PCMS New Parent Night

PCMS New Parent NightJoin us for the Pacelli Catholic Middle School New Parent Night

Tuesday, March 12 | 6PM
For Parents of Incoming 5th Graders & New PCMS Students

Pacelli Catholic Middle School (5-8)
708 First Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Teacher Meet & Greets
Classroom & School Tours
Curriculum Overview
Q&A with Faculty & Staff

RSVP Recommended
Call or Email Terri at 715.344.1890 or tgreuel@pacellicatholicschools.com

>> Click here to download the PCMS New Parent Night flyer.

February e-Newsletter Community Happenings

Community HappeningsCan you believe our neighbor, UWSP, is celebrating 125 years? Check out their history and how you can participate.

Farmshed’s Annual Local Food Fair recently attracted over 2,000 guests who immersed themselves in the world of local food producers and organizations.

Join friends from CREATE Portage County for a Discover Wisconsin viewing party on March 5. This episode features some of the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective.

Register today for The Jensen Community Center Bean Bag Tournament on Saturday, March 16.

A new development coming to town was recently approved and will feature two mixed-use buildings, a multi-family building, and 11 townhomes. The site will also feature internal parking and a public courtyard.

Don’t forget to join us for Pacelli’s Famous Fish Fry happening March 8, March 29, April 5, and April 12.

Head on out to Clancey’s Stone Lion on March 16 and participate in the Annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run/Walk with proceeds benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association.

Spot community updates or events? Share it with pacelli@pacellicatholicschools.com to include in the new Community Happenings section of our e-newsletter and website.

See Pacelli in the news? Send it to pacelli@pacellicatholicschools.com for inclusion on our website, social media sites, or e-newsletters.

Little Shop of Horrors at Pacelli Catholic High School

Little Shop of Horrors PosterCome see the world famous Audrey 2. On display only at the Pacelli Catholic High School FACC March 8th, 9th, and 10th. Tickets are $5 for kids (17 and under) and $10 for adults (18 and older).

March 8th: 7PM | March 9th: 7PM | March 10th: 2PM

The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s out of this world origins and intent towards global domination!


>> Check out the Little Shop of Horrors poster.

3K Preschool & Kindergarten Open House

3K Preschool & Kindergarten Open House FlyerJoin us for the Pacelli Catholic Schools 3K Preschool & Kindergarten Open House

Thursday, March 7 | 4:30-6:30PM

Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Stephen (K-4)
1335 Clark Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Bronislava (3K-4)
3301 Willow Drive, Plover, WI 54467

Teacher Meet and Greets
Classroom and School Tours

Plus, learn about how you can get free & reduced tuition.

>> Click here to download the 3K + Kindergarten Open House flyer.

Pacelli Fish Fry 2019

Pacelli Fish Fry 2019Mark your calendars for Pacelli’s 2019 fish fry season! Dates are March 8, March 29, April 5, and April 12 serving from 4:30-7pm at Pacelli Catholic High School. Choose from baked or beer batter fried cod or shrimp and baked potato or french fries plus dessert. Back by popular demand this year are homemade mac and cheese and caesar salad. Dine in or carry out options available. For carry out, call 715.341.2442 after 4:15pm.

Check out the poster and pricing below and plan to join us for our famous lenten fish fry season!

Baked Fish: $7, $9, or $11

Beer Batter Fried Fish: $7, $9, or $11

Shrimp: $10

Fish & Shrimp Combo: $9.50

Adult Mac & Cheese: $7

Kids Meals: $3 (Choice of Mac & Cheese or PB&J)

>> Click here to download a copy of the poster to hang on your fridge!


Eat Drink and be Giving: 6th Annual Cardinal Crusade

Please join us as Pacelli Catholic Schools presents the 6th Annual Cardinal Crusade Live Auction & Dinner

Saturday, February 2, 2019
4pm | SentryWorld Grand Hall

Ticket includes hors d’oeuvres + plated meal. Cash bar available.

4pm Doors Open: Cash Bar, Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction, Raffles, + Games
4:30pm + 5:30pm Early Bird Drawings
6:30pm Dinner, Raffle Drawings, Games, + Dessert Dash
7:30pm Live Auction + Raffle Drawings

Invite a group + have a blast!

RSVP by January 18, 2019 at pacellicatholicschools.com/cardinalcrusade.


Live Auction Packages & Experiences

From getaways to spring cleaning and pampering to ice cream, there’s something for everyone on our live auction! Check out some of our live auction packages below. Plus, learn how you could WIN one for $50 in our NEW Best of Live Raffle!

