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Senior hand bell class performing in the Winter Concert

Course Recommendations for a Rocking Senior Year

Maggie Mays, Senior Staff Writer April 21, 2022

As the end of this year rolls around, chatter about classes for the upcoming school year begins. While this can be exciting to think about, it is important to fully think through which classes to request,...

Beautiful sunset in Navarre, Florida last spring break.

Good Times and Tan Lines

Emma Hild, Senior Staff Writer March 11, 2022

Whether one is going somewhere or having a staycation, all the Angels can agree that Spring Break is much-needed.  With all the snow lately, it may be hard to think about spring.  But who won’t welcome...

Mr. Stein next to some portraits drawn by his engineering class

Waving Goodbye to One of Our Favorite Teachers

Maggie Mays, Social Media and Public Relations March 10, 2022

One of St. Joe’s most beloved faculty members has announced that the 2021-2022 school year will be their last year of teaching.  Mr. Clarence Stein, better known as Bud, will be transitioning into...

The annual auction took place this year on February 26.  It was an in-person event this year, but there was a virtual option for those who cannot attend (such as out-of -town alumni) or are uncomfortable attending in person. Those who have helped organize the event were excited to announce an in person availability after a fully virtual auction last year. 
The auction committee had an exciting array of items that were a huge hit, including:
Tickets to Justin Bieber along with a spray tan, a sushi delivery, and an Uber gift card
The classic “Pick Your Own Parking Spot at SJA”- with preference of parking space in the back by locker room, chorus doors or out front
Colorful, roomy Consuela Grab Bags which are ideal for the students as well as their mothers. Not to mention, a perfect fit for Spring Break.
A mini goldendoodle (Jade) and a yellow lab (Ivy). 
Ms. Gina Hayes, Auction Manager at St. Joe, and has been one of the lead organizers in rounding up the unique auction items that were up for bid this year.
“One of the things I am most looking forward to is that we are having a Jewelry Heist this year at the auction. Its a new idea. We have beautiful earrings, bracelets, necklaces and designer watches that were donated. Each person who purchases a box will receive a piece of jewelry worth between $100-$1000. I hope its a successful addition to the auction!” Ms. Hayes said before the auction took place.
Nora Minton, Events and Sponsorship Coordinator at St. Joe, helps with the annual auction each year as well. 
“I love helping with the auction each year because our St. Joe community never fails to show support to our Angels,” Mrs. Minton said.
“An Evening with the Angels” was no doubt an evening to remember with all of the hard work and dedication the Auction team put into it, and the generosity and support of our SJA community.

Making Money for the Angels

Maggie Mays, Senior Staff Writer March 1, 2022

The annual auction took place this year on February 26.  It was an in-person event this year, but there was a virtual option for those who cannot attend (such as out-of -town alumni) or are uncomfortable...

