Monthly Archives: November 2016


Local History at St Joseph’s

On Wednesday 23 November, local historians Una Walsh and Kevin Murphy visited our Year 11 History pupils to deliver a talk on the rich history of the townlands of South Armagh. Our budding historians were treated to a fascinating lecture on various aspects of South Armagh life from bygone years, as captured in Griffith’s Valuation and the 1901 Census returns, and the pupils agreed that these online databases, along with the local records housed in ... [read more]


St Joseph’s High School Coffee Morning

St Joseph’s High School is holding a charity Coffee morning on 3rd December. The three charities that will benefit from this event are: “There’s something about Mary O” Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children Crossmaglen & District Community First Responders. A warm welcome is extended to everyone. Damien Martin representing Crossmaglen and District First Responders presenting a defibrillator to John Jones. Also in picture Deputy Head Boy and Girl Eoghan McMahon and Aislínn Murtagh. Gerard O’Reilly representing “There’s something about Mary O”  pictured with Mr ... [read more]


Anti Bullying Competition Success

On Monday November 14th, Year 8 pupils Aaron McNamee and Tristan Bennett travelled to Titanic Belfast to receive an award for their winning entry in this year’s NI Anti Bullying Forum creative writing competition. The competition is an annual event, with pupils from schools from all across the North taking part, and it is held to launch Anti-Bullying Week. This is the third time in five years that pupils from St Joseph’s have been recognised ... [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.