"An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge."

- Proverbs 18:15


Academics at Saint Joseph Academy

The educational experiences offered to students at Saint Joseph Academy are a reflection of the principles in our mission statement.

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To succeed in university studies

Our faculty prepares students at Saint Joseph Academy for university studies and for a lifetime of learning. We offer classes that will meet them at their level and help them to grow in their aptitude for scholastic achievement.Our curriculum has undergone extensive renovation under the direction of a nationally recognized authority in the field of curriculum and instruction and is designed to foster the critical thinking, research, and writing skills students will need for success at the university level.

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To know and love Jesus

Our curriculum is centered around Roman Catholicism and focuses on: a comprehensive understanding of the Catholic faith and gaining fuller access to the rich Catholic treasury of resources for developing a meaningful life of faith.

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To actively participate in the worship and mission of the Church

Through regular worship as a school community, opportunities for prayer and reflection, the Marist Youth Movement, retreat experiences, and a variety of service projects, the seeds of faith, love, and responsibility to the least favored have the opportunity to take root in the lives of students. Following the model of Saint Marcellin Champagnat, Saint Joseph Academy strives to build a genuinely Christian community in which students are offered love, acceptance, discipline, and challenge.


2018-2019 Course Bulletin

The courses offered at Saint Joseph Academy are meant to educate and challenge the student in a way that encourages the pupil's potential in every discipline. 




2018-2019 DEPARTMENT CHAIRS

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Suzi Mohr
English Dept. Chair: Language Arts 7, Reading 7,Honors Language Arts 7, English 9, MD-Room 240. Bowling Club Moderator
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Ruth Poole
Writing Across the Curriculum Chair, AP English Language, English 11, Advanced Creative Writing, AP English D - Room 23
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Mary Beth Martin
Religion Dept. Chair: Religion 8, Religion 10 - UD Room 103
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Gracie Touchy
Science Department Chair - Honors Biology, Physical Science 7, Anatomy & Physiology, Academic Competition Moderator - MD Room 140
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Dr. Stella Filizola
Math Dept Chair, Algebra II, Honors Algebra II (Dual Enrollment), Honors Pre-Calculus (Dual Enrollment) - UD Room 129. PSAT & SAT Prep, Dual Enrollment, Academic Coach, National Honor Society Moderator
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Kevin Hickson
Social Studies Dept. Chair - American Culture, Modern History, World History, Honors World History, American Government - Rm. UD 21
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Manuel Gamez
Modern Languages Dept Chair, Advanced Spanish, AP Spanish Language - UD Room 104. Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica Moderator, Montagne Scholars Moderator
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Ana Rookstool
Fine Arts Department Chair, 2D Design, 3D Design, Portfolio, AP Studio - MD Room 150.
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Monique Carre
Physical Education Dept. Chair, Teacher: PE-7 & 8 MD-Gym, Health & Fitness - MD Room 250