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Spring Music Concert - June 1st

May 26, 2017
Join us for our spring music concert on Thursday, June 1st, 2017.  The doors open at 6:00 pm and the concert will begin at 6:30 pm in the cafetorium.  Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $2 for students.  This year our program will feature vocal, instrumental, guitar and ukulele performances....

Jack Talks Audience Feedback Survey

May 09, 2017
Feedback survey for Friday's Jack.org assembly. Please provide feedback after the assembly on Friday, 12th May.
Please rate your level of agreement with the following statements on a scale of 1 to 5
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St. Joes teacher awarded Prime Ministers Certificate of Excellence

May 04, 2017
​Kathy Cepo is a chemistry teacher who started a competitive robotics team in a rural Ontario community that now includes 10% of the student population, and in five years has inspired 84% of graduates on her team to pursue STEM related fields.

St. Joseph's Spirit Award Recipient

May 02, 2017
​St. Joseph's Spirit Award Recipient for 2017 was Maria Murcia.

Joey Hardy wins the Ted Early award

April 06, 2017
​Joey Hardy, a Grade 12 student at St. Joseph's Catholic High School holds the London District Basketball Association's Ted Early Award. The award is given to a graduating basketball player whose achieved high levels of success in athletics, academics, and community service. The award was presented to Joey at the London...

EpiPen Auto-Injector Recall

April 04, 2017
​A recall of the emergency anti-allergy medicine EpiPen has been expanded to include Canada, the U.S., Europe, Asia and South America because of some of the devices administrating the allergy shots may not work. Pfizer Canada issued a statement late Friday night saying it has decided to voluntarily recall two types...

Mentally Healthy Schools Contest

March 21, 2017
The Catholic Education Centre is running the Mentally Healthy Schools Contest. There are 3 - $300 prize categories this year:  Primary/Junior, Junior/Intermediate, Secondary School. Students can submit individually or in groups. Students can submit a video, artwork, song, poem, story, or essay on Mentally Healthy Schools (what does it look like, sound like,...

OFSAA Wrestling Results

March 06, 2017
St. Joe's wrestlers finished their season with the 2-day OFSAA championships in Brampton. Kailey Meehan and Alex Cooper worked extremely hard to finish in the top half of their weight divisions. Nikky Laframboise was beaten in a close match to finish in 8th place, just off of the podium.  Mackenzie Millar...

WOSSAA Champions

February 24, 2017
Well, it is the end of a long, but happy road.  The 2016 - 2017 St. Joe's Jr. Boys Basketball season has come to a very successful end.   The boys played their first game this morning against Stratford Northwestern and after getting down 11 - 0 to start the game, came to...

TVRA Wrestling results

February 13, 2017
On Friday the wrestling team team started its playoff run with the TVRA Michienzi division championships, a tournament including Parkside, Saunders, and Banting. The top 5 athletes in each weight class qualified into next Friday's WOSSAA championships.  Both our boys and girls teams came out on fire, barely losing a match in...

Junior Girls Volleyball News

February 10, 2017
​Just an update on the junior girls volleyball game last night. Our girls played a great game against a tough team STA. We were leading in the first game and I think that made STA panic as they called a time out. We started strong and continued to play strong but...

Senior Girls Volleyball News

February 10, 2017
The girls were victorious tonight in their quarter-final match against RMC (3 - 1). They lost the first set but stormed back and took over the match by the time it was said and done. They played one of their strongest matches of the season and look towards the LDA AA semi-finals against...

TVRAA Swimming Results

February 09, 2017
We had another incredible 2 days at the Canada Games Aquatic Center in London competing at TVRAA. Stellar performances by all swimmers, all achieving personal best times, WOSSAA qualifiers and OFSAA times too. Please see below our official results and please recognize and congratulate our amazing swimmers.  Girls 14 & Under 50...

Junior and Senior Reach for the Top teams have their best meet yet.

