Growing in content: Nearly 30 different contributors to The Challenger

October 16, 2016

More than 30 different writers and artists (SJCA students) have contributed to The Challenger since its relaunch a month ago. Mr. Van Lannen's goal is to publish 50 different reporters by Thanksgiving. "I'm heartened by the...

Mission is money for mission

Julissa Martinez, reporter

October 16, 2016

This year’s Senior Mission Trip to Nicaragua is approaching very soon and students are starting to raise money to go on the trip. The trip takes place May 21-27. The cost of the trip is $1,300 per student. At least...

Dance team coming to SJCA!

Nicole Harrington, reporter

October 16, 2016

The SJCA community is about to be introduced to a new activity coming early next year. The very first Saint Joseph Catholic Academy High School Dance Team is taking the court for the 2016-2017 school year. The te...

Retreat Team planning underway; members named

Avery Cottrill, reporter

October 16, 2016

When J-term was introduced at the school, what became known as “retreat team” was introduced as well. As most people l know it, the retreat team is comprised of kids who help to plan retreats for grades K-12. Planni...

Footballers reflect on season

Sidney Cooks, reporter

October 16, 2016

The school's varsity football team is 6-3 heading into the playoffs. The guys this year came in with a confident feeling, knowing they would have a winning season. The Lancers were recently on Fox 6 News due to awesome sc...

Morrow’s battle against cancer inspirational

Sydney Antonneau, reporter

September 27, 2016

Molly Morrow was diagnosed with one of the deadliest skin cancers in the world at the age of 12. She was extremely shocked at the doctor's devastating news. Her whole family was very upset and concerned as well but Morrow knew she cou...

Fullerton, Grosz named SJCA student yearbook editors

September 26, 2016

Seniors Alexa Fullerton and Mikaela Grosz have been named editors of the 2016-17 SJCA yearbook. “Each has a great eye for graphic design, but more importantly, they are tireless workers with staying power, meaning they can...

Business Briefs: Annual Auction just a month away!

September 26, 2016

The All that Glitters is Blue and Gold annual auction will be held on Sat., Nov. 5. This is SJCA’s biggest fundraising event of the year, full of fun, food, friends and hundreds of beautiful items just waiting for your bids. T...

Waukegan sees ‘Wings’ Return

Andrew Harron, reporter

September 25, 2016

The Northern Illinois Air Show, formerly Wings Over Waukegan, enjoyed great success Sat., Sept. 10, though concerns about rain early in the day almost led to the show being canceled. Fortunately, the sky cleared up just in time for the show to continue. Just a...

SJCA tennis dominating the field

September 25, 2016

Kenosha- St. Joseph vs. University School of Milwaukee (USM) Date: 9-28-16 Results: 6-1 St. Joe's over University School of Milwaukee   1 Singles Claire Czerwonka (SJ) vs Riley Strauss (usm) 6-3, 6-0 2 Singles...

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