May 21, 2015

PANTHER

NEWSLETTER


May 21 , 2015 edition

“Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.”

-Matthew 5:4

Thank you, God, for the many times you have come to our rescue. Help us to trust you when dark times come.

FEES!

Scholars owing money for candy, lost/damaged textbooks, library books or any other fees are NOT permitted to participate in any end of year activities until those obligations have been paid. Should you receive any notifications in error, please contact Ms. Houston at 513-381-2126 ext. 19. Thank you.

YEAR BOOKS

YEARBOOKS are here! There are a limited number available. Should you wish to purchase one for your child, please send in a payment in cash, check or money order to St. Joseph Catholic School.

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to our Prekindergarten scholars had their “Moving Up” Ceremony.

We are proud of their accomplishments this year!

Congratulations to our 5th grade scholars who participated in the Young Bankers Club with Fifth Third Bank. Their graduation was held on Tuesday at Woodward Technical High School. Those scholars learned about basic banking, stocks, bonds, dividends and many other aspects of financial literacy. Great job Class of 2022’!

8TH GRADE RECOGNITION CEREMONY

Our 8th grade scholars (Class of 2019’) will have their final Mass and Recognition Ceremony as scholars of St. Joseph Catholic School on Sunday, May 24th. The Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by the Recognition Ceremony. Please come out in support of our scholars.

CHEERLEADING 2015-16
Cheerleading registration forms for the 2015-16 school year have been given out in Thursday folders to scholars entering grades 6-8. For more information, contact Miss Mason at 513-381-381-2126 ext. 19.

SCHOOLBELLES

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

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

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

MAY

22nd: Talent Showcase

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

25th: Memorial Day- NO SCHOOL

27th: Cinti Zoo for K-4 scholars

Field Day for 4-7 scholars

29th: Last Day for scholars

First Day of School 2015-2016:

Scholars K-8: August 18th

Pre-K Scholars: August 24th

COMMUNITY NEWS

CINCINNATI HEALTH DEPARTMENT

IMPORTANT!!!.. Vital Records Office has made it easier and more convenient for Cincinnati residents to obtain certified birth and death certificates. CHD, in partnership with AdComp Systems, is the first in the state of Ohio to offer self-service kiosks for citizens to order their records independently. Three new Kiosks are now in operation at the Mt. Healthy WIC Office (10950 Hamilton Avenue), UC Medical Center (234 Goodman Street) and Braxton Cann Health Center (5818 Madison Road), in addition to the existing location at the main Vital Records Office (1525 Elm Street). On-site demonstrations of the kiosks will be available. To schedule a demo, contact Tunu Kinebrew at 513-352-2914 .

For more information about obtaining a certified birth or death certificate from the Cincinnati Health Department Vital Records office, call 513-352-3120 , or visit www.cincinnati-oh.gov/health

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 .

P98 NUTRITIONAL FOOTBALL ACADEMY

Pocket Full of Poseys is hosting a free camp at LaSalle High School. The camp will be held on June 27 with registration beginning at 8:30am and clinics at 9am. You can preregister at www.pocketofposeys.org .

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