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Thursday,
26 Mar 2020
3:36 PM
Ministry of Education – Update
The Ministry of Education has released a COVID-19 Q&A Document intended for distribution to all school families.  Please follow the link below: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/educa

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Thursday,
26 Mar 2020
3:22 PM
Update and Letter to St. Joe’s Parents from the School
Hello Parents and Guardians! I hope this blog finds you and your children at home and safe.  Although restlessness is settling in, please continue in your efforts to keep anxiety in check a

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Friday,
20 Mar 2020
9:04 PM
St. Joe’s COVID-19 Update for Friday, March 20
I wanted to do a check-in with our St. Joe’s families to share additional information, limited as it is at this point, as it is now the end of the first week of Spring Break. As a scho

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Tuesday,
17 Mar 2020
6:03 PM
COVID-19 : St. Joseph the Worker School Update for March 17
Please find attached the latest update from the Ministry of Education regarding both school closures, alternate education delivery plans, as well as an educational support strategy that is b

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Friday,
13 Mar 2020
1:25 PM
St. Joe’s Update for Spring Break – Coronavirius Quaratine Protocol and Post Spring Break
Last night, our Minister of Health announced that “anyone who travels outside of Canada will need to stay away from school or work for 14 days upon return…Health Authorities have

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Thursday,
12 Mar 2020
5:39 PM
School Mass Tomorrow- Cancelled
Father Pierre has requested that, in light of various precautions concerning the Coronavirus, we cancel our school mass tomorrow morning.  The gathering of our 225 students, when combined

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Wednesday,
11 Mar 2020
9:06 AM
Coronavirus COVID-19: CISVA Update and Travel Advisories During Spring Break
Please read the latest CISVA update regarding the Coronavirus linked below.  We have also provided a link to the Government of Canada’s Travel Advisories. This might assist you in mak

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Wednesday,
04 Mar 2020
3:00 PM
Tuition Raffle Update – LAST TWO DAYS FOR TICKETS!
We will have tickets available this Thursday and Friday morning in the school foyer, beginning at 8:30am.  Purchases can be made using your debit or credit card.  They are only $20 this ye

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Thursday,
27 Feb 2020
5:56 PM
Tuition Raffle – Tickets available For Sale in the School Foyer Tomorrow (and every morning next week!)
A reminder that you can support our school by purchasing Tuition Raffle Tickets. They are available in limited quantities for only $20 each, and you may win your tuition next year! Tickets a

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Wednesday,
26 Feb 2020
5:02 PM
Share Lent 2020 Resources Sent Home Today
Three Share Lent resources were sent home today – a Solidarity Calendar, a Share Lent mini magazine, and a Share Lent sticker which is to go their Lent Solidarity jar.  Father Pierre

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Friday,
21 Feb 2020
1:34 PM
Parish Parking Lot Rented Monday, February 24
Please note that 2 rows of the parish parking lot are once again being rented.  The rental date is Monday, February 24. Please do your best to use the drop-off and pick up zone.   If you m

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Wednesday,
19 Feb 2020
8:32 AM
REMINDER – PEC AGM/RE-REGISTRATION THIS EVENING AT 7:30pm
This a reminder that our annual AGM/ Registration Evening is tonight at 7:30pm.  Re-registration packages are only available for pick-up this evening upon the completion of the AGM. As usua

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Wednesday,
05 Feb 2020
7:06 AM
REMINDER – PARKING LOT PARTIAL USE TODAY AND TOMORROW
As posted in the newsletter and church bulletin, the parish is renting out the first two rows of parking lot space on February 5 and 6.  Drop off and pickup is the same procedure.

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Tuesday,
04 Feb 2020
11:39 AM
Coronavirus Update
 The link below is a joint statement from BC Ministry of Health and Provincal Health Officer, in consultation with FISA : https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020HLTH0020-000210. This update i

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Monday,
03 Feb 2020
5:10 PM
ATTENTION: Housecoats and Stuffies Dress Down Tomorrow!
As part of our Catholic Schools’ Week celebrations and activities, February 4 (tomorrow) will be an unplanned Housecoats and Stuffies Day!   Students are able to dress down and come t

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Wednesday,
29 Jan 2020
12:24 PM
Coronavirus – School Update
In light of the developing news confirmed by the media and a statement from The Provincial Health Minister, Dr. Bonnie Henry  (as stated in the January 28 edition of the Vancouver Sun): The

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Tuesday,
28 Jan 2020
2:39 PM
Corona Virus Update – School Protocol
This is a health update to assist parents who are unsure about the current status of any students who might have traveled to and from Mainland China in the past month. There has been only  

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Monday,
20 Jan 2020
2:09 PM
Primary Movie Night This Friday – Tickets Still Left!
We still have a couple of tickets remaining for our Primary Movie Night.  It is this Friday from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. The cost is $25 and you can enjoy an evening out while your child(ren) are

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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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