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Format: 2016-07-30

October 1, 2015

Audience Envelope Item Description
All Parents "All About Chocolate" Bake-Off!

Share your best chocolate creation at FSA's Halloween Party...or just come for the tasting!!

All Parents Chamber of Commerce Gift Cards

We still have Chamber of Commerce Gift Cards available...valid through July, 2016, they are good for services at 9 Lemont businesses.


September 24, 2015

Audience Envelope Item Description
All Parents Family Link

 

Be sure to read this week's News You Could Use from the principal.

All Parents No Bus Service TOMORROW

REMINDER...There is no bus service tomorrow, Friday, September 25.  All students will be car riders both to and from school.

All Families SPIRIT WEEK

Here are all the details for Spirit Week which begins tomorrow with our Fall Sports Pep Rally in the afternoon, and Pack the Place for Volleyball starting at 6 pm.  Read the attached carefully because students will be in different "uniforms" each day next week!  Show your Celtic Service by bringing in a pair of new socks for someone who has none...because Spirit Week does go 'til Socktober 2.

All Families PACK THE PLACE FOR VOLLEYBALL

Come cheer on our volleyball teams tomorrow night...wear GREN and show your Celtic pride!

All Parents Special Lunch

Our Special Lunch program is up and running!  Thank you for your patience.  You may go online before September 30 at 10:00 p.m. to place your Special Lunch order for October, November and December.

All Parents Sack Lunch Tuesday

Please don't forget that all students need a sack lunch next Tuesday, September 29.

All Parents Celtic Open Golf Outing

It's not too late to sign up for our 2nd Annual Celtic Golf Outing!

All Parents Schwan's Home Service Now Available

St. Al/St. Pat's School now offers Schwan's Home Service ...mealtime solutions delivered right to your door!  Order anytime, anywhere....Schwans.com...use our school code #22685 at check out. 

Grades 5 - 8 Basketball Registration and Parent Meeting

Celtics winter season basketball registration will be held on two dates -- Thursday, October 1 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, October 4 at 4 p.m. 

Grades 5-8 Basketball Program Details

Celtics basketball is a great program...we hope you will encourage your children to participate!

Grades 5 - 8 Basketball Registration Form

Be sure to print out the registration form and all the proper paperwork to bring to the sign-up dates.

Grades 4 - 8 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Club

Sign up by October 1 to be a part of our 14th year in the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Club.

All Families 4Penguins Gelato "Pack the Place"

Enjoy some treats while raising money for our school...Thursday, October 1, all day!

All Parents Chamber of Commerce "Gift Cards"

We still have Chamber of Commerce Gift Cards available...valid through July, 2016, they are good for services at 9 Lemont businesses.

All Parents Yearbook Orders

Yearbooks will once again be ordered online only...add photos to your own 2 free custom pages!

All Girls Mom & Daughter PJ Party

Hey girls, bring your mom or grandma or aunt Saturday night for a girls' late night pajama party at The CORE!

All Parents Lemont Township Family Oktoberfest

Enjoy a fun family day at Lemont Township's Family Oktoberfest Saturday, October 3.

All Parents Lemont Park District Fall Fest - Helpers Needed

We're looking for volunteers/ambassadors to work St. Al/St. Pat's School's table at the Lemont Park District Fall Fest Saturday, October 17.  Older students, recent grads, parents -- we need your help to promote all the great things about St. Al/St. Pat's School!  Please contact Andrea Fiore at afiore [at] joinceo [dot] com for more information.


September 17, 2015

Audience Envelope Item Description
All Parents Family Link

 

Be sure to read this week's newsletter from the principal.

All Parents No Bus Service

We will have no bus service next Thursday after school, nor next Friday, September 24 & 25.  Please be sure to make car rider arrangements.

All Parents Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Application

Applications are available in the office for families that qualify for Free or Reduced-Price Meals.  Completed applicatons must be returned by September 28.

Grades 4, 5 & 6 Outdoor Adventure Club

Ms. Wenzel is starting a new after-school club for fourth through sixth graders interested in learning outdoor skills.  The first session is next Wednesday, September 23, so be sure to have the permission slip signed and turned in by Tuesday.  You must have a permission slip to participate!

All Parents "Chamber of Commerce" Gift Cards

What a deal!  The Lemont Chamber of Commerce has given us a supply of a gift card offering services at nine Lemont businesses...and it only costs $15.  The best part is, our school can make $250 by selling these cards!  Interested??!!

All Parents K-8 Magazine Drive is Here!!

