Alumna Takes on Royal Opportunity

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One question that can lurk in the back of high schoolers’ minds is: What good are all the courses I have to take? What good are history or theatre or literature ever going to do me?   Let Sally Cade Holmes, St. Joseph’s class of 2006 and currently a producer of stage productions in the …

SJCS Academic Awards

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MIDDLE SCHOOL SPECIAL RECOGNITION AND ACHIEVEMENT The American Mathematics Competition Award This award is given to the student who scored the highest on the AMC 8 Test, part of the series of exams leading to the International Math Olympiad. The following eighth grade student was honored: • Neal Hammond MIDDLE SCHOOL SUBJECT AWARDS Recommended by …

Baking Sweet Scents Between Classes

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Timing is everything in cooking, especially baking: undercook a cake and it’s a gooey mess, overcook a pie and the fire department might need to make a visit.   With that in mind, St. Joseph’s Catholic School math teacher Christine Wiethop figured the time was right to start an at-home baking business.   “I’ve thought …

Alumna Releases Debut Album

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When parents decide to send their children to St. Joseph’s Catholic School, one of the draws is the sense of family present at SJCS. Truly amazing is how that sense of family sticks with alumni long after the cap and gown have been worn.   Such is the case for Laura Gragtmans, SJCS class of …

A Teacher’s Path to Ordination

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Like many others, Bill Hudson began to feel a pull to service in the wake of the horrors of Sept. 11, 2001. But unlike others, this was a not a call to arms, but to God. A computer software engineer working in the private sector at the time of the attacks, Bill’s memory of that …