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For the past 10 years, a group of Elder High School Alumni have sponsored a Family Rosary Rally each May. This year, that group will begin to pass the torch. The Archbishop Purcell Council of the Knights of Columbus will assist and shadow the event’s founders during this year’s event,

Elder High School held a special event Monday afternoon to announce the school’s newest principal, Kurt Ruffing. Ruffing will replace Tom Otten who has served as principal for the last 19 years. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati distributed the following release in concert with the announcement. The Elder Board of Trustees is

A sign marking a stretch of Glenway Ave. (Ohio 264) in honor of Elder High School's alumni who died serving in Vietnam was dedicated Sept. 20. The sign pictured is located westbound on Glenway in front of the Rev. Jerome A. Shaeper Center. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Signs marking a stretch of Glenway Avenue in Price Hill, renamed the Elder High School Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway, were dedicated Sept. 20 during a ceremony at Elder. (Photo Gallery Below) On June 5, Ohio Governor John Kaisch signed a bill directing a section

Rosary Rally
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph A day before Ohio high school football teams were set to begin two-a-day practices, Catholic high schools from around the region gathered to pray the rosary in front of the Blessed Sacrament. Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West at the Athenaeum of Ohio

Staff Report Elder High School principal Tom Otten announced a recent gift of $2.5 million received from the school’s “Guardian Angel” family. Otten explained that the family, who wishes to remain anonymous, earned the nickname “because they seem to be aware of our most pressing needs, yet choose to avoid

Father John “Jack” J. Mattscheck died Thursday morning, May 29.

From the May 2013 print edition of The Catholic Telegraph Staff Report Veronica Murphy has been named principal/CEO of Purcell Marian High School, effective July 1. The appointment was made Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr. Murphy is a longtime Catholic educator who is currently principal of Mother Brunner Catholic School in

  From the May 2013 print edition of The Catholic Telegraph By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Private schools in Ohio, including the 90 or so Catholic high schools, will not be segregated into a separate athletic division — at least not this year. Many Catholic Ohioans interested in high

Press Release Elder High School’s head varsity wrestling coach Dick McCoy announced his retirement on March 6, ending a 31-year coaching career at the west side school.   McCoy’s teams have compiled a 225-84-4 dual meet record and seven GCL team championships, and he has coached 41 district champions, 32

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Elder High School lost more men in the Vietnam War than any other high school in the state. While those men are gone, their memory remains, and Jan. 30, the school hosted a special Mass to honor the 11, and a “12th man” representing