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The Knightly News: Vol 8 Issue 1

The first edition of the student newspaper, The Knightly News, is now available! Please see the entire issue by clicking the preview below.  

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Lady Knights Volleyball Undefeated Season, Region Champions

The Lady Knights volleyball team went undefeated in Region play this season and was crowned Region Champion! They will begin their quest for their 7th consecutive state championship when they host Ninety-Six HS tonight at 6:00 PM in the first round of the Class AA state playoffs. GO KNIGHTS!

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Middle School Math Class Excitement

Our teachers are always striving to use the absolute best methods to engage our students and simplify their learning experience. For middle school math teacher Elaine Trakas, this meant making her lessons a bit more hands on. Her class recently explored solving variables using a bag of tiles that were various colors and sizes to represent different parts of the equations. It was […]

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Boys Swimming Wins First SCHSL Championship

We are so very proud of all our swimmers that represented St. Joseph’s Saturday at the AAA State Swim Championships. The boys brought home the first state AAA Swim Title and our girls moved up to 6th place from a 7th place finish in 2016. Almost every swim was a personal best time for the season. The team came together and it […]

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Congratulations Attraction Book Winners

This years Attraction Book sale has just come to an end and the winners have been announced. It was a very competitive book sale and ended with a tie for first place! Congratulations to our winners Madeline Manning and Margo Schellinger for selling the most books! And congratulations to Hannah Moore and Collin Maides who sold over 20 attraction books and will be […]

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Boys Swimming First, Girls Second In Region

Last Saturday, the SJCS boys and girls swim teams participated in the Region Swimming Championships at Westside Aquatics Center. The boys team came in first place and the girls team finished in second place. Liam Walker, Silas Crosby, and Elizabeth Loudermilk were named to the All-Region team for their performances and Coach Becky Van Evera was named the Boys Region […]

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25 Years, 25 Faces – Featuring Barbara McGrath

Celebrate 25 years of St. Joseph’s with stories of the earliest days of the school, starting back when it was a dream in the hearts of four women sitting around a kitchen table.

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College Reps Making the Rounds

Fall Semester has been busy with college representatives visiting! This time every year, we hear from last year’s graduates how well grateful they are to be so well prepared for their college freshmen classes… so it’s no surprise that our College Counseling Office stays busy welcoming so many different schools to our campus!    

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October is Annual Fund Giving Month

By giving to the Annual Fund, you are ensuring we continue to fulfill our mission to pursue academic excellence and to form the minds, hearts, and souls of our students in the likeness of Christ.

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Accepting Nominations for First-ever Alumni Awards

To celebrate our 25th academic year, St. Joseph’s Catholic School is honoring our graduates by collecting and sharing stories of those who are already fulfilling the hopes of Margaret Ann Moon, one of our school’s founders, who believed that “our graduates are destined to change the world.” In keeping with our mission to form the minds, hearts, and souls of […]

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Girls Golf Dominates Region 1-AA Title

Led by senior Carly Lyvers and the Fantastic Four Freshmen, the St. Joseph’s girls golf team stormed to the Region 1-AA tournament title Monday at Greer Country Club. The Knights (13-1) had a 336 total, 47 shots better than second-place Christ Church. Landrum was third at 407 and Greer Middle College was fourth at 453. Lyvers earned Player of the […]

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National Merit Students and Hispanic Scholars Named

Congratulations to Anna Catalina Lindstrom, Andrew Lyons and Carson McAbee, who were named National Merit Semifinalists out of a class of 100 seniors.   Ranked in the top one percent of the nation’s high school students, these seniors will be notified in February 2018 of their standing as Finalist.   The National Merit Scholarship Program, a privately financed academic competition for recognition and scholarships, bases its awards on high school […]

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Nineteen Years Later Party: Celebrating Harry Potter

National English Honor Society sponsored a “Nineteen Years Later” Harry Potter celebration on Friday, September 29. Students enjoyed themed treats and played Harry Potter trivia in celebration of the beloved series. The event was hosted by teacher Megan Koon. Mischief managed!

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Standing for Respect Life Month

This past weekend, St. Joseph’s students, family and friends gathered to participate in the Life Chain, an annual peaceful demonstration of prayer held all over the world for the end of abortion and respect for life issues. The Life Chain in Greenville is held on Woodruff Road each year.

