Advent Calendar

As we enter into this Advent season, let us remember the importance of family and spending time with our loved ones. Below you will find an Advent Calendar for you and your family to enjoy.

"In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be enrolled, each to his own city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be enrolled with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. And while they were there, the time came for her to be delivered. And she gave birth to her first-born son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn” (Luke 2:1-7).

Advent Calendar

Season of Giving

This is the time of year that we recognize those who serve us and we are asking each family for a small donation that will allow us to recognize Father McDuffie and Deacon Larry for their constant support of our school family. They celebrate Mass for the children and always have an excellent message. Fr. McDuffie oversees the school and supports our efforts to provide a faith filled experience for the students. Deacon Larry assists us with events such as the religion fair, Stations of the Cross, and the May crowning. Please send all donations in an envelope marked:

Christmas gift- Fr McDuffie and Deacon Larry

All donation are due by December 11th. Thank you in advanced for your generosity.

Wear A Christmas Shirt

Friday December 4th students are allowed to wear a Christmas shirt in honor of St. Nicholas Day for $1 with jeans and their school shoes. A solid red or solid green shirt is also acceptable.

Exam Schedule

As the second nine weeks comes to an end, our upper grades students are gearing up for their exams. Below is the exam schedule. Good luck to everyone!

MONDAY , DECEMBER 14 - 7th Period and 6th Period
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15 - 1st Period and 5th Period
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17 - 2nd Period and 3rd/4th Period

Money for the School

Help Earn Money For Our School

  • Box Tops For Education

Buy your favorite Box Tops products. Cut out the Box Top from each package. Send your Box Tops to school with your child. Your school gets cash for every Box Top collected to help buy the things it needs most. For more information visit

  • Community Coffee Cash For Schools

Buy Community br and coffee or Private Reserve products. Cut the UPCs (bar codes). Send the UPCs to school with your

child. Community Coffee Company will send us a check to spend on whatever the school needs. For more information visit

  • Shoparoo

Download the free Shoparoo app. Snap pictures of you receipts using the app. Earn cash for our school. For more

information visit

Looking Ahead

  • December 4th (Friday) Wear Christmas Shirt for $1 for St Nicholas Day

  • December 8th (Tuesday) Mass-Immaculate Conception

  • December 11th (Friday) A/R Deadline

  • December 12th (Saturday) Silly Sweater Run

  • December 14th,15th & 17th EXAMS for 6th-8th

  • December 18th EARLY DISMISSAL

  • December 21st - January 1st CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

Phote Fallery

Several pictures have been added of our St Joseph students so be sure to check out our photo gallery. A lot of wonderful things are happening here at school! To view the pictures go to PHOTO GALLERY under the COMMUNITY TAB of the website. You can download and save/copy any pictures of your child. Pictures are added every week, keep checking!

Partners in Faith

The December issue of Partners in Faith is attached below for our SJS families to read. This is a great way for families to help their children grow in their Catholic Faith.


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