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Latest News

List of 8 news stories.

  • Congratulations to St. Joe Greater St. Louis Science Fair Winners!

    St. Joseph’s Academy students participated and submitted entries to the Greater St. Louis Science Fair.

    By the numbers:
    • 102 students completed independent research and entered their projects
    • 3 students completed entries into the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair as well as the greater St. Louis Science Fair
    • $5,575 in scholarships and monetary prizes
    • 15 special awards
    • 56 students received First Place Blue Ribbons
    • 29 students received Second Place Red Ribbons
    • 12 students received Third Place Green Ribbons
    • 7 students volunteered as judges
    • 3 teachers volunteered as judges
    The top awards received by St. Joe students at the Science Fair are highlighted on the table below, but this is just the tip of the iceberg. All of the St. Joe results can be found here.
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  • SLU Summer Scholar

    Congratulations to Warnesha Minor ’21 who was accepted into the Summer Scholar Program at St. Louis University Medical School.

    “This program was designed to encourage high school students from diverse backgrounds to pursue health related careers. During the three week program students will meet with a variety of health professionals, ranging from physicians in family medicine, pediatrics and pathology to dieticians and nurses. The program is coordinated with the assistance of first year medical students. In addition to career exploration, students participate in a cadaver demonstration, take a tour of Saint Louis University’s campus, complete a research project and have several hours of ACT preparation.”-St. Louis University Medical School Office of Diversity and Student Affairs.
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  • Class of 2019 Baccalaureate

    The Class of 2019 gathered in the Gymnasium for their last Mass at the Academy on Sunday, May 19. During the awards ceremony, students received various awards for their outstanding academic, service and departmental achievements. Click here to view the full list of award recipients.  
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  • Girls on the Run

    St. Joseph’s Academy is a proud partner and supporter of “Girls on the Run.” On May 11, runners had the opportunity to decorate signs and learn more about St. Joe before the #WonderGirl5k.

    “Girls on the Run” is a physical activity-based program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. Their mission is to empower girls for a lifetime of healthy living.
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  • Grandparents’ Day Mass

    On Friday, May 10, 2019, St. Joseph’s Academy (SJA) welcomed His Eminence, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, as the Principal Celebrant of the school’s annual Grandparents’ Day Mass.

    Cardinal Timothy Dolan was the first Cardinal to celebrate Mass on the SJA campus. He was joined by concelebrant Monsignor Jack Costello, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, students, grandparents, faculty and special friends of SJA for Mass. Cardinal Dolan shared with the congregation, “it’s very good to be back home in St. Louis. It’s very good to be at this splendid, historic and renowned Catholic high school.”

    “Our students had the unique learning opportunity to plan, coordinate, and serve Mass with a Cardinal,” said Ms. Anna Hotop, Director of SJA Campus Ministry. “Cardinal Dolan’s faith-filled energy and liveliness aligns with our robust spiritual environment on campus. His joyous and historic visit will be remembered for years to come.”

    St. Joseph’s Academy is a college preparatory high school in Frontenac, Missouri sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Founded in 1840, the mission of the Academy 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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  • Leadership Training

    Over 90 student leaders attended SJA’s Student Leadership Training Certification! Freshmen, sophomores and juniors who will hold club and organization leadership positions for the 2019-2020 school year were invited to this in-depth and dynamic training.

    St. Joe teachers presented the following topics:
    • Establishing a mission and club goals
    • Efficiently running a meeting
    • Communicating within the club and the broader St. Joe community
    • Public speaking and etiquette
    • Handling club finances
    • Working with faculty/staff moderators
    • Taking minutes and staying organized
    • Making lasting impressions beyond SJA
    Many thanks to Mrs. Amy Summers, Mrs. Katie Kilcullen and the Leadership Committee for designing and implementing this informative training!
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  • Maggie Schuh ‘03

    Saint Louis Public Schools (SLPS) recently presented its 2018-2019 “Educator of the Year”awards. Maggie Schuh ‘03, English language arts teacher at Central VPA High School, received the overall district “Educator of the Year.” She will represent SLPS in the “Missouri Teacher of the Year” competition.
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  • Sara Kirsch ’19

    Sara Kirsch, the Class of 2019's Salutatorian, was named the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Scholar-Athlete for SJA. Sara's dedication to academics and extra-curricular activities made her a standout candidate for this honor.

    Academics: STEM Scholar, National Honor Society, French Honors Society, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honors Society), Beta Chi Pi (Science Honor Society), Literati (English Honors Society), and Rho Kappa (History Honors Society)

    Athletics: Cross Country, Track and Field, Racquetball

    Activities: Chief Sports Editor for the Yearbook, Student Ambassador, Kairos Leader, Scholar Bowl, Youth and Government

    Next year, Sara will study applied computational mathematics and statistics at the University of Notre Dame. 

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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.

St. Joseph's Academy

2307 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63131
Phone: 314-394-4300
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