Yearly Archives: 2015


Principal’s News Week of Dec. 15th


A Note From Our Principal: Christmas greetings! As we enter the third week of Advent, the air around our school is sure filled with holiday spirit. Last Friday marked the official end of our St. Vincent de Paul food drive. We collected thousands of canned food that will feed those in our local Southwest Portland […]

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Principal’s New Week of Dec. 1st


A Note From Our Principal: I hope this finds you all well rested after a beautiful Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends. From eating too much food to beginning Christmas preparations with the start of Advent this past weekend, our minds can get caught up in the busyness of this time of year. Today is […]

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Principal’s News Week of Nov. 24th


A Note From Our Principal: As your family prepares for the Thanksgiving holiday this Thursday, I would love to share the prayer our 8th grade students led us in during our school Thanksgiving celebration this past Wednesday. Blessings to you all on this holiday! A Thanksgiving Blessing May an abundance of gratitude burst-forth as you […]

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Principal’s News Week of Nov. 17th


A Note From Our Principal: It’s hard to believe we are mid-way through November and this Friday marks the end of our first trimester. In our continued effort to give thanks this November, I want to acknowledge our hot lunch staff and parent volunteers who are working busily preparing for our annual Thanksgiving Feast this […]

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Principal’s New Week of Nov. 10th


A Note From Our Principal: During this month of November with Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s only fitting to find time to give thanks and I want to start with a HUGE THANK YOU to our auction team! The event this past Saturday night was such a magical evening! Our chairs Debbie Bakkensen and Kenzie […]

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Principal’s News Week of Nov. 3rd.


A Note From Our Principal: The big night has finally arrived! On Saturday night, our community will kick off the autumn season with a night you truly will not want to miss. Our auction team, led by Debbie Bakkensen and Kenzie D’Ambrosio, have been working for months to put together what I know will be […]

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Principal’s News Week of Oct. 27th


Fall is in full swing at SJF and we have quite the week planned! Friday our school will celebrate Halloween. We have a number of fun events planned: ● Costumes: Students may wear their halloween costumes to school, however weapons, blood or masks are not allowed. (Wigs and face paint are OK) If a student […]

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Principal’s News Week of Oct. 20th


A Note From Our Principal: This upcoming Thursday and Friday are our annual parent/teacher conferences. Our front doors will be open on Thursday from 7:30am-10:30am, 12:00pm-2:00pm and 5:00pm-8:00pm and on Friday from 7:30am-10:30am. Families are asked to enter via the front doors to check in and pick up their child’s midterm progress report. Then, parents […]

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Principal’s News Week of Oct. 6th


A Note From Our Principal: Happy October SJF Families! Over the course of the past few weeks, I received notice from a number of families regarding concern for safety during pick up/drop off due to individuals not following the correct drop off/pick up procedures. In an effort to provide a safe environment for our students, […]

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Principal’s New Week of Sept. 15th


A Note From Our Principal: This Sunday during our 11am Mass, we will be celebrating Catechetical Sunday where we reflect upon the role that each person plays, by virtue of Baptism, in handing on the faith and being a witness to the Gospel. Come celebrate this outdoor Mass (held on the lower playground area) with […]

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