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Art Adventure 2018

Holy Spirit partners with the Minneapolis Institute of Art to bring art to the school! When students in grades K-5 return after the holiday break, Art Adventure will begin. Our theme this year is Amazing Animals in Art. Art Adventure is a program that engages students with works of art from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Parent volunteers attend training at the MIA, based on the... Read More >

Advent Lessons and Carols Food Collection

Happy Advent! This year Holy Spirit 7th graders are holding an Advent food drive. We are asking families to bring a canned good with them to the Advent concert on Thursday, Dec. 14. We will be filling the food shelves of the Franciscan Brothers of Peace. Items needed: K–1: “cream of” soups; or broth’s Grades 2–3: canned veggies or... Read More >

Nickels Needed

St. Nick loved to help people less fortunate than him. One way we can be St. Nick for others is by sharing what we have with those who need it. We heard that St. Nick may visit Holy Spirit on his feast day, Dec. 6. To prepare for his visit, we are collecting nickels for St. Nick to give to Sarah’s Oasis, and we need your help. Look everywhere for nickels! Check your piggy... Read More >

Outdoor Classroom

Our outdoor classroom area is finished and ready to go. An outdoor classroom is an extraordinary resource. It provides open space which is one of the most natural and powerful forms of learning for children. It focuses on hands-on, inquiry-based learning in a real world setting. As a mini-ecosystem, the outdoor classroom emphasizes the interconnectedness of... Read More >

Book Fair Update

Howdy Pardners! Thank you so much for making this year's Scholastic Book Fair a successful celebration of reading. I am especially grateful for the many volunteers, including several grandparents, who made this year’s event the best ever! Our staff received many books for their classroom libraries, and our students' reading enthusiasm grew even stronger. We collected... Read More >

Nickels for St. Nick

St. Nick loved to help people less fortunate than him. One way we can be St. Nick for others is by sharing what we have with those who need it. We heard that St. Nick may visit Holy Spirit on his feast day, Dec. 6. Starting on Nov. 28, we will be collecting nickels for St. Nick to give to Sarah’s Oasis. Look everywhere for nickels! Each classroom has a jar to fill with nickels... Read More >

Christmas Tree Santas

There is a wonderful community organization that spreads hope and joy by giving Christmas trees to families in need. They provide a tree, lights, and ornaments to brighten the holidays of many children and families.  It’s all volunteer driven. The Santas are just a group of friends and neighbors who come together annually to help others during the holidays. The... Read More >

BOOK FAIR VOLUNTEER INFO

It's almost time for the annual Book Fair and loads of volunteers are needed to help make this year's fair another big success!  Kicking off with the set up on Tuesday, Nov. 14 and running through Tuesday, Nov. 21, the book fair is a big and beloved Holy Spirit event for students, families and staff. Volunteers are needed for set up, clean up, cashiering, assisting... Read More >

Volunteers Needed for the Advent Concert Senior Tea

Our tradition is to invite seniors in the community and grandparents to the afternoon Advent Lessons and Carols performance with a tea afterwards. The tea is hosted by eighth grade students. We are looking for a couple of parents who would be willing to help out with the tea from approximately 2:30-4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14. If you are able to help out, please call Dr. Adrian or... Read More >

SMART Tuition Questions?

Just a reminder that if you have SMART tuition questions, please contact our Business Administrator, Nadine Friederichs. You can reach her at friederichsn@holy-spirit.org , or at extension 213. Read More >