May 9, 2019
It's Oriental Wok Night Tonight !!!
School News



SURPRISE!
A surprise out of uniform day for the students and teachers will be this Friday (tomorrow). Ms. Zeck will announce this over the intercom on Thursday afternoon!
SUMMER TUTORING

The following teachers will be turtoring this summer. If you are in need of a summer tutor, please contact one of them as soon as possible.

Emily Elsbernd
Grades K-5
Tuesday & Thursday
eelsbernd@sjscrescent.org


Marisa Bezold
Grades K-3 - Reading
Grades K-2 - Math
Tuesday & Thursday
mbezold@sjscrescent.org

LANDSCAPING COMMITTEE
Landscaping committee is looking for help - no green thumb needed.
The small but mighty school landscaping committee is looking for additional members to help clean out, plant and maintain our school gardens. The committee has a big project on the horizon and will need help. Commitment is usually only a few hours a month and much of it can be done on your own schedule. If interested, please let Sally Zeck know. 
SJS AAA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

This year, SJSAAA will be granting a $500 scholarship to one boy and one girl from 6th and 7th grade. Applications were passed out the week of Spring Break and can be found on the SJSAAA website. Deadline for entering will be Friday, May 10th . You do not have to have played a sport for SJS to be considered for the scholarship.

P.T.O. REQUEST

PTO is looking for a Treasurer and President Elect for the 2019-2020 school year. Please see attached flyer and prayerfully reflect whether you'd like to give of your time to help support PTO.   


CONGRATS SJS ALUMNI
Congratulations to Onali Fernando (SJS alumni, class of 2015) and now the NDA valedictorian! The SJS Cavaliers are proud of you!
MISSING FLOWERS

 If you are missing any items from the recent flower sale and have not contacted Kristin Siegel, please do so by Thursday afternoon.

kristinsiegel05@gmail.com
UNIFORM & SPIRIT WEAR EXCHANGE
Information about the The SJS uniform and spirit wear exchange can be found on Facebook! The Facebook page is SJS Uniform and Spirit Wear Exchange. Here you can sell and purchase.We will not be having a sale at school.
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

We are currently having a friendly competition of "Who Rules the School - boys vs girls." Please send in Box Tops by May 17th to see who wins! Get your whole family involved! Have your grandmas, grandpas, aunts,uncles, neighbors or co-workers collect for your child! Attached is a list of participating products and a new collection sheet. Happy Clipping! Please be sure to put your child's name on the baggie full of box tops.


OLYMPIC DAY
The St. Joseph students will participate in Olympic Day on Monday, May 20th on the school campus. An E-mail was sent yesterday from Mrs. Henn asking for parent helpers.
MADONNA HOUSE

This year our 7th grade class has been praying for babies who are in danger of abortion by spiritually adopting a baby. This month, the seventh graders will be doing a donation to the Madonna House for baby products. We are donating baby products for new moms and their babies. The items that we collect should be new. The items we will be collecting are shampoo, teething gel, infant and child tylenol, diaper ointment, pacifiers, bath towels, diapers and other baby items. We would love if you could help us out in collecting these items. They are due by May 15 and will be delivered to the Madonna House. There will be two big boxes outside the office to place your donations in. Thank you for all your help, we appreciate it!
THANK YOU
A big thank you goes out to our wonderful lunch ladies at SJS.
Aspire Higher mmmmmmmmmm
Congratulations to our SJS teachers who were honored with a luncheon on Tuesday at the Northern Ky Convention Center sponsored by the Diocese of Covington. The teachers received recognition for their many years of service to Catholic Education. They are:
Amy Torres, 20 years
Karen Stolz, 40 years
Jan Rademacher, 31 years
Kelsey Sinclair, 5 years
Grace Severson, 5 years
Nancy Iles, 30 years
Mary Beth Endicott, 15 years
Nancy Stidham 25 years
Peggy Henn ( not pictured ) 30 years
Parish News
OUTREACH CORNER
Christian Outreach Corner
 St. Joseph Parish May opportunities:
 
