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Lay principal a new habit for Marian Catholic

Lay principal a new habit for Marian Catholic

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A wall of portraits tells Steve Tortorello that he's breaking new ground as Marian Catholic High School principal.

August 11, 2014 11:00 pm
Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance

Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance

Early on, in his new 176-page paperback book of his childhood stories, author Richard Post, who was raised in the Polish neighborhood of Chicago known as "Goose Island" during the 1940s and 1950s, shares a vivid story about the importance his father placed on discipline:

June 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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St. Florian school officials say they’re being 'given a chance' to keep school open

St. Florian school officials say they’re being 'given a chance' to keep school open

CHICAGO | A member of the school board for St. Florian’s Catholic School said Wednesday that Chicago Archdiocese officials were sympathetic toward a plan by Hegewisch neighborhood residents who want the school to remain open.

January 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Don't discount familiar when choosing a college

YOUNG VOICES: Don't discount familiar when choosing a college

With college early decisions coming out soon, many high school students begin to make the greatest decision yet — which university to spend their next four years at.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am

Big East non-football schools consider departing

NEW YORK | The seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football are considering making a break from the drastically reshaped conference — and how best to go about doing it.

December 13, 2012 10:00 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Whose city is this anyway?

YOUNG VOICES: Whose city is this anyway?

It seems like whenever I see our Catholic leadership in the news, I'm reminded of the distinction St. Augustine made between the City of Man and the City of God.

June 18, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Decades of Hoosier school choice threatened by unions

For decades, Indiana's school-choice programs have helped send Hoosier students to the colleges of their choice and provided school books and bus transportation for children in private schools. Never before have programs like these been challenged on constitutional grounds. Until now.

November 30, 2011 12:00 am

East Chicago parochial school remains closed under state order

EAST CHICAGO | St. Mary Catholic School on the city's north side remains closed pending a plan from the church to repair the building's crumbling upper floors.

August 25, 2011 5:30 pm
St. Bridget revises school plan

St. Bridget revises school plan

HOBART | To secure its future, St. Bridget School in Hobart has radically changed its format.

August 07, 2011 6:15 pm

Court: District doesn't have to pay extra to transport private school students

INDIANAPOLIS | Public school districts must continue providing transportation to private school students, but are not obligated to incur extra expense doing so.

April 03, 2011 8:30 pm

Bishop Noll adds bus service

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute is adding bus service to serve south-county students.

February 07, 2011 12:00 am

It wasn't the first attack on Catholic education system

I read Gabriella Soto's attack against Catholic education in Sunday's letters section. It is not the first and will not be the last.

January 14, 2011 12:00 am
Charges could be dropped against St. Pat principal

Charges could be dropped against St. Pat principal

CHESTERTON | LaPorte County prosecutors may dismiss a misdemeanor battery charge against Lee Ann Cosh, the principal of St. Patrick's School in Chesterton, if she complies with whatever psychiatric treatment is ordered.

December 07, 2010 12:00 am

Two Catholic schools to merge

CRETE | Two south suburban Catholic schools are consolidating for next school year, and officials decided a new name would give the school a more contemporary identity.

December 05, 2010 12:00 am
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