Spring Break 2019: 1 Week Stay at Vacation Village at Parkway in Kissimmee, FL
Donated by Dave Ladick

Treat yourself to a spring break getaway this year from March 15-22, 2019 in a 1 bedroom condo that sleeps 4. Located just minutes from Orlando’s theme parks including Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Universal Studios, & SeaWorld, there’s no shortage of fun to be had! Plus, the property includes 7 outdoor heated swimming pools, 2 kids pools & splash play areas, 7 hot tubs, nature trails, and so much more! It’s perfect for a family spring break trip.

Relax & Refresh: Pampering Package
Donated by Halo Hair Design, Jody Przekurat & Salon West, The Tanning Studio, The Wellness Spa, Sunset Point Winery, Massage Therapy Associates, & Stevens Point Yoga Lounge

Take time to spoil yourself with this package full of luxuries to ensure you’re relaxed and refreshed! Package includes $30 hair care certificate to Halo Hair Designs, manicure & pedicure at Salon West, 2 spray tans from The Tanning Studio, 2 salt spa session certificates to The Wellness Spa, tour and tasting for 4 at Sunset Point Winery, one hour relaxation massage from Massage Therapy Associates, & yoga classes at Stevens Point Yoga Lounge.

Breakfast with Mr. Hansel
Donated by Gregg Hansel

Treat your child’s class to a pancake breakfast prepared by Mr. Hansel.

Aerial Tour of Central Wisconsin
Donated by Dave Ladick

This impeccable 1 1/2-2 hour plane ride by PCS grandparent Dave Ladick in his private plane will give you the most amazing views of this great state we call home. Enjoy a meal after the flight with Dave.

Fathers Feasts
Donated by Fr. Steve Brice & Bob & Mary Taylor, Fr. Jerzy Rebacz, & Fr. Ed Shuttleworth

Back by popular demand, our priest dinner showdown and the illustrious trophy are up for grabs! Will you bid on Fr. Steve’s “dinner in Paris,” Fr. Jerzy’s traditional polish meal, or Fr. Ed’s roasted suckling pig? The priest who’s dinner raises the most money wins the trophy and the bragging rights! Will Fr. Ed win yet another trophy or will Fr. Steve or Fr. Jerzy edge him out? Only you can decide!

Spring Cleaning Package
Donated by Karey Somers, Plaski & Sons Lawncare & Snow Plowing, PuroClean, & DetailPro

Come this spring, you’ll be fully stocked and ready to get your home, yard, and car in order! Includes one-time 4-5 hour home cleaning, lawn clean up & dethatching service, $50 certificate to PuroClean, and $200 certificate to DetailPro to get your car looking brand new.

A Year of Date Nights
Donated by Divepoint Scuba, Ski’s Meat Market, Sunset Point Winery, Great Northern Distilling, [a-soshel], Point Bowl, Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra, UWSP Athletics, THRIVE foodery, Bull Falls Brewery, Clay Corner Studio, Tactical Escape 101 Stevens Point, & Rookies Sports Pub

Busy schedule of chasing the kids around keeping you from planning a special night out for you and your loved one? We’ve got you covered for a whole year – that’s right, 12 date nights already planned out for you! Dates include kayaking, picnic, wine tour and tasting, dinners, craft beers and cocktails, fish fry, bowling, night at the symphony, a UWSP sporting event, testing your artsy side, escape room, and comedy night. We’re sure you and your honey will love these dates!

Best of Point Fish Fries
Donated by Anchor Bay, Final Score, Point After, Bullhead’s, Hilltop Pub & Grill, Matero’s Pub & Pizza, Backwoods Bar & Grill, & Guu’s on Main

You’ll be set this lenten season while you sample your way around some of the best fish fries in town. What will your favorite be – the au gratin baked haddock at Anchor Bay, the hand dipped beer battered cod at Guu’s, the Great Lakes perch at Bullhead’s, or one of the other top-notch offerings? You get to be the judge!

Best of Point Ice Cream
Donated by Dairy Queen, Emy J’s, King Cone, & Culver’s

Who doesn’t love ice cream – a dairy staple of Wisconsin! Take your family on a tour of some of the best frozen treats in town. Will you prefer the custard at Culver’s, the ice cream at King Cone or Emy J’s, or the soft serve of Dairy Queen?

And more!

>> Check out more items + RSVP by clicking here!

