Feb
29

MS Friends Visit SJCS

Several middle school students invited friends or met new friends during the annual Middle School Bring-A-Friend To School Day held on Friday, January 15. Eighty visitors in grades 5-8 accompanied current SJCS middle school students for a half day of classes, lunch, and recess. Student-friend pairs spent the day learning and collaborating on a variety […]

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Feb
24

Debate Team Competes

On February 13, several Speech and Debate members participated in the last regular season tournament at Eastside high school. Sydney Hyer placed 6th in Congressional debate in the Senate, Emily Pares received the Presiding Officer Award for the Senate, and Kate Weaver was awarded 5th place in Dramatic Interpretation. SJCS faculty members Rod McClendon and […]

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Feb
22

Senior Advances as National Merit Finalist

Congratulations to senior Jack Mobley, who has officially advanced to National Merit Finalist standing in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. The National Merit Scholarship Program, a privately financed academic competition for recognition and scholarships, bases its awards on high school student results on the PSAT. Students who achieve the ranking of Finalist are the top […]

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Feb
19

Seniors Compete in Literary Meet

On February 3, six seniors competed at the SCISA state literary meet in Summerville, SC. Competing were Grace Cooney and Miles Weiss in Extemporaneous Essay Writing, Emma Gross and Jared Chamberlin in Extemporaneous Speaking, and Jena Brooks and Josiah Tennent in Dramatic Oral Interpretation. Grace placed third in the state in Extemporaneous Essay Writing and […]

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Feb
17

Spring Musical Introduced

The SJCS Fine Arts Department proudly presents their annual Spring Musical, State Fair. Based on the film, State Fair follows the adventures of one Iowan family as they journey to the 1946 state fair. Whether it be winning the mincemeat and hog competitions or finding love, each member of the Frake family is wishing on […]

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Feb
16

Players Named by PrepVolleyball.com

Congratulations to SJCS sophomore Allison Whitten who has been named to the 2015 High School All-American by PrepVolleyball.com. Allison was one of only two players from the state to receive this honor and one of only 150 players named across the United States. Earlier this year, Whitten was named one of 30 finalists for Prepvolleyball.com […]

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Feb
12

Students Attend Hearing & Rally

On January 27, a group of St. Joseph’s students traveled to Columbia, SC for the annual National School Choice Rally. Michael F. Acquilano, who represents the South Carolina Catholic Conference, arranged for St. Joseph’s students to attend a SC Senate Committee hearing prior to the rally. The students were invited to sit at the committee […]

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Feb
10

Senior Signs to Furman

Congratulations to SJCS senior Sean Langan, who committed to play Soccer for Furman University on National Signing Day. During his high school athletic career, Sean has contributed to the team’s consecutive State Championships all three years he has been on the team and was named All-State and All-Region his Junior year. In addition to SJCS […]

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Feb
8

Students Prepare for SC Primaries

In preparation for the February South Carolina Presidential Primaries, approximately twenty SJCS students recently attended a poll training workshop. The students took the Poll Workers Oath of Office and learned about their potential polling site responsibilities such as monitoring the voting equipment and issuing ballots to registered voters.

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Feb
5

Engineers Share Experiences

On Thursday, January 7, the SJCS Technology and Engineering Advisory Committee (TEAC) hosted a panel of SJCS alumni to present their engineering experiences to high school students interested in similar fields. Held during lunch period, over fifty students listened to alumni who are currently majoring or have careers in Engineering. A special thank you to: […]

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