Bishop Hogan Memorial School is a Catholic Elementary School in Chillicothe, Missouri... 660 646 0705
Our page updated Friday, September 12, 2014.
Father Benjamin Kneib, Parish Administrator

 

2014-2015 SCHOOL CALENDAR | AUGUST 2014 CALENDAR

2014-2015 CLASS SUPPLY LISTS | MENUS

SUPER ALUMNI CLASS REUNION

SOAR GIFT CARDS | SOARING EAGLE FALL 2013 | FEES & ADMISSION


GRANDPARENTS LUNCHEON - We loved having our special friends and Grandparents to celebrate!

  Bishop Hogan Enrollment Form

  Preschool Enrollment Form

  • 9/15 3:15 - Eagles Wings
  • 9/17 8:15 Mass (7th & 8th)
  • 9/19 8:15 All school Mass (7th & 8th)
  • 9/22 3:15 - Eagles Wings
  • 9/23 9:00am K-8 Teeth varnishing
  • 9/24 1st Quarter Midterm; 8:15 Mass (5th & 6th)
  • 9/25 Jeans & T-shirt for food day (bring in two can items and wear jeans and a t-shirt)
  • 9/25 6:00pm Protecting God's Children - All adults that volunteer at the school have to have this certificate to volunteer - register online at www.virtusonline.org; 8:15 All school Mass (5th & 6th)
    -- If you've taken this course in the past, you do not have to take it again!
  • 9/26 8:30 Pre-K Teeth Varnishing

Save the Date: Oktoberfest October 12, 2014

Please know that Bishop Hogan does not always follow the Chillicothe Public School District calendar. We follow the schedule for Bishop Hogan.

We will have the Pizza Hut School Night every 2nd Tuesday of each month. 15% of sales will go to Bishop Hogan Memorial School.

Congratulations to Mrs. Holtzclaw's 1st & 2nd grade class for selling the most pizza at Pizza Hut night on September 8! They win a pizza party! Pizza Hut also donates a portion back to the school once a month with our Pizza Hut nights! Thanks for supporting us!

Every dollar counts at Bishop Hogan! Help us collect Box Tops, Campbell Soup Labels, Coke, Recycle Ink Jet

BASKETBALL
7th and 8th grade basketball starts soon! Practice begins Tuesday, September 9, boys and girls 3:15 to 4:30. First home game is October 9. Sign up to Volunteer! Timekeeper, Scorekeeper, Concession Stand, Gate, and baked goodies! Complete job descriptions are available in the office!

HOMECOMING PARADE
3rd and 4th graders will be in need of "dressy" clothes to wear on the homecoming float. Five to eight students will be riding on the float as the celebrities, while all others will be walking behind the float with fake cameras depicting the paparazzi. If you have anything we can borrow, it would be greatly appreciated.


Talent Show May 13, 2014

DINNER AUCTION NEWS & RECAP! APRIL 26, 2014!

We are so excited to welcome 14 new families to Bishop Hogan! We will highlight one new student each week! Cash VanHorn (Kindergarten), son of Jared and Katie VanHorn; Delaney Webb (1st Grade), Daughter of 
Bill & Laurie Webb; 

FROM THE PRINCIPAL...
The Homecoming float looked awesome!! Thank you to Heather Davis and her family, Kathy Baxter and Avery, Katie VanHorn, Amy Montgomery and Izzy, Leslie Holland, and Julia Reeter for helping to decorate the float. The great ideas came from Mrs. Davis and Brooke Westcott. We send additional thanks to Reece and Shelby Crawford for letting us borrow their trailer, Jason and Amy Montgomery for their truck and for pulling the trailer, the Marshalls for housing our float, and Katie VanHorn and Brooke Westcott for helping with hair and costumes. We hope you got to cheer the 3rd and 4th grade on! A special thanks to Mrs. Davis and the 3rd & 4th grade class! It was so nice to begin this hot week in our newly air-conditioned classrooms!! What a difference it makes to both learning and teaching when you are in a comfortable environment!! It is hard to find enough words to express how appreciative we are of all the people who made air-conditioning possible. We have been saving money for the AC/heating units for a couple of years. Thank you to those who have donated money, those who have participated in our various fund-raising projects, and to those who have recently donated labor and materials . Your impact will touch many students for years to come! May God bless you many times over! -- Pam Brobst


Talent Show May 13, 2014

REMINDERS

PE days are Tuesday and Thursday - Please remind your child to either wear or bring or bring tennis shoes to school on those days.

In cold weather, we want to remind you to dress your students in warm clothes. It is important for your children to wear long sleeve shirts, bring a warm winter coat, a hat, and gloves.

AFTER SCHOOL CARE
After school care is available from 3:00 to 5:00pm
$27.00 for one, $25 per child if have 2; $22 per child if have 3 or more.
Call the office with any questions 660-646-0705.

