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Weekly Office News – October 11, 2021

Saint Wenceslaus Catholic School Office Update

From the Office of Principal:

Dear Parents, Grandparents, and Friends of SWS;

Our school offers a super craft show each year called the Handmade Market. There are more than 60 vendors with their handmade crafts. We ask you to spread the word about this event.  The more attendees, the better each vendor does and this will keep the craft show a positive event from year to year! SWS makes a profit for having a full slate fo vendors — and yes we did fill up this year with all 60 spots taken with handmade items.

Saturday, October 30th – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
This takes place in our gym (Parish Activity Center)
We will have breakfast treats and coffee for those coming early and a lunch packet for those who come later or shop all day – all food for sale and prepared in our kitchen.

Masking is optional. Crowds are usually heavy at the beginning but get much lighter as they day goes on so if you are trying to avoid too many people, we suggest that you come late morning or around noon.

Gather your family, bring your spouse,  or make it a girls morning out!  It is so much fun!


Kim Doyle, Principal

“Be Still and Know that I am God” – Psalm 46:10


Late Start this week 
School will start at 9:00 AM for K-8 

Thursday, October 14
Preschool starts at the regular time

Club House – Sign up
Late start date – Oct. 14 – 7:00-9:00 am
MEA – Oct 21/22 – 7:00 am – 5:30 pm

Reserve your spot:

Basketball Coaches

Our season runs from November through mid-February.
We need coaches.
5/6 boys or 5/6 girls
7/8 boys or 7/8 girls

For students in grades 5-8
Click here for the registration form.
Complete ASAP so we can commit to the league and schedule game times.

Dress code issues with girls

1. Hair color needs to be natural color  – no hair dye with colors of the rainbow. (No dye for special days – such as spirit days, Halloween, or crazy days)

2. Girls can wear jumpers – school plaid or navy blue- official style with polo underneath, waistband and pleated skirt.
Other approved items: skirt, skort, shorts, long pants – all in official uniform style – waistband, zipper, cotton twill, – navy or plaid.

3. Make-up is appropriate as girls get older but not in the elementary grade levels (K-6).

4. All skirts, skorts, and jumpers need to be at the mid-thigh level or longer – we are seeing some that are too short.

5. Leggings can be worn under other uniform pieces – not as a stand-alone replacement for pants. (red, white, navy blue)

Dress Code Issues with boys

1. Socks must be white, navy blue or black only – plain

Uniform Exchange site

Give away or trade uniforms for free.  You can post your used uniforms and get new ones by clicking the link in Facebook  – SWS Uniform Exchange

 Parenting webinars
This school year, the Catholic Schools Center of Excellence (CSCOE) is again offering monthly parenting webinars with Dr. Jules Nolan as part of its mental health and wellness initiative, Peace of Mind. We’re pleased to share the information about the webinar in October.

Click the picture below to sign up for the webinar.

Each class will be doing a Halloween activity in the classroom this year instead of a school wide activity (due to the gym being used to set up for the Handmade Market). Some classrooms will allow a costume time on Friday, October 29. Check your child’s teacher page for more information.

Heavens House Carnival
October 31 from 11:30 – 1:30 in the Gym
This is a fun party with games, candy and face painting.
Presented to you by our parish youth. Not your typical scary party but a saintly one. Open to all children. A canned good donation is encouraged.
Click here for a flyer on the event.

Do you know of a child?
Looking for all siblings who are NOT already enrolled in our preschool who would be coming to kindergarten at SWS.

Please email Kim

Also seeking neighbors and friends that you may know who should be on our mailing list for preschool or kindergarten.

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Watch for a link to come out soon . You will sign up for a time that works for you on our schedule.
Conferences will be in school – face to face.
Conferences will take place on November 4 and 5

There will be no school for Preschool through grade 8 on these days. Club House will be open for K-8 kids only.

