Schools

Catholic schools must face pandemic challenges, Vatican office says

While the coronavirus pandemic has proven challenging for schools and parents in educating children, it is also a chance for Catholic schools to confront those challenges with courage, said the Congregation for Catholic Education.
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Catholic schools closed through April 24 due to COVID-19

James Sellinger, chancellor of education for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, announced March 25 that Catholic schools will be closed through April 24, extending a closure period that began March 16 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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St. Frances Academy primed to win third straight BCL tournament

Bolstered by the last two Players of the Year in the Baltimore Catholic League, St. Frances Academy is primed to take its third straight BCL tournament, an affair that concludes March 1 at Loyola University Maryland’s Reitz Arena.
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Calvert Hall receives $1 million gift

An anonymous alumnus has donated $1 million to Calvert Hall College High School to create a scholarship endowment supporting students engaged in the arts, according to a Feb. 13 news release from the Towson school. 
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They both passed the test

Meet John and Melissa D’Adamo, the first couple we profile in our new "It's about love" series.
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Catholic high schools continue to be more affordable than most private schools

The 19 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Baltimore continue to be more affordable than all but a handful of their private peers, as evidenced by the Catholic Review’s annual survey of cost of attendance among other nonpublic high schools in the archdiocese.
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IND maintains its winning touch against Mercy in ‘The Game’ 

While the Penguins, who play in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference, came in with a 2-18 record and six straight losses, their winning streak in “The Game” continued. IND has now beaten Mercy (10-8 overall ) seven straight years.
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Financial literacy, life skills routine at Mount St. Joseph

“I began it about six years ago,” Prezelski said. “The principal and business department and alumni met and agreed the course was necessary. It’s life skills.”
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Names & Numbers highlights notable scholastic achievements

This installment of Names & Numbers, timed for Catholic Schools Week, highlights notable scholastic achievements in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
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Westminster priests camp out on school roof for a good cause

Fathers Mark Bialek and Andrew DeFusco climbed a ladder to the top of St. John School in Westminster as the school day began Jan. 28. Despite the chilly weather and first- and second-graders occasionally pelting them with marshmallows, they said wouldn’t come down until they reached their goal of raising $8,000 for the school.
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Clarksville parish rings the bell on Catholic Schools Week

The archbishop dedicated a new bell tower, and stopped by a reception hosted by St. Louis School – just in time to begin Catholic Schools Week.
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