St. Joseph’s Monthly News

Summer School…for Teachers!

September 19, 2018
While our students were enjoying their summer vacation, many SJHS teachers were hard at work learning and growing as educators. Here's a taste of some of the amazing Professional Development opportunities our faculty and staff took part in.
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Discovering the World through AP Art History

September 17, 2018
Now that our school has received AP (Advanced Placement) course certification, many SJHS teachers have been signing up for Professional Development courses to help prepare them to teach these classes.
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Ready for the Year at Summer Readiness

September 14, 2018
Ready for the Year at Summer Readiness Every summer, we welcome a group of incoming freshwomen for a two week...
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Launching Cyber Security Course at SJHS

September 13, 2018
This summer, Ms. Green and Mr. Mobijohn participated in an intensive 3 week training  program in a brand new Cyber Security curriculum developed by NYU Tandon School of Engineering.
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Meet your new …

September 13, 2018
...Teacher, Assistant Principal, Guidance Counselor and more!
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Intern Diaries Part 5: The Original 6

August 1, 2018
On this week’s edition of “Look at all the Neat Stuff the Intern Found” we are examining this blast from...
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Intern Diaries: Part 4

July 25, 2018
On this week’s edition of “Look at all the Neat Stuff the Intern Found” we will be using this priceless...
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Intern Diaries: Part 3 #waybackwednesday

July 4, 2018
On this week’s edition of “Look at all the Neat Stuff the Intern Found” we get to take a trip...
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Intern Diaries: Part 2 #flashbackfriday

June 29, 2018
Here we go! For this week’s edition of “Look at all the Neat Stuff the Intern Found” we are going...
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Intern Diaries: Part 1

June 22, 2018
Hi there! My name is Maria Kahn, and I am going into my senior year of college at Miami University...
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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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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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