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Schools and families benefit from multicultural enrollment

By Mary Beth Peabody and Marianela Nunez “When I’m here I get to see the world as it should be.” That is Ralph Pileggi’s perspective about Our Lady Star of

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After a full half-century, retirement

Saint John Paul II Regional School, Stratford, celebrated the retirement of Lois Schuhl, vice principal, on Dec. 21. Schuhl served 50 years in Catholic education as a teacher and administrator.

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Governor approves increase in security funds for non-public schools

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on Jan. 8 to double (from $75 to $150) per-pupil funding for security spending on behalf of students in non-public schools. The additional

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Sister Margaret Appell, retired educator, dies

Sister Margaret Appell, OSF (formerly Sister Saint Margaret), 87, died in Assisi House on Jan. 4. During her 11 years in the Diocese of Camden, she served as both teacher

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Schools have much to gain from the Latino community

Friday of last week was a special night. Olga Ardila, a woman I met through the Latino Enrollment Initiative in our Catholic schools, invited my children and me to celebrate

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Call governor to increase security funds for nonpublic schools

Both houses of the legislature recently passed bills that would grant a 100 percent increase in security funds for nonpublic schools during the current school year. These bills are on

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Advent in South Jersey Catholic Schools

  MERCHANTVILLE — Cole, a fourth grader, said the purple bracelet helps him to remember to pray. “It’s good to move it every day,” he said with a big smile,

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Assumption retreat: encountering God at the sea

The idea of a retreat for mothers was brewing from the day Joan Dollinger arrived at Assumption Regional Catholic School in Galloway, where she began serving as principal in the