Upperclass students at St. Peter School in Lewiston declared war on each other during Catholic Schools Week. Their weapons were mixing bowls and chocolate served as ammunition, as their war was of the cupcake variety.
With the Catholic Schools Week theme of “Faith. Academics. Service,” St. Peter’s students from grades six through eight competed in a [...]
(New York, November 9, 2010) The Reconfiguration Committee, charged with evaluating the long-term viability of parish and archdiocesan schools in the Archdiocese of New York, has made its preliminary recommendations as to which Catholic schools should no longer receive significant financial subsidies from the Archdiocese. The committee was created as part of the strategies outlined [...]
BUFFALO, NY (WBFO) – For the very first time, graduates of Catholic grade schools from across the Western New York region will have a chance to reunite.
The Diocese of Buffalo will host the All Catholic Elementary School Reunion next Sunday. WBFO’S Eileen Buckley talked with director of the Diocese’s Catholic Alumni [...]
Davis Guggenheim’s new documentary, “Waiting for Superman,” portrays a country clearly displeased with the current government-run school system. I compliment the filmmaker for shining a light on the challenges so many face in trying to find the best possible education for their children.
Despite the fact that the film exposes troubling problems in the public school [...]
The bleeding of America’s urban Catholic schools has not been stanched and more will surely close and more young lives will be disrupted in the years to come, continuing a trend dating to the 1960s.
But writing the system’s obituary is premature, educators and diocesan leaders believe.
The raw numbers are troubling: U.S. Catholic school enrollment reached [...]