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Gorrin earns CN scholarship award

COLUMBIA—Sophie Gorrin, an English teacher at Cardinal Newman School, received the 2014-2015 Carolyn McLendon Excellence in Teaching Award. Each year, James Wilson (Class of ’73) and his wife Cathy make it possible for Cardinal Newman to present a $2,000 award to a member of the faculty: $1,000 is awarded to the faculty member for personal […]

Cardinal Newman lifts high its cross

COLUMBIA—A crane lifts a cross into place at Cardinal Newman School during its recent topping out ceremony. Msgr. Richard Harris, vicar general who is pastor of St. Joseph Church, blessed the cross before it was placed on the building and participants sang “Lift High the Cross”. Students are scheduled to move into the building in […]

30 things students should know when they graduate Catholic school

As high school seniors in the diocese pluck up their diplomas and head into a bigger world, they take with them a lot of accumulated knowledge. Academics, of course: science and math, literature, history and theology — tangible concepts on which they were drilled and tested. But what about all those intangible lessons? What are […]

Boudreaux wins award for Options program

CHARLESTON—Martine Boudreaux has earned another prestigious honor for her work in Options, an inclusive education program at Bishop England High School for students with intellectual disabilities. The 18-year teaching veteran recently received the Educational Excellence Award for significant contributions to American Catholic Secondary Education from the National Catholic Education Association at a ceremony in Florida. […]

High school students prepare for graduations

High schools in the Diocese of Charleston are busily planning final celebrations for their seniors. Here is a list of Baccalaureate Masses and graduations, which Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone will attend: Cardinal Newman School, Columbia — The Baccalaureate Mass will be May 22 at 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Church. The commencement will be May […]

St. Gregory treks to Odyssey of the Mind world finals

BLUFFTON—St. Gregory the Great created its first-ever Odyssey of the Mind team this year, and they have blown everyone away by nailing down a spot in the 2015 World Finals. The seven students whose intelligence and creativity made it all possible are beyond excited about, well, everything. Some of them will be riding in a […]

St. John Neumann families receive St. Thomas Aquinas Scholarships

St. John Neumann School families were honored during a reception and prayer service recently and the school was awarded funds from the St. Thomas Aquinas Scholarship Funding Organization. Students receiving scholarships led a brief prayer service. Following the service, Barbara Cole, principal, was presented a check by Michael Acquilano, director of the South Carolina Catholic […]

St. Gregory the Great chooses their annual saint winners

BLUFFTON—Katie Lyons, fifth grade, Casey Laing, fourth grade and Alec Yanachik, third grade, all students at St. Gregory the Great School, received the St. Patrick Award from the Ancient Order of Hibernians recently. The honor is presented to one student in grades 3-6 who best exemplify the school’s honor code of hard work, eagerness to […]

John Paul II scores at math meet

RIDGELAND—John Paul II School’s math team earned second place in the fifth annual Mathletics Competition held at Christ Our King-Stella Maris School recently. Also, Meaghan Lyons placed first overall and Joseph Kelley placed fifth in individual competition. The team and individual members competed at the seventh/eighth-grade level. Photo: JPII Mathletes, from left to right: Joseph […]

JPII students earn saint award

RIDELAND—At John Paul II Catholic School, the Ancient Order of Hibernians presented the St. John Paul II award to Adeline Dewig, seventh grade; Isaiah Chase, eighth grade; Morgan Summers, ninth grade and Alex Thaller, 10th grade. The annual award is given to one student from each class who best exemplifies the school mission, shows a […]

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