Bishop Hogan Memorial School is a Catholic Elementary School in Chillicothe, Missouri... 660 646 0705
Our page updated Thursday, February 26, 2015.
Father Benjamin Kneib, Pastor

 

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Calendar Changes
We have a change to our original calendar. We will have our BH Tournament the week of March 23-27 because we had to move it from the original date.
  • 02/26 Jeans & T-shirt for Food Day; BBall - AWAY - Bosworth
  • 02/27 8:15 All school Mass (K,1,2); 3rd/4th to McCoy Dental; 5:00pm Fish Fry; 6:00pm Stations of the Cross
  • 03/01 First Confessions after 10am Mass
  • 03/02 3:15 Eagles Wings
  • 03/02-03/06 ITBS Testing (Please be sure that your child gets plenty of rest during this week.)
  • 3/3 Boys and Girls BB practice
  • 03/05 4pm-7pm McTeacher Night; Boys and Girls BB practice
  • 03/09 Eagle's Wings; 6:00 Dinner Auction meeting
  • 03/10 Pizza Hut Night; BB game at Breckenridge
  • 03/11 BB game Home vs Hale
  • 03/12 BB practice girls and boys

March 12 - Preschool Enrollment
April 19 - 10am Mass - 1st Communion 
April 25 - Dinner Auction 
May 15 - Last day for 8th graders
May 16 - 8th grade graduation 


March for Life 01/22/15

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

SCIENCE FAIR
5th grade winners: Essie Hicks 1st, Ellie Barnett 2nd, Carson Crawford 3rd. 
6th grade winners: Mason Baxter 1st, Eli Cross 2nd, Nicholas Utter, 3rd
7th grade winners: Caroline Witt 1st, Josie Reeter, 2nd, Lexi Bonderer 3rd
8th grade winners: Syndey Baxter, 1st, Riley Brobst, 2nd, Kennedie Kieffer, 3rd
Caroline Witt was the overall winner of the Science Fair! Congratulations!

GOODBYE
We are sad to say "Good-bye" to Delanie Tally as she is moving to Kansas. Friday was her last day here. She was a great asset to our student body and we will miss her.

PENNIES FOR PATIENTS
During the month of February 2015, the 3rd & 4th grades are participating in Pennies for Patients for their service project. All of the Bishop Hogan Students are asked to color handprints for the family members and friends that cancer has touched. They were also given collection boxes so they could collect spare change and bring it to the school. This project includes the entire school . Please come and check out our Family Tree of handprints. Let's help the 3rd and 4th grades have a successful service project.

PRESCHOOL ENROLLMENT
We would like to invite all preschool-aged students to enroll for the 2015-16 school year on Thursday, March 12, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Preschool building . If you know of anyone who has a 3-5-year-old child, please let them know. We would love to have them!

MISSOURI'S BIGGEST BABY SHOWER
Kara Rounkles at Chillicothe Iron and Steel is a drop location in Chillicothe. For details, click here!

POT HOLDERS
Thank You! Ms. Belinda received some wonderful oven mitts and would like to extend a great big HUG to everyone! If you have any square pot holders, she can still use them.

DINNER AUCTION
It's not too soon to be thinking about the Dinner Auction being held April 25, 2015! The theme is, "Las Vegas!" Our next meeting is Monday March 9, 2015, at 6pm in the school cafeteria. We are looking for someone to help chair the event. You would have lots of help as the entire school is involved. We have wonderful people who help chair committees, year after year. We just need one or two people to be in charge. If you can help us out, please let us know.

We will have a Pizza Hut School Night every month. 15% of sales will go to Bishop Hogan Memorial School.

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

BASKETBALL
The Spring Basketball season has begun! Our first game at home was February 10th against Spickard! WE WON! Show your Eagle Pride and join us for an upcoming basketball game!

Thursday February 26 - Bosworth THERE
Tuesday March 10 - Breckenridge THERE
Wednesday March 11 - HOME vs. Hale
March 16-21 - Southwest Tournament THERE (ends on Saturday March 21)
March 23-31 - Bishop Hogan Tournament

Attention ALL Parents - The Concession stand is a big PTO fundraiser, and we need your help! Please watch for sign- up sheets that came home in your child's backpack this week and sign up!!

Bring your kids to help support the team! One of our favorite things is how the students support each other! If you haven't seen our kids play or cheer ,you're in for a treat! They are awesome! Sign up to volunteer - email Samantha Graves or call 660-973-2881.

