Return to School Options ~ We Want Your Feedback

In preparation for the return to school, we are taking into consideration what the current COVID-19 situation may look like in September by planning for all potential scenarios.  As we await further direction from the Ministry of Education, we are seeking parent feedback about some of the options we are considering.  Let Us Know What

Elementary Report Card Access – Email Service Currently DOWN

Elementary report cards are being sent now through email. SchoolMessenger is DOWN across Canada – parents who try to access the report card will receive an error message. SchoolMessenger is working to fix this issue. If you are not able to open your child’s report card, please try again later. Thank you for your patience

Weekly Update – June 22-26, 2020

“May every Sunrise hold more Promise, and every Sunset hold more Peace! ~ Blessing Happy Fathers Day On June 21st we celebrate all the amazing Fathers, Dad, Grandfathers, and Uncles who are always there for us. Farewell and Good luck As the year comes to an end, we wish Mrs. Birk and Mrs. Nevins all

ECOSchool Certification

Congratulations St. Joseph School for another ECO Certification. We have earned our certification by EcoSchools certification by demonstrating achievements in environmental learning and action. With actions such as walking to school, bringing in a waste-free lunch, and promoting water conservation along with many other eco-initiatives, we earned points towards certification. Thank you to our staff

Weekly Update – June 15 – 19, 2020

Among the most sacred gifts, you can give your child is the gift of health. This gift is best given by example.” ~Dr. Rand Olson Graduation 2020 Please join us for our virtual Graduation on Thursday, June 18th. A link will be provided for families to join the celebration. God Bless our Graduates. Retirements We

Weekly Update – June 8-12 2020

“If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” “Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ~ unknown 5K Laker Fun Run As COVID has kept us all apart for so long and away from all

Weekly Update – June 1-5, 2020

“Our faith guides us to help our neighbors in need. “…whatever you do for the least of these, my brothers and sisters, you do for me…” Matthew 25:40   HCCEF 24 Hour Fast On June 3-4, 2020 We are inviting members of the St. Joseph community to join the “HCCEF 24 Hour Fast” to help raise

Weekly Update – May 25-29 2020

“I’ve failed over and over and over again. And that is why I succeed.” ~ Michael Jordan Asian Heritage Month May is the designated Asian Heritage Month in Canada. Asian Heritage Month has been celebrated across Canada since the 1990s. In May 2002, the Government of Canada signed an official declaration to designate May as Asian Heritage Month. 

All Schools will Remain CLOSED Until the End of the School Year

On May 19th, the Ministry of Education announced that they are extending the school closure period for all schools in Ontario for the remainder of the school year. This decision has been made as a safety precaution to protect our students and staff, and help minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our community. In light of this

Weekly Update – May 18-22, 2020

“Catholic Schools prepare every student to meet the challenges of their future by developing their mind, yes, but also their body and their soul and spirit” ~ David Vitter May is the month of the Virgin Mary May devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary refer to special Marian devotions held in the Catholic Church during the month of May honouring