Let us run with endurance the race set before us,
fixing our eyes on Jesus
who is the author and finisher of our faith.
Hebrews 12: 1,2
March 18, 2022

ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE - Thanks to those who were able to be a part of the parade. Special thanks to Heather GIlbertson for taking the lead for us!

LOI ONLINE AUCTON - Auction opened on Monday, March 14th. Here is the link. All bidding will need to be done online. The items will be on display on 3-19-2022, and winning bidders can pick up items after the Live auction. The class projects and some other items will be part of the Live auction which will be held at the event beginning at about 8:00 PM. See below for link to pictures and descriptions of live auction items.

SAC CLOSED - Due to Gustavus's spring break and no staffing, SAC will be closed on Friday, March 25th. Sorry for the inconvenience this causes.

END OF THE QUARTER - Today is the end of the 3rd quarter! There is no school on Monday, March 21st because this is a teacher workday. Report cards will go home in the Friday Folders on Friday, March 25th.

REGISTRATION for 2022-2023 is OPEN!
  • Returning families - TADS sent you a link on Tuesday morning. Please use that link to re-enroll.
  • New families - Please use this link to enroll. This link is also on the website.

LUCK OF THE IRISH SIGN UPS - All parents are needed to help with this event. It's not too late to sign up! Special thanks to Kelsey Janni and Erin Strand for helping with solicitation. Thanks to Sam Anderley and Casey Wussow for helping with online auction! Thanks to Amanda Nienow for picking up several auction donations! Thanks to Angela Bruns for creating the run volunteer sign up! Thanks to Katie Straub and Lori Hager for helping with ticket tracking! Thanks to Chris Mish for tech support! So grateful for all of you!!

Auctions - Chair Colleen Wenner
Decorations - Chair Rachel Dirks
Dinner - Co-Chairs Brian and Mandy Salfer
Tickets - Chair Colleen Wenner
Beverages - Co-Chairs Jen and Colby Schmidt
Fun Run - Chair Ann Johnson
Publicity - Chair Brenda McHugh
Solicitation - Chair Jill Mish

Blessings to you!

Colleen Wenner
507.931.2810
Mark Your Calendars

  • Luck of the Irish - Saturday, March 19th (details above and below)
  • End of the 3rd Quarter - Friday, March 18th
  • No School/Teacher Workday - Monday, March 21st
  • School Mass - Thursday, March 24th at 8:15 AM - Grade 2
  • Stations of the Cross - Friday, March 25th at 8:45 AM - Grade 5
  • SAC CLOSED - Friday, March 25th
  • School Mass - Thursday, March 31st at 8:15 AM - Grade 6
  • All School Retreat - Friday, April 1st

2022-2023 School Calendar



Our enrollment code: EELADC9L25212

Here's how to sign up for AmazonSmile

  1. Visit smile.amazon.com.
  2. Sign in with your Amazon.com credentials.
  3. Choose a charitable organization to receive donations, or search for the charity of your choice.
  4. Select your charity. - CHURCH OF ST. PETER
Tickets - Please turn in tickets and money as you sell them.
As of 3-17-2022...
  • 567 raffle tickets have been sold and turned in to the office
  • 267 dinner tickets have been sold and turned in to the office

Class Projects - Do you have an idea or want to help with a class project to donate to the auction? Please contact your child's classroom teacher.
Preschool - Guess Who Game
Kindergarten - Mystery Bag
First Grade - Cozy Campfire Basket
Second Grade - Quilt
Third/Fourth Grades - Our Favorite Saints Basket
Fifth/Sixth Grades - Wind Chimes

Fun Run - Have you registered yet? Fun for all ages and your registration fees go toward your fundraising obligation. Here is the link to register!

Parent Advisory Committee Members:
Chris Mish, Becky Albrecht, Jen Schmidt,
Samantha Anderley, Doug Rykhus, and Ryan Clancy
John Ireland School is a Catholic community welcoming students of all faiths,
devoted to Gospel Values, Academic Excellence, and Christian Service.

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.