Holy Spirit School

WELCOME TO                       HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL!

Holy Spirit School offers education for your child up through 6th grade.

The Holy Spirit School Faculty and staff share the conviction that every child can learn to lead a life of service. We carry out a great mission to serve God by building knowledge and character in our young people.

By teaching the Word of God, we prepare our students to follow a path of virtue, compassion, and sacrifice for the rest of their lives. And by insisting on high standards for academic achievement, Holy Spirit School has a competitive, yet friendly and fun-filled learning atmosphere.

“It takes a ‘family’ to raise a child.” The Holy Spirit “extended family” is comprised of pastors, administration, faculty, staff, parents, and volunteers. There are many opportunities for involvement in academics, special events, lunchroom, recesses and much more. Everyone is welcome!

Visit our school and feel the enthusiasm for our faith and the love of learning! Contact Regan Manning,Principal at (605) 371-1481 or SFCS Admissions Coordinator, Jenni Struck, @ (605) 575-3358, jstruck@sfcss.org to arrange a visit /tour.

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From The Principal
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Regan Manning, Principal, Holy Spirit

 

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Principal’s note: 

We have had a busy but exciting month of September at Holy Spirit School. I would like to thank everyone that made it out to our Back to School Bash on September 14th. Special thanks to the Holy Spirit Knights of Columbus for supplying the food, Sean Hansen for the use of his music equipment, the SFO for providing the bouncy houses and cookies and the SFO officers help coordinating and carrying out the event. What a great way to kick off the year and welcome our new families Break out the poodle skirts and blue jeans and tshirts! The 50’s Dance will be held on Saturday, October 7th from 6-9 p.m. at Holy Spirit. There will be a DJ, food, games, silent auction and kids’ raffles. A sign up genius was recently sent out seeking parent volunteers to work 1 hour shifts. Please consider signing up and sharing your time and talents to help make the event successful. We wrapped the month up with our 3rd annual Grandparents Day held on September 28th. Special thanks to the Grandparent Day Committee (Mrs. Breckenridge, Mrs. Wagner, Mrs. Boldt, Mrs. Waldner, and Ms. Hammer) for coordinating the event. Father Chuck for praying Mass for us, The Marquette Council Knights of Columbus for the use of their bingo cards, SFO for providing the refreshments and the entire school staff working together to make it a special day. I enjoyed the opportunity to meet many grandparents and from the feedback I received from the grandparents as they left they really enjoyed the day as well. October is the month of the Holy Rosary. During the month of October, Holy Spirit staff and students will be praying a decade of the rosary during our prayer and pledge time on Friday mornings at 7:50 a.m. Parents are welcome and invited to join us. Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26th from 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Mrs. Lunder and Mrs. Laycock will also be conducting conferences on Tues., Oct. 24th from 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 3:00-5:00 p.m. to accommodate their additional students. Students will be bringing home a parent/teacher conference time request form next week. Please select the time frame that will work best with your schedules to aid us in scheduling the conferences. These forms should be returned no later than Oct. 12th. During the month of October our focus virtue of the month is responsibility. We will be stressing the importance of responsibility at school and in the classrooms. I will be asking the children for examples of ways they’ve demonstrated responsibility at both school and home at our prayer time on Fridays. As a system we are really stressing the importance of school attendance. I would like to remind everyone that our school day begins at 7:45 a.m., (students arriving after 7:45 a.m. are counted tardy) The school day ends at 2:45 p.m. I’ve included a note on attendance later on in this newsletter. Parking Lot safety reminder: I would like to remind parents that are bringing their children into the school to please use the crosswalk for everyone’s safety. Picture retakes have been set for Thursday, Oct. 5th. Gather up all those General Mills Box Tops. October will be our Box Top Challenge Month. The classroom that collects the most Box Tops during the month of October will win a special prize for their classroom. October 31st will be the last day that students will be allowed to wear shorts for the year per school handbook. Blessings, Mr. M.

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