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.