You have options” is a phrase that is resonating with prospective parents more than ever. Since 2009, the admissions office has used this idea to encourage parents to explore the kinds of excellent services and academic opportunities that CJ offers families in meeting development and educational goals for their child.
Guest speaker Tim Hrastar could have very well come straight from the pages of the novel that students in Mrs. Beth Marshall’s English classes were studying.
In fact, he served in the same military unit as the story’s main character.
In case you didn't have a chance to meet our newest faculty and staff members at Meet the Teacher Night on Aug. 27, here’s a guide to help you get to know more about those joining the flock of Eagle educators for the 2013-14 school year.
Annette Alex, Classroom Technology Coach
On this first day of school, the building quickly filled with bright smiles, hugs and anticipation for the new year. Students were greeted by teachers and staff who prepared for their arrival by attending a retreat on Monday, which was directed by the ministry and service office. "Sewing Seeds of Faith" provided faculty and staff the opportunity to start the year off together in prayer and conversation that focused on the longterm impact they make on all students with each encounter.
Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School will hold its Commencement ceremony Friday, May 31 at 7 p.m. at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. Baccalaureate Mass was celebrated Thursday, May 30 at Emmanuel Church in Dayton. Graduating first in her class is Annemarie Krug (St. Christopher, Ohio State University) followed by Salutatorian Emily Shira (St. Christopher, University of Notre Dame).
State Senators Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) and Bill Beagle (R-Tipp City) announced that Amanda Ooten, an AP Biology teacher at Chaminade Julienne, won for her school $1,000 and a microscope through the “Make My LabWoRx” contest. Her winning video and lesson plan demonstrate how nerves transmit signals through the body.
Make My LabWoRx is the latest initiative from Science WoRx, a mentoring and online resource network for science teachers sponsored by Astellas Pharma US, Inc. The 2013 Make My LabWoRx contest kicked off with seven qualifying rounds across the U.S.
The Montgomery County Solid Waste District recognized recycling efforts by the CJ community and fellow Miami Valley students at its 2013 spring Awards Ceremony.
Area elementary, middle and high school students were recognized for their participation in three county-wide contests, each aimed at raising environmental awareness, on May 18 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Among honorees, nine CJ students placed or won two of the three contest. Winners walked away with award plaques and tickets to a Dayton Dragons game.
Nine faculty members celebrated milestones in Catholic education last Tuesday at the annual Teacher Recognition Banquet, sponsored by the Miami Valley Catholic Education Council, including one of CJ's longest tenured faculty members who has served his alma mater since 1973.
Three Dayton area organizations are honoring Chaminade Julienne students with special awards for their accomplishments, volunteerism and moral character during the final three months of the 2012-13 school year.
Every day, CJ teachers are finding ways to expand the classroom for the benefit of students and colleagues. Through class trips, co-curricular competitions and clubs, guest presentations, professional development opportunities and more, faculty and staff are broadening horizons and pushing boundaries on the educational experience.
Take a closer look at what the English department is doing: