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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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SJCS Archery Team- Grades 5-8

Today students in grades 5 to 8 have been given the sign up sheets for the SJCS Archery Team. Please return these to the school office ASAP. Practices begin on Monday, Novemeber 26.

Texas Roadhouse Gift Card Sale

The PTO is starting the Texas Roadhouse gift card fundraiser for the holidays! The gift card will have Cobranding (which means our school name will be on them!) This is an event that is organized by the Texas Roadhouse restaurant and the prizes are awarded from the Texas Roadhouse and NOT the SJCS PTO. An envelope with information on the event is coming home today with your children. The event will run from Today - Monday 12/3. The PTO receives 10% of final sales of gift cards. For every $25 gift card sold, you receive a $5 bounce back ( a $5 coupon to be used in the restaurant) SJCS PTO will receive the gift cards 7-10 business days after placing the final order.

The prizes from Texas Roadhouse:

1st place - $100 visa gift card

2nd place -$25 Visa Card

3rd place- Dinner for 4 kids up to $50 (2 kids 2 adults) at Texas Roadhouse

The class with the highest gift card sales will win lunch from Texas Roadhouse at school.

ALL CHECKS must be made out to TEXAS ROADHOUSE

Please contact Melissa Hampton at Whampton@cinci.rr.com or 513-907-0444 with questions.

We will have a dine and donate at TEXAS Roadhouse on the West Side of Hamilton on Wednesday 2/20/19 if anyone wants to plan ahead to purchase gift cards to use at that event.

Preschool Registration Form

SJCS is now welcoming preschoolers to our nest! Registration for preschool is now open and there are registration forms on our school web page....please read further to link to that information.

Mrs. Baden Hamilton Celebrates Education Winner

St. Joseph Consolidated School is proud to announce that Mrs. Ellen Baden has been recognized as an 2018 Educator of Excellence by the Hamilton Celebrates Education Awards sponsored by the Harry T Wilks Hamilton Community Foundation. Congratulations for a well deserved award to an awesome SJCS teacher!

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Calendar

Children's Festival
Date: 11/20/2018
End of First Trimester
Date: 11/20/2018
Thanksgiving Break
Date: 11/21/2018
Thanksgiving Break
Date: 11/22/2018
Thanksgiving Break
Date: 11/23/2018