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"May today there be peace within. 
May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be.
May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith. 
May you use those gifts that you have received,
and pass on the love that has been given to you.
May you be content knowing you are a child of God.
 Let this presence settle into your bones,
 allow your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love. 
It is there for each and every one of us." 

--- St. Teresa of Avila



Important "Joint Junior High" Christmas Band Concert @ CCHS

Our Corpus Christi Junior High band students will be joining students from Epiphany and St. Mary's for a "Joint Jr. High Band" performances at their Annual Christmas Concert.  Please join us on Wednesday, December 11th at 7:00 pm (students should arrive by 6:30) at CCHS for some music of the season. Admission is free with donations welcome at the door.

Important Music of the Season: 5th Gr Band & Corpus Christi Chorus

On Monday, December 16th, our Corpus Christi School Choruses and our 5th Grade Band will perform in their Christmas Program. Beginning at 7:00 pm in the school cafeteria (students should arrive by 6:40), both groups will present a program of seasonal favorites. Please come to relax and enjoy the music!

Important Elementary Christmas Concert @ St. Patrick of Merna

Please join us for a wonderful evening filled with one of the best sounds in the world - the voices of young children singing their hearts out and sharing their excitement for the coming of Christmas.  Our students in Kindergarten through 4th grade will be presenting you with the gift of some delightful holiday music.  Please join us on Wednesday, December 18th at St. Patrick Church of Merna where music will begin at 6:30.  Students should arrive at the church by 6:00 - teachers will be available for supervision at 6:15.  Upon arrival, students should look for their teacher waiting for them inside the church on the east side.  Students will be sitting with their classmates.  Parents, please hold onto your children's coats during the performance.  The program will begin at 6:30.   

Important Cookie Exchange

The Corpus Christi School Club would like to invite you to a Holiday Cookie Exchange being held at Central Catholic High School on Sunday, December 15th at 2:00pm.  We would love to see you at this fun afternoon we have planned!  You will have the opportunity to meet families from Epiphany, St. Mary’s, Corpus Christi and Central Catholic and take home 6 dozen assorted cookies for the Holidays!   We would love to help Children’s Home and Aid of their current need of children’s books, diapers and baby items.   All you need to do is bring 6 dozen of your favorite homemade cookies, and any of the above mentioned items or a monetary donation to help our local Children’s Home and Aid.  Please click HERE to see the sign up genius to sign up to bring your favorite cookie!  

Important Box Tops for Education - Clip Away! - UPDATE

- Mrs. Sarah Pilcher, CCCS Box Tops Coordinator


Important Interested in Volunteering at CCCS?

Corpus Christi Catholic School LOVES its volunteers. 
If you would like to volunteer at our school, the following requirements must be met:
Complete the on-line Safe Haven Training on, register as a volunteer,
and print the certificate (or email to Molly Vogel)
and complete the background check (CANTS) form!   
​     *Click HERE for details on how to reach the on-line training.
NOTE:  If you would like to drive on field trips, you need 
the Safe Driver on-line training provided by the Diocese.  


Important School Handbook

Click on link to view this year's Parent/Student School Handbook 

Important Student and Athletic Insurance Information

We would like to introduce you to the Diocese of Peoria Blanket Student and Athletic Accident Insurance Plan.  Starting with the 2019-2020 year, all students are insured under a Diocesan program that covers all school sponsored and supervised activities.  The program is secondary or excess to all primary health insurance plans and is designed to cover copays and deductibles.  A full description of coverage is available HERE.

Important CCHS @ A Glance

Click here to view Central Catholic High School news and upcoming events.

Thursday December 12, 2019

Lunch: Grilled Cheese, Corn, Peaches, Chips
7/8 BBB PRAC - 3.30pm - 5.00pm
5/6 BBB @ Eastview - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
7/8 VB PRAC - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
5/6 VB PRAC - 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Friday December 13, 2019

Lunch: Pasta w/alfredo sauce & Chicken, Peas, Applesauce, Breadsticks, Cheese Sticks
Exposition - 8.20am - 8.30am
Reposition - 2.15pm - 2.25pm
8 GBB PRAC (If Needed) or 6 BBB PRAC - 3.30pm - 5.00pm
7/8 VB PRAC - 5.30pm - 7.00pm

