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St. Joseph School Spelling Bee

The buzz is starting for the annual school spelling bee! This event is about much more than spelling, word origins and correct pronunciation. It's about inspiring confidence and love of language that lasts a lifetime. It also teaches valuable lessons about sportsmanship and public speaking. Class bees will be held the week of February 6th, with the all school final bee taking place on February 24th in the auditorium.

Virtue of the Week: Hope

Each week St Joseph School recognizes and promotes a virtue. These specific virtues were chosen by the school staff as examples of behavior showing high moral standards. Each homeroom has been challenged to explain a week's virtue and to exemplify it for the rest of the school.

This week has been sponsored by Ms. Carson and her KA homeroom. The virtue is Hope.

Weather Watch: Friday, December 9

School is on a two hour delay and will begin at 1015 am today, December 9. Before school activities and morning care are cancelled. All after school programs will continue as scheduled.

Patrick Fennessy

Virtue of the Week: Gratitude

Each week St Joseph School recognizes and promotes a virtue. These specific virtues were chosen by the school staff as examples of behavior showing high moral standards. Each homeroom has been challenged to explain a week's virtue and to exemplify it for the rest of the school.

This week has been sponsored by Ms. Ross and her 1C homeroom. The virtue is Patience.

MADMEN Auction: November 11 & 12

This year's auction marks the 41st Annual Family Night Auction and Gala that benefits St. Joseph School. This fundraiser provides a significant source of funding for the school's operations and programs, affordable financial aid for families in need, and St. Joseph student service outreach programs for the greater Seattle Community.

Thanks to our Diamond Sponsor the Wyman Group at Avenue Properties.


Ski Bus Sign-ups Are OPEN

Calling all 6th-8th grade Brahs & Groms it's time to Shred The Gnar & get Steazy beginning November 1 . Space is limited - no room for Spores.

Bus Costs are $200 for the season which includes 6 epic Friday's starting Jan 6 - Feb. 10, 2017. Buses leave St. Joe's at 3:15pm and return to St. Joe's at 10:30pm.

Lifts are additional guap. Discounted Summit at Snoqualmie passes on sale now - Nov. 4.
Día de los Muertos Altar

Each year, St. Joseph's wonderful art teacher, Molly Crocker, creates a beautiful altar in the main lobby of the school. This is an activity that can bring the whole community together, create a path for healing, and should be a process everyone enjoys. Stop by with your child to see it towards the end of the month.

Seattle Prep Math Games 2014

St. Joseph School attended Seattle Prep's first annual Math Games. The event was an exciting competition invlovling 150 students from 20 different local schools.

Students worked together to solve math puzzles all types. There were silly games like popcorn perplexors and relay race graphs, a pizza box net and even one called evil eyeball. It was math like no one had ever seen or played before!


Unity Day!

On Wednesday, October 19th, St. Joseph School recognizing Unity Day. Students, parents, and staff were invited to wear orange to show that they are united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion. The focus fell on how people treat one another at St. Joseph and to demonstrate upstanding behavior.

Virtue of the Week: Humor

Each week St Joseph School recognizes and promotes a virtue. These specific virtues were chosen by the school staff as examples of behavior showing high moral standards. Each homeroom has been challenged to explain a week's virtue and to exemplify it for the rest of the school.

This week has been sponsored by Ms. Mullin and her 6A homeroom. The virtue is Humor.

St. Joseph in Austin, Texas!

Alex LaCasse (8C) is representing St. Joseph School this week, presenting at the annual conference for Middle Level Education (AMLE) in Austin Texas. The gathering is a multi-faceted conference aimed to meet the needs of educators who instruct middle school students (ages 10-15). Mr. LaCasse was joined by Mr. Letellier, Mr. Hess and Ms. Bever.

A Successful Jog-a-thon!

Thank you to all the parent volunteers, teachers, runners, Jake Crocker, Sara Cotto, and families who supported our St. Joseph Jog-a-thon. We were fortunate to have beautiful weather for the event and enthusiastic runners in costumes. Our classroom costume winners were 2C, 3B & 6C. We will send an update in next week's FLASH with the winners who ran the most laps.

Fall Exploratory Term Begins!

Last week marked the beginning of the 2016-2017 fall exploratory term. The St. Joseph exploratory program, offered to students in grades seven and eight, compliments the academic program and allows our students to more deeply explore a topic or subject.


First Morning Prayer Service

Monday morning marked the first of many all-school prayer services that will take place during the 2016-2017 school year.

This morning, students from Kindergarten though the eighth grade filed reverently into the church for a short service led by Principal Fennessy and first grade homeroom teacher, Cassie Kastens. Mr. Fennessy shared a personal story and prayer about this years theme: People for Others. Ms. Kastens also shared her 1st grades interpretation of the virtue of the week: Kindness.

Virtue of the Week: Kindness

Each week St Joseph School recognizes and promotes a virtue. These specific virtues were chosen by the school staff as examples of behavior showing high moral standards. Each homeroom has been challenged to explain a week's virtue and to exemplify it for the rest of the school.

This week has been sponsored by Ms. Kastens and her 1A homeroom. The virtue is Kindness.

Virtue of the Week: Enthusiasm

Each week St Joseph School recognizes and promotes a virtue. These specific virtues were chosen by the school staff as examples of behavior showing high moral standards. Each homeroom has been challenged to explain a week's virtue and to exemplify it for the rest of the school.

This week has been sponsored by Mr. Lactrup and his 4B homeroom. The virtue is Enthusiasm.

Important Dates & Documents for 2016-2017

Check out some important documents for the 2016-2017 school year. We look forward to seeing you all back at St. Joseph School for 'Meet & Greet' Day on September 6, 2016. Until then enjoy your summer!

St. Joseph School Outreach

Check out the St. Joseph Outreach Video, many students contributed to making this film to showcase the service and outreach efforts at our school!

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