All boys and girls in 5th - 8th grade are eligible to participate in interscholastic athletics for Saint Joseph Grade School. Saint Joseph teams compete in the Inter-City Catholic League (ICCL) with other Michiana Catholic schools.
Parents are asked to take a few minutes to complete the online Athletics Registration Form. Your registration helps us plan for the coming year's scheduling, coaching, and uniform needs. In addition, because our fall sports begin before the first day of school, it is very important that you complete the form if your son or daughter plans on participating in a fall sport (football, soccer, softball). For questions, please contact Mike Favorite at email@example.com.
2016-17 School Supplies
School supply lists are now available. View the full supply list for each grade.
Saint Joseph Named "Four Star School"
For the fifth straight year, Saint Joseph Grade School has been named a "Four Star School" by the State of Indiana. SJGS is once again the only elementary school in South Bend to receive the honor. In order to achieve this designation, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in two ISTEP-based categories. Additionally, a qualifying school must have earned an “A” in the state’s accountability system and be accredited by the Indiana Department of Education. Congratulations also to our other area Catholic school honorees: Saint Joseph High School, Marian High School, Queen of Peace School in Mishawaka, and Saint Pius X School in Granger. A total of 287 schools received the award throughout the state. See the Indiana DOE announcement for more info.
Fr. Kevin Russeau, C.S.C., Announces the Selection of Mr. George Azar as the Next Principal of Saint Joseph Grade School
On behalf of the principal selection committee, it is my honor and pleasure to announce to you the selection of Mr. George Azar to be the next Principal of Saint Joseph Grade School. This is an important transition for our school and I am truly thankful to have George lead us, effective July 1, 2016.
I cannot thank Suzanne Wiwi enough for her many years at Saint Joseph. Our parish remains most grateful for the leadership and contributions made by Mrs. Wiwi throughout her career. Read more…
Help "Bridge the Gap" - Pledge Now!
Download a Pledge Form | Read the FAQ
Goal: $900,000 | Current Total: $832,835 (as of June 10)
Our target date is here but it is not too late to help us reach our goal! Drop your pledge forms at Mass or at the parish or school office!
We are almost there and we need your help! Our goal is to secure $900,000 in pledges so that we can begin the final phase of our campaign projects -- a school addition with classrooms and a gymnasium, and improved green space -- that will serve our parish in numerous ways for generations to come!
The generations of Saint Joe faithful that have come before us have left us a great legacy. I feel that we have been blessed in many ways, and I give thanks to God. I pray that each of you, too, will see God’s glory in the work before us, be inspired by the underlying mission we seek to strengthen, and find within yourselves a desire to give in gratitude.
Thank you to those who have already stepped up with great enthusiasm towards this initiative! I continue to be humbled by the generosity within our Saint Joseph community. Know that I welcome any questions you might have as you prayerfully consider your support. For your convenience, you may download a pledge form here. Also see our frequently asked questions.
May God bless our parish named in honor of his faithful servant Saint Joseph, and may God bless you and your family this Easter Season!
Fr. Kevin Russeau, C.S.C.