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Friday,
17 Jan 2020
7:46 AM
January 17 -School is Open
As posted in our newsletters and Parent Handbook – school closures are blogged by 7am.  If there is no blog post, the school is open.  Parents are asked to make their own decision re

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Thursday,
16 Jan 2020
6:34 AM
January 16, 2020 – SCHOOL IS CLOSED
Below zero temperatures and snow mixed with freezing rain predicted througout afternoon are expected to make both drop off and pick-up dangerous in our parking lot.  The school is closed fo

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Wednesday,
15 Jan 2020
9:56 PM
IMPORTANT UPDATE – SKIING CANCELLED FOR TOMORROW (JAN 16)
Please note – This is a follow up to the previous email sent to Grade 5-7 parents earlier this evening: In checking with the latest weather forecast, and looking at current conditions

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Wednesday,
15 Jan 2020
6:09 AM
January 15 – SCHOOL IS CLOSED
Due to snowy weather conditions, St. Joe’s is CLOSED for Wednesday, January 15.

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Friday,
10 Jan 2020
6:39 AM
Friday January 10 – School is Open
Based on present conditons and the fact that rain expected by 9am, school is OPEN today.  Please use your own discretion in making decisions around road safety within your own residential a

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Tuesday,
07 Jan 2020
12:30 PM
Hot Lunch Tomorrow – Please Bring Your Own Eating Utensils
In our continued movement towards holding zero waste school activities, please ensure your children bring cutlery packed tomorrow if they have ordered hot lunch items that require eating ute

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Thursday,
19 Dec 2019
11:56 AM
Created By Kids Orders – Anything Missing?
This is a final check asking families who ordered from Created by Kids to contact us if you have not picked up or received your order. Please contact Monica Sagastume directly at: fundraisi

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Wednesday,
18 Dec 2019
5:00 PM
Christmas Performance This Evening – Drop Off NO EARLIER than 6:45pm
Merry Christmas!   A reminder that, for this evening’s Christmas Celebration, students are not to be dropped off earlier than 6:45pm.  The classrooms and doors to the gymnasium will

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Tuesday,
17 Dec 2019
4:37 PM
Reminders for Tomorrow: Seniors’ Luncheon Food Items, Christmas Outfits, and Evening Arrival Times
This is a reminder to please drop off your listed food items anytime after 8am into the gym kitchen for our Seniors Luncheon.  We count on all of our families to participate in this importa

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Wednesday,
04 Dec 2019
5:01 PM
Created by Kids Orders are In!
We are pleased to announce that our Created by Kids orders have arrived.  They will be available for pickup on Friday, December 6 at 8:30pm in our school foyer. If you are unable to make it

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Monday,
02 Dec 2019
12:08 PM
Brass Trio Concert Today at 1:15 – Postponed
Sadly, we have to cancel our Brass Trio Concert that was scheduled for this afternoon at 1:15pm.  One of the Brass Trio’s parents had a stroke and that member is flying out immediatel

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Wednesday,
27 Nov 2019
2:16 PM
2nd Annual Guardians Gala Online Auction 
We are excited to announce our 2nd annual post gala online auction is now live.  We have several items available for bidding and purchase.  Items include Front Row Seats to the Christmas C

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Tuesday,
26 Nov 2019
10:43 AM
Spirit Day Toy Drive – All This Week
As previously shared during last week’s assembly, we are gathering NEW UNWRAPPED toys all this week.  Please deposit all toy donations into the colourful boxes located in the school f

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Wednesday,
20 Nov 2019
10:27 PM
Gala Raffle Sales: Last Day Is Tomorrow!
Gala Alert: Basket raffle tickets, as well as raffle tickets for the Grade 5/6/7 ski trip, will not be available for sale on the evening of the Gala.  The last day to purchase these tickets

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Monday,
18 Nov 2019
7:09 PM
Special Parent Opportunity! – “Slow Learn” Inquiry workshop this Wednesday Afternoon
As our school staff continues to unpack what authentic student-based inquiry looks like, we have brought in various specialists to assist our staff in this journey.  On Wednesday, one of ou

