The new weekend Mass times at St Henry and St Mary churches will take effect May 4 and 5. Visit the St. Henry website (link) for more information!
Fun Fest is Friday May 3rd from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A green pre-order form went with the oldest child in the family last week. Please look for it. You can pre-order and pay for food, wristbands and game tickets. A pink sheet of raffle tickets went home with every student. Please try to …
The transportation reimbursement forms are due to the Public School District office May 1. Responsibility to prove submission lies with the parent or legal guardian. Therefore, we recommend you have the public school sign the “Received by” then make a copy for your records. St. Francis plays no role in collection of these forms.
We are offering a free retreat for students on Good Friday. Parents are welcome for any part of the day, especially walking the cross and 3pm service. 8:00am Doors will open with drop-off like a usual school day. 8:30am Group Prayer in the gym. 8:45am Video about Holy Week 9:15am Prayer Centers (Casting Lots, Crown of …
The Scholastic Book Fair will be open the week of Apr. 29- May 2, after school until 4:30. We hope you will come support the Fair as the money we make from it is spent on the St. Francis Accelerated Reading program. You can also make purchases online from Apr. ??-May ?. We need volunteers to sign …
The School Board of St. Francis Catholic School is the recipient of a $13,960 Archbishop Kucera Student Tution Assistance Award and a $5,950 Archbishop Kucera Minority Student Award from the Education Development Fund of the Archdiocese of Dubuque for the purpose of providing tuition assistance to those families who can least afford the cost of …
As the holiday dinners and Christmas shopping approach, don’t forget to use scrip gift cards to budget your purchases and to earn money for St. Francis and as a tuition credit for yourself! Send orders to school to be filled the next day or visit the scrip table at weekend Masses. Not sure how SCRIp …
The Archdiocese of Dubuque has established a program of pastoral assistance to people who believe they or those in their care have been sexually abused as minors by clergy or other Church personnel. This assistance will include help in informing civil and Church authorities. Victim Assistance Coordinators are trained to facilitate access to appropriate professional …
At St. Francis School we offer a program called Homework Helpers for kindergartners through sixth graders. It is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15-3:45 and will begin on Tuesday, September 11. Students participating may drop in when needed (with parent permission) or stay consistently after school on all of those days to get extra …
If you are below certain income thresholds, you may qualify for Free or Reduced Price lunches. You can get an applicaiton from our web site under “Current Families” -> “Free and Reduced Lunch”. Household Size 2 3 4 5 Annual Income Limit for Free $21,398 $27,014 $32,630 $38,246 Annual Income Limit for Reduced $30,451 $38,443 …
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If your child is sick, you need to call the office every day they will be absent before 8 am. . Not just the first day. For example, your child has fever so you called in sick. 2nd day they still have a fever, call in again. If it’s a known multiple day illness you …
Now that we’ve dealt with our last two technical issues, we hope to begin our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) after Christmas. That is, allowing those who choose to bring a computer device of their own for personal school use. Windows, Android, and Linux laptops and tablets definitely work. Mac laptops and iPads work with …
The St. Francis playground is technically a private playground. I’m not going to close it after school hours, but please refrain from using it during school hours. Our biggest issue is parents bringing 3/4 year old toddlers during afternoon recess (2:44-3:05) and immediately after school while they wait for older siblings. We are staffed appropriately …
We have a number of students with severe allergies. Please help us by following these guidelines: 1.) Do not bring pets of any kind. If you have a dog with you at drop-off/pick-up, please leave it in the vehicle. If you must walk them, keep them in the west field when kids are not present. …
The recent technology survey shows that 91% of St. Francis Catholic students have internet at home. The school can utilize more tools and homework options if we can reach 100%. To help achieve that goal the following service providers offer high speed internet to low income families starting at $9.95/mo. Check out these programs if …