Weekly Memo for February 10, 2016:

Lent, a time for reflection ...

The students went to St. Anthony Parish today and received ashes at the 8:00 am Mass.

Our pilgrimage to the Cathedral and our walk through the Holy Door will be rescheduled when Msgr. Anthony returns from Rome. He has been chosen to be the Diocesan Missionary of Mercy. He is meeting with Pope Francis this week and plans to share his trip with the students when he returns.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, is freshman parent information night at Memorial High School at 6:30 pm. This is a new date.

The STJ students experienced the NH Primaries yesterday. They met famous people; they listened to the representatives of the candidates; and they voted. Congrats to all the campaign captains: Damien Kennedy, Thomas Evans, Andrew DiCroce, Savannah Schaefer, Prashant Saxena, Michael O'Brien, Sophia Brown, Ridge Gonzales, and to their committees for a great presentation.

Those students who signed up for the Scholastic Achievement Competition will be taking the test tomorrow morning.

The Valentine Dance is this Friday from 7:00 - 10:00 pm. Admission is $7.00. Wear red or pink and dress down!

There is no school Monday, February 15, in honor of President's Day.

On Tuesday, February 16, the 8th graders will be measured for their graduation caps and gowns.

On Wednesday, February 17, Mr. Richard Dichard from Central High School will be here to speak to those 8th graders planning on attending Central High School in the fall.

Progress reports will be going home on Wednesday, February 17, and must be returned by Friday, February 19.

On Thursday, February 18, the 8th grade will be taking the Trinity Math Placement Exam.

Friday, February 19, is a Soup Kitchen day for STJ. Thank you to Malena Miller, Avery Fraser, Arthur Fandunyan, Gabe Demanche, and Liam Ryan for being this month's volunteers.

Winter vacation: Monday, February 22, through Friday, February 26.

Reminder: With winter upon us, please be sure to check with WMUR for any delays or cancellations. Watch for "St. Joseph Regional Jr. High, Manchester."

Athletic News:

The basketball teams will wrap up their season with a scrimmage against Holy Family, here, Tuesday, February 16:  Girls at 3:30, boys at 5:00 pm. All uniforms are due back, clean, right after vacation.


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