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10/18/2018

Parent Teacher Conferences are just around the corner.  Be watching for an email from your child’s teacher to select a conference time.

November 1st – 1pm-9pm

We will dismiss at 12:10 – lunch will not be served

October 24th – 9:15 Mass – 3rd – 5th grade & Coffee and Donut Reception

October 31st – No Mass

November 1st – 8th Grade All Saints Mass

November 7th – 7th Grade

November 14th – 6th Grade

Spirit Day is October 19th – Students may wear sweatpants for $1.  Money collected goes into a school “pay-it-forward” fund that helps others in our community in the time of illness or death.  This first spirit day is: show your pride for Iowa or Iowa State!!!

October 18th

6pm

Location: Crestmoor Golf Course

STM Halloween Parade

October 31st – 2:30pm

Please join us for our school program

We are asking our students to wear red, white or blue that day to honor our Veterans.

November 9th at

2pm

November 8th

6-7 pm

Preschool and Kindergarten Students

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons

10-11-18

St Malachy PTO

Spaghetti Supper – October 13th 5-7pm

Don’t forget to purchase our $5 Raffle tickets.  You’ll have a chance to win these awesome bag boards or a huge basket of goodies from local businesses.

Please Note:

October 12 – Creston Schools Closed -STM OPEN – NO BUSES

October 15 – STM Closed and Creston Schools Open

Sometimes professional development days between the Diocese and Creston Community Schools don’t line up.  We appreciate your patience with these differences in schedules.

October 24th – 9:15 Mass – 3rd – 5th grade & Coffee and Donut Reception

October 31st – No Mass

November 1st – All Saints Mass

November 7th – 7th Grade

Spirit Day is October 19th – Students may wear sweatpants for $1.  Money collected goes into a school “pay-it-forward” fund that helps others in our community in the time of illness or death.  This first spirit day is: show your pride for Iowa or Iowa State!!!

October 18th

6pm

Location: TBD

Muffins with Mom

October  18th

7:30am

STM Halloween Parade

October 31st – 2:30pm

Please join us for our school program

We are asking our students to wear red, white or blue that day to honor our Veterans.

November 9th at

2pm

November 8th

6-7 pm

Preschool and Kindergarten Students

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons

10-4-18

St Malachy PTO

Spaghetti Supper – October 13th 5-7pm

We need your help in making the spaghetti supper an amazing event again this year! Please volunteer to help donate food items, your time during the event, or a donating money would help also!

Thank you!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e49aca723a1fb6-spaghetti

Please Note:

October 12 – Creston Schools Closed -STM OPEN – NO BUSES

October 15 – STM Closed and Creston Schools Open

Sometimes professional development days between the Diocese and Creston Community Schools don’t line up.  We appreciate your patience with these differences in schedules.

October 3 – 9:15 Mass – 8th Grade

October 10 – 9:15 Mass – 3rd Grade

October 24th – 9:15 Mass – 3rd – 5th grade & Coffee and Donut Reception

October 31st – No Mass

November 1st – All Saints Mass

K-8th Retake Picture Day – October 10th

4yr Preschool and 3yr Mon/Wed – Picture Day – October 10th

3yr Tue/Thurs – Picture Day – October 11th

Spirit Day is October 5 – Students may wear sweatpants for $1.  Money collected goes into a school “pay-it-forward” fund that helps others in our community in the time of illness or death.  This first spirit day is: show your pride for Iowa or Iowa State!!!

  • The Creston O-M Football team, Creston CAST class, and Creston FBLA are partnering to raise money for the Union County Veterans to participate in the Honor Flight program.

  • Each STM class will try to fill the jar with money.

  • Money can be placed in the jars from October 1st – October 5th

WINNERS:

  • The class at each level (ECC, elementary, middle school, high school

    and

    private school) with the most money collected will win a pizza party OR ice cream cake party, and the second place winners at each level will win a cookie party or cupcake party. Third place winners at each level will receive suckers.

Will You Read With Me?

Caring adult volunteers are needed to read with St. Malachy 1st graders on a weekly basis.

To participate in READS, you need:

A desire to read with 1st grade students.

A background check. 

A 50 minute training-available in October.

Afternoon reading times are available Monday through Friday. READS starts the week of November 5.

For more information or to sign up, email Chris Mansour, jcmansour@mchsi.com or call Chris @ 782-4382.

October 18th

6pm

Location: TBD

Muffins with Mom

October  18th

7:30am

STM Halloween Parade

October 31st – 2:30pm

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons

9-24-18

Did you know if your child is absent you can go right on our website and let us know?  https://crestonstmalachy.org/report-an-absence/ – Fill out this quick form and Mrs. Lane will receive a message.

St. Malachy students and alumni who are 14 years old can now take the written part of the Iowa Driver’s Test at St. Malachy during study hall!  Once the student passes the exam they will need to go to the courthouse with a parent to pay for the learner’s permit and take their ID picture.

