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Searching for a ‘New Normal’ in New Jersey’s Public Schools

MAY 20,2020 The selectively lethal coronavirus spread through New Jersey at a pace that would make a wildfire seem like a wisp of smoke. On Wednesday, March 4, New Jersey had its first diagnosed case. On Tuesday, March 10, New Jersey reported its first coronavirus death. By the time Gov. Phil Murphy signed his historic Executive Order 104, which closed all New Jersey schools on March 18, there were 178 New Jersey cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. On May 18, only... Read more →


Johnny Gaudreau Golf Tournament Canceled

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--It is with genuine regret that we have decided to cancel this year's Johnny Gaudreau Scholarship Golf Tournament, scheduled for July 24th, due to the ongoing crisis affecting our world, our country and great state of New Jersey. We do so with heavy hearts. The scholarships that are funded through the Gaudreau Family Scholars Program remain an important priority for all of us. More than 30 students at Gloucester Catholic have been positively impacted by the generous support of our golfers and sponsors.... Read more →


Dear Member of the GCHS Alumni Community,

Help Promote Our Proud Gloucester Catholic Legacy as an Alumni Ambassador! I hope that my note finds you and your loved ones well at this unprecedented time in our world's history. The Gloucester Catholic spirit is burning bright, with many of our graduates serving on the front lines during this public health crisis. I am inspired by our faculty, students and staff who have responded with great resolve and commitment since we transitioned to "distance learning". Ours is a proud legacy, one that emphasizes academic... Read more →


Stress and your child’s brain

by: Hank Pellissier | GREAT SCHOOLS Versión en español Stress! Bad for the body! Bad for the brain! We’ve seen the articles, watched the 11 o’clock news reports on the “silent killer,” and complained to friends and family about how stressed-out we are. While we all know that adult stress can lead to serious illnesses such as ulcers and hypertension, we don’t associate these maladies with children. But research suggests that chronically stressed children dopay a heavy price. In fact, they are at risk of... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Basket Auction Rescheduled For Wednesday, June 24 at Adelphia's!

(Gloucester City, NJ)--(April 30, 2020)--Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 24th, at Adelphia's Grand Ballroom in Deptford Township due to Governor Murphy's executive order that extended school closures. Basket viewing and cocktails begin at 5:30 pm followed by a buffet dinner at 7 pm. Come out and enjoy an evening celebrating Gloucester Catholic Maroon and Gold Pride! This fundraiser solely benefits the students of Gloucester Catholic. Click below for additional information and to make your reservations! Tickets Available! Basket... Read more →


Two Gloucester Catholic Graduates Headed for U.S. Navy Academy

By gostrum / GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --The Class of 2020 will have two members continuing their education next year at the U.S. Naval Academy. Congratulations goes out to Matthew Murphy and Ethan Guldin! Matt set new school records as a member of the boys’ swim team in a brilliant four-year career and is President of Student Council. Ethan is President of the National Honor Society and a top member of the boys’ swimming and lacrosse teams. Read more →


Liz Matory Becomes First Candidate to Take “The Give A Penny Challenge”

Matory pledges to donate one-percent of what she raises to local charity. WASHINGTON—Today, Elizabeth Matory pledged to take "The Give A Penny Challenge," which calls on political candidates at all levels of government to donate one-percent of what they raise directly to local, non-political causes. The Give A Penny Challenge is an initiative of The Flyover Project to refocus national attention to local needs with a goal of raising more than $100 million for local causes through Election Day. “We issued a challenge and Liz... Read more →


GHS COVID19 Video Message from Dr. Vespe, Supt.

(Gloucester City, NJ)(April 24, 2020)--The weekly video message from Gloucester City High School Superintendent, Dr. Dennis Vespe Please continue to visit the COVID 19 Web Tab for daily/weekly updates regarding the virus and district information. All information will be dated in order to easily find the most recent updates. - Click on this youtube link for the most recent PSA - https://youtu.be/uo-ulxe9vDU Monday, April 20th food distribution will continue to be every Monday from 11am to 12pm, STUDENT ID IS REQUIRED!!! All food pick up... Read more →


The Benefits of Studying Abroad

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 24, 2020)--If you are keen to further your education but are also enthralled by the idea of taking a gap year to travel and see the world, deciding to study abroad could be a viable option to keep in mind. There are several benefits associated with studying at a university in a different country. A few of these benefits are highlighted below. You Can Immerse Yourself in a Different Land and Culture This is arguably the most appealing benefit of studying overseas. Not only... Read more →


