Jordan Catholic School Celebrates Catholic Schools Week January 27 - February 1, 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Janine Parr   
Monday, 07 January 2013 14:07
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK 2013

Jordan Catholic School
2901 -24 Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
309 793-7350

Catholic Schools Week Theme: “Catholic Schools Raise the Standards”

This week each class will educate students and staff about various
saints. Information will be provided on doors and during Morning Prayer
Announcements.

Sunday---- January 27, 2013 Catholic Schools Raise the Standard: In Our Parishes
• Open House at Alleman for 8th Graders early afternoon.
• Parishes will be honoring Catholic Schools Week by designating one mass as a
tribute to Catholic education: St. Pius 9:00am / St. Ambrose 9:30am / St. Patrick’s
10:00am / St. Mary’s 10:30am / Sacred Heart 9:00am


Monday---- January 28, 2013 Catholic Schools Raise the Standards: Through our
Heritage
• 8:20am Living Rosary Prayer Service in the gym at Jordan Catholic School.
• 9:40am Mass at Alleman High School for grades 6, 7, & 8.
• Classes or Grade Levels invite former graduates to come in and speak about their
experiences at Jordan. This event will be held at various times throughout the day.

Tuesday------January 29, 2013 Catholic Schools Raise the Standards: In Our
Community



The entire school will be collecting food for the St. Vincent DePaul food
pantry and will be presented on Wednesday morning prior to Mayor Pauley’s
proclamation. Each grade level will donate to various community organizations,
such as the animal, battered women, and homeless shelters.

Wednesday------- January 30, 2013 Catholic Schools Raise the Standard: In Faith
• At 8:30am in the gym Mayor Dennis E. Pauley will be presenting a proclamation
honoring Catholic Schools Week in Rock Island, IL. Food items collected for the
St. Vincent DePaul pantry will be presented at this time.
• 1:30pm Mass at St. Pius X Church in Rock Island.
• The students will be visually demonstrating their faith by dressing in colors that
relate to major facets of our religious beliefs.

Thursday-------January 31, 2013 Catholic Schools Raising the Standard: In
Careers/Vocations
• Parishioners, parents, prospective parents, and community members are invited
to an Open House 9:00-12:00 for parents. Prospective parents and community
are invited to visit 9:00-11:00. Come see our classes in session and tour the new
building additions.
• Parents, clergy, and religious will be invited to share their careers or vocations
with our students.
• Preschool Open House PS-4-AM&PM-5 Day & PS-3-AM&PM / 10am &
1:15pm

Friday--- February 1, 2013 Catholic Schools Raising the Standard: In Our
Faculty, Staff, and Students
• Students will have their throats blessed by our priests in honor of the Feast of St.
Blaise, which is February 3rd.
• A “special” lunch will be provided by the Jordan Home and School Association
for students, teachers, and staff.
• D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read)
• Preschool Open House PS-4-AM&PM-3 Day / 10am
• Volleyball games 2:30 – 3:00pm
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