PONY Newsletter - St. James School

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PONY Newsletter - St. James School
St. James School
Monsignor Horrigan Pre-School
Pre-School thru 8th Grade
1818 Edenside Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204
(502)454-0330
Fax (502)454-0330
Octo be r 5, 2016
Volume 11, Is sue 4
A Culture of
Excellence Where
Each Child Thrives
Upcoming Events
Mark your Calendars
10/5 12:45 Early
Dismissal PTS
Conferences 3:008:00pm
10/7 PTS
Conferences
7:00am-12:00pm
10/7-10 Fall Break
10/14 Family Movie
Night Hotel
Transylvania 2
10/15 Trivia Night
10/18 Picture
Retakes
10/25 Skating Party
@ Robben’s Roost
October 14th Family Movie Night
October 15th Trivia Night
Welcome to St. James Catholic School
P ri nc i pal Jef f P uri c hi a
Dear Parents,
Welcome to October and some much needed cooler
weather. As you read this you will have just completed
parent/teacher conferences or will be getting ready to meet
with your child’s teacher. These conferences mark the halfway
point in the trimester. I have been very happy with the overall
effort from our students, I hope that trend continues for the
rest of the semester and year.
After our fall break, our schedule starts to get really
busy. Our 8th graders will be visited by all of the Catholic High
Schools; picture re-takes on the 18th; several field trips, and
some dress down days. All of this on top of your own very busy
personal schedules. Being busy also means the time will go by
quickly. Be sure your child is staying on top of homework and
getting enough rest/nutrition, because the change in weather
also means sniffles/sickness.
If you are traveling for this long weekend, please be
safe, America does not have a fall break, so extra traffic at
this time is not what most daily commuters are expecting. I
hope to see everyone at conferences and back in school on the
11th.
Yours in Christ,
Jeff Purichia Principal
We’re on the Web!
www.stjamesbluejays.com
www.gradelink.com
Mass Times
St. James Catholic Church
Sundays 8:30a.m., 11:00a.m. &
7:00p.m.
Daily Masses at 8:30 a.m.
except All School Mass
Thursdays at 8:00am
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Don’t forget to
support St. James
by supporting
Box Top Labels, Fun
Money Sweepstakes,
Kroger Community
Rewards, City Saver
Book, Spiritwear,
Athletic Wear,
Staples,
(Toner and Ink),
Right Way Recycling,
(Paper Recycling),
Coke Rewards and
Pull Tabs
Aargh it’s here, it’s here, it’s finally
here! October 3-6. Our young
readers will have several
opportunities to visit our library
and choose books they may want to
purchase. We also have fun
stationery items like spy pens,
erasers, and journals for sale!
You can also shop online at:
http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homep
age/stjamesbluejays
This would be a great
opportunity to sign up for the
birthday book club!
http://goo.gl/WROPd
Athletic Director
Tony Cisney
[email protected]
Café’ Manager
Renay Allison
[email protected]
PTO Presidents
Cortney Niehaus
[email protected]
Our 2016-2017 Book Club members so far are…
Pre-K (Ms. Cashon’s Class) David Bawa, William Cooper,
Cooper Novak, Laura Zink
Kindergarten Jackson Cassady
1st & 2nd Jacob Ray
3rd & 4th Edie Morris
and John Wilkerson
[email protected]
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Living Rosary
Join us for the 65th Annual Living Rosary on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at
Trinity High School in Louisville (4011 Shelbyville Rd.). Our speaker
will be Fr. Joseph-Mary Hertzog, O.P., Associate Pastor of St. Louis
Bertrand, and the M.C. will be Fr. Matthew Hardesty, Pastor of Holy
Trinity, Fredericktown and Holy Rosary, Manton. The Holy Name Band
performs at 2:30 p.m. and the "living Rosary" – made up of children throughout the
Archdiocese – forms at 3 p.m. Fr. Herzog will speak about "The Rosary: For the November
Election and Peace throughout the World." Then the congregation will pray the Rosary,
led by different lay groups and with children representing the different beads. Finally,
there will be a blessing and crowning of a statue of Our Lady of Fatima.
This will be the second year for our school competition! The school that sends the most
students gets to keep a similar statue and plaque in their school for a year... and a pizza
party! For more information you may email Becky Glasser at [email protected] or
Fr. Hardesty at [email protected] This event is sponsored by the Archdiocesan
Marian Committee, a ministry of the Archdiocese of Louisville.
Cecelia Hart Price
Chief Communications Officer
Archdiocese of Louisville
PTO Notes
The PTO will sponsor our annual movie night on October 14th. We
will be showing Hotel Transylvania 2. Doors open at 6:30pm and
the movie starts at 7pm. Cost will be $10 per family and include
popcorn, snacks, and drinks. Any student who donates a drink or
snack can earn a free uniform day! (date to be announced)
PARENTS MUST ATTEND WITH CHILDREN. ANY CHILD
WITHOUT PREARRANGED ADULT SUPERVISION WILL HAVE TO CALL
THEIR PARENTS TO BE PICKED UP.
Our Skating Party is October 25th, 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Robben's Roost. All students
who attend will be entered to win a $25 gift card.
The next PTO meeting will be on October 18th at 6:30pm in the Teacher's lounge,
Hope to see you there!
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October
is Oral
Hygiene
Month
Bring in
tooth
brushes,
paste,
dental floss
mouth wash
for Highland
Community
Ministries
Dare to
Care.
Baskets are
located in
the back of
church or in
our school
hall right
across from
the office.
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HOW BOX TOPS WORKS:
BUY Find Box Tops on hundreds of products.
CLIP Box Tops from each package.
SEND the Box Tops to school in a baggie or on a collection sheet. >
EARN Box Tops are each worth 10¢ for your school.
HOW DOES CASH GET TO YOUR SCHOOL?
Our school’s Box Tops Coordinator (April Wilkerson) will collect all the Box Tops and send
them in so St. James can get cash. Checks are mailed to schools twice a year in December
and April.
Included in this PONY is a list of participating products and a handy Box Top for Education
collection sheet to post on your refrigerator. If every student fills up their collection
sheet and returns it to school, St. James will receive $580.60!
Lifetime Box Tops Earnings - $5346.57
2015-2016 - $383.90
2014-2015 - $383.50
2013-2014 - $854.00
2012-2013 - $335.30
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