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Weekly Family Newsletter
Friday, March 27th, 2015
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No school next Friday, April 3 or Monday, April 6.
Triduum and Easter Services
- Holy Thursday, 7PM mass of the Lord’s Supper
- Good Friday, 1PM Passion of the Lord, 7PM Stations of the Cross
- Easter Sunday Masses, 7, 9, and 11AM
The following activities are currently seeking sign-ups on Volunteer Spot
- GALA – Raffle/Event Ticket Sales at Church (various dates/times after all masses)
- GALA - Set-Up and Decorate (Friday, April 10th)
- GALA - Clean-Up (Sunday, April 12th)
- Friday Coffee Social (dessert donation) – Friday, April 10th
- Playground/Recess Duty & Lunch Duty
PLEASE, if you know that you will not be able to fulfill a spot for
which you signed up, either contact Stacie Ramthun (volunteer
coordinator) directly or cancel your spot on the Volunteer Spot website
ASAP so another volunteer can be acquired. We appreciate your
consideration. Thank you! Please follow the link at the bottom of the Newsletter to sign up for any of these activities.
- 3/27 KC Fish Fry - desserts needed; Stations of the Cross, 7PM
- 3/29 Community Expo - Spring Showcase, ShamRocks perform at 2 PM
- 3/31 Field Trip - Grade 7 to Park Square
- 4/2 4th Grade Field Trip to CCH
- 4/2 Holy Thursday, 7pm Mass of the Lord's Supper
- 4/3 Good Friday, no school; 1pm Passion of the Lord, Stations of the Cross, 7PM
- 4/4 Easter Vigil Mass, 8:00 PM
- 4/6 No school, Easter Monday
- 4/11 Gala Honoring Our Past, Cultivating our Future
- 4/11 Women of Grace (date changed due to Easter) Meet in Conference Room at Church
- 4/24 Talent Show
- 4/30 6th Grade Field Trip - Festival of Nations
Gala - April 11, Honoring Our Past, Cultivating Our Future
countdown to our 15th Annual Gala is on! There are a mere 15 days until
we celebrate our 15th annual gala. You may be asking "What does this
have to do with me?" In a word - EVERYTHING! 100% parent support will
guarantee a successful gala! Even if you don't plan to attend you can:
raffle tickets. We are counting on each school family to purchase or
sell at least twelve tickets. The proceeds from the raffle ticket sales
benefit our school. Each ticket is entered into a drawing for a chance
to win many great cash prizes including the grand prize of $1,000! The
two classrooms that sell the most tickets will win a movie party in
their classrooms. In addition, every student who sells 10 or more
tickets is entered into a drawing with a chance to win one of two
Samsung Galaxy tablets!
You may register at either the school or church office, or by following the link at the bottom of this Newsletter.
- Donate an item for the auction
- Make a contribution
- Help with setup
- Help with tear-down
Sister Kathleen Agnes Brady Trust Scholarship
Diocese of Superior is pleased to announce that applications are now
being accepted for the Sister Kathleen Agnes Brady Trust Scholarship.
This perpetual trust offers partial scholarships to children enrolled in
kindergarten through 8th Grade in the Catholic Schools of this diocese.
Families must be active, registered, contributing members of a parish
in the Diocese of Superior. All scholarship grants are awarded based on
need as documented in the application process. Application forms are available in the school office, and must be returned to Mr. Bell by June 1, 2015.
PRAYERS IN ACTION:
Germain, who received lung transplants on March 17, is recovering well,
and recently moved from ICU to a private room. If anyone would care to
donate homemade meals or gift cards for restaurants or gas, the website
Please continue to pray for Mike’s recovery and all the family during
this time. They are truly grateful for your overwhelming support. They
also ask that we pray for the young woman whose lungs he received, and
the grief her family is experiencing.
Shamrocks perform @ 2pm at the Community Expo, Hudson Sports & Civic Center, 1820 Hanley Rd.
Thank you to Joyce Bauer for her generous donation of a VCR/DVD player. Mr. Kanavati will appreciate it!
Piano Student Accomplishments
Patrick piano students of Lisa Zwiefelhofer participated in the
Wisconsin Music Teachers’ Association auditions at UW-River Falls on
March 21. They included: Maria Annen, Julia Annen, Anthony Annen, Sara
Hoffman, and Megan Schmidtknect. Special congratulations to Julia and
Sara who will play at the Honors Recital on March 29, and Sara will also
advance to the Badger Competition in May.
GO BUY LOCAL
THANK YOU! THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!!!
recently received an email from our rep at Gobuylocal saying that in
the last two weeks we had earned $119 in donations. THANK YOU to all
who are using this easy low key way to support our fabulous school!!!
If we reach $500 we receive a matching $500. Each little bit helps!
Keep up the good work! And you know that you don’t have to cut
anything out – just copy the coupon to your smart phone and show it at
the checkout register. To sign up and check out the coupons, simply
follow the link at the bottom of this Newsletter.
WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS:
The Wisconsin Badgers are still alive in the NCAA basketball tournament! Root them on to a National Championship!
NATIONAL READING MONTH
Honor of National Reading Month, the teachers of Saint Patrick School
would like to give a gift to our youngest students and our future
students. Each day during the month of March we will post a bedtime
story read by one of our teachers or staff members on our YouTube
Channel: SPS Bedtime Stories.
can subscribe to our channel to receive a notification when a new video
is posted, or you can just log in each night. We've had fun making
them, and we hope you enjoy them too!
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS:· Click here for Hudson School District Summer Class Offerings:
is a nonprofit foundation supporting families of child loss. They are
looking for volunteers to help at their annual 5k on August 1st at
Lakefront Park in Hudson. If any individuals or groups would be
interested in volunteering, please email at: firstname.lastname@example.org to receive more details from coordinator Rachel Hall.
Girls’ Basketball Summer Skill Sessions and Camp
materials and information are available in the school office. The
program is available for girls entering grades K-9 in the fall of 2015.HBA Camp Flyer Skill Session Flyer
Check out fun school photos above in our scrolling pics and on our FaceBook Page.
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- FR. JOHN