St. Joseph Home Academy Association is broken into committees:  Hospitality CommitteeSpecial Events Committee, Faith in Action Service Committee and Academy Ambassadors Committee.   If you are interested in helping out please complete the online volunteers sign up shee below.  You will be contact when events come up.     Click the link below for the online submission.”  Please note this is an yearly submission.  If you signed up last year you will need to resign up for this school year.

We thank you for your support!  And here’s to a wonderful 2018-2019 school year.

** Volunteers please note: The diocese requires all parents who help at the school be VIRTUS trained.  The  VIRTUS  workshop is designed to give adults a greater awareness of their role in helping to protect children- keeping them safe from any type of predatory activity.  If you are not Virtus trained you need to attend a workshop.  Please go to to locate and register for a workshop.  Remember to select St. Joseph Catholic Academy as your source so the school gets updated on your training.  You will need to be VIRTUS trained in order to participant in any Academy events where children are present.

Home Academy Association- Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet

  • all communications will be done via email
  • 1. The Hospitality Committee will provide greeters as well as refreshments at special events when called upon by the moderators of the HAA to do so. The committee will select a chairperson who will be responsible to keep names and contact information of volunteers to serve as guides/greeters as well as volunteers to provide and serve refreshments as needed. Greeters and refreshments are typically required at orientation programs, Open-House programs, parent workshop evenings, Ring Day, and the annual Fine Arts Festival.

    2. The Special Events/Activities Committee will be responsible for planning and running the special events sponsored by the HAA in conjunction with the administration. The committee will be comprised of the chairpersons of each of the events/activities and be responsible to the HAA moderator(s). Among the annual special events are the following: December gift sale, May plant sale, Spirit Week activities, Home-Baked Goods sales during lunch, and the Eighth Grade Graduation Brunch.

    3. The Faith in Action Service Committee will be responsible for working with homeroom teachers to identify and sponsor grade level, age-appropriate service opportunities for the children. Ideally, the committee should comprise a parent from each grade level to act as liaison with the homeroom teachers.

    4. The Academy Ambassadors Committee will be responsible for outreach to prospective and newly-registered families. Ideally, each new family would be assigned a buddy family that would maintain contact and assist the new families to acclimate to the academy. Other responsibilities are to assist with Academy efforts to market its programs.

Home Academy Association Events


Open House – January 28th – February 1st  (9am – 11am)

Nursery to Grade 8  Tours and registration


Box Top Drive –    ends February 8th

Start clipping our Box Top drive has begun.  Collect all current dated Box Tops and put them in an envelope or zip lock bag with your child’s name and class clearly marked on each bag or envelope.   Check all box tops for expiration dates before sending inExpired (dated prior to 3/1/19) box tops will not be accepted.

Each student will receive a N.U.T. card (No Uniform Today card) for every 100 box tops   he/she brings in.   Nursery and Pre-K students will get a special prize in lieu of a NUT card.    The class that brings in the most will win a Pizza Party!

All box tops must be sent into school to the attention of the Home Academy Association by:  February 8th

 Box top memo 2019


Book Sale and Meet and Greet – February 6th 

St Joseph Home Academy Association is proud to announce a very special book event in time for the winter season. Our very own Ms. McMahon (Educational Director of Pre-K) has written a children’s book – Vinnie and Vicki – The Vibrant Viruses.  The cost of the book is $10.00.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the school!   All books will be signed by the author and returned to your child or you can choose to pick up the book during a Meet and Greet signing with the author.  See Flyer below.

Book sale flyer


Father/ Daughter dance – February 8th

Further details to be sent home soon