Sep
29

Junior Selected To Leadership Board

Congratulations to junior Grayson Kinsler who was recently selected to serve on the 2015-2016 Youth Leadership Board for Harvest Hope Food Bank for a two year term. Candidates selected to this particular board demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, civic responsibility, and a commitment to impacting the Upstate. Grayson has a prior connection to the Food Bank: […]

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Sep
25

Diaconate One Step Closer

Congratulations to SJCS faculty member, Bill Hudson, on being awarded his Masters in Theology on Sunday, September 20. This achievement is one of the last of many milestones that Mr. Hudson has taken in his Diaconate preparation. His ordination will take place in February 2016. Mr. Hudson has been at St. Joseph’s since 2006 and […]

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Sep
24

SJCS Offers Thanks To Military

The Third Annual SJCS Military Appreciation Night took place on September 11, 2015, which was started three years ago by then-students Ben Dunphy (’14) and Stanley Bikulege (’14), continues to honor the dedication of the military and veterans who serve our country, especially those who come from our very own SJCS community. Thank you to […]

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Sep
22

Seniors Commended by Merit Program

Congratulations to seniors Anthony Alber, Victoria Baumgarten, Grace Cooney, Mary Kramer, and Carter Powell, who have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. These students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test […]

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Sep
18

YIG Chooses MS/HS Delegations

High School: Congratulations to the sixty-nine SJCS high school students selected to the 2015 Youth-in-Government delegation through a series of competitive interviews and application process. Mrs. Meby Carr, Dr. Steven Jones, Mrs. Megan Koon, Mr. Chuck Milteer, and Mr. Jamie Swingle will coach and accompany the delegation to Columbia, SC November 18-21. Leadership President Pro […]

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Sep
16

Lyvers Goes “Fore” the Gold

Congratulations to sophomore Carly Lyvers of the St. Joseph’s Girls Varsity Golf team, who won the 13-15 year old girls division with a two day total of 3-over par 147 at the 2015 8th Annual Harvey Brock Orange Jacket Classic. The Orange Jacket Classic Tournament, held at the Pickens Country Club on September 12th and […]

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Sep
14

Meet our New Faculty/Staff

As “Meet the Teacher” Night on Wednesday, September 16 approaches, SJCS would like to welcome our new faculty/staff members who joined us at the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year: RJ Beach (Athletic Director), Andrea Bell (Dean of Student Life), Mary Lewis (MS/HS Chorus), Kevin Meyer (Assistant Director of Advancement), James Sternberg (HS Chemistry), and […]

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Sep
10

National Merit Program Recognizes Senior

Congratulations to senior Jack Mobley, who was named a National Merit Semifinalist out of a class of 103 seniors. Ranked in the top one percent of the nation’s high school students, this senior will be notified in February 2016 of his standing as Finalist. The National Merit Scholarship Program, a privately financed academic competition for […]

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Sep
8

Fun Study for Psychology Class

Students in Meby Carr’s Psychology class recently carried out an activity to illustrate the aspects of a double-blind study. By taking turns being blindfolded and tasting different flavors of unmarked soda and chips, in which neither participant or the experimenter knew the outcome of the study, the students learned in a fun and tasty way […]

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Sep
4

Red Door Tradition Welcomes

The Class of 2019 and high school students new to SJCS participated in one of St. Joseph’s most cherished traditions on Thursday, August 20: the Red Door Ceremony. Before celebrating All-School Mass, the students crossed the Red Door’s threshold to the St. John Paul II Center after hearing these words on the tradition and history […]

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