The LifeShare Bloodmobile will be at our parish on Sunday March 16 from 10:30 to 1:30 in the Social Hall. Please consider donating blood to help our community. Funds raised through these donations will go to St. Joseph School.
Order your 2014 St. Joseph School Yearbook by March 28 for $17! You may send in a check made out to Ripcho Studio in the envelope available at school or order online at www.ripchostudio.com. Click on Online Ordering, Enter your Image Locator Number – stjoseph17 – and click submit. You must pay with a credit card when ordering online.
Will your child be going into Kindergarten next year? If so, come join us for a “Taste of Kindergarten” at Saint Joseph School on Tuesday March 11th. Just take a look at our class schedule for the day and pick a period or two that you would like to “shadow.” Please call the Saint Joseph School office prior to March 11th at (440) 988-4244 to R.S.V.P. for the classes that you would like to attend.
SCHEDULE: Computer 8 – 9; Reading & English Language Arts 9 -9:45; Spanish 9:45 – 10:30; Religion 10:30 – 11:10; Lunch & Recess 11:10 – 12; Story & Music 12 – 12:30; Math 12:30 – 1:30; Phonics 1:30 – 2:10
A Potluck Dinner to celebrate our parish’s 150th anniversary will be held on Wednesday March 19 at 6 pm in the social hall. All are welcome to attend. Please R.S.V.P. to the parish office by March 10 if you plan to attend. The theme for the evening is “St. Joseph Parish Celebrates the Workers.” Those attending should bring a dish to share as their last name indicates: A-K: Pasta/Soup/Chili L-R: Salad and/or Bread S-Z: Dessert. The Parent Club will provide beverages and paper products.
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who wish to go to LCCC for a presentation by Doktor Kaboom on March 13 must fill out a field trip permission slip. Students will travel by bus and cost of the field trip is $5. Please fill out the permission slip, which was given out in class, and include a check made out to St. Joseph School - they are due by Monday March 10.
All girls who participated in the fall Cheerleading Clinic are invited to take part in a variety show during the Parish Potluck Dinner on March 19 in the social hall. Practice will be held Tuesday March 18 form 2:30-4:30 in the MPR. There is no cost for this one-day clinic. Forms are available at the school and must be filled out and returned to the school office by Wednesday March 12. Contact Jen Evans for more information: email@example.com
Join us as we observe the Lenten season as a school:
Ash Wednesday Mass March 5 at 9 am
St. Joseph Day Mass March 19 at 9 am
Stations of the Cross Fridays March 21 (led by 8th grade); April 4 (led by 7th grade); and April 11 (led by 5th & 6th grades)
Adoration on Wednesdays April 2, 9, and 16
Note: There will be no school Mass on Fridays March 14 or 21.
The St. Joseph Parish Vincentians have sent a big thank you to our students for their “very generous donation of 200+ boxes of cereal. Your kindness with your “Cereal Serious” project is extremely appreciated and will help many families in our area who are in need! God Bless You All!
Our Junior High students are holding Fish Fries on March 7, 14, 28 and April 4 and 11 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in the Social Hall. All proceeds will help the students on their field trip to Washington D.C. this spring. For more information or to help, please contact Doug George, who is the chairperson of this fundraiser.
We have rescheduled our Open House for Sunday April 6 from 10:30 to 1:30 with a Spring Fling theme. Besides being able to view classrooms and student work, our Open House will also feature the Art Show and displays of extracurricular teams and clubs and our Mini-Courses in the gym. Take some time after Mass that Sunday to come over and see all that St. Joseph School has to offer – remember we take your students to “A Higher Level!” Invite friends and family too!
Some families of upper hall students (6th, 7th and 8th graders) have questions about the changes made to the class schedule and teaching standards. Have you wondered why classes are an hour long? Or why there are no more study halls or recess? And how is the new Advanced Language Arts class different from Quest? Find the answers to these questions and more by clicking on the pdf here – FAQ 2013-2014
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