VASJ News

  • In the news: Babe Kwasniak '94 featured in

    VASJ Director of Advancement and head basketball Coach Babe Kwasniak '94 was featured in New York's Times Herald-Record with his thoughts about Lebron James' return to the Cleveland Cavs. Read the Times Herald-Record article "Army grad says LeBron is proof you can go home."

  • In the news: Bill Gutbrod to be inducted into News-Herald High School Sports Hall of Fame

    Longtime St. Joseph and VASJ football Coach Bill Gutbrod will be inducted into the News-Herald High School Sports Hall of Fame. The induction will take place during a ceremony at halftime of The News-Herald Senior Bowl held on June 27 at Mayfield’s Wildcat Stadium.

  • In the news: Marvel Ross '15 selected for the 2014 NFL’s National High School 7-on-7

    Congratulations to VASJ senior Marvel Ross for being named one of the 12 local players to represent the Cleveland Browns at the 2014 NFL’s National High School Player 7-on-7 Tournament held July 14-15 in Indianapolis. Ross, a wide receiver for the Vikings, was selected from a pool of 1,500 players Read the cleveland.com article "Twelve high school football players selected to represent Cleveland Browns in national 7-on-7 tournament."

  • In the news: VASJ featured in Crain's Cleveland Business

    VASJ and President Richard Osborne '69 are featured in the June 16-22, 2014, issue of Crain's Cleveland Business in the Education Prep and Parochial section. Click here to read the article "Maintaining enrollment levels means trying new things," as well as VASJ's 2014 graduation snapshot. Click here to see the complete Crain's issue.

  • Alums assume admissions leadership roles

    Veteran education administrator Kevin Flynt ’70 has been named Director of Admissions at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School. Current alumni and admissions coordinator Kellie (Clinton) Watrobski ’03 has been named Associate Director of Admissions.

  • VASJ designated as high-performing school

    Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School has been validated and certified as a Member School in the national network of Schools That Can, a not-for-profit organization committed to recognizing and improving quality performance in 21st century urban education. “This designation is a tremendous honor,” said VASJ President Richard Osborne ’69.

  • In the news: VASJ'S Dererk Pardon '15 commits to Northwestern

    Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School senior-to-be Dererk Pardon is a player who has improved immensely from his freshman year to now and he is going to get better and better each year he steps on the basketball court. Unfortunately for the other Division I college basketball programs interested in the talented 6-foot-8 center, he is now off the market.

  • In the News: VASJ's Carlton Bragg headed to Italy for adidas Eurocamp

    VASJ's Carlton Bragg '15 accepted an invitation to participate in the prestigious adidas Eurocamp in Treviso, Italy from June 7-9. Read the News-Herald article "VASJ's Carlton Bragg headed to Italy for adidas Eurocamp." Read the Plain Dealer article "Villa Angela-St. Joseph forward Carlton Bragg part of adidas Eurocamp."

  • In the News: Carlton Bragg '15 included in latest ESPN boys basketball recruiting rankings

    Congratulations to VASJ's Carlton Bragg '15 who was ranked no. 14 in the latest ESPN boys basketball recruiting rankings. Read the Plain Dealer article "Latest ESPN boys basketball recruiting rankings include 6 Northeast Ohio players."

  • Vikings in the News: Tom Reilly '96 named basketball coach of Riverside

    Congratulations to VASJ alumnus Tom Reilly '96 who was recently named the new boys basketball coach at Riverside. Reilly was a member of the '95 state championship team at VASJ. Read the Plain Dealer article "Riverside boys basketball hires Tom Reilly as head coach."

  • In the news: Villa Angela-St. Joseph students, veterans plant flags at All Souls Cemetery

    We are so proud of our students and Mr. Gary Minadeo '74 for continuing the tradition of decorating veteran graves with flags for Memorial Day. This was the fourth year Minadeo has taken a bus full of VASJ students to All Souls Cemetery for the decorating.

  • Senior Tyler Cruickshank signs letter of intent to play football at Urbana

    Villa Angela-St. Joseph senior Tyler Cruickshank has been playing football since he was 6 years old and he always thought he would play college football. The dream has become a reality.

  • Senior volleyball player Danielle Hicks signs with Division I Eastern Kentucky

    Danielle Hicks said to herself a long time ago that a Division I college scholarship was something she wanted to achieve. Mission accomplished for the talented Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School senior.

  • VASJ seniors partner with CSU for senior project revitalizing East 185th Street

    An announcement was made in March that an $88,000 grant was awarded for the revitalization of East 185th Street (read article here). A group of nine VASJ students had the unique opportunity to conduct research and make recommendations for the project. The students in the Functions and Statistics class taught by Mr.

  • VASJ robotics team places fifth in RoboBots Competition

    Congratulations to the VASJ Robotics Team for tying for fifth place out of 31 teams and winning the sportsmanship award this weekend at the RoboBots Competition at Lakeland Community College. VASJ’s robot was sponsored by Lincoln Electric and built and operated by the team comprised of Casey Timko ‘14, Ed Beuck ‘14, Nick Uitenham ‘14, Alex Vertosnik ‘16, Louis Vertosnik ’16 and John Allen ’17 and coached by Mr. Chuck Martinko.

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