We are praying for the parishioners of St. Colman and St. John Neumann
Parishes and world peace.
Please remember to check Mrs.
LambertoÕs ÒPrincipalÕs PageÓ on our website, http://www.scjnschool.org
Directory Correction: The email
address for Frank and Rosa Nieves in the school directory is
The date for the start of the Fall After-School Enrichment Program
has been changed to Monday, October
22nd from 3:00PM to 4:00PM. Check out the fun classes and
sign up now!
The correct address is firstname.lastname@example.org. We apologize for
The October Social Justice Project,
sponsored by the sixth grade, is a dress down day on Monday, October 29th
and will benefit St. Mary's
Shelter in Phoenixville. Students and staff who donate $1
will be able to wear a favorite team t-shirt and gym pants. All
donations should be sent in an envelope marked with the student's name
by Friday, October 26.
On Tuesday, October 30th, students may
wear a Halloween shirt and/or accessories with their school uniform.
The forms for
School Picture Day were sent home with your child(ren) today.
Please check their backpacks and folders. Return the completed
forms, with a check, on Thursday, October 25th.
Please remember to send the following items into school for recycling. Funding Factory
will give us cash for items: laser ink cartridges, inkjet cartridges,
IPods and MP3 players, cell phones, digital cameras, laptops and GPS
Since the new entryway in not complete, if you cannot get into the
building, please call the school office, 610.525.3266, and let us know
what door you need opened. We apologize for any inconvenience.
HAPPENING AT SCJN THIS WEEK
Thursday is Pizza Day! A slice of pizza is $3.00, juice or water
is $1.00 and ice cream is $1.00. Please put your studentÕs money
in an envelope, clearly marked with his/her name and grade. Exact
change is appreciated.
On Thursday, October 18th Vicki Oman, from the Plimouth Plantation
Visiting Museum of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in PA will
visit grades four to eight in their classrooms. Mrs. Rebecca
OÕNeill will come to the afternoon session. We look forward to
learning about 17th century life in New England for the
Wampanoag and the English.
ItÕs a busy weekend at SCJN School! Pizza
Bingo is Friday, October 19th. The fun begins promptly at
6:30PM. If you havenÕt already done so, please preorder your
October 20th is the date of the first Saints Stomp 5K /1 Mile Fun Run/
Walk beginning at 9:00AM. Registration will begin at
8:00AM. Join us for a beautiful autumnal run/walk through the
The following people are scheduled to sell supermarket certificates at
the SJN masses this weekend (October 20/21): Kathleen Geibel (6PM), Kay
Dugery (9AM), Nancy Franz (10:30AM), Susan OÕConnor
Hot dogs are the Monday lunch item on October 22nd.
The Fall After-School Enrichment Program begins on Monday, October 22nd
from 3:00 to 4:00PM. Please be prompt in picking up your children.
Varsity lost to St. Denis yesterday, JV tied 0-0
Wednesday, October 17th, against St. Francis, last home game of the
Thursday, October 18th, at St. Norbert
Beat St. Bernadette 48-24
Beat St. John the Cross 21-6
Flag Football, undefeated, will play Sacred Heart on Friday, October
Beat Sacred Heart 3-1
Friday, October 19th vs. Annunciation BVM @ Preston Field
UPDATES and TIP OF THE WEEK
SCRIP sales will be available at Pizza Bingo this Friday night!
Get a jump-start on your yearly requirements and remember it is
never too early to start your holiday shopping! Deanna Golden
will be available for all orders or any questions you may have
regarding the program.
Thank you to everyone who continues to respond to our request for help
each week - it is much appreciated! We are still in need of
sellers after many masses through November and December and are still
hoping that this school year, each family will further share the
responsibility for this program by volunteering to sell at ONE mass -
it truly takes ten minutes or less to sell - and is very easy!
We are still taking requests for masses at this time, and could
especially use sellers for the following masses:
Sunday October 28th at 10:30 AM
Sunday October 28th at 12:00 PM
Sunday November 4th at 12:00 PM
Sunday November 11th at 12:00 PM
Sunday November 18th at 12:00 PM
ALL Masses the weekends of December 8/9 and 15/16
If you are able to sell at one of the masses listed above OR would like
first choice of a mass early in 2013, please email Kathleen at
email@example.com and reference "SCRIP Seller" in the subject
heading. Thank you so much for your continued help and support of this
important fundraiser for our school!
Our next Great Lakes order will be placed at the end of the
week so please have your orders in by Thursday, October 18th. Place
your order online at www.ShopWithScrip.com or send your paper order
forms and checks in to school using the brown clasp Scrip envelope
SCRIP TIP: Did you know that you could receive and send electronic
eCards by ordering on ShopwithScrip.com? Check out ScripNow
as itÕs a great way to reload your Scrip Gift Cards and send instant
eGifts to your friends and family!
