Psalm 119

R. Blessed are they who follow the law of the Lord! 

Blessed are they whose way is blameless,
who walk in the law of the LORD.
Blessed are they who observe his decrees,
who seek him with all their heart..

R. Blessed are they who follow the law of the Lord! 

You have commanded that your precepts
be diligently kept.
Oh, that I might be firm in the ways
of keeping your statutes! 

R. Blessed are they who follow the law of the Lord! 

Be good to your servant, that I may live
and keep your words.
Open my eyes, that I may consider
the wonders of your law. 

R. Blessed are they who follow the law of the Lord! 

Instruct me, O LORD, in the way of your statutes,
that I may exactly observe them.
Give me discernment, that I may observe your law
and keep it with all my heart. 

R. Blessed are they who follow the law of the Lord!

Current Calendar

Monday- Friday, February 14-18
* Eighth Grade Mobile Classroom

Friday, February 18
* Mass @ 8:30 - All are invited to attend.
* Spirit Dress

Saturday, February 19
* Quiz Bowl at St. Jude School

Monday, February 21
* Open House for Parents of Prospective Students
* New Family Registration Begins

Thursday, February 24
* Penance Prayer Service - Grades 3-4-5

Friday, February 25
* Mass @ 8:30 - All are invited to attend.
* Crusaders Announced
* Spirit Dress
* Last Day for Third Quarter Accelerated Reader

New Student Registration

Registration for new students to the school begins Monday, February 21. 

Current students who are not registered before that date risk losing their spots to new students. Please contact the office if you need to register and have not done so.

Religion Fair Winners

St. Joseph School Religion Fair 2011 

and the winners are…

1st Mackenzie Stewart Reconciliation

2nd Jonah Schmitt Eucharist

3rd Preston Davidson Confirmation

1st Skylar Cheek Matrimony

2nd Brilee Broussard Eucharist

3rd Taylor Tumulty Baptism

1st Mason Sibley Carrying of the Cross

2nd Camryn Ernst Scourging at the Pillar

3rd Lexy Tatum The Presentation

1st Quade Coates The Transfiguration

2nd Alexa Ott Scourging at the Pillar

3rd Lilly Newman Assumption

1st Elizabeth McRae

2nd Kerrigan Jackson Religious Art

3rd Layla Duke

1st Deno Talbot

2nd Alayna Chelette Religious Art

3rd Thomas Casey

1st Olivia Bottolfs & Morgan Sibley - Angels 

2nd Abby Anderson Tridentine Mass

3rd Olivia Maurer Saintsopoly

1st Noah Swanner & Joseph Pellittieri - The Path of the Saints 

2nd Hannah Henderson & Avery Meyers - St. Louis Cathedral 

3rd Taylor Raiford Sins

6th Gr. 
1st Ian Waller Jacob’s Dream

2nd Sydney Gregoire Solomon’s Temple

TIE 3rd Andee Poche Testing of Abraham

TIE 3rd Kodi Golden Daniel and the Lion’s Den 

7th Gr. 
1st Cole Wolfe The Monstrance

2nd Reid Lambert The Pipe Organ

3rd Blake Piediscalzo Stained-Glass Window

HM Collin Dillon The Papal Flag

8th Gr. 
1st “Travelin’ Soldier” – Group 1
Ashley Balga, Shelby Bagby, Ricky Henry,
Sarah Ryals

2nd “When I Get Where I’m Going” – Group 7
Leah Dahmer, Kailey King, Paul Mitchell,
Madison Perrin

3rd “Hello World” – Group 8
Erin Pereira, Blaise Schillace, Gabrielle Wahl,
Bradley Walch

Eighth Grade Trip

The Eighth Grade students are currently away on their week-long Mobile Classroom. This year they are visiting the states of Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. 

You can see pictures of their trip in the photo albums of this website. You can also follow their blogs under the Eighth Grade Trip tag.

For 8th Grade Parents

PHS Parent Info Night:
Attention all 8th grade parents:
Ponchatoula High School will be holding their annual parent information night for incoming freshman on March 3 at 6:00pm. This meeting will be held in the PHS auditorium. You will receive registration information as well as scheduling packets at this meeting. However, if you cannot attend the meeting, you may pick up these packets at the PHS office after March 3rd.

Track & Field Schedule

Meet is at SSA

Field Events

4:00 PM School Running Event

Girls and Boys High Jump(MS and JH) St. Scholastica Academy

Boys Long Jump(West Pit) (SE,Elem,MS,JH) Trafton Academy

Girls Long Jump(East Pit) (SE,Elem,MS,JH) Trafton Academy/HGS

Girls Shot Put(Boys follow) (SE,Elem,MS,JH) Kehoe France

Boys Discus(Girls follow) (MS and JH) Christ Episcopal

Girls Javelin(Boys follow) (MS and JH) Albany Middle School

If the SSA girls Soccer team is still in the playoffs, we will not do the

Schedule for Pratice meet Thursday, February 17, 2011

4:30 PM Girls and Boys Pole Vault (JH ONLY) St. Joseph’s/Alb.

Running Events

5:30 PM 55 Meters (Sub-Elementary Girls and Boys)

1500 Meters (Elem/MS/JH)

55 Meter hurdles (MS/JH)

100 Meters (All Divisions)

800 Meters (All Divisions)

400 Meter Relay (All Divisions)

400 Meters (All Divisions)

200 Meters (All Divisions)

3000 Meters(JH ONLY)

1600 Meter Relay (Elem/MS/JH)

Community News

Ponchatoula Recreation Baseball and Softball Info:
Registration for the 2011 Ponchatoula Baseball and softball season is going on now thru March 5th. Forms can be found in the St. Joseph School office or online at
*Walk in Registration Date March 5 @Community Center-2nd floor conference room from 9:00am - 2:00pm

St. Joseph Parish

Rev. John Dominic Sims, O.P. - Pastor
Larry J. Melcanon - Deacon

Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil Mass - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Mass - 8:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 5:00 p.m.

Contact Information
Address - 255 North 8th Street (P.O. Box 368), Ponchatoula, LA 70454
Phone - 985.386.3749

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