We are currently selling Bishop Hogan pompoms at the Bishop Hogan Memorial School 5th &6th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball games. We want to use these funds to help pay for a complete Teacher's Edition Set of Cubelets at a cost of $1,200.00. Cubelets are a component robot system using robotic modules, or cubes, that connect together using magnets and LEGO bricks to form robots that can be programmed to function as a complete robot. Cubelets would be incorporated into the science curriculum. The pom poms are $5.00. Evan Deshayes made the proposal and worked to make all the arrangements for the sale of the pompoms!

Congratulations 1st Place Eagles in the Pleasant View Tournament

SOAR CARDS - more info below and here...

We now 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. In the last four weeks, we have sold $37,515 worth of cards!

Instructions on How to Enroll

Family Ordering Video

Family Ordering Explained

Bishop Hogan's online ordering enrollment code is  6486653L3529L.


Bishop Hogan Teachers - Career Day 01/28/2015

DINNER AUCTION NEWS & RECAP! APRIL 26, 2014!

FROM THE PRINCIPAL...
We received word that three of our student essays that were entered into the Chillicothe Elks Essay Contest are now headed to the state competition! Five of our students won the area contest and were sent to the Elks Regional Contest. Three of those five were chosen to move on to the State Elks Writing Contest! They are Mason Baxter, Maggie Pfaff, and Kennedie Kieffer!! Congratulations to them and Mrs. Blattner! Good luck at State!

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our Friday Fish Fry sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and Bishop Hogan. We had a record number of dinners - approximately 350! I want to commend everyone who helped in the kitchen and who cooked. Amazingly, our Knights and parent cooks kept up with the large crowd and were not daunted by the rain and snow they endured while they cooked. They are awesome!

Our 5th and 6th grade basketball season has gone well! The boys and girls teams have won their games against Spickard, Chula, and Laredo. Come cheer on the Eagles! Don't forget to purchase your very own pompoms!! They are on sale for $5. Proceeds will help purchase Robotic materials.

The VFW (Veterans' of Foreign Wars) presented certificates to the winners of their Patriot's Pen Essay Contest. Winners for the 6th grade division were: First Place: Eli Cross; Second Place: Mason Baxter; Third Place: Nicholas Utter. Winners for the 7th grade division were: 1st Place: C.J. Pfaff; 2nd Place: Josie Reeter; 3rd Place: Logan Potts. Winners for the 8th grade division were: 1st Place: Maggie Pfaff; 2nd Place: Carleigh Crawford; 3rd Place: Riley Brobst, Kennedie Kieffer. Maggie took 3rd in the district, out of four schools!

6th Grade

8th grade

7th Grade

Out of four area schools that entered the Elks contest, Bishop Hogan had two of the three winners in the 5th/6th grade division and all three winners in the 7th /8th grade division. They are Mason Baxter and Ellie Barnett for fifth/sixth grade, and Kennedie Kieffer, Riley Brobst, and Maggie Pfaff for the 7th/8th division.

AMERICAN LEGION PATRIOTISM CONTEST
We were notified that Maggie and CJ Pfaff were chosen as essay contest winners! They are the daughter and son of Jill and Justin Pfaff. Maggie received first place in the local American Legion Patriotism Essay contest. Her essay was submitted to the state level competition and there she placed third!! Way to go, Maggie!

CJ's essay that was entered into the Daughters of American Revolution American History Essay Contest placed first place in the 7th grade division among all of the area schools. His entry is being submitted to the state contest. Good luck, C.J.

We are proud of both of our Bishop Hogan students!

Oktoberfest: A huge thank you to everyone who was able to attend Oktoberfest. COMPLETE DETAILS WITH PHOTOS ARE ON THE ST. COLUMBAN WEBSITE www.stcolumbanonline.org.


Oktoberfest Results - Raffle Winners, Booth Totals, Photos - Click Here


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.

  • BIRTHDAYS: Kennedie Kieffer Feb 26; Thommas Adkison Mar 3; Carver Crawford Mar 6; Carter Bone Mar 7; Cash VanHorn Mar 16; Jessica Reeter Mar 16; Jackson Reeter Mar 16; Anna Pfaff Mar 26; Hesston Campbell Mar 26; Libbie Bonderer Mar 28; Elijah Constant Mar 30

PHOTO GALLERIES FOR 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR!!


Photo by Father Ben at Christmas

2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR SNAPSHOTS

Grandparents' Luncheon | House of Prayer 10/03/14Oktoberfest 2014 | Habitat Posters | Veteran's Day 11/12/14

Holiday Parade 11/22/14 | St. Nicholas (12/06/14) | March for Life

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 | March for Life
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

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.

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  • 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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