The Falcon's Nest

March 9, 2019

A private school education gives students the knowledge and skills they need to excel in college, but your child could be gaining even more from their secondary school career. By joining clubs and after-school activities, your son will enrich his learning with a variety of new experiences.  Here ...

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Catholic Schools provide students with opportunities to learn, serve, lead and succeed.  At Saint Joseph High School in Metuchen, we embody this mission in all our offerings, activities, opportunities and outcomes. Saint Joseph High School is a community of teachers and leaders functioning as ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - A crisis can occur at any moment, and precarious situations exist all around us. One emergency that can happen to anyone without warning is going into cardiac arrest, an unforeseen loss of consciousness and heart function. A group of eleven students at Saint Joseph High ...

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On June 25, I boarded a bus along with Will Scharnagl ‘18 and John Hall ‘19, to embark on a 10-hour-long bus ride down to Black Mountain, North Carolina for the 2019 YMCA Conference on National Affairs (CONA). In order to attend CONA, students must be nominated by their state’s Youth and ...

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The last week of January marks Catholic Schools Week across the country.  It is a time to celebrate the unique traditions and academic excellence of Catholic schools.   Catholic schools allow parents to educate their children in a faith- based environment.   At Saint Joseph High School, the ...

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The Saint Joseph High School Umoja Club celebrated Black History Month through researching lesser-known African-American leaders. In doing so, the students gained a deeper understanding of these people and the important contributions that they have made in our country.   The students reflected ...

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For the ancient Romans, Janus, the god of portals and doorways, was a two-faced god who looked both towards the future and back to reflect. In our time, the month of January still functions in the same manner. We look to the future with hope and reflect on the past year’s events. The end of ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Sports have acquired an almost religious status in many segments of our society. March Madness is rivaled only by the fervor generated by the NFL season and the march to the Super Bowl. No matter the season, we can satiate ourselves on sporting events both in person and on ...

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Choosing a high school for your son or daughter is a major decision.  The choice affects every aspect of a teen’s future.  As a teen grows away from close parental influence, he or she looks to peers and other sources for guidance and information.  Catholic schools can become that source of ...

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