Catholic Schools Week 2014
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
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Students at Catholic Central High School have been attending class in the same building for nearly 60 years. Starting with the 2014-2015 school year, they’ll have some new scenery. The main campus of Catholic Central School includes the junior high and high school. It
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Shortly after becoming the Archbishop of Cincinnati, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr started a new Catholic Schools Week tradition of taking questions from Catholic school students. He continued that tradition Monday morning, Jan. 27, at Stephen T. Badin High School in Hamilton. Via networked computers,
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph The moral character of students is hard to quantify. No metrics or standardized tests can tell how a school is performing in its goal to create students who love their neighbors as themselves — but anecdotal evidence helps. Month after month reports flood the
Staff Report Updated: Jan. 27, 2014 at 4 p.m. Due to the extreme cold temperatures expected, the Cincinnati Catholic Schools Week Mass scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 28, has been cancelled. Another Catholic Schools Week Mass, scheduled for the Dayton area, had not been cancelled as of Monday evening.
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Nationwide, Catholic school enrollment dropped 24.5 percent from 2000 to 2013, according to the National Catholic Educational Association. Locally, the enrollment numbers have also declined in recent years but that trend may be nearing an end.