March 28, 2019
School News
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL 2019

The first day of the new school year in 2019 will be on Friday, August 16th. This will be a half day of school!
SJS BOOK FAIR
Mrs. Schreiber is partnering up with Joseph Beth Booksellers to host the 2019 SJS Book Fair. The fair will take place April 8-12. 20% of the sales goes directly back to the library to purchase new books for our readers! Please see the attached flyer for more information on this exciting upcoming event! 

FATHER DAUGHTER EVENT

Reminder: The PTO Father Daughter event is Sunday, April 7th, 2019 from 1-4 PM. This will be at Gameworks in Newport, Kentucky. You must have a reservation for this event.
SOLES FOR SOULS

Student Council members are asking that we please help our friends at CCH by collecting new and gently used pairs of shoes for the Aubrey Rose Foundation "Soles for Souls" shoe drive collection. We will collect shoes here at SJS and our friends will do the rest. We will accept donations April 1st thru April 9th.
FACTS ENROLLMENT FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

It is time to enroll/re-enroll in the FACTS Tuition Payment Plan for the 2019-2020 school year.
The link below provides Payment Plan Options and information regarding financial assistance (Grant & Aid Assistance) for families as they enroll or re-enroll.
Note: Returning families will need to verify their financial information and, in particular, credit card expiration dates.  The last day to enroll in the FACTS payment plan is May 20, 2019.
Concerning Financial Assistance, the fee for the application has gone up from $30 to $35.  The deadline for financial assistance applications is April 10, 2019.


SJS UNIFORM SHORTS

As of April 1st, (Monday), students will be permitted to wear their SJS uniform shorts and gym shorts to school. Spring is here!
COINS FOR A CAUSE

Please join Student Council April 1st thru April 12th collecting coins to support Mary Rose Mission. Each grade level will be competing against one another to see who can raise the most money as part of our Lenten alms giving. Bring in your daily donations of penny coins to your grade level bucket (positive money) and silver coins to other grade level buckets (negative money) the grade level with the greatest positive number on April 12th is our winner. Have fun and help others at the same time!
MOVIE NIGHT - APRIL 12

Student Council is sponsoring movie night for SJS students grades K-5 on April 12th in the FCC. Come join the fun. We will be showing Wreck It Ralph 2 for a small fee including snacks. Permission and payment due April 5th. Please click the link below to see the flyer.

DPAA
OUT OF UNIFORM DAY

On Tuesday, April 2nd, we will have an out of uniform day with the money going to the DPAA. Please bring in $1.00 to be out of uniform.
Please click the link below for more information.

VILLA HILLS 2019 SHADOW NIGHT WINNERS
Villa Hills City Council is happy to announce the winners in this year's Shadow Night event. The following SJS students wrote winning essays and will get to be a part of the city council meeting on April 17th at 6:00 pm. at Villa Madonna. Our winners are:
Sarah Jansen -Police Chief
Ella Weber- Mayor
Sophie Hollenkamp- Public Works
YEARBOOKS

We have a few extra yearbooks available for $15. The due date to purchase one is April 12. This is first come, first serve basis.
Aspire Higher mmmmmmmmmm
Our St. Joseph Youth Choir (JYC)
practices each Tuesday for our school Masses.
Their singing is a beautiful contribution to our
Wednesday Liturgy each week.
Parish News
FRIENDS IN FAITH

All women are invited to  Friends in Faith  next event on Friday, March 29 at 7 PM in Noll Hall. Please join us for food, fun and fellowship as we gather and fill the Blessing Bags. Bags will be donated to local shelters and distributed to the homeless.
VACATION BIBLE CAMP

Vacation Bible Camp will be held June 17-21. Registration forms are attached. Adult and teen volunteers are needed. Volunteers should fill out the bottom portion of the registration form.

