Tiger Tales CSW

Friday, January 27, 2023



*Reminders for this week…


   -Saturday…8th Grade Boys Basketball Regional Tournament

   -Saturday…Mass Participation for CSW

   -Saturday…PTO Glow Dance for All Families (PK-8th) at 5:00 p.m./Schumacher Gym (Door B)

   -Sunday…Mass Participation for CSW

   -Monday Through Friday…CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK

   -Monday…Hot Lunch (K-8th)  Philo Tavern Mini Corn Dogs

   -Monday…Girls Volleyball Away Game

   -Tuesday…Girls Home Volleyball Game/Trost Gym

   -Wednesday…3rd Grade Parent Luncheon at 11:30 a.m./Room #12

   -Thursday…Staff vs. 8th Grade Volleyball Game at 1:00 p.m./Trost Gym/All Are Welcome

   -Thursday...Turn in all Tiger Raffle Tickets/Money by 3:00 p.m.

   -Thursday…Girls Home Volleyball Game/Trost Gym

   -Friday…Wear Mass Day Attire & Can Change into 70’s/80’s Clothes After Mass

   -Friday…Children’s Mass at 8:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Church/All Are Welcome

   -Friday…Complimentary Coffee & Donuts & Milk for ALL to Celebrate CSW/Schumacher Gym

   -Friday…Skateland & Lunch for K-8th & Pizza Luncheon for PK

   -Sunday…K of C Free Throw Contest at 2:00 p.m./Boys & Girls Ages 9-14/Trost Gym


*2023 CSW Dance Party will take place on Saturday, January 28th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Schumacher Gym…Potluck Style Dinner at 5:30 p.m.   Families are asked to bring their own drinks & a dish to share.  PTO will provide hotdogs and lemonade.  Please see refer to the Sign Up Genius to let PTO know what you will be bringing. 


*Volleyball Home Games…Help Needed!  Don’t give up yet, volunteers!  Please look at the SignUpGenius to see if there is anyway you can help at one of the remaining home volleyball games.  Go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c4fabab22a7f58-girls1/30186535#/


*Trivia Night Cash Sponsorships/Package Sponsors

Be a Bronze Tiger Sponsor with your gift and in-kind donation

Be a Silver Tiger Sponsor for a $200 donation

Be a Gold Tiger Sponsor for a $1,000 donation (includes a trivia table and a vinyl banner hung in the Robert H. Trost Gym for one year). 

Call the school office for more details.


*St. Thomas School Trivia Night will take place on Saturday, February 25, 2023. Tables are $240, which fit 8 or fewer players, and a mulligan for each round of questions. To purchase your trivia table, go to https://event.gives/23trivia.  If you have any questions, please email Tracy Cain at tcain@stthomasphilo.org or call the school office at 217-684-2309. 


*Calendar/Raffle Tickets….our winner for Monday, January 23rd was Cathy Hunt.  She won $50.  It was sold by the Toler Family.  Congratulations!


Saturday, January 28th

*Noon—8th Grade Boys Regionals Tournament/Uni High

*Mass Participation at 4:00 p.m. Mass/St. Thomas Church

*5:00 p.m.—PTO Glow Dance for All Families (PK-8th)/Schumacher Gym/Door B


Sunday, January 29th

*Mass Participation at all Masses/St. Thomas Church & St. Mary’s Church

*6:30 p.m.—Youth Group (8th-12th)/St. Dominic Room


Monday, January 30th

*Map Testing (K-8th)/During School Hours

*CSW-Super Spirit Wear Day/Wear as much green as you can

*Hot Lunch (K-8th)—Philo Tavern’s Mini Corn Dogs

*Calendar Drawing ($50)

*6:00 p.m.—Girls Volleyball Game @ Countryside


Tuesday, January 31st

*Map Testing (K-8th)/During School Hours

*CSW-PJ Day/Bring a blanket, stuffed animal, sweatshirt, sweatpants, and messy hair…No Slippers

*4th Grade Band

*5th Grade Band

*7:30 a.m.—Choir Practice

*3:00 p.m.—Running Club

*6:00 p.m.—Girls Home Volleyball Game/Trost Gym


Wednesday, February 1st

*CSW-Dress in Your Favorite Sports Shirt/Jersey/Hat (Any Sport)

*8:30 a.m.—Devotions/St. Thomas Church

*8:30 a.m.—Scrip Orders Due to School kwebb@stthomasphilo.org

*11:30 a.m.—3rd Grade Parent Luncheon/Room #12


Thursday, February 2nd

*CSW-Neon/Boot Day (Wear as much Neon or Bright Colors & Boots)

*Advanced Band

*5th Grade Band

*7:30 a.m.—Choir Practice

*1:00 p.m.—Staff vs. 8th Grade Volleyball Game/Trost Gym/All are Welcome

*3:00 p.m.—Running Club

*3:00 p.m.--Turn in Tiger Raffle Ticket to School Office

*6:00 p.m.—Girls Home Volleyball Game/Trost Gym


Friday, February 3rd

*CSW-Bring Clothes for CSW to School and Change After Mass

*CSW-Dress like you’re from the 70’s/80’s (Tie-Dye, Acid Wash, Band Shirts, Disco, and Rock)

*No Band

*7:30 a.m.—Bucket Drumming

*Wear Mass Day Attire (K-8th)

*8:30 a.m.—Children’s Mass (K-8th)/St. Thomas Church/All are Welcome/The Mass will be Live Streamed through our school website/This Mass will be prepared by the 4th Graders

*After Mass—Complimentary Coffee & Donuts & Milk for All in Attendance/Schumacher Gym (Happy Catholic Schools Week)

*10:00 a.m.—Tiger Raffle & $500 Calendar Raffle

*Skateland & Luncheon (K-8th)

*Pizza Luncheon (PK)


Sunday, February 5th

*2:00 p.m.—K of C Free Throw Contest/Ages 9-14 Boys & Girls/Trost Gym



**Silent Fundraiser Flyer…Please consider supporting STS by: (1) Making Gift Card Purchases through STS (Casey’s and McDonald’s Gift Cards are now available).


**St. Thomas School collects used printer cartridges all year to recycle for coupons to use towards the purchase of office/teacher supplies.  If you or your company have any to recycle, please leave them in the school office.  Thank you for your support.


**Consider signing up for Casey Rewards and naming St. Thomas School as your preferred school to receive Casey’s Reward Points.


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