The legacy of the Angels began 175 years ago, before the pupils of St. Joseph’sAcademy were even known as such. In fact, until approximately 40 years ago, the young women were called Sajoettes. The evolution of one of St. Louis’ most prestigious schools (read full story)
- Detailed history of St. Joseph’s Academy from 18 40 – 2015, including the history of the Sisters and parochial education in America, plus SJA in 2015 and beyond.
- Development of the Carondelet, Fontbonne and Frontenac campus
- Hundreds of historic photos, including groups, architecture, action shots, and
- Important leaders and
- Student activities, traditions, fashions, and how student life has changed over
- Ring day, dances, athletics, and other important
- Plus much more!
What did it cost to attend St. Joe in 1851? How many Sisters taught at SJA in 1955?
When and where was the first Father-Daughter Dance held?
When was the first yearbook published, and what was its name?
On the grounds of what historic event is Fontbonne built?
How much did it cost to build the original school and convent on the Frontenac campus?
What classes have been offered at SJA over the years? How many State Championships has St. Joe won?
Get the answers to these and other significant questions in the soon-to-be-published history of St. Joseph’s Academy – 175 years in the making!
Proceeds from the sale of this book will also help other communities and organizations preserve their history through Our American Heritage Project, a non-profit organization.
Product Dimensions: 9x12
Cover Type: Hardcover