Jump Shot Movie Available for "Hoop" Teams

Dear Coach, On behalf of our entire JUMP SHOT team, THANK YOU for your interest in JUMP SHOT: The Kenny Sailors, executive produced by Steph Curry. We had several hundred thousand people visit www.jumpshotmovie.com over our three-day premiere last week. Kenny's story was featured in Sports Illustrated, Forbes, Hollywood Reporter, CBS Sports, and dozens of other major outlets. And we are just getting started. *** We've decided that for a limited time only, JUMP SHOT will be available exclusively to coaches and teams.*** You can... Read more →


THE FUTURE OF SCHOOL

April 21, 2020 Recommendations for reshaping education during and post Covid-19 (Washington, DC) Today, CER released an action plan calling for immediate policy changes to address the most critical needs of students. “Today the failure of districts that educate the majority of students has never been more apparent,” said Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform. “Unions are demanding that districts negotiate their contracts to control how teachers can and should work in unprecedented times, but that doesn’t solve the problem... Read more →


CER EVENT: What Does The Future of School Look Like?

Dozens of education providers, organizations, districts and schools are educating students seamlessly despite the crisis. What separates them from those who can’t or won’t provide the continuity of education that experts know students need during this crisis? CER presents the third in its EdInnovation Virtual Series - to introduce the media, education leaders, parents and policymakers to the reality of what remote learning can and should look like to benefit all students. Meet the change-makers who are making school happen for thousands. WHO: Jeanne Allen... Read more →


Jump Shot! Coaches, Host a Viewing Party for your Team

The True Story of Kenny Sailors Jump Shot uncovers the inspiring true story of Kenny Sailors, the proclaimed developer of the modern day jump shot in basketball. He defined the game, but only now is he ready to share his thoughts on why the game never defined him. Biography, Documentary, Sports PG | TV-PG79 minutesHD5.1 Pre-Order Now (April 16 Release) -- Jump Shot is the inspiring true story of Kenny Sailors, the developer and innovator of the shot that defined the game of basketball without... Read more →


How Can Pitchers Stay Sharp & In Shape During The Long Interruption

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused either the indefinite suspension or cancellation of baseball seasons. Meanwhile, social distancing measures and stay-at-home orders have prevented players from working out in public facilities or participating in outdoor team activities like they normally would. Considering those obstacles and the uncertainty of when, or if, Major League Baseball and other age levels in summer leagues will resume, how do pitchers keep their arms in shape? And if they don’t, are they more susceptible to injuries? Ron Wolforth (www.TexasBaseballRanch.com), a long-time... Read more →


Edward 'POP' J. Morrison, of Woodbury Hts., formerly of GCity, Councilman, GCHS Alum, KofC Member

Of Woodbury Heights formerly of Gloucester City. Passed on April 7, 2020. Age 82. Born in Woodbury, he was the son of the late Louis J. and Margaret (Kelly) Morrison. Edward is survived by his loving children, Bernadette A. Quigley (Michael), Rita A. Morrison, Edward L. Morrison (Cindy) and Margaret M. Young (Richard); loving grandchildren, Robert, Kyle, Bernadette, Michael, Louis, Devin, Mary, Matthew and Lauren. He is also survived by his sister, Anne Regina Piontkowski; sisters-in-law, Mary Enright, Maryanne Teesdale and many nieces, nephews and... Read more →


State Testing for NJ's Graduating Seniors Waived

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com JOHN MOONEY | APRIL 8, 2020 | EDUCATION, CORONAVIRUS IN NJ But there are few other certainties as of yet, including how to reach students who have no access to technology for remote learning and how long lockdown will last TRENTON, NEW JERSEY (April 8, 2020)--New Jersey’s 2,500 public schools and 1.4 million students are... Read more →


Carino Boys All-Star Game Cancelled

Reluctantly, the Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced the due to our current situation with the Caronavirus that has created havoc in our world, our Annual All-Star Game along with the Tim Lenahan Memorial 8th Grade All-Star Game has been cancelled for this year. The uncertainty of the health crisis has prevented the rescheduling of the events to a later date. The Club looks forward to continuing the tradition next season. Additionally, plans for our upcoming Awards Banquet scheduled for Thursday, April 9th are being... Read more →


