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By Cynthia Kenny and Joe Bride The 2020 Catholic Schools Week theme reflects the current time: “Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.” Nationally recognized Catholic school teachers and administrators have been employed at CISE (Catholic Inner-city Schools Education Fund) schools since 1974. Our teachers exemplify flexibility, passion and fortitude – attributes even

by Cynthia Kenney For 40 years, Catholic Inner-city Schools Education (CISE) has been rewriting the futures of thousands of Cincinnati inner-city children. This year, all of us embrace this season of gratitude with extra gusto. Our small but mighty team, directed by Mabe Rodriquez, hit the ground running in March

by Margee Garbasch DePaul Cristo Rey High School (DPCR) begins a new academic year with a new president leading the school. DPCR’s Board of Directors and the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, sponsors of the school, have named Siobhan Taylor as DPCR’s second president. A Cincinnati native, Taylor is a

by Cynthia Kenny In a renovated space on McMillian Street, busy kitchen sounds were replaced with friendly greetings as two teams entered the meeting room. Catholic Inner-city School Education (CISE) and La Soupe team members got right to the point: What do they need to get more healthy food to

by John Stegeman For Katie Puthoff, principal at Holy Family School in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Price Hill, being an educator isn’t just a job. It is as much a ministry as it is the fulfillment of a childhood dream. “Even from when I was little, my parents would tell

by Sharon Civitello Community Support What will going back to school look like? Will young students keep a mask on all day if required? Will they stay six feet apart? Holy Family School Principal Katie Puthoff and school nurse Jessica Grover agree it can work if expectations are clear and

by Joe Bride As Catholic Inner-city Schools Education (CISE) celebrates 40 years of transformational success, it is important to remember Cincinnati businesses were at the heart of CISE’s creation. In 1980, Cincinnati had a strong and viable downtown, more so than many American cities, but its downtown and neighborhoods were

Sister Miriam Kaeser, principal at St. Boniface School in Northside, is one amazing woman. Yesterday, on a cold, rainy afternoon in May, Sr. Miriam spent her last day before retirement saying good-bye to her students and families. Under an umbrella, amid sad goodbyes, she warmly greeted each family as they

DELHI TOWNSHIP, OHIO – May 4, 2020 – Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Catherine Kirby died April 14, 2020, at the age of 84 in Tri-Health Rehabilitation Center, Dana Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio. Sister Catherine was born Margaret Louise Kirby on Feb. 7, 1936 to Harold J. and Mary C. (Sheppard)

Two of CISE’s most important leaders, Don Neyer and Harry Santen, have been named 2020 Greatest Living Cincinnatians. The award by the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce is generally considered to be the finest honor given to Cincinnatians. The honor to Don and Harry has special significance to CISE as