Regal Weekly Feb. 8 - Feb. 15
Lunch
Monday - Cold Sandwich, Apple Slices and Carrots.
Tuesday - Egg Omelet Wrap, Muffin with Hash Brown and Juice
Wednesday - Breaded Chicken Sandwich, Baked Beans, Assorted Fruit
Thursday - Chicken Salad Sandwich, Baby Carrots, Assorted Fruit
Friday - Cheese Stuffed Breadsticks, Marinara Sauce, Green Beans, Assorted Fruit
Monday - No School
Calendar 
Monday, Feb. 15
No School
Center Wide
The Regina Gala Committee would like to thank everyone that participated, sponsored, hosted a Watch Party, donated or volunteered for the 2021 The Best is Yet to Come Gala!

This first-time-ever virtual event went off without a hitch thanks to the emcees of the night, Andy Gahan and Mike Venzon! A special thanks to Brandon Mills for his technology support in broadcasting the evening live from the Highlander Hotel! We'd also like to give a shout out to St. Burch for preparing a delicious meal and to Chomp for the complimentary delivery service. 

Please take a moment to fill out our event survey to help us improve for the future!

Click HERE
for the 2021 Gala Survey

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STO Financial Aid Form Available Now
Families interested in applying for financial aid for the 2021-22 school year need to fill out the STO Financial Aid Form. Click HERE to access this form on the Regina website.

This form and a copy of your 2020 '1040' federal tax return need to be returned to the business office of Regina Catholic Education Center by April 15, 2020, with no exceptions. Please remember to get these forms completed and turned into the business office by the deadline date.

Questions can be directed to Sandy Feeney by phone at 319.337.2580 extension 1111 or by email at sandy.feeney@regina.org.
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REGINA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
On behalf of our charitable benefactors, the Regina Foundation annually awards scholarships for K-12 Regina tuition assistance and college-bound graduating Regina seniors. Students and their families may view criteria and apply for school-year 2021-2022 scholarships online at regina.org/foundation.  Applicants will be considered for any scholarship for which they qualify, so you do not need to apply for a specific scholarship. All scholarship applications are due no later than 3:00 pm on April 15 and MUST be completed/submitted online. Scholarships will be awarded in May. All scholarships are NOT based on financial need, but families are encouraged to complete Regina’s financial aid application by April 15 (available on Regina’s website, regina.org —under Admission) to be eligible for need-based scholarships.

Nominate a Regina Teacher, Coach, Staff Member
Nominate a Regina teacher, coach, or staff member who goes “above and beyond” for the Kingery Character Endowment Award. The recipient will receive $250 to be used in his/her classroom or program at Regina. Complete an online nomination form at regina.org/foundation (under Scholarships) by April 30.  
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Winter Softball for Youth
Blaze Youth Training starts Monday, February 1, 2021, from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm. Girls in grades 2nd-6th are invited. Masks and water bottles are required. Girls will stay with their team to keep contact limited. Training will continue on Monday, February 1 - March 8, 2021. Other than the volunteer coaches, parents will be asked to wait outside. 

Blaze Winter Dues ($160) for Blaze should be paid through TeamSnap. (Dues cover the facility fees for indoor use and Cook Field. Teams will have the option to do leagues and tournaments and will divide cost among those who participate.)
Please register at https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/253681
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Weather Related School Closure or Delay
In cases of severe winter weather, please tune into the local television stations (Channel 2,7, and 9) and radio stations (KXIC AM 800 and KCJJ AM 1630). We will also be
using JMC Emerrgency Messenger to contact families regarding weather emergencies.

When we have a late start due to weather, buses will run on a parallel schedule, two hours
later, unless otherwise noted. Students can arrive to school beginning at 10:00, not before this time. Thank you for your cooperation on these days.
Early Childhood Center
Weekly Theme:
This week's theme in Preschool is "Valentine's Day"!

Ask your preschooler about the books we are reading and crafts/projects they are participating in that have to do with Valentines!
Elementary
Kindergarten Round-Up
If your child is five years old on or before September 15, 2021, you are invited to Regina's Kindergarten Round-Up. This year the event will be held virtually on Thursday, February 18th, 6:30 - 7:30 PM. Pre-registration is required. A parent information folder, child's activity folder and a free gift will be sent to your family once you are registered. To pre-register, please contact Pam Schowalter, our Admissions Director at (319) 499-9006 or pam.schowalter@regina.org.

Discover Regina Jr. High
All current 6th grade students --we have our upcoming virtual Jr. High Open House coming soon, this February 2021. If you know a prospective family that will have a student entering Jr. High next fall, please have them contact Pam Schowalter, Regina Admissions Director at (319) 499-9006 or pam.schowalter@regina.org.
Information will also be shared with current Regina 6th grade students and families!

February Service Mission
Our February service mission will be the Heart Wall - All money raised will benefit the local food pantry. All students K-6 will be able to buy valentines in honor or in support of someone special. These will be displayed on our Heart Wall outside of the cafeteria. Valentines are on sale February 1st - February 12th. Elementary classroom teachers will have hearts available each morning and they are $1.00 each. There will be an out of dress code day on Friday, February 19th for all students who choose to donate. Buying a heart for a loved one is a beautiful way to show how much love Regina has to offer. Thanks for making a difference! Let’s fill the wall!

