October 31st Newsletter

Dear Parents(s)/Guardian(s):

I would like to congratulate our newest members to the National Honor Society, Lanna Klausing, Rachel Pohlman, Shannon Bockey, Erin Williams, Connor Britt, Sydney Fischbach, Ashlyn Troyer, Alaina Utrup, Curtis Pohlman, Anna Mueller, Maddie Pohlman, Evan Mohler, Derek Anthony, Madelyn Buettner, Lexi Hays, Madison Fulk, and Ryan Hellman.  It is a great honor and privilege to be selected as a member of this organization, as membership is not solely established on grades, but service, leadership, and character as well. These students are exemplary role models for their peers in and out of the classroom, through their hard-work and faith.

Calendar Reminder
Due to Parent-Teacher Conferences, school will be dismissed at 1:30 on Wednesday, November 5th, with No School to follow on the 6th and 7th.

Weekly Calendar
Please refer to http://delphosstjohns.org/hs-calendar/ for the most up-to-date information about the happenings taking place in the Junior High and High School.

Holy Hour for Vocations
On Wednesday, November 5th Parishes across Ohio will be united as one voice in prayer to bring awareness to the Religious Vocations. A flyer is attached below with more information.

Bishop Thomas Deanery Visits
Bishop Thomas is truly excited to be here serving the people of God in the Diocese of Toledo and he is going out to visit all the deaneries in hopes of meeting as many of the “flock” as he can. Below is the schedule of his deanery visits that our closest to our own Parish. A prayer service followed by a reception will be held in each deanery, starting at 7:00 PM. If you are able to attend please do so, as your show of faith can only help to cement the need for strong support and guidance from our Diocese. I hope some of you can make it.

St. George Deanery
(Putnam County)
Nov. 2 at Kalida St. Michael
312 N. Broad St.

Blessed Junipero Serra Deanery
(Allen and Van Wert Counties)
Nov. 3 Lima St. Gerard
240 W. Robb Ave.

Instant Alerts
I would like to apologize for the Text Alert System not working correctly on Thursday to notify you of the school cancellation. This was an issue between Ohio Alerts and Verizon. At this time the issue is still being looked into and hopefully will be resolved as soon as possible.

In the meantime please refer to local Radio and TV Stations or Websites for your delay/cancellation information, as we will be posting all necessary changes to these forms of media.

End of the First Quarter
The First Quarter ended on October 27th. Shortly after student grade cards will be mailed home. If you do not receive your student’s report card by November 7th, please contact the Junior High/High School Office, so we can provide that to you.

Parent/Teacher Conferences
As you know the end of the 1st Quarter is approaching quickly, and with that comes the opportunity for Parent/Teacher Conferences. If you are interested in taking an opportunity to meet your student’s instructors please refer to the attached document below, as it outlines the times and dates as to when these will be taking place and a contact number for Mrs. Clark to schedule your appointment with the teachers you wish to see.

Thank you again for all your support as a parent and educator of your child(ren). Without your help at home we would surely be unable to continue to build the foundation you have started.

Blood Donor Day
On November 11th, The Red Cross will be here at school for Blood Donor Day. In order to give blood a student or adult must be in good general health and feeling well, be at least 17-years-old or 16-years-old with parental consent, and weigh at least 110 lbs. If you are interested in signing up, please do so in the Office beginning on Monday.

Moms Room Volunteers
The Moms Room is in need of Volunteers. If you are available to volunteer your valuable time, please contact the Elementary Office at (419) 692-8561. Thank you.

Scoliosis Screening
Attached below is a Permission Request to conduct a non-invasive Scoliosis Screening of all students in Junior High. Please read through the letter below and if you have any questions please contact Nurse Jean Gemmer at (419) 692-5371 Ext 1156. This is a wonderful opportunity to recognize this issue at the very early stages so a treatment plan and help can be administrated to help correct the problem.

Marching Band Concert
On Tuesday, November 4th at 7:30 the Marching Band will be preforming their Fall Concert. If you have an opportunity in your schedule, stop in to the Robert A. and watch some of our talented students perform, it will be a great show.

Good luck to all the St. John Students, that are competing this weekend in one way or another, bring home a win, as we are, Blue Jays.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Go Jays and God Bless,

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