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Latest News

List of 8 news stories.

  • Angel Connection Event: Kansas City

    Our Kansas City Angel Connection Event was held on September 26. Dr .Regina Mooney (President), Linda Holland Decker ’83 (Director of Institutional Advancement, Clare Conners MacConnell ’01(Annual Giving Specialist) and Michaela Witcher (Former SJA Athletic Director and Faculty Member) were excited to catch up with alumnae and share exciting school updates.

    The alumnae in Kansas City are looking forward to gathering again soon!
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  • Athlete of the Week: Drew Nienhaus '21

    Drew Nienhaus '21 (Varsity Golf) was selected as a St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Athlete of the Week."

    "A junior, Nienhaus had back-to-back personal-best scores to win two tournaments. She shot a 2-under-par 70 to win the River Challenge at Quail Creek by two strokes. Two days later, Nienhaus improved on her career low with a 4-under 66 to win the Smith-Cotton Classic by one stroke over two-time defending Class 2 individual champion Megan Propeck of Notre Dame de Sion at Sedalia Country Club. In Sedalia, Nienhaus hit all 18 greens in regulation, had nine birdies against just three bogeys and a single 3-putt. In other tournaments this season, Nienhaus placed third at the Mo-Kan Tournament and shot a 77 at the Angel Classic."
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  • Digital Photography Around Campus

    Students warmed up their cameras at the start of the Digital Photography Class through a “St. Joe Angels” themed scavenger hunt. Students chose either “St. Joe” or “Angels” and photographed dozens of objects on campus to represent their letters. For more information about SJA’s Fine Arts curriculum, please click here.
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  • Kairos Retreat Milestone

    Last week, students and faculty attended SJA Kairos #50. The Academy was blessed to have Dr. Ben Morris, Ms. Carol Campbell, Mrs. Mary Jo Hippe and Ms. Santa Cuddihee, the faculty leaders of Kairos #1, back on campus to celebrate this milestone retreat. We are thankful for their faith, courage and wisdom in establishing this profound retreat experience for countless Angels.
     
    The Kairos retreat program was introduced to St. Joe Campus Ministry in 2003. For more information about retreats, please click here.
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  • College Advising on the Road

    In September, Ms. Christine Holladay, CSJA, Assistant Director of College Advising, visited DePauw University, Xavier University, University of Kentucky, Miami University, and the University of Dayton. At each university, she met with admissions departments to learn about their application processes, majors, financial aid and scholarship information, and student life.

    At each school, she caught up with St. Joe alumnae. We were glad to hear that our alums feel prepared for college and are adjusting to their new schools! 
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  • Kristin Harrer '99

    St. Joseph's Academy is proud to share the news that Kristin Harrer '99 (CMO of Dollar Shave Club) was named to the Forbes "CMO Next 2019: 50 Game-Changing Marketing Leaders" list!
     
    The list is "a compilation of 50 CMOs who are redefining the CMO role and who embody all that the role is becoming, can be and will be in the future. Through qualitative research tapping into the expertise of industry watchers as well as Forbes’ editorial industry knowledge, the list features 50 people who have reached the highest-level marketing position within a given company—CMO title or equivalent—and who are driving brand and business growth."

    Please click here to view the list.
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  • Senior Investiture Ceremony for the Class of 2020

    On September 26, the school community celebrated the Class of 2020 as the leaders of the school in the “Senior Investiture Ceremony.” They received green stoles that they will wear at graduation in May. As they begin to earn some of their senior privileges, such as wearing yellow shirts, this is another reminder that they are called to lead by example in academics, faith, and social leadership within our school community.
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  • ACP Human Anatomy and Physiology

    Caught in the Act

    ACP Human Anatomy and Physiology
    Students are shown working on their tissue portfolio, which is comprised of 20 different human tissue samples from the epithelial, connective, muscle and nervous tissues. They are locating them in the microscope, drawing what they see, and comparing and identifying nucleic and other cell organelles in the samples. The students are also taking pictures of the samples to make Quizlets from which to study. Students will have a lab practical over the various tissues and organelles.

    Digital Photography
    Students warmed up to their cameras at the start of the Digital Photography class through a St. Joe Angels-themed scavenger hunt. Students chose the word "St. Joe" or "Angels" and photographed dozens of objects and parts of campus to represent their letters. They chose their best photo for each letter, then edited and compiled them into one document using Adobe Photoshop.

    Digital Photography students learned about point of view, specifically bird's eye, worm's eye and eye level. They captured 35 or more photos showing varying degrees of the three points of view and are discovering how it can dramatically change their photography.

    Computer Science Applications
    Freshmen in Computer Science Applications are learning to manipulate their Spheros Robots through code.

    AP/ACP Biology
    AP/ACP Biology took part in a field trip to the Litzsinger Road Ecology Center in early October. They met up with 5th graders from Marian Middle School to teach them about the life cycle and ecological interactions of monarch butterflies. The 5th graders had the opportunity to teach them about the monarch migration. Seniors Danielle Hall, Maggie Keusenkothen, Marge Kovac and Natalie Mispagel and CC Shipley showed the middle schoolers the live samples of larva, chrysalises and adults, which they brought to tag and release.
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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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