St. Jude Family,
It was great to see the majority of students finishing up their standardized tests. Thank you parents for assisting your student to be on time and prepared for exams. Students that missed exams because they were absent will have to make them up next week (September 24th -28th). Thank you to all of the families that came out to our curriculum nights over the last couple of weeks, it is such a blessing to work in a community that works together for the sake of the students.
St. Jude Rosary Run & Believe Benefit: October 20th
Registrations are still open for Rosary Run, the deadline is October 1st to receive a race shirt. Click the link https://register.chronotrack.com/r/40190 or see attached flyer for more information. Believe Benefit Tickets are on-sale; deadline for discount tickets is September 24th. See the attached flier for more information or go to & www.stjude2018.givesmart.com. This year’s theme is Cider and Sweaters. These events are essential to the financial stability of our school, please consider supporting them.
Mum Sale: September 22nd – 23rd
If you made a Pre-Order Purchase of Mums, remember to pick them up tomorrow, Friday September 21st during carpool pickup. Mums will also be on sale after all Masses this weekend while supplies last. Thank you for your support!
NET Retreats: September 23rd and 28th
Our 7th graders have a NET retreat on Sunday, September 23rd from 2:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. and the 8th graders have their NET retreat on Friday, September 28th from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Both retreats will be held at school. Please pray for them during this retreat!
Posting Grades: September 24th
Grades will be posted on SchoolSpeak for students in grades 4-8 beginning on Monday, September 24th. Moving forward, grades will be updated each Monday for the rest of the trimester. This means that grades are not live, but updated weekly. Therefore, if your student is missing an assignment and they turn it in on Tuesday, you will not see a grade for it until Monday of the next week.
Progress Reports: September 28th
Next Friday, September 28th, a progress report will be sent home in an envelope (not the family envelope) with each student. Please go over the progress report with your student, 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.
TCBY Treat Day: September 28th
Students can still purchase a TCBY frozen yogurt treat for Friday Sept. 28th. Please submit the attached order form with payment by Monday MORNING, September 24th. No late orders!!
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
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on October 4th and 5th this year. On Thursday, October 4th, we will have an 11:30 a.m. early dismissal (extended care is offered from 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.). Conferences are available in 10-minute increments on October 4th from 12:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and October 5th from 1:00pm – 6:00 p.m. Sign-up for a conference meeting through SchoolSpeak. If your student is in Junior High and you would like to speak with each teacher, you will need to schedule a conference with each teacher individually. If you have two students in Junior High, we recommend that you schedule a 10-minute conference for each student with all of the teachers with which you would like to conference.
BOXTOPS COMPETITION: September 20th – October 26th
Classroom BoxTop competition starts today until October 26th! Our goal is to raise $2,000 as a school by the end of the year. Collect as many Boxtops as you can! See it, clip it and send it to school. See attached flyer for more details.
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