Tiger News

News & Information for Tiger Families

Letter from the Principal

Tiger Families,

Thank you for a wonderful year and we will see you on AUGUST 9th for OPEN HOUSE!

First day of School - August 15th.

Needing to stop by the office to pick something up or drop something off.

St. Teresa Office Hours

May 30th - June 23, 2023

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

OFFICE IS CLOSED JUNE 26, 2023 - JULY 21, 2023

A HUGE thank you to everyone who has registered already!! Currently, we have 154 students who have committed to attending St. Teresa School for the 2023 - 2024 school year.

If you are planning on returning to St. Teresa for the 2023-2024 school year, please send in your registration form asap! Thank you!

As always, we thank you for sharing your student with us. We appreciate your trust, support, and partnership.


Nicole Green


Got Band??

St. Teresa School is looking into providing students with the opportunity to learn a musical instrument. Please fill out the BAND INTEREST SURVEY if your student(s) is interested in participating.



Planning on coming up to St. Teresa School this summer for camps, open gym, twirl camp, or anything else.

Please be mindful that many updates will be taking place this summer.


Want to stay up-to-date on what is happening at St. Teresa but not sure how.
Check out the St. Teresa School Parent Calendar. Click on the link below to check it out!

St. Teresa Catholic School Google Calendar


August 9th ~ Kindergarten Signing 4:00 - 4:45 pm (for all newly registered Kindergarteners)

August 9th ~ Open House 5pm - 8pm

August 12th ~ Tigers Sing at Gateway

August 13th ~ Backpack Blessing 11am Mass St. Teresa Church

August 15th ~ First Day of School 11:30 Dismissal

August 18th ~ PTO Back to School Bash

August 20th ~ Teacher Blessing Mass 11am

August 25th ~ Teacher In-service Day NO SCHOOL

August 26th ~ Parish Picnic


September 1st ~ Early Dismissal 11:30

September 4th ~ NO SCHOOL

September 13th ~ Grandparents MASS

September 15th ~ 1st Quarter Progress Report

September 25th - October 3rd ~ IOWA TESTING

What to know for the 2023-2024 School Year


Doors will open at 7:30am in the front. There will be no before school extended care for the 2023-2024 school year. Please plan accordingly.


Students will be dismissed from school at 3:00pm.


Extended care will be available after school for the 2023-2024 school year from 3:10pm - 5:30 pm


School lunches will cost $3.50 per lunch with milk costing $0.75.

St. Teresa School does not permit food deliveries from vendors such as DoorDash, UberEats, restaurant delivery, etc. If a fast food item is dropped off for your student to eat at school, they will be asked to eat it in the office.


NJHS would like to thank the St. Teresa Family for their support in raising funds this year. Proceeds from the NJHS fundraisers will benefit the American Cancer Society, as voted on by the NJHS students. Donations to the American Cancer Society will be made in honor of Mrs. Angie Luetkenhaus (our Science Teacher), in memory of Mrs. Jenny Miller (Baudendistel), as well as our St. Teresa families that have been affected by cancer. Thank you for a successful year and we look forward to serving our St. Teresa community again next year!

Thank you!

Mrs. Jamie Dedmon, Advisor


June 5th - 7th St Teresa alum Katie Wemhoener will be offering a girls volleyball camp for girls entering 3rd through 8th grades. There will be 2 times offered. 11:00-1:00 for incoming 3rd-5th graders and 1:30-3:30 for 6th through 8th graders. Payment will be the 1st day of camp but please respond in email joseph.voss@prodigy.net if your daughter will be attending so Katie can plan the camp workouts.
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Twirl Camp will be held Monday-Friday, July 10-14, evenings in the PC and gym. Registration forms have been sent home with all girls entering 2nd-8th grades and are due by May 16. If you have not seen a form come home OR your daughter(s) has misplaced it OR have any questions, please contact: barbie.duncan@stteresatigers.org jbmjd1989@sbcglobal.net

VBS 2023 Applications are Out!

Come join us for one of the best weeks of summer! Vacation Bible School applications for both campers (incoming preschool - 5th grade) and volunteers (incoming 5th grade - adult) are now available. Incoming 5th graders may choose to be camper or volunteer. Please find them in church, on the church website, or by emailing Lizzie Lehde at lizzielehde@gmail.com

Our theme this year is “Stellar: Shine Jesus’ Light” and our VBS week is being held July 17-21, 9am-noon at St. Teresa School. Hope to see you there!

Children and Youth Ministry

Our next Children and Youth Mass is Sunday, May 21 at 11am Mass at St. Teresa.


St. Teresa PTO Happenings!

St. Teresa PTO Happenings

“Important Upcoming Dates:”

Contact us:

PTO Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StTeresaPTO

Email: PTO@StTeresaTigers.org

Dining Fundraisers:

Upcoming PTO Meetings

Lunch / Recess Volunteers Needed – Must be current on ALL child protection requirements. If any questions, please contact Jackie Tewell at jackie.tewell@stteresatigers.org.


BoxTops for Education – Did you know our school has earned over $23,000 from BoxTops?!?!

Whether you're ordering groceries for delivery or pickup–or if you requested an email receipt at checkout–you can still submit any digital receipt containing participating products and earn Box Tops for your school.


Contact us:

PTO Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StTeresaPTO

Email: PTO@StTeresaTigers.org

St. Teresa Ladies of Perpetual Help ~ Happenings

*We meet the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm in the St. Teresa Parish Center. All ladies of St. Teresa School/Church are welcome to attend!

Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/stteresaperpetualhelp

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Althoff Catholic High School

Upcoming events, more information at https://www.althoffcatholic.org/admissions/visit.cfm



Summer Chess Clinic at Belleville West

Belleville East and West are putting on a chess clinic this summer for people entering grades 6-11 in District 201 or a feeder school. You can find more information at https://www.westchess.org/clinic.html if your student is interested.

The Belleville West chess web page also has a lot of links to chess resources for kids who want to improve their game.

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St. Teresa Spotlight

CONGRATULATIONS St. Teresa 8th Grade Class on your Graduation!

Know of a St. Teresa Alumni to Spotlight email nicole.green@stteresatigers.org

School Uniforms By Tommy Hilfiger

How to Order - CLICK LINK

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