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JANUARY 21 - 25, 2019

 

MON.     MLK DAY – NO SCHOOL

TUES.    Pizza, corn, applesauce, milk.  

WED.     Ham and cheese sandwich, vegetable soup, fruit, milk.  SALAD BAR

THUR.    Baked chicken, green beans, rice, roll, dessert, milk.  

FRI.        Hamburger, lettuce & cheese, potatoes, fruit, milk.  SALAD BAR

 

MLK DAY – NO SCHOOL AND NO CHILDCARE  In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, there is no school OR CHILDCARE on Monday, January 21.  Enjoy the long weekend!

TUITION SUPPORT REMINDER  The deadline to apply for tuition support is FEBRUARY 1.  Any application submitted after that date will not be considered until after the on-time applicants have received their tuition support amount letters.  If you have already applied, please submit your 2018 W-2 form(s) and 2017 tax forms to FACTS as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Anne Poinsatte at 624-4618, x. 1014.

ACCELERATED READER  The first out-of-uniform day for the third quarter (halfway point) is scheduled for Wed., Feb. 13, so students in grades one through eight need to have at least half of their AR points by the end of the day on Tues., Feb. 5 to be able to come out-of-uniform on the 13th.  Also, Thur., Mar. 7, is the last day for students to take AR tests for the 3rd quarter.  Any AR tests taken on Fri., Mar. 8 will count toward the 4th quarter.  Students who achieved their AR reading goals for the 3rd quarter may come to school out-of-uniform Wed., Mar. 13.  

2019 TALENT SHOW  Hope you’ve all been practicing for the 2019 Talent Show!  Remember – tryouts are the last week of January during Catholic Schools Week.  The actual show will be Feb. 21.  Students in 4th-8th grade can participate.  Good luck!

2019 - 2020 ENROLLMENT  We have begun the enrollment process for the coming school year!  Our application and enrollment process will be completely online, via our FACTS/Renweb program. Everyone should’ve received an email invitation to reenroll his/her child last week.  For REENROLLMENT of current students,  go to Renweb, “Family” and click on Enrollment/ Reenrollment.  If you have a new child who you would like to enroll in PK3 - 8, go to Renweb and click on “Apply/Enroll”.  Please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Preston or Mrs. Starry if you have any questions at all regarding the process.

CHILI BOWL CHALLENGE  Please join our parish family on MONDAY NIGHT, Jan. 28, in the Parish Life Center at 6 pm for FATHER CHARLIE’S CHILI BOWL CHALLENGE sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 8576 and the St. Jude Council of Catholic Women. The cost is $5/person $20/family (max 2 adults). Call Julie Bomar at 423-304-0350 to register your crock pot sized chili entries. There is a $10.00 Entry Fee and the winner will be presented with an appropriate trophy! Please RSVP by January 21st so enough “fixins”, drinks, and dessert will be available. (423-785-6156 or emily@livingstoncompany.com) Thank you for supporting our ministries. Our Knights and the CCW will be offering a spaghetti dinner for our school families on Tues., Feb. 19!

PRESCHOOL BOOKS WANTED  Mrs. Sue in PK4 is asking for gently-used books that you are no longer using for her preschool class.  You can either drop off at PK or in the office.

ATHLETICS

Swimming:  Good luck to all St. Jude swimmers as they swim against 6th,7th and 8th graders in the area in the Middle School Championship meet  held at Baylor Natatorium. This concludes the middle school swim season.

 

Basketball:

1/22    Berean @ SJ             4:00 VG

                                                5:00 VB

                                                6:00 EG

                                                7:00 EB

1/25    BCA @ SJ                  4:00 EG

 

ALTAR SERVER SCHEDULE  January 19-20

Saturday 5:30PM     Madison Coward, Adrian Marquez, Sybil Westhoff
Sunday 8:00AM        Megan Steere, Alexa Taylor
Sunday 10:30AM      Parker Coode, Karley Nutz, Lander Smith
Sunday 12:15PM        Emma Kay Cohen, Maria Fernandez, Mac McDonald
Sunday 5:30PM         Matthew Bacher, Sam Shutters, Jack Shutters
 

JANUARY 14 - 18, 2019

 

MON.     Pork chop, mashed potatoes, green peas, dessert, roll, milk.  SALAD BAR

TUES.    Chicken patty, broccoli, mac & cheese, dessert, roll, milk.

WED.     Hot dogs, chili, fruit, milk.  SALAD BAR

THUR.    Tacos, lettuce & cheese, beans, fruit, milk.  

FRI.        BBQ, corn on the cob, baked beans, milk.  SALAD BAR

 

THANK YOU!  Many thanks from the cafeteria staff and Mr. Dubininkas for all the lovely Christmas gifts and kind wishes.  Everything was appreciated.

FIRST SEMESTER REPORT CARDS  Hard copies of report cards will be going home today, Jan. 11, to all families who are current on all school accounts.  If any of your accounts (athletics, cafeteria, aftercare, tuition, etc) are in arrears or if you have still not turned in Lifetouch Picture Packages and/or payment, your child’s report card will be held.

SCRIP NEWS  Thanks to everyone who SCRIPPED over the holidays! We met our goal of raising $6000 by December 31. As a reward, ALL STUDENTS can come to school in (appropriate) pajamas on Wednesday, January 16 and enjoy hot chocolate, marshmallow, and
temporary tattoos during lunch. Students should wear tennis shoes; no slippers. We need help serving hot chocolate! If you can help, please click on the signup genius link:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f45acab2ba20-banish

TUITION SUPPORT REMINDER  The deadline to apply for tuition support is February 1.  Any application submitted after that date will not be considered until after the on-time applicants have received their tuition support amount letters.   If you have already applied, please submit your 2018 W-2 form(s) and 2017 tax forms to FACTS as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Anne Poinsatte at 624-4618, x. 1014.

2019 TALENT SHOW  Hope you’ve all been practicing for the 2019 Talent Show!  Remember – tryouts are the last week of January during Catholic Schools Week.  The actual show will be Feb. 21.  Students in 4th-8th grade can participate.  Good luck!

2019 - 2020 ENROLLMENT  We will begin the enrollment process for the coming school year in the very near future. Beginning this year, our application and enrollment process will be completely online, via our FACTS/Renweb program. Details and deadlines will be sent soon. In the meantime, if you know that your family will not be returning to St. Jude School next year or if you have a new child that you would like to enroll in PK3 - 8, please contact Mrs. Preston at prestonk@mysjs.com so that she is aware of availability in each grade.

ATHLETICS  Basketball:

1/14    SJ @ Oakwood         4:00 EG

                                                5:00 EB

                                                6:00 VG

                                                7:00 VB

1/16    OLPH @ SJ               4:00 EG

                                                5:00 EB

                                                6:00 VG

                                                7:00 VB

1/17    SJ @ TCPS                4:00 JVB

                                                5:00 JVG

                                                6:00 VB

1/19    SJ @ OLPH               9:00 EG

                                                10:00 EB

                                                11:00 JVB

                                                12:00 VG

                                                1:00 VB

 

ALTAR SERVER SCHEDULE 
January 12-13

Saturday 5:30PM Alice Coulliette, Katelyn Neill, Max Solis

Sunday 8:00AM Hailey Heberer, Lizania Juarez

Sunday 10:30AM Brianna Taylor, Lyla Weiss, McKinna Wiles

Sunday 12:15PM Kara Boardman, Maribeth Madonia, Christina Williford

Sunday 5:30PM Zach Schulmeister, Eli Walker, Zeke Walker