F&S Dashboard: St. Benedict Prep Faculty & Staff Weekly Newsletter

Ms. Rachel Gemo's Notes

Head of Parish School (PK-12) 

In This Week's Notes For Your Reference

  • Ice Cream Truck Lunch Treat is Wednesday - all invited 
  • SBPS Art Exhibit at Crawford Supply 
  • Hispania Fair is Friday 
  • BenFest Spirit Day is May 31st 
  • Contract offers for 2017-18
  • Important Dates for the 2017-18 School Year Calendar 
  • Open enrollment for benefit eligible employees coming - updated 5/15

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. O'Hara who were Married this past Saturday! May God bless your marriage with many years of health, love, peace and joy! 

Celebrate the Future Art Exhibit - Congrats Mary Jo and Jackie! 

Crawford Supply is hosting an art show featuring St. Benedict student artwork called, "Celebrate the Future". The artwork from Kindergarten through 12th grade students will be on display from May through August, 2017. Crawford Supply hosted a reception for the artists and their families on Wednesday, May 17th. Visit the Crawford Showroom at 3924 N. Lincoln Avenue to see the beautiful display of student artwork. The photos are from the artists' reception and include photos of students, families, teachers, Crawford staff and student artwork.

Thank you to all our Administrative Support Staff!  Happy Administrative Assistants' Day (belated)! 

We are happy you enjoyed yourselves at your own luncheon and manicure day! Thank you for all you do for us all! We are blessed to have you. 

Hispania Fair is Friday from 3PM to 4PM in Beaven Hall 

Hispania Fair is this Friday where all of Senor Ramirez's Spanish students will be displaying their group projects that they have been working on all trimester. They will be judged during the day and then the open house will be from 3:00-4:00 PM. Some student groups will be bringing food to sample. Please stop by if you can. 

Reminder about Teacher Contract Offer for 2017-18 

Please turn in your teacher contract offer to me by May 30th. You may turn them in sooner into my mailbox right outside my door. If you have questions, please set up a meeting with me. Thanks! 

Warm weather and summer is right around the corner and that means so is BenFest 2017!

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Mark your calendars for July 14th-16th for St. Ben’s annual BenFest!  We know you are counting down the days until BenFest...so let's begin the celebration early by having a BenFest Spirit Day!  Join us on May 31st and wear Blue or Orange in honor of BenFest!  You may also dress in Bengal Spirit Wear.  Keep your eyes open after school for a BenFest surprise!  We're hoping its a sunny day!


Important Dates for the 2017-18 School Year (always tentative, but quite firm)

Monday, August 14th First Day for teachers new to St. Benedict- new teacher orientation

Tuesday, August 15th First Day of Teacher Contracts and Professional Development

Monday, August  21st, 6th Grade Orientation and Elementary Teacher Meet and Greet

Tuesday, August 22nd, First Day of School Grades 1-5, 6-12


Please read - Open Enrollment for Benefit Eligible Employees May 15th - June 6th

It is open enrollment time for Benefits Eligible employees. Geoff put information on the HR tab. Please read it.

This year it will take place from May 15 to June 6. The benefit elections employees make will become effective on July 1, 2017, the beginning of the new benefit plan year. All benefit eligible employees must log on to www.MyEnroll.com and go through the enrollment process to verify their benefit elections, and make any desired changes. In addition, employees will be able to enter their email addresses, name their life insurance beneficiaries, and update other information such as their name, address, marital status, and phone numbers.