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Latest News

List of 8 news stories.

  • 2021 STEM Celebration

    On April 19th, St. Joseph’s Academy virtually hosted our annual STEM Celebration. Click here to read more
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  • JoeBotics Advances to State

    After winning the "Think Award" for their outstanding engineering notebook, portfolio and the documentation of their design process at the Northeast Missouri League Championship, JoeBotics qualified for the Missouri State Championship!  

    Please check SJA’s social media for updates about the state competition. 
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  • Missouri Scholars Academy

    Founded in 1985, the Missouri Scholars Academy is a program for 330 of Missouri’s academically gifted students who are ready to begin their junior year of high school. The program is administered by the University of Missouri Honors College. 

    St. Joseph's Academy congratulates Natalia '23 and Meghan '23 for being accepted to this prestigious summer program!
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  • SJEM Prayer Service and Commissioning

    On March 25, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet held a prayer service and commissioning of members of St. Joseph Educational Ministries (SJEM). Members of the St. Joe community gathered at the Holy Family Chapel or watched virtually to witness this important moment in the Academy’s history!  

    The individual members of SJEM are assuming responsibility for ensuring the Catholic identity and CSJ spirituality of its sponsored institutions is retained and lived out on campus. SJA congratulates all members of SJEM, including Santa Cuddihee, CSJA (Former Theology Teacher), Marcia Niedringhaus (Board of Directors, Alum Parent) and Cheryl Broekelmann (Alum Parent)!

    To learn more about SJEM, please click here
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  • AP Government and Politics Guest Speaker

    SJA’s “AP Government and Politics” class and Mr. Brandon Westlake (Social Studies Department) welcomed Courtney Emerson, the co-founder of “All in Together,” for a virtual class discussion. “All in Together” is a non-partisan, non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage, equip, educate, and empower voting-age women to participate fully in America’s civic and political life. 

    Students are currently reading her book After You Vote: A Woman's Guide to Making an Impact from Town Hall to Capitol Hill and had the opportunity to ask Courtney Emerson about the book, her career and women in politics.
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  • Celebrating Dr. Jennifer Sudekum

    The St. Joseph's Academy community congratulates Dr. Jennifer Feise Sudekum ’93 (Principal of Academic Affairs) for the completion of the Doctoral Program at Saint Louis University! She has earned the degree of “Educational Leadership.”
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  • “We Share the Same Sky”

    Students in “Bearing Witness: Holocaust Literature of Extraordinary Lives” have been listening to Rachael Cerrotti’s podcast, We Share the Same Sky. The podcast brings the past into our present through a granddaughter’s decade-long journey to retrace her grandmother’s story of survival. It is the first-ever narrative podcast to be based on a Holocaust survivor’s testimony and was listed as one of the best podcasts of 2019 by HuffPost, as a “Show We Love” by Apple Podcasts, and "Reader’s Pick” by Vulture Magazine

    Mrs. Kelly Berry (English Department) invited Rachael Cerrotti to virtually meet with the class. Students had the opportunity to discuss the podcast, stories about her grandmother’s life and her upcoming book, We Share The Same Sky: A Memoir of Memory and Migration
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  • Literacy Leaders Network

    The SJA "Reading Plus" program was notified of its acceptance into the "Literacy Leaders Network," a community of exceptional schools and educators who are setting students up for success as lifelong learners. "Literacy Leaders" are dedicated to improving reading proficiency and literacy. 

    The "Literacy Leaders Network" was especially interested in the Academy's work with all freshmen in the areas of executive function and metacognition, while utilizing the Reading Plus program to increase overall reading proficiency. Thank you to Mrs. Kathryn DePung, Ms. Pegi Ferrell and Ms. Heather Hughes for implementing the "Reading Plus" program with the freshmen.
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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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