St. Teresa Tidbits

Oct. 21, 2021

Fall Conferences

Parent teacher conferences will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 2 from 2:00-8:00 pm and Wednesday, Nov. 3 from 4:00-8:00 pm. All conferences for PreK- 8th grade will be held at the Ossian site. If your child is in middle school, please sign up with their homeroom teacher (6th grade Ms. Langreck) as they will have the conference notes for all of their classes. If you would like to speak to more than one teacher, it is okay to do that as well.

Virtual conferences will be an option once again. Please contact your child's teacher directly.

We will be doing electronic sign up through your parent Powerschool account to schedule parent/teacher conferences. You will be able to sign up beginning Monday, Oct. 25. You have until Nov. 1 at noon to schedule conferences and/or make any changes. Please follow the directions below and if you need any assistance please call or email Heather at 563-562-3617 or

  1. Click Parent/Teacher Conferences located toward the bottom of the left column.

  2. Click the Event Name.

  3. Use the dropdown to Select a Teacher.

  4. Type the parent email address in the row of the desired date and time slot.

  5. Click Save.

  6. To delete the reservation, refresh the page and click the red dash.

The screen will also list reservations scheduled for other family members.

Red Ribbon Week 2021

Monday: “Shade Out Drugs and Peer Pressure” • Wear Red and Sunglasses

Tuesday: “Check Yourself into a Healthy Lifestyle” • Wear a Plaid Shirt/ checkered shirt • Keep your Body Healthy with an All School Walk

Wednesday: “ Dress for Success” (Ossian) • Dress in your best clothing • Keep Your Mind Healthy with Puzzles

“Dress as Your Future Healthy Self”( Spillville) • Dress as Your Future Career • Keep your Body Healthy with Healthy Snacks

Thursday: “Dress as Your Future Healthy Self”( Ossian) • Dress as Your Future Career • Keep your Body Healthy with Healthy Snacks

“ Dress for Success” (Spillville) • Dress in your best clothing • Keep Your Mind Healthy with Puzzles

Friday: ”Say Boo to Drugs” • Wear Your Halloween Costume (no weapons or masks please) • ** During the week, enjoy a fun activity planned by Mr. Winings in your PE Classes!**

Congratulations to our students that made 1st Quarter Honor Roll

6th Grade

A Honor Roll: Claire Becker, Gabrielle Cline, Cameron Einck

B Honor Roll: Jordan Einck, Emaleigh Gehling, Grace Jansen, Allanda Kuennen, Kashten Kuennen, Clayton Kuboushek, Henry Lensing, Jenna Schissel, Lia Vsetecka, Gracie Walz

7th Grade

A Honor Roll: Ashlyn Elsbernd, Jayden Timp

B Honor Roll: Parker Dahl, Parker Kuennen, Landon Livingood, Gavin Thuente, William Timp, Raymond Zweibohmer

8th Grade

A Honor Roll: Josie Engelhardt, Keira Holien, Madalin Jansen, Cale Kleppe, Jadrienne Langreck, Tessa Phillips

B Honor Roll: Sophia Dvorak, Alayna Hageman, Eli Higgins, Kelsey Higgins, Alyssa Holthaus, Adeline Kipp, Alivia Kuennen, Landen Schnuelle, Carson Streeter, Hanna Vagts, Matson Winings, Cloey Zweibohmer

Students receiving a grade below C- will not be considered for the honor roll

A student receiving special honors will have attained a 4.0 average.

A-Honor Roll (3.7-3.99) B Honor Roll (3.00-3.69)

St. Teresa Drive Thru Meatball Dinner- Sunday, November 14, 2021

Just a friendly reminder to have your tickets sold by Friday, October 29th. Please return the form, money, and any unsold tickets in a sealed envelope to the school office. Foresters will be generously providing matching funds. The money raised by this event will be used to upgrade our security system and add new cameras. Thank you for your participation!

Book Fair

We are unable to have the book fair this fall due to the supply chain shortages.

Upcoming Events

Oct. 24 Red Ribbon Week

Oct. 26 3rd & 4th grade St. Clement's Mass

Oct. 28 6-8 Band Solo Fest

Nov. 1 All Saints Day Mass- Ossian

Nov. 1 Family Faith Groups

Nov. 2 two hour early out

Nov. 2 2-8 Conferences

Nov. 3 4-8 Conferences

Nov. 4 two hour early out


Nov. 14 School Drive Thru Dinner

Nov. 16 7:00 Board of Education

Nov. 24-28 Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 28 Advent begins

Dec. 8 All School Mass- Solemnity of the Immaculate Mary

Dec. 12 First Reconciliation- St. Al's

Dec. 14 7:00 Board of Education

Dec. 15 K-8 Christmas Concert

Dec. 17 two hour early out

Dec . 18-Jan. 3 Christmas vacation

Jan. 4 classes resume