What's New at SJM

Middle School Solves Clean Water Shortage

Submitted to Walk Through with Mrs B, School on Friday, January 30, 2015
Middle School students work in teams to create water filtration systems for developing countries without enough clean water

A Successful Project to Help the Stray Rescue Mission

Submitted to Church on Monday, January 19, 2015
Girl Scout Troop 2279 delivered donations to Stray Rescue of St. Louis. They wish to thank the St. Justin community for their generous donations.

St. Justin Martyr School Open House January 25th

Submitted to Church on Thursday, January 08, 2015
St. Justin Martyr School Open House is on Sunday,January 25 from 8am - 12:30pm

Congratulations Knights of Columbus!

Submitted to Knights of Columbus on Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Congratulations Knights of Columbus on the Star Council Award!

SJM Teens Learn about the Incarnation

Submitted to "The Crew" - Teen Youth Group on Friday, December 26, 2014
At our last meeting, The Crew learned about the reasons for the incarnation. We also played some games and had a candlelight prayer service. See some photos.

SJM Teens Box Food And Learn About Poverty

Submitted to "The Crew" - Teen Youth Group on Monday, November 17, 2014
The Crew boxed food collected by the Cub Scouts. Afterwards we gathered for a reflection on poverty. See some photos from the event.

Food Drive

Submitted to Student Council on Sunday, November 16, 2014
The annual Student Council canned food collection starts Monday, November 17 and runs through Tuesday, November 25.

The Troop is earning the Computer Merit Badge

Submitted to Boy Scout Troop 116 on Saturday, November 08, 2014
Computer Merit Badge

Fred Bird Visits SJM

Submitted to School on Wednesday, October 29, 2014
SJM Student Wins Contest: Fred Bird Comes for Lunch

Girl Scout All Troop Bonfire

Submitted to Girl Scouts on Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Girl Scout All Troop Bonfire is November 7!

Updated Safe Snack List

Submitted to School on Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Halloween safe snack list.

Clever Ways to Teach Young Children Healthy Habits

Submitted to School on Wednesday, October 01, 2014
If you're like me, I struggled to get my kids to do the things I knew they needed to do without going all authoritative on them! This article from SugarPop.com outlines a few stradegies that kids will love.

Cooking for a Friend with Food Allergies

Submitted to School on Monday, September 29, 2014
Can I make a home-made treat for a friend with a food allergy without putting that person at risk for a reaction? Read this article for tips on how to do this safely.

Animal Protective Association

Submitted to 3rd Grade on Sunday, September 28, 2014
The third grade class is collecting items for homeless animals in the St. Louis area.

Pet Blessing

Submitted to 3rd Grade on Sunday, September 28, 2014
The third grade will honor the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi this Friday, October 3 at 4:00. All pets are welcome!

Boy Scout Troop 116 at Encounter Weekend 2014

Submitted to Boy Scout Troop 116 on Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The theme was "One King to Rule the All." The message centered on improving your prayer life. Our response was terrific. Here are a few of our smiles.

SCRIP ONLINE

Submitted to School, Church, Social Activities on Tuesday, September 16, 2014
STEPS NECESSARY TO PURCHASE SCRIP ONLINE.

SCRIP ONLINE INFORMATION

Submitted to School, Church, Social Activities on Monday, October 13, 2014
Here are the details on how to get started with the online Scrip program.

Boy Scout Troop 116 2014 OA Fall Reunion

Submitted to Boy Scout Troop 116 on Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Boy Scout Troop 116 added to its tradition this past weekend with two new members being inducted into the Order of the Arrow and two members being promoted to Brotherhood status within the Order.

Volunteer to Babysit for our Parish Mission

Submitted to 8th Grade on Sunday, September 14, 2014
Looking for Confirmation Service Hours? Volunteer using the SJM website, look under the heading Volunteer or call JoAnn Zipfel (314)842-3293.

