Help us show our appreciation!

October 2nd is National Custodian's Day! We are blessed with the world's greatest custodian, Mr. Charles Hines! We will recognize him at morning assembly on the 2nd. Help us show him the love and appreciation we have for him as you pass him in morning carpool! Thank you!

Grandparents’ Day

SJS Grandparents’ Day is this Friday, September 27th, beginning at 10:00am in the gym.

This event is open to all students in the school. If grandparents are unavailable for any reason, students are welcome to invite a Special Visitor (aunt, uncle, parent, godparent, special family friend, etc.) as a substitute.

It is not required that every student have a grandparent/special visitor at school that day.

If your student does have a grandparent/special visitor that day, the following procedure should be followed:

1.Grandparents/Special Visitors are asked to park in the new church parking lot. They do not have to sign in at the office. The gates will be open for the visitors to get on campus. However, guest will not be allowed on campus until 9:45

2. Grandparents/Special Visitors meet in the gym at 10:00.

3. AFTER the welcome ceremony in the gym, Grandparents/Special Visitors go to the classroom or the designated area to pick up the student/s.

4.ONE designated person (with their photo ID) is to check out the student from the homeroom teacher. They are, at that point, responsible for the student.

5.The student and his/her grandparents/special visitors may take part in a family picnic, pictures, book fair gift certificates, school tour, etc…

6.Student’s attendance will NOT be affected once checked out by visitor. However, they will be considered absent if they do not come to school at all that day.

7. No student will be allowed to check out to a person who has not been designated on the check out form by the parent.

Don't Forget

Reminder - No buses on October 4th and 7th - please make plans!

Kindergarten - 2nd grade

October 7th - Kindergarten - 2nd grade - Parent/Teacher conferences
***K-2nd grade students do not have school this day!**

DEADLINE TO SIGN UP: Monday, 9/30/19

St. Joseph Students are BLESSED to have an opportunity to sing the NATIONAL ANTHEM

at our SJS / NEW ORLEANS PELICANS basketball game. Game date: 12/1/19

Sign Up Sheet will be located in the gym on the after school care room door.

Sign Up Deadline: 9/30/19

Open to SJS students (grades 4 – 8)

SJS Pelicans National Anthem Performance Info.:

Ticket Cost: $35 per person

Students will need to purchase a ticket as well as parents and any others in your group.

Game Day: Sunday, December 1st (NO school that day)

Time: Tip off @ 4:00pm (We will meet approx. 1:30)

Location: New Orleans Arena-Smoothie King Center (You need to provide your own transportation to and from the game)

More info TBA. Ticket Order forms will be sent out in October. Money will be due in November.

September Crusaders of The Month

Congratulations to our September Crusaders of The Month! Students were recognized at assembly and presented with a certificate and a basket of goodies donated by Berrytown Produce! We are so proud of you!

Mini Crusader - 4th grade student Reese Perrin

Crusader -8th grade student Tori Thompson

Save Your Pull Tabs

Pre-K is collecting pull tabs once again to help our local Ronald McDonald House! Please help us by collecting pull tabs from beverage cans, vegetable cans, etc. Collecting pull tabs is an easy and fun way to help the House fund various household expenses such as supplementing their food pantry. RMH provides a “home-away-from-home” to families of seriously ill children and provides programs that give comfort, compassion and care to children and their families. RMH keeps families together and near the medical care their children need.

Help us make this a worthwhile project by sending your pull tabs to the office in a ziplock bag or by dropping them into our large collection box in the gym. At the end of our school year, our pull tabs donation will be delivered to the Ronald McDonald House in New Orleans.

Thanks for helping make this a great service project!



For the 2019-2020 school year St. Joseph School will continue its long-standing tradition of supporting and serving those who need a hand-up. One way we do this is through the UNBOUND program. Each month students are asked to bring a donation to school on the specified collection date. Their contributions will be brought forward during the Offertory of the Mass and then forwarded to Unbound. The money that is collected goes to the care and support of the two children that we have chosen to help-Markus, age 14, from India and our new friend, Trey, age 3, from Costa Rica.

The following quote is from the Unbound website. You can learn more about the history of the organization, its goals and impact by going to

Sunday Mass Readings

26th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Sept. 28/29, 2019

“Praise the lord, MY SOUL.” Ps. 146

Amos 6:1A, 4-7; 1 TIMOTHY 6: 11-16; Luke 16:19-31

Upcoming Saints Feast Days:

September 26th-Pope Saint Paul VI, (1897-1965)

September 27th-Saint Vincent de Paul, (1580-1660)

September 30th-Saint Jerome, (340-420)

October 1st-Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, (1873-1897)

October 2nd-Feast of the Guardian Angels

Ask your child what he/she knows about any of these saints?

Looking Ahead

October 4 - NO BUSES

October 7 - NO BUSES

October 7 - 9 - 6-8 EXAMS

October 7 - K-2nd Parent/Teacher conference- Students in K-2nd DO NOT have school on this day.

October 8 - October Birthdays

October 9 - Living Rosary in Gym - NO MASS

October 10 - End of 1st Quarter

October 10 - 1st Quarter AR ends

October 11 - Professional Development - STUDENTS DO NOT have school on this day.

October 14 - 18 - Book Fair

October 14 - 18 - Lunch/Cafeteria Appreciation Week

October 16 - Report Cards

October 21 - 25 - Red Ribbon Week

October 25 - Fall Fest

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