Parent letter 11-16-2018 queen of peace school save electricity pictures

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Wreaths went out yesterday, and that was an impressive effort to behold. Sincerest thank yous and congratulations to everyone involved in the undertaking which filled our gymnasium with activity (and with the heavenly odor of pine) from very early morning until well past dark! We had Queen of Peace Catholic School volunteers, those who donated refreshments to the potluck, and even Cub Scouts who gained community service hours by cleaning up afterwards. gas tax by state A special shout out to the stellar “executive committee” who organized it all – Kim Frye, Becci Erickson, and April Sprouse. Take a look at some of the pictures, attached.

The Operation Grinch fundraiser, organized to benefit a QPCS family in need this Christmas, is off to a roaring start, with students competing by classroom to raise funds. The Penny War has been a major source of excitement all week. gas after eating yogurt St. Anthony class (Grade 1) won the first week’s battle for most money raised in their spare change jar, and the entire school raised nearly 700 dollars! Week two of this “merry war” begins on Monday.

Mrs Hagen’s St Anthony class also celebrated the 50th day of school yesterday (Thursday) by dressing in 50s outfits, learning about American culture in the 1950s, eating a special 1950s lunch (burgers and fries), and more. electricity and magnetism worksheets 8th grade It was huge fun for them and almost as much fun for the rest of us all to see. gas house A picture of a poodle-skirt brigade from St Anthony is also attached.

Remember too that orders for Queen of Peace athletic gear were due today. If you forgot to get yours in, we can probably still roll your order through if you get it to us by Monday morning. electricity electricity goodness And on the subject of Queen of Peace pride, don’t forget to get your QPCS Master/Debit Card at Members Cooperative Credit Union at the 14th Street MCCU location.

Sunday of next week (11/25) is also the Feast of Christ the King. The Church has an ancient tradition of keeping vigil through the 9 days leading up to feasts or solemnities by saying a daily prayer. r gas constant The nine-day prayer modeled on the nine days that Our Lady and the apostles prayed in the upper room after Christ’s Ascension to heaven before the Holy Spirt was sent down at Pentecost as a seal of God’s covenant to guide and protect the Church throughout history. Consider praying a daily novena prayer with us as we approach Jesus Christ, King of the Universe ( https://www.praymorenovenas.com/christ-king-novena). gas and sand Starting the novena today or tomorrow will take us right up to the solemnity.

Looking out two weeks, the Dinner with Santa is coming up fast. Since we’ll all be in the feasting spirit already with Thanksgiving, plan to keep feasting the week after with our Spaghetti Dinner on Friday November 30th. Kids get pictures taken with jolly old St. Nick. There will be hot cocoa from Mike and Jen’s Cocoa Mix and mulled wine for Mom and Dad. electricity and magnetism worksheets 5th grade It’s all part of Cloquet’s Home for the Holidays parade festivities, and promises merriment for all.

The Nordic Spirit Youth Ski League at Spirit Mountain has also asked us to share that their cross-country skiing season begins January 6th for children aged 5 to 14. The cost is $20 for the first child, $15 for the second, and a family cap of $45 for six weeks of lessons. Equipment and a ski pass are included in the price. Pick up registration forms at the QPCS office or contact Mary Jane Sorenson at 626-2532/Sorenson.maryjane@yahoo.com.