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    The Mission of St. Joseph School is to educate students spiritually and academically to use their minds well.

    Welcome to our Saint Joseph School parents blog!  Check back here frequently for regular updates!

    If you have information that you'd like to share on this blog, please e-mail newsletter@stjosephschoolwakefield.org.

    Please remember that you are always welcome to contact the main office at 781-245-2081 with any questions.

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  • Thank You from Mr. & Mrs. Ellis

    Posted by Lisa Crane on 6/3/2021

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    Dear St. Joseph School Families,


    Words (not even mega words), will ever be able to adequately express our thanks for your kindness and incredible generosity to both of us. We have been showered by your love ever since January when Richard was first diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma. I thought that I would be taking care of Richard for a while, but I did not realize that within a month I would be diagnosed myself with endometrial carcinoma sarcoma.

    I was able to have an operation at Massachusetts General Hospital, but the pathology report showed that I would need extensive chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Richard‘s bile duct liver cancer is inoperable and unfortunately his chemotherapy has caused several severe infections so the doctor is deciding if that should be canceled. Our two children, both graduates of St. Joseph School, have been helping us out as much as they can while they still work full-time and are raising young families of their own. Saint Joseph school community, which has been my family for 47 years, has gone above and beyond the call of duty praying for us and providing every kind of assistance needed, especially through all of your emotional support.


    Thank you for your incredible generosity to the “casual for a cause” day and to the 50/50 raffle. Please know how much we appreciate your outpouring of love to us and I will keep all of your families in my prayers that all of you have a “3H”summer, which I teach in third grade means one filled with good Health, Happiness and Holiness.🙏
    Thank you again for EVERYTHING!
    Richard and Jane Ellis

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  • 8th Grade Graduates

    Posted by Lisa Crane on 5/20/2021

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    It is bittersweet as we begin to celebrate our 8th grade class. Please make sure to check out and "like" our social media pages as we are honoring one of these wonderful young men and women each day leading up to their graduation on June 4th. We are so proud of you all!

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  • Mrs. Ellis Honored

    Posted by Lisa Crane on 5/20/2021

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    Congratulations to our beloved 3rd grade teacher of 46 years, Mrs. Ellis! She won a prestigious Excellence in Education Award from the Catholic Schools Office. This award honors five elementary and five secondary school teachers’ commitment to developing saints and scholars in the Archdiocese of Boston Catholic schools. This special award is provided in conjunction with and support from the Catholic Schools Foundation. Mrs. Ellis will be recognized by Cardinal Seán O'Malley and by Superintendent Thomas Carroll at the end of the month. We are so proud of our SJS faculty and thank them for their service and dedication to Catholic education!

    We love you, Mrs. Ellis!

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  • College News from Our Alumni!

    Posted by Lisa Crane on 5/20/2021

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    We are so proud of these SJS alumni who just graduated from high school and are continuing their education at these fantastic colleges and universities. We with them continued good luck and many blessings!

    Bishop Fenwick High School

    Kara - Providence College

    Anna Scarpello - Sacred Heart University

    Sophia - Merrimack College

    Emma Ryder - Salve Regina University
     
    Malden Catholic High School
     
    Aaron Babu - Cornell University
    Benjamin Foy - Georgia Institute of Technology
    Daniel Maynard - Stonehill College
    Thomas Curran - University of Notre Dame
     
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  • Wakefield Co-operative Bank Reading Program

    Posted by Lisa Crane on 5/19/2021

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  • Malden Catholic Summer Programs

    Posted by Lisa Crane on 5/12/2021

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    Summer at MC

    Malden Catholic is pleased to offer in-person sports camps and summer classes at the Malden Catholic campus for the Summer of 2021.  All camps and courses will be operated under MC's "Culture of health and Safety" protocols for COVID-19.  They look forward to opening up their campus this summer for children in second grade and above for sports camps, and incoming 8th and 9th graders for summer classes. 

    You can learn more here: MC Summer

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  • Sports Zone 101 Spring & Summer sign up

    Posted by Lisa Guild on 3/27/2021

    Sports Zone 101

    Are your kids looking to hang out with their classmates afterschool?  Do you need them to run around and burn off energy?  Then please consider signing up for Sports Zone!  With the weather getting nicer, Sports Zone is offering multiple programs for St Joes.  

     

    Spring

    We are excited to announce that  Sports Zone will be offering an after school program  at Moulton Park (just down the street from the school) exclusively for SJS students for  the Spring! For the first time they will run 2 separate programs simultaneously for us- One for K-4th and one for 5th-8th.  This will allow them to tailor the program better for each age group!

    The Spring session runs on Wednesdays from  4/14-5/26. 

    The children will be checked in at the school and escorted down to the park by a Sports Zone instructor right after school.  All of their instructors will be wearing masks and the children will need to as well when they are not six feet apart. We encourage participating children to pack sneakers and bring a snack and water bottle.  Parent pick up will be at the park (not the school) promptly at 4:00. 

    Please register by Monday 4/11  in order to ensure appropriate staffing. For more information and to register, please click on the link below

    Sports Zone sign up

     

    Summer

    Sports Zone is also offering both 1/2 and full day camps throughout the summer for SJS families.  Please click on the link below for more information

     Sports Zone sign up

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  • LetGoYourMind Summer Program

    Posted by Lisa Crane on 1/24/2021

    Let Go Your Mind

    LetGoYourMind is excited to announce that they are running their in-person STEM programs this summer at Saint Joseph School, being held at 50% capacity. They will be offering three programs this summer. 

    • Motorized LEGO brick creations: Ages 4-5    

    • Code motorized LEGO robotic creations and Stop Motion Animation: Ages 6-8    

    • Battlebots, Stop-Motion Animation & Code Minecraft:  Ages 9-13

    The full descriptions and dates can be found on their website.

    Once you have decided which program you would like to register for, login or create a profile on their website through ultracamp. Go through the registration process and at the end it will ask for a password. The password is: summer2020.

    Please feel free to email the coordinator with any questions.  jim@letgoyourmind.com

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