Saints School News
January 28, 2019 – School News


 Saint Wenceslaus Catholic School Weekly Office Update

From the Office of Principal 


Unfortunately the Minnesota weather has put a huge damper on all of our Catholic Schools Week activities.  We are out of school Monday through Wednesday so we have cancelled all of the activities that were on the schedule for these days. 

  • We still plan to  go on our skating trip on Thursday.
  • We will have our family breakfast early Friday morning.
  • The students will still do the blanket making and bring food to the food shelf on Friday.
  • The party for all Preschool through 8th grade parents and teachers will still take place on Friday evening.
  • See the revised schedule for details.

Sweepstakes Tickets are now due.

We will do the drawing from the school office and notify the winners on Friday afternoon.

Please turn in all of your tickets by Friday. Tickets not accounted for will be added to tuition accounts.

Annual State of the School Parent Meeting
Join our School Advisory Council for a meeting that will discuss the strengths and challenges of the school in the year ahead. Monday, February 4 at 700 PM in the PAC.

We would like all parents to come!

Preschool Open House Rescheduled

February 11 5:30-7:00 PM
Spread the word!

Mary Poppins – chim chimney chim chim charoo!
Get your tickets now for our upcoming performances of our 7th and 8th grade musical. GET TICKET ORDER FORMS

Class Starry Night Auction Items or Donations for the class Baskets can be turned in to the office or to your child’s teacher.

Auction class items
Preschool – Food and kitchen basket to go along with Handmade Wooden Kitchen set.
Kindergarten – Art Basket with a Crayola Experience
Grade 1 – Osmo Technology Basket – Amazon Kindle Fire, Osmo for Kindle base kit and other games.
Grade 2 – Hoverboard
Grade 3 – Swimming/Pool Basket ( pool punch card)
Grade 4 – Trojan Basket
Grade 5 – Cooking Basket/Gardening Basket
Grade 6 – Beats Headphones
Grade 7 – Outing to Stillwater with a night at a Bed and Breakfast, a jazz riverboat cruise and a gift certificate to the Lifting Bridge Brewing Company
Grade 8 – Adventure Package that includes Vertical Endeavors, Zipline, and an escape room.  

Kindergarten Round-up

February 12 at 6:00 PM
Spread the word! Invite a new family and come with them if they are uncertain!

Tuition Grants for 2018-19 School Year

The application is now open in TADS. (   The application closes on February 17.

The Schulze Early Learning Scholarship
is open to students entering the 4/5-year-old preK class next fall making them one year away from entering kindergarten.


Thurs., Jan 31K-8 Skating party at Skateville in Burnsville (Parents welcome to join- Meet there.
Fri., Feb 1 – Student and Parents breakfast  in gym 7:00-7:45
All Parent Party
– Join all school parents of preschoolers through grade 8 for a social time at Creeks Bend Golf Club 5:30-7:30 PM – The first drink is on us! “I survived Catholic School Week Parent Event!”
Mon. Feb 4 – Annual Parent Meeting 7:00 PM
Tues., Feb 5 – Home/School Meeting 6:00
Wed., Feb 6 – School Mass (Gr 3 plans)
Auction Meeting 7:00 PM
Thurs., Feb. 7 – Mary Poppins Musical 6:00 PM
Fri., Feb 8 -Mary Poppins Musical 5:30 and 7:30 PM
Mon., Feb 11 – Preschool Open House 5:30-7:00
Tues., Feb. 12 – Kindergarten Information Night and Round up 6:00 PM
Wed. Feb. 13 – School Mass ( Gr. 2 plans)
Grade 4-6 after school event 2:30-4:00
Marketing meeting 6:00
Fri., Feb 15 – No School
Mon., Feb 18 – No school
Wed., Feb 20 – School Mass (Gr. 1 plans)
Mon., Feb 25 – School Advisory Meeting 6:30
Tues., Feb. 26 – 5th gr. Science Fair
Wed., Feb 27 – School Mass ( Kinder plans)
5th Gr. Science fair
Thurs., Feb 28 – 8th gr History Day

Fri, March 8 – School Fish Fry
Sat., March 16 – Starry Night Event


I survived Catholic Schools Week Party

For all school parents (Preschool to grade 8)

Join together at Creeks Bend Golf Club
A casual night for school parents and teachers to join together for some fun and to meet new people.
The first beverage is on us!
The kitchen will be open if you want to order dinner or a snack

5:30 – 7:30 PM on Friday, February 1

An Irish Starry Night – Saturday, March 16
Donations and reservations are now being accepted. This event is fun for the young parents and guests and for the older supporters, parishioners, and friends of SWS. 

Volunteer to help with this event !


We need many adults to make the event a success. Click here to volunteer:


Live Auction Items are being sought! Game tickets, theater tickets, vacation homes, trips, sporting or fishing packages, golf days and ladies nights out are very popular. 

Want to win $20,000 in cash?
This year we will be doing this fun raffle called the
There will be 600 tickets sold for $100 each.
The winning raffle ticket will be drawn at the school golf tournament on June 14.
If you want to buy a ticket or if you want to sell a few tickets to friends, contact the school office. Several smaller cash prizes are included in this raffle.

Prizes: $20,000, $2000, 2x$1000, 2x$500