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New math teacher settling in to new digs

Rachel Barnes, Staff writer

October 7, 2020

Every year, St. Joseph High School welcomes new staff members, and this year they have welcomed three, one of whom is a teacher by the name of Matthew Meindl. Mr. Meindl teaches geometry for sophomores and juniors, and h...

New teacher Ms. Bresnahan brings a passion for science to her classroom

Anthony Martin, Staff writer

October 7, 2020

Ms. Madeleine Bresnahan is one of our new teachers this year at St. Joseph High School. This is her first-year teaching, but she is not new to the subjects that she teaches. Ms. Bresnahan is from Grayslake, a northwest suburb...

Students trek through Westchester for Mass

Angel-Michelle Guajardo, Staff writer

February 22, 2020

Going to church in a Private Catholic High School seems normal, especially if the school has a spot for them to do mass in. St. Joseph, however, is a special school.   As an institution, we decided to go down the street...

New Science teacher fitting right in

Eduardo Manzanarez, Staff writer

February 22, 2020

One of the newest teachers to join the St. Joseph staff is Mr. Spang.  After the departure of Mr. Rosa at the end of the first quarter, Mr. Spang was hired to take the place of Mr. Rosa as the Physics and Algebra teacher.   Mr....

New English Teacher fitting right in after mid-quarter transition

Grace Rostello, Staff writer

November 19, 2019

A new face is teaching this year at St. Joseph High School. He is one of many new teacher and staff working here for the school year.  Mr. Ray Hodorowicz began midway through the first quarter and is currently teaching English...

Chargers welcome back Mr. Miller

Angel-Michelle Guajardo, Staff writer

October 16, 2019

Returning to St. Joseph High School this year is a familiar face.   Mr. David Miller, who taught here at St. Joseph as recently as five years ago, returned to the school this year to teach Pre-Calculus and Digital Citizenship. Mr. Mil...

Latest Fundraiser incorporating NFL games

Eduardo Manzanarez, Staff writer

October 16, 2019

If you’ve checked your mail recently you may have seen some sweepstakes tickets inside an envelope. No you didn’t win anything, but if you sell them you might win something yourself.   So the question is how do...

New teacher grew up with education in his veins

Anthony Capua, Staff writer

October 2, 2019

St. Joseph’s new Religion and Speech teacher, Mr. Victor Smith Jr., has an interesting background that not many other teachers in Westchester share. He was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama in 1990. He lived there for 26...

New teacher doing a little bit of everything at St. Joe’s

Monse Cepeda, Staff writer

October 2, 2019

Of the many new teachers at St. Joseph High School for the 2019-2020 school year, one of them is Mrs. Debra Perez, an Illinois native who moved to Texas as a kid only to return home after graduating high school. She graduated...

Seasoned Veteran now calls St. Joseph home

Grace Rostello, Staff writer

September 29, 2019

As the new year of 2019-2020 school year begins there has been a lot of new things happening and new teachers. One of the new teachers is Lassandra Walker, who is teaching biology to the students. For these new teachers coming...

Meet Mr. Rosa

Eduardo Manzarrez, Staff writer

September 29, 2019

Of the many new teachers at St. Joseph High School this year, one of them is Giovanni Llinas Rosa.   At the beginning of college, Mr. Rosa was planning on becoming a mechanical engineer. But a certain situation happened...

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