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SJA News

Media Releases

List of 13 news stories.

  • ST. JOSEPH’S ACADEMY CELEBRATES MASS WITH HIS EMINENCE, CARDINAL TIMOTHY DOLAN, ARCHBISHOP OF NEW YORK

    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.
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  • ST. JOSEPH’S ACADEMY RECEIVES LARGEST GIFT IN SCHOOL HISTORY -- $3.5 MILLION -- FOR CLASSROOM RENOVATIONS, TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES AND ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

    St. Joseph’s Academy has received a $3.5 million gift, the largest single gift in the school’s 178-year history, from the estate of Barbara Weidert, a 1947 graduate of the school. This unrestricted gift will help jumpstart plans to renovate and upgrade STEM-related and visual arts instructional areas, and to expand scholarship support for students.  These enhancements are part of the school’s plans to continue providing quality Catholic education and prepare young women with 21st century skills. 
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  • ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY AND COR JESU ACADEMY WORK TOGETHER TO MAKE A PROFOUND IMPACT

    On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, St. Joseph's Academy and Cor Jesu Academy held their 15th annual Funderwear Challenge. The SJA and CJA school communities collected 20,333 pairs of socks and underwear for St. Patrick Center. The collection and challenge concluded at the SJA Angels vs. CJA Chargers Varsity Basketball Game at Cor Jesu Academy. 
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  • GIRLS' SCHOOL GRADUATES HAVE A CLEAR EDGE OVER COEDUCATED PEERS, NEW RESEARCH REVEALS

    Graduates of all-girls schools have a definitive edge over their coeducated peers. Last week, the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) released the results of a study that shows statistically significant advantages for girls’ school graduates as they enter university.
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  • ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY ROCKS THE BOB

    On Friday, August 24, 2018, more than 115 St. Joseph’s Academy students, faculty, staff and alumnae donated their hair to Children with Hair Loss, a non-profit organization that provides human hair replacements at no cost to children and young adults facing medically-related hair loss. 
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  • ST. JOSEPH'S ALUMNA AWARDED TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP

    St. Joseph’s Academy alumna, Kathleen Hannick ’15, was one of only 59 students in the United States to be selected as a 2018 Truman Scholar. The Truman Scholarship, created by Congress in 1975, is the premier graduate scholarship for aspiring public service leaders in the United States.
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  • ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY AND COR JESU ACADEMY PAIR UP FOR FUNDERWEAR CHALLENGE

    St. Joseph's Academy and Cor Jesu Academy will pair up once again to collect thousands of socks and undergarments for St. Patrick Center. The 14th Annual Funderwear Challenge basketball game will take place on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at St. Joseph's Academy.
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  • CUP OF JOE PROFITS BENEFIT NON-PROFITS

    St. Joseph’s Academy continues to pour out entrepreneurial success and "serve the Dear Neighbor." On Thursday, May 18, 2017, the managers of the student-run coffee shop, “Cup of Joe,” are presenting checks to the Respect Life Apostolate, Saint Martha’s Hall and St. Joseph’s Academy Scholarship Fund as a result of the shop’s financial success during the 2016-2017 school year. 
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  • ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY OPENS “CUP OF JOE” AND ROCKS THE BOB

    St. Joseph’s Academy is pouring out entrepreneurial success and "serving the Dear Neighbor" this school year. As part of their annual St. Joe Day events this Friday, August 26, 2016 the student-run coffee shop, “Cup of Joe,” is opening and their Campus Ministry team is hosting “SJA Rocks the Bob,” a biennial hair donation event.   
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  • ST. JOSEPH’S ACADEMY ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT

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    The Member Board of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and the Board of Directors announced they have unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Regina Mooney as the next President of St. Joseph’s Academy.  Dr. Mooney will assume the role July 1, 2016.
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  • ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY CELEBRATES HISTORIC 175TH ANNIVERSARY

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    Bells were ringing at St. Joseph’s Academy today for the first time since the early 1960s. The occasion? St. Joe turns 175 this year, making it one of the oldest schools in the St. Louis area. The Aug. 28 festivities are part of the annual community-building Academy Day that ends orientation week, but this year it also served to kick-off a yearlong celebration.
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  • ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY GETS BEHIND #BringBackOurGirls

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    St. Joseph’s Academy today joined the National Coalition of Girls Schools to support the collective call to create awareness for girls abducted from their Nigerian school on April 15, 2014.  St. Joseph’s students, faculty and staff are wearing red to create awareness “To Bring Back Our Girls” and pray for the safe return of the reported more than 200 student victims.  
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  • ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY STUDENTS CARE WITH SHORT HAIR

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    On Friday, August 22, 2014 more than 100 students, faculty and staff at St. Joseph’s Academy will donate their hair to organizations that provide hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss due to cancer or other diagnoses.
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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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