TWAS – July 10 – Remarkable Together

TWAS (This Week at St. Joseph) – July 10, 2020 Hello everyone, I hope that you had a wonderful 4th of July weekend and that you are staying cool. It has been an absolutely crazy busy start to July for me. Typically, this is the slowest month of the year for a principal – not … Continue reading

God Isn’t Finished

6.24.20 God isn’t finished Why is an education at St. Joseph School, no matter how the learning happens (pandemic or under normal conditions) a valuable education, making it worthy of investing time, resources and finances? There are many layers to this question, and today I will begin a series of articles about our mission statement … Continue reading

Now Hiring

Posted 6/15/2020 Director of Enrollment, Marketing and Communications Job Description The School Enrollment, Marketing & Communications Director is responsible for creating and implementing a strategic plan regarding marketing, enrollment, and operations. Areas of responsibility include a wide array of functions and services including enrollment marketing event planning communications social media management The overall effectiveness and … Continue reading

Exciting News! $25,000 Challenge Grant Accepted!

06/15/2020 St. Joseph Catholic School in Waconia has been awarded a $25,000 challenge grant to help support the school in its efforts to open this Fall, welcoming our beautiful students back into the classroom!  The Schulze Family Foundation has awarded this grant as a challenge grant meaning that St. Joseph Catholic School must raise $25,000 … Continue reading

TWAS | 6/12

June 12, 2020   Hello St. Joseph families and supporters and welcome to our 2020 summer series of TWAS (This week at St. Joe’s).   As the summer begins at St. Joseph School, it is a crazy time of finishing up year-end reports as well as starting preparations for the next year. This week, our … Continue reading

8th Grade Graduation Commencement

June 11, 2020 2020 8th grade graduation commencement Good evening graduates, parents and family members.  Welcome to the beautiful commencement exercises of this very strange year.  It brings me and our staff great joy to be able to see all of you tonight so that we can honor these wonderful young people as they cross … Continue reading

Our Response and Next School Year Plan

June 3, 2020 Hello everyone, This message has two objectives: A call to respond to the events in our community and some info about next school year. To this point, the events of 2020 have left us shaking our heads and wondering about our future.  First Covid-19 and now the senseless murder of George Floyd. Our Twin … Continue reading


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