May 14, 2015

PANTHER NEWSLETTER

May 14 , 2015 edition

“The Lord shall open unto thee his good treasure.”

-Deuteronomy 28:12

O Lord, let my life reflect the joy you have put into my heart, that your name may be glorified.

MOTHER AND SON PROM

We would like to thank all of those who came out in support of our 1st annual Mother and Son Prom. Our young men had a great time. Again, thank you and we hope to make this event bigger as the years go on!

YEAR BOOKS

We are selling school yearbooks for $12. They will be available May 8th. Should you wish to order one for your child, please send in the payment in cash, check or money order to St. Joseph Catholic School. There are a limited number of year books available, therefore, you need to get your order and payment in as soon as possible.

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Ms. Partee on receiving the “John the Baptist” Award from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. She has done such great things for St. Joseph Catholic School and it has not gone unnoticed! We thank Ms. Partee for her hard work and faith to keep the school up and running. Again, THANK YOU MS. PARTEE!!

LEADERSHIP SCHOLARS

Congratulations to the parents who participated in the Leadership Scholars Parent Academy. Their graduation was held last Sunday, May 3. We hope that the program was more than helpful to those who were involved; and hope to grow in number next school year.

SCHOOLBELLES

NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY TO GET A DISCOUNT ON UNIFORM ITEMS!!!! Visit Schoolbelles today to catch some great deals.

CAMP JOY

Our 6th grade scholars went to Camp Joy last week for three days. Our scholars enjoyed team building activities, zip lining, hiking the Underground Railroad, and many other things. Many thanks to the donors that sponsored the total cost for their camping trip!

FUTURE PANTHER

Join us in congratulating Ms. Rachel, mother of Amiyah (1st grade), on her new arrival! He was born on May 13, 2015 weighing 6lbs and 10oz, 19 in long.

EDCHOICE VOUCHERS ARE IN!!! PLEASE STOP IN THE OFFICE FOR MRS. BASKIN TO SIGN ASAP!!

LITTLE PANTHERS

BASKETBALL

SATURDAY, MAY 16TH

9:00am: St. Joseph Silver vs. Friars Raptors

9:50am: Friars Suns vs. St. Joseph Gold

10:00am: St. Joseph White vs. Friars Mavericks

11:00am: St. Joseph Silver vs. Friars Kings

11:00am: St. Joseph Black vs. Friars Cavaliers

All games played at Friars Club

(4300 Vine Street)

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

MAY

19th: Basketball Practice Grades K-2, 4:15-5:30pm

Young Bankers’ Club Graduation,

5-7 pm

20th: Pre-K Graduation and Continental Breakfast/Last Day

22nd: Talent Showcase

24th: 8th Grade Recognition Mass & Ceremony, 11am

25th: Memorial Day- NO SCHOOL

29th: Last Day for scholars

First Day of School 2015-2016:

New Scholars K-8: August 18th

Returning Scholars K-8: August 19th

Pre-K Scholars: August 24th

COMMUNITY NEWS

KROGER

Support our church by renewing you Kroger Community Rewards Program. The St. Joseph Catholic Church and School identification number is 82823.

2015 AFRICAN AMERICAN CAREGIVER FORUM

Join us for a free program to learn about the daily challenges faced by families who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia and hear how to cope. Supportive resources by exhibitors from our community partners and expert breakout panel discussions will be featured. To register, or for more information, call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900 or visit our website at www.ALZ.org/cincinnati.

2015 HOPE FEST

Boys Hope Girls Hope is hosting their Host Fest on Saturday, May 30 at Findlay Market Biergartens. The pre-Hope Fest events will be begin at 1pm and the Hope Fest begins at 6pm. For additional information, call 513.721.3380, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or visit their website at bhghcincinnati.org.

SUMMER CAMPS

CARL LINDER YMCA

Please call 513-241-YMCA(9622) for more information

CHRIS MACK BASKETBALL CAMP

Xavier University will be hosting the Chris Mack Basketball Camp starting in June. There will be 3 sessions for boys in grades 2-9. If you are interested in registration or for more information call 513.745.3417 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

BRIAN NEAL BASKETBALL CAMP

Xavier University is hosting a girls’ basketball camp this summer. The camps will be held in three sessions; session one will be June 8-11, session two July 20-23, and the elite session will be held June 25-26. For more information contact Netta Smith at 513-745-3038 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit their website www.briannealbasketballcamp.com .

PNC CHALLENGE CAMP

Boys Scouts of America is proud to presents its Challenge Camp for Scouts and Non-Scouts between the ages of 8 and 14. The cost is free and transportation will be provided. Contact the school office should you wish to get a registration for this camp. Call for more information or to register, 513.577.7700.

VOLLEYBALL CAMP

St. Ursula Academy’s Volleyball Camp will be held June 8, 9 and 10 at St. Ursula Academy. They will hold two sessions this year to facilitate the younger students, as well as the older students. Students entering grades three through six in 2015 will go from 9:00-12:00. Students entering grades seven through nine in 2015 will go from 12:30-3:30. The cost of $110.00 includes a t-shirt. For more information, visit their website, www.saintursula.org .

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