Let it be known to all who enter here that Jesus Christ is the reason for this school, the unseen but ever present teacher in all its classes, the model of its faculty, and the inspiration for its staff and students.
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~ SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT ~
Thanksgiving was in the air this week at SPPCS! Lots of turkey and pilgrim artwork was on display, along with prayers to thank God for all of the gifts that we have received. On Monday, the preschool had a Thanksgiving feast in their classrooms and on Tuesday, the first and second graders ended their short week with their annual Thanksgiving Feast in the cafeteria. This is always a special time of year and we are so lucky to be able to thank and praise God as a school family!
~ ANNOUNCEMENTS ~
Funderwear Competition - WE ARE IN NEED OF LOTS MORE!
Our annual Funderwear basketball game against ICS will be held on December 4 at Gibault. This means that our Funderwear Drive is beginning NOW! The Funderwear Drive is a competitive fundraiser between SPPCS and ICS to collect new t-shirts, socks, hats, gloves and underwear for families in need in Cairo, IL. The school who has collected the most items will be awarded the traveling "Tighty Whitey" Trophy at halftime of the game. SPPCS won trophy last year, and WE WANT TO KEEP IT! The class who brings in the most items will win a no uniform day and an ice cream treat! Please send in items by December 1st to have your items counted in the class contest. Join in the epic battle - Falcons versus Crusaders - in the fight for the one and only TIGHTY-WHITEY Trophy.
Coats for Cairo Drive
The Class of 2015 is sponsoring a Coats for Cairo Drive. New or gently used coats of all sizes will be collected for the people of this poverty-stricken town. The drive will run from Nov. 13 through Dec. 7. Donations will be collected in the following locations: in the classrooms, in the school lobby, and in the back of church. Cash donations are also welcome and will be used to purchase additional coats. Thank you in advance for your generousity.
TJ's Dessert Fundraiser Kickoff
On , SPPCS kicked off our annual TJ's Dessert Fundraiser. This is a great way to stock up on those sweet treats for the holidays! We will be offering braided breads, pies, and, of course, cookie dough in our fundraiser. The sale will run from , so it will be a perfect time to ask relatives and friends over the Thanksgiving holiday! The pickup date is scheduled for . If you would like to place an order and don't know an SPPCS student, please call the school office.
Parish Picture Directory Registration
Have you scheduled your photo session for your family portrait for our upcoming Ss. Peter & Paul Parish Picture Directory? It's been 5 years since our last picture directory and we would like everyone to have their picture taken for the new directory. Having the names and faces of our parish family members can be very helpful, both to new parishioners and to parishers who have been here for years! Receive a FREE 8x10 picture and a parish picture directory if you have your picture taken! Also, see the display tables at the exits of church and pick up a grocery bag to receive $5 off your portrait purchase. December photo dates are now available to register online - please visit the parish website to register your time. For any questions, please call Cate in the parish office at 939-6426, ext. 11.
PLEASE make plans to be included in this new directory!
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