Weekly “Knights” News
May 8, 2020
The school facilities will be closed for the rest of the school year. St. Jude will continue to provide distance learning for the remainder of the year. You will receive updates if anything changes. If you need anything during these challenging times please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Mrs. Cox, email@example.com ; Mrs. Hoffay, firstname.lastname@example.org or Mrs. Diehl, email@example.com. Even if it is just to say hello we are here for you!
2020-21 Registration – Please remember to register for the 2020-21 school year. We are trying to figure out our enrollment. Pre-K and Kindergarten are starting to fill up. When the classrooms are full we will start a waiting list. So please register soon! If you need the website and snap code to register your child/children please contact Mrs. Diehl by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you cannot afford the registration fee at this time just check that you will be paying with cash or check to the school. Please just register for now. If you plan on not registering please let us know.
Bus Transportation Forms-Important! – The date for submission of your child’s/children’s transportation forms has been extended to May 9, 2020. Please make sure you submit the form even if you do not plan on using the transportation. Please mail the form to your district–DO NOT mail or email it to school. This form is also used to track the district you are in so that we can order your child’s/children’s books for the 2020-21 school year. Some districts do not provide transportation but your district will still provide books. Wynantskill Union Free School District does not provide a form; you need to call them to see when they would be available to submit your request. (518-283-4600)
Live Streamed Masses – Welcome to the Easter Season! The Parishes of St Michael the Archangel and St Jude the Apostle are continuing to live stream daily and weekend Masses. Especially during this difficult time, as the whole world is inflicted with the Covid-19 virus, we can come together to pray for healing and peace for all the people of God. Daily Masses are at 8:00 am Monday thru Friday; and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 12:10 pm. Weekend Masses are 4:00 pm Saturday and 10:00 am Sunday. These Masses can be viewed at either parish Facebook page. Click on the Parish Facebook link, or enter the Church Name and Location and Facebook into the search bar of your Facebook page or any web browser: St Jude Wynantskill Facebook https://www.facebook.com/StJudesWynantskill/ St Michael the Archangel Troy Facebook https://www.facebook.com/StMichaelTroyNY Come worship with us!
If you would like to donate to our collection you may do so through the Parish website http://parishes.rcda.org/stjude/ by either PayPal donate button or filling out an electronic giving form and sending it to Patti Mugrace email@example.com .
Thank you, Fr. Anthony
“From the Nurse” Please contact the school for dates and times to pick up your child’s medications. These meds cannot be held at school over the summer, therefore, any medication left in the nurse’s office will be properly disposed of. If you are in need of new medication permission forms and other forms for the 20/21 school year, they are available.
May the Lord keep you healthy and safe this summer!
Mrs. Brenda Vermilya, School Nurse
School and Parish Office Hours – 10AM to 12PM on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. If you need to stop by please call ahead of time so that we can be by the front door. We will be running errands and moving around in the school so please call before you come. The Parish office is closed until further notice. You can contact Karla Jones or Patti Mugrace at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Schooling at Home-We hope and pray that everyone is doing well-If you have any questions or concerns in regards to your children’s schooling please contact their teacher. Mr. Chaucer is also available if you are having difficulty with the technology part of their schooling. email@example.com Mrs. Cox, our principal, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org with any other questions you may have Mrs. Hoffay and Mrs. Diehl will be around as well.
Please note: October 15, 2020 is now the Community Awards Dinner, October 16, 2020 school closed, May 14 & 15 Spring Scholastic BOGO Book Fair has been canceled. May 15 Race for Education postponed-new date TBD and May 16 Car Show/Family Fun Day has been postponed – new date TBD.
Enchanted Daddy/Daughter & Mother/Son Dance (3/19) Sponsored by the PCA – Has been canceled. We will decide on a new date when we return to school.
Car Show/Family Fun Day – has been canceled until next year.
Babysitting Course – “class canceled” I have sent a letter and refund to all the students that were registered for this class. Watch for the new flyers in the fall, with the new dates.
Mighty Kicks – Mighty Kicks spring session will begin on Monday, April 20th for grades Pre-K through 3rd grade. Canceled until we return to school.
Technology Club – Canceled until we return to school. Watch for the new dates in the fall.
Colonie Center School Bucks – Update – Send your receipts to school and we will bring them to Colonie Center for you. Place them in a labeled envelope if you would like them returned. We are still in 11th place. Let’s move up in the current rankings! We need your receipts please!
Spirit Monkey Key Chains are still available – Look for your birthday spirit stick in the mail!
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!
Price Chopper – Go to https://www.pricechopper.com/tools-schools and register your Price Chopper Advantage card 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.
School Store – No one has won the golden ticket worth $100.00 yet! Could it be you! Information about our school store has gone home. If you did not get one just let us know. Your children will be eligible for prizes if you participate!
DATE CHANGE -Save the Date – Our “Annual Community Service Awards Dinner” will be held at the Franklin Terrace on October 15, 2020 at 5:30PM. This year’s recipients for the Awards are Mr.& Mrs. John Dalmata. The recipients for the Father James E Clark award are Joe Kruczlnicki and Kristine Hoffay. There is a silent auction, live auction and cash bar. All proceeds from this event go toward supporting the School Tuition Assistance Program and Catholic Education Fund. RSVP by September 1, 2020.