#EaglesHelpingEagles During Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

Ahead of the CJ Prom on Saturday, April 16, the school is sponsoring a Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week.

"The various activities and events planned for this week are intended to start a conversation in our school community about how students and parents can respond to the real scenarios that face teens today," said school administrator Greg Mueller. "Ultimately we hope to equip our students with tools they can use to help themselves and their friends make smart, healthy decisions in all aspects of their lives."

Walk to State: Poetry Out Loud

Update: Congratulations to Thomas for winning the state Poetry Out Loud competition! He will now compete in the national competition in Washington, D.C. May 2-4.

Road to State: Surrounded by the clapping and cheering of the CJ community, Thomas Ellison '16 participated in a "Walk to State" on Friday, March 18. Ellison will be representing CJ as one of 12 students competing in the state Poetry Out Loud (POL) competition.

C-SPAN Bus Makes a Stop at CJ

Students coming in and out of a bus on a school day is usually uneventful. But on Friday, March 18, nearly 100 students went inside the C-SPAN interactive multimedia presentation center bus when it made a stop at CJ.

"We go to different middle schools, high school and universities and talk about C-SPAN and all of our non-partisan resources," shared Vanessa Torres, a marketing representative with C-SPAN. 

Seniors Recognized As National Merit Achievers

Update: February 22, 2016: Will Huffman was named a National Merit Finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Congratulations!

September 30, 2015 - Four seniors were recently awarded honors by the National Merit Scholarship Program.  

Will Huffman was named a Semi-Finalist and Allison Huffman, Thomas Krug and Cameron Woodard were named Commended Students. The students were chosen based off the index score of their Preliminary SAT test.

CJ Celebrates Language Week

Salut! Hallo! ¡Hola!

Chaminade Julienne is recognizing all foreign languages and American Sign Language as part of the annual Language Week, which began on Monday, January 25.

"Language Week allows CJ as a community to truly embrace our diversity and the unique abilities of our students: both for those who speak a foreign language, as well as those who are currently learning a new language," shared German Teacher and Language Club Moderator Katie Harding.

AP Students Attend Biology Seminar

As new scientific discoveries are made every day, it's difficult to quickly pass that information on in a classroom setting. That's why when teacher Amanda Ooten was presented information about a seminar focusing on recent findings in biology, she and four AP biology students were eager for the opportunity.

Ooten along with Abby Arestides '17, Jillian Hammerly '16, Kelly Pleiman '16, and Megan Stefan '17 attended the "Top Biotechnology Discoveries and Applications of 2015" seminar at Kettering College earlier this school year.


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