Show me Your ways, O Lord; Teach me Your paths.

Guide me in Your truth, and teach me, for You are God my Savior,

and my hope is in You all day long.

Psalm 25: 4-5

February 17, 2023

THANK YOU! - A special thank you to the families who provided a meal for us last night - Peng/Giefer, Janni, Bruns, Wussow, and Yost! It was wonderful!

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS ESSAY - Thanks to all the sixth grade who participated in the annual Catholic Daughters essay contest. This year's theme was from Colossians, "We walk by faith and not by sight." Congratulations to Norah Born (1st place), Anabelle Alexandri (2nd place), and Kaelyn Loula (3rd place)! The essays are hanging in the school entrance if you would like to read them.

LUCK OF THE IRISH - Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 11th. We need EVERYONE's help. Please see Tuesday's update for more details and information. Please contact Kate in the school office if you would like more flyers or tickets, Please turn in tickets and money as you sell them. This is VERY helpful and very much appreciated.

2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR - Registration will be opening on March 1st! Returning families will get an email from TADS to re-enroll. A link will be available for new families. This will be in newsletters and on our website. Calendar is coming later this month.

FAMILY FRESH RECEIPTS - We are no longer collecting or adding Family Fresh receipts. They have ended this program. If you volunteered to add receipts and have them at home please bring them to the school office no later than Tuesday, February 21st. Please spread the word. We will continue to collect and add Hy-Vee receipts.

GOOGLE CALENDAR - Please check this calendar for the most up-to-date information. Click on the button below to go to the google calendar.

Blessings to you!

Colleen Wenner


Google Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

  • No School - Monday, February 20th
  • Ash Wednesday - February 22nd - 8:15 AM Mass
  • Sixth Grade Trip to Wolf Ridge - March 1-2-3
  • Luck of the Irish - Saturday, March 11th
  • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Friday, March 17th 5:30 PM
  • End of the 3rd Quarter - Tuesday, March 21st
  • No School - March 22-23-24
  • Easter Break - No School - April 6-10
  • No School - April 21st

2022-2023 School Calendar

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Before School Supervision

Lunch Volunteer

Recess Volunteer

If you would like lunch assistance, you will need to complete this application. Even if you have completed this in the past, it needs to be completed every school year. This application is also on our website, and copies are on the window ledge by the school office. Completed forms can be mailed or dropped off at the school or parish office.


March menu coming next week

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A comprehensive series of teaching, parenting, and learning strategies that address the challenges facing today’s Catholic school families.

7 February - Parents - link coming soon

January 17th - link to webinar

December 5th - link to webinar

Our enrollment code: EELADC9L25212

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2022-2023 Parent Advisory Committee Members

Becky Albrecht

Jen Schmidt

Sam Anderley

Ryan Clancy

Ashley Anderson

Angela Bruns

Want to know more about the committee?

Here is a link to the JIPAC Bylaws.

Next Meeting

Tuesday, April 11th at 7:00 PM

Not pictured: Father Craig

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Little Angels is a ministry of John Ireland School.

We are a preschool and pre-K program focused on faith and service which nurtures the whole child embracing individual talents and abilities in a welcoming, caring, and safe environment.