October 11, 2019
No School - October 14

 No School - Monday, October 14 in observance of Columbus Day!
Winter Uniform - Tuesday!
It's hard to imagine Winter uniforms when we've been having warm weather lately! How are those sweaters looking? Do you have the appropriate shirts needed?
Is it time for a Flynn O'Hara run?
Winter uniforms will be in effect on Tuesday, October 15.
Please keep in mind that if the weather is warm/hot, students will not
be required to wear their sweaters and/or P.E. sweatshirts/sweatpants! P lease use common sense, and dress for the weather, taking off
sweaters and sweatsuits as appropriate.
Monster Golf Today!
What are you doing on October 11 for the early dismissal ?
Grab your friends and head over to Monster Mini Golf!
Mini Golf at Monster Mini Golf!
Trunk or Treat
When & Where? Thursday, October 24th St. Joseph Catholic School Parking Lot

Parking Lot opens at 5:00pm for set up and decoration. All participating cars must be in place by 6:00pm. Trick or Treating starts at 6:15pm.

In order for this event to be successful, all families participating must register their car and distribute a treat. Please complete your family registration and return it with your $10 donation no later than Friday, October 18th.  Click here for the registration form and for more information .

Questions? Email juliegrimpagano@gmail.com
Library News
Win this book!

Hey, all You graphic novel fans and fans of 
Smile, Sisters , and Ghosts !

Here is your chance to win a copy of the newest Raina Telgemeier book, GUTS!

Contest open to grades 3 and up!
Fill out the entry form and turn it in to the library. All you have to do is tell why you like graphic novels in 100 words or less!  Entries must be received by Thursday, October 24 !

Contest forms are in the library or download here !
Join us for Lunch in October!
October is the month of "lunches"!
We invite YOU to enjoy lunch with your child in the lunchroom during his/her lunch period!
Treasure these times with your child before they grow up and head on to high school! 
Up to 4 parents per class will have the opportunity to sit with
their child and their classmates. 
We ask that parents are Child Compliant. 
Also, because of food allergies, we ask that no food is brought in for other students.  
Thank you for your support and we look forward to you taking advantage
of this wonderful time with your child!
Vision and Hearing Volunteers Needed
It's time for the annual vision and hearing screening for grades 3 & 7!

Screening is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23 from 8:45am to 11:30am, volunteers would need to arrive 20 minutes prior to the screening and leave about 30 minutes afterwards. 4 volunteers are needed.  If you are interested, please email the school nurse,
Mrs. Ezenwa at a.ezenwa@sjschoolva.org

Your time is greatly appreciated! 
Register for SJS Annual 5k Race
4 Weeks until the Race!
Saturday, November 9th @ Northwest Federal Credit Union
Annual 5K Race
Want to help make Bernie’s 5K Dash a huge success?? We are currently seeking event sponsors, donations and volunteers, please email  ptofundraising@sjschoolva.org !

CYO Basketball
Parent Meeting - Monday!
Volunteers Needed!
We need coaches (head and assistants), especially for these grades:
         3 rd grade Boys and Girls
         4 th , 5 th & 8 th grade Girls
Please contact Mac Cannon at cannonclan@gmail.com for any questions!
Prayer Leaders
October 14: NO SCHOOL
October 15: Griffith, J.
October 16: Grinnon, E. and S.
October 17: Grom, A.
October 18: Grotticelli, M. and M.

October 21: Gray, C.
October 22: Grove, I.
October 23: Guild, H., R.
October 24: Guill, A.
October 25: NO SCHOOL

Prayer leaders are to report to the library no later than 7:50 AM in order to appear on the morning news show. Parents are welcome to watch the live show
SJC Craft Fair
Italian Dinner - Mangiamo!
High School News
Open House - October 13

Bishop O'Connell
October 13, 1:00-4:00
Presentation begins at 1:00. You and your family are invited to see a presentation, meet our faculty and coaches, and tour through our building.
Another opportunity to learn more about PVI...
Meet PVI Administration and Students

Join representatives from St. Paul VI Catholic High School's administration and student body for refreshments and conversation at the Estates at Lenah Mill at 41497 Lavender Breeze Circle, Aldie, Virginia on Thursday, October 17th from 6:30 to 8:30pm. 

This is an opportunity to find your dream home and dream high school all under one roof.
St. Paul VI Catholic High School is having an Open House on
Sunday, October 27 from 1-4pm.

10675 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA. 22030

Become a "Panther for a Day" - Shadow a current student and experience
a day at Paul VI!

To arrange a visit or for more information about PVI, contact
Mr. Glenn Farello at 703-352-0925 x340 or gfarello@paulvi.net
Learn more at www.paulvi.net
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A lot is happening at SJS and you don't want to miss out!
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St. Joseph Catholic School
750 Peachtree Street
Herndon, VA. 20170