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Welcome to the St. Joseph Catholic High School website, the first school website on St. Croix, Virgin Islands. It was started on August 31, 1996 and has been continuously updated since that time and most of the original pages are still online. It has been looked at by over 140, 000 visitors from all over the world!

 St. Joseph Catholic High School is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools until May 1, 2013. 

This is the Main Page

Starting Page

Portal Page (links to pages in this website and other useful websites)

Announcements

EDLINE.NET

 

All Saints day

All Saints Day - A Meditation with the Litany of Saints

 

Rosary Video

A Rosary Walk in Paradise (a 20 minute flash video which shows the flowering Flamboyant trees on the SJHS campus during the recitation of the luminous mysteries of the rosary.)

 

23 years ago on September 17, 1989, Hurricane Hugo hit St. Croix and destroyed St. Joseph High School.

Read the Hurricane Hugo Articles about St. Joseph High School from the Congressional Record.

 

New "Educational Excellence- a glimpse at St. Joseph High School" a 9 minute Flash Slide Show with music

Congratulations to the Graduates of the SJHS Class of 2012!

SJHS  2012 Graduation

SJHS Class of 2012 singing "Here We Are" all together during graduation on June 3, 2012. The photo and song were extracted from the video. The song is playing in the background on this webpage.

St. Joseph High School 2012 Graduation Flash Video

December 2011 page

SJHS Alumni Website

SJHS Alumni Newsletter

SJHS Alumni Registration

 

New Mission, Beliefs, and Profile of Graduates (HTML Version)

New Mission, Beliefs, and Profile of Graduates (PDF Version)

New Mission, Beliefs, and Profile of Graduates (Flip Page Version)

New Mission, Beliefs, and Profile of Graduates (Audio Version)

 

SJHS CHapel

Afternoon Prayers in the New Chapel at St. Joseph High School

 

Physics Class

Students in Br. James' 2011-12 Physics Class

 

cultural day

The Ninth Grade VI and Caribbean History Class gave a VI Cultural Day Presentation on March 22, 2012 in the St. Joseph Church Hospitality Lounge. It featured various skits and dancing by the ninth grade dancers of the St. Joseph High School Dancing Class. Afterwards samples of various Caribbean foods were served to the students of the school.

 

honoir roll students

The students who made Honor Roll posed for a photograph outside St. Joseph Church after a holy hour on February 1, 2012

 

sjhs choir

Members of the St. Joseph Catholic High School Choir at the school Mass on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012 in the choir loft of St. Joseph Church. The audio of some of the the hymns sung by the choir can be selected at the link below.

Listen to Selected hymns from the St. Joseph Catholic High School Choir (with only the flash graphic at the top of this page.)

 

22 years ago on September 17, 1989, Hurricane Hugo hit St. Croix and destroyed St. Joseph High School.

Read the Hurricane Hugo Articles about St. Joseph High School from the Congressional Record.

Don't miss the 40 Links to SJHS Web Pages from 1996 to 2005 (10 more links than before)

 

csw

SJHS students learning about about the latest model helicopter by the VI National Guard during Catholic Schools Week of 2012

 

csw

SJHS students making use of the inflatable obstacle course provided by the VI National Guard during Catholic Schools Week of 2012

 

 

csw

SJHS students making a turn through downtown Frederiksted during the annual walkathon during Catholic Schools Week of 2012

 

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Starting the New Academic Year at St. Joseph High School

Click on the picture below for a larger view with descriptions

(from pages 8 and 9 in the October 2011 Catholic Islander)

start of school year

 

Tropical Storm Irene hit St. Croix on August 21, 2011. Below is a graph of the barometric pressure from St. Joseph High School showing the quiet period which was equivalent to the "eye" of the future hurricane. Given the data, the students in the Physical Science Class made their own graphs when school resumed on August 23. Click on the image below for a larger version.

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The Cross on top of the pole at the center of the SJHS campus was repainted on August 6, 2011. Click on either image below to see a short video of the event.

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St. Joseph Catholic High School Class of 2011

St. Joseph Catholic High School 2011 Graduation Video

The 2011 St. Joseph Catholic High School Graduation Flash Video is 23 minutes long and works best with a steady 400 Kbps or higher download speed)

The 2010 St. Joseph Catholic High School Graduation Flash Video (28 minutes long, 400 Kbps or higher)

 

SJHS Ad

 

 

SJHS Campus

The SJHS Campus

 

SJHS Campus

The SJHS Campus and St. Joseph Catholic Church

 

Senior Trees

The blooming Senior Flamboyant Trees on July 4, 2011. Click here or on the above photo for a larger view.


