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The Cardinal Call

November 12, 2020

Holiday Food Drive Ends tomorrow
If you haven’t yet, please bring non-perishable food items by 4pm tomorrow. The need this year is greater than ever! See the Children’s Center flyer for a complete list of items. Help reach our goal of 5,000 items and showcase the generosity of the St. Joseph community. 
Picture Day Again Tomorrow - 
Free dress! Remote students can come any time from 8:15-12 - Go straight to the front of Marian Hall where the photographer will be set up
Spirit Wear Day next Friday
Join us in wearing any St. Joseph spirit wear shirt – this includes any spirit shirt you have acquired from PTO, Jog-a-thon, Sausage Fest, CYO, or St. Joseph team jersey. You can purchase youth and adult size Prayer Moves Mountains spirit shirts in the school office for $12. If you don’t have any spirit wear you can just wear your uniform. Share your school spirit on  Facebook and Instagram
Congratulations to the middle school choir
Mr. Sharma’s Veterans Day Tribute that we shared yesterday was picked up by KGW this morning. Great job Middle School Choir! Find it on the front page of our website!
SCRIP NEWS: The holidays are rapidly approaching. SCRIP is a great way to keep your gift giving on budget, take the stress out of shopping - especially during these challenging times, and earn your contractual SCRIP profit.
We will be placing 2 more orders prior to Christmas break. PLEASE plan accordingly. The last day to place large or special orders will be December 10, 2020.  All orders placed before this date will be filled and delivered to you no later than December 20, 2020. We cannot guarantee orders placed after this date will be available for Christmas. 
GREAT NEWS!!! We once again have Columbia Sportswear Employee store passes available. Purchase a $50 Columbia Sportswear gift card and receive a pass. Passes are good until January 20, 2021. 
Be sure to check out the website. There are over 750 retailers available.  If you would like us to order or carry a specific retailer in stock, please let us know.  We are always open to increasing our inventory with what you want to purchase. 
Our scrip coordinator, Kim LaValley, can be reached at or 360 696-2586 x1212. She will gladly answer your questions, make special SCRIP arrangements for you, and help you navigate your way through the SCRIP process. 

Save The Date:
St. Joseph Catholic School Virtual Auction
Prayer Moves Mountains
March 4-March 10, 2021
In a year of change and flexibility, we are prayerfully moving forward with our Annual Auction in an online, virtual event format. The event will be full of fun and surprises as we support the mission of SJCS with our biggest fundraiser of the year.
Stay tuned for more details!
Virtual Auction Team
Are you interested in becoming part of our Virtual Auction Committee? Are you social media savvy and enjoy working on a fun team? If so, please reach out to Eddie Allen, Director of Advancement, We will be meeting virtually next Wed, Nov 18 at 10am. Contact Eddie for the invite!
Halloween Pumpkins 
If you would like to recycle your Halloween pumpkin, bring it to the parish garden for composting. Drop it off any time by the garden on Highland Drive near the kindergarten playground. No painted pumpkins, please!
Tuition Assistance Applications for 2021-2022
Apply now for St. Joseph School in-house tuition assistance and the Archdiocese Fulcrum Foundation Award for next school year. Please see the informational flyer for complete details on how to apply. If you have questions, please contact Eileen Sherrill.
Same Day Scrip
GOOD NEWS! SCRIP same day order sales have resumed. Send your order to school with your child and your order will be sent home with your child. You may still order/pay online via and PrestoPay or make special arrangements with our SCRIP Coordinator Kim LaValley. Email Kim at for special orders or arrangements. 
No Live Stream Mass on Wed, Nov 18
Father Gary is out of town, our next Live-stream school mass will be after Thanksgiving.
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