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Notre Dame Alumnus Throws Down  Challenge To “Making Our Kids World Ready”

Notre Dame Alumnus Throws Down Challenge To “Making Our Kids World Ready”

| February 18, 2016

By Dyann Nashton For some, personal history and values converge at a point that can change the future for others. One Notre Dame High School alumnus recently found himself in that very place. Terence Darby graduated from Notre Dame in Utica in 1971 and went on to a career in finance. Now, Darby and his […]

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Keeping Jesus Among Us

Keeping Jesus Among Us

| February 18, 2016

Every year, students at Holy Family School in Syracuse celebrate the Re-Enthronement of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The image is prominently displayed in each classroom and throughout the school.

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Puppy Power Brings Happiness, Stress Relief to CAP Students

Puppy Power Brings Happiness, Stress Relief to CAP Students

| February 18, 2016

By Caroline K. Reff Elroy is a rock star! That’s the general consensus when the 15-pound, 6-year-old friendly ball of fur romps into Cathedral Academy at Pompei with Carol Crist to join the students for some playful cuddles and friendly licks. Crist, wife of Catholic Schools Superintendent William Crist, has been bringing Elroy, a Shih […]

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Former All Saints Student Sings with Vienna Boys’ Choir

Former All Saints Student Sings with Vienna Boys’ Choir

| February 18, 2016

By Claudia Mathis Matthew Beach, 12, has just completed a tour singing with the Vienna Boys Choir in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. A former student at All Saints School in Endicott, Matthew is having the experience of a lifetime. He is now in Austria and will perform with his singing group, Haydnchor, for a few […]

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Most Holy Rosary School Commemorates Centennial with School Archive

Most Holy Rosary School Commemorates Centennial with School Archive

| February 18, 2016

by Michca Fortin It began three years ago with a discussion about recognizing 100 years of Most Holy Rosary Church. Parishioners excited to document the storied history of this still vibrant parish that anchors an established neighborhood of the city of Syracuse, Strathmore. Then the revelation that if the church is celebrating a centennial, how […]

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Diocesan Communications Team Partners With CSO To Enhance Online Branding Effort

| February 18, 2016

There’s no denying the importance of making an outstanding online impression. In an effort to jumpstart the 2015-16 school year in the Diocese of Syracuse, the Diocesan Communications Office began working with the Catholic Schools Office (CSO) over the summer months to formulate a communication plan that emphasized the importance of online branding, marketing, and […]

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Put to the Test: Pullano Family Holds Tightly to Faith and Family

Put to the Test: Pullano Family Holds Tightly to Faith and Family

| February 18, 2016

By Christy Perry The shrieks and giggles of just-home-from-school children echo through the halls of the Pullano home. We can hear their delightful noise through closed doors, as Karen and Bill Pullano, parents of nine children, chat with me in their cozy parlor. Hanging over the fireplace mantel is a large portrait of the entire […]

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Celebrating Science

Celebrating Science

| February 18, 2016

Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham, bishop of Syracuse, and Catholic Schools Superintendent William Crist helped St. Margaret’s School in Mattydale celebrate the opening of its new science lab. St. Margaret’s is the first school in New York State to introduce LabLearner to its science curriculum complete with modern science equipment, supplies and a specified plan […]

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Wise Lessons

Wise Lessons

| February 18, 2016

Students at Holy Cross School, Dewitt, learned about owls during a special presentation by Cynthia Page from the Page Wildlife Management Program in Manlius. The center brought five different kinds of owls to show the students and discussed how the program helps rehabilitate and return owls to their natural habitats.

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A Decade of Honor and Celebration

A Decade of Honor and Celebration

| February 18, 2016

Catholic Schools Celebrate 10th annual Light the Way Dinner By Pat Shea For the past ten years, the Diocese of Syracuse Catholic Schools Office has made a point of honoring individuals who are committed to the mission and success of Catholic School education at its annual Light the Way Dinner. The dinner has been a […]

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