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1705, 2022

Bryce Young Named Head Boy’s Lacrosse Coach

By |May 17th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Faculty|

SJA Community, I am pleased to welcome Mr. Bryce Young to the Saint Joseph Academy Community as Director of Communications and Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach. Mr. Young will be tasked with heading our communications department, a role well-suited for him as he previously served in this role at St. Augustine Prep. This position will afford SJA the opportunity to improve its external and internal communication. Mr. Young will also play [...]

804, 2022

Tim Fingerhut Named Athletic Director & Ice Hockey Coach

By |April 8th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Faculty|

SJA Community, I hope this email finds you well as we approach the Easter Break. On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I am proud to announce that Mr. Tim Fingerhut has accepted my invitation to become SJA’s Athletic Director. I am also excited to announce that SJA will be adding Ice Hockey to its athletic program in which Mr. Fingerhut will be its Head Coach. Mr. Fingerhut is stepping [...]

2001, 2022

St. Joseph Academy Receives $2 Million Donation

By |January 20th, 2022|Categories: News|

Jeff and Angela Umosella, and family, have pledged $2 million to the school. The $2 million gift was announced during St. Joseph Academy’s (SJA) Open House held on October 14, 2021. The gift will be provided to the school over the next four years and marks the largest gift in SJA’s history. “This is an amazing day for us. The tremendous generosity and support from the Umosella family will allow [...]

2001, 2022

New Turf Field To Come For St. Joseph Academy

By |January 20th, 2022|Categories: News|

Saint Joseph Academy (SJA) is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with the Town of Hammonton to develop a new turf field located at the Hammonton Recreational Complex at 1111 Moss Mill Road. The field will be available to host football, boys’ and girls’ soccer and lacrosse, field hockey practices, and other sports-related games and events. Pursuant to the agreement, the new turf field will be shared [...]

2001, 2022

Welcome President/Head of School, Mr. Stephen Cappuccio

By |January 20th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: |

Saint Joseph Academy (SJA) enthusiastically announces that Stephen Cappuccio has been named President and Head of School. Cappuccio is a highly regarded educational leader who has demonstrated a consistent and proven record over the course of his 18 years at Saint Augustine Preparatory School in Richland, New Jersey. Since 2019, Cappuccio has served as the Dean of Academics where he oversaw the academic program and was responsible for the supervision [...]

605, 2021

Student Appreciation Day 2021

By |May 6th, 2021|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

May 6th we celebrated all of our SJA students at our Student Appreciation Day. The students began the day with a school-wide scavenger hunt, they enjoyed food, played games, and ended the day with powderpuff football! Awards were given out to our junior and senior students who had completed Dual Credit Courses with Atlantic Cape Community College. Prizes were also given to students who showed off their school spirit [...]

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: Degree(s): B.A. Liberal Arts & MA Psychology 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 [...]

302, 2021

Foreign Language: Savanah Jenkins

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

E: Degree(s): B.A. 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'm honored to be part of the St. Joseph Academy family. Our Principal, Mrs. Domenico, sets high [...]

302, 2021

Social Studies: Samuel Curcio

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

E: Degree(s): B.A. History, Rowan University Educational Background: 12 years teaching at St. Joseph High School, Four years teaching at Bishop Schad Elementary School 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 St. Joseph Academy is like going home. SJA has always [...]

302, 2021

Religion: Morgan Gilbert

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

E: Degree(s): B.S. Psychology, Minor in 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

Science: Michael McGuckin

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

E: Degree(s): B.A 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

Mathematics: Joan Morsa

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

E: 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: Degree(s): M.A. Administrations, B.S. Communications Educational Background: Boston College, Rowan University Subjects Taught: Health & Physical Education, Visual Arts, Critical/Thinking, Athletic Director Accomplishments / Awards: Teacher of the Year 2015 at Yale, 4 x Hall of Fame at Boston College, Field Hockey & Softball, South Jersey Hall of Fame, Field Hockey & Softball at Cumberland Regional, Field Hockey Coach at Schalick High School, Member [...]

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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