Monthly Archives: February 2017


40 Years of Service Acknowledged

Kathleen Gartlan recently celebrated 40 years working in St Joseph’s High School, Crossmaglen. She was presented with a gift and flowers as sign of gratitude to her commitment to St Joseph’s High School. Copy for Photo: Mr Jones, Principal, Mrs Millar and Mrs Mulligan, Vice Principals and members of the Senior Management Team presenting Kathleen with her ... [read more]


AS Level Biology trip to Killowen

Our year 13 Biology group recently went to Killowen Outdoor Education Centre in preparation for the practical element of their upcoming exams. The group carried out three investigations on Biodiversity along a hedgerow and rocky shore line. Huge thanks to Vincent McAlinden from Killowen Outdoor Education Centre who accompanied the teacher and pupils on the trip.  A great day was had by ... [read more]


Good Luck to our All Ireland Finalists

St Joseph’s would like to take this opportunity to wish Year 11 pupils Orlaith McDonnell, Eimear Rushe and Erin O’Reilly every success in the Scór na nÓg All Ireland Final on the 11th February 2017 in The Waterfront Theatre, Belfast. The St Patrick’s GAC members are currently the reigning All Ireland winners in the Junior Leiriu Act. Good luck girls. Everyone in St Joseph’s is very proud of ... [read more]


Ulster University Presentation

Jonathan Holland (Careers Consultant) and John McCormack (Life and Health Sciences) Ulster University were invited to deliver a presentation to our Year 13 pupils.  During the morning Jonathan spoke to Year 13 who were given an insight into the number of faculties and courses available at the University of Ulster.  They were made aware of the grade requirements and number of excellent opportunities given by the university to help prepare graduates for the world of ... [read more]


Catholic Schools’ Week 2017

On Monday 30th January a special mass was held for Year 9 pupils to mark Catholic Schools’ Week.  The theme for CSW this week this year is ‘Working with Pope Francis to care for our common home’; taken from Pope Francis’ encyclical letter ‘Laudato Si’ which reminds all of us to ‘live more simply so that others may simply live’.  Pupils watched a short video outlining the message of Laudato Si, followed by mass with ... [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.