Save the Date

KISS Day (formerly Grandparent's Day)
Friday, March 15th (begins with 10am Mass)
 
Father/Daughter Dance
Friday, April 12th (PLC)

State of the School 
(at least one parent should attend)
Tuesday, May 7th at 6:30pm (PLC)
                                                                               School Spring Concert
Thursday, May 23rd at 6:30pm (Church)

Upcoming Dates
February 19
February 20
7:45am Birthday Blessing Mass (Feb.) - Gr 2
WaterPark Day Registration/Payment Due
February 21
7:45-8:15am Classroom Coffee - Mr. Regenfelder
February 22
2:30pm Art Club
February 23/24
February 25
Spirit Wear w/non-uniform bottoms
1:45pm Pep Rally
February 26
5-8pm Culver's Night! - Teachers Serve!
February 27
7:45am Children's Mass - Gr 1
CMH STEM Challenge - Gr 6&7
February 28
Culver's patrons Out-of-Uniform Day
7:45-8:15am Classroom Coffee - Mrs. Tylinski
6-7:30pm First Eucharist Session - Gr 2
March 1
NO SCHOOL
10am-3pm  Waterpark Day (not school-sponsored)
March 4-8
Standardized Testing - Avoid Absences! - Gr 2-7
Quick Links

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262-524-0667 - First Student
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FEBRUARY
Monday, 18th
Family Program
Tuesday, 19th
9:30-11am Mom's Group
5:45-6:45pm Centering Prayer
7-8:30pm Bible Study - Acts
Wednesday, 20th
6:30-8:30pm 10th/11th Gr Confirmation Session
Thursday, 21st
2:30/4:30pm Children's Choir
5:30-7pm Junior Retreat Planning
6:30-8:30pm Alpha
Saturday, 23rd
6-7:30pm FaithWorks Pizza with a Purpose 
Sunday, 24th
SVdP Meal Program
Monday, 25th
6:30-7:30pm Spark!
Tuesday, 26th
5:45-6:45pm Centering Prayer
7-8:30pm Bible Study - Acts
Wednesday, 27th
Thursday, 28th
2:30/4:30pm Children's Choir
6:30-8:30pm Alpha
School Committee:
About School Committee
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Meeting Minutes
Our next meeting will be at 6:30pm March 11th.
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. Suggested Snack List
(formerly Country Springs)
March 1st 
10am-3pm
Meet other school families for some indoor water fun on this day off of school. 
  • ALL checks made out to Katie Oberfoell, NOT St. Anthony. This is NOT a school-sponsored event.
  • Group rate ($13/person) is only given for pre-ordered tickets - late orders aren't promised.
  • $6.50/pizza meal (optional).
  • Even if parents aren't entering the water, they MUST get a $5 spectator band to enter water park. 
  • Feel free to invite non-St. Anthony students.
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Form and Payment due by 
February 20th!
Questions? Contact Katie Oberfoell

Planning Meeting:
March 4th from 9:30-11am

Mom's Group:
February 19th from 9:30-11am

Guardians & Angels:
February 27th from 9:30-11am 

Open Gym:
March 18th from 10-11:30am

Field Trip:  
February 26th meet at Petite Musique in Pewaukee at 9am. The cost is $5/child. Invitation

Mom's Night Out:
March 14th, Moms will be going to "The Rustic Orchid" in Mukwonago for a Wood Sign Workshop. Pre-registration required. Email Kathy for Invite.
SPARK!  Spend some time with Jesus in Eucharistic Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament specifically geared for teens and young adults, but all are welcome! Join us Monday, February 25th from 6:30-7:30pm in the Daily Mass Chapel. Stay the hour or stop in for 15 minutes. Parents are invited to attend with your teen!
    REGISTER
  WANTED  
Our Parish is looking for a warm caring person to be a regular childcare provider on an occasional basis. Hours vary and will include some weekdays, weeknights, Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings. This is a stipend position. The candidate must be at least 18 years of age, willing to be flexible and enjoy caring for toddlers and preschoolers.
Contact Kathy Paro or at 691-9170 ext.1137

Be Strong and Courageous
Saturday, March 30th
Miller High Life Theater, Milwaukee
Early-bird Pricing Through March 16th
Register

Young Men 18-35
Also check out the Young Men of Christ conference on Friday, March 29th to meet, pray and network at "Register" link above.

