Educating and Nurturing Since 1953

Admission of students without regard to race, religion, or color

518 283 0333

42 Dana Ave

Wynantskill, NY 12198

7:30am - 5:30pm

Monday - Friday

St Jude School

123 456 789

Goldsmith Hall

New York, NY 90210

07:30 - 19:00

Monday to Friday

Weekly Knights News October 4th, 2019

Weekly “Knights” News

October 4, 2019

PCA Candy Bar Fundraiser – On 9/25 each family should have received a box of candy bars to sell.  Each family was charged $60.00 on FACTS under incidentals that is due by 10/31/19. Pay for the first box and we will send you another box if you request one.

Pai’s Tae Kwon Do – is offering a 4 week program to students of St. Jude School, which will include a uniform and belt, for only $45.00 per student. 100% of the proceeds go straight to St. Jude School PCA. The program runs from 10/21 to 11/15/19. If you are interested please fill out the form that was sent home and return it to school no later than 10/11. Please make checks payable to St. Jude the Apostle School. If you need another form let us know!

Cheerleading – The registration deadline for SJS Cheerleading has been extended through Wednesday 10/9! Please feel free to contact Mrs. Bender ( or Miss Balli ( with any questions.

Candy Bar Bingo – Friday, 10/18 at 6:30PM – Dammann Hall (school gym)-Admission to play is one regular size candy bar per person. Additional cards will be sold for $1.00 each. Small snacks and beverages will be for sale, but feel free to bring your own. When you win, you pick a candy prize!

October School Service Project – This month we will be collecting items for the St. Joseph Church Food Pantry in South Troy. We will be collecting the following items until 10/31. Thank you!

Shampoo & Conditioner

Toothpaste & Toothbrushes

Dental Floss



Keller’s Heart-Written by John Gray – illustrated by Shanna Brickell – Information was sent home with each child.  The forms were due no later than Tuesday, 10/1. The order for the books have been placed so we are not accepting any more orders. Your purchase will be added to your FACTS account under the “incidentals” tab and must be paid for prior to October 24th. When your book is paid for you will receive it.

Wing War 16 – Come help make Wing War 16 the best event yet!  Event co-chairs Marissa Dalmata, Kara Schneible, and Paul Moore want YOU to help make this event a huge success. Come have fun and help raise money for St. Jude the Apostle School Tuition Assistance Program. PLEASE NOTE: Volunteers who sign up to be Team Leaders will need to meet with the event Co-Chairs on Tuesday, October 22nd at 7:30 p.m. at Juniors on Route 4 for a Pre-Event meeting. Questions please contact Kara at Go to Wing War 16 to sign up for some service commitment hours and have fun doing it!

St. Jude Catholic Community Craft Fair – Saturday, 11/9/19 – 9AM to 3PM – Come visit over 50 vendors, have some food and pictures with Santa. Christmas is around the corner!

Spirit Monkey Key Chains are still available – If you are still interested in purchasing a Spirit Monkey Key Chain for your child/children please send the order form with $5.00 for each key chain in as soon as possible. We will be selling some fun spirit sticks for the key chains during lunch periods on Fridays, for $1.00 each.

Quick resources:

October Lunch Menu

October Calendar

Revised Yearly Calendar

Please notice that 5/15 is now a day off.

As always we have our running fundraisers! So please continue to keep us in mind!

Hannaford Helps Schools – Do you shop at Hannaford? If you do, look for the shelf tags on more than 1,500 participating products to earn money for our school. At check out if you receive any school dollars deposit them in our collection tower in the store. Easy!

Colonie Center School Bucks – We came in 9th place this year. Let’s work on climbing up the ladder for this year. School Bucks has started up again in August for this year. When shopping at Colonie Center for your school items please remember to save your receipts!

Price Chopper – Go to and register your Price Chopper Advantage card with school code 15906.

Amazon Smile – Go to and choose St. Jude the Apostle School as your charity of choice. Every time you shop at Amazon, use when you shop and .5% of every purchase will go to support the school.

Wing War is Back! (11/2/19) All tickets will be sold online so do not miss out. Get yours today by going to: Capital Region Wing Wars 16. Tickets are selling fast so don’t wait!

October Reminders

10/7 PCA Meeting @ 5:30PM

10/8 Ambassador Meetings start

10/9 Wynantskill Fire Department will be here to visit for Fire Prevention Week

10/14 Columbus Day No School

10/15 Diocesan Professional Day-No School

10/16 NED’S Mindset Mission Show (during school hours)

10/31 Halloween Parade 1:00PM

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