Jaguar Journal

October 14th, 2021

Lord, it is good for us to be here! Matthew 17:4

Cooler weather has arrived! Please make sure that your child has a sweater, sweatshirt, or jacket to wear for outside recess. Also, remember anything worn during the school day needs to be a spirit wear sweatshirt or a plain blue or white sweatshirt to follow the school’s dress code. Finally, please write your child’s name inside or on the tag of sweatshirts and jackets. It makes it easier to figure out what belongs to who when we have items left behind, especially with our younger students.

Tomorrow is the last day of the first quarter! Your child’s report card will be sent home in next week’s blue folder.


Jaguar Mass Weekend This weekend is our Jaguar Mass Weekend! Please make plans to attend one of the three masses held here at St. John’s this weekend. Saturday evening mass is at 4:30 PM and then on Sunday there is 8:00AM and 10:00 AM mass. Please wear your jagwear to mass so that the parishioners see our school families and you know who else is a school family!

SCRIPMANIA TOTAL: Our new Scripmania Total for this week is $3,510….Keep up the good work!!! We have hit our first mark for a free gift card giveaway, and we are only $1,490 away from giving away a 2nd FREE gift card! Make sure to share with family and friends so that they can join in on the fun too and it can count towards your tuition! Check out the BONUS FEST that will happen each weekend through October!

It looks like our 3rd grade class is in the lead for the Christmas pajama party with 50% participation followed by 7/8th with 27%! One Scrip order qualifies your family as participating. You can place a backpack order, order from our inventory, or place an e-card order through the app! It all qualifies for this fun incentive and earns you tuition credit!

Scrip Monday will be our next backpack Scrip order! You will find a Scrip order form in today’s blue folder and attached to this newsletter. When you are buying your Halloween candy, decor, and costumes, use Scrip cards to purchase them!

Also, for the months of November and December, we will place a Scrip backpack order every Monday! So remember to purchase ahead of time to do your Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping. Or use the app for last minute purchases to use the gift card immediately! Let me know if you have any questions about this program!

Parent Teacher Conferences Please use the link below to sign up for your parent teacher conference by tomorrow. Mrs. Generous will send an email on Monday with your scheduled conference time.

Halloween Parties Please contact your child’s teacher, if you have any questions about the Halloween party on October 29th. If you want to help your child’s teacher with a planned activity, please reach out.

Camp Jag Days Our next Camp Jags day is Friday, October 22nd. The camp fee is $20 per day, per student from 7:00 A.M. till 3 P.M, or Camp Jag + Extended Care is $25 per day, per student from 7:00 A.M. till 6:00 P.M. in the Munier Center. Campers must bring lunch but snacks will be provided. If you are interested in having your child attend on the 22nd, please sign up using the link below. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Generous @ or Mrs. Ganey @

Veterans Information We are in session on Veterans Day this year. We plan on incorporating as many teachable moments in regards to the special holiday as possible. We would like to send letters to veterans so please use the link provided below to submit names of your family and friends who are active military or veterans. We would also like to hold Google Meets with active military members and/or veterans. Our students vividly remember hearing from veterans last school year, and we realize the strong impact that these meets had on our students. If you know of someone who would be willing to talk to our students about their military experience and answer any questions that our students may have, we would love to set that up. He/she can decide which class and grade level that he/she would like to meet with. Please contact me if you know of anyone interested.

We are also putting together a slideshow of veterans who are connected to our school. We would love to have a picture of your loved one with our St. John jaguar student. If it’s not possible to have a picture of the student with the veteran, you could also take a picture of your student holding a picture of the veteran. Please submit pictures, name, and the branch of the military that they served in to Mrs. Renneker ( by Sunday, October 24th.

Amazon Prime Days Last week Amazon announced that they will be starting their Holiday Dash Sale October 16th. While you are shopping for the holiday season, help support St. John's by shopping @ or with AmazonSmile on the Amazon Shopping app. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support St. John's by starting your shopping at If you want to check to see if you are already signed up for Amazon Smiles, go to your account and click “Gifting & Charity” then Amazonsmile. You will see the charity that you are signed up for at the top. If you shop from your phone, make sure that AmazonSmile is turned on for phone purchases as well as URL purchases.

Auction Update

For the month of October, we are asking all families to sign-up to donate and send in an adult beverage or monetary donation for our raffle and auction items. Can you help us reach our goal of 60 items/donations? We currently have 21 sign ups.

On Wednesday, October 20 you can drop off your basket, monetary donation or adult beverage at the Munier Center at morning drop-off or afternoon pick-up. For every item dropped off your child/ren will receive an out of uniform pass or a Halloween treat bag.

Please log on your donations on the form below.

We are still collecting and asking for basket sign ups even though September is over. We currently have 33 baskets that people have signed up for our Around the World Dinner Auction. You can still donate by signing up through the link below.

Thank you in advance for helping make our Around the World Dinner Auction a huge success.

October Playdate We are holding an October Playdate for prospective students age 5 and under. Please help spread the word to anyone who may be interested in coming and having some Halloween fun on Wednesday, October 27th 10-11:30. The children may wear their Halloween costumes as well if they would like. Please share the link that is below. Thank you to Aleah Burch and Emily Schilling for coordinating and planning this event.

Drama Club-We are super excited to have our Drama Club start back up! All students are welcome to participate in the play if they would like. Please use the link below to register your child for our spring play. We are planning to do a virtual play at this time. If COVID restrictions lighten, we may plan for a live performance in April. If you have any questions regarding the play, please reach out to Ms. Hurst (

Have a great Thursday and weekend!

~Mrs. Sarah Lanham

Blue Folder Enclosures:

  • Chick Fil-A Hot Lunch Forms
  • Red Ribbon Week Information
  • Scrip Order Forms
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SCRIP Free Dress Winner

Congratulations to Aiden & Alise Generous

Congratulations to this week’s winner for a free dress card for Scrip. This could be your child next week. If you turn your order into the office or place your order online then your child’s name will be entered into a drawing for a free dress card. This card can be used on any day but Mass Days!!

SCRIP Stock Available Now:

Amazon $25-1

Apples iTunes $15

Arby's $10- 1

Bath & Body Works $25-2

Buffalo Wild Wings $10-1

Burger King $10- 1

Chevy's $25-1

Cub/Shoppers $25-3

CVS $25-1

Domino's $10- 1

Groupon $25-1

Hardee's $10-1

iHop $25-1

JoAnn's $25-2

Krispy Kreme $10-1

Lowe's $20-1

Maurice's $20-2

Michael's $25-1

O'Charley's $25-1

Office Max $25-1

Qdoba $25-1

Panera $10- 1

Red Lobster $10-1

Pizza Hut $10-1

Subway $10-3

TJ Maxx/Home Goods $25-1

Texas Roadhouse $25-1

Upcoming Events:


10/15- All Medical Forms Due.

  • End of 1st Quarter

10/16-17- Jaguar Weekend Mass

10/17-Open House at Althoff High School 1 PM & 2PM session

10/18- PTF Meeting @ 6:30 P.M.

10/19- Jag Cubs & Junior Cubs Pumpkin Field Trip; Library visits

10/20- Dismiss @ 1:55 P.M.

10/21- Mass

  • Dismiss @ 11:20 A.M.
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences 3:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.

10/22- No School- Camp Jag Available

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