100th Day of School

Second Grade students celebrated the 100th Day of School last week by dressing like 100 year old people.

From the Principal

Dear Parents, 

This is another reminder of the Home and School Meeting on Thursday. There will be much to report. 

I will speak again about the progress we are making in the school and the next tasks to be tackled.
The Open House for parents of prospective students is February 16th. I thank those who have responded with names of individuals who might be interested in our school. I thank all of you for supporting the school in the community and encouraging those parents who might have some interest in the school to attend the Open House. 

Remember that next school year we will have two homerooms for each grade kindergarten through fourth, so there will be openings in all the lower grades. 

The progress of the school is to a large degree tied to the continued increase in enrollment. If the school continues to grow, all students in the school will be better served. 

The Fair Committee has been at work busily preparing for the Spring Festival. Please see the attached flyer. They will have a report on their progress. The Fest is the largest fundraiser for the school and merits everyone’s support. 

Parking for the Strawberry Festival will happen shortly after the Fair. Help will be needed for this important event. 

Again, please make every effort to be at the meeting on Thursday. 

—Dr. Gerard Toups

Calendar Events

Calendar for the Week:
February 4 - Current Student Re-Registration Begins
February 5 - Reconciliation (7th)
February 5 - 7:00 Home & School Meeting
February 6 - 8:30 Mass with Adopt-a-Child Collection
February 6 - Spirit Dress
February 6 - Mother Seton Nominations Due
February 6 - 7:00 p.m. H&S Family Science Night in the Gym
February 10 - Kiss-o-Gram Deadline
February 11 - Midquarter Reports
February 12 - Reconciliation (6th)
February 13 - Last Day to Re-register without a Penalty

Religion Fair Winners

Eighth Grade First Place Winners
Adam Hebert, Amelia-Kate Johnson, Kaitlin Farkas, Blake Earhart 

Eighth Grade -
Second Place - Meagan Perrin, Callie Hines, Luke Yoes, Lane Perilloux
Third Place - Spencer Wyld, Christine Palmisano, Elena Wisecarver, Carl West, Nathan Waller 

Seventh Grade -
First Place - Callie Fulmer
Second Place - Adam Poche
Third Place - Timothy Poche
HM - Colleen Atkins, Kraemer Jackson 

Sixth Grade -
First Place - Robert Brown
Second Place - Krystal Waddell
Third Place - Shelby Bagby
HM - Gabrielle Wahl 

Fifth Grade -
First Place - Cassidy Fulmer
Second Place - James Danley, Emily Waddell
Third Place - Lauren Hebert
HM - Zachary Fortier, Johann Castro 

Fourth Grade -
First Place - Andee Poche
Second Place - Claire Chapin Perilloux
Third Place - Ian Waller
HM - Amy Fresina 

3A Grade -
First Place - Kennedy Martin
Second Place - Kade Bleakley
Third Place - Haleigh Laylle
HM - Mollie Hebert 

3B Grade -
First Place - Taylor Raiford
Second Place - Rebeka Bass
Third Place - Brennan Currier
HM - Valerie Pecoraro 

Second Grade -
First Place - Catherine Dahmer
Second Place - Cole Hatfield
Third Place - Samantha Wisecarver
HM - Racelin Hoover

Mother Seton Nominations

The guidelines for nominating a school volunteer are attached to today’s packet. Please read the guidelines carefully and consider nominating some deserving person for this special award. 

Once the nominations are in, a ballot will be sent home for voting. 

Nominations are due in the school office by Friday, February 6. 

Thank you so much for your help in this matter.

Literary Club Contest

The SJS Literary Club is sponsoring its writing and art contest for the Second Semester. 

The theme for the contest is sports. The contest is open for all SJS students in Grades 5-8. 

Entries should be turned in to the club sponsor, Mrs. Nancy Redmann, on or before February 13. 

Now’s the time to be creative and get those sports ideas together!


Student Council is kicking off its annual Kiss-o-Gram Sale! These are Hershey Kisses attached to a red heart and delivered to your favorite valentine’s classroom. 

Kiss-o-Grams will be sold from February 1-10. The treats will be delivered on February 13. 

An order form with more details is attached. Cost for each Kiss-o-Gram is 50 cents. 

Student Council appreciates your support!

Registration for 2009-2010

SJS begins the registration of current students and their siblings for the 2009-2010 school year today, February 4. 

Registration forms are attached. 

All parents should indicate whether or not their children will be returning to SJS the following year.
If your child is returning, a $200 per child registration fee is due with the registration form. 

New students who are siblings of current students may also be added to this form. Their $200 registration fee is also due at this time. 

All forms are due back to the office on or before Friday, February 13. 

Registrations accepted after that date will be assessed a $100 per child late fee. 

Any student not registered by Friday, February 13, risks losing their place in the class as the school will begin taking registrations from new students shortly after. 

The new tuition schedule was sent home a few weeks ago. Tuition and/or loan papers will not be due until May 1. More information about that will be sent home later.

Red for Valentine's Day

Students may wear a Valentine t-shirt (any red shirt) with their blue jeans and school shoes on Friday, February 13, to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We ask for a $1.00 donation in order to wear the red t-shirts. Proceeds will go to support Children’s Hospital in Baton Rouge. 

All SJS families are invited to attend “Kickin’ it for Kids” - a cheerleading competition featuring teams from all over the southern Louisiana region. It will be at the SLU University Center on Sunday, February 8. The competition is from 10:00-5:45. SJS cheerleaders will be performing about 3:30. Cost to enter is $3.00 for children and $8.00 for adults.

St. Paul Quote of the Week

Hold fast to what is good!

1Thes 5:21

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