Amazing Grace
Catholic Stewardship Appeal

Share the power of God's grace through ministries that change half a million lives across southeastern Wisconsin.
Give Online

February 18, 2019
From the Desk of Ellen Knippel, Principal

Dear Parents,
I am here to answer the Million Dollar Question: do we have to make up any school days in June? At this time, the answer is, "No, provided we don't have any more snow days!" If we do, I will need to get creative on making up lost student minutes. The state has a required number of days we MUST be in school - 175. I have calendared 180 days so we are fine with this requirement. The issue will come in if we need to make up specified minutes - especially for 7th and 8th grade, as they have a higher requirement. We will just have to wait and see if we have any more snow days. Keep your fingers crossed that we won't! We have a few options - none which have been decided upon! I will keep everyone informed!

Blessings!
Mrs. Ellen Knippel
School News
LOST & FOUND
Found on playground: lady's ring - deep red/purple stone - possibly a ruby - see Bonita.

Birthday Blessing Mass, Feb. 20th
At the 7:45am Mass, students with February  birthdays  will process in with Fr.  
Tony (who also has a February birthday!) and be called forth and blessed after communion. Students receiving the birthday blessing may "dress up" on this day (no jeans, shorts, or sweat pants please!).

Classroom Coffee, Feb. 21st
Come meet with  Mr. Regenfelder (middle school science)  from 7:45-8:15am. If  you have a specific question  s ubmit it with your RSVP All are welcome. Next up will be Mrs. Tylinski (middle school math) on Feb. 28th.

Spirit Wear, Feb. 25th
Students can show their school spirit by wearing their Mustang spirit wear with non-uniform bottoms. There will be a Pep Rally in the gym at 1:45pm if you want to join us!


Culver's Night! - Teachers Serve!, Feb. 26th
Dine at Culver's on Grandview Blvd. between 5-8pm on Feb. 26th and 10% of your purchase will be donated to our school! Our teachers (and Mrs. Knippel) will be serving the food. 
Get an out-of-uniform pass for Feb. 28th as an extra treat!

Standardized Testing, March 4th-8th
Students in grades 2 through 7 will be taking standardized tests this week. Please avoid absences! It is very difficult to make these up!
Make A Difference
Offertory Gift Bearers
Will your family bring the gifts up at Mass once or twice this year?  Sign-up

Altar Servers
Sign up here to be a Mass Altar Server.

Hot Lunch Volunteers
Many helpers are still needed to serve lunch. Please consider volunteering - even once or twice a month. Your kids LOVE seeing you there! 11:30am-12:45pm.   Sign up for a February slot.  Questions? Contact Gina   

As of today, we have ONE to help serve lunch on Weds and NO ONE on Thurs this week.  Please, can you help?

Lunch Room Helper
Circulate throughout the lunch room and assist children during lunch. Wipe down tables after lunch is completed. Time: 11:30am-12:30pm.  Sign up for  a February slot. Questions? Contact Gina   

Playground Duty- HELP!
We are in great need of more volunteers to help out on the playground. Two  are needed daily from 11:25am-12:45pm. V olunteers allow the teachers to be to able to have a lunch break. The kids also LOVE seeing you out there.   Sign Up Here  

School Volunteering
School Volunteer Opportunities

Children's Liturgy of the Word
Middle/high school and adult volunteers are needed during the 9am Mass each week!  sign up here.

Mass Childcare Volunteers
Volunteer to help  in the childcare room during any weekend Mass.

