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School News – May 24, 2021

Saint Wenceslaus Catholic School Office Update

From the Office of Principal:

Dear Parents, Grandparents, and Friends of SWS,

This week we close our 2020-2021 school year. This year challenged us in all ways but also taught us many things. We know that we have courage, we have stamina, and we have faith.

Thanks to the teachers in the classrooms who heroically put themselves on the front line for the kids. To the entire staff, who performed tasks never been done so that our school could stay open.

To the parents, who cooperated with the new rules that we call protocols, keeping the children home at the first sign of illness and who took hours away from their jobs to be with the kids, helping them with online learning and more. We thank you.

To the donors, and supporters, friends, and grandparents, who sent money, sent letters of encouragement as we navigated every aspect of the school programs. To all of you, we are so thankful!

Please keep our school in your prayers so that we may continue to be blessed with health, increased enrollment, great staff, and support for many years to come and especially as we make plans for 2021-2022.

Pray Often, Work Hard, Trust God


Congratulations to SWS 8th grade class of 2021
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
6:00 PM Rosary / 6:30 PM Mass
Diploma presentation to follow Mass

1st row: Avery Gullickson, Joe Hartmann, Bobby Goggins, Andrew King
2rd row: Cora Nelson, Maria Schoenbauer, Audree Connelly, Aftyn Anderson
3rd row: Hunter LeCuyer, Jacob Neiderhiser, Carter MIller, Annie Johnson
4th row: Jacob Ramirez, Claire Jacobson, Nate Friedges, Claudia Giesen
5th row: Cullen Otremba, JD Moulton


Spring Concert – Monday, May 24  (K-8)

9:00 AM – Grandparents, relatives, and seniors. All are welcome. Open seating.
1:00 PM – 2 tickets per family – but open to all if capacity is low.
6:30 PM – 2 tickets per family.

Students are expected to be present at all shows – Please have students back to school by 6:00 PM for the evening concert.  They will meet their teachers in the classrooms.

Please park in the back parking lot and enter through the parsih activty center doors and go to the gym.

Student performers will not be masked.


SWS Golf Tournament – Friday, June 11

This event is open to golfers or all levels! Register with friends or register alone and we will put you with a group.

We are also accepting sponsors for our event.

Click here to get the paper registration and sponsor forms.


SWS Golf Tournament website:

Credit Card Payments accepted on this link.
Sign up to golf or become a sponsor of the event.

 Changes in staff:

Ann Christy, our current 4th grade teacher, is retiring  after serving our school community for the past 32 years.  We thank her for all of the blessings that she has brought to our school and for the huge impact that she has had on so many studetns along the way.  We wish her peace, health, and enjoyment in her years of this well deserved retirement.

Jennifer Wetschka, our current 1st grade teacher, is retiring from teaching and will be taking on another position in the business setting. Mrs. Wetschka has been in our school for the past 15 years. She has taught both 1st grade and kindergarten. Most of the students currently in the school have had her as their teacher. We thank her for the years she has spent with us and wish her well in her new endeveours.

Katielynn Lusignan, our 3/4 preschool teacher, will be leaving us after one year teaching preschool. Katielynn has been an awesome additon to our staff. We thank her for her year with us. She is unable to continue due to family commitments, but we hope she will be able to continue as an active school volunteer or even as an occasional substitute teacher. Best wishes and thank you!

Casey McDonald stepped in quickly to complete the year as our substitute art teacher.  We are thankful for her service. Casey will be teaching preschool with us this summer until she gets married and moves out of state with her new husband at the end of July. Congratualtions and best wishes.

Colin Smisek has been a long- term substitute in grade 5 this spring.  Colin will be moving into his first official teaching position after obtaining his license. Colin will be teaching at the high school level in Eden Valley. We wish him all the best and thank him for taking over our 5th grade for the past few months.

Frozen fish for sale!
Did you enjoy the SWS fish fry last month? We have extra boxes of frozen, breaded pollock leftover from the fish fry for sale at a discounted price of $40/10# box, or $20/5# bag. Contact Mary Wick at to arrange pickup.  Thank you!”


Green Team needs a few more volunteers
You can help keep our campus beautiful throughout the summer. Come to water the flowers and pull weeds in a small section of our campus. Sign up for a week or two. Perfect activity for you and the kids can help!

PreK Scholarship
Schulze Family Foundation

This is NOT a needs-based program so all should apply. It is a great benefit for our prekindergarten students.

Click for the application link.


Preschool Event on June 10 at 10:00 AM in the church.

See the flier to participate in the scavenger hunt with Fr. Eugene in the church. – Click here.


Call the office to purchase 952-758-3133.

Winner chosen on June 11.

Calendar of Events:

Mon., May 24 – K-8 Spring Concert 9:00,1:00, 6:30
Mon., May 24 – Summer preschool begins.

Wed., May 26 – 8th gr. Graduation 6:30PM
Thurs., May 27 – Mass – 8:00AM (gr. 6 Plans)
Thurs., May 27 – Last Day of school picnic at Memorial Park 12:00 – 2:00
Thurs., May 27 – No Club House

Fri., May 28 – No Club House
Mon., May 31 – Memorial Day – no summer preschool or Club House
Tues., June 1 – Summer Club House begins.


Thurs. June 10  – Preschool Scavenger Hunt in church – 10:00AM
Fri., June 11 – Golf Tournament


Click here for the
2021-2022 School Calendar

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