February 08, 2017
The Junior and Senior Reach for the Top teams had their best meet yet.   The Juniors had a nearly perfect match against Strathroy (410) followed by two victories against Ingersoll (250) and Woodstock (310).  Please congratulate Isaiah, Emily, Logan and Christopher. The Seniors tied 1 match against Clarke Road (150) and were victorious over Strathroy  (270) and...

Wrestling Duel Results

January 20, 2017
Our wrestlers fought very hard today against the best competition in the area. We came up short against a tough Saunders team that is now the duel champion for the past four years, but our wrestlers performed very well against top-level competition. Kailey Meehan and Tyler Dixon scored big victories for...

Connecting Families for Mental Health and Well-Being

January 20, 2017
Free Event
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Keynote Speaker: Dr Colin King
Understanding Childhood and Adolecscent Anxiety
Light refreshments, child care and transportation will be provided
Registration deadline of January 29 if transportation and/or child care is required.
www.tvdsb.ca/connecting families

Jr. Ram Rocker Basketball Tournament

January 16, 2017
I hope that you all had a great and restful weekend.  I just wanted to give you all an update on the Jr. Ram Rocker Basketball Tourney that St. Joe's hosted on the weekend.  I know that I sound like a broken record ( though a good record - lol )...

Senior Boys Basketball

January 16, 2017
The senior boys basketball team played in Windsor on the weekend.  Unfortunately we were the bridesmaids once again losing the final by a score of 47 - 44.  The final was a great game and they had a player shadow Mykal Donald all over the floor.  For anyone who does not...

Wrestling Success

January 16, 2017
While junior boys basketball was taking on St. Patrick's most of our girls team was at St. Patrick's high in Sarnia at a high-level tournament attended by some of the biggest schools from Hamilton and Toronto. Sydney and Meredith Woodhouse both fought through tough final matches to win gold medals. Nikky...

Extended Excused Absences

January 10, 2017
​The parent or guardian of the pupil (or pupil if the pupil is an adult) must submit a letter to the principal, requesting that the pupil be excused for a specified period of time (e.g. a vacation or family obligation).  The reason for the absence as well as the time frame...

Jr Boys Basketball win UWO Purple & White Tournament

January 09, 2017
​ On Friday, 30th December, the Jr. Rams won the UWO Purple & White Basketball tourney at Alumni Hall.  The boys played great over the last two days on route to the championship.  The Junior Rams opened the tourney with a 41 - 23 victory over STA Tottenham from Toronto.  They then...

St. Joseph's High School weekly report

December 23, 2016
Tuesday evening, the Rams’ Art and Music (R.A.M.) night took place. This special night gives students a chance to demonstrate their gifts and skills as young visual and musical artists. While student masterpieces adorn the front hall, and music poured from the auditorium, many members of our community came to see...

New Osap Removing Financial Barriers To College And University

December 22, 2016
​ If your child is currently in Grade 12, you should know that applications are now open for college and university programs. The last date for university applications is January 11th. College applications for the fall term should be submitted before February 1st.
Your child may benefit from financial assistance...

St. Joes Robotics win a TD Team Grant

December 20, 2016

  Our robotics team submitted an application for a TD Team Grant. We were to share how we encourage girls to participate in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) through a video and written submission. We took an unconventional approach in that we don't really encourage girls to be a...

The Junior Rams crowned Champions at the Paul Furfaro Memorial Basketball Tournament

December 12, 2016
​The boys beat Clarke Road on Friday, which set up rematch with St. Thomas Aquinas on Saturday afternoon.  After a very intense and hard fought game, the Jr. Rams were victorious by a score of 64 - 56.  That victory sent us to the Final, where the boys never looked back,...

Hockey Canada Skills Academy at St. Joe's

December 09, 2016
​After a year of planning and consultation with the LDCSB, the city of St. Thomas and other schools offering the Hockey Canada Skills Academy Course (PAL 20), we have received approval for St. Joseph's to add this course to our school calendar.  The course is open level and designed for students...

