Oratorical Winner is….

Congratulations to Jonathan Laura, winner of the Oratorical Contest held at SsJA on Wednesday, April 26th. Jonathan recited the essay titled Everybody Dies, But Not Everybody Lives, by Prince EA. Participants of this contest were Fajah Gardner, Jessica Cassamajor and Carla Paul from Class 8-1; Ashley Predvil and Anyssa Daley from Class 8-2; Lola Aguda, Class 7-1; Chelsea Mullings, Markayla Gordon, Franly Dupuy and Divia Myers from Class 7-2. All orators had to choose a speech that was said publicly, memorize it and deliver it publicly. The duration of the speech should not exceed 6 minutes and no less than 3 minutes. Jonathan will represent SsJA on May 31st at the Diocesan Competition at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Academy.  Students participated under the guidance of Mr. Schoolfield the 8th Grade English teacher. Congratulations to all for a job well done!


The above is a picture of the participants in the contest

SsJA Moving Forward With A New STREAM Lab


Tech Plan – A brand new STREAM Lab will be completed by September 2017. This lab is being renovated from the ground up. New floor, desks, and lighting will make the room inviting. Brand new computers, printer and Smartboard will bring technological learning to a higher level of thinking. Hold onto your hats as we complete this newest endeavor at Ss. Joachim and Anne School. Catch the Spirit of SsJA!

Kindergarten Learning on the Smartboard


Math Class 7th Grade
7th Grade Science Lesson on Tablets


Team Learning Using Digital Techniques

Class 5-1 explored the various digital programs to reinforce a Math lesson on Fractions. Students were able to learn how to download the Pinterest Application on their cell phone and utilize the program to view different math problems relating to a Fraction Lesson.


The New Gym Floor!

Thank You Coach Wells!

SsJA would like to extend a special thank you to Coach Wells for refinishing and painting the gymnasium floor! Coach Wells spent Mid-Winter Recess working on the floor. SsJA students returned to a wonderful surprise from vacation. Blessings and thanks to Coach Wells.

April Student of the Month

Fr. Nixon Congratulates and Blesses the Students of the Month for Outstanding Conduct

Chelsea Thompson and Chris Smith, 3-1; Lauren Abrams and Giselle Boone, 3-2

Aniya Grant and Janzel Mendez, 4-1; Kaylyn Ulysse and Serenity Seda-Desravines, 4-2

.Paige Simpson and Maxandra Julian, 5-1; Carmelle Vigne and Jada Williams, 5-2

Smarony Martin and Marjorie Mora-Bermeo, 6-1

Jennifer Avila and Jennifer Mora-Bermeo, 7-1; KyleMcKenzie and Shayla Ward, 7-2

Madison Hill and Matthew Lubin, 8-1; Marven Emile and Steward Peralta, 8-2

Congratulations to All!




Congratulations Joe!

Congratulations to Joe Bermeo, Class 5-2, on being one of the finalists of the Diocesan Regional Math Bee! Joe will be one of the representatives for the Queens Diocesan Schools/Academies competing  the Brooklyn Diocesan Schools/Academies in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens Math Bee.

Congratulations Class of 2017!

Congratulations to SsJA

Class of 2017 Catholic High School Scholarship Winners!

Ss. Joachim and Anne is proud of the 8th grade students who received scholarships to Catholic High Schools. Twenty-nine of our 8th graders applied to Catholic High Schools.

Carla Paul
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
Bishop Loughlin Academic Scholarship          $6,000

St. Agnes High School
St. Agnes Montepulciano Academic Scholarship  & Principal’s Award                                                                                                                          $10,000

Chelsea Sanabria
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
Bishop Loughlin Academic Scholarship           $4,000

Angie Bermeo
St. Agnes High School
St Agnes Honors Program, St. Agnes Montepulciano Academic   Scholarship  & Principal’s Award                               $10,000

Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
Bishop Loughlin Academic Scholarship           $4,000

Melodie Cadichon
The Mary Louis Academy
TMLA Scholastic Award                                        $8,000

Shelsy Fils-Aime
Cathedral High School
Cathedral High School Full Academic Scholarship      $35,180

Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
Bishop Loughlin Academic Scholarship                          $6,000

Lauren Hedge

Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
Bishop Loughlin Academic Scholarship                         $18,000

Madison King
The Mary Louis Academy
TMLA Scholastic Award                                                     $8,000

St. Mary’s Of Manhassett
St. Mary’s Of Manhassett Academic Scholarship          $16,000

Bishop Chappetto Visits SsJA!

Bishop Chappetto con-celebrated mass with Fr. Berrette and Fr. Nixon during Catholic School’s Week. After the mass, the Gospel Choir, the PreK and the 2nd Grade serenaded the Bishop, a mini breakfast was provided and the Bishop toured the classrooms. Grace and blessings abounded. We were delighted to host Bishop Chappetto the Vicar General and Ms. Anne-Marie Baumis, Associate Superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn/Queens.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!


Ss. Joachim and Anne School celebrated the 113th birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss! Students throughout the school read stories, quotes and made rhyming poems from Dr. Seuss. Children wore Cat in The Hat Attire. Several 8th graders read Dr. Seuss books to the PreK, Kindergarten and First grades.