Rocket Report - May 27, 2011
Dabney Set to Retire; Mass on Wednesday to Honor Her
over thirty five of service to Catholic Schools, Mrs. Karen Dabney is
set to retire from her ministry of teaching. St. Roch Catholic
School is losing one its finest teachers and a person who has brought
joy to both students and staff members for many years.
Dabney is a graduate of St. Mary of the Woods College where she
earned a bachelors degree in elementary education. She later
earned her master’s degree from I.U.P.U.I. She has taught in
Mississippi, Warren Township, but has spent the majority of her
teaching career at St. Roch Catholic School.
Dabney is married to Tom and has three beautiful children Guy, Tammy,
and Brandon. Mrs. Dabney has four grandchildren (all boys!) and
plans on spending quality time with them upon retirement.
teacher Mr. Gallamore paid tribute to Mrs. Dabney by stating, “Mrs.
Dabney has been a pleasure to teach with. Her professionalism
and dedication to her students will always be remembered. She
will be missed by all.”
Wednesday, June 1st
St. Roch Catholic School will hold a Mass in Mrs. Dabney’s honor.
Please join us as we celebrate her career and her service to
Catholic schools. Mass begins at 9:00 a.m. “During
this Mass we get to honor the hard work and love that Mrs. Dabney has
given to our school. She has loved and served our kids and her
co-workers. Her lifetime of devotion to the ministry of teaching will
be celebrated and honored,” said Principal Joe Hansen.
join us as on Wednesday, June 1st as we recognize Mrs.
Grade Graduation Set
the evening on June 1st,
at 6:30 p.m. the class of 2011 will graduate from St. Roch Catholic
Class of 2011 has done a great job in leading our school. They
have had a very successful 8th grade year.
to graduates: Paul Annee, Madison Brehob, Ethan Briggeman,
Olivia Brown, Renee Buckel, Anthony Cento, Cassie Davis, Daniel Day,
Grayson Ellis, Isabella Garcia, Anthony Greene, Haley Hale, Kate
Koenig, Lennon Lucid, Anna Madden, Mallory Morgan, Erik Nelson,
Steven Ramsey, Christian Schmoll, Bailey Schnell, Lukas Springman,
of luck to the Class of 2011!
for your support of Grandparents’ Day 2011.
day began with Mass at 10:30 a.m. followed by a reception in the
school cafeteria. Classrooms were open for grandparents and guests to
loved having our grandparents visit!
Day is set for June 2, 2011. Parent volunteers are needed to
set-up, cook, serve lunch, clean-up, run games, tear down, and fill
water balloons. If you cannot join the festivities, but would
like to donate items, please send water balloons, regular balloons,
sidewalk chalk, bubbles, foam balls, noodles (pool type), inner
tubes, splash balls, waffle balls, or frisbees.
thanks to Peggy Cunningham for her commitment in organizing Field
Place is the new Pub at Southport and Bluff Rd. It is a Pub and
therefore, must be 21 to enter. They have a great Sunday
breakfast and are looking for more business on Sunday mornings.
Starting this Sunday, May 22nd, if you come in for
breakfast and bring your bulletin, they will give 5% of your total
bill back to St. Roch.
will offer this deal May 29, June 5,12,19, and 26th.
come on down to Robby’s Place and don’t forget your bulletin.
family should have received a booklet for Roncalli Summer Camps. As
you will notice, football and volleyball camps start the week of June
6th. St. Roch is very supportive of our students wanting to attend
we are still in school until Tuesday, June 7th, students who choose
to participate in these camps will not be counted as absent from
school. In many cases, students can be at school for part of the
instructional day. We do ask that the students promptly return
students after the camp is over. If you are carpooling with another
family, we will need written permission for your child to leave with
questions need to be directed to the school office at 784-9144.
will be a Womens Club meeting on Monday, June 13th, at 7pm, in the
Parish Life Center. In this meeting we will be discussing
the upcoming Sparkler Party.
women are welcome to join. If you would like to help out at
the Sparkler Party on Friday, July 1st, please feel free to come
you can not make it to the next meeting on June 13th, but would
like to join Womens Club, continue to check the bullitin for
future dates. We will be meeting once a month.
