St. Clare Catholic School

April 25, 2017 Newsletter

Our New St. Clare School Vision Statement

As a part of maintaining our accreditation, we needed to write a school vision statement. The statement was a collaborative effort of the school staff, the School Committee, Dr. Nardi, and Father Brian. The resulting statement that will guide us in all we do is:

St. Clare School Vision Statement

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.

VEX Worlds

Our Agents of VEX are back from Worlds! They finished 5-5 and ranked 44th in their division of 80 teams. Congratulations to them. We are lucky to have such a wonderful group of students and parents representing St. Clare Catholic School.

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

Road Construction

Brown County Public Works has informed us that at the beginning of April there will be road construction starting from Bridge St (slightly southwest of the school) to Apple Creek Rd (northeast of the school property). This will affect the school entrance and the parking lot entrance. Our area is scheduled for Stage 1. The schedule is weather-dependent and may change due to weather conditions.The work consists of removing existing pavement and replacing it with 4.5" of new asphalt pavement and driveway ends being replaced.

The road will be closed to through traffic, but access to the school and church will be maintained throughout the construction phase.

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.
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$10K Raffle News

The HEAT is on! Only 10 days until the event! We need your help to sell out the raffle tickets! If you have any tickets that you cannot sell, now is the time to bring them to school. If you need more time, go for it! We will soon begin to call families to check on their tickets.

It’s also time to begin stocking the wheel barrow of spirits and wine rack raffle items. As in the past, we ask families to contribute bottles of wine and/or liquor. Please give the bottles to a committee member – do not send with your child or deliver to school! We’ll be collecting bottles at school, or you may bring your bottle to the event. Watch for Jim Olson in a dark red Cadillac parked across from the school from 7:30 – 8:00 on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday morning this week. If afternoon works best, Wendy Schumacher will be in a red Kia after school on Friday.

Please go online to volunteer for the event at The event requires 50+ people, so please consider covering a shift. Recruit a friend or family member to help. Please sign up by Monday, May 1.

New items we’ve confirmed this week:

Marq Cook-Out

Weekend at a Cabin on Chain of Lakes

Pontoon Cruise to Mr. Brew's

Freedom Countryfest VIP Meet & Greet w/Jana Kramer

Country USA VIP Experience

Lodge Kohler Stay & Donald Driver Hall of Fame Induction

Door County Camping Getaway

Doll or small child's bench

Parallel 44 Tour & Tasting

Decorative Cross

Comedy City of De Pere Admission

Gym Teacher for a Day

Timber Rattlers Tickets

School supply shopping

Ashwaubenon Bowl Cosmic Bowling

Dog Grooming Package

Greenleaf Landscaping Basket

Golf at Woods Golf Club

Soup for the Soul

Ride to School & Breakfast w/Wrightstown Police Officer

Green Bay Packers Autographed Football

The Driveway Birthday Party Package

Patio Heater

Golf at Shorewood Golf Course


Adventure Golf in Sister Bay

Green Bay Blizzard Tickets

Party Perfect Gift Basket

Embroidered dish towels

Wheel of Fortune Gift Bag with 4 production passes

New Sponsors this Week include:

Fox Valley Wood Products

Decom Promotional Marketing

Cotter Funeral Home

Appleton Sign


Klink Equipment

Murphy Concrete & Construction, Inc.

Vosters Beyer Concrete

Greenleaf Wayside Bank

Thank you to everyone for your support of the raffle through generous donations, the buying of tickets, and volunteering for the event. Please get your sold tickets in and confirm your donations so we can evaluate how much further we need to go before the big event! Thank you for your support!

Wendy and Scott Schumacher (920) 378-4397

Janeen and Jim Olson (920) 265-6480

Laurel and Bernie Van Eperen (920) 532-0520

Kimberly and Mike Denkins (920) 428-0930

Erin and Shawn Beyer (920) 358-3028

Sarah & Paul Bowker (920) 371-5043

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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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

Upcoming Events

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 or call 800.968.4332 for information. Use promo code Discover15 to save $15 (expires 5/01).

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Important Dates:

April 27- Mass planned by grade 8

April 28- Mystic Monk Coffee and Tea orders due

May 5- $10,000 Raffle Event

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

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 Core Values:

Faith * Academic * Excellence * Leadership * Community * Finances