Christ Child Academy Newsletter

May 16, 2019

From the Desk of Mr. Ruedinger

Last night we enjoyed a wonderful band concert performed by our Catholic Schools Band! Thank you to the students and Mrs. Paula Harder for blessing us with their musical talents. It is always a pleasure to see our children’s gifts displayed. The concert was video-recorded and will be posted on YouTube. We will share the link with all parents when it is completed, and you can share with family and friends.

A note from Mrs. Harder: CONGRATULATIONS to all band members! The students played well on their concert on Wednesday, May 15. Thank you again to the parents who support these young musicians!

Please join the CCA students and staff for the “Living Rosary” being held on Friday, May 17 at 2:00 pm in the Church. The month of May is dedicated to The Blessed Virgin Mary.

Just a reminder that we will have school on Friday. May 24th due to a snow day make-up.

The State of the School Celebration will be on Tuesday, May 28th. The evening begins with free pizza and water in the gym for all parents and students from 5:30-6:30 pm. The parent’s only meeting will be held in the church from 6:30-7:00 pm. Babysitting/supervision will be provided for students in the gym and playground from 6:30-7:15 pm. We look forward to celebrating a wonderful school year and sharing future school initiatives.

Quarter 4 report cards will be mailed out after the last day of school this year.

Please spread the word about CCA! There are incentives for each student a family recruits to our school. Please see our Student Referral Program below for detail.

Carrier Inserts:

  • Aviation Heritage Center Permission Slip - Grade 3 Only
  • Class Trip to Chicago / Graduation Parent Letter & Permission Slip - Grade 8 Only
  • Catholic Herald Family - May Issue
  • Home & School Brat Fry Flyer
  • Law Day Permission Slip - Grades 5 & 7 Only
  • Mead Public Library Summer Programs for Elementary and Middle School
  • Middle School Incentive Day Permission Slip - Grades 6 - 8 Only
  • South Boys Basketball Camp Flyer - Grades 3 - 8
  • Spaghetti Dinner Flyer

Congratulations Totally Terrific Recipents

Totally Terrific Recipients for the week ending May 10.

Kindergarten – Harper Murphy 1st Grade – Emily Werner 2nd Grade – Connor Spitz

3rd Grade – Rocky Richter 4th Grade – Paige Oehldrich 5th Grade – Ryan Binversie

Notes from the Resource Center

The last week to check out books will be next week, May 20th-24th. All library materials will be due by Tuesday, June 4th! Thank you for a wonderful year!

Our SRC has been going strong all year. As we reach the end of the year, we should also try and reach our passed quizzes and # of points goal as well. Keep reading and taking those tests!

Here are some top SRC readers in each grade level over this past year with their number of points-

1st grade: Natalie Pence (125)

2nd grade: Sam Polzin (275+) & Miles Helminiak (200)

3rd grade: Owen Pence (300) & Cooper Gould (250+)

4th grade: CC Richter (100+) & Levi Van Asten (100+)

5th grade: Chase Bohman (500+), Cameron Spitz (450), Annabelle Gerrits (250)

6th grade: Sarah Visser (275+)

7th grade: Peter Gerrits (400+) & Lauren Binversie (200)

8th grade: Izzy Anderson (250+)

Congratulations to all my readers!

~Mrs. Ebert

CCA Fall Sports Informational Meeting Scheduled

A cross country & volleyball orientation meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22nd at 6:00 pm in the IC Parish Activity Center/Gym for all interested athletes to learn more about the plans for the upcoming cross country (boys and girls) and girls’ volleyball seasons. This meeting is for CROSS COUNTRY & VOLLEYBALL only; a basketball meeting will be scheduled for the end of October.

The Home & School Brat Fry

The Home & School brat fry will be held this Saturday, May 18 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the south-side Piggly Wiggly.

Enjoy some brats and burgers while supporting our school!

*Sign up to volunteer your time grilling and/or selling!

*Bake some treats to sell and drop them off the morning of the event!

