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1802, 2021

Donor Provides Special Scholarship Opportunity

By |February 18th, 2021|Categories: News|

Calling all 8th grade Valedictorians & Salutatorians students! We're honored to announce a remarkable scholarship opportunity. A generous donor has stepped up to inspire the "best-of-the best" students to join our community of advanced learners and achievers as we continue to take our school to the highest level of academic achievement. As we build towards the future, we are proud to welcome students of [...]

1802, 2021

Ash Wednesday Service

By |February 18th, 2021|Categories: News|

Yesterday our students participated in a short, socially distanced service for Ash Wednesday to mark the start of Lent. Thank you to Mrs. Vaccarella and Mrs. Morsa for preparing the prayer service and the other faculty and staff for your help and participation. "Lent is a humble descent both inwards and towards others. It is about realizing that salvation is not an ascent to glory, but a [...]

302, 2021

Guidance Counselor: Samantha Hughes

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E:  shughes@stjoseph.academy Degree(s):  B.A. Liberal Arts and Psychology, Masters Educational Background:  graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2016 from Rutgers University with her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Psychology.  She was an ABA therapist for young children before going back to get her Master’s in Education for Elementary and Secondary Counseling in May 2020.  She has experienced counseling at both the elementary and secondary level and is happy to have [...]

302, 2021

Special Education: Susan Leonchuck

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E:  sleonchuck@stjoseph.academy Degree(s):  M.Ed. – Special Education, B.A. - History Educational Background:  Annunciation Regional School, St. Mary’s Grammar School, St. Rose of Lima School, St. Joseph High School, and Saint Joseph Academy Subjects Taught:  Elementary School:  Grade 4 – all subjects, Grades 5-8:  World History, US History I, and US History II,  Grades 5-8 – Advanced Mathematics, Grades 9-12 – Skills Support Accomplishments / Awards:   SJHS – Teacher of the [...]

302, 2021

Foreign Language: Savanah Jenkins

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E:  sjenkins@stjoseph.academy Degree(s):  Bachelor of Arts Rowan University Educational Background:  LaSalle Certificate of Translation.  Certified Translator. Subjects Taught:  Spanish I, Spanish II, Honors Spanish III, Honors Spanish IV Accomplishments / Awards:  Realtor of the Year 2010.  Certified HIIT Instructor. ZCom Volunteer. Zumba Representative for NJ Zincon. Quote regarding teaching at SJA:  “I feel honored to work at an academy.  Our Principal sets high standards for the students as well as [...]

302, 2021

Social Studies: Samuel Curcio

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E:  scurcio@stjoseph.academy Degree(s):  B.A. History, Rowan University Educational Background:  12 years teaching High School (St. Joseph).  Four years teaching Elementary School (Bishop Schad). Subjects Taught:  World Cultures, US History I, Us History II, American Government, Art History, Sociology, Physical Education, Mental Health, Drivers Education, and SAT Prep. Quote regarding teaching at SJA: “Being at S.J.A. is like going home.  St. Joseph’s has always been part of my life, and I [...]

302, 2021

English: Michelle Curcio

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E: mccurcio@stjoseph.academy Degree(s):  MA English Literature (Rutgers, Camden)  BA English (Montclair State University) Educational Background:  8th year teaching high school English and experience in teaching at the college level. Subjects Taught:  English-have taught at all levels 9 through 12, Creative Writing, SAT Prep, AP Literature and Composition. Accomplishments / Awards:  Certified High School English.  Anticipate certification in teaching students with disabilities in December 2020. Quote regarding teaching at SJA:  As [...]

302, 2021

Religion: Morgan Gilbert

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E: mgilbert@stjoseph.academy Degree(s):  B.S. Psychology / Minor – Law and Justice Educational Background:  Rowan University Subjects Taught:  Religion, Psychology, Forensic Science Quote regarding teaching at SJA:  “It is good to be back at my alma mater!”

302, 2021

Social Studies: Paul Rodio

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E:  prodio@stjoseph.academy Degree(s):  English and History Educational Background:  LaSalle University and Stockton University. Subjects Taught:  US History, Sociology, Physical Education, Drivers Education, Mental Health, American Government, First Aid. Accomplishments / Awards: NJ.Com – Cape Atlantic League “Coach of the Year” 2015-2016, 100 wins in 5 ½ seasons, Four straight 20 Win Season. Quote regarding teaching at SJA:  “I have never taught at a place with such positivity and togetherness!”

