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Weekly Office News – April 25, 2022
Saint Wenceslaus Catholic School Office Update
From the Office of Principal:
Dear Parents, Grandparents, and Friends of SWS;
This week is School Staff Appreciation Week. Our school staff has worked harder than they ever have before since March 2020, when the pandemic first hit our world. I know that our School Parent Association will be providing some treats for the teachers this week. I highly encourage you to individually recognize the staff people who have worked with your family this year – that ranges from not only teachers but also the aides, cooks, custodians, bus drivers, playground supervisors, daycare staff, support staff, pastor, and all who make our school operate.
Our staff is strong, but we could not be strong without your support, help, and prayers! We truly appreciate all of you who have given us the kind word at just the right time, those who send an occasional note of appreciation, those who have been so grateful to us for even the small things, for those who pray for our school, for those who help financially, for those who work at our fundraising events, for those who volunteer, for those who help children with homework, for just being a great parent/grandparent/or special person in the life of our kids, for our parish members who connect with the school, and for so much more. Our staff is so thankful for all of you!
Maybe we should simply call this Appreciation Week and all of us can appreciate each other for the gifts God has blessed us with.
Kim Doyle, Principal
“Be Still and Know that I am God” – Psalm 46:10
Square Art – Your kids projects!
You should have received a flyer about “Square Art” before spring break. This is a chance to see you own child’s art projects and to have the art put on a cup or t-shirt, or pillow or other things. Your orders are due on April 26.
1. Head Kitchen Food Services – full-time
2. Summer help for Club House – above 18 only – adults above 21 preferred – both full-time and part-time.
3. Preschool aide – beginning full-time or part-time options
4. Teachers – hiring several for fall 2022 for Preschool to grade 8
Parent Night at Giesenbrau Brewery
Mark your calendars
Thursday, May 12
All parents in preschool through grade 8 are invited to join in for a short social time at the local brewery sponsored by our School Advisory Council.
This is a chance to meet others, have a free beverage, and maybe win a prize.
Get a babysitter in place now, then simply show up! Come alone or with a spouse. No need to worry about knowing anyone because this event is meant for people to meet each other!
Pot-O-Gold – Cash prize of $20,000.00
We have only 650 tickets ($100 each).
Great odds of winning!
Do you know anyone who might like this chance?
If each family would sell two/three tickets, then we would have them sold.
Let’s rally around the school one more time!
You can get tickets from Sherry in the school office.
Preschool Special Guest Day – May 6
9:00-10:00 AM- Come with the children or meet them at school. Students will check into their classrooms and then head to the gym where activity tables will be taking place.
Tues., May 3 – Grades K-8 Special Guest Day Activities – slight changes from first published a few weeks ago!
8:00-8:45 – Treats/Coffee/Games with kids in the gym
9:00 – Living Rosary in Church
10:00 – K-8 Spring Concert in Gym (Especially for grandparents and friends)
Guests will leave after the concert at about 11:15.
Kids will stay in school for lunch and afternoon classes.
6:30 PM- Evening K-8 Spring Concert in the Gym
SWS Golf Tournment is coming soon!
Mark your calendar for Friday, June 10. This is our golf outing (tournament) and it is open to golfers of ALL ABILITIES!
This day is meant for fun on the golf course with lots of friends, colleagues, and other supporters of SWS. You will see staff members, the principal, the pastor, and other familiar faces.
You can come alone or you can come with a team of 4. The SWS organizers will make sure everyone has a place.
Dinner will be served after the event.
Rain or shine! We have fun no matter what the case.
Totus Tuus Summer Faith Camp at St. Wenceslaus
Totus Tuus, a Latin phrase meaning “Totally Yours,” was the motto of Pope Saint John Paul II.
