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Summer is here! As every parent knows, we are entering one of the busiest times of year. Summer is the season of athletic seasons and arts camps, of tutoring and travel. The school year, with its early morning wakeups, homework, and extra-curricular activities, has been replaced by a regimented schedule

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph After a meeting to discuss the issues facing Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, many principals of area Catholic schools were honored at the third-annual Archdiocesan Special Principal Awards Luncheon April 30 at the Presidential Banquet Center in Kettering. 

The outrage about the conduct clause in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati teachers’ contract leaves this management veteran confounded and confused. In the several decades of my career in newspaper management, I enforced company policies that supported corporate and professional identity that included things as simple as dress codes and as

Press Release Gregg Marino, most recently Academic Dean at Carroll High School in Dayton, has been appointed Director of Dayton and Northern Region Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

Banners hang outside John XXIII Catholic Elementary School in Middletown in anticipation of the school's namesake. (Courtesy Photo)
By Eileen Connelly, OSU  The Catholic Telegraph Two Catholic schools in the archdiocese that bear the names of future saints will be celebrating the upcoming canonizations of Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II in a variety of meaningful and memorable ways. Banners hanging in front of John XXIII School

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, left, points out his picture in a St. William yearbook to school staff during his March 14 visit to the school.
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Among the students graduating St. William’s eighth grade in 1988, one dreamed of being an architect or an actor. He ended up the Mayor of Cincinnati.

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Psalm 98:6 proclaims, “With trumpets and the sound of the horn shout joyfully before the King, the Lord.” If a program at St. Ignatius Catholic School in Monfort Heights reaches its goal, an entire fourth grade class will be able to follow that command.

As superintendent, the favorite part of my job is visiting our Catholic schools. I strive to take one day per week to simply walk the halls of our schools, interact with students and teachers, and bear witness to the undeniable impact of a Catholic education.

Chaminade Julienne President Dan Meixner announces the LIFT (Leading in Faith Today) initiative Thursday Jan. 30, 2014. LIFT is a $20 million improvement and renovation campaign for the school. Chaminade Julienne also announced it has already raised $13.4 million. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph DAYTON — If Catholic Schools Week is supposed to be a chance for Catholic schools to shine,  Chaminade Julienne High School in Dayton spared no effort Thursday night. With alumni, staff, media and members of the school’s founding orders in attendance, the school announced

By Patricia McGeever For The Catholic Telegraph Catholic grade schools that want to boost their enrollments can take a page out of the lesson book used by St. Clement in St. Bernard. For years, the school on Vine Street was in danger of closing as attendance dwindled. But slowly and