FOOTBALL MANIA FUNDRAISER

Submitted to School, Church, Social Activities on Wednesday, September 10, 2014
SJM has kicked off its 2nd annual FOOTBALL Mania Fundraiser, tickets are available for purchase in the office, after all the Masses, and online.

Back to School Checklist from your School Nurse

Submitted to School on Monday, August 04, 2014
Review this check list to ensure a healthier school year!

Catholic Adventure Week 2014

Submitted to Boy Scout Troop 116, "The Crew" - Teen Youth Group on Monday, July 21, 2014
Catholic Adventure Week is an outdoor experience which combines friendship, fun, and faith. See some pictures from our week.

One Last Photo Opportunity for 50th Anniversary Directory

Submitted to Administration and Finance on Friday, July 18, 2014
Only two days - Friday, August 1, 2 p.m. until 9p.m. or Saturday, August 2, 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Boy Scout Troop 116 summer camp 2014 @ Lewallen

Submitted to Boy Scout Troop 116 on Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Here are some pictures from our week at Camp Lewallen.

Parish School of Religion (PSR) Registration

Submitted to PSR on Wednesday, June 18, 2014
PSR 2014-15 Registrations are now being accepted for the upcoming year.

Sixth Grade Summer Reading

Submitted to 6th Grade on Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Attached to the link is a copy of the letter handed out to students in May. If you wish to obtain a duplicate copy of the book report form, it is in Mrs. Kassel's mailbox at school. Please email Mrs. Kassel with any further questions: kassel@stjust

Server Schedule for July and August

Submitted to Servers on Wednesday, June 11, 2014
July and August Schedule

PSR NEWS

Submitted to Christian Formation on Monday, June 02, 2014
2014-15 PSR Registration

Summer Reading - Seventh Grade

Submitted to 7th Grade on Friday, May 30, 2014
The letter that students received in class is copied at the link. Please email me if you need a copy of the book report form. woodley@stjustinmartyr.org

Summer Reading - Eighth Grade

Submitted to 8th Grade on Monday, July 28, 2014
The summer reading instructions are accessible by link. If you wish to get a copy of the book report pages, please email me. woodley@stjustinmartyr.org

2014-2015 School Calendar

Submitted to School on Thursday, May 15, 2014
Attached is the preliminary school calendar for 2014-2015.

Boy Scout Troop 116 Pioneering @ Camp May

Submitted to Boy Scout Troop 116 on Monday, May 12, 2014
Boy Scout Troop 116 was all tied up at Beaumont on a beautiful Saturday afternoon.

May & June Server Schedule

Submitted to Servers on Monday, May 12, 2014
This schedule was previously sent home in PSR Monday folders and School Thursday envelopes.

SJM Preschoolers Treat Moms to Spa Day

Submitted to School on Friday, May 09, 2014
SJM Preschoolers treat their moms to manicures, make-overs and massages!

SJM Summer Soccer Camp

Submitted to School, Church on Thursday, May 01, 2014
June 16- June 19th Soccer Camp Registration Form

St. Justin Summer Soccer Camp

Submitted to School on Thursday, May 01, 2014
St. Justin Soccer Camp for boys and girls ages 3 years - 4th grade June 16 - 19th.

Boy Scout Troop 116 Advancement Campout 2014

Submitted to Boy Scout Troop 116 on Monday, April 28, 2014
Members of Boy Scout Troop 116 camped at Babler State Park while learning map & compass skills.

Mission Carnival

Submitted to Student Council on Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Mission Carnival is Friday, April 25 from 1:00-2:15. All donations support Grace the Americas in Honduras.

Boy Scout Troop 116 OA Spring Conclave 2014

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

Congratulations Mrs. Killian - Teacher Award Recipient

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

3, 2, 1... Blast Off!

Submitted to 3rd Grade 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 on Saturday, March 29, 2014
A few highlights from some classroom fun and learning.

Jump Rope for Heart

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

Songs of Love from Pre K!

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

Clothing Drive March 29-April 4

Submitted to School, Church 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.

