October 24, 2019
An off duty police officer has been hired to help ensure the safety and security of our students during the dance. We are still looking for parents to sponsor the police officer. Please consider sponsoring the police officer for one hour. The cost per hour is $31. Call the office or email Mrs. Haas at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in sponsoring the police officer for one hour.
We are super excited about our Fall Festival this Saturday from 10am-2pm. Thank you to all who have donated items, signed up to volunteer, or supported this important event in some other way. We still need volunteers. Please click on the link below to let us know when we can expect you to assist us at our Fall Festival.https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0949aea92bab9-fall4
The deadline to preorder wristband(s) for your child/ren was yesterday. If you ordered a wristband, you can expect to receive it in your child's Falcon Express (White) Envelope today. Wristbands and tickets will be sold at the Fall Festival on Saturday.
VPK students may come to school in costume and will trick or treat in the morning. If students are staying for aftercare, they may bring a change of clothes to change into for rest time.
Kindergarten and Grades 1 - 4: Students may come to school in costume and will trick or treat beginning at 2pm.
Grades 5-8: Students should come in school in school uniform for the field trip and bring their costume with them. Students will change into their costume in the afternoon. They will trick or treat at 2:30pm.
All Saints Day Mass
End of First Trimester
- Aftercare Employee to work Monday through Wednesday from 2:45-6:00pm.
- Part Time Administrative Assistant to assist with data entry and bookkeeping tasks three days a week.
Planning for the Future of SJA
Discover St. Joseph Academy
Sunday, November 17: Discover Our Parish. Students will lead the 11am parish mass as lectors, gift bearers, and choir members. All students who attend mass in their school uniform will receive a dress down pass from Mrs. Haas.
Monday, November 18: Discover Our Teachers. Open House from 5pm-7pm.
Tuesday, November 19: Discover our Students. Open House from 9am-11am.
Wednesday, November 20: Discover our Faith Community. Parishioners and guests are invited to join us for school mass at 8:50am followed by a tour and visit with our school principal, Mrs. Haas.
Thursday, November 21: Discover our Alumni. Alumni Wine and Cheese from 6:30-8:00pm in the school Courtyard.
Friday, November 22: Discover St. Joseph Academy's Service. Turkey Trot Service Project. Watch for more information to come.
Donations Requested for Art
The SJA art program is in need of acrylic paint, paint brushes, air dry clay, and markers. Also, round wood chips, all sizes. The natural wood is preferred (logs in your back yard), but store bought is gladly accepted. Ms. Benitez will be introducing wood burning art soon!
8th Grade Parent Meeting
Bricks 4 Kidz
Basketball Season Now Starting
Girls and Boys basketball sign up will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 30th. Forms will be distributed on that day and will also be available in the school office. Practices will start Nov. 4. We are currently looking for volunteers to serve as girls basketball coach, score keepers, clock runners, set up water, etc. If you are able to support our girls basketball team, please contact Tracy Clark at email@example.com.
Chess Club Now Forming
St. Joseph Academy
Thursdays from 3:00 -4:00 p.m
in Mrs. Siares' Classroom
Begins Thursday, October 31
See Mr. Thompson or Mrs. Saires or email firstname.lastname@example.org to join.
Please bring your own chess board to meetings.
Sponsors: Mr. Thompson and Mrs. Saires
Scholarships Still Available
Parents who are interested in learning more about this scholarship opportunity are encouraged to visit http://www.aaascholarships.org/parents/florida/. Don't delay. Apply today while funds are still available