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
May 6, 2022

I think Spring has finally arrived! Enjoy the sunshine and warmth! Happy Mother's Day!

HANGING BASKETS - Pick up and sales are today, May 6th from Noon to 6 PM and before/after Masses this weekend. Thank you to Family Fresh for supporting our fundraiser. Thank you to the second grade families who helped with delivery and sales.

FIRST COMMUNION - Congratulations to the students who received their first communion last weekend!

MAY CROWNING PRAYER SERVICE - Thank you to those who were able to send flowers to school. We had so many beautiful flowers for our prayer service and now the flowers are in each classroom's prayer corners for all to enjoy!

SPRING PROGRAM - We are excited to share the Spring Program, Make a Joyful Noise, with you!  A few reminders before the big day:
*Students should wear their Sunday best(dressy shorts are allowed)
*Please have students in their classrooms by 6:15 on Thursday evening.
*If your child is interested in playing a piano piece for prelude music, please contact Miss Heather.
*Chad Davey will be recording but we won't be making DVDs. We will send out a link of the recording and you can download it to your device.

EARLY DISMISSAL - Friday, May 13th at 12:50 PM - SAC is closed.

FIELD DAY - Field Day will be on Friday, May 20th. We are still looking for a few parent volunteers for stations and team leaders. Please email the school office if you would like to help office@johnirelandschool.org.

Blessings to you!

Colleen Wenner
507.931.2810
Mark Your Calendars

  • Hanging Basket Sales - Friday, May 6th through Sunday, May 8th
  • Mother's Day - Sunday, May 8th
  • Spring Program - Thursday, May 12th 6:30 PM
  • K for a Day - Thursday, May 12th 11:40-3 PM
  • Mill Pond Fishing - Friday, May 13th AM - Grades 5/6 and Kdg
  • Early Dismissal - SAC Closed - Friday, May 13th
  • School Mass - Thursday, May 19th 8:15 AM - Kdg
  • Amazing Race Field Day - Friday, May 20th - afternoon
  • Last Day of Preschool/Pre K - Friday, May 20th
  • Awards - AR, Fitness, and WJR - Monday, May 23rd
  • 6th Grade Graduation Mass - Tuesday, May 24th 6:30 PM
  • School Mass - Wednesday, May 25th 8:15 AM
  • Last Day of School - Wednesday, May 25th
  • SAC Closed - May 25-September 6th



Thank you for showering us with prayers, treats, kind notes, and flowers this week! We are truly grateful for your support and partnership in the education of your amazing children!

We ask you to continue to pray for us and to pray for the new teachers that God will be sending our way soon!

Blessings to you and your families!

JI Teachers
REGISTRATION for 2022-2023 is OPEN for preschool through 8th grade!
  • Returning families - TADS sent you a link. Please use that link to re-enroll.
  • New families - Please use this link to enroll. This link is also on the website.
  • Financial Aid is now ready and anyone interested in receiving a scholarship for the 2022-2023 must complete this process.



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

Looking for TWO new members for 2022-2023. Please contact one of the people listed above if you are interested in possibly being a member of the committee.
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.