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The annual Christmas Parade of Lights will not take place tonight December 5th due to the forecast of inclement weather. It has been rescheduled for Friday, December 13, 6:00 PM.
We received 511 food items for our St. Patrick Food Pantry! Thank YOU!!!
439 Cans as of November 20, 2013.
Our School Goal is 500 Cans by November 22, 2013.
INDIVIDUAL PICTURE Retakes: Students who need individual school pictures retaken or who missed picture day, PTO, School Council and Volunteers / Stewards will have the chance to get their pictures taken on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 8:30 – 10:00 AM in the School Gym.
Order St. Patrick Hoodies for Christmas Gifts: The school office is accepting orders for hoodies until December 1, 2013. We need a minimum of 8 orders for Screen Works to accept this special order.
Food for the Poor Drive: We need your help to get to our goal of 500 food items by November 22. As of November 18, we have 281 food items.
Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan through St. Patrick Catholic School
We are inviting everyone in Chanute and neighboring communities to support efforts to raise funds to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Our goal is to raise at least $1,000. We pray for and thank you for your generosity.
All School families are asked to donate cakes, cupcakes, or any baked products for the Bake Sale on Saturday, November 23, from 6:30-7:00 PM in front of St. Patrick Catholic Church. You may drop off your baked items in the school office on Friday, from 7:30AM to 5:30PM or on Saturday, from 9AM-3PM. You may also bring the baked items on Saturday, November 23, from 6:30-7:00 PM in front of St. Patrick Catholic Church. We also need parents or students to sign up to help during the Bake Sale. Please contact the school office.
Filipino school families led by moms, Mrs. Charity Kwek and Mrs. Tess Andoyo, will also hold a Fundraiser Lunch on Sunday, November 24, from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM in the St. Patrick Gym located behind the Church at 424 Central Avenue, Chanute, KS. We also need parents or students to sign up to help before, during and after the fundraiser lunch. Please contact the school office.
Cash donations may also be dropped off at the school office at 409 South Malcolm, Chanute, KS. All donations will be sent to typhoon victims in Leyte and typhoon victims from Tacloban who have been relocated to Northern Cebu.
The Catholic Advance also announced that “those who wish to make a donation to aid the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines may do so through Catholic Relief Services at www.crs.org. Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States.”
Year of Faith Ends
On Friday, November 22, during the 8 AM Holy Mass, we will mark the end of the Year of Faith with an offering of all of our Year of Faith Challenge charts that recorded all our efforts to increase our Prayer, Study and Outreach from October 2012 to November 2013. We will also offer all the food items we have received from November 5 to 22 for our Food for the Poor Drive for the St. Patrick Food Pantry.
Christmas Parade of Lights
Saturday, November 23, 10 AM – 2 PM in the Gym: All parents and students invited to help the Float Committee. Thank you!
Monday, December 2, time and place to be announced: Installation of decor on to the trailer and bus
Thursday, December 5, 6:00 PM: Ride bus and trailer at the St. Pat NW parking lot
Thursday, December 5,6:30 PM: Line up at Central Park Pavilion on Forest for Judging.
Thursday, December 5,7:00 PM: Parade will travel east on Main Street from Forest Avenue to Katy Park
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Please click here for the November 19, 2013 Newsletter (pdf)
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