302, 2021

Science: Michael McGuckin

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E:  mmcguckin@stjoseph.academy Degree(s):  Bachelor of Music – Music Composition, B.A. Physics Educational Background:  Rowan University Subjects Taught:  Physics, Algebra II, Precalculus, Calculus, Music Accomplishments / Awards:   Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Member of Pi Kappa Lambda (music honors society)  

302, 2021

Science: Malina Milas

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E: mmilas@stjoseph.academy Degree(s):  Bachelor of Arts in Biological Science, Minor in Psychology Educational Background:  Rowan University Subjects Taught:  Chemistry, Environmental Science Quote regarding teaching at SJA:  “I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.”  Audre Lord

302, 2021

Mathematics: Joan Morsa

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E:  jmorsa@stjoseph.academy Degree(s):  B.A. Education, B.A. Psychology Educational Background:  Thomas Edison University Subjects Taught:  Algebra I, Geometry, Honors Geometry, Criminal Psychology, Theater Arts Accomplishments / Awards: World Certified 4th degree Black Belt Taekwondo Favorite Quote:  “What we know matters greatly but who we are matters more."  Brene Brown

202, 2021

Athletic Director: Anne Marie Mercado

By |February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E: amercado@stjoseph.academy Degree(s): Masters – Administration, B.S. - Communications Educational Background: Boston College, Rowan University Subjects Taught: Health and Physical Education, Visual Arts, Critical/Thinking. Athletic Director Accomplishments / Awards: Y.A.L.E. – Teacher of the Year 2015, 4 x Hall of Fame – Boston College – Field Hockey and Softball, South Jersey Hall of Fame – Field Hockey and Softball, Cumberland Regional & Schalick H.S. - Coach-Field Hockey. Member of the [...]

202, 2021

Principal: Lynn Domenico

By |February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Leadership|

E: lynndomenico@stjoseph.academy Degree(s): BA, MA – Rutgers University, M.Ed. – Chestnut Hill College Educational Background: • Teacher of English Grades 7, 8, and 9. • Vice Principal, St. Lawrence Regional Elementary School, Lindenwold NJ – 1999-2000. • Principal, St. Lawrence Regional Elementary School, Lindenwold NJ – 2000 to 2007. • Principal, St. Joseph High School, Hammonton NJ – 2008 to 2016. • Educational Consultant – Sterling Business Opportunities, Kiev Ukraine, [...]

202, 2021

Josh Aronovitch

By |February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Faculty|

E: josh.aronovitch@gmail.com Degree(s): BA Political Science & Economics from George Washington University JD from Harvard Law School Educational Background: 1996 graduate of Washington Township High School 2000 graduate of George Washington University 2003 graduate of Harvard Law School Subjects Taught: SAT/GRE/LSAT/GMAT/PRAXIS prep Honors Algebra 2 AP Physics AP US History complete middle school curriculum, and many others through the Aronovitch Coaching Experience. Accomplishments / Awards: Graduated GW Summa Cum Laude [...]

2901, 2021

Global Leadership Program

By |January 29th, 2021|Categories: News|

Let’s Change the World Together. Reserve your spot today! We're excited to share that we're bringing back the Global Leadership Program to all SJA high school students! Our Global Leadership Program (GLP), featuring Model UN (United Nations), focuses on real-world issues and provides diverse, interdisciplinary, cross-cultural experiences. Students perform ambassador roles while debating topics such as gender equality, climate action, global health, and more. The program is dedicated to empowering [...]

2801, 2021

Transfer Student Tuition Discount Opportunity

By |January 28th, 2021|Categories: News|

Saint Joseph Academy (SJA) wants you to join its family and is offering a unique path for transfer students to enroll now. We are offering transfer students who enroll at SJA up to a 25% one-time tuition discount for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. SJA is open for in-seat instruction five days a week and currently has limited excess capacity to welcome you to our family. This [...]

1512, 2020

School-Year Stress: Considerations & Coping Strategies

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Tactics to boost teenagers’ emotional well-being in a pandemic environment There’s no doubt that teaching is a truly rewarding and challenging career path. This year, however, the typical challenges that teachers face have been far surpassed. Educators are juggling more than ever before—and working with students who have new emotional needs in a pandemic learning environment. For parents, too, this year brings with it a lot of uncertainty, forcing them to step [...]

1112, 2020

Advantages of a Private vs. Public Education

By |December 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

A private school education can open the door to a brighter future. We’re breaking down the top 5 advantages here. In August, as the pandemic continued and parents faced the difficult decision of where their children would be best supported for the start of another school year, Time Magazine reported a growing trend. Across the U.S., parents were pulling their kids from public schools and putting them into private [...]

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