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Our Students St. Joseph's Catholic Community of Grand Rapids is a vibrant faith community located in northern Minnesota. St. Joseph's School is an important part of the St. Joseph's Catholic Community.  We love our students and are privileged to work in partnership with our school families.
Academic Opportunities Academic opportunities at St. Joseph's School include Math Masters, Science Fair, Spelling Bee, Reading Rainbow Writers' Contest, Geography Bee, and numerous field trips. We value the academic enrichment these experiences bring to our children's education. Summer Tutoring 
Service Activities No matter the age, our parish community embraces and serves everyone when we join together in sharing the importance of Catholic faith in our lives.  Students have donated their time through a school marathon by raking leaves for those in need.  Some students worked at the Food Self or collected donations for Habitat for Humanity, Grace House and the Itasca County Autism Group, and God's Little Angels' Orphanage in Haiti.

Thank you for supporting your children on their academic journey

at St. Joseph's School.

We work with a wonderful community of parents to help children

grow academically and grow spiritually-

important work for us all.


SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS FOR 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR ARE LISTED TO THE RIGHT (ON SIDE BAR)



St. Joseph’s School Uniform Policy



Donald’s is our approved uniform supplier. Donald’s is located in St. Paul. You may purchase items in-store, over the phone, or online from their website. Uniform flyers are available in the school office. If you choose to purchase uniform items elsewhere, make sure that match Donald’s clothing in color and style. If unsure, check with the school principal before making purchases from other vendors.


Donald’s

972 Payne Ave – St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone: (651) 776-2723 Outside Metro: 1-800-728-8082 Fax: (651) 776-2880

www.donaldsuniform.com



UNIFORM GUIDELINES


Shirts


Plain white polos and turtlenecks. Shirts must have a collar. No Henley or tee-shirt necklines. Plain white button-down blouses acceptable.


NEW IN 2014-15: navy or dark red polos and turtlenecks will also be allowed. Please stop at school to see samples of acceptable colors.

Shirts can be long or short sleeved.

No monograms, colored trim, or colored buttons.

Shorts


Khaki. Uniform style, meaning “Inside” pockets only. No cargo-style or jeans style pants.

Shorts may be worn in September, May and June.

Shorts are to be of modest length – longer than the tips of the fingers when the student is standing at attention.

Pants, Skirts, Skorts, Scooters and Jumpers

Khaki. Uniform style “Inside” pockets only.

NEW IN 2014-15: Plaid Jumper # 9455 from Donald’s also accepted.

Sweaters


Pullover, cardigan, vest, crew neck, or v-neck.

Dark red OR navy blue (not both in one).

A collared shirt must be worn underneath a sweater or vest.


Sweatshirts


Only school sweatshirts are acceptable.

They must be worn with a collared shirt underneath.

Order sweatshirts through school office and fleece clothing from Donald’s

Socks, tights, and hair accessories


White, navy, red, or khaki.

Socks are required at all times.


Shoes


Must be safe and appropriate for school. One pair of tennis shoes for school gym and classrooms and one pair of outside "play" shoes (outside shoes will get dirty-old ones are great!)

Belts


Preferred but not required; brown, black, khaki, navy, red, or white.

Any jewelry worn must be simple and safe.

Out of uniform days are at the discretion of the Principal.


BUS TRANSPORTATION FORM

In the last white envelope was a form from ISD#318 Transportation Department that needs to be completed and returned to Transportation Department by mail OR you may can submit the information electronically.


St. Joseph's School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other school administered programs.




 

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