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Congratulations to all of the children who received their 1st Holy Communion.
The banners were made by each child.
Hogan Enrollment Form
- 04/27 8:15 Mass (1st & 2nd)
- 04/28 T-shirt and Jean day for food
- 04/29 8:15 All school Mass (1st & 2nd); Early Dismissal 12:15; Set up for Dinner Auction
- 04/30 Run for the Roses!
13th Annual Dinner Auction
Box Tops Due Date - Please keep saving your Box Tops and Education Labels.
- 05/01 9:00am clean up for dinner auction
- We need as many people as we can get to clean up so this is not such a big task. Please give us a hand on Sunday morning! Any amount of time is helpful.
- 05/02 8:00 Teeth varnishing; 5:30-8:30 Virtus Training
- 05/04 No Mass; Day at the K all school field trip
Field day is scheduled for Thursday May 12, 2016.
Student awards will be given on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.
Please know that Bishop Hogan does not always follow the Chillicothe
Public School District calendar. We follow the schedule for Bishop
The first grade has been busy making habitats and writing reports on their habitats.
These are on display in the hall outside their classroom.
Please come by and look at the great work these kids have done.
YMCA summer basketball league is accepting applications until May 1st for their summer ball leagues. The cost is $40.00 per player. Age groups are 5th and 6th, 7th through 9th. Please contact the YMCA for further information at 660-646-6677.
All of our students, pre-K through 8th grade, will be performing as a class for the talent show, Monday, May 9,
at 6:30p.m. in the school gym. Students who want to do an additional talent performance are reminded that entry
forms are due to Mrs. Garr no later than April 22, 2016.
Dates to remember:
Talent Show - May 9th at 6:30
Day - Thursday May 12
Last day for 8th graders - May 13
8th grade Graduation - May 14
Pre School Graduation - May 16
Last Day of School - May 17
Student awards will be presented on Tuesday,
May 17, 2016.
- If you have a 3- or 4-year-old child, we hope you will consider sending them to Bishop Hogan Preschool next year. Enrollment applications can be picked up at the school office or
Preschool will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday next year, from 8:00-11:30 a.m.
GOD'S CHILDREN TRAINING
Virtus training has been moved to
Monday, May 2, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.Contact Brenda
O'Halloran, facilitator of the class, if you have any questions. Registration MUST be done in advance at
must go to this website and create an account with a user name and password.
Then three items must be completed online - register for the class, read and complete the Ethics in Ministry agreement, and provide
information for an individual background check. Please allow about a half-hour to complete the information. The
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, St. Columban Church, and Bishop Hogan Memorial School require this
certification for all employees and all volunteers, including parents, who work with children in any capacity.
Each family is required to donate a $100.00 item for the auction. If you have not donated yet, please turn in your
donations to the office. Each donation will need to have a donation form filled out and attached to the item donated.
Volunteers are what make this auction a success. Please call the office to sign up and volunteer for this exciting
If you are struggling with an idea for Dinner Auction, you can give a money donation,
and we will put it toward a bigger item. >> Live
Auction Sneak Preview!
Thank you Melinda Kimmis for allowing us to use her
window at Sophisticuts. Thank you to Katie VanHorn for putting the window together and getting it up. It looks AWESOME!
Please submit your pictures for the
dinner auction slideshow. We are asking parents to send in pictures that you
have taken during the 2015-2016 school year, and Kim Kieffer will put together a slideshow to be viewed at our
dinner auction. You may go to the following link to upload your pictures.
The Dinner Auction is
still in need of volunteers to help prep for serving dinner, help serving the meals, and
removing plates from tables and scraping them off for the dishwasher. If you can help with any part of this, it would
be greatly appreciated. We need to have 20 servers to adequately get the hot food out and pull plates when finished and we
don't have that yet.
Keep selling those
dinner auction raffle tickets. The winner drawn will receive $1,000 of SOAR cards of their choice. Your child will earn a uniform free day if they sell even
The proceeds from the raffle will be included in the dinner auction totals. Each student has an opportunity to earn
one uniform free day for every five raffle tickets sold per family up to a maximum of
five uniform free days. The winner of the raffle will choose from over 900
retailer shopping cards available in our SOAR card program. The winner will be drawn during
the dinner auction but need not be present to win. All tickets and money need to be turned in no later than noon on Friday, April
29. Information packets are being sent home with each student. If you have any questions,
please contact Molly Barnett at 660-973-6869, or you are welcome to contact the school.
For those who sold raffle tickets, the days scheduled for uniform free will be : May 2,3,5,6,and 9th. May 2, 2016 will be the day scheduled for all of those who sold at least one raffle ticket for the dinner auction.
Thank you for all the hard work you did to help the school!
