Catholic Schools Week
Theme: “Learn, Serve, Lead, Succeed.”
All Week—Penny Wars: Winning Grade donates proceeds to a charity of their choice.
November 5, 2018 (Monday):
Community Day—Students to wear blue and gold
8:30 am - Start of day by gold flagpole with short prayer service led by Fr. Tom to unveil new school flag & recognize new school-wide recycling program.
9:30 am - International Rosary led by Sr. Mary Kathleen at the church.
1:00 pm – Movie Day—Each Grade will watch a movie as determined by HR Teacher. Parents will provide snacks for students to bring in.
No Homework for Monday Night
5:30 pm—Pot Luck Dinner in Church Hall (ends at 7:30 pm)
International Projects by Grades 6-8 on display in the back of the hall
Special awards to be given to the following SJS stakeholders: Alumni, Friends, and Parents
November 6, 2018 (Tuesday):
1950s Day—Students to wear 1950s style clothing
9:30 am - Prayer Service in cemetery to commemorate the departed, led by Fr. Tom.
1:00 pm – Sock Hop Dance/Ice Cream Social in the Cafeteria
November 7, 2018 (Wednesday) -
National Day—Students to wear red, white and blue
Students will complete a project on the Armed Services, as articulated by Mrs. Ruoppo.
Veteran(s) will come to SJS to speak to selected classes.
Final day of the Thanksgiving Food collection. See the flyer that was sent home.
6 pm – High School Fair for Grades 6, 7, and 8 in cafeteria (Ends at 8 pm).
Various area high schools will be on hand to provide information about their respective curricular and co-
curricular programs. Students from local middle schools are also invited to attend.
November 8, 2018 (Thursday)—
International Day—Students to wear traditional clothing from another country.
10 am--Students in Grades K-5 will tour Grades 6-6 classrooms in waves, starting at 10 am to see their collective work for the World’s Fair Projects.
1:00 pm “Minute to Win It” Activity for Grades Pre-K through 2 (Grades 3-8 will cheer on).
1:45 pm “Minute to Win it” Activity for Grades 3-8 (Grades K through 2 will cheer on).
Final day of a special drive to collect essentials for homeless vets such as toiletries, socks, gloves, blankets led by Mrs. Bailey. See the flyer that was sent home.
Fun dress Days:
Monday: Community Day—Students to wear blue and gold
Tuesday: 1950s Day—Students to wear 1950s style clothing
Wednesday: National Day—Students to wear red, white and blue
Thursday: International Day—Students to wear traditional clothing from another country.
Children’s Charity Challenge: AKA Penny Wars/Challenge:
Send in as many pennies as you can for your childs class. Every penny adds +1 to their class total. Send in silver change/paper money for your child to put into other class jugs, this will deduct from your childs class total. The child with the most PENNIES - SILVER/DOLLARS = WINNER!!! This year, you can send in cash/check with memo to ADD AS PENNIES to your childs class. Too many heavy pennies from crazy parents (Lindsay & Elena) :)