St. Joseph has been an amazing place for more than 100 years. St. Joseph has been a place to learn to read and write, to add and subtract, and to appreciate the fundamentals of education and faith on which the rest of our lives are built.
As alumni, the most influential and practical impact of St. Joseph was the relationships formed, the memories created, and the life lessons learned. We did not always understand the impact St. Joseph had on us until we ventured out into life, lived a little, and realized how truly important these roots would become. The lifelong friendships, the inspiring lessons, or the caring influence of a teacher may still impact your life today.
The alumni program at St. Joseph keeps these relationships and memories alive. Whether you want to reconnect with the school, host a class reunion, volunteer your time, get in touch with a former classmate or teacher, donate in some way, or just visit us, let us know! We'd love to hear what you've been doing and take a tour down memory lane. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Joseph School graduates leave our school well prepared for many of the area’s best high schools. These schools tell us that our students are highly capable, ready for leadership and poised for success in high school and beyond. Our most recent graduates are headed to the following schools:
Class of 2015
Bishop Blanchet High School
Seattle Preparatory High School
James A. Garfield High School
Holy Names Academy
O'Dea High School
The Bush School
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|Kennedy High School||3|
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The St. Joseph Distinguished Alumni Award was created in 1996 to recognize and honor the exceptional achievements of St. Joseph School Alumni. The award is presented annually at the fall Celebration Dinner. All St. Joseph School awards are displayed in the first floor hallway of the middle school.
Recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award include a former Washington State governor, City of Seattle mayor, Archdiocese of Seattle priests and educators, entrepreneurs, and a captain in the United States Army. The names of all Distinguished Alumni of the Year recipients are listed on a plaque in the main hallway of the school.
To nominate an alumnus/a for this award, please contact the Advancement Office.
|2015||Sam Procopio, '96|
Educator, Holy Names Academy
|Rosemary Dunigan, '81|
School Commission & PAB Member, St. Joseph School
Jordan Howell '00
Dr. Jim Roos '78
Bill Sauvage '82
Ian Dietz ’96
|2009||Stephen Hueffed, '81|
Head of CYO, Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle
Very Rev. Kenneth Haydock ‘60
Molly (McKillop) Crocker ’78’
Regina (Hickman) Melonson ’70
Mary (Breskovich) Lee ’77
Elizabeth (Eldredge) Swift ’67
Fr. Richard J. Ward ’39
Eileen (Goins) Gray ’64
Mick McHugh ’57
Greg Nickels ’69
Fr. Robert Bruce Grimm, SJ ’61
Thomas “Tucker” C. McHugh ’63
John McKay ’70
Anne Marie (Ott) Flaherty ’79
Molly (Derrig) Bolanos ’79
On October 7, 2011, sixty-two members of the St. Joseph School Class of 1966 along with 25 spouses gathered for their 45th class reunion in the school's auditorium for an evening of sharing stories, memories, and lots of laughter. Below is a photo taken that evening of the classmates in attendance standing in the same location they did for their First Holy Communion in 1960. To see more photos from the reunion, click here to be connected to the photo gallery of Catherine Anstett.A group of classmates from the Class of 1966 has been gathering several times each year for dim sum lunch together at the House of Hong Restaurant in Seattle and are always looking to expand the guest list. If you would like to know when they will be dining together again, please contact Ross Case, '66 or Jim Peterson, '66
If you'd like to see more photos from the 25th reunion held in August 2010 and/or get in touch with classmates, please visit the St. Joe's Class of '85 page on Facebook.
To see the full write-up on the 25th reunion, see the September 2010 issue of Reconnections
Over Thanksgiving break the Class of 1996 reconnected over wine and cheese. Current 8th grader Maya Murphy, '17, graciously led the alums on school tours of the cafeteria, the newly expanded lobby, the LRC and junior high floor. Ms. Marion, Mrs. Andrews, Mrs. Sauter, and Mr. Woletz accompanied the tour and reminisced with the alums about old projects, quizzes and past memories. Thanks to Ona (Spaniola) Johnson, Monica (Lewis) Knapp, and Lauren (Vane) Coates for organizing. Read more and check out the photos from the 1996 reunion.
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