Fifth Grade

5th Grade Classrooms


Jeannette Peterson
5th Grade Teacher

Teaches – Math, Science & Religion

Jeannette Peterson grew up in southern Minnesota in a small town north of Rochester. She is a graduate of St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, MN and has been a parishioner at St. John’s for 20 years. Working as a teacher of the fifth grade since 2012, she finds it a privilege to be teaching at St. John’s. She believes that every child at SJB is a child of God and should be nurtured to grow academically, emotionally, spiritually, socially, and physically.

While she’s not teaching, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Todd, and her two teenagers, Vivian and Vincent. Her favorite activities are biking, hiking, reading, scrapbooking and spending time with family and friends.

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Mary Wraneschetz
5th Grader Teacher

Mary Wraneschetz is a member of the 5th grade instructional team. As a native of Dubuque, Iowa, she received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, MN. She has been teaching for 23 years, and 10 of those years have been spent at St. John’s.  She and her husband, Steve, have two teenage daughters, Genevieve and Caroline, both of whom are graduates of St. John the Baptist. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with family, cooking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

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Prayers learned in 5th Grade