Oct. 23- 27- Red Ribbon Week - anti-drug & antibullying
Oct. 25- PreK vision check by Lions Club
Oct. 26, 30- Parent-Teacher Conferences
Oct. 29- Harvest Party after the 10:30 liturgy
Oct. 30-31- Student Council BOO-gram sales
Nov. 1- All Saints Day liturgy (gr. 3)
Nov. 3- Prayer Circle and gr. 3-6 Honors presentation: “Doing our best for God!”
Nov. 9- Picture retakes
Nov. 11- Knights of Columbus Memorial Mass and Dinner with bake sale
Nov. 12- Knights of Columbus Pork Chop BBQ
Nov. 15- midterms
Nov. 22- American Red Cross Pint-Size Hero blood drive- 9a.m.-2p.m.
Nov. 22-24- No school~ Happy Thanksgiving!
Dec. 3- first Sunday of Advent
This is Red Ribbon Week. Each class will participate in an anti-bullying activity and discussion. It is a great time for families to also discuss way everyone can help prevent bullying. Go to www.stopbullying.gov for some great resources.
The 4th graders walked to the museum on Friday to learn about items from the past. Many of the things they viewed were mentioned in the novel they are reading, "On the Banks of Plum Creek."
The robots have begun!
The 5th and 6th grade Robotics Club met for the first time on Wednesday. They were assigned their team and given their 1st challenge: build a robot that can make it across the room. And so the fun began.
>Our students have been asked to write thank you cards to veterans for Make a Difference Day on Oct. 28. We thank the Catholic Ladies of Columbia for organizing this for us.
>Our students will also be writing cards and letters to the students of True Cross Catholic School in Texas who lost everything in Hurricane Harvey. It is another way we can show care and compassion for others.
>Save the date: Wednesday, November 22- The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive through the Pint-Size Hero program at St. Peter School from 9:00-2:00. Students are asked to recruit blood donors. Sign up information is attached. We also will need volunteers that day to help sign people in. We thank Mr. Rodney Traxler for coordinating this event.
Calling all parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles…
● Lunch helpers are needed in the cafeteria from 10:30-noon (a couple days a month).
● Library workers are needed Tuesdays from 7:45-9:15.
● Playground supervisors are needed from 11:00- noon
● Call the school office (419-294-1395) if you are able to volunteer your time for one of these fun, interactive, worthwhile positions!
Putt Putt Pizza is continuing their
“Buy 100-Get $1000”
promotion for St. Peter School. Just purchase a pizza at regular price (no coupons, no discounts) and mention St. Peter School. They keep track of the numbers, and when 100 pizzas are purchased, St. Peter School receives $1000. What a great deal!
Come one, come all… to the Harvest Party on October 29th St. Peter School after the 10:30 liturgy
Food, fun & fellowship for all
50/50 drawing & basket raffle
Games,activities & train
rides for the kids
Menu includes chili & chicken noodle soup, salad,bread & butter, hot dogs, cookies, punch, cider, & coffee.
Join us for an afternoon with friends & family to celebrate the harvest season.
(Sponsored by St. Peter Parent Team 2017)
FOR THE LOVE OF PETE!
$500- DAVID E. SMITH
$250- DAVID L. THIEL
There are 297 tickets in the For the Love of Pete Raffle Drum,resulting in a $27,950 donation to St. Peter School. The next monthly drawing will take place on November 29 after the children's Mass. Thank you for your support!! Contact Amy Hinesman-740-496-1311 or Amy Irwin 419-209-0604 for more information.
>We did it! We met our 3rd goal in Discount Card sales ($8960 to date) and students have earned pizza and a movie! Way to go! We will schedule a day in November for our reward.
>The Harvest Party is just around the corner, and we are asking each family to supply one dozen cookies for the event. Please mark any items that have nuts. Cookies may be dropped off at school on Friday, Oct. 27 or Sat. Oct. 28 between 10 and noon.
We also are asking for adults to help set up, clean up and serve food for a half hour shift. Students in gr. 3-4 will bus tables, and students in grades 5-6 will assist with games and activities.
Remember to send in your $5 donation to purchase items for the basket raffle. We have some great theme ideas for the baskets which will be raffled off at the Harvest Party on October 29.
>The Lion’s Club will check the preschool students’ vision this Wednesday at 9:00.
>Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Oct. 26 and Oct. 30. You have received your scheduled time. Please keep in mind that each conference is 10 minutes and grade cards will be given out. Grades 1-6 will also receive a copy of their child’s MAP Growth report. The teachers will go over this with you..
>The first quarter Honors for grades 3-6 will be
announced during the Prayer Circle at 8:20 on
November 3 in the gym. Please join us as you are able.
>Our 3rd graders will help us celebrate the saints on Wednesday, November 1 at the 8:45 liturgy. Each 3rd grader will help us learn more about a particular saint. Please join us for this special Children’s Mass on All Saints Day.
> The Knights of Columbus will celebrate a Memorial Mass on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 5:00 with dinner to follow in the school gym. All are invited.
>Each year our students hold bake sales to raise funds for class field trips. This year Mrs. Huber will be planning bake sales to be held in conjunction with Parish events. Our first bake sale will be during the K of C Memorial Dinner in the gym on Nov. 11. Grades 1 and 6 will be in charge. See accompanying information for details and sign ups.
>PORK CHOP BBQ (Drive thru only) will take place on Sunday November 12th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St Peter’s School. Dinners consist of 2 pork chops, potatoes, applesauce and a roll. The cost for a dinner is $8.00. This BBQ is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and proceeds raised will go to benefit St. Peter’s School. Tickets for the BBQ will be sold following the Masses on October 27th and 28th, and November 4th and 5th. There will only be a limited number of tickets available the day of the BBQ. Please support the Knights who do so much for our school!
>Each year, St. Peter School is a pick-up point for “Coats for Christmas.” This year we are also a collection point. If you would like to donate gently used coats, please bring them to the school gym and put them in the big Coats for Christmas box. Students may bring them to school also, and we will make sure they get in the box. Let’s see how full we can get the box!
Our Discount Card Fundraiser
Please consider purchasing one of these useful little cards for $10. It can be used at 29 local businesses for deals and discounts all year long on the items and services you use. And it benefits our school! See any school family for a card. Thank you for your support.
Click Here to view the businesses that are offering deals and discounts.
Did you know…
There is financial aid available to help with the cost of sending your child to St. Peter School. Please contact the school office for information on the NOSF & Ed Choice Expansion Scholarship.