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SJCS Takes First in Middle School Regional SCISA Quiz Bowl

On February 8th, St. Joseph’s hosted and took first place in the Middle School Regional SCISA Quiz Bowl. Congratulations to Alex Gillespie (6th grade), Averi Brice (7th grade), Julia Arnett (7th grade), Sara Gushue (8th grade), Jessica Gerac (8th grade), and Samuel Dobson (8th grade) for your exceptional performances! Our students faced three other teams in the competition – Prince […]


Three SJCS Students Named to SCBDA 2017 Region Honor Band

The SJCS Fine Arts Program would like to congratulate 8th grade band students Kimsey Fiddie -trumpet, Emma Curran and Samuel Dobson-alto saxophones, for being being selected for the SCBDA 2017 Region Honor Band. The students auditioned in mid January with over 2000 students from 3 counties in the upstate. Kimsey Fiddie placed 6th out over 120 trumpet players  and Emma […]


Riley Fesler Awarded YIG Research Intern Position

Congratulations to Riley Fesler (’18), Representative Neal Collins’s newest intern! Riley was awarded a position as a Youth in Government Legislative Research Intern. Thanks to dedicated teachers like Meby Carr, Megan Koon and Marla Palmer, among so many others at SJCS, Riley has been presented with opportunities and given the confidence to seize them. She has a love for all […]


St. Joe’s Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Addition

On Wednesday, February 1, the St. Joseph’s family celebrated the groundbreaking for the new building, which is anticipated to be complete in January 2018. With most of the student body, the Board of Trustees, the Steering Committee, and Dr. Joby Moon present, Mr. Kiser opened the official blessing and groundbreaking with the following comments: “Welcome to our groundbreaking ceremony.  It […]


National Signing Day Ceremony

Congratulations to our seniors who made their collegiate athletic commitments on National Signing Day! Luke Bikulege committed to play football at Carnegie Mellon University, Leah Saunders to volleyball at Emory University, Agnes Stanton to soccer at Queens College, Henry Smith to soccer at Berry College, Joel Poinsette to football at Western Carolina University, and B.J. Tally to soccer at The […]


Brandon Bennett New Head Football Coach

St. Joseph’s Catholic School is pleased to announce that Brandon Bennett is the school’s new head football coach.  Coach Bennett, who grew up in Taylors, was an outstanding football player at Riverside High School before matriculating to the University of South Carolina, where had a record-breaking career and is the second all-time leading rusher in USC history and a member […]


JV Wrestling Looking Strong

The SJCS JV wrestling team competed in the Greenville County JV Wrestling Tournament with the following wrestlers turning in outstanding performances: Walker Fann – 1st Place at 113 lbs Josh Read – 2nd Place at 104 lbs Ethan Hammond – 3rd Place at 126 lbs Patrick D’Anjou – 4th Place at 113 lbs Go Knights!

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Micah Banks Scores 1,000 Career Point

Congratulations to Micah Banks on reaching his 1,000 career point! The belated celebration officially happened January 13th, but Micah knocked down his career milestone during the Christmas tournament versus Hillcrest. We’re so proud! Go Knights!  

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Art Teacher Deborah Pickard Completes Local Mural

Last year on St. Joseph’s the Worker Day, Elaine Trakas’ Household volunteered at Rolling Green Village, a continuing care retirement community here in Greenville. The Marketing Director asked if the Art Teacher at SJCS could help with a mural she wanted painted, and art instructor Deborah Pickard willingly stood up! In June, she began working on a 210 feet by 8 feet mural […]

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SJCS High School Sports Report Awards

The High School Sports Report has recognized the following SJCS fall athletes and coaches for their achievements during this past fall sports season: Luke Bikulege- SCHSL Class AA All-State Defense Annika Bissinger- SCHSL All-State Girl’s Cross Country Team Coach Jan Carino- SCHSL Class AA Coach of Year Coach George Carr- SCHSL Class AA Boy’s Cross Country Coach of Year Coach […]


NHS Offers Free Adult Computer Class

National Honor Society students at St. Joseph’s Catholic School are hosting free computer and technology help covering texting, emails, tablets, iPads, smartphones, laptops, digital picture frames and more on Saturday morning, February 11th from 10:00 am -12:00 noon. The individualized help sessions will guide adults and senior citizens through basic computer, internet, smartphone, and tablet functions. Bring your questions and learn […]


Together for Greenville Color Run

St. Joseph’s Catholic School and Christ Church Episcopal School, supported by Graphic Cow Company, are pleased to invite the Greenville community to their second annual “Together for Greenville Color Run” to benefit St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School. The Color Run is the spirit week kick-off event for both schools and will take place on Sunday, January 22 from 3-5pm. […]


Technology & Engineering Experience – Jan 10

On January 10th, our students will have a opportunity to sit down with SJCS alumni and hear about the career paths they are pursuing during the kickoff event for the Technology & Engineering Experience – a SJCS initiative to provide our students with fresh insights and personal interaction with careers in these fields. The alumni panel on January 10th will be […]


