Monthly Archives: April 2016


“Taken,” deliver on an Online Safety and Cyber Bullying message to St Joseph’s students

Up and coming Irish boy band, ‘Taken’ offered a break from the classroom for Year 8, 9, 10 and 11 students today. St Joseph’s pupils were treated to a performance from the boys who have already supported Olly Murs and Union J. Their set was followed by the reason for their ‘school tour’ – an opportunity to deliver their on-line safety message. The main message of the presentation was to empower and inform students to make ... [read more]

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Presidents Award

Four pupils from St Joseph’s HS Crossmaglen have proudly achieved their An Gaisce –Bronze President’s Award.  They were presented with their prestigious medals and certificates during an award ceremony held in school on Wednesday 27th April.  An Gaisce – The President’s Award is a self-development programme that encourages young people to find their passion, get active and make a difference in their community!  An Gaisce is a direct challenge from the President of Ireland to young ... [read more]


‘Cúpla Focal’ badges for Year 10 Students

A Selection of the Year 10 worthy recipients of the ‘Cúpla Focal’ badges which they received for attaining two very high scores in their last two Irish oral exams. They will have the opportunity now to go for their Silver Fainne in the summer term. Maith ... [read more]


Year 9 Students Visit Stormont

On Wednesday 27th April, three Year 9 pupils visited Stormont for a talk by Children’s Laureate, Chris Riddell. Reece Lavelle, Fionn Downey, and Miceal Marron, accompanied by Mr Martin, listened to an entertaining and inspiring presentation from the best-selling author and Observer political cartoonist on the important role books have played in his life. The boys also got to see his sketch work, and a demonstration of how he brings his ideas for his illustrations ... [read more]

U14 team Ladies Gaelic team qualify for Ulster Final

Congratulations to the U14 team Ladies Gaelic team who have reached  the Ulster Final for the second year in a row, with the trophy at stake called the Erne Shield. The score in today’s semi-final was St. Joseph’s HS Crossmaglen 6 – 4, St Aidan’s HS, Cootehill 4 – 7. We will now meet either St Mary’s HS, Limavady or St Mary’s HS, Newry in the final, Well done to all the players who played ... [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.