Weekly “Knights” News
May 17, 2019
Monthly Character Education Theme: “Helpful”
“Take time to be Helpful!”
Due to a scheduling conflict, Field Day for Wednesday, 6/12 has been changed to Thursday, 6/13 for grades 1 to 3. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Knights of Columbus Breakfast Burritos Fiesta! – This Sunday, May 19th – Please join the KOC for their “Breakfast Burrito Fiesta” from 8AM to 11AM in Dammann Hall at St. Jude the Apostle School. In addition to the regular menu, wrap your eggs and bacon in a warm tortilla with sour cream, salsa, shredded cheese and more at our breakfast burrito bar! Adults, $8; children under 12, $4 and Children 5 and under are FREE!
Red Nose Day – Red Nose Day is a national fundraising campaign to end child poverty in America and around the world. By harnessing the power of entertainment, Red Nose Day makes it fun to make a difference and inspires Americans everywhere to come together for children who need our help the most. Red Nose Day is Thursday, May 23rd. We have sent home a form to purchase a red nose for your child if you wish.
If you need service hours these are the last two events of the year!
Pre K & Kindergarten Graduation – Chair Person – Kayla Belcher
6th Grade Graduation
As always we have our running fundraisers that will continue on into summer! So please continue to keep us in mind!
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.
Price Chopper – Go to https://www.pricechopper.com/tools-schools and register your Price Chopper Advantage care with school code 15906.
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.
Our last PCA meeting will be June 3, 2019 in the Library at 6:30PM. If you chaired an event this year, please bring any information on your event that you may have worked on as we are going to set up folders for each event for next year to help with planning and passing on any information for the following year. If you can’t attend this meeting please leave this information in the office and we will set that folder up for you.
Disinfecting Wipes – The school has run out of disinfecting wipes due to all the illnesses during this past winter. If anyone would like to donate some disinfecting wipes it would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!
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. There is only ONE spot left in our full day 4yr. old class! We are now on a waiting list for 4yr. old full day.
Student Styles Spring Sale – Student Styles will 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.
Sunday, 5/19 – KOC All You Can Eat Breakfast
Thursday, 5/23 – 2nd & 3rd grade trip to the Bronx Zoo
Friday, 5/24 – Closed-No School
Monday, 5/27 – Memorial Day-No School
Monday, 6/3 – PCA Meeting at 6:30PM
Friday, 6/7 – 4th & 5th grade trip to Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty
Tuesday 6/11(Grades 4-6) & Thursday, 5/13 (Grades 1-3) – Field days
Friday, 6/14 – Last day of school for grades Pre-K, Kindergarten and 6th
Monday, 6/17 – Graduations: Pre-K at 9AM, Kindergarten at 1PM and 6th grade at 7PM
Thursday, 6/20 – Last day of school for grades 1-5, 11AM dismissal
Monday, 6/24 – Pre-K & Kindergarten Summer Program begins
Kindergarten Orientation – Any child entering Kindergarten that is registered with St. Jude the Apostle School for the 2019-20 school year may join us on June 19th for our Kindergarten Orientation.