January e-Newsletter: In the News

The following are news snippets from the January e-Newsletter highlighting the Pacelli Catholic School system, individual students, alumni, staff, and members of the PCS community who have recently been highlighted for their accomplishments.

Thanks to the generosity of so many around the holiday season, our students were able to deliver so many wonderful gifts to nursing home residents and the family crisis center. Special thanks to Mrs. Lorie Liss for coordinating once again!

Pacelli High School students began the new year with their two-week J-Term, a deep dive into a certain subject area or internship. Below are some highlights of our students’ experiences.

The PCS capital campaign raises $2.7 million, reaching the first two of three goals.

PCHS senior Christonna Shafranski was named as the Triple Threat of the Week for being a standout three sport athlete, participating in cross country, basketball, and softball.

Maureen Brocken, Pacelli Catholic Middle School teacher, was awarded a stipend from the Meemic Foundation to attend a green and healthy schools workshop on composting.

Before Christmas, Mrs. Kluck’s second graders spent time reading gingerbread stories and writing letters of advice to the gingerbread boy or girl.

Congratulations to Emily at PCMS for winning the Stevens Point Noon Optimist Club William E. Podell Youth Recognition Award for her positive attitude towards her classmates and school.

Our youngest PCS kids at the childcare center collected warm weather gear for Operation Bootstrap during some of our coldest days this winter.

Congratulations to PCMS students Shannon (6th grade), Amanda (7th grade), and Aidan (8th grade) on being named December Students of the Month!

Our 6th graders were treated to a chemistry demonstration at UWSP and a few of our 8th graders got to Skype with Bishop Callahan.

Some high school students attended the Chicago March for Life.

Thanks once again to George Check for the wonderful photos of both our boys basketball and girls basketball teams.

PCHS dance team recently took 3rd place at a competition.

Students in Mrs. Brocken’s middle school robotics class have been working hard to conceptualize and create motorized contraptions of all sorts.

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

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