September 6, 2019
Parish BBQ - Tomorrow!

Carnival Rides for kids all afternoon!

Face Painting


Bake Sale

Free Caricatures

Raffle and more!

Tickets for Rides:
$6 each or
$25 for whole family
Tickets on Sale and will be sold at the BBQ!

Where's the BBQ?: 
Field next to
Parish Hall A Entrance

BBQ Dinner

Burgers & Dogs



Dessert Selections

Tickets for Food:
Adults - $14
Seniors - $8
Children - $5

Early Dismissal September 13
Dismissal Reminders
  • If your child needs to leave early, please email the homeroom teacher AND Hayleigh Roldan (

  • If a parent is granting permission for their child to walk, a new walker form MUST be completed for this school year. Please contact Hayleigh Roldan for a copy of the form.  

  • Students are not allowed to be released to the office at dismissal.  The only exception to this is if there is an after school activity managed by a teacher or scout leader.  

  • Parents MUST pick up children for early dismissal BY 2:45 PM. NO exceptions will be made. This is stated in the student and parent handbook. 
Soccer Academy
The Players Sports Academy has partnered with St. Joseph Catholic School to offer an
8 week soccer program! No previous skills needed!
All students in grades Kindergarten through 4th grade are welcome to join!
See flyer below for more information!

For your convenience, Extended Day is available on a drop in bases for $18 for afternoon care. You do not need to be part of Extended Day to register for the Soccer Academy.
School Choir has begun!
If you like to sing, want to learn, and enjoy music – then choir is for you!

   Choir rehearsals take place on Thursdays, after school from 3:30pm - 4:30pm (TBD occasional Lunch/Recess rehearsals). The choir will sing for school liturgies and other events. Please make a commitment to attending rehearsals regularly. Choir practice ends at 4:30pm and students will be dismissed to the front lobby. Any student remaining after 4:35pm will be sent to Extended Day.
Please visit the Choir page for the Choir form
and more information!
Questions? Please contact Ms. Bambino at 
Battle of the Books
Are you a 5th or 6th grader who likes to compete?
Do you also like a good story?
Then consider joining the BATTLE OF THE BOOKS!
Interested students in grades 5 and 6
should mark their calendars for
Tuesday Sept. 17 which is the date
of the first club meeting. 
On that day the meeting schedule will be
handed out and the requirements put forth!

If you are up for the challenge or just like to read,
join us in the library at 3:15 on Sept. 17!   
Questions? Contact Mrs. Moschetto at
SJS Cheerleading
Got Spirit?

SJS cheerleading tryouts will be held
Wednesday, September 18 - Friday, September 20
from 3:15-4:30 pm

Cheerleaders will practice each Tuesday after school from 3:15-5:00pm

All participants must complete a permission slip and return to
Miss Denneny no later than Tuesday, September 17.
Volunteers Needed!
Check out these ways to get involved!
Another opportunity to get involved and volunteer at
St. Joseph Catholic School!
Mrs. Moschetto needs volunteers for the library .
Click below to sign up!
Please remember all volunteers must be compliant
with the Child Protection Program.
Thank you for your time!

Please consider volunteering to become your child's
Classroom Coordinator !
Classroom Coordinators are an integral part in making
the teacher's year run smoothly!

Want to get involved? We need YOU!
We are looking for volunteers during student lunch time!
Please consider donating the gift of your time!

It is required that all volunteers complete the Child Protection Certification program.
CYO Sports
It's game time!
Registration for CYO sports is now open!See the information below on
sports being offered!
Registration is now online - click the button below to register!
Go Saints!
St. Joseph Catholic School Golf Program
Starting Late September
for 4 th -8 th Graders!

