Welcome to St. Joseph SchoolAt St. Joseph School, faith filled excellence defines the educational experience provided in our Catholic Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 school community. Our dedicated, credentialed faculty; strong academic programs; and facilities, featuring modern computer and science labs; combine to provide our students with a solid academic and moral base in a family-centered learning community. We encourage you to learn more about St. Joseph School today.
Eric Frenette accepts Principal position at SJS
Category: Articles Last Updated on Tuesday, May 05, 2015Rev. Joseph DiSciacca and the Search Committee of the School Board are pleased to announce that Eric Frenette has accepted the Principal position at St. Joseph School. Eric grew up in Bristol and graduated from St. Joseph School in 1998. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and Masters of Arts in School Counseling, both from the University of Connecticut, Storrs. Since 2009 Eric has been a school counselor at Watertown High School where he served as an advisor to several student organizations and was a member of the school’s NEASC re-accreditation committee. Eric is an active parishioner of St. Joseph Church where he facilitates a ten-week bereavement program, volunteers at the Meals for the Needy Soup Kitchen and assists with the Confirmation II class. He and his wife Sarah reside in Bristol with their year-old son, Noah.
In his application Eric noted: “Catholic schools are a critical intervention in the lives of our children today. They deliver the solid academic background needed to prepare students for the challenges and rigor of high school and college…..Catholic schools distill the spirit of Christ, through faith, hope and love, which will feed and nourish students as they follow the path of life.
“I have been blessed to have experienced first-hand the benefits of a Catholic Education and am even more blessed to have this opportunity to pass along those benefits to the St. Joseph School Community. I will continue the commitment to excellence that St. Joseph has established and will ensure that our students leave for high school academically and spiritually prepared for the next journey in their life. I look forward to meeting and working with all of you in the coming months.” - Eric Frenette
For over 110 years, St. Joseph School has provided Bristol area students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade with a faith filled education. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2015-2016 school year. Families interested in learning more about St. Joseph School are encouraged to attend our upcoming “Welcome Wednesday” program on Wednesday, May 6th from 9-10 am, or may contact the school office at 860-582-8696 to schedule an individual tour.
SJS Expands PreK 3 Program
Category: Admissions Last Updated on Monday, April 27, 2015Great News from St. Joseph School PreK Program!!!
6th Grade Easter Play 2015
Category: Uncategorised Last Updated on Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Mrs. Hinrichs 6th grade Literature class took time out of their busy schedule to reflect on the Easter season. The class presented Gift of Eternal Life to students on Holy Thursday. Click on the photo for more pictures in the Photo Gallery.
All-State Band Concert
Category: Articles Last Updated on Wednesday, April 01, 2015
On Saturday, March 21st nine talented St. Joseph School student musicians participated in the 33rd Annual Future Musicians All-State Concert held at Central Connecticut State University. Over 290 instrumental music students representing 52 Catholic schools in Connecticut were chosen to participate in this event.
St. Joseph School was represented by students in the each of the three Concert Bands: Gala, Concert, and Symphonic. Additionally, 2 SJS students also participated in the very selective All-State Jazz Band.
The next performance for students in the Concert and Symphonic Bands will be at the Lincoln Center Esplanade in New York City, on Monday April 20th. The All-State Jazz Band will perform at lunchtime in Hartford CT at the State House Square on Friday, May 22nd.
Special thanks to Mrs. Beverly Brown, our FM instrumental music teacher, and congratulations to all our SJS student musicians:
- Gala Band: Madelyn K, Peter M.
- Concert Band: Kevin B., Carter D., and Ben S.
- Symphonic Band: Zachary A., Ben C., Jack M. and Hannah M.
- Jazz Band: Zachary A., Ben C.
Click on the photo for more pictures in the Photo Album.