Principal’s Letter – 05/05/21

May 5, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families,   This school year has flown by in spite of the challenges it has presented.  Our entire school family has met these with prayer, hope, and courage as we moved forward.  We are proud of everything that has been accomplished in this time of pandemic.  We have about 5 weeks remaining in this school year.  We pray that we may continue to work as hard as ever to learn and to do our best in a healthy and safe manner, as we are not out of the woods ye...
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Principal’s Letter – 04/28/21

April 28, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families, While we are still in the midst of the Easter season, our friends in the Greek Orthodox Church are anticipating the celebration of Easter this coming Sunday. May they celebrate the happiest of Easters as they too bring back the Alleluias. This past Sunday we celebrated the feast of the Good Shepherd, one of the titles for Jesus. If we delve into just what a good shepherd is, we learn that this is the shepherd whose sheep know the voice o...
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Principal’s Letter – 04/21/21

April 21, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families,  We continue to celebrate the Easter season, where the Alleluias have returned to our prayers, and we observe the New Life of the Resurrection and the spring season.  Once again I wish to thank everyone for their prayers and condolences at the loss of my brother Michael.  Anyone who has had a sibling understands what a tremendous loss it can be and I am grateful for the support everyone has shown. We congratulate our students who receiv...
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Principal’s Letter – 04/09/21

April 9, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families Happy Easter Week to everyone! Alleluia! We have come through Easter Week and now are moving on to a well-deserved vacation week. May everyone enjoy time of rest and relaxation, returning to school safe and healthy. I wish to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers for our family. If anyone wishes to read the tribute for my brother Michael, it can be found on the web site for Short Funeral Services, Milton Delaware. School will resu...
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Principal’s Letter – 03/31/21

March 31, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families, This week we observe the holiest week of our faith—the commemoration of the suffering, death and most importantly the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. On Holy Thursday we celebrate the sacraments of the Eucharist and Holy Orders. On this day we are reminded of our call to live in service to one another, to go forth to make the world a better place. Good Friday reminds us of the suffering that Jesus endured so that our sins might be forgiven. Bei...
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Principal’s Letter, 03/24/21

                                                                                                March 24, 2021   Dear St. Joseph School Families, This week at prayer our school family is reminded of our anointing with the oil of Baptism.  In Baptism we are anointed into the royal priesthood of Christ and called to be prophets of his Word.  Being called to walk in the footsteps of Jesus Christ, we serve the people of God.  Our 7th and 8th graders who prepared the meal for the Communit...
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Principal’s Letter, 03/17/21

  March 17, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families, Happy St. Patrick’s Day to everyone!    Called to serve in this Lenten season, our physical education classes are engaged in the Jump Rope for Heart activities through the American Heart Association. Tomorrow, March 18th, our 7th and 8th graders will be cooking (in a safe manner) for the Community Meal Center. The meal will be cooked here at school under the supervision of the teachers and Mrs. Tejera. It will be delivered by som...
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Principal’s Letter, 3/11/21

March 11, 2021   Dear St. Joseph School Families, Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the day we sent our students home with a 2-week work packet assuming that we would be back to school within the 2 weeks. Little did we know that one year later we would be marking the year since the world pandemic was proclaimed.  We mourn the deaths of many in our world, including some in our own school family, associated with this virus.  We also give thanks for the gifted and dedicated people God...
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Principal’s Letter, 3/3/21

March 3, 2021   Dear St. Joseph School Families, March is upon us and we continue our journey through Lent with prayer, sacrifice and service.  Among our preparations for Easter are our Lenten prayer with the Baptismal symbols, being called by name is this week’s sign.  We are welcomed into our families by name indicating our belonging. We are also reminded that God calls us for a purpose, “because we are precious in His eyes and because He loves us. God asks only that we respond t...
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