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Tuesday, September 29, 2009
High School Information Night
High School Information Night for 8th grade students will take place on Thursday, October 8, from 7:30 – 9:00p.m. All of the local Diocesan Catholic High Schools will be here to present and disseminate information to parents and students.
Save the Date! The St. Simon Parish PLG presents….
A Family Halloween Monster Mash! ?Friday, October 16, 2008 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. St. Simon Parish Center
Maria Crowder has volunteered to chair this event. Thank you Maria!
Introducing weekly Gift Card/Scrip ordering!
Saint Simon is now offering the chance to order Gift Card Scrip in the Tuesday envelope! What is Gift Card Scrip?
Download the attachment to find out more or go to the link and get more information.
PDF Attached or go to: http://school.stsimon.org/scrip--escrip
NASA’S IMPACT DAY!
Friday, October 9th, 2009 (events begin October 8th at 5:30pm)
Come view the separation of a rocket from its spacecraft and watch as it crashes into a crater and explodes onto the moon!
NASA is looking for signs of water on the moon. On IMPACT DAY, the debris that is expelled from the crash will be recorded and analyzed. Will they find water?
Visit http://www.lcross.arc.nasa.gov to learn more.
It’s a giant sleepover on the NASA campus!
The NASA campus opens at 5:30pm for your arrival on Thursday, OCTOBER 8th
There will be tons of family events including guest speakers, moon movies, popcorn and fun!!!!! AND ITS FREE!
Bring your sleeping bags, lawn chairs, and flashlights, no tents it’s all open air!
Breakfast will be available for purchase.
Tentative Schedule of events:
At 6:50pm we will view he separation of the rocket from the satellite.
Followed by 2-3 guest speakers- one of the speakers will be Charlie Duke, Apollo astronaut who walked on the moon!
Overnight moon movies start at 8:00pm.
At 3:30 am families will be awakened to watch the IMPACT on a big screen, actual impact time is slated for 4:50am.
RSVP to Laura Gremett at email@example.com with your intent to participate in this historic event. And yes, it’s a school night!
NASA Assembly a Success!
Thank you to Brian Day and Liza Coe (St. Simon parent) from NASA-Aims Research Center for coming to the school last Friday afternoon to give a presentation on the EXCITING moon mission they are planning. It was great to see photos of rocket ships, learn how they are going to crash into the moon, and watch as scientists look for signs of water.
If you want to learn more see the attached NASA flyer.
Thanks again Brian and Liza for bringing science alive for our students!!!
Magazine Drive Update
The magazine drive has concluded and we raised $60,097 in subscriptions which is a little over $24,000 to Saint Simon School! Great Job Students! The cumulative prizes have been ordered and are expected to be delivered in two ˆthree weeks. When they arrive, they will be distributed to the students via their homeroom classes. I would like to thank Mrs. Harrison and Mrs. Farrell for their all their accounting work and guidance. Thank you to all the parents who volunteered on book-keeping days, popsicle day and churro day. Thank you to Krystal Bellinger Martinelli for coordinating the Magazine Drive.
Notification of Asbestos Re-inspections
To: Parents and Staff of St. Simon Parish School
From: Kathy Almazol, Superintendent of Schools
Date: September 29, 2009
In compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), in the fall of 1988 we performed inspections of each of our school buildings for asbestos-containing building materials. The inspection findings and asbestos management plans have been on file in each school administrative office since that time.
Previously the EPA required us to perform reinspections of the asbestos materials every three years. During the Fall of 2004 and 2005 the areas were reinspected. The results of the reinspections are reviewed and any recommended actions we should take to safely manage each asbestos material in our building are acted upon. New EPA requirements require reinspections on a six month cycle. The reinspections will begin again in the Fall of 2008.
All of the brown 9 x 9 floor tiles in the janitor’s closet were removed in the year 2000 and replaced with off-white 12 x 12 floor tile. The flex board in the restrooms was removed in the year 2000. All of the asbestos-containing flue tape located in the school has been removed. Contractors certified for the removal of asbestos did all of the above work.
All asbestos containing building materials in your school are in good condition to our knowledge and we will continue to manage them in place, as recommended by the accredited management planner.
This notification must be inserted into the management plan in the school's administrative office. Everyone is welcome to view this anytime during normal school hours. The Asbestos Program Manager, Ian Abell, is available to answer any questions you may have about asbestos in our buildings at (408) 983-0288.
Steven M. Clossick
"Patience is the companion of wisdom." --- Saint Augustine
Tue, September 29, 2009
by Steven Clossick