St. Joseph's High School weekly report

December 08, 2016
Last Friday, semi-formal was held at St. Anne’s Centre from 7 until 10 p.m. The dance floor was packed with Rams dressed to the nines. Thank you to all who came out and to student council for organizing the dance. The music and decorations were amazing.
The St. Joe’s wrestling...

Weekly Calendar - 5th - 9th December 2016

December 05, 2016
​ Monday, December 5 space Boys Hockey - St. Joseph's C.H.S. 03:20 PM @  Regina Mundi C.H.S. line space Tuesday, December 6 space Grade 12 Religion Retreat 100km Club (7am and 2:45pm) Junior Girls Volleyball -  London District Christian S.S. 03:30 PM @  St. Joseph's C.H.S. Senior Girls Volleyball - London...

St. Joseph's High School weekly report

December 02, 2016
Last Friday night, the senior girls volleyball team competed in a tournament at St. Andre Bessette. The girls went undefeated in their first three games and advanced to the semifinals but lost 2-1 against RMC. Great start to your season ladies. The junior boys’basketball team also had an exciting weekend. The...

This December come visit "The R.A.M."

November 30, 2016
​ RAM ART MUSEUM
Presented by the SJHS Arts Department
Visual Art :  Gallery Displays & Visitor Interactive Comments 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Music : Enssembles & Individual Perfomances 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Admission : Free! Donations of new or gently used winter clothing or non-perishable food items at...

Wrestling results

November 30, 2016
The wrestling team had a great day in Tecumseh on Saturday.  It was the first tournament of the season and we brought home nine medals!  Two of our rookies, Kaila Novak and Kelsey Rhody came home with silver medals.  Gold medals went to Sydney and Meredith Woodhouse.  Kailey Meehan won Bronze,...

St. Joseph's High School weekly report

November 30, 2016
The St. Thomas Referee’s Association presented St. Joseph’s as the first-ever recipients of the Bob Gilson Award. In honour of Bob Gilson, a St. Joseph’s alumni, the award was presented along with $300 for the Rams’ football program.
The funds are available for any student to access for the payment...

St. Joes Alum Zach Medeiros is a Grey Cup Champion!

November 30, 2016
​ Medeiros is the kicker for the Ottawa Redblacks in the CFL. The Redblacks beat the Calgary Stampeders 39-33 in overtime in Sunday's (November 27) 104th Grey Cup. Medeiros says that winning the Grey Cup is a surreal feeling. This was Medeiros' 10th season playing football. He started out as a...

St. Joseph's High School weekly report

November 30, 2016
Last Friday, St. Joseph’s Remembrance Day ceremony was held in the gymnasium. The presentation included poems written by the Grade 9 enriched English class, bag pipes by Ben Buchanan, and Nathan Bond performed  The Last Post  on the trumpet. Thank you to Mrs. Viola O’Quinn-Page, Mr. Tom Page, Mr. Bill Hall,...

Junior Boys Basketball update

November 30, 2016
​The Junior Boys Basketball team had a great weekend competing in the Junior Crusader Classic at CCH in London.  Our first game on Friday was a 47-42 win against JP2.  This was an incredibly hard fought game with several lead changes against a much taller team.  Our guys continued their excellent...

Supermoon is super!

November 17, 2016
​ Photograph by Grade 12 student Jack Ainsworth

Letter to students, parents and guardians

November 11, 2016
​Dear Students, staff, parents and guardians,
Maintenance staff performing routine work at St. Joseph's Catholic High School in St, Thomas yesterday discovered the presence of a small amount of mold behind an interior dividing wall separation two classrooms. The affected classroom was closed to students and staff in order facilitate...

Thank you, we will never forget

November 11, 2016

Immunization Clinic

November 04, 2016
There is an Immunization Clinic on December 9 th at St. Joseph's Catholic High School for student who received an over-due notice from the Elgin Health Unit. Students should bring the notice to the clinic on December 9 th . The clinic runs from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at St....

