Catholic Schools Week

November 4th-10th

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) :)  


St Joseph School

Where Leading By Example, Leads to Excellence
North Grosvenordale, CT

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