Nov
28

SJCS GRAD LEAH SAUNDERS NAMED FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN

Emory University junior Leah Saunders, a 2017 SJCS graduate, has been named to the 2019 Division III All-America First Team as chosen by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). The South Region Player of the Year and a four-time University Athletic Association Player of the Week, Saunders led Emory to the NCAA Division III national […]

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Nov
27

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR “HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL”

The SJCS Fine Arts Department’s spring musical this year will be Disney’s “High School Musical,” and the cast has been announced as follows: The Jocks Troy Bolton – Max Weaver Chad Danforth – Alex Hoverath Zeke Baylor – Ishan Lal Jason – Ethan Montes Other Jock: Palmer Saad The Thespians Sharpay Evans – Meghan Malone […]

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Nov
26

2019 YIG CONFERENCE: ISHAN LAL ELECTED GOVERNOR!

From November 20-23, 56 SJCS high school students joined 1,600 others from South Carolina in Columbia for the annual Youth in Government Conference. St. Joseph’s had students participating in every aspect of the conference, including legislators, appeals attorney teams, multiple positions of leadership, lobbyists, a supreme court justice and candidates for office. Sophomores Camille Bradley […]

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Nov
26

“SPEED DATING” IN WORLD HISTORY CLASS

On Tuesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 21 in all of Mrs. Marla Palmer’s world history classes, students participated in a Historical “Speed Dating.” In preparation, the students researched a historical figure from Ancient Greece or Rome and created a fake Facebook profile for those figures on paper. Then, during the class period, the students […]

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Nov
26

19% OF SJCS SENIORS QUALIFY FOR PALMETTO FELLOWS EARLY AWARD

Nineteen St. Joseph’s Catholic School seniors out of a class of 102 (19%) currently meet the qualifications for the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Early Award. The state of South Carolina changed the application process and timeline for the Palmetto Fellows program so that seniors now have until April 2010 to qualify for the Early Award. SJCS […]

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Nov
22

SJCS MIDDLE SCHOOL BRING-A-FRIEND DAY

On Friday, November 8, SJCS middle school students were encouraged to invite a friend for a half day of classes and lunch. A total of 47 students visited that day, and there were plenty of smiles on their faces throughout the morning and afternoon. Teachers had a lot going on that day, and both St. […]

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Nov
21

MELINA NORTON MAKES ALL-STATE TENNIS TEAM

SJCS sophomore Melina Norton made all-state with her performance in the Class 1A/2A/3A individual state tennis tournament. Melina defeated Alexis DeLoach (the No. 1 player from Wade Hampton H.S. in Hampton, S.C.), 6-0, 6-1, and then defeated Ansley Cohen of Philip Simmons, 6-3, 6-2, before losing to the No. 1 seed, Bishop England’s Lily Woods. […]

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Nov
21

SOUTH CAROLINA THEATRE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION

This past weekend, the South Carolina Theatre Association Convention was held at Francis Marion University in Florence. SCTA hosted the sixth annual Tech Olympics. Teams from schools across the state competed in six technical theatre events, in the areas of Lighting, Wardrobe, Stage Crew and Rigging. The events included: hanging and focusing a light, sewing […]

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Nov
20

AVA DOBSON SETS STATE RECORD IN CROSS COUNTRY

SJCS senior Ava Dobson set the girls cross country state record with her time of 16:58, leading the Knights to a second-place finish in the Class 1A/2A state meet Tuesday at the Springdale Race Course in Camden. Ava, who signed last week with the University of North Carolina, won her third consecutive individual state championship […]

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Nov
20

SJCS GRAD G.P. McLEER ELECTED MAYOR OF FOUNTAIN INN

G.P. McLeer, a 2006 SJCS graduate and a member of the St. Joe’s school board, has been elected mayor of Fountain Inn. G.P. defeated incumbent Mayor Sam Lee 57% to about 43%, according to the unofficial Greenville County election results, as reported by The Greenville News. “St. Joseph’s provided me with an environment where I […]

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