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Please consider signing up to help with the following: 
Tours and Hospitality
Greeting at Weekend Masses 
Offertory Gift Bearers
Upcoming Dates  
January 22
Spirit Wear Day w/non-uniform bottoms
Mostaccioli Madness Discount  Price Deadline 
5-8pm Culver's Night! - Teachers Serve
January 23
7:45am Children's Mass - Gr 6
January 24
Culver's Patrons Out of Uniform Day
End of Q2
7:45-8:15am Classroom Coffee - Mrs. Stonger
January 25
Return 2019/20 School Registration Paperwork
7:45am Classroom Coffee - Mrs. Kosmoski
11:30am Early Dismissal All Grades
January 26-27
January 26
Wear iPromise or Spirit wear to Mass
January 27
Wear iPromise or Spirit wear to Mass
Catholic Schools Week Begins
2019/20 School Registration Opens to New Families
10am-1pm Open House & Registration
January 28-February 1
Baby-Adult New/Gently-Used Pajama Drive
January 28
Spirit Wear w/non-uniform bottoms
January 29
Gr 3K-5 dress like a scientist
Gr 6-8 iPromise mission wear w/uniform bottoms (bring science clothes)
9am-12pm Gr 6-8 Mass at CMH
January 30
Dress up day
7:45am Children's Mass
January 31
Wear favorite sports/team attire
February 1
Pajama Day
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JANUARY
Monday, 21st
Family Program
6:30-8:30pm Finance Council
Tuesday, 22nd
9:30-11am   Mom's Group
5:45-6:45pm Centering Prayer
7-8:30pm Bible Study - Acts
Wednesday, 23rd
6:30-8:30pm Gr 11 Confirmation Session
Friday, 25th
9:30-11am Bible Study - Acts
Monday, 28th
6:30-7:30pm Spark! (DMC)
Tuesday, 29th
5:45-6:45pm Centering Prayer
7-8:30pm Bible Study - Acts
Wednesday, 30th
6:30-8:30pm Taize Prayer (Chapel)
Thursday, 31st
2:30/4:30pm Children's Choir
6:30-8:30pm Alpha
Friday, 1st
9:30-11am Bible Study - Acts
Saturday, 2nd
6-8:30pm Marriage Enrichment Trivia Night

5K moms served a meal at the Ronald McDonald house a few weeks ago. 
School Committee:
About School Committee
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Meeting Minutes
Our next meeting will be in February.
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
Couples Trivia and movie night for children!!
Join us for pizza and a little friendly competition as teams of couples compete against each other in our annual trivia event. M ake this a family event! 
We will be providing a child friendly meal and movie to all children up to 10 years old
Space is limited so register early.
*Pre-registration is required for ALL children.
Registration is due by Monday, January 28th
Questions? Contact Debbie Klimko
Nanny Needed

One of our school families is looking for a nanny.  
If you have any recommendations, please let Bonita know and she'll pass on the information.
Thank you!


Guardians & Angels:
The next preschool playgroup will be January 30th from 9:30-11am in the childcare room. Children participate at their own level with a parent or guardian.

Open Gym:
Bring your preschoolers to the school gym February 18th from 10-11:30am for some indoor playtime.

Planning Meeting:
Children are welcome to join us while we plan for future events. Meet in the childcare room February 4th from 9:30-11am.

Mom's Group:
Childcare is available (infants are welcome to stay with mom) while the moms meet for discussion, prayer, support and faith sharing. We meet January 22nd, 9:30-11am in the Daily Mass Chapel this time.

Save the Date!
(formerly Country Springs)
March 1st 
Meet other school families for some indoor water fun on this day off of school. 
This is not a school sponsored event.
Details to follow

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, January 28th 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!
Save the Date!
Scout Mass
June 1st at 5pm
Scouts will have a chance to help at Mass. Look for details closer to the date.
Attn: Middle School Families

KM Community Education Course Registration is NOW Online!

Just in time for winter programming, KM Community Education can now accept course registrations and payments online. 

