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Guardian Angel Mentoring Program Helps Cathedral Academy at Pompei Grads Succeed

Guardian Angel Mentoring Program Helps Cathedral Academy at Pompei Grads Succeed

| February 1, 2013

By Claudia Mathis Daniela Dhieu, a 9th grader at Bishop Grimes Prep in East Syracuse, NY, is getting help from a program that is changing her life immeasurably. She is getting personal guidance and help with her academic studies from her adult mentor, Tammi Fabiano, through the Guardian Angel Mentor & Tutor Program. Dhieu, along with […]

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Science, Engineering Lead the Way at Seton

Science, Engineering Lead the Way at Seton

| February 1, 2013

By Dyann Nashton In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said, “Maintaining our leadership in research and technology is crucial to America’s success. But if we want to win the future — if we want innovation to produce jobs in America and not overseas — then we also have to win […]

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Teachers Use iPad Technology to Enhance Student Education

Teachers Use iPad Technology to Enhance Student Education

| February 1, 2013

By Claudia Mathis Maria Lerch, a 2nd grade teacher at Most Holy Rosary School in Syracuse, NY, loves using her iPad to educate her students. “It’s great having it in the classroom, especially for accessing information quickly” Lerch said. “It makes everything much more convenient.” Lerch, along with teachers from Most Holy Rosary, Blessed Sacrament […]

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Schools Go Wireless, Offer Faculty and Students Latest Technology

Schools Go Wireless, Offer Faculty and Students Latest Technology

| February 1, 2013

By Caroline K. Reff St. James Principal George Clancy will never forget the look on the face of one of his kindergartners who won the use of an iPad for the weekend. “He was so excited,” said Clancy. “I can’t tell you how cool he thought he was. I could read his face that he […]

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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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Schools Share Enrollment Success Stories

Schools Share Enrollment Success Stories

| February 1, 2013

By Dyann Nashton Peter Meyer, former editor of Life magazine, commented on the statement that Catholic schools have to become expert fundraisers. Meyer noted that more than that was required. He added marketers, promoters and lobbyists to the necessary roles of today’s Catholic schools. All of our Catholic schools excel in providing a strong Catholic […]

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Demand for Montessori Pre-K Grows  at Notre Dame

Demand for Montessori Pre-K Grows at Notre Dame

| February 1, 2013

By Claudia Mathis Graceann Quinn is thankful for the education that she and her three sons received at Montessori Pre-K at Notre Dame Elementary School in Utica. Quinn was a member of the school’s first class in 1974. It’s an experience that she won’t forget. “Thank God my parents passed it on to me, so […]

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Bishop’s Message

Bishop’s Message

| February 1, 2013

Dear Friends: In October 2011, through his Apostolic Letter “Porta Fidei,” Pope Benedict XVI announced the Year of Faith, which began October 11, 2012, and will end on November 24, 2013. The beginning marked the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, as well as the 20th anniversary of the publication of […]

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The Call to Service: Why Christian Service Is an  Integral Part of Catholic Education

The Call to Service: Why Christian Service Is an Integral Part of Catholic Education

| January 20, 2012

By Katherine Long It’s lounge period at Bishop Grimes Prep in East Syracuse, NY, and four seniors — Rossella Mingolelli, Sarah Gronau, Stephen Silkey and Natalie Hoke — are, appropriately, lounging around a table on the school’s second floor. They’re relaxed, chatting and laughing, but their fingers are working hard. In their laps and on the table, […]

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Service in Our Catholic Schools

Service in Our Catholic Schools

| January 20, 2012

By the Most Reverend Robert J. Cunningham It should come as no surprise to anyone reading this article that I am convinced our Catholic schools provide quality education for all who attend them. Committed to the education of the whole person, they provide more than outstanding academic programs. Our Catholic schools remain the best vehicle for handing on our Catholic […]

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