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Long-time Rivals Join Forces on the Field

Long-time Rivals Join Forces on the Field

| February 1, 2013

The Oxford dictionary provides the following two definitions for the word “collaboration”: 1. The action of working with someone to produce something. 2. Traitorous cooperation with the enemy. The juxtaposition could mirror Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School and Bishop Grimes Prep’s decision to join forces for the sport of lacrosse despite a long-standing rivalry. But […]

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Committee Drives New Governance Model, Financial Decision Making

Committee Drives New Governance Model, Financial Decision Making

| February 1, 2013

Catholic School Finance Committee Draws Business Leaders, Alumni, Clergy  By Caroline K. Reff Keeping our Catholic schools financially sound is a team effort, and recently the team has been expanded with the establishment of a Catholic Schools Finance Committee. At the request of the Bishop, the School Finance Committee became part of the Diocesan Finance Council […]

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Ludden Alum Returns As Development Director

Ludden Alum Returns As Development Director

| January 20, 2012

By Claudia Mathis Bishop Ludden has always been a special place for Gallagher Driscoll, a 1988 graduate of the school. Driscoll said his mother, a single parent, made terrific sacrifices to send him and his siblings there after his father passed away when he was 6 years old. “I can’t thank my mother enough for […]

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Catholic Education Foundation Serves as “Third Leg of Stool”

Catholic Education Foundation Serves as “Third Leg of Stool”

| January 20, 2012

By Dc. Tom Picciano The Don Hengel Golf Tournament is a familiar name in Broome County (NY). Not so familiar is the name of the organization that sponsors the golf outing each year: the Catholic Education Foundation. The foundation also raises money through a car raffle and a “green tie” event, but, at more than […]

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Renovations Reflect Bright Future for Broome Co. Schools

Renovations Reflect Bright Future for Broome Co. Schools

| January 20, 2012

By Dc. Tom Picciano It might seem odd to keep a spider web in place following a building renovation. That is unless you’re George Clancy, principal of St. James School in Johnson City, NY. He’s been watching the spider for some time between a window and screen on a stairwell. But rather than destroy it, Clancy […]

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Q/A with Bishop Moynihan: Heritage Campaign Continues to Benefit Schools

Q/A with Bishop Moynihan: Heritage Campaign Continues to Benefit Schools

| January 20, 2011

Bishop James M. Moynihan was the key figure in establishing the Heritage Campaign for the Syracuse Roman Catholic Diocese. His intention was to preserve the “heritage” and quality of our schools, parishes and ministries, and he worked tirelessly to bring this vision to fruition. While the original goal of the campaign was $33 million, the […]

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2010-2011 Program Enhancement Grants

2010-2011 Program Enhancement Grants

| January 20, 2011

The following is a list of Program Enhancement Grants awarded to our diocesan schools through the Heritage Fund: Bishop’s Academy at Holy Family Multicultural Art Exploration ($650) Students at Holy Family will participate in multi-culturally based art lessons to expand their knowledge of art as it relates to culture and ethnicity. Each grade level will […]

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Heritage Program Enhancement Grants Bring Added Value to Schools

Heritage Program Enhancement Grants Bring Added Value to Schools

| January 20, 2011

By Caroline K. Reff Legos have long been a childhood favorite, but put those colorful pieces together with some state-of-the art technology and you’ve got a winning combination that is bringing robotics into the classroom at St. Mary’s Academy in Baldwinsville. The Lego Mindstorm Robotics Program is one of two dozen Program Enhancement Grants awarded […]

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The Loyola Institute Curriculum

The Loyola Institute Curriculum

| January 20, 2010

Upon acceptance, students enrolled in The Loyola Institute must successfully complete: One of two non-credit skills courses during the summer prior to 10th grade One undergraduate course during the summer prior to 11th grade and 12th grade Successful completion of two undergraduate classes during 12th grade (may need to attend classes outside of traditional high […]

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