June 1st Newsletter

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

Good Afternoon.

As we close the 2016-17 School Year, we want to recognize our Seniors and all they have done our Parish, School, and Students. They have been a great example for the Underclassmen of how a class can come together and support one another, in order to accomplish their goals. The Seniors were able to celebrate some of their last moments together this past week, at their Senior Retreat, Graduation Practice, and Senior Awards, with Sunday marking the last time they will all be together as a class. With graduation concluded, each of them will begin to go their separate ways and begin a new chapter in their lives. We wish each and every one of them the best as they continue on their journey through life, but want them to remember that once a Blue Jay, always a Blue Jay. Should they need anything we are here for them. Congratulations Class of 2017.

Congratulations and good luck to Jill Gemmer, who placed first in the Discus at the Track Regionals in Troy, and earned a spot to compete at State this weekend. You have made the Blue Jay Family proud and there is no doubt you will represent St. John’s with pride in Columbus.

A few of the items below include the Weekly Calendar and Schedule Reminders, Bingo Help, Exploration Garden, Athletic Booster Fundraiser, Cross Country Meeting, Vacation Bible School, Summer Hours, and Red Cross Blood Drive.

Weekly Calendar
Please refer to http://www.delphosstjohns.org/JuniorHighHighSchoolCalendar.aspx 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://www.delphosstjohns.org/AthleticCalendar.aspx

For Lunch please follow this link http://www.delphosstjohns.org/LunchMenu.aspx

Reminders…
June 4, 9:15 Mass, will be the first Mass of Father Tony Coci at Delphos St. John’s. A reception at the K of C will follow Mass. Father Tony will give a special blessing to all who attend the reception.

June 11, 11:30 Mass at Delphos St. John’s for the 25th Jubilee for Father Dennis as a Priest. Reception from 12:30 – 2:30 PM at Landeck will be an outdoor Picnic. Please RSVP to Ministry Center if attending the reception for a food count.

June 12-16, Report Card Pick-Up from 7:30 to 3:30

Summer Hours
Attached below are the Summer Hours for the Junior High/High School Office. Please know that if you need anything we are only a voicemail or email away. Though the office may be closed at different times throughout the summer, we want to do everything we can to help meet your needs.

Summer Hours for the High School Office 2017

Scholarship Applications
Parents, if you have not returned both the Scholarship Application and the Tuition Contract forms, please do so as soon as possible.  Your tuition statement is generated after both forms have been signed and returned.  Forms may be mailed to the Ministry Center at 201 North Pierce Street, or dropped off at either the Elementary/High School office or the Ministry Center.

Thank you for choosing St. John’s.

Exploration Garden
We are in need of your help. We are looking for volunteers to help with the Exploration Garden this summer.  The attachment below provides more information and dates if you are able to help care for it.

Thank you

General Garden Volunteer Request

Vacation Bible School
Join Delphos St. John Catholic Church for Maker Fun Factory VBS! June 12-15 at 6:00 – 8:30 PM. We begin and end each day at church. Children age 4 through 4th grade are invited to join the fun. At Maker Fun Factory, kids discover not only that God made them the way they are, but for a purpose too. The week is filled with Bible-learning experiences, Sciency-Fun gizmos, team-building games, cool songs and tasty treats. Suggested donation of $10 per child is payable anytime during the week. We will also be collecting money for Heartbeat of Lima. Please register online at https://vbspro.events/p/bluejays or call 419-695-4050.

Athletic Boosters
Mark your calendars!

The St John’s Athletic Boosters will be hosting a Purse Bingo Fund Raiser on August 19, 2017. This year we will be having a new opportunity for businesses, families, and friends to get involved in raising money for this event. We are looking for “Purse Sponsors,” you can do this in “Honor or Memory of Someone Special”, it could be from “The Graduating Class of ….”, “Remembering an Event at St John’s”, or as “Advertising for your Business”. Please contact Julie Rode at 419-230-3485 if you would like more information on becoming a sponsor.

Thank you for your support.

Bingo Help Needed
Please see the attached letter regarding Bingo Help.

Thank you for taking your time to help our students and school.

Bingo Help Needed

Red Cross Blood Drive
The Red Cross has a new program for a fundraising opportunity this summer. Any high school club, team, group or organization is eligible. If a group will hold a Blood Drive during the summer months and get a minimum of 30 good units, they will receive an award to be used with any third party vendor of their choice. This award could be used for uniforms, supplies, instruments, books, etc.

If you are interested, please contact the office for more details. Thank you so very much for your time and consideration.

Cross Country
Our Junior High and High School Cross Country Coach Steve Hellman will be holding a parents’ and runners’ informational meeting for any students that will be in 7th – 12th grade in the fall that is interested in running Cross Country in the fall. The meeting will be held at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, June 6th at the Shelter House at Stadium Park. Coach is also in need of at least one more Junior High boy and High School boy to run so the boys can also compete as a team. In addition, if any student is interested in helping do stats during the meets coach is in need of one more person.

Any question please contact Steve at 419-233-1870 or email at smhellman92@watchtv.net.

Alpha Program
Attached below is information regarding the Summer Alpha Program.

Alpha Flyer

Have a great weekend and a wonderful summer.

Go Jays and God Bless,

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