St. Clare Catholic School

May 2, 2017 Newsletter

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$10K Raffle News

This is it! Only three more days until our largest fundraiser of the year and one of the biggest events in the community.


St. Clare School Families To-Do List:

  • Ticket sales are critical to the success of the raffle and you are doing a great job! As of today, there have been 357 turned in. There are still a few purchasers out there so we need to get unsold tickets back in to the office for them ASAP. We also need to account for each of the 450 tickets before the drawing.
  • Please help fill all of the volunteer slots to make the event run smoothly: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0A4DADA82DAA8-stclare1
  • Confirm your donation details. Please make sure Wendy has the details of your donation so that items can be described completely and credit can be properly given.
  • Get your babysitter lined up so you’re set to have a great time on Friday!


We have the best line-up of donations yet that have been generously donated by businesses, families, and supporters of St. Clare School. I can’t wait for you to see them!


Wendy and Scott Schumacher (920) 378-4397 wschumacher@new.rr.com

Janeen and Jim Olson (920) 265-6480 janeen.olson@gmail.com

Laurel and Bernie Van Eperen (920) 532-0520 vanela2069@gmail.com

Kimberly and Mike Denkins (920) 428-0930 mikeandkim812@att.net

Erin and Shawn Beyer (920) 358-3028 eclancy211@gmail.com

Sarah & Paul Bowker (920) 371-5043 sbbowker2@gmail.com

May Crowning and Living Rosary Service

The students of St. Clare School will be having a May Crowning and Living Rosary Service on May 12 at 2pm in the Wrightstown Church. Second graders will be bringing the Blessed Mother flowers and crowning her. Third through eighth graders will be leading us in the Living Rosary. We hope you can join us in honoring the Blessed Mother.

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Feasting for Funds Update

We received a donation of $500 from Just Stop In! We also received a $200 donation from D&G! Thank you to all who participated. That brings our total-to-date to $5,823.79.
Our next event will be on Tuesday, May 16th & Wednesday, May 17th at Fox’s Pizza Den.

Support St. Clare Parish, School, and RE

If you like coffee or tea you can help support our school by purchasing through our Mystic Monk Coffee and Tea Fundraiser. Information and the order form can be found at http://www.stclarek8.org/documents/mystic-monk-order-form. If you ordered in April, the orders have been submitted and you will be notified as soon as your coffee arrives. Our May orders are due on May 31 and will be submitted June 1.

Buddy the St. Clare School Bulldog is Available

St. Clare Bulldogs are in stock and available for sale at the school office. Each stuffed Buddy costs $8.00. We are selling the bulldogs to fund our positive behavior intervention and support program (PBIS). Money will be used to purchase rewards and other incentives during the 2017-2018 school year.

Are You Interested in Being a Parent Volunteer at Camp Invention?

We have two parent volunteer openings for our July Camp Invention at St. Clare School. There is a substantial camp registration discount available for up to two of your children if you are a parent volunteer. The parent volunteer information is below. If I have multiple interested parents I will randomly choose two. Please let me know if you are interest.
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Recycling Collection Change

We will no longer be collecting old ink cartridges or toner. Please continue to send box tops, cell phones, Campbell's labels, and aluminum can tabs. Thank you.

Register Now for 2017-2018

If you know anyone who is considering St. Clare School for their children, please encourage them to give us a call for more information or schedule a tour. You can find tuition information and forms at http://www.stclarek8.org/39

Upcoming Events

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Camp Invention Coming to St. Clare School in July

Monday, July 24th, 9am to Friday, July 28th, 3:30pm

425 Main Street

Wrightstown, WI

This summer, launch your child’s imagination at Camp Invention. All-new modules mean all-new fun as children invent, build, question, and discover. Children in kindergarten through 6th grade experience real-world problem solving and creative thinking as they transform the terrain and ecosystem of a distant exoplanet, take risks as future entrepreneurs, blast rockets and rubber chickens, and wire a circuit to create their own Spy Gadget Alarm Box! Local educators lead a week of hands-on activities that fuel children’s 21st century STEM skills. Early registration discounts are available so don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity. Visit campinvention.org or call 800.968.4332 for information. Use promo code Discover15 to save $15 (expires 5/01).

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Important Dates:

May 4- mass to celebrate our 2nd grade First Communion students planned by grade 2

May 5- $10,000 Raffle Event

May 12- May crowning and living rosary at 2pm

May 12- Middle school spring dance 6-9pm

May 16 & 17- Feasting for Funds at Fox's Pizza Den from 4-8pm

May 18- Spring concert at 1:00 and 6:00pm

May 18- School Art Show and Konop Hot Lunch tasting after the 6pm concert

May 25- Eighth grade graduation at 6:30pm

May 26- early release day

May 29- no school for Memorial Day

June 1- Bay Beach

June 2- early release and last day of school

Our Mission:

A family of lifelong learners dedicated to the growth and development of each person by nurturing Catholic faith, talents, and stewardship.


Our Vision:

St. Clare School strives for the development of the whole child through: participation in the sacramental and prayer life of the Catholic Church, the fostering of Catholic ethics and social values, diligent respect for the dignity of the human person, and the offering of superior academic preparation. Students will be immersed within an engaging and challenging learning environment where all participants will be given the opportunity to succeed. St. Clare School welcomes all people as brothers and sisters in Christ regardless of race, economic status, ethnic origin, or beliefs through a safe and energized environment. St. Clare Catholic School teaches as Jesus taught, promoting the spiritual, intellectual, and human growth of the next generation of Catholic leaders to meet their full potential for a life of service to the Gospel in society.


Our Core Values:

Faith * Academic * Excellence * Leadership * Community * Finances