April 17th Newsletter

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

This week the Seniors and Juniors were able to participate in their retreats. The Seniors on Tuesday visiting the various denominational churches in our area, everyone from the Eastern Orthodox to the Mennonite Churches. While the Juniors celebrated their class retreat at the K of C on Wednesday.

The reports back are absolutely outstanding, and I as well as the entire staff are so proud of your student(s) that words cannot describe how amazing it is to be a part of St. John’s Family. Your son or daughter did an amazing job in participating in the retreats, representing St. John’s and themselves. The questions asked were inquisitive and genuine, while the testimonials were heartfelt and moving. This is truly what makes St. John’s and our students’ special.

A few of the things that are happening here in the future are outlined in the newsletter below. Including, Bible Study, Junior Parent Information, Scholarship/Tuition Assistance Opportunity, and Prom Information If any of these interest you and I hope they do, please keep reading for more information.

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/

Bible Study with Seminarian Tony
All high school students and adults are invited to participate in a Bible Study that will be held on Monday evenings, from 8:00 to 9:30 PM, in the Little Theater. Cost is $16, which includes the packet that accompanies the program. Sign-ups can be done online at the Parish website or at the Ministry Center.

Junior Parents
We are in need of your help with mulch delivery. Delivery dates are Friday, May 1 at 6 PM and Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 AM. We have 5,611 bags to deliver.

We are also in need of parents to help spread mulch at Potash Corporation in Lima who has generously purchased 1,080 bags from us. We will be spreading it Saturday, May 2 and again Sunday, May 3 at 1 PM.

If you are able to help please call/text Joy Hays at 567-204-2243.

Tuition Assistance
The PSAS 2015-2016 Tuition Assistance forms have arrived. Paper forms may be picked up at the Ministry Center or a PDF version can be emailed to you. Please send an email to hanf@delphosstjohns.org and the form will be returned promptly.

Scholarship Opportunity
The Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund has expanded this year to include all 19 counties in the Toledo Diocese, for any Catholic School Students, attending Grades K-8. Visit http://www.nosf.org to obtain more information. The application deadline is Friday, May 29, 2015. We have been very fortunate this year with the number of opportunities for scholarships and tuition assistance than ever before, so please share this information with families who may be hesitant to attend St. John’s due to financial limitations.

Prom Information
Attached below are the Guidelines that we will be instituting for this year’s Prom, hosted at St. John’s High School. Please take an opportunity to look them over and help support our position of creating an atmosphere that lives up to the Catholic Values and Beliefs we try to instill in our students on a daily basis. If you have any questions regarding the Policy please let me know. These will also be going home with your son or daughter’s grade card if they are a Junior or Senior.

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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