SJS Peek at the Week

Back to school countdown....10, 9, 8 ,7

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Morning Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Arrival: Starting at 7:30AM you may drop off your student(s) at the main entrance#1 to our school. If you choose to walk your child into the building, please park in a designated parking space and walk your student to the gym where their teacher will be waiting. Please be careful when exiting the building as the parking lot has cars driving through it as parishioners are also arriving for Mass.

Dismissal: Students are dismissed form the gym at 2:20PM. Please park your vehicle in a designated parking space and come into the gym to sign your child out with their teacher.

Bus Information

If you live within the 116 Round Lake School District and would like your child to take the bus to and from school, please complete and return a Bus Request form to the school office as soon as possible. Bus request forms can be downloaded from the St. Joseph website or you may complete it in the school office.

Extended Day Program Procedures (before and after school)

Extended day program begins at 6am. Please drop off your child/children in the community room and sign in with Mrs. Bertha. After school extended day program begins at 2:30PM and ends at 6PM. Please pick up your child in the community room and sign them out before leaving for the evening. Any late pick-ups wills be charged a $30 fee.

Important Dates:

  • Please mark your calendars with the following dates:

  • Friday, August 16: Open House- Supply Drop Off/Ice Cream Social (9am-12pm & 3pm-5pm) Enter through the community room doors, please!

  • Monday, August 19: 1st day of school/buses

  • Wednesday, August 21: No pm buses

  • Friday, August 30: Fall pictures

  • Wednesday, Sept 4: Band registration & sign-up; 7PM

  • Fechas Importantes:

  • Viernes 16 de Agosto: Casa Abierta - Entrega de Suministros (9 am-12pm y 3 pm-5pm)Entra por las puertas de el salon comunitario, por favor.

    Miércoles 21 de Agosto: No autobuses por la tarde

    Viernes 30 de Agosto: Fotos de otoño

  • Lunes 19 de Agosto: 1er día de clases / autobuses.

  • Miércoles 4 de Septiembre: Registro e inscripción para la banda; 7 p.m.

  • 2019-2020 SJS Registration Update!

    We have opened up a spot for one more Kindergartner!!!

    Stop by the school office and pick up a registration packet! Our enrollment goal for 2019-2020 is 157! Please help us to achieve this goal spreading all the positive changes we have made this year with many more to come next year!

    We are grateful and excited to announce that 128 students have registered for the 2019-2020 school year. Thank you to all who signed-up for the 2019-2020 school year thus far! 28 students are new to our school community. WELCOME TO THE FAMILY!

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    Empower Illinois Scholarships

    As funds continue to be released, please remember to check your email for updates.

    53 of our students have already been awarded scholarships.

    If you have questions regarding your application status, please contact the EI Parent Hot Line:

    309-416-0741 or

    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT, Monday - Friday

    Caritas Scholarships

    The scholarship committee has started reviewing applications for new and renewal Caritas awards. If you have not applied in FACTS, you must submit your application ASAP!

    To start your application, visit the school's website and locate the FACTS link ( or log on to your FACTS account.

    For questions regarding your application, please contact FACTS at 866-441-4637.

    Please call the school office and schedule an appointment with Ms. Rivas if you need help with the application process.

    SJS Summer Office Hours

    Tuesday-Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Box Tops for Education

    Please continue to collect box tops for education and give them to our librarian, Mrs. O'Brien. We recently received a check for $44.00 for the last box tops handed in. Thank you so much and continue to save them, please.

    FSP information


    click on Create and Account: Password is SJ204

    For ordering questions email

    Ordering will be open the prior month from the 1st thru the 15th. Orders and changes can be made anytime from the 1st to the 15th.

    Technical Support (problems with the website): email

    Bingo tables set-up and take-down volunteers for this Saturday

    Table set up:

    08/10: Mercado Family

    Take down:

    08/10: Mercado Family


    August 10:

    1. Joana Villegas

    2. Jose D. Ayala & Areli Sandoval

    3. Victor Lopez & Magali Garcia

    Please see Louise upon arrival at 4:00 p.m. for instructions as to what your job will be for the evening. Please phone Louise if you have a question or concern. 847-857-8235

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

    Thank you for your service and kindness.

    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.

    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.