Grades 3-5 Confessions in Church at 9:30 am
11/13 - 11/17
Scholastic Book Fair
Grades 6-8 Confessions in Church at 9:30 am
Dress Down Day
Deadline to turn in Box Tops
Thanksgiving Mass at 8:15 am
11/18 Lord & Taylor Fundraiser
($5 coupon for discounts sold in main office)
Barnes & Noble Book Fair
Gr. 3 Adoration in Chapel at
Palm Beach Diocesan High School Placement Exam
Box Tops Dress Down Day
Grade 3 Retreat
Parish and School Auction
Feast of the Immaculate Conception Mass at 9:15 am
“A” Classes Christmas Program in Church for Grades 1 – 8 at 6:30 p.m.
“B” & “C” Classes Christmas Program in Church for Grades 1 – 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Early Childhood Christmas Shows
8:30 am Immaculata Center
9:15 am Immaculata Center
10:00 am Pre-K Classrooms
Dress Down Day
Dismissals by noon for Christmas Vacation
NO HOT LUNCH
NO EXTENDED DAY
12/22 - 1/8 NO SCHOOL
East bound and West bound at Camino Real, by the railroad tracks, east of Military Trail is closed now and all next week.
Please plan ahead your route so your child is not late to school.
Student Dismissal Policy
Early dismissal for students can be very disruptive to the class. Early Dismissals are requested to be scheduled at the beginning of the last period.
No student will be dismissed between 2:00 pm and 2:45 pm.
Please refer to the Parent/Student handbook, page 15.
f you have a concern, please contact the teacher and then if further discussion is needed, contact the main office to request to speak with the assistant principal. If the issue is still not resolved, request a meeting with the principal via the main office.
St Joan of Arc School collects Box Tops and we need your help and participation.
Please clip your Box Tops,
turn them into the front office in an envelope or zip lock bag with your child's name and room number
clearly written on them.
We have a special Dress Down Day twice a year for all students who
turn in at least 25 Box Tops each time.
The next Dress Down Day will be
Tuesday, December 5th.
The turn in deadline is
Friday, November 17th,
so collect them and get them turned in.
The coordinator is Mrs. Caronia.
Thank you for your help.
Our Annual Auction will take place on Friday, December 8th, at
the Polo Club in Boca Raton.
Please check our website and view the details of this event.
We are in need of Sponsorships, Advertisers, and DONATIONS
for the Auction.
It is not too early to purchase your tickets. We will be forwarding more information to you in the near future.
If you have any questions at all regarding this event, please call Special Projects at
Thank you again
The Ergotron Lock boxes give SJA the ability to lock, charge and secure
16 iPads at a time.
SJA has deployed lock boxes in most of our classrooms.
We are in need of three more.
We are asking for your contribution to purchase them.
The price for each one is $ 3,700.00.
The 2017-2018 goal is to be 1:1 iPads 1st through 8th grade and a class set in the media center.
With your help, we can achieve this goal. We have the iPad's, we need to lock boxes to securely deploy them.
Thank you in advance for your generosity!!!
Please contact Mr. Hirsh, at
, if you would like to make a tax deductible donation.
Please be aware that when your child is late due to a doctor's appointment,
he/ she needs to bring a note to be able to get an excused tardy slip.
"Extended Day Pick Up"
Parents, please use the entrance
west of the Sports Arena leading to the Gazebo to pick up your child from Extended Day Program.
Please do not enter via the Palm Court.
In keeping with our Thanksgiving tradition, we are having
a food drive for the Poor.
We are collecting $1.00 toward turkey purchases and also the following items;
Cheerios, oatmeal, canned fruit, canned pasta, canned Vienna sausage, canned vegetables, canned stews, dried beans, powdered milk, jelly, popcorn, and small canned juices.
Please bring this items to your homeroom on
Monday, November 13th,
Tuesday, November 14th.
Thank you on behalf of our brothers and sisters in need.
On November 9th, the 7th grade class visited St. John Paul II Academy
for Preview Day.
Students watched a sneak peek
of the fall production, "Higher Power."
Afterward, students were led on campus tours given by
SJA alumni and current SJPII students. Before lunch, students competed in the Academic Brain Bowl against other schools and came in 2nd place!
It was a fun and informative day!
Virtus Teaching Safety Lessons for Students in Grades K-8
All parishes and schools are required to provide safe environment training to each child, yearly, in every grade in their schools, religious education programs, and youth ministries.
As promulgated by Bishop Barbarito, the following programs have been approved for use in the Diocese of Palm Beach and meet the criteria for compliance with child safe environment education: VIRTUS Teaching Safety, integrated with NCMEC’s Netsmartz and Kidsmartz programs. It is critical that we educate our children and young people regarding their personal safety. Age-appropriate information shall be provided to all children and youth involved in Catholic Schools, Parish Religious Education and Youth Ministry Programs in the diocese. Two lessons will be conducted and taught by your child's homeroom or religion teacher from grades K-8. If you have any questions, please contact Miss Bryant at
RAPTOR SECURITY SYSTEM
The Diocese of Palm Beach, has implemented this security system to all the schools in our Diocese, for visitors, volunteers and contractors/vendors to utilize.
Parent volunteer should wear BOTH thei
1) St. Joan ID badge lanyard and
2) the Raptor system lanyard.
Parent volunteers, visitors and contractors/vendors need to sign-in via Raptor system, located in the main office.
Parents who are volunteering will need their driver’s license.
Parent volunteers must wear the additional lanyard that says “volunteer” attached to the clear sleeve that has his/her Raptor sticker in it when volunteering at the school.
We are looking for a volunteer to assist the coordinator for the
Design and Create Club,
on Fridays, from 3:00pm-4:00 pm.
No sewing experience necessary.
Thank you for your help!
SLA Management Account Balances
Parents, please ensure a continued strong partnership with SLA Management by paying any outstanding balances ASAP.
Thank you for your cooperation.
LUNCH/RECESS DUTY PROGRAM
Lunch Duty (inside)
10:45 am – 12:00 noon
11/13 Mercy Carrillo
11/14 Nelly Alvarez
11/15 Marcy Crowe
11/16 Barbara Sozio
11/17 Franca Fattovich
Recess Duty (Playground)
10:10 am – 10:50 am
11/14 Nelly Alvarez
11/17 Vanessa Hernando
If anyone is interested in volunteering for lunch duty or playground duty, please contact the school office at 561-392-7974.
Thank you to all the additional volunteers!
Chef Joe will be doing a
"Grand Thanksgiving Menu,"
on November 16th.
He will be cooking delicious turkey with all the Thanksgiving traditional sides.
Don't miss the opportunity to try the excellent food that our Chef prepares every day
at our school!
(There will be no other menu options from
"The Grill" that day.)
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SCREENINGS
If you wish to have your child screened
for speech and language therapy,
please click on the button below and
fill out the form.
A hard copy of the form needs to be
submitted to our school counselor
(Miss Bryant's mail box located in the main office)