October 16th Newsletter

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

We would like to extend a big thank you to Mrs. Hellman and Mrs. Gillespie for all of their hard work in helping Homecoming, both Friday and Saturday, be such a success.  The hard work of our Student Council preparing the field and gym, the beautiful speech given by Queen Jessica, and though the outcome of the game was not what we had hoped; it was a great weekend for alumni and students to gather for a little fun.

Following Homecoming, our Seniors and Juniors have been busy this week transforming the gym and cafeteria into the Fall Festival.  Wednesday was our Children’s Festival, and the energy in the gym was electric.  Thursday and Friday our Seniors and Juniors had the opportunity to continue an age-old tradition of cleaning and preparing the chicken for this Saturday and Sunday, while making coleslaw and other items for our dinners.  Memories that will not be forgotten.  From the Pre-Schoolers to the High Schoolers to the Alumni to our guests, the Festival is a time for all of us to come together as a Blue Jay Family.

A big thank you goes out to all of those that have given their time and energy so far this week to make the Festival this weekend possible.  I would love to name you all but I am sure I would forget one or two.  Whether working the Children’s Festival, bringing your children to the Festival, helping prepare the kitchen and meals, or set-up of treasure island and other important booths, this is what has allowed St. John’s to endure and will continue with your support.

A few of the items below and future schedule reminders, Calendar Reminders, Wrestling News, PTO Newsletter, and some Congratulations.

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/


October 17th, Scheduled Two-Hour Delay, Junior High Quiz Bowl, and Soccer Sectional Tournament Game at Spencerville at 5:00 PM

October 18th, Volleyball Sectional Tournament Game against Spencerville, here at St. John’s at 6:00 PM

October 20th, National Honor Society Induction for new members at 2:00 PM

October 22nd, Cross Country Districts will be held at Ottawa-Glandorf

October 24th, Picture Retake Day

Wrestling News

Junior High and Varsity sign-ups will take place Tuesday, October 18th after school at 3:00 PM in the Robert A Gym.

PTO Newsletter

Attached below is the PTO Newsletter for October.  It is full of great information about PTO.  In addition, if you have any questions about PTO or how to become involved contact information is included.

PTO Newsletter for October


To our new Eucharistic Ministers, Hannah Bockey, Lucy Bonifas, Allie Buettner, Kennedy Clarkson, Richard Cocuzza, Ellie Csukker, Matt Dickrede, Madison Ellis, Troy Elwer, Connor Hulihan, Mykenah Jackson, Corey Koverman, Derek Lindeman, Matthew Miller, Marie Mueller, Jessica Odenweller, Cole Reindel, Haley Rode, Abby Stocksdale, Collin Will, Brandon Wrasman, and Cody Wright.

To the Golf Team on a great season.  They earned the right to compete at Districts, which is the equivalent of State Semifinals.  Though the team and no one individually advanced to State, they had an amazing season and made of all of us so proud of them.

To Jordan Castle who was our Senior Optimist Student of the Month.  Jordan earned this award through his willingness to help whenever needed, as recognized by his teachers.

Good luck to all the St. John’s 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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