Tomorrow - October 10th

First Quarter ends on Thursday, October 10th.

First Quarter AR ends on Thursday, October 10th.

Professional Day- October 11th

Students DO NOT have school on Friday, October 11th!

Due Tomorrow, October 10th!

Be sure to send in your RSVP form that was sent home today for next week's Home and School Dinner/Meeting/Volleyball game. These forms are due tomorrow, October 10th. If you did not receive one, please click the link to print one.

Home & School RSVP

1st Quarter AR Goal Reward!

For students in 1st - 8th grade who met their 1st Quarter AR Goal!

What: BOOK character dress day.

When: Tuesday, October 15th


Students must be able to tell what book their character came from.

SJS Book Fair

Our SJS Book Fair this year will be October 14th - 18th. Please see this link to view some of the things coming our way, including trailers on a few of the books that will be available for purchase.

This year we will have a" gently used section" The books will be BOGO ( Buy one, get one free).

Thank you to all the grandparents / parents who bought gift certificates for their sjs student(s).

If you would like to buy your student a Gift Certificate for Book Fair, please see the link below. Print and fill out a certificate and send the form and payment to the office. Make checks payable to St. Joseph School. One student per certificate please.

There is also an option to purchase Book Fair Certificates online by clicking the link above.

If you have any questions contact Mrs. Ekker

Home and School Meeting/ Stomp out Cancer/Book Fair

October 15th

Home & School Meeting: 5:30pm Dinner; 6:00pm - Brief Meeting; 6:15 - Volleyball Game with 7th & 8th grade girls - fundraiser to STOMP out cancer.

The Book Fair will be open from 4:30 - 6:00 on this night.

Report Cards go home Wednesday, October 16th.

Basketball Sign Up!

Boys & Girls Basketball Sign-Up sheets will be up in the gym. If your 5th - 8th grade student is interested in playing basketball this 2019-2020 season, make sure they sign up on the sign up sheet located in the gym by Friday, October 18th. Student must sign up in order to try out.

Soccer Sign Up!

Boys & Girls Soccer Sign-Up sheets will be up in the gym. If your 5th - 8th grade student is interested in playing soccer this 2019-2020 season, make sure they sign up on the sign up sheet located in the gym by Wednesday, October 23rd.

Student must sign up in order to try out.

Jr. Beta Club Fundraiser

Fall Fest Queen/King

The Jr. Beta Club will be sponsoring the Fall Fest Queen/ King Fundraiser again this year. Monday, October 14- Friday, October 18, students can bring in quarters to vote for the teacher that would make the best Queen or King of Fall Fest. The teacher that has the most money donated under his or her name will be crowned during assembly on the day of Fall Fest. All donations for this fundraiser will go toward buying library books for a school in need. Bring your change in and vote!

Appreciation Week

Lunch Room Ladies Appreciation Week - October 14-18.

SJS - Pelicans Game!

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Game Day: Sunday, December 1st @ 4:00pm

Location: New Orleans Arena-Smoothie King Center

Ticket Cost: $35 per person

· Each ticket includes a Pelicans Beanie (Pelicans Exclusive Group Souvenir Game)

· Each ticket includes a Food Voucher (Est.$5 value)

· Balcony Sideline Seating

· School Name on Jumbo Screen

· Order forms were sent home in the Wednesday packet

· Tickets (sold first come first served -Limited Seats)

*Fan Tunnel: 15 people from our group will be allowed to go on the court to form a fan tunnel and high-five the Pelicans players. We will pull 15 tickets. This drawing will be done at school the week before the game.

*National Anthem: We will also have our SJS-Pelicans Performers represent St. Joseph School by singing the National Anthem on center court before the game.

Friday, October 25th

Fall Fest ! Friday, October 25th

Pre-K – 4th Grade

Pre-K through 4th grade levels will attend Fall Fest at various times throughout the day. This will provide students with greater access to the games.

The schedule is as follows:

Pre-K & Kindergarten 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

1st & 2nd Grade 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

3rd & 4th Grade 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Students will only be allowed to attend at their designated time to ensure maximum play time for all students.

All PreK- 4th grade students are asked to bring in one dozen of one of the following:

· PreK – one dozen individually wrapped brownies

· Kindergarten – one dozen individually wrapped cookies

· 1st grade – one dozen muffins/cupcakes

· 2nd grade – individually wrapped rice krispie treats

· 3rd grade – a dozen small individual bags of popcorn or chips

· 4th grade – box of juice pouches

Please send in these items the week of the festival (October 22-26)

The 8th grade students will be hosting the games for the PreK-4th grade students who will be attending the festival.

PreK-4th grade students will be at the festival playing games with prizes, face painting, and will enjoy several inflatables. Students will also receive several refreshments.

5th – 7th Grade

Our 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students will remain on campus and participate in a separate event that will take place on campus. Students do not need to bring anything for this activity.

The schedule is as follows:

5th, 6th, and 7th 11:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Students in 5th – 7th may wear spirit dress with their SJS spirit shirt or Fall Fest shirt and FREE SHOES.

Students in 5th-7th grades will have pizza, popcorn, drink, sweet treats, and a movie. Students will choose from a selection of movies. They will have a pizza picnic on the front lawn and then move to the “movie theater” (classrooms) of the movie they selected. They will be given popcorn and sweet treats during the movie.

Young Entrepreneurs Academy!

Young Entrepreneurs Academy is being offered at SLU and you can still join if your child is interested.

Scan the barcode for more information.

Looking Ahead!

October 10 - End of 1st Quarter

October 10 - 1st Quarter AR ends

October 11 - Professional Development - STUDENTS DO NOT have school on this day.

October 14 - 18 - Book Fair

October 14 - 18 - Lunch/Cafeteria Appreciation Week

October 16 - Report Cards

October 21 - 25 - Red Ribbon Week

October 25 - Fall Fest

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