Wow, an ice storm and 40 degrees all in the same week! Our students and teachers did a great job going with the flow after the late start Tuesday.
The recruitment season is upon us! Do you know families who are interested in enrolling their child in kindergarten or preschool program at St. Malachy next year? Please let them know we have information nights coming up in February.
Tuesday, February 7th
Tuesday, February 21st
Spirit Day January 27th $1 !!! From now through the end of Lent Spirit Money will go towards the Nigerian Seminary.
Don’t forget to stop by and pick up your yard sign!!
Mark your calendars!
Grandparents/Special Guest Mass
February 3, 2017
St. Malachy school will be hosting a talent show during Catholic Schools Week!
Sign up sheets to try out for the talent show have been placed in each wing.
TRYOUTS: January 24 & 26 Tryout out times are during the recess after lunch.
TALENT SHOW: February 2nd. A schedule of performances will be released at a later time.
Due to the ice storm earlier this week our print orders from the AEA in Council Bluffs were delayed. Here is a shortened version of our Catholic Schools Week plans. You will receive a paper copy in next week’s folder.
Sunday – January 29th
Eucharistic Celebration 9am at Holy Spirit Church
Brunch in Parish Hall following Mass
Monday – January 30th – Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day
11:30-1pm Lunch for faculty and staff provided by PTO
Parent Volunteers please arrive by 11:15
Students bring sack lunch (milk is provided) and eat with Advent Angel
Spirit Week Dress: Blue and Gold Day
Tuesday – January 31st – Student Appreciation Day
1:30 – 3pm Students vs. Teachers
Spirit Week Dress: Sports Wear (Hats and Sweats included)
Wednesday – February 1 – Community Appreciation Day
Chamber of Commerce Coffee 9am in gym, 1st Grade Presentations, 8th Grade Presentations
PK-2 – Community Service – Students will visit local nursing homes.
Spirit Week Dress: America Day
Thursday – February 2nd – School Appreciation Day
Talent Show: Times to be announced
Spirit Week Dress: Pajama Day
Friday – February 3rd – Grandparents/Special Guest Day
Mass begins at 1:30pm at Holy Spirit Parish
Cookie and Punch Reception in Parish Hall following Mass
Spirit Day Dress: Dress Up Day
Start making plans. Students have a big spring break March 17-26
Students have a mini-break April 17-19.
This mini-break allows our entire teaching staff to attend the National Catholic Education Association Conference in St. Louis. Our teachers are so excited to go and collaborate with Catholic teachers from all over the nation.
St. Malachy will once again this year participate in the Creston Community Coin Wars.
• Each class tries to fill the jar with money.
• Money can be placed in the jars from January 23rd-January 27th
• On Friday, January 27th an FBLA member will collect your bucket of change and count it.
All money will be donated for Union County Veterans to go on Honor Flights!
Mark your calendar:
23rd Annual St. Malachy Fundraising Gala
Hosted by the St. Malachy Foundation
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Dinner Tickets $30
Supertel Inn and Conference Center – 800 Laurel Avenue
TONIGHT – 6 pm
Babysitting will be provided $1 per child
Join us for our monthly meeting. Father Halbur and Mrs. Simmons will be doing a presentation about our new building project. Please come to learn more and get involved with the process.
St. Malachy is going on the road January 22nd. We will be at Mass at 8:15 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Greenfield, Iowa. We will be meeting with prospective families. If you know about a family that might be interested in enrolling next year please let them know we will be in town!