Updated: Oct 26
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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. Picture Day pictures. Those that ordered pictures, your package is complete. If you did not order but would like the pictures, follow the instructions on the envelope to do so. Picture retake day is on Wednesday, November 8. If your child was absent or if you want your child to have the picture re-done, just return the envelope to school indicating you would like the picture redone. Students who were missing on the original date will have their picture taken November 8. Questions, contact the school office.
4. Holy Spirit Hustle Award Sheet. The school met and exceeded its goal of $25,000 for the fun run. Thank you to all who helped us reach our goal. We will be celebrating with a pizza party for lunch on November 9. Students should wear their HSH T-shirt as we will be making it a glow party under black light. Award ceremony will take place right after lunch.
5. Letter from Dcn. Michael with some reminders about winter wear and dropping students off after 7:45 and school is already in church. This letter is attached electronically in the flocknote message.
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.
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. Volunteers are needed for this Saturday, October 28 and next Saturday, November 4. Please consider this hour or two in prayer for the unborn. Time is considered volunteer time for school hours.
Wednesday, November 1 is All Saints Day. Students to dress in costume and will parade after Mass.
If you haven't already done so, please make sure you have signed up for Parent Teacher Conferences on Thursday and Friday, November 9 and 10. See links in the flocknote 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 26 Piano Lessons (This is a change to Thursday)
31 Piano Lessons
31 Band Lessons
November 1 7:30-8:00 Confession before Mass
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 8:15 am All Soul's Day Mass
3 7:30-8:00 Confession before Mass
3 8:15 am Mass
3 9:00 am Adoration and confession
6 Morning Playgroup after Mass at St. Bernard's
7 Piano Lessons
7 Band Lessons
8 Picture Re-take Day
8 7:30-8:00 Confession before Mass
8 8:15 am Mass
9 Pizza Party for Lunch
9 3:30 pm Parent Teacher Conferences-NO AFTERSCHOOL COVERAGE
10 NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
10 9:00 Parent Teacher Conferences
10 Fish Fry
14 Piano Lessons
14 Band Lessons
15 7:30-8:00 Confession before Mass
15 8:15 am Mass
17 7:30-8:00 Confession before Mass
17 8:15 am Mass
17 9:00 am Adoration and confession
21 Band Lessons
22 Piano Lessons and Group Performance
22-24 NO SCHOOL-THANKSGIVING BREAK
28 Piano Lessons
28 Band Lessons
29 7:30-8:00 Confession before Mass
29 8:15 am Mass
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."