Policies & Procedures
Arrival & Dismissal
St. Joseph Regional Catholic School adheres to strict drop-off and pick-up policies and procedures to minimize traffic congestion, accommodate Salem school buses coming and going from the school front entrance, and for the safety and protection of all the students.
Please see the Family Portal for the most up-to-date information about Pick-up and Drop-off Procedures.
All students in Preschool through 8th grade are required to wear the mandated uniform and must adhere to enforced uniform policies and procedures as outlined in the St. Joseph’s Student-Parent Handbook. Non-uniform (NU) days are allowed ONLY under the discretion and approval of the principal. For No Uniform (NU) days, students must adhere to the appropriate dress code as outlined in the St. Joseph’s Student-Parent Handbook.
For more information about uniform protocol and where to purchase all uniforms and accessories, please see the Family Portal.
St. Joseph’s School provides the option of purchasing Spirit Wear clothing to promote our school spirit. To purchase Spirit Wear, you must create an account to view the Spirit Wear choices.
To create an account and purchase Spirit Wear clothing, please see the Family Portal.
All St. Joe’s staff members, teachers, and in-house volunteers are required to complete a Diocesan online safety training. A link to the training site and other efforts to ensure the well-being of students is available at the Manchester, NH Diocese Web page. In addition, St. Joe’s retains an in-house Safe Environment Office managed by a qualified and dedicated staff member. For more information about the St. Joe’s Safe Environment program, contact the Safe Environment Coordinator.
Emergency School Closings
For no-school announcements due to weather or natural disasters, please keep informed by tuning into TV Station WMUR. We adhere to the decisions of the Salem, NH school district, so a no school listing for Salem, NH means no school for St. Joe’s. In the event there is no school, we notify you through email, through the Family Portal, our school’s Web site, Facebook, and Twitter.
Note: All no-school decisions are at the discretion of the Principal.
The Community Information/Student-Parent Handbook provides the facts and guidance to students and parents regarding the life and environment at St. Joseph Regional Catholic School. It is recommended that all new families, as well as existing families at St. Joe’s review this handbook. Some of the topics in this handbook include:
- Staff and faculty ministry statement
- Parental commitment
- Allergen-safe environment
- School Policies and Guidelines
- Academic Life
- Student Life
- Diocesan School Mission Statement
- St. Joseph’s Vision Statement
- Student/Parent Acknowledgement Form (located at the back of the handbook)
- Handbook Acknowledge and Agreement Form (located at the back of the handbook)
Please check the Family Portal for the most up-to-date information about the Community Information/Student-Parent Handbook.