Employment opportunities are now available. Check out our employment page in the contact us section for more information.
St. Joseph's School for the Deaf will maximize the potential of each student and foster competence in literacy, critical thought, citizenship and personal independence through educational experiences that are purposeful, equitable and engaging.
Celebrating 150 Years!
ONLINE LEARNING/WEBSITES FOR STUDENTS
Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours on your Couch!
Get free access to Buncee Classroom
I Can Read www.icanread.com
Get Epic! https://www.getepic.com/
KidLit Tv https://kidlit.tv/
is an online resource provided by the Smithsonian Institution offering daily news articles, K-12. It is also available in Spanish
NYCReads365 – https://www.schools.nyc.gov/get-involved/families/nyc-reads-365) - a citywide reading initiative promoting independent reading with diverse lists of educator vetted titles on a range of topics and genres.
We Need Diverse Books https://diversebooks.org/
– a non-profit organization that advocates for and promotes diverse literature.
Common Lit https://www.commonlit.org/en
https://dsl.richmond.edu/panorama/ (love this)
https://www.bunkhistory.org/ (love this, fun to go through the exhibits)
https://www.quill.org/ (very good for ELA)
DUE TO THE COVID-19 TRANSMISSION, SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED TO ALL STUDENTS UNTIL APRIL 20th.
Every year SJSD is the recipient of different donations from a list of generous donors. This year was no exception. We remain grateful for the various contributions made over the past year and with to thank publicly our very special donors. Being recognized is never their motivation for their support of SJSD, but it always a pleasure for us to take a moment and extend a heartfelt 'thank you' to them.
For a full list of our donors for the 2018-2019 school year click here.
If you would like to donate contact us at 718.828.9000 or email Debra Arles
• The following cafes and restaurants in District 34 are giving out free grab and go food to children:
o Mamajuana Cafe, 3233 E Tremont Avenue, will be giving out free lunch to kids impacted by school closings between 11am-1pm and 4pm-8pm.
o Jimmy’s Bx Cafe, 1315 Commerce Ave, will be giving breakfast and lunch to kids who are in need of it during school closings starting today. For more details call 212-924-2424.
o SOFRA Restaurant, 2011A Williamsbridge Road, will be giving away free lunch to children everyday between the hours of 12pm-2pm.
• Beginning Thursday, March 19th, all Stop & Shop locations will open early between 6:00am-7:30am only to customers 60 and older.
• DeCiccos & Sons in Pelham is currently reserving 8:00am-8:30am for seniors and customers who are immunocompromised. They are also taking extra precautions to ensure social distancing and extra sanitary procedures.
• The New York Public Library has added new digital resources to their website to help New Yorkers, including new e-books and resources for young learners.
Remote learning for public school students starts on Monday, March 23. In the meantime, keep kids' minds occupied with these free activities.