October 3 – Rosary & Prayer Service – 8th Grade

October 3 – 9:15 Mass – 8th Grade

October 10 – 9:15 Mass – 3rd Grade

October 24th – 9:15 Mass – 3rd – 5th grade & Coffee and Donut Reception

K-8th Retake Picture Day – October 10th

4yr Preschool and 3yr Mon/Wed – Picture Day – October 10th

3yr Tue/Thurs – Picture Day – October 11th

Spirit Day is October 5 – Students may wear sweatpants for $1.  Money collected goes into a school “pay-it-forward” fund that helps others in our community in the time of illness or death.  This first spirit day is: show your pride for Iowa or Iowa State!!!

  • The Creston O-M Football team, Creston CAST class, and Creston FBLA are partnering to raise money for the Union County Veterans to participate in the Honor Flight program.

  • Each STM class will try to fill the jar with money.

  • Money can be placed in the jars from October 1st – October 5th

WINNERS:

  • The class at each level (ECC, elementary, middle school, high school

    and

    private school) with the most money collected will win a pizza party OR ice cream cake party, and the second place winners at each level will win a cookie party or cupcake party. Third place winners at each level will receive suckers.

Will You Read With Me?

Caring adult volunteers are needed to read with St. Malachy 1st graders on a weekly basis.

To participate in READS, you need:

A desire to read with 1st grade students.

A background check. 

A 50 minute training-available in October.

Afternoon reading times are available Monday through Friday. READS starts the week of November 5.

For more information or to sign up, email Chris Mansour, jcmansour@mchsi.com or call Chris @ 782-4382.

September 18th

6pm

Location: TBD

October 13th

Muffins with Mom

October  18th

7:30am

Please Note:

October 12 – Creston Schools Closed -STM OPEN – NO BUSES

October 15 – STM Closed and Creston Schools Open

Sometimes professional development days between the Diocese and Creston Community Schools don’t line up.  We appreciate your patience with these differences in schedules.

STM Halloween Parade

October 31st – 2:30pm

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons

9-20-18

Homecoming Early Dismissal

September 21st

12:40pm – We will load buses starting at 12:30.

Homecoming

Attached is the lineup for Friday’s homecoming parade. Please remember that we’re starting earlier than usual: lining up at 1:00 to roll at 1:30. We so appreciate your participation this year and the work you do to make homecoming a positive community event.

St. Malachy students and alumni who are 14 years old can now take the written part of the Iowa Driver’s Test at St. Malachy during study hall!  Once the student passes the exam they will need to go to the courthouse with a parent to pay for the learner’s permit and take their ID picture.

September 26 – 9:15 Mass – 4th grade

October 3 – Rosary 8:50 – 8th Grade

October 3 – 9:15 Mass – 8th Grade

Spirit Day is Friday, Sept 21 – Students may wear sweatpants for $1.  Money collected goes into a school “pay-it-forward” fund that helps others in our community in the time of illness or death.  This first spirit day is: show your pride for Iowa or Iowa State!!!

 

Sunday, September 23 at 2 PM

Register online at https//:secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=130239

This is our 3rd Annual Creston Color Run! Join us in some fun running or walking as we throw color at you and your friends and family!
We have a 5K or a 1.4 mile Fun Run to choose from. A T-shirt will also be given, but get registered soon, to be guaranteed a shirt, you must register by Monday, Sept 10th!

Creston Homecoming Week

September 17th-21st

Wear your Panther pride on Friday, September 21st!

Will You Read With Me?

Caring adult volunteers are needed to read with St. Malachy 1st graders on a weekly basis.

To participate in READS, you need:

A desire to read with 1st grade students.

A background check. 

A 50 minute training-available in October.

Afternoon reading times are available Monday through Friday. READS starts the week of November 5.

For more information or to sign up, email Chris Mansour, jcmansour@mchsi.com or call Chris @ 782-4382.

 

September 20th

6pm

Location: St. Malachy

October 13th

Muffins with Mom

October  18

7:30am

Please Note:

October 12 – Creston Schools Closed -STM OPEN – NO BUSES

October 15 – STM Closed and Creston Schools Open

Sometimes professional development days between the Diocese and Creston Community Schools don’t line up.  We appreciate your patience with these differences in schedules.

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons

9-13-18

Mark your calendar!  We are OPEN on September 17th.
There are a few times where our calendar doesn’t match Creston Schools.  This is one of those times.  There will be NO BUS SERVICE on this day.

We need lots of volunteers to help move into our new building on September 14th beginning at 4pm till we finish.

Let us know if you can help!

Please join us for the ribbon cutting of the new addition!  Take a walkthrough of the new school building! While you tour, we invite you to pray for the opportunities and spiritual growth that will happen there, as well as enjoy some refreshments!

Wednesday, September 19th

5-6pm

St. Malachy students and alumni who are 14 years old can now take the written part of the Iowa Driver’s Test at St. Malachy during study hall!  Once the student passes the exam they will need to go to the courthouse with a parent to pay for the learner’s permit and take their ID picture.

September 19 – 9:15 Mass – 5th grade

September 26 – 9:15 Mass – 4th grade

October 3 – Rosary 8:50 – 8th Grade

October 3 – 9:15 Mass – 8th Grade

Spirit Day is Friday, Sept 21 – Students may wear sweatpants for $1.  Money collected goes into a school “pay-it-forward” fund that helps others in our community in the time of illness or death.  This first spirit day is: show your pride for Iowa or Iowa State!!!

