Diocese offers tuition assistance for 2016-17 school year

Diocese offers tuition assistance for 2016-17 school year

First-round application deadline for kindergarten through eighth-graders is March 3. Families seeking assistance covering the cost of a quality Catholic education can now apply for tuition assistance from the Diocese of Trenton for the 2016-17 school year. Tuition assistance is awarded to families with children in grades kindergarten through 12 who are enrolled in Catholic
Catholic schools in Diocese receive accreditation

Catholic schools in Diocese receive accreditation

A year-and-a-half of hard work has paid off for Catholic schools in the diocese. According to JoAnn Tier, Moderator for the Office of Catholic Education and Superintendent of Catholic Schools, the Diocese of Trenton and its schools were informed that they have been officially accredited by AdvancED, an internationally-recognized accreditation agency. The accreditation is a
Investing in the Future

Investing in the Future

Accreditation process brings value to Diocese, schools, students A message from JoAnn Tier Moderator for Catholic Education Teaching is an art.  Teachers look into the eyes of a child to determine understanding.  In so doing, they make a connection far beyond conveying basic instruction.  The child knows the teacher cares and is invested in him. 
Room to Grow — Schools in Diocese of Trenton find new ways to welcome greater number of students

Room to Grow — Schools in Diocese of Trenton find new ways to welcome greater number of students

By Christina Leslie | Trenton Monitor Staff Writer and Rosemary Daniels | Correspondent  A visitor can step outside St. Ann School, Lawrenceville, take a mere five footsteps across a metal platform, open another door and enter a place that calls to mind the wildly popular world of Harry Potter. To see photos from St. Ann School,
Events planned across Diocese for Catholic Schools Week

Events planned across Diocese for Catholic Schools Week

The following schools have announced events to which the public is invited during Catholic Schools Week.  For a full listing of Catholic Schools Week activities visit the schools’ respective websites. Burlington County Holy Cross Academy, Delran – Feb. 1, Harlem Wizards game, 6:30 p.m., co-sponsored with St. Paul School, Burlington, for tickets, email www.holycrosshighschool.org, (proceeds
‘Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service’: Catholic schools provide benefits to society and Church

‘Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service’: Catholic schools provide benefits to society and Church

By Patrick T. Brown | Trenton Monitor Associate Editor Catholic schools have it all, as the slogan goes, but ‘having it all’ takes on an added dimension when you look at the national scope, impact and benefits of the Catholic school community across the United States. According to statistics provided by the National Catholic Educational
Education commissioner overturns NJSIAA votes to separate public, non-public football, wrestling

Education commissioner overturns NJSIAA votes to separate public, non-public football, wrestling

With the flick of a pen, State Commissioner of Education David Hespe could have inked a spot in New Jersey history in late December, but members of the Catholic education community are glad he didn’t. On Dec. 28, Hespe ruled to overturn two votes cast during the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s annual meeting earlier