Weekly Menu - News and Notes


Welcome Home to St. Jude School

Founded in 1960




NOVEMBER 11 - 15, 2019


MON.              Ravioli, spinach, beans, dessert, roll, milk.  SALAD BAR

TUES.             Sausage, French toast, apples, potatoes, milk.

WED.              Chicken patty, greens, mashed potatoes, dessert, roll, milk.  SALAD BAR

THURS.          Sliced ham, rice, broccoli, dessert, roll, milk.

FRI.                 BBQ, baked beans, potato chips, dessert, milk.   SALAD BAR


MANY THANKS!  Thank you so much to the parents of the 1st, 2nd, 7th, and 8th grade students for the delicious lunch they provided to the faculty and staff this week and to the parents who covered teacher lunch periods so they could enjoy it!  We have the BEST parents!!!

STUDENT FEES FOR 2020/21  Student Fees for next year will remain at $600 per student and are due on April 1, 2020.   They are now posted on FACTS so that you are able to make payments toward it ahead of time, if you would like.

PARISH AFFILIATION FORM (PAF) FOR 2020/2021  This form must be printed and completed by all Catholic families, both members of St. Jude Parish AND members of other local parishes. It is your responsibility to download, complete the form and deliver to your parish office where it will be verified and returned to our school. THE DEADLINE FOR COMPLETION OF THIS FORM IS NOVEMBER 15, 2019. It is extremely important that you meet this date so that planning for next year’s enrollment can move forward smoothly and efficiently.

TUITION ASSISTANCE  Any Catholic family seeking tuition assistance may apply via the FACTS Grant and Aid tuition support online application, which is now open. Please note that your COMPLETED PAF is required as part of this process. This year there will only be ONE ROUND of tuition support. The deadline for applying for tuition assistance will be December 31, 2019.   You will be asked to fill out an online application and submit documentation to FACTS. There is a $35 fee to apply for tuition support which is paid online after you have filled out the application.

LIFETOUCH PICTURE PACKAGES  Lifetouch picture packages and/or payment are due back now. If you pay online, PLEASE RETURN THE PAYMENT ENVELOPE WITH YOUR PAYMENT CODE.  

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD 2019  Don’t forget about Operation Christmas Child!  Please continue to bring in new and almost-new toys, school supplies, and personal hygiene items.  The Beta Club thanks you!  Items will collected in homerooms through November 21.

CORRECTION TO EFFORT HONOR ROLL  Congratulations to Lillie Grant for making the Effort Honor Roll for the 1st Quarter – she was accidentally left off the printed copy!  

SPIRIT STORE  The Spirit Store is now open until Nov. 17 – items will arrive by Christmas!  Use code SJSWINTER19 at https://sportsspectrum.itemorder.com/

 BOOK FAIR  You are invited to our Usborne Books & More Book Fair!  Please join us Mon., November 18, through Fri., Friday, Nov. 22, on the St. Jude School indoor walking track.  Proceeds will support the library.  The book fair will be open Nov. 18, 19, 21, and 22, from 7:45 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  and 7:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Nov. 20.  Thank you, and we’ll see you at the fair!

ACCELERATED READER  The first out-of-uniform day for the halfway point of the second quarter is Wed., Nov. 20. Students in grades 1-8 must earn at least half of their AR points by the end of the day on Tues., Nov. 12. Also, Wed., Dec. 18, is the last day for students to take AR tests for the second quarter.  Students who achieved their AR reading goals for the second quarter may come to school out of uniform on Wed., Jan. 8.

ATHLETICS  Soccer schedule:

Nov. 12           OLPH @ SJ                                       Elementary    4:30

                        SJ v. Silverdale @ Redoubt             MS Girls         4:30

                                                                                    MS Boys         5:45

Nov. 14           Bright @ SJ                                      Elementary    4:15

                        SJ @ Grace                                       MS Girls         4:30

                                                                                    MS Boys         5:45

JOCKEYS AND JULEPS  Parents, if you have signed up for an item for your Jockeys and Juleps basket, please remember to drop it off in the office by Nov. 21. If you have not signed up for an item and would like to help, please email Natalie Goede @ nataliegoede24@gmail.com and she will be happy to assist you.  Thank you again for all your help and save the date May 2nd, 2020 for a chance to bid on these wonderful baskets and other items.

               ALTAR SERVER SCHEDULE  November 9-10

Saturday 5:30PM     Megan Gill, Makayla Hile, Emily Jelderks
Sunday 8:00AM        Shanina Dong, Connie Ni, Coen Herreth
Sunday 10:30AM      Ryan Fillauer, Lyla Weiss, Jax Weiss
Sunday 12:15PM       Kyle Verro, Sandra Verro
Sunday 5:30PM         Brooklyn Lewis, Kate Lovelace, Ella Lovelace

ST. JUDE PARISH PICNIC  The annual picnic and Holiday Craft Fair and Hobby Show are Sat.,  Nov. 23, in the gym! Last year we had over 45 crafters and hobbyists showing and selling their handcrafted treasures. The Knights will be cooking up a delicious meal including Fr. Charlie's Pennsylvania kielbasa!