Jan
31

SJCS FINE ARTS STRATEGIC PLANNING SESSION

SJCS parents, including alumni parents, and members of the staff gathered on Tuesday, January 28 for a Fine Arts Strategic Planning Session. The group discussed a variety of topics regarding the school’s Fine Arts Department, including its many strengths. Among those that were highlighted: opportunities for all skill levels hands-on leadership skills of art disciplines […]

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Jan
30

SJCS 7TH-GRADERS HAVE FUN WITH PROBABILITY

Mrs. Elaine Trakas’ seventh-grade algebra students recently engaged in a hands-on — not to mention fun — way of learning about probability, with the use of a spinning wheel, coins and dice.

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Jan
29

ROUNDUP: KNIGHTS WRESTLE WREN, HIGH POINT AT HOME

The SJCS wrestling team had its final home match of the season Tuesday night, competing against High Point Academy and Wren. The varsity lost to Wren, 36-30. For the Knights, Matthew Wilson won by pin at 120 pounds, and William Wolf (160), Benjamin Tennant (192), Christian Jimenez (285) and Thomas Leong (132) won by forfeit. […]

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Jan
29

HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEAM TAKES FIFTH AT SCISA STATE MEET

  The SJCS High School Math Team, under the direction of moderators George Carr and George Gabor, competed in the SCISA State Math Meet on Wednesday, January 22 in Sumter. St. Joe’s finished fifth out of 39 teams from 23 private schools, and senior Emily Schmidt was awarded a medal for her Top Ten Individual […]

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Jan
28

SJCS MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BREEZE PAST ST. MARY’S

Brayden Renfrow scored 26 points, and the SJCS middle school boys basketball team cruised to a 50-16 victory over visiting St. Mary’s on Monday afternoon. Renfrow scored 20 points in the first half, when the Knights took a 36-14 lead. St. Joe’s allowed only two points in the second half. Johnny Jaraczewski, Gabe Nelson and […]

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Jan
28

SJCS CHEER TEAM TAKES FOURTH IN GAME DAY INVITATIONAL

The SJCS varsity cheer team placed fourth in Class 2A Saturday in the second South Carolina High School League Game Day Invitational at the USC Aiken Convocation Center. The teams were scored on the fight song, band dance and a crowd-leading portition in the preliminary rounds. After three successful performances, the Knights moved on to […]

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Jan
28

SJCS WRESTLERS STAND OUT AT STATE

Three SJCS wrestlers capped their seasons with outstanding performances in the Carolina Invitational — the state tournament for junior varsity and middle school competitors — on Saturday at Lexington High School. Freshman Logan Dodge, sophomore Matthew Wilson and eighth-grader Hammond Fayssoux qualified for state for the Knights. Hammond won the area qualifier two weeks ago […]

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Jan
27

AVA DOBSON WINS THIRD STRAIGHT STATE GATORADE AWARD

In its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced SJCS senior Ava Dobson as its 2019-20 Gatorade South Carolina Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. It marks the third consecutive year she has received the honor. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but […]

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Jan
26

CROWD ENJOYS FIRST MR. KNIGHT COMPETITION

The first Mr. Knight event was held Saturday, January 25 in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the JP II Center as part of SJCS Spirit Week 2020. The highlight of the night was the crowning of senior Mack Floyd as Mr. Knight. Senior Nick Crews won first place in the talent competition, and first […]

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Jan
25

SJCS VARSITY TEAMS FALL SHORT AT CHRIST CHURCH

The SJCS varsity basketball teams both lost on the road Friday night against rival Christ Church in Region 1-2A games. The SJCS girls were within striking distance in the third quarter before the defending Class 2A state champion Cavaliers pulled away for a 61-37 victory. The Knights dropped to 6-2 in the region, with both […]

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