St. Jude School

March 22, 2019

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From the Principal

I am excited to share a 2019-2020 staff change. Ms. Bickett will be leaving her position as a 6th grade teacher to pursue a career in counseling. In the Fall, she completed the necessary credentialing to become a licensed counselor. She is very much looking forward to exploring a new path, and we wish her the best. Replacing her will be Mr. Tom Norton. Mr. Norton is a former student of St.Jude School and is licensed to teach math in grades 5 through 9. In addition, he also holds a masters degree in school administration. Mr. Norton is a native of Elyria, and looks forward to returning to St. Jude School as a teacher.

Many blessings,

Mrs. Molly Hibler

American Essay Contest Winners

The Elyria Elks Lodge #465 recently announced their top winners for the American Essay Contest. Zander McKinney and Lizzy Robertson's received an outstanding from the judges on their essays. Maggie Barber wrote the winning piece on the topic"What Makes Me Proud of America." All three now move on to the state level. Maggie Barber was also selected as the 1st place recipient in the 5th and 6th-grade division and won a $50.00 prize.

2019 Editorial Winners Announced

The ChronicleTelegram recently selected their annual editorial winners. Macie Wakefield and Maggie Barber were chosen from St. Jude School. Their editorials will be part of a special supplement on April 9th, 2019. A very special thank you to Mrs. Mary Primm for your work on this community project.

Add Green to your uniform on Monday

**Monday is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day, and the students are encouraged to add a green shirt to their uniform bottoms to show their support. This is such a fantastic way for our kids to learn about other students who are different from them.

Hot Lunches...Last Call for 3/29

Monday is the last day to purchase the Friday Hot Lunch on 3/29. NO PREPAYS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 3/26 8:30 AM. All hot lunches must be prepaid using your child’s lunch card. There is a prepay button at the kiosk set up for this purchase. You can prepay until the Tuesday before that specific Friday lunch. Each time you order, the costs is $3.50. WE CAN NOT TAKE LATE ORDERS. If you have questions, please email

March 29 (3/26)
Tater Tots
Green Beans

April 12 (4/9)
Potato and Cheddar Pierogi

May 31 (5/28)
Chicken Tenders
Tater Tots

Gift Card Update-Bonus Order Time

BONUS - Your purchases from orders due April 7th and online purchases through April 15th will be included for your April Tuition Credit. If you pay tuition in full, your rebates will continue to accumulate until June. Take advantage of this additional time and order gift cards for Easter baskets or your Easter dinner. Any questions contact Michelle at

What's for Lunch?

The menu for March 25th-March 29thh is attached below.


We invite you to try your luck. Our PTO Easter basket raffle will raffle TWO identical baskets. Both baskets are stocked with Easter goodies everyone in the family will love. Tickets may be purchased now through Tuesday, April 16, end of school day, by sending your $1.00 cash payment per ticket or $5.00 for 6 tickets in an envelope to the school office labeled PTO Easter basket raffle. Value of each Easter basket is approximately $75.00. Both gift baskets will be on display in the school office. Please cut tickets before sending back in. Thank you for your ongoing continued support of the St. Jude School PTO!Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00

Drawing is TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2019

Father Daughter Dance

Save the date. PTO to host a Father Daughter Dance on April 6th. For additional information, see the flyer below.

This Week at St Jude School

Monday, March 25-Spirit Day, Drama Cast 5-8

Tuesday, March 26- ELA State Testing, Passion Play Practice, Drama Cast 3-8

Wednesday, March 27-ELA State Testing, Liturgy Choir Practice

Thursday, March 28-Stations of the Cross-All are welcome 8:00

Friday, March 29-Report Cards go home, Fish Fry, Mass, Reconciliation grades 6-8

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