School News

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School Hall of Fame Class Announced

On Thursday, December 7th West Catholic will hold the School Hall of Fame Ceremony. The Ceremony will begin at 9:30am with a reception to follow here on campus. Plan to attend? Please RSVP with Regina Hairston at rhairston@westcatholic.org or 215-386-2244 x215. The 2017 Hall of Fame Class: Monsignor Donald Leighton Class of 1952 Service to […]

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West Catholic Holds Veterans Assembly

On Friday, November 10th the West Catholic Alumni Association hosted a Veterans Day Mass and Assembly here at West Catholic.  Mass was hosted for our Alumni guests who represented every branch of the Armed Services.  In Mass, Father Anthony Hangholt’s homily spoke of the sacrifice of Father Vincent Capodanno who served in the Navy Chaplain […]

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School facilities get a new look

This Summer, three major facility renovations were completed.  Renovations took place in the former Library, the Gymnasium, and the Cafeteria. The Library renovations were designed to create a collaborative working space for students to use.  The old book stacks were removed from the space, two old closets were renovated to add private office space, and […]

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School Community Participates in Praying the Rosary

The Church holds October as the month of the Rosary.  Here at West Catholic, the school community participated in praying the Rosary.  Mr. Field, Director of Campus Ministry, started the prayer service by connecting Mary to the Queen Mother of the accent Israel Queen Bathseba.  He also explained to the students that the Catholic Church […]

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First Day of School Information

Roster pick-up will take place on Monday, August 28th from 8:30am-2:30pm for all grade levels. First day of school for Freshmen- Wednesday, September 6th 7:50 – 12:00 p.m. Freshman/Parent BBQ – 5:30 p.m. First day of school for Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors: Thursday, September 7th 7:50 – 2:40 p.m. All grades report: Friday, September 8th 7:50 – 2:40 p.m.

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Sadiyah Malcolm ’13 making a difference in the community

Sadiyah Malcolm, a 2013 West Catholic Graduate, Gates Millenium Scholar, and current Howard University Student started a literacy initiative this summer titled “Black Girls Lit(eracy)”.  The initiative, created to promote literacy amongst Black Girls in Philadelphia, received 397 book donations on a rolling basis throughout the summer of 2017. Attached with each book was a note […]