Mom's Fellowship Group
The Regina moms prayer and fellowship group will meet on Friday, February 12th at 9:00 a.m. on Zoom. Contact Sofia Livorsi for the link: slivorsi@gmail.com.

Elementary Library
It's awesome that our kids love to read books. Some of the most popular books are always in short supply. If your kids have books they have grown out of or are ready to let go of, please consider donating them to the Elementary Library. Whatever we can't use, we will put in the Little Free Library for kids to claim and keep.

Cold Weather Clothing
A reminder as the weather is colder and snow is here - please send a coat, hat, mittens or gloves and snow boots with your child to wear for outside time. Throughout the day in the classrooms students need to be in Regina dress code. New uniform items can be purchased at Lands' End and also remember you can join the Regina Used Uniforms: Buy, Sell or Trade group on Facebook by clicking HERE. Families can post what they want to sell or what they are looking to buy. Reminder not to send clothing items or money to the office or to school with your students. Parents need to arrange a meet up outside of school.
Jr/Sr High
This Week's Schedule
Monday - Even
Tuesday - Odd
Wednesday - Even
Thursday - Odd
Friday - Even
Monday - No School
Tuesday - Odd
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SOUP-er Bowl
The Junior class canned food drive has been extended. Please bring in canned food or any monetary amount by Thursday February 11th. Drop it off in your Religion classroom and it will be counted toward the SOUPer Bowl. On Friday, February 12th, the winning grade and VIA will get a sports out of dress code day.  

Thank you for participating.
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Kairos 2021
Kairos is a four-day retreat available to juniors & seniors. This year it will be held March 25-28.

Kairos, which means “the Lord’s time,” not only gives students an opportunity to explore their own hearts but also draws them closer to God and each other in an intensely powerful way. This retreat significantly impacts students and strengthens their ideals and values as Christian leaders.

Kairos retreats are held off site and are led by a team of Regina Catholic students and faculty.

Details will be coming this week (the week of Feb 1) and registration will begin.

Questions? Please contact Shelly Conlon at shelly.conlon@regina.org
or Stacy Sueppel at stacy.sueppel@regina.org
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An Opportunity for High School Juniors:
Hills Bank provides 20 - $1,000 grants to attend any accredited Iowa college, university, or community college.  Applicants apply during their junior year in high school and must attend at least nine hours of leadership training during their senior year in order to qualify for the award.  Information and applications for the Hill Bank Leadership Grants will be available on the Iowa 4-H Foundation webpage https://iowa4h.awardspring.com. Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 PM, March 1, 2021. 
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Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award
The Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award is a $10,000 scholarship program for Iowa high school juniors. The program annually identifies and honors up to 15 Iowa high school juniors who propose and then accomplish a project of their own choosing and design. Grades, test scores, essays and financial need are not evaluated. Each of the 15 finalists will receive a $1,500 cash award at the completion of the program. Four of those could earn an additional $10,000 scholarship each, for a total of $11,500! Go to www.uncommonstudents.org for more information.
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Next Kirkwood/U of I Courses

Sophomores and Juniors:
Are you interested in taking Kirkwood courses next Fall? If you’re interested in specific opportunities or just want to learn more, please complete go to this link and complete this form: www.kirkwood.edu/interestinventory. After you complete the form, you will be contacted by Hailey Hebl to help answer your questions. It’s never too early to get started! You can also email Hailey directly if you have questions, hailey.hebl@kirkwood.edu.  
Athletic Events
Regalcast
Log on to www.theregalcast.com or follow the homepage link at www.icregina.com to find the broadcast schedule and find out more information about this great service.

ImPACT Form- Concussion form




Monday, Feb 8
4:15 - 7th Boys BBall vs Wilton
4:15 - 8th Boys BBall @ Wilton
6:00 - JV Boys BBall vs. West Branch
6:00 - JV Girls BBall @ Wilton
7:30 - Var Boys BBall vs West Branch
7:30 - Var Girls BBall @ Wilton

Tuesday, Feb. 9
4:30 - JV Boys @ West Branch - Elem School
4:30 - JV Girls @ West Branch
5:45 - F/S Boys @ West Branch - Elem School
6:00 - Var Girls @ West Branch
8:00 - Var Boys @ West Branch

Thursday, Feb. 11
4:15 - 7th Boys BBall @ Durant
4:15 - 8th Boys BBall vs. Durant
4:30 - JV Girls @ West Liberty
4:30 - JV Boys @ West Liberty - Middle School
6:00 - Var Girls @ West Liberty
7:30 - Var Boys @ West Liberty

Saturday, Feb. 13
12:00 - Wrestling @ Wapello - Regionals
1:00 - Var Boys Basketball vs. Mid Prairie

Monday, Feb. 15
4:15 - 7th Boys BBall @ Tipton
4:15 - 8th Boys BBall vs. Tipton
7:00 - Var Boys BBall vs. West Liberty - Regionals
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