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Frequently-Asked Questions

Where can I find out about bus transportation?

The bus schedule is posted a week prior to the start of school.  Bus transportation is provided through the Sylvania School District.  For more information on bus transportation contact the Transportation Supervisor at (419)824-8686.

What do I need to do if I need to have my child miss school?

Attendance forms (the green sheet) must be completed for anticipated absences and are available through the school nurse’s office.

Does the school have a lost and found? 

The lost and found box is located in the school’s clinic and can be checked at any time. 

Does St. Joseph School have a hot lunch program?

Hot lunches are served daily.  The cost is $2.75 for grades K-5, and $3.25 for grades 6-8. Milk can be purchased for .50 cents. Pre-paid lunch tickets may be purchased. (10 lunches per ticket)

Where can I find the school lunch menu? 

Posted under "Student Life" on the St. Joseph School home page

Where can I find the playground supervision calendar?

Posted under "Student Life" on the St. Joseph School home page

When can my child wear shorts?

Shorts may be worn during the months of August, September, May and June.  Other information regarding the uniform policy can be found here.

Does the school offer extended day?

Extended day is available Monday through Friday from 2:45 until 5:30 PM for students in grades kindergarten through grade 6.

What kind of school supplies will my child need for the school year?

School supply lists are distributed in June for the following school year.  Assignment pads for grades 3-8 are included in the student workbook fee.  The list for this current school year can be found here.

How often are report cards sent home?

Report cards are distributed four times a year.  Parents of students in grades 4-8 receive mid-quarter reports. 

Can my child walk home from school?

Students may walk home with written permission from a parent.

Who do I call if my child is sick and is going to miss school?

Parents must call the school nurse between 7:30 and 9:00 am if their child will not be in school. Arrangements can be made to pick up homework of the child by contacting the office.

When is the school office open?

The school office hours are 7:30 AM until 4:00 PM on school days.  Voice messages may be left for staff members at any time.

Is there a special uniform for gym?

Elementary students are required to wear gym shorts or sweat pants, t-shirts or sweatshirts, socks and athletic shoes. They will need to wear their uniform to school unless otherwise instructed by their teacher.  Middle school students (grades 6- 8) have a gym uniform that includes navy knee length mesh short with the school logo and a shirt with the with the school logo.  Any plain t-shirt or St. Joseph School t-shirt is acceptable.  Both the shorts and the t-shirt may be purchased through Schoolbelles.