The Evening with the Angels was the schools annual dinner auction that brings together parents, alumnae and friends of St. Josephs Academy. It is the schools largest fundraiser. This years auction took place on Saturday, February 26. The mass took place in the chapel starting at 5pm and registration and cocktails began at 5:30pm in the Shanahan Commons.
	You might be asking yourself why St. Joe even needs an auction? 
In short, an auction fills in the gaps of operating the school.  Tuition doesn’t cover all of the school’s expenses and so anticipated revenue from the auction is included in the school operating budget.  Basically, this means that the auction helps keep the lights on. 
In addition to keeping St Joe running, the auction also raises funds directed towards scholarships and school improvements. A big improvement that the auction supports is the Fund A Need. Each year, the community recognizes a special need for students and targets it as a Fund A Need and specifically raises funds for this one particular improvement.  This year, the project that will support and build on the life- long foundation of the Catholic faith. With the donations collected at the auction, this fund will help improve and renovate the St. Joseph’s Academy Chapel. 
The Chapel was completed between 1856-58, shortly after the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet founded St. Joe in Frotenac. Since then very few updates have been made. However, the Chapel has been embedded in the school’s history and serves as a cornerstone for the building. 
Many students go into the Chapel for prayer, peace and quiet, and to study while becoming closer with God. In addition, students use the Chapel for gatherings, Campus Ministry activities, reconciliation, adoration, and retreats. Occasionally, St. Joe also uses the Chapel for small group masses and monthly Rosary gatherings. With the stresses of today the girls need this space more than ever. 
	Linda Decker, Director of Instiutional Advancement, was especially excited that the event was able to take place in person.
	“ Being together again… is truly special for our community. We also offer[ed] a virtual experience through mobile bidding.  Our student raffle is so important to our success and everyone is doing a fantastic job supporting the school we love,” Mrs. Decker said.
	This year there was plenty of fun items auctioned off. This year St. Joe auctioned off tickets to Justin Beiber with spray tans, a sushi delivery and Uber gift Card. Another hot items was the “Pick your own parking spot at SJA” which allows students to have their parking space in the back by locker room, chorus doors or out front. There were Consuela Grab Bags that are ideal for the students as well as their mothers. The bags are colorful and roomy. However, the crowd favorite items were the two puppies! Jade is a mini goldendoodle and Ivy is a yellow labrador retriever.  Both went home with loving St. Joe families.
	Gina Hayes, Auction Chair, was really looking forward to this year’s new idea, “Jewelry Heist.”
	“We have beautiful earrings, bracelets, necklaces and designer watches that were donated. Each person who purchases a box will receive a piece of jewelry worth between $100-$1000,” Mrs. Hayes said.
	More than 463 people attended “A Night with the Angels” and there were more than 200 volunteers to ensure the success of this year’s record-breaking fundraiser.
It raised more than $1 million.  More than $367,000 of that was pinpointed for Fund-A-Need and renovations of the chapel will begin this year.  Also, a record $101,000 was gathered by students for the raffle.  
The Angels are incredibly grateful for the success of the auction.. This event truly helps St. Joe and the students. Donating does really help the education of young women and provides attendees an opportunity to celebrate everything St. Joe.

Evening with the Angels

Brighton McDaniel, Senior Staff Writer March 1, 2022

The Evening with the Angels was the school's annual dinner auction that brings together parents, alumnae and friends of St. Joseph's Academy. It is the school's largest fundraiser. This year's auction...

This photo was taken at Funderwear in 2019!

Funderwear: Coming Together for a Cause

Lilly Skaggs, Senior Staff Writer February 15, 2022

Nothing is better than a competition with an amazing cause, especially when St. Joe is given home-field advantage. Every year SJA competes with Cor Jesu in an annual Funderwear soccer or basketball game....

3 of our swim seniors, Annie Marquitz, Alyssa Yelton, and Olivia Spalitto cheesing at the camera in between their races during their senior night!

Senior Night Swim!

Lucie McMillen, Digital Photography Editor February 11, 2022

The 2022 Beauty and the Beast cast list.

An Inside Look At Beauty and the Beast Auditions

Julia Rhodes, Digital Managerial Editor January 27, 2022

An Inside Look At Beauty and the Beast Auditions By: Julia Rhodes, Digital Managerial Editor This year the production presented by the theater department will be Beauty and the Beast. Rehearsals...

Mrs. Steward a new Biology teacher and her son.

Introducing one of St. Joseph’s Academy’s Newest Teachers: Mrs. Stewart

Brighton McDaniel, Senior Staff Writer January 25, 2022

Mrs. Rachel Steward is the new Biology teacher here at St. Joseph’s Academy. She is currently a part time teacher; so, she is able to spend more time with her kids. Her kids are of the ages one, three,...

This statue depicts Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the National Mall in Washington D.C.

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Liv Brusatti, Senior Staff Writer January 15, 2022

  Monday, January 17, 2022, the United States nationally celebrated the 93 birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Every year, the second Monday of January is reserved for one of the most prevalent...

During the break, many editors of our newspaper sat down to read some interesting novels.

The Voice Book Club – What Our Editors Read Over Break

Mary Dill, Editor-in-Chief January 9, 2022

Post finals season, the editors of The Voice are harrowing, still, in their academic interests. Over the holiday break, they found themselves completing reading assignments in preparation for the next...

Preparing for an exam

Semester Exams are Scary Close, but Here’s how to Prepare!

Kate Bittle , Senior Staff Writer December 12, 2021

With exams just around the corner, many students are confused or wondering what is the best way to prepare. Some teachers have decided to give tests and other teachers are doing projects. How you should...

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