School News

Sixth Grade Academy Kickoff – Join us Jan 23

Beginning Fall 2018 – An educational experience that will allow sixth graders to grow and flourish during their middle school years. Open Interest Meeting Join us January 23, 2018 7:00 – 8:00 PM Is your family looking for a truly unique and empowering 6th grade experience that will set your child on a strong foundation for their middle and high […]

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Varsity Basketball Triple-Overtime Win over CCES

Tuesday January 9, 2018 is one for the record books! Coach Paul Assinesi and his Varsity Knights claimed a 63-61 victory at the end of a grueling triple-overtime game, coming right down to a missed last-chance buzzer shot by athletic rival Christ Church. Junior Weeks Poole nailed the three that sent the game into overtime. Senior Emilio Trocha scored with four […]

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Middle School “Bring A Friend To School” Day – Feb 16

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 Friday, February 16, 2018. Greenville County Schools have this day off, and we open up our middle school classrooms to visitors on this day to allow prospective […]

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The Knightly News: Vol 8 Issue 2

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

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RSVP for Saturday, February 3!

Mark Your Calendars for the Best Birthday Party of the Year! On Saturday, February 3, 2018, the St. Joseph’s family will come together to celebrate the blessings of our first 25 years. Current and past families, alumni, former students and staff members, friends, benefactors, and everyone whose lives have been touched by what God has done through St. Joseph’s Catholic […]

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St. Joseph’s Named to Catholic Education Honor Roll School

We are pleased to announce that St. Joseph’s Catholic School has once again been named to the Catholic Education Honor Roll. The national Honor Roll program is directed by the Cardinal Newman Society and has recognized over 300 high-performing Catholic high schools nationwide since the program’s inception in 2004. This prestigious honor is awarded to St. Joseph’s Catholic School following a thorough […]

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25 Years, 25 Faces – Joanna McLucas

Joanna McLucas, Science Department Chair, shares her joy and passion as she relates stories of being part of the St. Joseph’s family and of building an outstanding science program from the early days of the school.

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Greenwood Genetics Center Visits Genetics Class

St. Joe’s was recently visited by the Greenwood Genetics Center. The GGC travels around the state to educate students and teachers about medical genetics by holding free labs so the students can have hands on experience. GGC came to St. Joseph’s with a Cancer Gene tracing lab in which the students had to use specific gels to determine if the […]

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SJCS Students Participate in SC Theater Association Convention

St. Joseph’s students had a successful weekend at the SC Theater Association Convention this past weekend. SCTA hosted the ​fourth​ annual Tech Olympics. Teams from schools across the state competed in ​five​ technical theatre events, including rigging, hanging and focusing a light, sewing a button, ​prop change, and drop folding. ​At this year’s event, the team ​representing SJCS included ​Philip Mosley, Jacob Kiser, Dillon Spikings, Luke Perham, Jada Lucero, and Dessa […]

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Spanish Class Celebrates “Dia De Los Muertos”

Senora Lumbreras’s class spent their class period celebrating the Day of the Dead last Wednesday. The celebration welcomed a few guests, including alumni Hugo Hernandez (Class of ’17). The class also welcomed a guest that built and explained the history behind a traditional altar used in Celebration of the day. Students were then asked to write a report about El Dia […]

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SJCS Students Travel to Furman to Listen to Former Head of NASA

A group of SJCS National Science Honor Society students and faculty member Ryan Koon went to Furman University to listen to astronaut and former head of NASA, Charles Bolden. Bolden spent 34 years in the United States Marine Corps and he spent 14 of those years as a member of NASA’s Astronaut Office. He traveled to orbit four times, commanding […]

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March for Life Registration Open

Registration for the 2018 SJCS March for Life Trip is open now through December 8th. Last year, 70 of our students attended this powerful demonstration in Washington D.C. and we hope to take even more for 2018! Please read the testimony of SJCS parent Brandi Koontz on why this was a life-changing experience for her family, and we hope you […]

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SJCS Duke TIP Qualifiers for 2017-18

Congratulations to the thirty-six SJCS seventh graders, representing 49% of their class, who qualified for participation in the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP): Hannah Adams, Bianca Alabau, Martha-Glen Boggs, Chloe Bradley, Maxwell Bridges, Anne Cole, Emma Cumby, James Delo, Morgan Fayssoux, Allison Gerac, Edward Gillespie, Riley Gopalakrishnan, Matthew Hall, Sylvia Kucinic, Joshua Lagleva, Thomas Leong, Jackson Lux, Caroline Lyerly, […]

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2017 AP Pass Rates Announced

The College Counseling Office recently reported that SJCS students scored a 78% pass rate on Advanced Placement (AP) exams completed during the last three years.  Of the 765 AP exams taken, SJCS students scored a “3” or better on 599 of the tests.  St. Joseph’s AP students are required to take AP exams each May after completing these college-level courses. Students must score between […]

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2017 Color Run Together for Greenville – Sign Up TODAY!

