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Becoming a 6th grader may bring a great deal of uncertainty and anxiety. New Jr. High students will face the challenges of more academic work, managing time between homework and extra-curricular events and building healthy relationships with friends and family. Here at St. Jude, we teach truth, wisdom, and love. To assist our students with stepping out of their comfort zone and into real world experiences, and to show our support and optimism for their success, we gift our 6th graders bibles to equip them to face whatever life may bring. As it happened, last year we were unable to gift these bibles to our now 7th graders. During yesterday’s Mass, Father Michael blessed these bibles and are now in the hands of our 6th and 7th graders. Let us offer our prayers, love and support to our Jr. High students as they discover the life and path that God has for them.

God Bless,

Lucas Stangler


St. Jude Rosary Run & Believe Benefit: October 20th

Mom! Dad! Gather the family together for great fun as we participate in the Rosary Run! Please go online and register today...seriously! TODAY:

The deadline to receive a race shirt is October 1st. Also, if we can get everyone in our class to go, the whole school will win!

IF YOU WERE WAITING until the last minute-it’s here! Go NOW to: to register for the most fun you will have since the Rosary Run! The Believe Benefit is a big Dinner Dance Party with Auctions and Games. This is a party for “children” 18 years and older. Have your neighbors, or relatives and friends sign up, but please do it TODAY! We want and need your support of the biggest essential school fundraiser of the year.

Progress Reports: September 28th

Progress reports will be sent home tomorrow with your student. Please go over the progress report with them, sign the bottom of it and return to your student’s teacher. If you have any questions about the contents of the progress report, please contact your student’s teacher.

Athletic Eligibility: October 1st

Students that represent St. Jude in Athletics are required to be passing all of their classes. Beginning on October 1st, student-athletes will have their grades checked each Monday. Any student that has an F will be ineligible to participate in practices or games for one week.

Book Fair: Oct 3rd - 5th Opens Wednesday, October 3rd from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 4th from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 5th from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Parent Teacher Conferences: October 4th & 5th

Sign-up for a 10-minute conference with your child’s teacher today through October 2nd.

Junior High students should set up a conference with each of their teachers separately. If you have two students in Jr. High, we suggest you set up two 10-minute conferences, back to back, with each of the three teachers.

· Thursday, October 4th - 11:30 a.m. early dismissal with conferences starting at 12:30 p.m.

· Friday, October 5th - NO SCHOOL – Conferences starting at 1:00 p.m.

Box Tops Competition: September 20th – October 26th

Please collect as many Box Tops as you can! See it, clip it and send it to school. Mark your bag with your student’s grade and turn them in to the teacher or the school office. The class will receive a prize if students meet the classroom goal. Our school goal is 20,000 Box Tops which will earn the school $2,000. Thank you for your support.

Mark Your Calendars

September 28th: Progress Reports

October 2nd: Last Day to sign up for Parent-Teacher Conferences

October 3, 4, 5: Book Fair

October 4th: 11:30 a.m. Early Dismissal

October 4th - 5th: Parent Teacher Conferences

October 5 & 8: NO SCHOOL

October 14th: All School Mass Sunday Mass @ 10:00 a.m.

October 20th: Rosary Run & Believe Benefit


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