Monday, November 28, 2022



Diocesan Catholic Schools See Growth in Enrollment and Academics

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Harrisburg continue to grow in both enrollment and academics. For the second consecutive year, enrollment increased throughout the Diocesan Catholic schools, after years of slow enrollment loss.

Prayer Service Commissions Trinity’s Student-Athletes ‘to the Highest Good’ this Season

On the cusp of the start of the winter sports season, student-athletes at Trinity High School in Camp Hill gathered for an evening prayer service on November 22 where they were commissioned to follow their school motto in striving for the highest good, “Ad summum bonum.”

St. Joseph School Students in Hanover Inspired to Take on Projects for Clean Water, Pro-Life Efforts

Inspired to help those in need in their own community and abroad, students at St. Joseph School in Hanover took it upon themselves to conduct projects and raise funds and supplies for a well in Tanzania and items for new moms and their babies.

Underdog Crusaders Fall One Goal Short in State Soccer Final

Back when the temperatures were in the 90s in early August, few thought that the Lancaster Catholic Crusaders boys’ soccer team would be playing for all the marbles in the PIAA state final on November 19 at Eagle View on the campus of Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg, where the thermometer did not get north of 40 degrees all game.

York Catholic Brings Home Silver in First-Ever State Volleyball Finals

At the start of their final season, the members of York Catholic’s girls’ volleyball team were given a phrase from head coach Phillip Autrey: “Choose your hard.”

Educators Dive Further into STEM Opportunities

More than 60 teachers and principals from Diocesan schools went on an Authentic STEM Journey with Penn State CSATS-Center for Science and the Schools earlier this week.

Trinity Flies Away From Dutchmen in District Football Final

Patience is the virtue often essential to winning championships, and the Shamrocks of Trinity High School have needed ample practice of patience this fall on the gridiron.

York Catholic Turns Tide Against Trinity in District Volleyball Championship

It seems hardly fair that the District 3 girls’ Class 2A only gets one representative in the PIAA State Volleyball Championships every year while other districts get multiple seeds. Given District 3 had three teams – Delone Catholic, Trinity and York Catholic – all inside the state’s top-ten rankings, it seems triple unjust.

Spartans Topple Trinity in the District 3 Girls’ Soccer Final

Not since 2016 have the Trinity Shamrocks won a District 3 Class 2A soccer title in a division that they dominated for multiple years back in that time period.

Soccer Titan Fleetwood Gets a Scare from Lancaster Catholic in District Finals

Ever since the district playoffs were inaugurated in the early 1980s, the Fleetwood Tigers in northern Berks County have fielded success on the soccer pitch.

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