ST. JUDE’S WELCOMES BASKETBALL SEASON-Members of St. Jude’s basketball teams welcomed the beginning of the season with a Pep Rally in the school gym. The entire student body enjoyed an afternoon of cheers and competitions in preparation for an exciting season. Intramural basketball players from kindergarten through second grade were introduced along with the third through sixth grade intramural teams and the boys and girls junior varsity teams. Competitions were held between student and teacher teams. The annual Spirit Stick Award was earned by the eighth grade. The event concluded with a boys JV vs. girls JV basketball game. Shown from front from left are the eighth grade Spirit Stick competitors Caitlyn McIngvale, Dalton Preston, and Molly Dugan. Back: Mr. Lester Kempinski, St. Jude Faculty; Ryan Williams, and Mary Grace Eckert.