Saturday December 14, 2019

8 State
7/8 BBB @ SVDP - 9.00am - 11.00am
5/6 VB PRAC - 10.00am - 11.30am

Sunday December 15, 2019

Fall Ball Birthday Party/ Gym & Cafeteria use

Monday December 16, 2019

Lunch: Sausage Egg & Cheese Sliders, Carrots w/ranch, Cinnamon Roll, Yogurt
7/8 BBB & 8 GBB PRAC (Split - If needed) - 3.30pm - 4.45pm
7/8 VB PRAC - 4.45pm - 6.15pm
Chorus and 5th Grade Band Concert - 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Tuesday December 17, 2019

Lunch: Chicken Pattie, Cheesy Hashbrowns, Salad, Pears
Brownies-Ziemer (cafeteria) - 3.30pm - 4.30pm
8 GBB PRAC (If Needed) - 3.30pm - 4.45pm
7/8 BBB vs. Blue Ridge - 5.30pm - 7.30pm
5/6 BBB PRAC - 7.45pm - 9.00pm

Wednesday December 18, 2019

Lunch: Turkey w/gravy over Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Biscuit, Peaches
Christmas Program @ St. Pat's of Merna
Corpus Christi Mass - DS - 8.45am - 9.30am
7/8 BBB PRAC or 8 GBB PRAC (If needed) - 3.30pm - 5.00pm
6 BBB PRAC - 5.00pm - 6.15pm
5/6 VB PRAC - 6.15pm - 7.30pm
Christmas Program K-4 - 6.30pm - 7.30pm
7/8 VB PRAC - 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Thursday December 19, 2019

Challenger Learning Center-6th grade
8 State
Lunch; BBQ Rib, Tater Tots, Peas, Mandarin Oranges
7/8 VB PRAC - 3.30pm - 4.45pm
5/6 BBB @ Eastview - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
7/8 BBB vs. Fisher - 5.30pm - 7.30pm
5/6 VB PRAC - 7.45pm - 9.00pm

Friday December 20, 2019

K Prayer Service - PreK Christmas Program
Lunch: Christmas Shaped Chicken Nuggets, Smiley Potatoes, Corn, Smooth Frozen Sidekick
Kindergarten prayer service 9 am - 9.00am - 9.45am
Preschool Christmas Concert & Party - 9.45am - 10.30am
8 BBB PRAC - 3.30pm - 5.00pm

Saturday December 21, 2019

7 BBB PRAC - 7.30am - 9.30am
5 BBB PRAC - 9.30am - 11.00am
6 BBB PRAC - 11.00am - 12.30pm
7/8 VB PRAC - 1.00pm - 3.00pm
5/6 VB PRAC - 2.30pm - 4.00pm

Monday December 23, 2019

No School - Christmas Break
Lunch: No School
7 BBB PRAC - 3.30pm - 5.00pm
7/8 VB PRAC - 5.30pm - 7.30pm
5/6 VB PRAC - 7.00pm - 8.30pm

Tuesday December 24, 2019

Lunch: No School

Wednesday December 25, 2019

Lunch: No School, Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas

Thursday December 26, 2019

7/8 BBB @ Epiphany Holiday Tourney
Lunch: No School
8 BBB PRAC - 3.30pm - 5.00pm

Friday December 27, 2019

Lunch: No School
7/8 BBB @ Epiphany Tourney
7/8 VB PRAC - 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Saturday December 28, 2019

7/8 BBB @ Epiphany Tourney
5 BBB PRAC - 8.30am - 10.00am
7/8 VB PRAC - 10.00am - 12.00pm
5/6 VB PRAC - 11.30am - 1.00pm

Monday December 30, 2019

Lunch: No School
No School - Christmas Break
5 BBB PRAC - 5.00pm - 6.30pm

Tuesday December 31, 2019

Lunch: No School

Wednesday January 01, 2020

Lunch: No School, Happy New Year!
No Practices or Games
New Years
Erin Ruud - Girl Scouts - 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Thursday January 02, 2020

Lunch: No School

On behalf of the faith and education community of Corpus Christi, welcome to our website and welcome home to your school.  Please take a walk around our website, contact us and take a walk around our school.  See the difference and believe.

"Community is at the heart of all Catholic education, not simply as a concept to be taught, but as a reality to be lived . . . Your students will learn to understand and appreciate the value of community as they experience love, trust, and loyalty in your school and educational programs, and as they learn to trust all persons as brothers and sisters created by God and redeemed by Christ."
Saint Pope John Paul II

When parents choose a Catholic School for their children, it sets their children apart as a family so committed to their children's education that they are ready to make extraordinary sacrifices. Parents, by making the sacrifice necessary to send their children to Catholic school, show them education is a high priority. Catholic schools provide a loving, loyal environment where the entire community of parents, teachers, students, and parish is committed to academic and personal success. Take a closer look at our school and our site!