Stacey McClain | Social Studies

Stacey McClain | Social Studies

~One Family in Christ Jesus~  
…and we continue in this spirit as we are fortunate to welcome Janice DeCicco Fipp, Ed.D. as our new principal for the 2017~18 school year. Blessings to Mr. Pugliese always, we thank him for his service to SJRS and wish him well in his newest endeavor! 
Our 8M students and Mrs. DiPalma’s Kindergarten are “Buddies!” 
~M is for Mother’s Day~
    ~2017/2018 School Year~
Hello to all! I trust everyone had a fulfilling summer. September is upon us and I am both honored and excited to be your child’s teacher this year. I am looking forward to meeting all the goals and challenges that are in store for us. Please visit this page for Class Announcements and Homework Assignments: view Forms and Docs below for classroom guidelines. Also, access CORNERSTONE/EDUCATE to track your childs’ academic progress and navigate our school website @ for important information under PORTAL LOGIN/parent tab/forms and docs 🙂

8TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 5/14

Chapter 24: World War 1

~World War 1 Propaganda Posters due on Monday.

~Monday, 5/14: Complete Questions 1(people), 3~6  p.696. (if necessary)

~Wednesday, 5/16: Complete Questions 1~5  p.702.

~Friday, 5/18: Complete CHAPTER REVIEW pps. 710~711.

~TEST: on CHAPTER 24 changed to next Monday, 5/21.


7TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 5/14


~Familiarize yourself with text book online component: Go to Select Course Content, select Companion Web Sites, select Social Studies,  select American Nation Text Book, select “Beginnings…” and review the “Resource Center” section. Pay careful attention to the “Online Skills Tutor” section. PRACTICE 🙂

Chapter 10: The Age of Jefferson ~working on Section 5

~Tuesday, 5/15: Complete questions 1-5, p. 325 and Guided Reading & Review for Section 5.

~QUIZ: on Section 5 on Wednesday, 5/16.

~Wednesday, 5/16: Complete Chapter Review, pps. 326-327.

~TEST: on CHAPTER 10 on Thursday, 5/17.

6TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 5/14

Chapter 7: Ancient Rome~working on Lesson 5.

~Monday, 5/14: Complete L5 work: questions 1~5, p.253, workbook p.54, FFL5.

~QUIZ: on Lesson 5 on Tuesday, 5/15.

~Tuesday, 5/15: Complete Chapter Review pps. 254-255.

~TEST: on CHAPTER 7 on Wednesday, 5/16.

High School contacts

HOLY SPIRIT: Contact Mrs. Evans @ 646-3000 x413. ST. AUGUSTINE PREP: Contact Mr. Stephen Cappuccio @ 856-697-2600 x1. OUR LADY OF MERCY: Call 856-697-2008 or visit for information. 

Please contact the schools for information or to schedule a “shadowing” date. It is valuable to actually experience what each high school has to offer!

Servant Leaders: 2017/2018 New Opportunities

Every day is a new opportunity to
make a difference ~~~
“GET DIRTY… BE MESSY… become the hands, feet & heart of Jesus, BE the face of Christ in THIS WORLD! Get Involved… Do Something…
*Serve Others*…” 
*SPECIAL SHOUT~OUT to the 4th and 5th grade students who shared their reenactment of the Last Supper &Living Stations of the Cross with our school community. What a prayerful & powerful way to begin Holy Week.
*LENTEN LUNCHEON Thank you to our Student Council members who served our parish community during the luncheon. You represented yourselves and our school beautifully, as there was much positive feedback from our guests!
*A PARISH-WIDE SHOUT OUT to all who came out to celebrate Soup and Stations in church on Friday. Thank you to SJRS teachers & staff who donated water, soda, soup, bread and most importantly, their time to serve our community on such a cold and windy night!
*SPECIAL SHOUT~OUT to all who attended the program for the fight against Hunger & Homelessness. Thank you for your time & generosity~
over $5,000 was collected to aid this worthy cause!!!
*A COLLECTIVE THANK YOU TO OUR CURRENT STUDENT COUNCIL for welcoming our Middle State Representatives on Sunday and conducting tours of the school  🙂
*SCHOOL-WIDE SHOUT OUT to all who donated to our SJRS Corporal Works of Mercy: Feed The Needy Thanksgiving food drive. Thank you for your interest and generosity~
*DECEMBER CALL TO SERVICE: a special thank you to ALL students and families who have chosen an outreach program to participate in.
~It is evident through our continued efforts that our theme of 
“One Family in Christ Jesus” guides us… as always, thank you for continuing to answer the call 🙂

Calendar News:

*As always, check SJRS website & Facebook page for more info*

~Sunday, 5/13: Mother’s Day 🙂

~Saturday, 5/19: 8th grade CONFIRMATION, blessings to all!

~Tuesday, 5/22: Open House / Super Fair @ 6:00 pm.
                               *Invitation to potential families
~Wednesday, 5/23: Open House / Super Fair @ 6:00 pm.
                                     *Invitation to SJRS students and families
~Monday, 5/28: School Closed in honor of Memorial Day.
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2017-18 Annual Fund

Sixty Years Strong is your annual gift to Saint Joseph Regional School in action! It is all of us reaching out with the love and charity of Jesus. We encourage all families to make a meaningful gift as we strive for 100% participation.

Get in Touch!

11 Harbor Lane, Somers Point, NJ 08244
P: 609.927.2228 // F: 609.927.7834

Saint Joseph Regional School is located within Somers Point, NJ.  With close proximity to Atlantic and Cape May counties, it is a short drive to surrounding areas like Ocean City and Absecon Island.

A Diocese of Camden Catholic School Serving Preschool to Grade 8