Raffles + Games

If you’re coming for the food, fun, and games, we’ve got you covered! This is one of our best years yet for raffle prizes. From a $1,000 tuition credit to $250 cash, your pick of the live auction packages for $50 to a 1/4 cow butchered and wrapped to stock your freezer, from wine tasting to wine chilling, from game day to designer purses and everything in between, you’re odds of walking away a big winner are excellent if you play our raffles and try your hand at our NEW games!

And that’s not even counting our 50+ silent auction items including a 3 course meal for 2 at Old 10 Bistro, an iRobot Roomba 690, stocked bar cart, 2 – 5 pails of pick your own strawberries, one hour relaxation massage, autographed Brian Bulaga Green Bay Packers practice jersey, Best of Point Pizza, Best of Point Old Fashioneds, and SO much more!

Tuition Credit Raffle: Win $1,000 or $500 Pacelli Catholic Schools Tuition Credit! Tickets are 1 for $10, 3 for $25, or 10 for $50 and are the only tickets you can buy in advance of the event. Plus, you don’t need to be present to win so anyone can buy tickets even if you’re unable to attend the event!

Best of Live Raffle: For the first time ever you can win your choice of live auction items for just $50! This NEW Best of Live Raffle is available exclusively to attendees at the Cardinal Crusade. We’re only selling 50 tickets at $50 each with the drawing to be held right before the live auction begins. The lucky grand prize winner will get their choice of all our live auction packages as the prize.

Basket Raffle: Our ever popular basket raffle is back! From sports to home goods, there’s something for everyone. Tickets will be sold exclusively the night of the event and are 3 for $10, 9 for $25, or 21 for $50.

Early Bird Raffle Drawings: The early bird gets the worm is surely true for our NEW early bird raffle drawings. Doors open at 4PM, so be sure to get there before 4:30pm to receive 2 entry slips in our first early bird drawing for a chance to WIN $250 CASH sponsored by Donaldson Company! Attendees who get there before the second 5:30pm early bird drawing will receive just one slip, so the earlier you are the better chances you have to win!

Catch the Cardinal Spirit Cork Game: Numbered corks are just $20 each and everyone’s a winner of a mystery bottle of wine or spirits or maybe even a 6 pack of craft beer! But you better hurry, the corks go fast. Get yours before they’re gone the night of the event. Bottles will be distributed during dinner where you’ll find out if you’re the lucky winner of top shelf booze or two buck chuck.

Heads or Tails: $10 entry fee and $10 for a one-time buy in chance only immediately after the first round. You decide each round – heads or tails? The last one standing is the lucky winner of this twist on our 50/50 raffle!

Bag Toss Raffle Game: New this year! Play for a chance to win 7 great prizes. Purchase bag toss throws at a cost of 1 for $5, 3 for $10, 5 for $20, or 10 for $40. Just like the regular game, you’ll get 1 ticket for every bag that lands on the board and 3 tickets for every bag in the hole for a chance to win up to 30 tickets! Don’t want to play? You can still buy tickets at a cost of 1 for $10, 3 for $25, or 10 for $50 but your odds are much better to score big if you play the game. Prizes include:
-Custom set of Pacelli bag toss boards
-Michael Kors Center Stripe Tote in Vanilla/Ballet Pink
-1/4 Cow Butchered & Wrapped
-Private Wine Tasting for 12
-Coleman Xtreme5 52 qt Cooler with 2-Way Handles Stocked with Point Beer
-Mixed Case of Point Beverages
-Mystery Box of Tickets + Gift Cards

Dart Poker Raffle Game: New this year! Play for a chance to win 7 great prizes. Purchase dart throws at a cost of 6 for $10 or 9 for $15. You’ll be throwing at our custom deck of cards dartboard to see if you can score the best hand. You can win up to 30 tickets with a royal flush. Don’t want to play? You can still buy tickets at a cost of 1 for $10, 3 for $25, or 10 for $50 but your odds are much better to score big if you play the game. Prizes include:
-Fire Pit & S’mores Package
-Swim Mat
-YETI Hopper Flip 18 Portable Cooler
-Mixed Case of Point Beverages
-Koldfront TWR187ESS 18 Bottle Free Standing Dual Zone Wine Cooler
-Game Day Package including folding sports wagon, 2 PCS stadium seats, 55in Portable Roll-Up Aluminum Camping/Tailgate Table with Carrying Bag, CleverMade SnapBasket 50 Can Soft-Sided Collapsible Cooler, Pacelli blanket, Pacelli golf umbrella, PCS travel mugs, Pacelli water bottles, Pacelli sunglasses, Pacelli can koozies, Pacelli golf hat, Jack Link’s beef jerky, 6 Pack Point Root Beer, 14″ Polito’s Pizza.
-Mystery Box of Tickets + Gift Cards