WILL CEI HURT PUBLIC SCHOOLS? - The Children's Education Initiative (CEI) will not reduce state funding to public schools. In fact, this education tax credit program allocates 50% of its benefits exclusively to public schools. The 10% reserved for special education will primarily benefit public schools. For more information. contact the Missouri Catholic Conference at 800-456-1679. Registration and Petition form information is also on our St. Columban website.

EARLY DISMISSAL
School will dismiss at 12:15 p.m. for early outs and for monthly in-service meetings. The dates and times will be listed on the annual school calendar, monthly calendar, Eagle's Nest and Church Bulletin. No lunch will be served on these days.

DINNER & AND A MOVIE RETURNS
The Columbian Squires will be hosting the Dinner and a Movie program again in 2014. The programs are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month. For more information you can visit www.squiresdinner.info. Help spread the word.

PHOTO GALLERIES FOR 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR!!


Photo by Father Ben at Christmas

PHOTO GALLERIES FOR 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR

Teachers 2013-2014 | Homecoming King & Queen 2013 | Preschool | Fire Prevention Week | Pet Blessing 10/04/13
Oktoberfest News & Photos 10/06/13 | Preschool Field Trip (October 2013) | Halloween 2013 | Veteran's Day 2013
Preschool Thanksgiving | Holiday Parade | Christmas Program | Missoula Children's Theatre | Catholic Schools Week 2014
Business Buddies | VFW Essay Contest | Conservation Posters 2014 | Elks Essay Contest 2014 | Dinner Auction 2014
Talent Show 05/13/14

PHOTO GALLERIES FOR 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR
8th Grade Graduates 2013 | Spring Talent Show 05/13/13
1st Communion 05/05/13 | Dinner Auction 04/27/13 | Trip to Exchange City 04/10/13
Shadow Stations 2013 | Soil & Water Winners
Catholic Schools Week 2013 | Missoula Children's Theatre 01/08/13 | Christmas Program 12 21 12
Christmas Parade 11/17/12 | Patriot's Pen Essay Contest | Halloween Party Parade 10/31/12
Octoberfest 2012 | Homecoming Parade 09/14/12 | Labor Day Assembly | Grandparents' Day
First Day of School 08/22/12 | Back to School Party 08/12/12

SOAR Gift Cards

We have these SOAR shopping cards in stock so be sure to pick them up before you go shopping: Hy-Vee, Target, Piggly Wiggly, Dominos, Hicks, Pizza Hut, Bejing, Subway, Taco Bell, or Walgreens.

LION'S CLUB
They take any unused glasses to recycle. If you know of anyone needing free eye glasses or screening, contact the local Lions Club.

LOVE YOUR SCHOOL SWEEPSTAKES
Nominate our school to win $4,500 in the Book It program. Please follow this link and fill out the appropriate information about yourself and the school.

SMART TUITION
If you have questions or concerns about Smart Tuition and your payment plan please contact the school office. We will help you any way we can. We are all just learning this process.

SIGN UP FOR TEXTCASTER
Please take a few minutes to sign up for Textcaster. This is an email/text messaging system that we now have available for parents and friends to get messages from our office. Getting messages out will be more efficient and timely when done through Textcaster. If possible, we would like to have every parent on this system. You can sign up by going to the Livingston County website or the City of Chillicothe's website. On the school notification page, you will find Bishop Hogan near the bottom. If you have not done this yet, please be sure to sign up. We are unable to use it until we have everyone on this program.

Cafeteria News
A la cart Items:

  • Fresh Fruit $ .25
  • Frozen Fruit Bars $ .50
  • Muffins $ .25
  • Cookies $ .25

2014-2015 BISHOP HOGAN MEMORIAL SCHOOL STAFF

Father Benjamin Kneib, Pastor - brkneib@aol.com
Parish Office Manager - Kim Murrell
Pam Brobst, Principal - pbrobst@bishophogan.org
Leslie Holland, Administrative Assistant - lholland@bishophogan.org
Mary Higgins, Teacher Preschool -
mhiggins@bishophogan.org
Theresa Oakes, Teacher Preschool - Email Ms. Oakes
Toby Minnis, Kindergarten Teacher - tminnis@bishophogan.org
Terri Holtzclaw, Teacher Grades 1&2 - tholtzclaw@bishophogan.org
Heather Davis
, Teacher Grades 3&4 - hdavis@bishophogan.org
Brooke Westcott, Aid for Grades 3&4
Joyce Blattner, Teacher Grades 5&6 - jblattner@bishophogan.org
Terri Tyree, Teacher Grades 7&8 - ttyree@bishophogan.org
Mary Garr, Teacher Music/Band - mandmgarr@gmail.com
John Locker, P.E. Teacher - Email Mr. Locker
Belinda Bower, Cook & Janitor - bbower@bishophogan.org
Dorney Hecker, Maintenance

