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List of 8 news stories.

  • STEM Signing Day

    Seniors planning to major in a STEM field at a Missouri college/university are invited to apply to be recognized at the Missouri STEM Signing Day Celebration on April 29, 2020. This celebration, organized by the Missouri Chamber Foundation’s Mathematics and Science Coalition, recognizes outstanding Missouri high school students who are inspired by science, technology, engineering and math and are dedicated to pursuing a STEM career pathway in college and beyond. Just like signing days for athletes, Missouri STEM Signing Day celebrates Missouri high school seniors as they sign a letter of intent to pursue a STEM degree program at a Missouri post-secondary institution. Students will be recognized for their STEM achievement by state officials, business leaders, coalition members and other special guests.

    With start-up funding contributed by The Boeing Company and supported by the Missouri business community, the program offers $1,000 scholarships to a minimum of 10 students to help them pursue their STEM education goals at a 2-year, 4-year or technical college of their choice. The funds are unrestricted and can be used for tuition, living expenses, books or technology.

    Eligibility & Application Process
    • High school students graduating in 2020 planning to pursue a STEM program at a 2-year, 4-year or technical college in the Fall of 2020 are eligible to apply.
    • Applications must be submitted by March 1, 2020.
    • Applications will be evaluated on the basis of passion for STEM learning, advancing society through STEM, high school activity involvement and scholarship.
    • Representatives from the Missouri Chamber and corporate sponsors on the selection committee will determine recipients.
    • Finalists will submit an approximately 2-minute video on what inspires and drives them on their STEM pathway.
    • Awards will be formally announced on April 29, 2020 in Jefferson City with state officials, business community representatives, students, parents/guardians and school officials.
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  • Beta Chi Pi Chromatography

    On December 9, members of Beta Chi Pi practiced an American Chemical Society Chem Club outreach activity. They are encouraged to do at least one outreach activity with students at their grade school.

    They used chromatography to create works of art, which are being used as holiday decorations in the Zahner Lounge Hallway. Chromatography is a chemical process where the dyes in colored ink were separated as they traveled through the channels of cellulose in paper
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  • Home for the Holidays Reunion

    Alumnae from the Classes of 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 came back to the Academy for the annual “Home for the Holidays” reunion. Angels had the opportunity to see their former classmates, catch up with faculty, walk the halls and see the exciting campus updates. The Alumnae Association looks forward to seeing these alums back on campus soon!
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  • SJA Alum in Action

    Alumna Ellen Lucchesi ’15 has carried the CSJ Charism and her STEM expertise to Bolivia as a part of the ETHOS, Engineers in Technical Humanitarian Opportunities of Service Learning program at the University of Dayton.

    The ETHOS program provides engineering students with “immersion experiences that change their lives as they use their technical know-how and community-building skills to improve the quality of life for others.”

    Ellen, who is a mechanical engineering student at University of Dayton, spent 10 weeks in La Paz, in the Andes mountains working with Funprobo, an organization that makes low-cost prosthetics for amputees unable to afford more advanced solutions. She assisted in producing prosthetic limbs, specifically through creating and assembling molds and feet, and through promoting the organization on social media. Ellen states that “working at Funprobo provided me with a transformed view of engineering, the world, and the human race."

    When I saw a child playing soccer with her new leg, it was truly a glimpse of God,” Ellen told University of Dayton trustees after presenting a documentary about her life changing experiences in La Paz. Plans are being made for Ellen to come back to St. Joe to speak with students about how her faith and STEM intersected during this experience.
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  • Respect Life Club Toy Drive

    Members of SJA’s Respect Life Club came together to serve the “Dear Neighbor” and celebrate the season of giving. Students collected gifts for children of all ages and wrapped them in decorative Christmas paper. Before Christmas, the Angels will donate the toys to “Toys for Tots.”
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  • Gabby Blossom ’18

    Gabby Blossom’18 was recently highlighted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch with Penn State as she competed in the NCAA Volleyball “Sweet 16.”
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  • Mothers’ Club Christmas Luncheon

    The Mothers’ Club welcomed St. Joe moms to the Academy for their annual Christmas Luncheon. Current SJA moms and past Mothers’ Club presidents gathered in the Sister Mary de Paul Room to celebrate the Christmas season. Many thanks to all who helped plan this memorable event!
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  • Caught in the Act

    Physics students recently carried out a steam engine lab.
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