February e-Newsletter: In the News

PCHS Senior Katherine Mueller advanced to the finalist standings in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Thanks to PCMS teacher Maureen Brocken, our middle school received the Sprout Level recognition from Green & Healthy Schools of Wisconsin for reducing environmental impact, increasing sustainable literacy, and improving wellness.

PCHS students, staff, and community members participated in the Red Cross blood drive to help save lives.

PCMS was the home to four visiting students from China who spent 2 weeks with the seventh grade class.

Students at St. Bron’s participated in a Jack and the Beanstalk Project Lead the Way unit, constructing a beanstalk strong enough to hold the golden egg.

Gilchrist Dental visited our childcare center students to teach them all about the importance of dental health.

Congratulations to 6th grader Winston Hill, 7th grader Mateo Koch, and 8th grader Grace Wiskerchen for being named the PCMS January Students of the Month!

Pacelli Catholic School’s ongoing capital campaign is nearing the end of the formal solicitation phase, inching closer to our $3 million goal and our building realignment.

Samantha Schoepke, 4th grader at Pacelli Catholic Elementary School-St. Stephen, recently won a statewide fire safety poster contest sponsored by the Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Thanks to the ongoing efforts of Pacelli’s Big Red Club, our athletic booster club, a new fitness center is in progress at PCHS, part of ongoing health and wellness initiatives in the school system.

Students at St. Bron’s were delighted to a weather presentation by Justin Loew from WAOW Newsline 9, while PCMS students got to see a weather presentation from Samantha Kuffel.

PCMS students showed off their many talents during their annual Catholic Schools Week talent show at the end of January, as did our elementary students at St. Steve’s.

St. Bron’s students celebrated the 100th day of school with a fun STEM activity, creating something from 100 blocks, cubes, poker chips, or wikki stix.

Congratulations to PCMS teachers Elaine Jakusz, Sherry Patton, & Carrie Gruman-Trinker for receiving awards from the Portage County Alliance for Youth.

One of our favorite Catholic Schools Week traditions, our 5-8 students join our high schoolers to celebrate mass and, this year, took part in some fun activities afterwards.

Students took part in the Diocesan Brains & Brawn tournament in La Crosse.

Mr. Hansel was duct taped to the wall, a reward to St. Steve’s students for hitting their reading goals.

Fr. Ed talked to St. Bron’s 5th graders about Groundhog Day and the significance of it being celebrated 40 days after Christmas Eve.

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