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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. Respect Life Month Statement flyer for your information.
4. All Saint's Day info on dressing up. Info is also below.
1. Reminder: Here are the links to signups for volunteer hours. Families need to volunteer 30 hours during the school year to fulfill their contracts. The volunteer signups are group tabbed for your convenience to see what is available.
LAST WEEK for Holy Spirit Hustle!!!! Run closes on Friday, October 20. We are close to making the goal of $25,000 and earning that pizza party. Here is the link to fun run donation page: https://app.99pledges.com/fund/stpeterashton
40 Days for Life rosary prayers at Planned Parenthood on Madison's eastside on Olin Avenue. St. Peter Parish/School and St. Martin are looking for volunteers to pray the rosary from 9:00 to 11:00 am on Saturdays, September 30 through November 4. Please consider this opportunity to pray for the unborn. Contact Vern Acker at firstname.lastname@example.org for openings and to sign up.
The Feast of All Saints is on November 1, which is a Wednesday. 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 Wednesday, 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 2-5 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 Wednesday, 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:
www.Pinterest.com (type in all saints or saints costumes)
October 21 9:00 Little Flowers Girls Group
20 Fish Fry
24 Band Lessons
26 Piano Lessons (This is a change to Thursday)
31 Piano Lessons
31 Band Lessons
November 1 8:15 am Mass for All Saints Day, Saint parade to follow
Celebrating All Saints Day with treats
Treat Day- PREK Miranda Hellenbrand; K/1 Lashell
Lentz; 2/3 Erin Heller; 4/5 Lashell Lentz
2 All Soul's Day Mass with visit to cemetery after Mass
3 9:00 am Adoration
6 Morning Playgroup after Mass at St. Bernard's
7 Piano Lessons
7 Band Lessons
8 Picture Re-take Day
9 Pizza Party for Lunch if goal met for HSH
9 3:30 pm Parent Teacher Conferences
10 NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
10 9:00 Parent Teacher Conferences
10 Fish Fry
14 Piano Lessons
14 Band Lessons
17 9:00 am Adoration
21 Band Lessons
22 Piano Lessons and Group Performance
22-24 NO SCHOOL-THANKSGIVING BREAK
28 Piano Lessons
28 Band Lessons
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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."