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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. Vigil for Life Announces 40 Days for Life Midpoint Eucharistic Procession with Fr. Eric Nielsen on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in front of Planned Parenthood
Join Fr. Eric Nielsen, Executive Director of the St. Paul University Catholic Center at UW-Madison, for a Eucharistic Procession around the Planned Parenthood abortion facility (3706 Orin Road Madison, WI 53704). We will gather in front of the building at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021 for this powerful moment of prayer for the midpoint of our 40-day vigil. Sign-up to support our 24/7 40 Days for Life campaign with your vigil hour at www.vigilforlife.org/calendar. Contact Gwen Finnegan at 608-393-8545 or email@example.com for more information about this special event and the campaign.
4. Circle of Grace Children's Program letter to parents and opt out form. The school will be teaching these lessons the week of October 25 through October 29. Use the opt out form if you prefer your child not participate and send to school by Friday, October 22.
5. Fish Fry update from Fr. Chris and Lori Meinholz. No fish fries on Oct. 22 and Nov. 12.
6. November Lunch Menu. Please return by October 20.
7. The Feast of All Saints is on November 1, which is a Monday. 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 Monday, 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 Monday, November 1, each class will come up to the front with teachers announcing each child's saint chosen in PreK and K/1. Older students will be able to announce their own saint and two facts about that saint. 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 the cafeteria. 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 the church after Mass and march to the front.
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)
1. Recess Duty for the next week: Thursday, 10/14 - AM-NONE; Lunch-NONE; Friday, 10/15-AM-Early Release HSH-No Recess; Lunch-Early Release HSH-No Recess; Monday, 10/18 AM-Leah Baute; Lunch-Kalena Hensey; Tuesday, 10/19 - AM-NONE; Lunch - NONE; Wednesday, 10/20- AM-Maria Serrano; Lunch -NONE
2. Recess Duty for PreK next week: Thursday, 10/14 -AM - None; PM-Dennis Brower; Friday, 10/15-AM-Tiffany Klinger; PM-Early Release HSH-No Recess ; Monday, 10/18 AM-Leah Baute; PM-Dennis Brower; Tuesday, 10/19 - AM-NONE; PM-Dennis Brower; Wednesday, 10/20- AM - Jenna Ripp; PM-Dennis Brower
3. Reminders: Holy Spirit Hustle permission slips need to be turned in for your student to participate. Please fill them out and send in before Friday.
This Saturday, Oct. 16 and again on Saturday, Oct. 30 is the Southern Wis. Guided Trail Rides. Blue Star Dairy provides a building and lunch items for them to purchase at their farm. Money is donated to the school but we need your help to serve the lunch. Lunch is served from 11:00 to 1:30. We are in need of 4 more volunteers to help this to be a success for each Saturday. Here is the link to the volunteer sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A48AAAE29A31-20212022
Please consider helping out. This does count towards your 30 hours of service to the school. I will be giving Lori Meinholz the list of volunteers early next week. Blue Star Dairy is at the corner of Vosen Road and County Road K about 2 miles west of the school.
During the month of October, we will be collecting donations at school for our annual Box of Joy service project! We 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. See last weeks flyer and links for more information.
4. St. Anne Group: New Year, New Location, New Members?! 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. It 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! We will now be meeting in the school cafeteria (formerly the connector) after the 8:15 a.m. school Mass (9:00 or so) until 10:15 a.m. Our first meeting in the school cafeteria will be Friday, September 10, 2021. Please contact Laura Karlen (608-445-2064 or firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions or to be added to the St. Anne Group e-mail list.
October 14 Piano Lessons
15 9:00 St. Anne Group
15 9:30-11:30 Holy Spirit Hustle
15 12:30 EARLY RELEASE-No afterschool
16 11:00-1:30 Trailride lunch served at Blue Star Dairy
19 CGS 4K and K/1
20 Band Lessons
21 Piano Lessons
22 9:00 St. Anne Group
25-29 Circle of Grace
26 7:00 pm 40 Days for Life talk at St. Peter
27 Band Lessons
27 7:00 pm Lectio Prayer study series at St. Peter
28 Piano Lessons
28 6:30 pm Sacramental Prep at St. Peter
29 9:00 am St. Anne Group
29 7:00-8:00 pm Server Initiation
30 9:30-2:00 pm 10th grade confirmation mini retreat
30 11:00-1:30 Trailride lunch served at Blue Star Dairy
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."