Information and current course offerings
 
The following courses are now open for  online registration:
  • ADULTS - Aerobicise!, Aikido, Group Fitness, Zumba
  • YOUTH - Bricks4Kidz, Chess Club, Children's Choir, Hunter Safety, Kids Dance Clinic, Sign Language, Volleyball League
  • VILLAGE OF HARTLAND PARTNERSHIP - Yoga, Old Family Photos, You Have Pictures / Now What?, What's Your Color Season
Youth Girls Lacrosse Girls in grades 3-8 are invited to a free try it clinic on January 28 from 6-7:30 at Stiks Academy.  For more information visit the flyer at the link above!
 
Youth Volleyball League Co-Ed Recreational Volleyball Friday nights beginning in March for grades 4-8.  Sign up today at the link above!
January 21, 2019
From the Desk of Ellen Knippel, Principal

Dear Parents,
The next couple of weeks are going to be busy! We have our next Culver's Night tomorrow and teachers are serving the food! And, b elieve it or not, the second quarter ends Thursday! The first half of the year has gone very quickly!

Remember that Friday is an early release day (11:30am) for students. So far, we have only had 6 families request EDC for Friday.  Please remember to pack your child a lunch, beverage, and snack.

Catholic Schools Week begins this  Saturday with our annual Mostaccioli Madness: a delicious dinner served by our 8th grade students (with a little help from their parents!). This is a major fundraiser for their May Washington DC trip.  Please join us!  A rundown of the other events for Catholic Schools Week can be found below. Please pay careful attention to the special "Dress for the Day"!
 
Breaking News!  On NBC Nightly News last night, they showed a piece on the benefits of Pre-K education.  Check it out!

We all look forward to a great 3rd quarter!

Blessings!
Mrs. Ellen Knippel
School News
Classroom Coffees, Jan. 24th and 25th
Come meet with  Mrs. Stonger  (Gr 5K) on Jan. 24th and  Mrs. Kosmoski   (Gr 3K) on Jan. 25th from 7:45-8:15am. If  you have a specific question  s ubmit it with your RSVP so they can prepare.  All are welcome. 

Spirit Wear and Culver's Night! - Teachers Serve!, January 22nd
Students  may wear spirit wear with non-uniform bottoms on Tuesday, January 22nd. If spirit wear is not worn, students should come in uniform. 
This is also a Culver's Night where  teachers will be serving the food. Stop by the Culver's on Grandview Blvd. between 5-8pm.  Pick  up an out-of-uniform pass to be used on January 24th
Don't forget to purchase Culver's Scrip! Jen will be on-site selling it!

Early Dismissal, January 25th
This Thursday marks the end of second quarter. Friday, January 25th is an 11:30 dismissal day for students. EDC will be available but, in order to have adequate staffing, you must register ahead of time. Buses will run at 11:30.

Mostaccioli Madness, January 26th
Enjoy a delicious dinner prepared and served by the 8th graders and their parents from 4-8pm in the PLC. Money raised goes toward their D.C. trip. Take advantage of the discount purchase price by purchasing tickets by tomorrow. Take out is available. 

2019/20 Registration and Open House
Registration paperwork came home last week. Please complete and return it by this Friday, January 25th. All unclaimed slots will be open to new families at Open House on Sunday, January 27th. We cannot guarantee your child's seat after Friday, so please be sure to get your registration in to the office.

Let's Build It Engineering 
Jan. 29th-Mar. 19th 
Let's Build It - Wacky Waves! In the winter session taking place on Tuesdays from 2:25-3:25pm, students in Grades 1-6 will design, build, and test various circuits and electronic projects. Information
Catholic Schools Week 2019
 
Welcome to Catholic Schools Week 2019!
This year, we will incorporate our school theme iPromise into each day's activities!
 
As a service project throughout the week, SAL will be collecting new or gently-used pajamas in all sizes, baby to adult.  The pjs will be donated to Joy House. This is a women and children's shelter in downtown Milwaukee. You may send pajamas to school all week!
 
Special thanks to those families speaking at each of the Masses on January 26th and 27th!
 
Below, you will find the dress code of the day! This is always a great week to celebrate who we are as Catholic Schools in a creative, fun (and academic) way!
 
Saturday, January 26th
Mostaccioli Madness! 4-8pm
Tickets for this delicious dinner of mostaccioli and meatballs, salad, Italian bread, and home-made desserts are available through any 8th grade student or the school office.
 
