St. Joseph School

Round Lake, Illinois

Important Dates:

  • Please mark your calendars with the following dates:

  • September 21: No School - Teacher Institute

  • September 24: PTO Meeting-All are Welcome-6PM in the Gym

  • September 24-28 Scholastic Book Fair

  • Book Fair Schedule

    M 10:00am-1pm

    Tu 8:30am-1pm

    W 8:30am-1pm

    Th 9:30am--2:30pm

    F 10:00am-12pm

  • September 25: All School Mass @9:30- Students please wear your school church attire

  • September 30: Family Mass; 1st & 2nd grade representatives needed; All are Welcome!

  • October 8: No School - Columbus Day

  • Fechas importantes:

    21 de Septiembre: No hay clases – Instituto de Maestros

  • 24 de Septiembre: Reuniion de PTO - Todos son bienvenidos - 6pm en el gimnasio

  • 24-28 de Septiembre: Feria del Libro Scholastic

  • Horario de la Feria del Libro

  • Lunes 10am-1pm

  • Martes 8:30am-1pm

  • Miercoles 8:30am-1pm

  • Jueves 9:30am-2:30pm

  • Viernes 10am-12pm

  • 25 de Septiembre: Misa escolar a las 9:30am, estudiantes usen su vetuario de misa escolar

  • 30 de Septiembre: Misa Familiar; se necesitan representantes de 1 y 2 grados

  • 8 de Octubre: No hay clases - Columbus Day

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    Athletics Fundraiser

    Students participating in girls volleyball and boys soccer will be responsible for selling chocolate bars for $1 each. The money will be used to purchase athletic equipment for St. Joseph School.

    Do you work in an office? Would you be able to take a few bars or a box of candy bars into your office? Contact Mrs. Ortega or Mrs. Tellez if you are able to help us with this fundraiser. Boxes of chocolate will be sent home with the kids on Monday, 9/24/18.

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    Virtue of the Month

    September: Faith

    Romans 1:17 For in it is revealed the righteousness of God from faith to faith; as it is written, “The one who is righteous by faith will live.”

    CCC 1814 Faith is the theological virtue by which we believe in God and believe all that he has said and revealed to us, and that Holy Church proposes for our belief, because he is truth itself. By faith "man freely commits his entire self to God." For this reason the believer seeks to know and do God's will. "The righteous shall live by faith." Living faith "work[s] through charity."

    FAMILY SERVICE/PRAYER OPPORTUNITY: Work together at home to create a prayer table or prayer corner and take a picture of your family using this prayer space. Post the photo to our St. Joseph School Facebook page.

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    Attention 3-8 grade new students!!!

    New students to St. Joseph interested in making 1st Holy Communion, please send a note to school or call the office at 847-546-1720 and we will add your name to our master list. More information to follow.

    Health Requirements for the 2018-2019 School Year

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    Bingo Volunteers for September 22nd, 2018

    1. Veronica Mercado

    2. David Mercado

    3. Veronica Ayala

    Parents are required to work 2 Bingo's per student.

    Thank you for your service and kindness.

    Lunch Orders

    Reminder: October Lunches have been ordered. If you did not order, please make sure to pack a lunch for your child/children.

    Legion of Mary

    For those ages 8-18

    Meeting, Sunday at 11:00am

    Meets in Convent Building

    Contact: Carol Stitt 847-231-2413

    The Purpose of the Junior Legion of Mary is to help its members grow in holiness by a regiment of prayer and works.

    Volunteer hours for the 2018-2019 School Year

    Bingo sign-ups for the 2018-2019 school year have begun. Please contact the main office to schedule your volunteer hours. If you want to volunteer in our school you must be Virtus trained. Please contact the main office with any questions.

    A total of 26 volunteer hours will be required for the 2018-2019 school year.

    VFW Writing Contest for grades 6-8

    Dress Code Reminder

    Virtus Training Sessions here at SJS

    Training Dates at St. Joseph School (Spots are very limited, sign-up fast)

    9/27/18 at 7pm in Spanish

    10/4/18 at 7pm in English

    Click the link below to sign up!

    Protecting God’s Children for Adults™/Virtus Training

    Protecting God's Children for Adults is training conducted by certified facilitators on the prevention of child sexual abuse. The training makes participants aware of the signs of child sexual abuse, the methods and means by which offenders commit abuse, and five easy steps one can use to prevent child sexual abuse. Two videos are the centerpiece of the training: A Time to Protect God's Children™ and A Plan to Protect God's Children™. The facilitators incorporate Archdiocesan policies and procedures into the training defining child sexual abuse, addressing the reporting of child sexual abuse, the screening and selection of employees and volunteers. The Virtus training program implements safety mechanisms that send a message to all abusers and potential abusers: Child Abuse is not tolerated. Children are vigilantly protected. Victims are listened to, heard, and shielded from further abuse. And offenders are identified and punished.” – Virtus Website

    All employees and all volunteers who work with children and young people must fulfill this compliance requirement. [Book II The People of God, Part I, Policy 603.3]

    PTO meeting agenda for 9/24/18

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    St. Joseph School

    St. Joseph School, as part of St. Joseph Parish in the Archdiocese of Chicago, will spread the Good News to the families of the Round Lake area.