Dessert Dash: Dive into our decadent desserts, but you’ll have to bid high to get your favorite sweet treat. Each table will get a Dessert Dash bidding sheet in which each person at the table will bid what they’re willing to contribute for dessert. Your table’s appointed “Dessert Dasher” – someone who’s quick on their feet – will be called into action near the end of dinner. The auctioneer will call of winning dessert bids from highest to lowest in rapid succession, so your “Dessert Dasher” will leap into action to grab your tables dessert of choice.

>> Check out more items + RSVP by clicking here!

October e-Newsletter: Community Happenings

 Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital recently opened it’s new Breast Care Center this month.

Mark your calendars for the Stevens Point Holiday Parade on Nov. 16 from 6-7PM on Main Street downtown.

Check out this free program series put on by UWSP students so you can learn all about Stevens Point’s own Schmeeckle Reserve.

Be sure to make time for the Q Gallery Holiday Show opening on Nov. 6 featuring local craftsman and artists.

Learn more about Cycling Without Age and how it’s bringing people of all ages and abilities together.

State and local officials gathered recently to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Little Plover River watershed.

Attend the Central Wisconsin HATCH Finale on Nov. 7 at John & Patty Noel’s Car Barn to see which local entrepreneur wins the grand prize of $5,000! Plus, cast your vote to count towards the “fan favorite” as the audience vote counts.

Spot community updates or events? Share it with pacelli@pacellicatholicschools.com to include in the new Community Happenings section of our e-newsletter and website.

See Pacelli in the news? Send it to pacelli@pacellicatholicschools.com for inclusion on our website, social media sites, or e-newsletters.

September e-Newsletter: Community Happenings

The Portage County Business Council launched a new community resource website with all the information you need on why Portage County is the best place to live, work, grow, visit, and play. Check it out everythingpointshere.com.

After years of planning and construction, the UWSP Chemistry Biology Building is officially open and in use this semester.

The Women’s Fund of Portage County is hosting its annual A.R.T.S. Night fundraiser on October 11. The event will raise funds for grants given annually to community groups that provide services to local women and children in the community.

According to U.S. News & World Report, UWSP tied for 12th in the top tier of Midwestern comprehensive public universities.

Mark your calendars, the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra will kick off its 70th season with concerts on Oct. 13 & 14.

The city of Stevens Point is home to another park after dedicating Emerson Park earlier this year.

UWSP faculty earlier this month began its 2018-2019 free community lecture series. The next lecture is to be held Oct. 16 at 6:30pm at the Portage County Public Library.

Spot community updates or events? Share it with pacelli@pacellicatholicschools.com to include in the new Community Happenings section of our e-newsletter and website.

See Pacelli in the news? Send it to pacelli@pacellicatholicschools.com for inclusion on our website, social media sites, or e-newsletters.

June e-Newsletter: Community Happenings

Check out the latest Portage County Business Council community guide “Everything Points Here” to learn why our community is a great place to live, work, and recreate.

Stevens Point has recently launched a compostable waste pick-up program. You can sign up to participate and all food waste will be composted at Whitefeather Organics in Custer to be used for organic vegetable production.

Lake Pacawa in Plover is seeing great progress on their new band shell which should be completed in time for Celebrate Plover later this summer.

The Mid-State Technical College golf outing raised $8,000 for student scholarships.

Speaking of golf, the Team Schierl outing brought in over $115,000 for various Central Wisconsin charities including the Boys & Girls Club of Portage County and Breast Cancer Family Foundation, to name a couple.

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) Foundation will hold a Wisconsin Business World program at UWSP July 15-18. Business World provides high school students with economic and financial literacy education, teaching the importance of free-market enterprise. There’s still time to register your high schooler, so click here to learn more.

Mark your calendars as Pacelli Catholic Schools prepares to present the production Annie with shows happening on August 3, 4, & 5 – you won’t want to miss out on an incredible performance by some of our community’s youngest talent.

Spot community updates or events? Share it with pacelli@pacellicatholicschools.com to include in the new Community Happenings section of our e-newsletter and website.

See Pacelli in the news? Send it to pacelli@pacellicatholicschools.com for inclusion on our website, social media sites, or e-newsletters.