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On Oct. 7, 2013, Our Lady of Mount Carmel School (OLMC), a 2006 nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School, held its induction ceremony for 21 academically flourishing Seventh Grade Students who were welcomed into the Blessed Duns Scotus Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS); a chapter of the NJHS that is characterized by the […]

 

Saint Andrew (Bucks County) and Saint Patrick (Chester County) Parish Elementary Schools selected as 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools   Saint Andrew (Bucks County) and Saint Patrick (Chester County) Parish Elementary Schools were selected as part of the 2013 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools during an announcement made by United States Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, live […]

 

SAINT KATHERINE OF SIENA SCHOOL AWARDED $20,000 GRANT Recognized by the Healey Education Foundation for Advancement Successes   Saint Katherine of Siena School in Philadelphia was awarded a $20,000 grant by the Healey Education Foundation at the Celebration of Achievement event earlier this month. The foundation’s School Advancement Grants for Excellence (SAGE) recognize outstanding work […]

 

The Advisory Council for Elementary Education in Chester County has been working for the last 4 months to provide strategic planning, institutional advancement, professional development and advancing opportunities for Catholic Education at the local county level.   The Chester County council, which was originally formed four years ago and re-launched in late February 2013, is the […]

 

(Philadelphia, July 15, 2013)—At a press conference today with Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, and Brian McElwee, Chairman of the Independence Mission Schools (IMS), 14 Catholic elementary schools were officially designated independent of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia allowing them to form the Independence Mission Schools system. IMS is the umbrella organization […]

 

PARISHIONERS FROM SAINT JOHN VIANNEY CHURCH TO PRESENT SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDENT FROM SAINT MARTIN DE PORRES   Parishioners from Saint John Vianney Church in Gladwyne, Montgomery County, will present a $3,000 a year scholarship to a current eighth grade student from Saint Martin de Porres School to attend any Archdiocesan High School for all four […]