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Religious Education

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  • House Ed Committee Gets Woolly Over Money For Religious Schools.

     
    Capitol Ideas Intern Sari Heidenreich ... ... who has let it be known that she is in search of a nickname better than "Intrepid" (need some help, people), braved the House Education Committee this morning and filed this report: An......
  • Breakthrough Theatre hands out awards

     
    Congratulations to the winners at Breakthrough Theatre's annual end-of-the-season awards, handed out while I was on vacation. Here are the folks honored at the ceremony: Best Performance By A Student (Male): Nick Mazzini for “You're a Good Man,...
  • Bishop Noonan and young people head to Catholic World Youth Day

     
    On Thursday, Aug. 11, Bishop John Noonan and 57 young people, priests, parents and staff from the Orlando Catholic Diocese leave for in Madrid, Spain to observe World Youth Day on Aug. 16. Among the group is 22-year-old Laura Blancato who has been waiting...
  • Mad for Banana Republic

     
    This summer I've really gotten into the show Mad Men on AMC. I was very excited when all four seasons came out on Netflix July 27. When I found out Janie Bryant (costume designer for Mad Men) had designed a collection for Banana Republic, I went bananas!...
  • Boys' basketball: Servite hires John Morris as interim coach

     
    Servite has hired alumnus John Morris to replace Tim Kelly as its boys' basketball coach on an interim basis for the 2011-12 season, the school announced. Morris, a former three-sport athlete who graduated from Servite in 2001, had spent four......
  • As feared/hoped, voucher program drains public schools

     
    AP Story: Indiana vouchers prompt thousands to change schools Weeks after Indiana began the nation's broadest school voucher program, thousands of students have transferred from public to private schools, causing a spike in enrollment at some Catholic...
  • Here's some school choice for you: Let's choose to wait and see on vouchers

     
    Just as backers had hoped and opponents feared, a new statewide school voucher program in Indiana is draining money from public education and offering new life to struggling parochial schools. The nearly 3,700 students from low- and middle-income families...
  • How much a difference does Christian schooling make?

     
    The September issue of Christianity Today reports on a study done by an Ontario-based Christian think tank to assess the effect of public, private, and religious schools on people ages 23-40. Researchers found: Graduates of public schools were most likely...
  • Pennsylvania high school football notebook heading into Week 3

     
    The Harrisburg Patriot-News has started a new feature this season, compiling a high school football notebook from sportswriters across the state. I'm one of the writers who contributes notes each week. Here's the latest edition, which was passed along by....
  • Football: A Yom Kippur dilemma

     
    Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews, is next Friday. That's why a lot of high school football games have been switched to Thursday night. But West Hills Chaminade, a Catholic school with more than 100 Jewish......
  • 'Dexter' recap: It's hammer time!

     
    I was optimistic about this new season of “Dexter” for one particular reason: the smirk on Dexter’s face in the screener’s press photos. Of course, it’s understandable that Dexter was a bit of a downer last season, with his...