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  • Guided by the values of Blessed Chaminade and St. Angela by Cara Faddoul '16

    Winning the “Faces of Our Founders” award was a great honor to me. It made me realize that the way I treat others does not go unnoticed. I am surrounded by amazing people every day, and I can easily point out many people who can make my day just by smiling and saying hi to me in the hallway.

  • How I live out the Marianist and Ursuline traditions by David Paus '17

    Living out the Marianist and Ursuline traditions is very important to me. These values involve using the gifts that God has given us to excel in our academics, athletics, or in other areas. Every day I do the best that I can in my academics.

  • Vikings in the news: VASJ featured in new Community Leader magazine

    Corporate leadership support of VASJ is highlighted in the debut issue of Community Leader, a new publication focused on philanthropy and distributed to subscribers of Cleveland Magazine. In a guest column, VASJ President Richard Osborne '69 cites support of the school as an example of the rich tradition of philanthropy in Cleveland. Read the article, "The gift of corporate leadership" by Richard Osborne '69. 

  • Why I'm proud to be a Viking by Carlie Beard '16

      As I reflect over the past four years, I am thankful that I had the opportunity to serve and learn so many things while attending VASJ. Since we are the only school that carries both the Ursuline and Marianist traditions, we should consider ourselves to be special because this is one of the many things that makes us so unique. Following the Ursuline Core Values and Characteristics of Marianist Education has allowed me to grow academically and spiritually.

  • Vikings in the news: Fox 8 features Class of 1990 yearbook story during 6 o'clock news and online

    Fox 8 covered the Class of 1990 yearbook story during their 6 o'clock news. You can view the clip and read the story at the link below. Click here to watch the video and read the article, "Last class of a local school finally has its yearbook more than 25 years later."

  • VASJ holds beautiful Founders Day celebration

    Even the cold January weather couldn’t keep hearts from being warmed during a very moving Founders Day celebration at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School. The celebration included Mass, the presentation of scholarships associated with the school’s sponsoring religious orders, and a special presentation of yearbooks in memory of three classmates who died in an accident in 1990.

  • Saving lives at Red Cross Blood Drive is just one example of VASJ's commitment to serving others

    By Imani Allen '16  At Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School we pride ourselves on our commitment to helping others. Saving lives is just one example of how we serve others.

  • Why I value my Ursuline and Marianist education by Billy Vidmar '17

    By Billy Vidmar '17  Going to a combined Marianist and Ursuline school means that I, and everyone in the school, experience the charisms of both orders every day. These charisms, which focus on a devotion to family, service, leadership, and education, serve as distinctive goals for morality and ethics. As far as Catholic theology, a charism is a gift from God to humans to use for good.

  • Vikings in the News: Class of 1990 yearbook featured in Mike McIntyre's Plain Dealer Tipoff column

    The Plain Dealer's Mike McIntyre beautifully tells the story about the completion of the Class of 1990 yearbook 25 years later in his Tipoff column. Click here to read, "St. Joseph High School finally has its Class of 1990 yearbook, commemorating triumph and tragedy: Michael K.

  • View VASJ's January 2016 e-Newsletter

    View the January 2016 e-Newsletter

  • Spotila family’s donation challenge sets stage for new chemistry lab

    VASJ’s venerable chemistry lab – the incubator for hundreds of health and science careers since it was constructed in 1950 – is poised for the final phase of a complete replacement this summer. The reconstruction and modernization project has been put within reach thanks to a $25,000 challenge match donation put forward by the Spotila family – Sr. Loretta Spotila, CSA, and her brothers James and John – all distinguished graduates of the school.

  • More than 40% of VASJ students earn second quarter honors

    By Elizabeth Gielink '18  Following the calculations of both the first and second quarter honors, more than 40% of Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School students earned honors. After the first quarter, first honors was reached by 16% of the student body while 25% received second honors.

  • Seniors spread joy through Christmas on Campus event

    Christmas on Campus is a long-standing tradition for seniors at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School. One of two senior service projects, Christmas on Campus is an outreach event for children at local elementary schools.

  • A yearbook for the Class of 1990, completed 25 years later

    Dan Regovich ’90 remembers vividly the moment when the late Mr. Timothy Robertson ’62 (beloved longtime faculty member of both St. Joseph High School and VASJ) asked for help with the Class of 1990 yearbook.

  • VASJ Drama Club puts on another great show with Game of Tiaras

    By Brian Horvath '16  VASJ’s Drama Club performed Game of Tiaras the weekend of November 20 through the 22. The play was a mixture of Disney princesses and Game of Thrones. The drama club put on a spectacular show and they are filled with many talented individuals.

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