Catholic Schools Week 2021

What is National Catholic Schools Week?

Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2021 is January 31 – February 6. The theme for National Catholic Schools Week 2021 is “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.” Schools typically observe the annual celebration week with Masses, open houses and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members. Through these events, schools focus on the value Catholic education provides to young people and its contributions to our church, our communities and our nation.  

Sunday | January 31, 2021 | Celebrate our Parish

Virtual Open House
Due to current Covid restrictions we are not able to hold our usual Open House however, we invite you to visit us virtually! Take a tour of our campus and see a typical day in the life of our Saints!

Monday | February 1, 2021 | Celebrate Our Community

SGGS Sock Drive
Bring in a new pair of socks to be donated to our local homeless community outreach centers. Socks can be brought in all week and deposited into the bins near the entrance of each building.

Valentine Letters for Marian Manor
Students in Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten created and delivered Valentines Day cards for our neighbors at Marian Manor Assisted Living!

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Tuesday | February 2, 2021 | Celebrate Our Students

Day Of Giving Campaign
Please consider donating to support SGGS and the mission of Catholic Education.

Dress Down Pass
Students Receive a Dress Down Pass to use on any other regular uniform day.

All School Mass
Grade 6 will represent the school at Mass at 8:30am. All other students will attend virtually.

Wednesday | February 3, 2021 | Celebrate Our Nation

Dress Down Day
Students may dress down in red, white, and blue!

Flag Ceremony
National Anthem will be performed by the SGGS Percussion Band Ensemble

Military Appreciation
Please enjoy this tribute to our National Service men and women.

Thank You Letters
Students in grades 2-5 will prepare letters of gratitude to be delivered to local military men and women.

Thursday | February 4, 2021 | Celebrate Vocations

House Shirts and Jeans Day
Students in grade 5-8 may wear their House Shirts and jeans, students in grades JK-4 may wear jeans with their uniform of the day shirt.

JK-K Mystery Readers
Guest readers will visit classrooms throughout the morning.

Virtual Vocation Talks
Presented by the IHM Vocations Office and via Zoom, Grades 1-8 will attend presentation by the Sisters of the IHM about their vocational journey.

Thank You Letters
Students in grades 6-8 will write letters of gratitude to Saint Vincent’s Seminary and the IHM House.

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Friday | February 5, 2021 | Celebrate our Faculty and Staff

SGGS Spirit Day

If you donated to the NJHS fundraiser last week you may use today as a makeup day for Pajama Day Dress Down!

Faculty and Staff Breakfast
Our amazing teachers and staff will receive a catered breakfast and coffee sponsored by the PTG.

Teacher Treat
For being the “Heart” of our school, SGGS teachers will receive a fabulous treat on their way home!

Early Dismissal
Students will dismiss at 1:30pm today.

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Saturday | February 6, 2021 | Celebrate Our SGGS Family

Selfie Time!
Post a selfie of yourself or your family with your #CSW21 poster (Sent home with youngest or only students)

Every family that posts a selfie with #CSW21 on social media will be entered into a raffle for an SGGS swag bag!