Entries for December 2022
St. Joseph School, the Big Island’s oldest private school, was founded by Fr. Charles Pouzot, SS.CC., on April 1, 1869.
Since its founding, St. Joseph School has become a well-respected comprehensive institution of Catholic education—the only Catholic school on Hawaiʻi Island serving ...
DID YOU KNOW?
The "Twelve Days of Christmas" refers to the days following December 25. It is the period of time between the birth of Jesus and the coming of the Magi, or three wisemen.
It is believed that it took the magi twelve days, the last six of the ...
On December 17, high school canoe races were held at Hilo Bayfront. Schools from around the island participated in another beautiful day on the ocean. In the second week of competiton, St. Joseph School entered in three divisions, one more than the week before, and the crews continue to improve...
This month's breakfast and lunch menu are attached.
Reminder, breakfast is served every morning from 7:15 to 7:40 AM in the school cafeteria.
Families who are interested in submitting an application for free or reduced meals are welcome to do so anytime there is a change in famil...
Jr. /Sr. High Mid-Term Exams will take place from December 12 to December 16.
All Jr./Sr. High School students are only required to attend school for the classes that they have finals for. There will be 2 finals administered each day:
Exam 1: 8:00a - 9:30a, HST
December 6th is celebrated as St. Nicholas Day.
The candy cane is often associated with St. Nicholas because he would bend the sweet treat in the form of a shepherd's staff and give it to children attending church. Being a Bishop, St. Nicholas would have carried a crosier, or hook shaped...
This past weekend, our two Fall water sports competed on the Hilo side. Our paddlers, pictured below, had their second long distance regatta in Hilo Bay. The girls crew, boys crew and mixed crew continue to work hard and inch ahead of crews each week. They have been having fun and app...
On Wednesday, November 30, the elementary students gathered in the breezeway to join Father Poli in the blessing of this year's Advent Wreath. Advent, derived from the Latin word adventus, which means "coming", is the first season of the Church year. It is a period of prepara...