St. Malachy SUMMER Minute
Online E-Registration - Due Aug 12
How to E-Register
Go to the following website: https://ddm.powerschool.com/public/home.html
Log in with your family username and password - Call Sarah Lane between the hours of 8-3 if you need your password reset 641-782-7125
If the left column select E-Registration
Complete the 7 Tabs of the E-Registration Process
Be certain to complete this process for each child enrolled at St. Malachy School
Next Select Email Notifications in the Left-Hand column
Determine what emails and how often you want to receive notifications from PowerSchool.
Congratulations you are E-Registered
FACTS ONLINE TUITION PAYMENTS
Support the ReRun
Also, we need help every Monday with sorting. Can you help?
Hand Sanitizer: An additional school supplies item will be hand sanitizer.
Masks: Our July 1 mask statement:
Students will wear face coverings
when entering/exiting the school and
traveling in hallways and common
spaces. Face coverings can be
removed in classrooms. Teachers will
wear face shields while working with
children throughout the day.
*Individual school plans may vary.
PTO will be sorting and delivering school supplies that were ordered online next week.
Virtual Book Fair:
· Find the same exclusive titles as our in-school Book Fair
· Orders ship direct to home
· FREE shipping on book-only orders over $25*
· All purchases benefit our school and earn 25% in rewards
Visit our Book Fair Homepage and click “Shop Now” to get started:
Meet our new staff member - Linda Taylor: Instrumental Music
Linda Taylor was born in Guilford, Missouri. She grew up helping on the family farm. Currently Linda and her husband Craig reside in Creston. They have three adult children Aubrey, Garret, and Evan. A few hobbies that are enjoyed outside of work are playing the piano and spending time in her flower garden.
Linda is a music educator who earned her degree at Tarkio College and Northwest Missouri State University. She began her teaching career at Orient Macksburg and Prescott Schools. There she gained over 20 years of experience teaching both vocal and instrumental music. Linda has spent the past several years as a substitute teacher at the Creston Public Schools and St. Malachy School. This fall she will be joining St. Malachy in the instrumental department. Linda commented, “I feel so honored to start teaching at St. Malachy! I have experienced such great leadership and professionalism from students and staff while working at this school. I look forward to becoming a closer part of the St. Malachy family”.
Meet our new staff member - Lisa Hensel: Middle School English Language Arts
I have 3 beautiful daughters and 8 grandchildren who have been my pride and joy. I don't have any real hobbies, however, I love all outdoor activities, including bike riding, kayaking, hiking, walking, and swimming.
I went to college at SWCC then transferred to Graceland to complete my teaching degree. After graduating I started teaching at East Union where I taught both high school and middle school language arts. During the 23 years I taught 6, 7, 8 and 10 grade English, literature, writing classes and speech. I am looking forward and am very excited for this new chapter of my life.
Meet our new staff member - Lexi Lenz: Kindergarten PM Associate
Hi, my name is Lexi Lenz, I am a new member to St. Malachy Catholic School. I am
currently taking online classes at Southwestern Community College to become an elementary
teacher. I plan on continuing my online education at either Northwest Missouri State, or Buena
Vista University next year. I was born in Des Moines, Iowa and spent a couple years there, but I
was mostly raised in Winterset, Iowa. I recently moved to Creston last year and have loved it so
far! I enjoy spending as much time with my family as I can, my dad and stepmom are wonderful
and I also have a brother, two stepsisters and two dogs. In the summer our family loves going
kayaking, boating, and swimming. I spent some time working as a paraprofessional already, so I
am very excited to continue growing my experience at St. Malachy Catholic School.
Meet our new staff member - Chasidy Jones: FT Preschool Associate
MEET OUR NEW STAFF MEMBER - HEIDI CRAWFORD: KINDERGARTEN AM ASSOCIATE
Hi! My name is Heidi Crawford. I grew up in Greenfield and have lived in Creston for 24 years with my husband Mark and our 2 boys, Cole (24) and Cody (21). Cole just graduated from NWMSU and will be coaching and teaching in Corydon as a Wayne Falcon and Cody will be graduating with a marketing degree next May. Mark works at Bunn-O-Matic.
I enjoy doing crafts, camping and baking.... I own/operate Sprinkles Bakery here in Creston. I love kids. I have worked as a para and a classroom associate. I am very excited to start my journey with St. Malachy.
MEET OUR NEW STAFF MEMBER - GINNY KNAPP: MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER
Hi! I am Virginia (Ginny) Knapp, originally from Upstate New York were I grew up on a dairy farm. In 1976, I came to visit a friend in Creston, Iowa and was introduced to a young man that I eventually married. And made my home in Iowa. I have two grown daughters, one lives in Austen, TX and the other in Prescott, IA.
I’ve taught in Washington, D. C., Binghamton, NY, Xenia, OH and Iowa, Accumulating over 30 years in the teaching profession.
Looking forward to teaching science at St Malachy.
MEET OUR NEW STAFF MEMBER - MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEACHER
We will be using some very talented people at St. Malachy to keep our robust math program going strong at STM!
Mr. Dunphy, Mrs. Simmons, and Mrs. Mitchell have each offered to teach a math course this year. All three of the teachers love math and can't wait to work with our awesome middle school students. Watch for more details in the coming weeks.
8th & Algebra - Mr. Dunphy
7th math - Mrs. Simmons
6th math - Mrs. Mitchell
Please understand in our current pandemic situation this calendar could be amended if needed.