Catholic Schools Week 2016



This coming week, we will be celebrating Catholic Schools Week at St. John’s. From January 31st-February 6th, we will have different celebrations and events for the week of festivities.


Sunday, January 31st – Celebrate Our Parish – Mercy That Loves
Catholic Schools Week celebration at 11:30 a.m. Mass. Students will be participating in the prelude music; through the liturgy as lectors, cantors, Eucharistic ministers, and greeters; and cookies provided by PTO after Mass.


Monday, February 1st – Celebrate Our School – Mercy That Welcomes
Prior to Catholic Schools Week, families have been asked to create a depiction of the theme, “What I Like About Going to a Catholic School” or “Our School is a Place Where I Can…”. These pictures/images will be used to create a collage on the cafeteria wall.


Tuesday, February 2nd – Celebrate Our Staff – Mercy That Instructs
PTO will be providing a luncheon for the St. John’s staff and the Junior High will be featuring the projects they have been working on at the History Fair.


Wednesday, February 3rd – Celebrate Our Families and Community – Mercy That Lives The Gospel
This is the National Appreciation Day for Catholic Schools. The students will participate in a Crazy Hat and Crazy Sock Day, and in place of homework, they will be providing some form of service that day.


Thursday, February 4th – Celebrate Our Vocations – Mercy That Is Missionary
There will be a K-12 Mass that is concelebrated to celebrate our pastors and Sisters in our community.


Friday, February 5th – Celebrate Our Students – Mercy That Rejoices
The students will enjoy a day that will include a movie, popcorn provided by PTO, a pep rally at the end of the day, and random prizes based on age-groups in which all students are entered for free of charge.


Saturday, February 6th – Celebrate A Beautiful Week!


Delphos St. John’s PTO Jingle Bell Jog/Walk 5K


The St. John’s PTO will be hosting the Jingle Bell Jog/Walk 5K on Sunday, December 13, 2015. Check in and registration begins at 1:00 p.m. in the All Saints building at St. John’s High School and the Run/Fun Walk begins at 1:30 p.m. Early Registration is $15 (includes a t-shirt) and the deadline is November 25th. Any registrations between November 25-December 13 are $20 (does not guarantee your t-shirt size will be available). Awards will be given for best dressed individual and best dressed teams, so show your holiday spirit and wear your red, green and jingle bells! Please mail your registrations to Jesse Jackson at 504 E. 6th Street, Delphos, OH 45833 or return to the Delphos St. John’s Elementary School Office.


Registration forms can be found by clicking the image below. We hope to see you there!


2015 Jingle Bell Jog-Walk 5K

October Students in the Spotlight

The following students were selected as October’s Students in the Spotlight: (front row) Elizabeth Gerrow, Jill Gemmer, Alexis Deffenbaugh; (back row) Troy Elwer, Samantha Stevenson, and Ean Boecker.  Students are nominated by their teachers for showing excellence, especially with outstanding attitude, outstanding service, outstanding effort, overall improvement, consideration of others, academic success, or any other reason.  Congratulations to the Students in the Spotlight for the month of October!


Sixteen Students Inducted into National Honor Society!


Congratulations to our students who were inducted into the St. John’s High School Chapter of the National Honor Society! We are blessed to have sixteen new inductees who will be joining our current NHS students in continuing to exemplify what is required of an NHS member: character, scholarship, leadership, and service. Congrats again to the St. John’s High School 2015 NHS Inductees!
2015 NHS Inductees

Annual Chili Cook-Off!


Delphos St. John’s Annual Chili Cook-Off is fast approaching so mark your calendars! It will take place in front of church on Sunday, September 13 after the 11:30 a.m. Mass. All organizations are asked to participate, whether you want to compete or simply be a taster, all are welcome to come join the fun! We will have tables, bowls, spoons, and napkins. Winner of the chili cook-off will win the Golden Ladle!! If you are interested in participating or volunteering with the event, please contact the Ministry Center, Gina Fritz, Shelley Kreeger, or Sue Hempfling – the more the merrier!




Chili Cook Off Organization Sign Up Form



PTO Potted Mums Fall Fundraiser

PTO is selling 9″ Potted Mums this Fall! The mums are $10.00 each, but buy 4 and get the 5th free! The mums come in gold, burgundy, rust, white, pink, or purple in color. The proceeds will be used to buy materials for the teachers’ classrooms. Please return the order form located below and payment to either of the schools’ offices by September 4th. Pickup for the mums will be on September 12th from 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at the St. John’s Elementary School parking lot. Follow us on Facebook: Delphos St. John’s PTO. For more information or inquiries, please contact Jesse Jackson (419-371-9504) or Kristy Mueller (419-302-6098).


PTO Potted Mums Fundraiser Order Form



School Registrations Kick Off This Week!



This week marks the beginning of Junior High/High School registrations for the 2015-2016 school year! Pictured here are a handful of 7th Grade Students who, along with the 8th Grade students kicked off registrations this morning.


As a reminder, the remaining registrations throughout the rest of the week are as follows:

Wednesday, August 19th FRESHMEN from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, August 19th SOPHOMORES from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 20th JUNIORS from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, August 20th SENIORS from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Senior Class selling 2015 Football Season T-shirts!

The Senior Class of 2016 is selling t-shirts for this upcoming football season! They are $12.00 a piece (sizes XXL and larger require an additional fee) and are available in WHITE ONLY. Please bring in the form below, completed, with payment to the High School Office or to Dawn or Tyler Ledyard (checks payable to St. John’s). Let’s celebrate a great season, support our students, and “Make it Count!”



2015 Football Season Shirts Order Form