Check out the new gift cards available through SCJN Scrip:
American Girl Doll - $25 gift cards with 9% rebate to SCJN
Oriental Trading Company - $25 gift cards with 9% rebate to SCJN
Please contact Barbara Rake at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions
Lakes (non grocery scrip) and ShopwithScrip and Deanna
Golden (grocery Scrip) at Demen35@hotmail.com
The SCJN Home & School Association is sponsoring the 3rd
Annual Holiday Bazaar on Sunday, November 25th from 10:00AM to 4:00PM.
We are looking for SCJN artisans/crafters/vendors. If you
have a unique item that you would like to 'show and sell' at the
Bazaar, please contact Lisa Falcone at: email@example.com
for all of the details. Space is limited. We look forward to
another successful SCJN H&S event!
The Innisbrook sale has not closed yet!
There's still time to place an order this week. Please help
us reach our goal. Many thanks for all you do to support our
PIZZA BINGO: the pre-orders deadline has been extended until
tomorrow, Thursday, October 18th. All order forms will be collected at
the end of the school day tomorrow. Please take a minute to
pre-order ... It really helps home and school order an accurate amount
and only pre-orders are guaranteed pizza. Pre-order sales are down
substantially this year. Pizza bingo is a great family night and
tradition at SCJN we hope to see you all there!
$200 in Apple gift cards will be raffled off -- $5/raffle
we will also have our 50/50 cash raffle
there are 15 exciting Halloween baskets ready for bingo winners to take
SCJN magnets and pennants will be sold for $5 each
grocery scrip will be sold
CLASS COCKTAIL PARTIES: Thank you to the following families for
offering to host a class cocktail party!
Mr. and Mrs. Lavelle, Fifth Grade, Saturday, October 27th
Mr. and Mrs. Frank, Kindergarten, Friday, November 2nd
Mr. and Mrs. Hauck, Seventh Grade, Friday, November 9th
Mrs. and Mrs. Reilly, Third Grade, Friday, November 16th
Mr. And Mrs. Wilson, Second Grade, Saturday, November 17th
Mr. and Mrs. Nassib, Sixth Grade, date TBA
If you are interested in hosting a class party, please email Stacia
Halfpenny at firstname.lastname@example.org.
These parties are long standing tradition at SCJN that we hope will
continue. It is a great chance to get to know parents!
Hopefully by next week's update will have dates for all of our
classes -- still hoping that a 1st, 4th and 8th grade family would like
FUNDRAISING: Please start saving
your Box Tops For Education, Campbell's Soup Labels, and old cell
phones and printer cartridges. We will have more information
coming on these programs in the next few weeks, but please start saving
... this is FREE MONEY for SCJN!
IF YOU HAVE A TARGET RED CARD!!!! Please take a minute to enroll
your card with the "TAKE CHARGE OF EDUCATION" Program. SCJN is
signed up for this and currently 8 school families are enrolled.
Over the summer, SCJN received $200 from Target. Here is the
Fall Sports Mass: Fr. McKeaney will celebrate the
Fall Sports Mass on Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 9:00 AM
with pictures to follow. Further details will be provided
to the student athletes by their coaches.
CYO Basketball Registration: The deadline for CYO basketball
registration for grades five through eight is Wednesday,
October 31, 2012.
The deadline for CYO basketball registration for high school is Friday,
November 16, 2012. Please visit www.scjncyo.org for registration
Ss. Colman-John Neumann Athletic Board is an eligible agency
under Specific Care of United Way. Please note the
following information so your donation is correctly processed:
Code: 10657, Agency Name: CYO/St. John Neumann, c/o Ss. Colman-John
Neumann School, 372 Highland Lane, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
The Center on Central offers many programs for children. They are
currently enrolling students in the Young Rembrandts Drawing
Classes. Information can be found on their website: http://thecenteroncentral.com/
Competitive Edge Sports in King of Prussia is hosting a variety of
basketball activities this fall. Check out their website at http://www.cesports.net/
Donations for dress down day due
5th grade cocktail party-Lavelle
Social Justice dress down day
SC Parent Meeting for First Reconciliation
Halloween accessory day
Registration for basketball due to AA
NO SCHOOL All
Kindergarten cocktail party-Frank
First Reconciliation workshop
SJN Confirmation Mandatory parent meeting
7th grade Cocktail party-Hauck
Eucharist Inscription Mass
3rd grade cocktail party-Reilly
2nd grade cocktail party-Wilson
Thanksgiving Liturgy at St. ColmanÕs
NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Holiday
Last day of 1st trimester
First Eucharist Enrollment mass
First Reconciliation workshop
Mass-Our Lady of Guadalupe-g.5
SC First Reconciliation
SJN First Reconciliation