2018-19 School Year Calendar 

2018-19 School Supply Lists



Schedule for the start of school year

Aug. 13-Teacher Institute
Aug. 13-Open House/Meet & Greet 
            G.S. 6-7 pm
            M.S. 6:30-7:30 pm

Aug. 14-1st-8th grade 1/2 Day Attendance
            G.S. 8:00-11:30/40 am
            M.S. 7:50-11:20/30 am

Aug. 15-First day for Kindergarten and full day for all students.

Coming Soon!

Grade School Book Fair:



Friday, August 31

8 AM - 4 PM

Tuesday, September 4

8 AM – 4 PM

Wednesday, September 5

8 AM – 4 PM

6 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursday, September 6

8 AM – 4 PM

Friday, September 7

8 AM – 1 PM

 Middle School Math Counts Team
Students competed at the U of I on Feb. 3rd!

Middle School STEM Club

STEM students using Illinois State University's Smart Grid for School simulator to create their own electrical grid for a city.


4th Grade taking part in Spirit Week Tug of War!

Channel 3's Jack Gerfen taught 2nd grade about Weather Emergencies today!

3A Celebrating Chinese New Year with a guest speaker!

2D S.T.E.M. project
building and racing their projects

5th-8th Holiday Concert

Kindergarten 1st, and 3rd Grade
Holiday Concert


8th Grade Girl's Basketball
Sectional Champs

7th Grade Girl's Basketball
Sectional Championship

Middle School-Honor Flight Assembly 

3rd Grade's Ellis Island Simulation!

2C working with their Catapults!

 Veteran's Day Luncheon at the Grade School.


1st Grade STEM Project! 

Will the Big Bad Wolf blow the houses down?

Total Access, provides your family online access to manage student meal accounts with ease! 
  • Access food service account information online, 24/7
  • View food service account balances
  • View purchase history by student
  • Update your low balance email notifications
  • Check your deposit history
  • Set daily spending limits by student
  • Allow a-la-carte spending by student
  • Set breakfast spending caps by student
http://stjosephil.totalk12.com/  use the Total Access login information provided in the e-mail or letter sent home to you.

Accelerated Reader Home Connect 

Would you like to be able to see how your student is doing with Accelerated Reader? You can now do that with Home Connect, a program associated with our new upgraded Accelerated Reader. With Home Connect you can view daily progress at any time with any computer with Internet access. You can see the results of the last quiz taken and overall progress. You can find other books that have Accelerated Reader quizzes through a link to AR Bookfinder. And with “View My Bookshelf” you can see all the books on which quizzes have been taken by your child. You may even sign up for email notification when your child takes a quiz.