All Veterans and First Responders are invited.
Now that voting is finished, it is time to celebrate and thank those making our system of government and way of life possible.
All Veterans and First Responders, whether friends, family members, neighbors, are invited to join the students of Saint Alphonsus Liguori School at Mass on Friday, November 9, 8:15 A.M. Please arrive between 8 and 8:15 to line up in the Narthex. Students will escort our honored guests through a sea of flags, and then be seated for Mass. Our choir will sing patriotic songs and our 7th graders will be involved in the Mass for readings, petitions, and gifts. There will be a small reception after for the adults in the meeting rooms sponsored by the PSA.
This is a lovely heartwarming event. We hope all families and friends can attend. If you can, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP, or just come that day! We will love to have you there.
The Saint Alphonsus Liguori School Choir performed an hour long concert at the Prospect Heights Library on October 21! Thank you to all who performed and to the standing room only crowd!
Boo! Don't be scared...Be involved!
October is very busy at St. Al's TCIA with 3 important events coming up:
Saturday, Oct 20, Corn Maze, 4-11pm (gr 7-12)
Fri/Sat, Oct 26/27, Holy Fire, 7:30am - 4pm (gr 6-9)
Saturday, Oct 27, M&M Mass, 5pm
It's fun and exciting to have so many different ways to build our faith community! Make sure you read below for more info/permission form links. Don't miss out and bring a friend!
Corn Maze Trip Join us next Saturday, Oct 20 for our most popular event: a trip to Richardson Farms in Spring Grove for the World's Largest Corn Maze. We will have a campfire, S'mores and lots to do! We depart at 4:15pm and return by 11:00pm. Use this link to get the permission form: Corn Maze
We still have room!
Fri or Sat, October 26 or 27, 8am - 4pm
Holy Fire! For Gr 6-9 only
Ever go to a Catholicpalooza? Well now is your chance! Holy Fire is a fun, energetic celebration of Faith with Rock bands and Rappers, Speakers and the Cardinal. Join over 3000 other teens at the UIC Pavilion for an amazing day. Because of a scholarship from the Heinz foundation we are able to offer this trip to your teen for only $15! You can find a permission form on our website: Holy Fire form. Drop it off with your payment to the school, RE office or parish office by Oct 19. Got a friend to bring? Print up an extra form.
Our first M&M Mass will take place on Saturday, October 27 at the 5:30pm liturgy. What's an M&M Mass? It's a Mass to celebrate the youth and teens in our parish, to empower them to bring their energy and life into our liturgy and to form them as future leaders of our Church. It is a regular Mass liturgy injected with fun and joy. We will have one per month and invite any teens who wish to be involved to respond to this email and let us know! School and RE students will be assigned roles in different months, but High School teens are needed too.
Come and find out what an M&M Mass is all about!
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MCTEACHER'S NIGHT AT THE RANDHURST MCDONALD'S WAS A HUGE SUCCESS! SO MANY FAMILIES ATTENDED, AND WE HAD SO MUCH FUN! THANK YOU EVERYONE AND ESPECIALLY MCDONALD'S!
Thank you to the Saint Alphonsus Liguori School Athletic Department for the fun and exciting night! We are so happy to welcome so many new families to our school this year!
Saint Alphonsus Liguori Parish and School joined on Sunday, July 22, with several other organizations to give back to the community. We sponsored a pancake breakfast fundraiser for the victims of the devastating fire in Prospect Heights. Over a hundred families lost everything! Many organizations helped support this event including the fire/police department, the Lions Club, as well as other churches. Thank you to everyone who came and gave so generously. Thousands of dollars were raised and one hundred percent of the donations are going directly to the fire victims. As well, clothing and other items are pouring in! Saint Alphonsus Liguori is proud and grateful to be a part of such a wonderful community.
JOIN US ON THE 4TH OF JULY TO MARCH IN THE PARADE!
2018 Prospect Heights July 4th Parade! DECORATE YOUR BICYCLES! WEAR RED, WHITE, AND BLUE! BRING CANDY TO THROW!
Plan to arrive between 9:30 and 10:30 A.M.!
The City of Prospect Heights Independence Day Parade will be on Wednesday, July 4th starting at 10:30 AM. The route will begin from the parking lot of St. Alphonsus Church and ends at the parking lot of Hebron Church. The parade will take off from the St. Alphonsus Church and head south on Wheeling Road. The parade will then continue west on Willow Road, where the parade will continue to Schoenbeck Road. The parade will then head northbound on Schoenbeck Road to the Hebron Church. Hot dogs and refreshments will be served at the end of the parade route – sponsored by the Hebron Church. After the parade, Mayor Helmer will officiate the fifth annual 4th of July Patriotic Bicycle Contest open to all kids. Call Karen at City Hall (847) 398-6070 ext. 251 for details.
Saint Alphonsus Liguori is proud to announce another Gold Medal Winner!
Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, has recognized Saint Alphonsus Liguori School as a Common Sense School.
Saint Alphonsus Liguori School has demonstrated its commitment to taking a whole-community approach to preparing its students to use the immense power of digital media to explore, create, connect, and learn, while limiting the perils that exist in the online realm, such as plagiarism, loss of privacy, and cyberbullying. The recognition acknowledges our school's commitment creating a culture of digital learning and citizenship.
"We applaud the faculty and staff of Saint Alphonsus Liguori School for embracing digital citizenship as an important part of their students' education," said Liz Kline, VP, Education Programs, Common Sense Education. "Saint Alphonsus Liguori School deserves high praise for giving its students the foundational skills they need to compete and succeed in the 21st-century workplace and participate ethically in society at large."
Saint Alphonsus Liguori School has been using Common Sense Education's innovative and research-based digital citizenship resources, which were created in collaboration with Dr. Howard Gardner of the GoodPlay Project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The resources teach students, educators, and parents tangible skills related to Internet safety, protecting online reputations and personal privacy, managing online relationships, and respecting creative copyright. The free resources are currently used in more than 100,000 classrooms nationwide.
"We're honored to be recognized as a Common Sense School," said Linda Chorazy, Principal. "By preparing our students to use technology safely and responsibly, we are providing them unlimited opportunities to maximize and personalize their learning."
For more information about Saint Alphonsus Liguori School go to www.saintalphonsusschool.com. To learn more about the criteria Saint Alphonsus Liguori School met to become recognized as a Common Sense School, visit https://www.commonsense.org/education/recognition-schools.
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Regional Science Fair
This weekend, some of our 7th and 8th graders will be participating in the regional Science Fair. Congratulations to Audrey Drabik, Gianna Faraone, Julia Konrath, Amelia Maglio, Nicole Mercado, Jeneva Mercado, Brandon Claudio, Emmet Suerth and Samantha Sok.
Cheer for our 8th Grade Girls Basketball Team!
Calling all Saint Alphonsus Liguori Families! Tonight is the last home game for our 8th grade girls basketball team. Come to the game in our school gym at 7:00 tonight! Dress in
Charger red, free admission, free popcorn! Every student who attends the game will receive a NUT pass (not in uniform pass) for a dress down day on Monday, February 26. Only students with the pass will be able to dress down in charger spirit clothes on that day. Charge On! Charger Strong!
Also, I am attaching a save the date for the PSA Skating Party!
One more thing! Wednesday, February 21, will be a Red Out Dress Down Day for heart health with fun activites during recess. Students must bring a donation of $2.00 for the American Heart Association (cash or checks made out to the charity) to be able to dress in red. Students not on the list will wear the regular uniform that day.
Have a great week and see you tonight!