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  • 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.Lasallian Education Logo

In the News....

  • Charger Wins ComEd Competition (Read more)

    Congratulations to SJHS Charger Kamron Brown (second from left) and three other Lasallian students for being chosen as first place winners in the ComEd Create a Spark HFS program. All of the students appeared on ABC News early in July to explain their project. According to Desiree Pepper-Venzant, Executive Director of HFS Chicago Scholars, "eight groups of HFS Chicago Scholars learned about smart grid technology and how it

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  • Career Day (Read more)

    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.

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  • College Jump-Start with Dual-Credit Course (Read more)

    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.

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    Students needing extra help with their studies are invited to participate in our after school tutoring program. Students wanting help in English should see Mr. Janco in room 106 on Mondays. Math help is available in room 301 with Ms. Lettenberger on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Science help is available on Wednesdays in the GRC with Ms. Trausch. All sessions begin at 3:15pm and the program begins Tuesday, September 3rd. Please see Ms. Wagner for more details.

    2019 YEARBOOKS

    Graduates of the Class of 2019 may now pick up their yearbooks in the development office (past the chapel) Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to Noon. 

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    The SJHS Music Ensemble is back at practice tomorrow morning at 7:45 a.m. Now that you’ve heard us, think about joining us. Come on Thursday. We’re a friendly musical bunch!

    Tryouts for the fall play are today after school. If today is bad for you, see Mr. Smith in Room 205.


    Please remember to be generous this morning. Others are counting on your help. Thank you.
    Today is the anniversary of the death of St. Joseph HS graduate, Richard Pernice, Class of 2001. May he rest in peace.


    Today we follow the violet schedule. Academic classes begin with period 9.

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