JAFFREY, N.H. — Inspired by Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, an avid outdoorsman, Father Michael Najim, chaplain at La Salle Academy, and educators from the school sought to develop an activity with students to help them experience God’s presence through the beauty of creation. More.
PAWTUCKET — With a strong focus on building self-esteem through self-defense, the instructors at Mastery Martial Art are helping to create a “Yes, I can!” attitude in Catholic schools. More.
PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Abbey School’s new boys’ residential house, St. Martin’s, was dedicated Sept. 20 before the school community and Board of Regents. More.
PROVIDENCE — The Diocese of Providence’s Catholic schools opened this year with a number of new administrators and despite Rhode Island’s high unemployment rate, enrollment remains steady. More.
PROVIDENCE — Faced with a shortfall of $2,000, half of the school’s annual $4,000 cost of attendance, the prospect for a third year at St. Patrick Academy seemed bleak for the intelligent, articulate and personable young lady, whose mother is currently studying in a college nursing program to provide a better life for her family. Read more.
PROVIDENCE – A record 51 new teachers have been installed this year at Catholic schools in the diocese. The elementary and secondary school educators, who attended a workshop entitled “Teaching in a Catholic School: Vocation and Profession,” on the day of their commissioning, include many recent college graduates as well as veteran teachers returning to the classroom. Read more.
EAST PROVIDENCE – Like the students at St. Margaret School who were forced to take refuge from a sudden downpour on the first day of school last Tuesday, Catholic schools across the diocese face challenges yet thrive as they instill strong values and provide a quality education to students. More.
PROVIDENCE – As preparations are being made for a new academic year, several schools throughout the diocese will welcome new administrators whose commitment to Catholic teaching will continue the longstanding tradition to provide students with a values-based, quality education. More.