Free Online Homework Help for Your Child

November 04, 2016
Dear Parents, your children can now access free homework help from our online teachers in French, English and Math. To connect: ​visit voilalearning.com​ and enter the code: BonjourVoila Registration is now open and access is available from Monday to Thursday, 5pm - 8pm

Grade 10 Religion students visit Food Bank & Valleyview

November 03, 2016
Over the last few weeks our Grade 10 Religion students attended a service day at the London and Area Food Bank and Valleyview.  After the trip the students had an opportunity to reflect on this experience.  Here are some of their words:   "Giving back to our community may take a...

St. Joseph's High School weekly report

October 28, 2016
​ Erika Hickingbottom
St. Joe's Reporter
Last Monday, a group of young women from St. Joseph’s attended the Day of the Girl conference hosted by Brescia University College. The day included performances from Nancy Campbell Academy, speeches from community leaders, discussions on the power of girls in the populace, and a tasty...

St. Joseph's High School weekly report

October 28, 2016
​Erika Hickingbottom
St. Joe's Student Reporter
Last Friday our annual Friday Night Lights football event was a huge success. Crowds of people crammed the stands in support of the Rams. Both the junior and senior teams played an excellent game against St. Andre Bessette. Thank you goes out to our hospitality and...

Passages

October 19, 2016
Supporting Families and Youth Through Secondary School and Beyond
The Thames Valley District School Board, London District Catholic School Board and Thames Valley Children’s Centre will be offering an information fair with representation from both school boards and multiple community agencies. The focus will be on supporting students with special...

St. Joe's High School weekly report

October 17, 2016
​ Our annual Agricultural Days at St. Joe’s are one of many long-standing traditions.
Friday, all Rams were invited to dress in their western attire to support the agricultural community in Elgin county. Ag Days allow many Rams to showcase a glimpse of their daily lives on farms.
Originating...

Thanksgiving Food Drive

October 05, 2016
The annual St. Joseph's Thanksgiving Food Drive is well under way. From now until the Friday Night Lights game on October 14th, we are collecting all non-perishable foods. Please bring your donations to your classroom for collection. 
Remember non-perishable foods and any canned goods only. 

Parent Portal

October 04, 2016
​We are pleased to advise you that the families of St. Joseph's Catholic High School, St. Thomas have access to current grades and attendance via a Parent Portal. The Parent Portal allows parents to see current data on your child such as attendance, grades, and grade history. Many families have taken...

Cross Country Results 29th September

October 03, 2016
The XC team competed September 29th at Springbank Park in London.
Kaila Novak was 9th in MG and the team placed 8th overall. 
The MB were 9th overall.
Grace Gillet was 15th in JG and the team placed 5th.
The JB were 10th overall.
However, the day...

Online Ontario Secondary School Literacy School

October 03, 2016
October 20th, 2016 St. Joes will be taking part in the Online OSSLT.
3 things to know about the new online OSSLT
This is an important trial of the online testing system, open to all 900+ Ontario secondary schools.
We’ve completed our own trials of the new online...

St. Joseph's Catholic High School Weekly Report

September 29, 2016
This year's cross-country team is the largest team in St. Joe's history. With an astounding 93 student athletes, you are bound to see a Ram athlete training around the county.
The first meet of the season was held at Fanshawe Conservation Area last Thursday. It was an outstanding competition for...

St. Joseph's High School Weekly Report

September 22, 2016
​The stands were full at St. Joe's last Friday. Thank you to the many supporters who came out to watch our senior boys football team play their first exhibition game against Barrie. The boys played a great game.
Excitement is building as next Wednesday, St. Joe's will participate in our...

St. Joseph's High School weekly report

September 19, 2016

With an exciting summer break over, the St. Joe’s community is getting started on another amazing school year. Not only have classes begun, but the launch of sports, clubs, and other activities are sure to keep the Rams busy. St. Joseph’s welcomes the Grade 9 students as they begin their...

Alumni Update!

September 16, 2016

 
(From left to right: Michael Mommersteeg, Molly Jenkins, Rebecca Chouinard, Grace Donaldson, Andrew Stevens)
Five of our recent graduates have found new homes representing Universities in both Canada and the United States.
Grace Donaldson is attending the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa,...

