Cougar News February 9th, 2017

Cougar News

february 9th, 2017


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6.4 An integrated individual who applies conflict resolution skills.





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Don’t miss out on your child’s school memories! This is the one and only yearbook sale for this school year. Turn in your completed form and money to the Front Office no later than February 24th. Please be aware that we will not accept anything late. Once the cutoff date has passed, yearbooks will no longer be on sale. Make your checks payable to St. Angela Merici Parish School and buy your yearbook today!




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Jesus tells us in this coming Sunday’s Gospel it is not just our outward actions that make a difference; what is more important is what comes straight from our hearts. We all need to share love and receive it! As a school and parish we witness together the love that binds us together as a community and as a family of St. Angela Merici. This weekend is our monthly Parish-School Eucharist at 9:30 AM. Since we are so close to Valentine’s Day, we will celebrate what comes from our heart. 

Our Second and Eighth Grade will sponsor this month’s Eucharist. Hearts of Prayer will be distributed and a treat will be shared. Come straight from your heart and support our students! Share you love this Sunday as we celebrate our valentine Parish-School Eucharist at 9:30 AM.

Second and Eighth Grade families sign up HERE!

Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Grade are needed for the choir. Sign up HERE!



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Jump Rope for Heart will now be held on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday the 14th! On the day of the event, there will be an all school lunch from 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM. Then, Jump Rope for Heart will begin at 12:00 PM. 

Here are important dates to remember regarding Jump Rope for Heart:

Friday, February 10th: Permission slips and Honor Hearts due

Tuesday, February 14th: Jump Rope for Heart Event

Friday, February 24th: All donation envelops are due



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Wednesday, March 15th, a Mandatory General Parent Meeting will take place at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall. Dave Mock, our Consultative Board President, will be speaking along with our Principal, giving you important updates about the school and Summerfest.

Additionally, Sergeant Kelly Carpenter, of the city of Brea, will be discussing safety at our school. Scott Burnett, owner of Integrity Computer Concepts, will be speaking about “Parenting in a High Tech World”. His work with schools, law enforcement, and parents gives him a unique perspective on the many issues parents face concering ever-changing technology.

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Sign ups for Archery Champs and Academic Chess are now open!

Extended Care has introduced the new after-school program of Archery Champs, an 8-week program in which your child will learn the unique skill of archery. Students will develop teamwork, focus, communication, critical thinking and responsibility each week. They will learn proper form, stance, safety, and all about the sport of archery. Archery Champs begins on February 14th and will run through April. Sign up online today at!

 Academic Chess is back for a new session! This before-school program begins on February 15th and runs through June. By learning chess, your child will gain critical thinking skills, increase their IQ, solve problems, and much more. Sign up today in the Front Office!



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Centennial Parade


On Saturday, February 18, at 10:00 a.m. the Centennial Parade begins at Birch Street and Associated Road and heads east to Voyager, across from the Brea Sports Park. Beckman Coulter will host public parking at their lot on the southeast corner of Kraemer Boulevard and Birch. (Enter from Imperial Highway on the south as other area streets will be closed that morning.) Expect to have fun during the parade! Surprises are likely along with the energy of local youth and sports groups, musicians, antique automobiles and international performers. 

Centennial Picnic

Non-stop entertainment and activities will make the Brea Centennial Picnic a historic gathering. On Saturday, February 18, the Brea Sports Park becomes the perfect setting for all of the outdoor fun from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. During the festivities, churches from the Brea Ministerial Association will provide hospitality with food booths featuring 1917 prices. 

Event guests are encouraged to bring folding lawn chairs or picnic blankets and make themselves comfortable for the afternoon. There will be no on-site parking, however, as a courtesy Beckman Coulter, Inc. has invited attendees to use their lot at the northeast corner of Birch and Kraemer. The Brea Sports Park is located at 3333 East Birch Street.

 Woud you like to be part of the parade? Help out with the picnic? Click HERE to sign up now!


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There is a new Parent Participation Job with two positions open. Two parents are needed to help with our Parish Children’s Liturgy during the 9:30 AM Masses. If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Karen Mangold at (714) 993-2267 or (714) 261-1365. You can also email her at moc.l1529901039iamg@1529901039dlogn1529901039aMner1529901039aK1529901039" >moc.l1529901039iamg@1529901039dlogn1529901039aMner1529901039aK1529901039. Shadowing and training is offered!








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Thank you to our Casino Committee for a wonderful night! Special thank you to our Chairman, Steve Corona, Cos Trujillo, Jason Christopher, Wayne Carvalho, Adrian and Nicole Lugo, Dan and Veronica Acosta, Lena Quezada, and Gil Rivera.


Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Chris Miller for winning the $10,000 DC Ticket Raffle!

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