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Latest News

List of 8 news stories.

  • A Call to Pray and Act as Instruments of the Holy Spirit

    Recent events, especially the death of George Floyd, have moved us to humble perplexity with the acknowledgment that racism still exists. The protests over his death and of others needlessly killed, have caused us to have troubled hearts and to pray for guidance. As a Catholic institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, the St. Joseph’s Academy community is called to move always “toward love of God and love of neighbor without distinction.”
    In the readings proclaimed for the Solemnity of Pentecost, celebrated this past Sunday, St. Paul’s message echoes throughout our halls with “Not I, But We.” He says, “As a body is one though it has many parts, and all the parts of the body, though many, are one body, so also Christ” (1 Cor. 12:12). A core tenet of our Eucharist participation, this unifying love of Christ binds us together and beckons us to reach beyond ourselves to advocate for all peoples. No human joy, no human sorrow, no human suffering allows the complacency of indifference to the community established by this Holy Spirit. “If one part suffers, all the parts suffer with it” (1 Cor. 12:26).
    Consistent with the message of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, we call upon Catholics to pray and act as instruments of the Holy Spirit. “Racism is not a thing of the past or simply a throwaway political issue to be bandied about when convenient. It is a real and present danger that must be met head-on. As members of the Church, we must stand for the more difficult right and just actions instead of the easy wrongs of indifference. We cannot turn a blind eye to these atrocities and yet still try to profess to respect every human life. We serve a God of love, mercy, and justice.”
    We invite you to join us in prayer as we continue the mission of Christ by seeking justice and peace in the world. May the victims of racism and violence know freedom and relief from oppression. May God dissolve any hatred in our human hearts as we grow to understand how hatred is its own bondage. May we be shown how to turn our hearts toward justice and overcome indifference as we establish a season of peace called and empowered by the living God in the person of Christ Jesus.
    To read the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops “Statement of U.S. Bishop Chairmen in Wake of George Floyd and National Protests,” please click here. #CatholicSTL

    Regina E. Mooney, Ph.D.
    President of St. Joseph's Academy
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  • Judith Vazquez-Perez ’23

    Judith Vazquez-Perez ’23 has been accepted to Washington University in St. Louis's innovative “College Prep Program.” The program prepares students to thrive academically and socially at college. This summer, the programming will be held online. Judith will have the opportunity to study with top faculty, learn about the college application process and reflect on her own goals and interests. 
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  • Meet Our Intern: Amanda Isom ’17

    This summer, SJA is thrilled to welcome back Amanda Isom ’17 to the Academy as a summer intern! She will write stories for “Wings,” work with the Alumnae Office to plan events, assist with social media, develop marketing content and much more.

    Amanda is currently a student at Bellarmine University, where she is studying communication and plays field hockey. She shares, “I’m so happy to be back at my favorite place! It’s like I never left at all.” Please contact alumnae@sja1840.org for more information about our internship program.
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  • #SJA2020 Celebration Parade

    On May 21, St. Joseph's Academy faculty and staff celebrated the Class of 2020 with a memorable parade around campus. The Academy is beyond proud of this group of bright, ambitious and faith-filled Angels. Please click here to view several highlights from the parade. 

    100% of the graduating seniors were accepted to colleges/universities! The class received 439 acceptances to over 130 unique institutions. The Academy is looking forward to celebrating their Graduation Ceremony in the future.
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  • SJA Celebrates Mrs. LuAnn Worrall

    St. Joseph's Academy faculty, staff, former faculty, friends and family surprised Mrs. LuAnn Worrall with a parade to celebrate her retirement. After 30 years in the English Department, she retired after this school year. The Webster-Kirkwood Times recently covered the story on their website! Please click here to view their story.
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  • “Chicago” Recognized By SLHSMTA

    St. Joseph's Academy's production of the high school edition of "Chicago" received the honor of "Best Technical Execution" at the St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards! Congratulations to Mr. Brian Ebbinghaus and the show's crew for being recognized for smooth scene transitions, effective lighting and balanced/consistent sound.
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  • Golf in the News

    Three SJA Golf Angels were highlighted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

    Sixty percent of the starting lineup for the four-time defending Class 2 girls golf champions have made the all-important decision about the next step in their careers.

    St. Joseph’s juniors Drew Nienhaus (Penn State) and Nicole Rallo (Central Missouri) recently made their college commitments to join teammate Grace Aromando, who just completed her senior year and will play at Seminole State of Florida next season.”
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  • Earth Angels Green Schools Quest

    SJA’s “Earth Angels” club was recently announced as the second-place winners of the 2019-2020 “Green Schools Quest.” The US Green Building Council challenges schools to devise and implement, with the help of Green Mentors, the most creative, effective and low-cost sustainable practices for their school. This honor provides the club with $400 to use for their environmental efforts!

    Their project, “Not I, But We: Environmental Justice,” examined the social and environmental impact of the clothing industry. They started a t-shirt swap program for new students and identified sustainable sourcing for school t-shirts.
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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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