Saints School News
October 22, 2018

Saint Wenceslaus Catholic School Weekly Office Update

From the Office of Principal

This Week!

SWS 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.

Parent/Teacher Conferences will take place on  November 8 and 9.

There will be no school on these two days.
Club House will be closed both days.

Click on this link to sign up for conferences.


SWS Basketball
The season is here. A survey is going out for students in grades 5-8 to check the interest level in playing basketball for SWS this season. The planning meeting takes place next week and we need to know before Oct. 30 how many teams we will have.

We will also need volunteers to coach.

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

Halloween Craft Night for Preschool Children this week!
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

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.

We will soon be asking for donations – large and small – to make this night a success.

Preschool Step up Day
On the morning of Friday, November 2 our prekindergarten students will join our kindergarten teacher and her students in the kindergarten room for a fun lesson. Prekindergarten students will see what it is like to be a grown up kindergartener!

Czech 100 Celebration 1918-2018
100 Aniversary Celebration of the Creation of Czechoslovakia

Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28

Saturday: Cemetary tours 10-3, Kids Culture Camp 9-3 at Montgomery Arts and Heritage Center, Czech meal at Montgomery Brewing.

Sunday: 1:00 Mass at St. Wenceslaus, Taste of Czech and Battle of the Bands in St. Wenceslaus PAC 2-6.

All are welcome! The public is encouraged to Czech it out!


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)
Czech Heritage Gr. 7/8 9:30-10:00
Technology Com. Meeting 6:30 PM
Sat., Oct 27 – Handmade Market 9:00AM – 2:00 PM
Trunk or Treat 3:30-4:40 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
Moster Mash 1:30-2:00
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 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM – no school/no Club House
Fri., Nov. 9 Conference Day 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM – no school/no Club House
Wed. Nov. 14 -8:00 School Mass (Gr. 1 and Kindergarten Plans) Food Drive at Mass
Thurs., Nov. 15 – Gr. 8 trip to Global Market
Mon. Nov. 19 – School Advisory Council 6:30 PM
Tues., Nov. 20 – Climb Theatre Gr. K-6
Wed. Nov. 21 – No School
Thurs., Nov. 22 – No School
Fri., Nov. 23 – No School
Wed. Nov. 28 – 8:00 School Mass (gr. 8 Plans)

Looking Ahead
Tues., Dec. 11 – Christmas Concert

Club House will only be open on days when school is in session.  This is a change that must be made due to financial circumstances. We simply do not have enough children using the program to stay open on non-school days.  Please plan ahead for the future.