Dear SWCS Family,

The secret of happiness is to live moment by moment and to thank God for all that He, in His goodness, sends to us day after day.” St. Gianna Molla

May has arrived and we are preparing for events and ceremonies as we continue to make wonderful memories together. May will be a very busy month here at SWCS. On Wednesday, May 1st, all students and staff attended 9:00 AM Mass followed by May Crowning to honor our Blessed Mother and thank her for her love and protection. On Friday, May 3rd, SWPA will be hosting Bakery Bingo in the Parish Hall at 6:00 PM. Come with a sweet tooth! On Sunday, May 5th at the 10:00 AM Mass, second grade students will celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion. Please join us to celebrate this wonderful milestone in their faith journey and keep them in your prayers as they are welcomed to the table of the Lord. Monday, May 6th, Toledo Opera On Wheels will present “Romeo & Juliet” at 9:30 AM in the North Gym. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Also, SWCS staff and students are gearing up for the STREAM Expo (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art, and Math) focused on FAMILIES (Individual, School, and Community) where students will showcase STEM activities and family projects, followed by a music concert~ entitled DREAM BIG. The expo will take place on Thursday, May 9th from 6:00-7:30 PM at SWCS. We will also offer tours of the school building given by staff and students of SWCS. On Friday, May 10th, the 4th graders will take their talent on the road with the Recorder Karate Bus Tour with stops at Good Shepherd (9:00 AM), St. Francis in Tiffin (10:30 AM) and 50 North in Findlay (12:00 PM). On Saturday, May 11th, SWYM is hosting a Mother & Son Date Night in the Parish Hall starting at 5:30 PM. We are very thankful to Mohawk Club for sponsoring a school-wide field trip for students and staff to attend the Toledo Mud Hens game on Wednesday, May 15th, at 10:30 AM.

Furthermore, on Thursday, May 16th Eucharistic Adoration will take place in the SWCS Chapel. Friday, May 17th, junior high students will head to Sandusky to participate in Cedar Point’s Science Day. Tuesday, May 21st is the CYO Banquet honoring all 2018-2019 CYO athletes at 5:30 PM in the SWCS cafeteria. On Thursday, May 23rd at 6:30 PM, the Kindergarten Celebration will take place in the Parish Hall. All are welcome! Friday, May 24th grades K-2 will be visiting the Toledo Zoo. Tuesday, May 28th beginning at 8:30 AM, SWCS students will participate in Field Day at SWCS. Wednesday, May 29th is 8th Grade Graduation beginning at 6:00 PM at the Parish Life Center. The last day of school, Thursday, May 30th, SWCS will attend Mass at 9:00 AM, followed by an end-of-the-year Awards Ceremony and Luncheon with Prayer Pals, family, parishioners, and friends of SWCS.

As the school year winds down and you begin your next journey, the Faculty and Staff of St. Wendelin Catholic School want to take a moment to say Thank You. Thank you for trusting us to help you develop your child’s mind, body, and spirit. Thank you for supporting us in each and every way, each and every day. But most of all, THANK YOU for raising such amazing children and allowing us to be part of the “village” that has the pleasure to help you raise your child. It has truly been an honor to watch them learn, grow, and create lasting relationships. It has been our pleasure to serve you.

Blessings and Love,






Mrs. Teresa Kitchen, Principal