St Joseph High School



St Joseph High School
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St Joseph High School
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May 6 - May 12, 2012
14-16 AP Exams Continue
21-25 Senior Exams
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Futures looking bright. The success of the SJ
FUTURES program is reflected in the forty and more different
companies that have opened their doors and experiences to
our students.
Feedback from our
seniors describes
Life is good, positive, worthwhile
experience, affording
with good
them exposure to
friends. Is
professionals active in
valedictoriantheir areas of study.
salutatorian one
Of her visit to
word? It should
Sikorsky Legal Eyes: Senior Attorney for Sikorsky
be. It’s the only
Aircraft, Carrie Morrissey P’14, is pictured here with
Erica Teixeira said it SJ seniors Matt Vazzano, Maxwell DeBroff, Brittany
way to describe
was an experience she Gach, Nicole Keklik, & Anthony Testi
the friendship of
this year’s Best & will never forget. “I put
Brightest. The way on full scrubs and prepped for surgery, and observed surgeons
Elisabeth and Jess putting skin grafts on a young man. In another OR, I watched
celebrated each other’s announcement in open heart surgery. It was amazing.” Bridgeport Hospital’s Kathleen Morris reported, “The students
Mr Mayo’s office was a shout of genuine
came yesterday were absolutely wonderful. They were so
joy. We are graced to have both.
polite, well-mannered and professional! They were involved,
Our valedictorian, Jess Jowdy, will be
attending Swarthmore College, majoring asked questions and were absolutely delightful. I kept forgetting
that they were high school students! ”
in Engineering and Spanish, and will
Much appreciation to the following companies for their
play basketball. The scholarships and
participation in the SJ FUTURES program:
accolades pour in, including the CIAC
Scholar Athlete of the Year. Jess is most
OSM Trumbull • ECHO Hose and Ladder • DCF Bridgeport • FOX
News - NYC • Fairfield University • Shelton Vet Center • Pitney Bowes
proud of her leadership roles as captain
• Rockefeller Financial • Univ. of NewHaven • Bridgeport Hospital •
of both the varsity soccer and basketball
FBI - NYC • Amanda Marrone - Author • Affinion Group • Halo Group
teams. She is president of the Spanish
- NYC • Sikorsky - Legal • Sikorsky - Engineering • Yale Club - NYC
National Honor Society.
• Trumbull Vol. Fire Co • Wilcoxsin School • BTX - Shelton • Palace
Our salutatorian, Elisabeth McIntosh,
Theater - Waterbury • TAG Energy Group - NYC • Paradise Hill Design
• St. Vincent’s Hospital - Physical Therapy • Source Capital - Westport •
has been named an Echols Scholar at
Joel Barlow - Easton • Yale Hospital - New Haven • State Police Troop
University of Virginia and will major
G - NYC • Hart Magnet School- Stamford • Westport Playhouse • Kovacs
in Biology. Charlottesville is a perfect
Garage - Bridgeport • VCA Shorline Hospital-Shelton • CES Trumbull
place for this accomplished equestrian
• Osborne Hill Elementary-Fairfield • Goldstein & Peck - Bridgeport •
and nationally ranked member of the US
Darien Police Hd • St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health • Fletcher ThompsonPony Club. She is president of the French Shelton • Biometrics - Trumbull • The Hartford - Hartford • WM Raveis
IT Dept- Shelton • ReThink Group Stamford • Venman & Co - Shelton
National Honor Society.
Mandarin at St Joe’s.
You do not have
to subscribe
to Foreign
Affairs or the
Economist to
realize the US
has shifted
and economic
attention to the
Pacific Rim.
St Joe’s emphasis on global
education follows these trends. This
year’s course in Mandarin includes
an exploration of the culture and the
history as well. Pictured are a few
of the class projects. Tang poetry
from the golden age of Chinese
poetry proved
most popular.
Dumplings and
Mothers Day
Cards weren’t
neglected either.
