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Celebrating National Catholic Schools Week

I invite the entire Waunakee Community to join us for National Catholic Schools Week, our annual celebration of what makes education at Saint John the Baptist Catholic School outstanding.  Starting with Sunday mass and Open House on Sunday, January 28th, we have a whole week of activities planned to show what our students are accomplishing…

Advent 2017

Advent Project – Babies in Bethlehem The school and Faith Formation programs are jointly supporting the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem with the Babies in Bethlehem project.  Students will receive a Bethlehem Box to gather donations for the maternity and neonatal hospital located 500 yards from where Jesus Christ was born.  The hospital welcomes and…

A Safe Place in a Season of Change

A Safe Place in a Season of Change By Julianne Nornberg Middle school can be a tough time. I remember my days in sixth grade, a few decades ago, and the basic challenges are still there: peer pressure, learning where to fit in, managing friendships plus extracurriculars and new responsibilities in academics.It is a time…

Rejoining Our School Family

Rejoining Our School Family By Julianne Nornberg Summer is a time for family: family vacations, family cabins, family outings. Nothing will beat, in years to come, the family memories of roasting marshmallows over the campfire or swimming in the clear lakes up north. But as we head into the crisp days of fall, it’s time…