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Students encourage eighth-graders by sharing their Catholic high school experiences
Photo courtesy of Red Bank Catholic High School Facebook

Photo courtesy of Red Bank Catholic High School Facebook

As they begin to settle in as the new leaders in their grammar schools, eighth-grade students are also beginning the next phase of their educational journey as they consider their options for selecting a high school.

Catholic high schools in the Diocese offer students a sound and innovative academic program, rooted in the teachings of Christ. Each year, graduates from these schools receive millions of dollars in scholarship monies to attend some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country.

While data supports the success of Catholic high schools, no one can promote the schools as well as those who attend them.

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Open houses ideal time to learn about school communities
With the excitement of going back to school just beginning to fade, high schools around the Diocese are looking ahead to next year and gearing up enthusiasm through their yearly open houses – a time when prospective students and their parents visit a high school to take a closer look at the place that could be the next step in their education. More ...
Friday, October 6, 2017
New Year, New Friends
The smell of barbeque filled the air at St. Paul School’s annual New Family Welcome Picnic on Aug. 24, hosted by the Princeton school’s PTA. More ...
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Beginning With Service
At Georgian Court University, Lakewood, more than 300 first-year students and transfer students joined efforts Aug. 25 to feed the hungry – worldwide. More ...
Thursday, September 7, 2017
'Welcome Back'-- Diocese's Catholic schools greet new year with energy, enthusiasm
A sea of smiles washed over the parents, students and teachers of the Diocese of Trenton as elementary and high schools opened wide their doors this week to commence the 2017-2018 school year. More ...
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Welcome Back to School 2017!

Families sending their children to Catholic schools across the Diocese of Trenton this September will be happy to see a continued dedication in the very areas that prove Catholic Schools Have it All!

Whether it’s state-of-the-art technology, new partnerships in education, perseverance in Catholic Social Teaching or the hard work of new principals and the diocesan PTA, the upcoming school year promises to be one of great success.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Return to school invites us to begin God's work anew
It’s not all that easy to find something that most people agree with, most of the time. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Deacon ready to serve in Catholic education

Deacon Joseph G. Rafferty Sr., a lifelong teacher and administrator who views Catholic education as “essential,” is poised to take on the role as principal of St. Paul School, Burlington, this September.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
New Holy Cross principal is seasoned administrator
When the students of Holy Cross School, Rumson, return to the classroom in September, they will be greeted by their new principal, Dr. Mark DeMareo. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
School Support New president, fresh ideas will guide work of diocesan PTA
For 92 years, the Trenton diocesan PTA has served Catholic schools and their families, and newly installed president Paula Pangilinan is enthusiastic to begin her two-year tenure at the helm. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Educators expand own skills to support student learning, faith life
Carefree summer days defined by flip flops, sunglasses, surf and sand give way to a more structured environment as students return to school and absorb an array of colorful bulletin boards that invite imagination and a preview of the year ahead. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
A new era for the Catholic Athletes for Christ
Currently in the Diocese of Trenton, 1,700 student athletes in seven Catholic high schools are participating in the National Catholic Athletes for Christ program. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Career educator ready to join Medford school community
There is a new face at the helm of St. Mary of the Lakes School, Medford. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Former 'Teacher of the Year' is new head of OLS School
After a long career in education, Maureen Tuohy begins a new venture as principal of Our Lady of Sorrows School, Hamilton. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Schools strive to prepare students for global community

One of the most important jobs teachers have is to educate students on becoming responsible citizens in an ever-changing global society.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Focus on Catholic Social Teaching aims to help students live Christ's mission
In elementary and high schools around the Diocese, the countdown to the new school year is underway and excitement is building in faculty and staff meetings as well as in countless homes around Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean Counties.


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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Familiar face takes helm in St. Joseph Grammar School

When Madeline Kinloch greets the faculty and students of St. Joseph Grammar School, Toms River, as their new principal in September, she will not be a stranger to the campus. 

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Tonero brings strong Catholic background to Belmar
John Tonero has been selected as the new principal of St. Rose High School, Belmar, and will officially join the school community at the end of August.  More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Higher Education -- Parishes send their college students to school with blessings, prayers and love
Like any family sending loved ones off on a new journey, the parish of St. Leo the Great, Lincroft, and pastor, Father John Folchetti,  expressed their love and prayers for college bound students during a celebration of Mass where students were recognized and blessed. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Schools look ahead to new, improved tech, academic programs
For educators, there are few things more exciting than a new school year. While June is a time for the celebration of academic achievements, September is time for new beginnings and new academic programs and curricula. More ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Hitting the Books -- New school year brings opportunity, innovation
Wearing neatly pressed uniforms and carrying brightly colored backpacks filled with fresh notebooks, pens, pencils, students in the Diocese’s seven high school and 31 elementary schools stepped back into the classroom, ready and eager to begin the 2016-2017 academic year. More ...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

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