School News


SJHS Week at a Glance - October 14-18

SJHS Week at a Glance    

Mark your Calendars!!

School Council

Attention all Graduates....

Enforcement of Smoking & Vaping on School Grounds

Our school is working together with the City of Red Deer to enforce smoking and vaping on our property. 

Radon Testing Report

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools, in partnership with Radon Care, tested all facilities earlier last school year to determine levels of radon gas using "Alpha Track Detectors" and were placed in most rooms for 90-100 days. Radon gas is a naturally…

Important Dates for the 2019/2020 school year

Photos and Timetable Changes: August 23, 26 (9:00 - 3:00) & 27 (9:00 - 12:00) Office Opens for New Student Registration: Monday, August 26 Grade 10 Orientation: Tuesday, September 3 (Lunch will be provided) Grade 10/11/12 First Day of School: Wednesday,…

June 2019 Community Calendar

June 2019 Community Calendar

SJHS Spirit Week!

Changes to Attendance Notifications

Please Note..... As of Monday, June 3, the option to email your child's attendance will no longer be available. If your Son/Daughter receives an Unexcused Absence throughout the day, an automated phone call and text will be sent home Monday through Friday…

Calling all SJHS Girls......Volleyball Season has started

SJHS Girls Volleyball Our Season has started! June 13th & 17th All future Grade 10, 11 & 12 girls are Welcome! If you are interested in playing Volleyball and meet other players and the coaches, please join us!

Attention all Graduates....

This is a friendly reminder.... All grade 12 students must complete the Stole Ceremony google form no later than Monday May 27 at 3:30 p.m.  Students who do not complete this form will have their selections made for them.    …

Grad Banquet Ticket Deadline

Host Families Needed.....

We are looking for Host Families Red Deer Catholic Schools and Canada Homestay Network are looking for host families for students for the 2019-2020 school year.    Hosts receive a reimbursement of $700/month for providing a private bedroom, 3 meals,…

Catholic Education Week Video

Catholic Education Week Video

On Alert - May 1, 2019

This afternoon the school was placed on an "On Alert," which required students to remain in their learning community.  As a result, the RCMP were called to ensure students were safe.  Upon arrival, RCMP confirmed that students and staff were indeed…

Free Parent Workshop!

School Closed

Please note that our school will be closed on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22 for Good Friday and Easter Monday

Scholarship Applications!

"Scholarship applications are now available online and at the Career Centre. Students who meet criteria for these community sponsored awards are required to submit their applications to Ms. Spafford by the deadline of May 16!"

Tennis Meeting

Bell Schedule - Monday, April 15

Student Vote will be taking place during TAG this morning. Here is the modified bell schedule:  BELL TIMES  BLOCK 1 - 9:46 - 10:45 BLOCK 2 - 10:47 - 11:46 LUNCH - 11:46 - 12:20 BLOCK 3 - 12:20 -1:19 BLOCK 4 - 1:21 - 2:20

Easter 2019

Become a Homestay Family!

Kids Plus Accident Insurance

Effective 2019-2020, the Kids Plus Accident Insurance program is being discontinued. All active policies and claims currently being processed for the 2018-2019 school year will remain in force until expiry on September 30, 2019. They will still be accepting…

Middle School Ball Academy Session

SJHS Open House

Godspell Production

RV Technician Showcase

Snapchat - Parents Guide

Shrove Tuesday

Winter Break

Pink Shirt Day!

Falcons Handball

Handball Tryouts for Girls and Boys will be: February 19 - 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. February 20 - 5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m. February 21 - 5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  

Valentines Day Bake Sale!

Parker Thompson Presentation - Today at 10:15 a.m. in the Gym

Parker Thompson Presentation  

Ball Information Session - January 29

Grad Photos!

Attention Grade 12's! Book your grad photo appointment online now at

Timetable Changes

Timetable Change Information: Dates - Jan 28, 29, 30 from 8:51 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.Location - 1500 Learning Community

Grief Recovery Method

Falcons Handball Camp Registration Form

Falcons Handball Camp


Support over Christmas Break...

Did you know that children and youth can access a trained volunteer Crisis Responder with the Kids Help Phone through confidential text message? If a child or youth needs support over the Christmas break or at anytime during the year, the Kids Help Phone…

Central Europe Trip - $300 Travel Discount!

