Good morning to all Jaguar families and friends,


I hope everyone enjoyed your weekend. I have some calendar items first followed by some general information.


Monday, April 12 – MAP assessments begin. All students in all grades will be scheduled to take this assessment. This is the second assessment for the year. This assessment provides a snapshot of student progress and offers points of improvement. Our Professional Development days are built on the data provided. Our goal, student improvement.


Tuesday, April 13 – Butter Braid order forms and money is due.


Students that received Empower Illinois scholarship money will be scheduled to take the IAR exam as part of the requirement in receiving this scholarship. Dates TBA


Friday, April 16 – We are sponsoring a ‘Volunteer’ breakfast for anyone that has volunteered at our school and/or church, i.e. cleaning, help at lunch, served on a committee, etc. The breakfast will take place in the Parish Hall after the completion of the All School Mass, approximately 9:30 a. m. Seating is limited, so please call the school office to reserve your seat(s).


Students in grades 2 through 8 will be required to take the ARK religion assessments. Dates TBA


Thursday, April 22 – 12:30 – 2:00 Ag on the Classroom Zoo


Friday, April 23 – After School Performance of Dance team and possible music program.


Sunday, April 25 – 2:00 p. m. – 1st Holy Communion for our 2nd grade students.


Tuesday, May 4 – 1:30 p. m. – Science Day


Sunday, May 16 – 8th Grade graduation – Mass will be at 2:00 p. m.


Monday, May 17 – Visit from our Diocesan Seminarian – 8:00 a. m. program


The following events are being planned with details to follow.


All School Picnic – Sunday May 2


Awards & Field Day


From the ‘Did You Know’ file:

To date, our ‘Jaguar Appeal’ has generated $18,985.00. If you did not receive an envelope, please let me know and we can get you one. Also, we now have a connection with the Caterpillar matching fund program. If you work for or are retired from Caterpillar and would like to make a donation, Caterpillar will match your donation. A win-win! Call us for details. I want to thank everyone that contributed. Outstanding! It truly makes a difference!


Take care, God Bless and go Jaguars!


Mr. Domico