Cristo Rey High School

Cristo Rey student Angie Ortiz with Jane Appenbrink. (Credit: Michelle Durham)

Teens From Cristo Rey HS Get An Education At Senior Citizen Center

Students at Philadelphia’s Cristo Rey High School spent part of their school year giving back to the community.


14-year-old Vianca Salsedo (4th student from the left) is "drafted" by Abby Price (far right) (Photo Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Local Students “Drafted” Into The Workplace

Students of a North Philadelphia Catholic High School got an “NFL Draft” type of experience Friday.


(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

At a North Philadelphia Catholic School, Internship Call-Ups In Style

In an intentionally over-the-top ceremony complete with a countdown clock, representatives of 20 businesses called the names of the Cristo Rey students they’ll be employing this school year.


(Mayor Michael Nutter, second from right, attended today's announcement.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Fall Opening Set For North Philadelphia Catholic Work-Study School

The concept for the Cristo Rey High School is this: students go to class four days a week, then spend the fifth day working at a local business.


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Group Hoping To Open New Private Catholic School in North Philadelphia

A local group is working to open up a private, nonprofit Catholic high school in the fall of 2012 in a former church in the Logan section of North Philadelphia.