Teens Wanted for Encounter Weekend Retreat Staff

Submitted to "The Crew" - Teen Youth Group 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 on Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Our school is participating in the Schoola Children’s Clothing Drive.

Troop 116 Family Friends of Scouting Campaign

Submitted to Boy Scout Troop 116 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 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 on Monday, February 03, 2014
Valograms are on sale this week. All money goes to the Mary Feicht Fund.
Sunday, February 01, 2015
Super BBQ: 11:30 AM
Teen Youth Group Meeting - Got a Question?: 12:00 PM

Monday, February 02, 2015
6B Basketball (Wassilak): 6:15 PM
Right START instruction for PSR 8th Grade Students: 6:30 PM
PSR Classes: 6:30 PM
School Board Meeting: 7:00 PM
Evening Quilting: 7:00 PM
Men's Volleyball: 8:00 PM

Tuesday, February 03, 2015
8th Grade Boys Basketball Practice: 3:15 PM
5th Grade Boys Basketball Practice: 4:45 PM
3rd Grade Boys Basketball Practice: 6:00 PM
4th Grade Boys Basketball: 7:30 PM

Wednesday, February 04, 2015
4th Grade Girls Basketball Practice: 4:45 PM
5th & 6th Girls Fagan Basketball Practice: 6:00 PM
7th Grade Boys Basketball Practice: 7:30 PM

Thursday, February 05, 2015
Day Quilting: 9:30 AM
6th Grade Girls (Brouk) Basketball Practice: 4:15 PM
Wolfs Den Meeting: 7:00 PM

Friday, February 06, 2015
8th Grade Boys Basketball Practice: 3:15 PM
5th Grade Girls (Talleur) Bball Practice: 4:45 PM

Saturday, February 07, 2015
Spaghetti Dinner Served by 8th Graders

Sunday, February 08, 2015
CYC Basketball games: 11:30 AM
Teen Youth Group Open Room - Donuts: 12:00 PM
Confirmation Candidate, Parent, & Sponsor Meeting: 7:00 PM
CYC High School Basketball: 8:00 PM

Monday, February 09, 2015
Bi-Monthly Girl Scout Meeting - 5th Grade: 3:00 PM
6B Basketball (Wassilak): 6:15 PM
PSR Open House for Grades 5 - 8: 6:30 PM
PSR Classes: 6:30 PM
Evening Quilting: 7:00 PM
Men's Volleyball: 8:00 PM

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
5th Grade Boys Basketball Practice: 4:45 PM
3rd Grade Boys Basketball Practice: 6:00 PM
4th Grade Boys Basketball: 7:30 PM

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
4th Grade Girls Basketball Practice: 4:45 PM
5th & 6th Girls Fagan Basketball Practice: 6:00 PM
Sacramental Parent Meeting for first Holy Communion: 7:00 PM
7th Grade Boys Basketball Practice: 7:30 PM

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Day Quilting: 9:30 AM
6th Grade Girls (Brouk) Basketball Practice: 4:15 PM
Tigers Meeting: 5:30 PM

Friday, February 13, 2015
Noon Dismissal Kdg - 8th Grades. Preschool Regular Hours: 12:00 PM
Aftercare: 12:00 PM
8th Grade Boys Basketball Practice: 3:15 PM
5th Grade Girls (Talleur) Bball Practice: 4:45 PM
CYC Basketball games: 5:30 PM

Saturday, February 14, 2015
CYC Basketball games: 8:00 AM
Boy Scout Troop 116 Hidden Valley Skiing: 10:00 AM
Rite of Enrollment for Students preparing for first Holy Communion: 5:00 PM

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Rite of Enrollment for Students preparing for first Holy Communion: 5:00 PM
CYC Basketball games: 11:30 AM
Teen Youth Group Meeting - The Pursuit of Happiness: 12:00 PM
Boy Scout Troop 116 Lock-in: 8:30 PM