Christmas Dinners in Central Alberta

There are many Christmas dinners taking place around central Alberta this holiday season for those in need. Christmas Dinners in Central Alberta

Falcon's Softball Academy Showcase Camp

Falcon's Softball Academy Showcase Camp Registration

SJHS Christmas Spirit Week!

Candy Grams for sale!

SPARC Christmas Greetings

Falcons Clothing Sale!

Falcons Clothing Sale!

Ball Academy Information Session - January 29, 2019

Europe Trip - Spring 2020!

St. Joseph High School is planning a trip to Central European Cities(Berlin, Prague, Krakow, and Budapest) during Spring Break 2020 There will be an informational parent meeting on Thursday, November 29th, at 6:00 p.m. at St. Joes for any parents who…

On Alert Ended

The On Alert has ended. All students are safe and accounted for. 

Registration for Falcon's Baseball Academy Showcase Camp

Ball Academy Showcase Camp

Want to further improve your baseball skills? This camp will help develop and showcase your baseball skills. Instructors include St. Joseph High School coaching staff, U.S. college, university coaches and local coaches.

Parent Teacher Interviews - St. Joseph

Parent Teacher Interviews - St. Gabriel Students

St. Gabriel co-enrolled parents and students can book sessions with St. Gabriel: Interviews will be held at St. Gabriel's from 5:00 - 8:00 pm on October 5th and 6th.

Europe Trip - Spring 2020!

St. Joseph High School is planning a trip to Central European Cities(Berlin, Prague, Krakow, and Budapest) during Spring Break 2020 There will be an informational parent meeting on Monday, November 12th, 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph High School, or visit for…

Grad Parent Night Presentation - October 10, 2018

St. Joseph High School 3 Year Travel Plan

High School 101

Costa Rica School Trip

Please note that space is limited, deadline to register is September 28th. See Mrs. Roth for further information

Kids Plus Accident Insurance

Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance Our school board is offering you the opportunity to voluntarily purchase student accident insurance through the Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance program, underwritten by Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services…

Meet the Teacher Evening

Attention ALL Parents..... Tonight we will be hosting our Meet the Teacher evening, starting at 7:00 p.m. We hope to see all of you there!

Important Upcoming Dates & Information

Welcome to St.Joseph High School for the 2018-2019 school year! Below are a few important dates and times for your consideration: Thursday August 30 Grade 10 Orientation 8:48am-3:30pm Students will begin their day in the gym Friday August 31 First day…

Important Upcoming Dates & Information

August 21 SJHS Office Opens August 22 - 24 Photos and Grade 10, 11 & 12 Timetable Changes

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

The Staff of St. Joseph High School wishes to congratulate the class of 2018. We are excited to host the first graduation ceremony in the SJHS Fieldhouse. The ceremony begins at 11:00 a.m. today and the grand march, banquet, and dance will be held at…

Grade 11 & 12 Timetable Changes

Timetable changes will take place June 20-22 from 9:00-3:30 at the office for any Grade 11 & Grade 12 Students. 

Ball Academy Logos

We are excited to reveal our logos for the St. Joseph High School Ball Academy.  Our program begins September 2018.  Please click on the link below to view our official Logos.

Attention all Grade 12 Students! Please fill out....

All Grade 12 students....please fill out this survey. It is required for our Graduation ceremony on June 30.   Grade 12 Survey for Graduation Ceremony

Interested in hosting an international student?

We have partnered with Canada Homestay Network to arrange and support homestay hosts for students studying in our schools.  Have you ever considered hosting an international student? Our international education programs are growing and we need your…

Grad List

The current grad list is posted at the SSC. You need your Student ID card to see if you are on the list. If you are not on the list, please reach out to a caring adult, Admin, Counselor or Teacher as soon as possible to gain clarification on your graduation…

Ball Academy Information Session

This event is for students and their families who have already registered, as well as those interested in learning more about the middle and high school ball academies that start in September 2018. Learn more at

Graduation Tickets Available May 14

Graduation Banquet Tickets will be available for purchase beginning on May 14 at the school office.  Tickets are $50.00 and students may purchase up to 8 tickets (1 for student and 7 guests).

Hats On! for Mental Health

In support of Hats On! for Mental Health day, we invite all students and staff to wear a hat on Wednesday, May 2 and donate a toonie that will go towards the Smiles Thru Lindsey Foundation.

