April 22nd Newsletter

Dear Parent(s)/Guardians(s) and Students:

Another great week at St. John’s, and a week to congratulate a few students on their accomplishments.  Sorry if we missed anyone.

Thank you to Mr. Jason Bockey and Mr. Todd Laudick for organizing and feeding our students who qualified for the Academic Luncheon today.  It is a small way to say thank you to those students that have worked hard to earn the 3.5 Honor Roll at some point this school year.

Congratulations to Evan Mohler and Trent Closson who will receive the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a Boy Scout, their Eagle Scout Award, this Saturday.  This is a recognition of their tireless dedication to the program and service the Boy Scouts provide to our community.  Only about 5% of all Boy Scouts ever earn this honor.  To achieve this one must earn 21 merit badges, show leadership by planning, developing, and completing a community service project.

Evan’s project was building a Purple Martin birdhouse for Johnny Appleseed Parks.  Evan felt this was a way he could give back to the park system while also providing a habitat safe for these birds.

Trent’s project was taking the time to upgrade the existing birdhouses around Johnny Appleseed Parks, and set-up new birdhouses in designated areas.

Congratulations to Curtis Pohlman, who was named as one of the Lima News Scholar-Athletes of the year.

Below is a little information about Relay for Life, Church Camp, Local Scholarship Opportunities, a Tuition Scholarship Opportunity, College Credit Plus, Youth Group, Class Play, Yearbook, Serra Club, Service Day Opportunity, Special Teams Camp, Tuition Letters, Basketball Camp, and Prom.

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/

Tuition Letters

For those of you that have had the opportunity to turn in you Scholarship Applications for the 2016-17 school year, your Award Letters will be coming home very soon.  Please keep your eye out for them as they may be passed onto your student, to save on the cost of postage, or sent through the mail.  If you have not completed your Application, please contact Ted Hanf at the Ministry Center (419) 695-4050 for more information.

Service Opportunity

We are in need of your Service Jobs.  On May 18th, the Junior High and High School students will be performing acts of service for the Delphos Community, as a way to show our support for all the Delphos Community does for us.

Below is more information on this day and a chance for you to request an act of service.

We look forward to doing what we can to help you.

Service Day Opportunity

Local Scholarships

Mr. Unterbrink would like all Seniors and their parents to be attentive to the attached list of local scholarships.  The majority of these scholarships have deadlines in the spring of the year.  For nearly all of these scholarships, Mr. Unterbrink has yet to receive this year’s application.  Upon receipt of each of these scholarship applications, Mr. Unterbrink will be announcing them, and the criteria required to the Seniors during school.

Local Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunity for 2016-17

With a new year on the horizon, it’s time to begin thinking a little about the 2016-17 school year.  Please follow the link for information about a scholarship opportunity your children may be eligible for through the Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund.  Remember it never hurts to try.

http://goo.gl/forms/oZqUaCUAAM

NOSF Scholarship Fund

Church Camp

Church Camp is 4 days and 3 nights of fun and fellowship at Camp Palmer, near Bryan, Ohio.

Attached below is a registration form, as 8th Grade and High School Students are needed as counselors.  If you are interested in attending, please review the attachment below.  Your help is greatly appreciated.

Church Camp – Registration Form

Class Play

Tickets are now on sale for the Spring Musical “Footloose”.

Reserved Seats are $8.00 and General Admission tickets are $5.00

Performances are Thursday, April 28 and Friday, April 29 at 7:30 PM each night.

You can purchase tickets in the High School Office or from any cast member.

Come and enjoy an amazing evening, provided by our extremely talented students.

Prom Information

Attached below are the Guidelines that we will be instituting for this year’s Prom, hosted at St. John’s High School.  These guidelines must be looked over and followed to 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.

Reminder – All Dresses must be submitted for approval, to gain access to Prom.  Please refer to the guidelines on how to complete this process.

It can feel good to be looked at, but remember do they really see the true you.  In dressing modest young women can be known for who they are and not what they wear.  Humility is the sentiment and modesty is how we live our lives so that God can bless us.

Prom Guidelines

Final Chance to Buy a Yearbook

This is the final opportunity to get your 2016 Delphos St. John’s Yearbook!  This year’s theme is An Inside Look! For the first time ever, it will offer video footage of the year’s events as well as the traditional coverage!  The price is $65.00 and must be ordered by May 6th!  After May 6th, any remaining books will be sold on a first come first serve basis.  Guarantee yourself a book by ordering today!  Please make checks payable to Delphos St. John’s.

Yearbook Order Form

Relay For Life

We will be releasing butterflies this year in honor of those who are fighting or have fought cancer.  You are able to sponsor a butterfly in honor of someone for $3. All proceeds will be donated to the Delphos Relay for Life.  Students in the Elementary School will raise the butterflies.  Please return the form and money by April 29th to the school office if you would like to sponsor a butterfly.  The butterflies will be released toward the end of May.  Thanks!

Sponsor a Butterfly

As a fundraiser for the Relay for Life, we will be selling t-shirts. We will be offering 7 different colors of shirts to represent some of the cancers that have touched our families here at DSJ and the caregivers who have supported them.  They will all have a white cancer ribbon with the words “Hand in Hand Kids Against Cancer 2016” on it.  The shirts will be $6.00 each and the deadline for ordering shirts will be May 6th.

Hands Kids Against Cancer Apparel Order Form 2016

God, Love and Spiderman!!!

Serra Club of Lima is sponsoring a Family Fun Night!!  The date is Thursday, May 12th. The evening will include Mass at St. Charles in Lima and a free dinner will follow Mass.  After dinner, there will be entertainment and activities for the kids while the adults hear a talk about Theology of the Body.  Everyone is encouraged to attend.  Please RSVP to the email on the flyer, as they need an accurate count for dinner.  Hope to see you there!!!

Serra Club

Special Teams Skills Camp

Attached below is a registration form and information for a Football Special Teams Skill Camp, which will take place here in Delphos, and hosted by former graduates and coaches.  Helping players develop some of the skills necessary for Special Teams, such as kicking, long snapping, holding, and punting.  For more information, please refer to the attachment.

Special Teams Skill Camp

Basketball Camps

Attached below are sign-up/registration sheets for this year’s Boys, Girls, and Skill Camps.  If you are interested in participating please complete the forms below and return them to the High School Office.

Thank you for your support of our Basketball Programs.

STRICTLY SKILLS CAMP 2016

GIRLS CAMPS 16

BOYS CAMPS 16

Good luck to all the St. John Students, that are competing this weekend in one way or another, bring home a win, as you have already made the Blue Family so proud of you.

Go Jays and God Bless,

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