Principal’s Post – 5/24/18


Thank you to the St. Joseph’s Catholic School Staff for their leadership with Mass.  Thank you to everyone who joined us for Mass Tuesday and for the National Junior Honor Society Induction and Recognition.    All are always welcome to Mass, and we hope to pack St. John’s yet again for our last school Mass of the year: 8th Grade Graduation Mass Tuesday, May 29 at 1 pm.  

Yearly Parent Survey

Parents, please complete the following survey to provide the school feedback.  This feedback is used to guide objectives and goals for the school to best serve students and families.  We thank you for your feedback. Link to Parent Survey

2018-2019 7th and 8th Grade Elective Selections (For Current 6th and 7th Grade Parents)

Current 6th and 7th Grade Parents, please review and complete the following form with your student(s) in order for them to request their first and second semester electives for next year.

7th and 8th Grade Elective Request Form for 2018-2019

Bishop Kelly Parish Support Subsidy

Parents with students attending Bishop Kelly.  If you are active members of a Parish in the Treasure Valley, you need to complete and submit the form found on the following link by June 30, 2018.  We appreciate all of the support from the parishes, specifically St. John’s. Each parish pays $650 to Bishop Kelly for this subsidy. St. John’s supported Bishop Kelly with nearly $57,000 last year.  Link to Form

Summer Catechism For Families and Students to Continue Growing and Learning

Catholic Brain offers a summer segment.  If interested to learn more click here.

Class Placement Information

Parents, thank you for your feedback.  We have collected and reviewed your input and begun the class placement process.  This year, class placement will be shared after school gets out. The placement in June is subject to change should enrollment change.  The goal for class placement is to balance classes and create the best learning environment possible for all involved. We thank you for your parental feedback.  

IDeal 529 College Savings Program funds- use them to pay for K-12 tuition!

What is a “529 plan”?

Named for Section 529 of the U.S. tax code, a 529 plan is a tax-advantaged investment plan operated by a state to encourage saving for education expenses. As there is risk when investing in a 529 account, we are required to advise readers talk to a financial advisor.

Click here for a link the the 529 Frequently Asked Questions and other resources

There is also a $25 incentive for those to start saving and a chance at $800


MOSS (Attention current 5th grade parents)

Next school year, our dates for MOSS have shifted to September 10-14.  We need to get chaperone volunteers in now as the trip will happen after just three weeks of school.  In order to offer this great opportunity we must have parents volunteer to chaperone Please complete the following form so we can get an idea about number of willing chaperones and our ability to offer this experience for the sixth grade students next school year.  Link to MOSS Fall 2018 Form


Bravely act like a Saint today!

We are blessed to have a loving and supportive community.  As a Catholic community, we hold ourselves to a higher standard.  When you see someone in our community going above and beyond leading by example and bravely acting like a saint, please let me know using the following link.