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Friday, March 13, 2020

Special Schedule



A quote from our patron St. Francis de Sales


“In the course of the day recall to mind the presence of God as often as you can. Realize that God’s eyes are turned toward you and fixed on you all the time.”



PRAYER REQUESTSWe pray for all in need of God’s healing especially Elaine Rowe, grandmother of Connor Hevener B-4. We pray for all the deceased members of the Father Judge Family especially Officer James O’Connor, Philadelphia Police Officer killed in the line of duty and friend of faculty member Mrs. Teson.


Schedule for the Week:  

TODAY: FRIDAY(3/13/20) - Today was an informational flexible instructional day.


Monday, March 16, is a Principal’s Holiday for students. As of right now (March 13 -11:30 AM), school will be in session on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.


The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has made the decision to suspend all extra-curricular and co-curricular activities including retreats, athletic events both on and off school grounds, field trips, and social events planned by elementary, secondary, and special education schools throughout the entire five-county Archdiocese. That suspension of activities will last through Friday, March 27th. This decision will be further evaluated pending future developments.




SENIORS – PERFECT ATTENDANCE:   Any senior who feels that he has, as of now, 4 years of perfect attendance, please see Mrs. Bertoline in Room 134.

A perfect attendance record at Father Judge is being PRESENT and ON TIME EVERY SCHOOL DAY.


CLASS RINGS FOR THE CLASS OF “2021”:  The Junior class had an assembly yesterday afternoon with the gentleman from Jostens concerning the Class of “2021” school rings.   Normally they would have been given a ring packet to bring home. However, due to circumstances beyond our control, the packets were not delivered on time.  They Ring packets will be distributed in their homerooms by the end of the month.  The calendar date that Josetens will return to Father Judge to take orders during lunch periods has been changed from March 17th to April 15th, 2020. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Dougherty (ext. 1148) or Mrs. Bertoline (ext. 1128).


JUNIOR PROM permission slips are available in the cafeteria at all lunch periods and in Room 134. Please allow yourself enough time to get all the necessary signatures.  The deadline for the Junior Prom return is Monday, March 30, 2020. Please make all returns to Mrs. Gibson in the Tuition Office. We have discount tickets for tuxedo rental from Domenic’s in Room 134.


The Philadelphia Building Trades is Hosting a career Expo for High School Juniors and Seniors this Monday March 162020 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at Penn’s Landing Caterers 1301 South Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19147.

LENTEN CANNED FOOD COLLECTION:  Student Council will be collecting cans at every

lunch period starting now until Friday, April 3rd.  The cans collected will go to needy families in the area.



has been cancelled.  If or when the show is re-scheduled, we will let you know via our website.


SUPPORT OUR TROOPS: The Parents Association is sending care packages to the troops via Operation Gratitude. They are looking to collect all purpose wipes, toothbrushes, batteries, deodorant, drink mix, gum, jerky, lip balm, pencils, playing cards, powder, puzzle books, sewing kits, socks, sunscreen and hand warmers.  If you can help, item can be dropped off in Room 134.





The SAT TEST scheduled for tomorrow,  Saturday, March 14, HAS BEEN CANCELLED.


PENN STATE UNIVERSITY is hosting several FREE bus trips to different campuses this spring: March 27th to Abington and Brandywine, April 3-4 to Altoona (this is an overnight trip so a parent/guardian must also attend), and April 17th to Harrisburg. This is a great opportunity for all students but especially JUNIORS!  Visit "Penn State Admissions--Philadelphia Bus Trip" (www.psu.edu) to register soon! 


Seniors are reminded to sign up for a Practice Interview if they are going to be interviewing for acceptances, scholarships, or job opportunities!  You should sign up in Guidance at least ONE WEEK before your interview date! You will get great feedback on how to make your interview a success!


Please keep UP-TO-DATE with any other E-mails, Messages on our Official Web Site and any other Official Father Judge Social Media for continued UP DATES.