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Resources for Families During COVID-19

Food Pantries Bayview Community Center Food Pantry: 1320 E. Oklahoma Ave. Tuesday’s 4-6 pm, Wednesday’s and Friday’s 2:30-5:15 pm U.M.O.S. Food Pantry: 2701 S. Chase Ave. Monday-Friday 1-4 pm Salvation Army Cold Spring: 2900 W. Coldspring Road Tuesday’s and Thursday’s...

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Update on School and ECEC Closures

SCHOOL UPDATE:(scroll down for ECEC update)Greetings, SJA Families,After only a week and a half of a rapidly developing situation, here is some information that I hope answers some questions for you and keeps you informed of SJA’s next steps forward.Based on the...

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SJA Closed in Wake of COVID-19

One hour after our initial message, the State of Wisconsin mandated school closures until at least April 6th. We will be closed until then. If the State's mandate is extended, we will follow it.  We will do our best to keep you informed as information becomes...

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Sister Spotlight: Sr. Michelle Marie Konieczny

"Sr. Michelle is compassionate and dedicated to the mission here at SJA. She guides our teachers to understand more in depth the word of God by sharing her knowledge and with reflection practices. Working with such a caring and committed person like Sr. Michelle is so...

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Sister Spotlight: Sr. Mary Brendan Bogdan

"Sr. Brendan is the epitome of living and breathing our mission. Her wisdom, grace, and care is truly appreciated Academy-wide. We are blessed to have such a gem in our midst." - Dr. Tabia N. Jones, President/CEO of St. Joseph Academy In honor of Catholic Sisters Week...

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Sister Spotlight: Sr. Camille Bena

"Sr. Camille is such a solid pillar for us in the office and the entire St. Joseph Academy community, staff, students, and families alike. Jenny (Amaro-Lopez) and I found this saying that we strongly believe defines our dear Sr. Camille. 'God is within her, she will...

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Sister Spotlight: Sr. Paula Mary Palasz

"To pray when things were challenging. To be neat and organized. To be prepared at all times. To breathe and gain calmness or tranquility when things got a little chaotic. To just take it day by day." - Brianda Carrillo, Administrative Services Manager at St. Joseph...

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Sister Spotlight: Sr. Mary Rosalie Disterhaft

"It is an honor to have Sr. Rosalie as a tutor for our students here at St. Joseph Academy. She has so much patience and control over her teaching that each student who gets the opportunity to receive her support shines by the end of the year without a doubt. Her...

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SJA Receives $50,000 Grant from St. Francis Fund

St. Joseph Academy (SJA) has received a $50,000 grant from the St. Francis Fund of Felician Services, Inc. for a second year in a row to support the Academy’s Expeditionary Learning Education learning model. The EL Education learning model offers students a real world...

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SJA Completes Second Phase of ALICE Training

SJA employees barricade doors inside one of the classrooms to prevent the active shooter from entering during an ALICE Training Institute drill. St. Joseph Academy (SJA) is one step closer to becoming an ALICE certified organization. On Feb. 14, 2020, SJA completed...

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ECEC Earns NAC Re-accreditation

St. Joseph Academy (SJA) has earned an Award of Accreditation from the National Accreditation Commission (NAC) for Early Care and Education Programs. SJA is one of only 38 NAC accredited childcare facilities in Milwaukee. NAC offers early childhood leaders the...

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