04/27/2022 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.
 
THIS N' THAT
- THURSDAY, MAY 5 - After School Care will be CLOSING AT 5:00PM to allow After Care staff to get to the Spring Concert and assist teachers with students.
- The St. Ignatius Fundraiser Night at Tom's Drive-In earned our school $281.  Many thanks to all the families who participated!
- The Junior Catholic Daughters Donut and Rice Crispy Treat Fundraiser earned $346 for St. Vincent De Paul air conditioner fund. Thank you to all who participated!
- The May Hot Lunch Menu is posted (the menu for the last two weeks of the month will be determined by what is left in the freezer.
- The next tuition statement will be mailed by the 1st week of May after Scrip credits are posted. If you have questions, please email Karen Buskager at [email protected]
 
 
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK - Can you bring something yummy?
Few things say "thank you" like chocolate and sweets. Let's show our teachers how much we appreciate them by hosting a Dessert-All-Day table. Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Food items should be in disposable containers and dropped off at the office before school on Tuesday, May 3rd. Homemade or store bought items are welcomed! Please list in the comment section specifically what you will bring. Thank you! 
 
 
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) See sheet sent home via email with concert dress code information.
 
5th grade - 12th grade students - Thursday, May 19 at Sunset Park Amphitheater (800 W. Kimberly Ave, Kimberly) Time:TBD.  More information to come. 
 
 
ST. IGNATIUS CHESTERTON ACADEMY - GALA INFORMATION
The inaugural St. Ignatius Chesterton Academy Gala is nearly here! 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.
 
 
SAINTS-IN-TRAINING MATCHING CAMPAIGN
Only a few days remain to help us exceed our Saints-In-Training Matching Campaign gift! Generous anonymous donors are matching dollar for dollar, up to $20,000, for the Saints-In-Training Matching Campaign from March 19th, the Feast of St. Joseph, to May 1st, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker. All money raised supports the St. Ignatius Catholic School Needs Fund and directly benefits and impacts our school, staff, and students. Please prayerfully consider making a donation at https://www.stignatiuskaukauna.org/saints-in-training.
 
 
ENROLL FOR 2022-23 SCHOOL YEAR!
Do you still need to re-register, or know a family who is interested in joining our school community, for this fall? Please complete registration at www.stignatiuskaukauna.org/registration.
 
 
K-8 SCHOOL UNIFORMS
Further 2022-23 school year (K-8) uniform information, the link for the online store, uniform sample try-on days, and other details will be available in May 2022. 
 
 
2021-2022 YEARBOOKS
St. Ignatius Catholic School yearbooks can still be purchased via this link: https://harmannstudios.wufoo.com/forms/st-ignatius-yb/
 
 
STOCKBRIDGE BASKETBALL CAMP 
This is open to all St. Ignatius students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Registration deadline is May 17. See information sent home via email.  
 
 
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 28 ~ 8:00am Volunteer Appreciation Mass and Receptionl
May 1 ~ 1:00pm First Holy Communion at Holy Cross Church
May 1 ~ 8th Grade Athletic Banquet
May 2 ~ CANCELLED - 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
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
May 20 ~ Preschool & K4 to Kaukauna Public Library / Grades 2–4 - Field Trip to Heritage Hill State Park
May 22-23 ~ 8th Grade Class Trip to Camp Tekakwitha
May 24 ~ 8:30-11am Preschool End of Year Party at Riverside Park
May 24 ~ 2:00pm Kindergarten Graduation in Holy Cross Church
May 24 ~ 6:00pm 8th Grade Graduation at Holy Cross Church
May 25 ~ 8:30-11am K4 End of Year Party at Riverside Park
May 25 ~ 11:00am-2:30pm Field Day at Riverside Park for Kindergarten - 12th grade
May 26 ~ K–12 LAST DAY OF SCHOOL 10:30AM DISMISSAL
May 26 ~ 6:00pm Chesterton Academy Graduation