St. Jerome Academy

New classical high school St. Jerome Institute set to open 2019

June 1, 2018

By HEATHER WRIGHT — Another brewer is headed to the Hyattsville area. This one won’t be working at any of the coming breweries, like Streetcar 82 Brewing Co. or Maryland Meadworks, but will be taking charge of a new classical high school with informal ties to St. Jerome Academy (SJA), which [read more]

St. Jerome Academy announces major expansion

May 15, 2018

By LINDSAY MYERS — In a move to cut lengthy waiting lists for admission, St. Jerome Academy (SJA) has announced an expansion plan that will begin this fall with the addition of a third Montessori pre-K class and a second kindergarten. An additional class will be added each successive year until [read more]

PHOTOS: Carpe Noctem at St. Jerome Academy

December 6, 2016

Over 500 guests attended Carpe Noctem at St. Jerome Academy on Dec. 3rd. The annual event invites the community to “seize the night” with unique artisan vendors, delicious food and drinks, plus live music and fun activities for the kids. This year’s event also included an expanded raffle. The [read more]

St. Jerome wins 2015 Dick Brown tournament

December 16, 2015

BY CHRIS MCMANES — Charley Grau would have been proud to see the St. Jerome Varsity A boys basketball team win the Coach Dick Brown Memorial Turkey Shootout in Hyattsville on Sunday Nov. 29. Grau was a longtime friend of Dick Brown and helped St. Jerome Coach Joe Sego plan and run the tournament [read more]

Photos: St. Jerome students perform on National Mall

April 10, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Wednesday, Mar. 18, St. Jerome Academy students in fifth through eighth grade presented words from notable historical figures, such as Patrick Henry and Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Sylvan Theater near the Washington Monument. Photo courtesy Chris [read more]

School News: Saint Jerome Academy enrollment grows

March 17, 2015

BY KIT SLACK — In the glimmering neo-gothic vault that is St. Jerome Catholic Church at night, Kelly Branaman, the Interim Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Washington, rose quickly to her feet. She had a question for Mary Pat Donoghue, the principal of St. Jerome Academy. [read more]

St. Jerome Jaguars win division in turkey shootout

December 3, 2014

BY CHRIS MCMANES — Troy Thomas realizes the significance of his St. Jerome boys basketball team’s B-division tournament championship Sunday. His players might not. Playing in the Coach Dick Brown Memorial Turkey Shootout in Hyattsville, Thomas’ 14-and-under squad won the first Varsity B title [read more]

Players, coaches gear up for Friday basketball tournament

November 27, 2014

BY CHRIS MCMANES — Players, coaches and fans who have been coming to St. Jerome Academy for its Thanksgiving weekend basketball tournament might not recognize the gymnasium when action gets underway Friday. The floor that some of the best players in the area competed on since 1942 has been [read more]
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