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St. Joe’s Celebrations – September 2017

Our students, parents, and faculty are always doing something worth celebrating! Please share your stories with our Director of Communications, Sarah Pelicano. Share Your News Congratulations to Ava Dobson and Brendan McTigue for being named AA runners of the week by SCTCCCA! Sandon Brown, 8th grade, received his Eagle Scout award on October 1, 2017. He is one of the youngest […]

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Girls Golf Ends Regular Season with a Win

St. Joseph’s girls golf team capped their regular season with a 27-shot victory Wednesday over arch-rival Christ Church. The Knights (10-1) beat CCES 166 to 193. Senior Carly Lyvers led the way with a 37 while freshmen Caleigh Noonan, Kaitlyn Dumit and Reagan Lillibridge each had a 43. Seventh-grader Marett Cole shot a 58. St. Joe’s next will play Oct. […]

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Students Support Hurricane Victims

Hurricane season has been catastrophic for many this year, from Texas to Florida to Puerto Rico and more. St. Joseph’s was fortunate to only miss two days of school and to avoid the brunt of the storm, but the suffering of those hit with the full force of the hurricanes has not gone overlooked by our students. In the weeks following Hurricane […]

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Varsity Cheerleaders Bring Home Awards from UCA Camp

Six members of the Varsity Cheerleading Team attended a four-day UCA (Universal Cheerleaders Association) cheerleading camp this summer at Lander University to learn new cheers, stunting, and to inspire leadership on and off the field. While there, the team won multiple gold ribbons, a UCA Spirit Stick, a Superior Award, which was only given to two schools, and three 2nd […]

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UKnight Construction Project Update

Anyone who has been on the St. Joseph’s campus recently can feel the excitement around the new UKnight Building! The project is underway and moving smoothly. The conduits from the main building have been run to provide electrical services to the new building and framing has started on the second and third floors with rooms starting to take shape. The plumbing […]

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Varsity Volleyball Ranked #51 in Nation

The Varsity Volleyball team finished second in the Dorman Tournament of Champions over the weekend. Over the course of the two day tournament they defeated six 5A schools- Nation Ford, Hillcrest, Lexington, Wando, Mauldin, TL Hanna and one 3A SCISA school-Porter Gaud. The Lady Knights lost to Dorman, the #1 team in the state, in the championship game. The Lady Knights, with […]

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Memorial Mass Scheduled for Sandy Greaves

Please join us for a special all-school Memorial Mass honoring the life and service of our first Administrator, Mrs. Sandy Greaves. A luncheon reception will immediately follow Mass. RSVP Thursday, September 28, 2017 Mass 9:38 – 10:40 AM Reception 10:45 – 11:45 AM Mass and Reception to be held on our school campus 100 St. Joseph’s Drive Greenville SC 29607

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First High School Coffeehouse a Success

The SJCS Fine Arts Department and Jubilate Arts Guild hosted the first Coffeehouse of the school year on Friday, September 8th. The open-microphone event was hosted by seniors Robby Matlock and Sydney Read. High school students performed a variety of acts to entertain the crowd. Highlights included vocal and instrumental solos, duets, a group performance of “Hot Cross Buns”, magic […]

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Women’s Golf Takes Second

Playing one of the most difficult golf courses in the state and down two players, St. Joseph’s girls golf team Wednesday took second in a 3-way match at Greenville Country Club’s Chanticleer course. Led by senior Carly Lyvers who shot 39, the Knights (6-1) posted a 198 total. Sophomore Caleigh Noonan fired a 47 while seventh grader Marett Cole had […]

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Students Raise Money for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Students are all smiles today on campus as they have a dress down day with a $5 donation to raise support for Hurricane Harvey victims. The money the students raise will aid the victims of the hurricane including CW Cline Elementary School in Friendswood, Texas. Thank you to our families for your generous hearts!

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UPDATE: School Closed Tuesday September 12

Due to the threat of continued severe weather and wind, power outages and unsafe road conditions from Hurricane Irma, St. Joseph’s Catholic School and offices will be closed on Tuesday September 12.

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Class of 2018 Color Yearbook Ads

Space is limited. First come, first served! Early Bird Special: Thursday, Sept. 14th, 2017 Discounted pricing: 1/2 page Ad $145 | 1/4 page Ad $115 | 1/8 page Ad $65 Final Deadline: Thursday, October 5th, 2017 Regular pricing: 1/2 page Ad $160 | 1/4 page Ad $130 | 1/8 page Ad $80 To order a Senior Yearbook Ad, please e-mail […]

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