Bulldog Cross Country/ Conway Cross Country Meet @ Conway 9:00am
Bulldog Volleyball/ Joe T. Robinson @ Little Rock 5:00pm
Bulldog Volleyball/ Central Arkansas Christian Schools @ North Little Rock 4:30pm
Bulldog Volleyball/ Harding Academy @ FAC Gym 4:30pm
Bulldog Cross Country/ Bryant Hornet Invitational @ Bryant 9:00am
Bulldog Volleyball/ Atkins @ FAC Gym 4:30pm
Bulldog Golf/ Boys 2A State Tournament @ Conway Country Club (Conway) 9:00am
Bulldog Volleyball/ Mayflower @ Mayflower 4:30pm
Bulldog Volleyball/ Clinton @ Clinton 4:30pm
Bulldog Volleyball/ Conway Christian School @ FAC Gym 5:00pm
The Class of 2018 displayed a Senior Crest to the student body at an all-school Mass on Sept 27. This was a change from past tradition since the Seniors had previously created large banners to symbolize their beliefs and goals for the future. With the eventual demolition of the Parish Hall/Cafeteria, space for banners would be problematic. The much smaller crest will be hung in the high school instead as will succesive ones.
9/27 K-12 Mass @ 9:00am
Bulldog Volleyball/ Perryville @ FAC Gym 4:30pm
Bulldog Cross Country/ Cyclone Invitational @ Russellville 8:30am
Bulldog Volleyball/ Baptist Preparatory School @ Little Rock 4:30pm
Bulldog Volleyball/ Joe T. Robinson @ FAC Gym 4:30pm
Bulldog Golf/ Boys 2A Conference 3 Tournament @ Links at Cadron Valley (Conway) 9:00am
Bulldog Cross Country/ West Side Eagle Invitational @ Greers Ferry 4:00pm
Bulldog Volleyball/ Rosebud @ FAC Gym 4:30pm
Bulldog Volleyball/ Central Arkansas Christian @ FAC Gym 4:30pm
Bulldog Golf/ Mountain Ranch Golf Club @ Fairfield Bay 3:30pm
Father Tony displays new vestments he wore at today's all-school Mass. They were given to him by Father William Burmester who's now the Associate Pastor at St Raphael's Church in Springdale and St Joseph Church in Tontitown. He's originally from this parish and graduated from St Joseph School in 2006. Father William is the featured speaker at our school's Endowment Dinner tonight.
9/13 K-12 Mass @ 9:00am
Bulldog Volleyball/ Atkins @ Atkins 4:30pm
Bulldog Cross Country/ Heber Springs Josh Park Memorial XC Invitational @ Heber Springs 4:30pm
Bulldog Golf/ Links at Cadron Valley @ Conway 3:30pm
Bulldogs Volleyball/ Conway Christian School @ CCS 4:30pm
Bulldog Volleyball/ Mayflower @ FAC Gym 4:30pm
test scheduled post
Bulldog Volleyball/ Perryville @ Perryville 4:30pm
Bulldog Golf/ Links at Cadron Valley @ Conway 4:00pm
Bulldog Cross Country/ Lyon College Invitational @ Batesville 5:15pm
SJHS girls may wear their khaki skirts if their plaid order is pending.
Five new teachers were welcomed this morning at the school's in-service meeting. They are, left to right, High School Spanish teacher Christen Reyes, Reading Intervention Specialist Kim Gullic, High School Religion teacher Josh Hart, 3rd Grade teacher Lily Strack, and 1st Grade teacher Hannah Chamoun.
More desserts needed at Bazaar Cake Stand! Drop off as early as 3:30 at Middle School or bring to Cake Stand at 5:30. Please help!
Help needed at Cake Stand Saturday evening! Bakers and workers needed! Call or text Alex (581-1685) if you can help.
Parishioner Brad Hegeman, the President of Nabholz Construction, presided over a "topping off" ceremony July 31 on the construction site of our parish's new multi-purpose building. The ceremony is a builder's rite held when the last and highest beam is placed atop a structure during its construction. Hegeman said the ceremony also honored the work of the craftsmen building it and was a testament to the safety procedures employed.
Mr Rob Evans a.k.a. The Donut Man and his puppet pal Duncan Donut were featured attractions at the Vacation Bible School which began Sunday evening and wraps tonight, July 27. It was organized by Christy Trantina, Carina Martinez, Caryn Hoyt, and Hannah Zinno. Ninety-four children in Kindergarten through 5th grade participated.
