Activities & Athletics

Our Activities and Athletics Mission Statement

St Joseph Catholic School provides activities and athletics programs where all students have the opportunity to learn, play and have fun while promoting positive self-esteem, sportsmanship, and Christian behavior. Learn more about 4HG!

Please review the handbook for policies and rules for our activities and athletics programs. In addition, please review the Minnesota Department of Health's "Return To Play Guidelines".

Boys and girls basketball is open to all grades 3-8 students. Practices begin in early November and games are scheduled to begin in December. The season is planned to end at the end of February.

Contact Mr. Sutherland for any questions about our activities or athletics programs or if you are interested in being a team coach.

Basketball Gymnasium Locations 

St. Joe's Classic Basketball Tournament Dates

Girls Classic Tourney: Saturday, January 28, 2023

Boys Classic Tourney: Saturday, February 11, 2023

Find Registration Information Here

Please note: Registration should be completed for only one child at a time.

Registration will close on 10/21.  Any registrations after 10/21 will be charged a $10 service fee.

3/4 Girls Basketball

3/4 Boys Basketball

5/6 Girls Basketball

5/6 Boys Basketball

7/8 Girls Basketball

7/8 Boys Basketball

Check out the early years of St. Joe's Basketball! Lloyd Laumann, one of our earliest coaches put together an archive of the first-ever basketball teams and players. 

*All registration is for the current grade (2021-2022)

3/4 Softball- Kick-off: Wednesday, June 1, 8, 15, 22, **Monday, June 27**, (Skip June 29), July 6. Rain Date July 13.

3/4 Baseball- Kick-off: Thursday, June 2, 9, 16, 23, **Tuesday, June 28**, (Skip June 30), July 7. Rain Date July 14.

Cost: $50 for 3/4 Softball or Baseball includes Jersey and Hat/Visor the player keeps & can reuse following seasons

5/6 Baseball: Tuesday/Thursday Games begin May 31 -July 12 with an end-of-season tourney.

Cost:$85

Practices to be determined by the coach. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Sutherland at ssutherland@stjosephwaconia.org. 

The St. Joseph Catholic School competes in the West Metro division of the Minnesota Junior High Math League. Participation in the math league gives students an opportunity to expand their math skills individually and cooperatively in groups. It is also a chance for students to compete against the best “Mathletes” in the western suburbs. The West Metro division consists of St. Joseph School and five area schools (Watertown-Mayer, Our Lady of the Lake, St. Therese, Waconia Middle School, and Notre Dame Academy). There are five meets from October to January which are approximately 3 school weeks apart. Students compete for team and individual honors. The team consists of students in grades 6-8 and practices approximately once per week from September to January. The team is coached by Kristi Klawitter. 

The registration fee for new students who would like to purchase a Math League t-shirt is $50. Returning students who already have a t-shirt or students who wish not to purchase a t-shirt is $35. 

For more information about Math League, contact Kristi Klawitter at klayski0228@gmail.com   

Robotics is open to all grades 4-8 students. Students will have the opportunity to compete and advance to the Regional First Lego League Tournament, typically held in November or December. The State Tournament is held in January each year. 

We are looking for coaches for 4th, 5th, and 6th grades in order to offer the activity this year. 

Contact Mr. Sutherland for any questions about our activities or athletics programs or if you are interested in being a team coach. 

 

What is the FIRST LEGO League?

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an exciting alliance between FIRST and the LEGO® Group. It’s a robotics program for 9 to 16-year-olds (9 to 14 in  US/CAN/MEX), which is designed to get children excited about science and technology and teach them valuable employment and life skills.

Teams of up to 10 kids program an autonomous robot (using a LEGO MINDSTORMS® robot set) to score points on a thematic playing surface, create an innovative solution to a problem as part of their Project, all while guided by the FLL Core Values. These three elements – the Robot Game, Project, and FLL Core Values – make up what we call our yearly Challenge.

Join the St. Joe’s Ski Club! Ski Club is open to grades 5-8!

  • Ski Dates: 12/2, 12/16, 1/6, 1/20, 2/3, 2/17
  • Time: Bus will leave school at 3 pm and will return at 9:00 pm
  • Location: Powder Ridge (Kimball, MN)

Equipment rental options are available - see the link for pricing. If you have questions about Ski Club, contact Mr. S at ssutherland@stjosephwaconia.org for more information.

This is a parent-chaperoned activity! We receive Chaperone passes so you can ski or hang out in the chalet! Contact Mr. S  if you would like to chaperone!

Limited to 50 kids, so register now! Please complete one form per child.

Register Here

 

Join us on our Saints Soccer team! Soccer is open to all Kindergarten-Grade 6 students.

Fall 2022 Soccer Schedule        Field Directions

The season will run through Mid-October.

Cost: K-3rd $55   4th -6th $110

Please let Mr. S know if you are interested in coaching and direct questions to ssutherland@stjosephwaconia.org.

Volleyball- Fall 2022-Schedule TBD

Cost: $40 for 4th Grade Volleyball- includes all practices and limited opportunities to participate in games.

Cost: $75 for 5-8th Grade Volleyball, includes a Jersey the player keeps & can reuse following seasons.

Contact Mr. Sutherland for any questions about our activities or athletics programs or if you are interested in being a team coach. 

We are offering a running club/cross country for grades 3-8.  The Cross Country running team season begins the first week in September.  There are four meets scheduled throughout the season.  The cost is $40.

Practice days TBD by advisors. 

Please let Mr. S know if you are interested in coaching and direct questions to ssutherland@stjosephwaconia.org.

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