September 7, 2014
St. Joseph’s School will note its 60th anniversary with events Sunday, Sept. 7 and Monday, Sept. 8, according to principal Angi Seidenberger.
The school will honor its alumni during an 11:00am Mass at St. Joseph’s Church Sept. 7. School students will be responsible for the ministries during the Mass.
Following Mass, hot dogs and hamburgers will be served in the parish’s outdoor gathering area. The school is also scheduled to present a gift to the parish, in gratitude for 60 years of support.
As part of the school’s commitment to performing 60 service projects during the 2014-15 school year, candy bars will be distributed by the students, wrapped with 60 reasons why the student body loves St. Joseph’s School, according to Seidenberger.
The public is invited to a ribbon cutting Sept. 8 at 8:15am. Sept. 8 is the actual anniversary of the school’s opening in 1954. Refreshments will be served after the ribbon cutting.
In other news, the school is also preparing for its eighth annual Carnival, which will take place Saturday, Oct. 4 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm on the school grounds at 4118 South Bonham. Activities will include rides, games, a funhouse, food and drinks and a silent and live auction. Admission is free.
Tickets are on sale for the annual Beef Raffle, with the top prize a whole processed beef and a deep freezer. Second prize is an Oklahoma Joe’s Longhorn Smoker/Grill.
Third prize is an Apple iPad Mini, fourth prize is a convertible picnic table/bench and fifth prize is a Spa Day at The Scarlet Door in Amarillo.
Tickets for the raffle are $5.00 each or five tickets for $20.00. For more information about the school’s 60th anniversary or the annual Carnival, please call the school at 359-1604.