October 18, 2019
Early Dismissal and NO SCHOOL

11:30am Early Dismissal on
Thursday, October 24

NO SCHOOL on Friday, October 25
Extended Day News
Important - Oct. 24 Pick Up
Please note that the extended day email has changed
from LAST YEAR. 
The new email is:  extended_day@ sjschoolva .org

It is very important parents notify Nancy Lisk when your child/children are going to be dropped in for extended day. Please use the email extended_day@ sjschoolva .org

**Also, Thursday Oct. 24th , is Trunk or Treat. The parking lot will be closed off at 5:00 for the event.  Any students not picked up prior to 5:00, parents will need to pick up their child/children from the kindergarten/first grade door. **  

Questions? Email extended_day@sjschoolva.org
Register for SJS Annual 5k Race
3 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 !

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! A great opportunity to be a part of this fun event! Check out ways you can help by visiting   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805054BA8AC2BAAF85-runwith

SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE! Do you (or someone you know) own a local business or work for an organization who is looking to gain exposure in the community and support our great school? Check out all of the sponsorship and in-kind donation opportunities . Let's partner up to make this tradition a success for our Saints!  
Pre-Kick Off Event:
Walking with the Saints
November 7, 2019 after school
November 4, 2019
Completed permission slips are due to teachers!!

Our goal is to raise AT LEAST $9,000! 
*That’s only $1,000 raised per grade level or about $18 per student!!*

Participating in Walking with the Saints not only supports education and enrichment; this event promotes physical fitness and community spirit!

Race Registration Contest!
PTO News - Used Uniform Sale
Used Uniform Sale!
Save the Date: Used Uniform Sale Sunday, October 27th, more details coming soon! Try on those winter uniforms now to see if your student has grown! Please email ptofundraising@sjschoolva.org if you have any questions
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!
Prayer Leaders
October 21: Gray, C.
October 22: Grove, I.
October 23: Guild, H., R.
October 24: Guill, A.
October 25: NO SCHOOL

October 28: Gumler, N.
October 29: Guthrie, M.
October 30: Gvozdov, A.
October 31: Hagerty, T.
November 1: Hale, O. and E.

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
CYO Basketball
St. Joseph Catholic School CYO Basketball Tryouts
Open to 3rd through 8th graders attending St. Joseph Catholic School or registered in our CCD program. 
Tryouts begin the week of Oct 14 th and run through Nov 1 st
The UPDATED Tryout Schedule: Please note this is rolling over 3 weeks due to the Holidays noted. No Tryouts on 10/24 for Trunk or Treat, No School or Tryouts on 10/25, Halloween is on 10/31 - this is up to the coaches, but likely to be cancelled - stay tuned.

You do not have to attend ALL Tryouts - get there when you can and let the
Coaches know your intentions and work hard to show them your skills!!

SJC Craft Fair
Italian Dinner - Mangiamo!
High School News
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
Don't forget to follow SJS
on Twitter and Facebook!
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