SJCS Family Newsletter

November 2021

Each day when I get to work, I sit in my car for a minute and say a quick prayer for our school, students, staff, and each family. I also pray for an understanding of where God wants to take us and our school. I ask for guidance, "What does our future look like? Where do we go from here?" While I do not know yet all the details exactly, I can envision a school where our primary purpose is to love kids and each other toward sainthood. We will pursue this in growing mind, body, and spirit at a standard of excellence.


As we continue to explore what the future of our school looks like, I invite you to join me in our strategic planning process to align our vision, mission, and goals. In order for this to be the most successful we can make it, I will need some help getting feedback, analyzing information, dreaming and actualizing our goals.


If you are interested in supporting our school with this process, please consider filling out this interest form so I can fit all the pieces together to complete our strategic plan moving us into the future.


Go Eagles & God bless!


Mrs. Mishler

We Ordered Our Eagle Express Van!

Mrs. Mishler placed the order for the Eagle Express Van last week! Special thanks to College Station Ford and Vehicles from a Veteran! Stay tuned for the arrival! A big, big thank you to all who made this dream become a reality!

All Saints Mass & Schedule

We celebrated Mass today for All Saints Day. We will have Mass like usual on Wednesday. Friday will be a regular schedule (enrichment schedule for secondary).

No Uniform November

The junior class is proud to present No Uniform November as a prom fundraiser. Students have the opportunity to pay $25 to have free dress all of November (EXCEPT MASS DAYS). Students must wear mass uniform on mass days.


All money raised will go to the junior class for prom and if there is extra funds, the class will use it for Homecoming 2022. There is a cap of $75 per family - parents with more than three kids would only pay $75 for all their children.


Please see the attached video for dress guidelines. If a student breaks free dress guidelines at the elementary level, the first offense is a warning with a parent contact. The second offense will result in the loss of free dress privilege for No Uniform November and there will be no refund.


At the secondary level, the first offense will result in a demerit as well as the student being sent to the uniform closet to change. The second offense will result in the loss of free dress privilege for No Uniform November.


Checks or cash may be given to Mrs. Svatek or Mrs. Tietjen through the end of November. Should you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Kleiber at akleiber@stjosephbcs.org.


Reminder this is a fundraiser for our junior class and is not mandatory. Students are always welcome to wear their uniforms.

No Uniform November | Junior Class Fundraiser

Coats, Jackets & Hoodies...Oh My!

As we move into cooler weather, we encourage families to put names on any extra layers that come to school (coats, jackets, sweaters, hoodies, etc) so we can return them to the correct student if it gets lost.

Secondary Quarter Progress Reports

Progress reports will be emailed on Friday, November 12th from campus Assistant Principals.
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Click Here for the Emergenetics Happy Hour on 11/16

Meeting ID: 958 2689 2368 Passcode: SJCSEagles

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Littles Lunches Ordering

Pricing: Elementary meals are $4.75 and Secondary meals are $6.25.


To pay for lunches, click HERE.


Pro Tip: Set a reminder/alarm on a device to remind you to submit your lunch order by 11:59 PM each Sunday for the upcoming week!
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EIM Training

St. Joseph Church is hosting an in-person workshop on Sunday, November 14th from 1:30-3:30 PM at the Parish Activity Center. There are only 50 seats available. If you are interested in attending, please email Pat Wiederhold at pwiederhold@stjosephbcs.org.


You must have an EIM account and pre-register to attend this workshop. Please contact your EIM site administrator for assistance if needed. NOTES: 1) Plan to arrive promptly as late arrivals will not be admitted. 2) There is no childcare available so please do not bring children to the workshop.

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Online EIM training is available until January 2, 2022 to update/renew EIM compliance. This training is for those who have an EIM account that has a previous EIM Workshop recorded in it.


Go to www.austindiocese.org/workshop or www.austindiocese.org/taller-de-eim to complete the online training today!


After January 2nd, volunteers must attend an in person workshop to update EIM compliance.


For more information about EIM, click here.

Auction & Raffle Sponsors

If you are (or someone you know is) interested in giving back for a good cause, we invite you to consider donating to our school's Annual Auction & Raffle that will be held in February 2022. The planning committee is already hard at work to make this year's event the best yet! Please email Gentry Woodard, Director of Advancement, at gwoodard@stjosephbcs.org.

Catholic Sprouts Podcast

Want a quick way to infuse our faith with your kids each day? Try playing the Catholic Sprouts podcast on the way to school each morning or while making dinner in the evening.


The Catholic Sprouts Podcast has one goal: to plant one little seed of faith each and every day.

The daily five minute episodes are perfect for young listeners. Each episode discusses an important aspect of our Catholic Faith in a way that appeals directly to children and ends with a daily challenge to help them apply what they learned.


Click HERE to check out their episodes and listen online. You can also listen on Spotify, Apple, YouTube, Sticher and Google Play.

Upcoming Events

Nov 2 - Varsity Volleyball Game, 6 PM

Nov 4 - Varsity Volleyball Playoffs, 6 PM

Nov 5 - Diocesan Choir Festival - Elementary

Nov 8 - Winter Sports Parent Meeting @ Gym, 6 PM

Nov 11 - Veterans Day Programs (see below)

Nov 12 - Second Quarter Progress Reports

Nov 12 - Junior High Day of Reflection

Nov 12 - Football Playoff Game, 7 PM

Nov 16 - Emergenetics Zoom Happy Hour, 7 PM

Nov 18 - Thanksgiving Luncheon @ Elementary

Nov 22-26 - Thanksgiving Break

Dec 3 - JH Christmas Dance/Party, 7 PM

Junior High Day of Reflection

Friday, November 12th is a special day where junior high students will be lead by our High School Leadership Team to grow spiritually closer to Jesus. Please pray for the day's success and for the hearts of all of the students involved in hosting and participating in the day.

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