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September 29, 2017 Backpack News Ss. Peter & Paul School

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER! 
Sat/Sun, Sept. 30/Oct.1 Let It Go Weekend
Sunday, October 1 Chicken & Roast Pork Dinner, Life Chain
Friday, October 6 Blessing of the Animals 1:40 p.m.
Monday, October 9 NO SCHOOL, Columbus Day
Friday, October 13 End of 1st Quarter, Rosary 1:40 p.m.
Saturday, October 14 First Reconciliation Workshop 12:30-4 p.m.
Affirmation of First Communion Candidates at 4:30 p.m. Mass
Friday, October 20 5th Grade Retreat
Mon-Thurs, Oct 23-26 Red Ribbon Week
Wednesday, October 25 Parent/Teacher Conferences p.m.
Thursday, October 26 Rosary 1:40 p.m., Parent/Teacher Conferences p.m.
Friday, October 27 NO SCHOOL, Parent/Teacher Conferences

AUCTION UPDATE: 
Our next meeting is bring a friend night on Sunday, October 1st at 5:30 p.m. in the Welcome Center at Church. Try to find another parent from your grade and join our planning party. Here are some updates…
We are still taking donations for class baskets. Please send those in ASAP! Deadline is Oct 6, 2017.
Donations are also being accepted for silent auction baskets, basket items (paper, ribbon, and wrap), sponsors for food and beverage, and ads.

RAFFLE UPDATE: 
In your Friday Folders this week you will find 3 flyers about our raffle items. One Raffle is for a 2-person tropical vacation (includes airfare and all-inclusive hotel), a Yeti Cooler full of booze, and the Golden Paddle (this is where you get to pick a Live or Silent Auction item before we start the live bidding…conditions apply). These Raffle Items may be bought online at: www.peterpaul.gesture.com or by sending in the tickets that are on the flyers.

Ticket info for Auction: Tickets are $50/person (which includes dinner, all you can drink, and entertainment). You can purchase tickets online at: www.peterpaul.gesture.com. If you cannot come, you can still click that link, and you can donate or donate an item for the silent auction.

We are excited about the Yeti Cooler (Tundra 45) of booze, and need donations. Feel free to donate any type of beer or liquor to the wheelbarrow. Please turn into the office or we would be happy to pick up these items for you!

Any volunteers for hosting party central parties, please contact Greta Gutjahr. This could be anything from cookie baking or pizza party to an athletic camp.

See you on Sunday!
2017 Auction Co-Chairs (Ashley Swip and Tammy Waligorski)

Parish Weekend Activities
Let It Go Weekend (Sept. 30/Oct. 1) – Items can be dropped off in the Fellowship Hall
Chicken & Roast Pork Dinner (Sunday Oct. 1) 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall
Life Chain (Sunday Oct. 1) 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. from Clay Street to the Belt Line
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Student Council Results 
Congratulations to all of our students who ran for student council. The posters were amazing!
The representatives per grade level are: Kelean Gaither & Carter Eade (2nd Grade), Elsa Biermann & Bram Runnalls (3rd Grade), Kaylee Cook & Matt Reynolds (4th Grade), Ava Giovando & Khase Guyton (5th Grade), Hannah Eade & Landon Ball (6th Grade), Jenna Scheller & Johnny Reynolds (7th Grade), Lorelai Biegler & Devon Silhavy (8th Grade).

Schnucks Giving Bag 
Beginning this Sunday, every Schnucks Giving Bag sold at the Schnucks location at 501 Belt Line Rd., Collinsville, IL. will generate a $1 donation during the month of October to support Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School!

3 on 3 Basketball Kids’ Tourney
3 on 3 Basketball Tourney Saturday, 10/07 (Coed 5th & 6th) and Sunday, 10/08 (Coed 7th & 8th) at St. Mary’s Grade School, Edwardsville.For more information, contact Coach Jim Hattrup at st.marys.hoops@hotmail.com or call 618-407-5572. Fliers are available at SSPP school office.

Fr. McGivney Events: 
McGivney Fall Golf Classic & Lunch Oct 1 @ 7 – 3 pm
McGivney Halloween 5K Run/Walk & Kid’s Halloween Party Oct 28 @ 8 am – 12 pm
For additional information, visit their website at mcgivneygriffins.com/

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP SSPP SCHOOL:

SHOPWITHSCRIP.COM Please call the school office for the SSPP enrollment code. Additional questions, call the school office at 344-5450.

SCRIP: The school office carries a variety of scrip cards and can order almost anything. Go to www.glscrip.com or www.shopwithscrip.com for the complete list. The school receives different percentages back on each card purchased. If you know you’ll be shopping at a specific store (ie shopnsave, etc) or dining at a specific restaurant (ie olive garden, etc), or paying your store charge (ie kohl’s, etc), please think about purchasing them from school. Thanks for your support!

SCHNUCKS E-SCRIP CARD: If you don’t have one, contact the school office and we will get one to you. You only have to have them scan it at the time of your checkout – That’s it! Pretty easy, isn’t it?

Inserts in today’s Friday Folders: Golden Paddle Tickets, Tropical Vacation Raffle, Yeti Cooler Raffle, Band Schedule, Server Schedule, Rush Soccer League Development Program (PK-3)