Mission Statement

The mission of the Saint Joseph Academy School Guidance and Counseling program is to support all students through addressing academic, career, personal, and social skills toward the achievement of quality learning and lifelong success.

The Guidance Department at Saint Joseph Academy works with the following students:
  • Class of 2019: Academics and all personal/social concerns
  • Class of 2020: Academics and all personal/social concerns
Mrs. Hicks will be working with the students whose last name starts with A-K in the classes of 2019 and 2020.
Ms. Marek will be working with the students whose last name starts with L-Z in the classes of 2019 and 2020. 

Student Accomplishments

  • Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Youth 360 program participant: Elizabeth Kittenger '16
  • Phi Beta Kappa: Emily Marie Schuetz '16
  • Salutatoria: Jessica Marie Spirnak '16
  • Valedictorian: Kathleen Marie Loftus '16
  • National Merit Commended Scholar: Hayley Marie Gallo '16
  • Youth in Philanthropy Award: Kendra Cundiff '16

Class Information

List of 2 items.

  • Freshmen

    The following topics will be addressed by the Guidance Counselor in meetings with Freshmen throughout the school year. The exact dates of meetings/testing, etc., will be sent to students by the Guidance Department via student email and morning announcements. For more information, please email Guidance Counselor Maryann Marek.
     
    Grade 9:
    • Transition to High School:
    • Promotion, Retention Criteria, Study Skills, Time Management, Four Year Plan, Goal Setting,
    • Pre ACT test information/preparation
    • Pre ACT
    • ACT ACT interpretation of testing results
    • Women’s Leadership Symposium Career Education
    • Introduction to Naviance web resource
    • Learning Styles Inventory in Naviance
    • Ohio Department of Education (ODE) High School Diploma Information 
    • ODE testing 
    • ODE results
    • Course selection guidance
    • Wellness Survey 
  • Sophomores

    The following topics will be addressed by the Guidance Counselor in meetings with Sophomores throughout the school year. The exact dates of meetings/testing, etc., will be sent to students by the Guidance Department via student email and P.A. announcements. For more information, please email Guidance Counselor Maryann Marek.
     
    Grade 10:
    • Pre PSAT test information/ preparation
    • PSAT testing
    • PSAT testing interpretation of testing results
    • Women’s Leadership Symposium Career Education
    • Naviance: Career Exploration- Career Interest Profile
    • Naviance: Career Exploration- Personality Inventory “Do What You Are”
    • Career Exploration: Self-Directed Search
    • Ohio Department of Education (ODE) High School Information
    • ODE testing
    • ODE results
    • Naviance: Career Exploration-Career Cluster Inventory
    • Course selection guidance
    • Wellness Survey

Contact Us

School Counselor:
Ms. Maryann Marek
216.251.6788 x211
mmarek@sja1890.org
Class of 2019 (L-Z)
Class of 2020 (L-Z)

School Counselor:
Mrs. Adriane Hicks
216.251.6788 x265 
ahicks@sja1890.org
Class of 2019 (A-K)
Class of 2020 (A-K)

Guidance Secretary
Mrs. Eileen Anthony
216.251.6788 x208
eanthony@sja1890.org