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Latest News

List of 8 news stories.

  • CSJ Associates

    The Academy is proud to recognize Mrs. Diane Sweeney Everitt ‘82 (Theology Department), Ms. Ann Hammer (Theology Department), Mr. Andy Lodes (Theology Department), Mrs. Katie Lodes (Science Department) and Ms. Jennifer Millikan (Director of Library Services) as Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ) Associates! 

    On the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, the “Josepha” group of new associates (named after the Academy’s beloved Math Teacher and Registrar, Sister Josepha Nellesen) gathered with their CSJ Mentors in the SJA Chapel for their commitment ceremony. 

    CSJ Associates are women and men who are committed to the mission of loving unity and express it through their lives in their work, family, volunteerism, parishes, communities and more. As associates, they share the CSJ spirit and are members of a community dedicated to moving the CSJ mission of loving unity forward. 
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  • Mississippi River Plastic Pollution Initiative Meeting

    Members of Beta Chi Pi (Science Honor Society), Earth Angels and the Global Education Scholars collaborated for a virtual event with Jennifer Wendt, Campaign Manager for the Mississippi River Plastic Pollution Initiative. The program, sponsored by National Geographic Society, National Geographic Education, Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative, UN Environment Programme North America, Marine Debris Tracker and the University of Georgia, uses the open-source “Marine Debris Tracker” mobile app to collect data about the waste stream from inland to the ocean.

    Jennifer Wendt presented findings from when our students tagged and picked up trash along the Mississippi River. The Angels had the opportunity to ask questions to learn about their impact and how they can be the force for positive changes in our community.
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  • Seniors Serve the “Dear Neighbor”

    Members of the Class of 2021 served the “Dear Neighbor” through special service projects and volunteer roles. One group is participating in the “Service of the Heart: Virtual Immersion Service Experience” with the Br. David Darst Center of Chicago. By exploring issues of peace and justice through the lens of Catholic Social Teaching, the center provides transformative urban immersion experiences and educational programs. 

    The Angels enjoyed connecting with a representative from Growing Home Inc, an organization that addresses food insecurity in Chicago. Her dedication and passion for her work for the “Dear Neighbor” reflects the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Charism of “right relationship.” She encouraged the seniors to become ambassadors for service work around the St. Louis area.   
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  • 2021 Science eFair

    The results are in for the Academy of Science’s "Science eFair!" 

    Julia Castellano ’23- "The Effect of Varying Carbon Dioxide Levels on Seteria and Cherry Belle Radishes" was awarded a first-place ribbon. She also won two special awards: a certificate from the Association for Women Geoscientists and the Bayer "Outstanding High School Scientist Award." 

    Anna Wingbermuehle- "Temporal Changes in Leaf Pigments of Acer Platanoides, Cornus Florida and Ulmus Parvifolia through the Growing Season from budding to Senescence" was awarded a second-place ribbon. She also won a special award from the East Central District of the Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri.

    Congratulations to these Angel scientists and their teachers!
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  • Camdyn Closson ‘23

    Camdyn ‘23 has been accepted to attend the prestigious “At the Well Conferences” virtual "College Prep Weekend!" 

    The program, traditionally held on the Princeton University campus, seeks "to empower young women locally to become effective leaders globally. By promoting excellence in education, young talent will transform their communities. We encourage girls to live beyond their limitations, achieve beyond their dreams, and impact communities beyond their reach."
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  • Emily Lally ‘21

    Emily Lally ’21 was honored as the recipient of the Metro Women’s Athletic Association (MWAA) “Skippy Keefer Sportsmanship and Participation Award.” This prestigious honor is awarded to one senior in the MWAA league who exemplify the qualities of athletic participation and excellence in sportsmanship. 

    Skippy Keefer and Debby Watson, the two trailblazing women who started the MWAA Conference, recognized Emily before SJA’s Varsity Lacrosse “Senior Night” game! 
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  • SJA “ACES” Completes Season

    Congratulations to the SJA Academic Challenge for Engineering and Science (ACES) team for an outstanding season. The Angels placed first at regionals and first at sectionals! Megan W. '21 placed second in the "English Category" at the state competition.

    ACES is a competitive series of tests created and administered by Eastern Illinois University and is offered to high school students in Illinois and Missouri. The tests are designed to present a challenge to the brightest students. Thank you to their coach, Mr. Frank Cange (Science Department), for organizing and preparing the team. 
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  • Spring Art Show Winners Announced

    Each spring, the Fine Arts Department presents the visual art of the Angels. This year's show was held virtually and featured beautiful photography, paintings, ceramics, drawings and more. 

    Congratulations to the 2021 Spring Art Show winners: 
    •    Best in Show (Selected by Mrs. Delphine Williams, former SJA Art Teacher): Lila Auberry '21 
    •    1st Place: Madison Simons '21 
    •    2nd Place: Kate Theerman Rodriguez '23
    •    3rd Place: Megan Fogarty '22 

    Thank you to Mrs. Amy Kling Madej ‘99, Mr. Bob Sullivan and Ms. Mary Beth Wilson for another outstanding art show. 
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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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