The 3rd Annual CCES & SJCS Color Run is upon us again! St. Joseph’s Catholic School and Christ Church Episcopal School are teaming up together for Greenville and this year, the money raised by the schools will be donated to The Family Effect, an organization working to reduce addiction as a leading cause of family collapse and harm to children in […]

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SJCS Visits Model UN

  Over Fall Break weekend, 9 high school students attended their first High School Model United Nations hosted at Clemson University. The students represented the countries of China, the United Kingdom, and Turkey. Environmental, Economic and Social issues were debated and resolutions written, all with an eye towards sustainability. SJCS hopes to continue to participate in Model UN conventions.  View […]

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Open House 2017 Testimonials

Didn’t get to hear the testimonials at Open House on November 5, 2017? 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.  

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Boys and Girls Cross Country State Champions

SJCS Boys and Girls Cross Country both brought home the State Championship titles in the state cross country meet Saturday at Sandhills Research Center! Last year, our Lady Knights became the first girls team to win seven consecutive state titles in the Class AA/A championship, and didn’t slow down one bit for this year, claiming five of the top ten […]

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Boys and Girls Cross Country State Champions

SJCS Boys and Girls Cross Country both brought home the State Championship titles in the state cross country meet Saturday at Sandhills Research Center! Last year, our Lady Knights became the first girls team to win seven consecutive state titles in the Class AA/A championship, and didn’t slow down one bit for this year, claiming five of the top ten […]

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Volleyball Captures 7th Straight State Title

Saturday, November 4, the Knights Varsity Volleyball team swept Academic Magnet 3-0 at Chapin High School to capture its seventh consecutive state volleyball championship. This was the second straight in Class AA after five in a row in Class A. Co-captain Kyra Thompson kicked it off with with seven kills in the first set with sophomore Sydney Nobarak closing it down 25-15 […]

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SJCS Alumnus Visits Med-Club Students

Alumnus Alex Burnikel (Class of 2011) came back to St. Joe’s recently to speak with the current Medical Explorers Club on campus. Alex graduated from Clemson University with a degree in microbiology and is currently in his 3rd year of medical school in Greenville. He shared some of his experiences as a medical student, and answered questions from club members. Thank […]

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State Playoffs Update – Cross Country, Volleyball, Football

On Saturday, the SJCS Boys and Girls Cross Country teams competed in the Class AA State Qualifier at The Clemson Sandhills Research Center in Columbia. Both the boys and girls teams qualified to compete at the State Championship this upcoming Saturday by finishing in the top 18 teams. The boys team finished 1st by a score of 36-71 over Academic […]

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October Celebrations

The results of the Box tops contest are as follows- Mr. Tierney’s HH is the MS winner with 325 box tops and Mrs. Collins’ HH is the HS winner with 570. Congratulations to the newly elected officers of the NSSHS: President Caroline Wright, Vice President Maddie Starks, and Secretary-Treasurer, Allison Whitten. Senior Carson McAbee has won a gold medal at his first […]

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Middle School Coffeehouse

The SJCS Fine Arts Department and Jubilate Arts Guild hosted the second Coffeehouse of the school year on Friday, October 13th for the Middle School. It was an evening full of entertainment as the open mic event hosted singers, guitarists, and a stand up comedian. Highlights included vocal solos from “Hamilton”, original jokes, and a rendition of “Thinking Out Loud.”  Join us for the […]

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Girls and Boys Cross Country Region Champs

The Girls and Boys Cross Country teams competed in the Region Championship Meet at Landrum HS yesterday and both came home as Region Champions! The boys team finished 38 points in front of second-place Landrum HS and our girls team finished 6 points in front of second-place Greer Middle College Charter. The following boys were named All-Region for their performances: […]

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Girls Golf Ends Season Top of Classification in State

The St. Joseph’s girls golf team finished fourth in the AAA state tournament held Tuesday at River Falls Golf Club in Duncan. The Knights, who finished the season with an impressive 42-4 record, posted a 336 total. Senior Carly Lyvers, who made the all-tournament team, led the way with a 76. Freshmen Caleigh Noonan, Emma Curran and Kaitlyn Dumit fired 83, 86 […]

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