March 5, 2021

No School for Teacher Professional Development Day & Spring BreakFriday, March 12th – Friday, March 19th.  Enjoy your break and see you on Monday, March 22nd.

Spirit Wear – March 9th, St. Francis of Assisi or DCHS spirit shirt can be worn on spirit wear day. Spirit wear must be worn with uniform pants.

March Recess volunteers click here for the link to sign up

Faith Formation All St. Francis of Assisi parishioners are invited to participate in the Together in Faith for Families Teaching Mass in person at the church or virtually via YouTube on Wednesday, March 10 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.  This is your opportunity to learn more about what we do in Mass and why we do it, including Q & A for those things you’ve always wondered about or never understood.  We’ll see you there!   

Dowling Catholic Volleyball Clinic click here for more information.

Summer Camps – Wagner Summer Theater 2021 Summer Camps announced and registration is now open.  Camps this year are Sports Broadcasting with the Iowa Cubs, Theatre in the Park and Mary Poppins Musical Theatre Summer Camp, click here for more information.

Girls on the Run Spring 2021 season for girls in 3rd – 5th grades.  There will be a limit to 15 girls, first come, first serve! Practices will be in-person Tuesday/Thursdays at St. Francis of Assisi School from 3:30-4:45 starting March 29-May 23. The end of the year 5K will be held on Sunday, May 23 and each girl will need a runny buddy! Registration Fee is $140 for the season! Sign-up today at

– Coach Cathy Mergen & Coach Jody White

Des Moines Parents – NPT Online Registration form on the Des Moines Public Schools website (click here for directions). The NPT Spring due date is Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at midnight.