Monthly Archives: October 2015

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Year 8 Students explore ‘Flags and Emblems’

As part of the Shared Education Signature Project (SESP) Year 8 students travelled to St Paul’s Bessbrook on Wednesday 21st October  to explore the theme of ‘Flags and Emblems’. This was a collaborative project between four local schools; Newry High School, St. Paul’s High School Bessbrook, St. Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen and Newtownhamilton High ... [read more]


Year 12 Retreat

On Wednesday 21st October the Year 12 students were involved in a day of retreat in school. The Diocesan Retreat Team ‘Siolta’ worked with the students through prayer and fun activities. This gave the students time to reflect on their lives and the challenges faced by young people today. The retreat ended with a celebration of the ... [read more]


A hugely successful bake sale

A hugely successful bake sale was held this morning, with all of the proceeds going towards the purchase of new books for the school library to help the St Joseph’s Literacy drive. Mrs McNamee, school librarian, organised the event, and was assisted by Mr Martin and a number of Year 13 pupils. Two classroom assistants – Mrs Cumiskey and Mrs Reel – also helped, as did our caretaker, Mr Stephen Curran. A big thank you ... [read more]

JP2 participants

John Paul II Award

Pictured are Year 13 students who are currently participating in the John Paul II Award. We wish them every success as they undertake this award and look forward to celebrating with them in Spring 2017 when they receive the ... [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.