March 4, 2010
St. Joseph School Lenten Project
We will continue to collect for NPH (Friends of the Orphans) for our
Please remember your
pennies! This Catholic organization has homes in
Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua,
and Peru for orphaned children. We have supported this worthy
organization for the last several years and they appreciate our
partnership. Monies collected will go to where they have the
- Hans Christian Anderson Tales - Tonight
Gud dagen enhver! or Hello Everyone! Please join the SJS Players on
Thursday, March 4th at 7:00 pm in the church hall in Issaquah for the
delightful retelling of several Hans Christian Anderson tales. Our
troupe will perform Thumbelina, The Brave Tin Soldier, The Ugly
Duckling, The Princess and the Pea, The Little Mermaid, and The Little
Match Girl. It is a fun family production and only runs about an
hour, so bring everyone.
Class Pictures - Next
Class pictures are next
week. All pictures
are taken in FULL DRESS UNIFORM.
The picture date schedule is as
Monday – March 8,
MQP – Pre-4, SJS –
Pre-4, Mrs. Waldo/Gelbrich
1st grade, Mrs. Wiecks 2nd grade, Mrs.
Fursman 2nd grade, and Mrs. Catlin 3rd grade
Tuesday – March 9, 2010
MQP – Pre-3, SJS –
Pre-3, Kindergarten AM and PM, SJS – Pre-K, Mrs. Myers 1st
grade. , and Mrs. Metzger 3rd grade
Wednesday – March 10, 2010
Snoqualmie Campus and
8th grade graduation pictures
Tuesday - March 16, 2010
4th Grade Class Pictures
ORDER MILK FOR 3RD
click here for the
3rd Trimester milk order form. Please complete the form and return it to
the school office with a check by Friday, March 26.
The Walk-a-thons for this school year are planned for Wednesday, May 5
for K-1st grade on the Issaquah campus and Thursday, May 6 for 2-8th
grade on the
Snoqualmie campus. There are lots of opportunities to help both at home
and on campus. Volunteer opportunities include procurement for prizes,
publicity, pledge card assembly, set-up, clean-up, food and other day of
activities. If you would like to volunteer, please email Ann Shikany at
St. Joseph School Commission
The St. Joseph School Commission is now accepting applications for 3
year terms ending in June 2013.
For additional information on the commission and to complete an
click here. (or) please visit the
school website at
www.sjsissaquah.org click on
“administration” in the top bar and select “school commission” from the
Completed applications are due by 3:00 pm Friday, March 19th, 2010.
Current commission members are available to answer any questions you may
have on this important leadership ministry in the school. Their names
are posted at the site and their contact information is available in the
THE 3RD TRIMESTER
If you have a new email address, cell or home number or have moved in
the last three months and would like to update your family info in our
school directory please let us know by Friday, March 12th. Email the
Issaquah school office at
TENT CITY 4 DINNER A
On Friday, February 26th St. Joseph School hosted dinner for TC4. It was
a great success and the students, families, staff and residents of the
community enjoyed spending time together and breaking bread as a family.
The group received a tour of the camp and explanation of the day to day
responsibilities and life in a homeless shelter, it was humbling. A BIG
ST JOE’S THANK YOU to the SJS Parent Club for providing plates, cups,
napkins, forks, knives, spoon, coffee and hot cocoa for the residents,
we are thankful for the very generous donation. OUR PARENTS ROCK AND SO
DO OUR STUDENTS & STAFF!
Hooked on Marriage - Saturday March 13th at
St. Anthony Church, Carnation
"What affects our behavior with each other" and "The weekend came and
now it's Monday"
Presented by: Helen and Joe Hesketh of
"Couple Power Seminars"
Helen and Joe have been presenting
Relationship Programs to churches, associations, clubs and schools at
conventions, workshops and meetings for over thirty years. Their
personal relationship story has been featured on Oprah, Susan Powter,
50/50, Evening Magazine and in several local and national publications.
Click here for more information.
here for the March Activities Calendar
Extended Day Calendar
Click here for the March Extended Day
PE Fitness Calendar
If you are participating
in Mrs. Hughes's Fitness challenge
click here for the form.
submit all newsletter blurbs to
by Tuesday at noon. If they are
submitted after Tuesday they will be included in the following week's
You will find archived Newsletters on the left hand corner
of the E-News page.
If a child has a success to share, please
submit a blurb to Christine Vollen at
to be published.
Campus Work Party
There will be a work party at the Snoqualmie Campus on
March 13 from 9:00 am until noon. Please bring
your rakes, work gloves and trowels. We are hoping to clean up
all the beds, gutters, wash exterior windows... Please email
Brad Van Horne is you have any questions at
for more information and opportunities.
Remember, you are required to fulfill
a total of 45 hours, with 5 hours devoted to the auction.
Bring your landscaping tools to
the Snoqualmie Campus on Saturday, March 13th
and join fellow parishioners to perform general landscaping
maintenance, clean gutters, pressure wash and help with
other miscellaneous tasks from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. For
more information please contact Brad at (425) 392-5516 x.223
Taize is a beautiful, experiential form of prayer that
incorporates chant, illumination and the value of silence.
This prayer service will be led by Fr. Bryan on Monday,
March 15th at 7:00 PM in the Church. Come deepen your
spiritual relationship with God during this Lenten Season.
Come celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph on Friday, March
19th! Mass begins at 6:00 PM followed by a potluck dinner at
7:00 PM in McGirl Hall. The parish will be saying “Thank
you!” to our outgoing PAA, Sue Minich, at the dinner. Bring
your family and a dish to share!
through grief in faith
St. Joseph offers a grief
support group facilitated by a licensed clinical
psychologist with extensive experience with trauma and grief
on Tuesday evenings during March from 7:00 to 8:15 PM
in the Bl John XXIII Room. Participation is free of charge,
but requires prior registration. Please call the parish
office at (425) 392-5516 to register.
Young Adult Lenten Reflection
Parishioners 19-40 are invited
to a Lenten Reflection Group that meets in North Bend on
Mondays from 7:00-8:30 PM. For directions and/or
questions please call Katie Fiedler at (425) 677-5307.
Childcare will be provided, please bring toys or books to
Parish Food Drive - Ongoing
Canned food. Baby food. Staples
like flour, sugar and cooking oil. Peanut butter and bread
for kids’ lunches. Pasta. Chili. Salt. Anything. The soup
you don’t have room for. The vegetables that were on sale.
The cereal your baby doesn’t like. If it’s good
food—unopened and unexpired—the Issaquah Food Bank really
needs it. Families in crisis means pets in crisis—and a
desperate need for pet food, too. Don’t let your neighbors
go hungry tonight. Please give what you can. Food donations
may be left in the Church, downstairs next to the elevators.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ST.
JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH SEE OUR WEB PAGE:
FORMS AND FLIERS
Forms and fliers
referenced in today’s E-News.
Hooked on Marriage
March Extended Day Calendar
March Fitness Calendar
Milk Order Form Third Trimester
Need a form not listed here? Check the
page for a more complete list.
Thursday, March 4.................7:00
pm SJS Players Performance in Issaquah
Friday, March 5......................10:15
am SJS Players Performance in Snoqualmie
Friday, March 5......................Early
Friday, March 12....................Pizza
Friday, March 12....................9:00
am Mass Issaquah
Friday, March 12....................11:45
am Mass Snoqualmie at OLOS
Thursday, March 18................Early
Dismissal - Report Card Prep
Friday, March 19.....................No
School - Teacher In-Service
Fridays in Issaquah…........8:15 am Chess Club