Important Dates


2021 St. Croix Catholic School

Marathon Fundraiser


Join us for an all-school, kick-off event on October 17, 2021

  • 11:00 am: Mass at St. Michael’s Church
  • 12:15 pm: Meet in front of school in your spirit-wear
  • 12:30 pm: Walk to Pioneer Park (weather permitting)
  • 1:00 pm: Picnic Lunch sponsored by the Knights of Columbus
  • 1:30-2:30 pm: Stillwater Trolley ride back to the church/school!


What is the St. Croix Catholic School Marathon Fundraiser?

  • The Marathon is the most important school fundraising event of the year, running October 17, 2021 - November 19, 2021.
  • All donations go directly to the school’s operating budget to support various essential programs.
  • A community-building event that helps raise awareness of Catholic education.
  • New this is the Walkathon: five weekly, family walks of any distance (kick-off walk included), to shine our light throughout the St. Croix Valley.


Fundraising Goals

$250: All students Preschool-8th grade minimum


$750: Family of three or more minimum 


$60,000: SCCS-wide total goal


Fundraising Efforts

  • All students are encouraged to reach out to relatives, friends, and neighbors.
  • Make phone calls, write letters, send videos, etc. (samples available upon request from contacts listed below).
  • Matching Funds Programs are offered for educational institutions by many companies. Please check with your employer about matching fund programs.




Each week of the marathon we encourage all students and their families to walk any distance together, in their spirit wear, to shine a light throughout the St. Croix Valley.
Students who complete all five walks will receive one bonus non-uniform pass or prize (Preschool). Participation in the kick-off walk is required to qualify!


Donation Collection

Please send donations with the pledge form in the Student/Family Envelopes (will be returned each week with the students). See collection dates below.


Important Dates

October 17: Kick-off Mass, First Walk, and Picnic Lunch
October 29: Second walk completed and turn-in day
November 5: Third walk completed and turn-in day
November 12: Fourth walk completed and turn-in day
November 18: Minnesota Give to the Max Day
November 19: Fifth walk completed and turn-in day


Student Incentives

Non-Uniform Passes: For every $50 raised, students will receive one non-uniform pass to be used on designated dates, maximum of five passes; Students who complete all the walks will receive an additional non-uniform pass or prize (Preschool)


Student Dodgeball Game: Class with the highest weekly average will play a dodgeball game against special guests


Movie and Snacks: If school-wide goal of $60,000 is met, entire school will be awarded an afternoon movie with snacks


Principal for a Day: Awarded to top student earner



Please contact Nora Jacobs (; Beth Nelson (; Emily Fridgen (; or Annie Cashman (



Thank you for your support!