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Catholic Schools Week

  Catholic Schools Week 2017: Faith, Knowledge & Service
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 29, 2017                                Kickoff Catholic Schools Week
5:00p.m.                                                                Mass- Students and Choir participate
                                                                              Honor Alumni of the Year
                                                                              Taste of Pekin SJS Style-6-8PM
                                                                              Book Fair opens in the cafeteria
Monday, January 30, 2017                                  Faith, Knowledge and Service in 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, Steve Rogers
9:00a.m.                                                               Welcoming prayer by Deacon Chuck Murray & Donuts and milk  
9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.                                             Book Fair – Cafeteria

                                                                             Thank you posters delivered to community helpers

Tuesday, January 31, 2017                                 Faith, Knowledge and Service in Our Students

9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.                                              Book Fair - Cafeteria
10:00a.m. - 10:30a.m.                                           Performance by the school choir 
11:00a.m. – 11:45a.m.                                          Volleyball Game – 8th grade vs. The Staff
1:30p.m.                                                                Parents Club - Special snack for students
Wednesday, February 1, 2017                         Faith, Knowledge and Service in 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.                                                             Geography Bee 4-8 grades
4:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.                                           LaGondola’s Night fundraiser

Thursday, February 2, 2017                            Faith, Knowledge and Service in 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 – Steve Rogers

Friday, February 3, 2017                                 Faith, Knowledge and Service in 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.                                       5th Grade Mass - Special Blessing for Faculty, Staff, & Volunteers
                                                                         National Teacher Appreciation Day
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 
12:30p.m.                                                         K-2 Sharing our Faith  
1:00p.m.                                                           3–5 Sharing our Faith
1:45p.m.                                                           6-8 Sharing our Faith  
3:15p.m.                                                           Closing Prayer by Student Council