Mazzuchelli News

February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine's Day! 

 

Greetings from your principal:

As the weather turned colder for a short spell this week, our thoughts turned to the springtime and the 2nd annual Mazzuchelli Mudder. On Thursday we had a kick-off assembly for this Parent Association-sponsored fund(d)-raising event which is scheduled for Fri., May 15. That's still three months away but the enthusiasm among the students is already growing. More specific information will be coming your way in the upcoming weeks. In the meantime, we hope to see you at Parent-Teacher Conferences next Monday or Wednesday night if you weren't here last night. We have many successes to celebrate!

Upcoming Dates:

Monday, February 17  Parent Teacher Conferences 4:00-8:00 pm

Wednesday, February 19  Parent Teacher Conferences 4:00-8:00 pm

Thursday, February 20 & 21  No school

Wednesday, February 26  Ash Wednesday Mass @ Wahlert High School 10:00 am

Thursday, February 27  2nd Trimester Concert 9:00 am & 7:00 pm

Friday, February 28  Eagle Pride Friday

Wednesday, March 4   End of Second Trimester

Wednesday, March 4  Parent Association Meeting in the commons @ 6:30 pm

Events

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent-Teacher Conferences are designed for families to meet with the child's mentor and teachers to discuss information that is already available via PowerSchool, Edmodo, the Summit platform, and the progress report. Because current technology offers access to this information, no significant surprises should be anticipated during Conferences. Parents who choose to attend Conferences should sign up for a 15-minute time slot under their child's mentor's name. The "OPEN" times indicated below are for parents to visit with teachers in the arena-style set-up in the Commons and in the gym. No specific appointments with teachers will be scheduled during the "OPEN" times. The same 4:00-8:00PM schedule will be used on all three Conference days: Thurs., Feb. 13 & Mon., Feb. 17 & Wed., Feb. 19.

4:00-4:30 OPEN

4:30-4:45 Mentor

4:45-5:00 Mentor

5:00-5:45 OPEN

5:45-6:00 Mentor

6:00-6:15 Mentor

6:15-7:00 OPEN

7:00-7:15 Mentor

7:15-7:30 Mentor

7:30-8:00 OPEN

The instructions that outline the sign-up process were emailed out to parents today and can also be found on the Mazzuchelli webpage under “Quick Links” or by clicking here. If you need assistance, please contact Kelly McDermott in the school office at kmcdermott@holyfamilydbq.org or 563-582-1198 ext. 455. The conference scheduling site opened on Saturday, February 1 at 8:00AM.

 

WCHS Course Selection Sessions

Incoming ninth-grade students and their families are invited to attend one of Wahlert Catholic High School's upcoming Course Selection Sessions on Monday, Feb. 10 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. or Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9  - 10:30 a.m. in Wahlert's John and Alice Butler Science Wing. Students will be able to request their 2020-2021 courses with a Wahlert Catholic advisor. Please note, that no priority is given to students who attend the first session. Students will have the same opportunity to request courses at either session. To prepare, view the course selection information at holyfamilydbq.org/wchs/guidance

 

Second Trimester Concert
Please join us for our 2nd Trimester Concert.  It will be on Thursday, February 27 at 9:00 am and 7:00 pm in the Mazzuchelli Gym.  The concert will feature the 6th grade band, 7/8 band, MazzJazz, the 6th grade choir, and the 7/8 choir.  As an added bonus, Ignite! Show Choir will join us for the evening concert.  Students  should plan to be in the gym by 8:30 am and 6:30 pm, respectively. This is a required performance for the participants, and 7th grade is responsible for cleaning up after.  This is going to be a great night of music making and we hope you can join us!

 

Spelling Bee

The Regional Spelling Bee will be held at Loras College on Saturday,  March 14.

 

 

 

 

News

MathCounts Congratulations!!!

On Saturday, February 8, four students from Mazzuchelli participated in the regional MathCounts competition.  Team members were Bennett Dolter, Walter Freund, Nick Klapatauskas, and Alison Munshower.  Congratulations to Alison, who placed first as an individual and will represent Mazzuchelli at the state level in March!

 

Staff Conference Meals

If you would like to participate in the Staff Conference Meals you may do so on Sign Up Genius by clicking here.  This sign up includes items needed for the February 13th, 17th, and 19th conference meals. If you are new to this sign up you will find it super easy to use. If you have any questions or concerns you may contact Barb Cox via email our7sons95@gmail.com or phone at 563-580-0454.

 

Tuition Assistance

The tuition assistance application for next school year is now available at online.factsmgt.com/aid and the deadline to apply is April 15, 2020.

Tuition assistance help nights are scheduled for:

  • Wednesday, February 26, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. and
  • Thursday, March 26, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

These sessions will take place in the Holy Family central office at 2005 Kane Street.  An optional informational meeting will be held during the first half hour each night.  If you plan to attend the informational meeting and/or need childcare for a session, please RSVP to Katie Tracy at ktracy@holyfamilydbq.org.

 

Yearbook Help

Your help would be greatly appreciated. With sports and other activities beginning soon. I could use your help with taking pictures of the different activities. When you do take some photos please email them to mpfiffner@holyfamilydbq.org for possible use in the yearbook.

 

Attendance

If a student will be absent, late or leaving early parents or guardians must call the school office at 563.582.1198 or email dsavary@holyfamilydbq.org and kmcdermott@holyfamilydbq.org before 8:00 am. If the absence is planned in advance, the office should be notified with a telephone call, email or parent note with dates and reason for absence.

 

Mass Schedule

https://www.holyfamilydbq.org/wchs/campus-ministry/mass-schedules/

 

Eagle Pride Fridays

Students may wear Wahlert / Mazzuchelli / Eagle t-shirts, sweatshirts, and other cover garments on Fridays. All other dress code regulations apply.

 

 

 

 

 

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