December 12th Newsletter

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

Another productive and successful week has concluded here at St. John’s. The money stall that the Junior High/High School have been participating in last week and this week has raised over $1,800 to help support the Delphos Community Christmas Project. Today students have also brought in over 300 toys to be distributed amongst our Delphos families in need this Christmas Season. All the while the students had the opportunity to celebrate the Immaculate Conception on Monday, while still celebrating their School Mass on Wednesday.

A special congratulations to Mrs. Stiffey and the Scholastic Bowl Team on finishing third in the MAC Tournament.  I would also like to congratulate Samantha Stevenson who was recognized as the Optimist Club Student of the Month for December.

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.

For Athletic Information please follow this link http://delphosstjohns.org/sports-calendar/

Reminder – There will be a 1:30 Dismissal on Friday.

Christmas Choir Concert
Take a break from all of the “hustle and bustle” of the Christmas season on Sunday, December 14, and come to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church for the Delphos St. John’s Vocal Music Department’s annual Christmas Concert! The concert is at 7:00 pm and features the Junior High and High School Choirs under the direction of Mrs. Susie Slawinski along with lots of great soloists and ensembles. Join the St. John’s choirs as they sing and reflect on the true meaning of Christmas, the birth of the Savior, Jesus Christ!

PTO Jingle Bell Walk 5K
St. John’s PTO will be sponsoring a 5K for the Holiday Season this Sunday, beginning at 1:00 at the Annex. If you are interested in participating a registration form is attached below.

The Culture Project
Tuesday the 16th The Culture Project (http://www.restoreculture.com/) will be coming to St. John’s to speak with our students (Grades 7 through 12) about human dignity and sexual integrity. The Culture Project is an initiative of young people set out to restore culture through the experience of virtue. They proclaim the dignity of the human person and the richness of living sexual integrity, inviting our culture to become fully alive.

Band Christmas Concert
Take a break from all of the “hustle and bustle” of the Christmas season on Wednesday, December 17, and come to the Robert A for the Delphos St. John’s annual Band Christmas Concert. The concert is at 7:00 pm and features Grades 6 through 12, under the direction of Ms. Jan Hare. Join the St. John’s Band as they perform Wednesday evening.

Juniors will be Delivering Items for the Community Christmas Project
On Friday the 18th our Juniors will have a wonderful opportunity to spread a little Christmas Joy as they will be delivering presents to those in need this holiday season. The Delphos Community Christmas Project will be donating the toys that your student(s) was so generous in in bringing in today to a family in need, in our own community. This is another great example of how our community of Delphos and our Parish of St. John’s is such a special place to live and worship.

Christmas Sale for the Delphos St. Johns Yearbook
The Yearbook Staff has been working on creating a book that captures all of the memories of your son or daughter’s school year. This year’s theme is “Defining the Moment.” The price is currently $55.00 with additional personalization options available for an additional cost. The yearbook would make a great Christmas gift.

This price is good until December 19th. After this date, books will be $65.00 until April when it will your last chance to order. Please make checks payable to Delphos St. John’s.

100th Graduating Class Memorabilia
As you may or may not know this year’s graduating class, will mark the 100th Graduating Class, from Delphos St. John’s. This is a very special and momentous occasion for not only this class, but also those that came before and will come after. Attached below is an order form for memorabilia for the celebration of the 100th Graduating Class from St. John’s. If you are interested please follow the instructions to obtain your items, these could make wonderful Christmas Gifts.

Bill Gladwell Entertainment
Need a break, weather permitting? Come enjoy Bill Gladwell, the Mentalist, performing at Delphos St. John’s High School, on Thursday, December 18th at 7:00pm in the Robert Arnzen Gym. Doors will open @ 6:30 pm. Cost is a cash donation with half the proceeds going to the Delphos Community Christmas Project. He will be performing that afternoon for our students, thanks to the generous donation of the Student Council.

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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