On 4/16/97, St.Joseph High School received notification that our 1997 JETS TEAM won sixth in the nation in their national division. This was sixth out of the thirty-one schools that made it to that national division. Because St.Joseph High school was among the top ten in the nation in their division, our JETS TEAM will receive a special award from the Junior Enginering Technical Society. They were also first in their division in the U.S. Virgin Islands for the second year in a row. Congratulations to our 1997 JETS TEAM for a fantastic showing! See the 1997 JETS TEAM photo by clicking on AWARD WINNERS below.
On April 23, 1997, St. Joseph High School came in first in the Junior Solar Sprint Competition sponsored by the Virgin Islands Energy Office. The team raced a solar-powered model car of their own design and beat out 72 other teams! The members of the team are from the Science Internet Club and include Rhodni Gardner, Alwyn Lynch, and Jamaal Maragh. They went to St.Thomas on May 16th with the others in the top 10 and came in at the 6th Place for the entire U.S. Virgin Islands competition! See their picture by clicking on JUNIOR SOLAR SPRINT WINNING TEAM.
St.Joseph High School has many award winners. Find out all about them and see their pictures by clicking on AWARD WINNERS.
Here is a short movie, VINEGAR EELS . Brother James Petrait made the movie using a color quick cam on a microscope in the biology lab of St.Joseph High School. Let us know if you can see and hear it. It opens with "simple player" on a MAC and has a .mov ending. The file is 872 kbytes and may take several minutes to download. It should also work on a PC.
Take a look at the COMET HALE-BOPP PHOTOS FROM ST.CROIX which were taken from St.Joseph High School on April 9, 1997.
NEWS FLASH: Visitor #1016 logs into our website and send us email!
Congratulations to Jane Crumlish and her students at Neshaminy High School of Langhorne, PA for being the first visitor to this site to send us email after reaching a visitor count of #1000. The historic event took place on March 15, 1997. It is especially meaningful because it was the first time that this participant in the BIOME EXCHANGE PROJECT logged on to our site. During the past several months, St.Joseph High School and Neshaminy High School have exchanged packages of videos and other materials related to our environments. Previously, this was also done with Roosevelt High School of Sioux Falls, SD.
Click on the audio icon for a welcome message from the first members of the Science and Internet Club of St.Joseph High School. Delivering the message are Alwyn Lynch, Zipporah Inniss, Donna Royer, Rhodni Gardner and Brother James Petrait.
A photo of all the members of the Science and Internet Club taken on 2/3/97 is shown below.
(left to right) Koren Greenidge, Donna Royer, Zipporah Inniss, Rhodni Gardner, Jamaal Maragh, Khalfani Garcia, Marcus Tyler, Nehemiah Prince, Alwyn Lynch, James Garcia
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