Important Dates/Events for the School Year

August 30th First day of school for grades 5 – 8

Back to School Night for grades 5-8 at 7:00p.m. in the cafeteria

Pre-K and K visiting day

August 31st First day of school for grades 1 – 4

Back to School Night for grades K-4 at 7:00p.m. in the cafeteria

Pre-K and K visiting day

September 1st All grades attend school

Home and School Water Ice Dance Party for students in the afternoon

September 2nd and 5th No School – Labor Day Weekend – School resumes on 9/6
Saturday, September 10th Home and School First Annual Cornhole Tournament – Adults Only
September 13th First Home and School meeting at 7:00p.m. in the dining hall of the school
September 16th Home and School Family Movie Night in the parking lot at SJR
September 23rd Covered Dish Dinner hosted for Pre-K, K, and 1st grade by the Second Grade Class and the HSA
Sunday, September 25th  Sacrament Sunday at St. Joe’s for those receiving sacraments this year.  More information to come.
Friday, October 7th Noon Dismissal for Students – Professional Development for Faculty in the afternoon.  No Centennial busing at dismissal.
Saturday, October 15th Home and School Fall events for 7th/8th grade and the 4th -6th grade dance
October 17th No School for Students – Professional Development for Faculty
Friday, October 21st Home and School Trunk or Treat in the evening
October 27th Noon Dismissal – Parent/Teacher conferences begin.  All buses are available at dismissal.
October 28th No School for Students – Parent Conferences Continue
October 31st  There is school on Halloween this year.  Purchased Boo Grams will be distributed.
November 1st No School – The Feast of All Saints
November 2nd School Resumes – Students begin wearing their winter uniforms
November 7th  Picture Day at SJR
November 11th  SJR Walkathon
November 23rd Noon Dismissal to begin the Thanksgiving holiday – Classes resume on 11/28.  All buses are available at dismissal.  Pie-Sale pick up for those who purchased.
December7th Home and School First-Ever Christmas Tree Lighting in the evening
December 8th  Feast of the Immaculate Conception – No School
December 9th Report Cards
December 12th Children attend the Little Elf Shop at school
December 22nd Christmas Pageant 7:00p.m. All students participate.
December 23rd Noon dismissal to begin the Christmas break.  All buses are available at dismissal.  Classes resume for students on Wednesday, January 4th.  
January 5th Home and School Meeting 7:00p.m.
January 13th Noon Dismissal – All buses are available at dismissal.
January 16th Martin Luther King Day – No School
January 20th Home and School Bingo Bonanza in the evening
January 29th – Feb. 3rd Catholic Schools Week – details will be given for a wonderful week celebrating our Catholic identity
February 4th Beef and Beer Home and School Fundraiser
February 10th Noon Dismissal for Students – No Centennial Busing at dismissal. Faculty professional development in the afternoon
Sunday, February 12th  Confirmation Retreat – details to come
February 14th Happy Valentine’s Day – Purchased Candy Grams distributed
Saturday, February 18th SJR Sweetheart Dance for girls in all grades with Dad or other favorite Sweetheart– details to come 
February 20th Presidents’ Day Holiday – No School
February 21st Donut Day at School
March 3rd InView Testing for grades 3-7
March 6th-10th Terranova Testing for grades 2-7
March 14th Noon Dismissal for School – No bus transportation at dismissal.  St. Robert’s Parish Confirmation
March 17th Report Cards
March 24th No School for Students – Faculty Retreat Day
April 5th Noon Dismissal to begin the Easter Holiday – There is bus transportation at dismissal.  Classes resume on 4/11.
April 25th Final Home and School Meeting for the Year – 7:00p.m.
May 1st Students can begin wearing summer uniforms
May 12th  SJR 5K
May 17th School May Procession at 9:45a.m.  – Parents are invited to attend
May 18th Ascension Thursday – No School
May 19th SJR Field Day and Family BBQ
May 26th -29th No School for Memorial Day Weekend – Classes resume on May 30th
June 5th Pre-K Closing Ceremony
June 6th Kindergarten Closing Ceremony

Grades 5th-8th attend school.

No school for grades 1st – 4th

June 7th Grades 1-4 attend school

No school for grades 5th – 8th.

8th Grade Graduation – evening in church.

June 8th No School for Students – Traditionally Dorney Park Day for those interested

Professional Development for Faculty

June 9th Closing Mass for students in grades 1-7.  Parents are welcome to attend.  

Dismissal following Mass at 10:15a.m. There is no bus transportation at dismissal.

Happy Summer!