February 4, 2024
From the Principal
Hello MQSCA Families-
February is Black History Month. We will be incorporating many lessons about the different cultures that have played major roles in American History, and who continue to help shape our American culture today. We are hoping to also bring in a guest speaker or two this month. When we have more details we will announce them.
MQS is entering the re-enrollment time of the year. I simply ask that you please re-enroll as soon as possible. We have many incentives for all families that re-enroll before the February deadline(these are different for Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Tuition). We are also offering incentives for families that refer families to join our school community.
Lastly, it was great to celebrate Catholic Schools Week with our school community. I want to thank all of the teachers and families that attended the various masses last weekend. The parishes that support our school, MPH and West Allis Catholic, enjoyed seeing our families at the mass. I encourage all MQSCA families to continue to join in on worship on the weekends! This last brought much joy to our community, again, thank you to all who participated in the weeks events!
MQSCA SOAR Award
This months SOAR award is Relationships:
Students that are kind and caring to all.
3rd-8th SOAR Award winner Kristopher Castro 7th Grade
Kristopher was nominated by his teacher and she shared that he is one of the most respectful students she has ever taught. He treats his friends, teachers, and peers with the upmost respect and empathy. Multiple teachers who don't teach him have said he is such a respectful and what a kind student he is! While new to the MQS community this year, he has made great friendships with his peers, is a hardworking student and brings positivity to our school community.
K3-2nd Grade SOAR Award Winner: Nathan Fields 2nd Grade
Nathan was nominated by his teachers for his kind and thoughtful acts. He uses kind words with others and notices when one of his classmates needs help. He solves problems by listening well and showing others he cares.
Sip and Support MQSCA Celebrating 20 Years!
The 2nd annual Sip and Support will be on March 9th. "Cheers to 20 Years" as MQSCA is in its 20th school year! Tickets for the event will be going on sale soon! We expect this to be a big celebration!
Volunteers will get tickets from the office the week prior to the event.
Scan the QR code on the flyer to purchase tickets.
We are also looking for donations to the Silent Auction and baskets for the raffle. Please contact the office for more information on donations.
MQSCA Spring Sports Sign Up
MQSCA is excited to offer two sports for the spring, track and futsal. Registration for the two sports closes February 16th. Please note, rosters get finalized very quickly after the deadline. Once rosters are finalized, new students cannot be added. In addition, if you sign up for a sport, and your child is on the roster, you will be charged the sports fee even if your child decides to quite. MQSCA was stuck with many league fees for children that quit after rosters were set.
Yearbooks are available to be ordered through Lifetouch!
Just click the link below and enter the yearbook ID code to order.
Yearbook ID Code: 14840724
The order deadline is April 14
Help MQSCA get known! Like our page on Facebook!
Want to help spread the word of our school? Take these four easy steps:
1. Like our Facebook page.
2. Share our postings.
3. Write a positive review of why our school is great.
4. Continue liking and sharing our posts in the future.
These simply actions help our school more than you know!
Seton Value: All In
Saint of the Week: St Jerome Emiliani
Virtue of the Week: Commitment
Feast Day: February 8th
Scripture of the Week:
"Your heart must be wholly devoted to the LORD, our God, observing his statutes and keeping his commandments, as on this day.” 1 Kings 8:62
Prayer of the Week:
I welcome you personally as Lord and Savior of my life. I ask you, Holy Spirit, to fill me and empower me to live as a child of God. I want to have your grace to truly live a new life. Thank you for hearing my prayer through Christ our Lord.
Safe Enviroment Training
In order to be involved in any school activities, including chaperoning a field trip, coaching a sport, or volunteering in a classroom, you have to be safe environment trained. Below is the link to register for a training. No exceptions will be made, it is an archdiocesan mandate. If you plan to volunteer now, or in the future in any way, you MUST have attended a safe environment training. Please reach out to Simone Gaspar if you have questions about safe environment training, if you need to be trained, or if a new background check needs to be conducted. If you think you have been in safe environment training in the past, but are unsure, please double check.
Drop off and Pick up Procedures
Please see the maps below for visual.
- Drop off traffic is one way, moving from the north to the south. Use 117th St to travel north.
- Speed limit in parking lot is 5MPH!
- Express lane is for drop off only, parents do not get out of your vehicle.
- If you need to help your children out of the car, please park in a space.
- In the morning, 117th and Madison is an Exit Only or teacher parking entrance. No families should enter through that space.
Seton Family of School Parent Meeting
Thank you for being a part of the Seton Family of Catholic Schools. There will be one more opportunity for you to have a conversation with members of the Seton Catholic Schools leadership team and members of our Board of Directors. Spanish translation will be provided. Attendance is not mandatory. Please click on the link below to register for the meeting.
- March 14, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Our Lady Queen of Peace School, 2733 W. Euclid Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53215, Register here
2/6/24 2nd Grade Leads Mass
2/9/24 100th Day of School (new date from snow days)
2/14/24 Ash Wednesday Mass/8th Grade Leads
2/15/24 All School Rosary
2/16/24 Valentines Day Dance
2/20/24 7th Grade Leads Mass
2/22/24 12:30 Release/Conferences/No after School Camp
2/23/24 No School
2/27/24 6th Grade Leads Mass
3/5/24 5th Grade Leads Mass
MQSCA Mission Statement:
We, the Christian Community of Mary Queen of Saints Catholic Academy, in collaboration with the Catholic parishes of West Allis and West Milwaukee, are called to integrate the Teachings of Jesus Christ into the spiritual, academic, and social development of each individual