Dear Parents,

I hope everyone had a great Labor Day Weekend!  It was great having the Preschool students join us this week.

High School Night

High School Night will be held on Tuesday, September 21 from 6-7pm at SJJ. The following schools will be in attendance: Archbishop Hoban, Beaumont, Benedictine, Elyria Catholic, Holy Name, Magnificat, Our Lady of the Elms, Padua, Trinity, St. Edward, St. Ignatius, St. Joseph Academy, and Walsh.

A Special Thank You

We’d like to extend a special thank you to the Strongsville Police Department for doing safety walk-throughs of our building. The kids enjoy seeing the officers in the building.

Photography Club

Please send all pictures and descriptions to  Your child, team or group may be featured in the Church bulletin’s weekly Viking Voice or on SJJ’s social media pages!  Let’s show the world what it means to be a Viking!


St. Joseph Parish offers Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLOW) is usually held during the 4:30 p.m. Mass twice each month, on the second and fourth Saturdays, during the school year. Children ages 3-7 are invited to join an adult facilitator to hear the proclamation of the Word and engage in activities designed to help them understand the scripture of the day. CLOW begins on Saturday, September 11th.

St. John Neumann will have catechesis of the Good Shepherd for ages 3-5, starting next year.

PTU Homecoming Reverse Raffle

Join us for a semi-formal night of dinner, dancing, silent auctions, raffle baskets and the chance to win $5,000 all while supporting our school. Click here for tickets.

We have a busy week ahead!

Please review the calendar of upcoming events at SJJ.

Week of September 13 – 19

Green Week for grades 6-8

Monday – 13

  • Broadcasting Club 2pm -3pm

    • pick up Door E

Tuesday –  14

  • MAP Testing (Reading)

  • Eager Engineers Session 1 2pm-3pm

    • pick up Door E

Wednesday – 15

  • MAP  Testing (Math)

  • Eager Artists 2pm – 3pm

    • Pick up Door D

Thursday – 16

  • MAP Testing (Language Arts)

  • Eager Engineers  2pm – 3pm

    • Pick up Door E

Friday – 17

  • Mass 8:05am Grades 5-8 in person

    • K – 4 virtual

  • House Meeting 1:15pm

    • Students should wear their House shirts with regular uniform bottoms

Saturday – 18

  • St. John Neumann Mass – 4pm

  • St. Joseph Mass – 4:30pm

Sunday – 19

  • St. John Neumann Mass – 8:30am, 10am, and 11:30am

    • Life Teen Mass – 5pm

  • St. Joseph Mass – 8am, 10am, and 12pm

COVID Policy Update

All visitors and volunteers coming into the building are strongly encouraged to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status.

COVID Update:

Positive COVID Cases current – 1 (student has not been at school since 9-3)

Quarantine current –  12

21-22 Total Positive COVID Cases – 7

21-22 Total Quarantine Cases – 29

Enjoy your weekend and be safe.

In service of youth,

Mr. Akosi