Dear Parents, I hope everyone had a healthy and safe Christmas. Fr. Barry and I have received a few emails and phone calls about returning back to SJJ earlier than our original date. The SJJ Task Force recently met virtually and with a lot of thought, prayer and discussion, we decided to remain with our original plan to continue with remote learning until Tuesday, January 19, 2021. This was not an easy decision and was made to ensure the health and well-being of our students and staff as we return from our Christmas break to our classrooms. The school has been [...]
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We are currently scheduled to return back to SJJ in person on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. I am asking you to please continue to take precautions over the break so that we can return back to SJJ in person! Once we return, I will need to be notified immediately if someone in your household tests positive with Covid or if you have come in contact with a positive case. The SJJ Task Force will be meeting over Christmas break to reevaluate the return to in person learning. I appreciate your support during this time away from the building and we are [...]
Dear Parents, Tis the season! It is hard to believe we are already in the third week of Advent and this is the time we continue our preparation for the coming of Christ. The students are taught to prepare their hearts and minds by practicing what our faith tells us to do. I would like to sincerely thank everyone that donated to #weGiveCatholic. Sts. Joseph and John School received $18,870 that will help go towards the air conditioning to our classrooms and the renovation of our courtyard! The faculty, staff and students thank you for your generosity! We are currently scheduled [...]
Last week our Third Grade class had New York Times best-selling author/illustrator, Brian Lies, visit their classroom through a zoom session! The author did a presentation that included detailed descriptions of his illustrations, as well as showing the students how many edits it takes to get a book published. He showed pictures of where he gets his inspiration to write, and a sneak peak at a book he's working on that will be published next year. Mr. Lies answered questions the students had sent to him ahead of time, and did a draw-along of one of his characters with the students. [...]