Educating hearts & minds in the Holy Cross tradition since 1854.

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SJGS continues to enroll new students during the summer and we are scheduling in-person tours. Please call us at 574-234-0451 or email Mrs. Rachel Schroeder at rschroeder@stjosephgradeschool.com to learn more and arrange a visit!

Educating Hearts

Developing greater understanding of the model of Christ throughout each school day.

Educating Minds

Indiana Four Star School and 2019 National Blue Ribbon School.

Making God Known, Loved, and Served

Learning to love and serve our neighbors.

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News & Announcements

27th Annual “For the Kids” Golf Benefit

The 27th Annual "For the Kids" Golf Benefit is taking place Friday, June 11, 2021, at Brookwood Golf Course in Buchanan, MI. The benefit supports the SJGS Excellence Fund, which provides tuition assistance and other essential needs to support the mission of Saint...

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SJGS Students Fulfill Eric’s Promise

Monday, March 29 – Holy Thursday, April 1 Eric’s Promise is a Saint Joseph Grade School Lenten tradition to fill blue bags full of toiletries for the St. Vincent DePaul Center on Crescent Ave. Eric’s Promise is a program that honors Eric Molnar, a Marian High School...

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A Loss in Our Family

 To the Saint Joseph Grade School community, past and present, near and far: Mr. Nate Cole – a beloved teacher, mentor, and friend at SJGS since 2003 – died suddenly on February 15, 2021.  Even as we grieve our tremendous loss, we trust that, just as he was baptized...

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Teachers With A Vocation

“How different…is the result with those students who have been given truly reverent teachers. Convinced that the Lord Himself has given them the students they are instructing…reverent teachers will try above all to bring their students to the completeness of the Christian life.”

~Blessed Basil Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross

A Zeal For Learning

“By zeal is understood that flame of burning desire that one feels to make God known, loved, and served…”

~Blessed Basil Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross

Shaping Hearts & Minds

“The mind will not be cultivated at the expense of the heart. While we prepare useful citizens for society, we shall likewise do our utmost to prepare citizens for heaven.”

~Blessed Basil Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross

Christ As Our Model

“Education is the art of helping young people to completeness. For the Christian, this means that education is helping a young person to be more like Christ, the model for all Christians.”

~Blessed Basil Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross

Madeline Raster SJGS '11

Believing Big: Alumna Playing Like a Champion at Harvard

Saint Joseph Grade School recently caught up with Madeline Raster, a 2011 SJGS alum, who is currently in her senior year at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Madeline is a four-year starter and two-time co-captain, the first in over 25 years, for the...

Beyond Merit: 2011 SJGS Grads Carozza and Geissler Continue to Excel

Each year, out of approximately 1.6 million entrants, only 7,500 students receive National Merit Scholarship awards. Winners are chosen from a Finalist group based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments, including academic record, test scores, written...