STUDENT COUNCIL: (Grades 5-8) The St. Joseph School Student Council is comprised of students that are elected from their class to take on leadership roles in the school. The Student Council meets every other week to plan service activities, coordinate fund-raising efforts for service projects, plan student social events, and promote school community building.
SAFETY PATROL: (Grades 5-8) The St. Joseph School Safety Patrol assists with morning drop-off and after school dismissal of students. Students are responsible for implementing safety procedures and assisting young students. The Safety Patrol also participates in social activities such as Tigers Day in Detroit and a Pistons outing.
BEGINNER/ADVANCED BAND: (Grades 4-8) Band is held before school twice a week. Students are offered the opportunity to explore many instruments including brass, woodwinds, percussion, strings and others. Students have two major performances each year and also play for special occasions.
BOYS SCOUTS/CUB SCOUTS: (Grades K-8) St. Joseph School students participate in the St. Joseph ParishBoy Scouts Pack. Tigers, Wolves, Bears, and Webelos meet as individual groups and gather for a monthly Pack Meeting at the school. Older Boy Scouts meet weekly at the school to plan activities and events.
GIRL SCOUTS/DAISIES: (Grades K-8) Girls have the opportunity to join one of many Girl Scouts Troops that meet at St. Joseph School. Troops are formed based on the age of the girls and individual meetings are held at the school and off campus.
FIRST/EIGHTH GRADE BUDDIES: (Grades 1 and 8) First and eighth grade students are paired up for a year of mentoring and bonding. The buddies meet on a weekly basis for tutoring and activities. Older students exhibit leadership skills as they teach and model Christian values with the younger set in the school.
STAR SINGERS/MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR: (Grades 4/5 and 6-8) Both choirs meet once a week to share their gifts and talents in song. The choirs have two major performances each year, but also perform for special events. The choirs have also performed for the local nursing home and retirement center.
FOLLOWING THE LORD OUR WAY (FLOW): (Grades 7-8) Middle School students are encouraged to attend these youth meetings which are held monthly at St. Joseph School. This group interacts with other 7th and 8th graders from the St. Joseph Parish. They take part in service and social activities. It is an introduction to becoming an active part of the Parish Youth Group for high school students. For more information, see our
youth group page
JUNIOR NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: (Grades 6-8) Students may apply and are accepted to be members of theJunior National Honor Society based on academics and leadership. The Junior National Honor Society meets several times a year and participates in service projects at our school and in the community.
FIFTH GRADE/KINDERGARTEN BUDDIES: (Grades K and 5) Fifth graders work closely with the kindergarten class to provide extra help and assistance with academics and social interaction. Buddies spend time together each week reading, writing, working on computer skills, and sharing social time together.