St. Francis School Newsletter – December 14, 2018

Request Parents, I highly commend our cafeteria staff for the outstanding job that they do on a regular basis for our students and teachers. We often take for granted the delicious lunches that they provide for us. In an effort to be more efficient and cost effective, we are preparing only extra food in case a child may drop a tray, for example.  Teachers are working to provide an accurate lunch … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – December 7, 2018

Support for Soldiers We would like to thank all of those families that donated the many items for our soldiers overseas during this holiday season. We have collected valuable supplies such as socks, food, candy, small games, Clorox wipes, and Christmas Decorations to brighten their spirits. We would also like to thank Paul Stegeman from Illinois School Supply for donating the brown paper and tape … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – November 30, 2018

Solider Christmas Donation For those students who contributed to the Solider Christmas Donation, you will be given an out of dress code day on Friday, December 7th.  Students should check with their teacher to make sure they are on the list. Thank you for your thoughtfulness. Christmas Ornaments The 8th grade is selling ornaments as part as a fundraiser for their trip in May. They are … [Read more...]

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Holy Day of Obligation Mass Times

Saturday, December 8, is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is a Holy Day of Obligation even when it falls on a Saturday or Monday. Masses are Friday, December 7 at 5:30 p.m., and on Saturday, December 8 at 6:30 and 8:00 a.m. (In case you're wondering, you CAN NOT fulfill this obligation by attending the 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday -- that is a Sunday … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – November 16, 2018

QCES Curriculum Mapping During October and November, the QCES teachers began working together on creating a common science curriculum. The teachers from Blessed Sacrament, St. Francis, St. Dominic, and St. Peter participated in half day meetings with their grade level colleagues. The teachers from each school shared what is currently being taught and discussed the Next Generation Science … [Read more...]