Weekly Highlights

October 10 - 18, 2019


Thursday, October 10:

  • PK-8th grade conferences, 4:00-6:30 PM

Friday, October 11:

  • No school – teacher exchange day

Tuesday, October 15:

  • PTO meeting, 6:00 PM  @ BS Center

Wednesday, October 16:

  • SM Center Mass, 8:30 AM

Thursday, October 17:

  • BS Center Mass, 8:00 AM

  • 3rd grade visits Fairview Schoolhouse, 9:00 AM.  3rd grade students must bring a sack lunch and may wear pioneer clothing or school uniform.

Friday, October 18:

  • PK-8 Lifetouch picture day.  Students may wear dress clothes to school.  Jeans, sweatpants, leggings, short skirts, shorts (unless uniform shorts), hooded sweatshirts, tank/sleeveless/spaghetti strap tops, t-shirts or short tops, or flip flops may not be worn.  Picture order envelopes were sent home with every student.  The order form with the correct amount of money is due prior to students having their picture taken.  All students will have their picture taken.

*Faith & Family Fellowship event: October is designated as the month of the rosary.  The rosary will be prayed outside the front of Blessed Sacrament Church at noon on Saturday, October 12th.  Bring your family and join people from all across Siouxland in this time of public prayer.

*It’s Food Drive Time!  LIFE Team is collecting items to replenish the pantry at the Ronald McDonald House.  This year the Ronald McDonald House is in need of easy-to-grab foods for the families that have long stays in the hospital.  Some of the items that they go through quickly include: single serve cups of mac and cheese, microwavable Chef Boyardee cups, Cup Noodles and single serve cereal bowls.  The homeroom with the most items collected will win a sweats day! Students in grades 3-8 have until Tuesday, October 22nd to bring items in and win the sweats day!

*The Holy Cross School Fall Festival is Saturday, October 26th from 6:00-8:30 PM in the BS Center gym.  Any Heelan students in need of silver cord or Confirmation hours are invited to help!  Please call or text Kari Nelson @ 712-251-4928 to sign up.

*The book fair will be here before we know it! November 4th – 8that both centers.  Hours will be ½ hour before and after school.  Set up for the book fail will be on Friday, November 1st.  Watch future weekly Highlights for more details!

*The SM Center will be having a Memorial Mass in the SM Center gym on November 6th.  Students that have lost a relative this past year (November 2018-November 2019) may carry a candle in remembrance of their loved one.  Please email molly.hegarty@bishopheelan.org by October 28th with the name of the loved one you would like remembered.


*The BS Center will be having a Memorial/Parent participation Mass @ BS Church on November 14th.

  • We are looking for parents to participate in the following ways: altar servers, vocalists, instrumentalist, lectors, gift bearers, and Eucharistic ministers.

  • Students that have lost a relative this past year (November 2018-November 2019) may carry a candle in remembrance of their loved one.

Please email julie.stubblefield@bishopheelan.org by November 1st if you would like to participate in Mass or have a family member that you would like remembered.