February 21, 2018
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In Christ’s Love,
Sister Mary Michael, CK
STATIONS OF THE CROSS are Fri., Feb. 23 at 2:30pm. Additional dates are March 2 and 23 at 2:30pm.
FIRST PENANCE for 2nd graders is Saturday February 24, at 10:00am.
NO SCHOOL on Monday, February 26 due to the Curriculum Day for St. Peter School teachers.
BAND PARENTS Next week, band practice for all grades 5-8 will be on Wed. Feb. 28 (not Monday) due to the day off on Monday. Please remind your student to bring their band instrument on Feb. 28.
SCIENCE FAIR JUDGES are needed for the annual event on Tuesday, March 20. Judging will be from 12:30-4:00pm in Bishop Vasa Hall. Pizza, snacks and water will be provided in case you miss lunch to help us. If you are able to help, please contact Chris Collins at email@example.com or 402-730-2276. This is a great opportunity to help students to gain practical life skills, as well as build their knowledge of science. If you are a first-time judge, you are welcome! Most projects are judged by two judges, so you can be teamed with those who have been at this a long time.
TUITION REMINDER The final tuition payment for 2017-18 is due March 1. Payment is due the first of each month from June through March for those families paying monthly. Thank you for taking care of this year’s tuition before we look to enrollment for next year. If you have questions, please call the school office.
UNIFORMS Reminder to parents that girls are allowed to wear uniform pants only from Nov. 1 through March 1. Girls may continue to wear shorts, or full-length navy or black leggings (no flares) if it is cold, under skirts/jumpers.
LUNCH ACCOUNTS Please do not allow your School Lunch Account to become overdrawn. The system has been updated to make it simple to add funds to your account. Just go online to www.wordwareinc.com to make a debit/credit card payment or e-check transaction. You still have the option of sending a personal check (made out to St. Peter’s School Lunch Program) to school with no fees attached. Your cooperation in this matter is sincerely appreciated. Thank you & God bless.
Scrip News Scrip sales from Feb. 13-18 were $11,730 with a profit of $377. We still have Marcus Theatre Snack Cash available. You will receive $5 in Snack Cash for every increment of $25 Marcus Scrip purchased!
E-Scrip is sent home on the 1st and 16th of the month. To sign up or make changes to your order, please contact Scrip Coordinator Christy Dickinson at 402-840-7801 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Scrip Volunteers for February 24/25 Masses: 4:00pm Jennifer Krysl, 8:00am Hollie Heser, 9:30am Heather Waite, 11:00am TBD. Thank you.
MOTHER/DAUGHTER Program to promote respect for human sexuality and chastity will be presented on Saturday, March 24 from 9-12:00pm noon at John XXIII Diocesan Center. Girls 10-13 years old and their mothers are invited to register. Registration form is located on our school website – click on Mother-Daughter. Cost is $20 per girl or $30 per family. Registration deadline is March 17.
LENTEN GIVING TREE is in the Church lobby from February 14-March 9 collecting new household and personal items for people in need of assistance by Catholic Social Services. Also accepting used and in-good-condition household items. All items can be brought to the school lobby on weekdays or the Church vestibule on weekends. Questions? Call Susan Foley at 402-423-2998. Sponsored by Jesus of Divine Mercy Group
DINE TO DONATE Thank you to Raising Canes and to everyone who supported St. Peter’s by dining out at Raising Canes last week. We raised $220, which Canes rounded up to $300. I like their math and rounding in this case. Thank you so much.
GRADUATION Are you shopping for your daughter’s graduation dress? Please remember some guidelines. Dresses should not be shear, should be at least knee length, and have a modest neckline and sleeves. A sleeveless dress may be allowed if a sweater or some type of jacket with sleeves is worn over the dress at all times during the graduation ceremony and reception. Thank you for helping your daughter to learn and to keep her dignity as a Christian woman. Boys should wear dress shirts and a tie, nice pants (no jeans or cargo pants), and dress shoes. No athletic shoes, please.
LINCOLN MOMS Join us March 3 to discuss “Matters of Marriage" with the Marriage Experts, featuring a panel of speakers including Marriage Encounter leaders Kirk and Angie McAndrew, and Retrouvaille leaders Russ and Iva Bolling, who will each share their personal and professional marriage experiences to help inspire a stronger commitment to marriage. Fr. Sean Kilcawley, Diocese of Lincoln Director of the Office of Family Life and theological advisor for IntegrityRestored.com, will be available to discuss spiritual direction to support a thriving vocation of marriage. MOMs meet every first Saturday, 8:30-10:30am at Gianna’s Java & Gelato, 2241 O St, Suite T. Free-will donation ($5 suggested) helps cover the cost of speakers, reserved babysitting, and coffee/snacks. Contact us on Facebook (Lincoln MOMs) or email@example.com with questions about donating, babysitting, or registering. Notify in advance if you need babysitting. Before the talk, moms and kids are invited to 8:00am Mass at the Gianna's Chapel (enter from inside The Guadalupe Center). Childcare available after Mass. Please bring a friend.
RECYCLED PAPER REQUEST If your business has recycled paper or old business letterhead they no longer use, we’d be happy to use it here at school as we can always use recycled paper!
BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION The second/final deadline for Boxtops labels submittal for this school year is February 28. Please send in any labels you have to school before then. Thank you for your support.
LOST & FOUND box is getting full with backpacks, winter coats, hats, gloves, and lunch boxes. Please check the box. Items not claimed will be given to Catholic Social Services.
FOOD COLLECTION Please remember to bring food on Fridays for Catholic Social Services.
MELANIE’S DAYCARE has openings available for children of school staff. Located at 4931 Bellhaven Drive (near 48th & Hwy 2). Fun, loving, and educational environment. No summers and breaks, State licensed for 10 years, and CPR/First Aide certified. For more info, call or text 402-937-4666. ---Paid Adv.
GIRLS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
February 26 @ St. Peter
5:45 St. Peter Maroon vs. Blessed Sacrament (7)
6:45 St. Peter Black vs. NAM (7)
7:45 St. Peter vs. St. John (8)
February 27 @ Blessed Sacrament
6:00 Blessed Sacrament vs. St. Peter Black (7)
February 27 @ NAM
7:00 NAM vs. St. Peter (8)
February 27 @ CollegeView Academy
7:00 St. Joseph vs. St. Peter Maroon (7)