Parish: 233-3092 | School: 232-5290 | Faith Formation: 232-3514 | 2900 Hoover Avenue, Ames IA
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.-2:05 p.m. (This allows for Staff Professional Development from 2:15-4 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 – JANUARY 24, 2020

  Catholic Schools Week is from Sunday, January 26th through Saturday, February 1st. Please see the attached for a complete copy of our Catholic Schools Week agenda. There is a fundraiser and fun activity each day of this week. Thank you to our Family School...

Principal Notes – January 24, 2020

Catholic Schools Week is from Sunday, January 26th through Saturday, February 1st. Please see the attached for a complete copy of our Catholic Schools Week agenda. There is a fundraiser and fun activity each day of this week. Thank you to our Family School Association...

Principal Notes – January 10, 2020

Family School Association (FSA) News McTeacher Night - January 14th Join us at the West Ames McDonald's on Tuesday, January 14th from 5-7 for McTeacher Night! They will donate 15% of all sales (eat in, drive-thru, gift cards, etc.) to FSA. Plus, the class with the...

Principal Notes – October 11, 2019

OUR FAITH SCHOOL TUITION ORGANIZATION (STO)  65% Tax Credit Too Good to be True? Not at all. If you file an Iowa Income Tax Return, your contributions to the Our Faith School Tuition Organization (STO) receive a 65% tax credit. That means for every $1000 you donate,...

Principal Notes – August 23, 2019

PRINCIPAL NOTES – Friday, August 23, 2019 NOTES FROM THE PRINCIPAL Welcome back to St. Cecilia for the 2019-2020 school year! What a blessing to see everyone this morning excited and ready to begin a new year of growing and learning with our friends. Thank you all for...

School & Preschool Hours / New Spiritwear

School Hours (K-5) Even though the 2019-2020 school calendar stated differently, our school hours will be the following due to busing (please disregard any other hours sent out previously): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8:25 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. Wednesday 8:25...

2019-2020 Parent Welcome

  August 1, 2019 Dear Parents, We are looking forward to the start of the upcoming academic year! You should have received an email from us with important back-to-school information. Please consult that email for any questions you might have regarding 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...