On Thursday, December 10 there will be a Gift of Hope flag raising ceremony in honor of Nadirah Edwards on the SJ-O football field. The ceremony will start at 4:00 PM and all are welcomed to attend. An opportunity to say a few words in honor of Nadirah will be available to anyone wanting to speak. Attendees should wear a mask and practice social distancing. The Edwards family would also like her friends and classmates to sign the Gift of Hope Flag in her honor. Her flag will be located outside of the main office and will be available until the ceremony for anyone wanting to sign.
Picture Retakes will be taken on Thursday, November 19 for Colombia Blue students and Friday, November 20 for maroon students. If you are getting your picture taken for the first time, you may pre-order at https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry with the code: 54923C. If you would like to retake your photo from October, please bring in your picture package and it will be exchanged for the retake photo. Please see Mrs. Harbaugh (email@example.com) with any questions.
We wish this place was full of fans for our students, but still glad they are able to perform and do what they love to do. Live feed on NFHS.
School pictures will be taken on October 5th for Columbia Blue students and October 6th for maroon students. In order to decrease contact, we are asking that you pre-order online at inter-state.com/order and use the code 50963GA, if possible. If you prefer to complete a paper order form, they will be available at student check-in locations in the morning, as well as the office. Please see Mrs. Harbaugh (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
SJ-O community, You may see us out in the community during parts of the next two days, as the high school will be performing a few of our state mandated safety drills.
We are excited to bring a little more normalcy to our lunch periods for students. Starting on Tue. 9/8, local eateries will be rotating additional lunch options for SJO students under the football field bleachers. Interested students should bring cash to purchase items.
Bus students: If you ride one of the grade school buses home from school in the afternoon ( bus 10, 12, 17, or 19) the bus will pick you up from the high school at 2:20 instead of 3:00, starting today. Please let the office know if you have any questions.
Welcome Back to our Columbia Blue Students who are here for their 1st day of the 20-21 school year! Great to see students back in classrooms. Outstanding start to the school year by our students, staff, & community during challenging times!! Make the most of our opportunities!
We FINALLY have students back in our classrooms after 156 days!! Awesome to see students getting instruction inside the classroom. Great start Maroon Group! Looking forward to seeing Columbia Blue Group tomorrow!
We are very excited to have students back into classrooms on August 17. We’d like to share a couple of procedural items with you to ensure we are able to follow our safety guidelines due to COVID 19. Students will not be allowed entrance into the building before 7:45 AM. In order to expedite the student check in / screening process we are asking students to enter the building at designated locations assigned by class. Seniors – Commons Doors Juniors – Main Gym Doors Sophomores – Band Hallway Doors Freshmen – Circle Drive
The SJO Reopening Plan was updated with a slight change per the Health Department's Request. Students/Staff will need a letter from the Health Dept (not a Doctor) in order to return from a Covid related absence. Here is link to the updated plan: https://5il.co/jdqa
SJO is happy to announce our new website is up and running! As part of our website there is a mobile app available which will enable you to receive push notifications from the school. Simply search SJO Spartans on your tablet or smartphone and download the app.
Information and instructions for school registration are being sent via mail today. Please keep an eye out for the mailing as it contains important information that will be needed to register for the 2020-21 school year.
Excited to get 20-21 school year started Aug 17! Sat in on our School Improvement Team meeting, & couldn't be more proud of our teachers on the team as well as Mr. Page & Mr. Franzen. Many concerns shared, but all centered around ONE thing: our STUDENTS. Proud Superintendent.
Reopening Plan for 2020-2021 School Year https://5il.co/ijfo
The Class of 2020 graduation video can be viewed on Youtube. https://youtu.be/5jbICZrIYko
The 2020 yearbook is now on sale! Yearbooks are $55 with additional options available. Click here to order Yearbooks Purchased as of 5/25/20 List Contact Mrs. Harbaugh with any questions. email@example.com
SJO students and incoming freshmen: If you are interested in conditioning/working out this summer with other SJO students and coaches, please contact the following SJO coaches. Workouts will begin on Wednesday, June 10th at St. Joseph-Ogden High School.