Crusader Chronicles

September 27, 2019

2019 Superhero Run/Walk

The Details:

  • Today is the Day!
  • Registration will start at 4:30 P.M. at St. Alphonsus Catholic School. Please enter Door 13 (the main school door)
  • An adult MUST accompany each student.
  • We will start the walk at about 5:15! Rain or Shine!
  • Food and concessions will open at 5:15 PM.
  • DJ starts at 6:30 PM
  • There will be Silent Auction items available for you to bid on and win.
  • The timing of the event is up to you - if you need to leave after the walk or come later, please come when you can.

The food options for this evening are:

Hamburger/Cheeseburger Basket (includes chip, pickle and a cookie) for $5.

We will also have soda, beer, wine and treats for sale ranging in price from $1-$5.

Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted this evening!

Week Ahead

Monday, September 30, 2019

Last day to wear shorts as part of uniform!

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Mass hosted by 5th Grade

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

Help Wanted - Morning Monitors on Mondays

We are still looking for someone to be a morning monitor on Mondays from 7:00 AM-7:30 AM. This is an awesome way to collect volunteer hours. The volunteer for this position needs to be E3 certified (VIRTUS, Code of Conduct and Background Check). If you are interested, please call or email Mrs. Coley at 763-561-5101 or

Photographer Needed

Are you a professional or amateur photographer? We are looking for a volunteer to take photos for grandparents/special persons day on the morning of Friday October 25th. The time frame for photos will be from 8 - 11 am. If this volunteer opportunity interest you and you are available please email Susan at

Help out with Teacher Meals during conferences!

Help Feed Our Teachers & Staff!

Volunteer opportunities are currently available to help provide dinner to our hard working teachers & staff during the upcoming fall conferences on Monday, October 14th. The staff will be at school all day teaching our students and then will be here all evening meeting with parents during fall conferences. What better way to say thank you then to help provide dinner to the hard working staff? Sign ups are available on Sycamore to provide a food item for their dinner. The item can be homemade or store bought. Families will receive 1 hour of volunteer time for each item they bring. Please drop off your item to the school office or staff lounge before 4:45 p.m. on October 14th with any instructions needed. Please label your items with family name along with any containers or utensils you would need returned. You may pickup your clean dishes anytime October 15th. Please contact with any questions.

Want to Volunteer

We need many volunteers throughout the year to help our school be as successful as it is!

How to Volunteer: Log into Sycamore and see the MANY opportunities (new opportunities are added almost weekly)!

Most of these opportunities require the volunteers to meet the Archdiocese's Essential 3 Requirements (please note this is not unique to St. Al's - but across the Archdiocese)! Details on how to become E3 qualified are attached to this newsletter. If at any time you ever have any questions about this process, please connect with Sarah Gerads at Thank you for your continued support of St. Al's.

CSCOE is Sponsoring an Incredible Teacher Contest

We have FABULOUS teachers at St. Al's! Nominate your favorite teacher for this year’s Incredible Teacher contest: post why your teacher is INCREDIBLE and tag our page! One lucky winner will be chosen on October 23rd and announced on October 25th. More details is attached at the bottom!

Afternoon Car Line

Please remember that after you have picked up your student - you need to exit to the north of the gym! Please DO NOT go back towards the playground. We need ALL traffic going in the same direction! The map is attached to this newsletter for continued reference!

Gala 2020 - Come join our Gala Core Team!

Do you like planning parties? Do you like spending time with great people? Do you want to help out St. Alphonsus Catholic School in an amazing way. Come join the Gala Planning Core Team. The Gala Planning Core Team plans our largest annual fundraiser which is scheduled for April 18, 2020. The time commitment is about 1-2 hrs each month. The team meets on the first Sunday of each month at 6:30PM in the Teacher’s Lounge. You’ll meet some amazing people and you’ll have a ton of fun at the same time. If you’re interested in people part of this awesome team, please contact Michelle Misko at

Attendance Line

Attendance Reminder

Please remember if your child will be absent or tardy to call the attendance line at 763-503-3306. Please leave the specific reason your child is absent or tardy. If your child is gone from school for 3 or more days due to illness, a doctor's note is required. Also, if a child is gone from school for more than 1/2 day due to illness they may not participate in any evening activities. Thank you.