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Weekly Office News – May 9, 2022

Saint Wenceslaus Catholic School Office Update

From the Office of Principal:

Dear Parents, Grandparents, and Friends of SWS;

We have had a great year. We are reviewing the things that took place and the those that we want to build upon more in the future. We invite everyone to fill out a confidential school survey.

There are two ways to fill out this survey.

1. Here is an online link. We will not be collecting email addresses to keep this highly confidential.
(copy and paste this link into your browser if it does not open)

2. Click here to get a format to copy/print and mail/send to school as you choose.
Click here for copy.

Thank for your help in making SWS an even better school.
Peace to you and your family,
Kim Doyle, Principal


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


Late Start Day
Thursday, May 12 – 9:00 AM
K-8 students
Drop off NO EARLIER than 8:50AM

The late start does not affect preschool.

If you will  bring K-8 kids to Club House, please sign up here. We will be open from 7:00-9:00am

Click to sign up for Club House on May 12


School Mass this week
2nd grade First Communion Celebration

Each year we have a special class celebration with our First Communion Class that attends SWS. The 2nd graders have planned the Mass for this Wednesday. This will give them another chance to wear their fancy clothing!

Grades 4 – Wax Museum and Grade 5 Patriotic Play

Both of these event take place on Thursday, May 12 in the gym. All are welcome. Park in the back lot and enter through the main Parish Activity Center doors.

Gr. 4 Wax Museum is 9:30-10:30 AM
Gr. 5 Patriotic play is at 1:30 PM

Parent Night at Giesenbrau Brewery
Thursday, May 12
6:00-8:00 PM

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).

You can get tickets from Sherry in the school office.

Click Here for inspiration!


Financial Assistance
If you are a family that applied for financial assistance for the 22-23 school year through TADS, please watch for your notification to come to you via email.  We are working on these applications now and will have the information for you soon.

 SWS Golf Tournament

Friday, June 10.
10:30 Registration and Putt of Cash begin
12:00 Start

1. Golfers of all abilities
2. Hole Sponsors
3. Item donations/give-aways/cash donations

Click here to register online.

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.

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 <> . 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

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

Click here

Retirements at SWS

1. Mike Tschimperle will be retiring from teaching after being at St. Wenceslaus for the past 37 years. We are so grateful for the dedication and service Mike has given to our school.
2. Mary Wick is retiring as our Food Service Director/Head Cook. She has been at SWS for 16 years. We will miss her and her willingness to jump in where and when needed with a delicious lunch, dinner, or treat for kids and staff.
3. Betty Jirak will be retiring at the end of the summer. Betty is a preschool aide who has been at our school for 3 years but has worked her entire life in other locations.
4. Anne Conway has been a teacher during her career in several schools. She is the current preschool teacher of our 3/4 program for this past year.

                                                               Happy Retirement!

Calendar of Events:

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 – 9:00 Late Start Day
Thurs., May 12 – Gr. 4 Wax Museum 9:30-10:30
Thurs., May  12 Gr, 5 Patriotic Play 1:30 PM
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 – 6:30 PM in gym
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
Mon., May 23 – Summer preschool begins
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 begins and Preschool continues

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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2022-2023 School Calendar

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2021-2022 School Calendar

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