Our Magazine Drive started this morning with a rally for the students that outlined -- what else -- the prizes they can earn by selling subscriptions!!  Tomorrow, Friday, is the only due date for the postcard booklets...be sure to have them in to the office before 2 pm to earn the BLING GOLD DUCK keychain, and  a ONE HOUR FREE BIKE RENTAL FOR A DOWNTOWN CHICAGO BIKE RIDE! 

Best of all, 40% of the subscription cost is credited to your family's fundraising obligation - this is an easy way to have family, friends and neighbors help meet our fundraising goals!

All Parents Magazine Drive...Easy as 1, 2, 3

1.  Send in the postcard booklet tomorrow.

2.  visit family and friends with the catalog, turn in orders by the turn-in dates

3.  orders can be placed online also!

All Parents Magazine Drive offers Prizes!

There are 3 turn-in days, with different prizes available each day.  Be sure you turn your orders in on the proper day if there is that certain prize you'd like!

Parents for Grades 6, 7 & 8 Contact Information Release Form

Inside today's Envelope is a form from the Archdiocese requesting permission to release your family's contact information to Catholic high schools.  Please sign and return this form to the office no later than Tuesday, September 22.

All Parents Gelsosomo's Pizzeria Joins our SHOP Program

You may now purchase gift cards to Gelsosomo's Pizzeria through our SHOP program!

All Parents Yearbook Orders Placed Online

Once again, all Yearbook orders will be placed online this year.  Plus, you can create two free custom pages that will appear in your copy! 

All Families Worldwide Day of Play!

Join Lemont Park District at Centennial Park this Saturday to celebrate Worldwide Day of Play!

All Girls Girl Scouting Informational Meeting

Wondering how to become a Girl Scout?  Find out next Tuesday evening, September 22.

All Girls & Moms Mom & Daughter Pajama Party

Enjoy a late night pajama party at The Core on Saturday, September 26, for moms, daughters, grandmas, aunts....


September 10, 2015

Audience Envelope Item Description
All Parents Family Link

  

Be sure to read this week's News You Could Use from the principal.

All Parents Magazine Drive Begins Next Week!

Have you been saving those about-to-expire magazine subscriptions?  Our Magazine Drive begins next Thursday. 

All Parents Athletics Needs Your Help!

Celtics concessions are known throughout our leagues as one of the best...please consider helping with this successful Athletics program.

All Parents Picture Day Is Coming

All grades will have photos taken on Wednesday, October 14...a "dress up" out of uniform day!

All Parents Special Lunch Days

Special Lunch Days are coming soon...in the meantime, though, all students must bring a sack lunch on Tuesday, September 15 and Tuesday, September 29.

All Boys Blast Into Scouting

Stop by the front lobby of school on the evening of September 17 between 7 and 8 pm to learn what Boy Scouts has to offer.

All Families Paws in the Park

Stop by Covington North Park this Saturday for Lemont Park District's Paws in the Park free event.

All Families Worldwide Day of Play

Come out to Centennial Park Saturday, September 19, for a morning of good old-fashioned PLAY!

All Families Grandparents/Special Person Mass

Please invite  grandparents and/or the special people in your students' lives to tomorrow's mass which will begin promptly at 8:15 a.m.


September 3, 2015

Audience Envelope Item Description
All Parents Family Link

 

Be sure to read this week's newsletter from the principal.

Grades 5 - 8 Drama Club and "The Nifty Fifties!"

There will be a WORKSHOP next Tuesday, September 8, for any and all fifth through eighth graders wishing to be a part of our new Drama Club...whether it's in front of the audience singing & dancing, or behind the scenes putting the production together!  Please be sure to have your parental permission form signed.

Grades 3 - 8 Mission Club

Mission Club will meet once a month beginning September 21.  Please turn in your signed permission slip by September 18 if you'd like to participate.

All Parents New Fundraiser Schwan's-Cares

We have a new food oriented fundraiser to replace Market Day!  Schwan's-Cares.com will begin taking orders for our school on Tuesday, September 8 -- and they'll deliver directly to your home!  Follow the 3 easy steps on the flyer, be sure to use our school code #22685, and a portion of all sales will come back to St. Al/St. Pat's School.  Tell your family, friends and neighbors, too!

Gr. 2 - 8 St. Pat Parishioners St. Pat's Youth Choir

St. Pat's Youth Choir is now open for new membership! 

All Parents Celtic Open Golf Outing

Gather your foursome and head out to Gleneagles Country Club on Friday, October 9, for the 2nd Annual Celtic Open Golf Outing!  Not a golfer?  That's okay...come out later for dinner.  The Celtic Open is a perfect way to entertain clients and friends while supporting our parish school!

