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Catholic Schools Week 2023

January 29 to February 4

Schedule of Events

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Saturday/Sunday - January 28/29

Student Mass Participation & Pancake Breakfast

  • Students are invited to read (readings & petitions) at each Mass: Saturday 5:00 pm; Sunday 8:30 am; Sunday 10:30 am; and Sunday 5:00 pm. Mrs. Haller will assign students based on interest and availability and will help ensure they have all the info needed to feel prepared. 

  • All students are asked to wear their St. Bart's uniforms to Mass to show their Catholic school pride!

  • The Pancake Breakfast is BACK! Please join us after either Sunday morning Mass for some delicious pancakes and fellowship. Invite a family that you'd like to introduce to St. Bart's. Hours: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm. 

Monday, January 30

Wacky Tacky Day & Sock Toss

  • Dress in Wacky Tacky outfits! Mix patterns, wear things backwards, choose fun or mismatched socks, and try a wacky hairstyle! (Hair color is okay today.)

  • PARABLE OF THE DAY:  The Rich Fool

  • Sock Toss: A fun challenge that benefits the Samaritan Ministry of St. Olaf Catholic Church in Minneapolis where all socks will be distributed to those in need.  

Each student should bring no more than 12 pairs of NEW SOCKS (adult size/white). Bundle/roll and wrap each pair with masking tape to prepare for tossing, label with first name and last initial. There'll be a big throwing event in the gym in which socks will be lobbed into baskets for prizes! Let's try to beat our collection total from last year - 1,653 pairs! (Please bring socks to school this morning.)

Tuesday, January 31

Pajama Day & Raptor Center

  • Dress in your comfy PJs for Pajama Day! Bring slippers to wear(still bring shoes for gym class) and bring along your favorite stuffed animal! 

  • PARABLE OF THE DAY: The Ten Lepers

  • The Raptor Center will visit us this afternoon to share their "Raptors of Minnesota" program in person. 

Wednesday, February 1

Dress Your Best Day & CELEBRATING Our Faith Program

  • Dress in your "Sunday Best" (no jeans)

  • PARABLE OF THE DAY: The Mustard Seed

  • Magician and comedian, Brian Richards, will visit to present a specially developed program called, "CELEBRATING: Your Parish, Your Community, Your Students, Our Nation, Vocations, Faculty and Families!"

Thursday, February 2

Holiday Day & Valentines Creations for Folkestone

  • Holiday Attire! Dress in a Halloween costume, wear a Christmas sweater, dress in your Fourth of July attire, or anything from your favorite holiday!

  • PARABLE OF THE DAY: The Lost Sheep

  • Students will make Valentines in class for our senior friends at the Folkestone Commons community!

Friday, February 3

Spiritwear & Fun Friday Gym Challenge

  • Spiritwear Day - Wear your Bulldog spiritwear or apparel from any sports team!

  • PARABLE OF THE DAY: The Good Samaritan

  • Fun Friday Gym Challenge - classes will head to the gym for grade level challenges and games for extra fun to wrap up this terrific week!

Saturday, February 4

Get Outside Day!

  • Join other St. Bart's families for an afternoon of tubing fun at Elm Creek 4-6 PM or 4:30-6:30PM. Spots are limited. Sign up here!

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