Eagle Express 10/26/22


Eagle Express Newsletter

October 26, 2022


From the Office

 Dear Parents,

We hope that you all had a nice, long weekend, or at least that the students did!

Our Grandparents Day is coming up on Tuesday, November 23rd. Grandparents are invited to come with us to mass at 8:30 AM on that day, and are invited to come back to school for a classrooms open house, a reception, and to shop the book fair if they are interested! It is a half-day of school for grade K-8, so the festivities and school will end at 11:00 AM. See the flyer linked below for more info!

It is time to sign up for parent-teacher conferences

-Conferences are Tuesday, November 22nd from 12-8 PM, and last 15 minutes.
-Middle School students should attend their conference with their parent/guardian, ECE-5th grade students should NOT attend.
-Each student should have ONE conference time for all parents.
-Contact your childs teacher if you need more than one conference for your student or if you can’t make the scheduled day. 
-A translator will be provided if you need one. Please let your teacher know if you would like a translator.
-Sign up for a conference time by Friday, November 11th. If you don’t sign up by then, you will be assigned a time.

Please use the links below to sign up for your child’s conferences. You will need to enter your name and an email address, but you do not need to create an account. If you need help, please call or come into the school office and we will assist you with finding a time that works for you. 

Mrs. Esser ECE 3K AND Monona Grove 4K Wraparound

Mrs. Wellnitz ECE 4K: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B4FA4A72CA31-ece4kmrs

Kindergarten: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B4FA4A72CA31-kindergarten

 1st Grade: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B4FA4A72CA31-1stgrade

2nd Grade : https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B4FA4A72CA31-2ndgrade

3rd Grade : https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B4FA4A72CA31-3rdgrade

4th Grade: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B4FA4A72CA31-4thgrade

5th Grade: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B4FA4A72CA31-5thgrade

Middle School: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B4FA4A72CA31-middle

A reminder that next Monday, October 31st will be a No Uniform Day. Students can wear halloween shirts, colors, or their favorite color. No Halloween costumes at school, please.  Tuesday, Nov. 1st, All Saints Day will be a no-uniform day for students dressed as Saints! If students are not dressed as a Saint, they should be dressed in a uniform. 

Catholic Schools provide a firm foundation for the growth and development of your child. Pray for a year filled with faith and learning. Let us be a community of service to one another and to our world. On behalf of Fr. Chad, the teachers and staff of Immaculate Heart of Mary School, God bless you for choosing Immaculate Heart of Mary School!

Peace & Blessings,
Callie Meiller, Principal

Office Reminders

  • Come join us for the IHM Trunk or Treat event this Friday, October 28th from 5-7pm in the IHM School parking lot!
  • Picture Retake day is tomorrow morning, Thursday, October 27. If you have questions or concerns about your photo, or wish to ask for a retake, please contact Empire directly at: customerservice@empirephotos.com.
  • Bucky Books are now available for purchase to benefit the IHM Middle School Washinton DC trip! If interested, please email kim.genne@gmail.com. Thank you for your support! 

Thank You

Thank you to all of you parents! We really appreciate you being extra cautious when your children are sick, and keeping them home if they have suspicious symptoms, letting them stay home that one extra day, and getting them tested for COVID is necessary, as well as communicating all of that to us in the office! We appreciate you!

HSA News

HSA is sponsoring Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre’s Production of “Jack and the Beanstalk” October 31st – November 5th. 
 There is no cost for your child to participate, but attendance at all assigned rehearsals and performances is required. 

Performances are Friday, Nov 4th at 7pm & Saturday, Nov 5th at 2pm. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door. All students, K – 2nd grade, will receive one free ticket to attend.

Email Talitha Cushman at tjncushman@gmail.com if you have any questions.

There will be a Taco Bar during Prairie Fire Theater rehearsal on Tuesday, November 1, from 4:30pm – 6:30pm in Marian Hall, open to students and families. Tacos are $5 each or 2 for $8 and include a drink and dessert. Proceeds benefit the IHM Middle School Washington DC Trip.

Please use the following links to sign-up for Fish Fry shifts. The sign-ups will remain open until Monday, November 1st at 10 p.m. . Questions can be directed to ihmhsa@gmail.com. 

February 24, 2023 (Dine-in):  https://bit.ly/3UZFwYZ
March 10, 2023 (Dine-in): https://bit.ly/3rrqspl
March 17, 2023 (Drive-thru): https://bit.ly/3SK0HfI

IHM Sports 

Saturday, October 29

8:00     6th Grade Girl’s Volleyball at IHM
8:00     8th Grade Girl’s Volleball at Sacred Hearts
10:00    6th Grade Girl’s Volleyball at IHM

Sunday, October 30

3:00     6th Grade Girl’s Volleyball at Sacred Hearts

This week’s links (at the bottom of the email)

November Menu

Grandparent’s Day Flyer

Camp Gray Field Trip Permission Slip (Grades 6-8 only) Also in hard copy

Car Wash Thank You

This week’s hard copies (in your child’s backpack)

Camp Gray Field Trip Permission Slip (Grades 6-8 only) Also linked to this email

Did You Know?
 A big “THANK YOU” on behalf of the middle schoolers and future middle schoolers for supporting their Washington D.C. Field Trip Car Wash last Friday! The students worked together and raised $228 for the car wash and an additional $120 from the bake sale for the DC Trip Scholarship Fund! See the links below for some pictures!