Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart was honored to celebrate our dear friend Helen Bruns Ryan at this year's Spring Virtual Celebration "Planting Seeds of Opportunity" on Thursday, April 29. Helen has been a steadfast supporter of Josephinum in so many ways for the past 40 years and her impact on the Jo, our students and the entire community is immeasurable.
"Dilla" Highlights the Jo!
TikTok Historian, Shermann Thomas aka "Dilla" visited Josephinum Academy recently and highlighted the school in one of his 60 second TikTok's. Mr. Thomas has a passion to share Chicago history with the people of the city and beyond and encourage them to learn more. Featured recently on the front page of the Chicago Tribune, in the Chicago Defender, as well as a guest on WGN and WBEZ, we were honored when he came to the Jo to share our history as the longest standing all girls Catholic high school in the city. View the video here!
Josephinum is proud to share the exciting news that alumna Sandra Cisneros '72, the poet, short story writer, novelist, essayist, performer, and artist whose work beautifully and profoundly explores working class lives and landscapes, will receive the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame's Fuller Award for lifetime achievement.
Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart, Chicago’s longest-standing all-girls Catholic high school, is proud to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote.
Josephinum will open its virtual doors to visitors on Oct. 16-25 during the Chicago Architecture Center's Open House Chicago (OHC) 2020 celebration.
Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart held a Virtual 130th Birthday Celebration this year on Friday, Oct 2 with record-breaking results!