Do we care more about receiving than giving?

Jerry Madden, reporter

December 22, 2016

It’s that time of the year again. The holiday season coming alive. The Christmas lights and trees are brought from the dust pockets in people's basements. The money is being spent. Corporations grow happy because of the end-o...

The best time of the year

November 20, 2016

Seniors retreat to Notre Dame

Kaelyn Bencs, reporter

November 20, 2016

This year the class of 2016 went on their senior retreat to Notre Dame University. Most of the students have been on at least four or more retreats while going to St. Joe’s, but most students were the most excited for t...

James vs. Jordan: The Debate

Ethan Esposito, reporter

November 20, 2016

Everyone says that Lebron James is just as good as Michael Jordan, or even better. In my opinion, that is not true. Jordan has better stats and is the best player of all time. James has only three championship ; Jordan has...

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...

It’s the season … college applications

Andrew Harron, reporter

October 16, 2016

It’s the time of the season… for college applications. The fall can be a very stressful time for high school seniors, having to balance homework with extra-curricular activities and finding time to apply for colleges in the mid...

The favorite social media site at SJCA is….?

Rafael Uribe and Natalie Casillas

October 16, 2016

As we all know, in today’s society technology and social media play a HUGE role in our lives. Nowadays, people spend if not most then at least half of their day on their phones, ipods, laptops, etc. On average, teens...

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