Signup via the CCA Brat Fry Sign Up or contact Sarah Richter at or (920)287-5552

Spaghetti Dinner

A Spaghetti Dinner will be held at IC Parish Activity Center/Gym on Saturday, May 18 from 4:00 - 7:30 pm. Proceeds to support Christ Child Academy. If you can help out by baking deserts or volunteering that afternoon/evening, please let us know. Middle school children are welcome to help clear and wash tables.
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The next Bingo is this Sunday, May 19th – Parents of students in grades 4 & 5 are responsible for volunteering. Please take a look at the sign up ASAP and find a time slot to work. There are also opportunities to donate food, cash or gift cards. Many hands make for light work. Thank you for your support!

Always accepting gift cards for Wal-mart, Festival & Miesfeld’s to cover costs.


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First Communion Celebration

Congratulations to the 2nd graders, who had their First Communion class celebration at Mass this past Tuesday.

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4K Field Trip

The 4K preschool class visited Quonset Farms in Gibbsville on Wednesday to learn about the process of milk from the cow to your glass. The miracle of milk…

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Wednesday, May 29th-5:30 Band registration night. If your son or daughter will be in 4th-8th grade next year, and would like to begin band, attend this short meeting to discuss what band entails. A representative from Dreams Unlimited will be here to help you place orders and sign up to rent an instrument. The meeting takes place at 5:30-6:00 at Christ Child Academy. Enter through door 3.

3rd grade students have been testing out instruments over the past two weeks in school. A note will come home next week so you can see what their favorite instrument is. Older students are more than welcome to join as well.

If you have any questions regarding band, please contact Paula Harder at

Schoolkidz USA school supply kit

In the Carrier, there was information for Schoolkidz USA school supply kits. This form will help you with the process of placing an online order for the 2019-2020 school year. This is an optional service.

Attention 8th Grade Parents/Students

The South High School Activities Office has informed us the Athletic Code Meeting for all incoming freshman will be held on Monday, June 3 at 6:00 pm in the South High Commons. This will be the only code meeting offered prior to the fall season, so please plan on attending. This is a mandatory meeting that all students, parents and/or guardians must attend if interested in participating in any activities during the 2019-2020 school year. Please mark your calendar for this important meeting.

Summer Help Wanted

We have 3-4 openings for people seeking employment for the summer. Duties would include lawn maintenance, cleaning, painting, and overall preparing the school for the 2019-2020 school year. Great job for hardworking high school or college students or adults looking to earn some extra money. Flexible schedule to assist the busy person. Interested applicants should be 16 years of age.

Hours would be 8:00-3:00 pm Monday-Friday beginning June 13, 2019. Rate of pay would be $9.00/$10.00 per hour.

If interested, contact Mark Ruedinger at 459-2660 or via email at

Employment Opportunities

We have employment opportunities for the 2019-2020 school year. Please refer to job postings below or online at WECAN, if interested.

3K Teacher 56% FTE

3K Assistant/Extended Day Program Assistant

Extended Day Program Assistant (2)

Resource Center Coordinator

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CCA Golf Outing

When: Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, 1:00 p.m. Shotgun Start

What: 4–Person Best Ball Scramble

Where: Riverdale Country Club, 5008 South 12 Street

Cost May 11th & after:

  • 18 Holes Golf w/Cart, Sandwich @ the turn and Hors D’oeuvre Reception - $100/person

  • Reception only - $10/person

Drinks: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Hors D’ oeuvre’s: 6:00 p.m.

Join us to golf or meet up later to enjoy an Hors D’oeuvre Reception & prizes. We will have Silent Auction items, 50/50 Raffle, Bucket Raffles and Hole Prizes for both men & women

Bike Rodeo

The Sheboygan Police Department Kids Bike Rodeo 2019 will be held on Saturday, June 8, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at Evangelical Free Church parking lot at 1710 N. 15th St. This event will also be held on Saturday, June 15, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at St. Peter Claver Church parking lot at 1444 S. 11th St. Activities include free helmets and fittings, free bike inspection, free educational skills course, and raffles. This event is open to all children in or entering elementary school and children going into 6th grade.

Sheboygan Area School District Yellow School Bus Transportation

The 2019-2020 registration form for current school bus riders was sent in the Carrier today. Anyone interested in checking eligibility for their student to ride the bus next school year should contact the school office.

