Kindergarten Students Celebrate “Apple Day”

To celebrate the end of our Project Based Learning Unit on Apples, the students had a celebration!  On Friday, September 26th (Johnny Appleseed’s Birthday) all three kindergarten classes celebrated Apple Day in their classrooms.  They played apple games, sung apple songs, made apple art projects and ate apple snacks.  This picture is a sneak peak at one of our apple art projects.
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Kindergarten students made a book about Johnny Appleseed and Apple glasses.  They also learned about the parts of an apple.


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JCDA to host Jr. High Dance

JCDA will be hosting a Junior High dance this Saturday September 27th from 8-10 pm at the Annex. Admission is $4. Pizza, pop etc will also be available for purchase. This is an opportunity for the teens to have a positive social event to attend!

The dress code should be modest, reflecting the values of our Catholic Beliefs and School.

Music Super Star, Delphos Alumni visits DSJ

On Thursday, September 9, 2014, Bradley Wannemacher, Delphos St. John’s alumnus (’09), visited the St. John’s High School Choir to speak to the students. While attending St. John’s Brad was very active in the vocal music department and was a four year member of the DSJ Choir. Brad moved to Los Angeles this past May to pursue a career in music performance. He is currently acting, modeling, and working hard to fulfill his dream of a recording contract with a major label. Most recently, Brad was contacted by an LA talent agent and personally invited to audition for the acclaimed singing competition show, American Idol. His initial audition took place in LA after which he was offered an all expense paid trip to New Orleans to audition in front of the celebrity panel of judges which included Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick, Jr. The St. John’s Choir members had many questions for Brad and were truly inspired by his candid account of recent accomplishments. Season 14 of American Idol will air January 2015, and Delphos community will have to tune in to see how far our hometown favorite, “Bradlee” goes on his journey to become “the NEXT AMERICAN IDOL”!

Submitted by Susie Slawinski, DSJ Choir Director

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3rd Graders have fun with Reading!

The third graders in Sr. Joella’s room acted out the play, “Anansi Wins Back The World’s Stories” for the Kindergarten students and office staff last week. The students did an excellent job with their speaking parts and with the sound effects, as well as with the acting!  Can you find the fox eating bananas, the wasps hiding in the pumpkin, the snake and the sky? The two spiders are Anansi and his wife.

Submitted by:
Sr. Joella Marie, SND



Bunge Safety Day

Today our 2nd graders in Mrs. Holdgreve’s and Mrs. Koverman’s classes attend the local Bunge Safety Day.  The students learned about several different safety measures on farms, water and the workplace.  Two of our students, along with two from each school who attend, were chosen in a bicycle giveaway!

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PTO Potted Mum Sale

The Delphos St. John’s PTO Potted Mum Sale is going on now until September 5th. Get your orders in for a 9″ potted mum for your fall decorations, many colors to choose from. They are $10 each, or buy 4 get the 5th one free. The proceeds will be used to buy materials for the teachers’ classrooms. Thanks for your support!


Download order form below:

Mums-Order-form-2014.pdf (48 downloads)