St. Joseph Catholic School Killeen provides a Christian environment wherein students in grades Pre-K3 through 5, teachers, and parents continually strive to build up a community of faith, hope and love that witness to Gospel values through the development of every child’s spiritual, intellectual and creative potential. The school offers a challenging and broad-based curriculum, religious values infused into the curriculum, daily prayer, weekly Mass, a caring family environment, a highly qualified faculty and staff, computer lab, and an after school care program for students in grades Pre-K3 through 6.
A child educated at St. Joseph Catholic School faces middle school and beyond with expectations of success. A child's education is whatever s/he makes of it. The teachers and principal are here to help in every way possible. We are people who love and are interested in each student's future as: Christian, resident of Killeen and Texas, citizen of the United States, and member of her/his family. Our children are:
St. Joseph Catholic School educates in the FAITH - for eternity - and in the academics - for a lifetime!
Ebola information from the Diocese
The Ebola virus has been a topic of great concern and a lot of discussion recently. Dr. Vanders, the Superintendent of the Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin, would like to reassure everyone that we are taking every precaution to ensure that we keep our students, faculty, and staff safe. You can read his message here.
St. Joseph Church Christmas Bazaar
The annual Christmas Bazaar will be held at the PAC on Saturday, December 6th from 10-7:30 and Sunday, December 7th from 8:30-3. The PTC will have a small booth set up for the nut sale. Santa Claus will be there on Saturday from 1 to 4 and on Sunday from 11 to 2. This is a great time to Christmas shop from a wide variety of booths while supporting St. Joseph Ministries.
Catholic Life Sweepstakes
We are pleased to announce that St. Joseph Catholic School is participating in the 2015 Catholic School Sweepstakes sponsored by Catholic Life Insurance. This tried and true program has helped Catholic schools raise $4 million over the last seven years. In 2014, the top school in Texas sold $49,025 in tickets. Check out the flyer by clicking on the link in the title above. The flyer can also be found in our Flyers section to the right.
Annual Nut Sale
The nuts have arrived and will be on sale in the office December 1st. Each family received an order form in the Monday folders. Please ask neighbors, friends and coworkers to buy nuts. These are top quality nuts that people will ask for again next year. Thanks for your help. An order form can be found in the Flyer section to the right.
We ordered extra navy spirit shirts and sweatshirts. You may check in the office with Mrs. DeJesus to see if we have your size. These are nice for parents to wear on field trips.
Online School Uniform Catalog
No one is allowed beyond the gates during school time without checking into the office first and getting a badge.
Please be sure you walk your kids into the school cafeteria when dropping them off in the mornings.
Ethics & Integrity in Ministry Class
Anyone who serves minors or vulnerable adults in a parish, school or diocesan setting, must attend the 3-hour Protecting God's Children class. This includes all school volunteers who assist in classrooms, or have contact with children in any manner. ALL parents who want to volunteer at the school must attend this training. Children MAY NOT attend this training. Go to www.austindiocese.org to check for different class sites and times. You must also complete the background check on that website. Remember to bring your certificate to the front office once you complete the class.