Among the honors that our cheerleaders received at the camp they attended was All-American status for four of them. Anna Claire Bailey, Carolyn Woodson, Katherine Covington, and Ella Jones achieved this award which is one of the highest one can achieve in the sport. Thousands try out for it at camps across the country each summer, but only 10 per cent are chosen.
Five incoming freshmen at St Joseph High School are taking an advanced class of Algebra I this summer with Mr Jeremy Elsinger. They're doing so to avoid having to double up later on to be eligible to take Calculus as seniors. Their previous test scores, math grades, and teacher recommendations qualified them for the course. The students are Matthew Brorman, Luke Bruich, Caleb Mallett, Eva Palmer, and John Smith. When school reconvenes, Dr Wolfe will be teaching a similar class for a select group of 8th graders so they too can get on the Calculus track without having to go to summer school.
The Bulldog Cheer Camp for Kindergarten through 6th grade students wrapped up today with 32 participants. It was led by High School Cheerleading Coach Amy Covington, Pee Wee Cheer Coach Nicole Gooch, and the St. Joseph Cheerleaders. Seen here are Ava Piraino and Carolina Ferrer trying a High V move with help from Cheerleader Natalie Ross. Ms Gooch and Cheerleader Brent Yrle are lending encouragement.
The Toggery is at the Elementary today noon-6. Save 10% on your back to school shopping.
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Boys Basketball Coach Brent Bruich demonstrates how to get around defenders at the Bulldog Basketball Camp. Another camp for kids entering the 4th through 7th grades runs from June 5-7 at the Family Activity Center. The boys will be instructed from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. each day. The girls will folllow from 1 to 4 p.m.
Join us today in the Parish Hall for an Appreciation Reception for Susie Freyaldenhoven from 3-5pm.
Caleb Mallett and Abigail Bailey were recently recognized by the Conway Noon Rotary Club as Outstanding 8th Graders. They were chosen to represent St. Joseph by its faculty and staff for their academic achievements and volunteerism, which are very important to the Rotary Club whose motto is "Service Above Self."
Amber Ledbetter, a Registred Nurse for the Labor and Delivery Unit at the Conway Regional Women's Center, is shown loading baby blankets into a new warmer. It was paid for by a donation from the children of St. Joseph Church. They divided the $12,000 raised through their contributions at Mass in 2016 between three places in need. One of them was the Conway Regional Health System.
Our Bulldog Baseball Team was the Runner-Up in the State 2A Championship Game played against Spring Hill at the University of Arkansas' Baum Stadium on May 20. This photo of the trophy presentation was the best obtainable from the stands as the AAA had its own photographer. No one else was allowed on the field. We're so proud of what Coach Davis and his players achieved this season. Go Bulldogs!
As of now, Bulldog baseball is on as scheduled! #Baumbound#gobulldogs
Remember! PTO Fashion Show with free food tomorrow night 5/17/17 @ 5:30pm in parish hall.
Bulldog baseball team won today and will continue on with play tomorrow at 2:30pm.
The Senior Scholarship and Awards Banquet was held Wednesday evening in the Parish Hall Dining Room. Several college and university representatives, along with individual benefactors, presented scholarships to members of this year's graduating class. A number of academic awards were also handed out. Among them was the Father Dellert Award which goes to the senior boy and girl who best exemplify what a St Joseph student should be. This year's recipients are Hunter Trussell and Gabrielle Hathaway.
Seniors Amber Briggler, Hunter Trussell, and Rachel Prall were recognized for their academic success,,along with other Conway area high school seniors, at the Academic Signing Day presented by the Acxiom Corporation at UCA on May 8. All honorees had to have a 3.8 GPA and been given significant scholarships at the college or university they planned to attend.
These 8th grade girls attended the Girl Power in STEM Conference at UCA on April 28. They learned about career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math which some girls shy away from. The conference commended the girls for their current successes while helping them to visualize what they could become if they aim high. The featured speaker was just such a girl. Dr Amber Straughn is a NASA astrophysicist who grew up on a farm in Bee Branch.
5th graders Max Longing and Cooper Berger were among the more than 200 representatives from St Joseph who took part in the annual KIds Run Arkansas on April 21 at Laurel Park. It's sponsored by the Conway Regional Health and Fitness Center to promote physical activity and wellness. It was a 1 and 3-mile fun run/walk. A cash prize goes to the entity with the most participation, and going in St Joseph had won six straight years. PE teacher Karen Vandivere organized our involvement.
