Community Newsbriefs

Nine Devon Prep seniors named National Merit Scholarship winners

DEVON – Nine Devon Prep students were named National Scholarship winners, from left, Daniel Stack, Theodore Lawrence, Robert Smith, Francisco Suero, Christopher Smith, Andrew Robie, Shane Howard, Joseph Stucynski, and Samuel Parkinson. Approximately 8,200 winners of National Merit scholarship awards are chosen from the 15,000 finalists based on the students’ abilities, skills, and accomplishments.

Mount St. Joseph Academy students honored as Champions of Caring

FLOURTOWN – Five students from Mount St. Joseph Academy were honored at the 15th Annual Champions of Caring Recognition Program on May 20 at Drexel University. The Champions of Caring program honored 75 teens from throughout the Philadelphia region for their commitment to service and social justice.

Pope John Paul II students successful at Reading Olympics

PHILADELPHIA – Students from Pope John Paul II Regional Catholic School in Philadelphia were successful at the 2010 Reading Olympics held at the Community College of Philadelphia April 30 and Temple University May 4. One team of seventh and eighth-graders and two teams of fourth and fifth-graders took home blue ribbons. The students effortlessly answered […]

A Seuss extravaganza at St. David School

WILLOW GROVE – State Rep. Tom Murt (R-Montgomery/Philadelphia) reads Dr. Seuss books to students in pre-K through second grade at St. David School in Willow Grove, along with students from the school’s Our Lady of Confidence day program. Murt, an Archbishop Wood grad, is also a religious education teacher at the school. Teachers cooked a […]

Cardinal Dougherty H.S. celebrates ring Mass for juniors

The juniors and their families and friends gathered in the Cardinal Dougherty High School auditorium recently for the Mass at which they receive their class rings. The graduating students from Our Lady of Confidence spanision also attended and received rings.School President Father Carl Janicki celebrated the Mass, and school minister Deacon Stephen A. Guckin assisted […]