SCHOOL DROP OFF/PICK UP - Bishop Hogan Elementary School day begins at 8:00 a.m. and closes at 3:00 p.m. To pickup/drop off students, parents should pull into the school parking lot per this designated route: East on JFK, North on Easton, West on 10th, enter Parking Lot on North Side and circle around to the gym door. When entering the Preschool building, please use the North parking lot or Trenton Street. Parents will need to sign their preschool in and out each day. PLEASE USE CAUTION! The gym doors will open at 7:30 a.m. The doors will be locked after 7:50. Students arriving after 7:50 may come to the south side door where parents should drop off on the west side of the street (this will prevent students from having to cross the street). Students will be released from the gym door at 3:00 p.m.

Early Childhood Screening
The Chillicothe School District has a developmental assessment for all children in the R-II School District. School district personnel will conduct a FREE screening for children 3 months to four years old. This will include:
Hearing, Vision and Health Screening
Height and Weight Screening
Speech Assessment
Developmental Screening
Check of Immunization Records
Screening will take approximately one hour and parents will be with their child during this time. Call Garrison School at 660-646-1653 to schedule an appointment.

CJ Pfaff Won First Place in Division 1 of the 2013-2014 Missouri Elks Association Essay Contest on "What Does Veterans' Day Mean to Me?" Awesome Job CJ!

Livingston County Soil & Water Conservation District 2014 Class Poster Contest Winners 
Dig Deeper Mysteries in the Soil
4th Grade - 1st Place Connor Hobbs; 2nd Place Ellie Barnett; 3rd Place Carson Crawford
5th & 6th Grade - 1st Place Josie Reeter; 2nd Place Eli Cross; 3rd Place Mason Baxter

DAR ESSAY CONTEST
The 5th through 8th graders participated in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Essay contest. The Essay title this year was "The Lives of Children During the American Revolution." The students were asked to write an essay using historical facts and discuss how the war affected the lives of children. Maggie Pfaff was selected by the judges as the First Place winner in the 7th grade division. Her essay has been forwarded to the State American History Committee for further consideration. Maggie will be invited to read her essay at the Olive Prindle Chapter DAR meeting on Monday March 10th at 12:45 at the Grand River Historical Society Museum, 1401 Forest Dr., in Chillicothe. She will be awarded her certificate at that time. Congratulations to Maggie for her win.

FUND RAISING: Remember to send in your ink toner cartridges, Dominos Pizza proofs of purchase, Campbell Soup labels, Labels for Education, Box Tops for Education, Coke Reward Points, and aluminum cans. With your help we have earned :
$917.00 from Box Tops,
$511.00 from Ink recycling
$108.00 from pop can recycling
Thank you for your help. Please keep donating! These programs are ongoing.

LIKE US ON TARGET - This is an easy way to earn money for our school. When you are on Facebook, go here and vote for Bishop Hogan! After 25 votes, we will get $25.00 from Target and then $1.00 for each vote after that. Please share this with your family! We have already received a check for $42.19 from Target. Yeah!!

Citizens Bank has teamed up with Bishop Hogan to help us raise money. Every time you use your Citizens Bank & Trust Bishop Hogan Memorial school debit card, Bishop Hogan earns $ .05 at no charge to the customer. That doesn't sound like much but it really adds up. This last quarter we received a check for $115.95. Thank you to everyone that has a Bishop Hogan debit card and thank you to Citizens Bank for their support!

Pizza Hut - We will have the Pizza Hut School Night every 2nd Tuesday of each month. 15% of sales will go to Bishop Hogan Memorial School. Flyers will be sent home with the students. All we have to do is get our family and friends to order pizza for dinner that night. The flyers have to be turned in to Pizza Hut when you pick up your pizza.

Aluminum Cans - We are very fortunate to have Carole Hobbs picking up our cans and taking them to Hope Haven for us the third Tuesday of the month!!

Remember to send in your ink toner cartridges, Dominos Pizza proofs of purchase, Campbell Soup labels, Box Tops for Education, and aluminum cans.

MY COKE REWARDS
We have purchased some new equipment for P.E. with our Coke Rewards' points. Mr. Locker has purchased two new whistles, a new soccer goal. and some huge dice for games in the gym. Please keep sending in your Coke Rewards' lids so that we can earn more points.

ONGOING FUNDRAISERS
Remember to send in your ink toner cartridges, Dominos Pizza proofs of purchase, Campbell Soup labels, Labels for Education, Box Tops for Education, Coke Reward Points, and aluminum cans. With your help we have earned:
$917.00 from Box Tops
$511.00 from ink recycling
$108.00 from pop can recycling

The Labels for Education will be sent in this month, and we should get a check from them in May. Thank you for your help. Please keep donating! These programs are ongoing.

