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Tuesday,
23 Apr 2019
10:14 PM
Parking Lot Safety Day Tomorrow
In our ongoing efforts to keep our students safe from car traffic, members of our PEC will be outside both in the morning and after school, encouraging all parents to drive 10 km/hr and be v

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Tuesday,
23 Apr 2019
2:33 PM
It’s Hip Hop Week! (Friday Afternoon Show, Friday Dress Down and More…)
Happy Easter to all!  Alleluia for He is Risen! Our Hip Hop Week is already underway.  Instead of our traditional 9am Friday morning assembly, we will be having a Hip Hop Parent Show this

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Tuesday,
16 Apr 2019
11:26 AM
PEC Elections – Nomination Forms Now Available
Parish Education Committee Nomination Forms are now available from the school office.  Nominations are open between Aprl 16 and May 15.  Completed and signed forms must be submitted by 4:0

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Wednesday,
10 Apr 2019
2:13 PM
Madagascar Musical – Drop off times and Reminders for This Evening
A reminder that cast members (lead and support actors) need to be at the school at 6pm. All chorus members (K-7) need to be dropped off at 6:45pm.   Doors to the gym will be opened at 6:30p

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Monday,
08 Apr 2019
5:19 PM
Madagascar Musical – Tickets Update and Dress Down on Thursday
We are offically SOLD OUT of all evening performance tickets for both Wednesday and Thursday.   There are still a limited number of tickets left for the Thursday 1:30 matinee.  Please send

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Friday,
05 Apr 2019
10:48 AM
Madagascar Jr Musical! Updates and Important Information
We are fast approaching production week for our Spring Musical.  Here is some important information and reminders: All students are needed for all 3 shows on Wednesday, April 10 and Thursda

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Sunday,
31 Mar 2019
10:04 PM
Optional Summer Uniform
A reminder that after Spring Break, students are permitted to wear the optional summer uniform items (shorts and skorts).

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Wednesday,
13 Mar 2019
9:07 PM
Reminder – Tuition Raffle Tickets Available in Foyer During Student Led Conferences
Our annual Tuition Raffle will be held this Friday morning during the school assembly.  Tickets for the draw are being sold all day tomorrow and also on Friday morning up until 9am.

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Tuesday,
12 Mar 2019
8:52 PM
St. Joe’s Pride Wear – Ordering Available During Student Led Conferences
We are proud to be displaying our New Pride/Swag for parents at our Student Led Conferences. It is a great way to look fashionable and be supportive our kids at school events and sporting co

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Tuesday,
05 Mar 2019
9:37 PM
Reminder- Hunger Lunch Tomorrow
Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday.  We ask that parents do not send a lunch with their children to school tomorrow, as all students will be participating in our annual hunger lunch in the gym.  Pl

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Monday,
04 Mar 2019
7:16 PM
Tution Raffle Tickets for Sale Tomorrow
A heads up that our Tuition Raffle is now underway and tickets are for sale each morning (before school) in the school foyer.  Please visit the raffle table any during the next week!

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Monday,
04 Mar 2019
4:51 PM
Pancake Breakfast Tomorrow Morning From 8am-8:45am
In keeping with Shrove Tuesday and the approach of the Lenten Season, the staff of St. Joe’s welcomes all families to our annual Pancake Breakfast! Starting at 8am (not 7:30am), school

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Monday,
25 Feb 2019
9:35 PM
REMINDER – AGM Tomorrow Evening at 7:30pm
This is a reminder that one parent from every school family must attend tomorrow’s AGM and re-registration evening in the church.  Re-registration packages for 2019-2020 will be han

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Sunday,
24 Feb 2019
8:47 PM
Health Alert- Measles Outbreak in Richmond
The measles outbreak in areas of Richmond has been in the local news over the past few days.  Immediate vaccination is highly recommended for anyone who has not received the 2 separate vacc

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Friday,
22 Feb 2019
2:51 PM
Movie Night- Time Correction! 7:00pm Start!
A clarification that this evening’s Family Movie Night is at 7:00pm.  Gym doors will open at 6:45pm. We’ll see you there!

