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Parish: 233-3092 | School: 232-5290 | Faith Formation: 232-3514 | 2900 Hoover Avenue, Ames IA
School Year Calendar & Monthly Calendar
Preschool Hours, School Hours and Lunch Times

Preschool Hours
3-Year-Old AM – Tuesday and Thursday – 8:15-11 a.m.
4-Year-Old AM – Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 8:15-11 a.m.
3/4-Year-Old PM – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday – 12:30-3:15 p.m.
(Drop off time is five minutes before the start of class.)

School Hours (Kindergarten through Fifth Grades)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – 8:25 a.m.-3:20 p.m.
Wednesday – 8:25 a.m.-2:15 p.m. (This allows for Staff Professional Development from 2:30-4 p.m.)
(Drop off time is at 8 a.m. and from 8-8:15 a.m. they will be supervised by a staff member in the multi-purpose room and at 8:15 a.m. they will be dismissed to their classroom.)

Lunch Times
Grades K/1/2 11:30AM-Noon
Grades 3/4/5 12:10-12:40PM

PRINCIPAL NOTES – April 19, 2019

PRINCIPAL NOTES – April 19, 2019 NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPAL ISASP TESTING Our test window is April 1-26, so we will be testing this month. All schools in the Archdiocese chose the online option and we will be keeping families updated after the tests are administered...

Principal Notes – April 12, 2019

PRINCIPAL NOTES – April 12, 2019 NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPAL FACTS STO Applications Deadline Rush Please - FACTS STO Applications Due Monday, April 15th! The FACTS application needs to be completed no later than Monday, April 15th, 2019. The application is available...

PRINCIPAL NOTES – April 5, 2019

PRINCIPAL NOTES – April 5, 2019 NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPAL 2019-2020 Contract & FACTS Tuition Management In your child’s Friday folder, you will find your 2019-2020 Contract to be completed and returned to the school office by April 12, 2019. This will help us plan...

Principal Notes – March 29, 2019

PRINCIPAL NOTES – March 29, 2019 NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPAL 2019-2020 Contract & FACTS Tuition Management In your child's Friday folder, you will find your 2019-2020 Contract to be completed and returned to the school office by April 12, 2019. This will help us plan...

Principal Notes – March 7, 2019

PRINCIPAL NOTES – March 7, 2019 NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPAL Parent-Teacher Conferences & Lost/Found Table Please review our conference week schedule below (under School Events) as we do NOT follow Ames or Gilbert Community School schedules. Parent-Teacher conferences...

Principal Notes – March 1, 2019

PRINCIPAL NOTES – March 1, 2019 NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPAL Parent-Teacher Conferences It’s almost time for Spring conferences in March. Please review and sign up for your conference slots at: http://signup.com/go/GvrsdaV Please make this a priority, so you can get a...

New Tution Rates for 2019-2020

New School Tuition Rates 2019-2020 Beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, St. Cecilia School will be changing tuition to a flat rate. The rate will be $3,000 per student, regardless of in or out of parish status or number of students per family attending the...

Principal Notes – February 1, 2019

PRINCIPAL NOTES – January 25, 2019 NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPAL Update on Catholic Schools Week & Snow Days You will have until Monday morning by 9 a.m., February 4th, to bring in all your donations for the daily challenges. These donations are items for the Access...

Principal Notes – January 11, 2019

PRINCIPAL NOTES – January 11, 2019 NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPAL Band Band lessons will resume on Friday, January 18, 2019. Hickory Park Community Benefit - January 20, 2019 Hickory Park will donate 20% of dinner sales accumulated by your elementary. Valid for Dining Room...

Principal Notes – November 16, 2018

PRINCIPAL NOTES – November 16, 2018 NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPAL Nonpublic Transportation Services Parents that live outside the Ames School District are reminded to turn in your transportation reimbursement request. The reimbursement comes from the resident district and...