Busing Next Year

MPj04393670000[1]Transportation forms for the 2014-2015 school year are going home this week.  Any family who will have students riding buses next year must fill out this form and return it to school before June 14.  These busing requests are for both new students and for returning riders.  Extra forms are available at the school office.

Window Art

windowsEven on gloomy days our art shines!  These 6th grade projects mimic the stained glass Rose Windows of Medieval architecture.  After studying the history and geometry of stained glass windows, we used folded paper, cut for symmetry in a radiating pattern, then filled them with a collage of colored tissue paper.


Winner of the Easter Basket Raffle at the Open House was Andre Kunakowski in Kindergarten.  The school raised $567 through the raffle, which will be added to our Science-Technology Fund. 
Winner of the $50 Giant Eagle card for signing in at the Ope House was Yvette Torres.

Snow Day – Make Up

snow daysAfter reviewing the “Calamity Day Compromise,” which lawmakers have passed, and consulting with the diocese, St. Joseph School will make up its missing schools days as follows:
April 2: every student will be given a “Blizzard Folder” with assignments comparable to two days work.  Assignments must be handed in on Thursday May 1.  They will be graded and points added to the appropriate class. 
Monday June 2 and Tuesday June 3 will be full days for Kindergarten through 8th grade. 
Wednesday June 4 and Thursday June 5 will be full days for Kindergarten through 7th grade.
Friday June 6 will run from 7:30 am to noon for 1st through 7th grade.  Please join us for 9 am Mass with Honors Assembly at 10 am.
8th Grade graduation will Wednesday June 4 at 7 pm.  Kindergarten graduation will be Thursday June 5 at 7 pm.

3.14 It’s Pi Day

Upper Hall students measured a variety of round objects, especially pies, on Pi Day in Mrs. Manges’ math class.

Changes at SJS

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

Buy Catholic

SHOP CATHOLIC  Buy Catholic books, videos, music, jewelry, gifts and more, and the school will earn cash (up to 10% of your purchase) on over 3,000 items.  Click on the picture to go to the CatholicBook.net website.