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2020 Virtual Art Show
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Posted: 3/23/2020

Patty Childs STREAM Lab
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Posted: 2/13/2020

Sixth Grade Greek Plays
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Posted: 1/22/2020

The sixth grade students always look forward to the cross curricular Greek Unit.  In social studies they studied Greek culture, in literature they learned about the fierce and emotional Greek Gods & Goddesses of ancient Greek Mythology, and in religion they compared Greek Mythology to Catholicism. As a culmination of...

Future City Regional Competition
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Posted: 1/11/2020

For the fifth time in six years, a Saint Jude Middle School team won the Future City Regional Competition and will represent Georgia at the National Championship in Washington, DC.  Future City is one of the nation’s leading engineering education programs, and tasks the students with researching, designing, and building a...

Kindergarten Toy Drive
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Posted: 12/13/2019

Again this year, our Kindergarten students held a Toy Drive in support of the Atlanta Children's Shelter. The Atlanta Children's Shelter hosts an annual event called Holiday House where homeless families can "shop" for Christmas gifts with their children. Thank you to everyone who helped to spread some holiday cheer...

Categories: General
Posted: 11/12/2019

We had a phenomenal turn out of students and parents at our fourth STREAM event. The theme was outer space, and participants had a stellar time collaborating to solve the challenges presented to them. Some favorites included constructing a constellation viewer, creating a moon rover out of recycled materials, decorating...

High Tech High Touch
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Posted: 10/22/2019

Third grade students had a special visit from a High-Tech High-Touch scientist. Students loved interacting with hands-on experiences while learning about fossils, and traveled back in time to uncover prehistoric scientific secrets. They learned first hand how fossils are formed. They dug up the past using authentic fossils, replicas, and...

Second Grade Diaper Drive
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Posted: 10/8/2019

Every October, our second grade students collect diapers and other necessary items to meet the basic needs of infants/children as part of a school-wide initiative. Donations from the Diaper Drive benefited Our House, an organization whose mission is to break the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education...

Blessing of the Pets
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Posted: 10/4/2019

On October 4, we celebrated the feast day of the patron saint of animals, Saint Francis of Assisi, with our Blessing of the Pets service. This is a well-loved Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic School tradition that is hosted by our fifth grade class. In preparation for the celebration, the...

National Hispianic Heritage Month
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Posted: 10/4/2019

To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th - October 15th), kindergarten students had fun learning Spanish songs in Spanish and music classes. They especially enjoyed learning "La Araña Pequiñita" in  of our Blessing of the Pets celebration.

Circus of the Kids
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Posted: 9/27/2019

Our Middle School students wowed crowds with their "Circus of the Kids" performances. For three weeks, the “circus of the kids” professional staff bring their special mix of learning, exercise, character building, and just plain fun to our school and through intensive and strenuous practice, turn our students into circus...

It All Started With Career Fair
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Posted: 9/25/2019

8th Grade Retreat
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Posted: 9/17/2019

Our 8th grade students want on a fun-filled retreat at Woodlands Camp this week. It was a great time for fellowship, team-building, and bonding as students enter their final year at Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic School.

Specials Classes Celebrates International Dot Day
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Posted: 9/13/2019

Book Tasting
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Posted: 8/20/2019

Fourth graders were recently treated to a “Book Tasting.”  The tables were set, the main course was passed, and they indulged in different genres and authors.  Claire, a student in 4A, said: "The book tasting was a nice way to be exposed to new books," and Skylar, a student in...

First Day of School Success
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Posted: 8/7/2019

Teachers and students gathered in the front of the school this morning, excited for the fresh start of a new school year. Students reunited with old friends, and the beginning of new friendships began as well, as students got to know one another.

May Crowning
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Posted: 5/1/2019

This beautiful tradition of devotion to our Blessed Mother begins with a rosary procession at school and continues into the church.  Classroom bouquets of flowers are placed around the statue of Mary, and eighth grade students crown Our Lady with a beautiful crown of flowers.  Our school community enjoys a...

Living Stations
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Posted: 4/18/2019

This ancient prayer, the “Way of the Cross”, is a remembrance of the events of the last few hours of Jesus’ Life.  Documented as early as the fourth century, people have been remembering the incredible sorrow, pain, and love that drove Jesus to His death and the place where He...

8th Grade Basketball Tournament
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Posted: 2/24/2019

Congratulations to our eighth grade boys for winning the Shamrock tournament in Charlotte, NC.

Fourth Grade Invention Convention
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Posted: 2/20/2019

Our fourth grade students impressed us all with all with their creative new inventions at the 10th Annual Invention Convention.

Catholic Schools Week Parent Appreciation Mass
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Posted: 2/1/2019

Catholic Schools Week concluded with our Parent Appreciation Mass. Our alumni parents and their kids joined in the pocession. It was a beautiful mass and time for reflection.

Family Day of Service
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Posted: 1/27/2019

What an amazing Family Day of Service to kick-off Catholic Schools Week. Photo Credit: @saintjudepta

Greek Festival
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Posted: 1/24/2019

Great job to our sixth grade students and teachers for their excellent work performing this year's Greek Plays.

100 Days of School
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Posted: 1/22/2019

Our students had a wonderful time celebrating 100 Days of School today.

Future Cities Competition
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Posted: 1/19/2019

A middle school team of 6th and 7th graders from Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic School placed second in Georgia in the Regional Future City Competition at City Springs Performing Arts Center in Sandy Springs.  Future City is one of the nation’s leading engineering education programs and has received national...

Super Kids - Super Sharing
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Posted: 1/17/2019

Our Student Council Executive Officers delivered and sorted 778 books, 280 school/art supplies, 300 sports items, and 95 games and puzzles as part of the Super Kids - Super Sharing Program. We teamed up with the NFL, the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee, Verizon, Infinite Energy Center's Forum, and our...

AJC Feature Story: Super Kids - Super Sharing
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Posted: 1/17/2019

CBS Feature Story: Super Kids - Super Sharing
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Posted: 1/17/2019

Into the Woods Jr.
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Posted: 1/13/2019

Our Middle School students gave a wonderful performance of Into the Woords Jr over the weekend. Congratulations to our drama teacher Mrs. Lively and all performers, back stage workers and all those who helped ot make this such a wonderful production.

First Graders on a STEM Enrichment Field Trip
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Posted: 1/10/2019

Our first graders visited Robotics Explorers on a STEM field trip. They enjoyed learning about simple machine programming, gears, and doing a design challenge. 

Maddox Strong
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Posted: 12/14/2018

Saint Jude School children participated in a rosary for 4 year old Maddox Kelly who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.  Every student in the school wore a blue Maddox Strong t-shirt - Maddox’s favorite color. The school strives to instill faith in God’s promise of “For where two or...