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Wednesday Announcements

To keep up to date on school news, check out our latest posts HERE.

Go HERE for our full calendar of events.

If you have any questions or comments about anything in this communication, please contact the school office (831-4846) or the contact person listed in the announcement.


Announcements Flyer

Folders today contain the following items for each family (unless noted otherwise):

1. Individual reminders about a variety of things.


2. Scrip order Form for your convenience.


3. Circle of Grace Children's Program letter to parents and opt out form. The school will be teaching these lessons the week of October 24 through October 28. Use the opt out form if you prefer your child not participate and send to school by Friday, October 21.


4. November Lunch Menu. Please return by October 20.


5. Fish Fry work list for next weeks fish fry. As you can see we have several holes that need to be filled. If you have not signed up and would like to help, please let me know so I can let the fish fry committee know what to expect.


6. Holy Spirit Hustle Race Day information. Things to do to prepare for the run and what time students will be running. Look over and if you have any questions, let the office know.


5. During the month of October, we will be collecting donations at school for our annual Box of Joy service projectWe are in need of small toys, school supplies, and hygiene items that will be used to fill gift boxes for girls and boys living in extreme poverty in developing countries. You may also donate $9 towards the shipping of the boxes. Make a check out to St. Peter Church and put in an envelope indicating it is for Box of Joy. We have blocked each column of the sheet off for each classroom in order to have enough variety. Thank you in advance for your generosity.


6. The Feast of All Saints is on November 1, which is a Tuesday. Typically, this Holy Day of Obligation is a treat day for our students. We will have students dress as their favorite saints for our observance on Tuesday, November 1. Each child should choose a saint that they are interested in and learn about that saint. Students in PreK and K-1 should just have the name of their saint. Students in grades 2-6 should have two facts about their saint written out on a note card. Students may "dress" as the saint, if they have clothing that will work for the costume. Often though, students bring two items that are "identifiers" of their saint as props to help them. For example, St. Peter is the rock on which Jesus built His Church and holds the key to the Church as the first Pope, so your child might bring a rock and keys. St. Gianna Beretta Molla was a modern doctor, so your daughter could dress as a doctor.


After Mass on Tuesday, November 1, Dcn. Michael will announce the saints we have and the children will stand up in their seats to show them. A group picture will be taken outside the church after we are finished.


While coming dressed as a saint is optional, there are some great websites with cute saint costumes that look easy to make. I have attached a few web links for you to visit. After our presentation, we will come back to school and have a treat in their classroom. PreK will participate in Mass that day and can sit with their parents during Mass as well as older students. All parents are welcome to come to Mass (this is a Holy Day of Obligation) and see all the great costumes after Mass. Students will go to the back of church at the end of Mass and then process to the front seats.


If you are looking for saint costume ideas http://raisinglittlesaints.blogspot.com/2011/10/colossal-set-of-resources-on-all-saints.html?m=1

These are some other sites with ideas for All Saint's Day:

http://viewdomesticchurch.blogspot.com/search?q=saint+costumes

http://showerofroses.blogspot.com/2008/10/saintly-costumes.html

http://stmparadise.org/documents/Saints%20Costume%20Ideas.pdf.

http://catholicicing.com/all-saints-day-costume-ideas-for-girls/

http://catholicicing.com/all-saints-day-costume-ideas-for-boys/

www.Pinterest.com (type in all saints or saints costumes)


OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS:


1. Recess Duty for the next week: Thursday, 10/13-AM-None; Lunch - None; Friday, 10/14 None-AM - None; Lunch-NONE ; Monday, 10/17 AM -None; Lunch- None; Tuesday, 10/18 - NONE; Lunch-None; Wednesday, 10/19- AM-None; Lunch -NONE


2. Recess Duty for PreK next week: Thursday, 10/13 -AM - None; PM- None; Friday, 10/14 - AM-None; PM-None; Monday, 10/17 AM- None; PM-None; Tuesday, 10/18 - AM- None; PM-None; Wednesday, 10/19- AM - None; PM - None


3. A big thank you to Blue Star Dairy and the following families for helping out this past weekends trail ride lunch serving. Lee and Megan Meinholz, Danielle Hackett, Abby Weiss, Kayla Roudebush, Art, Ben and Lori Meinholz, Tracy Thomas and Katelyn Pongratz. A total of $700 was donated to the school for their effort.


3. St. Anne Group: You're Invited This School Year! The St. Anne Scripture Study Group is a women's bible study that meets weekly to read, discuss and pray over the Gospel for the upcoming Sunday. We meet on Fridays in the school cafeteria after the 8:15 a.m. school Mass (9:00 or so) until 10:15 a.m., unless the St. Peter playgroup meets that week, which is usually the first Friday of the month. The St. Anne Group is open to all women, parishioners, school moms and any other women, who want to join in. Kids are welcome, and we will have toys on hand. If your schedule allows you to come each week or drop in occasionally, we would be delighted to have you! Please contact Laura Karlen (608-445-2064 or ljkarlen@hotmail.com) with questions or to be added to the St. Anne Group e-mail list.


CALENDAR UPDATES

October 13 Band Lessons

14 HOLY SPIRIT HUSTLE RUN

14 12:30 EARLY RELEASE-NO AFTERSCHOOL

15 9:00 am Little Flowers Girls Group

18 Piano Lessons

18 6:45 pm Dive Deeper Tuesday

20 Band Lessons

20 12:00 PreK/K/1 field trip to Enchanted Valley

21 Fish Fry - NO AFTERSCHOOL

22 9:00 am Server Training

25 Piano Lessons

27 Band Lessons

27 6:30 pm Sacramental Prep at St. Peter

St. Peter Catholic School Mission Statement

St. Peter Catholic School is dedicated to continuing the strong tradition of Catholic Education, academic excellence, and the formation of morals, values, and the faith in a Christ-centered community.

"St. Peter Catholic School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs."

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