Newsletter (Archived): March 29th Newsletter - Mar 29, 2017 - Apr 6, 2017 [Archive]
St. Joseph Church offers Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent at 1:45 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. We are encouraging all families to attend stations on Friday, March 24th, at 6:00 p.m. This is a very special activity and wonderful to share as a family. Below is a list of the Friday dates station of the cross will be offered.
Anyone is welcome to attend.
At this time, we do not have any widespread illness to report at SJS. We do ask that you as parents help us by monitoring your children carefully. Please keep children at home if they exhibit any symptoms such as fever, nausea, or stomach issues that may be spread if exposed to other students. Thank you for your help in keeping our students healthy.
Strawberry Fest Parking
We need volunteers to help with this fundraiser. Please use the link below to register for a shift. There are only a few shifts left. We do still need volunteers for Wednesday evening as well. This is a great fundraiser for our school and is coordinated by the Crusader Dads.
Moms and Dads can help with this event. All proceeds help our school!
Everyone received a flyer today with the link for signing up for fair shifts. Please see the link below. Sign Up early to be sure you get the booth and time that works best for you!
Sign up and click here.
On Tuesday, April 4th at 6:00 p.m. in the library there will be a fair meeting.......EVERYONE is invited!
Under the Community tab on our website is a "spring fair" tab. Here we will be adding stuff from now until the weekend of the fair. You will be able to get all the fair information you need to help make it a great experience for your family.Fair Volunteer Sign up
This year's Drama Club will be performing Mulan on Friday, March 31st and Saturday, April 1st on at 7:00 in the gym. Tickets will be sold at the door, $8 for adults and $5 for children. Come out and watch our talented students!
Living Stations of the Cross
Living Stations of the Cross will be held on Thursday, April 13th at 8:30 a.m. in the gym. All are welcomed to attend.
Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher Appreciation Week is April 3rd through the 7th. Please help us to make our teachers and staff feel extra special next week. We truly are blessed to have such an amazing group working with our students. Here are a few ideas but please feel free to do whatever you would like to recognize your teachers:
- flowers from your yard
- homemade cards
- desk supplies
- gift cards
- homemade snacks
We will have early dismissal on Friday, April 7th due to the Strawberry Festival traffic. Dismissal will be at 11:15. We will have buses in the morning for students but NOT in the afternoon. Please make the necessary arrangements.
No After School Care
Home and School Meeting
Our last meeting of the school year will be April 11th. Please mark your calendars! We are inviting summer camps in our area to set up tables with information at this meeting. Also, Mrs. Ragusa will deliver a presentation on the future dreams for growth and capital improvements at St. Joseph. We will serve jambalaya for dinner and students will watch a movie during the meeting. Students will not have homework.
The 2015-2016 yearbooks were sent home last week. We have a few extra yearbooks. We will sell them on a first come first serve basis. Please call the office if you would like to purchase one.
Knights Of Columbus
Congratulations to the winners of the Knights of Columbus “Respect Life” poster contest!
1st place – Alex Roy
2nd place – Juliana Steib
3rd place – Grace Alexander
1st place – Kennedy Jackson
2nd place – Tyler Lalonde
3rd place – Bentley Kugler
1st place – Rebekah Peltier
2nd place – Cole Landry
3rd place – Ali Foster
1st place – Mackenzie Stewart
2nd place – Kelsey Deakle
3rd place – Jude Dulski
Mr. Jeff LeSaicherre will complete his term on our School Advisory Council this year. We want to thank Jeff for his service and contributions over the last term. Please email Mrs. Ragusa (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to nominate yourself or another parent for this position. We will accept nominations through April 7th. Voting will take place on RenWeb during the remainder of April.
Confetti Egg Booth
Please send clean eggshells to school for the confetti egg booth.
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.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!!!
Be sure to write your name and class on the carton. Students will receive CRUSADER CASH for each carton.
This Lent our community will participate in CRS Rice Bowl, a faith-in-action program that invites us to encounter anew ourselves, our neighbors and our God.
Please consider these suggestions in shaping your own family’s Lenten plan:
Use your CRS Rice Bowl and Lenten Calendar daily to guide your Lenten prayer, fasting and almsgiving.
As a family, read the Stories of Hope and daily reflections to inspire your Lenten journey—and guide your Lenten almsgiving.
Prepare simple meatless meals on Fridays throughout Lent, in solidarity with our brothers and sisters around the world.
Be sure to visit crsricebowl.org to watch videos of the people and communities your Lenten gifts are changing through CRS Rice Bowl.
We will be collecting your CRS Rice Bowls at the end of Lent, so stay tuned to learn more.
LOOKING FOR STUFFED ANIMALS
Our Spring Fair is in need of stuffed animals for the Prize Booth. Please send new or gently used and washed stuffed animals to the gym for the Spring Fair. Thank you for your support!
- April 4th (Tuesday) April Birthdays--free dress
- April 6th (Thursday) Cap & Gown Pictures
- April 7th (Friday) Early dismal---bus in the morning, no buses in the afternoon, no aftercare
- April 12th (Wednesday) NO MASS
- April 13th (Thursday) Living Stations
- April 14th - 21st EASTER HOLIDAYS
- April 23rd (Tuesday) 8th Grade Breakfast & Graduation
- April 25th (Tuesday) Mid Quarter
- April 28th (Friday) Tuition Due
- April 30th (Sunday) 1st Communion
- May 2nd (Tuesday) May Birthdays-free dress
- May 3rd (Wednesday) May Crowning at 9:15
- May 4th (Thursday) Crusader of the Month Luncheon
- May 5th-7th SJS SPRING FAIR
- May 9th (Tuesday) June Birthdays
- May 15th (Monday) 8th grade exams
- May 16th (Tuesday) 8th grade exams
- May 18th (Thursday) 8th grade exams and half day
- May 19th (Friday) prek closing program
- May 19th (Friday) 6th & 7th grade exams
- May 22nd (Monday) KInder closing program
- May 22nd (Monday) 6th & 7th grade exams
- May 23rd (Tuesday) 8th grade breakfast and graduation
- May 23rd (Tuesday) 6th & 7th grade exams
- May 25th (Thursday) Awards
- May 26th (Friday) Half day for students and last day
- May 29th (Monday) Memorial Day
Anyone interested in participating in the annual Nun Run please see the attached flyer below.
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