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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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Latest News

New SJCS Absent Student Policy

Due to a change in the state of Ohio law students must now attend school for a certain number of hours a school year.  We would like to remind parents of our attendance policy in regards to students.
Regular school attendance is an important ingredient in students’ academic success. Excessive absences interfere with students’ progress in mastering knowledge and skills necessary to graduate from high school, prepare for higher education and the workforce.

Parent Teacher Conferences

The Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, November 7 and Wednesday, November 8 for grades K-8. The 6th, 7th and 8th Grade teachers will meet individually with parents. The conferences will be from 2:30 to 7 pm both days (with a break for dinner for teachers). The conferences are scheduled in 15-minute increments. All conferences will be scheduled through Option C. Beginning Friday 10/20/17, you can enter your account in Option C to choose the date and time of your conference. If you need more time with the teacher to identify concerns, we will schedule a conference on another date with more time. Please let us know if you need assistance logging into Option C.

Ms. Rhonda Shepherd named Hamilton Educator of Excellence!

St. Joseph Consolidated School is proud to announce that Ms. Rhonda Shepherd has been named an Educator of Excellence by "Hamilton Celebrates Education" Ms. Shepherd and a total of 17 educators will be recognized when the annual Harry
T. Wilks “Hamilton Celebrates Education” event is held for the 15th year on Oct. 19 at the Courtyard by Marriott. Each educator will receive a piece of custom glass art made by InsideOut Studio and a $1,000 grant for use in their classroom or school.

Meet the SJCS Alumni National Merit Scholarship students in the Badin Class of 2018!

Congratulations to Jake Waggoner, SJCS Class of '14 & BHS Class '18, on being named a National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist and Josie Link, SJCS Class of '14 and BHS Class of '18, on being named a National Merit Scholarship Commended Student. Jake is one of less than 1 percent of American high school students to earn that prestigious designation. St. Joseph Consolidated School is very proud of these two former students.

PTO Skating Party at Skatetown

PTO Skating Party Skatetown, West Chester
Thursday November 2, 2017 6:30-8:30
$5 admission fee and $3 skate rental for a total of $8 for a fun evening!

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Calendar

All School Anti Bullying Program
Date: 10/23/2017
SJCS House Meeting
Date: 10/25/2017, 8 AM 9 AM
St. Joe Trunk or Treat
Date: 10/25/2017, 6 PM 7:30 PM
SJCS Board of Education Meeting
Date: 10/25/2017, 7 PM 9 PM
All School Mass
Date: 10/26/2017, 8 AM 9 AM