Photoday - Tuesday, September 13th

September 01, 2016
​Make sure your hair is cut and your face is washed! Photoday is just around the corner and you want to look your best for when the camera clicks!

Grade 9 Orientation Day is fast approaching

August 09, 2016
The Grade 9 Orientation Day runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 1st, 2016. All incoming Grade 9 students should have received their timetable in the mail. Don't worry if you don't bring the timetable on the 1st as we will be supplying a new copy of the...

St. Joe's Rams Junior Football 2016!

July 11, 2016
​We will be hosting a mini - camp for any Grade 9 or 10 student interested in playing Junior Football this year. The camp will begin on Monday, August 29th, 2016 and run until Wednesday, August 31, 2016. We will be starting everyday on the track on the east side of...

Report Cards & Postal Strike - Update to the Update

July 06, 2016
With any potential postal strike postponed for the near future, we will be placing all remaining report cards in the mail by the end of this week. ​With a Canada Post strike imminent, St. Joes will not be mailing the report cards straight away. Instead they can be picked up from...

​$9,000 in Scholarships available this June!

June 27, 2016


​For more information see Mrs Deryk in Guidance. You can win a scholarsh​​​ip of between $500 to $6000 to assist your post secondary education.
​​​ Name Criteria Nomination Essay Required Value Other Documentation Elgin County/Kettle Creek Agricultural Conservation Scholarship http://www.kettlecreekconservation.on.ca/events-education/scholarship/       Awarded to a student who...

$63,200 in Scholarships available this June!

June 07, 2016

​ For more information see Mrs Deryk in Guidance. You can win a scholarship of between $500 to $8000 to assist your post secondary education. ​Name Criteria Nomination Essay Required Value Other Documentation AIA & Global Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship https://aiacanada.com/career-resources/grants-and-scholarships/aia-and-the-global-automotive-aftermarket-symposium-gaas-scholarship-program/   Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time college program, university program...

Renaissance Robotics attend the Fringe!

June 06, 2016
4525 warms up with the other robots. ​ Those bed bugs are pretty artistic!
Everywhere you looked this weekend there seemed to be robots.

My Big Yellow Bus Goes Green!

May 27, 2016
​ This August, STS will no longer be mailing Parent Portal login information through Canada Post to existing families.
Parents/guardians are encouraged to record their Student’s ID number in their smartphones for future use.
The Parent Portal will open on August 15. To view bus information, the parent/guardian will...

First Year Uniform Promotion

May 25, 2016

​ Are you starting your first year of St. Joes? Then please join McCarthys for a special promotion just for you.
Starting May 30th through June 25th we're offering  10% off  on all orders over $200 and  20% off non-core with purchase of $200 or more.
Free shipping...

Where are they now? Alumni update!

May 16, 2016
A couple of St. Joe's grads were recently in the news. 
Amy Kenny who attended in the late 90s won three Ontario Newspaper awards for her work at the Hamilton Spectator. Amy won awards for her online presences, feature writing and the biggest award of the night, journalist of the...

Rebecca Chouinard - Recipient of Rotary Service Above Self Award

May 16, 2016
​At a recent Rotary Club luncheon, our very own Rebecca Chouinard received the Rotary Service Above Self award. Throughout her high school career at St. Joe's Rebecca has impressed everyone with her commitment to others.

St. Joe's 3rd Annual Poetry Slam

May 16, 2016
Wednesday, May 25th
Junior Slam 6:00pm High School 7:00pm
Music students provide music entertainment! Foods classes provides snacks! Coffee care of Las Chicas del Cafe!
Admission Free!

St. Joseph's student moves onto All Ontario Finals for culinary arts competition

May 16, 2016
​ On Saturday, April 16, Alexis Ford from the St. Joseph's Culinary Program competed against 12 high school culinary students from Windsor to Kitchener and won the regional Ontario skills competition in culinary arts.   Her dishes of Creamy Fish Chowder, Roast Pork Tenderloin, and Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Buttercream were judged to be the...