St. Joseph’s Monthly News

SJHS will participate in Civic Spirit Program

June 11, 2018
We are proud to be one of twelve schools participating in a three-year pilot program called Civic Spirit.
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Photo Gallery: Goodbye Seniors!

June 11, 2018
We are so proud to announce that all of our seniors have graduated and are college bound! Here are a few shots from the big day
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SJHS Runners Finish Impressive Year

June 6, 2018
For a team that has been around only few seasons so far, it is very exciting to see our young runners making such big strides!
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SJHS Robotics Takes 3rd Place at NYU InnoVention Competition!

June 4, 2018
Last summer, several SJHS students and faculty participated in a four week robotics design course at NYU Tandon School of Engineering through the NYU ITEST program. This activity jumpstarted the SHJS Robotics Team, which worked hard all year prototyping and building their home-cleaning robot creation, Zeno. On May 22nd, Zeno and the SJHS Robotics Team went on to with 3rd place in the NYU InnoVention Robotics Competition! 
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The Art of Memory: Multimedia Arts Night at SJHS

June 1, 2018
On May 16th, our Spring Multimedia arts night was held at St. Boniface Oratory, just down the street from St. Joseph High School.
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“Don’t Let Anyone Count You Out!” Genelle Sonson’s Alumnae Profile

May 30, 2018
"Don't Let Anyone Count You Out!" Genelle Sonson's Alumnae Profile “It’s fascinating to see how a tiny baby could grow...
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Mu Alpha Theta Shares the Joy of Math

May 17, 2018
It’s hard for many students to believe that learning and using math can be fun and exciting. Here at SJHS, our local Mu Alpha Theta chapter organized two special community mathematics events, Pi Day and a Math Meet!
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SJHS Alumnae Luncheon Celebrates Great Memories and Bright Futures

May 9, 2018
At our recent annual Alumnae Luncheon, alumnae from the classes of 1950 through 1988 shared in a day of fun and fellowship, reminiscing about their own years as students at St. Joseph High School while having the chance to meet current students and to learn more about the present and future of SJHS.
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Shakespeare Comes Alive at SJHS

May 7, 2018
Here at SJHS, through exciting workshops with Stages on the Sound, a Brooklyn based theatre education non-profit, students encounter the language of Shakespeare's plays by jumping right into the action.
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Students Take the Lead: Student Government Association Re-Ignited at SJHS

May 3, 2018
The Parkland victims’ recent vocal efforts to increase school safety brought up questions among SJHS students about their own participation in political life and their work for the common good in society, a central responsibility of Christian citizens.
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St. Joseph High School Awarded $20K Grant from National Grid Foundation

April 30, 2018
The grant will support our Building STEAM Program! This program seeks to help students gain the digital and technical skills necessary to pursue advanced study and careers in STEAM fields.
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April Photo Gallery!

April 26, 2018
Check out our photo gallery of special moments from the past month:
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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...
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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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“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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Speak Up, Speak Out: The Legacy of Speech and Debate at SJHS

November 10, 2017
"I have gained confidence and learned how to articulate my thoughts more clearly, using my voice, gestures, and posture."
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So Glamorous: The Beauty of Service Learning at SJHS

November 6, 2017
Glamour Gals is a national organization that seeks to facilitate inter-generational friendship and foster compassionate teen leaders, bridging the gap between young and old.
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Find Your Voice! – Choral Singing at SJHS

November 1, 2017
Immersing oneself in a choral song is an incredibly powerful experience because the singer feels a sense of belonging, and of being pulled beyond herself into something great and beautiful, something transcendent.
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Fall Sports Highlights!

October 30, 2017
Check out our Fall Sports update! Volleyball, Cross Country, and Athletes volunteering at the Brooklyn Rock 'n Roll Half Marathon
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