Saints to the Saints Game

On Tuesday, May 14 K-8 will head to the St. Paul Saints game! Parents who were not selected to chaperone are welcome to drive to the game separately, purchase a ticket, and meet up with our school. Date of Event/Field Trip: Tuesday, May 14, 2024 Type of Field Trip: St. Paul Saints Game Destination: CHS … 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

2nd Grade to Arboretum

2nd Grade Field Trip to The Minnesota Landscape Arb Pollination Investigation Permission Form Please complete the permission form by Monday, April 22! Date of Event/Field Trip: Thursday, May 2, 2024 Type of Field Trip: Science Destination: The Minnesota Landscape Arb Individual(s)/Teacher(s) in Charge: Mrs. Ellingson Estimated Time of Departure: 10:45 Return: 1:30 (Students will each lunch at the Arboretum) Mode of … Continue reading

Middle School Social at St. Therese

St. Therese in Deephaven is hosting a middle school social on Friday, April 12.  The cost is $15. Online payment is closed. Please bring the exact change to St. Therese. I will have paper permission forms as well. Please let Katie Moore know if you are interested in chaperoning. Event Details: Cost: $15 – you can … 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

American Heart Association Fundraiser

Good morning, Today we will begin our annual AHA Service Project! Each year since I have been here at St Joe’s we have helped support the American Heart Association. We continue that tradition! This is an optional opportunity to help. It is not required to participate. Over the past few years, we have helped raise … Continue reading

4/5 to Science Museum of Minnesota

On Thursday, March 14, 4th and 5th graders will be heading to the Science Museum of Minnesota. Please complete the permission form by Friday, February 23! Permission Form Date of Event/Field Trip: Thursday, March 14, 2024 Type of Field Trip: Science Destination: The Science Museum of Minnesota Individual(s)/Teacher(s) in Charge: Mrs. Klein and Mrs. Bovee Estimated Time of Departure: … Continue reading

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

5-8 Grade Ski Day

On Thursday, February 29, the 5-8 graders will be going to Powder Ridge for a day of skiing! We need all forms (including the paper waiver) returned by Thursday, February 15. Permission Form Waiver The waiver also went home in Thursday folders! Date of Event/Field Trip: Thursday, February 29, 2024 Type of Field Trip: Minnesota Educational Experiences … 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

1st Grade Field Trip to Nagel Assisted Living

On Monday, January 22, the First graders will be walking to the Nagel Nursing Home. They will make a craft with the residents. Please complete the permission form below! Permission Form Date of Event/Field Trip: Monday, January 22, 2024 Type of Field Trip: Service Field Trip Destination: Nagel Assisted Living Individual(s)/Teacher(s) in Charge: Mrs. Litfin Estimated Time … 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 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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