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4/8/19 This Week At SJS!

Here's the "Pulse" on what's happening at St. John's THIS coming week starting 4/8:

  • Blue Family Folder (BFF) will come home on Wed (4/13).
    • Previous folder contents can be viewed through the link above; find Mrs. Johnson's Newsletter here.
    • Please return your Folder asap so Miss Sarah can fill it this week! :) 
    • If you have any flyers to be included in the BFF this week, please have them in to the Office by Monday morning. 

Re-Registration

Our Admissions Tab will have a few important pages to visit for re-registering (welcome back!) or registering for the first time (welcome!). If you have any questions, please give Mrs. Johnson a call at (716) 937-9483.


School

MONDAY
Newspaper Club (Grades 6-8) - will meet during Lunch on Mon (4/8).
Swim Lessons - at the Alden HS Pool after school on Mon (4/8). Parents can watch, and all Students must be picked up by 4:30. Parents, please use the front entrance of the HS!
Grade 2-4 Co-ed Soccer Team - practicing this Mon (4/8) from 6:15-7:15 in the gym or on the small field next to the Church cemetery, weather permitting. 

TUESDAY
Newspaper Club (Grades 6-8) - will meet during Lunch on Tues (4/9).

WEDNESDAY
Stations of the Cross (4/10) - A special Lenten observance for Grades 2-8, this will happen at 1:10pm each Wed in the Church - anyone is welcome to attend this special service with us each week during Lent. 
Contemporary Choir (Grades 5-8) - practicing this Wed (4/10) after school from 2-3.
Service Club (Grades 6-8) - meeting this Wed (4/10) after School from 2-3.
Boys' Volleyball (Grades 5-8) - Their first GAME&

3/25/19 This Week At SJS!

Here's the "Pulse" on what's happening at St. John's THIS coming week, starting 3/25:

  • Visit the Panther Pulse Blog soon for posts on fun things happening!
  • Blue Family Folder will come home on Wed (3/27).
    • Previous folder contents can be viewed through the link above; find Mrs. Johnson's Newsletter here.
    • Please return your Folder asap so Miss Sarah can fill it this week! :) 
    • If you have any flyers to be included in the Folder this week, please have them to the Office by Monday morning. 

Re-Registration

This is the last week to get in Transportation forms for many schools! Even if you plan to drive your child, these forms must be on file - please send in to Miss Sarah in the Office and she will forward to your district! Our Admissions Tab will have a few important pages to visit for re-registering (welcome back!) or registering for the first time (welcome!). If you have any questions, please give Mrs. Johnson a call at (716) 937-9483.


School

MONDAY
Service Club
 - (Grades 6-8) - meeting this Mon (3/25) after school from 2-3.

TUESDAY
8th Grade Field Trip to the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site - 8th Graders will be heading out for some neat history on Tues (3/26)!
First Communion Interviews - Between 9:30 and 12, our 3rd Graders will have their Interviews on Tues (3/26).

WEDNESDAY
Stations of the Cross (3/27) - A special Lenten observance for Grades 2-8, this will happen at 1:10pm each Wed in the Church - anyone is welcome to attend this special service with us each week during Lent. 
Contemporary Choir (Grades 5-8) - practicing this Wed (3/27) after school from 2-3.
Boys' Volleyball

3/8/19 This Week At SJS!

Here's the "Pulse" on what's happening at St. John's THIS coming week:


Hello, School Family! We hope you're having a wonderful week. :)
 

It's THAT time of year again - time to re-register for the coming School year! Even though it's hard to think about next year when we feel like winter will never end, right? But, with district-wide deadlines for registration and transportation planning coming up fast on April 1st, it's here! But! There is a BONUS... if you re-register by March 11th (Psst! That's this MONDAY already!), there is no registration fee. Nice! After March 11th, a $35 fee must accompany your registration form. So, get that form in and save that money to go out for an ice cream treat with your family... or splurge on some fun snacks for your next movie night! (I might be hungry...) :) 
 

Ok, here's a little run down of a few things happening soon here at SJS:
 

Email Newsletter Communication!

We have the Blue Family Folder that comes home bi-weekly with important papers and Principal Johnson's Newsletter. And....The Panther Pulse Blog now has a sister - it's an email! We're starting to send out a weekly Panther Pulse Email with some quick links and bullet points of the important stuff happening in the coming week. If you think you should have received one and did not, please give us a call at the office to request one!  (And if you're on Facebook, please like our School Facebook page)

 
Re-Registration

Our Admissions Tab will have a few important pages to visit for re-registering (welcome back!) or registering for the first time (welcome!). If you have any questions, please give Mrs. Johnson a call at (716) 937-9483.

Don't Miss It! If you re-register by (this) MONDAYMarch 11th, there is no registration fee

Pre-K 4 Parents that are registering for Kindergarten: Please contact your home district and follow their protocol for registration in your district. All Kindergartners must be registered with their home district! Also, make sure to fill out a Transportation request form

2/27/19 This Week At SJS!

Hello, School Family! Thanks for visiting to find out all the important stuff happening THIS week and what we're gearing up for NEXT week here at St. John's School. :)

Make sure to see the Blue Family Folder for this week's information on events and re-registration!!

Re-Registration

Our Admissions Tab will have a few important pages to visit for re-registering (welcome back!) or registering for the first time (welcome!). Find our Registration forms, Transportation Forms and Links, info on Tuition Rates, how to enroll in our FACTS Tuition Payment Plan and on Financial Aid and Scholarship opportunities. If you have any questions, please give Mrs. Johnson a call at (716) 937-9483.

TOMORROW, 2/28, is the Last Day to apply for BISON Fund assistance! **IMPORTANT! If you are planning to appeal for The Friends of St. John's assistance, you must first show proof that you applied to the BISON Fund (you need not have received assistance, only that you applied).

IF you re-register by March 11th, there is no registration fee! 
 

School

The Buffalo Bandits are coming to visit our Students next Monday (3/4) for their regular Gym Classes!

Tuesday (3/5) is our rescheduled HSA-sponsored Ice Cream Social and Dress Down Day! Students will be treated to ice cream with their buddy classes and are welcome to Dress Down in red, white and blue OR any Spirit & Pride wear they may have.

Ash Wednesday (3/6) we will have a School Mass at 8:30am. You are invited to attend if you are able to!
 

HSA Events

Mother Son Night is this Friday from 6-9pm in the School. Please visit the Events page for more info!
 

Fundraisers

Meat Raffle - Tickets will be available soon! Please visit the Events page for more info, the flyer, the Sign-Up Genius list link (for selling tickets after Masses) and the Facebook Event page link. Contact Nicole Woods with any questions!

Spirit & Pride Wear Sale! The Store is now open to purch

Our First Panther Pulse Blog Post!

We are so excited to begin using this central form of communication for a "one-stop" resource for all the things happening this week at St. John's School! Parents will begin receiving a weekly "Panther Pulse" email with a quick and bulleted list of all the important stuff to pay close attention to and act on for the week. This email will have many links to make it easier to find the programs and highlights we are spotlighting, and this blog will be one of those links! Here we can go into more detail on the public stories, events and happenings at our School. Check back each week to keep updated - and thanks for being a part of our School Family and surrounding Community!

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