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Catholic Education

An Update From Principal Jane Wagner of Blessed Sacrament School in Erie

Many of the Catholic schools around the state were in a good position to adapt to on-line learning in March because their students all had some kind of laptop computer. Some others had to scramble to equip kids with these devices. “We’re just a population of working-class
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No Stoppage in the Learning at Lancaster Catholic High School!

We’ve been thoroughly impressed at how the Catholic schools around Pennsylvania have kept up instruction with few or no days off after the shutdown. This came as many public schools took at least two weeks off. One of the schools that kept on top of learning and didn’t mis
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Talking with Principal Ben Althof of Greensburg Central Catholic High School

In talking with Catholic school principals around the state it seemed like the key to making the transition to on-line learning in March was having a one-to-one situation with the students. That is, each student had their own laptop computer. “We’ve been one-to-one for fiv
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Getting an Update from the Notre Dame H.S. of Easton Principal Andrew D’Angelo

School administrators may be used to making changes here and there, but this was a pretty dramatic change. It was in mid-March that Governor Wolf was shutting down all schools in Pennsylvania. No one knew for how long at the time, but schools like Notre Dame High School of Easton were
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Talking with St. Gregory School Principal Nancy Pierce

You have to give a ton of credit to our Catholic school administrators across the state. They had much of the groundwork in place before the schools were shut down in March and they could see what was happening in the distance. “We had an inkling that this was going to happen so
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Catching Up with Principal Doreen Dougherty of Holy Redeemer H.S.

  How are things going at Holy Redeemer High School in Wilkes Barre? “So far, so good,” says Principal Doreen Dougherty. “Our biggest efforts were trying to mobilize through distance learning in a relatively quick time period.” That happened in March when
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Closed buildings Not Slowing Down St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy

  Who would have thought that preparation for using snow days to educate grade school kids would have such an impact on schools in a year where there really wasn’t that much snow across Pennsylvania?  Yet preparation for bad weather actually left many PA Catholic schools in
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Bishop Carroll High School Didn’t Miss a Beat With Shutdown

When the big shutdown hit across the state several weeks ago, Bishop Carroll High School in Ebensburg didn’t stop. They merely shifted gears. The groundwork was already in place for on-line learning since the school was in a “one-to-one” situation. “Each studen
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Bishop McCort High School Keeps Right on Rolling, and Educating

When Governor Wolf shut down schools across the country back in March, Catholic schools like Bishop McCort High School in Johnstown were ready. “Our parents, teachers and students have had to adapt to this new type of learning, on-line and I’m going to be honest with you,
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