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.
St. Joseph HS will have summer school classes available for high school students from schools other than St. Joseph HS. Click here for more information.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING LAPTOPS
Heads up, Chargers. Because St. Joseph High School now outsources the reimaging of laptops, any laptop returned after the Friday, May 24th deadline, will incur a $50 reimaging fee.
SUMMER SCHOOL HOURS
Beginning Tuesday, May 28, summer office hours are:
Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
For appointments at other times for student registration or tuition payments, please email Trish McGleam.
DAILY BULLETIN FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 22ND
LOCKER CLEAN UP
All lockers must be cleaned out today. You must clean lockers after school, not in between finals. Any lockers not clean will result in the owner receiving a cleaning fee. Leave your locks on your lockers. Thank you!
DEVICE RETURN INFORMATION
Students will turn in their laptops during an extended homeroom today. Laptops not turned in to the Repair Center by this Friday will incur a $50 reimaging fee.
Please remember to take your exam permits to each of your semester exams today. Replacements are $5.
From all of your teachers, adminsitrators and staff, we wish you all a relaxing and productive summer. Read a book, get outdoors, relax and come back safe.