EXETER — The following schedule is for the upcoming Catholic Schools Week, which takes place from Sunday, Jan. 31 until Saturday, Feb. 5.
This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”
Sunday, Jan. 31
The celebration of Catholic Schools Week will begin with an Open House scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. Families visiting the school will have the opportunity to be transported through the school with tours conducted by parents and student council representatives.
Various clubs and organizations will be available to speak to visitors and a PowerPoint presentation will be offered in the computer lab.
Refreshments will be served and Frankie Warren from Magic 93 will broadcast live during Open House.
Monday, Feb. 1
Ryan Leckey from WNEP 16 will broadcast live from 4:30 to 7 a.m. during which there will be a pep rally and other activities to celebrate Catholic Schools Week.
Prayer Service will be held at 9 a.m. and afterwards students will be back in their homerooms to complete the Academic Activities: Math Games and Handwriting Contest.
Tuesday, Feb. 2
N.U.T. Day – (No Uniform Today)
Throughout the morning celebrity readers will come to the school to read to the classes. They include Msgr. John Bendik, Fr. Joseph Verespy, state Sen. John Yudichak, Director of Curriculum for Pittston Area School District Janet Donovan, and Morning News Anchor for WNEP TV Tom Williams.
There will also be ice cream sundaes at lunch period and an afternoon Talent Show.
Also during the day the students will meet in the gym guided by the art teacher to create Collection Boxes for canned good collection.
Wednesday Feb. 3
Get up and Move Day – Students will listen for music throughout the day and will get up and “move to the groove.”
Letters of Appreciation will be written and sent to local pastors for supporting Catholic Education and a Geography Bee and Spelling Bee for grades four through eight will take place. Lower grades will be the audience.
A 1 p.m. Mass will be held and Student Council will prepare and participate in the Mass.
Thursday, Feb. 4
Blue and White Day – N.U.T. Day – (No Uniform Today) – Students will wear blue and white to show their school spirit.
Wacky Olympics, conducted by the gym teacher, will take place in the morning and include activities such as long jump rope, blindfolded free throw and Frisbee toss.
A pep rally will be held in the afternoon and afterwards the eighth grade boys and girls basketball teams will play a game against each other.
Friday, Feb. 5
Teacher Appreciation Day and “Super Day” — (No Uniform Today)
Students may dress in colors of their favorite Super Bowl Team if they donate a can of soup for the local soup kitchen.
Students will also present their teacher appreciation lessons and projects throughout the day.
Information provided by Wyoming Area Catholic School.