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Upcoming Dates
December 17
5-9pm!! Culver's Night
5:30pm Band students warm up
5:45pm Students Arrive for Christmas Concert
December 18
7:45am Birthday Blessing Mass (Dec)
December 19
2:30pm School Mass Singers
December 20
Out-of-Uniform Christmas Clothing Acceptable
1pm Geography Bee
2:30pm Art Club
December 23-January 3
No School Christmas Vacation
January 6
Classes Resume
January 8
Mission shirts/uniform bottoms
7:45am Children's Mass
January 9
2:30pm School Mass Singers
January 13-17
MAP Testing - Avoid Absences!
(This is a date change!)
January 13
6:30pm School Committee Mtg
January 15
7:45am Birthday Blessing Mass (Jan)
January 16
2:30pm School Mass Singers
Quick Links

262-965-2214 - Dousman
262-524-0667 - First Student
262-691-9868 - GoRiteway
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Wendy Hildebrand or 414-526-3877 (text)

The next meeting will be January 13th, at 6:30pm.
KEEPING ALL OF OUR STUDENTS SAFE
Read the labels at each purchase! Manufacturing processes change!
Avoid items with allergy and ingredient alerts such as: "May Contain Peanut or Tree Nuts" "Processed on shared equipment with Peanuts or Tree Nuts" "Manufactured in a plant with Peanut or Tree Nuts" "Contains Peanut or Tree Nut Ingredients" Your diligence is keeping an allergic child safe at school. 
St. Anthony on the Lake Parish
Ministries

Early Childhood
Our parish offers several programs for preschool-aged children and their guardians. Join the planning committee, meet other moms at the playgroup or burn off energy at the Open Gym.

Mom's Group meets every other Tuesday from 9:30-11am. Our next gathering will be December 17th. Childcare available with pre-registration

Mom's Night Out: Join other moms for a night out January 7th at 6:30pm  at Albanese's Roadhouse in Waukesha.
 
Field Trip: Head to Stingray's on Main St. in Sussex on January 14th from 9:30-11am. It's only $5/family! Children can play in the bounce house, spring floor, ground trampoline, and fun obstacles.

The 6th Annual Trivia Night (& movie night for children up to 10 years old) will be Saturday, January 25th, 6-8:30pm. Join us for pizza and a little friendly competition as teams of couples compete against each other. Please register by Jan. 20th.   Sign Up

 






December 16, 2019
From the Desk of Ellen Knippel, Principal

Dear Parents,
As you can well imagine, the excitement is in the air here at St. Anthony. The teachers are trying to keep things as "normal" as possible before Christmas break - just to keep everyone calm!  We will be lighting the Advent wreath twice this week. Our prayer will be led by the 4 th  and 5th  grades. 

Tuesday is our Christmas Concert. Please be sure that students are here by 5:45pm. K3, K4, and K5 have been given directions on where to meet. All other students will be in their places in church. Band will be warming up in St. Anthony Hall at 5:30pm. 

Birthday Blessing for those students celebrating December birthdays will take place at Mass on Wednesday at 7:45am. Finally, we are still collecting hats and waterproof mittens as a part of our Advent outreach. Please feel free to send these before the Christmas Holiday break.
 
From the Faculty and Staff here at St. Anthony on the Lake School ~ We wish you a Blessed Christmas and a New Year filled with Peace and Hope. Thank you for the wonderful support you give us throughout the year!

Advent Blessings!

Mrs. Ellen Knippel
School News
HOAX Texts/Emails
Fr. Tony doesn't make personal requests for financial assistance through email/text. Do not respond to such messages and if you receive one,  please notify Ben Brzeski or Art Scheuber in the Parish Office at 262-691-1173.

Advent Tree
We are collecting WATERPROOF mittens and warm hats again to decorate our Advent tree. Please send them in prior to Christmas Vacation.

Open House and Car Magnets
Open House is just around the corner (Jan. 26th)! In lieu of yard signs, the marketing committee has ordered promotional car magnets this year. Help spread the word about our event & advertise our school by putting a magnet on your car! Magnets are the size of a bumper sticker and will be available after the Christmas concert. Watch for more details about Open House in the weeks to come and please consider volunteering to help with the event! Open House Volunteer Opportunities

Christmas Concert and Culver's Night, Dec. 17th
Our Christmas Concert will be slightly different this year. Please have your child arrive by 5:45pm (band students at 5:30).
The band will begin right at 6pm. Our K3-K5 students will perform after the band and may leave the concert after their own performance.  Click  Here  for more info. Head to the Culver's on Grandview Blvd. before or after the concert. Hours are extended to accommodate our concert! Drive-thru or eat-in any time between 5 and 9pm and 10% will be donated to our school. Scrip will only be sold AT CHURCH the night of the concert. 

TADS Tuition, Due Dec. 20th
You should have received an email from TADS informing you of the tuition amount due this month. Because of an internal error, the tuition due date was moved. Please pay by Dec. 20th. For those with automatic withdrawal, the tuition will be withdrawn on Dec. 20th.
We Are Called to Serve
Open House Volunteers, Jan. 26th
Sign up to help at our open house on Sunday, Jan. 26th.

Hot Lunch Servers/Lunchroom Helper
Wed, Thurs, and Fri - Need One  
Jan. 6th-10th - Need Two!!

Playground Duty - 2 per day
Tues, Wed, Fri - Need One
Jan 6th-9th  - Need Two!!

School Volunteer Opportunities
Check out our school volunteer webpage. Open House sign up was added. This is a great opportunity for working parents to get involved!

FaithWorks helps parish families live the Gospel of Jesus Christ by serving others. Opportunities

Offertory Gift Bearers  Sign-up

Altar Servers  Sign up here   (Grade 5+)

Children's Liturgy of the Word 
(Grade 6+) are needed during the 9am Masses.   Sign Up .

Mass Childcare Volunteers
   Volunteer to help  in the childcare room during any weekend Mass (Grade 6 and up).

Childcare Volunteers for Special Programs/Meetings 
The childcare room is looking for volunteers (grade 6 and up) to help out at upcoming special events.  Sign Up
Classroom Corner


First grade performed the Nativity Play. Watch the play here.
Prayers, Celebrations, & Gratitude
Prayers
Pray for a safe and meaningful Christmas for our families.

Pray for patience as we interact with others. Pray for trust in God's timing.

Pray for a successful surgery for Zach Zanotelli and everyone undergoing a procedure this Christmas season.

Submit prayer requests, celebrations or a thank you to  this email.
Special Holiday Promotion!!
Remember scrip for all of your holiday gift card needs! Shop online or print out the order form and turn it into school.
Smaller denominations are available for remembering your postal worker, bus driver or garbage collector!

Culver's night is the same night as our school Christmas concert. 
Scrip will only be sold AT CHURCH that night.  Come fill all of your last minute gift need and stock up on Culvers gift cards!

Purchase Scrip after Mass, through school, or order  online Questions? Email  Scrip Coordinators
 

Box Tops for Education
Have you downloaded the new Box Tops app? It's easy to use and you can see the total school year earnings and your personal contribution!   Questions?  Contact  Angie Lois .  

Do you have an athletic picture to share or game results? Send them to  this email .

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