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Friday,
17 Sep 2021
5:59 PM
Guardians Gala Survey Reminder – SURVEY CLOSES AT 9PM TONIGHT
A reminder that our Guardians Gala survey closes this evening at 9pm.  We are wanting 100% parent input on this survey, as this will help us to make important decisions regarding the event.

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Thursday,
16 Sep 2021
7:40 PM
Guardians Gala Survey Link
Hi all,   Thanks for attending this evening!  As a reminder, I am asking for each family to fill out the survey (link below)  in relation to our upcoming fundraiser. Gala Survey  &nb

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Thursday,
16 Sep 2021
5:05 PM
REMINDER – Parent Information Zoom Meeting at 7pm TONIGHT
By now, all parents should have recieved their Zoom meeting invite via email from your child(ren)’s teacher.  Please ensure you log on and join us at 7pm.  We will start with a Zoom

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Wednesday,
15 Sep 2021
7:56 AM
REMINDER – Early Dismissal Today
A reminder that dismissal is at 2:00pm today.  Pick-up can be done any time from 2:00pm to 2:15pm.  Please do not arrive any earlier than 2:00pm, since students do not start coming out unt

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Tuesday,
14 Sep 2021
8:15 PM
Thursday’s Information/ Meet the Teacher Session – Virtual (Zoom)
With new protocols that restrict gathering numbers, and in keeping with Provincial safety guidelines, we will be holding our New School Year Information / Meet the Teacher evening virtually

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Tuesday,
07 Sep 2021
7:26 PM
Well… Today’s Parking Lot Was…Umm… Exciting! (Please Read Entire Blog for Important Updates)
I hope our students experienced a positive start today to their school year.  Outside of the school, we had some expected, as well as a few unexpected hiccups in our morning drop-off and af

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Monday,
06 Sep 2021
10:51 AM
WELCOME BACK! A Few Reminders For Tomorrow (Grades 1-7)
A warm welcome back to our school families, as well as a warm welcome to each of our NEW school families! Some important reminders, some of which were listed in last week’s blog contai

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Tuesday,
31 Aug 2021
11:42 AM
September 2021 Back to School Update – Letter to Parents
It’s hard believe we are only a week from the first day of school.  I sincerely hope all of our families have been able to find time for rest, recharge and adventure during the past t

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Wednesday,
07 Jul 2021
11:39 AM
Funeral Reception for Father Pierre’s Dad
Dear St. Joseph the Worker families, and friends   As you may know, Fr. Pierre’s Dad passed away on July 2nd. His funeral Mass will be held on Friday July 16th at 10:30 am, here at

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Tuesday,
29 Jun 2021
11:22 AM
Thank You From Our Staff and a Reminder of the Used Uniform Sale Tomorrow
We made it!  We all successfully and safely negotiated our way through a full pandemic school year!  The entire staff wishes every one of our school families a safe and relaxing summer bre

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Monday,
28 Jun 2021
6:36 PM
SCHOOL UPDATE – We Are OPEN Tomorrow Morning ! (DRESS-DOWN SPIRIT DAY TOO)
We will be OPEN tomorrow for the final half day of classes! Mornng drop-off will be at the regular time and pick-up will be at 11:50am for A-L families and 12:00noon for M-Z families. ALSO &

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Sunday,
27 Jun 2021
6:49 PM
SCHOOL UPDATE – Richmond District 38 Closing All Schools Due to Heat Wave
Based on the updated weather forecast that is now predicting Richmond temperatures to be 38 degrees plus a high humidity tomorrow, all District 38 (Richmond) schols are closing. Based on the

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Sunday,
27 Jun 2021
1:02 PM
Dress Down Spirit Day and Hot Weather – UPDATES and REMINDERS
Based on our location and available provisions for outdoor shade, St. Joe’s will remain open tomorrow. Please remember that tomorrow is a Dress Down Spririt Day, with all money raised

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Friday,
25 Jun 2021
11:02 AM
Final Spirit Dress Down Day – Monday, June 28
Moved to action by the recent findings in both British Columbia and Saskatchewan, our Grade 2 class has asked that St. Joe’s hold an unplanned Dress Down Day on Monday.  We invite ALL

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Sunday,
20 Jun 2021
7:33 PM
National Indigenous Peoples Day – Orange Ribbon Fundraiser Tomorrow
Tomorrow is National Indigenous Day – a national anniversary of celebrating the heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

