For the  parent community of St. Therese Chinese Catholic School

Students  perform a Dragon Dance at the Chinese American Museum of   Chicago   to  help celebrate  Chinese New Year- year of the rooster.

Dear Parents,
This is a special issue of our newsletter, capturing the very many special moments of 
Catholic Schools Week ! I hope you enjoy our collection of many wonderful moments, which included Spelling Bees, Curriculum Fair and mass with Bishop Rojas! There were so many actually lasted a bit longer than a week for us. But, when you are celebrating our children and our faith, does anyone really mind?  J

Ms. Cavallone

Friday, January 27, 2017
St. Therese School Spelling Bee Winners!

Students from first to eighth grade competed in our annual Junior High Spelling Bee (5-8) and Primary Spelling Bee (1-4). The following students were awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each Spelling Bee.  Congratulations to all winners. 

Trinity Lee has won 1st place in our Junior High Spelling Bee for the past three years! She will be representing St. Therese in a regional spelling competition. Good luck Trinity!

Ryan Daly, Trinity Lee, Tyler Hu
Cassandra Schumacher, Anais Ng Ortega, Izabella Jiang

Junior High Spelling Bee (5-8)
Primary Spelling Bee (1-4)
Trinity Lee (8th)
Anais Ng Ortega  (3rd)
Tyler Hu (8th)
Izabella Jiang  (3rd)
Ryan Daly (6th)
       Cassandra Schumacher (4th)
Monday, January 31, 2017
100 Days of School

Early Childhood students celebrated 100 days of school by counting off to 100 in their classroom presentations and classwork.
Tiffany Tse and Emmanuel Scott
St. Therese School
Geography Bee Winners

St. Therese had quite the battle of Geography Bee contestants this year. In the end, Tiffany Tse (5th grade) came in first place and Emmanuel Scott (8th grade) in second place. Congratulations to our first and second place winners and to all who competed in this year's Geography Bee! Tiffany is advancing to the state qualifying round. Good luck Tiffany!!

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Catholic Schools Week Mass

National Junior Honor Society

Fr. Li and Bishop Rojas recognized 2017 members of St. Therese School's National Junior Honor Society at our Catholic Schools Week mass held on January 31st.

Grade 7
Grade 8
  • Michelle Liang
  • Sofia Mark
  • Cameran Moy
  • Nick Wu
  • Armelle Balogun
  • Wyatt Harley
  • Manru Huang
  • Trinity Lee
  • Jaden Li
  • Cadence Mark
  • Katelyn Schumacher
  • Justin Woo
Chi Alpha Mu Honor  Society

Fr. Li and Bishop Rojas recognized 2017 members of St. Therese School's chapter of Chi Alpha Mu (Mathematics Honor Society) at our Catholic Schools Week mass held on January 31st.

Grade 7
Grade 8
  • Jasmine Lee
  • Kyle Lee
  • Lauren Leung
  • Caitlyn Li
  • Michelle Liang
  • Dylan Mark
  • Sofia Mark
  • Cameran Moy
  • Soleil Reyes
  • Nick Wu
  • Nancy Zhao
  • Armelle Balogun
  • Manru Huang
  • Trinity Lee
  • Cadence Mark
  • Kaci Moy
  • Michael Rizk
  • Katelyn Schumacher
  • Justin Woo
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Wacky Wednesday

Primary Curriculum Fair

St. Therese School Handwriting Contest Winners!

Back Row: Michelle Liang, Chris Deng
Middle Row: Emily Kreider, Izabella Jiang, Trinity Lee,  Shannon Liu
Front Row Natalie Chan, Lavina Cheung, Kingsley Ng
Students from kindergarten to eighth grade competed in a handwriting contest. The  students listed  below were awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Congratulations to all the grade level winners!

First place winners advanced to the Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest. St. Therese students have done very well in the national and state competitions since it began entering the contest four years ago.

1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
Kingsley Ng
Kourtney Li
Evan Zhao
Lavina Cheung
Julianna Pon
Sophia Wang
Natalie Chan
Audrey Eng
Ana Yuen
Izabella Jiang
Vivian Kusnoto
Ivan Zhu
Emily Kreider
Aliyah Dioquino
Fiona Lin
Shannon Liu
Hailan Yu
Tiffany Tse
Chris Deng
Bernice Mai
Jasmine Tai
Michelle Liang
Jasmine Lee
Ava Mustari
Trinity Lee
Justin Woo
Leann Torrez

Thursday, February 2, 2017
School Wide Curriculum Fair

Scholastic Book Fair

Friday, February 3, 2017
Pajama Friday

Junior Kindergarten Enjoying Pajama Friday

Kindergarten Enjoying Pajama Friday

Coming Soon!

Help Make Our Chinese New Year Benefit a Success!

We are busy putting together another fantastic Chinese New Year event to share with everyone on March 4th. Parents have received packets for the benefit that includes everything you need to know. Please take a moment to review these materials and consider all the ways you can participate in this important fundraising event. You can also find all of this information on the CNY Page on the website including the letter in both English and Chinese!

Note that  Friday, February 13th is the deadline for submitting any of the forms in your CNY packet. Please purchase your event tickets and submit any auction donation forms in as soon as possible so that we may be sure to include all donations in our program booklet.

We are also asking parents to  invite family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, etc. to become involved in our CNY event by forward this email or encouraging them to visit our  school website. The following links available online and are provided below:

Online Forms to Purchase Tickets or Donate

  • Purchase Tickets to CNY Benefit
  • Offer a Direct Donation
  • Purchase Raffle Tickets
  • Make a Donation for Our Silent Auction

  • Download Forms to Print and Send In
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