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Classroom renovations kick off this summer

Classroom renovations kick off this summer

Emily Stancliff, Sports Editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Next year as students make their way into the Academic Wing, they will have to become accustomed to the sounds and smells of construction, the smell of freshly cut wood mixed with the reverberations of hammers echoing through the building. The Capital Campaign has just moved into “Phase Two” o...

Campus Minister announces return to alma mater

Campus Minister announces return to alma mater

Grace Mottley, Assignment Chief
May 25, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Campus Minister Gary Meyerl recently announced that he will not return to JC for the 2017-2018 school year. Instead, Meyerl plans to become the Director of Outreach at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, NC., the school he graduated from. According to Meyerl, he was approached by the principal of Cardi...

Faculty members cut in order to lower costs

Faculty members cut in order to lower costs

Caroline Cooney, Editor in Chief
May 24, 2017
Filed under JC News, News, Uncategorized

On April 25, the entire faculty and staff gathered in the Brown Room after school for a mandatory meeting to discuss JC’s financial goals and the steps needed to reach them. In order to reach these goals, there were budget cuts, downsizing staff, and trimming of insurance costs. After sharing backgr...

In case you missed it: Week of May 15

In case you missed it: Week of May 15

Anna Kotula, Contributor
May 24, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Senior Project Evaluations From Monday, May 15 to Friday, May 19, Senior Project evaluations took place. Seniors came back to JC on one of these days at a scheduled time to present their project to a panel of evaluators. In their presentation, presenters spoke about what they did for their Senior P...

The class of 2017 receives senior awards

The class of 2017 receives senior awards

Paige Alban, In-Focus Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under JC News, News, Top Stories

On May 18, graduating seniors and several juniors were presented awards at the Senior Awards Ceremony, which was held in the auditorium. Listed below are the individual award winners. Senatorial Scholarships from Senator J.B. Jennings of the Seventh District - Brooke Hare, Adria Pirozzi, Darius Pirozzi,...

Chemathon team succeeds in competition

Chemathon team succeeds in competition

Taylor Bynion, Copy Editor
May 19, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Chemathon team member Olivia Collins nervously mixes two solutions. The clock is ticking, and she and her partner only have seconds left to produce a reaction. Full of anxious anticipation, Collins watches her solution change color with one second to spare. With a sigh of relief, she moves to the nex...

Teacher recognized for years of service

Teacher recognized for years of service

Anna Sullivan, Entertainment Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

With tears brimming in her eyes, Saint Joseph’s Program Coordinator Ann Drummey stands in front of students, parents, faculty, and staff members as she poses with her “Ann Drummey Service Award.” On March 28, Drummey was presented with the award and became an honorary member of the Archbishop John C...

In case you missed it: Week of May 8

In case you missed it: Week of May 8

Anna Kotula, Contributor
May 16, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

Patriot Staff Members Win Awards Senior Editor in Chief Caroline Cooney, junior News Editor Lauren Becker, and alumni Mitchell Hopkins, class of ‘17, were recently announced as award winners for The Patriot. Cooney was a runner-up for High School Journalist of the Year, an award dedicated to hon...

In case you missed it: Week of April 30

In case you missed it: Week of April 30

Anna Kotula, Contributor
May 13, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

JCS Theatre Awards and Baltimore Theatre Awards On Sunday, April 30 the annual JCS Theatre Awards were held. Students involved in the fall and spring musicals were invited to attend. They gathered for dinner which was followed by awards. It was also announced that the shows for the 2017-18 school ...

President Richard O’Hara announces resignation

President Richard O’Hara announces resignation

Caroline Cooney, Editor in Chief
May 10, 2017
Filed under JC News, News, Top Stories

On April 25, President and Interim Principal Richard O’Hara announced his decision to resign from his position at the end of the year. This information was sent to the community via an email from Chair of the Board of Trustees Elizabeth Campion. According to O’Hara, being involved with the education...

Black and Gold nominees announced

Black and Gold nominees announced

Paige Alban and Ianna Pirozzi
May 3, 2017
Filed under JC News, News

On April 6, Vice Principal for Academics Gary Scholl officially notified candidates of their nomination for the Black & Gold Award. The female nominees for the class of 2017 are seniors Caroline Cooney, Emma Gromacki, Pia Scotto, and Emily Stancliff. The male nominees are seniors Edward Benner,...

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