Highland News Leader

Grantfork news for the week of March 25

UCC Egg Hunt

The Easter egg hunt sponsored by Grantfork United Church of Christ will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 4 at the church. The Easter bunny will also be available for pictures.

Grantfork UCC

The UFO will be having a Bake Sale after worship on Sunday, March 29.

The Grantfork Easter Egg hunt will be held on April 4 this year.

Grantfork Elementary

The Spring Book Fair will be April 27-May 1 from 8:45 to 9:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed for about one hour a day.

A total of 61 students made their A.R. goals for the third quarter.

Spring Break will be April 2-6, and students will resume classes on April 7.

April 7 is the date of the PTO’s Domino’s Night. Take the family in to Domino’s and mention the Center Schools PTO and a percentage of the bill will go to the PTO.

On Thursday, March 26, Grantfork students will go to Alhambra Primary to see the Nitro Joe assembly.

The April PTO meeting will be on Thursday, April 16 at Alhambra Primary School.

If you have a child who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, please call Alhambra Primary at 488-2200 to get them registered. Mrs. Hooks will get some basic information from you over the phone. Alhambra Primary is planning a kindergarten visitation day of Friday, May 1.

Parents are asked to remember the dress code since the weather is getting warmer: no spaghetti-strap dresses, shorts and skirts should be at least mid-thigh, no halter tops, and no underwear showing.

Leef Township Annual Meeting

The Leef Township Annual Meeting will be Tuesday, April 14 at 7 p.m. at the Leef Township Building. Residents are welcome to attend and hear the annual report by the road commissioner, supervisor, assessor and find out the financial state of the township.

St. Gertrude Catholic Church

Easter flower orders are now being taken. Fill out the card from church and turn it in or if not from this area, but would like to remember a loved one by purchasing a flower in their name, contact the office at (618) 887-4535 with the name of the loved one and the donor.

St. Gertrude’s kitchen will be having some work done on the floors and a couple walls in the near future, but it will be done at a time that it will not impact the up coming chicken dinner.

Bishop Thomas John Paprocki will offer Sacraments of Confirmation to the members of the Silver Creek Parishes, St. Jerome, St. James, St. Elizabeth and St. Gertrude, on Wednesday, May 27. Confirmation Mass will be at 7 p.m. at St. Elizabeth in Marine. This is open to any adults 18 or older who have not received the Sacraments of Initiation and would like to be confirmed. Contact Lorraine Senci at (618) 667-6571, ext.11, for further information and to register.