All Boys Blast into Scouting!

Stop in at school the evening of September 17 between 7:00 -8:00 pm to learn about the adventure of boy scouting!

All Students Providence High School Cheerleading Clinic

PCHS cheerleaders are hosting a Columbus Day Cheer Clinic open to teams and individuals on Monday, October 12.  Sign up by Friday, September 18, if you'd like to participate.

All Families Lemont Family Oktoberfest

Lemont Township and the Lemont Jr. Woman's Club will host a Family Oktoberfest at the Lemont Township Community Center on Saturday, October 3.

All Parents A Night in Oz

Shine up your ruby slippers and save the date of Saturday, February 27, 2016 to spend "A Night n Oz" at this year's Gala!


August 27, 2015

Audience Envelope Item Description
All Parents Family Link

 

Be sure to read this week's newsletter from the principal.

All Families Family Chess Night

Bring the whole family to a fun family event tomorrow night!

All Families Music Class and Choir

Mr. Joe will once again bring the art of singing to our students!

All Parents FSA News

Our Family School Association (FSA) if off to another great year!

All Students Chess Club Session 1

There's still time to sign up for Chess Club...have your registration in by Monday, please!

Grades 3 - 8 Mission Club

All students in grades 3 - 8 are welcome to join Mission Club.  Be sure to turn in your permission form by September 18.

Grades 5 - 8 Worship Commision

Students in grades 5 - 8 are invited to join our Worship Commission ministry.

Grades 5 - 8 Worship Commission Sign-Up

Send your participation form in by tomorrow!  The brochure with further detail is on last week's eThursday link.

All Grades 5 - 8 Master the Masters Art Program

The first session of Master the Masters will begin soon...send your registration to the office by September 4.

All Parents Celtic Open Golf Outing

Gather your foursome and join us for our 2nd annual Celtic Open Golf Outing on Friday, October 9.  Don't golf?  Come out for dinner only!  It's a great business opportunity, too...sponsorships are available, and it's a fun way to entertain clients!

All Parents A Night in Oz

Save your evening of Saturday, February 27, 2016 for A Night in Oz...because there's no place like St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick School!

Grades K - 8 Cheerleading Clinic at Providence High School

Providence Catholic High is holding a Cheerleading Clinic on Columbus Day...register before September 18 if you'd like to participate.


August 20, 2015

Audience Envelope Item Description
All Parents Family Link

 

Be sure to read the school year's first NEWS YOU COULD USE from the principal!

Grades 5 - 8 Worship Commission, A Call to Serve

Fifth through Eighth grade students are invited to be a part of our Worship Commission ministry.  The brochure outlining the program, and the participation sign-up form are on separate links.  Interested students should be sure to return their completed form to Mrs. Bruno by next Friday, August 28

Grades 5 - 8 Worship Commission Brochure

We welcome those who would like to make new friends and help make our school, worship space, and chapel a warm and inviting place.

Grades 5 - 8 Worship Commission Sign-Up

Be sure your completed sign-up form is turned in by August 28.

All Students Chess Club Session #1

Chess Club starts in just two weeks!  All students are welcome to join, whether you are a beginner player or a seasoned champ...send your sign-up sheet in no later than Monday, August 31

All Families Chess Club 2015-2016 Schedule

Chess Club's schedule for the entire school year is attached so members can be sure to mark their calendars...and don't forget our Tournament November 6.

Grades 5 - 8 Master the Masters Art Program

The first session of Master the Masters, our afterschool art program for grades 5-8, will begin Thursday, September 10.  All registrations must be in to the school office by September 4.

Grades K - 4 Pre Picasso's Art Program

Pre Picasso's, our afterschool art program for younger artists, will begin Monday, September 14.  Class size will be limited to 15 students so be sure to send your registration to the office as soon as possible!

All Girls Girl Scouts

All girls - particularly those in grades K-4 - are invited to an informational meeting to find out all about what it's like to be a Girl Scout. 

All Parents Chess Club Family Night

Join us next Friday for Family Chess Night...all school families are welcome!

All Parents BSJ (Board of Specified Jurisdiction) Welcome Letter

Our BSJ president welcomes all to a new school year and updates summer efforts


June 4, 2015

Audience Envelope Item Description
All Parents Family Link

 

Don't miss this week's newsletter from the principal -- the last Family Link from Ms. Payne this school year!

All Families Playground Dedication Sunday

Please join us Sunday afternoon for the dedication of our new playground.

