While some things change at Mount St. Joseph, others stay the same

Mount Saint Joseph has undoubtedly changed over the years, but change is inevitable. After 145 years, Mount Saint Joseph has gone through many changes along its path, but has continued to stand strong all these years later. Some significant recent events that have changed Mount Saint Joe could be the rise of technology, and the … Continue reading While some things change at Mount St. Joseph, others stay the same

Mr. Alfieri’s advice to aspiring musicians: “If there’s an opportunity, go for it.”

Michael Alfieri, the new band and music teacher at Mount Saint Joseph High School, is partway through his first year at the Mount. He has been teaching for many years prior to joining the school's faculty, and has a passion for music practically unrivaled by most teachers here. He has infused the band with his … Continue reading Mr. Alfieri’s advice to aspiring musicians: “If there’s an opportunity, go for it.”

A graduate of Loyola-Blakefield, Mr. Shawn Turner’s path leads him to The Mount

Mr. Shawn Turner, one of the newer teachers here at the Mount has a lot to offer, for not only the students and the faculty, but the mathematics department as well. I was given the chance to speak with Mr. Turner to learn more about him as a teacher, and as a person, and to … Continue reading A graduate of Loyola-Blakefield, Mr. Shawn Turner’s path leads him to The Mount

Mr. Bienek’s contributions go far beyond the classroom

Mr. Bryan Bienek has been an art teacher at Mount Saint Joseph High School for fourteen years and Chair of the Art Department for ten years. Over this time, he’s had a significant effect on the department itself and the students that take his classes. In our interview, he said, “I added a class, the … Continue reading Mr. Bienek’s contributions go far beyond the classroom

Taking the Front Row with Chris Herren

We had the privilege of listening to Mr. Chris Herren speak to us about his journey through life and his struggles with alcohol and drug addiction. His story about overcoming his problems and his close-calls with death are incredible and should be kept in mind while advancing in our high school careers. Chris Herren, born … Continue reading Taking the Front Row with Chris Herren

“Taking the Long View” Coach Pat Clatchey’s Impact on MSJ Basketball

Before Pat Clatchey took over as head basketball coach at Mount St. Joseph High School, the Gaels had never won a Baltimore Catholic League Championship. Since Clatchey’s tenure began in 1992, Saint Joe has been a consistent threat in both the competitive BCL and MIAA leagues. They’ve won 20 league or tournament championships, and have … Continue reading “Taking the Long View” Coach Pat Clatchey’s Impact on MSJ Basketball