Saints School News
October 15, 2018

Saint Wenceslaus Catholic School Weekly Office Update

From the Office of Principal:

This week: School is closed on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Congratulations on a job well done for the Marathon. We all get one extra day off for the October break.

The school office will be closed Wednesday – Friday!


Other News: Parents watch this week for the conference sign up to come to you in an e-mail. Conferences will take place on November 8 and 9. There will be no school on these days.
You will get a link to sign up for a time for each teacher that you want to meet with. This will come to you through


Handmade Market Booth
Please help our Home and School Association with the booth for the Handmade Market.

We are making “Gift-in-a-Jar”. We need some food ingredients for the jars. Please click this link to sign up to donate an item. We are also accepting cash donations so that our committee members can go out shopping for the supplies. 

Deadline is Today, October 15 (but we will still accept your donation on Tuesday) Please send or bring all items to the school office this week.

Want to win $20,000 in cash?
This year we will be doing this fun raffle called the POT-O-GOLD.
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.


Handmade Market October 27
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

This is a unique shopping experience that is fun for all. More than 60 vendors will fill our school gym with items made from hand. This is a great place to shop for wonderful gifts.

Come for a cup of coffee in the morning and stay for lunch provided by our Home and School Association Moms.

Call your family or neighbors and share this on Facebook. Bring people with you. The more who come, the better our event becomes from year to year!

Starry Night Event to take place on March 16
Can you take on a small role?
We have lots of little things to do so don’t be afraid to be a part of the committee.

It can be fun!  You get to make adult friends along the way!

To join the committee  just let Kim know.

Halloween Craft Night for Preschool Children
This event is open to the public. It is a time for preschool age children and a parent to come to school, do a craft and play for a bit. Visit with other school parents and the preschool teachers.  6:00-7:00 PM on Wednesday, October 24 in the preschool classroom. Bring a friend!
Monster Mash
Students in grades K-8 will enjoy an all-school Halloween party on Wednesday, October 31. This will take place 1:30-2:00 in the gym. Costumes are encouraged!

Trunk OR Treat 2018
Saturday, October 27
– 3:30-4:30
Trunk OR Treat is a FREE, FUN & SAFE event that brings Halloween to our church parking lot.  There is no cost to enter but you must be prepared to hand out candy/prizes to Trunk or Treaters.  This event encourages families, ministries or groups to decorate their vehicles’ tailgate/trunk and pass out goodies to the children who attend. Hot chocolate/cider will be provided.

If you can offer a trunk and treat – please register by noon on Thursday, October 25 by texting Lynn Sticha

Marathon Service Projects
Here is what we will be up to.
Preschool will make placemats for the dining room at Queens Court.
Kindergarten will clean church pews and kneelers.
1st grade cleans the bleachers.
2nd grade will write letters to soldiers.
3rd grade will be dramatizing Halloween poems/singing songs at Mala Strana.
4th graders are going to clean the Mary Garden.
5th  grade will clean out the planters that line Main Street.
6th grade cleans the garden at Philipps Square.
7th grade will be volunteering at Hope House.
8th grade will clean the New Prague Brahna 


Mon., Oct 15 – Family Group Activity 1:40-2:20 PM
School Advisory Council meeting 6:30 PM
Tues., Oct 16 – Gr. 1-2 to Barten Pumpkins
Wed., Oct 17 – Day off Marathon reward
Gr. 8 trip to Washington DC
Thurs., Oct 18 – MEA – Day off
Fri., Oct 19 – MEA – Day off
Mon., Oct 22 – Gr. 5-6 meeting for the Long Lake Camp Trip 6:30 PM
Wed., Oct 24 Preschool Halloween Craft  6:30 PM
School Mass ( Gr. 5 plans)
Sat., Oct 27 – Handmade Market 9:00AM – 2:00 PM
Sun., Oct 28 – Czech Heritage in PAC 1:00 PM
Wed. Oct 31 – No School Mass Halloween but Parish will hold a Halloween Mass at 5:00PM
Thurs., Nov. 1All Saints Day  School Mass (Gr. 4 plans)
Fri., Nov. 2 – Step Up day for preschoolers into kindergarten
Tues., Nov. 6 – School Picture Day
Home and School Assoc. Meeting 6:00 PM
Wed., Nov. 7 – 8:00 School Mass (Gr. 2 plans)
School picture day
Reconciliation meeting 6:30 PM for Gr. 2 parents.
Marketing meeting 6:30 PM
Thurs., Nov 8 Conference Day no school
Fri., Nov. 9 Conference Day no school