 
        May 11 th  7:30 pm – 9 pm at Be Concerned
Volunteers will help sort food that was donated from the Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Interested, please sign up  here  (families are welcome)

 
·           May 25 th  8:15 – 12 pm  -  Isaiah House Outreach
at St. Elizabeth Covington

Isaiah House partners with Master Provisions to provide produce, bread and drinks that are distributed at the outreach to people in need. Volunteers set-up/break-down tables, hand out groceries, carry groceries for guests, direct parking, etc. 
Children over 7 must be accompanied by an adult. 
Interested, please sign up  here  (so St. Joseph Parish can meet up).



PARISH MAY CROWNING

All 2nd grade students are invited back to the 9:30 AM Mass this Sunday for the parish May Crowning.  Students should meet in Noll Hall at 9:15 AM to be in the opening procession.  Cora Hammersmith and Micah Grace were chosen to crown Mary.
Community News
SERRA CLUB

“The Serra Club for Vocations, Northern Kentucky, is currently selling ticket vouchers to the Florence Freedom doubleheader on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Honorary first pitchers for the June 5 games include Michelle Blevins, a Postulant with the Sisters of Notre Dame, Rev. Mark Keene, pastor of St. Agnes Parish, and Barry Henry, a Serra Club member who is scheduled to be Ordained to the Diaconate on May 4, 2019. Ticket vouchers are $10, and can be purchased through the Diocesan Stewardship Office or from individual Serra Club members. To purchase your tickets, please call Mike Murray at (859) 392-1500 or email Mike at  mmurray@covdio.org . Thank you in advance for your support!”  

NDA SUMMER FLYER

Please see the NDA flyer below!
NDA SUMMER CAMPS

Whether you are artistic, musical, athletic, dramatic or you are just looking for something fun to do this summer, Notre Dame Academy has all sorts of opportunities for you! NDA offers camps in music, art, theater, and athletic camps in basketball, volleyball, archery, soccer and lacrosse. Check out all of the amazing opportunities available at NDA this summer at:

NKU VOLLEYBALL CAMPS THIS SUMMER

Attached you will find a copy of our camp pamphlet. This year we are including some more camps for younger kids as well as a boys camp for the first time at NKU!


2019 CROSS THE BRIDGE FOR LIFE!

Join us on Sunday, June 2 for a family friendly, peaceful walk across the Purple People Bridge! Festivities begin at 1:00pm, program begins at 2:00pm. There will be music by Easter Rising, FREE face painting, FREE t-shirts, food for purchase and displays from life affirming agencies from Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati area. The event is located in Newport, behind Newport on the Levee along the beautiful Ohio River. We hope to see you on June 2! Get updates and information on CTB website at  www.crossthebridgeforlife.org
and on facebook at



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

  • April 30 - May 17 - Map Testing - Grades K-7
  • May 9 - Oriental Wok
  • May 10 - PreSchool 4 - Mother's Tea
  • May 10 - STUCO Donut Day
  • May 13 - Art Club 2-3 PM
  • May 14 - JYC 2- 3:15 PM
  • May 15 - Grade 6 - Wax Museum
  • May 16 - Grade 8 Class Trip
  • May 16 - Grade 7 Field Trip
  • May 16 - Last day of school for P3
  • May 17 - Grade 4 - Field Trip
  • May 17 - May birthday out of uniform
  • May 17 - Last day of school for P4
  • May 20 - Olympic Day
  • May 21 - NO BUSES - PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION
  • May 21 - JYC 2 - 3 PM
  • May 21 - Skyline Night
  • May 22 - Kindergarten Completion - 2:15 in church
  • May 22 - Grade 8 Graduation 7:00 PM in church
  • May 23 - Last day of school
  • May 23 - 11:00 AM dismissal WITH buses


Note: All future dates & times are posted on Sycamore) 
Cafeteria Volunteers

8th Grade May Crowning Court

First Communion
First Communion Class of 2019
First Communion
Aspire Higher.