Eighth graders who wish to be part of our Class of 2021, should be applying now for proper academic placement for 2017-2018. Please follow the link below for the online application. We can access the transcripts needed for review from many of our partner elementary schools. If you need a shadow date scheduled, please contact Mrs. Allen at 215.362.6160 x194 or email email@example.com.
Best of luck to our Track and Field teams at the Penn Relay's this week. Many thanks to Coaches Matt Connelly and Jim Corrigan for leading the student-athletes during this past spring season. Thanks also to our #GivingTuesday donors, whose gifts helped us purchase the new XC T&F canopy for use at our invitationals. Our XC T&F programs are growing and we appreciate the support.
Celebrating 20 years, our #272CyberCrusaders Robotics Team competed at the FIRST Mid-Atlantic Championship at Lehigh University. The team overcame some early set backs but was able to make a strong comeback and made it to the finals. The team also won the most prestigious award at the competition, the Regional Chairman's award. In addition, in March, they also won the District Chairman's Award at the Westtown Academy (PA) competition and the Creativity Award at the Seneca HS (NJ) event.
Congratulations to Annabeth Wengyn '18 (St. Jude/Neumann Scholar) for receiving the 2017 High School Leadership Award from Widener University and NBC10. Annabeth was nominated for the award by LC Science Department teacher, Mrs. Barbara Albanese. She is pictured with Dr. Julie Wollman, President of Widener and Ms. Tracy Davidson, Anchor/Reporter for NBC10. Annabeth will receive a scholarship of $20,000 over four years should she enroll at Widener University for undergraduate studies.
For the first time in student government elections, we had students vote electronically during their lunch periods via Google docs. Thanks to all the candidates who took the time and effort to run for offices, well done, you should be proud. Congratulations to those selected: Nick Picozzi (Visitation BVM/Methacton) Secretary; Dana Senour (MMR) Treasurer; Kara Fischetti (Corpus Christi) Publicist; Sarah Cooney (OLMC/Lenape MS) Vice President; Dan White (MMR) President.
Another College Dual Enrollment Partnership was signed by Lansdale Catholic and Arcadia University. LC students will now be able to take Arcadia courses such as Intro to International Studies, Intro to Media Studies and more for next year's fall and spring semesters, while on LC's campus. Special thanks to Mrs. Mary Antoni, LC STEM Advisor for the leadership on this academic endeavor. LC also has Dual Enrollment programs with Delaware Valley University, DeSales University and Cabrini University.
On Founders Day, Bishop Timothy Senior '77 blessed and rededicated our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Center in memory of his former classmate, Matt Walsh. Bishop Senior was joined by Mrs. Walsh, Matt's son Adam and his brothers, Peter '82, Christopher '86 and John '79. The Walsh family are great supporters of Lansdale Catholic but in particular our STEM program efforts and we are very grateful. Please click on the link below to learn more about STEM programs.
With spring just around the corner, it's never too early to think about Summer Athletic Camps. LC will be offering the following camps: Boys Lacrosse, Boys Volleyball, Cheerleading, Baseball, Girls Volleyball, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Coed Soccer/Futsal, XC/Track & Field/Speed & Agility. Please follow the link below and either register online with your credit card or download the brochure and pay by check. Please contact Athletic Director, Tom Quintois 215.362.6160 x 132.