you have any questions you can contact me at:
Woods Swim Team
you ready for another fun summer in the pool? The MWP Marlins Swim
Team is a recreational summer swim team open to anyone age 5 to 17
years old. Come and bring your friends and family to Sign-Up
Night on Wednesday, May 18 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. inside the
clubhouse located at 6760 Yellowstone Parkway.
are always looking for new swimmers. Please talk to your friends,
neighbors and family about joining the team. It's a great place for
young swimmers to learn to be confident and safe in the water while
having a great time. For questions, you
email them at email@example.com
Moore Co-ED Youth Football Camps
Moore, current Indianapolis Colt and former Cardinal Ritter football
player, will host a co-ed football camp at the University of
camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. June 13th
through the 18th.
Cost of the camp is $40.00 per day. Campers may attend one day
or the entire six days.
NFL players will attend this camp including Pierre Garcon’, who
will be in attendance daily. Peyton Manning is also scheduled to make
an appearance on Saturday, June 18th.
register at www.DevinMoreCamps.com
by June 3rd.
Day (NO SCHOOL)
May 30, 2011
June 1, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.
June 2, 2011
June 3, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Make Up Day
June 6, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. (No After Care)
June 7, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. (No After Care)
Baker – Free Football Camp
Baker, defensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins and graduate of St.
Pius and Bishop Chatard High School invites 5th
grade boys and girls to his free football camp at Bishop Chatard High
will be NFL players coaching along with college and high school
players. All kids will receive a free shirt, meal and prizes.
The camp is June 25th.
See Mrs. Brown in the office for a flyer with further information.
Day at Kings Island
is excited to announce huge savings for CYO Kings Island Day which is
scheduled for Wednesday, July 27, 2011. Tickets for this year’s CYO
Kings Island Day can be purchased for $24.99 through the CYO Office.
When you consider that the regular admission price is $51.99, you can
save an amazing amount of money per ticket by going to Kings Island
on July 27.
purchase tickets simply send a check for the full amount of your
tickets to the CYO Office, 580 East Stevens Street, Indianapolis,
Indiana 46203 along with your mailing address and we will mail the
tickets directly to you. Tickets ordered via mail must be ordered by
Tuesday, July 19th so that they can be mailed in a timely manner.
Girls Create Music Summer Songwriting Camp
of Indiana brings you their annual camp in partnership with the
Tarkington Civic Theatre. This unique musical experience for girls
and young women ages 9-16 will feature live performances by many of
the city’s top women musicians.
weeklong day camp will give the participants training in multiple
instruments, music theory, lyric writing, performance technique,
vocal instruction and more. The culminating performance on July 2nd
will feature the campers performing their own musical creations with
one another for an outstanding youth artist showcase!
are limited, so please submit your application today to enroll the
budding songwriter in your life a one-of-a-kind setting with
respected musicians from across the state. Dates are June
27-July 2, 2011 at Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre. Apply online at
deadline: June 1, 2011. Questions call 535-1112.
support our classrooms by ordering Market Day food. Market Day food
is delicious, and convenient to prepare. Please visit
place your May order!
is a wonderful way to support St. Roch Catholic School. SCRIP allows
you to buy cards to places where you normally shop, all while giving
a profit to St. Roch Catholic School. Purchasing the cards doesn't
cost any extra money!
the most convenient SCRIP card is a gas card. If you fill up your
tank at Speedway, purchase a SCRIP card right now!
SCRIP cards from Barnes and Noble, Starbucks, Subway, Steak and
Shake, Arbys, Lowes, Walgreen, Kohls, Walmart, Papa Johns, Chilis,
CVS, Kohls, and i Tunes are available for purchase in the office.
to www.shopwithscrip.com Click
on Create Account. Follow the four simple steps and click on “I
accept.” Enter the St. Roch Enrollment Code: F1E32D6F21337.
You are all set to purchase Scrip cards.
you have any questions, please contact Maureen Schemmel at
317.328.0249 or firstname.lastname@example.org
for your continued support of St. Roch Catholic School.
many of you know, it is the expectation that if you are a student at
St. Roch Catholic School, you will attend Mass each weekend.
Each Monday, we track Mass attendance. Here are the results
from last week:
are the weekend Mass times:
8:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m.