In what was an "offensive juggernaut", LC alumni beat North Penn alumni 55-45 in the first ever Thanksgiving Day flag football game, with honorary coach Jim Algeo leading the team. Many thanks to LC Athletic Director Tom Quintois and LC Director of Institutional Advancement Rich Lanahan for working with North Penn's staff on making this event possible. Thanks also to all the LC alumni who came out. GO CRUSADERS!
LC's 7th Annual Young Alumni Mass & Reception was attended by many of our young alumni (Classes 2012-2015), thanks everyone for joining us, you are always welcome home. Special thanks to Aisling Ardiff, LC Alumni Events Director and Rich Lanahan, LC Director of Institutional Advancement for setting up this event.
Thanks to all our new families who took the time to visit with us as we had almost 250 students and their parents take tours, speak with our coaches and faculty and apply to be members of the Class of 2020. This was the largest number of guests we have ever had at an Open House! And the 2020 sweatshirts are now available for purchase in our school store...great Christmas presents! Applications for the Class of 2020 are now being accepted, please click on the link below for apps and shadowing.
Congratulations to our newest All Catholic Choir and All Catholic Orchestra members! Laura Lindmeier '16 (SASH), Jasmine Hernandez '17 (Mater Dei), Kayla Kristofco '16 (MMR), Emily Goldstein '17 (MMR), Briana Yukanis '17 (St. Jude), Jen Miller '16 (St. Stanislaus), Zak Zhu '16, Liz Rafter '16 (MMR), Marian Sosa '16 (St. Agnes), Olivia Marquardt '19 (Corpus Christi). Way to go Mr. Jim Timer and your wonderful music program. They will be performing early in 2016 at the Kimmel Center!
Mary Katherine Burger '17 (St. Stanislaus) and Emily Goldstein '17 (MMR) represented LC at the National Catholic Youth Congress in Indianapolis, IN for the past four days. Here they are with Mark Hart, aka The Bible Geek from Sirius XM Radio, one of the speakers during the conference.
LC's Robotics Team proudly welcomed 37 junior high Robotics teams from our region to Saturday's Annual LEGO Robotics Competition! During the opening ceremony the entire crowd sang the National Anthem. Always a great day of LC student leadership, mentoring and collaboration, way to go Cyber Crusaders!
We were fortunate recently to have the opportunity to welcome Dr. Colleen Hanycz, President of LaSalle University, to speak to the LC students. She brought along some very special guests: Mr. Dan Maloney '13 (St. Jude/Neumann Scholar), English & Secondary Education Major; and Ms. Nicole Salfi '13 (Corpus Christi/Neumann Scholar), Biology Major. LC Principal, Rita McGovern and LC President, Jim Casey joined them after the assembly.
Thank you to Paul Cloake of Microtrac, North Wales, who spoke on Particle Sizing Using Lasers at our recent STEM seminar in the Resource Center. The US Naval Academy in Annapolis is now accepting registrations for their Summer 2016 STEM Program. Please click on the link below for more information.
Congratulations to our Cheerleaders as they secured not one but two Nationals Bids at Toms River, NJ yesterday! They competed in the Medium Varsity All Around Division, the largest and toughest division of the day. They also competed in the Game Day Division where the team followed a track with an announcer and had to respond to the game day scenarios. They had awesome energy and had fun showing off their game day skills. ON TO DISNEY WORLD IN FEBRUARY!
Congratulations to Kayla Connelly '17 (St. Isidore), who was just named to 2nd Team All State XC! She also finished third at the PIAA States Class AA XC competition at Hershey. She completed the course in 18:51. She was first overall in the XC girls varsity run at the PIAA District 12 Class AA Championships at Belmont Plateau. She has won that race 3 years in a row. Please click on the link below for more of our team and individual accomplishments from our fall sports.