GRANDPARENT/SPECIAL PERSON’S DAY:

posted Oct 18, 2017, 7:15 PM by Gary Clayton   [ updated Oct 18, 2017, 7:15 PM ]

Wednesday, October 18, We look forward to welcoming our special guests on Wednesday afternoon.  Grandparents may begin arriving at 11:45.  We will begin the event with Mass, followed by a rotation of special activities.  Grandparents may take students home at the end unless you have made other arrangements.


ST. ANTHONY LADIES FALL CARD PARTY AND BAKE SALE:

posted Oct 10, 2017, 7:59 AM by Gary Clayton

Sunday, October 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Lunch served at noon. Lunch includes chicken noodle soup, sandwich, pumpkin bars, tea/coffee.  Walk-ins for lunch and carry outs available.  $6 included lunch and door prizes ticket.  Raffle tickets and 50/50 also available.  Reservation appreciated, but not needed.  Call Anna Benz at 430-7615.


PRODUCTS AND STORE PROGRAMS THAT BENEFIT ST. DOMINIC SCHOOL:

posted Oct 10, 2017, 7:58 AM by Gary Clayton

Throughout the school year, you can help St. Dominic School earn money, educational materials, and sports equipment by collecting for us General Mills Products Box Tops for Education labels, Campbell Soup product Labels for Education UPCs (must say Labels for Education on UPC and show point value), Hy-Vee brand UPCs, and empty printer cartridges & unused cell phones for the Funding Factory Recycling Program.  We receive money for the Box Tops for Education labels, Hy-Vee UPCs, and printer cartridges/cell phones we submit.  We receive points from Campbell’s product UPCs which we redeem for recess equipment, art supplies, and other educational materials.  Your support is greatly appreciated.  

NOTE:  Campbell’s is ending their program this December, so you will not find Labels for Education and the point value on the UPCs of newer products..  However, please send in the ones your find with the Labels for Education and point value written on them.


EARNINGS FROM LAST YEAR’S PROGRAMS include the following:

  • Box Tops for Education:  $1,684.70
  • Funding Factory:  $28.20
  • Hy-Vee UPCs:  $256.70
  • Papas John’s Pizza Nights:  $280.04

IESA CRUSADERS BOYS’ BASKETBALL TRYOUTS:

posted Oct 10, 2017, 7:56 AM by Gary Clayton   [ updated Oct 10, 2017, 8:00 AM ]

7th Grade Boys Tryouts:  Monday, October 16th, Wednesday, October 18th, and Thursday, October 19th at QND from 5:30-7 p.m. each night.  

                                           The head coach will be Scott Phillips.

8th Grade Boys Tryouts:  Tryouts and practices will begin the following week on Sunday, October 22nd.   They will be held at QND from 4:30-6:00 p.m.

                                           The head coach will be Chuck Venvertloh.


MEET AND GREET THANK YOU:

posted Oct 10, 2017, 7:56 AM by Gary Clayton

Thank you to the School Board members for organizing the PreK-3rd Grade Meet and Greet last Saturday evening, and to those families who attended the event.  It was a perfect night for an outdoor event, and we hope everyone had a great time.


HURRICANE RELIEF EFFORTS:

posted Oct 10, 2017, 7:55 AM by Gary Clayton   [ updated Oct 10, 2017, 7:55 AM ]

We collected $1,156.00 during the month of September for Hurricane Relief.  WOW!  That is amazing!  Thanks to everyone who supported this effort, and to the 2nd grade class for organizing the project.  A check was presented to representatives from Hy-Vee on Friday, as Hy-Vee will match our community’s support up to a certain amount.

TRUNK OR TREAT

posted Oct 3, 2017, 8:23 AM by Gary Clayton

Will be held on Sunday, October 29th from 3-5 p.m. on the St. Anthony Church parking lot.  A scavenger hunt will be planned by the Ladies Society, and hot dogs will be provided by the Men’s Society.  Attendees are invited to decorate their cars or trucks (Halloween or other theme), and children should dress up in costumes for “trunk or treating.”  (Adults can dress up, too!)   Families should plan to bring approximately 100 treats to pass out to the children.  This fun event is sponsored by our St. Dominic PTO.  Please contact Penny Weiman (430-0391) or Alisha Smith (257-1247) with any questions.


PARISH NEWS AND ACTIVITIES:

posted Oct 3, 2017, 8:22 AM by Gary Clayton   [ updated Oct 3, 2017, 8:23 AM ]

  • Beginning October 1st, the Children’s Liturgy will also take place at St. Anthony’s 8:00 a.m. Mass on Sundays.  All preschool -4th grade aged children are welcome to participate.

  • October 3rd:  Craft’n Cards for a Cause from 6-8 p.m. at St. Anthony Parish Hall.   Come make homemade greeting cards.  All proceeds go to the St. Anthony Ladies Society.

  • October 8th:  Hospitality Sunday following the 8:00 a.m. Mass.   Girl Scout Troop #5635 will be serving coffee cake, donuts, and juice.  Hospitality Sunday will continue to take place on the first full weekend of each month after the 8:00 a.m. Mass on Sunday.    St. Peter tells us, “Be hospitable to one another without complaining.”  This will be a great way to fellowship among the members of our Church family.  Hospitality Sunday is sponsored by the St. Anthony Ladies Society.

BANKING ON YOUTH GRANT AWARDED TO MRS. O’NEAL:

posted Oct 3, 2017, 8:21 AM by Gary Clayton

Thanks to a grant from Mercantile Banking on Youth, Mrs. O’Neal’s class and many other volunteer students have been learning to crochet.  They are giving of their time to make blankets for the NICU at Cardinal Glennon.  A few students have already completed a whole blanket.  If you have any crochet hooks or yarn you would like to donate, please feel free to send it to school.  Thank you!


PET BLESSING:

posted Oct 3, 2017, 8:16 AM by Gary Clayton

 A pet blessing will be held at school on Tuesday, October 4th in honor of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.  You are invited to bring your pets for this special blessing.  It will begin at 2:00 p.m. on the school grounds in the grassy area directly across from the main entrance.  After the blessing, you may take your children home with you. 

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