Community Sign


Bear Pride Shines Bright on Lakeshore Drive

Located on the west side of the high school, on Lakeshore Drive, a full color, digital 4' x 12' sign has been constructed. This sign allows the St. Joseph School administration and the City to announce local events and happenings.

The School Foundation* worked hand-in-hand with the City of St. Joseph to build this state-of-the-art billboard.

  • All sign requests must be submitted 1-2 weeks in advance.
  • Messages should be about school events, or from non-profit organizations holding events in the City/Twp of St. Joseph area AND, that include or are relevant to the St. Joseph Public Schools population.
  • No advertising of any kind will be accepted for pay by any commercial business.
  • Commercial businesses of any kind will not be listed on the sign.
  • Requests from the City must be approved by the City Manager.
  • All requests must be approved by the Superintendent.


  • Artwork must be provided in a digital format. Acceptable file formats include .jpg, .tiff or .eps. Please also list any specific colors or other needs in the comments area.
  • Messages will be posted 5 to 7 days before the event date, depending on when the form is submitted, other current messages and at the discretion of the administration.
  • Messages may be edited and are not guaranteed submission.

For questions please contact Sue Patzer at 926-3101 or

*The St. Joseph Public Schools Foundation is an independent 501(c) non-profit agency, whose mission is to raise, steward and distribute resources to enrich the education of students in the St. Joseph Public Schools


The 2021 Ren Baldwin Student Technology Festival is now online.  Visit the festival website to view the projects and see the winners.  Congratulations to all the participants, and thank you SJPS Foundation for supporting the event.