MLA Format

At St. Joseph's Academy, papers should be written according to the MLA writing style.
  • Students should follow the instructions for the assignment. When in doubt about optional elements, ask the teacher who will be assigning the grade.
  • There are several resources listed below for your use. Unless otherwise stated, information and examples are from the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers.
  • If you need additional help, please see Mrs. Ferrell or Ms. Millikan. 

The MLA Style Center

Formatting a Research Paper 

Sample Papers in MLA Style

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St. Joseph’s Academy is a private, Catholic high school for girls in St. Louis, Missouri, sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Our mission 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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