Cardinal Pacelli PTO

October 2022 Newsletter

On Behalf of the PTO

Thank you to our Pacelli Families who participated in our Fall Fundraisers! We are so grateful for your continued generosity and support! Congratulations to the Schildmeyers, the winners of the Bengals Swag basket including two-tickets for October 23rd, when they battle the Ravens in The Jungle!

Additionally, Fine Arts and After School Enrichment activities are off and running! Be sure to check out the options available for your kids' enrichment on our PTO website.

President - Lauren Dammel

Vice President - Emilie Rouse

President Advisor - Jill Hoelle-Schwalbach

Treasurer - Lindsay Eveler

Auditor - Emily Hauser

Secretary - Ann Hambleton

Fundraising - Julie Callihan and Susan Overberg

Fundraiser Updates

PTO Magazine Drive

We had fantastic support from our Pacelli Community for this year's Magazine Sale! We look forward to sharing our total profits from our biggest fundraiser soon! Stay tuned for more to come.

PTO Mums & Pumpkins Sale

Pumpkin Kisses and Harvest Wishes... Thanks to your support, the PTO generated $3,147.87 net profit, which is an increase of over $600 from last year! Many thanks for electing to enhance your Fall decor while supporting Pacelli!

Ladies Night Out

Thanks to all who attended the Evereve trend-setting social! Pacelli received 15% of all sales generated through this event - which came out to $1,140.89! We appreciate your Financially-Sound, Fashion-Forward contributions!

Future Events

We hear you Pacelli! The PTO is actively researching viable alternatives for future fundraising efforts. Stay tuned for more to come!

Grandparents-Special Persons Day

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” – Desmond Tutu

We look forward to the time-honored Grandparents-Special Persons day on Friday October 21st from 8:15-10:45. We will have an optional mass starting at 8:15. All who wish to attend with their grandchildren must indicate on RSVP.

Click Here to RSVP

Additionally, we will offer a variety activities in which our special guest and kids are able to engage throughout the event including: book fair, photo booth, Pacelli scavenger hunt, art, music and refreshments.

Click Here for Volunteer Signups

Fine Arts Enrichment

Jumpin' Jellyfish! Don't miss the Premier Performance of Annie Jr November 10th @ 7PM!

Pre-order tickets for Cardinal Pacelli's production of Annie, Junior

Leapin' Lizards! Cardinal Pacelli will present "Annie" on November 10th at 7 pm. Skip the line and pre-order tickets your tickets today. Simply send this form to the office in an unsealed envelope with your child's name grade and teacher on it. your tickets will be returned to you in the same envelope. Cash or check (payable to Cardinal Pacelli PTO) advance sales will be accepted through November 3rd.

*We need you! Seeking parents to help with the talent show and drama programs. Please email Elizabeth Maringer - - for more information.

For more information go to the Fine Arts page of the PTO Website.

Junior High Dance and Social Event!

Calling all Junior High students!

Let Your Glow Flow on Friday, October 28th from 7-9PM at THE Glow Party of the year!

The Junior High Glow Party will include an array of games/challenges, a photo booth and other special surprises which are not to be missed!

Students are encouraged to sport either all back or white attire and accessorize with neon embellishments.

Ticket sales for junior high events cover the cost of supplies for both junior high social/dance events for the school year. Tickets must be purchased in advance and guarantee access to the fall and winter/spring dances.

Click Here to Buy Tickets

Click Here for Volunteer Signups

After-School Enrichment

This year, we are excited to partner with Enriching Kidz, Positive Chess, and World of Spanish to bring engaging fun experiences to the Pacelli school community beyond the school day! I am so impressed by the authentic engagement in which I have observed of the students, as a parent volunteer. Stay tuned for more offerings to come!
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Playground Dedication

Construction of the Early Learning Playground is near completion. We want to give a HUGE THANK YOU to Perry Frey and Eric Schmidt from Playground Equipment Services and Matt Purpus from Superior Aluminum Products!

We have ordered a new play set and await the arrival and installation of the fencing which will enclose the existing outdoor learning area for our PreSchool and Pre-K learners! Thank you Pacelli families and friends, for your hard work and generosity in support of our fundraisers throughout the years!

Uniform Approved Spirit Wear Update

We understand that there is a need to expand our kids' wardrobes. The wait is finally over... Queen City Spirit Wear is available for purchase! Offerings include uniform approved attire such as sweatshirts, long sleeve performance tees ("shooter shirts"), quarter-zip fleeces, jogger pants, polos, gym shorts, and more! Please click here to order.

Uniform attire can always be purchased through Lands' End and Schoolbelles as well.

Calendar Update

Did you know you can sync the School & PTO Calendar to your digital calendar? It's a great way to ensure you don't miss a beat! Once you have subscribed, all current and future events are auto-updated within your personal calendar! Click here to head to the calendar located on our PTO web site and follow the instructions there to subscribe!

Strength, Cardio, Recovery...Let's Get Physical!

System of Strength is a fitness movement created to change lives for the better. They have 3 beautiful fitness studios under 1 roof - in turn offering 7 different classes centered around STRENGTH, CARDIO & RECOVERY. Call or text our friends at SOS (513-653-0382) to get a FREE WEEK of the System! Special discounts offered to our Pacelli community!

Click Here for class descriptions. Looking forward to sweating with you Cardinal Pacelli!

Support Pacelli!

Did you know we have a Pacelli Flag?!? If you would like to purchase a house flag, please email us at or purchase from the front office.

Box Tops has a new app and makes it easier to earn money for our school. Download the Box Tops for Education app and select Cardinal Pacelli School. Take a picture of your receipt every time you shop to earn instant donations to our school.

Click on the logos below to sign up for rewards through Kroger and Amazon Smile. These programs are free and make over $6,000 a year for our school!!

Thank you for taking the time to read the full newsletter!

We will continue to provide a monthly newsletter to keep you updated on volunteer opportunities, including support with fundraisers and PTO sponsored events. We have a lot of fun activities planned for the year that can not happen without the generosity and support of our parent community!