Archive for Principals Corner

3-14-19

March 14th – Dismiss at 12:10pm

March 24th 1pm-9pm

Enrollment packets have been sent home.  All paperwork and fees are due back April 5.

CTO applications are also due April 5 https://www.fairapp.com/Index.aspx.

Get a head start on the paperwork here. https://bit.ly/2SMazHc

Building the Kingdom

Nigerian Seminarians Lenten Collection

We will have Noisy Change Collections at Mass during Lent

April 10th

Knights of Columbus and Holy Spirit Fish Fry

April 5, 2019

March 28th 6pm

We are seeking those interested in joining the executive board for PTO

March 20th – Spring Break

March 27th – 9:15 1st Mass

Spring Break March 15-24th

Dear St. Malachy Supporter and Business Owners,

St. Malachy School has made proud supporter window clings for businesses in and around our community.  If you would be interested in displaying a window cling in your window please contact Mrs. Simmons jsimmons@crestonstmalachy.org.  We currently have clings that are 8.5×11, if you would be interested in a smaller cling (5×7) please let us know.

Catholic Youth Camp registration is open.  CYC 2019 dates are available on our website: stmcenter.com CYC is for students entering 3rd grade through high school graduation and is located in Panora, IA. Sponsorships are available!

Seder Meal and Crosswalk

April 18, 2019

We are starting to see some illnesses go through our school.  Please remember a child must remain at home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever, diarrhea, vomiting, severe cough/cold, or signs of a fever without the use of a fever-reducing medication.

Iowa Assessment Tests  April 8th-12th

March 29th

Call the school to sign-up 641-782-7125

Spirit Day is March 29th – 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.

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

This month SCRIP will be available March 4, 11 & 25

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons

3/7/19

Enrollment packets are coming home today! Check your child’s folder.  All paperwork and fees are due back April 5. CTO applications are also due April 5.  Get a head start on the paperwork here. https://bit.ly/2SMazHc

St. Malachy Foundation Gala and Auction

A huge thank you to everyone who supported St. Malachy School last weekend at our Auction.  Preliminary numbers show we raised over $67000!

March 14th – Dismiss at 12:10pm

March 24th 1pm-9pm

Building the Kingdom

Nigerian Seminarians Lenten Collection

We will have Noisy Change Collections at Mass during Lent

April 10th

8th Grade Holy Spirit Retreat

March 10th 9am-3pm

March 28th 6pm

We are seeking those interested in joining the executive board for PTO

March 13th – 9:15 2nd Mass

March 20th – Spring Break

March 27th – 9:15 1st Mass

Spring Break March 15-24th

Dear St. Malachy Supporter and Business Owners,

St. Malachy School has made proud supporter window clings for businesses in and around our community.  If you would be interested in displaying a window cling in your window please contact Mrs. Simmons jsimmons@crestonstmalachy.org.  We currently have clings that are 8.5×11, if you would be interested in a smaller cling (5×7) please let us know.

Catholic Youth Camp registration is open.  CYC 2019 dates are available on our website: stmcenter.com CYC is for students entering 3rd grade through high school graduation and is located in Panora, IA. Sponsorships are available!

We are starting to see some illnesses go through our school.  Please remember a child must remain at home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever, diarrhea, vomiting, severe cough/cold, or signs of a fever without the use of a fever-reducing medication.

Iowa Assessment Tests  April 8th-12th

March 29th

Call the school to sign-up 641-782-7125

Spirit Day is March 8th & 29th – 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.

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

This month SCRIP will be available March 4, 11 & 25

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons

2-28-19

We hope you can join us this weekend!!!

St. Malachy Foundation Gala and Auction

March 2, 2019

Tickets are $35 each can be purchased at school or at the door.

Join us for a fun evening supporting St. Malachy School. Cocktail hour starts at 5 p.m. followed by a Prime Rib and Chicken Dinner at 6 p.m. Live and Silent Auctions at 7 p.m. We will also have special music guest Dustin Baird playing that evening as well.

March 6th – 9:15am

Building the Kingdom

Nigerian Seminarians Lenten Collection

We will have Noisy Change Collections at Mass during Lent

March 6th & April 10th

8th Grade Holy Spirit Retreat

March 10th 9am-3pm

March 28th 6pm

We are seeking those interested in joining the executive board for PTO

February 27th – 9:15 3rd Mass

March 6th – Ash Wednesday Mass  – 9:15 4th Mass

March 13th – 9:15 2nd Mass

March 20th – Spring Break

March 27th – 9:15 1st Mass

March 14th – Dismiss at 12:10pm

March 24th 1pm-9pm

Dear St. Malachy Supporter and Business Owners,

St. Malachy School has made proud supporter window clings for businesses in and around our community.  If you would be interested in displaying a window cling in your window please contact Mrs. Simmons jsimmons@crestonstmalachy.org.  We currently have clings that are 8.5×11, if you would be interested in a smaller cling (5×7) please let us know.

