REGAL WEEKLY

Sept.9 -Sept. 15

IN THIS ISSUE

Centerwide


Regina Alumni Awards

PISA Fall Mum Sale

Homecoming Spirit Day Themes

Booster Club Updates

Eucharistic Adoration Volunteers

Reminder Health Forms Due


School Level Updates

Preschool

Elementary

Jr/Sr High


Looking Ahead

Calendar of Events

RESOURCES

Quick Links to what you need!


2022-23 Academic Calendar


Athletic Passes


Regina Activities Network (RAN)


Lands' End Uniforms


Used Uniforms - Buy/Sell/Trade Facebook Group


Regal Rewards (Scrip)


Activities Volunteer Sign-Up


Parish Websites & Programs

LUNCH MENU

Monday - Chicken Nuggets, WG Pasta & Marinara Sauce, Broccoli Salad, Mandarin Oranges


Tuesday - Beef Softshell Taco, Lettuce, Cheese, Salsa, Fresh Cherry Tomatoes, Apple Slices

 

Wednesday- Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Strawberry Applesauce, Fresh Baked Roll


Thursday - Plain or BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Bold Baked Beans, Sliced Pears


Friday - Cheese Stuffed Breadsticks, Marinara Cup, Green Beans, Apricots & Asst. Fruit

Letter to the Regina Community

Regina Parents, 


This week at Regina we begin celebrations of our Regal leaders and their service to our community. At tonight's home football game vs. Mid-Prairie we will honor our recently retired faculty and staff and thank them for their service during halftime of the game. 


  • Sandy Feeney, 51 yrs at Regina Business Office
  • Clark McFerren, 43 yrs at Regina Jr/Sr High School
  • Jan Rudolf, 24 yrs at Regina Elementary School
  • Don Hurt, 17 yrs at Regina Education Center Maintenance


In the high school today we congratulate the following students for taking on new leadership responsibilities in service to our school. 


Student Council Officers:

  • President - Danny Gavin
  • Vice President - Henry Bottorff
  • Secretary - Jack Tierney
  • Treasurer - Michael Takacs

Class Representatives:

  • 9th - Ben Klitgaard
  • 10th - Emmett Bottorff
  • 11th - Joe Polyak
  • 12th - Berlyn O’Connor


As this week completes the third week of classes and most jr/sr high students have completed some graded coursework, we encourage parents and students alike to check-in online in JMC and have a discussion about how the semester is progressing.


For preschool and elementary students and parents, next Thursday September 15th is Back to School Night, which offers a great opportunity to meet your children's teachers and check-in on their progress face-to-face.

Lynne Devaney,

Superintendent of Schools, Diocese of Davenport



Andy Cutter, Chair,

Regina Board of Education

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The Regal Weekly will always end with the Looking Ahead calendar.**

If you have information that you would like considered for inclusion in an upcoming Regal Weekly, please submit by each Wednesday at 3 pm. Click HERE and fill out the online form. Any photos or attachments should be emailed to regalweekly@regina.org

CENTER-WIDE NEWS & INFO

The Regina Foundation Announces the 2022 Regina Alumni Award Recipients!

The Regina community proudly recognizes alumni and individuals who have positively impacted the Regina Catholic Education Center, provided outstanding service to their local community, and modeled exceptional leadership in their professions. These individuals clearly demonstrate Regina’s most cherished values. Please join us in honoring them at the varsity Homecoming football game on September 23. Recipients will be introduced as honored guests just prior to kick-off, at 6:45 pm.


Regina PISA 2022 Fall Mum Sale

If you plan on buying mums this Fall, please consider purchasing them from Regina Parents in Support of the Arts (PISA)! All proceeds go to support the Regina Fine Arts programs for K-12th grades!


Just $15 per large beautiful Mum Available in various colors (Yellow, Orange, Red, Pink/Purple)

To Order: Please click HERE to choose the quantity and color of mums and pay online.


Deadline to order is Sunday, Sept. 18 at 5:00 pm. Pre-ordering is recommended. A small quantity of extra mums will be ordered for purchase on-site but to guarantee the color you want will be available pre-order is strongly suggested.


PICK-UP DATE: Your mums will be available for pickup on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, from 2:30-6:00 pm at Regina’s front parking lot. *Must pick up at this time unless delivery option was purchased*


Questions? Please contact Shane Schemmel at shane.schemmel@regina.org.

