Monthly Archives: March 2014


Design a Bookmark competition

108 Year 8 pupils entered a ‘Design a Bookmark Competition’ to coincide with the various events held in St Joseph’s to celebrate World Book Day on March 6.  The project was thoroughly enjoyed by all who participated, with pupils’ enthusiasm evident in the wonderfully creative bookmarks which were produced, and the high standard made choosing a winner very difficult.  The competition, ran in conjunction with the St Joseph’s literacy drive, was a roaring success, with pupils making ... [read more]


Masita All-Ireland Final

Some photos from the recent All-Ireland Final in Sligo which resulted in a draw.  Replay will take place Saturday 5th April.  Venue Ballyshannon,  Co. Donegal     Directions from Crossmaglen to Ballyshannon……. Masita All-Ireland Final ... [read more]

Year 8, 9 and 10 pupils hanging out with King Kong

Cinemagic Trip

On Wednesday 26th March 40 pupils from St. Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen were invited to attend a special screening of ‘Monster’s University’ at Cinemagic’s Mobile Cinema at the Athletic Grounds, Armagh. Upon arrival pupils posed with King Kong who, despite the rain, looked as scary as ever. The children from Years 8, 9 and 10 were then treated to a very generous gift of free crisps and juice. This trip had been organised to compliment the ... [read more]


Pope John Paul II Awards

On Wednesday 26Th March, St Joseph’s celebrated the achievement of several A’ Level students who collected their Pope John Paul II Awards and Muiredach Cross Awards, in St. Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh.  These awards recognise the important contribution our young people have to make to their schools and communities.  Our students were excellent ambassadors for their school working with several different groups within our community.  We would like to congratulate them for all their hard work ... [read more]

Jersey Day

‘Wear your jersey to school’ is a big success

Students and staff alike turned up in their Jerseys and green and yellow to show their support for the U-18 boys who play in the All-Ireland final on Saturday. The team were in no doubt that the whole school was 100% behind them, St Joseph’s ... [read more]

Welcome to St.Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our school website. St Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen is a non selective, co-educational post primary school that welcomes and values all pupils from 11 – 18 years, and encourages them to be the best that they can be.

St. Joseph’s works in partnership with parents and pupils to maximise the academic and creative potential of all pupils enabling them to achieve the highest educational standards, thereby enriching their lives, the community and the economy.

As a Catholic school we promote dignity, self esteem, respect and foster the faith of all pupils. We pride ourselves on being a community in which each individual is recognised and valued.