West Catholic High School Gets $1-Million Gift "It means very transformational things for our school," says Brother Richard Kestler. "We've been able to look at things we never would have been able to look at in the past."
Joseph McFadden, Bishop of Harrisburg, Dead Suddenly in Philadelphia at 65McFadden served as president of Cardinal O'Hara High School, and was extensively involved in the archdiocese Office of Catholic Education.
2012 Year in Review: Reconfiguration in Local Catholic School SystemThere were closures, consolidations, and reprieves for area Catholic schools this year.
Four Catholic High Schools Saved From ClosureFour Catholic High Schools that were targeted for closure by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will remain open.
West Catholic President Resigns Amid Uproar Over Failure To Appeal ClosureBrother Tim Ahern decided not to challenge the Blue Ribbon Commission's recommendation that West Catholic be closed, saying he'd looked at enrollment projections and didn't want to give anyone false hopes.
Philadelphia Archdiocese To Begin Hearing Appeals On School ClosuresThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Thursday begins hearing appeals from those schools trying to stave off closure.
Hugs And Tears For Soon-To-Close West CatholicStudents huddled and hugged, some cried, outside West Catholic High School, upon news the school is on the closing list.
West Catholic’s Last HurrahIt is a tiny brick building that sits on the corner of 45th and Chestnut streets in West Philadelphia.
West Catholic High School Gets Creative With New Fundraising EffortsA West Philadelphia high school is finding creative ways to raise funds to keep its award winning athletic programs afloat.
Jack Ramsay Delighted To Be Part of Herb Magee's Hall of Fame InductionDr. Jack Ramsay will be the man presenting Magee at the ceremonies.
6 Students Hurt In West Philly MeleeAt least six students were injured in West Philadelphia just as the school day was beginning at nearby West Catholic High School.
West Catholic HS Heads To Pa. State ChampionshipsThe student body at West Catholic High School attended a pep rally to cheer on the school's varsity football team as they get ready to play in state championships in Hershey, Pa.