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Wednesday,
20 Feb 2019
7:31 PM
St. Joe’s Movie Night This Friday at 7:30pm – last call for attendees!
We are looking forward to our annual Family Movie Night this Friday.  This year, we are accepting donations at the door for our sponsor school in Kenya.   We are fundraising to build a muc

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Tuesday,
12 Feb 2019
8:37 PM
School Tomorrow – Update and Important Information!!
The weather has changed again and it looks like the snow is done with us for now.   School will be open for tomorrow unless an emergency blog goes out. In the spirit of snow and fun, tomorr

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Tuesday,
12 Feb 2019
1:30 PM
Sad News
Dear St. Joe’s families, It is will great sadness that I share this news about one of our past students – Alyssa Cabrera (St. Joe’s Missioning Class of 2014).  The followi

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Tuesday,
12 Feb 2019
6:25 AM
Update for Tuesday, February 12 – SCHOOL CLOSED
The Environnment Canada snowfall warning for Richmond is still in effect. Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout the day and well into the evening.  St. Joe’s will be closed for Tu

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Monday,
11 Feb 2019
6:31 AM
Snow Update – NO SCHOOL TODAY
The school/parish parking lot was not cleared and is a potential hazzard. The school is closed for Monday, February 11. Stay tuned for future updates

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Sunday,
10 Feb 2019
9:44 PM
Snow Update – Decision by 6:45am Tomorrow
We are closely monitoring the accumulation of snow.  The decision to call a school closure will depend on whether the snow actually stops falling by 10pm this evening as forecasted, and whe

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Thursday,
31 Jan 2019
8:06 PM
ALERT – Parking Lot Update for Tomorrow
A heads up that the parish has rented out a portion of the parking lot to a movie company tomorrow.  Drop off and pick-up will not be affected, but all cars must park ONLY in the row closes

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Monday,
14 Jan 2019
9:20 PM
Parking Lot Usage Alert for Tuesday, January 15
Please note that the parish parking lot will be used by a Steveston filming crew on Tuesday, January 15 (tomorrow).  The majority of our church parking lot will be used for filming staff be

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Monday,
14 Jan 2019
9:23 AM
Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championsip this Saturday!
Knights of Columbus Free–Throw Championship. This annual event will be held on the 19th of January (this Saturday) at the school gym from 1pm-4pm. This is a fun event for all boys and

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Thursday,
03 Jan 2019
3:54 PM
Hot Lunch Date Correction – (There is NO January 9 Hot Lunch)
Due to the timing of our school holidays, there will not be a January 9 hot lunch.  The next hot lunch will be on Wednesday, January 30. Please see previous blog for a weblink to sign in or

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Thursday,
03 Jan 2019
1:54 PM
Happy New Year ! (and time to sign up for Hot Lunch from January to June)
Warm New Year’s greetings to each of our school families! Online Hot Lunch orders for the remainder of the school year are now open.  The first Hot Lunch will take place on Wednesday,

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Monday,
17 Dec 2018
4:53 PM
Seniors’ Lunch on Wednesday – Help Still Needed!
Thank you to those who have sent in their green forms and are able to assist with set-up, serving or clean-up.  At this point in time, we still need more servers (11:30am shift) and cleanup

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Thursday,
13 Dec 2018
11:14 PM
Food Drive and Seniors Luncheon
A reminder that tomorrow is the last day to bring in food for our St. Vincent de Paul Food Drive. We are supporting 134 different families this year (up from 73 last year), and our food dona

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Monday,
10 Dec 2018
6:31 PM
Gala Classroom Photos Ready for Pickup
The classroom word photo orders are ready!  Please drop by the school office anytime between 8am and 4pm to pick them up.  All unclaimed photo orders will be sent home via backpack on Frid

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Monday,
10 Dec 2018
6:27 PM
The St. Vincent de Paul Food Drive Is On!!
A reminder that our St. Vincent de Paul Food Drive is happening all week!  Students are able to dress down tomorrow (no toonie needs to be brought in), and we are asking families to bring a
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