The week of Jan. 28 through Feb. 3 is Catholic Schools Week, the annual celebration of Catholic education throughout our country.

Catholic Education in the United States:

n 176 Catholic Diocese have Catholic schools.

n 6429 Catholic schools.

n Close to 1.9 million students are enrolled in Catholic Schools.

n National graduation rate is 99.3%.

Catholic Education at Prince of Peace Catholic School

n Prince of Peace Parish school is in the Davenport Diocese, serving Clinton and surrounding communities in Iowa and Illinois.

n Current enrollment is 205 students (K-12).

n Graduation rate is 100 percent.

Join us as we celebrate our accomplishments, faith, and community. Here are some of the activities for the week:

Today: Celebrating Our Community

Sock Hop — students will gather socks for the homeless and chemotherapy patients.

Students will write letters, color pictures, and assemble care packages for cancer patients at Medical Associates and The Children’s Hospital in Iowa City.

Tuesday: Celebrating Our Faculty & Staff

Lunch is provided for teachers and staff.

Teachers swap classes for one class period.

Students will write thank you notes to teachers and design a gratitude tree.

Wednesday: Celebrating Our Nation

Students will write letters to recent alumni who are serving our country.

Thursday: Celebrating Vocations

Lunch is provided for our parish priests and the Sisters of St. Francis pen pals.

Our priests will have dessert with our high school students.

Grades 5-8 will make crosses with the Sisters from the Canticle.

Friday: Celebrating Our Students

All-school Mass at Prince of Peace Church at 8 a.m.

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