Does material matter? A look into the revised MSJ dress code

We wanted to simplify the outerwear as much as we can.Mr. Ryan Luckman, Dean of Students As Mount St. Joseph eases into the 2021 academic year, confusion regarding the dress code has already taken place. The new rulings impact in-classroom coverings, specifically 1/4 zips. In an act to end the confusion, Mr. Luckman sent a … Continue reading Does material matter? A look into the revised MSJ dress code

How will the COVID-19 vaccine be distributed?

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com As we progress into the winter months, and people stay indoors longer, this likely means the Coronavirus will be easier to spread. We are in need of a vaccine and fast. Luckily, the government has received doses of the vaccine. Now it’s just a matter of distributing the vaccine to … Continue reading How will the COVID-19 vaccine be distributed?

A new face on a historic campus

Mr. Frank Espinosa, Mount Saint Joseph's Principal Over the past year, the Mount Saint Joseph community faced a challenge that the school hadn't faced in a long time - the search for a new principal. With the retirement of Mr. Dave Norton, St. Joe began the search for a new principal at the start of … Continue reading A new face on a historic campus

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

Is distance-learning an effective alternative to face-to-face education?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of our lives immeasurably, and has introduced new concepts we probably never gave a first thought to, such as wearing masks, social distancing, and distance learning. Distance learning, or remote learning, assures that everyone is staying home, and is proven to have significantly slowed the spread of the virus, … Continue reading Is distance-learning an effective alternative to face-to-face education?

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