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SJCS Bluejay Bulletin 2/22/24

📆Days off Reminder

Just a reminder there is no school on several days in the future:

Monday 2/26/24

Friday 3/8/24

👖Bluejay Spirit Friday

Tomorrow, Friday 2/23/2024,  is a "Bluejay Spirit Friday”.  Students are permitted to wear appropriate fitting bottoms (this means they should not be tight, the short length should be 6 inches above the knee and skirt length should be 4 inches above the knee) with Jog n Jam shirts, class color shirts, gray athletic spirit shirts, blue or gray school spirit wear, Bluejay spirit wear or uniform tops.   NO boots, moccasins, sandals or flip flops.  Parents will be called to bring appropriate clothing or shoes if there is a problem.

➕Catholic Education Fund

The Catholic Education Fund Scholarship PreK-8 through the Archdiocese of Cincinnati & FACTS is open now. This year, you must have ALL information filled out by February 23, 2024. If you do not have all information turned in by this very important deadline, you will be ineligible for ANY financial assistance from ANY school-based scholarships. 

You will need to have your 2022 tax return on hand to fill out this information, and eventually your 2023 W-2.  If you need help uploading any of these documents, please contact the school office to arrange for us to help you. If you do not have access to a computer, you may schedule an appointment with Mrs. Stenger and she will be happy to assist you.

Please, please, please do not let this date pass you by! Do not miss this important opportunity to help your child continue to receive a catholic education.

FACTS Application Scholarship Link

SOC News

SOC thanks everyone that supported our recent flower sale.  We sold over 340 flowers!  Thank you!!!


️SOC’s Cancer Awareness Week!!!

Purchase a special WEEK LONG out of uniform pass to be used for the week of March 3, 2024 ONLY.  See theme days below. 

The cost is $5 per student or staff.  Part of the proceeds go to the American Cancer Society and part goes to #KickitKenley.

Passes will be available for students to purchase in the 3rd grade room from 7:00 -7:40 am the week of February 26th only

You can also send the $5 in an envelope with your child’s name, grade level, & SOC to school and their pass will be sent home with them. If you have any questions, email Meredith at [email protected]rg 

Stomp Out Cancer - 3.4.24 - Monday

Wear your best gym shoes with athletic clothing.

We’ve Got Your Back – 3.5.24 - Tuesday

Wear your favorite t-shirt BACKWARD with comfy bottoms.

No One Fights Alone - 3.6.24 - Wednesday

Find a twin or a group and plan to dress the same way as they do.

They All Matter - 3.7.24 - Thursday

Wear your SJCS Cancer shirt or another color shirt (representing a cancer that is important to you) with free choice bottoms.


SOC is working hard to prepare for our upcoming Cancer Week in March.  Please click on the link below.  If you have any questions, email Meredith at [email protected].  Thanks!


️SOC Fundraiser ----- FINAL CALL

SOC is selling “They All Matter Fight for a Cure!” shirts.  All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.  Sales are open through February 23, 2024.  Items purchased will arrive by March 1stThis is the only time that the shirts will be available for sale this year!

Short sleeve - $15

Long sleeve - $20

Hoodies - $30

*** additional charge for larger sizes

Please order through this link...

They All Matter Fight for the Cure! | SJCS Spirit Wear (

If you are interested in purchasing, but NOT onlineplease email Meredith Schroeder at [email protected].



🥙Multicultural Food Fest

St. Joseph Consolidated School is happy to announce that we are having a "Multicultural Food Fest" on Sunday, March 3 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the school auditorium.  We invite all SJCS families to celebrate their heritage and bring a family favorite food item to share.  The food items will be set up on tables for all to sample.  Please make sure to have at least 20 servings to share.  We also plan to have some kid friendly activities that day. We ask that you include the country and food item in the comment area.

Please join us to celebrate the many heritages represented in our school community!

Date: 03/03/2024 (Sun.)

Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm EST

Location: St. Joseph School Auditorium


🏃Jog N Jam Committee Meeting

Our next jog-n-jam meeting will be Monday, March 4th, 2024 at Spooky Nook at 5:45 p.m.  We are meeting there in the lobby by the basketball and volleyball courts to accommodate those volunteering who have children playing sports.  If you have any questions text/call Kari Espel (513)910-0516.


💚Mother Son Event

What: Mother/Son Bowling Event

When: Wednesday March 6th 6p-8p

Where: Pohlman’s for Bowling and Pizza

Reservation form in this LINK

Any questions please reach out to Jen Rings at ringsfamily@


🩷Father Daughter Event

What: Father Daughter Dance-Barbie World

When:Saturday, March 9 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where:Barbie World (better known as the SJCS gym)

Price: $20 per couple-RSVP sent home this week


There will be a planning/organizing meeting on Tuesday 2/27/24 at 6:30 p.m. here at St. Joseph in the school library.  All are welcome to join in and help make a great event for our students.  Any questions or interested in helping, please reach out to Alex Nori at [email protected]



📖2nd Grade Book Sale 

2nd grade is once again holding their annual used book sale. It will be held Thursday, March 7 . We are in need of donations. Please send any of the following gently used items to the school office: DVD’s, computer software, books, and videos. 

👨🏿‍🍳🧑🏼‍🍳Lunch Menu Link

Here is the link to our lunch menu for this upcoming week:

SJCS Lunch Menu 

Click below to add money to your family's lunch account using credit card payment:.

SJCS Lunch Payment Link

🍀🏀March Madness is coming!

The SJCS Boosters will be hosting a tournament bracket competition again this year. Be on the lookout for more information in the coming weeks!!

Selection Sunday is March 17th!

🛍️Kroger Community Rewards

A great fund raising opportunity for our school families is the Kroger Community Rewards Program.   Below are the instruction to register your family to help SJCS receive your rewards.


  • Simply register online at
  • Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up.
  • If you do not yet have a Kroger Plus card, they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger.
  • Click on Sign In/Register
  • Most participants are new online customers, so you must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the ‘New Customer?’ box.
  • Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your email address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions
  • You will then get a message to check your email inbox and click on the link within the body of the email.
  • Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.
  • Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.
  • Update or confirm your information.
  • Enter the NPO number for St. Joseph Consolidated School which is:  XS832 select organization from list and click on confirm.  
  • To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.
  • REMEMBER, purchases will not count for your group until after your member(s) register their card(s).
  • Do you use your phone number at the register?  Call 800-576-4377, select option 4 to get your Kroger Plus card number.
  • Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger Plus card when shopping for each purchase to count.
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