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Students at St. Joseph's Academy enrich their summer through required reading in both the English and Social Studies departments, the specific titles dependent upon the courses in which each student is enrolled for the upcoming school year.

Summer reading not only directly prepares students for the next phase of English and Social Studies course work, but it helps to keep their minds active and engaged during the summer months and reinforces the value of reading, whether it be fiction or non-fiction, novel, biography, or history. Reading is a primary way that we learn of the stories and broaden our understanding of the larger human family. Furthermore, the testing services continue to remind us that the main guarantee of success on college entrance tests is “reading, reading, reading.”

English Department Summer Reading List 2022

The English Department of St. Joseph’s Academy requires students to read widely. Summer reading helps to prepare students for the next phase of literary studies while enhancing their appreciation of the written word. See below for specific assignments per course and/or teacher. All summer reading books are available.

Mathematics Department Summer 2022

This packet is required for all students entering Honors Geometry.

Social Studies Department Summer Reading List 2022

Please see each individual assignment for each Social Studies course you are taking, as all courses require something different/specific. Some courses require reading, others viewing films or videos. All assignments that require written responses may be typed.

All assignments will be due by the first day of class. 
St. Joseph’s Academy is a college preparatory high school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Our mission at the Academy is to provide quality Catholic education for young women in an environment that challenges them to grow in faith, knowledge, and respect for self and others. Our community expects these young women to make a profound impact in the world.  

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St. Louis, MO 63131
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