Dress your children appropriately for the winter temperatures, sweaters, crewneck sweatshirts, etc.

The portal website is where you can go through to shop to earn money for the school. Bishop Hogan gets money every time you purchase items through this portal with stores such as Wal-Mart, Target, and many others.

READ to SUCCEED - We are once again participating in the Read to Succeed program. This program is for grades Kindergarten through 6th. Your child must complete 6 hours of recreational reading to receive an admissions ticket to Six Flags.


If you would like to contribute to our Guardian Angel fund which is used for tuition assistance, please contact Kim Murrell at the St. Columban parish office (660-646-0190).
Our fund drive is going on now as we begin a new school year!

For additional information call: 
Bishop Hogan School office at 660-646-0705
OR 
Bishop Hogan Preschool at: 660-646-3070

Please make sure your accounts are current or contact the office to make payment arrangements. If you have any questions about your balances, please contact the office 660-646-0705.

SPORTS CO-OP WITH CR2
Read the latest news....

  • NetSmartz - Computer Safety
    Parenting wired kids can be difficult if you didn't grow up with the same technologies. These resources can help. Smartphones, posting inappropriate pictures; stopping posts; meeting offline; secure passwords; webcams; sexting; and more. NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. With resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations, NetSmartz entertains while it educates. NetSmartz Goals: Educate children on how to recognize potential Internet risks; Engage children and adults in a two-way conversation about on- and offline risks; Empower children to help prevent themselves from being exploited and to report victimization to a trusted adult.

  • Diocese Appoints An Ombudsman - In June 2011, the diocese appointed an independent public liaison and ombudsman to field and investigate all reports of inappropriate behavior or sexual misconduct by clergy, employees or volunteers. To make a confidential report to the ombudsman, please contact Jenifer Valenti at (816) 812-2500. [Definition - Ombudsman - a person who investigates and attempts to resolve complaints and problems, as between employees and an employer or between students and a university.]

  • Fifth and Sixth Grade Food Drive - Fifth & Sixth Grade are still collecting non-perishable items for the food pantry. Thank you to Kristie Crawford for delivering to the food pantry. The school is still collecting 
    Hy-Vee receipts (no prescriptions can be on the receipts or gas receipts); Campbell Labels - Campbell Soup proof of purchase markers are on BIC merchandise - any BIC product (V8 we need the lids); Box Tops 4 Education. Don't forget old ink cartridges to recycle. No matter what size. We get money for these!

  • REMINDER: Students need to bring or wear tennis shoes on PE days (Tuesdays and Thursdays).

  • VIRTUS TRAINING - PROTECTING GOD'S CHILDREN is a requirement for all those who will be teaching, volunteering and working with our preschoolers, children and teens. This includes volunteers for room parties, driver for field trips, basketball volunteer, etc. For more information, please call the school office at 660-646-0705.

  • Weather: Please listen to KCHI 98.5 if there is no school - they will broadcast that information.

  • ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT INFORMATION
    In accord with government regulations, we are to notify parents of our students that in some of the building products present in our buildings, there is a small amount of asbestos. Bishop Hogan School has an Asbestos Management Plan that is available for inspection in the school office at Bishop Hogan Memorial School, 1114 Trenton, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. You may view this information during school hours when the secretary is present.

  • STAFF 2013-2014:
    Pastor - Father Ben Knieb
    Parish Office Manager - Kim Murrell
    Principal - Pam Brobst
    Preschool: Mary Higgins, teacher
    Paraprofessional for Preschool: Theresa Oakes
    Kindergarten: Toby Minnis
    1st/2nd grade: Alisa Grubaugh
    3rd/4th grade: Erica Baker
    5th/6th grade: Joyce Blattner
    7th/8th grade: Brian Murrell
    Music/Band/Computers: Mary Garr
    P.E.: John Locker
    Administrative Assistant: Leslie Holland
    Cook/Custodian: Belinda Bower

  • See our News Notes for additional information from the church and school office.

Read Our Most Recent Soaring Eagle (Alumni Letter) HERE (Spring, 2013 - PDF 135KB).

BISHOP HOGAN MEMORIAL SCHOOL
Pam Brobst - Principal
Leslie Holland - Admin. Assistant
TELEPHONE 660-646-0705
FAX 660-646-3070

POSTAL ADDRESS
1114 Trenton Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601

EMAIL
General Information: kidsareus@bishophogan.org
St. Columban Church Office: saintcolumban@att.net
Webmaster: bk@bkwebworks.com

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Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
P.O. Box 419037
Kansas City, MO 64141

www.diocese-kcsj.org

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