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    The Mission of St. Joseph School is to educate students spiritually and academically to use their minds well.

    Welcome to our Saint Joseph School parents' blog!  Check back here frequently for regular updates.

    If you have information that you'd like to share on this blog, please e-mail newsletter@stjosephschoolwakefield.org.

    Please remember that you are always welcome to contact the main office at 781-245-2081 with any questions.

  • Milk began this past Monday, September 18th.

    Pizza starts Friday, September 22nd. 

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  • No school Friday, October 6th due to a regional meeting for all teachers

    No school Monday, October 9th for the Columbus Day weekend. 

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  • Cross Country Sign Ups

    Posted by Danielle Mason on 9/21/2023 2:00:00 PM
    Mr. Michael Bradford has volunteered to serve as our Cross Country Coordinator for the 2023 season.  Cross Country is offered for those students in 5th through 8th grades. If your child is interested please fill out the Sign Up Genius below.  Practices are on Tuesdays and Thursdays immediately after school - 3:30 p.m. The students should be dressed and ready to run.  Pick up is 3:30 p.m. in the front of the school.  There will be Cross Country meets with dates to To Be Announced. Permission Slips at the Front Desk.  Sign up below. More information to follow after sign ups.
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  • Ski and Snowboard Club

    Posted by Danielle Mason on 9/21/2023 2:00:00 PM
    Currently, we have (1) person who is volunteering to help organize and run Ski and Snowboard Club. 
    We need (1) more volunteer so that we can effectively run the program for the 2022-2024 season. 
    If we cannot find (1) more volunteer by next Wednesday, September 27th we will not be able to have Ski and Snowboard Club this year.
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  • Food Drive

    Posted by Danielle Mason on 9/21/2023 1:00:00 PM
    The week of September 25th - September 29th 
    we will be hosting a Food Drive for the Wakefield
    Interfaith Food Pantry.
    We are asking for each class to please donate the following:
    8th grade - Beef Stew (Canned)
    8th grade - Pasta Sauce (jarred)
    7th grade - Jams and Jelly
    6th grade - Coffee: Regular & Decaf Instant
    5th grade - Condiments
    4th grade - Cookies & Snacks
    3rd grade - Brownie & Cookie mixes
    2nd grade - Pasta (boxed)
    1st grade - Progresso Soup
    Kindergarten - Tuna (canned)
    ECP - Paper Plates


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  • Visiting Author

    Posted by Danielle Mason on 9/21/2023 9:00:00 AM

    We are thrilled that children's book author, Paula Zavrl, will be coming to our Pre-K through 2nd grade classes to read to the students as a visiting author. on Wednesday, October 11th.   Paula wrote the book, Lola In The Stroller.  It is a cute book about a bulldog that lives in Boston's North End and his adventures as he gets older and has to use a stroller.  We have a copy of the book at the front desk if you are interested in viewing it.  Paula is happy to bring books to the school if people are interested in purchasing them.  Hardcover is $16.00 and paperback is $12.00

    If you are interested in a book please see Debbie Tremblay at the Front Desk. 
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  • Back to School Bash

    Posted by Danielle Mason on 9/21/2023 1:00:00 PM
    The Back to School Bash is just under 2 weeks away!!! Don't forget to RVSP by the end of day this Saturday  9/23/2023 : RSVP Here This will let us know how much pizza to order. 
    We are still looking for volunteers to assist with this wonderful event!  Sign up today to volunteer here: Click Here and be a part of this incredible celebration!
    Don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. Just contact Candace Cooper at candace.cooper@gmail.com or give her a call at 978-726-2799. 
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  • Casual for a Cause

    Posted by Danielle Mason on 9/21/2023 12:00:00 PM
    Date:  Friday, September 29th
    Cost:  $1.00
    Attire:  Wear Green and/or Blue
    Cause:  Saint Basil’s Salvatorian Center provides several spiritual opportunities to increase the Light of Christ in His followers. Programs are offered to believers in all stages of life. Here participants experience the love of Christ on a personal level and bring this love, joy, and service into their daily lives. 
    All dress down rules apply for Casual for A Cause days.  
    Please see the School Handbook for clarification.
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  • Hawks Basketball

    Posted by Danielle Mason on 9/21/2023 11:00:00 AM

    Students in Grades 4 through 8 are eligible to participate in the SJS pre-season basketball program practices from September 19th - October 31st.

    The practices will be held at the Wakefield Civic Center, Main Street Wakefield, on Tuesday evenings from 6-8 pm. The cost of the program is $100 per player and will be charged to your FACTS account. 

    The mission of the Saint Joseph School Basketball Program is to foster character development through participation in team athletic competition.  The primary focus of this program is to teach all participants the basic skills of basketball, as well as teamwork with an emphasis on community, sportsmanship and the promotion of Christian values. We encourage all eligible students to sign up regardless of skill level!

    Please fill out the registration below if you are interested in joining. If you have any questions  please contact Chrissy Cerretani at: Ccerretani@stjosephschoolwakefield.org


    Registration Link

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  • Christmas Craft Fair

    Posted by Danielle Mason on 9/21/2023 11:00:00 AM

    New to the Craft Fair this year is the The Student Vendor Table. This is an opportunity for Saint Joe’s students to turn their talents into cash and learn what it means to be an entrepreneur. The possibilities are endless but here are some examples.

    Jewelry, Christmas tree ornaments, bookmarks, magnets, lego creations, paintings, greeting cards, sports cards, slime, pot holders, candles, hair bows or scrunchies.

    There are applications on the parent's blog and at the front desk with Mrs. Tremblay. Please fill out the application by October 20th and turn it in to Mrs. Tremblay. Christine Pride will be in touch with your time slot and a contract for you to sign.

    Student Vendor Application

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  • Veterans and Military Pictures

    Posted by Danielle Mason on 9/21/2023 2:00:00 PM

    Storm&Lighthouse USA Flag (5ftx3ft) / United States of America/American  Flag : Buy Online at Best Price in KSA - Souq is now Amazon.sa: Patio, Lawn  & Garden

    If someone in your family is active military or a veteran we would
    love to hang their picture on our St. Joe's Loves Our Veterans bulletin
    board.  Please send a non-returnable picture to Debbie Tremblay
    at the Front Desk and she will hang it up.  Please put the name(s)of
    the person in the picture along with the branch of service and anything
    else you want us to know. 
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  • The Homework Club

    Posted by Danielle Mason on 9/21/2023 11:00:00 AM

    Homework Club / Welcome

       Join the club and get your homework completed at school!    

    Grades 1-5

    When: Monday through Thursday 2:15 -3:15

    Attend some days or every day.

    Where : Mrs. Parris' Room

    Cost: $10 per child per day

    Register: Students must be registered to attend, as no drop-ins are allowed. Please return this form to the front office or Contact Irene King with any questions: iking@stjosephschoolwakefield.org

    *Payments will automatically be deducted through the

    FACTS Management System

    *Please bring extra snack and a book to read if finished early


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