Sports Entitlements. A nationally
ranked basketball team, celebrating
back-to-back state titles, as well as
the ESPN national HS coach of the
year, Vito Montelli, attracted national
attention. Coach John Calapari of the
Kentucky NCAA Champions came
and spoke to a full house at Vazzy’s.
The MC was Seth Davis of SI.
Meanwhile, the CIAC celebrated
boys’ lacrosse coach of the year, Joe
Online Registration Now Open for Summer Enrichment Courses
Izzo, and student-athlete of the year,
Academic proficiency and advanced achievement is the goal in our wide variety of summer enrichment
Jess Jowdy, at the state banquet at
courses on offer at SJ this summer. Course levels vary from the youngest in our community to the confident Aqua Turf.
rising seniors of 2013. Get a jump-start on your academic success with the following classes-all available for registration ONLINE today.
Tuition Agreements Due
Freshman Courses: Learning to Learn • Algebra Prep
The first 2012-13 tuition payment
Sophomore, Junior & Senior Courses: Algebra II Prep • Pre-Calculus Prep • Senior Math Prep
is due June 1. The application
College Essay Writing Workshop • SAT Math Prep • SAT English Prep
to Union Savings Bank must be
returned to the bursar’s office by
For course descriptions or to register, visit
May 15. For further information,
please call (203) 378-9378 x310.
Over 80% sold already... Reserve your seat now. 50th Anniversary Gala.
St. Joseph Fund • The Communiqué & Annual Report • Parents Association Membership • Athletic Association
Parents Corner: Upcoming Events at SJHS
FUTURES Program at St Joe’s. Our FUTURES Program is about to conclude for year
one! The last groups of AP students will be going out next week to various locations.
Quick Clicks
Parents Association
POST PROM 2012 . It’s not too late to donate a raffle prize or make a donation!! Please
plan on coming over to The Rinks on Thursday evening, May 17th after 10pm, to post
your pictures and sign the Wall of Wishes!! Any pictures you post can be returned if
you wish. If your student plans on attending, please make sure his/her permission slip is
returned next week. The registration packet can be found on the Parent Association page
of Edline.
Meet the Cast!
St. Joseph Fund
Parent Association Membership. Have you joined yet? It’s not too late! If you’re not sure
if you are a member, you can check on EDLINE, under the “Parent Association” tab, then
on the right side of the page look for “Parent Association Membership”.
Post Prom Fundraisers! SJ pennants are being sold in the cafeteria in support of
the Post Prom. You can personalize pennants with a message to your favorite senior.
Don’t Give!
Maroon & Gold
Through the Years
Pennants will be hung in the cafeteria until May 17th when they will be moved to the “Wall
Of Wishes”, which is part of the Post Prom Decorations at the Rinks. All are invited to
come and “sign the wall”!
Senior Shades Senior shades are still being sold, and are in fact, ON SALE for $3 each.
You can pick them up during lunch in the cafeteria, or in the Advancement Office.
Reserve your Gala
Tickets here
50th Golf Outing
Post Prom 2012. It’s not too late to donate a raffle prize. Please remember it is YOUR
STUDENT WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS REQUEST! Thanks for your consideration!
Next meeting is Wednesday, May 9th, 7pm in the school library.
Gala Weekend. 6 Weekends and counting until Anniversary Weekend!!! Visit our website
for information on Gala Registration, Auction Donation forms, Registration for the Golf
Register for our
Golf Outing here
$15K SJHS Raffle!
outing on Friday, June 15th and the Celebration Mass and Lunch on Sunday, June 17th.
$15,000 SJ Raffle Tickets. It’s no surprise these are selling fast--make sure to get yours
today! The link to download a Raffle Ticket Form can be found on the left.
Download your
Raffle form Here
Liz Ryan,
President SJHS PA
[email protected]
Important Upcoming Dates:
May 15th - Freshman Orientation, 7pm
May 16th - LAST BELL for Seniors, distribution of yearbooks, 1pm
May 17th - Senior Prom/Post Prom; No school for seniors, noon
dismissal Freshman,Sophomores, Juniors
May 18th - No Classes, Faculty Retreat