The next Dinner Auction meeting will be held on
Monday, April 18, at 5:30pm in the school cafeteria. Everyone is
welcome. We would love to have your Dinner Auction donation as soon as
possible. A Big "Thank You" to those who have already have turned in their donations.
The Kentucky Derby drawings by the students were awesome. We are going to display all of them in the hallways during the
dinner auction. We have used many of the pictures on thank you notes, but the winning drawings that we will print were made by Bryton BeVelle and Avery Baxter.
You can earn money for Bishop Hogan by using an Eagle debit card. The school receives five cents every time you swipe your card!
Citizens Bank and Trust offers this free checking account and free school debit card. For more
information, call (660-646-5500) or stop by the bank. We earned $833 this year from people using the debit card.
DAY AT THE K
Our seats are reserved! We have tickets in the upper level. Our seats are behind HOME PLATE in rows
Beau Graves Apr 26; Sadie Bonderer Apr 28;
Toby Minnis Apr 29; Tristan Hughes May 2; Jesse Hughes May 10;
Emma Rupp May 23; John Locker May 24; Kyan Hobbs May 28;
Connor Hobbs May 28; Joyce Blattner May 29
Amy Montgomery was named PTO member of the
Thank you for all that you do for our school and our kids.
You are extra special, and we appreciate your hard work.
Goes to Mrs. Minnis for receiving the "PTO Spirit Award" and for being the awesome teacher she
PRINCIPAL... Congratulations to Ethan Huwar. He is a fifth grade
student at Bishop Hogan. His essay that was entered in the Chillicothe
Elk's Americanism Contest won at the local level and placed at the STATE level! He will
receive $50 for his winning essay! Ethan Huwar is the son of Josh and Angie
Huwar. This Sunday, the high school students in our parish received the sacrament of
Confirmation, blessing them with the gift of the Holy Spirit, and strengthening their
Christian life. The students have been preparing for Confirmation with Leslie Holland
and Father Kneib. Congratulations to the students and their teachers!
I have raved about the spectacular donations that we have received for the Dinner Auction, but I
also want to praise the wonderful parents and staff members who have been working
tirelessly to make the evening something everyone will enjoy! It takes many hands,
much planning, and the generosity of time to pull off the event that is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and I am
humbled by the efforts of our volunteers. To all of you behind the
scenes people, the students and I thank you sincerely. We are very grateful to you. Everyone attending the Dinner Auction is in store for a fantastic night! Only
ONE week left! We hope you plan to join us on Saturday, April 30. Come for part or all of the event and be
prepared to have fun!
Setting up and decorating for the dinner auction will begin Thursday after school and continue all day Friday. We
are having lunch on Friday this year. We can have the kids eat outside, or if the weather is bad, we can eat in the
red building. Parents are welcome to come and help. Thank you to all of the parents and volunteers
who have already contributed so much to our auction. God Bless you.
is a sneak preview of some of the things we have for the Live
Auction portion at the Dinner Auction. Thank you to everyone who has donated to this event! We really appreciate your generosity!
|Spencer Shira was the overall winner of the 2016 Science
Fair seeing which Ice Melt was the safest to use.
||Delanie Kieffer received 2nd place in the overall county category of
4th-6th grade in the Livingston County Soil and Water Conservation District poster contest. 375 posters
were submitted this year.
Thank you to all those who have worked on our new storage building. Keith Dennis and Darren Crowe worked on the footings and concrete floor. Jarrod & Jeff Marshall, Kevin
Shira, Mike Cook, Trevor Shira , Whitson Family, Todd Davis, David Lauhoff, Ryan
Brobst, Brent Barnett, Steve Truesdell all helped either Saturday and/or Sunday to put up the walls and trusses. A great big
thank you goes out to all of you.
Jack and Jameson Marshall both received 1st place in their divisions for their posters of
"Keep Christ in Christmas". The art contest was sponsored by 3rd Vice Commander of Catholic War Veterans, USA. Their posters were submitted to the
national office for final judgment. The results of the
national art contest will be determined by June 2016.
If you're bringing in the labels from Campbell's soups, please make sure to include the Proof of
Purchase (Bar code) AND the red square! Thank you, Thank you!
After school care is available from 3:00 to 5:00pm.
Cost is $27.00 for one child, $25.00 for 2 children, and $22.00 per child
for three or more. Drop ins are $6.00. Call the office with any questions
660-646-0705. (Prices on early release days may be
All families are required to pay their tuition through the Smart Tuition system. A flyer is being sent home with the
students explaining the system to you. All school billing has been going through Smart Tuition since the 2013-2014
school year. 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. Thank you for your patience.
- more info below and here...
1) If you buy $200 worth of SOAR cards from Nic'oz, Gap, and B&B Theater (Grand Six) by Dec. 1, you will be
entered into a drawing for $50 of cards of your choice from the SOAR card box.