PK - 12 Homecoming Spirit Day Themes

Booster Club - Updates

SAVE THE DATE: Sunday September 18th from 4-6 pm

  • Dick Hoffman Chili Supper(in Regina Cafeteria)
  • K - 12 Poster Decorating (in Activities Entrance)
  • Spirit Store Open (Football Concession Stand)


Click HERE for Booster Club Newsletter and Homecoming Information!


Questions? Contact Betsy Hoffman at reginabooster.secretary@regina.org

Eucharistic Adoration Volunteers Needed

Regina Catholic Education Center is excited that we will continue to offer Eucharistic Adoration on first Fridays of the month in 2022-2023!


We are looking for adults who may have time in their day to sit in front of the Blessed Sacrament while students and/or classes come into the chapel for Adoration on the First Friday of each month this school year. 

Nothing is required of you except to be present in the chapel.

If you can help with this, please sign up HERE


Please contact Shelly Conlon at shelly.conlon@regina.org with any questions that you have!

Regina Student Health Forms

In order to attend K-12 school or licensed child care, Johnson County Public Health requires every child needs one of the following documents kept in their health file:



Our school will be audited for our immunization records this fall so, we need updated immunization records turned in to your school office before October 7th. This impacts any new all Kindergarten students, any new students in 1st-12th and also there may be required immunizations that your 7-12th grade child needs to have. Contact your doctor's office to find out. (Please do not call the school office to find out if you are up to date - they do not have that information!)


If they are already up to date most doctor's offices will fax the form directly to our main office at 319-887-3817 or they can mail it to:

Regina Junior/Senior High School

2150 Rochester Avenue

Iowa City, IA 52245

Attn: Kara

Regina Elementary

2120 Rochester Ave

Iowa City, IA 52245

Attn: Michelle


OR

If you have the updated copy you can email it to Kara in the Jr/Sr High office at kara.batcheller@regina.orgor Michelle in the Elem office at michelle.harney@regina.org.

REGINA PRESCHOOL

Preschool Updates 

We welcomed our preschool learners this week at Regina. We were so glad to see all the new faces and also our returning students. We are very excited to see all the learning and friendships that will happen this year for our lambs, lions, and doves!


REGINA ELEMENTARY

Classroom Buddies

Students from Mrs. Rhomberg's 3rd grade classroom visited their Kindergarten buddies in Mrs. McGrane's class. They spent time doing some activities that helped them get to know each other.  Classroom buddies from all elementary grade levels will continue to meet up throughout the year and spend time together playing games, reading with each other and doing other fun activities.

Elementary Back To School Night We look forward to greeting our Pre-K - 6th grade families on Thursday, September 15th for our Back to School Night.


Home & School will sponsor treats in the front circle at Back to School Night. There will be allergy friendly treats available. Please follow the schedule to allow for everyone to have enough time to visit classrooms and get a treat. Home & School is still in need of volunteers to help with handing out the treats. There are two short shifts that gives everyone enough time to help and see classrooms! Please sign up HERE if you are available to help out!

Regina Homecoming Week - The week of September 19th-23 will be Homecoming Week.

Please see the chart for the theme dress up spirit days in the Center-wide section. 


Elementary School Picture Day - Friday, September 23rd is Picture Day for the elementary school. These picture dates are set months in advance. Elementary students should wear their dress clothes for pictures and then feel free to bring a blue/gold outfit to change into after pictures, so they can participate in the special Friday tradition of Homecoming Week blue/gold day.


Volunteers- We are welcoming back volunteers to our building this year. If you would like to be a Regal Learning Program Volunteer (support a student one to one in studies) or an Assisting Classroom Volunteer (ACT- helping with particular teacher needs), please contact the volunteer coordinator, Ashley Campbell, at rlp@regina.org.

Girl Scout Troop Forming for Grades K-3

Girls in grades K - 3 are invited to join Girl Scout Troop #3741 at an informational meeting for girls and parents on this Sunday Sept. 11 at 2:00 PM in the Regina High School library. Click HERE for the flyer.


Girl Scouting creates friendships that last a lifetime, while learning leadership through exploration and participating in hands-on science, technology, engineering, art and math skill building.


For more information please contact Melissa Plummer at melissa-plummer@uiowa.edu or 319-331-6163.

St. Thomas More Altar Server Training

St. Thomas More is offering two altar server training sessions for its parish members. Sessions will be held September 25th or October 16th after 8:30 Mass. Only one session needs to be attended. Any 4th, 5th, and 6th graders who are interested in becoming altar servers and haven’t been trained at St. Thomas More should attend with a parent/guardian. No need to sign up ahead of time. Please email Summer Knight summer.knight@hotmail.com with any questions.

