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Official St. Joan Antida High School statement regarding transportation lawsuit


From Paul T. Gessner, Head of School:

"Safe and reliable student transportation is a top priority for St. Joan Antida High School families and the leadership team of the school. State law requires that Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) provide transportation as a basic need for families living within the district. Without transportation, our families do not have the option to send their children to the school of their choice.

On behalf of our families, we have requested that MPS honor its role and responsibility in ensuring that our students' transportation needs are met in the same manner that it does for students attending city-wide public schools. It is our intent to achieve a fair resolution to this issue, utilizing the court system, so that our students and their families receive the same transportation benefits as those attending public city-wide high schools."

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St. Joan Antida High School students participate in Hidden Figures of Milwaukee event


Students from St. Joan Antida High School joined members of the Women's Fund and others from the community for this intergenerational conversation. The panelists candidly addressed questions about the challenges they face in their careers and how they have successfully climbed the career ladder. They drew comparisons between their own lives and what the women in Hidden Figures experienced, and offered advice to those in attendance.

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St. Joan Antida High School receives multi-year grant from A. O. Smith Foundation for Girls in Engineering Program


St. Joan Antida High School (SJA) is excited to announce a multi-year grant commitment it has received from the A. O. Smith Foundation for the Girls in Engineering Program. The Foundation has awarded SJA a $40,000 grant, payable over the next four years, to support the work being done to encourage and prepare more young women to seek careers in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields.

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SJA graduate Maria Monreal-Cameron, '63, moves her community forward

Maria Monreal-Cameron, '63, is filled with passion, perseverance, and an enduring drive to elevate the lives of others. Her take on life can be summarized by her mantra, which she coined for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (HCCW) during her tenure there: "Adelante Juntos," meaning "Forward Together."

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St. Joan Antida High School  Welcomes Back Students!
Classes at St. Joan Antida High School are back in session! SJA welcomed students back on Thursday, Aug. 11.

A special welcome to SJA's freshwomen Class of 2020! Our freshwomen are off to a great start, with the support of their Link Crew student guides.
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St. Joan Antida High School is Positively Milwaukee!


Thank you to Carole Meekins and TMJ4 for featuring St. Joan Antida High School in a Positively Milwaukee segment. The piece highlights our visual arts program and how we have incorporated that curriculum into our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) focus to form STEAM. Visual arts is a part of the school's core subject areas within the International Baccalaureate (IB) program.

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St. Joan Antida High School's International Baccalaureate students present essays to advisors in inaugural Silver Platter Ceremony


Two years after St. Joan Antida High School became an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, the school hosted its first Silver Platter Ceremony. The event, which celebrates the culmination of 18 months of intensive research, analysis and writing, features the IB students presenting their final product – an extended essay or research project – to their advisors in exchange for an IB pin.

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Sisters of Charity of St. Joan Antida cheer on the Packers!


The Sisters of Charity of St. Joan Antida have watched Packers games together every Sunday for about 10 years. And they're surprisingly loud, especially during playoffs.

"We've had a lot of fun over the years depending which sisters have been living here," said Sister Monica Fumo.

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SJA students travel to Italy for 10-day Pilgrimage experience


On the day after Christmas, while many of us were still on vacation, a group of about 15 students from St. Joan Antida -- an all-girls high school in Milwaukee -- left on a different kind of trip. "We are going on our Franciscan pilgrimage," said senior Marisa Rodriguez. It is a 10-day pilgrimage, following in the footsteps of saints.

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