The Wind-Up - Student Newspaper


This monthly print publication is a proud tradition at St. Joseph Schools. To print a subscription form, click here.



In the fall of 2016, we launched our web version, which complements the monthly print version. Please visit us at SJHSWINDUP.COM


The monthly print issue also includes submitted student art and writing, known as a literary insert. The May issue includes an additional complete literary magazine. The 2015-16 literary magazine, Ambivalence, received an NCTE PRESLM ranking of Excellent. The 2014-15 literary magazine, Tessellate, received an NCTE PRESLM ranking of Excellent.


The 2016-17 Wind-Up received a Silver ranking from MIPA. The 2015-16 Wind-Up received a Gold ranking from MIPA. In the past, Wind-Up has been a winner of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s Medalist Award, the Quill and Scroll’s George H. Gallup Award, and it had been named Best Newspaper by the Michiana Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for five years in a row.


If you’re interested in advertising in our publications, please contact the adviser: Mrs. Joyce Hunter at


The Wind-Up thanks its sponsors, whose generous support helps make this self-supporting publication possible for the St. Joseph High School students and community. 


Sponsors include the following community members:


       Altholz Family


       William Glad & Suzanne Berberet


       Humes Family


       Klusendorf Family


       Theresa Martino


       Laurie McMahon


       Rob and Lisa Wolf


       In loving memory of Laura Sharp and Helen Campbell


Thanks also to the following Super Subscribers for their support:


       Phil and Becky Laney


       Mike and Cindy Kinney


       Strickler Family


      Vi Family