Grades 1 - 7 School Picnic is Tuesday

Your picnic is Tuesday afternoon!  After a morning of classroom cleaning, FSA will provide lunch...and then fun!  Be sure to wear the proper tee shirt for your class!

Grades 4-7 Drama Club Next Year?

Starting in September grades 5-8 will be offered the chance to join a new Drama Club...but we need to know now how much interest there is.  Please return the form by next Tuesday.

All Parents Last Day of School is Coming SOON!!!

The last day will be here soon!!  There is morning bus service to school.  There is not bus service at our 9:30 a.m. dismissal.  There is our closing school liturgy at 8:15 am...please join us. 

All students will dismiss with their classrooms in the car line.  If you plan on attending mass and are picking up children, please park in the car line when you come to school.  Students will be dismissed at approximately 9:30 a.m.

All Students Summer Chess Camp

Coach Theo will be here the week of June 22 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for Summer Chess Camp.  Please contact Mrs. McGuire by June 15 if you would like to enroll.

All Families Summer Reading

Our students and our teachers have worked hard all year; the children are leaving school this year as better readers and writers.  So let's do something this summer to avoid the "summer slide".  We have suggestions for each grade level, and hope you and your child have a wonderful summer enjoying many great books and sharing your thoughts and reflections in writing together.

All Parents Suggested Summer Reading List

These are suggested summer reading lists for grades kindergarten through fifth grade. 

All Families Avoid Summer Brain Drain!

We are lucky to have a number of on-line subscriptions that will allow students to keep their brain numble and sharp over the summer.  There are direct links through teacher pages or Mrs. Yakes' computer lab website for Study Island, Mathletics, Tumble Books Discovery Education, Typing Web, ABC Mouse and Teach your Monster to Read.

All Parents SHOP Summer Sale

The summer sale for SHOP gift cards is Tuesday, July 7.  Have your orders placed online and payment in to the school office by June 24 to ensure receiving the cards you need.

All Parents SHOP/Manna eScrip Option

Keep in mind the Manna eScrip option, where you can purchase gift cards online and have them emailed to you!  (Please note that the discount % listed on the Manna merchant list does not reflect the 1% the school is charged.)

All Parents The Alpha Experience

Go on a summer retreat each week at St. Alphonsus Parish!

All Families Soccer Training Camp

Lemont Park District offers soccer training camps this summer.


May 28, 2015

Audience Envelope Item Description
All Parents Family Link

 

Be sure to read this week's News You Can Use.

Grades 1 - 7 School Picnic

The school picnic for grades 1 - 7 will be Thursday afternoon, June 9.  It is an out of uniform day because everyone must be wearing the appropriate tee-shirt color assigned to their class!  The morning will be clean-up day in the classrooms, followed by a fun-filled afternoon of activities.

All Parents, grades 1 - 7 The Last Day of School Will Be Here Soon!!!

Brace yourselves...it's coming soon!

All Parents, grades 1 - 7 No Bus for Final Dismissal

There will be no bus service at dismissal on our final day of school...there is morning bus service. Please be prepared to pick your child up at 9:30 a.m.

All Families New Playground Dedication

Please join us for the dedication of the Brent A. Ludwig Memorial Playground on Sunday, June 7.

All Families Little Mountain Community Theatre presents "Shrek: The Musical"

Little Mountain Community Theatre will be presenting "Shrek: The Musical" at Lemont High School in July, and local artists of all ages are invited to participate in the associated art show.


May 21, 2015

Audience Envelope Item Description
All Parents Family Link

 

Be sure to read this week's NEWS YOU CAN USE

All Parents 2015-2016 School Year TENTATIVE Calendar

The TENTATIVE calendar for next school year is inside today's Envelope.  Please be aware this information is tentative and, as always, "subject to change at a moment's notice".

All Parents School Lunches Next Tuesday, May 26

The day after Memorial Day Holiday slipped through the cracks ... we prepared neither a hot lunch order nor a special lunch order for this day.  Please check carefully on the attached note to see whether your child's class needs to bring a sack lunch (no fast food, no carbonated beverages, please!) or is having a special pizza lunch. 

All Parents Grades 1 - 7 School Picnic, Grades 1 - 7

Tuesday, June 9, is the scheduled date for the school picnic for Grades 1 - 7.  Help is needed, though!!   We do not have enough volunteers to put on a proper picnic!!  Please contact Family School Association through their Volunteer Spot link, or email if you can help, even if only for a portion of the event.

All Parents SHOP Summer Sale

Our SHOP team is holding a summer sale at St. Patrick's July 7.  "Cash 'n Carry" will be available but the inventory is limited -- please order ahead online to be sure of receiving the gift cards you need.


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