Redeemer System will present the Fall Forensics Competition to be held at St.Nick’s/St. Mary’s in Wilkes-Barre. The theme will be Interpretation of Poetry. Students representing Wyoming Area Catholic for this competition are: Top, Varsity: Sarah Cragle, Isabella Romani, Alexia Mazzarella, Marissa Moran, Juliana Buonsante. James Renfer is the Varsity Moderator and Coach. Bottom, Junior Varsity: Charles Kulick, Bianca Mazzarella, Danielle Morris, Abigail Kolessar, John Morris. Mrs. Josephine Toomey is the Junior Varsity moderator and coach.
The first Wyoming Area Catholic Parent-Teacher guild cash bingo is today, Sunday, Oct, 30, in the School Auditorium from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Participants must be over 18 years old.
The price of tickets is $20.00 and includes 20 regular games and door prize drawings. There will be special games, a bake sale and a 50/50 drawing.
There will be an early dismissal at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 31.
November 2 - End of First Quarter
November 8- Report Cards
November 10 - Parent-Teacher Conferences
November 11 - No School – Veteran’s Day
Parents, relatives, friends and community are invited to attend the All Saints/All Souls Day liturgy on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at St. Cecilia’s Church (St. Barbara’s Parish). At this Mass the students, faculty and the school community will place the list of deceased loved ones on the altar and dedicate this Mass in their memory.
Fr. Paul McDonnell will be the celebrant for this liturgy. The students in grades 1 and 5 will help.
The Halloween parade and class parties will be from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. All grades will dress up and 8th grade will lead the parade. Immediately, following the parade, students will return to their classrooms for a party. Families are invited to watch the parade. Only students will be allowed in the building after the parade.
The Diocesan Forensic League Fall Competition will be conducted on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Nick’s St. Mary’s School in Wilkes-Barre. The following students will represent Wyoming Area Catholic in this competition:
Junior Varsity - Charles Kulick, John Morris, Bianca Mazzarella, Abigail Kolessar, Danielle Morris
Varsity - Juliana Buonsante, Alexia Mazzarella, Marissa Moran, Sarah Cragle, Isabella Romani
Chess club meetings are held from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at SS Peter and Paul in Plains. The November dates are: 1, 8, 15, 29
Conferences are scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10. Parents are asked to return forms with preferred times by November 1.
The students at Wyoming Area Catholic are paying tribute to veterans, both living and deceased, by creating a “Wall of Heroes” for a stage display. Students will talk to their relatives about family members who have served or are serving and complete a “Hero to All” tribute sheet. Students are asked to bring in a picture of their veteran along with their tribute sheet.
The PTG will again sponsor a poinsettia sale during the month of November. Forms will be sent home to order the flowers for the holiday.
The schedule for intramural sports is as follows:
Boys’ Flag Football - Tuesday & Thursday, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Girls’ Flag Football - Wednesday & Friday, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Volley Ball – Monday, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Parents are asked to keep sending in Campbell Soup Labels and Box Tops for Education. The containers for the labels are in the main hallway.