Is your son or daughter interested in learning the game of golf or looking to improve their golf game? If so, why not do it through the St. Joseph community! Starting in late September, a new program will be held for interested 4 th -8 th grade St. Joseph students and St. Joseph CCD participants. This program will be held at Herndon Centennial golf course, and for Fall 2019, will be held once a week for roughly 6 weeks. The program will be taught by a combination of parent volunteers and golf course staff. Please see below for additional details:
·          When : Start in mid-late September and will run for roughly 6 weeks through October, to be held one night a week (aiming for Monday evenings) for 1-1.5 hours each week during the 6 weeks.
·          What : Will include basic instruction and practice for the Fall session, including learning to hit the ball/improving on the driving range, learning/improving chipping and putting, and learning the basics of the game of golf including etiquette. Note that for the Fall session, there will be limited course play.
·          Who : Fourth-Eighth grade St. Joseph Catholic School students and St. Joseph Parish CCD participants.
·          Equipment/Attire : Does your child have clubs already? Great, please bring them. Don’t have golf clubs? No worries, there are additional sets of junior golf clubs that can be used at the course. Sneakers are suitable (golf shoes not required), and dress will be a golf shirt (or similar) and golf shorts (or golf pants when the weather is colder).
·          Cost : Anticipated costs are $50-$80 per child. This will be finalized based on the number of participants.

Please register by September 18 th , as the program will likely
start as early as Monday, September 23 rd
To register, or for more information or questions, please contact
Joel Woodson at or
Tammy McGowan at

Be Amazing!
Join Girl Scouts!
St. Joseph Catholic School Girl Scouts will be hosting an information night on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 7 PM in St. Joseph meeting room 214 for parents of girls in Kindergarten through 8 th Grade.

For more information please contact:
JoEllen Mountcastle at
Maura Culligan at
Boys in grades K-5: bring your parents to learn about the adventure of Cub Scouts and be part of our St. Joseph Pack 913! Cub Scouts is a year-round family program. Our Pack has exciting events with activities that are fun for kids and the entire family. Our Cubs learn about important life skills, personal safety and environmental stewardship. They take part in fun outdoor activities, get involved in their community, and learn to be part of a team. Sign up by 10/31 and get a FREE Pinewood Derby car kit!
Date : Tuesday, September 17 
Time : 6:30pm 
Place : Saint Joseph Parish Meeting Rm 214/215 
Brats & Brew
Brats & Brew 
All 21+ men of the Parish are invited & welcomed!
Friday, September 13   
6:30 pm, Parish Field
Come out for a causal evening and enjoy a 'free' brat and cold beer along with some conversation with fellow parishioners.
We host this night simply to create an opportunity for parish men to connect,
as St. Francis was big on hospitality and fellowship.
Please pass the word and bring a lawn chair if you want a seat.
We'll be profiling ministries within the parish for general awareness.
Divine Mercy Chaplet at 6:15 pm
Dinner bell at 6:30 pm
Pace e Bene! - Peace & Good!
That Man is You!
That Man is You! gives you the opportunity to go deeper in your faith.

TMIY is an interactive, multi-media men’s program focused on the development of authentic male leadership. Each lesson successively considers men in their relationship to God, to their spouse and to their children. The program content harmonizes current social and medical science with the teachings of the Church and the wisdom of the saints to develop the vision of a man fully alive.

Come join the Men of our Parish in enriching relationships with both Christ and family.
There is no fee and all men are invited to attend either on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm starting September 17 th or Friday mornings 6:30 am starting September 20 th .
For more information contact Jack Matney at
Prayer Leaders
September 9: Flynn, M
September 10: Folliard, F., J., G.
September 11: Forester, E.
September 12: Foster, E.
September 13: Fredricks, E., K.

September 16: Freeman, S.
September 17: Frye, B.
September 18: Fuentes-Paredes, K.
September 19: Fulton, M.
September 20: Gainer, E.
Paul VI High School Open House
Open House - October 27
St. Paul VI Catholic High School is having an Open House on Sunday, October 27 from 1-4pm.

10675 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA. 22030

Become a "Panther for a Day" - Shadow a current student and experience a day at Paul VI!

To arrange a visit or for more information about PVI, contact Mr. Glenn Farello at 703-352-0925 x340 or

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