Monthly archives: September, 2015

Schools Work Together in Rivalry For Good

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It was decided this summer by members of the St. Joseph’s and Christ Church student councils that the two schools would set aside their competitive rivalry and begin a “rivalry for good”. The councils kicked off their efforts by working together with the organization “Homeworks” to repair the home of a family in need. The …

Knights Challenge Honors Board Member

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​On September 26, runners of all ages came out on a rainy day to participate in the 8th Annual Knights Challenge 5K and Family Fun Run. This year, all proceeds benefited the Pearlie Harris Center for Breast Health at Bon Secour St. Francis. Ms. Harris, for those readers who have not had the good fortune …

Stewards of Margaret Ann Moon Memorial Garden

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by Mark Matlock Most of those associated with our school for more than a few years are aware of the contributions and driving force of a remarkable woman. Margaret Ann Moon’s commitment to this institution and the vibrancy of a Catholic education helped St. Joseph’s rise from a house on Augusta Street to a strip …

School Clubs Aim To Serve

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At St. Joseph’s, students are met with countless opportunities to serve beginning in 6th grade all the way through their senior year. We have an abundance of clubs and organizations that give so much of themselves to others, whether it is physical necessities like blankets and food or spiritual gifts like prayers and rosaries. We’d …

Teachers Witness Love Abroad

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When SJCS teachers Julie Schroeder and Jen Patton talked about their summer plans, it began with talk of working on an organic farm in Denmark. They ended up somewhere completely different: teaching English to 6th graders in the capital of Cambodia. They found a placement agency called UBelong that helped guide them away from something …