Mr. Sam Bianco takes on a new role at The Mount

Always considering himself a teacher first, this year, Mr. Sam Bianco added a new feather to his cap when he began the administrative role as Director of Student Life. I wanted to learn more about what this new role entailed, and give Mr. Bianco a chance to explain why he made the switch from Director … Continue reading Mr. Sam Bianco takes on a new role at The Mount

Mountain biking thrives during the pandemic

On any given Monday, you are likely to find 30 high schoolers in purple jerseys cranking their gears, trying their hardest to climb that final hill. During these confusing and unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of our activities were put on hold. Many sporting events had to be postponed or stopped altogether … Continue reading Mountain biking thrives during the pandemic

A behind-the-scenes look at the casting, producing of a Mount St. Joseph performance

Mr. Mike Hartsfield, MSJ's drama director Casting and directing a show here at Mount Saint Joe, especially in high school takes a lot of work from both the director, and the cast. I got the chance to interview the Mount’s drama director, Mr. Michael Hartsfield, as well as senior Brennan Hyde, an experienced cast member … Continue reading A behind-the-scenes look at the casting, producing of a Mount St. Joseph performance

Mountain Biking Team excels at Schaeffer Farm race

Mount Men lining up before the hole shot On September 8, Mount Saint Joseph kicked off the first race of their season. The race was held at Schaeffer Farm in Seneca Creek State Park, Germantown, and hosted by multiple teams including Mount Saint Joseph. The year prior, during the first season of the team's existence, … Continue reading Mountain Biking Team excels at Schaeffer Farm race

Earning his wings: How senior Brad Biagiotti is maximizing his senior project experience

The month of May is always an exciting time for seniors. Most are selecting where they will spend their next 4 years, counting down days until graduation, and preparing for prom on the 17th. Another exciting time in May are the 2 weeks dedicated to Senior Project. These 2 weeks are given to seniors who … Continue reading Earning his wings: How senior Brad Biagiotti is maximizing his senior project experience

Discussing BOSS and the importance of black teachers at St. Joe

In the video below, I was able to sit down with Mount St. Joe High School teachers Ms. Wittelsberger and Ms. Claiborne. We discussed the newly founded club, B.O.S.S., how it is run, and what the goal of this club is. Also, we discuss the subject of black teachers at St. Joe and how it … Continue reading Discussing BOSS and the importance of black teachers at St. Joe