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Library/Media Center, Chromebooks Introduce 21st Century Learning at Holy Cross

Library/Media Center, Chromebooks Introduce 21st Century Learning at Holy Cross

| February 13, 2017

  In September, Holy Cross School in Dewitt unveiled its new library/media center, as well as 60 new Chromebooks for students use. Principal Martha O’Leary calls it “21st century learning” with tools that can be used inside the library or classroom depending on need. The Chromebooks, a combination of a laptop computer and a tablet […]

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Message from Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham

Message from Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham

| February 13, 2017

Dear Friends, Pope Francis often speaks of the importance of education, and still remembers his first grade teacher. “She was why I loved school,” he said. During his visit to the U.S. one year ago, the Holy Father visited a Catholic elementary school in Harlem, New York, telling those gathered that “When we all come […]

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Catholic School Community Helps Ease Pressures of Military Life

Catholic School Community Helps Ease Pressures of Military Life

| February 13, 2017

  By Christy Perry Tuohey U.S. Army officer Carlos Cervantes arrived in Iraq in January 2005. When he deploye­d, Carlos left behind his 7-months-pregnant wife Kristine and his 2-year-old son Andrew. The Cervantes, more than many families, appre­ciate how precious family time is. Eleven years later, now living in Cicero, they spend crisp fall days on football fields […]

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Colors of Faith

Colors of Faith

| February 13, 2017

Students in Maureen Pierret’s Kindergarten class at Immaculate Conception School created special projects portraying their love of God.

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Suzuki Music Program at Immaculate Conception Instills Confidence, Focus

Suzuki Music Program at Immaculate Conception Instills Confidence, Focus

| February 13, 2017

    By Claudia Mathis Kindergarten and Pre-K students at Imma­culate Conception School in Fayetteville are learning how to play the violin through an exciting new pilot program, the Suzuki method. “I like being able to learn how to play the violin,” said kindergartner Brigid Hayden, as she waited for her music class to start. “It […]

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International Students Enhance School Culture, Boost Enrollment

International Students Enhance School Culture, Boost Enrollment

| February 13, 2017

By Caroline K. Reff It’s hard to believe that Jingkai Zhou is just 13 years old. Thousands of miles away from his home in Shanzi Province, China, this 7th grader, who likes to be called Barnett, has an unusual maturity as he navigates a new culture and educational experience at Bishop Ludden Juinor/Senior High in Syracuse. Barnett […]

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CAP Quilt Showcases Diverse Student Body

CAP Quilt Showcases Diverse Student Body

| February 13, 2017

Students from the Cathedral Academy at Pompei showcase the beauty, talents and diversity of its student body through a quilt pieced together by volunteers after school families were asked to design squares that reflected the various countries and cultures from which they came. With a population that includes students not only from the United States, […]

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Willenburg Center to Enhance Arts, Athletics, Community at Notre Dame

Willenburg Center to Enhance Arts, Athletics, Community at Notre Dame

| February 13, 2017

  By Dyann Nashton Where there had always been lawn and a gravel driveway at the Notre Dame’s Jr./Sr. High campus, the school’s imposing new 14,000 square-foot building is taking shape. The new Msgr. Francis J. Willenburg Center is the only new major construction project to take place in decades at any of the Syracuse Diocese […]

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After School Relocation, Family Remains Rome Catholic’s Biggest Fans

After School Relocation, Family Remains Rome Catholic’s Biggest Fans

| February 13, 2017

    By Renée K. Gadoua Fifth grader Isaiah Sexton thrives at Rome Catholic School. He participates in Mass, learned to play the recorder and baritone, and mentors younger students. He and his brother, Noah, a fourth grader, have participated in the school’s running club, and the family loves the school’s art classes, plays and […]

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Vroooming Through 10 Years

Vroooming Through 10 Years

| February 18, 2016

Immaculate Conception School, Fayetteville, celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its Mercedes Benz raffle this year. Part of the proceeds from this year’s raffle will go to a local group spearheaded by a former IC student, Dylan Letcher, who helped transform an acre and a half of his family’s land into a vegetable farm with produce […]

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