Fundraiser Information

Required for parent participation:
1. Marathon Goal $48,000     Collected $60,000    
     Event completed!
2. Sweepstakes Goal $20,000
    ($300 per K-8 family/$50 per preschool family)
    Tickets to be sold by February 2
3. Fish Fry Goal $9000 – March 11
    (K-8 family/10 tickets and preschool family 5 tickets)

Other events that raise funds for the school:
Handmade Market – Oct. 30
Book Fair – January 27
Starry Night Event – March 26
Pot-O-Gold Raffle – ticket is pulled on June 10
Golf Tournament – June 10

Marathon Service Projects
Now that we have run the race, we will be helping out our community with service projects. Here are some that each class will soon be doing or have recently completed.

Grade 8 – Clean New Prague Brahna
Grade 7 – Clean up Memorial Park
Grade 6 – Clean gardens at Philipp’s Square
Grade 5 – Clean community parks/write letter for soldiers
Grade 4 – Clean the grardens at SWS campus
Grade 3 – Make a spiritual bouquet for the pastor
Grade 2 – Make cards for the baptism gift boxes
Grade 1 – Clean the bleachers in the gym
Kindergarten – Making cards for local first responders
Preschool – Making Christmas Ornaments for the elderly

Wildcat Cart

Our school parent association will be treating the kids once each month with the Wildcat Cart.  The cart will consist of treats and snacks that will be given to the students during their regular snack time. The cart will have healthy snacks, peanut free snacks and gluten-free snacks so that everyone in the school can have a fun treat.

Wanted:  Fleece cutting Moms or Dads!

Contact Kim if you are able to cut fleece.
All you need to bring is a sharp sissors to cut fabric and some time to spend cutting into 3-yard blankets.

Back-to-School 2021

Covid Protocols

Calendar of Events:

Tues., Oct 12 – Home Volleyball game 4:30
Tues., Oct 12 – SWS Parent Association Meeting 6:00 PM
Wed., Oct. 13 – 8:00 Mass ( Gr.4 plans)
Thurs., Oct. 14Late start for K-8 (9:00AM)
Fri., Oct. 15 – Family groups for recess and lunch
Fri., Oct. 15 – Home volleyball games 4:30 and 5:30
Wed. Oct. 20 – 8th gr. trip to Washington DC
Wed., Oct 20 8:00 Mass (Gr. 2 plans)
Thurs., Oct. 21 – No School MEA/Club House open
Fri., Oct. 22 – No School MEA/Club House open
Wed., Oct. 27 – 8:00 School Mass (Gr. 3 plans)
Thurs., Oct 28 – School Advisory Council Meeting 6:30 (click for more news)
Sat., Oct 30 – Handmade Market 9:00-2:00
Sun., Oct 31 – Heavens House Carnival 11:30-1:30 in PAC

Mon., Nov. 1 – All Saints Day Mass 8:00 (Gr. 7)
Tues., Nov. 2 – Visit to cemetery for All Souls Day for Rosary and prayer for the deceased.
Thurs., Nov. 4 – No School/Conferences/Club House open
Fri., Nov. 5 – No School/Conferences/Club House open
Tues., Nov. 9 – School Parent Association 6:00PM
Tues., Nov. 9 – School Picture Day
Wed., Nov. 10 – School Picture Day
Wed., Nov. 10 – 8:00 Scool Mass (Gr. 1-Fahey plans)
Thurs., Nov. 11 – K-8 late start day
Tues., Nov. 16 – Pizza Dinner for PreK families
Tues., Nov.16 – 1:00 Patriotic Rosary
Wed., Nov. 17 – 8:00 Mass (Kinder-Schneider plans)
Wed., Nov. 24 – 8:00 Mass (Kinder-Martin plans)
Thurs., Nov. 25 – Thanksgiving Break
Fri., Nov. 26 – Thanksgiving Break

Handmade Market
October 30, 2021

Exclusive handmade crafts and gifts.  Shopping from 9:00-2:00.

Breakfast treats and Lunch for sale.

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