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Thursday,
17 Jun 2021
9:22 AM
Used Uniform Sale Update AND Altar Server Appeal (Links Included for Both)
If you wish to either sell or donate used uniform items for our upcoming Used Uniform Sale, please ensure your items are in by FRIDAY and are labeled using the form sent out in the previous

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Thursday,
10 Jun 2021
2:44 PM
Fun Day Tomorrow! Important Information and Reminders (NOON DISMISSAL)
Tomorrow is our tropical -themed Fun Day!  All students have been invited to arrive to school dressed in tropical/Hawaiian/beach themed clothing.  Various COVID-safe stations have been pla

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Tuesday,
08 Jun 2021
3:25 PM
Used Uniform Sale June 30 : Seller’s Form Attached Below
If you are wishing to sell of donate gently used uniform items in our upcoming Used Uniform Sale, please click, complete and return the SALES FORM below, along with your uniform items.  Ple

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Monday,
07 Jun 2021
4:22 PM
June Newsletter is Now Online
Please find the link for our June School Newsletter.  Paper copies are also available upon request.   June 2021 Web Newsletter

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Sunday,
06 Jun 2021
5:09 PM
Residential Schools and Being Catholic – Owning Our History
Good afternoon Parents and Guardians.  Please read the attached letter that I have written after our past week of Truth and Awareness at St. Joe’s surrounding Residential Schools in B

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Thursday,
03 Jun 2021
4:12 PM
Principal For a Day Megan Declares: DRESS DOWN DAY TOMORROW!
Tomorrow is our Principal for a Day(PFAD)! This year’s contest winner Megan from Grade 5 has declared that the whole school is to have a Dress Down tomorrow (June 4)! All students may

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Wednesday,
02 Jun 2021
6:54 PM
Archdiocese Expression of Commitment on Residential Schools from Archbishop Miller
Today, Archbishop Michael Miller has published a letter expressing the commitment of the Archdiocese of Vancouver regarding the recent tragic news of the 215 children who were buried on the

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Monday,
31 May 2021
7:47 PM
Residential Schools Awareness and Indigenous Solidarity – Orange Clothing Week
Our faith community is deeply saddened by the horrific news that came out of Kamloops this weekend.  The staff met early this morning to plan how we would unpack this news with the kids to

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Wednesday,
26 May 2021
5:36 PM
Children’s Hospital Stuffy Raffle – Tomorrow and Friday ONLY!
As part of our fundraising for Vancouver Children’s Hospital, we are holding our annual VGH Stuffy Raffle!.  This year, we have 3 lovely soft stuffed animals, known as Baa, Ellie and

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Monday,
24 May 2021
5:56 PM
Reminder – Dress Down Spirit Day Tomorrow!
Tomorrow is our Dress Down Spirit Day for BC Children’s Hospital. Please remember to bring in a toonie and remember to dress for the weather, as the students go outside every day rain

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Friday,
21 May 2021
1:58 PM
Vancouver Coastal Health – INFORMATION FOR 12-17 YEAR OLD VACCINATIONS
Please click on the link below for the VCH COVID-19 vaccine update for children ages 12-17:   Vancouver Coastal Health Youth 12-17 vaccination

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Friday,
21 May 2021
9:35 AM
Walkathon Update – Deadline for Prize Draw is 5pm Today!
The deadline for entering names in our Walkathon Prize Draw is TODAY at 5pm (Friday, May 21).  If you are still planning on pledging and want the pledges to be counted towards your child(re

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Thursday,
13 May 2021
9:48 PM
FREEZIE FRIDAY WALKATHON! – FINAL DAY INFORMATION
Our Walkathon Week has been a great success.  Tomorrow is our wrap-up final laps with a traditional “finish line” for each class as they’re called out.  Please remember t

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Wednesday,
12 May 2021
12:09 AM
Reminder – Wacky Wednesday Walkathon Dress Down !
Walkathon Wacky Wednesday is a chance to dress down as wacky as you wish!  No toonie needs to be brought in for this Walkathon event.

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Sunday,
09 May 2021
5:42 PM
Walkathon Week Starts Tommorrow ! Read Below For Important Information
The weather looks perfect for Walkathon Week! St. Joe’s students will have special events happening on each of the 5 days that they do their daily Walkathon laps.  Please check the Ma
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