St. Joseph High School is a Catholic, Christian educational community formed in the Lasallian tradition whose MISSION is to provide a Christian education for young women and men of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds. We inspire these young women and men to discover their God-given talents, empower them to be lifelong learners and challenge them to achieve their potential as compassionate women and men of faith.
Career days are traditionally designed to enlighten students about what awaits them at college and in the world of work, generally in terms of opportunities. Occasionally, it produces the extra benefit of alerting students to unanticipated realities. “That safety net in high school is gone.” That was the answer given by Asya Meadows, SJHS Class of ’15, to the question, “What’s one of the differences between high school and college?” “You have to learn to do things on your own,” she added.
The methods are more sophisticated than those used by Sherlock Holmes, but the skills are the same: observation, analysis, and deduction. In Crime Scene Investigation, a year-long elective course at St. Joseph High School, students begin in the English classroom where they read and discuss crime fiction and non-fiction. They analyze crime from various perspectives and apply critical thinking to the social and moral dilemmas of all the people affected by crime.
Five SJHS seniors are taking American History Since 1865, a course in which students fulfill their senior year social studies requirement at St. Joseph HS while also earning credit at Benedictine University. This three-hour credit is also transferable to another university of their choosing. The Chargers attend some classes at Benedictine University while their professor, Dr. Vincent Gaddis, travels to Westchester to provide instruction as well. The class also makes use of WebEx technology to collaborate.
DAILY BULLETIN FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17TH
CRS RICE BOWLS
Anyone who is participating in the CRS Rice Bowl collection can bring the rice bowl containers in after Easter break to Mr. Fedinec.
A representative from Westchester Park District will be here on Wednesday April 24, 2019 outside the café during lunch periods. Take advantage of this great opportunity.
On Tuesday, when we return from Easter Break, the Film Club will continue its series of the films of director Alfred Hitchcock. Join us for the 1954 classic, REAR WINDOW. All are welcome.
The student committee to plan St. Joe’s 60th birthday party are reminded that our meeting is today during the last half of your lunch period in the Development Center past the chapel.
The Future Business Leaders of America club will meet today at 3:15 p.m. in Room 310. If you have not yet joined but would like to see what the club is about, please consider sitting in our meeting or talk to Mr. Bufalino in Room 202.
Today is our weekly collection. Please be as generous as you are able. Thank you.
Today we follow the Violet Schedule. Academic classes begin with Period 8.