Students at Good Shepherd Catholic Regional School, in Ardsley, cheered as a rainsoaked Stephen Finley, president of Bishop McDevitt High School in Wyncote, ran up the grade school’s driveway.
The school, which opened in 1962, says the closure is due to financial difficulties caused by declining student enrollment.
The Fourth Amendment says that a person can’t be subject to an unreasonable search and seizure by public officials. But the Supreme Court ruled, in some cases, it is okay to randomly drug test students.
Sacred Heart High School, in Vineland, will be shut down come June.
A number of fundraisers for the school have been held, but future events are now on hold.
St. James Regional Catholic School, Made Up Of Students From 2 Closed Catholic Schools, Opens Its Doors
With joyful songs and the bishop’s blessing, Saint James Regional Catholic School opened its doors on Wednesday morning, marking a new era for the Archdiocese.
The independent “Faith in the Future” foundation will be calling the shots at the 17 Philadelphia-area Catholic high schools and four special-education schools.
Dr. Carol A. Cary is the new Superintendent of Secondary Schools and Ms. Jacqueline P. Coccia is the new Superintendent of Elementary Schools.
Months after a school voucher program failed to pass the Pennsylvania state house, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia continues its call for school choice, declaring today “Voucher Sunday.”
The spiritual leader of Philadelphia’s Catholics accepted the thanks of students for keeping their high schools open, and pledged to work with students, parents, and others to strengthen Catholic education in the region.
Students, parents and alumni gathered for a rally in South Philadelphia’s Pennsport neighborhood Thursday night in support of two Catholic schools set to close.
The parents of the teens who are attending Philadelphia Archdiocesan High Schools that are closing have to quickly make a decision about where their child will go next year.
Area public school districts that transport students in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will soon be altering plans for next year, when the students are transitioned to new schools, because of the just-announced closings and mergers.
As hundreds of students across the Archdiocese protested his decision to close dozens of schools, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput spent Monday morning in calm confines at a school that will not close: Bishop Shanahan High School in Downingtown.
An Archdiocese panel is recommending a sweeping consolidation that includes the closure of dozens of Philadelphia-area Catholic schools.