Homecoming Early Dismissal

September 21st

12:40pm

 

Sunday, September 23 at 2 PM

Register online at https//:secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=130239

This is our 3rd Annual Creston Color Run! Join us in some fun running or walking as we throw color at you and your friends and family!
We have a 5K or a 1.4 mile Fun Run to choose from. A T-shirt will also be given, but get registered soon, to be guaranteed a shirt, you must register by Monday Sept 10th!

Creston Homecoming Week

September 17th-21st

Wear your Panther pride on Friday, September 21st!

Will You Read With Me?

Caring adult volunteers are needed to read with St. Malachy 1st graders on a weekly basis.

To participate in READS, you need:

A desire to read with 1st grade students.

A background check. 

A 50 minute training-available in October.

Afternoon reading times are available Monday through Friday. READS starts the week of November 5.

For more information or to sign up, email Chris Mansour, jcmansour@mchsi.com or call Chris @ 782-4382.

 

September 20th

6pm

Location TBD

Muffins with Mom

October  18

7:30am

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons

9-6-18

Mark your calendar!  We are OPEN on September 17th.
There are a few times where our calendar doesn’t match Creston Schools.  This is one of those times.  There will be NO BUS SERVICE on this day.

We need volunteers to help move into our new building on September 14th beginning at 4pm till we finish.

Let us know if you can help!

Please join us for the ribbon cutting of the new addition!  Take a walkthrough of the new school building! While you tour, we invite you to pray for the opportunities and spiritual growth that will happen there, as well as enjoy some refreshments!

Wednesday, September 19th

5-6pm

 

September 12 – 9:15 Mass – 6th grade

September 19 – 9:15 Mass – 5th grade

September 26 – 9:15 Mass – 4th grade

 

Is your child interested in band?  Join us in the music room at 6:30 on September 6 to try out instruments and get your child’s new instrument from Reiman’s Music.

Our first Spirit Day is Friday, Sept 7 – Students may wear sweatpants for $1.  Money collected goes into a school “pay-it-forward” fund that helps others in our community in the time of illness or death.  This first spirit day is: show your pride for Iowa or Iowa State!!!

Sunday, September 9 from 4-6:30 at St. Malachy School is our annual Holy Spirit Food Fair!  This is a great evening of eating with friends and family as well.  Come and enjoy foods from around the world.   This year we will also celebrate 150 years of
Catholic Masses in Creston.

Homecoming Early Dismissal

September 21st

12:40pm

 

Sunday, September 23 at 2 PM

Register online at https//:secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=130239

This is our 3rd Annual Creston Color Run! Join us in some fun running or walking as we throw color at you and your friends and family!
We have a 5K or a 1.4 mile Fun Run to choose from. A T-shirt will also be given, but get registered soon, to be guaranteed a shirt, you must register by Monday Sept 10th!

 

Will You Read With Me?

Caring adult volunteers are needed to read with St. Malachy 1st graders on a weekly basis.

To participate in READS, you need:

A desire to read with 1st grade students.

A background check. 

A 50 minute training-available in October.

Afternoon reading times are available Monday through Friday. READS starts the week of November 5.

For more information or to sign up, email Chris Mansour, jcmansour@mchsi.com or call Chris @ 782-4382.

 

September 20th

6pm

Location TBD

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons

Welcome Back! 8-30-18

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!  We hope that your child(ren) have had a wonderful first week at school!  We are excited to see the preschool students join us starting next Tuesday!

A few items to note:

Join us for our first STM PK-8 PTO meeting this tonight at A&G 6 pm! Don’t forget to turn in our red volunteer sheet, and get a chance to win our prize!

No School Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day

Preschool Classes begin Tuesday, September 4th

Mark your calendars and join us for our PK-8 Welcome Back Picnic on Wednesday, Sept 5 from 6-7pm.  This is a fun evening with St. Malachy families.  Bring a dish, lawn chairs, and table service.  We will provide the hot dogs!

Is your child interested in band?  Join us in the music room at 6:30 on September 6 to try out instruments and get your child’s new instrument from Reiman’s Music.

Our first Spirit Day is Friday, Sept 7 – Students may wear sweatpants for $1.  Money collected goes into a school “pay-it-forward” fund that helps others in our community in the time of illness or death.  This first spirit day is: show your pride for Iowa or Iowa State!!!

Sunday, September 9 from 4-6:30 at St. Malachy School is our annual Holy Spirit Food Fair!  This is a great evening of eating with friends and family as well.  Come and enjoy foods from around the world.   This year we will also celebrate 150 years of
Catholic Masses in Creston.

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons

STM K-8 Picture Day – Tomorrow

Welcome Back Picnic

Please join us for an evening together!!!
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
6-7 PM for a St. Malachy Welcome Back Picnic!!!
Hot Dogs and buns provided
Families, please bring:
Lawn chairs, blankets, table service & a side dish with a serving spoon.
PK- Dessert – Even Grades & Kindergarten Hot Dish – Odd Grades Cold Dish