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School News
Mar. 14 - Mar. 21

Dear St. Patrick Families:

Coming Soon

  • Students in 3rd and 4th grade as well as 5th grade strings students will be attending the La Crosse Symphony for Youth on Thurs. afternoon, March 15 at Viterbo. 
  • We have a huge celebration for St. Patrick’s Day:
    • Our weekly All-School Mass is at 8:05 on Fri., March 16.  Students in Mrs. Hargrove’s class will be our featured assistants.
    • The Shamrock Club will visit our school around 10:30.
    • The annual talent show begins at 12:30 on Fri., March 16.  Parents, grandparents, and friends and family are welcome to spectate as our students showcase their myriad talents.  Please check in at the office before making your way to the gym.
    • Friday is St. Pat School Night at the Fish Fry.  If you’re available, please plan to help.  The Fish Fry Committee is in need of families to serve tables and adults to work the dessert table and salad bar  Please let me know if you’re able to help or sign up here:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094badad2ca6fa7-week16.  If you can’t volunteer, please consider joining us for dinner from 5:00 to 7:30.  There will be ice cream sundaes.
    • Saturday is the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  The weather should be a pleasant 50? for the short walk down Main Street from 2nd Street to 9th Street.  We hope you’re able to join us.  Please bring the whole family.  We will meet in the staging area in the parking lot at 2nd and Vine Streets.
    •  Following the parade, families are invited to the post-parade social at the Brickhouse, 228 5th Ave. S., La Crosse.
  • Our final Birthright Jeans Day is Friday, March 16.  For a donation of $1.00 or more, students may wear jeans and uniform shirts.  All proceeds will benefit Birthright and will be used to purchase baby supplies and maternity clothes for those in need.
  • Rehearsal for this weekend’s First Communion Mass will be Saturday, March 17, 9:30-10:30 in the church.  It will be finished in plenty of time to make it to the parade.
  • Our next All-School Mass will be Tues., March 20 at 8:05 with Miss McCarville’s class serving as the featured participants.
  • Students in grades 3, 5, and 6 will have an opportunity to receive the sacrament of Reconciliation on Tues., March 20 following the All-School Mass.  (Second grade and fourth grades did so last week.)
  • Items in the Lost and Found will be on display this week and next.  Any items not claimed by Friday, March 23 will be donated.


Mother-Son Field Day

  • The Mother-Son Field Day is Sunday April 8, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Aquinas High School gym. Admission is $20/family.
  • The deadline for registration is Friday, March 23.



  • We are in the process of reviewing our security procedures, and modifications will be coming soon.
  • In the meantime, please remember that only preschool and K5 students may be dropped off by the officeAll other students must be dropped off in the lower lot.  Only 4K students and their siblings may be picked up at the office.  All others must be picked up from the lower lot.


Coming Home This Week

Blessings on your day,


Author: Jean Bottelberghe   E-Mail: jean.bottelberghe@aquinasschools.org