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Four Pillars

The four pillars of Faith, Scholarship, Leadership, and Service inform every aspect of our school life and community at Saint Joseph’s. Students, parents, faculty, and staff strive for excellence in all four pillars in all aspects of school and personal life, as ambassadors of Saint Joe’s.

Faith

Recognizing the presence of Christ in themselves and others

  • Celebrating Mass as a school and faith community and sharing our Faith through campus ministry
  • Learning to make decisions within the context of our faith
  • Committing to Christian values and  high ethical standards inside and outside the classroom

Scholarship

Committing to personal goals for academic excellence

  • Tackling a rigorous curriculum, with honors, AP and dual enrollment courses
  • Studying world languages and cultures, engineering, theology and more, while learning critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Developing a strong work ethic, and encouraging and supporting peers to strive for achievement

Leadership

Living with integrity, accountability and respect

  • Adhering to a school-wide honor code for academics and personal behavior
  • Driving teamwork and collaboration in academics, athletics, the arts, service and activities
  • Accepting personal responsibility for growth and achievement

Service

Making a positive difference in school, at home, in our communities and the world

  • Giving back through individual commitments to service and generosity
  • Encouraging positive outcomes for all students
  • Setting standards for future civic responsibilities