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Padua senior brings gift of books to area organizations

January 25th, 2018 Posted in Education and Careers, Our Diocese, Youth

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WILMINGTON — Kennedy Crowder realizes she was born with opportunities and advantages that others her age may not have. So she decided to do something to help even the playing field.

Over the past few years, the Padua Academy senior has collected and donated thousands of books to area organizations, including the Sunday Breakfast Mission, the Ministry of Caring, Child Inc. and Bancroft Elementary School. Crowder has always liked how giving made her feel, but over the years she has realized that she is donating more than books. Read more »

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St. Elizabeth hopes an Hour of Code leads to lifetime of interest

January 25th, 2018 Posted in Education and Careers, Our Diocese, Uncategorized, Youth

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WILMINGTON — On an early December morning, first-grade students at St. Elizabeth School laughed as they helped program an electronic ball to follow a taped path along the floor of their classroom. Upstairs, sixth-graders played around with one of the most recognizable pieces of art of their generation, the Google logo, making it sing and dance, changing its shape and colors. Read more »

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Conrad girls use defensive pressure to create offense in 51-25 win over Auks

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CLAYMONT – Conrad raced out to an 8-0 lead, and the team’s pressure defense wreaked havoc with the Archmere possession game as the Red Wolves took a 51-25 win in Diamond State Athletic Conference girls basketball on Jan. 23 at Moglia Fieldhouse. Read more »

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Spartans boys, Auks girls victorious in dual meet

January 24th, 2018 Posted in Featured, Local Sports, Youth

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MILLTOWN – Archmere and St. Mark’s met in the pool Jan. 23 at the Western YMCA, and the Auks and Spartans did a very Catholic thing. They split the meet, with the Auks taking the boys’ event, 97-72, while the St. Mark’s girls were victorious by a score of 96-69. Read more »

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Court is in session: Basketball season enters second half

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It’s that time of year when the basketball postseason picture is starting to come into focus. The Catholic high schools are marching toward the playoffs, but they still have several key regular-season battles to go. Read more »

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St. Mark’s High School students show off Eagles green

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Students from St. Mark’s High School wore Eagles gear on Friday, Jan. 19 to show their support for the Philadelphia Eagles  prior to Sunday’s Eagles game for the NFC championship against the Minnesota Vikings. The Eagles won 38-7 to advance to Super Bowl LII. 

 

St. Mark’s students Brandon Holmburg, Chloe Maher, Joey Centrone and Victor Marcelo show off their Eagles gear in the school cafeteria on Friday, Jan. 19.
(Courtesy St. Mark’s High School)

St. Mark’s students Shayna Torres, Kara Dougherty, Kate Creswell and Grace Sawyer wear their Eagles jerseys at school on Friday, Jan.. 19. (Courtesy St. Mark’s High School)

Saint Mark’s alumni Josh Weldin’ 15, an intern with the Eagles, got the chance
to pose with the NFC Championship trophy after the game. (Courtesy St. Mark’s High School)

 

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Strong second half for Money powers Vikings boys past Appoquinimink

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WILMINGTON – Justin Money scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half to lead the St. Elizabeth past the Appoquinimink Jaguars, 51-44, on Jan. 20. Both teams came in on a roll as the Vikings had won three straight while the Jags had taken four in a row. Read more »

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Ward-Mayo, Lee lead St. Elizabeth girls past Ursuline; Connolly nets 1,000th in loss

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WILMINGTON – Ber’Nyah Ward-Mayo and Alexis Lee combined for 32 points to lead fifth-ranked St Elizabeth past No. 4 Ursuline, 58-50, on Jan. 20. It was the Vikings’ first victory over the Raiders since the 2014 state tournament semifinal. Read more »

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Level Up Village connects Christ the Teacher with the world

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GLASGOW — A group of seventh- and eighth-grade students at Christ the Teacher School have spent the past few months taking an elective that has given them an opportunity to learn about their counterparts in an African nation while mixing in science, technology and sociology.

The class, which wrapped up earlier this week, matched the 16 students with boys and girls in Zimbabwe. It included video exchanges and a Skype session, and the Delaware students made solar flashlights to send to Zimbabwe. Read more »

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Pandas start fast, push past St. Mark’s

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MILLTOWN – Tenth-ranked Padua started strong and never looked back in a 60-34 win over St. Mark’s on Jan. 15. The Pandas, who have won six of their last seven, received scoring from 12 different players. Read more »

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