Slide Show of the Events of Catholic Schools Week at St. Joseph Catholic High School. Click here or on the above photo

 

BVM St. Joseph

Statues of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph with the baby Jesus in the school library. Click on the picture to enlarge it.

Heavy campus rainfall from Invest 93 sent students home early on November 10, 2010 and the front roadway became a stream of water.

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Click on the above photos for large views.

rain video

Click on above photo for a short flash video of the rain of November 10, 2010.

egrets

Egret outside Building 2 on October 29, 2010. There is only one egret. The photo has been processed to appear as 2 egrets. Click on the photo for a large, still view.

Campus Rain Water Accumulations from Tropical Storm Otto on Oct. 7, 2010

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Click on the above photos for large views.

 

Because the center was far away, Hurricane Earl did little damage at St. Joseph Catholic High School at its peak approach during the afternoon of August 30, 2010. However, there were higher winds and rainfall that can be seen in the 2 minutes and 35 seconds flash video which is available from the link below. It is best viewed at a constant internet speed at 400 kbps or higher. (There is an internet speed check link below.)

Hurricane Earl Weather Effects at St. Joseph Catholic High School

View The Beautiful Campus of SJHS Slideshow, Summer of 2010 (Choose from 4 different formats.)

 

O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.

Pray the Rosary every day.

 

Fr. John Mark Appointed President of St. Joseph High School (read the article at the St. Croix Source) 

 

SJHS Photos from 2009-10

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The Senior Flamboyant Trees on August 16, 2009 (Click on photo for larger versions.)

Photo of the school office with a Flamboyant tree in full bloom

Go to the Easter Greetings! from St. Joseph Catholic High Schools

Don't miss the 40 Links to SJHS Web Pages from 1996 to 2005 (10 more links than before)

The St. Joseph High School Rap - HTML Version

The St. Joseph High School Rap - Audio Version (computer generated rap)

The Catholic Schools Rap - HTML Version

The Catholic Schools Rap - Audio Version   (computer generated rap)

Bishop Herbert Bevard's First Mass at SJHS in 2008 - See the Flash Video Clip

Go to Welcome to St. Joseph Catholic High School , a Flash presentation.

Go to Reach New Heights at St. Joseph High School , a Flash presentation.

 

Take a look at the beautiful campus and surroundings by clicking on the 3 photos below. If you have the proper attachment, you can also view a virtual reality version of each photo. The files for all of the photos are large and may take a few moments to load.

A 360 degrees panoramic view from the bottom of Mt. Pleasant showing the sea, St. Joseph High School and St. Joseph Church - Click on the photo for a larger view.

 Go to the Quicktime Virtual Reality Version of the above photo.

A 360 degrees panoramic view from inside the octagon. - Click on photo for a larger view.

Go to the Quicktime Virtual Reality Version of the above photo.

A 360 degrees panoramic view from inside the SJHS sports field. - Click on photo for a larger view.

 Go to the Quicktime Virtual Reality Version of the above photo.

  ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL - A PROUD PAST AND A NOBLE FUTURE - VIDEO (This is a Quicktime Video. The video is a small section from the 1 minute video ad contest. It features Kenrick Roberts, Class of 2003.)

Prayer Downloads Below

Br. James' Prayers at the Start and Ending of Class (8 1/2 X 11 inch pdf version)

Br. James' Prayers at the Start and Ending of Class (8 1/2 X 11 inch pdf version, repeated twice for student copies)

 

Diocese of St.Thomas in the Virgin Islands

The Catholic Islander Online

St. Joseph Catholic Church, St.Croix, VI

Local Catholic Links 

Links to Catholic Websites

Christmas 2011 page with snow

Previous Main Page of October 2011

 

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SALESIAN

 

Fr. John Mark

Principal

St. Joseph Catholic High School

#3 Mt. Pleasant, Route 2, Frederiksted

St.Croix, VI 00840

Phone: 340-692-2455

School Fax: 340-692-2458

 

 

 

 

Webmaster:  Br. James Petrait, O.S.F.S.