Saints School News
School News – July 13, 2020
Saint Wenceslaus Catholic School Office Update
From the Office of Principal:
Dear Parents, Grandparents, and Friends of SWS,
The Summer 2020 Challenge Grant continues……
79 Catholic Schools will receive $1,200,000.00 .
Thanks to the Schulze Family Foundation for providing a matching grant for “our back to school plan”.
SWS is challenged to raise $20,000 for a match of an additional $20,000.
Deadline is August 30th.
Checks can be made to St. Wenceslaus Catholic School.
Donations can also be made online at the following link:
Thanks to everyone who have donated so far!
We are now at 51% of our goal!
Thanks to all 63 of our event sponsors.
See who they are at the following link!
Friday, July 10 – 12:00 noon shotgun start!
Registration begins at 10:30 am
We are taking extraordinary precautions with your safety and the safety of our entire community in mind.
New Prague Golf Course is meeting and exceeding all CDC requirements and our team is adding more.
Masks are required at pre-golf time 10:30-12:00 by all participants. Wear your own mask or get a disposable one from us upon arrival.
Registration will take place outside.
Touchless card swipe will be offered upon check in.
Golfers are encouraged to social distance.
Carts will be sanitized for the golfers.
Disinfecting wipes will be available.
Hand sanitizer will be available upon check in.
Golfers should bring their own sanitizers when out on the course.
The snack bar will be open and drink carts available – all staff will have gloves and masks.
Flagsticks will remain in the cups/ there is a lifter to retrieve the balls from the cups.
The inside bar is following all mandated CDC guidelines for ordering, spacing/staff with masks and gloves
Dinner will be served and eaten outside. There is a maximumof 4 guests per table.
Post tournament “Putt for Cash” is a time for gathering – all golfers are encouraged to keep a social distance and wear a mask.
Pot-0-Gold ticket will be pulled at the time of dinner and arrangements for prize claim will take place the following week.
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Fall School Opening 2020
The reopening plan for fall 2020 is currently underway within the Archdiocese. Our school will be directed by these standards and procedures. Above all, the safety and health of our students and staff is our highest priority. We will keep you updated as plans become more solid.
It is our full intention to have classes live within our building beginning with the new school year. There will certainly be some changes to make this happen. We are dedicated to providing a faith-filled environment with the high academic standards that you have come to love about SWS!
Steps being taken at this point:
Multiple principal meetings with the Archdiocese each week – to discuss safety protocols.
Archdiocese communitation to pastors and parishes about school opening weekly.
Meetings with local public school superintendent and school principals – safety and pocedures.
Weekly meetings with school staff to put scenarios together for multiple situations to take place.
Aim Higher Foundation Scholarships are open through July!
The Aim Higher Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of additional $1,000 tuition-assistance scholarships to attend a Catholic school during the 2020-21 school year. Applications open beginning June 1, 2020 and will be awarded on a rolling basis through August 7, 2020.
Click to see more information about applying!
The Schulze Early Learning Scholarship continues to be open for Prekindergarten families – fall 2020 school year! $500 – $3000 grants available.
For all preschool students going into the 4/5-year-old Prekindergarten class – one year away from entering kindergarten.
Your income should be average (not low/not high) to apply!
Click to the application website!
A message of Faith/Hope/Love from SWS.
We have a few left by the PAC doors until they run out.
Grandparents and friends feel free to take these.
We are holding a contest that will last all summer. The contest is for everyone to use the can koozies on your summer adventures, and take pictures of yourselves using them.
You can post to your own Facebook or Instagram pages and tag St. Wenceslaus to enter. Or, you can submit your koozie pictures to our email address of firstname.lastname@example.org and you are entered to win!!
You can enter as often as you like and winners will receive wonderful gift cards to our local establishments!
Parents and Teachers – Add a picture!
Let’s keep it going this summer! Send us your pictures!
Calendar of Events:
Fri., July 10 – SWS Golf 10:30 AM
Tues., July 21 – Catholic School Virtual Open House 8:00PM
The school office is open with limited hours.
Please call ahead 952-758-3133
You may contact, Principal Kim Doyle