Weekly “Knights” News
March 8, 2019
Monthly Character Education Theme: “Polite”
“Take time to be polite!”
Luck of the Irish – Winners:
3/1: Karen Page
3/2: James Gordon
3/3: Jan Jackson
3/4: Jean Rebhun
3/5: Vincent Anatriello
3/6: Nancy Lempka
3/7: Cheryl Waters
3/8: Rebecca Brown
Dress Down Day – Next Friday, 3/15 – In celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day next Friday, 3/15 will be a dress down day. Don’t forget to wear green so you don’t get pinched by the Leprechauns!
Registration for the 2019-20 School Year – Registration packets were sent home for the 2019-20 school year. Please register as soon as possible. A $100.00 non-refundable registration fee per family will be needed to hold your child/children’s spot. Pre-K and Kindergarten are starting to fill up! We are now dating the registrations as they come in to keep track of the number of children aloud in each classroom. If we fill up we will start a waiting list.
Twin Town Little League – The Twin Town Little League is accepting registrations for the 2019 baseball season. Children ages 4yrs to 16yrs old can be registered by going online to: www.twintownbaseball.org. If you have any questions you may contact Andy Murphy at: Murphy.email@example.com.
Town of North Greenbush 2nd Annual Free Fun Dance For Grades 3-6 – Saturday, March 9th from 6PM to 9PM in the gym at Town Hall on Main Ave. Refreshments will be available. Event by Cool Cat and Jennifer Panichi’s photo booth will be there.
Knights of Columbus “St Patrick’s Day” Breakfast – Sunday, 3/17/19, 8AM to 11AM
Join us for the monthly K of C “All You Can Eat” Pancake breakfast on Sunday, March 17th from 8am -11am in Damman Hall (school gym) to celebrate St Patrick’s Day!
Kids 5 and under eat FREE! Adults $8, Kids under 12 $4. The Luck of the Irish $1,000.00 drawing will take place at the breakfast!
2019 KOC Breakfast Survey: Your Feedback Is Requested! As part of a continuing effort to improve the KOC All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast, the Knights have created a short online survey to gather feedback on Food Quality, Service Quality, Ambiance, Attendance and Suggestions on improvements.
Simply click the link below and answer the questions. Names and email addresses are NOT collected. Therefore, if you would like us to contact you regarding your feedback, leave your name and email address in the Comments section. Feel free to forward this email survey to anyone I may have missed!
KofC Survey: https://goo.gl/forms/SVOefHCrULUP4mD93
Supporting Local Charities Has Never Been Easier!
The St Jude the Apostle Knights of Columbus have teamed up with 6 Center Redemption Center located at 461 Main Street in Wynantskill to accept qualifying bottle and can donations to support local charities and those in need.
Simply bring your clean, qualifying empties to 6 Center Redemption in Wynantskill and say they are to support the St Jude Knights of Columbus. They’ll do the rest! That’s it!
St. Peter’s Partners and News Channel 13-Journey Through The Body – Free, two day, family event designed to educate children about the functions of the human body. Join them at Crossgates Mall on Friday, 3/22 (10AM to 9PM) and Saturday, 3/23 (10AM to 6PM).
Girls Who Code-Troy Public Library – Future geniuses wanted! Create your own: Apps, video games, web pages and more! Girls in grades 3 to 8 are invited to join the Troy Public Library on Saturdays, now to May 11th at 11AM. Classes taught by Amy Flaherty and Chris Spahn from Tech Valley Game Space. Beginners are welcome!
Paul Effman Music Honor Band – The Capital Region Catholic School Honor Band Concert will be held on Sunday, March 24th at 3PM at St. Thomas School in Delmar. The following students represent the “best of the best” musicians from our area schools: Grade 6; Noelle Ascioti, Spencer Giles, Cooper Giles, Keegan Giles, Briana Giles and Sean Moore. Grade 5; Amelia Hein. Congratulations to all of you! Keep on playing!
Catholic Central High School Crusaders Against Bullying 3 on 3 Tournament – Friday, 4/5: Middle School Division –play for 5th-8th graders, check in at 5PM. Saturday, 4/6: Open division and competitive (for experienced players). Check in beginning at 8:30AM; play starts at 9:15AM. For more information contact John Reilly at (518) 915-8919 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Front of School – No Parking – We have noticed that there have been vehicles parking in front of school and along the sidewalk for drop off and pick up. There is no parking in front of school during school hours because this space needs to be left open for emergency vehicles and school buses. Please park in the school parking lot during school hours. You could possibly get a ticket for parking in front of the school during school hours. Thank you.
Student Styles Mid Winter Recess Sale – Student Styles is celebrating their 15th anniversary with 15% off all in stock merchandise (web orders excluded). They will also be having a “Spring Sale” from June 1 to June 15th with 10% off all uniforms, items, in stock, store orders, and web orders. They are located at 15 Cobbee Rd., Latham and can be reached at 518-220-9244.
Save the Date – Monday, May 6th – Annual Community Service Award Dinner for St. Jude Catholic Community-at the Franklin Terrace in Troy at 5:30PM. Please help us honor Mr. & Mrs. Cronin, Frank Giuliano and our very own Miss Carol Larkin! More information will be coming home soon.
PCA Event Sign Ups:
Candy Bar Bingo https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084fa9af22a7fc1-candy
6th Grade Graduation https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084fa9af22a7fc1-6thgrade
PCA Easy Fundraisers
Next PCA Meeting – April 1st at 6:30pm in the Library-All are welcome to join us
- Box Tops – Keep them coming!
- Colonie Center School Bucks – Submit your receipts from Colonie Center to the Guest Services. Every dollar spent equal’s one school buck for St. Jude School!
- School Store – On going fundraiser-register your child at SchoolStore.net.
- *new* Price Chopper – Go to https://www.pricechopper.com/tools-schools and register your Price Chopper Advantage card with school code 15906. For detailed instructions, click here.
- *new* Amazon Smile – Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ and choose St. Jude the Apostle School as your charity of choice. Every time you shop at Amazon, use amazon.com when you shop and .5% of every purchase will go to support the school. For detailed instructions, click here.
Saturday, 3/9 – Town of North Greenbush 2nd Annual Free Fun Dance For Grades 3-6
Sunday, 3/17 – Knights of Columbus “St. Patrick’s Day” All You Can Eat Breakfast
Friday, 3/22 – Diocesan Professional Development Day – No School
Friday, 3/22 & Saturday, 3/23 – Journey Through The Body at Crossgates Mall
Sunday, 3/24 – Honor Band to perform at St. Thomas School in Delmar at 3PM
Reminder – Each family in grades K to 6 have to complete their 15 hour service commitment before the end of the school year or an additional $1,000.00 will be charged for each child attending our school. There are a few more fundraisers that are need of help. Please attend our PCA meetings to learn more. Next meeting is April 1st at 6:30PM.
Save the Dates – Spring Concert Thursday, 4/11 and St. Jude the Apostle School Annual Car Show/Transportation Fair will be held on Saturday, May 11th.