St. Joseph’s Monthly News

Teacher Feature! Mary Gallagher, US History

April 20, 2018
For our latest Teacher Feature, we interviewed Social Studies teacher Ms. Mary Gallagher: How did you come to SJHS? How...
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“We built a boat!” Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at SJHS

April 16, 2018
On March 23rd, student members of the SJHS Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers chapter received a visit from several NYU-Tandon SHPE members, who led a workshop on building a watercraft.
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Caroline’s Corner: A Letter from Mrs. Latham, March 2018

April 11, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, This year, as we end the season of Lent, we turn our thoughts to Easter and...
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“Can’t you feel a brand new day?” Black History Month Celebration at SJHS

March 16, 2018
Everybody look around 'Cause there's a reason to rejoice you see Everybody come out And let's commence to singing joyfully Everybody look up And feel the hope that we've been waiting for...Can’t you feel a brand new day?
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An Enticing Aroma: Cooking Club Underway at SJHS!

March 15, 2018
The first meeting began with basics like identifying fruits, balancing texture and flavor, peeling and chopping. The result? A delicious fruit salad!
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Check Out Our Growing Social Media Presence!

March 12, 2018
You probably know that St. Joseph High School has a Facebook page. But were you aware you can keep up with the day to day life of SJHS on Instagram? Or that departments like English, History, and Athletics have their very own dedicated pages? 
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You Can Be A Hero!

March 7, 2018
What better way to reinforce everything you’ve been learning about business and finance than to learn how to teach it to kids? High School Heroes, a program from Junior Achievement New York (JANY) offers just such an opportunity to students.
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Basketball on the Court of Dreams!

March 5, 2018
On February 14th, students and faculty concluded their Ash Wednesday and St. Valentine’s Day by attending a riveting game at Barclays Center. But it wasn’t just your typical game!
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Great Teacher Feature! Ms. Geny Ventura

February 26, 2018
We decided to interview Ms. Ventura about her passion for Chemistry and her love for teaching
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Caroline’s Corner: A Letter from Ms. Latham, January 2018

February 5, 2018
Dear St. Joseph High School Community, Happy New Year! 2017 was a busy year for St. Joseph High School!
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Prototyping a new Engineering Program at SJHS

February 2, 2018
Measurement and design are fundamentally based on spatial awareness and reasoning, skills that have fallen by the wayside in many areas of contemporary education, but are heavily stressed in this course.
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What Opportunity Can Do

February 1, 2018
Students selected as Fellows follow a six-year path, from the summer before Junior year of high school until the fourth year of college, wherein they complete annual, paid summer internships, attend fully funded study abroad programs, visit dozens of colleges and universities, and gain exposure to numerous possible career paths.
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Origami and the Beauty of Math

January 29, 2018
Drawing on the kitchen floor with chalk, Alex's cousin showed her different methods to solve problems, opening up the layers of patterns within the numbers and allowing her to see the logic and elegance behind what had appeared to be just a pile of memorized answers.
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Civil Rights for All: SJHS Students Attend the March for Life!

January 25, 2018
This year, seven students, all CSJ leaders, along with Ms. Parris-Strigle attended the March for Life, joining a large group of all ages from schools and parishes across the Brooklyn-Queens Diocese.
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“Documenting Ourselves”

December 13, 2017
For the second year in a row, St. Joseph High School seniors participated in the annual Mosaic Literary Conference, hosted by Mosaic Magazine,
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A Passion for Justice

December 11, 2017
For Samantha Acosta, a senior at St. Joseph High School, the opportunity to participate in the prestigious Sonia and Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program this past summer was a dream come true.
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Generation Verb! Poetry Takes Center Stage

November 22, 2017
Once a week in Ms. Daniel's and Ms. Brown's English classes, Simone Waugh from Generation Verb comes in to lead students in a spoken word poetry workshop in which students learn the many elements of the craft, and perform compositions of their own.
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Cooking on Campus: New Club Coming Soon!

