Newsletter (Archived): March 16th Newsletter - Mar 16, 2016 - Mar 24, 2016 [Archive]
As always, our St. Joseph family comes together to help each in difficult times. For some of our families, this is a very difficult time. We have about 10 families who had flooding in their homes and now must face the daunting task of clean-up and repair. If you are able, we ask that you consider donating your time or a gift card. Several families are in need of muscle power to empty their homes so they can begin the repairs. If you are able to give your time, please call the school and we will connect you with one of our families. If you would like to make a donation to help our families with clean up and replacing their home items and clothing, please consider purchasing a visa card to help with hotel costs, WalMart, Target, Lowes, etc. You may drop them off to Mr. Tommy through carpool in the morning or bring them to the office. We appreciate everything you have to offer. Most of all, we ask for your continued prayers for strength and perseverance for our families as they repair their homes and lives.
Stations of the Cross
Our 4th grade students will participate in the Living Stations of the Cross on Holy Thursday, March 24th. This event will take place in the gym at 8:30 a.m. We invite everyone to join us for these activities.
Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday March 24th for PreK thru 2nd grade students. Students in these grades DO NOT have to come to school; however, students in grades 3rd thru 8th will still have a regular day of school.
Students may begin wearing their fair Tshirts to school every Friday beginning March 18th until the day of the Fair.
Confetti Egg Booth
Mrs Susan Casey is collecting clean eggshells for confetti eggs at the spring fair. You can send them to school in the cartoons.
How to clean eggshells:
1. Make a quarter sized hole at the top of the raw egg.
2. Pour out raw egg and rinse.
3. Place back in carton.
4. Drop off all egg cartons in the gym.
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!!!
Thank you for participating in CRS Rice Bowl this Lent.
We hope that this program provided an enriching Lenten experience for your family!
Please send your CRS Rice Bowls to school with your child next week – Holy Week. We will be collecting them in morning assembly.
Thank you for sharing your prayers and gifts with our brothers and sisters in need this Lent. Together, our school is making a difference in the lives of the poor.
North Oaks Sports Medicine/North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center hosts Physical Day each year to provide free physical screenings to area high school and junior high school student athletes. This year’s Physical Day is slated for Saturday, April 16, 2016. Please email Melissa Thomas (email@example.com) by Thursday, March 24 if you plan on participating.
See the attached document for more details.North Oaks
Beta Club Shamrock Fundraiser
Help the Beta Club raise money for St. Jude! Thursday, March 10- Friday, March 18, the Beta Club will be collecting donations for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. For each dollar that a student brings in, they will get a shamrock with their name on it that will be posted around their homeroom door. Beta Club members will be in the gym in the morning to collect these donations.
Anyone interested in trying out for the 2016-2017 SJS cheer team, must have a parent attend a mandatory meeting Thursday March 17th for 5:30 in Mrs Bankston's room. The actual clinic will be Tuesday April 5th and tryout day is Friday April 8th. Below is the flyer that went home with students in grades 4th thru 7th.Tryout flyer
Looking for Talent
If you are interested in trying out for the annual PHS got Talent, see the attached flyer for more details.PHS Talent
- March 18th (Friday) Start wearing Fair tshirts every Friday until the Spring Fair
- March 24th (Thursday) Living Stations of the Cross for 8:30
- March 24th (Thursday) Grades Prek thru 2nd will NOT have school due to parent teacher conferences.
- March 25th thru April 1st EASTER HOLIDAYS
- April 4th thru April 8th Eighth Grade Trip
- April 5th (Tuesday) Home and School meeting for 6:30
- April 22nd, 23rd, & 24th SJS SPRING FAIR
We are constantly adding pictures to website. To view the pictures go to PHOTO GALLERY under the COMMUNITY TAB of the website. You can download and save/copy any pictures of your child. Pictures are added every week, keep checking!
Partners in Faith
The March issue of Partners in Faith is attached below for our SJS families to read. This is a great way for families to help their children grow in their Catholic Faith.March
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