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The Voice

The Voice, founded in 1983, is the student newspaper of St. Joseph’s Academy. In 2017, it transitioned to a digital medium with a print news magazine four times per year. The digital version is available to be viewed by the public, and news magazines will be distributed at school to all students, administration, faculty, staff, parents and alumnae who pick up copies.

The Voice functions as a club, with meetings during and after school day. All students are welcome to join the staff as a writer or a photographer. Staff members are required to attend a general information and training meeting at the beginning of the school year. After that, staff members meet once every two weeks to receive an assignment. Other assignments will be available throughout the month. After receiving her assignment, the staff member will be given a deadline of having an assignment completed. On average, an article involves about three hours of work and includes interviewing, collecting information through research and writing the article. A photography assignment may involve shooting on campus or off campus subjects using one of The Voice's digital cameras.

Staff members who publish in five or more issues receive a certificate of merit at the end of the school year. Staff members who miss deadline twice will be asked to leave the staff. Editors for the coming year are selected at the end of each school year.