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Parent Week Ahead


Dear Parents, Field Day is Monday, May 22, 2023.  Students are to wear tennis shoes with shorts, joggers or leggings.  Pizza lunch will be provided by PTU.  The students are asked to dress in the following colors: Kindergarten - Yellow Grade 1 - Red Grade 2 - Green Grade 3 - Blue Grade 4 – Brown or Orange Grade 5 - White Grade 6 - Black Grade 7 – Jersey Theme Grade 8 – Class Shirt Friday is the last day of school for students in Grades 1-7. Dismissal is at 11:45am.  Report Cards and MAP scores will be mailed out [...]

Parent Week Ahead2023-05-22T14:45:48+00:00

Parent Week Ahead


Dear Parents, We are very pleased to announce that Mr. Joseph Clark will move to a new role at Sts. Joseph and John School for the 2023-2024 school year beginning July 1, 2023. Mr. Clark will become our Admissions and Marketing Coordinator. As Admissions and Marketing Coordinator, Mr. Clark will be responsible for ensuring the effective promotion of Sts. Joseph and John School.  This will be done by representing SJJ at school-wide and community events, recruitment of prospective students and by managing the production and distribution of marketing materials.  We feel as though Mr. Clark’s dedication to and knowledge of Sts. Joseph and [...]

Parent Week Ahead2023-05-15T17:32:11+00:00

A Message from Fr. Joe


Dear Faculty and Staff of Sts. Joseph and John School: I wanted to take this opportunity to share some news with you. I have already shared this with the St. Joseph Parish Staff and shared this with the parishioners of St. Joseph Parish last weekend, but I wanted you to hear this news directly from me. As I approach the 17th anniversary of my priestly ordination Saturday, the time has come for me to begin a new season in my priesthood. Just after our Principal Search Committee began its work, Bishop Malesic asked me to come downtown and discuss a change [...]

A Message from Fr. Joe2023-05-15T12:33:27+00:00

Parent Week Ahead


Dear Parents, May is off to a great start at SJJ!  We will continue this week with more busy days full of activities. Please note that on Wednesday students are encouraged to DRESS UP for our whole school May Crowning. CONGRATULATIONS to our second graders who made their First Communion this weekend.  Also, CONGRATULATIONS to our grade eight students who made their Confirmation last weekend or who will be celebrating the Sacrament this week. Please keep them in your prayers. Our students are continuing to show growth on their MAP assessments! They will be taking the last assessment this week. The Spring [...]

Parent Week Ahead2023-05-08T12:47:39+00:00

May PTU Newsletter


May is here and if your house is anything like mine, your child knows EXACTLY how many school days are left until the last day of school!  (Hint—it’s 14.5!) As my term as President is expiring this month after 4 years, I wanted to take a quick moment to thank the other Members of the PTU Board as well as our Committee Chairs, Teacher Liaisons as well as Mrs. Francis for the incredible collaboration and support over the years.  I’ve been on the Executive Board in various roles since my youngest Daughter Kate was in Kindergarten (now in 5th grade) and oldest [...]

May PTU Newsletter2023-05-07T14:24:49+00:00

Parent Week Ahead


Dear Parents, We are pleased to announce that Sts. Joseph and John School has recently been awarded an Ohio K-12 School Safety Grant for $100,000.00! Ohio Governor Mike DeWine awarded more than $42 million to Ohio schools. We are beyond excited to receive this grant and to begin planning for safety and security upgrades at SJJ school.  To immediately begin the process, we are fortunate to have already planned for the Strongsville Police Department to come in May 8th and meet with our teachers and staff.  We will be spending time reflecting upon the recent events happening in our world and reviewing [...]

Parent Week Ahead2023-04-29T20:10:58+00:00

CYO Fall Sports Registration


Sts. Joseph and John CYO Athletics –2023 – 2024 Fall Sports Season   Hello Viking Families,   As we begin to wind down the school year and look forward to summer, it’s that time again to think about  fall sports. At this time, CYO has not published any official starting dates for Fall sports practices and  game schedules will be released much later in the summer. However, going off past years, I do not  anticipate any official sports practices beginning before July 24, 2023.   REGISTRATION FOR FALL SPORTS WILL OPEN ON MAY 1, 2023!   Please visit for a list of sports [...]

CYO Fall Sports Registration2023-04-28T12:11:10+00:00

Parent Week Ahead


Dear Parents, On behalf of our Business Manager Search Committee, we are pleased to announce the hiring of Patricia Briggs as the Business Manager for the upcoming school year.  Patricia comes to us from Ruffing Montessori School where she currently holds a similar position.  Her education includes degrees from John Carroll University and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University. Patricia will begin her position at SJJ on June 1, 2023.  We are looking forward to welcoming her to our school community. Lastly, I would like to thank Fr. Joe, Mike Moscarino and Joe Gardner for their assistance in this search process.  [...]

Parent Week Ahead2023-04-23T21:03:41+00:00

Update from the SJJ Principal Search Committee


April 19, 2023  Dear Sts. Joseph and John Community:  We pray this update finds all of you well and enjoying the ever-changing spring weather  in Northeast Ohio. The Principal Search Committee wanted to provide some updates regarding  the Sts. Joseph and John School principal search.   We thank you for sharing insight with members of the committee and for your  participation in completing the principal survey. In total, 150 responses were collected: 25  faculty, 119 parents and 6 parishioners. We want to assure you that all survey comments submitted by the school staff, families and parish community have been shared with the  [...]

Update from the SJJ Principal Search Committee2023-04-20T23:51:28+00:00

A Special THANK YOU!


Dear Parents and Students of SJJ, Saint Joseph Parish has recently taken part in helping to bring a refugee family from Ukraine to the US. Currently, the family is getting settled in a home and beginning to adjust to their abrupt, new normal. As you recall, SJJ school took part in a Lenten Service Learning Project to help this family. Monetary donations were collected each Friday during Lent and your generosity was overwhelming. In addition to the weekly collections, SJJ students had the opportunity to participate in creating and participating in spiritual bouquets for the family in their Religion classes and [...]

A Special THANK YOU!2023-04-17T18:10:34+00:00
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