Saturday/Sunday, January 26th/27th  
Open House after All Masses
This year, parishioners are also invited to our Open House. We want everyone to see the fabulous ways the new spaces are being used. Appetizers and snacks will be served! Students are asked to wear iPromise mission shirts or Spirit Wear shirts and uniform bottoms to Mass. 
A service project for everyone's participation will be taking place in St. Anthony Hall. Come and say "hello" to all of our great staff and meet your child's teacher for next school year!
 
Monday, January 28th
Deepen Relationships
Monday will be a spirit wear day. Students may wear jeans or sweats. We will be doing activities with our buddy classes (board games, etc.) and then share a special treat with our buddies. Throughout the week, "Teacher Trivia" will take place with morning announcements.
 
Tuesday, January 29th
Learn & Grow

Grades 3K-5th should come dressed like a scientist (or someone in the science field, i.e. doctor, nurse, science teacher). Middle School (Gr 6/7/8) will be attending Mass with Archbishop Listecki at CMH in the morning. Grades 6-8th should wear iPromise mission shirts & uniform bottoms. You may change into your science clothes after Mass. 

Students will be doing a variety of age-appropriate science activities throughout the day.

 
Wednesday, January 30th
Sharing our Faith

Dress up on this day. No jeans or sweats please. We will begin our day with 7:45am Mass. Please join us if you are able. The rest of the day will be filled with faith-related activities like a Saints Treasure Hunt and a speaker for all students about vocations.

 

Thursday, January 31st
Create Community

Students may wear their favorite sports/team wear (yes, even Bears and Cubs fans!). These can be professional or high school teams. We will be participating in Olympic activities in the afternoon.

 
Friday, February 1st 
Be Grateful and Generous

Pajama Day! To celebrate all of the pjs that students brought in this week, students may wear pjs. However, these pjs should be clean (NOT the ones worn to bed the night before). All contributed pjs, new or gently-used, will be donated along with a letter to the Joy House.

Teacher Trivia will be revealed. Classes will watch a movie in the afternoon.

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 January slot. Questions? Contact Gina   

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 January slot . Questions? Contact Gina   

Playground Duty- HELP!
We are in great need of more volunteers to help out on the playground. Two 
supervisors are needed daily from 11:25am-12:45pm. Parent volunteers 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.

Bag Lunches, The Gathering, Jan. 26th 
All ages are welcome to donate food, make bag lunches and/or deliver them to the hungry and homeless at The Gathering. Make lunches at St. Anthony 10-10:45 am (all ages). Deliver and volunteer at 11:15 am-12:30 pm (ages 10+ with parent). Sign Up

Valentines for Seniors, Now-Feb. 4th
All ages are welcome to make Valentines for Seniors to be delivered to area retirement communities. Pick up a packet in the Parish Office and return by Feb. 4th. Sign up to deliver valentines Feb. 9-14.
Classroom Corner

2nd graders enjoy a visit from a "secret reader."


5th grade boys squeezed in an outdoor basketball practice before the weather turned frigid.
Prayers, Celebrations, & Gratitude
Prayers
January 22 should be observed as a specific day of prayer for the right to life and dignity of the human person. Pray for the unborn, fast, give alms, and/or take part in special events to mark the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. 

Thank you and Celebrate!
A Box Tops check for $382.60 has been received at school!  Thank you so much for participating! Keep saving those box tops and don't forget to take advantage of the Walmart bonus box tops promotion going on this month! Details below!!
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 
Walmart shoppers, you can easily earn  50 bonus box tops  for our school during the month of January. Simply purchase 5 participating products  (see complete list here) , and save your receipts. Receipts can either be uploaded by you directly to the  Box Tops App , or, submitted via your child's take home folder, Attn: Angie Lois, 5K. This is a SUPER EASY way to quickly accumulate box tops money for our school!! Q uestions? Contact  Angie Lois.  

Thank you Mustang fans for coming out last Monday to support our 8th grade boys' basketball teams. The A team beat St. Jude 48-42 and the B team came close to beating St. Dominic 38-32.

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

 Click here for link to printable flyer
Calendar Raffle Winners can be found in the church bulletin.
Newsletter Submissons
Email MELANIE SOBOTKA at  commschool@stanthony.cc
Submissions due Friday for inclusion in the following Monday's newsletter