Located in Portland, Michigan, St. Patrick Catholic School has been educating the minds and spirits of its students for over 100 years. Our school mission statement contains just six words, six powerful words that are a guide for life: We Pray! We Learn! We Achieve!
Students benefit from Michigan Reads Program.
Michigan Reads! is a nine-year old program, sponsored by Target, Harper Collins and the Library of Michigan. The program works to engage teachers, librarians, and parents in understanding the importance of reading and sharing books with children. Each year a book is chosen, with preference given to Michigan authors, and that book is then focused upon by schools and libraries all across the state.
The book chosen for 2013 is Woolbur, written by Michigan native, Leslie Helakoski; illustrated by Lee Harper, and published by HarperCollins. ..... >>>>>
(12/10) Scrip Alert
Jean Shattuck will be selling $25.00 Speedway, Kohls and Marathon scrip cards during the JV girls games this week.
(12/7) Reminder: Toys for Tots Runs Until Dec. 13
(12/7) Guide for High School Students
From the Counselor's Office: Many universities are searching online and social media platforms such as FaceBook to 'research' potential students during the admission process This GUIDE will help students manage/protect their online reputations.(12/4) Need a Special Christmas Gift?
From the Athletic Association: If you are looking for a gift for someone who needs nothing, consider buying them a Sports Raffle Ticket! For $85, the person is put into weekly drawings: On the first Sunday of the month, the prize is $500; the other Sundays pay out $100 each. Only 200 tickets have been sold this year, which means better odds for winning!
If you are interested for yourself or that hard to buy for person, contact Carol Gunderman or Sue Bosworth.
(12/4) Minutes from the Athletic Association Meeting
(12/2) ST. PATRICK SCHOOL LIBRARY CHRISTMAS PROJECT
From the School Librarian: As part of the ongoing effort update and grow the book collection, the St. Patrick School Library Christmas Project is back. However, the format will be a bit different because there is no longer a book store in Portland. In the past, many families donated books in memory of a loved one or to honor someone. Please consider donating to the St. Patrick School Library as part of your charitable giving. Books will be available to purchase in the St. Patrick School Library beginning December 2 on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays through December 18 during library hours which are as follows:
Since classes are scheduled it would be best to call ahead. Of course, if none of these times are convenient I would be happy to arrange other times. Please contact Kathy Cook if you have any questions. 647-7551 ext. 212 or firstname.lastname@example.org. BOOK DONATION FORM
(12/2) Christmas Concert Cancelled
The Catholic Central Choir is unable to visit St. Patrick School this year so there will be no Christmas concert on Monday, December 16.
(11/30) 2013 High School Retreat Day
Each year our high school students participate in Retreat Day. This year’s Retreat Day will take place on Wednesday, December 11, 2013. All participants are asked to pay $10 to help cover the costs associated with the events. Home schooled students may participate by contacting the school office at (517) 647–7551. Complete schedule, transportation information etc.(11/4) Toys for TotsSt. Patrick School National Honor Society is collecting toys for the Marine Corp Reserve's Toys for Tot's Program! This great program provides toys to families in need right here in Ionia county! New, unwrapped toys may be dropped off in the collection box near the school office during school hours from November 1st until December 13th.
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