Grades 1-6, June 20-24, 9:-2:30
Grades 7/8 and 9-12, June 19-23, 6:15-8:30
Registration includes a t-shirt, snacks, and a meal.Registration Forms can be found at
Camp I Can for Girls in grades 1-8
This is a trusted counseling service that works with the Catholic schools of the Archdiocese
Phoenix School Counseling Services is now offering a social-emotional learning (SEL) summer experience for girls grades 1st through 8th through Camp I Can. This camp will be led by our Phoenix School Counselors. Camp I Can offers the opportunity for girls to grow their social skills, practice managing different emotions, strengthen their friendship skills, and learn about self-identity and conflict resolution. With a social-emotional learning platform, Camp I Can will integrate SEL activities and lessons, team-building experiences, fun games, and a place where each student can turn their “cant’s” into “I can’s!” For more information, please visit www.campicanforgirls.com <http://www.campicanforgirls.com/> . This link will provide the different dates for the camp and registration. The camp is held at Holy Spirit Catholic School, located in St. Paul MN. Registration begins April 8th, and there are limited spots for each grade level. For additional questions, please email at email@example.com.
Summer Club House
We are finalizing our enrollment for our Summer Club House. Open for 12 weeks 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Click here if you need a registration form
Summer Club House Activities
Pool days, Field trips, In-house assemblies, and Daily themed plans
Beautiful Greeting Cards made by the 3rd grade
We have about a dozen packets of these Van Gogh inspired greeting cards. They are leftover from the Starry Night.
Each packet contains 15 cards with a variety of designs made by our 3rd graders. We are selling them for $20 per packet.
Click here to see a sample of the packet.
Call or email the school office if you want to purchase any.
New Shades and Clevertouch Boards are coming
Shades will be installed in May to over 100 school windows. Many of the school shades are 50-60 years old or older. This is a much needed update.
We are so excited to have this new make-over in our school. A very special thanks to all of the people who donated to the Fund-a-Need drive at our Starry Night.
We are also in the process of ordering the Clevertouch boards for the classrooms. They will be arriving this spring with teachers getting trained on using them over the summer. We will be ready to go next fall with our newest technology thanks to the Fund-a-Need donors.
Club House will be open all summer for kids currently in k-5. See the calendar (sent in previous mail) for summer activities which include pool days, field trips, special speakers, and more.
Preschool Summer program is open to kids who are currently enrolled in our preschool. This program will have water sprinkler days, attend the special speakers with the older kids, and do many fun activities in a safe environment for the little kids.
Mon., April 25 – Staff Appreciation Week begins
Wed., April 27 – 8:00 Mass (Gr. 8 plans)
Tues., May 3 – K-8 Special Guest Day Activities
8:00 – Treats with the kids in gym
9:00 – Living Rosary in Church
10:00 – Spring Concert in Gym
Tues., May 3 – 6:30 PM- Evening K-8 Spring Concert in Gym
Wed., May 4 – 8:00 Mass ( Gr. 7 plans)
Thurs., – Fri, May 5/6 – 8th Gr. Retreat
Fri., May 6 – Preschool Special Guest day 9:00-10:00.
Sat., May 7 – 6:00 – CSCOE Bash Gala
Tues., May 10 – School Parent Association Meeting 6:00 PM
Wed., May 11 – 8:00 Mass ( Gr. 2 plans) – Special First Communion celebration with class
Thurs., May 12 – Gr. 4 Wax Museum and Gr, 5 Patriotic Play
Thurs., May 12 – Parent Night at Giesenbrau Brewery 6:00-8:00 PM
Fri., May 13 – Zoo Trip – gr. 2-4
Mon., May 16 – Spring Recital for piano, voice, band
Tues., May 17 – Arboretum trip – Grades K and 1
Wed., May 18 – 8:00 Mass (Gr. 1 plans)
Thurs., May 19 – Field Day for K-8
Fri., May 20 – 8th gr. to Valley Fair/Gr. 7 to gymnastics studio and park
Fri., May 20 – Preschool Graduation 10:00 am in gym
Mon., May 23 – Field day alternative
Tues., May 24 – Grand Slam trip for Grades 5/6, Bowling for Gr. 4
Wed., May 25 – 8th gr. graduation 6:30 PM
Thurs., May 26 – Last day of school
8:00 Mass and trip to Memorial Park
Fri., May 26 – No Preschool or Club House
Tues., May 31 – Summer Club House and Preschool open
Fri., June 10 – SWS Golf Tournament
Thank You Video – from our staff to you!
We appreciate each and every one of you!
It has been a great 2021-2022 school year.
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