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Tuesday,
12 Nov 2019
11:36 PM
Guardians Gala Auction Items URGENTLY Needed
Our 23rd Annual Guardians Gala is less than 2 weeks away.  Although dinner tickets are sold out, we are still in URGENT need of auction items to be donated.  In order for our event to be s

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Thursday,
07 Nov 2019
8:06 PM
Remembrance Day Service at 11am (no 9am assembly)
A reminder that we will hold our Remembrance Day Service at 11am tomorrow  (Friday, November 8).  There will be no morning school assembly. All parents and guardians are welcome to attend

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Wednesday,
06 Nov 2019
9:00 PM
Parent Teacher Meetings Tomorrow – Reminders ( and Created by Kids Orders)
As outlined on the Parent Teacher Interview sign up form, there are no classes tomorrow, as the parent interviews run from 9:30am to 7:00pm.   Primary students do not attend the meetings wi

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Sunday,
03 Nov 2019
10:03 PM
Gala Donations, Created by Kids and Early Bird Winner
Our 23rd Annual Guardians Gala is quickly approaching and we are still in need of auction items and donations! The Gala is our biggest fundraiser of the year and to make it a successful even

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Thursday,
31 Oct 2019
10:25 PM
Hallowe’en Candy Collection for Good Shepherd Street Ministries – Starts Tomorrow
We will begin collecting “extra” Hallowe’en candy for Good Shepherd Street Ministries starting tomorrow.  All donated candies and treats will be used for street outreach p

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Wednesday,
30 Oct 2019
3:08 PM
Hallowe’en Activities: Costumes, Dress Down and Activities Tomorrow
As mentioned in the October Newsletter, students are able to dress up in their costumes during the afternoon of October 31.  All students can wear comfortable clothes to school, with their

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Sunday,
27 Oct 2019
10:02 PM
Operation Christmas Child – Filled Box Drop This Week
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection Week that will start tomorrow:  October  28 until November 1. Unfortunately we won’t be able to accept late shoeboxes at the school. However,

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Saturday,
26 Oct 2019
11:38 AM
Gala Dinner Tickets- SOLD OUT
The last few Gala Dinner Tickets were sold at the Fall Fair earlier this morning.  We are now officially SOLD OUT. There are still many ways to support our amazing school and assist in maki

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Friday,
25 Oct 2019
6:30 PM
Gala Ticket Update- Only 14 Left!
Our 23rd Annual Guardians Gala is nearly sold out.  Due to an overwhelming demand, we have been able to add an additional 14 seats which will be available for purchase on a first come, firs

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Thursday,
17 Oct 2019
1:27 PM
Operation Christmas Child Boxes – Last Day for Empty Box Pickup is Today
We have a few boxes left in the office for those who might still wish to fill an OCC box.  Today is the last day for box pickup. Over 180 boxes have gone out from our school.  Well done! O

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Tuesday,
15 Oct 2019
7:32 AM
Reminder – Toonie Dress Down Spirit Day Today
After our Thanksgiving weekend, this is a reminder that today is a Dress Down Spirit Day for Chalice and our sponsor school in Kenya.

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Wednesday,
09 Oct 2019
10:21 PM
Parking Lot Safety Blitz Tomorrow
A heads up that during drop-off and pick-up tomorrow, our PEC will be holding a Parking Lot Safety Blitz. This event is to draw awareness around parking lot safety and to help ensure that ev

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Wednesday,
02 Oct 2019
8:26 AM
Parish Fall Fair October 26 – Volunteers Needed!
This year’s Fair will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10:00am-3:00pmand promises to be yet another year of family fun with something for everyone! The parish relies on over 100 volunteer

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Tuesday,
24 Sep 2019
11:52 AM
Hot Lunch Online Ordering is Now Open!
The Hot Lunch online ordering is now open for this year’s hot lunch at St. Joe’s.   The website is: https://www.foodeaze.ca/ Please note that everyone who registered last year m

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Monday,
23 Sep 2019
2:58 PM
Reminder- PSG AGM This Eve at 6:30pm (and Terry Fox Run Tomorrow)
A reminder that our Parent Support Group (PSG) is holding their AGM this evening at 6:30pm.  A new member is needed to replace an outgoing member.  Please join them in the Paschal Breau Ro
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