Nov
30

Survivor Gives Message of Hope

The Pope Francis Forum for Dialogue and Diversity recently hosted Holocaust survivor Robbie Waisman, who spoke to the SJCS community as well as the community at large about his experiences in the Buchenwald concentration camp as a young boy. Mr. Waisman, who came to the Upstate from Canada, talked about the horrific experience of losing […]

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Nov
24

SJCS Participates in Life Chain

On Sunday, October 25, students and faculty from St. Joseph’s joined together to participate in the annual Life Chain along Woodruff Road. This year’s Life Chain had been postponed from an earlier date due to the SC storms and flooding. Life Chain is a peaceful, prayerful, public witness to the sanctity of all human life. […]

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Nov
18

MS Students Code for Make-A-Wish

St. Joseph’s chapter of the Jr. Beta Club sponsored their first ever “Hour of Code” event at SJCS with 40 students in attendance on Friday, November 13. “Hour of Code” is a worldwide initiative to get kids to spend an hour learning about computer coding. All proceeds from the event benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Overall, […]

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Nov
17

SJCS Honors Veterans

St. Josephs paid tribute to all veterans in a special Veteran’s Day Assembly held on Wednesday, November 11. Hosted by the school’s National Social Studies Honor Society, Fr. Jeremy Von Wodecki, who also serves as an Army Chaplain, opened the assembly with a prayer and several Boy Scouts led off with a Posting of the […]

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Nov
13

Students Perform at SCTA Convention

SJCS Theatre students recently competed in the South Carolina Theatre Association Convention at Furman University. While in attendance, the students participated at the 2nd annual “Tech Olympics,” performed a one act student directed play, and auditioned for SC college theatre programs. They received the following recognition for the weekend of events: In the Tech Olympics, […]

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Nov
11

TRACE Advocates Red Ribbon Week

National Red Ribbon Week was celebrated at SJCS during the week of October 25 and promoted by the high school club TRACE (Teens Rising Against Challenges Everyday). Moderated by faculty members Leigh Berman and Christine Wiethop, the students coordinated various activities and displays to raise awareness about drug and alcohol abuse for both middle and […]

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Nov
5

Art Exhibit Displays Talents

St. Joseph’s held its annual Fall Art Exhibit from October 26-November 1 in the school library. The Fall Art Exhibit is traditionally for students, faculty, and staff to display any form of art that they have worked on over the summer. This may include crafts, quilts, photography, paintings, drawings, sculpture, etc. Work can originate from […]

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Nov
3

Seniors Awarded HS “Heisman”

Congratulations to seniors Elizabeth DeMars and Kenneth Lava, the school’s winners in the Wendy’s High School Heisman (WHSH) Contest. As the collegiate Heisman Trophy is the premier individual award in college football, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award is one of the most sought-after honors for students across the nation. Recipients are recognized for excellence […]

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