The Preschool Press

December 10, 2021

We enjoyed more Christmas preparations in our second week of Advent. The Feast of St. Nicholas was on Monday. He even left treats in our shoes during naptime!

An email regarding enrollment for 2022-2023 was sent to parents yesterday. Please refer to the timeline in the email for important dates to remember. If you have any questions about enrollment, please reach out to the office.

I'm excited to share that our newly designed website is now live. I invite you to take some time in the coming days and weeks to explore all it has to offer. The enhanced user experience and responsive design will allow you to seamlessly navigate our website on any device. Happy browsing!

The Lost and Found will be emptied of items at dismissal on the 17th. Please check it if your child is missing anything.

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe is this Sunday. Below are some wonderful resources to explain the story and the image. I encourage you to watch them so you can share this beautiful story with your children.

Websites for Our Lady of Guadalupe:



For younger students:

This is a video that takes you to the Shrine:

This explains the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe:

Next Week at a Glance


MHSA Meeting at 8am in Fletcher Hall


Teacher Appreciation Lunch (sponsored by the Owl class)


Frog Field Trip


Christmas Parties-Free Dress


Christmas Parties-Free Dress

22-23 School Calendar

Please note our school calendar for the next school year! More details will follow later, but please see the highlights thus far.

Red Highlight-Day off School

Blue Highlight-Day in school

August 18 First Day of School

September 29-30 Parent-Teacher Conferences

October 13 Diocesan Teacher In-Service

October 14 Fall Break

February 15-16 Parent-Teacher Conferences

February 17 Diocesan Teacher In-Service

February 20 President’s Day-No School
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Saturdays for Shopping

Tomorrow is the final Saturday for Shopping! A limited number of spots remain so act fast! Register for Saturdays for Shopping HERE!
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ECDC Enrollment

We are now accepting applications for new students to the 2022-23 school year. If you have a younger child at home or know someone interested in our preschool, please click HERE to complete an application. Kindergarten applications and re-enrollment for returning students will occur in January.
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19-20 Memory Books

The 19-20 ECDC Memory Book is now complete. Click HERE to purchase a book.
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Volunteering and VIRTUS

Each year, we rely on volunteers to help support classroom and school activities, field trips, fundraising activities, athletics and much more. Volunteers play a critical role at Marquette, and we appreciate your dedication, time and talent.

What you need to do:

  • First, VIRTUS Child & Youth Protection Requirements have three components: 1.) the background check submission 2.) adherence to policies, procedures, and ethical standards, and 3.) the child & youth protection education training. Each component needs to be renewed every five years.

  • Registration for First-time Users:
    • Visit
    • Select “First-Time Registrant” to create an online VIRTUS account.
    • Follow the onscreen step-by-step instructions for completing the process. We require all volunteers to start this process no later than two week before the date of volunteering.


  • Update Existing Account:
    • Registered volunteers are encouraged to login at the beginning of every school year to ensure that all personal information is correct. Upon login, your account will prompt you to complete any necessary requirements. Automated emails are sent through VIRTUS approximately one week before they expire. Please ensure that the registered email address is correct.
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2021-2022 Marquette School Theme

“Joy, with peace, is the sister of charity. Serve the Lord with laughter.”


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Marquette Saint of the Year-St. Joseph

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