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20 Oct

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER!
Sunday, October 22 Jr. High (6-8) Youth Group Halloween Party, 11:30 a.m. (after Mass)-1 p.m.

Mon-Thurs, Oct 23-26 Red Ribbon Week (See more info below!)

Tuesday, October 24 Honor Roll Presentations after 8:15 a.m. Mass (Rescheduled from Friday, 10/20)

Wednesday, October 25 K & 8 grades Bake Sale, 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

Sunday, October 29 Trunk or Treat 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Wednesday, November 1 All School Mass for All Saints Day

Thursday, November 2 Book Club 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Friday, November 3 6th Grade Retreat

Wednesday, November 8 Papa John’s Pizza Night, SSPP receives up to 20% of your order (Buy Scrip too!)

Friday, November 10 NO SCHOOL, Veteran’s Day Observed

Saturday, November 11 SSPP School Auction

Tuesday, November 14 Student Council 2:30-3 p.m.

Friday, November 17 October Student of the Month, 7th Grade Retreat, Lifetouch Picture Re-take Day

Parent/Teacher Conferences
Don’t forget to schedule your Parent/Teacher Conference! Go to SIGNUP.COM. FINAL DAY TO SIGN UP IS TODAY, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017! Link was sent via Fast Direct again on 10/18/17.

Red Ribbon Week: Oct 23-27
Red Ribbon Week celebrates the law officers who lost their lives protecting others from the distribution and sale of drugs. We learn to say NO to things that can harm us and as part of Respect Life month to say YES to the gifts that God has given to us. The week’s agenda is listed below.
**Red shirts, character costumes & sport jerseys must adhere to dress code regulations in the handbook**.
Monday – Oct 23 – “Team Up Against Drugs”
Students may wear Sports jerseys, etc ** with dress code bottoms.
Tuesday – Oct 24 – “I’m Too Cool for Drugs” – Wear/bring sunglasses
Wednesday – Oct 25 – “I’m Quite a Character!” – Dress as your favorite literary character **
Thursday – Oct 26 – “Wear Red Day”
Students may wear red SSPP shirt/sweatshirt or another red shirt ** with dress code bottoms.

During Red Ribbon Week, SSPP will collect Box Tops for Education!
TURN IN YOUR BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION TO YOUR HOMEROOM TEACHER!
The Class that turns in the most box tops will receive a pizza party!

8th grade FUNdraising 
The following Dine to Donate fundraisers are planned to benefit the 8th grade trip to Chicago. A flyer will be sent home as we get closer to the event. Don’t forget to buy scrip before you go to Ravanelli’s and Applebee’s.
10/23/17 – Ravanelli’s Collinsville (Dine In only, must present flyer from last week’s Friday Folders)
11/02/17 – Chick-Fil-A (Belleville/Green Mount Road location only)
11/16/17 – Appleebee’s Collinsville
12/13/17 – Culver’s Collinsville
Also at the end of November, 8th grade students will be selling Pantera’s pizza which will be made/delivered on January 13, 2018

Auction News!!! 
RESERVATIONS: just 3 weeks until the auction! We hope you can make plans to join us for this really fun event, and show your support for our school! Each year the funds raised at the auction help purchase much needed items to help our students be the best possible versions of themselves. Some of the past items: Chromebooks, iPads, Smartboards, etc. This year we are hoping to increase classroom reading libraries, STEM Purchases, and/or help with creating a foreign language option for our students. Please send your reservations into the office, or purchase your tickets online at: www.peterpaul.gesture.com. Tickets include all you can eat food, beer, wine, soda, and entertainment. We also are saving one table per grade level, so there is no stress on who you will sit with. When you purchase your tickets, please put who you want to sit with, and if not, we will put you at your class table. What a great way to meet other parents and socialize together.
RAFFLES: Winners will be drawn the night of the auction, and you need not be present to win! Raffle tickets went home in past Friday folders! Payment and completed ticket stubs can be dropped off at the school office or you can purchase your raffle tickets online at: www.peterpaul.gesture.com. If you need more tickets, the school office has extra. Raffle tickets and auction tickets will also be on sale after all Masses next weekend, October 28th and 29th.
CLASS BASKETS: If you are sending in a contribution for your class basket, please do so as soon as possible. Shopping is underway. There are some very exciting baskets this year!
DONATIONS: Donated items should be sent in to the office. We will be creating all the baskets on November 5th, so please have them to the office by November 1st. This way we can make sure that they are included in the auction program, which must be printed beforehand.
Yeti Cooler of Booze: Please continue to send in your donations of beer, liquor and mixed drinks components for The Cooler of Booze to the school office (via an adult!). IT’S GETTING CLOSE!!

Any questions please ask Ashley Swip or Tammy Waligorski!

Schnucks Giving Bag
Don’t forget to visit the Schnucks store at the 501 Belt Line Rd., Collinsville location before the end of the month and purchase the Giving Bag! Every bag purchase generates a $1 donation to SSPP School!

Kellsie’s Hope Info
Thank you for your donations! SSPP collected just over $1000. 5th grade wins a pizza party.

Fall Festival & Chili Cookoff Collinsville Main Street 
Join friends and family at the annual Collinsville Fall Festival Saturday, October 28,2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by Scott Credit Union. Chili cook off and contest. Children’s Costume Contest and Pet Parade, Treat or Trick on Main St until noon (or candy runs out🍬)

Look for SSPP parent, Justine Labay (mom to Malaya Alaman 4th grade & Xavior Blandon PK) and her sign “Paixstries by Tina”. She will be selling cupcakes & other desserts and will give SSPP students/families a discount off of each item purchased.

Fr. McGivney Events & Info: 
McGivney Halloween 5K Run/Walk & Kid’s Halloween Party Oct 28 @ 8 am – 12 pm
Fall Preview Day, November 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ASPIRE Placement Test & Prospective Parent Breakfast, November 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Early Decision Deadline, December 15
For additional information, visit their website at mcgivneygriffins.com

Inserts in today’s Friday Folders: Band Schedule, School Pictures, Trunk or Treat Pizza Party