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September 23, 2021

METUCHEN, NJ -- NBA superstar Karl-Anthony Towns and Brandon Bielak, a current pitcher for the Houston Astros, are among the honorees for Saint Joseph High School's Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2021. A ceremony and dinner reception will take place at the Metuchen Golf and Country Club in Edison, ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- St. Joseph (Metuchen) won the GMC Conference Championship over South Brunswick on Sunday, June 6, 2021 in East Brunswick. Andrew Goldan started and pitched 6 2/3 brilliant innings before being removed for reaching the 110 pitch limit. He gave up just two hits. Colin Leyner ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School held its commencement ceremonies, including a baccalaureate mass and graduation, at The Church of the Sacred Heart in South Plainfield in honor of the Class of 2021 recently.  Saint Joseph has announced the following statistics:  100% ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School hosted its 2021 Signing Day ceremony in May, rather than on National Signing Day (Feb. 13) as COVID restrictions have eased in the state of New Jersey. In addition to highlighting members of the Class of 2021, athletic director Mike Murray also ...

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METUCHEN, NJ-- The St Joseph’s High School Wrestling squad had quite the year, having seen 8 wrestlers on the team listed as members of the 2021 Greater Middlesex Athletic Conference Team for the White Division. Their coach, Michael Carbone was also named Coach of the Year for the division. Nico ...

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ANNAPOLIS, MD – Jacob Lunn a Saint Joseph High School graduate, successfully completed four years of challenging academic, physical and professional military training, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Math and a commission as a U.S Navy ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Brandon Bielak, a Sayreville native who played his high school baseball at St. Joseph High School (Metuchen), took the mound for the Houston Astros against the Yankees Tuesday evening in a hostile Yankee Stadium, where fans released their anger over Houston's sign-stealing scandal ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced its members of the 2021 Hampshire Honor Society on Wednesday, April 14, and senior defensive back Joseph Behr, a Sayreville native, who played his high school football at St. Joseph (Metuchen), was among ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- The South Carolina Stingrays, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and AHL’s Hershey Bears, have signed former Saint Joseph High School (Metuchen) hockey star Marc Johnstone. Johnstone, who scored over 100 points during his career at St. Joe's and graduated among the ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Saint Joseph High School is hosting a 24-hour Giving Day event starting on Friday, March 19, the Feast of Saint Joseph. The event will be an interactive day filled with live broadcasts, video interviews and more according to organizers. Gifts provided on #SJGivingDay support the ...

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Brett Johnson, a native of South Amboy, NJ, is a SJHS Class of 2000 graduate and currently serves as a Commander in the United States Navy.  While at SJHS he was a member of the Track and Field team and participated in extracurricular activities including boxing for the Knights of Columbus, ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Kyle Giuliano, a student in the class of 2024, at Saint Joseph High School has been a remote student since the beginning of the school year amid COVID-19 concerns. He was feeling frustrated from a distance that he could not participate in some of the in-person service activities of ...

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METUCHEN, NJ – The Saint Joseph HS Hockey team brought home the Egan Cup again this year.  This is the third time the team has won the honor, this year in a 7-2 win over Bishop Eustace, with SJHS outshooting the opposition 39-26.  The Egan Cup is named in honor of former Notre Dame high player ...

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Dear Saint Joe’s Family, I pray that my message finds you and your loved ones healthy and happy during what I like to call “the dog days of winter.” Spring cannot come soon enough. I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the start of Catholic Schools Week and the important role Catholic ...

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Saint Joseph High School is excited to host our first ever Virtual Career Day on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Alumni, family, and friends of St. Joe's are invited to share their insights and expertise to help inspire our current students as they begin to evaluate potential future careers.  All ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School has announced that in order to navigate sports under COVID-19, all events will look a bit different in winter 2021.  The NJSIAA protocols provide a path for a winter sports season with safety at the epicenter of all policies and procedures. Chief among ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Congratulations to Saint Joseph High School students Miguel Castro ’22, Varad Donward ’22, Aidan Dul ’23, Armon Singh '23, and Michael Weikum ’22, who have been accepted to serve on Congressman Frank Pallone Jr.’s Youth Advisory Council. Pallone created his Youth Advisory Council ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Although the Model United Nations Conference looked different this year, Saint Joseph High School students participated at home on Zoom rather than in Hershey, PA. The Falcons soared! Below is a list of the awards our students achieved this year: Outstanding Delegation - Saint ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- 2020 has been a year filled with controversy, concern, and without a doubt, uncertainty. This is no different when looking into how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the winter sports season for high schools, both public and private, across the state. Saint Joseph High School ...

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A lot has changed since the first time John Nolan visited the Saint Joseph High School campus.  Back in the late ’90s, he was bringing his young son to see All-American Jay Williams ’99 and the basketball team play in the Old Gym. Fast-forward a decade, and not only had the Old Gym been ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- With nearly 30 years of history at St Joseph High School, varsity hockey coach Ryan Carter has taken on a new role as chairman of the Saint Joseph Athletics Hall of Fame, which is now accepting nominations for its next induction class in October 2021. Carter is no stranger ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The St. Joseph of Metuchen football team capitalized on a pair of interceptions and used an aggressive defensive performance to improve to 2-0 and get past Westfield, 20-3, on Saturday afternoon in the Blue Devils’ home opener at Gary Kehler Stadium. St. Joseph, coming off a ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School is pleased to announce the names of students who have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program.  Semi-Finalist Benjamin Ulrich Commended Students Isaac Alexander Gregory Bergquist Ciaran Bubb Justin Ferber Matthew ...

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The Zenga Library and Media Center, Brother Clifford O’Neil, S.C. Hall, and the Campus Store were renovated over the summer as part of Saint Joe’s continuing efforts to offer the best possible learning environments for the students.  A major change in the Media Center was the addition of the ...

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During the first month of the school year, Adam Ward ‘21 had the privilege of going with Jack and Jill of America Incorporated to the capitol building in Washington, DC, in order to directly speak with congressmen and other important figures of the United States.  “I spoke to the congressmen ...

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On September 15th, 2019, the Matthew P. Rein Foundation hosted their annual fundraiser at the Ria Mar in South River, New Jersey. At the event, many different organizations, communities, and groups of people come out to eat, drink, and celebrate in honor of Saint Joseph’s very own Matthew P. Rein ...

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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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