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
November 5, 2021

Teacher Workday - Our week started with a teacher workday. This is a great time to say thank you to the teachers! They are hard working, creative, caring, and dedicated to the development and education of the whole child. We are fortunate to have such amazing teachers! Please include them in your daily prayers.

Report Cards and Conferences
  • Report cards will be in the Friday Folders today, November 5th.
  • Conference letters will be in the Friday Folders today, November 5th. Please return these by Tuesday. We will schedule conferences and send home next Friday confirmation forms with your specific day and time.
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences will be the evenings of Thursday, November 18th and Tuesday, November 23rd.

Conference Meals - I am looking for two volunteers to take the lead with providing meals for the teachers for the evenings of the conferences. One person to organize a meal for November 18th, and one person to organize a meal for November 23rd. Please email me and let me know if you can take the lead with one of these or if you are interested in helping with the meals.

Trunk or Treat - Special thanks to our parent advisory committee (JIPAC) for their organization and promoting of our annual event last Saturday. God provided us beautiful weather. We had 21 trunks and lots of people in attendance. It was a fabulous event!

Health Update - Yesterday I sent an email with some health updates and links. There is also a link below about local vaccine locations. I will continue to provide updates and information to you so you can make the best decisions for your families. Please continue to pray for one another.

Picture Retake Day - This will be Tuesday, November 9th in the morning from about 8:30-10 AM in the multi-purpose room. Here is the link to sign up for picture retakes.

Father Craig on Retreat - Please include Father Craig in your prayers. He will be on retreat from November 8th to 18th. Father Phil will be here to celebrate Masses with us during that time.

Fundraising Statements - Please look in next week's Friday Folder for a fundraising statement for your family (K-6 families only). These statements will include marathon donations and scrip rebates from June 1st to October 29th.

Blessings to you!

Colleen Wenner
Mark Your Calendars
  • Picture Retake Day - Tuesday, November 9th in the morning
  • School Prayer Service - Wednesday, November 10th 8:15 AM - 2nd Grade
  • School Mass - Thursday, November 11th 8:15 AM - 3rd Grade
  • School Prayer Service - Wednesday, November 17th 8:15 AM - 5th Grade
  • School Mass - Thursday, November 18th 8:15 AM - 4th Grade
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences - Thursday, November 18th and Tuesday, November 23rd
  • No School - Thanksgiving Break - November 24th-26th

Even though lunches are free, please help us get the funding we need by completing the Lunch Benefits Application. Funds that nonpublic schools receive are based on students who qualify for lunch benefits. It doesn't matter whether you take the benefits or not. Information is submitted to Colleen and kept confidential.

Sign up to help during lunch.
Volunteers are especially needed on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Our enrollment code: EELADC9L25212
An Exciting Opportunity!

Deadline 12/15/2021

As of Thursday afternoon, we have raised just over $10,000. Our goal is $25,000 so then our funds will get doubled by the Schulze Family Foundation which means a total of $50,000 for our school!!.

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
Parent Advisory Committee Members:
Chris Mish, Becky Albrecht, Jen Schmidt,
Samantha Anderley, Doug Rykhus, and Ryan Clancy

Next Meeting
Tuesday, November 9th 7:00 PM

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.