Weekly Update - May 18, 2017
From the Principal's Desk

1st Communion: Over the past two weekends our 2nd grade students received their First Communion. A big thank you goes out to Ms. Kaczmarek who prepared them to receive Jesus in the Eucharist. At this past Wednesday's All School Mass, each first communicant came dressed in their first communion outfits. Ms. Kaczmarek and the 2nd graders led us through a beautiful communion meditation leading us to a better understanding of Christ's sacrifice for us.
  Congratulations! You have received Jesus in the Eucharist.
3rd Row: Addison, Joshua, Tyler, Peyton, Starla and Luke
2nd Row: Vivienne, Maeve, Nola, JT, Nora, Will, Ava
Front Row: Amara, Luisa, Caden, Izzie, Lilian, Alex and Clare.
Be Our Guest Tea Party: One of the most beautiful events this year was our Tea Party. Little girls came dressed in beautiful gowns in anticipation of meeting Belle and the Beast. They enjoyed crafts, story time and bingo. Beauty and the Beast danced for us as other characters sang songs from the play. A meal of fruit, pastries, tea and juice was served by a group of our 5th and 6th grade students. Thank you Nikki Draine, Maggie Stack the many volunteers who made this event possible.

All School Family Picnic: The School Advisory Council (SAC) will be hosting our 1st Annual All School Family Picnic on Wednesday, May 31st at Lakefront Park. The picnic is open house style from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Bring your own picnic. The school will provide root beer floats. Let's enjoy being together one last time before summer break.

New School
Supply Kits

Purchase the kit "as is" with the supplies that each homeroom has requested - or you can al-a-carte it!  Already have scissors?  Remove them.  Know your child will need extra paper?  Add it! 

All supplies ship free to school to be picked up next August at Meet the Teacher night. 
Or pay to ship to your home. 
Don't miss out on ordering a school supply kit for next year! 
New this year - you can add/delete items in your kits!
Year-End Events

May 25
3:00 pm- 4:30 pm
Academic All-Star Recognition (Archangels Hall)
May 29

No School - Memorial Day
May 31
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
School-Family Picnic Lakefront Park
June 1

Last Day of Preschool
June 2

Last Day of Preschool
June 2
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Graduation Dance (7th & 8th grade ONLY)
June 5

Kindergarten Olympics
June 6

Last Day of School Grade 8
June 7

Last Day of School Grades K-7
June 7
9:00 am
Prayer Service/Awards
June 7

End of 4th Quarter
June 7
6:00 pm
Graduation Grade 8
You can view the entire school calendar here.
 "Stuff the Truck" 2017 Washington DC Trip Fundraiser
  Benefitting St. Michael 7th grade and Epilepsy Foundation of MN
 WHEN: Saturday, May 20- Sunday, May 21
TIME: Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 8am-noon
PLACE: St. Michael Church Parking Lot, Prior Lake
(students will be at the truck to unload and pack)

ALL Clothing- (any size, any season)
Accessories- (hats, gloves, scarves, ties, belts, purses, bags, wallets)
Footwear- (all shoes and boots)
Bed and Bath- (sheets, blankets, pillows, towels, tablecloths, curtains)

St Michael's Sports News

1) Congratulation to our top 3 finalist for the Father Hemp Award.  This award is for one 8th grade boy and girl student athlete who exhibit the highest standard of sportsmanship during the course of their involvement in athletics while a student at St. Mike's.  This is NOT intended to be linked to superior skill or all star player, but rather emphasis on proper Christian approach to dealing with others in the athletic forum.  Our top three students for boys and girls are: 
1) Abby Kuboushek 
2) Emily Johnson 
3) Sophie Larson     

1) Ryan O'Connor 
2) George Sher
3) Brody Glass 

2)  Come cheer on our 7th and 8th grade boys baseball team next Monday and Wednesday as this will be there LAST home games of the season! They play at Lakefront Park at 4:30pm on Monday, May 22nd and 4pm (double header) on Wednesday, May 24th! GO BLUES! 

3) Spring Golf has been extended one week due to rainouts.  Golfers can go to Cleary Lake next Monday and Wednesday (5/22 and 5/24) for their make up days! 

Book Fair Thank you!

Thank you to the wonderful volunteers who helped with the book fair. We raised over $5,000.00!
Karen Sher, Amy Martell, Diane Metcalfe, Kathleen Klinkhammer, Maria Belden, Amy Azinger, Amy Bradfield, Colleen LoPresto, Tricia Peters, Ashley Lind, Kirsten Morgan, Tay Bray and the 8th grade students!

Hegge's Pizza Sale
There will be 7th graders selling Hegge's Pizzas for their Washington DC trip next year.  They are $10.00 each and will be selling Sausage/Pepperoni, Double Cheese and 6-Pack. Please contact Becky Krouse for more information. 


Summer Adventures Plus offers
Field Trips Galore!

 Summer Adventures Plus is offering two field trips per week this summer.  Drops in welcome - the more the merrier!

Summer Tutoring

Mrs. De Gross
Grades 2-4
Also offering more affordable small group sessions to keep students' skills sharp over the summer.

Mr. Whalton
Grades 1-8

Mrs. Vochoska
Grades K-6
Math and Reading
Ms. Johannes
Primary Grades
Math and Reading

Victim/Survivor Assistance

The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis partners with Canvas Health, an independent and professional local care provider, to offer confidential, compassionate assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at (651) 291-4497.

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