Home learning guide during school closure

School's out? These tips will help you keep your child on track. by: GreatSchools Staff | March , 2020 Versión en español Set a routine or a schedule, even if it’s loose It might be tempting to let teenagers sleep in or let younger kids have some TV time before getting to work, but you’ll have a better chance of keeping your children focused if you establish a routine that resembles what they’re used to. For example, create a daily schedule that emphasizes academics in... Read more →


Benefits of Sports to Students

Description Sports can make the mind and body healthy which is beneficial for students. This article will give the benefits that the students can get from sports. More and more people are engaging in sports nowadays. Most of them start as a student and end up with a good career in the sports world. As time goes by, one realizes that there are a lot of ways how sports help students in achieving their dream. It is either being a pro or having a different... Read more →


GHS 2020 Musical, The Wizard of Oz

Gloucester City, NJ--Come on out with your friends and family as the Gloucester High School (GHS) Theater Department proudly performs one of the greatest musicals of all-time - The Wizard of Oz. The following show dates & times are scheduled: * Friday, March 6th - 7 p.m. * Saturday, March 7th - 1 p.m. * Saturday, March 7th - 7 p.m. Admission is $10. Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Philanthropy Week

x Announcing our 3rd Annual Philanthropy Week! In 3 weeks, March Madness returns to Gloucester Catholic. Your support of #OurWeekForGC makes a profound difference. Starting March 23rd, it's your chance to show pride and gratitude for the impact that GC has on each of us. We thank you in advance. VENMO @gcramsgiving ONLINE http://gchsrams.org/wordpress/?p=10085 TRADITIONAL MAIL Kindly make check payable to: Gloucester Catholic High School 333 Ridgeway Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 Memo PW 2020 Read more →


1000's Attend St. Mary's/ Gloucester City Irish Parade (photos)

by CNBNews Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (March 3, 2020)--This year's parade, held Sunday, March 1, was "much bigger than last year", said Mayor Dan Spencer. "Between all the marchers and spectators it was estimated upwards of 5,000 people in town.'" Spencer said, "I would like to extend my appreciation to all of our parade sponsors especially the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, all of our great city employees from the Public Works Department, Police and Fire Departments, Camden County Special Events Department, Msgr. William... Read more →


Rev. Howard E. Muhlbaier, Retired Catholic Priest; Teacher and Alumnus of Gloucester Catholic HS

Rev. Howard E. Muhlbaier Cherry Hill - Rev. Howard Edward Muhlbaier, retired Catholic Priest of the Camden Diocese passed away on February 22, 2020 at St. Mary's Villa in Cherry Hill, with devoted friends and caregivers by his side, at age 81. Rev. Muhlbaier was born on June 16, 1938 to Sebastian Muhlbaier and Dorothy Kennedy Muhlbaier. He was raised in Swedesboro, NJ and was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1956. He continued his studies at Saint Charles College, Loyola College... Read more →


STUDY: New Jersey among states with best public schools

Lattice Publishing The Center Square America’s public schools received some disappointing news late last year. In October 2019, the U.S. Department of Education released the latest results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the largest nationally representative and ongoing assessment of American students’ knowledge and ability. The latest 2019 release includes math and reading scores for students in grades four and eight in reading and math. While performance largely improved from 1990 to 2013, scores across fourth grade reading, eighth grade reading and... Read more →


Dear Parents and Friends of Gloucester Catholic:

Your Voice Matters to the Future of Catholic Schools! Attached please find the first two ACTION ALERTS for the Governor's 2020-2021 state budget. The nonpublic school community has two major "ASKS" this budget season. They are: 1. To increase the per pupil allotment for Compensatory Ed (Chapter 192) from $995.00 per service to $1100.00 per service. This allotment has not been increased in over 10 years. 2. To increase the per pupil allotment for transportation/aid in lieu from $1000.00 to $1050.00. Although the increase to... Read more →


Catholic Schools Still Different Where It Counts

Celebrate Catholic Schools Week came to a close on Saturday, Feb. 1. Throughout the Diocese of Camden, schools sponsored open houses; special liturgies and prayer services; academic competitions and showcases; meals for seniors, volunteers and other special people; events to celebrate diverse cultures; activities to foster community spirit; and an onslaught of service projects. Catholic schools are known for these activities and more throughout the year, so why the need for a concentrated week? For Sister Sheila Murphy, principal at Cape Trinity Catholic School in... Read more →