Softball and soccer cancelled tonight due to wet fields. Baseball still on at 4:30
Soccer games/softball/baseball all cancelled this afternoon/evening.
Baseball & softball vs Nemo cancelled today.
On this Good Friday our Hispanic parishioners presented a living Stations of the Cross in the Parish Hall. Sister Rosa narrated and directed a powerful dramatization. Samuel Ramirez was Jesus, Rigo Garcia was Pontius Pilate, Silvia Yanez was Mary, Mother of Jesus, and our own Jeremy Elsinger was St. John.
Senior David Beck has agreed to attend the University of the Ozarks at Clarksville in the Fall where he'll play baseball. His academic record will earn him $14,500 a year in scholarship money. David is following his brother Andrew to the U of O who's been a star baseball player there. He graduates this year. Seated alongside of David are his parents, Gary and Natalie Beck. Girlfriend Rachel Prall is behind along with his sister and niece, Heather and Aubrey Hum, and St Joseph Baseball Coach Luke Davis.
The Senior Class spent much of the day April 11 helping the needy at the Soul Food Cafe Mission. The students packed food boxes for distribution, helped prepare and serve hot meals, and also handed out clothing and other necessities to displaced persons. The Mission does this every Tuesday at the First Church of the Nazarene in Conway.
The Kindergarten classes presented Way of the Cross after Mass on Wednesday. The children staged Jesus Christ's sorrowful journey from the house of Pilate to Calvary. Jesus was portrayed by Tucker Burns. Pontius Pilate was played by Josh Massa, and the soldier who was taking Jesus to be crucified was Dylan Strack's part.
In this photo, which was taken for 501 Magazine, three St Joseph High School students are recognized for their service to our school, church and community through the Interact Service Club. Katherine Grigg, Breanna Woodson, and Bridget Porcaro were singled out because of the large numbers of hours they performed. They and more than 80 other members attended a picnic in their honor hosted by the Conway Rotary Club at the Don Owens Sports Center. They're seen with Rotary President-Elect Michael D'Almeida and Principal Dr. Diane Wolfe. Current Rotary President Lisa Garner and members Joan Shofner, Rachel Steele, Jacqueline Kordsmeier, and Bob Leffert helped cater the food, organize games, and distribute awards.
Rep. French Hill visit has been cancelled for today.
School Mass 9:00 a.m.; Kindergarten "Way of the Cross" Presentation; Rep. French Hill visits HS 10:00 a.m.; Interact Picnic 10:30 a.m.
A footnote to that Honor Roll post. Zach Martins was among that group as well, but he didnt make the photo session.
These St. Joseph High School students, who will be graduating next month, have the distinction of being on the Honor Roll with either all A's or A's and B's in every quarter since they were in the 9th grade. They're seen here with their principal, Dr. Diane Wolfe. Front row, left to right, they include Colton Brorman, Abigail Covington, Gabby Hathaway, Patricia Lambe, Madison Beck, and Mary Hartman. The back row is Nick Davanzo, Brad Vandivere, Daniel Kordsmeier, Hunter Trussell, Emily Flake, Rachel Prall, and Amber Briggler.
Softball & baseball games at Quitman today are cancelled.
The Knights of Columbus will be holding their final fish fry of this Lenten season tonight at the KC Hall in Conway, (514 E. 6th St). Serving from 5:30 pm until 8:00 pm. Come out and enjoy a great meal with family and friends!
Seven seniors, along with Counselor/Academic Dean Teri Breeding, attended the North Metro Healthcare Awards Luncheon on March 28. Joan Elsinger, Riley Hoyt, Brad Vandivere, Amber Briggler, Hunter Trussell, Mary Hartman, and Rachel Prall are interested in pursuing healthcare degrees. They heard what's going on in that field and saw professionals recognized for their hard work.
St. Joseph High School junior Kaitlyn Shockley is sealed with the Gift of the Holy Spririt by Monsignor Francis Malone as part of her Confirmation ceremony held at the school Mass on March 29. Monsignor Malone, who is pastor of Christ the King Church and is also Chancellor of Ecclesial Affairs for the Diocese, was filling in for Bishop Anthony Taylor.
High school librarian Karen Wilson recently set out activities for students to engage in when they come to the library. One was a 1,000 piece puzzle with a book theme. Pictured here are Consumer Science teacher Alexandria Griffith, Colton Brorman, Gabby Hathaway and Hunter Trussell who spent a combined three or four hours assembling the puzzle.
