05/11/22 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.
 
THIS N' THAT
- Thursday, May 19 will be a Pizza Hut Day for Kindergarten-12th grade. An order form is attached to this email and MUST be returned no later than 9:00am on Thursday, May 12.
- A brown wicker basket containing yummies for Teacher Appreciation Week was left at school. If this is yours, please let us know and we will send it home with your child.
- Family Service hours for the 21-22 school year must be submitted by June 2 
- 5th-12th grade Spring Concert AND Field Day info below
 
 
GRADES 5 - 12 - SPRING CONCERT
Please join us at the Kimberly Amphitheatre at Sunset Point Park, 800 W Kimberly Ave, Kimberly, WI 54136 on Thursday May 19th, 2022, 6:00 PM – STUDENT ARRIVAL TIME IS 5:30pm.
 
Concert Dress Code:  All black with a *pop* of spring color. (students are to be dressed in clothing that still follows the school dress code especially regarding dress length, and tank tops). Band students, please bring your own instruments unless Mr DCamp specifies otherwise. 
 
**Please pray for an abundance of sunshine as the concert cannot be rescheduled should there be inclement weather.
If you have any questions please email Allison Ellis at [email protected] 
 
 
FIELD DAY for grades Kindergarten - 7th 
St. Ignatius Catholic School's annual Field Day will be held from 11:00am to 2:30pm at Riverside Park on Wednesday, May 25, for Kindergarten through 7th grade. The students will NEED TO BRING A BAG LUNCH with them that day. They will walk to and from Riverside Park.
 
Our Phy. Ed teacher, Ms. Adams is requesting some additional items and help to make this Field Day a huge success.
 
Students are to wear a specific color shirt on field day
There will be water games and the day will be filled with activity, so it would not be a good idea to send them in their best shirts.  
 
CLASS SHIRT COLORS:
Ms. Brown's Kindergarten - Red
Ms. Richter's Kindergarten- White
1- Green
2- Pink
3- Yellow
4- Purple
5- Orange
6- Black
7- Blue
 
 
2022-23 UNIFORM INFORMATION FOR K - 8th GRADE
French Toast is our Kindergarten-8th grade uniform partner for 2022-23, and once our storefront is live we will be sending the link for purchases. Due to the supply chain our St. Ignatius storefront for next school year will not be available for purchases until mid-late June. We are confident that orders placed prior to the first week of August will arrive in time for the 1st day of school and we appreciate your continued patience.

We have scheduled two evenings for families to try on the sample sizes we have available:
- Tuesday, May 17th from 3:15pm - 6:15pm 
- Wednesday, May 18th from 3:15pm - 6:15pm
Please enter door #4 on Kaukauna Street and proceed down the stairs. 
If you have any questions please contact Emily Getchius at [email protected]
 
 
SAINTS-IN-TRAINING MATCHING FUND
Thanks to our many generous supporters and anonymous matching donors we were able to raise $45,868.70 for our Saints-in-Training matching campaign! With your help, we exceeded our $20,000 matching goal. Because of this generosity, St. Ignatius continues to provide affordable tuition for all our families. Providing a solid Catholic education for the children in our area has the potential to touch the lives of many generations to come; thank you for your help.
 
 
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL SIGN UP for incoming 5th grade thru 8th grade
Volleyball is offered for girls in 5th to 8th grade at St. Ignatius. The season runs from the start of school until mid/late October.  Practice will begin mid August. We hope to have teams in each grade level for the fall season. Please complete the sign up form sent home via email and return to the school office by May 20th so we work on scheduling.  Please contact Robin Schmidt at [email protected] with any questions.  
 
 
SCRIP NEWS
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.  Few computer skills are needed. If you'd like to know more please email me at [email protected].
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
May 12 ~ Pizza Hut order forms are DUE by 9:00am
May 13 ~ St. Ignatius Chesterton Academy Gala
May 18 ~ 7th & 8th Grade Field Trip to Ledgeview Caves
May 19 ~ Pizza Hut Day for Kindergarten-12th grade
May 19 ~ 5th-12th Grade Spring Concert at Sunset Park Amphitheater
May 20 ~ Preschool & K4 to Kaukauna Public Library / Grades 2, 3, & 4 - Field Trip to Heritage Hill State Park
May 22-23 ~ 8th Grade Overnight 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 - BAG LUNCH IS NEEDED
May 26 ~ K–12th LAST DAY OF SCHOOL 10:30AM DISMISSAL
May 26 ~ 6:00pm Chesterton Academy Graduation