Easter Holidays

April 15-22 - No School - Easter Holidays.


Dear SJS Families,

Thank you for participating in CRS Rice Bowl this Lent and sharing your prayers and gifts with our sisters and brothers in need. Together, our school is making a difference in the lives of millions of people most in need.

Please return your filled CRS Rice Bowls to school with your child Holy Week - April 11-14.

Thank you!

Tuition Portal is Open

Tuition is due Thursday, April 28th

Our online tuition portal at https://tuition.gulfbank.com is available to you 24/7 offering the below payment options. If you already have an account, Log in by using your email address and password. First-time users click SIGN UP to create your tuition management acoount.

Payment options include:

Pay be E-Check or Credit Card

Pay by Loan ( Financing Option)


Each student received 20 green raffle tickets. The cost is $10.00 per ticket.

$10,000 CASH

One SJS Student tuition or $3,500 CASH for non SJS Families.

$2,000 CASH



The student who sells the MOST raffle tickets will receive a prize pack worth $350.


The student that comes in second place for the most tickets sold will receive a weekend ride band.

All students that sell a minimum of 50 raffle tickets will receive a voucher for 20 game tickets that they can use to play the games at the fair.

All students who sell 30 raffle tickets will be allowed to wear any tennis shoes on the day chosen by Mrs. Ragusa.

All tickets must be turned in by April 22nd in order to be considered fo this contest.

Happy selling and GOOD LUCK




PKA Mrs. Picou Birthday Party Girl

PKB Mrs. Lisa Birthday Party Boy

KA Mrs. Harwell Kids Arts & Crafts

KB Mrs. Owens Legos

1A Mrs. M. Bankston Crawfish Boil

1B Ms. Ryals Coffee/Espresso

1C Ms. Curtis Charcuterie

2A Mrs. Dufreche Ponchatoula Pride/Greenwave

2B Mrs. Majeau Beach & Pool

2C Mrs. Abby Bath & Spa

3A Mrs. Mares Camping

3B Mrs. Maurin BBQ

4A Mrs. Misti Saints

4B Ms. Hamilton LSU

5A Mrs. Burris Fishing

5B Mrs. Notariano Fish Fry

6A Ms. Chatelain Fitness & Exercise

6B Mrs. Denley Hunting

7A Mrs. Billiot Liquor

7B Mrs. Simmons Wine

8A/8B Mrs. Carroll/Mrs.Gatlin Lottery Tickets


Jambalaya and Pastalaya Pre-Sale

The cook-off committee is now offering pre-sales for pans of jambalaya and pastalaya.

Pans can be picked up at the fair after 11:00 on Saturday or anytime during the fair on Sunday at the SJS food booth.

Claim tickets will be sent home in students’ fair packets with other fair related pre-orders.

Make checks payable to St. Joseph Home & School

2022 Cook-off Pre-sale.pdf

Jambalaya & Pastalaya Cook-Off

Saturday, April 30th, 2022

7:00am-11:00am: Setup, Cooking and Trash Talk

11:00am-Noon: Sampling, Judging and Awards Presentation

Noon: Jambalaya and Pastalaya go on sale at the Food Booth


Contestants bring their own supplies and ingredients.

Entries are limited to 5 pounds of rice and/or pasta plus ingredients.


Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd will be given by the Judges in each category,

Two prizes per winning team will be given.

Click on link below for additional forms

Deadline to Register is April 15

2022 Jambalaya Cookoff Registration.pdf


April 29th, 30th and May 1st, 2022

The Fair Committee is pleased to announce the return of GoldStar Amusemnets as our ride company for our 2022 Spring Fair. This year they will have 15+ rides for your enjoyment.

Our session times will be four hours each, except on Sunday. There will always be a session you can buy to get the most value.

The sessions will be $25.00 each. The sessions will be:

Friday 4pm- 6pm: SJS Students that purchased the All Weekend Ride Pass ONLY
Friday 6pm-10pm: SJS families and the General Public
Saturday: 10am-2pm; 2pm-6pm; 6pm-11pm
Sunday: 12pm-6pm

The committee will also have a PAY ONE PRICE ALL WEEKEND pass. The pass will be good for the entire fair (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and the cost is $60.00 each, pre-sale. If you want to buy them the weekend of the fair the cost will be $75.00 each. If you buy every individual session during the fair, it would cost you $125.00.

The pre-sale offer for the “ALL WEEKEND RIDE PASS” is ONLY available until Thursday, April 14th, 2022. You will be able to redeem your voucher anytime during the fair, but a special line will be set up on Friday from 3pm-4pm where the voucher can be redeemed early. We are NOT pre-selling the individual ride sessions.

Please fill out the form below. Send the completed form and payment to the school office in an envelope marked “Ride Pass”. Checks need to be made payable to

St. Joseph Home & School.

2022 Ride Band Form.pdf

Sweet Booth

2022 St. Joseph Catholic School Spring Fair

Each year the fair committee requests parents help with homemade treats for the sweet booth. No quantity is too big or too small! We ask that you send in your items precut and individually wrapped. Please read below to see the list of what each grade level is asked to donate.

Pre-Kindergarten: Brownies

Kindergarten: Brownies

1st Grade: 2”-3” Cookies

2nd Grade: 2”-3” Cookies

3rd Grade: 2”-3” Cookies

4th Grade: Rice Krispie Treats

5th Grade: Rice Krispie Treats

6th through 8th Grade: $10 donation – this is to help with expenses for our strawberry shortcakes, ice cream sundaes and for the purchase of soft drinks and wine for the fair games.

If you are not culinary inclined but wish to help, monetary donations are always appreciated. Those donations can be sent to the office in an envelope labeled “Sweet Booth”.

We will start collecting sweets in the school office on Monday, April 25th and Tuesday, April 26th. On Wednesday, April 27th and Thursday, April 28th we will be collecting the items in morning carpool. If your child rides the bus, please send it with him/her and we will collect it before morning assembly. If you have any questions please email sjsfair@gmail.com or call the school office.

Thank you in advance for all of your support!

Father Daughter Dance

May 13
Theme: "Luau"

Detailed information can be found on the flyer that was sent home today.
Send your form back to the school office to order tickets.
Early bird price is $20 per father/daughter.
Tickets at the Door will be $30 per father/daughter.
SJS girls PreK - 8 grade

April - 2022

April 2022.pdf

Our word of the week is Sincere.

Bible Verse:

“In all the work you are given, do the best you can. Work as though you are working for the Lord, not any earthly master.” Colossians 3:23

Easter Sunday

The Resurrection of the Lord

April 17, 2022

“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad.” Ps 118

Readings: https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/041722.cfm

Jn 20:1-9: On Sunday morning, Mary Magdalene, found the stone rolled away from Jesus’ tomb. She runs to her friends, Simon Peter and the other disciple who come to help her. They find the tomb empty.


How would you have felt if you were the one to find Jesus’ tomb empty? What would you have done?

Summer VBS 2022

Summer VBS Registration is open now until APRIL 30.

Register and pay online with this link:
or click the VBS camper button on our church website.

Cost is $25 per camper but $50 max per family
VBS dates are June 6-10 from 8:30 am - 11:30 am in the gym
Please contact Paige Bacile in the Church office at 985-386-3749 for more information and volunteer using this link:

Looking Ahead

April 14 - Mid-Quarter

April 15 - 22 - No School - Easter Holidays

April 29 - No School - Spring Fair

April 29 - May 1 - Spring Fair

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