Get tickets now for Spirit 2018 – Night at the Oscars

Spirit 2018 - A Night at the Oscars - to benefit St. Joseph Catholic School - Ft. Collins - CO

Spirit 2018 – A Night at the Oscars – Book your tickets now for the best party ever, 5:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, at the Hilton. Join us for our biggest, best gala of the year. Featuring: Cocktails, fine dining, silent/live auctions, exciting games, networking with our vibrant community of parishioners and school parents. Our annual Spirit gala is created, decorated and hosted by an unbelievable team of volunteers who sacrifice thousands of hours each year to deliver a night you won’t forget. Spirit benefits St. Joseph Catholic School and its work to provide an outstanding PreK – 8th Grade education rooted in our Faith. Tickets: saintjosephspirit.com. Be a Spirit 2018 business sponsor and help your business shine for a great cause. Many thanks to last year’s sponsors! https://tinyurl.com/2017SpiritSponsors.

 

Spirit 2018: Building a culture of philanthropy

The mission of SPIRIT is to build a culture of philanthropy to further the awareness and availability of Catholic Education by advancing the purpose of Saint Joseph Catholic School.

We achieve this with a team of dynamic volunteers united through a passionate belief in Catholic Education and their cohesive responsibility in creating an opportunity to foster spiritual and financial support for Saint Joseph Catholic School.

– Spirit 2018

What sets Catholic schools apart from the rest of the pack?

Catholic Schools Week 2017 - Dr. Chuck Hubbeling - principal - St. Joseph Catholic School - Fort Collins - Colorado - 80521
Dr. Charles Hubbeling

Ever wonder what sets Catholic schools apart from the rest of the pack? On Saturday, The Coloradoan newspaper featured the perspectives of our own St. Joseph Catholic School Principal, Dr. Charles Hubbeling, and school parent Ellie Murphy on Catholic Education.

Catholic schools: Communities of Christ, knowledge, service

… First, Catholic schools are communities of faith. All schools seek to develop character and a moral compass in their students. What makes Catholic schools unique is that we accomplish this work through the teachings of Jesus Christ. At our Catholic schools, we deepen the understanding of the traditions of the church in our students. We provide them countless opportunities throughout each day and week to encounter Christ. It is through those encounters that they develop a relationship with him and become disciples. This is the most important work we do.

Second, Catholic Schools are communities of knowledge. Our schools offer an excellent education with rigorous academics, music, art, PE, technology and Spanish education in a Christian environment. Our students are well prepared for the challenges of high school.

Finally, Catholic schools are communities of service. While our students lead and participate in numerous service projects throughout the year, developing a culture of service is more than that. At the deepest level, we learn to love one another by seeking the good of other above self — at school, at home and in our community. This important work is accomplished through the realization that our accomplishments and successes are not only for ourselves, but to be shared with others. This is the stewardship that we teach…
– Dr. Charles Hubbeling, PhD, Principal, St. Joseph Catholic School

Read Dr. Hubbeling’s complete article in The Coloradoan.

‘Amazed that students, past and present, display such strong leadership qualities’

… This school is diverse, dynamic, and is truly committed to ensuring that each individual is given every opportunity to success in this world!! I am always amazed that students, past and present, display such strong leadership qualities in nearly every school and public encounter I have with them.
– Ellie Murphy, St. Joseph Catholic School parent

Read Ellie’s complete “Thumbs Up” in The Coloradoan.

Join us in celebrating Catholic Education during Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 29 – Feb. 4., 2017. Call now for a tour of our school, (970) 484-1171.

Students collect more than 600 pounds of food, blankets

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A central aspect of Catholic education is learning the importance of service to others. Today, students in grades pre-kindergarten-8th participated in Advent Service Day.

Students collect food, blankets, toys for needy at Advent Service Day

Our school community collected more than 600 pounds of food for the Larimer County Food Bank, donated more than 75 blankets to Catholic Charities, loaded up a car full of toys and gift cards to give to Realities for Children, sent backpacks to students in Kenya, gifted clothing to Homeless Gear, and more! Our students are getting an excellent education and they are learning how they can serve others their entire lives. Saint Joseph Catholic School: Education, Faith & Community for Life. Come visit us at our open house!

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