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Sunday,
18 Oct 2020
3:39 PM
Our Upcoming St. Joe’s sNOwball Virtual Gala 2020: What IS It? (Details and Info Below)
Last week, we announced our first ever Virtual Guardians Gala will be held on November 21st at 7pm. The Gala Committee wants to take this opportunity to highlight what is included in each $3

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Thursday,
15 Oct 2020
8:47 PM
OnVolunteer PP Program – INITIAL PASSWORD ERROR
Sorry for any frustration or confusion caused to those eager to sign up for our new online Parent Participation system – the initial password listed was incorrect. Please click on the

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Thursday,
15 Oct 2020
5:49 PM
NEW!! OnVolunteer Online Program for Parent Participation Hours
As Parent Participation at St. Joe’s plays such an important role in the life and livelihood of our school, the PEC has made the important move forward to migrate our Parent Participat

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Monday,
12 Oct 2020
9:27 PM
Reminder: October’s Spirit Dress Down is Tomorrow
Just a reminder that, as listed on our October calendar, tomorrow is a dress down Toonie day.  All money raised will be sent to the Chalice, the non-profit organization through which we spo

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Thursday,
08 Oct 2020
2:41 PM
Details and Safety Protocols on Trunk or Treat, and Parent Participation Email Reminder
We have had a great deal of interest and many questions regarding our “Trunk or Treat” Hallowe’en concept on Saturday, October 31.  Already, we have had over a dozen famil

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Monday,
05 Oct 2020
10:55 PM
October Newsletter is Online
Please click below for our October School Newsletter October 2020 Newsletter

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Monday,
05 Oct 2020
3:58 PM
Trunk or TREAT! – Hallowe’en Saturday Fun at St. Joe’s!
In an effort to help families celebrate Halloween in a COVID friendly manner, St. Joe’s would like to offer the opportunity for school families to participate in our first ever Trunk or Tr

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Monday,
28 Sep 2020
10:00 PM
Reminder: Spirit Dress Down Day Tomorrow
Just a reminder that, as listed on our September calendar, tomorrow is a dress down toonie day.  All money raised will be sent to the Terry Fox Cancer Society.

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Monday,
28 Sep 2020
4:57 PM
Parking Lot rental This Tuesday and Wednesday
Hello Parents.   Today’s tightened pick-up schedule went amazingly well.  Thank you to all our drivers who were both punctual and efficient. Our next test of the system will be tomor

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Friday,
25 Sep 2020
7:09 PM
Afternoon Pick-Up UPDATE Starting Monday: 10 minutes LATER
It has been a busy second full week for all of our students, as our remote students began their learning programs.  For our student pick-up and drop-off, we have developed our system into q

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Tuesday,
22 Sep 2020
1:18 PM
REMINDER – EFT Forms/ School Supply Form Request Must be Returned ASAP
To date, we have received 63  completed Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) forms.  We are hoping to get as many families as possible using EFT, but ALL families must complete and return the f

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Friday,
18 Sep 2020
2:07 PM
Option 4 Temporary Transitional and Immunocompromised Student Programming Begins September 21
Earlier this week, all Option 4 (temporary transition) and immunocompromised families should have been contacted by their classroom teacher.  Educational materials and programming will begi

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Thursday,
17 Sep 2020
8:04 PM
New Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Forms Attached (2 Forms)
We are pleased to be able to start accepting EFT payments for incidental school costs, such as school supplies or field trips.   Please click on the two attached EFT forms that need to be r

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Tuesday,
15 Sep 2020
7:00 PM
2pm Early Dismissal Tomorrow
Tomorrow is our first 2pm Early Dismissal Day.  This means that our pickup times will be as follows: 1:45-2:00pm Child’s Last Name A-L 2:00-2:10pm Child’s Last Name M-Z Thank yo

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Monday,
14 Sep 2020
2:00 PM
School Photos – November 17 Date and Reminder of CDC Protocols Webpage
Hi St. Joe’s parents and Guardians, We have moved our school photos date from mid September to mid November, in hopes of having more students being able to have their individual photos

