What's New at SJM

Boy Scout Troop 116 OA Spring Conclave 2014

Submitted to Boy Scout Troop 116 by Daniel Szatkowski on Thursday, April 17, 2014
Members of boy scout troop 116 attend the 2014 Order of the Arrow Spring Conclave at Beaumont Scout Reservation.

MCC Good News April 2014 Issue

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Wednesday, April 16, 2014
MCC Good News April 2014 Issue

MCC Capital Update 4-11-2014

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Monday, April 14, 2014
MCC Capital Update 4-11-2014

MCC Action Alert-Will Senate Pass 72 Hour Waiting Period

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Friday, April 11, 2014
MCC Action Alert-Will Senate Pass 72 Hour Waiting Period

MCC Capital Update 4-4-2014

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Friday, April 11, 2014
MCC Capital Update 4-4-2014

MCC Good News March 2014 Issue

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Friday, April 11, 2014
MCC Good News March 2014 Issue

Five Below Flyer to Shop April 10-13

Submitted to School by Carl and Angie Burgess on Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Shop at Five Below, turn in the flyer, and SJM earns money!

Congratulations Mrs. Killian - Teacher Award Recipient

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Middle school religion and math teacher, Teresa Killian, has been selected to receive the Cardinal Burke Teacher Recognition Award. Mrs. Killian receives this award for her exceptional use of best practices in teaching.

Seussical Jr. a Hit!

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Scenes from St. Justin's 2014 performance of Seussical Jr.

3, 2, 1... Blast Off!

Submitted to 3rd Grade by Rosie Adams on Tuesday, April 01, 2014
3rd grade students studied Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion as they learned what makes rockets blast off... or not.

A Special Tuesday TGIF!

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Tuesday, April 01, 2014
When TGIF happens on a Tuesday, it’s extra special! Some lucky students enjoyed lunch with the Principal.

Reading Transports Second Graders to New Places

Submitted to 2nd Grade by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
Second grade readers share stories with first grade friends and dress as favorite characters.

3rd Grade Scouts Visit Sunset Hills Police

Submitted to Cub Scout Pack 116 by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
3rd grade Scouts visited the Sunset Hills Police Station. They took a tour and learned about safety.

Lenten Journey Underway

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
Students and faculty began their Lenten journey with a prayer service to burn last year’s palms.

First Grade Lenten Journey

Submitted to 1st Grade by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
First grade students make Lenten promises to God. They place popcorn kernels in a cup when they pray, sacrifice or do good deeds. They will pop all the popcorn during the Easter season to see the fruits of their good deeds.

Middle School Students' Mural to Pope Francis

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
Middle school students learned more about why Pope Francis was names Time person of the Year and created a stained glass mural for him.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
Mr. McIntyre, a real-life chef, came to prepare Green Eggs for Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

Congratulations SJM Girl Scouts

Submitted to Girl Scouts by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
Girl Scouts honored at annual Girl Scout mass as 5th grade Troop members receive religious medals.

Highlights From the Classroom

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
A few highlights from some classroom fun and learning.

Jump Rope for Heart

Submitted to Physical Education Class by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
PE classes learned to be hearth healthy in February.

Songs of Love from Pre K!

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
Our JustIN Time Preschool students sang some special Valentine songs to parishioners after Mass.

5th Graders Want to Make a Difference!

Submitted to 5th Grade by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
5th Graders learn about leadership and making a difference in various organizations.

100% High School Acceptance!

Submitted to 8th Grade by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
Congratulations SJM Class of 2014! For yet another year, 100% of SJM's eighth graders were accepted into the high school of their choice.

Cold Weather Science Fun

Submitted to 6th Grade by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
Extremely cold days provided perfect conditions for 6th grade students to experiment with freezing bubbles.

Technology & Innovation: It's a Ball in Kindergarten

Submitted to Kindergarten by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
SJM continues to advance education in even the youngest students through the use of technology and innovations in the learning environment.

A Celebration of Life

Submitted to 7th Grade by Rosie Adams on Saturday, March 29, 2014
7th graders led us in a celebration of life, while preschoolers created rice babies to celebrate new life.

MCC Capital Update 3-28-2014

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Saturday, March 29, 2014
MCC Capital Update 3-28-2014

Clothing Drive March 29-April 4

Submitted to School, Church by Julie Verslues on Thursday, March 27, 2014
Collecting gently-used kids clothes in the Church Gathering Space, Saturday, March 29th - Friday, April 4th. They are resold online and our school earns 40% of the profit.

