Monthly archives: June, 2014

Students Showcase Creativity in Various Art Shows

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The SJCS Visual Arts Department recently sponsored and participated in a number of events held both on and off campus. St. Joseph’s Spring Art Show The eighth annual SJCS Spring Art Show was held on campus March 31-April 6 with both middle school and high school students represented. Categories included drawing, painting, photography, and 3D. …

Senior Shares Artistic Talent with Shriners Hospital for Children

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What began as a Girl Scout Gold Award project spanned into several years of volunteer work for senior Madeline Fric. The initial project included a three-piece mural in a hallway leading to the hospital’s playground. The mural was designed in a day-to-night jungle theme, with one wall set in the day time, one set at the …

Junior Beta Club Inducts New Members

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The SJCS Junior Beta Club, moderated by faculty members Viri Lashley and Joanna McLucas, held its second annual candlelight induction ceremony on April 30th. Seventh grade students invited to join the chapter were required to achieve average grades of 93% or above by the end of third quarter. The school’s Junior Beta Club is committed …

Jubilate Knight Reveals Talents to Rave Reviews

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The school’s Fine Arts Department and Jubilate Guild hosted their sixth annual Fine Arts celebration, Jubilate Knight for the Arts, on Saturday, May 3rd. The event showcased talent from throughout the St. Joseph’s community, including artwork, baked goods, and performances by students and faculty. The faculty duo of Megan and Ryan Koon (and soon-to-arrive Baby Koon!) …

Seventh Graders Qualify for Duke TIP Recognition

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Nine SJCS seventh grade students qualified for State Recognition in the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) by meeting the state level qualifying score criteria on the SAT or ACT college entrance tests.  Below from left to right: Andrew Armstrong, Brian Graham, Brandon Hodge, Rachel Hooper, Madison Koontz, Jack Lonergan, Jadin Nassif, Reagan Sahlman, and Phillip Stapleton were recognized in …