Rock the Diploma

CAREERexpo Central Alberta

CAREERexpo Central Alberta is taking place at Red Deer College on April 26.  CAREERexpo is Central Alberta's largest student-focused career event, representing over 50 career paths, giving students the opportunity to talk face to face with industry…

Ball Academy

We are still accepting applications for the Ball Academy starting in September 2018. Check it out:

Parent Council Meeting - Cancelled

Due to poor road conditions, our Parent Council meeting scheduled for tonight at 7:00 p.m. is cancelled.

Impaired Driving Prevention Presentation

Withdrawing from St. Gabriel Courses

Monday, April 16 is the last day for students to withdraw from courses through St. Gabriel Learning Centre.

Grad Service Project Week!

Grad Service Project week will take place April 16 to 20! This year, students will be raising funds for the Smiles Thru Lindsey Foundation. Staff and students will participate in a series of events focusing on healthy ways to improve overall mental…

Happy Easter

Wishing all of you a very Happy & Blessed Easter School will re-open on Monday, April 9.

Ball Academy Information Session

Parent/Teacher Interviews

Wednesday, March 21 & Thursday, March 22 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

SJHS Grade 10 Open House

Our Lady of Victory Camp Newsletter

Our Lady of Victory Camp Newsletter

Jason Chatwood - St. Joseph Ball Academy Teacher

Jason grew up playing Minor Baseball in Innisfail and Red Deer. He was a member of the 2003 Team Alberta U-16 Western Canada Summer Games (Silver) and U-17 Canada Cup (Silver). 2004 Team Alberta Canada Cup (Silver) and went to Team Canada/MLB Top Prospects…

SJHS 2018-2019 Course Guide

Ball Academy Registrations

Please note that registration is now open for students interested in our Ball Academy for the 2018/2019 school year. Please find attached links to register:      

Fentanyl Presentation

Performing Arts Evening

  Please join us to celebrate the gifts and talents of our Performing Arts students at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6th Room 1719 (Fine Arts Room)

High School 101

  Tuesday, February 27 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the gym.  Please join us for an information session about High School and what new Grade 10 students can expect next year.

Our Lady of Victory Camp Survey

Over the years, Our Lady of Victory Camp and Camp Encounter have offered young people in the Archdiocese unique Catholic experiences in beautiful natural settings. Both have played important roles in the Church’s ministry to our precious young people.…

Family Day Celebration - Volunteers needed!

Kerry Wood Nature Centre is looking for 8-10 volunteers to help with our Family Day Celebration coming up on February 19th. Volunteer help is needed from noon until 4:00 p.m. The majority of the event will be outside and the snowshoeing will be snow…

SJHS 2017/2018 School Fees

View the presentation from the Ball information meeting held on January 29

SJHS Winter Formal

SJHS Winter Formal

Upcoming Ball Academy Information Session

Ball Academy Information Session

Schulich Leader Scholarships

If you are interested in applying, please submit your name to Mrs.Currie, Mrs. Henley or Mr.Stang by Friday, January 19th.  No application package required. Schulich Leader Scholarships information  

Reminder...Fentanyl Session Tuesday, January 16

Tips & Tricks for Test Stress

Tips & Tricks for Test Stress

January 2018 Exam Schedule

January 2018 Exam Schedule

Ball Academy Information Session

Interested in attending a baseball or softball academy? We will be hosting an information session, to share the ball academy program philosophy, structure, staffing expertise, and community partnerships. This program will launch in September 2018 for…


Grad Gear Now Available Online!

SJHS Grad 2018 Clothing is now available online! Visit the following link to order:

International Travel Opportunities

International Travel Opportunities

Advent Message from Father Tom

Advent Message from Fr. Tom

Grade 11 Spiritual Retreat - Wednesday, November 29th

Reminder that all Grade 11 students will be attending a Spiritual Retreat at Sacred Heart Parish on Wednesday, November 29th. Buses will be leaving St. Joseph at approximately 9:00 a.m. and return back to the school at approximately 3:15 p.m.

Last Chance for Photo Retakes!

The final dates are as follows:  November 20th November 22nd November 23rd November 29th     The appointments begin at 5:00 PM and the very last one ends at 7:00 PM.

Important Information - Substance Use Disorders

High School 101

Rock the Diploma!

Bus Drivers Wanted!

