The student generated news site of Mount Saint Joseph Academy

The Campanile

The student generated news site of Mount Saint Joseph Academy

The Campanile

The student generated news site of Mount Saint Joseph Academy

The Campanile

Freshly dyed, staff writer Beth Fitzpatrick petitioned the administration for permission to split-dye her hair.

Hair dye: the ticket to individuality

Beth Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer May 24, 2022
If we didn’t have self expression, the world would be a very boring and underwhelming place.
Mounties peruse the racks in search of their new favorite clothing item.

Mounties build a new closet: fast fashion free

Katie Bakely '23, Staff Writer May 3, 2022
“I also got a little green dress that I have already worn twice so far!” Katie McGovern ‘22 said.
The shamrock shake, created in 1967, sold only in Connecticut until its national debut in 1970.

A taste of magic

Gianna Piroso, Junior Associate Editor March 17, 2022
“....this year, I’m having a competition with myself to see how many Shamrock Shakes I can eat in a month,” Gray Fullmer ‘24 said.
Meredith Taylor ‘22 lies horizontally on her black Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Beep, beep, what’s with all the Jeeps?

Bella Feliciano, Staff Writer March 15, 2022
“I saw it in one of the car lots in my local dealership and it was front and center and I was like, ‘mother look at this’ and she was actually in awe too, so she got it for me,” Kat Zampirri ‘23 said. 
Sydney Okeke 22 and Sam Ammons 22 take a picture break during their lunch to cheerfully pose for a picture.

My name is Sydney, not Sam 

Sydney Okeke, Senior Associative Editor March 8, 2022
"This has been a part of my high school experience since freshman year, and I have decided that it is time for me to speak up about it."
Natalie Fiorella 22 and Samantha Ammons 22 interview Lynette Medley via zoom during their Journalism I course.

The nation’s first menstrual hub heightens awareness of period poverty

Sam Ammons '22 and Natalie Fiorella '22 February 23, 2022
“I was just excited, I was excited it was this young activist, who was really interested in making an impact in menstrual equity and health in our communities.” Medley said.
Baking contests have become a staple event at Mount because they  help to fund student council events like dances. These sweet treats will temp you for sure.

Valentines baking contest

Sam Ammons '22, Natalie Fiorella '22, Sophia Brigidi '22, Mary Kate Duffy '22, Veronica Cherico '23, and Bella Feliciano '23 February 14, 2022


Georgia Bartolo 25 studies using her ipad in the hallway outside Sylvester wing. Students will be choosing their classes for next year in the coming weeks. Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshman will take part in a presentation given by, Dean of Studies, Mr. Donald Holdren.

Variety of electives await underclassmen

Sophia Brigidi '22, Staff Writer February 8, 2022
With all of the various options for electives that are available for junior and senior year, choosing the perfect fit can be overwhelming.
Ida leaves crew team in a bind

Ida leaves crew team in a bind

Taylor Conklin, Staff Writer September 17, 2021
“It’s gonna take a long time until things are back in their place again,” said rower Kate Kelly ‘22.
Pandemic pets provide emotional support

Pandemic pets provide emotional support

Tracey Murray, Staff Writer May 21, 2021
“...I was really stressed out right before we got them, but now that I have them it has let me focus on something else other than school,” said Ali Ianieri ‘22, the owner of two kittens.
On a gold Mount soft space chair, an iPad sits ready to play drivers license on Spotify.

Love triangle drives song to the top of the charts

Ella Valencia, Features Section Editor April 22, 2021
“As soon as I first heard the chorus I knew that ‘driver’s license’ was going to be such a popular song, and it turned out to be just that,” said Claire Hanycz ‘21. One may wonder: Why are so many people, Mounties included, obsessed with it? 
Olivia Forti, Cece Funchion, Elizabeth Dolich, Kate Kelly and Campbell Donovan went on a beautiful sunny morning during winter break to collect trash around the trails near Forbidden Drive and in the park grounds near the surrounding roads.

Looking to volunteer? Here is your solution.

Olivia Forti, Anna Emma, and Layla Giovanniello April 21, 2021
“Giving back to the community and taking care of the Earth is an incredibly important part of the Mount’s mission statement. Since I am passionate about helping to save the environment, this experience made me feel amazing,” said Olivia Forti ‘22.
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