Catholic Youth Camp registration is open.  CYC 2019 dates are available on our website: stmcenter.com CYC is for students entering 3rd grade through high school graduation and is located in Panora, IA. Sponsorships are available!

Spring Break March 15-24th

We are starting to see some illnesses go through our school.  Please remember a child must remain at home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever, diarrhea, vomiting, severe cough/cold, or signs of a fever without the use of a fever-reducing medication.

March 29th

Call the school to sign-up 641-782-7125

Spirit Day is March 8th &29th – 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.

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

This month SCRIP will be available March 4, 11 & 25

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons

2-21-19

 

St. Malachy Foundation Gala and Auction

March 2, 2019

Tickets are $35 each

Join us for a fun evening supporting St. Malachy School. Cocktail hour starts at 5 p.m. followed by a Prime Rib and Chicken Dinner at 6 p.m. Live and Silent Auctions at 7 p.m. We will also have special music guest Dustin Baird playing that evening as well. Tickets will be available at St. Malachy School starting in February.

March 6th – 9:15am

8th Grade Holy Spirit Retreat

March 10th 9am-3pm

March 28th 6pm

We are seeking those interested in joining the executive board for PTO

February 27th – 9:15 3rd Mass

March 6th – Ash Wednesday Mass  – 9:15 4th Mass

March 13th – 9:15 2nd Mass

March 20th – Spring Break

March 27th – 9:15 1st Mass

March 14th – Dismiss at 12:10pm

March 24th 1pm-9pm

Dear St. Malachy Supporter and Business Owners,

St. Malachy School has made proud supporter window clings for businesses in and around our community.  If you would be interested in displaying a window cling in your window please contact Mrs. Simmons jsimmons@crestonstmalachy.org.  We currently have clings that are 8.5×11, if you would be interested in a smaller cling (5×7) please let us know.

Catholic Youth Camp registration is open.  CYC 2019 dates are available on our website: stmcenter.com CYC is for students entering 3rd grade through high school graduation and is located in Panora, IA. Sponsorships are available!

Spring Break March 15-24th

We are starting to see some illnesses go through our school.  Please remember a child must remain at home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever, diarrhea, vomiting, severe cough/cold, or signs of a fever without the use of a fever-reducing medication.

March 29th

Call the school to sign-up 641-782-7125

Spirit Day is March 8th &29th – 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.

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

2-14-19

Early Childhood Night Rescheduled February 19 6pm

Faculty and Staff Luncheon

Monday, February 18th

Can you help volunteer in the classrooms?

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e4ca8ac28a6fa7-catholic

SACK LUNCH  – Monday, February 18 – Milk will be provided

February 21st 6pm

We are seeking those interested in joining the executive board for PTO

ISSB Acts of Kindness

Our 3rd-5th grade students are earning “acts of kindness” this week to help raise money for the Creston Food Pantry.   ISSB will donate $10 for every act of kindness turned in to their teacher. Has your child shown an act of kindness?  Send a note to their teacher and let them know.  We will wrap this up on Friday, February 15.

February 17th 1st Eucharist Parent Meeting after Mass

February 20th – 9:15 5th Mass

February 27th – 9:15 4th Mass

Dear St. Malachy Supporter and Business Owners,

St. Malachy School has made proud supporter window clings for businesses in and around our community.  If you would be interested in displaying a window cling in your window please contact Mrs. Simmons jsimmons@crestonstmalachy.org.  We currently have clings that are 8.5×11, if you would be interested in a smaller cling (5×7) please let us know.

Catholic Youth Camp registration is open.  CYC 2019 dates are available on our website: stmcenter.com CYC is for students entering 3rd grade through high school graduation and is located in Panora, IA. Sponsorships are available!

We are starting to see some illnesses go through our school.  Please remember a child must remain at home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever, diarrhea, vomiting, severe cough/cold, or signs of a fever without the use of a fever-reducing medication.

Spirit Day is February 22nd – 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.

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

2-7-19

Early Childhood Night February 12 6pm

Creston Schools Closed February 13th – No Bus Service

St. Malachy Schools Open

February 14th

7:30am

Knights Hoop Shoot 

Congratulations to the following students for getting 1st place in their age division!

Rhett Driskell

Marshall Long

Keely Coen

Patrick Varner

Elks Hoops Shoot

Nevaeh Randall

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e4ca8ac28a6fa7-catholic

February 21st 6pm

We are seeking those interested in joining the executive board for PTO

February 13th  -9:15  6th Mass

February 20th – 9:15 5th Mass

February 27th – 9:15 4th Mass

Dear St. Malachy Supporter and Business Owners,

St. Malachy School has made proud supporter window clings for businesses in and around our community.  If you would be interested in displaying a window cling in your window please contact Mrs. Simmons jsimmons@crestonstmalachy.org.  We currently have clings that are 8.5×11, if you would be interested in a smaller cling (5×7) please let us know.

