Educating the minds and souls of our students in the spirit of the gentleman saint, St. Francis de Sales

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Friday, March 24, 2017

 “A” Day – “Standard Day”– Schedule #1


 A quote from our patron, St. Francis de Sales:

“In our duties we must work calmly and with composure, performing them as promptly as possible and as well as we can.”


PRAYER REQUESTS:  We pray for all in need of God’s healing,  Margaret Donaghy, mother of Mrs. Powers, James Fallon of C-3, Michael McKee, father of Cade McKee D-6, Peg Cargan, teacher at Conwell-Egan, Patti Martin, Patrick Kelly, Marie Hill, Alex Gomez, Patricia Blaser, Mr.Stan Zaleski, Catherine Coleman, Fr. Nick Waseline, former principal, Timothy Ochlak, Nancy Hajna, Thomas Crilley, Jerry Gerth, William Walker, Oswaldo Ramirez, Bailey McKenna’16, Philomena Stenardo, Mike Meyers, Mr. Frank Donaghy, John Gallagher.  We pray for all who have died, especially Officer Frankie Seibert.


SCHEDULE FOR TODAY & NEXT WEEK:  TODAY (3/24) is a Regular Schedule #1. Monday (3/27) and Tuesday (3/28) we are on a Regular Schedule #1.  Wednesday (3/29) is the 7th Grade Visitation Day and students are OFF. Next Thursday (3/30) and Friday (3/31) we are back on a Regular Schedule #1.




MORNING TUTORING FOR NEXT WEEK:  Tuesday (3/28), Thursday (3/30) and Friday (3/31) at 7:10 AM in Room 130.


JUNIORS: If you missed the Josten’s Ring representatives, you may still drop off your order form along with a deposit of $50.00 (made payable .to Jostens) to Mrs. Bertoline in Room 102 until Friday (3/31).  School rings must be purchased from Jostens. The diocese has an exclusive contract so no other rings are permitted or considered official school rings.


JUNIOR PROM PERMISSION SLIPS can be picked up in the Activities Office, the Tuition Office or in the Cafeteria.  It is also available in the parent information section of Smart Tuition. The deadline is Tuesday, April 11, 2017.  The form must be completed in full and turned into the tuition office along with the money BEFORE WE LEAVE FOR THE EASTER HOLIDAY. Please note that the permission form must be signed by your date’s school.  Allow yourself enough time to get it returned to us by the deadline.



  • BLUE LANYARDS are now in and can be purchased in Fr. Jack’s office for $2.00 anytime.
  • We just got in another batch of the black, silicon Phone Wallets.  They are $2.00 each.


SCHOOL MUSICAL PLAY:  The annual spring musical OPENS NEXT WEEKEND - Thursday (3/30), Friday (3/31), Saturday (4/1) at 7:00 PM and Sunday matinee (4/2) at 2:00 PM.  Come support your classmates and see “FOOTLOOSE”. Tickets are $8.00 if purchased ahead of time and $10.00 for children/students - $12.00 for adults at the door. They can be purchased in the main office.


EASTER BASKET DRIVE:  Candy, baskets, small toys and other treats are being collected by the Salesian Service Team to make Easter baskets for local families in need.  Please bring items to Fr. Jack’s Office or the Main Office.  Thank you, as always, for your generosity!


OBLATE DAY-OFF CARDS:  If you did not get your card, please see Mrs. Bertoline in Room 102 with either your receipt or your school ID.  All “Day-Off” cards (Oblate or Crusader Club) must be used by May 8th, 2017.


CHRISTIAN SERVICE OPORTUNITY THIS WEEKEND: There will be a Pennypack Park Cleanup, tomorrow, March 25th, at Ballfield at Holme Ave. behind Nazareth Hospital from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. It is suggested ou wear long pants, long sleeve shirts, sneakers or work boots. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  Please check with Mrs. Bertoline in Room 102 for other dates.



JUNIORS! Father Judge and St. Hubert will be holding their Post-Secondary Information night on Wednesday April 5th from 7:00-9:00 pm in the St. Hubert Auditorium.  Any student and parents are welcome to attend but JUNIORS are especially encouraged!  There will be a panel of actual College Admissions Officers from local colleges on hand to provide information about applying to colleges, choosing a school, getting accepted, etc. We will also be reviewing the process for financial aid, earning scholarships, taking the SATs or ACTs, etc. Tell your parents and bring your questions!


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is offering a paid ($1,000) scholars program beginning in July for Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors interested in Neurology.  Application is due FRIDAY, MARCH 31st! Two letters of recommendation are also required. See Guidance for an application or go to the following:



INTRAMURALS:  This Spring there will be an Intramural Basketball League for any student interested.   Games will be played Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 4:30 PM. The League will be teams of five, with an optional sub. Sign-ups are still available in the Mitchell Center.   






































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