MCC Capital Update 3-21-2014

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Monday, March 24, 2014
MCC Capital Update 3-21-2014

MCC Good News 3-21-2014

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Monday, March 24, 2014
MCC Good News 3-21-2014

MCC Capital Update 3-14-2014

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Monday, March 24, 2014
MCC Capital Update 3-14-2014

MCC Capital Update 3-7-2014

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Wednesday, March 12, 2014
MCC Capital Update 3-7-2014

Teens Wanted for Encounter Weekend Retreat Staff

Submitted to "The Crew" - Teen Youth Group by Jeannine Szatkowski on Friday, March 07, 2014
Teens, do you want to meet other Catholic teens from the area and share your faith with others? Then join the staff for the annual Encounter Weekend retreat. Previous Encounter Weekend experience is not required.

A Clean Closet and Money for St. Justin Martyr School

Submitted to School by Marie Tate on Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Our school is participating in the Schoola Children’s Clothing Drive.

Action Alert: Ask Missouri Senate to Support 72 Hour Waiting Period

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Action Alert: Ask Missouri Senate to Support 72 Hour Waiting Period

MCC Capital Update 2-28-2014

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Tuesday, March 04, 2014
MCC Capital Update 2-28-2014

MCC Capital Update 2-14-2014

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Tuesday, March 04, 2014
MCC Capital Update 2-14-2014

Troop 116 Family Friends of Scouting Campaign

Submitted to Boy Scout Troop 116 by Daniel Szatkowski on Monday, February 24, 2014
This week's Troop Court of Honor includes our annual Friends of Scouting presentation. Please be generous.

SJM Teen Youth Group Receives Archbishop's Award

Submitted to "The Crew" - Teen Youth Group by Jeannine Szatkowski on Thursday, February 13, 2014
The Crew was presented the award based on training, leadership, service, spiritual growth, religious activities, vocational awareness, relationships, and membership.

Buy Your Valograms

Submitted to Student Council by Mary OConnell on Monday, February 03, 2014
Valograms are on sale this week. All money goes to the Mary Feicht Fund.

MCC Capital Update 1-31-2014

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Friday, January 31, 2014
MCC Capital Update 1-31-2014

Flyer for SJM Night at Chick-fil-A

Submitted to School, Church by Carl and Angie Burgess on Wednesday, February 05, 2014
SJM Night at Chick-fil-A 10706 Sunset Hills Plaza 4-8pm; Flyer is required for SJM to receive credit.

MCC Good News January 2014

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Wednesday, January 29, 2014
MCC Good News January 2014

Christ Renews His Parish – Not Just Another Retreat!

Submitted to Christ Renews His Parish by Jeannine Szatkowski on Monday, January 27, 2014
The CRHP Retreat for St. Justin and St. Elizabeth of Hungary parish women will be held February 22 – 23, 2014 at St. Elizabeth of Hungary.

Congratulations 4th Grade Girls Basketball - 3rd Place!

Submitted to Basketball 4G by Rosie Adams on Sunday, January 12, 2014
Congratulations to one of our 4th grade girls basketball teams that placed 3rd in Notre Dame High School's January tournament.

SJM School Open House January 26th

Submitted to School by Lisa Arends on Friday, January 10, 2014
Open House is Sunday, January 26th from 8 - 12:30

SJM Girl Scouts Share Sounds of the Season With Area Seniors

Submitted to Girl Scouts by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, January 08, 2014
SJM Girl Scouts Share Sounds of the Season With Area Seniors

Student Council Hosts SJM Matriarchs & Patriarchs

Submitted to School, Church by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, January 08, 2014
The Student Council hosted SJM’s Matriarchs and Patriarchs in December after an 8AM Mass. After enjoying a breakfast together, the students loved playing “Rob Your Neighbor” with their friends.

A Visit from Chick-fil-A

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, January 08, 2014
A Visit from Chick-fil-A

Lessons and Carols Teach us the Reason for the Season

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Lessons and Carols Teach us the Reason for the Season

Kindergarten Reminds Us of the Reason for the Season

Submitted to Kindergarten by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, January 08, 2014
The Kindergarten class reminded us of the reason for the season with the annual Christmas pageant.