Catholic Youth Camp registration is open.  CYC 2019 dates are available on our website: stmcenter.com CYC is for students entering 3rd grade through high school graduation and is located in Panora, IA. Sponsorships are available!

We are starting to see some illnesses go through our school.  Please remember a child must remain at home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever, diarrhea, vomiting, severe cough/cold, or signs of a fever without the use of a fever-reducing medication.

Spirit Day is February 8th – 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.

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

1-24-19

St. Malachy School

Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service

Catholic Schools Week

January 27 – February 1, 2019

 

Sunday, January 27th Opening of Catholic Schools Week

Eucharistic Celebration 9am at Holy Spirit Church

Breakfast Pizza in Parish Hall following Mass provided by our PTO

Monday, January 28th 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 29th Student Appreciation Day  

2:00 – 2:45 pm Students vs. Teachers

Spirit Week Dress: Twins or Famous Duos

Wednesday, January 30th Community Appreciation Day  

Chamber of Commerce Coffee 9am in gym

1st Grade Presentations

8th Grade Presentations  

Advent Angels -Make Valentine cards for Servicemen and women

Spirit Week Dress: Class Theme Day

Thursday, January 31st School Appreciation Day  

LUNCH – SACK LUNCH provided by school milk provided (students may choose to bring their own sack lunch)

1:00pm Movie in the Gym  – students may bring blankets and pillows

Spirit Week Dress: PJ Day

Friday, February 1st Grandparents/Special Guest Day

Mass begins at 1:30 pm at Holy Spirit Parish

Cookie and Punch Reception following Mass

Spirit Day Dress: Dress Up Day

January 19th, 2018

St. Malachy Trivia Night!

Form a group of 8 for $200 a table

6:15-7:15  Cocktail Hour with Appetizers Provided

7:30 Trivia Starts

Dear St. Malachy Supporter and Business Owners,

St. Malachy School has made proud supporter window clings for businesses in and around our community.  If you would be interested in displaying a window cling in your window please contact Mrs. Simmons jsimmons@crestonstmalachy.org.  We currently have clings that are 8.5×11, if you would be interested in a smaller cling (5×7) please let us know.

Catholic Youth Camp registration is open.  CYC 2019 dates are available on our website: stmcenter.com CYC is for students entering 3rd grade through high school graduation and is located in Panora, IA. Sponsorships are available!

We are starting to see some illnesses go through our school.  Please remember a child must remain at home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever, diarrhea, vomiting, severe cough/cold, or signs of a fever without the use of a fever-reducing medication.

January 27th – Catholic Schools Week Kick-Off Mass (9am Holy Spirit)

February 1st – 1:30pm Grandparents Day Mass

Spirit Day is January 25th– 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.

February 14th

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

1/17/19

Thursday, January 17th 6pm @ A&G

We will be reviewing the weather forecast tomorrow morning and will determine if we will need to reschedule the event.

January 19th, 2018

St. Malachy Trivia Night!

Form a group of 8 for $200 a table

6:15-7:15  Cocktail Hour with Appetizers Provided

7:30 Trivia Starts

 

Seeking Donations for Newspaper Insert and Radio Commercials:

Our 8th grade class is writing articles for a twelve page insert in the Creston News Advertiser and our 6th grade class is preparing 15 second commercials to be broadcast 5 times each on KSIB radio. The insert will be distributed and the ads broadcast during Catholic Schools Week. The cost for the insert and ads will be approximately $1500. We need your help to fund these great pieces about our school.  If you are interested in helping, please send all donations to Mrs. Lane at St. Malachy School.  If you plan to help please let Mrs. Lane know by January 18th so we can place your name on our donor list. Thank you! slane@crestonstmalachy.org

Dear St. Malachy Supporter and Business Owners,

St. Malachy School has made proud supporter window clings for businesses in and around our community.  If you would be interested in displaying a window cling in your window please contact Mrs. Simmons jsimmons@crestonstmalachy.org.  We currently have clings that are 8.5×11, if you would be interested in a smaller cling (5×7) please let us know.

 

Catholic Youth Camp registration is open.  CYC 2019 dates are available on our website: stmcenter.com CYC is for students entering 3rd grade through high school graduation and is located in Panora, IA. Sponsorships are available!

We are starting to see some illnesses go through our school.  Please remember a child must remain at home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever, diarrhea, vomiting, severe cough/cold, or signs of a fever without the use of a fever-reducing medication.