School Bus Driver Ad

International Trip Meeting

Parent information night for International trips Ireland and Scotland Peru Quebec   7:00 @ Main Stairs in St. Joseph's

Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent Teacher Interviews - November 2017   Parent Teacher Interviews will be held on Tuesday, November 7th and Wednesday, November 8th from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the Gym.    Parent Teacher Interviews for St. Gabriel Learning Centre will be held…

Grad Parent Evening

Parents with students currently in Grade 12 and current Grade 12 students are welcome to attend the Grad Parent Evening on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the SJHS Gym. Plans for the 2018 Graduation will be discussed as well as information…

Thanksgiving Mass

His Grace Archbishop Smith will be conducting Thanksgiving Mass at 11:15 a.m. on October 5. He will also bless classrooms on this date.   

Japan Exchange Trip 2018 - Meeting September 27th @ 7:00 p.m.

School Council Meeting - October 2nd @ 6:30 p.m.

For anyone interested in School Council, please join us at St. Joseph High School on Monday, October 2nd @ 6:30 p.m. All parents welcome!

Jesse Manibusan to Kick off the School Year for Student and Staff

Jesse is a Catholic singer, songwriter, storyteller and performer. He will be sharing his uplifting message with students and staff on September 21 at SJHS. 

Official Opening Ceremony

St. Joseph High School will be celebrating the official opening and blessing of the school on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

PERU Service Trip Easter 2018

PERU Service Trip Easter 2018  International Trip Opportunity Pet a Llama! You are invited to join Notre Dame and St. Joseph students on a 9-day adventure and service trip to Peru over the Easter Holidays in 2018. The trip will allow you to experience…

SJHS Week at a Glance - September 18-22nd

Mr. Wolfe's Scotland & Ireland School Trip!

If you are interesting in going on the School Trip to Scotland and Ireland over Spring Break in 2018, please see Mr. Wolfe in the 1500 Learning Community for information.    Posters have been placed around the school and there will be a student interest…

Parent Letter - Student Injury

Please view the letter that was sent home with students today. 

Student Timetables

Welcome to St. Joseph High School for the 2017 - 2018 school year! Over the course of the last two weeks we have had the privilege to meet many of our students through our timetable change process. We recognize in many cases students have waited for…

Opening Day is Almost Here . . .

SJHS staff are so excited! Staff met today for the opening year staff meeting and can hardly wait to welcome Grade 10 students at their orientation on August 31!  

August 29 - Timetable Changes

The next date for timetable changes is: August 29 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  

August 23 - Timetable Changes

SJHS will be open for timetable changes August 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. We look forward to meeting with more of our future students at that time. 

August 22 - Timetable Changes and School Photos

We were excited to see all the students who were here for timetable changes today!! Timetable changes will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22.    

Timetable Changes and School Photos

Timetable Changes and School Photos Happening August 21 and 22 @ SJHS If your last name begins with A - L please come during these times: August 21 and 22 - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   If your last name beings with M- Z please come during these times:…

Welcome to the 2017 - 2018 School Year

SJHS office officially opens today! Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Student Timetables

Grade 10 student timetables have been mailed out. This is the first draft and any required changes can be made on August 21 and August 22 (A-L last names from 9:00-12:00 p.m.) (M-Z last names from 12:00-3:00 p.m.)

Open House - May 9, 2017

All students and their families who will be attending St. Joseph High School for the 2017 - 2018 school year are invited to an open house, May 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. This is a drop-in style event where you will have a chance to tour the school,…

13 Reasons Why

The Netflix series 13 Reasons Why is trending nationally, as well as in our school community. It is generating controversy and concern amongst mental health authorities and school officials. While we are unaware of any specific incidents related to…

Grade 10 Parent Orientation and Open House

All incoming Grade Nine students and parents are invited to attend the Student and Parent Orientation and Open House, April 5, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph High School. The evening will consist of a brief overview of high school and then an opportunity…

Register now for 2017-2018 school year

Are you new to Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and wanting to register your child for the 2017-2018 school year? Grade 10-12 registration is now open.

Second Vice Principal Announcement

We are pleased to announce that Teresa Borchers will be the second vice principal of our school. Teresa Borchers is a graduate of the University of Alberta both a Bachelor of Education degree and a Masters of Educational Leadership and Administration…

Vice Principal Announcement

Please join us in congratulating, Mr. Ian Stang on becoming a Vice Principal at St. Joseph High School. Ian Stang graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor of Education in Physical Education and a Bachelor of Arts degree. He also earned…

Calling all students!

We are proud to announce Spotlight, our 2017 fundraising event for Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools through the Red Deer Regional Catholic Education Foundation. Funds are directed to students through various projects, scholarships and initiatives that…