Due to expected inclement weather for Friday, the “Fruit of the Vine” — wine tasting event — scheduled for this Friday, January 17th has been postponed. The event has been re-scheduled for Friday, January 24th from 7-10 p.m. at St. John’s. Ticket sales for the event have been extended through Wednesday, January 22nd.
Tickets are $35. All tickets are non-refundable. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Deb-Walton@cdolinc.net.you can also purchase tickets online HERE.
Celebrating all those who make our Christmas Parish School great!
Please join us as we kick-off Catholic Schools Week. The kick-off begins on Sunday, January 26th with Mass at 10:30 a.m. (our Children’s Choir will be singing), followed by a Parish and School Potluck lunch in the St. John’s gymnasium.
Pork, buns, and drinks will be provided by the PCCW. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. All are welcome to attend!
St. John’s has a series of fun-filled events planned for the week. Check out the schedule for the week here.
Throughout the week, St. John’s will focus on the value Catholic education provides to our young people and the contributions we are blessed to receive from our parishioners and community.
Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. The theme for National Catholic Schools Week 2019 is “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”
A multi-sports youth camp is coming to St. John the Baptist School this winter. Presented by Building Champions, the three-day Multi-Sports Youth Camp, will be held January 2 – 4. Former Husker athlete and collegiate coach Jill (Scanlan) Sutton (StJB graduate, Class of 2006) and other former multi-sport athletes, will teach young athletes the key fundamentals needed for three different sports.
DAY 1 – THURSDAY, JAN. 2nd
“Speed and Acceleration” (Track and field)
6:00-7:00 PM – Youth boys and girls, grades 1-4
7:30-8:30 PM – Youth boys and girls, grades 5-8
DAY 2 – FRIDAY, JAN. 3rd
6:00 – 7:00 PM – Youth boys and girls, grades 1-4
7:30 – 8:30 PM – Youth boys and girls, grades 5-8
DAY 3 – SATURDAY, JAN 4th
9:00 – 10:00 AM – Youth boys and girls, grades 1-4
10:30 – 11:30 AM – Youth boys and girls, grades 5-8
(Held at St. John the Baptist School, 500 South 18th St., Plattsmouth)
Athletes will have exposure to different techniques, rolls, body kindsthetics and also learn about the importance of discipline. The cost of the camp is $50 and includes a T-shirt (receive a 10% famiky discount when you register two or more siblings). The camp is OPEN TO ALL YOUTH (grades 1-8).
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity! To register for the camp, click HERE.
A new batch of garden bricks were just installed in the outdoor garden.
Give the Perfect Gift
An engraved memorial brick can be an enduring piece of St. John’s school history. The bricks line the walkway through our beautiful outdoor garden, located between the school entrance and the church. The cost for an engraved brick is $50.
Engraved bricks include three lines with 14 characters per line (spaces and punctuation count as characters). Order forms are located in the parish commons and school office, or you can download a form by clicking here.