Sheboygan Area School District Enrichment Programs

The Summer Enrichment Programs brochures can be found in the hallway alcove by the preschool room or online at A flyer detailing instructions for the new registration process can also be found in the brochure.Families may need to contact Sue Worthman at to begin the process of obtaining family access.

Crusader Summer Camps

Lutheran High School will be hosting a variety of summer camps for grades K - 8 . For more inflammation, the brochures/flyers can be found in the hallway alcove by the preschool room.

Wombat Girls Volleyball Camp

UW Green Bay - Sheboygan Campus is hosting a volleyball camp June 18 - 20 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm for 7th - beginner 9th graders. There are brochures in the hallway alcove by the preschool room or you can go online

CCA Student Referral Program

The purpose of the Student Referral Program is to reward current Christ Child Academy families for increasing and sustaining enrollment at Christ Child Academy.

A referral award will be paid to a current Christ Child Academy family who successfully recruits and/or refers a new student to Christ Child Academy within the guidelines. Please go the the forms link for more information.

School Mass & Field Trip Attire

Students are to wear their CCA polo shirts with the logo along with dress or Khaki pants or a skirt for the girls for all Mass days and on all field trips, unless otherwise denoted. Polo shirts are to be tucked in for both boys and girls for Mass. Any additional items such as sweaters or vests must have the CCA logo and be worn over the polo shirt. These additional items are available on the Land's End website. Yoga pants are not to be worn to Mass except under a skirt and in a solid color. Students volunteering at the St. Peter Claver Food Pantry are to wear Mass attire as this is considered an off-site field trip.

2018-2019 Annual Fund Appeal Update

The 2018-2019 Annual Fund Appeal for Christ Child Academy is in full swing. Through generous donations from both parents and parishioners, we have raised $41,000 to date. Our goal for this year is $75,000. You are welcome to donate to the Annual Fund Appeal through June 30, 2019. Monies raised help enrich programs, technology, academics, arts, and help us to keep tuition reasonably affordable.

This year, we have added a new feature for your convenience. We have partnered with GoFundMe to accept online donations for our Annual Fund Appeal. Click on the banner below to donate!


Looking for a way to save money on your tuition? Utilizing your Scrip program can help you do just that! Our Scrip store is available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45-3:10 in the Conference Room of the former IC parish offices (next to Mrs. Lampe's office). The Scrip store is also available after weekend masses at all three of our parishes. Scrip is available for purchase 24/7/365 at Contact Brenda Binversie, with any questions.

School Store Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:45 – 3:10 pm

Purchase after Mass:

SPC – 4:30 pm Saturday, 8:00 & 10:00 am Sunday

IC – 4:00 pm Saturday & 10:30 am Sunday

SSCM – 9:00 am Sunday

Safeguarding All God's Family

If parents or grandparents plan to participate in field trips, work in the lunchroom, coach, or help out at school, you must attend a Safeguarding All God’s Family training through the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. You must register on-line at and indicate you are associated with Christ Child Academy. If you have not previously been trained, now is a great time to attend a session.

Box Tops for Education

CCA can earn money from clipping Box Tops found on various products. When you buy items, simply clip the Box Top and bring it to CCA. The Box Tops are submitted, and our school receives a check which is used towards our activity fund. It’s another easy way for you to help the school by purchasing the products you already use! Enlist your family, friends and neighbors to collect the Box Tops, too.

CCA Family Camping Weekend

The CCA Family Camping weekend is scheduled at Kohler Andre State Park for September 27th, 28th, and 29th of 2019 . Camping sites can be booked 11 months out, so reserve your spot now as they fill up quickly! If you have any questions, please email Nick Reinl at

2018-2019 Important Dates

A reminder to all parents: DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE; please view the most up-to-date Christ Child Academy calendar on our website at


17 - Middle School Track Meet / Switch Day for Gr. 4K - 4

19 - CCA Bingo, Staskunas Activity Center/Gym

24 - School In-session - Make-up for Snow Day

27 - No School – Memorial Day


6 & 7 - 8th Grade Class Trip

11 - 8th Grade Graduation Mass, 6:00 pm

12 - Last Day of School – Early Release at Noon – no Busing; End of Quarter 4

13 - Quarter 4 report cards will be mailed


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