BIBLE STUDY CLASS INFORMATION

The next sessions begin  April 2.  Meetings will be held on  Tuesday  evenings from  7:00 – 9:00p.m.,  through  May 21, 2019 , at the Curia Office Building, in  Bishop Howard Memorial Auditorium.  
The next book of the Bible to be taught by  Rev. Timothy Schehr  is  the Book of “First Kings.”  In this book Solomon’s reign begins with the promise of many good things to come. But then the kingdom begins to weaken and even split apart. Fortunately God sends some great prophets to help steer things in the right direction . As we make our way through the book we will discover valuable lessons for the journey of faith. 
To register call  Marian West  at 859-392-1500, ext. 1533, or register online,  https://www.covdio.org/scripture-study-for-young-adults-and-adult-faith-formation/
At the bottom of the page is a link to take you to the online registration page. 
If you have any questions about these classes, please, don’t hesitate to call  Isaak A. Isaak  at the above number.
Community News
COV CATH GRADE SCHOOL FOOTBALL
SIGN UPS

Sign up for Cov Cath’s Colonels Youth Football (CYF) for 3rd through 8th grade now through April 30. CYF practices and plays home games on the Cov Cath fields. All teams play in the GCYL (Greater Catholic Youth League) with the parish schools feeding Elder, Moeller, Roger Bacon and LaSalle. To register on-line or to get more information, see our website at  www.covcath.org , click on Athletics, click on Colonels Youth Football or email Bob Morris, CYF President, at bmorris@covcath.org
We will also have a walk in sign-up day on Saturday April 6 from 11 to 1 in the gym foyer at Cov Cath.
Any questions, please contact either Bob Morris at the above E-mail address or A.J. Schreiver at ajschreiver@fuse.net. 
CAMP CARNEGIE
2019 FLYER

Below you will find a link to our  Camp Carnegie 2019: "Move Over, Mr. Aesop"  flyer. This is our theatre camp for students ages 7 to 12 years old. (First though 6th graders) Check it out!

Official Drama
Camp Flyer

Please click the link below if you are interested in more information about the "No Strings Attached" Summer Drama Camp.

EXPLOREMORE
SUMMER ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITY

Please click the link below for more information about this Summer Enrichment Opportunity.


SJS NEWS FLASH

  • SJS REWARD PROGRAMS

Please support St. Joseph parish and school through the following programs. Click the link below to see a list of the SJS reward programs for 2018.  SJS Reward Programs

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UPCOMING DATES

  • March 29 - March Birthday Out of Uniform
  • March 29 - Grade 4 Field Trip
  • April 1 - Grade 5 Field Trip
  • April 1 - Art Club 2 - 3 PM
  • April 2 - JYC 2 - 3:15 PM
  • April 3 - DPAA Out of Uniform with $1 donation
  • April 3 - STUCO 2- 3 PM
  • April 3 - Third Trimester Mid-Term
  • April 3 - Grade 3 Field Trip
  • April 7 - PTO Father/Daughter Day
  • April 8 to 12 - Library Book Fair
  • April 8 - Art Club 2 - 3 PM
  • April 9 - JYC 2 - 3:15 PM
  • April 10 - Grandparents Day (AM buses provided - no PM buses)
  • April 11 - Grade 1 Field Trip
  • April 11 - Grade 2 Field Trip
  • April 11 - Oriental Wok Night
  • April 12 - Grades 4, 5, & 7 Field Trip
  • April 12 - April Birthday Out of Uniform
  • April 12- STUCO Movie Night - Grades K-5 6:30 - 8:30 PM
  • April 15 - NO BUSES - Private Transportation
  • April 15 - Art Club 2-3 PM
  • April 15 - Grade 5 - Shadow Stations in Church 7:30 PM
  • April 16 - NO BUSES - Private Transportation
  • April 16 - JYC 2-3:15 PM
  • April 16 - Skyline Night
  • April 17 - NO BUSES - Private Transportation
  • April 18 - Holy Thursday - No School
  • April 19 - Good Friday - No School
  • April 22- 26 - SPRING BREAK - No School
  • April 29 - Classes Resume
  • April 29 - Art Club 2-3 PM

Note: All future dates & times are posted on Sycamore) 
Cafeteria Volunteers
5th Graders are learning about spreadsheets in Computer Class.
6th graders are working on a science and writing project about the planets.
These 5th Grade Boys are working on hieroglyphic scrolls during Library.
The 6th grade class read Perry Jackson and are now doing research on their chrome books.

Aspire Higher.