Monthly Archives: October 2017


Restart a Heart Day

Storm Ophelia could not stop the ‘European Restart a Heart Day’ as the event was rescheduled for Monday 23rd October. First Responder/First Aider Thomas McKenna visited the school to reinforce life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills to a selection of our Year 9, 10, 11 and 13 students. Thomas was ably assisted by fellow First Responders Karen McCambridge and Gina Liddy along with our own First Responder Rosemarie Donnelly.  The training included a chance for all ... [read more]

Internet Safety

Internet Safety Talk

Pupils from Years 8-14 were recently involved in an Internet Safety presentation delivered by the PSNI. They reminded children about the dangers whilst on the Internet and Social Media platforms. The PSNI also recommended some excellent websites that parents and pupils can visit for advice and report inappropriate contact online. The websites are listed ... [read more]


Shoebox Appeal 2017

Students in St. Joseph’s have yet again shown their generosity and faith by donating 71 Shoeboxes for children who are not as fortunate as us. This year St. Joseph’s has partnered with the Cross Cause charity to send Shoeboxes to children in Eastern Romania. Many thanks to all the families and children who donated to this worthy cause. Teresa Mullholland receiving the shoe ... [read more]

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Gael Linn Success

A large number of year 10 pupils attended the Gael Linn Quiz in the Canal Court in Newry. A most enjoyable day where the pupils take part in the quiz then enjoy some ceili dancing in the afternoon. One of the year 10 teams were placed 2nd. D’fhreastail bliain a deich an Ttrath na gCeist Gael linn amach in Ostan An Cuirt Canal in Iuir Cinn Trath agus bhain siad an sult as an ocáid. Ghlac siad ... [read more]


Maths Week 2017

St Joseph’s was buzzing with Mathematical concepts this week as all pupils enthusiastically took part in Maths Week.  A variety of activities took place throughout the week: Maths Eye Art competition, daily puzzles for pupils and staff, Maths Quiz and Maths trail around the school grounds. It certainly was a great ... [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.