2) If you have an active online, Shopwithscrip.com account and place at least one order by Dec. 1,
you will be entered into a drawing for $25 of cards of your choice from the SOAR card box.
3) Any family that sells $3,000 of cards before the end of the school year qualifies for a drawing of $200
worth of cards from the SOAR card box.
If you have any questions, please text or call Molly Barnett at 660-973-6869.
have the capability of allowing customers to use their credit or debit card. Ask us about it!
Thank you for your continued support of our SOAR cards and for telling your work colleagues and neighbors! You can go to
www.shopwithscrip.com to see the total listing of businesses nationwide that are included in your options.
Old Navy, Gap, Goody's, and Dicks Sporting Goods shopping cards in stock.
We have stocked up on
Maurices's cards. We have plenty of Wal-Mart and Hy-Vee cards. We also have Lowe's if anyone is going to do yard work or buy flowers. Maybe you are thinking about going
to the Grand Six Theater? We have $10 shopping movie cards! Hicks
Hometown is on our list also. Keep some
shopping cards on hand! We can help you out! Now is a good time to start collecting the shopping cards you will need for Christmas. You can spread your shopping expense out over a couple of months! They
don't expire and you can get tuition credit!
See our INFORMATION page or our
Handbooks for detailed information you need!
BISHOP HOGAN MEMORIAL SCHOOL
Father Benjamin Kneib, Pastor
(Religion - 5th thru 8th grade)
Pam Brobst, Principal
Leslie Holland, Administrative Assistant
Toby Minnis, Kindergarten Teacher
(Religion - K thru 2nd grade)
Dee Gutshall, Teacher 1st grade
Jamee Greener, Teacher 2nd
Jenny Buttman, Teacher Grades 3 & 4
(Religion - 3rd & 4th grade)
Joyce Blattner, Teacher Grades 5 & 6 /
7 & 8 Math
Terri Tyree, Teacher Grades 7 & 8 / 5-8 Science & Social
Mary Garr, Teacher Music/Band
John Locker, P.E. and Health Teacher
Belinda Bower, Cafeteria &
Dorney Hecker, Maintenance
After School Care
Pam Brobst, Director
Pre-K 4 yr Teacher
Pre-K 3 yr Teacher; Title 1 Reading
AUCTION NEWS & RECAP! APRIL 25, 2015!
by Father Ben at Easter, 2015
by Father Ben at Christmas, 2014
Holy Communion 04/17/16 | Catholic
Schools Week | March
Drive | Holiday
Parade | Veteran's
Program | Saint
Presentations | Pet
Blessing | Fire
SCHOOL YEAR SNAPSHOTS
Luncheon | House of Prayer
10/03/14 | Oktoberfest
2014 | Habitat
Posters | Veteran's
Parade 11/22/14 | St.
Nicholas (12/06/14) | March
for Life | Career
2014-2015 | 8th
Grade Graduates | 1st
Holy Communion 04/19/15 | Dinner
Day (05/01/15) | Field
GALLERIES FOR 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR
Teachers 2013-2014 | Homecoming
King & Queen 2013 | Preschool
Prevention Week | Pet Blessing 10/04/13
News & Photos 10/06/13 | Preschool Field Trip (October
2013) | Halloween 2013
Thanksgiving | Holiday Parade
| Christmas Program
| Missoula Children's Theatre
| March for
Schools Week 2014
Buddies | VFW
Essay Contest | Conservation
Posters 2014 | Elks
Essay Contest 2014
Auction 2014 | Talent
GALLERIES FOR 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR
Grade Graduates 2013 | Spring
Talent Show 05/13/13
Communion 05/05/13 |
Auction 04/27/13 | Trip
to Exchange City 04/10/13
Stations 2013 | Soil
& Water Winners
Schools Week 2013 | Missoula
Children's Theatre 01/08/13 |
Program 12 21 12
Pen Essay Contest | Halloween
Party Parade 10/31/12
Parade 09/14/12 | Labor
Day Assembly | Grandparents'
Day of School 08/22/12 |
to School Party 08/12/12
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.
Hogan's Wellness Policy - Bishop Hogan recognizes the relationship between student well-being and
student achievement as well as the importance of a comprehensive school wellness program. Therefore, we will
provide developmentally appropriate nutrition and physical education as well as opportunities for physical activity
each school day. Bishop Hogan will be following the school lunch meal pattern program set by DESE for our
school lunches. We will be providing nutrition and physical education in all grades K-8. Students will not be allowed
access to the vending machines during school hours 8am to 3pm. For classroom parties,
we ask that you bring healthy snacks and drink items to ensure our students are following the DESE guidelines for snacks in our school.
Your child is our top priority. To ensure that our students maintain a healthy lifestyle,
our staff will follow the Healthy Standards set by the Dioceses of KC-St.Joseph and