About Us

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Developing lifelong learners in service to God, country and community

We offer a wide range of high quality of teaching and extra-curricular activities.

St. Joseph the Worker School offers classes for pre-school through eighth grade.  Pre-school through third grade are individual self contained classrooms.  Grades four through eight are arranged in a departmental nature where the students change classes for various subjects.  Our program of studies is well-rounded, up-to-date, and adheres to the West Virginia State laws pertaining to education.  St. Joseph the Worker school has been classified as a “First Class” school in the state of West Virginia in accordance with its standards.

We are

St. Joseph the Worker:

W – Worship of God in the New Covenant
O – Outstanding Academics
R – Reverence for God
K – Kindness towards all
E – Encouragement, Example, Esteem for ourselves and others
R – Rigor in learning; Right judgement in Wisdom and Charity

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Administration

Rev. Dennis R. Schuelkens Jr.
Recheal Fuscardo
Carole Lammers
Assistant Principal, Religion Coordinator, Religion Teacher K-3
Christina Kolb
Shannon Backel
Advancement Director

Staff

Mariann Weimerskirch
Administrative Assistant, Bookkeeper
Angelo Ciccolella
Maintenance

Advisory Board

Michael OrecchioPresident
Bruno DeCariaVice President
Doug VelegolSecretary
Marie Mascio
Brenda Chartier

Faculty

Hilary Jonczak
Marie Weigel
Danielle Weimerskirch
Karen Frankovitch
Tonya Kirk
Sheena Ossman
Molly Kopa
Carole Lammers
Assistant Principal, Religion Coordinator, Religion Teacher K-3
Deborah Bernardi
Buena Boyd
(5th Homeroom) Fifth Grade Religion, Social Studies, ELA, Reading
Sixth Grade Religion, Reading, Social Studies
Karen Ferguson
(8th Homeroom) Fifth-Eighth Grade Math
Seventh-Eighth Grade Religion
Eugene Ciciarelli
(6th Homeroom) Fifth-Eighth Grade Science
Seventh-Eighth Grade Social Studies
Hannah (Sequeira) Craig
(7th Homeroom) Sixth-Eighth Grade Language Arts
Kathy Bischof
Sixth-Eighth Grade Writing
Library/Reading Coordinator
Rebecca Harding

School Based Health

The School Based Health Program began with the 2005-06 school year. The program is generously funded by a grant from The Sisters of Saint Joseph Health and Wellness Foundation and provides a nurse, guidance counselor, and a clerical aid position for the school.

Services provided for students and their families include:

Nursing

  • Preventative Health Screenings
  • Basic First Aid
  • Classroom Education

Counseling

  • Individual and Family Counseling
  • Group Sessions
  • Individual Mental Health Assessments
  • Classroom Education

Additional Services provided for the parish and community:

  • Fall Health Fair
  • Health Screenings
    • Vision
    • Dental
    • Hearing
    • Blood Pressure Checks
    • Height/Weight/Body Mass Index Monitoring
    • Scoliosis
  • Healthy Nutrition Education

Health screening provided to St. Joseph School also.

Program Staff

  • Jill Mullens, RN, BSN
    Nurse
    jmullens6@comcast.net
  • Erin McFarland, M.Ed., LPC
    Counselor

Uniform Policy

Boys

August through October 31st and April to end of school year:

  • Navy blue shorts
  • White, powder blue, or navy polo shirts with “St. Joseph School” scripted on the left chest.
  • Black or navy blue socks that must cover the ankle and be visible

November 1st through March 31st:

  • White or Columbia blue shirts (long or short sleeve – no polo shirts)
  • Navy blue pants
  • Navy ties
  • Navy blue or gray button up cardigan or pullover sweaters

Girls

August through October 31st, and April to end of school year:

  • Navy blue shorts or skorts
  • White, powder blue, or navy polo shirts with “St. Joseph School” scripted on the left chest.
  • White, grey or blue knee high socks

November 1st through March 31st:

  • White blouses
  • Blue checked jumper or skirt
  • White, grey or blue knee high socks (Navy blue or gray leggings can be worn)
  • Navy blue pants (due to weather)
  • Navy blue or gray button up cardigan or pullover sweaters

All Students

Uniform Shoes:

  • Black or dark brown loafer or dress shoes.
  • NO canvas or tennis shoes.

Gym Uniforms:

  • Navy Blue only
  • White, black, navy or gray tennis shoes with non-marking soles may be worn to school on gym days
  • New gym uniforms must be purchased through Graphics in Print www.graphicsinprint.com.

Tennis Shoes for Recess:

  • All students should have a change of tennis shoes (no specific color) with non-marking soles in their homeroom. We will use the gym during recess when it is raining or the weather is bad.

Purchase Options

School Uniforms can be, but are not required to be, purchased from Pro 3 Services.

New gym uniforms must be purchased through Graphics in Print www.graphicsinprint.com.