“Monolingual is the minority” – Learning a foreign language is key to global success

At Mount St. Joseph, we spend a lot of our time studying subjects such as mathematics, science, history, or English because we've been told that it is “important” within our choice of major for college and career. Yet we seldom seem to hear about the importance of a foreign language. After all, I hadn’t given … Continue reading “Monolingual is the minority” – Learning a foreign language is key to global success

Why be a teacher?

Photo by Pexels.com While teaching is a mostly overlooked profession by students and even some parents, it often doesn’t get the respect it deserves. Especially with the pandemic, teachers not only have the responsibility of keeping their students in check, but they also now have the responsibility of figuring out how to use technology effectively … Continue reading Why be a teacher?

Teacher Tales: Mr. Jody Harris

Ever wondered what kind of funny stories the St. Joe teachers have stored up? So did we! So we set out to document some of the greatest stories from the school's most popular teachers. Check out the second installment of Teacher Tales, featuring Mr. Jody Harris. https://youtu.be/IaKOBzSmb24 Nick DeLauro is a senior member of the … Continue reading Teacher Tales: Mr. Jody Harris

Ms. Jenna Gallagher: “MSJ has offered me many opportunities to improve as a teacher”

Going into my senior year, I realized what I might want to do for a living when I get older. I'm seriously considering a career as a math teacher for younger students. Coming from a Baltimore City public middle school, the private school environment is a huge change. My experience in middle school was filled … Continue reading Ms. Jenna Gallagher: “MSJ has offered me many opportunities to improve as a teacher”

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