Catholic Schools Week 2020

  • St. Therese School Catholic Schools Week 2020



    VIRTUS certified parents/guardians are welcome to any event marked by double asterisk symbol **


    Monday, January 27 - Geography Bee & All School Mass

    **Campus-Wide Geography Bee (Grade 5-8): Monday, January 27th

    • St. Barbara Campus Geography Bee will be held in the gym, starting at 8:30 am.


    • St. Therese Campus Geography Bee will be held in the basement, starting at 8:30 am.


    **Please join us at our all-school Catholic Schools Week Mass at 1 pm, at the St. Therese Worship Site


    Tuesday, January 28th - School-Wide Spelling Bees: Primary (Grades 1-4) and Junior High (Grades 5-8)

    The top two spellers from each Grades 1-8 (one student from each campus at each grade level) will advance to the School-Wide Spelling Bee. 

    **School-Wide Spelling Bee: Tuesday, January 28th

    • Junior High (Grades 5-8 from both campuses) - St. Therese Campus in the basement at 9 am.

    Junior High School-Wide Winner (from grades 5-8) will advance to the Chicago Collaborative Spelling Bee on Tuesday, March 10th.


    • Primary Bee (Grades 1-4 from both campuses) - St. Barbara Campus in the gym at 9 am.

    Primary Grades will have a local winner only.

    STC Grades 1-4 will be transported to SBC.  SBC Grades 5-8 will be transported to STC. 


    Wednesday, January 29th  - Catholic Bowl, Math/Sci Bowl, & Zaner-Bloser Handwriting Contest Winner

    • Zaner-Bloser Handwriting Contest: Classroom winners advance to Nationals, one winner per grade, per campus. Winners will be announced during the day.


    • **Catholic Bowl: A school-wide event (Grades 3-8) that will take place at St. Therese Campus in the morning at 9:30 am. SBC students will be transported to STC.


    • **Math/Sci Bowl: Campus-wide event (Grades 3-8) in which students will compete in a math and science trivia event.  This event will take place at 12:30 pm at each campus. 


    Thursday, January 30th - St. Mother Teresa Projects & Scholastic Book Fair (School-Wide)

    • **Classrooms (grades PK-8) open for Parents and Visitors to view St. Mother Teresa Projects: 9 am -11 am.  Please stop in at each campus and visit all of the classrooms to see the projects your students have been working on this year to honor St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta.


    • **Scholastic Book Fair: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm at St. Therese Campus in the Basement

    SBC grades 1 to 8 will be transported to STC to attend the book fair and make purchases.  STC students will visit during their assigned class time. Please feel free to take advantage of our Scholastic Book Fair hours (9:00 am-5:30 pm) and visit with your student after school.


    Friday, January 31st - Movie Day

    All grades will be watching a movie with their class. Grades PK-2 will watch a movie in their homeroom. Grades 3-8 will be watching Secret Life of Pets 2, either in the AM Showing (9 AM - 10:30 AM) or PM (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM) showing at each of the campuses.