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Principal's Message

Welcome to St. Joseph Consolidated School! We say with pride and resolve that, “Once you are a member of St. Joseph Consolidated School, you are family.” A little “family” history may provide a fuller picture of that defining characteristic.  

In May of 1869, St. Joseph opened its doors to students for the first time, becoming the first Catholic school in the Hamilton area.  The original school “house” remained in use until 1925, when the present building was dedicated.  But our story is far more than bricks and mortar.  In the 146 years that have come and gone, the many, many students and families who have passed through the doors of both of these buildings have created a rich tradition that we inherit today and upon which we continue to build.

In the late 1940’s, when St. Aloysius, Shandon, our neighboring parish in rural Butler county, went in search of a Catholic school to meet the needs of its parishioners, St. Joseph was in a position to welcome them into a new partnership.  Today, that enduring partnership, operating for the past 35-plus years as St. Joseph Consolidated School, stands as a unique example of caring and cooperation between two regional Catholic communities. Over the years, families from other Catholic communities, who lack access to a Catholic school, have been warmly welcomed into our extended school family.

In the spirit of St. Joseph, our patron, we work hard to equip every student with the tools to confidently meet the challenges of an increasingly complex world. Toward that end, we provide a rigorous academic experience in an environment permeated with Catholic values.  We believe our measurable success stems from a willingness to meet students where they are spiritually, academically, socially, and emotionally and take them as far as they can go. We never stop trying to go further;  to offer a fuller, more enduring and enriching experience.

We chose the three Latin words on our school crest Fides (faith), Consicus (knowledge), Beneficium (service)  to remind us all that our faith and knowledge should lead us to love and serve others. We sum this up in our message to graduates each year, “We hope that somewhere in the days you spent here at St. Joseph you learned the value of caring for others and the meaning of unselfish love.  No learning you may have acquired has more value than this.” We welcome any family to our community that shares this dream for their child/children.  

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School Picture Day

School picture day is Thursday 9/29/16. Students
are permitted to be out of uniform but
must wear appropriate clothing. Picture packets
including payment must accompany students
on picture day. This year Life touch is offering
online ordering. It has come to the attention
of the school office if you order your kids
pictures online ahead of time from, parents can enter their
package information, pay with a credit card,
and then just bring in a printed picture day pass
to hand to the photographer rather than the
filled out money envelope.
This option will offer families more choices with
packages and credit card payment.

SJCS Drawdown

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 8, 2016 for our annual Drawdown Pigroast held at the PFAC Center at Badin High School. The tickets are $30 each for this adult only event. For an additional $25 we will reserve a table for your group. New $50 VIP ticket, includes: reserved seating, light hors doeuvres, specialty beers and $5 piggy cash. The tickets are available from the school office now. Contact Karla Hogan 892-1434 for information, to volunteer, or if you have questions.

PTO Magazine Sale

Our annual PTO magazine sale has started.  Packets came home Wednesday with information about the sale.  The first way to earn a prize is to turn in the reachout books with addresses of friends and family that might want to participate.  Prizes will be awarded on Tuesdays and Fridays for online orders or donations. The sale ends Friday 9/23.  Please support our PTO by selling, renewing and/ or donating at the online store.  Our school receives 40% of sales and 70% of donations. This allows us to do great things for our students and staff at St. Joseph. ALL sales and donations will be online.  Please visit to place an order.  St. Joseph school code: 931675.  Thanks, let's make this a great year

Box Tops for Education Contest Starting September 1, 2016 to March 1, 2017

SJCS is once again holding a PTO sponsored contest to collect Box Tops for Education. Please deposit your box tops in your class room’s collection box.
On the 1st of each month during the contest they will be collected and counted.
An update will be given each month for the monthly winner and who is in the lead for the Grand Prize. Tell family and friends to start saving those box tops!!! Every box top earns 10 ₵ Prize
Each Month: Traveling Trophy and Small Prize for Class
Grand Prize: Out of Uniform for the Class

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School Picture Day
Date: 9/29/2016
All School Mass
Date: 9/29/2016, 8 AM 9 AM
All School Mass
Date: 10/6/2016, 8 AM 9 AM
SJCS Drawdown
Date: 10/8/2016
All School Mass
Date: 10/13/2016, 8 AM 9 AM