Aug
26

Red Door Ceremony

St. Joseph’s annual Red Door Ceremony was held on Thursday, August 25th prior to the start of the school year’s first Mass. Headmaster Keith Kiser welcomed 121 ninth-grade students, as well as other new students in grades 10-12, into the high school with these words: “On the morning of August 26, 1993, St Joseph’s opened […]

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Aug
25

Back To School

It was back to school last week for 672 St. Joseph’s students with the start of classes on Wednesday, August 17th. A two-day Orientation period allowed students the opportunity to ease back into a new year, and for some, a new school. Changes in the school uniform were also welcomed by the student body, and […]

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Aug
23

Students Fundraise For Disaster Victims

St. Joseph’s Catholic School students collected funds Tuesday morning by means of a “Dress Down” fundraiser to assist victims of the flooding in Louisiana. The students collected $6,403 and these funds will be sent to the Campus Ministry Office at St. Thomas More Catholic High School in Lafayette, Louisiana. The funds will help purchase supplies, […]

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Aug
22

Youth Greenville Leadership

St. Joseph’s juniors Karoline Gillespy and Jeff Woodward were selected to be part of a group of Upstate high school students participating in the 2016-2017 Youth Leadership Greenville program. The Greenville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Greenville County School District, sponsors Youth Leadership Greenville in an effort to engage area youth in a […]

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Aug
19

Summer Stock Performance

St. Joseph’s Fine Arts Department kicked off the school year with their summer stock theatrical production of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” With a cast of middle and high school students and parents, the production followed Alice on a wild journey through Wonderland as she worked her way to the Eighth Square in hopes of becoming […]

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Aug
18

School Year Theme Unveiled

From Headmaster Keith Kiser… The school’s theme this year appears in the form of a question posed to God: What are we that you should be mindful of us?  The theme is inspired by Psalm 8, where the Psalmist, surveying the glories of creation, exclaims, “When I see your heavens, the work of your fingers, the […]

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Aug
16

Two Seniors National Merit Qualifiers

  Congratulations to two seniors who have qualified to enter the National Merit Scholarship Program: David Lewis and Sara Slaughter. Based upon their 2015 PSAT scores, these students are among the 50,000 highest scoring participants in the country who qualified for this prestigious honor, selected from a group of 1.5 million program entrants. From these […]

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Aug
10

X-C Coach of the Year

SJCS Boys Cross-Country Coach and Math Department Chair George Carr was named the South Carolina 2015-16 Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year by the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association (SCACA) at their awards banquet held in Charleston in July. Currently in his fifteenth year of coaching for St. Joseph’s, Carr has led the Knights […]

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Aug
7

Football Teams Build Community

On Saturday July 30th, the St. Joseph’s JV and Varsity Football teams spent the afternoon, following morning practice and a team lunch, repairing homes as part of Rebuild Upstate. The boys volunteered their time painting houses, repairing walls and floors, and building ramps for handicap accessibility at three different locations within the greater Greenville community. […]

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Aug
3

Swimmer Sets Three Records

Rising sophomore and SJCS swimmer Liam Walker set three meet records at the SAIL Classics Swim Competition held Sunday, July 19th at the Westside Aquatic Center: Boys 13-14 50m Freestyle (24.81), Boys 13-14 100m Freestyle (54.38), and Boys 13-14 50m Butterfly (27.04). SJCS graduate John Kelly (’16) previously held the Boys 13-14 50m Butterfly record […]

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