Attention all parents: We Love Our FCA Staff Luncheon

A group of volunteers will be hosting a luncheon to show the FCA Staff how much we appreciate them for their hard work and dedication.  The luncheon will be held on Thursday, February 12.  We need parents/grandparents to sign up to provide something for the luncheon or to volunteer to help with the luncheon and lunchroom duty (so that staff can attend the luncheon).  Volunteers need to have had Virtus training and a background check.

Please email or call Deana Klein to sign-up or ask questions (contact school office for her contact info).  When signing up please be specific on what you are signing up for (i.e. type of salad or soup to minimize duplications). Thank you in advance for your assistance and generosity.

Below are some of the items needed for the luncheon:

Paper Products (Valentine theme/colors preferred):

1.  Paper plates, large and small– 2 packs of 24 each

2.  Plastic bowls–2 packs of 24

3.  Cups

4.  Napkins

5.  Silverware

6.  Plastic table cloths — 6 total in pink, white, purple, and/or red


1.  5 salads

2.  Relish tray


1.  6 soups

Meat and Cheese Tray:

1.  1 large or 2 small


1.  4 loaves of artisan bread-sliced

2.  2 boxes of crackers


1.  Butter–small container

2.  Mayo–small container

3.  Mustard–small container


A variety of cookies, bars, treats, etc.


Six 2-liter bottles of pop


1.  Luncheon – 1 person from 10:30 – 1:00

2.  Lunchroom – 2 people from 10:30 – 12:30

Misc.  Items will be needed for the day only and will be returned at the end of the day

1.  2-3 power strips

2.  Three-level tiered servers

Second Annual Crockpot and Bags Tourney

Screen shot 2015-01-14 at 9.23.54 AMSecond Annual Crockpot
and Bags Tourney
Sunday, January 25, 2015
12:00—3:00 p.m.

Bring a Crockpot Specialty to share!
Please bring your favorite crockpot dish, whether that’s an appetizer, entrée or dessert AND/OR your favorite case of beer to share.
Water and pop will be provided.

New this year, childcare will be provided by our 8th grade students! The cost is $10 per child or $20 per family. RSVP is required for childcare. The kids will be provided lunch.

If you would like to play in the bags tournament, please enter your name by 12:45 p.m.
Teams will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m.

Please RSVP to Peggy Kemp
[email protected]
by January 22, 2015!

FCA Update 1.6.15

Attendance Reminder

Please be sure to call or email (651-429-7771 or [email protected]) every day your child is absent from school. Please contact us by 8 a.m. Thank you!

Happening This Week

Tonight: SAC meeting @ 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: Spring Gala meeting @ 6 p.m.
Friday: Spirit Wear Day

Ski Club

Reminder to Ski Club Members
All fees must be received by tomorrow in order to participate in Friday’s outing.
Falcon Hockey Game Scheduled for 1/7/15
Tomorrow’s game has been canceled due to forecasted cold weather.
Swim Team Update – Registration due Wednesday, January 14
Please see today’s attachments regarding swim team participation.

1. Team info – practice details, cost, etc. Please read all info provided on this form.
2. Authorization form – All swimmers must turn in this form, along with their fee by January 14.
3. Sports Physical form – All swimmers must have a sports physical on file in the health office prior to participating on the team. Contact Coralie Kroll at [email protected] with questions regarding sports physicals.

High School Open Houses

Totino Grace High School will host an open house on Wednesday, January 7 at 6:30 p.m. For more information or to RSVP visit or call 763-586-6316.

Hill-Murray School will host an open house on Monday, January 12 at 6:00 p.m. For more information or to RSVP visit or call 651-777-1376.

Attention Volunteers – Upcoming Virtus Training at St. Mary of the Lake

St. Mary of the Lake Church will host a Virtus Training session in Kohler Hall on Saturday, January 24 at 8:30 a.m. Virtus training is required for all school volunteers who work with children.

Register for the training by following these steps:

Go to the website:
Click on the “Registration” tab on the left side of the screen
Click on “View list of sessions”
Choose ‘St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN’ in the “Select your organization” tab
A list will be generated of upcoming sessions in our area. Choose a class that works for you. Once you are ready to sign up, click the ‘Start Registration’ button at the top of the page. You will then create a User ID and password and register for the class of your choice.