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In the event of inclement weather, please note that we follow Frederick County, Maryland public schools, www.fcps.org. We post any delays, early dismissals, and/or closings to the front page of the website and on Facebook, Saint John's Catholic Prep. We will also alert you by text message, email through our Rediker system.

Updated 8:50AM, FRIDay, October 12, 2018

Student ID will be available at lunch today.

Sign ups for Powder Puff Jr/Fresh vs Sr/ Soph Attention all prospective Latin Club members: Registration and membership dues must be handed in to Ms. Tran by today.

Any freshman interested in running for class officer for Student Government, please stop by Mrs. Seaman’s office for an application. If you expressed interest and did not yet pick up a packet, please drop by today. Don’t miss this opportunity to serve your school and add this to your college resume.

Anyone interested in flag raising and lowering each day, please see Mrs. Seaman. We will train you. Service hours will be given.

Attention all prospective Latin Club members: Registration and membership dues must be handed in to Ms. Tran by end of day today.

Attention Seniors:  In addition to our last application workshop on Tuesday, October 23 – the counseling office will be available during flex on Thursdays until  Thanksgiving to assist with application help. Please stop by during that time for application, recommendation and College Board help.  

Time is running out to sign up for the Financial Aid presentation on Monday night, 6:30-8:30pm on the Mount St. Mary's Frederick Campus, 5350 Spectrum Drive, Frederick MD. This is open to all parents.Please see the counseling office for more information.

Homecoming Spirit Week starts next Monday:  Show your school spirit, join the fun and participate in the following spirit week days:

Monday- ‘Merica Monday Dress in your best red, white and blue

Tuesday- Tiki Tuesday Hawaiian is the theme of the day

Wednesday- Wild West Wednesday Cowboys and girls, wranglers and rustlers.

Thursday- Throwback Thursday – Dress in your best past decade outfits

Friday- green and gold Or SJCP color day

Tickets for the Homecoming dance will go on sale tomorrow. The dance is Saturday, October 20 here on campus from 8 – 11. The cost is $10 per person.  If you plan on bringing an out of school guest, please stop by Mr. Hayes’ office to get a form.  All forms must be submitted before the dance on Oct. 20.

Service hour reporting: If you used an email as verification of you community service hours on mobile serve, you must remind the person they need to verify from the email that mobile serve sends them.  Ask them to check their spam if they do not see an email form mobile serve. Again, you must input the organization and the date of the service.  If you have submitted a paper form for your hours, please see Mrs. Splaine. Any questions about mobile serve, see Mrs. Splaine.

Girls interested in careers in Math and Science: Hood College hosts a day for girls interested in Math and Science on October 16. We have 4 spots available. Please sign with Mrs. Splaine. See Mrs. Splaine or Mr. Rousculp with questions.

Help with homecoming decorations: The Art Club needs your help to make homecoming a spectacular event. Please see Haley Frazier, Ali Trdina and Caroline Orlowski.

Service opportunity for girls and homecoming dresses with a cause: You can help out at the St. Mary’s parish dress shop, St. Mary’s Brides for Haiti. Service opportunity for helping hang and tag dresses as well as helping brides find that perfect dress.They can be found on Facebook or on the web at www.brides4Haiti.org.They also sell gently used dresses for homecoming for $ 30 and formal gowns for $ 50 each. You can look beautiful for the price of helping others in Haiti

Campus Ministry will also be doing a Bible Study after school on Tuesdays (from 3-3:20)  in Mr. Jancuk’s classroom.  Bible Study is open to all students. 

The Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore will be hosting the 6th Annual MD Stem Fair for Girls on Oct. 13, 2018 from 9:30 am – 2 pm.  This is a great opportunity for our female students to learn and network as they explore careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. See Mrs. Hoehn in the Counseling Office for more information.

Attention Juniors and Seniors: College reps will be visiting our school. In order to receive a pass to visit with a college rep you must sign up in your Naviance student account.  If you need help logging in to your Naviance student account please see Mrs. Seymour in the counseling office.       

Next week, we have Stevenson University on Monday, Catholic University on Wednesday, Seton Hill and University of Dayton on Thursday.

University of South Carolina has moved their early answer deadline from October 15 to  October 21 due to the impact of the hurricanes.  And for the first time in SJCP history,  they will be her October 24 – signup on Naviance.  Passes WILL NOT be written on the day of the visit.

Washington and Jefferson just announced that they will give a $1,000 grant renewable each year for any student that visits from now until April 13, 2019.   Washington and Jefferson is a small college located outside of Pittsburgh.  You can schedule you visit on the W & J website.                                  

Help with the Open House and earn service hours too: Saint John’s will be holding its annual Fall Open House on Sunday, November 4th from 1 PM – 3 PM and we are looking for student volunteers.  If you would like to help out with the open house and earn community service hours, please see Mr. Schultz and sign up outside the Admissions Office.

Medication at school: If your student needs to take any medications at school from a cough drop to Epipens for allergies or asthma inhalers, you will need to have your doctor fill out the HealthLink medication at school form each school year and the asthma action plan, diabetes protocol or allergic reaction plan if your student is diabetic or needs to carry an inhaler or Epipen at school. All medications must be left in the main office (exceptions are Epipens and inhaler) and cannot be administered without proper documentation. Each medication must have a separate form. Your child's doctor must sign off on your student carrying an inhaler or Epipen and a separate action plan must accompany each order. Please contact Mrs. Petrie with any questions. The forms are available from the school website, www.saintjohnsprep.org, click on the Parents tab, click on Forms/Policies and then General Forms and Policies.

SPORTS

Boys’ JV Soccer: Home game at 4:00pm vs Key.

Boys’ Varsity Soccer: Away game at 4:00pm at Key. Early dismissal at 12:45pm and the bus leaves at 1pm.