Pre-K Events 2017-2018

Holy Family Catholic Schools Calendar of Events for Pre-K Students 

Welcome to Pre-K! This will be a year of exciting growth and anticipation with milestones of learning that will lead to a successful kindergarten experience. As your child starts to develop skills that will build a foundation of learning, we hope that you will feel a sense of community at Holy Family.

Mark your calendars for some of the fun and informational events that we have planned, specifically for the CLASS of 2031!


Fall Family Fun PreK Activity Events

All Dubuque area 3- and 4-year-olds and their families are invited to join Holy Family for hands-on literacy and science activities. Activities will be led by Preschool, Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers at each location. Enjoy some fall fun and community building with Holy Family Catholic Schools. The events are free for all to attend. We hope to see you there!

Join us at one or more of our Fall Family Fun events!

October 3 | 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. 
1198 Rush St. | Dubuque, IA 52003

October 3 | 5:30 - 7 p.m.
4320 Asbury Rd. | Dubuque, IA 52002

October 12 | 5:30 - 7 p.m.
2981 Central Ave. | Dubuque, IA 52001

October 24 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
2175 Rosedale Ave. | Dubuque, IA 52001

October 24 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.
2160 Rosedale Ave. | Dubuque, IA 52001 


Kindergarten Round Up Days

Each year in January, our elementary schools invite pre-K students and families to meet one-on-one with the principal and kindergarten teacher to learn more about kindergarten, visit the school's classrooms and tour the school. This is a great opportunity to ask important questions and receive relevant information prior to kindergarten registration.

  • St. Columbkille  – January 8, 2018
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe – January 10 and 11, 2018
  • Resurrection – January 11, 2018
  • St. Anthony  – January 12, 2018
  • Holy Ghost – January 16, 2018


Kindergarten Visit Days

Area pre-K students are invited to come spend part of the day in kindergarten. On these dates, parents may attend school Mass and tour the school if they haven't realdy. Your child will spend the morning in a kindergarten classroom, and parents are invited to come back and have lunch in the school cafeteria. Please call your school of choice or Rebecca Mueller, director of enrollment, at (563) 582-5456 to RSVP to a Kindergarten Visit Day.

  • Resurrection  – February 8, 2018
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe  – February 22, 2018
  • St. Anthony  – March 1, 2018
  • Holy Ghost  – March 2, 2018
  • St. Columbkille  – March 8, 2018

Other Dates to Remember

February 1, 2018

Registration for kindergarten opens. Get your paperwork in early and receive a crested polo with your child’s selected school. Once registered, you will receive a “kindergarten toolbox" from our kindergarten teachers with goodies to help you prepare for kindergarten.

FACTS Help Sessions

Help sessions for completing the application for tuition assistance are scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 8, from 4:00-5:30 p.m. and Tuesday, February 20, from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (with Spanish-speaking assistance) in the Holy Family Catholic Schools Central Office.

March 29, 2018

Deadline for financial assistance. Did you know that over half of our elementary school families qualify for some kind of financial aid? For more information, visit our Tuition Assistance page.


Contact Us


Rebecca Mueller
Director of Enrollment
(563) 582-5456, Ext. 289

Holy Family Catholic Schools

2005 Kane St., Dubuque IA 52001
(563) 582-5456