MCC Capital Update 12-20-2013

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Friday, December 27, 2013
MCC Capital Update 12-20-2013

MCC Capital Update 12-13-2013

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Thursday, December 19, 2013
MCC Capital Update 12-13-2013

Busy Shoppers in Santa's Workshop

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Thursday, December 12, 2013
Santa's Workshop was loaded with goodies and shoppers as students checked their lists and purchased gifts for family and friends.

Special Mass to Honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

Submitted to 1st Grade by Rosie Adams on Thursday, December 12, 2013
Our first grade students acted out the story of Juan Diego’s vision of Our Lady of Guadalupe, as we honored the Empress of the Americas during a partially Spanish Mass.

Congratulations Second Grade!

Submitted to 2nd Grade by Rosie Adams on Thursday, December 12, 2013
Second grade students in both our school and PSR programs made their First Reconciliation on December 11.

Young Angels We Have Heard on High

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, December 11, 2013
SJM Preschoolers sang their little hearts out during the first annual Preschool Advent Program.

4th Grade Wins Can the Van to Benefit Feed my People

Submitted to 4th Grade by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, December 11, 2013
4th Grade Wins Can the Van to Benefit Feed my People

Grandparent & Special Friends Day

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Preschool through Second Grade showed the love to their grandparents and special friends.

MCC Autumn Update 12-6-2013

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Monday, December 09, 2013
MCC Autumn Update 12-6-2013

Order Scrip for the Holidays Now!

Submitted to Administration and Finance by Marie Tate on Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Everyone loves a gift card!

MCC Autumn Update 11-8-2013

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Monday, December 02, 2013
MCC Autumn Update 11-8-2013

Seeking Furnishings for Youth Ministry Room

Submitted to Youth Ministries by Jeannine Szatkowski on Monday, December 23, 2013
The SJM teen youth group is turning rectory meeting room 1 into a more relaxed meeting area for youth ministry activities and for use by other parish organizations. We would like to add some furniture.

Student Council Senior Citizen Christmas Party

Submitted to Student Council by Mary OConnell on Monday, December 02, 2013
SJM Student Council is hosting a Christmas party for all senior citizens of the parish on Friday, December 13 following Mass.

All School Thanksgiving Mass

Submitted to School by Julie Appelbaum on Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Thanksgiving Celebration

5th Grade Science is Hands On With Deer Heart & Lungs

Submitted to 5th Grade by Rosie Adams on Sunday, November 24, 2013
Mrs. Kassel provides hands on science instruction as fifth graders explore real deer hearts and lungs.

SJM Teen Youth Group Does Yard Work for Elderly

Submitted to "The Crew" - Teen Youth Group by Jeannine Szatkowski on Saturday, November 23, 2013
The Crew, our SJM teen youth group, cleaned up yards for the elderly in our neighborhood on Saturday, November 23

Third Grade Visits the Butterfly House

Submitted to 3rd Grade by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Third graders took a field trip the Butterfly House to expand their study of butterflies.

Thank You Veterans!

Submitted to School, Church by Rosie Adams on Thursday, November 21, 2013
St. Justin students honored our local veterans in their annual Veterans Day Mass & Reception.

8th Grade Fun in Unity

Submitted to 8th Grade by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The 8th grade class discusses the virtue of unity and enjoys games around the topic and cooperation.

Land of Smiles Visits St. Justin

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Thursday, November 21, 2013
Delta Dental presented their Land of Smiles production in which the Tooth Wizard defeated the dastardly Plaque-man.

Speech Meet Red Ribbons

Submitted to Bellarmine Speech League by Rosie Adams on Thursday, November 21, 2013
First speech meet of the year results in red ribbons for two fifth graders.

Can the Van

Submitted to Student Council by Mary OConnell on Monday, November 18, 2013
Mrs. Kassel is challenging St. Justin to fill her van with canned goods. All donations are going to Feed My People.

Is There a Doctor in the House?

Submitted to 1st Grade by Rosie Adams on Monday, November 11, 2013
Is there a doctor in the house? Yes, a Contraction Doctor!

Growing a Virtue Tree

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Monday, November 11, 2013
Students decorate our virtue tree.

Preschool & 5th Grade Fun on Wheels

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The preschoolers and 5th graders team up for some fun on wheels.

