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Halloween BlessingThe St. Joseph E.L.C. students got a blessing from Fr. Jaime Jose and Deccan Pat Constantino before they began their Halloween Costume Parade through the  neighboring Makawao Town. It has been a tradition at the school for over forty five years.

After returning from their walk the children learned of the winner from the Halloween Pumpkin contest. This years top winner was Ladybug Student Jade Ribucan. The students then returned to their classrooms to partake in trick-or-treat goodie pass out and games.

Thank you Fr. Jose and Deccan Constantino and all the parents and 'Ohana that helped with the events.

Christmas Craft Fair

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Fr. Michael Tolentino with ChildrenOrdination Banner - The St. Joseph E.L.C. students presented Fr. Michael Tolentino with a banner and a lei for the celebration of his 14th Ordination Anniversary. The banner was also used at Fr. Mike's potluck dinner following his Ordination Mass on Oct. 2nd at 5 p.m.. It was well attended and and great way for the parish to get to know the new Parochial Vicar for St. Joseph Parish Makawao. Best of blessings be upon you Fr. Mike and thank you for your sacrifice and shepherding God's flock.

Staff RetreatStaff Retreat - The Staff of the St. Joseph Early Learning Center enjoyed fellowship, blessing and renewal from their recent staff retreat. The retreat took place on Friday, Sept. 14th at St. Joseph Convent Chapel and mass was celebrated by Fr. Jaime Jose. The theme this year was "The Good Steward". The teachers and religious education coordinator was inspired by the DVD entitled "Long Term Stewardship Development" featuring Rev. Jim Golka, Pastor of St. Patrick's in North Platte, NE. After viewing the segment the staff got to meditate on how to best use their time talent and treasure as a way of life and giving back to God and how to instill that philosophy to their students. To close the day the group enjoyed some meditation, yoga and a delicious lunch. Pictured in the photo is Alicia Cordiero, Renette Koa, Helen Souza, Fr. Jaime Jose, Arneda Wilson, Sheri Harris and Mahealani Cavaco. Mahalo to Mark Clack at the Diocese Office of Stewardship and Development, also to Fr. Jose for helping to enhance the retreat for the staff and to St. Joseph Parish for your hospitality. God bless.

Welcome Back - Welcome back Ladybugs and Butterfly Class…we are off to a good start as we begin the year with our Parent Orientation Night that took place on Aug. 2nd 2018 at 6 p.m. Our staff read a book that will be introduced to the students to help them transition for the first day of school. The parents also will bring in a family photo that correlates with the books character bridging school and home. The night was well attended and informative helping to make the year go smoothly. Thank you to all who attended. Happy Back to School 2018!

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St. Joseph Early Learning Ctr

Nurturing Environment
After school care
Year round classes
Accredited Program
2 yrs & 9 months to 6 yrs old

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