Students in grades K-2nd will NOT have school on Friday, October 7th so that parents and teachers may meet for an end of quarter conference. Information letters went home in the Wednesday packets today for parents to sign up for a time slot to meet with their child's teacher on that day. The rest of the school WILL still have school!


The Exam schedule for students in grades 6th thru 8th grade is below.

Thursday: 2nd and 6th period

Friday: 5th and 7th period

Monday: 4th and 3rd period

Good luck to our upper grade students!!

Crusader Dad's Club

The Crusader Dads will hold a meeting on Thursday, October 13th for 6:30 p.m. at Roux & Brew. We hope to see all Dads there.

Home and School

The next Home and School meeting will be held on October 11th at 6:00. We hope to see everyone there.

Crusader of the Month

Congratulations to St Joseph School first grader Maggie Millet and fifth grader Alia Louviere for being chosen as September Crusaders of the Month. Each student was recognized at assembly with a basket of goodies donated by Berrytown Produce. Students are nominated by teachers, staff, or students and then selected by a committee.

STA Color Run

Book Fair

Circles of Care-Parents

It is required each year that the schools and churches of the Diocese offer parents information pertaining to creating safe environments for children. The Diocese provides these flyers for parents to review. The information on the flyer is set by the Office of Child and Youth Protection and changes each year.

Please click the link below to review the 2016/2017 Parent flyers that are listed under “Family Nights” (Justice Hope Fortitude Prudence Temperance)

Circles of Care-Students

It is required by the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People that all children enrolled in Catholic Schools and Parishes receive Safe Environment training. The Diocese of Baton Rouges provides such training called Circles of Care. This lesson will be taught to our students on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

Parents may review their child’s lesson plan that will be taught in the classroom prior to this date by going to the following link:

At this point you will then click on the lesson pertaining to your child’s grade level listed under Circles of Care.

IF you DO NOT want your child to receive this lesson, please click below and read, complete, and return the 2016/2017 OPT OUT FORM to the school office in a marked envelope to the attention of Cory Pinion NO LATER THAN Friday,

October 7, 2016.

If you have any questions, please contact Cory Pinion at

Movie Night

SJS Family movie night will be held Friday, October 14th at 6:30 following the Book Fair.


4-H will have a meeting after school on Tuesday, October 18. You must bring your enrollment paper and $25 membership fee to the meeting. Also, if you will be participating in the pumpkin contests, please bring your pumpkin (already carved or painted) to school that morning and set it on the stage.

Grandparent's Day

What a BEAUTIFUL day was shared as hundreds of grandparents and children enjoyed St. Joseph School's Grandparents Day event. God blessed us with beautiful weather and many were able to picnic on the grounds around campus. Lots of food, fun, and family memories were shared by so many who attended. THANKS to everyone who had a part in making the day a success.

Grandparent pictures taken will be sent home next week in your child's Wednesday packet.

A special THANKS to our SJS Crusader Dads Club, SJS Room moms and helpers, SJS teachers and staff, Ponchatoula Fire Dept, Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, Bohnings, Rouses, Walmart, and Matherne's (Laplace), and our photographers for the day (Keri Dapprich, Abby Ragusa, Monee Sheridan, and Sheree Wells).

Field Trip Chaperones

As teachers are beginning to schedule class field trips, please review the link below if you are interested in being a chaperone for your child's/children's class trip. This attachment below will provide parents with the guidelines and updated information for all chaperones. Please keep in mind that all field trips do not involve parent chaperones If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Cory Pinion at

STA Shadow Day


7th & 8th Graders:

Sign up for a STA Shadow Day by Calling 985-542-8941

Beginning October 3rd

*By appointment only and
must be approved by the SJS administration prior to the shadow day for this to be considered an excused absence.


Jois us for the 2016 Public Square Rosary Crusade. Come join America Needs Fatima, Ladies Rosary Altar Society, and the Knights of Columbus in praying the Holy Rosary for World Peace and ProLife Issues on October 15th.

See attached flyer for more details.

Coming Soon...

  • October 6th (Thursday) Exams for 6th-8th grade

  • October 7th (Friday) Exams for 6th - 8th grade

  • October 7 (Friday) Kinder - 2nd grade Parent Teacher Conference

  • October 9th - 14th BOOK FAIR ALL WEEK

  • October 10th (Monday) Exams for 6th - 8th

  • October 11th (Tuesday) Home & School Meeting

  • October 12th (Wednesday) End of the 1st Quarter

  • October 14th (Friday) FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT AND BOOK FAIR

  • October 17th (Monday) No School---Teacher Professional Development Day

  • October 19th (Wednesday) Report Cards

  • October 28th (Friday) FALL FEST

SJS Fundraiser

Super Science Saturday

Attached is a flyer with a great opportunity for kids to participate in if your child likes Science. See attached flyer for more details.

Photo Gallery

Several pictures have been added to our photo gallery. Be sure to check out! You can click the link below or you can access the photo album by clicking photo album under the community tab.

Photo Gallery

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