St. Maximilian Kolbe School, West Chester, plans the following events:


Sunday,  Jan. 29

Catholic Schools Week opening Mass, 9 a.m.

Open house immediately following until after the 12 noon Mass. Student Council representatives will conduct tours throughout the day. Light refreshments will be served in MCH. The school band plays from 10-10:30 a.m., the choir will sing and science fair exhibits will be on display.

Art and music curriculum available for all visitors.

Monday,  Jan. 30   

Science fair judging in MCH, 9-11 a.m., grade7

Student Outreach:  Students should bring in a collection item forCoatesvilleVeteransAffairsHospital

Grandparent Tea, 1:30 p.m., MCH – Kindergarten to grade 3 students will sit with grandparents in MCH; grades 4 -5 students will make placemats; grade 6 will make name cards; grades 7 to 8 will set up, serve and clean-up.

Tuesday,  Jan. 31

Student Appreciation Day — Free pretzels for everyone! Dress Down Day for all students (appropriate attire, no short skirts or offensive writing on T-shirts).

Science Fair awards in MCH at 8:30 a.m.

Student Assembly at 10 a.m. in MCH with guest speaker  Theresa Shank Grentz, an original Mighty Mac!

Wednesday, Feb. 1

Red, White, Blue Day — Students are encouraged to wear red, white and blue accessories with the regular uniform.

Prayer Service  MCH at 9 a.m.

Donations for Coatesville VA Hospital will be packed up.  Thanks for your support!

Thursday, Feb. 2

Eighth grade culinary competition in MCH 8:30-11 a.m.

Vocations Conversation, 1 p.m. — A special edition of St. Max News on WSMK Network in which students will listen to people speak about how they discerned their vocation and answered God’s call in the vocation of a priest, religious sister, married couple or a single person.

Friday, Feb. 3

Lunch for faculty and staff provided by the Home and School Association, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Parent volunteers will supervise classrooms during lunch recess time.  Recess will be indoors.

First Time Ever: Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 will participate in “Puttin’ on the Hits” at 1:30 p.m. in MCH.