04/20/22 What's Up Wednesday!

Fostering Great Thinkers, Leaders,
and Disciples of Jesus Christ.

A Joy-Filled, Authentically Catholic Classical School Serving the Fox Valley.


 
Good morning St. Ignatius Catholic School / Chesterton Academy Families, 
Please be sure to read about all the events and information taking place at St. Ignatius Catholic School / Chesterton Academy.
 
REMINDER
- TODAY 3:00pm - 5:00pm Chesterton Academy uniform sizing.  Parents and students can enter door #4 on Kaukauna Street and proceed to the Choir Room.
- Student MAP testing is being conducted this week and the following week. Please be sure your child is well rested 
 
 
ST. IGNATIUS CHESTERTON ACADEMY - GALA INFORMATION
Tickets are selling fast for the inaugural St. Ignatius Chesterton Academy Gala! Join us for an evening of celebration, entertainment, and support for St. Ignatius on May 13.
Contact Director of Advancement Margaret Karius at [email protected] with questions or for further information.
 
Interested in supporting our gala through a silent auction donation? This could include a product, service, or experience donation! For silent auction, please call or text Jennie Eggleston (920-421-9911) with any questions or to discuss. Silent auction donations can also be sent to the school office, marked “GALA”. Please include your name, so we know who blessed us with the donation!
 
 
SAINTS-IN-TRAINING MATCHING CAMPAIGN
Generous anonymous donors have stepped forward again this year to match dollar for dollar, up to $20,000, for the Saints-In-Training Matching Campaign! The Saints-In-Training Matching Campaign started March 19th, the Feast of St. Joseph, and will run through May 1st, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker. Please prayerfully consider making a donation to help us on our mission to train up the next generation of Saints. We currently have raised $16,110 toward the Saints-In-Training Match, in support of the St. Ignatius Catholic School Needs Fund, thanks to our generous community!

Make an impact, and help us receive the full match with a donation at https://www.stignatiuskaukauna.org/saints-in-training.
 
 
ENROLL FOR 2022-23 SCHOOL YEAR!
Are your children re-registered for the 2022-23 school year? Please re-register at https://www.stignatiuskaukauna.org/registration to ensure their spot at St. Ignatius for the 2022-23 school year.
 
 
ST. IGNATIUS TOM'S DRIVE IN NIGHT
Give mom a break in the kitchen and support our school at the same time! Please join us for St. Ignatius Tom's Drive In Night.
20% of qualifying proceeds go directly back to our school WHEN YOU MENTION St. Ignatius when placing your order.
Monday, April 25 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm Dine In or Drive Thru. Reminder, you MUST mention St. Ignatius when placing your order. 
 
 
VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION MASS
All Volunteers of St. Ignatius Catholic School and Chesterton Academy are invited to a special Volunteer Mass and reception on Thursday, April 28th.  We would like to show our appreciation for all that you do to contribute to our school. The Mass will be held at 8:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Church, and will be followed by a reception with refreshments in Friendship Hall.
 
Please R.S.V.P. to the school office, either by email ([email protected]) or phone (920-766-0186)
 
 
CHESTERTON UNIFORMS
Uniform sizing will take place downstairs in the Music Room TODAY ( Wednesday, April 20 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm)
We have various uniform samples for students to try on.  Mrs. Ellis will be available to help with sizing and have information on ordering instructions. It is important that uniform orders are placed in a timely manner as they typically take up to 6-8 weeks to arrive. We also need to account for potential delays or if a product requires to be returned because of an issue.
 
If you have any questions, or if these times do not work for you, please email Mrs. Ellis at [email protected] to set up a time that works best.
 
 
ST. IGNATIUS JUNIOR CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS - Donut and Rice Crispy Treat Sale
Friday, April 22 from 10:00-12:30 in the concession stand. Students in the 5th-12th grade will be able to purchase a donut or Rice Crispy Treat during their lunch hour. The cost is $1.00 each.
 
 
ST. IGNATIUS CATHOLIC SCHOOL SPRING CONCERTS - Mark your calendar
Preschool - 4th grade students - Thursday, May 5, at 6:00pm at St. Katharine Drexel: St. Mary's gymnasium (112 W. 8th street, Kaukauna) 
5th grade - 12th grade students - Thursday, May 19 at Sunset Park Amphitheater (800 W. Kimberly Ave, Kimberly) Time:TBD.  More information to come
 
 
JOB OPPORTUNITY AT ST. IGNATIUS
We have an opening for Food Service Cook/Assistant for our school lunch program. This position offers up to 20 hours per week.
The candidate will prepare and serve nutritious meals, assist the Food Service Director in maintaining student lunch accounts using Powerlunch and maintain cleanliness of the kitchen area and appliances. If you, or someone you know, would be interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Nathan Vande Hey at [email protected]
 
 
SCRIP NEWS AND INFORMATION
MOTHER'S DAY & FLOWER BASKETS: Looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift or wanting to start thinking about flowers in the yard. 
Available Scrip/gift cards are: *Amazon *Barnes & Noble *Bath & Body Works *Beeswax Spa *Fleet Farm *i-tunes *Jo-Ann Fabrics 
*Kaukauna Coffee & Tea *Kohl's *Lowe's *Home Depot *Menards *Olive Garden *Starbucks *Target *TJ Maxx *Visa.

The SCRIP office is looking for very casual volunteers for the summer months. 1 or 2 days a month is all! The shifts that are available are 8am-12:00 or 12:00-4pm. 
Duties that are required are filling orders that come in through the computer and over the phone.  Little computer skills are needed. If you'd like to know more please email me at [email protected].
 
 
ESTO VIR EVENT
Esto Vir is hosting a tailgate that will include food, drinks and fellowship for men. This event is for all men no matter where they are in their faith journey.  If you’ve ever felt that tug in your heart to attend an event that could help deepen your faith, but you are unsure of where to start or you feel inadequate – this is the one because we all know how to tailgate!
 
Please join us on Thursday, April 28 from 5:00pm - 8pm at Holy Cross in Kaukauna, 309 Desnoyer St. Kaukauna, 54130 (in the parking lot on Sarah St.) The cost is FREE – but please RSVP via this link: https://estovir.com/
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
April 22 ~ 10:00am-12:30 Junior Catholic Daughters Donut and Rice Crispy Treat Sale
April 25 ~ 4:00pm to 8:00pm St. Ignatius Night at TOM'S DRIVE IN (Little Chute location). 
April 24 ~ 1:00pm First Holy Communion for St. Ignatius students
May 1 ~ 1:00pm First Holy Communion for St. Ignatius students
May 1 ~ 8th Grade Athletic Banquet
May 2 ~ 6:30pm St. Ignatius Home and School meeting
May 5 ~ 6:00pm Preschool-4th Grade Spring Concert
May 6 ~ 6:45am LAST Breakfast Club of the school year for 6, 7 & 8 grades
May 13 ~ St. Ignatius Chesterton Academy Gala
May 18 ~ 7th & 8th Grade Field Trip to Ledgeview Caves
May 19 ~ 5th-12th Grade Spring Concert at Sunset Park Amphitheater
May 23 ~ 8th Grade Class Trip to Camp Tekakwitha
May 24 ~ 6:00pm 8th Grade Graduation at Holy Cross Church
May 25 ~ K-12 Field Day
May 26 ~ Chesterton Academy Graduation/LAST DAY OF SCHOOL