(Video)Why kids who know how to lose get way ahead

Po Bronson Bestselling author Po Bronson explains why kids who are afraid of losing are at risk of never really succeeding. Po Bronson is the coauthor of the 2009 book NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children. The book discusses theories and scientific aspects of parenting. Hear Bronson’s thoughts on competition, boy and girl differences, motivation, and roughhousing. by: GreatSchools Staff RELATED: Gloucester High School Gloucester Catholic High School Brooklawn School District Read more →


What Makes A School Great

(NAPSI)—Great learning environments elude easy definitions. They come in all different shapes—traditional public schools, public magnet schools, public charter schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling programs. Perhaps the best definition is this: A great school is one in which students are academically challenged, equipped to be a good citizens and persons, and inspired to greatness. Because children are different, you can best find a great school for your child when you have diverse options to consider. That could mean open enrollment in a public... Read more →


Celebrate Gloucester Catholic Pride on Maroon & Gold Day

By gostrum / January 2020 / Comments are Disabled GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--Join us in a celebration of Gloucester Catholic pride as GC will sponsor a Maroon & Gold Day Exposition on Saturday, February 8, 2020 in which Ram students will display their talents in the arts. During the day’s activities, come view beautiful art work displayed by Gloucester Catholic students, who are mentored by GCHS faculty member Mr. Dave Sipple. Art work will be on display on the first floor of the St. Mary’s Building... Read more →


BUILDING CHARACTER: LITTLE WHITE LIES

Has your child heard you tell any of these “harmless” fibs? Experts say you may be teaching your child that lying is okay. by: Charity Ferreira | Greatschools.org I already gave to your organization. It’s no trouble at all to feed your cat while you’re on vacation. We have plans that weekend. I won’t have time to stop by this afternoon. That last one was said during a phone call with my dad, and generously speaking, I was stretching the truth. I had time. I... Read more →


Rams Students Attend March for Life Rally

By gostrum / WASHINGTON, DC (January 25, 2020)--Father Philip Ramos led a group of Ram Students down to Washington, DC on Friday, January 24, 2020 to March for Life with Catholics from all over the world. Here is the Gloucester Catholic contingent with Bishop Dennis Sullivan, Diocese of Camden. Related: Gloucester Catholic Religion Gloucester City News Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Principal Ed Beckett Selected as Grand Marshal For St. Patrick's Day Parade!

Gloucester Catholic Principal Ed Beckett has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the Fifth Annual St. Mary's Parish and Gloucester City St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade will be held on Sunday, March 1 starting at 1:00 pm. Mr. Beckett will receive his Grand Marshal sash from Bishop Sullivan at the 9:30 am Irish Mass at St. Mary's Church.. Mr. Beckett has served as Gloucester Catholic's Principal since August 2013 and is highly regarded for his work with youth and his devotion to the... Read more →


GHS Lady Lions Action

Gloucester City, NJ (January 24, 2020)--Thursday evening, January 23, Pitman visited the Lions Den. The Lady Lions playing shorthanded due to injuries, could not overcome the strong Panther squad losing 37 - 19.The Lady Lions were led by Chloe Bennett 8 points and Maghan Ferry's 5 points. Related: Gloucester High School Gloucester Catholic https://darrowphotos.com Pictured below Ava Iepson Pictured Below Hannah Bryzsewski Pictured Lady Lions Pictured below Lions Meghan Ferry Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Do You Really Have To Go?

Slim Randles | CNBNews Columnist Teachers in rural schools are special. Unlike the great city amalgamated and homogenized institutes of lower learning, the rural schools tend not to have teachers who are putting in time until their heart stops. And it’s a mixed blessing, because rural schools sometimes have to hire someone whose only qualification is a pulse. But there are those rural teachers who go down in SLIM RANDLES legend for their creativity. Like John Lewis. After his first semester teaching at the high... Read more →


Attention! Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club Members Captain's Day is January 8

PRESSLEY, WARE, KENNEDY, McNICHOLS, PETERSON AND WOODBURY TO BE FEATURED RICHARD STOCKTON’S SCOTT BITTNER TO BE GUEST SPEAKER The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that the first meeting of the season (Captain’s Day) will be Wednesday, January 8th at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and may be made by calling Jason Lewer, Treasurer (609-706-7069) or Jack Mongulla, President (856-461-8800), or emailing the Club at basketballclub@comcast.net. The Club will honor Tesean Pressley... Read more →