Crusader Chronicles

November 22, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving!

From all of the staff at St. Alphonsus, Happy Thanksgiving! We are so very grateful for all of our beautiful students and families who bless our lives every day! Thank you!

Spirit Wear - Order Now for the Holidays

Revolution Sports has opened an online Holiday sale! Click the link below to order Spirit wear as gifts for your whole family! This will be open until November 24th in order for items to arrive by Christmas!

Christmas Concert 22019

This year's Christmas Concert is on Thursday, December 19th at 6:30 PM in the St. Al's church! This is "THE" event of the year and you don't want to miss it! Our students in Kinderstart - 8th grade will perform beautiful music to put you in the Christmas spirit!

There will also be an afternoon "dress rehearsal" families are invited to attend. This is a perfect opportunity for members of the family who might not want to drive in the evenings! This will begin PROMPTLY at 12:00 PM.

Students should dress in their Sunday best for the evening performance. Please remember: no jeans, bare shoulders, skirts/dresses that are too short, or anything that violates our school dress code.

We received $292 for the Ronald McDonald House in honor of Clementine Brown! Thank you!

Week Ahead - November 23rd - 30th

Saturday and Sunday, November 23rd and 24th

SAHS Bake Sale after 5:00 pm, 9:00 am, and 11:00 am Masses. All the money we raise will go to Sole Hope in Uganda.

Pastor Installation of Fr. John Schmidt, C.Ss.R at the 11:00 AM Mass.

Monday, November 25th, 2019

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

SAHS Meeting at 2:00

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019


Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 29th, 2019


Front Office

We are in the process of hiring the perfect candidate for the front office position. The position is posted on the Archdiocese's website if you know anyone looking for an Administrative Assistant position. We would prefer to hire someone who is Bilingual-Spanish.

Please be patient with us as we head into this transition time. The front office will be covered by Mrs. Staples and Ms. Peters until a new person is hired and fully trained!

Thank you!

Help Wanted - Morning Monitors on Mondays

We are still looking for someone to be a morning monitor on Mondays from 7:00 AM-7:30 AM. This is an awesome way to collect volunteer hours. The volunteer for this position needs to be E3 certified (VIRTUS, Code of Conduct and Background Check). If you are interested, please call or email Mrs. Coley at 763-561-5101 or

Family Bingo is Back - Save the Date

Family Bingo will be Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in the evening! More details to follow!

Want to Volunteer

We need many volunteers throughout the year to help our school be as successful as it is!

How to Volunteer: Log into Sycamore and see the MANY opportunities (new opportunities are added almost weekly)!

Most of these opportunities require the volunteers to meet the Archdiocese's Essential 3 Requirements (please note this is not unique to St. Al's - but across the Archdiocese)! Details on how to become E3 qualified are attached to this newsletter. If at any time you ever have any questions about this process, please connect with Sarah Gerads at Thank you for your continued support of St. Al's.

Gala 2020 - Come join our Gala Core Team!

Do you like planning parties? Do you like spending time with great people? Do you want to help out St. Alphonsus Catholic School in an amazing way. Come join the Gala Planning Core Team. The Gala Planning Core Team plans our largest annual fundraiser which is scheduled for April 18, 2020. The time commitment is about 1-2 hrs each month. The team meets on the first Sunday of each month at 6:30PM in the Teacher’s Lounge. You’ll meet some amazing people and you’ll have a ton of fun at the same time. If you’re interested in people part of this awesome team, please contact Michelle Misko at

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Attendance Line

Attendance Reminder

Please remember if your child will be absent or tardy to call the attendance line at 763-503-3306. Please leave the specific reason your child is absent or tardy. If your child is gone from school for 3 or more days due to illness, a doctor's note is required. Also, if a child is gone from school for more than 1/2 day due to illness they may not participate in any evening activities. Thank you.