Monthly Archives: March 2015


Year 9 P.E. Residential

Pictured on Monday morning is the Year 9 P.E. Residential Group as they prepare to visit the Killowen Outdoor Education Centre for three days. The girls will be accompanied by Miss McCarron and Miss ... [read more]


Mathematicians Mark World Pi Day

World Pi Day took place this year, right in the middle of this past month. No, we are not talking about a pastry celebration of all things apple, rhubarb or steak & kidney but rather the mathematical constant –  specifically the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, if you don’t mind. Pi is famous for being a number that stretches on to infinity and beyond. It cannot be ended, although it is commonly ... [read more]


St. Joseph’s Annual Formal

Friday the 27th March saw the boys and girls from Year 12 come out in style at the Carrickdale Hotel to celebrate St. Joseph’s Annual Formal. The pupils were joined by many of the staff from the school on the night as well. After posing for photographs everyone in attendance enjoyed a wonderfully prepared four-course dinner before listening intently as the ‘Awards Ceremony’ began. With the aid of Mrs Mullen, this proved to be a ... [read more]

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Northern Ireland Fire Service presents Road Safety Event

Year 13 students from St. Joseph’s were involved in a Road Safety event on Monday 23rd March. The event was delivered by the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service, as well as representatives from the PSNI. Typically nearing the average age for new drivers on the road, this event had a captive audience from the boys and girls in Year 13 as they saw in detail the various equipment that members of the Fire & ... [read more]

Caoimhe Donnelly  - Irish Language Awards 3

Seachtain na Gaeilge ag Ard Scoil Naomh Iosaf

Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish language week) is a non-profit organisation in Ireland which promotes the use of Irish language during a two week festival held at the beginning of March every year, just before Saint Patrick’s Day on March 17th. The Irish department at St. Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen ran a number of competitions over Seachtain na Gaeilge Week.  There were lots of entries for the Art competition and Mrs Ridley (Head of Irish) thanked everyone ... [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.