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Sunday,
13 Sep 2020
10:02 PM
Air Quality Issues
Hi St. Joe’s Parents and Guardians. Should the current compromised air quality continue, any vigorous activities like planned PE classes outdoors, will not take place. In addition, stu

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Friday,
11 Sep 2020
4:34 PM
A Great Start To School (and Awesome Changes to Meet the Teacher Next Week)
The staff of St. Joe’s were thrilled to welcome most our students back this week.  Thank you for your patience and warm wishes as we developed our new drop-off and pick-up rhythm.  I

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Thursday,
10 Sep 2020
3:11 PM
Drop-off and Pick-up: Tweaks, Adjustments and NEW Staggered Pick-up Times
Thanks to all our amazing school parents for their patience this morning and afternoon as we did our first “Drop-off and Pick-Up” run-through.  Our top priority is safety and it

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Tuesday,
08 Sep 2020
7:49 PM
Thursday In-Class Restart: Important Information for Parents (Car Window Sign Protocol and More)
Hello St. Joe’s Parents! With less than 2 days before our in-class learning begins, there a few more important final instructions to help make our staggered drop-off and pick-ups run a

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Friday,
04 Sep 2020
3:17 PM
Parent Updates – First Week of School, Parent Expectations Form (to be returned), and Allergies Form Attached
Hello St. Joe’s Parents, We are a week away from our in-class restart! Please see below a couple of important points regarding school PE strip and school supplies. -Rather than order i

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Tuesday,
01 Sep 2020
4:05 PM
School Restart Parent Update – Additional Dates and Details on Survey Options + Offical Restart Safety Plan Link
Hi St. Joe’s families.   Here are the dates that have now been finalized by CISVA: CISVA Temporary Transition will begin on Monday, September 21, 2020. Re-entry dates for in-person l

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Monday,
31 Aug 2020
5:17 PM
Return to School Update – CISVA PARENT SURVEY ATTACHED (DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 3)
Hello St. Joe’s Parents, In light of recent announcements from the Ministry of Education regarding a Temporary Transition Option for K-7 schools in BC, our CISVA Superintendent’s

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Wednesday,
26 Aug 2020
12:05 PM
Hybird Shoes, PPE and Deep Breaths
Morning greetings to all of our St. Joe’s families.  I have received requests for more information on hybrid shoe options, so I posted a picture of a typical example.   This example

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Monday,
24 Aug 2020
9:18 PM
Letter From the Superintendent of Catholic Independent Schools
Good evening St. Joe’s parents.  Please click on the link below to access a CISVA  Re-Start update letter from our Superintendent.   2020 08 24 Letter from Superintendent –

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Wednesday,
19 Aug 2020
9:14 PM
September Restart- Letter to St. Joe’s Families
Warm greeting from the entire staff of St. Joe’s!  We hope it’s been a safe and relaxing summer so far. Please click on the link below to access an school update containing scho

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Thursday,
30 Jul 2020
4:09 PM
School Restart Plans for September – BC Ministry of Education Update
Dear St. Joe’s School Families, Despite the summer months away from the school, conversations around what a September Restart might look like has remained in the forefront. Many of yo

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Thursday,
02 Jul 2020
12:26 PM
July is Finally Here…..
Dear Parents of St. Joe’s.  With a tired but grateful heart, I wish each one of you a safe and restful summer.  As we are told by the Province of BC Health Authorities, we will not k

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Wednesday,
24 Jun 2020
7:36 PM
Reminder of School Supplies Return and Report Card Pickup Times (and a Used Uniform Sale!)
It has been wonderful to see so many smiling students over the past 3 days! What a great way to close our surreal school year. Tomorrow is school materials/device returns, as well as report

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Friday,
19 Jun 2020
4:28 PM
June 22-24 Student Pre-Screen Forms- Please Email By Saturday Evening!
To date, the school has received 47 completed forms from the 169 students who have signed up to attend a Social Day June 22-24.  Please download, complete and return (via photo or scan) to:

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Friday,
19 Jun 2020
8:44 AM
IT’S FRIDAY ASSEMBLY TIME! (Summer Birthdays !)
Good morning and welcome to our final school assembly!  In this episode, Mr. Fraser shares what happens when we keep good things hidden. July and August birthdays are in there too! Assembly
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