VASJ News

  • New issue of VASJ Magazine

    Have you seen it? The latest issue of VASJ Magazine is out! Scroll through the online version here: https://issuu.com/vasjhighschool/docs/vasj_spring17_interactvIf you don't receive the magazine in the mail and would like to, please contact Ruby Harris at rharris@vasj.com or 216-481-8414 ext. 209. 

  • VASJ Academic Scholars gain hands-on learning at Holden Arboretum

    VASJ’s Academic Scholars group recently went to the Holden Arboretum. “One of my main goals in organizing these field trips is to explore some of the great resources we have here in the Cleveland area and to expose students to new experiences and academic fields,” says VASJ science teacher and group moderator Mrs. Lucy Kulbago.The fact that the Holden Arboretum offers guided hikes was something that appealed to Kulbago.“I thought they would learn more about local geo...

  • Additions being made to Veterans Monument at VASJ

    It was one year ago this Memorial Day weekend that the Viking community came together to dedicate a monument honoring all Viking veterans and remembering six Vikings who were killed in action. By November of 2016, a seventh Viking, Richard Thomas ’57 was identified as having been killed and his plaque was added to the monument on Veterans Day.Through continued donations, we are adding a bench, paver stones, and landscaping to the monument area. Although there was no formal service thi...

  • Congratulations to the VASJ Class of 2017

    Faculty, staff, friends, and family of the Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School Class of 2017 gathered at Ss. Robert and William Church in Euclid for the commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 25. As of this date, 38 members of the class of 2017 have reported to us grants and scholarships.

  • VASJ sophomores participate in "Make a Difference Day"

    The song “Go Make a Difference” is sung at many VASJ Masses and prayer services. The lyrics say, “Go make a difference. You can make a difference.

  • VASJ Named Jostens 2017 National Yearbook Program of Excellence

    VASJ Yearbook program recognized for dynamic and engaging yearbook.Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School’s yearbook program has been named a 2017 Jostens’ National Yearbook Program of Excellence. The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes just two schools in the entire state of Ohio with engaging yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body while helping students develop 21st century skills such as communication, collaboration, and information and commu...

  • Students recognized for academic achievement at awards ceremony

    Students, faculty, staff, and parents at VASJ, came together to celebrate the 2016-17 student achievements. View photos from the event here.Awards were presented to the following students:Academic achievement awards are presented to those students who have displayed academic excellence, intellectual prowess, and the highest achievement in the various academic disciplines and technical skills offered in the VASJ curriculum.Engineering & TechnologyEngineering 1 & 2Gordon BoruEngineeri...

  • A letter from VASJ senior Leon Rockamore Jr.

    Dear Viking family,In the Fall of 2013, I attended my freshman year of high school at Villa Angela-St. Joseph. I made the choice to come here because the community and atmosphere I believed suited me best to grow, learn, and love. As the closing of my senior year gets closer, I can say that I could not have found a better school.

  • VASJ senior Devin Baisden visits Channel 19 news

    VASJ senior Devin Baisden had an experience today he won’t soon forget. He had the opportunity to visit the Channel 19 news station to get first-hand experience about being a news  meteorologist -- a career he is interested in pursuing after graduation. “I wanted to really experience what an on-camera meteorologist is,” Devin says. “I thought it would help me figure out what kind of meteorologist I want to be.” When he arrived at the studio first thin...

  • Vikings in the News: John Shinsky '69 reflects on his life and his opening of an orphanage in Mexico

    Vikings in the News: John Shinsky '69 opens up about his life and its impact on his opening of an orphanage for children in Mexico.http://statenews.com/article/2017/04/john-shinsky-orphanage

  • Students gain valuable experience and knowledge through Science Olympiad

    In its second year at VASJ, the Science Olympiad team has grown in both numbers and achievements. Part of the team’s growth is related to this year’s expansion to include the Robot Arm.“I was looking for ways to include more students, and I thought Engineering students would do well with one of the building events,” says Science Olympiad Coach and VASJ teacher Lucy KulbagoShe asked VASJ’s Engineering teacher Gary Minadeo ’74 if his classes could take it on as ...

  • VASJ students recognized at Life Works Ohio art, essay, and poetry contest awards

    Eight VASJ students were recognized at the Life Works Ohio 2017 "Respect Life" Art, Essay & Poetry Contest at the Holy Spirit Party Center on April 2, 2017. Since 1997, Life Works Ohio has been actively involved in educating the minds and touching the hearts of students with the understanding that all human life is sacred from conception to natural death. Using science and Biblical principles, they offer educational programs for grade school children through young adults in college...

  • VASJ student Rhiannan Edwards to donate April 1 craft show proceeds to VASJ's Annual Fund

    Rhiannan Edwards ‘20 has had a love for art for as long as she can remember.“It's a skill of creativity and imagination,” Rhiannan says. “You find more about yourself as you draw your thoughts onto paper. As you do more, you get better and understand certain techniques.”Her favorite medium is watercolor but she is also great with pencil (her pencil sketch of an angel was selected for use on VASJ’s Christmas card this year) and acrylic. This year she d...

  • VASJ boys basketball wins D3 state championship, earning the school's 7th program title

    The VASJ boys basketball team made HISTORY on March 25 at Value City Arena in Columbus.However, Vikings coach Babe Kwasniak was only concerned with the STORY of the 2016-2017 state champion team he guided to a 54-52 win over Roger Bacon in the Division III state finals.With the appearance in the game, VASJ became the only team to play in five straight state championship games. More importantly, with the hard-fought victory over the Spartans, the Vikings claimed their seventh state championship t...

  • VASJ boys basketball team heads to state for fifth year in a row

    Congratulations to VASJ's varsity boys basketball team on winning regionals and earning their fifth-consecutive trip to the state tournament. Read more here.TICKET SALES:Single tickets will be on sale in the athletic office at the following dates and times: Monday from 9-5 p.m., Tuesday from 9-6 p.m., Wednesday from 9-7 p.m., and Thursday from 9-5 p.m.T-SHIRT SALES:T-shirts are being sold for $10 for sizes S-XL and $12 for XXL and up. To pre-order your t-shirt, please contact Debbe Fischbach...

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