2016-17 Fall Sports Awards & Honors

Varsity Girls Golf (1st in Region, 5th in State) All-Region- Emma Curran, Kaitlyn Dumit, Carleigh Noonan Co-Region Coach of the Year – Mark Matlock Team Awards MVP – Carly Lyvers MIP – Emma Curran Varsity Girls Volleyball (1st in Region, 1st in State) Co-Region Player of the Year- Allison Whitten All-Region- Leah Saunders, Kaely Thompson, Allison Whitten AA Player of […]


MidKnight Riders Household Prepares for Christmas

The middle school girl’s household the MidKnight Riders got in the Christmas spirit early in November! Household mom Emily Getz put the girls in touch with the needs of a local 10 year old girl, who they immediately decided to adopt for Christmas. The girls shopped from her Christmas wish list and spent time together wrapping gifts while listening to […]


Middle School Beta Club Run/Walk for Make A Wish

Wednesday December 7, the Middle School Beta Club will be holding a charity run/walk for the Make A Wish Foundation. In 2016, Make A Wish South Carolina was able to grant 180 wishes to children suffering with life threatening illnesses, right here in South Carolina.   There are currently 226 children waiting for their wishes to be granted. Please join […]


Comadres Decorating for Festival of Trees

This past Monday on the last day of Thanksgiving Break, Shawna Fesler and the ladies of the Comadres joined together at the Hyatt downtown Greenville to represent SJCS in the St. Francis Festival of Trees. You did great work ladies!


SJCS Students Selected For Limestone College Middle School Honor Band

St. Joseph’s 8th grade students Kimsey Fiddie, Noelle Shorter, and Garrett VanEvera were selected to participate in the Limestone College Middle School Honor Band Clinic November 17-19. During the three day clinic, students received instruction provided by top-quality clinicians and the opportunity to perform alongside highly talented students from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Congratulations on this honor, and keep […]


Middle School “Bring A Friend To School” Day

Middle School “Bring A Friend To School” Day January 13, 2017 VISITOR INFORMATION FOR PARENTS Registration closed Friday, January 6, 2017 Would your son or daughter like to see what life is like at St. Joe’s? Students currently in grades 5-7 are encouraged to visit our middle school for a half day of classes and lunch on January 13th. While Greenville […]


St. Albert the Great Middle School Science Fair

The Science Department hosted their annual St. Albert the Great Middle School Science Fair on November 16 in celebration of its namesake, a Doctor of the Church and Patron of Scientists. The afternoon was open for family viewing as eighth graders presented their science fair projects, seventh grade students presented their inventions, and sixth graders presented projects demonstrating scientific concepts.The […]


9th Grade Wrestler Takes 1st Place in Tournament

SJCS Wrestler Ethan Hammond participated in the Hillcrest Wrestling Tournament this weekend.  Ethan dominated his weight class with an 18-0 Technical Fall and 2 Pins to win 1st place. Congratulations Ethan!


[VIDEOS] Open House 2016 Testimonials

Didn’t get to hear the testimonials at Open House on November 13, 2016? Not to worry! See the videos below to hear from one of our current 6th graders, a member of the senior class, an alumni you might recognize, and one of our parents! Visit our YouTube channel to see more on the SJCS community.   Mark your calendars […]


Fall 2016 Athletics Round Up

The Lady Knights Varsity Volleyball team defeated Academic Magnet High School in three straight games by scores of 25-9, 25-4, and 25-6 to win the Class AA State Championship! The following girls received honors this year: Kaely Thompson– All Region, All State, All Stars; Allison Whitten– All Region, All State, Co-region Player of the Year and AA Player of the […]


STEM Scouts Get Hands On Experience

Our middle school STEM Scouts have been very active this year! Recently, they have taken two field trips. The first trip was to CU-ICAR, the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research, an advanced technology research campus for the automotive industry. While at CU-ICAR, our students participated in the Deep Orange Challenge. Working in teams, our students designed a vehicle concept based […]


Seniors Attend Atlantic Institute’s Future Leader’s Dialog Dinner

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, five St. Joseph’s seniors, Breanna Anderson, Kathleen Browne, Christian Gillespy, Kevondrea Haynes, and Drew Luzzatti,  attended the Atlantic Institute’s Future Leader’s Dialog Dinner at Furman University.  Their table was sponsored by the school’s chapter of National Social Studies Honor Society, and the students were selected as recognized student leaders at St. Joseph’s.  After a round-table discussion on topics relating […]


Collegiate Athletic Commitment Day Ceremony

Congratulations to seniors Jack Culumovic, Ford McCoy, Sean Miller and Sydney Richardson on signing for collegiate level sports on November 9. Jack will be playing baseball at the College of Charleston.  Ford will compete in both cross country and track for Wofford. Sean and Sydney will be playing for Belmont Abbey in men’s golf and softball, respectively.