School Update

Weekly Update – Sept 28-Oct 2, 2020

“Even though it was difficult, there was not another thing in the world I would rather have been doing” ~ Terry Fox Orange T-shirt Day On September 30th Canadians wear an orange shirt to demonstrate the commitment to reconciliation and opening and continuing the dialogue about residential schooling. The slogan for Orange Shirt Day is

Weekly Update – Sept 21 – 25, 2020

“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.” ~ unknown September Packages The September packages with student verification information along with other pertinent information have been sent home. Please complete all forms and record ANY changes (phone numbers, emails, etc) and return NO LATER than Friday, September

Weekly Update – Sept 14 – 18, 2020

“I’ve always loved the first days of school better than the last. Firsts are best because they are beginnings” ~ J. Han Cashless School To maintain our safety protocols, we are no longer accepting cash payments. Please make sure to sign up or update your Cash OnLine account in order to be ready for any

Weekly Update – Sept 8-11, 2020

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” ~ Nelson Mendela St. Joseph Tips As students and staff are returning to schools, let us praise them for showing courage and let them know that together we can do it. Try to take things one day at a time and

Weekly Update – Aug 31 – Sept 4, 2020

“You are braver then you believe, and stronger then you seem, and smarter than you think” ~ Christopher Robins Lunch Time Supervisors Position Our school is in need of lunchtime supervisors.  This is a paid position that involves supervising our students, inside and outside, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm daily.  If you or someone

Back to School Update – August 2020

“Faith isn’t a feeling, it’s a choice to trust God even when the road ahead seems uncertain” ~unknown Return to School Plan To stay informed about the Return to School Plan, visit  http://bit.ly/HCDSB-ReturntoSchool Please make sure to review the plan, prior to completing the parent survey. You will need your child’s OEN number (9-digit number

Summer Update 2020

“Every summer has it’s own story” ~ unknown St. Joseph Tips As another school year wraps up and we prepare for the summer vacation, we congratulate our Grade 8 students as they finish their elementary school education and move on to high school. We would also like to take this opportunity to say goodbye to

Weekly Update – Feb 24-28 2020

“REMEMBER THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A SMALL ACT OF KINDNESS. EVERY ACT CREATES A RIPPLE WITH NO LOGICAL END” ~ Scott Adams St. Joseph Tips Ash Wednesday is an important celebration that marks the beginning of Lent.  It is a day of fasting and repentance and begins 40 days before Easter.  As we begin

Weekly Update – Feb 17-21 2020

“Our Family is a circle of strength and love with every birth and union it grows.  Every crisis faced together makes the circle stronger” ~ Author Unknown Family Day A reminder that Monday, February 17th is Family Day and therefore school is closed.  We wish everyone a blessed weekend spent with your loved ones. Daily Attendance

Weekly Update – Feb 10 – 14 2020

“If you have one smile in you, give it to the people you love” ~Maya Angelou School Mass All families are invited to attend our school mass on Thursday, February 13th.  Students can wear Red, White and/or Pink in support of St. Valentine. Although we appreciate the generosity from our St. Joseph Community, NO treats