St. Joseph Catholic School Open House
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Little Lambs (Three Year Old Program), VPK, Kindergarten through Grade 8

St. Joseph Catholic School will have an Open House on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.  We will host a morning session from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. while school is in session.  We will also host an evening session from 6:00-7:30 p.m. for families that may not be able to attend the morning session.  If you plan on attending, we would appreciate if you would call the school office at 772-287-6975 or email to RSVP.  Reservations are not necessary.

We accept the Step Up for Students Scholarship and VPK voucher.

Applications for students entering the eighth grade are accepted if new to the area or transferring from another Catholic school.

Contact Information
St. Joseph Catholic School  
1200 East 10th Street    
Stuart,Florida  34996         

School Day Schedule 

Little Lambs (full day),
VPK (full day) through Grade 3 
7:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Grades 4-5
7:45 a.m.-2:40 p.m.

Grades 6-8
7:45-2:45 p.m.

 Father Leonard, Father Duvan, and Father Noel take a wild ride on the slide during the Fall Festival.

School News

Monday, December 8--IN HOUSE DISMISSAL                           
1.  Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Mass, 8:30 a.m. (Gr. 5)

Tuesday, December 9
1.  SAC Meeting, 8:00 a.m.
2.  Mom’s Workshop
3.  Confessions, Grades 6, 8

4.  BMX Show, 11:30 a.m.  (Middle school will eat lunch during the show outside)
5.  Kona Ice following BMX (only for those that qualified from the Magazine Drive)
6.  Christmas Program rehearsal

 Wednesday, December 10—Father Noel’s Birthday!
1.  Follow Friday school schedule
2.  Confessions, Gr. 3,4
3.  Christmas Program rehearsal
4.  EDGE, 6:00 p.m.
5.  CSM Meeting, 6:30 p.m. in library

 Thursday, December 11
1.  Home and School Council Luncheon
2.  Christmas Program—1:30/7:00 p.m.

Friday, December 12
1.  Feast of our Lady of Guadalupe, Mass, 8:30 a.m.
2.  Joseph Rehearsal, 2:30 p.m.
3.  Middle School Formal, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 13
1.  Advent Penance Service, 10:00 a.m.

2.  Advent Anointing Mass, 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 14
1.  Attend Mass or the Service of your Faith


Monday, December 8—JV5 Girls/Girls Varsity
@ Morningside,4:00/5:00;  
JV Boys/ Varsity 8 @ home vs. Morningside, 4:00/5:00

HEADS UP FOR NEXT WEEK—Midterms for Grades 5-8

Monday—Student Government, 3:00 p.m.; JV 5 Girls vs. Pine School /JV 6 Girls vs. St. Helen @ home, 3:30/4:30; JV Boys/Varsity 8 Boys at John Carroll High School vs. St. Helen, 4:30/5:30

Tuesday—NO MOM”S WORKSHOP; Gr. 5 Confessions; Little Lambs and VPK Christmas parties; Grade 5 Class Mass, 1:40 p.m.; Las Posadas, 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday—Divine Mercy; Mass (Gr. 6A);  Grade 1 Reader’s Theater, 1:00 p.m.; EDGE, 6:00 p.m.

Thursday—Grades K, 3,4 parties; Grades 1, 2 to ESC

Friday—Noon Dismissal—NO EXTENDED DAY; Free NUT Day if wearing Christmas colors; Christmas Festival, 8:15 a.m.; Grades 5-8 Christmas Parties (Grade 6, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.); Grade 1 Polar Express Party (9:30 a.m.); Grade 2 party; Last day for AR testing for the second quarter; End of second quarter; Start of Christmas Break!!

Advent Wreath Prayer for the Second Week of Advent
Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to prepare the ways of your only-begotten Son, that through His coming we may be worthy to serve you with purified minds. Amen.

Symphonic Band teaches our younger students
about their instruments.

