St. Joseph the Protector School

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Dec Hot Lunch Info



Hot lunch! This year pizza from Riviera Pizza will be available every Thursday for $2 per slice at the Glenside campus. For the month of December we have added a Chick Fil A day on Tuesday, December 12th. 


You must order in advance for the month. Place your December order here. Deadline is 12/3.







Santa's Secret Shop: Dec 4 & 6

Santa's Secret Shop

Mon, Dec 4 - Glenside Campus, K-8th

Wed, Dec 6 - Jenkintown Little Joe's Campus, Pre K 3s & 4s



It's the most wonderful time of the year! The Christmas season is upon us & our H&S elves are in full prep-mode for this enjoyable event. During the school day, students will browse our shop to find gifts for their favorite people. Full details will be given to parents to prepare your child(ren)'s list and budget.


Volunteers are welcome to help students pick the perfect gifts.

- Glenside Campus Event, sign up here

- Jenkintown Little Joe's Event, sign up here


- Glenside event: contact Emily Conmy at conmy@me.com  

- Little Joe's: contact Denise Murphy-Rohr at deejmurph@gmail.com 


Lunch with Santa: Dec 20

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Lunch with Santa

Dec 20

K-3rd Gr students

Chick-fil-a will be served for $6.

Registration information coming soon.


We will need many volunteers to help set-up and help on the day of the event. Please consider signing up to help.


Volunteer Opportunities With Home & School 2017-2018



Make a difference! Volunteering is a great way to meet other parents and support your child's school. It takes a village, right? Sign up to help out with different events and initiatives here. If you already signed up via paper, we added you to the Sign Up Genius. 



StJP Store Items

Show your school spirit with several items from the StJP School Store. These make great gifts for your student, friends, or family.


Pencils - w/ StJP name 3/$1 
Pens - w/ StJP name, blue or black ink 2/$1
Car Magnet - Shield Design $5
Pencil Case - StJP logo, vinyl, 13x10 $8
Lanyard - StJP logo w/ breakaway neck clip and lobster clasp $3
Drawstring Bag - StJP logo, Cotton Sport $5
Pint glass - w/ StJP logo $10
Cookbook - STJP Heavenly Delights Cookbook $15


If you would like to purchase items from the StJP School Store, please send your request to the main office Attn: Home and School, or email Homeandschool@stjpschool.info. Please pay by cash or make checks payable to St. Joseph the Protector Home and School Association. On your order please include your name, your student's name and homeroom, and a phone number or email address at which you can be reached. 



H&S Cookbook on Sale Now


Bored with the same old dinners? Searching for that perfect cheesecake square recipe? Look no farther. The 2016 STJP Heavenly Delights cookbook is available to purchase for $12. If interested, send payment in to school to the attention of Home & School cookbook. Bon appetite!

Box Top Collection Sheet & Special Back-to-School Sheet



Box Top Collection Sheets


Please keep collecting those Box Tops for Education. They are a great way to gain extra funds for our school. The first deadline for prizes this year is September 29, 2017. Click here for the special form for Fall. Just tape or glue your box tops onto the sheet & turn them into your teacher by 9/29/17. The forms do not need to be filled in completely. Just send in what you have by the deadline.  Please double-check the expiration dates before securing them to the sheets. We cannot submit expired box tops. 

The winners of our first round of prizes will be announced in October.

If you have any questions, please contact our Box Tops Coordinator, Val Desir at breval06@yahoo.com.



If you've collected a lot of box tops over the summer, you can also use the traditional 50 Box Tops collection sheet. Please check the expiration dates on your box tops before submitting. 

Weekly H&S Updates

Click here for this week's home & school updates. 

Father Daughter Dance: Nov 4

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Father/Daughter Dance

Saturday, November 4, 2017


Father Fitzpatrick Hall, Glenside Campus



Please join us for the 4th Annual Father/Daughter Dance. Pre K through Eighth grade students are invited to bring their Dads, Uncles, Grandfathers, or Special Friends. Casual Attire. DJ, Games, Crafts and Photo Booth. Light refreshments and a Sweets Table. Please no outside food or beverages.

Click here to register: https://my.cheddarup.com/c/father-daughter-dance-12146

Any questions, please contact Sue Fidler at SusanKFidler@gmail.com or Melanie Lucot at Mllucot@gmail.com.

Mother/Son Dodgeball: Nov 10

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Mother/Son Dodgeball
Friday, November 10
6:30 - 8:30pm
Bishop McDevitt High School Gym*


There is no dodging this game! Get ready to dodge, duck, dive and roll. There will be no one sitting on the bench! DJ, Fun, and lots of laughs. Please join us at Bishop McDevitt Gym for the Annual Mother/Son Event. Pre-K through eighth grade students are invited to bring their Moms, Aunts, Grandmothers and Special Friends for a fun-fulled night of music, games and entertainment. Pizza, beverages, and snacks will be served. 

Click here to register: https://my.cheddarup.com/c/3rd-annual-mother-son-dodgeball

Any questions, please contact Christy Starkey at christystarkey@gmail.com.

*Please park and enter Bishop McDevitt from behind the building using the cafteteria door.

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