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Coronavirus Information for Parents

Please click on the link below to read important information regarding closure of St. Joseph Public Schools:

Answering your Questions about the COVID-19 Closings

Grab and Go Lunch Information UPDATED 3/20      

Student Enrichment Opportunities

SJPS Social/Emotional Resources

So we may quickly respond to questions, concerns, and needs of our students and families, SJPS has created an email address intended for this purpose. 
(This does not take the place of emergency situations that necessitate the need to call 9-1-1, Ok2Say, Suicide Hotline, or 211) This email address offers our families one place to go for issues or needs they are facing and want support with. This is not a LIVE video chat, but inquiries will be responded to as soon as possible. 
To access, please email

Important Letter from SJPS


Additional Informational Links:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus

Berrien County Health Departrment

Spectrum Health Lakeland



Kindergarten Round-up Information

Dear Fall 2020 SJPS Kindergarten Families:

Kindergarten Round-up that was scheduled for Thursday, March 12 has been postponed to a later date.  We appericate your partnership and understanding!

Click on the links below to view the information that you would have received at the meeting.

  • Bear Cub Parents: In effort to help gather the information needed for Y5/Kindergarten registration, we are asking that you please take a moment to fill out this google form. This information would have been collected from you at the time of round-up, which was postponed. 

Please visit the link below for resources and information specific to our new elementary enrollees.

Enrollment packets are also available for pickup at Central Office (3275 Lincoln Ave, SJ). If you have any questions regarding Kindergarten enrollment, please contact us at 269-926-3100. 


Welcome to the St. Joseph Public Schools website. Whether you are a parent, student, alumni or just a visitor, I hope you find this site interesting and helpful. We are proud of this district and what we offer to our students. In an effort to insure that every decision we make as a district is focused to a common end, we have developed a strategic plan that allows us to weigh every decision against that goal. 

Sign up for School Messenger Announcements

This is an automated system that allows us to send out mass emails, texts, and phone calls. Examples: School closings, parent/teacher conference information, athletic schedule changes, fine arts concerts and performances, club and activity news, attendance, etc. 

Please note:  You MUST "opt-in" to receive text messages from the system.  Send a text to 67587 with just a letter "Y" or "Yes" to make sure you have opted-in to receive SMS (Text) messages from St. Joseph Schools.

For more information on how to use your Parent Portal account or update your School Messenger Contact Info Click Here.

Please take a minute to check your contact info from the Parent Portal:

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District Parent Calendar


A list of important district-wide events such as half days and days off.
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Updated 07/26/2019

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