St. Joseph Catholic School
Middle School Science Fair Winners

  Grade 6
  First Place                 Amy Kutzler
  Second Place           Seamus Mulhern
  Third Place               Matthew Beecher
  Fourth Place            Sara Newnham
  Honorable  Mentions      Lilian Walsh, Lauren Kindel, Martina Jarrin 

  Grade 7 
  First Place                Nicholas Skoch
  Second Place          Samantha Truskoski, Christopher Deboer
  Third Place              Mary Thurlow
  Fourth Place           Bob Isles
  Honorable Mentions         Ellie Schoppe, Marley Johnson

  Grade 8
  First Place               Kendall Lee, Abigail Batchelor
  Third Place             Sheila Sleigh, Theresa Villa
  Fourth Place          Julia Vitale
  Honorable Mention           Victoria Ortisi

                                     Overall School Winners

  First Place             Kendall Lee
  Second Place       Abigail Batchelor
  Third Place           Nicholas Skoch
  Fourth Place        Amy Kutzler

Gulf Stream Bottle Project

  Attention finders of the bottles from the St. Joseph Catholic     School Gulf Stream Bottle Project:

  Please click on the following link to record the information     requested on the note card in the bottle.

Thank you for your participation and God bless you!

Our TCAC Runner Up Cross Country Champions!

St. Joseph Catholic School wishes to thank our Adopt A Class Sponsors for the 2014-2015 school year:

Nan Reynaud                                     William C. Delap    
Little Ceasars Pizza                          Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan Polhemus      Diane Polhemus                                Palm Tree Auto Sales   
The Borrico Family                           The Martin Family
Dave and Marilyn Sager                  Bright Electric Services   
Ken and Pat Crowe                           The Kurek Family                              
Lesser, Lesser, Landy, and Smith, LLC
Paradise Tire and Service                 Schoppe Foot and Ankle
Eugene and Jane Rainis                    Anne Marie Daddazio
Catherine Daddazio                           Andrea Martine and Family
Plastic Surgery Associates, Dr. J.C. Giachino and Dr. J.C. Giachino, Jr.
Meg Faughnan                                     Anna Marie and Philip Wintercorn
The Alcalde Family                              John and Patty Larsen
Leo Galanti                                            Susan and Brian Breslaw
Indiantown Air Conditioning and Service
Milly Davis                                             Daniel T. Holley, M.D.
Arthur and Katharin Brink                Publix Supermarkets
Mr. Ron and Dr. Barbara Bush         Lois Ann Pujol
Walther and Constance Ludwig      Joan Collins
The Messer Family and McDonald's
Treasure Coast Ear, Nose, and Throat
Martin Downs Animal Hospital        Noreen Gibney
Camille Bowers                                     MIS Consulting

Thank you to all of our Fall Festival Sponsors!

Silver Sponsors
Dr. S. Donovan Essen,  DDS
The Law Office of Mark Rodgers
Visiting Nurse Association
McDonald's & the Messer Family
Donaldson & Weston, P.A.
Treasure Coast Newspapers -

 Friends & Family Sponsors
Drs. Tom & Shannon Galinis, Aesthetic Dentistry of Palm City
Dr. Joe Charles & Radiology Imaging Associates
Dr. Norman Palmeri & Coastal Orthopaedics
Patricia Sciarrino, P.A., Attorney at Law
Mr & Mrs Brad Preston
Dr. Thomas Hickey--All Smiles Family Dentistry
NisAir Air Conditioning
Thurlow, Thurlow & Giachino, P.A.Law Office
Mr & Mrs Joseph Smith
Law Offices of Steven G. Vitale, P.A.

 Special Donations
Orange Star Rods & the Batchelor Family
Stone& Capobianco, Attorneys at Law
Captain Bill Scholze
Drs. Tom & Shannon Galinis, Aesthetic Dentistry of Palm City
The Old Colorado Inn
St. Joseph Catholic School Teachers
Patrick Borrico