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Catholic Schools Week

  Catholic Schools Week 2018: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.
St. Joseph School, following the Mission of Christ where we
Learn our Faith, Live our Faith and Prepare for the Future.
                   ~ St. Joseph School Mission Statement 

Saturday, January 27, 2018        Kickoff Catholic Schools Week
10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m.        Alumni Basketball Games
5:00p.m.                Mass – Students and Choir participate 
                                 Honor Alumni of the Year 
6:00pm – 8:00p.m.            Taste of Pekin SJS Style
Book Fair opens in the cafeteria
Monday, January 29, 2018         Celebrating our Community 
Wear walking in the Footsteps t-shirt with uniform pants or pay $1.00 to wear blue jeans –
money will be donated to support our seminarian, Jack Swoik
    9:00a.m.                 Welcoming prayer by Deacon Mark Scamp & Donuts and milk  
    9:00a.m. – 4:00.m.         Book Fair – Cafeteria 
                    Thank you posters delivered to community helpers 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018         Celebrating our Students 
    9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.         Book Fair - Cafeteria 
    10:00a.m. - 10:30a.m.         Performance by the school choir and band students         
    1:30p.m.                 Parents Club - Special snack for students 
    2:30p.m. – 3:00p.m.        Drop Everything and Read

Wednesday, January 31, 2018         Celebrating our Nation 
    9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.         Book Fair – Cafeteria 
K-3 Classes make Valentines’ Day cards for Veterans 
11:15a.m.-12:30p.m.         Little Caesar’s Pizza at lunch
    2:00p.m. – 2:30p.m.         Scholastic Bowl Demonstration 
    2:30p.m.     - 3:15p.m.        Geography Bee 4-8 grades
4:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.         La Gondola’s Night fundraiser 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Thursday, February 1, 2018         Celebrating our Vocations 
    9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.         Book Fair – Cafeteria 
    9:00a.m.                 Spiritual bouquet for Bishop, our parish priests and our seminarian
                Care package sent to our parish seminarian – Jack Swoik
9:00a.m. – 10:00a.m.        4th – 8th Vocations
12:30p.m. – 1:00p.m.        K – 2 Sharing our Faith 
1:00p.m. – 1:45p.m.        3 – 5 Sharing our Faith
1:45p.m. – 2:30p.m.        6 – 8 Sharing our Faith

Friday, February 2, 2018         Celebrating our Faculty, Staff & Volunteers 
Blue/White Day with jeans or School uniform - bring a canned good in for St. Vincent de Paul
            Special Lunch for Faculty & Staff provided by Parents Club 11:00 a.m.     
    9:00a.m. – 12:30p.m.         Book Fair – Cafeteria
    9:00a.m. – 10:00a.m.        6th Grade Mass – Special Blessing for Faculty, Staff & Volunteers 
    10:00a.m.             Spelling Bee – 4th – 8th Grades 
    11:00a.m.             Special Person “Bring Your Own” Lunch – Grades K - 1st 
    11:15a.m.             Special Person “Bring Your Own” Lunch – Grades 2nd – 3rd
    11:40a.m.             Special Person “Bring Your Own” Lunch – Grades 7th – 8th
    11:50a.m.             Special Person “Bring Your Own” Lunch – Grades 4th – 6th  
2:00p.m.                Volleyball Game – 8th grade vs. The Staff
3:15p.m.    Closing Prayer by Student Council