SCHOOL MASS CANCELED for Thursday, January 18th: Due to a funeral there will be no School Mass this week.
Early Dismissal - Friday, January 19th: Dismissal at 11:30am/11:40am. Teacher In-service. No bus home.
Tuition Tax Credit Program: We will be hosting informational sessions for The State of Illinois Invest in Kids Act (also known as the Tuition Tax Credit Program) prior to the application date of January 31st. Join us on either January 17 at 6:30pm or January 21 at 1pm to receive updated info, get answers to your questions, and learn about the application process. If you have any questions about the program, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We also invite you to visit weteachmore.org or empowerillinois.org for information. Please note that all Catholic Education Foundation scholars MUST apply.
Book Fair: We are looking for Parent Ambassadors to help with set up and to work at the Book Fair. Set-up will take place on Thursday, January 25 with preview day on Friday, January 26. The Book Fair event will be held January 28 – January 30. Please contact Ellyn Barzantny (email@example.com) if you are interested in helping.
Open House – Sunday, January 28: This year the Bishop McNamara Open House for PreK3-8th grade is for current AND prospective families. We invite you to welcome a new family to attend with you! BMCS Bradley 12pm-2pm. BMCS Bourbonnais 12pm-2pm. BMCS Kankakee 1pm-3pm.
Catholic Schools Week: January 28 – February 2. Information on events and activities coming soon. However, we encourage you to mark your calendar for our 2nd annual ALL SCHOOL MASS that will be held at the BMCS Kankakee site on Monday, January 29 at 9:25am. All students in grades K-12 will gather to celebrate Mass as ONE school. The experience is quite moving, and we invite you to join us!
FACTS Grant & Aid – The FACTS Grant & Aid website is currently accepting applications to receive financial aid for the 2018-2019 school year. To apply Go to bishopmac.com. Select Quick Links from the top menu. Select FACTS Aid to be routed to the official Bishop McNamara FACTS page. All applications MUST be submitted and verified by March 1. Our school will hold a FACTS Tuition Sign-up Night on February 6th at 6:30 pm at the BMCS Bradley site.
Parent Ambassadors Needed for Las Vegas in Bradley: The 26th annual Las Vegas in Bradley will take place on Saturday, February 17! If you can help with the event, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Come and enjoy a night out, catch up with friends and meet new families!