BOB-Battle of the Books competition Round I today in parish hall. SJMS 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Seniors in Mr. Kyle Zinno's religion classes delivered non-perishable food items to Conway's Soul Food Cafe Mission on March 16. The students personally shopped for the food with $375 they obtained through the school's Robert and Mary Margaret Taylor Foundation grant which supports evangelization efforts.
Our students toured the 9/11 Museum. This is a mosaic adorned by a quote from the Roman poet Virgil. There are also nearly 3000 blue tiles that signify the clear blue sky on the morning of 9/11/2001. It's the work of artist Spencer Finch. Each of the squares he created represents one of the 2983 victims who died in that horrific attack.
The Parish Administration Office and Spritan Hall are being demolished this week to make room for a two-story multi-purpose building. Spiritan Hall was built in 1926 and was used for classroom space until the end of the 2001-2002 school year. The PAO was built in 1966 and was the church rectory and business office until a separate priest residence was constructed in the early 2000s.
Several SJS students are spending their Spring Break in New York City. Journalism student Emily Hambuchen is one of them and she's reporting on her trip. With her are Caroline Hambuchen, Chloe Kordsmeier, Lauren Holbrook, Olivia Huett, Abby McKenna and Noah Decker. This first photo shows them huddled on a Broadway street corner. Their attire tells us it's cold up there.
Many students on all of our campuses wore green shirts today in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Those who did also donated greenbacks for the privilege in support of The Arkansas Pregnancy Resource Center in Little Rock. Their mission is to save unborn babies from abortion. Kindergarten teacher Charlotte Moix and students Cy Davis and Samuel Rawls took part in the effort which raised $327.23.
High school students Walter Flanagin and Michael Frost were awarded 1st and 2nd Place in the Veterans of Foreign Wars "Voice of Democracy" essay contest. Walter received a $500 check for his effort and Michael was given $300. The theme was "My Responsibility to America." The presentation was made on behalf of VFW Post 2259 by Auxiliary President Barbara Canten and our principal. #SJSuccess
Today's baseball game at MVE has been cancelled. The softball game will still be played as planned.
St. Joseph Boy Scout Troop 78 held its Court of Honor March 12 at which eight young men were elevated to the rank of Eagle Scout. These included (left to right) Carsten O'Dwyer, Nathan Davis, Michael Frost, Matthew McWilliams, Peter Woodson, Hunter Trussell, Austin Welter and Cory Strack. #SJSuccess
Soccer games TONIGHT are cancelled. Monday 3/13 game times changed to 5pm girls; 7pm boys at Heber Springs
Due to the possibility of rain, the baseball game has been moved up to 6:00.
Softball games today are cancelled. New date TBA.
The pee wee awards ceremony for tonight is cancelled due to weather. New date TBA.
Remember Monday, Feb. 20 is President's Day. No School!
Middle School students had a guest speaker February 15 who spoke about the needs of homeless people in Conway and Faulkner County. Ms Spring Hunter from the Conway Ministry Center opened the students' eyes to this issue and as a result will be involved in a class project during Lent to assist the homeless. #SJSuccess
Basketball AT Guy Perkins Jr Girls/2 Srs; 5:30--Bowling at Cabot 4pm
7th grade basketball games this Thursday vs Rosebud have been cancelled.
Correction: Jr High Dance time is 7:00-10:00 in the Parish Hall Saturday. Jan 21
Correction: Games at Perryville today start at 4:30pm
Reminder: SJS is closed Monday, Jan. 16th in honor of Martin L. King, Jr. Day.
Bowling 🎳 tonight 1/6/17 and pee wee basketball 🏀 tomorrow 1/7/17 are cancelled
Basketball 🏀 games tonight are cancelled. 1/6/17
SJS classes resume 2nd semester on Tues., Jan. 3rd, 2017
Bake sale for MS & HS today. Basketball at home vs Guy Perkins 5:30pm
Fall Sports Awards Ceremony 6-8pm in parish hall.
Cross Country meet at Lake Hamilton Invitational in Hot Springs 9:30 a.m. on Saturday Oct. 22nd
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Volleyball game against CCS tomorrow (9/29) start time moved up to 4:00pm.
School Mass @ 9:00 a.m.-Everyone welcome! NHS & NJHS Induction tonight 6:30 in church, reception to follow in cyber cafe.
MS Student Council Induction Ceremony. Congratulations to all of our students! https://www.facebook.com/susiegunther.freyaldenhoven/posts/1101998676545782
SJMS Student Council Ceremony https://www.facebook.com/susiegunther.freyaldenhoven/posts/1101998676545782