REGINA

JR/SR HIGH


7-12 Daily Bell Schedule Sept. 12 - Sept. 16


Senior Retreat Team Leaders

Regina senior RTLs spent the day at St. Pat's today learning more about becoming the best RTL they can this year for our grade level retreats that they will help lead. They worked on all aspects of the retreat from facilitating small groups to presenting to a large group as well as the spiritual elements of every retreat like Mass and Eucharistic Adoration.

Blue Crew Weekly Update

Home Games for the Week

  • Monday, September 12th JV Football @ 6pm
  • Tuesday, September 13th Jr. High Football @ 4:15 pm


How can students get the chance to receive an Out of Dress Code Day? (Extended into next week)

  • If they go to 2 out of the 6 Jr. High, JV, or Fresh/Soph games their name will be entered to win an Out of Dress Code Day. We will have 5 winners. Games highlighted in yellow are the options. 
  • Once they have two selfies at two of either this weeks events or next weeks events they should either show Ms. Osweiler both pictures or email them to her. 
  • Submit or Show by Wednesday, September 14th. Drawing will take place Thursday, September 15th. 
  • Two options to record student attendance. 
  • One: Student should find Ms. Osweiler if she is at the game. She is planning to be at both events this week.
  • Two: Students should take a selfie during the game or match and show Ms. Osweiler at school. If there is a score board then take selfie with score board in the background between games or between quarters.


Wednesday Intercession = Member Meeting (if students missed the first one they should come to this one if interested)


Follow Blue Crew on Instagram @ReginaBlueCrew

Girls Night of Fun & Faith for JH & HS

Junior high and high school girls from any of the Iowa City area parishes are invited for a special evening of fun and faith-building at St Patrick's, on Saturday, September 24th,  from 8:00 - 10:00 pm. There's no cost, but RSVP is needed by Saturday, Sep. 17 for planning purposes.


Moms (and/or older sisters) of girls attending are invited to come as well! You’ll begin by working with the other “special guests” on a few surprise things for the girls and later join the full group for dessert in the Social Hall and prayer in the Sacred Heart Chapel to close out the evening. They will welcome sharing of "God moments" from your own life during dessert time if you’re comfortable sharing (very informally, just talking around the table).

Please email sofia@stpatsic.com for more information and/or to RSVP for this fun event. 

Regina Jr/Sr High Counselor Corner

Questions regarding any of the information below can be directed to Regina Jr/Sr High Counselor, Lynne Zoulek at lynne.zoulek@regina.org.


Job Shadow Opportunities

Job Shadows are available through Workplace Learning Connections for all Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors. The fall application opportunities are the most plentiful, including online or in-person job shadow opportunities, 1:1 job shadows as well as group career exploration days. Job Shadows are excused absences from school. All parts of the application and approvals must be completed no later than September 23rd by 2:00 pm.


College/Career Representatives Visiting Regina

September 16 at 12:30 PM-- St. Ambrose University

September 22 at 10:45 AM---University of Iowa

September 22 at 12:30 PM---Iowa Central Community College

September 28- at 12:30 PM--St. Louis University


PSAT--October 12th--Interested Sophomores and Juniors are invited to sign up in the high school office to register for the PSAT. The PSAT exam allows sophomores and juniors a chance to practice their test taking skills. This is also the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test for Juniors. Cost is $15, cash or check can be brought to the High School Office.

Athletic Ticket Information

This year the River Valley Conference (which Regina is a part of) decided to increase their admission ticket costs to the following levels:

  • High School will go from $5 to $6
  • Junior High will go from $3 to $4
  • However Junior High students going to Junior High games will remain at $1.00.


Individual tickets for regular season home games will be available at the door and also in advance online at https://www.gobound.com/ia/schools/regina/tickets


When attending away games, you will need to have the ticket cost in cash or check in advance to see if the away game school also uses an online ticket system.


To get the best deal purchase a Regina Athletic Pass. Cost for the passes did not increase for this year and it covers admission to all home regular season games. Click HERE to purchase.


Please contact Regina Activities Director Taylor Hotek at taylor.hotek@regina.org with any questions.

LOOKING AHEAD

CHECK OUT WHAT'S COMING UP AT REGINA

2022-23 Athletic Passes  

Football Schedule  JH Football Schedule

Cross Country Schedule  JH Cross Country Schedule

Volleyball Schedule  JH Volleyball Schedule

Sync Activities Calendar to your own: Click HERE for directions on how to sync the activities calendar to your own calendar.

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