Oh When The Saints Go Marching In

Submitted to 3rd Grade by Rosie Adams on Monday, November 11, 2013
The third grade celebrated All Saints Day with a special mass and appearances by many very special saints.

Booootiful Aftercare Halloween Displays

Submitted to After Care by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Aftercare friends created a spook-tacular haunted house and pumpkin patch last week on the faculty meeting day. What a BOOOOOOtiful display!

8th Graders Take Part in Right S.T.A.R.T.

Submitted to 8th Grade by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, November 06, 2013
8th Graders Take Part in Right S.T.A.R.T. (Students Tackling Abortion Realities Today)

4th & 5th Graders Visit Historic Sappington House

Submitted to 4th Grade, 5th Grade by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, November 06, 2013
4th and 5th Graders Visit Historic Sappington House

Technology in Language

Submitted to Spanish Class by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Students learn Spanish while engaging in fun apps and technology.

"C" is for Campfire

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Preschoolers enjoy hands on learning as they study the letter C, for campfire.

3rd Grade Takes a Break From Catching Monarchs.

Submitted to 3rd Grade by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, November 06, 2013
3rd Grade takes a break from catching Monarchs. The class is studying climate changes by tracking the activity of plants and insects.

Kick Out ALS Was a Huge Success!

Submitted to School by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Kick Out ALS, our kickball tournament, was a huge success!

Blessing All God's Creatures

Submitted to 3rd Grade by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Blessing all God's creatures. St. Francis would be proud.

MCC Autumn Update 10-31-2013

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Thursday, October 31, 2013
MCC Autumn Update 10-31-2013

MCC Autumn Update 10-24-2013

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Thursday, October 31, 2013
MCC Autumn Update 10-24-2013

MCC Autumn Update 10-18-2013

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Saturday, October 19, 2013
MCC Autumn Update 10-18-2013

MCC Autumn Update 10-11-2013

Submitted to School, Church by Linda Wilson on Saturday, October 12, 2013
MCC Autumn Update 10-11-2013

5th Grade Class 2013

Submitted to 5th Grade by Rosie Adams on Wednesday, January 15, 2014
5th Grade Class 2013
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Easter Bunny Breakfast: 9:00 AM
Volunteers needed for Easter Vigil Mass (meet in front of Church): 7:45 PM

Monday, April 21, 2014
No School
Evening Quilting: 7:00 PM
Enrollment Management Meeting: 7:00 PM
Men's Volleyball: 8:00 PM

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
6th Grade REAP Retreat: 9:00 AM
7th Grade REAP Retreat: 12:00 PM
Kindergarten Daisy Girl Scout Meeting--Troop 3441: 3:00 PM
After School Band Practice: 3:15 PM
4th grade baseball: 5:00 PM

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
GOT/GOTR Practice: 3:00 PM
Kindergarten Baseball (Dill's Team) Practice: 5:00 PM
3rd grade baseball: 5:45 PM
Knights of Columbus General Meeting: 6:30 PM

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Day Quilting: 9:30 AM
KDG- Baseball (Coach Banks): 5:00 PM
Boy Scout Troop 116 Meeting: 7:00 PM

Friday, April 25, 2014
Mid Quarter 4
GOT/GOTR Practice: 3:00 PM
Advancement Campout - Babler State Park (YS): 4:00 PM

Saturday, April 26, 2014
Advancement Campout - Babler State Park (YS): 4:00 PM

Sunday, April 27, 2014
Teen Youth Group Meeting: 12:00 PM
Celebration of first Communion: 2:00 PM

Monday, April 28, 2014
4th Grade Girl Scout Bi-Monthly Meeting: 3:00 PM
Sports Uniform Return: 6:00 PM
PSR: 6:30 PM
Evening Quilting: 7:00 PM
Men's Volleyball: 8:00 PM

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
After School Band Practice: 3:15 PM
4th grade baseball: 5:00 PM

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
GOT/GOTR Practice: 3:00 PM
Kindergarten Baseball (Dill's Team) Practice: 5:00 PM
3rd grade baseball: 5:45 PM

Thursday, May 01, 2014
Day Quilting: 9:30 AM
KDG- Baseball (Coach Banks): 5:00 PM
Boy Scout Troop 116 PLC Meeting / Troop Committee at the Rectory: 7:00 PM

Saturday, May 03, 2014
Dinner Auction: 5:15 PM