Klopp Award


Beth Klopp, a 1987 St. James graduate, loved sports, excelled academically, and had a positive attitude toward her teammates, opponents, and coaches. At SJS, she participated in volleyball, basketball, softball, and cheerleading. She went on to play three sports in high school, and although she was never the star player, her coaches and teammates always appreciated her for her effort and competitive spirit. At St. Viator High School, she won several “Lion Awards” for her efforts and team spirit. Beth passed away, at the age of 31, after a brave battle with cancer. Throughout her life, she showed a love of team sports and a caring attitude toward her teammates.

In honor of Beth Klopp, a sportsmanship award is presented to a graduating 8th grade girl and boy who is selected by the coaches and Athletic Board for his/her participation in athletics with the following criteria:

  • must participate in at least two 8th grade sports
  • must be recommended by the coaches for excellent attendance at practices and games
  • must demonstrate respect for teammates, coaches, opponents and officials
  • must be acknowledged by coaches for their efforts to improve their own skills and those of their teammates
  • must enhance the chemistry of the team not only with play but with emphasis on the attitude he/she brings to the team
  • must carry a minimum of a B average in their 8th grade year
  • must conduct themselves in the classroom and the athletic fields with good behavior




Spirit Wear
Monday, March 19

Parents' Club Meeting
Tuesday, March 20

Wednesday, March 21

Parent/Teacher Conferences
Thursday, March 22

No Classes, Faculty Retreat
Friday, March 23

Spring Break, No Classes
Monday, March 26

Spring Break, No Classes
Tuesday, March 27

Spring Break, No Classes
Wednesday, March 28

Holy Thursday
Thursday, March 29

Spring Break, No Classes
Thursday, March 29


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