St. Stan Star

January 31, 2018

From the Principal's desk

Be strong and take heart, all who hope in the Lord. Psalm 31:25

We are midway through Catholic Schools Week 2018! What a fun and productive week we have had. Hopefully, you have been able to follow the pictures on our Facebook page.

Many thanks for the outpouring of generosity as we collected diapers and cereal as service projects this week. These will be on display on Friday for you to see.

Many Gifts, One Nation A Day for Giving to Catholic Schools was held for the first time yesterday. Two hundred dollars were donated to our school through his program. Thank you to the donors who took this opportunity to support our school.

On Thursday, Feb. 1 our theme is celebrating vocations. Here is some clarification about dress for Thursday. The three vocations are: single, married, religious life. Students may dress as their “future” vocation which might be serving God as a single nurse or doctor; serving God as a married teacher, banker, construction worker, or artist; or serving God in religious as a priest, brother, or sister. This is a great teaching opportunity to distinguish between careers and vocations. Students may dress down and are encouraged to think about their dress AND their vocation. If a student is dressed as a Physical Education teacher tomorrow, and is asked, “What is your vocation?” The answer would be one of the three vocations: single, married, religious. One answer could be, “I am a single person serving God through my work as a P.E. teacher.” Can’t wait to see what vocation our students choose for tomorrow.

On Friday, Feb. 2 our theme will be focused on all those that make the school possible: faculty, staff, volunteers, and families. Mass is at 8:00 a.m. Students are invited to arrive at school with their parents who are attending mass. Teachers will supervise students whose parents are not able to attend. Please see the schedule for Friday in the STAR today. Dismissal will be after the activities are completed, approximately 11:00 p.m. Buses will not be available. No lunch will be served and there will not be any After School Care. Please make sure your child knows about their dismissal procedure for Friday.

Sat. Feb. 3--- our focus is on socializing and celebrating with school families. Time to kick up our heels! Come join the fun at the Home and School event in the gym Saturday evening. This is hosted by the Home and School Association.

Next week the school will be focused on the ordination and installation of our new bishop.

May God continue to bless us in all that we do to build up His kingdom with hope and love.

Calendar of Events

Thursday, February 1

Catholic Schools Week - Celebrating Vocations & Teachers

No Mass

Friday, February 2

Catholic Schools Week - Celebrating Faculty, Staff & Volunteers

8:00am Mass - Teachers
11:00am Dismissal - NO Bus Service NO After school Care

Saturday, February 3

Catholic Schools Week - Celebrating Families
9:00am to 2:00pm First Communion Centers
6:00pm to 10:00pm Chili supper and dance to follow

Monday, February 5

10:00am Show Me Players 4th & 5th grade

Tuesday, February 6

Ordination and installation of new bishop

Wednesday, February 7

8:00am Mass 6th grade


Pro Life Wed.

Schedule for Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK

Students are encouraged to arrive with families to attend the 8:00 Mass. Families arrive at church for the 8:00 Mass. No special seating.

  • 6:55 – 7:45 Students, whose parents are not coming to mass, gather in the cafeteria for Morning Care in the usual way.
  • 8:00 : 8:40 Mass at church.
  • 8:40 – 9:30 Reception. Parents may use this time to:
  1. Tour the school and look at displays and service projects
  2. Visit the time line in the hall downstairs.
  3. Participate in the Photo Booth
  4. Visit with teachers and staff
  5. Enjoy refreshments
  • 9:30 St. Stanislaus School “Through the Generations Revue” Introduction

Class Presentations:

1950’s 2nd Grade “How much is that doggie in the window” Patti Page

1950s 4th Grade

1960’s 6th Grade “I Feel Good” by James Brown

1970’s Early Childhood and the “Village People” do the YMCA

1970’s Kindergarten "Will Rock you"

1970’s 8th Grade Grandma’s Feather Pillow video

1980’s 5th Grade “A Walk Down Memory Lane”

1980’s 7th Grade “The Thrilling 7th Graders!”

1990's 3rd Grade “Who let the Dogs out!”

1990's 1st Grade “Macarena”

  • Closing prayer
  • 11:00 Dismissal


St. Stanislaus School is excited to begin planning for the 2018-2019 school year!

Kindergarten Information/Registration

Monday, February 12 in Room 102 (use main school entrance)

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

This will be a short presentation about kindergarten designed for parents and guardians of eligible students. It is a great opportunity to check out the parish school and to do an early registration if you desire. We are happy to share with you how the school builds faith, promotes leadership, and encourages reading through the Super Kids program.

A child must be five years old before August 1, 2018 to be eligible to register.

Bringing copies of the following items will help complete the registration and speed up the process:

1. Baptismal Certificate

2. Immunization Record

3. Birth Certificate

4. Social Security Number* (It is not necessary to bring the SSN card, just know the number)

The kindergarten teacher and principal will be on hand to help you understand the value of Catholic education and to answer any questions you may have about kindergarten or about St. Stanislaus School.

If you know of a family who is interested in attending St. Stanislaus School, please pass on this information.

We are looking forward to adding your child to the newest class at St. Stanislaus School!

Box Tops for Education

It's that time of year again. Please submit all your Box Tops for Education by February 9th to the school office. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me (573) 291-7163. Thanks
Amy Steinman
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Helias Catholic Open House

Helias Catholic Open House, Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 11-1 pm. At NOON that day will also be our Incoming Freshmen Meeting in the Commons. All are welcome to visit Helias. Take a tour, meet teachers and learn more about how we are building saints and scholars. Additional dates for Enrollment and Registration are: Feb. 13 and 15, 4-6 p.m. Visit our website for more information

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