November 21, 2017
Food traditions, from agricultural practices to the presentation and sharing of a meal, are among the most distinctive and diverse characteristics of human beings.
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A Student’s Spiritual Journey

November 21, 2017
Spending high school in a loving and nurturing environment such as St. Joseph’s, rooted in the Gospel and carrying a mission of teaching and living active inclusive love, unity and reconciliation, can allow students to journey through the struggles and joys they face with a growing faith and peace of heart
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Teacher Feature! Mary Gallagher, US History

April 20, 2018
For our latest Teacher Feature, we interviewed Social Studies teacher Ms. Mary Gallagher: How did you come to SJHS? How...
Read More

“We built a boat!” Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at SJHS

April 16, 2018
On March 23rd, student members of the SJHS Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers chapter received a visit from several NYU-Tandon SHPE members, who led a workshop on building a watercraft.
Read More

Caroline’s Corner: A Letter from Mrs. Latham, March 2018

April 11, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, This year, as we end the season of Lent, we turn our thoughts to Easter and...
Read More

“Can’t you feel a brand new day?” Black History Month Celebration at SJHS

March 16, 2018
Everybody look around 'Cause there's a reason to rejoice you see Everybody come out And let's commence to singing joyfully Everybody look up And feel the hope that we've been waiting for...Can’t you feel a brand new day?
Read More

An Enticing Aroma: Cooking Club Underway at SJHS!

March 15, 2018
The first meeting began with basics like identifying fruits, balancing texture and flavor, peeling and chopping. The result? A delicious fruit salad!
Read More

Check Out Our Growing Social Media Presence!

March 12, 2018
You probably know that St. Joseph High School has a Facebook page. But were you aware you can keep up with the day to day life of SJHS on Instagram? Or that departments like English, History, and Athletics have their very own dedicated pages? 
Read More

You Can Be A Hero!

March 7, 2018
What better way to reinforce everything you’ve been learning about business and finance than to learn how to teach it to kids? High School Heroes, a program from Junior Achievement New York (JANY) offers just such an opportunity to students.
Read More

Basketball on the Court of Dreams!

March 5, 2018
On February 14th, students and faculty concluded their Ash Wednesday and St. Valentine’s Day by attending a riveting game at Barclays Center. But it wasn’t just your typical game!
Read More

Great Teacher Feature! Ms. Geny Ventura

February 26, 2018
We decided to interview Ms. Ventura about her passion for Chemistry and her love for teaching
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We Marched For Our Lives

April 16, 2018
Article by Angela Castronova, a senior at St. Francis Preparatory H.S., Fresh Meadows On Saturday, March 24, I attended the...
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Brooklyn Students March in Worldwide Protest

March 27, 2018
 This weekend’s ‘March For Our Lives’ had young people from around the country calling for tighter gun controls after the...
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Women’s Professional Day Inspires St. Joe’s Students

March 27, 2018
Accomplished women professionals from an array of career backgrounds shared their stories of success with students from St. Joseph H.S.,...
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Girls: Pitt leads St. Joseph to comeback win over McClancy

January 31, 2018
EAST ELMHURST, NY- Since making her commitment to Wagner in the fall it's been a struggle for St. Joseph star guard Raven Pitt '18 to...
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Step Team Honors MLK’s Legacy

January 25, 2018
“We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny.”
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STEP Team at the New York Encounter!

January 22, 2018
From The Tablet:  “A Single Garment of Destiny”: Honoring MLK Jr. With Every Step, Every Sound Rumbling and thumping sounds echoed...
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Taking off: St. Joseph’s star ready for next step

December 13, 2017
There was no point in waiting. St. Joseph point guard Raven Pitt visited Wagner College several times over the last...
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Endless Possibilities for Every Student

October 18, 2017
St. Joseph High School (SJHS) has been the heart and soul of Downtown Brooklyn since its founding in 1904. While...
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SJHS in Communion and Liberation’s Good Friday Procession over Brooklyn Bridge

April 21, 2017
Seniors from St. Joseph H.S., downtown Brooklyn, participated in the Communion and Liberation’s Good Friday Procession April 14. Faculty member...
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