BRISTOL — On a recent Thursday afternoon, instead of heading home at the end of the school day, a group of budding young scientists from Our Lady of Mount Carmel School is trying to make enjoying a favorite New England pastime – eating ice cream – safer. More.
Sunday marks the beginning of Catholic Schools Week, an annual celebration that highlights the many accomplishments of schools that strive to provide excellent academics, nurture spiritual, physical and emotional growth, and promote the message of the Gospel. Celebrating the theme “Faith, Academics and Service,” staff and students of the 35 elementary and nine high schools located in the Diocese of Providence will gather to thank God for their many blessings at special Masses, and continue Jesus’ mission to serve those in need by conducting food drives, visiting nursing home patients and performing other service projects. More.
PROVIDENCE – A local religious sister has written a primer for Catholic school administrators and board members to govern more effectively and better understand the relationship between church and civil law and their schools. More.
Every building needs a strong foundation if it is to stand strong, straight and tall. A strong foundation – that’s the image that often comes to mind whenever I think about Catholic Schools. More.
The event is set for March 8, from 2:00‐4:00PM. Every Catholic school should be represented. The day provides an opportunity to showcase our students and our Catholic schools to the General Assembly members, and to make a statement about the benefits of Catholic education to the State of Rhode Island. This year, a nationally recognized speaker will present on the topic of School Choice.
The 2012 Lenten Liturgy for students will be celebrated at Noon at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul on Wednesday, February 29. Our celebrant this year will be Bishop Robert Evans.
Congratulations to Mrs. Heidi Cozzolino! Mrs. Cozzolino has been designated the 2012 NCEA Distinguished Teacher for the New England Region. Mrs. Cozzolino teaches second grade at St. Pius X in Westerly. She will receive her award at the NCEA Convention in Boston.