St Joseph’s Leo Club have been busy following the Leo Club ethos-Providing Leadership, Equality and Opportunity. Students from Years 8 are able to join the Leo Club which focuses on providing the youth with an opportunity for development and contribution.
St Joseph’s school in conjunction with the Granite Belt Community of State Schools is offering a parent information session on online safety and cyber bullying.
An invitation was extended to all Year 4 & 5 families to pop in and visit the classrooms for an informal chat and cuppa last Thursday afternoon.
The annual Prep welcome BBQ was held on Thursday 21st February with a great attendance by families. St Joseph’s School offers a welcoming and inviting atmosphere and this was shown especially towards the new families of the St Joseph’s community.
Each year during the Season of Lent, St Joseph’s students open their hearts and pockets to help end poverty by taking part in the Caritas project. Caritas is one of the world’s largest disaster response and development networks.
Tuckshop has kicked off again ready for another busy year. The Primary tuckshop has two new convenors that will keep providing healthy food at affordable prices for the students. Mrs Tracey Grenier and Mrs Julie-ann Spiller have volunteered their time to ensure the primary tuckshop keeps running smoothly with the assistance of many parent volunteers.
St Joseph’s School has always endeavoured to support members of the Stanthorpe community. One ongoing commitment to the community involves students who volunteer to assist with the Meals on Wheels program.V
As part of their Personal and Spiritual Development, students from Years 6-11 attended retreats last week at Storm King Dam. This retreat experience was facilitated by members of the Project Hatch Retreat Team.
Students, staff and parishioners gathered on Wednesday to celebrate the Season of Lent with Mass and the traditional imposition of ashes on foreheads at St Joseph’s Church. Preps –Year 3 students took part in a Liturgy of the Word and distribution of ashes later in the day.
On Wednesday 6th February, the Stage 3 classes hosted a parent afternoon. This afternoon provided an opportunity for parents to drop in and wander through the Stage 3 classrooms, have a chat with the teachers and enjoy a cuppa.