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  • View the October 2014 eNewsletter

    Click to view the October 2014 eNewsletter. If you do not receive our eNewsletters and other correspondence, please update your contact information by clicking here.

  • In the news: Reader’s Digest features VASJ in column by Richard Osborne '69

    The latest issue of Reader’s Digest features VASJ in a column by school President Richard Osborne '69, who puts a very personal twist on the homecoming of LeBron James. With a global circulation of 10.5 million, Reader’s Digest is the largest paid circulation magazine in the world. Click here to read the Reader's Digest column, "You're Never Too Big To Come Home."

  • In the News: VASJ Principal David Csank featured in Cleveland Magazine

    VASJ Principal David Csank was featured as one of the area's education experts in Cleveland Magazine's "Ask the Experts" section in the October Best of Cleveland issue.  Click here to view the PDF of David Csank's Q&A in Cleveland Magazine. 

  • In the News: James Major '90 wins on Food Network show 'Chopped'

    Congratulations to James Major '90 who competed on the Food Network's show "Chopped" and won. Read the Scene article, "Cleveland Chef Takes Top Honors in Ballpark-Themed ‘Chopped’ on Food Network."

  • VASJ celebrates Feast of the Holy Rosary with prayer service

    When Bob Preto received the Summer 2014 issue of VASJ Magazine, he noticed the “Save the Date” for the Rosary Prayer Service and knew it was something he wanted to attend. “I know it sounds funny but the Holy Spirit came over me and said I had to be there,” Preto says. Preto, who was a member of the maintenance staff at Villa Angela Academy and VASJ for over 20 years, said the school still holds a special place in his heart.

  • Viking Village sports update

    GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School girls volleyball is still looking for their best combination on the floor, but the Vikings are getting closer to being a finely tuned machine as the postseason approaches. VASJ has gotten off to a 9-6 start, but the overall record isn’t nearly as important the progression of the team as a whole and the Vikings keep getting better as the Division IV sectional-district tournament nears.

  • View the September 2014 eNewsletter

    Click to view the September 2014 eNewsletter. If you do not receive our eNewsletters and other correspondence, please update your contact information by clicking here.  

  • In the news: VASJ featured in BELT Magazine article, "Colorblind and Rising"

    The dedicated alumni, parents, students, and faculty of VASJ have always known about the power and potential of our amazing school. Others are taking notice too. Read the Belt Magazine article, "Colorblind and Rising: What’s behind the surprising success of Cleveland’s Villa Angela-St.

  • VASJ opens its doors to eighth-graders in new Viking Edge program

    Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School is offering a group of students from Our Lady of the Lake a unique opportunity this fall. Seven eighth-graders will be coming to VASJ during first period every day for the entire year to take Ms.

  • VASJ student leaders urged to "Lead with Virtue"

    “As a leader, you will be expected to always do the right thing,” VASJ’s Principal David Csank said.“Not for fame, fortune, glory, or recognition. But simply because it's the right thing to do.” The fourth annual Leadership Commissioning Ceremony was held in August before the start of the school year. The ceremony is held to honor and recognize the student leaders while also reminding them of the important role they hold in the school.

  • Collinwood track to be named in Honor of Lou Slapnik '71

    The Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Interscholastic Athletics Office and the City of Cleveland Department of Recreation along with Ward 8 Councilman Mike Polensek and Ward 10 Councilman Jeffrey Johnson announced on September 10 that the track at the Collinwood Athletic Complex will be named for legendary Collinwood track Coach Lou Slapnik '71. The dedication will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at 10:45 a.m. at the Collinwood Athletic Complex, 1070 East 152nd Street, Clevela...

  • Vote for VASJ football vs. Kirtland as Game of the Week (ticket sale info)

    VASJ football will take on the undefeated Kirtland Hornets -- state champions in 2011 and 2013 -- on Friday, September 19, at Kirtland at 7 p.m. It will be a big game and is up for multiple "game of the week" contests. Voting details can be found below.  TICKET SALES Pre-sale tickets for the VASJ vs.

  • McDonough Invitational information

    Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School will be holding the annual McDonough Invitational on Saturday, September 13, at Forest Hill Park in Cleveland Heights at 9 a.m. The race, known as the "thrill on the hill" hosts approximately 1,250 runners and nearly 3,000 fans.

  • In the news: VASJ featured on front page of Catholic Universe Bulletin

    Villa Angela-St .Joseph High School was featured on the front page of the Catholic Universe Bulletin with a picture of the newly renovated gym filled with guests at the August 17 "Look at us Now" event.  Click here to read the article.   

  • In the news: Kermit '59 and Joyce '60 Pike celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Congratulations to Kermit '59 and Joyce (Massillo) '60 Pike who were featured in the News-Herald for celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in June.  Read the News-Herald article "Pikes wed 50 years." 

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