Volunteers Needed: Carver County Fair

August 10, 2024 Come and spread the word of our great Catholic Community! St. Joseph’s is taking tickets at the entrance to the fair, and we’re looking for individuals and families to volunteer. Click here to fill a needed slot! Carver County Fair Volunteers Needed (PDF)

Summer Library Hours

Visit Mrs. Jager in the library this summer and check out books for your summer reading! Dates: Wednesdays Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM If you can’t make it in person, go online to reserve your books and your order will be filled, and ready for pickup, in the entry outside the office on Wednesday … Continue reading

Field Day 2024

Field Day 2024 at Klein Park! Permission Form Please complete this Permission form by Monday, May 13! Date of Event/Field Trip: Tuesday, May 28, 2024 Type of Field Trip: Outdoor Activity Day Destination: Klein Park Individual(s)/Teacher(s) in Charge: All Staff Estimated Time of Departure:  8:30-2:30 What to Wear/Bring: Have your child dress for the weather! Out of uniform. If the … Continue reading

Good Friday Homily by Deacon Bruce

A homily after the reading of the Passion seems a bit obtuse, for how much could be said about what we just listened to beyond the story itself.  Nonetheless, I have four points to share this evening to generate a little further reflection.  The first part is a reminder of the Rescue plan, the second … Continue reading

Spring Play ~ The Enchanted Bookshop

  If your child is in the cast, please follow the link below to complete your payment. The Enchanted Bookshop Payment Form Rehearsal Calendar

St. Joe’s Boys Classic

Sign Up for a Shift Please sign up for a shift for Boys Classic this Saturday.  Bring the kids and they can help! Just need 1 adult per shift to handle the $$$. Thanks! Mr. S and Mrs. Specken Sign up to Stock the Stand!

Lent 2024

Dear SJS Parents, Lent is a special time for spiritual growth. The Church invites us to be introspective and to prepare for the celebration of Christ’s Paschal Mystery (Jesus’ Passion, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension) with a season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. It can be a challenge for young people to practice implementing these pillars … Continue reading

Auto Enrollment 2024-2025

Please see the letter below regarding the 2024-2025 tuition and Auto Enrollment. Auto Enrollment Letter  

Before School Open Gym!

Beginning this Friday, 12/15 we will be offering Activity Time in the gym before school for all students K-8. Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 7:00 AM -7:30 AM Open gym policies AM Recreation 1. Virtues requires there must be always 2 parent volunteers. (1 Volunteer for every 15 kids if the number is more than 30). … Continue reading

Social media concerns

Amid the escalating violence in the Middle East, schools across the country have expressed concern that social media platforms have become inundated with graphic imagery of war and torture. Recent reports from prominent news outlets have highlighted the necessity of protecting children from the deluge of violent content that may not be detected by parental … Continue reading

State of the School Address 2023

  During curriculum night I gave my annual State of the School Address.  If you missed it or want to refer back to it you will find the entire slideshow linked below. We are looking forward to a fantastic school year filled with Holy Moments! State of the School Address 2023

Now Enrolling Pre-k-8th Grade!

We are currently enrolling for Pre-K-8th grade! Enrollment summer hours are M -TH 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. For inquiries, please contact John Bannigan at jbannigan@stjosephwaconia.org or 952-442-4500 ext 230

Popular Apps and Social Networks

Hello parents, I came across this list of some common apps that kids are using on devices. I wanted to help you become aware of some of the apps out there and what they do. It’s important for us to stay up to date with the latest digital tools that your children / our students … Continue reading


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