2018 Catholic Schools Week – Go for the Gold!

Go for the Gold at St. James the Apostle!
Catholic Schools Week 2018
St. James Olympics

We are more than conquerors through Him who loved us ~ Romans 8:37

Catholic Schools Week  is a super fun week at the end of January where we celebrate our great school. There are all sorts of fun activities planned. We hope you will join us!

Opening Ceremonies:
Saturday 1/27: 4pm Mass and Check-in

Sunday 1/28: 9am and 11am Mass and check-in
Stop by for donuts and view the Science Fair and Academic Fair projects after mass on Sunday!
Students should wear their uniform to mass to show their support for St. James.

Olympic Events:
Monday 1/29: Olympic Wisdom 1pm
The Wheel of Wisdom will stretch your child’s knowledge while having fun!
Bring your Olympic Appetites to Alfie’s from 11am-11pm and support St. James!

*Dress in St. James colors or like a famous person known for their wisdom.*

Tuesday 1/30: Olympic Achievers
Your child will be Inspired to dream big and reach their potential through Junior Achievement!
*Dress like someone who inspires you. Or wear casual clothes*

Wednesday 1/31: Olympic Artists ~ Evening Art Show/Open House 5-7pm
Come support your Olympic Artist(s) and see what makes St. James a Gold Medal School!
Students will participate in the iconic pet races at 1:45pm in the Gym

*Students will come in uniform or Dress clothes*

Thursday 2/1: Olympic Spellers~ St. James Spelling Bee
Our Olympic Spellers from grade 5th through 8th Grade will flex their Spelling Muscles.
Spelling Bee – 9:30am in the Gymnasium

*Dress in Red, White, and Blue, or casual clothes*

Friday 2/2: St. James Olympics Assembly 1:15-2:30pm
Students compete in Olympic themed events.

*Students dress match the Olympics/ country/team they represent, or casual clothes !*

Closing Ceremonies:
Saturday 2/3: Daddy-Daughter Dance 6pm

Sunday 2/4: Pack the Gym- Games will be held at 1, 2, and 3pm (8th grade)
Wear your Green and Gold and Support your favorite team before heading to your Super Bowl parties!

Weekly Fundraiser:
Soup for the “Souper bowl” – Please bring items to help stock the local food pantry, and support your favorite Super bowl Team! There will be a class contest to see which class brings in the most cans. The winning class will be the “Souper Bowl” Champions for the next year, and everyone will help stock the local food pantry!


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