Students at CJ have been involved with an abundance of extracurricular and co-curricular activities on campus this fall like the UD Back Pain Study, pictured above. Here are just a few more of the happenings that were available to those at the corner of Franklin and Ludlow Streets this past month:
FALL CONCERT - AUTUMN OVERTURES
Who: The CJ community and visiting students from area grade schools
Where: CJ’s auditorium
When: October 19 at 7 p.m.
What: Members of CJ’s Concert Choir, Concert Band, Eagle Pep Band, and new a cappella group VEGA performed along with 40 elementary band students from Holy Angels and Mother Bruner.
Who: Current students, faculty, staff and families, along with members of the football team and cheerleading squad.
Where: Between Blue Green Field and the old Faust Center
When: Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m.
What: Attendees enjoyed food, drinks, and music at CJ’s annual bonfire while raising money for the American Heart Association (AHA) through the “Hits for the Heart” benefit. Participants could pay $1 to take swings at a donated disabled car before the Eagles final football game against Alter. Money was also collected at the game, where CJ beat the Knights 13-6, and more than $200 was donated to the AHA.
DREW HEALTH CENTER GUEST SPEAKER
Who: CJ students taking the Medical Interventions course, AP Biology, and members of FLIGHT
Where: Mrs. Amy O’Loughlin’s room 226
When: Wednesday, Nov. 10 during first period
What: LaDonna Barnes-Lark, MD, from the Drew Health Center spoke with students about her experiences and insights from serving the underserved of Dayton in health care ministry since 1996.
CJ STEMM IDOL SPEAKER SERIES
Who: Featuring Mark Abram, a senior at UD studying mechanical engineering and member of the Engineers in Technical, Humanitarian Opportunities of Service (ETHOS) learning program.
Where: In the CIL
When: Monday, Nov. 22 during all homeroom periods
What: Mr. Abram presented to students about his experiences in India last summer working with fellow ETHOS students to design and build safe rocket cook stoves