Tony Arens

How would you like the students to address you?

Mr. Arens

How long have you been at St. John School?

6 years – teacher. Entering year 3 as principal

What grade/subject are you teaching? Staff - where will you be working?

Principal

How long have you been teaching and/or when did you start teaching? If Staff - including St. Johns time, how long have you been doing the same type of job?

Teacher - 7 years. Principal - going on year 3

What are a couple unique qualities/skills about you?

I enjoy the outdoors, music, and spending time with my family.

What are some personal items the families might like to know?

I have been married to my amazing wife, Katie, for five years. We met in 2014 when we were both teaching at St. John's. We have three wonderful children who keep us very busy; Leo (4), Millie (2), and Benny (1).

Who is your favorite Saint and why?

St. Joseph - He is the model husband, father, and working man.

What is your favorite Bible or Saint quote?

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” - Philippians 4:13

What is your favorite prayer and why?

The Glory Be prayer reaffirms the eternal glory of our God in Three Persons, Blessed Trinity,

Why did you choose to teach at a Catholic school? Or why did you choose to teach at St. John’s?

I choose to work at St. John's because of the positive, caring, culture built on the foundation of Christ. The faculty, staff, students, and community are truly a joy to be a member of.

Anything else you want to add?

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