The Diocese of Harrisburg and the Delone Catholic High School Board are pleased to announce the appointment of Richard V. LaRocca as the school’s new Principal effective July 1. Mr. LaRocca has over 30 years of experience in education.
STEM education is a hallmark at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School in Coal Township, and the elementary school students’ ventures into the global community have resulted in markedly improved fluency in their subjects.
The Bishops of Pennsylvania voted to approve a recommendation that each Catholic diocese and eparchy in the Commonwealth be dedicated to the protection of the Blessed Mother.
May 13 marks the 100th anniversary of the Blessed Mother’s first of several appearances of three children in Fatima, Portugal. The message from Fatima is to pray the Rosary in order to obtain peace for the world, the conversion of sinners and in reparation for the sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Several diocesan parishes will host events celebrating the anniversary of the first apparition.
Seven outstanding local Catholic school teachers and administrators have been selected to receive a Golden Apple award. It symbolizes a teacher’s professional excellence, leadership, commitment to Catholic values, and devotion to teaching in Catholic schools.
On their first day of school this fall, students at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School will walk into a crime scene. The PreK-12 school in Coal Township is embarking on an innovative and hands-on Biomedical Science Program through Project Lead the Way, a non-profit organization that empowers students to develop and apply in-demand skills for real-world challenges.
Pennsylvania’s Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) is passionate about giving parents and grandparents real options for their children’s education. He is spearheading an effort to expand the highly successful Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs. The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference asked Representative Turzai why he is such a strong supporter of school choice.
Coach Michael Klembara smiled as he greeted reporters after the Girls’ A state basketball championship, though his Lady Red Raiders had missed the golden trophy in a 56-33 loss to Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic. “They’ve really been a pleasure to coach,” he said of the Our Lady of Lourdes Regional team, runners-up in the District […]
The keynote presentation at this year’s Tech’d Out conference for Catholic school educators began with a presentation on food. Dr. Eugene Gan, Professor of Interactive Media, Communications, and Fine Art at Franciscan University of Steubenville, opened his keynote address via videoconference with a reflection on several defining characteristics of food. The presentation was a first […]
For the first time since 2007, The Fighting Irish of York Catholic won the District 3 Class A girls’ volleyball title with a hard fought win against Lititz Christian, 3-0 (25-23, 25-16, 26-24) at Dallastown High School. Trailing 12-8 in the first set, the Fighting Irish came back to tie the game at 14-14; after […]