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Latest News

List of 8 news stories.

  • Drew Nienhaus '21

    In early August, Drew Nienhaus '21 won the Gateway PGA Junior Tour Championship! In her interview with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, she shared:

    "On the girls side, it came down to the last hole to decide the Tour Division and overall winners between a pair of golfers from three-time defending state champion St. Joseph’s.

    Drew Nienhaus, who will be a junior, carded a 73-79-152 to finish at 8-over, edging past teammate Mia Rallo, a sophomore-to-be who shot a 76-77-153.

    “Playing with my teammates not in the high school season is amazing because when we play with each other we make each other better,” Nienhaus said. “I’ve been playing with Nicole (Rallo, Mia’s sister) the last couple tournaments and I love playing with her because she’s my best friend, but getting to play with Mia today was different and she’s so much fun, too.”

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  • Freshman Campus Ministry Day

    Over 200 sophomores, juniors and seniors came together to welcome the Class of 2023 at the annual Campus Ministry Day. This year’s theme was “saddle up for the best four years of your life.” Many students wore costumes to match the western theme, including cowgirls, horses and even a cow!

    Several highlights of the day included learning the SJA cheers, fun games, touring the school and Mass in the Theater. Many thanks to all who helped make this day memorable for the newest Angels.
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  • SJA Receives New Entrances

    You may be wondering about the building project on the property next door. In order to acquire building permits for the property, The DESCO Group worked with SJA, which resulted in much-needed adjustments to our campus traffic patterns. These changes included moving our entrance down Litzsinger and the addition of a new entrance/exit on the south part of our property onto Lindbergh. The school has desired these modifications for a long time and now, we will get these changes with DESCO bearing the full cost as part of their project.
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  • Yearbook

    The 2019-2020 Yearbook editors attended the intensive YBK-STL Summer Workshop. They were able to start planning and preparing for next year’s book, as well as discuss ideas and collaborate with their peers.
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  • Performing for a Purpose

    Alumnae and current students recently ran the “Performing for a Purpose Drama Camp” at St. Monica Parish. The Angels enjoyed sharing their love of theater, music and dance with the campers. In total, the camp raised $1,955 for Catholic Relief Services!
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  • College Advisors Travel the Country

    Throughout each school year, SJA College Advisors work to make connections with representatives from colleges and universities from around the world. During the 2018-2019 school year, more than 100 schools visited SJA’s campus! Mrs. Trisha Hasbrouck and Ms. Christine Holladay, CSJA also visited more than 55 schools to learn more about their admissions processes, majors, financial aid and scholarship information and student life. See below for the list of colleges/universities they have visited:

    Amherst University, University of Massachusetts, Yale University, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, Hampshire College, The Ohio State University, Butler University, Allegheny College, Elon University, The University of Tulsa , Union University, Syracuse University, Ithaca College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, Seattle University, Gonzaga University, Pacific Lutheran University, University of Puget Sound, University of Washington, Walla Walla University, Whitman College, Whitworth University, Willamette University, Lewis & Clark College, Reed College, University of San Francisco, Stanford University, Santa Clara University, Saint Mary's College, Bates College, University of Evansville, Bowdoin College, University of Southern Maine , Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Tennessee State University, North Carolina State, Meredith College, UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University , Wake Forest University, High Point University, Furman University, Guilford College, Davidson College, UNC Charlotte, Queens University of Charlotte, Wofford College, Anderson University, University of South Carolina, Benedictine College, Clemson University and College of Charleston.
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  • Youth Conference on National Affairs

    In July, four students attended the Youth Conference on National Affairs (CONA). The program offered opportunities to conduct research in the areas of national and international concern, organize information into a documented proposal, engage in insensitive discussion and debate proposals with other students from other states.
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  • Faculty Professional Development

    In order to gain new insights and collaborate with professionals in their fields, many teachers attend summer conferences, lectures and seminars. See below for two of the exciting out-of-town trips faculty took this summer:

    Mr. Tim Kohler (English Department) traveled to Virginia for the Diversity Leadership Institute, hosted by the National Association of Independent Schools. He joined teachers, administrators and diversity directors from around the country to discuss the ways school communities can best work diversity, equity, and inclusive practices. Several of the topics discussed included gender and racial identity, socioeconomic diversity, power and privilege and the neuroscience of bias.

    Mrs. Katie Kieffer Richardson ’99 (English Department) and Mrs. Ally Landherr (Social Studies Department) attended the International Human Rights Conference at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. They joined attendees from over 40 countries and five United Nations ambassadors at the dynamic and informative conference.
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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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2307 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63131
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