At St. Joseph High School, we offer a superior liberal arts education in grades nine through twelve, specializing in programs for students of varying abilities and interests. We provide a diverse curriculum, including a variety of Honors and Advanced Placement courses, with an emphasis in post-secondary preparation. St. Joseph High School’s broad selection of courses provides students ample opportunity to fulfill the Michigan Merit Curriculum and specialize in personal interests, while maintaining manageable class sizes and encouraging personal interaction between student and teacher.
St. Joseph High School enjoys strong community support, a high level of parental involvement, and a reputation of excellence in academics, the arts, athletics, and extra curricular activities with students gaining both state and national recognition in all of the fore mentioned areas. Our school has been accredited by the North Central Association for over 100 consecutive years; all of our teachers are highly-qualified and a majority hold Master’s Degrees or above.
We are indeed proud of our fine school, student body, staff, and community.
Despite the recent three-day stretch of snow days (and
today), believe it or not, spring is right around the corner. With the warmer weather comes spring break,
prom, graduation, and of course, standardized testing. However, as you may have heard already, this
year brings a variety of changes to the testing arena, both immediate and long
term. I want to take a second and try to
lay out what our testing schedule will look like over the coming weeks and
months. We have tried to work together
on planning this for our teachers in order to limit interruptions as much as
possible, but the state has made this very difficult. I will try to explain more in this letter for
To read the complete letter from Principal Riggs, please click here.
After much discussion and review, it has been decided that this year’s
senior class will have their last day on May
29, 2015. Graduation is still scheduled for Sunday, June 7,
2015 and that will not be altered this year. I know this is a change for our staff and students, but I also believe
it is one that we will be able to make a smooth transition to over these next
four months. The main purpose for piloting this process this year
is to provide a longer period of time between the last day for seniors and
graduation so that we can be more accurate with our records, and also to help
teachers and students who might need a window of time in order to make things
right in order to graduate.
The My Big Campus (MBC) Parent Portal provides parents with
their own account for accessing information in My Big Campus. This portal is different than the Power
School Parent Portal, where you access your child’s grades.
The MBC Parent Portal will
allow you, with one single sign-in, to check on all of your children who are
using My Big Campus. Furthermore, you
will have access to teachers’ group pages, announcements, homework calendars,
Not registered yet for MY BIG CAMPUS PARENT PORTAL?
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