We are providing gifts and food baskets for many families this holiday season. The Giving Tree is up in the Church, and there are beautifully decorated grocery bags at every entrance. Please return gifts, with ornament attached, and groceries to the Church or Legacy Center by December 10. See 2017 Christmas Giving Program for more details.
Our neighbors at Jalapenos in Brookside are hosting another St. Peter’s Dining Out Night today from 4 pm-9 pm, with a portion of sales going to our school PTA. You must print this flyer and present it to your server.
Due to the current renovations and construction at St. Peter’s School, the Early Enrollment Meeting for parents of incoming preschool (ECLC and PK) and kindergarten students for the 2018-2019 school year is being moved from its typical November date to Sunday, January 28, also the date of our Catholic Schools Week Open House, which runs 10 am until 12:30 pm. Future bulletin announcements, plus our website, will include more details regarding the early enrollment process.
8th graders are selling poinsettias once again this year to defray the cost of graduation activities. Please click here for an order form. Orders are due in the School office by November 13.
St. Peter’s School Fall Book Fair is next week at our “study abroad” location, the Southwest High School building. Hours are as follows: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 11am-6pm, Thursday, Nov. 9, 11am-5pm, Friday, Nov. 10, 11am-4pm. Please enter the school through the west entrance and check in at the school office. No time to visit the book fair? Your online purchases also benefit St. Peter’s. Click here to order online.
Don’t forget about the diaper drive! As part of Respect Life Month, we are collecting diapers for Birthright. You can bring them to Mass this weekend, send them to school with the kids, or drop them off at the Legacy Center. Thanks for your generosity!
Be sure to mark your calendars for Cranksgiving KC and Kidz Cranksgiving, Saturday, November 18 from 12-6 p.m. It’s a food drive on 2 wheels with all food collected going to St. Peter’s Food Pantry. Last year almost 8000 lbs. of food “wheeled-in” to the gym (the most in the nation of over 85 Cranksgiving events!).
You can register online now! Find us at https://www.facebook.com/CranksgivingKC/.
Meyer Fest 2017 is coming soon! Order your tickets to the 4th Annual Meyer Fest, scheduled for Saturday, October 7, at meyerfest.com. The carnival will be from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and the adults-only Block Party, featuring the bands Perpetual Change and The Zeros, will be from 6 p.m.-11 p.m., all at St. Peter’s main campus.
Our parishioners and students made the most of our recent Total Solar Eclipse. Here’s a little slide show of how St. Peter’s enjoyed the eclipse of 2017.
(Thanks to Peter LaFond!)
Local blood supplies are extremely low–please consider donating at our next Blood Drive, Monday, September 11, 2 p.m.-7 p.m. in the Church Basement. You can book your appointment online at esavealifenow.org using the sponsor code stpeterskc or contact Dan Needham at firstname.lastname@example.org or 816.877.0300 to do it.
Download Recent Principal’s Email Messengers:
- STP Messenger--September 15, 2017
- STP Messenger-September 10, 2017
- STP Messenger-September 1, 2017
- STP Messenger-August 25, 2017
- STP Messenger-August 20, 2017
Messengers are sent on Thursday of most weeks. To access Messenger archives, go to the Principal’s Messenger page.
St. Peter's School
Kansas City, MO 64131
School Phone: (816) 523-4899
School Fax: (816) 523-1248
Parish Office: (816) 363-2320