Don't forget to keep reading, the 4th Quarter AR deadline is Friday, May 12th.

Super Hero Day

Superhero Day

4th Quarter AR Reward

Readers, you are super!

Students in 1st-8th grades who obtained their AR goal

during 4th quarter are allowed to dress up as their

favorite superhero on

Tuesday, May 16.

Costumes must adhere to the free dress code on the website.


The 5th grade students had their D.A.R.E. graduation today in the gym. Captain Don Alexander and Corporal Jeannie Alexander have been preparing the students in the D.A.R.E. program for the past few months. We would like to thank the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office for offering the D.A.R.E. program to our school. The students had a great time and we look forward to many more years sharing it with our students.
Congratulations to Grace Alexander, Emily Monistere, and Christina Curtis for winning the D.A.R.E. essay contest

ACT Aspire

Students in 3rd - 5th grade will take the on-line periodic test the remainder of this week.

4th & 5th Grade will test on Thursday, May 11th
3rd Grade will test on Friday, May 12th

New Spirit Shirt

Order forms for the new spirit shirts went home today in Wednesday packets. They will be delivered to students at the beginning of next school year.
***Students may wear the current spirit shirt for the next school year. They will be completely phased out for the 2018-2019 school year.

Tuition Lending Program

Due to the recent change of First NBC Bank to Whitney Bank, we have moved our Tuition Lending Program to Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company. Whitney Bank does not offer this program and Gulf Coast has worked very hard to ensure that we have a seamless transition to their company. If you have a loan for next year, you received a letter in the Wednesday packet today with directions for initiated your new loan with Gulf Coast and other important information. Please read all the material carefully.


We are accepting nominations for our 2017-2018 officers. Please see the list of offices available.
President, Vice President, Treasurer (2 year term), Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Historian, Room Mom Coordinator, and Crusader Dad Representative
Please email Mrs. Ragusa ( with nominations. Nominations are due by May 16th. Voting will begin May 17th via RenWeb.

Spring Fair

A Special Thank You to Scott Reeves, our fair chairperson, and all the members of the fair committee. All of their hard work paid off and we had a successful weekend. Thank you as well to our parents who volunteered their time which allowed us to offer games for the children and food to all of our visitors. Many of our parents worked multiple shifts to help cover empty spots. We did not have 100% participation by our parents. 100% participation is the only way we can continue to offer the wonderful choices in games and food at our fair.

School Supplies

In today's Wednesday packets, the 2017-2018 School Supplies order form went home for families who would like to

pre-order school supplies for next year. Please return the form and money if you would like to participate.

School Advisory Council

The School Advisory Council elected a new member. We are excited to welcome Jamie Heroman. Thank you to all of our parents who candidates and willing to serve our school.

Important 2017-2018 Dates

St. Joseph School


Important Dates & Holidays


8th – Supplies & Hi’s

9th – First Day of School


4th – Labor Day – No School


6th – Professional Development Day – No School for Students

16th – No Bus Service – 11:15 a.m. dismissal for students


20th – 24th – Thanksgiving Holidays


21st – 11:15 a.m. dismissal

22nd – 31st – Christmas Holidays


1st – 5th – Christmas Holidays

12th – No Bus Service – 11:15 a.m. dismissal for students

15th – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday


12th – 16th – Mardi Gras Holidays


19th – No Bus Service – 11:15 a.m. dismissal for students

30th – Good Friday – Easter Holiday


2nd – 6th – Easter Holidays


24th – 11:15 a.m. dismissal

25th – Last day of school – 11:15 a.m. dismissal


VBS will be held at St. Joseph Church on June 12th - 16th from 8 a.m. till Noon. Use the link below to register.

VBS Registration



Monday May 15th ELA & Social Studies

Tuesday May 16th Math & Science

Thursday May 18th ELA

6th & 7th Grade Exam Schedule

Friday May 19th Exam 1: 6th period

Exam 2: 4th period

Monday May 22nd Exam 1: 1st period

Exam 2: 3rd period

Exam 3: 7th period

Tuesday May 23rd: Exam 1: 2nd period

Exam 2: 5th period

Athletic Banquet

On Tuesday, May 16th, the atheltic banquet for basketball, track and field, softball, baseball, and soccer will be held at 6:30 in the school gym.

field day

On Friday, May 19th, we will hold field day for students in grade 1st - 7th grade. Let the games begin!!

Awards Day

On Thursday, May 25th, St Joseph will hold its annual end of the year awards ceremony at 1:00 p.m. in the gym for students in 1st-7th grade. All are welcome to attend!

Box Tops

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! Keep clipping and saving your Box Tops and Community Coffee Labels. We recently received a check from Box Tops for $530.00 and Community Coffee presented SJS a check for $2257.80. Thank you for continuing to support these wonderful fundraisers!

Not Allowed

Fidget toys are not allowed at school. These items will be taken from students if they are playing with them during class.

Coming Soon

  • May 12th (Friday) AR Deadline

  • 15th (Monday) 8th grade exams

  • May16th (Tuesday) AR Reward: Superhero Day

  • May 16th (Tuesday) 8th grade exams

  • May 16th (Tuesday) 6:30 p.m. in the gym for basketball, track and field, softball, baseball, socce

  • May 18th (Thursday) 8th grade exams and half day for 8th graders ONLY

  • May 19th (Friday) prek closing program

  • May 19th (Friday) 6th & 7th grade exams

  • May 19th (Friday) FIELD DAY

  • May 22nd (Monday) KInder closing program

  • May 22nd (Monday) 6th & 7th grade exams

  • May 23rd (Tuesday) 8th grade breakfast and graduation

  • May 23rd (Tuesday) 6th & 7th grade exams

  • May 25th (Thursday) Awards

  • May 26th (Friday) Half day for students and last day

  • May 29th (Monday) Memorial Day


STA will hold a 5K run on May 13th. For all details about this event please see the flyer below.

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