Monthly Archives: May 2015

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St Joseph’s attend The Irish Open

The school Golf team and Mr Burke had the opportunity to watch some of the World’s greatest Golfer’s in action as they attended the Irish Open on 27th May in Newcastle County Down. Pupil’s enjoyed watching and meeting some of the greatest players in today’s game including; Rory Mcilroy, Martin Kaymer, Rickie Fowler, Padraig Harrington and Darren Clarke. Other celebrity players on the day also included; Stephen Ferris (Ulster & Ireland Rugby), Pat Jennings (former ... [read more]

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Sports Day 2015 at St. Joseph’s

Everyone was in agreement –  Sports Day 2015 was a fantastic occasion at St. Joseph’s with excellent numbers of pupils participating yesterday across a range of events in all year groups, brilliant performances (with a number of new school records set), very exciting relays and even some sunshine. Things got off to a good start when Year 9 pupil Adam McDonnell set a new high jump record last week and it only paved the way for ... [read more]

The Chaos Of Creation!

Newry City Library presents an Art Exhibition of Landscape Paintings by Rostrevor artist Killian McEvoy (Former teacher at St Joseph’s)

   An Art Exhibition of Landscape Paintings by Rostrevor artist Killian McEvoy from 6th to 30th June  in the GAP Gallery during Library opening hours. ADMISSION FREE. Special guest artist: Shannon Magee, aged 16 from Rostrevor, the over-all winner of  the Fiddler’s Green Festival Art Competition, 2014. The Exhibition will be opened by Mr. Bernard Crilly, former Principal of St. Joseph’s High School, Crossmaglen, at 1.00pm on Saturday, 6th June. EVERYONE WELCOME. Enquiries: 028 302 64683   Letter received from Mr K McEvoy I would like to ... [read more]


A Seasonal Showcase of Music for Spring

Last Thursday evening a packed assembly hall of pupils, parents and staff were treated to the pleasure of a wonderful showcase of music here in St. Joseph’s. A wide variety of genres, instruments and presentations took place with string ensembles, brass ornamentations and African drumming among some of the delights on the night. Odhran Murphy and Tomas Muckian provided a moody and alternative atmosphere to proceedings with their fantastic rock covers as well. Many of ... [read more]


U-14 Girls Gaelic Success

The U14 team are now through to an Ulster Final with the trophy at stake called the Erne Shield. The score in yesterday’s semi-final against was St. Joseph’s HS Crossmaglen 8 – 3, St Patrick’s Academy Dungannon 4 – 7. The girls will now meet Mulroy College from Milford in Co. Donegal in the final next Thursday 28th May. Venue and time have yet to be confirmed. Well done to all the players who played superbly throughout ... [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.