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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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Archery Team News

The St. Joseph Archery Team competed Sunday in a tournament with all proceeds going to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

SOC Cancer Awareness Day and Shirts

Coming up on March 27th SOC will have our Cancer Awareness Day at school. This year we are offering a cancer awareness shirt! T-shirts are $15 and sweatshirts are $30. All sale profits will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Items may be purchased online at www.sjcs.bigcartel.com (credit cards are accepted). You may also order from a paper order form with a check (payable to St. Joseph School) or cash.

Orders will ONLY BE ACCEPTED through MARCH 1st.

Shirts will be sent home with students in the middle of March. They are approved for both blue jean Friday and gym shirts. Please email Meredith Schroeder with any questions at mschroeder@sjcshamilton.org

4th Annual St Joseph Fish Fry

When: Friday February 23rd 2018 5-8pm
Where: St Joseph School Auditorium
Price: $9 per dinner (includes bread, soft drink & dessert) OR choose 3 sides for $5
Choice of one entrée
2pcs Fried Fish - 6pcs Fried Shrimp – Baked Ziti - 3 Sides Meal
Choice of 3 Sides
Mac & Cheese - Green Beans - Baked Potato – French Fries - Apple Sauce – Cole Slaw

Additional desserts and beer are available for purchase - Split the Pot Raffle

Box Top Contest Update

The Box Tops winners are K-3 Mrs. Baden with 182 and 4th – 8th Mrs. Markley with 96. Coming soon the grand totals so we can see who is winning for the grand prize of out of uniform. Keep sending in those box tops!

St. Joseph Consolidated School Registration

We are now accepting applications for enrollment for the 18-19 school year at St. Joseph. Please call for a personal tour of the school. Come and see what St. Joseph can offer your family!

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Calendar

SJCS House Meeting
Date: 2/28/2018, 8 AM 9 AM
All School Mass
Date: 3/1/2018, 8 AM 9 AM
End of 2nd Trimester
Date: 3/2/2018
IOWA Testing
Date: 3/5/2018
IOWA Testing
Date: 3/6/2018