Dinner, Cookies and milk, no homework, and a visit from SANTA!

Tuesday, December 13th is our next Home and School Meeting. Several activities.Attached below is a flyer explaining details for this meeting. Remember, this night will be filled with dinner, cookies and milk, no homework, and a visit from SANTA!

Christmas Shirts

Students are allowed to wear a Christmas shirt, or a red or green shirt with school approved jeans on Friday December 9th for $1. Let's see everyones Christmas spirit!!

Immaculate Conception Mass

We will attend mass on Thursday, December 8th, for the feast of the Immaculate Conception.

Silly Sweater Run

We will attend mass on Thursday, December 8th, for the feast of the Immaculate Conception.

SJS Fair Meeting

We will hold a Spring Fair meeting tonight at 6pm in the library for anyone interested in helping out. Hope to see you there!

St Thomas Aquinas

Online Application is due by December 15th for the 2017-2018 school year. Please visit www.stafalcons.org under the "New Students Click Here to Apply Online" tab or call Mrs. Alicia Oalmann McDaniel, Academic Assistant Principal, at 985-542-7662.

AR Deadline

Just a reminder to everyone that the AR deadline for the second quarter is Friday December 16th.

Half Day of School

The schedule is below for December 21st for everyone to make arrangements.

8:45 Christmas Program

10:00 Christmas Parties

11:20 dismissal


Exam Schedule

Exams will begin next week on Friday December 16th and run through Tuesday December 20th. The Exam schedule is as follows:

Friday Exams:

4th Period

1st Period

3rd Period

Monday Exams:

2nd Period

6th Period

Tuesday Exams:

5th Period

7th Period

Good luck to all of our 6th - 8th graders.

Season of Giving

his 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 16th. Thank you in advanced for your generosity.

St Nicholas Day

We celebrated the feast day of St. Nicholas with a prayer service during morning assembly. Pictured here is Carter Alston (as St. Nicholas at assembly) and from L to R, Jenna Alvarez, Trint Lavergne, Emma Drake, Izzy Ventura, Coen Sheridan, and Molly-Grace Anderson. Students left their shoes in the hall during the day and St. Nicholas dropped a candy cane surprise in each one.

Live Nativity for Living Vigil

Live Nativity at the St. Joseph 4pm Christmas Vigil Mass

Children interested in participating in the live nativity for the 4:00 pm Christmas Vigil Mass on December 24th should contact B.J. Nepvuex at 985-370-7548.

A practice will be held on SUNDAY, December 18th after the 11:00 am Mass in the Church.

Looking for High School kids for the readings.

Ways to help SJS while you shop

Several Ways to Shop and help SJS at the same time!!!

1. MEMO - Create photo books, Christmas cards, calendars, etc.; SJS receives 50% of every purchase

Click on the Flyer below for more details.

SJS Flyer

2. Shoparoo.com - Turn your shopping receipts into donations! Check it out!

Mother Son Tailgate Party

The annual mother-son tailgate party is right around the corner. To all of our SJS moms out there, if you are looking for a good time with your son, check out the flyer below for more details.


Advent Penance Services:
December 12th - St. Joseph Church - 6:00 p.m.
December 14th - Holy Ghost Church - 6:00 p.m.
December 15th - St. Margaret Church - 6:00 p.m.

Pelican Tickets

St Joseph School Group Night

Wednesday March 1st 2017 @ 7:00 pm

Order your tickets through Renweb if you are interested. See the attached flyer for details.

Coming Soon

  • December 10th (Saturday) Silly Sweater Run

  • December 13th (Tuesday) Home and School Meeting

  • December 16th (Friday) Exams

  • December 19th (Monday) Exams

  • December 20th (Tuesday) Exams

  • December 21st (Wednesday) HALF DAY & END OF 2ND QUARTER

  • December 22nd - January 2nd CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

  • January 3rd (Tuesday) NO BUSES

  • January 4th (Wednesday) NO BUSES

  • January 10th (Tuesday) Free Dress for January Birthdays

  • January 11th (Wednesday) Report Cards

  • January 13th (Friday) NO SCHOOL

  • January 18th (Wednesday) Beta Club Induction

  • January 20th (Friday) Family Night

  • January 27th (Friday) Sock Hop for grades 5th - 8th

  • January 28th (Saturday) 1st Reconciliation

  • Febuary 18th (Saturday) Mini cheer Clinic

Photo Gallery

Several photos are being added daily. To see what has been happening around the school check out our photo album by clicking community and photo gallery or clicking the link below.

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