The Bear Facts


The Bear Facts is St. Joseph Catholic School’s student online newspaper. The student online newspaper offers the latest in campus news. The Bear Facts staff updates the site daily.

During the spring of 2019, The Bear Facts was converted from a print publication to a 100% digital online-only publication.

The publication is part of the school’s awarding-winning journalism program, advised by Mr. Terry Cassreino.

All stories and photographs are copyright 2020 by The Bear Facts and St. Joseph Catholic School. Reproduction and unauthorized use of any article, photograph, or graphic is prohibited without written consent. Contact The Bear Facts, P.O. Box 2027, Madison, MS 39130-2927.

The Bear Facts is a proud member of the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association and the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

St. Joseph Catholic School, located in Madison about a mile west of the Interstate 55-Mississippi 463 exit, was founded in 1870 in Jackson by the Sisters of Mercy. The school will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2020.

St. Joe offers a seventh- through 12th-grade education with a rigorous college-prep curriculum grounded in the teachings of the Catholic Church. St. Joe is accredited by AdvancED and overseen by the Catholic Diocese of Jackson.

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