January 23rd -9:15am  8th Mass

January 27th – Catholic Schools Week Kick-Off Mass (9am Holy Spirit)

February 1st – 1:30pm Grandparents Day Mass

Spirit Day is January 18th– 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.

 

February 14th

7:30am

 

January 27th – February 1

Be watching for our detailed itinerary!

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

1-10-19

Have you called and reserved your table for Trivia Night?  We have just a few open tables left!

January 19th, 2018

St. Malachy Trivia Night!

Form a group of 8 for $200 a table

6:15-7:15  Cocktail Hour with Appetizers Provided

7:30 Trivia Starts

Call the school to reserve your table today! 641-782-7125

Where: Crestmoor Golf Course

 

Seeking Donations for Newspaper Insert and Radio Commercials:

Our 8th grade class is writing articles for a twelve page insert in the Creston News Advertiser and our 6th grade class is preparing 15 second commercials to be broadcast 5 times each on KSIB radio. The insert will be distributed and the ads broadcast during Catholic Schools Week. The cost for the insert and ads will be approximately $1500. We need your help to fund these great pieces about our school.  If you are interested in helping, please send all donations to Mrs. Lane at St. Malachy School.  If you plan to help please let Mrs. Lane know by January 18th so we can place your name on our donor list. Thank you! slane@crestonstmalachy.org

January 14 – Professional Development

Dear St. Malachy Supporter and Business Owners,

St. Malachy School has made proud supporter window clings for businesses in and around our community.  If you would be interested in displaying a window cling in your window please contact Mrs. Simmons jsimmons@crestonstmalachy.org.  We currently have clings that are 8.5×11, if you would be interested in a smaller cling (5×7) please let us know.

 

Thursday, January 17th 6pm @ A&G

 

Catholic Youth Camp registration is open.  CYC 2019 dates are available on our website: stmcenter.com CYC is for students entering 3rd grade through high school graduation and is located in Panora, IA. Sponsorships are available!

We are starting to see some illnesses go through our school.  Please remember a child must remain at home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever, diarrhea, vomiting, severe cough/cold, or signs of a fever without the use of a fever-reducing medication.

January 16th – 9:15am 1st Mass

January 23rd -9:15am  8th Mass

January 27th – Catholic Schools Week Kick-Off Mass (9am Holy Spirit)

February 1st – 1:30pm Grandparents Day Mass

Spirit Day is January 18th– 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.

 

February 14th

7:30am

Early Childhood Parent Information Night

February 12, 2019

6pm

Please come and learn about our PK & K programs

Meet our teachers

See our classrooms

Discuss fees and tuition

January 27th – February 1

Be watching for our detailed itinerary!

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

1-3-19

Welcome back!  We hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas break!  We were excited to see the students back in our hallways and classrooms today!

SAVE THE DATE!

January 19th, 2018

St. Malachy Trivia Night!

Form a group of 8 for $200 a table

6:15-7:15  Cocktail Hour with Appetizers Provided

7:30 Trivia Starts

Call the school to reserve your table today! 641-782-7125

Where: Crestmore Golf Course

 

Seeking Donations for Newspaper Insert and Radio Commercials:

Our 8th grade class is writing articles for a twelve page insert in the Creston News Advertiser and our 6th grade class is preparing 15 second commercials to be broadcast 5 times each on KSIB radio. The insert will be distributed and the ads broadcast during Catholic Schools Week. The cost for the insert and ads will be approximately $1500. We need your help to fund these great pieces about our school.  If you are interested in helping, please send all donations to Mrs. Lane at St. Malachy School.  If you plan to help please let Mrs. Lane know by January 18th so we can place your name on our donor list. Thank you! slane@crestonstmalachy.org

January 14 – Professional Development

 

Thursday, January 17th 6pm

 

Catholic Youth Camp registration is open.  CYC 2019 dates are available on our website: stmcenter.com CYC is for students entering 3rd grade through high school graduation and is located in Panora, IA. Sponsorships are available!

We are starting to see some illnesses go through our school.  Please remember a child must remain at home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever, diarrhea, vomiting, severe cough/cold, or signs of a fever without the use of a fever-reducing medication.

January 9th – 9:15am 6-8 Mass & Coffee and Donuts

January 16th – 9:15am 1st Mass

January 23rd -9:15am  8th Mass

January 27th – Catholic Schools Week Kick-Off Mass (9am Holy Spirit)

February 1st – 1:30pm Grandparents Day Mass

Spirit Day is January 4th and 18th– 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.

Use SCRIP for everyday items!

Christmas orders must be complete by the 17th of December.

Buy SCRIP from St. Malachy

Raise money for you and the school!

 

 Wishing you a Blessed Weekend,

God Bless,

Mrs. Simmons