Pizza with a Purpose, Feb. 23rd
Join us after 5pm Mass for pizza followed by craft projects for clients of ERAs Senior Network. Donations of thin gripper socks and funds are also needed (Medline from Amazon are recommended). All ages welcome!!

Family Promise, Feb. 24-Mar. 3rd
Fill spots to either serve meals, provide fellowship and/or spend overnight at Gethsemane Parish (over by WCTC). You are welcome to serve with your family. Sign up to help those that are temporarily homeless. Questions? Contact Terri.

Bag Lunches for The Gathering, March 2nd
All ages are welcome to donate food, make bag lunches and/or deliver them to the hungry and homeless at The Gathering in Milwaukee. Make lunches at St. Anthony 10-10:45am (all ages). Deliver and volunteer at 11:15am-12:30pm (ages 10+ with parent). Sign Up

Serve Hot Lunch at The Gathering, Mar. 2nd
Set up, serve & clean up a hot meal for the hungry and homeless at The Gathering in Milwaukee, 9:45am-1:30pm. Families are welcome to come as long as there is 1 parent per child if under age 11. Sign Up

Created to Create Hope Street Ministry, March 7 
Families with children 7+ are welcome to come do crafts with the children who live at Hope Street Ministry in Milwaukee (2522 W. Capitol Dr.) from 4:30-6pm. We'll make a wall of flying paper butterflies for the residents! The only requirement is to be present with the children there. Sign Up
Classroom Corner
4K celebrated their 100th day of school.


Each 4K student made a Saint Valentine.


Students celebrated St. Valentine's Day with several Valentine-themed activities and treats.
Prayers, Celebrations, & Gratitude
Prayers
"For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy." -St. Therese of Lisieux

Pray for Eli Hansen and his family. May they have renewed strength for their arduous fight against cancer.

Pray for Riley Riesch and her physicians as she undergoes knee surgery today.

Celebrations
Congratulations to the McGaver family as they welcome Theodore "Teddy" Fulton McGaver, born on Feb. 13, weighing in at 8 lb, 12 oz and stretching 21 1/2 inches long!  

Gratitude
Many thanks are sent to everyone who prayed for Gary Oberfoell and his family during his recent heart episode.  Katie is convinced your prayers saved him.
Join the  Scrip program  by purchasing gift cards for your every day purchases! Purchase Scrip after Mass, through school, or order onlineQuestions?  Scrip Coordinators

Box Tops 
Thank you for participating in the February Collection Drive! Keep collecting those Box Tops! 
Questions? Contact  Angie Lois .  

7th  grade boys defeated Brookfield Academy 43-38 to win the St. Anthony tournament 7th  grade Championship! 



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


A Conversation about Sex Trafficking in OUR Communities
Tuesday, March 19 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm
@ St. Anthony on the Lake Catholic Church
W280 N2101 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee, WI 53072
 
Human trafficking IS modern day slavery and it's happening right here in OUR Communities.
 
Human Sex Trafficking is big business for organized crime and for local pimps. Its one of those crimes that are hidden in plain sight - meaning, most of the victims go to school, church and live in stable homes. It`s hard to see they are even a victim. Research shows that the average age of recruitment into the commercial sex industry is 12-14 years old and that victims come from every race, ethnicity and socioeconomic background.
 
Come learn how youth and adults are being coerced into slavery, why they can't see their way out, and how we can keep our families safe.
 
Keynote Speaker: Theresa Flores  - Best-selling author of "The Slave Across the Street," survivor of sex trafficking and nationally known advocate. Flores shares how she was enslaved at the age of 15 while living with unsuspecting parents in an upper-middle-class suburb.
 
Local Perspective:
Brad Schimel Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge,
former Wisconsin Attorney General
Paul Farrow: Waukesha County Executive
 
Followed by a Panel of Experts
 
ALL ARE WELCOME. Suggested Age: 13+
 
 
Please like and share Facebook event at the link below
 
Key Sponsors: Waukesha County Tourism Initiative, Catholics for Peace and Justice, KOHLS




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