SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT MEMO
Everything You Wanted To Know
Week of April 15, 2019
A Note from the Principal:
Welcome to Holy Week! Here is a calendar of events at St. John Fisher Parish:
Thursday, 4/18: Holy Thursday – Mass at 7pm followed by Adoration and ending with Benediction at 9pm
Friday, 4/18: Good Friday: Living Stations of the Cross with our 8th graders at 2:15 pm and Liturgy at 7 pm
Saturday, 4/20: Easter Vigil at 9 pm
Sunday, 4/21: Easter! Mass at 9 am and 11 am (no 5:30 pm Sunday evening Mass)
Monday, 4/22: Easter Monday-No School
Wednesday 4/17: 8:30am School Mass (7th Gr), 3:05 pm Spanish club, AOK club, Gr. 5-8 Study Hall
Thursday 4/18: 1:20pm Beg. Band, 2:05pm Girl Scouts, Int/Adv Band
Friday 4/19: Good Friday 2:15pm Living Stations of the Cross
Saturday 4/20: Holy Saturday Easter Vigil at 9:00 pm
Sunday 4/21: Happy Easter! Mass at 9 am and 11 am (no 5:30 pm Sunday evening Mass )
Monday 4/22: Easter Monday – NO School
Tuesday 4/23: 4th Gr to Oregon Trail Overnight
Wednesday 4/24: 8:30am School Mass (6th Gr), 4th Gr back from Oregon Trail, 3:05 pm Gr 5-8 Study Hall, Spanish club
Thursday 4/25: 7:00pm Men’s Club meeting
Friday 4/26: 12-2:30 pm 1st Gr to Children’s theater
PLAYGROUND DUTY SCHEDULE REMINDERS:
Tuesday 4/16: Vuylsteke
Wednesday 4/17: Skarbonkiewicz
Thursday 4/18: Olsen
Friday 4/19: Barkley
Monday 4/22: NO SCHOOL
Tuesday 4/23: Carlsson
Wednesday 4/24: Carlsson
Thursday 4/25: Davis
Friday 4/26: Hickey
Playground Parents, please arrive at school by 11:25 am to sign in at the school office and pick up your clipboard and volunteer badge. You can check the playground duty schedule at any time on SchoolSpeak by clicking on the “Playground Calendar” tab. Thank you for helping to keep our students safe on the playground!
Watch this week’s newscast here .
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR MUSE BAND STUDENTS
Four of our MUSE band students competed in the Solo & Ensemble Festival this past weekend and received 2nd place in the category of Advanced Ensemble playing “Lion Sleeps Tonight.” Way to go Carys Perilloux, Olivia Arntson-Fettig, Brooke Sheridan and Grady Tobecksen!
YEARBOOK MESSAGES FOR 8TH GRADE STUDENTS
In the past our yearbooks have always ended with short messages from parents to their child(ren). This is optional, but if you would like to, please make it short (50 words or less) and sweet. Make sure to include who it’s to and who it’s from. Please submit it via email by this Friday, April 19th to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Dear Scott Jones,
We are so proud of you! You have worked really hard this year and always have a positive attitude. You are also a kind and respectful young man.
Mom and Dad
CINCO de MAYO COMMUNITY DINNER
Hola SJFers! Our Community Dinner (and 3rd fundraiser) is just around the corner, Cinco de Mayo on Sunday, May 5th! We’ll have a Mexican Food Truck with delicious food options plus carnival style games to keep our kiddos entertained. If your company is feeling flush with cash after tax season, we have a few sponsorship opportunities. Please see the attached flyer. There will be more information in next week’s SAM about how you can purchase tickets and more details!
Gracias, Cinco de Mayo Planning Committee.
AUCTION EASEL PARTY UPDATE
Easel Party sign ups are in the entry of the school. The boards will be up while there are still open spots. Easel Party sign ups will be billed weekly starting 4/19, if you have any questions on billing please contact Jill Habrich – email@example.com .
MEN’S CLUB MEETING on APRIL 25
Don’t forget that this month’s Men’s Club meeting was pushed back one week because of Holy Week. Please plan to join us at 7pm on April 25–dinner will be provided by guest chef Javier Acevado, who will prepare a traditional Mexican dinner.
ARCHBISHOP’S SEMINARY TEA
The SJF community is invited to the annual Seminary Tea on April 24. This annual event supports the education of seminarians preparing to serve in the Archdiocese of Portland. Details are on the attached flyer.
SJF SCHOOL NIGHT AT UP BASEBALL
Come see the Portland Pilots take on Pepperdine on Friday, May 10 at 6:00pm. Our Glee Club has been invited back to sing the National Anthem. Tickets start at just $4.00. Additional information is attached.
MEN’S CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT
The Men’s Club annual golf tournament happens Friday, May 17 at the Red Tail Golf Course. See the attached flyer for details and registration information.
GIRL CAMP 2019
Girl Camp returns for this summer. It’s brought to us by SJF alums, Maddie and Allie Merz. Details about the camp are on the attached flyer and on SchoolSpeak under the Summer Programs 2019 tab. That’s where we post all the information we receive about summer programs and camps in SW Portland.