New Year Jan. 11, 2020
January 11, 2020
Happy and healthy New Year 2020 to all of our school families. The new year brings a load of events and activities. We will continue celebrating the school’s 70th jubilee with several more upcoming events, most notably, a children’s day – Vaikų Šventė – in March. All the events are listed in the Lithuanian version of this newsletter.Here are some of the more notable ones:
Jan. 18 end of first semester; teachers post grades; report cards distributed the following week
Jan 25-26 Teachers’ Conference. Saturday morning 9:15, our guest speaker from Lithuania will present ideas of teaching language through games and play. The older students will participate in a simposium.
Feb. 1-2 Confirmation candidates’ retreat
Feb. 15 no school
Feb.22 Blynu Balius
Feb. 29 Commemoration of Lithuanian independence
Mar. 21 Funeral Mass for Richie Reivydas; older students may attend
Mar. 28 Children’s Day – festivities and children’s choir visiting from Lietuva
Apr. 11 Easter break
April 18-19 Lithuania’s newest cardinal Sigitas Tamkevicius visits; all students and families attend Sunday Mass to greet the cardinal.
May 2 Mother’s Day celebration
May 10 Confirmation 11 a.m. Mass
May 16 Last full day and Kiskiu end-of-year
May 30 Commencement
SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL – this SATURDAY 3pm. Lithuanian entry Keliones Namo (Journeys Home). Info found on consulate website and from 7th grade teacher Jurgita Warren.