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  • St. Joseph High School is a Catholic, Christian educational community formed in the Lasallian tradition whose MISSION is to provide a Christian education for young women and men of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds. We inspire these young women and men to discover their God-given talents, empower them to be lifelong learners and challenge them to achieve their potential as compassionate women and men of faith.Lasallian Education Logo

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  • "What do we have here?" (read more)

    Whenever he’s back in town, Andy Pacejka visits his alma mater. The 1987 graduate of St. Joseph High School is never too busy to share with the Chargers his latest experiences as a forensic science manager for the identification section of the Utah Bureau of Forensic Services. In what better place to share his passion than the crime scene investigation class? “I always look forward

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  • Charger Wins ComEd Competition (Read more)

    Congratulations to SJHS Charger Kamron Brown (second from left) and three other Lasallian students for being chosen as first place winners in the ComEd Create a Spark HFS program. All of the students appeared on ABC News early in July to explain their project. According to Desiree Pepper-Venzant, Executive Director of HFS Chicago Scholars, "eight groups of HFS Chicago Scholars learned about smart grid technology and how it

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  • College Jump-Start with Dual-Credit Course (Read more)

    Five SJHS seniors are taking American History Since 1865, a course in which students fulfill their senior year social studies requirement at St. Joseph HS while also earning credit at Benedictine University. This three-hour credit is also transferable to another university of their choosing. The Chargers attend some classes at Benedictine University while their professor, Dr. Vincent Gaddis, travels to Westchester to provide instruction as well. The class also makes use of WebEx technology to collaborate.

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    All students planning to attend college or university should complete the online FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  Start preparing now…the form to apply for FAFSA will be available on Tuesday October, 1, 2019.  Visit https://studentaid.ed.gov



    Students needing extra help with their studies are invited to participate in our after school tutoring program. Students wanting help in English should see Mr. Janco in room 106 on Mondays. Math help is available in room 301 with Ms. Lettenberger on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Science help is available on Wednesdays in the GRC with Ms. Trausch. All sessions begin at 3:15 p.m. Please see Ms. Wagner for more details.


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    The American Cancer Society designates certain months to focus on treatment of and the search for cures for a variety of cancers. October is breast cancer awareness month. If you have a relative or friend who has died from or who is battling breast cancer or any type of cancer, you are invited to hang a ribbon on the cancer tree in the courtyard across from the cafeteria. Include with that ribbon a prayer for that person.

    The Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart Commitment to Service Award is accepting applications. There is a 100 hour requirement of service hours within the past year. The deadline to apply is next Thursday, October 31st. Check out the first link under Quick Links on the school home page.

    The Future Business Leaders of America club will meet on Wednesday, October 24th at 3:15 p.m. in Room 310.  If you are thinking about studying business after high school, hope to run a business some day or just have an interest in learning about business topics, please plan to attend. Please see Mr. Bufalino in Room 202 if you have any questions. All classes are welcome.

    Tomorrow a representative from Triton College will be in the cafeteria during both lunch periods. You are invited to visit their table.

    Today we follow the indigo schedule. Academic classes begin with Period 8.

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