• 618-344-5450

08 Dec

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER!
Tuesday, December 12 School Advent Reconciliation Service 12:30 p.m., Student Council 2:30-3 p.m.

Wednesday, December 13 Parish Advent Reconciliation Service/ First Reconciliation for 2nd Graders 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 14 8th Grade Field Trip to the Fox Theatre, Book Club 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Friday, December 15 Dress Rehearsal for Journey to Bethlehem

Saturday, December 16 Journey to Bethlehem after 4:30 p.m. Mass from 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, December 20 Advent Rosary 1:40 p.m.

Thursday, December 21 11:15 a.m. dismissal, end of 2nd quarter, begin Christmas Break

December 22-January 2 Christmas Break

Wednesday, January 3 Classes resume

Friday, January 5 Student of the Month after Mass

Tuesday, January 9 Student Council Meeting 2:30 – 3 p.m.

Wednesday, January 10 Papa John’s Pizza Night

Friday, January 12 Honor Roll Presentations after Mass

Monday, January 15 NO SCHOOL, Martin Luther King Day

November Student of the Month: Friendship 
K: Gia Giovando, 1: Julitza Rojas, 2: Kelea Gaither, 3: Anna Giovando, 4: Ayden Perez,
5: Mia Dissette, 6: Will Kennedy, 7: Sophia Kiefner, 8: Christine Szymula

Student Council Candy Grams
Student Council will be selling candy grams on Thursday & Friday, December 14 & 15, and on Monday, December 18 during lunch periods. Cost is $1.00 each. Candy Grams will be delivered on Tuesday & Wednesday, December 19 & 20.

8th grade FUNdraising
1) Join friends and family on Wednesday, 12/13/17 at Culver’s in Collinsville for Share Night from 5-8 p.m. Dine In, Carry Out or Drive Thru. A percentage of sales will go towards the 8th grade trip to Chicago. Flyer is in your student’s Friday Folder today.
2) Lottery Board Fundraiser: Possible winnings of over $10,000,000!! 1 chance for $5, 3 chances for $10. Drawing will be held at 8th Grade Basketball night in the SSPP gym on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. You do NOT have to be present to win. Thank you for your support! Flyer is in your student’s Friday Folder today.

Santa’s Cottage is coming! UPDATED INFO!!!!
It’s that time of year again. We are looking for volunteers for Santa’s Cottage. Viewing with parent volunteers will be in the afternoon on Tuesday 12/12 & Wednesday 12/13. Buying is all day on Thursday, 12/14. Please fast direct Trina Rauk or Kelley Gaither to volunteer. Thank you!

Journey to Bethlehem
The students and faculty of SS Peter and Paul Catholic School will be participating in the
Journey to Bethlehem this year on Saturday, December 16 from 6-8 pm following the 4:30 Mass.
In this 20 minute “Journey”, you will be part of a re-enactment of the Holy Family’s journey before the birth of Jesus. Students will be part of the townspeople of Bethlehem, Angel Chorus, Shepherds, Wise Men and Holy Family. The “Journey” will take place beginning in the church gathering space, winding through the “town” in the Fellowship Hall downstairs, through the classrooms beneath the church and back into the church upstairs. There will also be a live nativity near Morris Hall and refreshments in Morris Hall.

Holiday Nuts 
Pecan pieces, Pecan halves, Cashews, Mixed Nuts (no peanuts!), English Walnuts. Limited supply of: Toasted/Salted Pecan halves, Black Walnuts. $13 per 1 pound bag, 2 for $25… A portion of the net proceeds will go to the SSPP Annual Fund & the 8th Grade Class Trip. Please see LouAnne at the school office or before/after Masses. Cash or check payable to LouAnne Howard.

Lifetouch Re-takes
If there are any issues with your re-takes, please contact Lifetouch directly at 618-288-7896.

Fr. McGivney Events & Info:
Early Decision Deadline, December 15
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: Volleyball Registration (5-8), Santa’s Cottage, Retake Pictures, Culver’s Dine to Donate, 8th grade Lottery Board Raffle Tickets, Band Schedule