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St. Mary’s Teacher Receives Distinguished Alumni Award from NCEA

St. Mary’s Teacher Receives Distinguished Alumni Award from NCEA

| February 13, 2017

  By Claudia Mathis The day before last June’s 6th grade graduation at St. Mary’s School in Cortland, 5th grade teacher Eileen Hoyt was notified by Principal Denise Hall that she would be receiving an award during the ceremony. Hoyt soon discovered that she was to receive the National Catholic Educational Association Alumni Award. “I felt […]

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SU’s Newhouse Research Class Helps MHR Develop Communications Strategies

SU’s Newhouse Research Class Helps MHR Develop Communications Strategies

| February 13, 2017

  By Caroline K. Reff Most Holy Rosary School in Syracuse has partnered with students from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University on a research project aimed at increasing effective communication. Under the direction of Assistant Professor Chris­tal Johnson, Ph.D., four groups of students taking Public Relations Research began working with Rosary Principal […]

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Dear Friends of Catholic Education:

Dear Friends of Catholic Education:

| February 18, 2016

The start of a new year and the celebration of Catholic Schools Week give us a moment to pause and reflect on the many accomplishments that our Catholic schools have achieved and the many blessings that have been bestowed upon us as administrators, teachers, students, alumni and supporters of Catholic education. This year’s theme—Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge […]

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Grandma Fay: Hugs, Help and a Healthy Outlook at Age 90

Grandma Fay: Hugs, Help and a Healthy Outlook at Age 90

| February 18, 2016

By Dyann Nashton Grandma Fay has been a fixture at St. Rose of Lima Parish in North Syracuse for so long that she doesn’t even remember how it all started. For at least the past 10 years alone, the 91-year-young lady has been reporting for duty daily at the parish elementary school. It took a […]

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Ludden Grad Seeks Faith-Filled Future at Catholic U.

Ludden Grad Seeks Faith-Filled Future at Catholic U.

| February 18, 2016

By Caroline K. Reff Jesse Williams is not your ordinary college freshman. While, like many, he is excited to be away at college making new friends, experiencing new things and making his own choices, he is also surprisingly attuned to the Catholic faith and is an extraordinary young man at only 18. Williams, the 2015 […]

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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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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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