10/13/21 What's Up Wednesday!

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

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


Hello Families of St Ignatius Catholic School and Chesterton Academy,
Please take a moment to stay up to date on all the current information and events happening in our school and community.

MASS- GRANDPARENTS DAY/ PS- 4TH GRADE - 8:00am All School Mass TOMORROW, Thursday October 14.
 
Our 1st grade will be leading the Liturgy and families are invited to join in celebrating the Mass. A reminder that shorts are not to be worn at Mass but students may change immediately after church.
 
DRESS CODE
It is very important that your child comes to school with socks and proper shoes.  It is a safety hazard with our wood chips on the playground and when children are to wear gym shoes for indoor recess. Please make sure that shoes have a full front and back. No sandals. 
 
TRUNK-N-TREAT (Preschool- 5th Grade)
This event is happening on Friday, October 22, 2021 in the St. Ignatius Parking Lot from 5pm-7pm. Please RSVP by Friday October 15.  Slips and money can be turned into the office.
 
BEFORE/AFTER CARE AIDE
St. Ignatius Catholic School is looking for a responsible and reliable individual to assist in the Before/After School Care program. This position will include, but is not limited to, after school supervision of St. Ignatius Catholic School students. Duties include maintaining a safe and enjoyable environment for the children, assisting with homework if needed, and some light cleaning.
 
The position will be up to 15 hours a week. Hours will be from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, however, days and times can be flexible. Before/After School Care Assistants are required to be over 18 years of age, VIRTUS trained and pass a background check. Please send a resume or inquires to Karen Hanagan, B/A Director at [email protected]
 
THAT CHILI THING
Please remember to sell your "That Chili Thing" raffle tickets. Proceeds help keep our tuition costs affordable, this is also a great way for us  to spread the word about our joyfully classical Catholic school to your community members, family, and friends.  
 
We are looking for people who would like to join our 2022 THAT CHILI THING committee! We have some great ideas on how to make this the best event yet, but we would LOVE for you to bring your ideas. It is a great way to get your service hours in, and to help our school. If you are interested please contact Emily at [email protected] for more information.
 
HOORAY! OUR CHRISTMAS COOKIE SALE IS BACK
St. Ignatius Catholic School Home & School Christmas cookie sale has been a big hit for a number of years and now it is back! Order deadline is Wednesday, October 27. 
 
TOM'S DRIVE IN NIGHT
This event will be held on November 8th from 4-8pm in Little Chute. More details to come.  
 
NATURE WONDER GROUP for Preschool - K4 families
Come and join us as we explore the beauty of God's creation with our children.  Every first and third Wednesday of the month, we will meet after 11:00 pick up at a different park or nature area. Next Wednesday, October 20th, we will be exploring Heesakker Park in Little Chute.  The address is:  1509 East Lincoln Ave. Little Chute. If you'd like to be added to the email list or have any questions, contact Cindi Auth at [email protected] or 920-858-5888.  This is open to anyone.
 
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
October 14 ~ 8-10am Preschool to Grade 4 - Grandparent / Special Persons Day 
October 15 ~ 8-10am Grade 5 to Grade 12 - Grandparent / Special Persons Day
October 22 ~ 5-7pm Trunk n' Treat for Preschool - Grade 5
October 22 ~ 7-10pm Middle School Social 
October 27 ~ Cookie orders due
October 27 ~ St. Ignatius Home & School Snack Day
October 28 ~ No School (Staff Development)
October 29 ~ No School
November 4 ~ Parent/Teacher Conferences
November 8 ~ 4-8pm Tom's Drive In
November 9 ~ Parent/Teacher Conferences